Celebrate Valentine’s Day with some of bachata’s best
The King of Pop lives on at LPR
The 19th annual Miami International Film Festival--a wonderfully inclusive and unpretentious happening--sent me down for the weekend, and I even got extra leg room on the plane! And it was orgasmic to stroll around in the 80-something-degree weather and to pause each night for some air-conditioned ... More >>
They'd cast me!
This has happened before, yes, but that doesn't mean it's not special each and every time, down to the white socks. So much better than a mariachi band. Or a stripper, in our humble opinions.
Peru's superstar swings by Town Hall
Old Town Bar's buffalo chicken wingsIn a 1980 New Yorker article, Calvin Trillin attempted to get to the bottom of exactly who invented buffalo chicken wings, and when. There is no doubt that the snacks were born in Buffalo, New York, and the generally accepted story goes that the Bellissimo ... More >>
Boycotting Cinco de Mayo to celebrate it the right way
So, Friday. To start off, Megafaun, an Appalachian folk-rock trio (to your left), meld spirited banjo, soaring guitars, and mountain-man harmonies at the Mercury Lounge as part of their first U.S. tour. While the Temper Trap are best known for their hit song "Sweet Disposition" (which snuck i ... More >>
Yes In My Backyard is a semiweekly column showcasing MP3s from new and emerging local talent. Gomez-Delgado, lower middle. Zemog El Gallo Bueno is an audacious, spiked-wristband to the jaw of contemporary world music--hard-rocking, hard-arting, undeniably New York. Making what Peruvian-born, ... More >>
Cuba comes to Canadian rock
A Spanish teacher gets a lesson
Italian burlesque with the hit-girls
Making paintings with dance
What part of 'illegal' doesn't Elvira Arellano understand?
Mr. Peterson continues refining his taste in jazz, samba, and goat cheese
Plus: Style tips from the undead
The Mediterranean Rim Shot (Not Heard Round the World)