With a threat of Isaac gone, the second day of the Republican National Convention brought a full day of events inside of the Tampa Bay Times Forum. Outside, protestors, Mitt Romney supports, and disenfranchised Ron Paul devotees came together under the watchful eye of local law enforcement.
Legendary rockers Radiohead kicked off their North American tour Monday night at the American Airlines Arena in downtown Miami. During the show, the band debuted two new songs along with a catalog of fan favorites and newer material off of 2011's The King of Limbs. Read the review of Radiohead...
Taking advantage of the busy holiday weekend and the moneyed crowds in town for the Boat Show, Art Wynwood held its inaugural fair Thursday night in Midtown. The fair features a mix of local, national, and international galleries showcasing contemporary work.
Sleigh Bells and Diplo teamed up for a Florida-only tour dubbed Paradise Lost which ended Tuesday night at Grand Central. The night also celebrated the release of Sleigh Bells sophomore album, Reign of Terror. Opening the show was Brooklyn black metal band Liturgy.
Lee Klein notes that "there is something admirable about [Norman Van Aken] remaining true to his New World cuisine roots rather than focusing on foams and other food fads." At his latest endeavor, Tuyo, Van Aken focuses on the food that made him a success. Read the review of Tuyo here.