| Dec 20, 2011
| 6:49 AM
As always with my top 10s, this one includes only studio albums of new recorded music. That means no compilations, no live albums, no archival records, no reissues, and so on. This year, those rules meant the exclusion of some great recordings: reissues...
| Oct 10, 2011
| 11:55 AM
Billy Corben. Photo by Beth Black
As a documentary filmmaker who has interviewed drug dealers, hit men, international pop stars, college athletes, big-city politicians and at least one person who murdered and dismembered his roommate, Billy Corben...
| Jul 12, 2011
| 1:28 PM
THURSDAY 14: RIHANNA
it's hard to believe that it was just half a decade ago that Rihanna was being written off as a Beyoncé clone, just a cookie-cutter knockoff formed in a kitchen run by Chef Jay-Z over at Def Jam. Good Girl Gone Bad and the short,...
| May 25, 2011
| 7:52 AM
Each year, thousands of hip-hop fans crowd Miami Beach to celebrate Memorial weekend. Whether you want to chill on a yacht surrounded by 100 beautiful women or get drunk with Young Jeezy and Lil Wayne, you'll find out where to do so in this...
| Jun 8, 2011
| 6:57 AM
Thursday 09-June 19: Out in the Tropics
Only at Out in the Tropics could such a whimsical and talented group of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender artists come together. The festival kicks off 7 p.m. Thursday at the Shore Club with the “Words...
| Jul 5, 2011
| 9:00 AM
The morning after: Urban Beach Week attendees woke up Memorial Day to find sections of Collins Avenue lined with crime-scene tape. (Photo by Alexia Fodere)
Every May for the past decade, Urban Beach Week has drawn hundreds of thousands of tourists to...
| Jul 13, 2011
| 2:14 PM
Photos by Conor Garrity
A little before 11:30 last night at Revolution Live, the members of the Los Angeles EDM trio the Glitch Mob appeared onstage wearing black button-down shirts with skinny white ties. Each member took his place on a platform that...
| Dec 31, 2011
| 8:00 PM
The year 2011 won't go down in the record books as one of the region's best for live music. With the economy sputtering, promoters seemed to hedge their bets over the last 12 months. Even so, there were memorable moments on area stages. Plenty of big...
| Apr 9, 2013
| 11:19 AM
U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz of Weston said Tuesday she’d like to know more about the recent Cuba visit by mega-entertainers Beyoncé and Jay-Z.
Wasserman Schultz is chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee and the entertainment couple...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 2:39 PM
Rapper and entertainment industry mogul Jay-Z responded Thursday with a forceful rejection of the criticism he’s received from South Florida politicians over his visit to Cuba last week with his wife Beyoncé.
And the couple received support from a...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 7:51 AM
U.S. Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart, a Miami Republican who represents part of South Broward, says he's "outraged by the vague response" from President Barack Obama's Treasury Department to the concerns he raised over "the apparent tourist activities" of...