New Times' Best Of Broward-Palm Beach 2013 issue arrives June 13. To celebrate, Clean Plate Charlie is serving up 30 of our favorite tastemakers -- restaurateurs, chefs, bartenders, and other foodies who make the South Florida food scene what it is. We'll start with number 30 and lead up to South Fl ... More >>
Music vet and New Times scribe Lee Zimmerman offers his insights, opinions, and observations about the local scene. This week: a publicist's pitch gets my attention... Being a writer and reviewer, I get all kinds of pitches from publicists and record label representatives, most of them clamoring ... More >>
It's time to rank the best of what went around and came around again. BILLY JOEL The Stranger (Columbia/Legacy) As punk and disco exploded, the Piano Man's deeply unhip 1978 breakthrough proved that top-shelf Broadway/Brill Building songwriting could still sell - and, occasionally, rock. "Scene ... More >>
A rogue state meets presidential candidates who pine for its fickle heart
Up-and-comer Brazil shops its movies in Miami
Do we really need a formula for perfect music?
The Freakin Hott doles out some sound advice.
Highway Companion (American)
When you're a politician helping out a felon, it's better not to ask questions.
You Regurgitate, You Lose
Yo, Bat Mitzvah Sweetie
Elizabethtown is a mess, not that its director should care
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers and special guests the Black Crowes
Music that made the world safe for the word alternative again
Danny Deckchair sends an upbeat message from Down Under
One word can end it all. So can a little body hair.
Twenty-five years later, a filmmaker comes to grips with his Kids
The Last DJ (Warner Bros.)
River City High is rocking out right this very minute. No doubt about it.
Strangest Parade (Sub Pop)
Ignoble savages go ape in Human Nature
That old-time rock 'n' roll is alive and kicking inside the youthful Legends of Rodeo
Billy Bob has a simple plan: to sing about life and lovin' his wife
August 6 - 12, 1998