Churchill's Pub http://wlrn.org en "Little Haiti Rock City" Raising Funds For 34 Years Of Churchill's History http://wlrn.org/post/little-haiti-rock-city-raising-funds-34-years-churchills-history <p>Filmmaker Franco Parente first went to Churchill’s Pub in 1991. He was 17. He snuck in to see Young Turk, a Hialeah band just signed to Geffen Records.</p><p>“I remember being scared out of my mind from the car to the front door,” Parente recalls. “I knew to avoid that neighborhood and I couldn’t believe that they were doing a show there. [But] I had the time of my life and came back the following week.”</p><p>Now, Parente is documenting the 34-year history of the iconic Miami pub in “Little Haiti Rock City.”</p> Thu, 26 Jun 2014 23:38:23 +0000 Ily Goyanes 34633 at http://wlrn.org "Little Haiti Rock City" Raising Funds For 34 Years Of Churchill's History Farewell, Dave Daniels. Churchill's Will Miss You. http://wlrn.org/post/farewell-dave-daniels-churchills-will-miss-you <p><a href="http://wlrn.org/post/churchills-pub-owner-closes-sale-and-local-punks-speculate" style="line-height: 1.5;" target="_blank">Churchill's Pub in Little Haiti has been sold</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, and Dave Daniels -- the owner and founder -- will officially retire on Monday, May 26.</span></p><p>The dive bar and music institution will still be called Churchill's, but will have new owners. Daniels says nearly 20,000 shows have graced the bar's stages during his 35-year-long legacy.</p> Fri, 23 May 2014 16:48:10 +0000 Andrea Richard 32809 at http://wlrn.org Farewell, Dave Daniels. Churchill's Will Miss You. Churchill's Pub Owner Closes Sale And Local Punks Speculate http://wlrn.org/post/churchills-pub-owner-closes-sale-and-local-punks-speculate <p>Dave Daniels has lived on-site at his Churchill's Pub in Little Haiti since it opened in 1979. This Monday, his colleague Mr. C announced Daniels finalized a deal to sell what I call Miami's local CBGB.</p><p>Last time I interviewed Dave Daniels, he made comments about his pub's kitchen renovations and the pleasantness of a young woman's company, and in between he talked about the local bands his stage helped bolster and the local journalists whose write-ups had done them justice.</p> Tue, 08 Apr 2014 22:36:31 +0000 Maria Murriel 30491 at http://wlrn.org Churchill's Pub Owner Closes Sale And Local Punks Speculate A Miami Goth-Scene Pioneer's Battle With Cancer http://wlrn.org/post/miami-goth-scene-pioneers-battle-cancer <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Scott Mitchell </span>Putesky<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;grew from '90s green-haired goth rocker to clean-shaven musician, but he recently let his mustache grow. It's a symbol of his fight against stage-four colon cancer.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">“It represents my personal crusade," he says, two months into his six-month chemo treatment. "Cancer: Take my hair. Take my mustache. I challenge you. I still have my hair and mustache. So I’m winning.”</span></p> Mon, 18 Nov 2013 16:27:15 +0000 Andrea Richard 23700 at http://wlrn.org A Miami Goth-Scene Pioneer's Battle With Cancer