Holy, Manhattan Project!
Did you know we're living on a post-apocalyptic island?
It's true. But on the upside, we just might get to spend the End of Days sharing a bunker with indie goddess and longtime SoFla resident Cat Power.
In a new interview with Ocean Drive magazine, Power (née Chan Marshall) says, "Miami Beach reminds me of Manhattan after a nuclear war. Everything is real simple."
Of course, Cat kinda means it as a compliment. Though as the article's author points out, her comparison of our subtropical shores to the Big Apple circa nuclear summer isn't gonna "end up in any tourism brochures."
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"Think of the way it narrows down at the bottom end," Power tells the mag, elaborating on her beautiful apocalyptic vision. "It's like a radioactive bomb went off that made most of the people vanish. Then the water rushed in and took away a bunch of the streets."
Just as Cat likes to sing: ""What are we doing? We're sitting on a ruin."
Cat Power's Sun Tour. Thursday, October 11. Grand Central, 697 N. Miami Ave., Miami. The show starts at 8 p.m. and tickets cost $25 plus fees via fla.vor.us. Call 305-377-2277 or visit grandcentralmiami.com.