Roofless Records held the eighth edition of Cinema Sounds as part of the Borscht Film Festival at Wynwood's new art-house theater, O Cinema. Bands featured in the latest installment included Acidosis, Viking Funeral, Gorilla Pussy, and Meat.
In this week's review, Lee Klein points out that Jimmy'z Kitchen Wynwood is nothing like its sibling. It's "bigger, brighter, and more colorful it is than the original outlet in South Beach." Read the review of Jimmy'z Kitchen Wynwood here.
For a second year, Sweat Records took over the streets of Little Haiti for Sweatstock on April 16. In addition to local comics and O, Miami poets, the event featured performances by The State Of, Sumsun, Furious Dudes, Little Beard, Lil Daggers, Deaf Poets, Beings, Panic Bomber, and more.
Critic Lee Klein visits the latest incarnation of Blue Door – rechristened Blue Door Fish – at the Delano. He finds a restaurant that was "formerly a fusion of French/Brazilian and Mediterranean food, now swims almost exclusively in the latter region." Read the review of Blue Door Fish here.
Local icon Jimbo Luznar celebrated his 84th birthday on April 10 at the Virginia Key landmark that bears his name just as he does every year, by inviting everyone to bring food and drinks while he provides the scenery and bocce.
Perhaps one of the most energetic art walks since Art Basel Miami Beach stormed into town in December, April's Second Saturdays Wynwood art walk showcased new exhibits by Jillian Mayer, Agustina Woodgate, Ian Arenas, Borscht Film Festival, and more.
Latin pop superstar Ricky Martin brought his Música + Alma + Sexo tour to the American Airlines Arena in downtown Miami on April 9. The tour, which kicked off last month in Puerto Rico, is in support of his latest album of the same name.
Lee Klein calls Sawa Restaurant and Lounge in Coral Gables "a variety show of a restaurant," adding that the "only thing missing is a sommelier named Topo Gigio." Read the review of Sawa Restaurant and Lounge here.
The final day of Ultra Music Festival 2011 feature performances by David Guetta, Flo Rida, the Chemical Brothers, Armin van Buuren, Crystal Castles, the Disco Biscuits, !!!, Steve Aoki, Laidback Luke, and more. View part one here.