Celia Almeida is the former arts and music editor of Miami New Times. She enjoys crafting Party City-grade pop-star cosplay in her spare time. Her pop-culture criticism has been featured in Billboard and Paper.
Shakira and Jennifer Lopez Brought Bad Bunny, J Balvin, and Plenty of Ass to the Super Bowl Halftime Stage18 days ago | Concerts
As predicted, Jennifer Lopez and Shakira's Super Bowl halftime show in Miami proved to be a glorious celebration of Latinx music at a time when the sounds of Latin America and its diaspora have gone mainstream around the globe.
18 days ago | Concerts
Lady Gaga brought her Las Vegas residency, Enigma, to fans in Miami during Super Bowl weekend.
2 months ago | Celebrities
A little more than 24 hours after I rang in the new decade by sipping a glass of champagne with friends, "World War III" was trending on Twitter. Iranian general Qassim Suleimani had been killed in a drone strike carried out by the United States t...
2 months ago | Reviews
Madonna's road to bringing her Madame X residency to the Fillmore Miami Beach began with a lawsuit. Last month, Madonna fan Nate Hollander filed suit in Miami-Dade County court after the Queen of Pop pushed back the start time of her concert from ...
3 months ago | Interviews
Mavis Staples' 2019 tour closes out a decade that brought several personal losses and a remarkable career resurgence for the singer. She's performing at the Knight Concert Hall on Friday, December 6.
3 months ago | Miami Music
Nu Deco Ensemble's self-titled debut album was 18 months in the making. The record includes the Miami classical group's renditions of songs by artists such as Daft Punk and Outkast.