| Jul 16, 2014
| 2:06 PM
The Resolvers: Bandleader Ron Eisner's 10-piece reggae act from Deerfield Beach released a pair of new albums, "Nate's House" and "Bigger Is Better," on Tuesday. The group's funky, New Orleans jazz-indebted jams are being billed as a "prequel" and...
| Aug 9, 2014
Kaoru Ishibashi adopted the stage name Kishi Bashi when he started his solo career and was looking for a fresh start.
"I wanted to kind of present myself as someone who's not just a singer and songwriter, but also more like an entity, or even like...
| Sep 13, 2014
Jay Jones' first love was the drums. He was given his first set as a child when his parents tired of his beating on everything to create rhythms.
The relationship didn't last long. While playing drums at church, Jones couldn't keep his eyes off of...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 7:19 AM
For Stout Sports Bar and Grille owner Simon Kearney, there’s no time like now to raise money for the fight against breast cancer — or to raise a blazing pink, 28-foot LED cherry blossom tree outside his Oakland Park pub.
Kearney, who has two...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 4:43 AM
Former Miami Heat star Shaquille O’Neal doesn’t miss many slam dunks. Nana Meriwether is a slam dunk, and Shaq missed it.
Meriwether, who will travel from her home in New York to take part in the fifth annual Wild Fox Model Beach...
| May 28, 2014
| 1:46 PM
In a Drive-By Truckers song, a bad thing will happen to a good person as often as a good person will do a bad thing. A tornado pulls a man through a window. A fed-up farmer murders a banker and buries him in a sinkhole. A groom elopes with the maid of...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 4:44 AM
When the 2013 Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue is published on Tuesday, Nina Agdal will be as anxious as you are to see the cover. She may be on it.
If so, it will not be the only thing she has in common with last year’s wildly popular cover...
| Jun 9, 2013
The Songwriters Showcase returns to the Broward Center this Monday, featuring Roger Houdaille of local indie-rock band Ex Norwegian and other homegrown acts. Admission is $10, and a cash bar will be available, should anyone on the lineup rank below your...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 6:09 AM
Wine specials: Lots of restaurants offer wine deals, but starting this week through Aug. 25, everything on the wine list at Macaroni Grill is half price. Everything. There are some decent bottles regularly priced at $28 (now $14) and many glasses...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 1:14 PM
Summer is the perfect time to grab your surfboard, hit the beach, sip on a frozen cocktail and listen to some laid-back tunes. That's just what musician and surfer Donavon Frankenreiter must have had in mind when he wrote his fifth album, "Start Livin.'...
| Jan 14, 2013
| 11:42 AM
Back from the sea are the jam bands and funkmakers of last week's Jam Cruise: Femi Kuti brings the Afrobeat of his Positive Force to Grand Central tonight at 8 ($33, GrandCentralMiami.com), and English reggae will blast through the Culture Room at the...