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The art galleries and famed murals of Wynwood are just a few miles south of Broward county and you've been meaning to go. Or maybe you've been to Second Saturdays or Art Basel. But have you really seen Wynwood's art galleries up close and personal without navigating through hoards of people? Taking ... More >>
Everyone's all "Blah, blah, Art Basel this," and "Art Basel that" this weekend, but that doesn't mean there aren't a few things shaking this side of the county line. Take for instance, the Palm Beach Food and Wine Festival which kicks off tonight and continues into next week. After the jump take a l ... More >>
Stimulate your senses at the New Times Artopia.
The "Ice Cream Man" a.k.a. Matt Allen is a dude who rolls around the country in an old van named Mitch giving away free ice cream. We caught up with him at O.H.W.O.W Gallery (Our House West of Wynwood) on NW 7th Ave and 32 Street during a Basel week party. There were several hundred people there an ... More >>
Last week, we introduced you to Crossfade's latest weekly guest columnist, Brooklyn, the day manager and occasional night-time gatekeeper at the Vagabond. To read a longer introduction about who he is, click here to check out last week's premiere installment of Miami According to Brooklyn.To the pe ... More >>
One of the unheralded winners of the recently concluded Art Basel was Clive's Café, (2880 No. Miami Ave. and 890 NW 2nd Ave.). The Wynwood location, generally closed for weekend nights, stayed open for the hipster crowd and was jammed. Best option was the jerk chicken ($7.50) - finest we've ever ta ... More >>
Art Basel brings so much cool stuff to Miami each year, but also throngs of people and a whole lot of hype. Tonight, however, far from the madding crowd, Two Chefs in South Miami will be offering a single malt sampling that is eminently reasonable in price: Twenty dollars will allow you to "Taste 5, ... More >>
Phone Call from Obama, Congreswoman. No wait, Osama.Sure, there are a lot of people wondering how much of a dumbass Republican Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen is for hanging up on Barack Obama. It took three phone calls before Ros-Lehtinen finally figured out it wasn't a hoax. But in these times, terrorist ... More >>
YelleWednesday, December 3, 2008Art Loves Music, Miami BeachBetter Than: I'm going to skip this.Let me start out by saying: Worst. Crowd. Ever.I'm going to keep this short since we already reviewed Yelle not too long ago. Way to castrate an energetic performer and have her beg you to wake up and ... More >>
Hang on tightly to those Picassos at Basel. Art crime is on the rise.
The last of the Art Basel week shows at the Kill Your Idols space kicks off with a set from Brooklyn-based Pink Reason, currently a trio but really the brainchild of Kevin Failure, the band's frontman. It sounds a little like Joy Division or another post-punk act put through a shredder, churned in a ... More >>
Yelle is coming back ya'll! We just called the Art Basel's Florida offices and they confirmed that the French electro-pop outfit is returning to the Magic City to kick off the Basel festivities at its Art Loves Music event Wednesday, December 3 at 10 p.m. The free concert will take place directly ... More >>
Longtime legends of the lower-lower Manhattan underground, the quartet A.R.E. Weapons have been steadily chugging along since 1999, blasting out something along the lines of electro-rock as imagined by former punk rock types. The band's noisy assault of party-in-your-face found some near-mainstream ... More >>
ADULT. is coming to Miami! And what better week to visit the Magic City than during Art Basel? We told you that Basel has the habit of attracting plenty of musical acts to the city during the week its here, and ADULT. is definitely a rare treat. The duo was booked by the semi-defunct Spiderpussy p ... More >>
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