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Art Basel: Kenton Parker The Contender


Last year L.A. art star Kenton Parker soloed con tacos at that Beach House called Soho; this year the dimension-defying visionist will one-man-stand … [Read more...]

Art Basel: Brian Butler The Fine Art of High Kitsch


Brian Butler may have been born and bred in Beantown, but his career was built right here in Miami, where his increasingly fine art approach to tiki … [Read more...]

Art Basel: Peter Tunney Time Is Always Wow


If every artist wants to be in the center of Wynwood, then every artist most definitely wants to be in the center of Wynwood Walls. That makes Peter … [Read more...]

News: Book Fair 2013

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MIAMI BOOK FAIR’S WILIEST WOMEN WORDSLINGERS. Blame Sally Ride. Ever since the fatefully-named dame became the first female ever to soar into space, … [Read more...]

News: Is Florida’s Resistance To Gambling Fading?


 Casino giants laying the groundwork for Florida expansion are suggesting Orlando is fading as a bastion for resistance. But critics are claiming … [Read more...]

Art Basel: Art Stars of the World Ignite!

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CONTEXT Sparks a Frenzied Firestorm The story is as solid as it is elusive. It’s also the kinda 21st century fairy tale that fuels much of the modern … [Read more...]

Miami Book Fair: Reading Remains Fundamentally Awesome!


And November Still Means Miami Book Fair “What are you reading?” may not be quite as ubiquitous (or have quite the same meaning) as it did back in … [Read more...]

Bound: Tom Cruise Takes on an Absolute Giant

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Can Top Grandpa Be a Believable Badass? There are so many reasons to doubt the casting of Tom Cruise as the 6’ 5” 240+ lbs badass Jack Reacher that … [Read more...]

News: Biscayne Bay Waterkeeper Threatens to Sue the County


Earlier this week Biscayne Bay Waterkeeper sent a Letter of Intent to Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez, the Miami-Dade Board of County … [Read more...]