| Jan 23, 2014
| 6:18 AM
When it comes to capturing that particular South Florida brand of “culture” –– a paella of high art and low, music and film, fashion and skin, food and drinks, all unlimited by ethnicity, age and geography (unless traffic is really...
| Oct 3, 2013
***1/2 (out of four)
Go see “Muscle Shoals”—seriously, don’t miss it—and watch the way the seats bob up and down. That’s viewers unable to resist tapping their feet. Don’t be surprised if some get up and dance....
| Oct 13, 2013
| 12:34 PM
Just when you thought Justin Timberlake and Jay Z had locked up the worst tour name of 2013 with their Legends of the Summer Stadium Tour, along comes Soulbird Presents: A SongVersation with India.Arie. At least with this concert, you'll get a singer...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 2:25 AM
The inaugural Tortuga Music Festival, which drew more than 25,000 fans to Fort Lauderdale beach last spring for two days of concerts highlighted by Grammy-winning headliner Kenny Chesney, was so uniformly well received that its return seemed inevitable....
| Oct 18, 2013
| 5:41 AM
When the weather out there starts to turn, revealing cool, low-humidity hints of those rare days to come, well, it seems like anything is possible. Like dressing up like ABBA and eating a whole plate of zeppoles by yourself!
Business is so...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 1:00 PM
The terrific documentary "Muscle Shoals" warmly spotlights America's legendary music recording locale, the Tennessee River town of Muscle Shoals, Ala. Director Greg "Freddy" Camalier skillfully, unhurriedly unfurls a wealth of classic music-biz tales as...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 11:49 AM
Renegade country singer Eric Church played to type at the CMAs in Nashville, where he performed his new single, “The Outsiders,” to a hungry crowd eager to hear new music from him.
Church broke through with his previous studio album, “...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 1:10 PM
How does a novice filmmaker, and a documentary filmmaker at that, get access to some of the world’s biggest rock, pop and R&B stars for his inaugural low-budget project?
That was relatively easy for Greg Camalier — he just chose a subject...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 12:37 PM
Even if you're old enough to have experienced the '60s (and lucky enough to still have the brain cells to remember them), it's likely that the name “Muscle Shoals” doesn't evoke much. If you religiously read Rolling Stone in those days, it may...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 2:21 PM
The pig races were competitive, the entertainment featured Lynyrd Skynyrd and Kesha, and the food was more decadent than ever.
Yet attendance at the Los Angeles County Fair in Pomona was down from a total of 1,473,371 last year to 1,438,514 this year,...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 8:30 PM
With this week's release of "The 20/20 Experience: 2 of 2," a companion album to March's blockbuster "The 20/20 Experience," Justin Timberlake has now produced 144 minutes of new music within the calendar year. This sort of productivity is not...