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  • CBGB movie: What do you think of trailer, cast, music?

    CBGB movie: What do you think of trailer, cast, music?
    As residents of New York City’s sixth borough, many South Floridians may be filled with unease about the fall release of  the big-screen biopic of the beloved Bowery hell hole CBGB. The just-released trailer may help. Or not. As a documentation of...
  • Musikfest Day 5 Pick of the Platzes

     
    Hard to believe that after today, the 30th anniversary of Musikfest will be half over. That’s another reason to get out and see some of the best free-stage shows out there – and there are a lot of them. Here’s......
  • David Byrne says that pricey NYC 'doesn't make things anymore'

    David Byrne says that pricey NYC 'doesn't make things anymore'
    New York, David Byrne loves you, but you're bringing him down. In a long and impassioned essay published by Creative Time Reports and cross-posted by the Guardian, the Talking Heads frontman and NYC gadfly takes a page out of Occupy. He lambastes...
  • Go Guide Weekend Preview: San Antonio BBQ, Red Cow and Plain White T's.

    Go Guide Weekend Preview: San Antonio BBQ, Red Cow and Plain White T's.
    A South Florida guy, LeBron James included, could learn a few things in San Antonio, says Jay Armstead, hoops fan and barbecue whiz. Armstead is the owner and master of the parking-lot smoker at Texas Hold ’Em BBQ, which opened recently in a new...
  • Paul Ryan taken to task for fashion choices

     Paul Ryan taken to task for fashion choices
    When Rep. Paul D. Ryan (R.-Wis.) billowed onto the national political stage in Norfolk, Va., as Mitt Romney's vice presidential running mate this month, the reaction was swift and unanimous — at least among the fashion-focused. Press pundits,...
  • 2012 fashion and style around the globe

    2012 fashion and style around the globe
    London calling The queen's Diamond Jubilee was a chance to look back at 60 years of colorful suits and hats. And everyone seemed more than eager to hop aboard the royal train, including Pantone, which color-coded her highness' most iconic outfits, and...
  • Top 5 Concerts of the Coming Week

     
    Top 5 Concerts of the Coming Week: 1. ALABAMA SHAKES Alabama Shakes’ name is appropriate for how the bluesy roots rockers have taken over the music world: like a Southern earthquake. In less than a year, the band has gone......
  • Former Talking Heads frontman David Byrne explores ideas about music and performance

    Former Talking Heads frontman David Byrne explores ideas about music and performance
    David Byrne's lyrics, especially in his early days with Talking Heads, put even the most mundane human behavior underneath a magnifying glass to reveal all its wonder and strangeness. He was the "anthropologist from Mars," instantly staking out a place...
  • Taking note of music books

    Taking note of music books
    If writing about music is like dancing about architecture, as Elvis Costello and others have sneered, then what does that make reading about music? Well, fun, for starters. Although Bowker Market Research reports that music books have steadily comprised...
  • David Byrne & St. Vincent release free EP ahead of new tour

    David Byrne & St. Vincent release free EP ahead of new tour
    One of the most delightful concerts Pop & Hiss took in last year was David Byrne & St. Vincent's mid-October gig at the Greek Theatre, where the former Talking Heads frontman and the singer-guitarist born Annie Clark -- as well as an eight-piece horn...
  • To do Tuesday: Caribbean Canvases and Frames, "Annie Leibovitz" and Killswitch Engage

    To do Tuesday: Caribbean Canvases and Frames, "Annie Leibovitz" and Killswitch Engage
    Art Caribbean Canvases and Frames: Here's an idea: Skip the summer vacation to the Cayman Islands and visit the Miramar Cultural Center instead. Hear us out. The island-themed paintings and photos posted in the venue's upstairs Ansin Family Gallery will...
  • Cast Named for Beth Henley's "Abundance"At Hartford Stage

    Cast Named for Beth Henley's "Abundance"At Hartford Stage
      Monique Vukovic (Buddy Cop 2, Atlantic Theater Company and Housebreaking, Cherry Lane Theatre), Brenda Withers (Cyrano, Folger Theatre and The Tempest, The Pearl Theatre Company), Kevin Kelly (Henry V, Two River Theater Company and Richard III, The...