music http://wlrn.org en Renew Your Drivers License At The Overtown Music And Arts Festival http://wlrn.org/post/renew-your-drivers-license-overtown-music-and-arts-festival <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">For the first time, the </span>Overtown<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Music and Arts Festival won't only have live musical performances, art exhibits and free food; you can also get your drivers license renewed.&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Yvette Harris, a spokesperson for the event, says the service is being offered because going to the Department of Motor Vehicles to get a license renewal is sometimes a challenge for some locals.</span></p> Thu, 17 Jul 2014 22:40:44 +0000 Selima Hussain 35673 at http://wlrn.org Renew Your Drivers License At The Overtown Music And Arts Festival ArtServe, Mad Cat Theatre, 30th Annual Underwater Music Festival, Palm Beach County Arts Calendar http://wlrn.org/post/artserve-mad-cat-theatre-30th-annual-underwater-music-festival-palm-beach-county-arts-calendar <p></p> Fri, 11 Jul 2014 17:00:00 +0000 Ed Bell & Paul Leary 35346 at http://wlrn.org ArtServe, Mad Cat Theatre, 30th Annual Underwater Music Festival, Palm Beach County Arts Calendar Filmmakers Franco Parente and Angel Eva Markoulis, Symphony of the Americas, Dan Hudak and Keys Cal http://wlrn.org/post/filmmakers-franco-parente-and-angel-eva-markoulis-symphony-americas-dan-hudak-and-keys-cal <p></p><p>06/27/14 -&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">Next time on <a href="https://www.facebook.com/SouthFloridaArtsBeat"><strong>South Florida Arts Beat</strong></a>, will an old Miami music pub get its own documentary? Only a <a href="http://kck.st/RGvPgU"><strong>Kickstarter campaign</strong></a> can pull it off. Find out more from film makers <strong><a href="http://www.littlehaitirockcity.com/">Franco Parente</a></strong> and <strong><a href="https://twitter.com/angelmarkoulis">Angel Eva </a></strong><strong><a href="https://twitter.com/angelmarkoulis">Markouli</a></strong>s. Maestro <strong><a href="http://www.jamesbrooks-bruzzese.com/">James Brooks-Bruzzese</a></strong> describes a new season of delights coming up for The Symphony of the Americas. Film critic, <a href="http://www.hudakonhollywood.com"><strong>Dan Hudak</strong></a>, previews the new Spanish film that garnered 6 Goya Awards, </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Living Is Easy With Eyes Closed</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, opening soon in South Florida. Chef Norman Van Aken whips up </span><a href="http://wlrn.org/programs/word-food"><strong><em style="line-height: 1.5;">A Word On Food</em></strong></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="http://wlrn.org/programs/word-food"><strong> </strong></a>and our <a href="http://www.fla-keys.com/calendarofevents/"><strong>Florida Keys calendar </strong></a>features Andy Newman. Catch the conversation and information every Friday on <a href="https://twitter.com/sofloartsbeat"><strong>South Florida Arts Beat</strong></a> at 1:00pm.</span></p><p></p><p></p><p> Fri, 27 Jun 2014 17:00:00 +0000 Ed Bell & Paul Leary 34653 at http://wlrn.org Filmmakers Franco Parente and Angel Eva Markoulis, Symphony of the Americas, Dan Hudak and Keys Cal "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 Aaron Lebos Reality Returns To South Florida Arts Beat To Perform New Tunes From Their Latest Record http://wlrn.org/post/aaron-lebos-reality-returns-south-florida-arts-beat-perform-new-tunes-their-latest-record <p></p> Fri, 20 Jun 2014 17:00:00 +0000 Ed Bell & Paul Leary 34169 at http://wlrn.org Aaron Lebos Reality Returns To South Florida Arts Beat To Perform New Tunes From Their Latest Record DJ Le Spam Tries To "Preserve The Art Of Analog" http://wlrn.org/post/dj-le-spam-tries-preserve-art-analog <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Andrew Yeomanson, also known as DJ Le Spam of the Spam Allstars, is looking to preserve the art of analog recording at his studio in North Miami. At City of Progress Studios,&nbsp;Yeomanson not only records bands on vintage equipment -- like Hammond B-3 organs and MCI tape machines -- but transfers digitizes all the audio.</p><p>His project earned him a spot as a finalist for this year's Knight Arts Challenge.</p> Wed, 18 Jun 2014 16:21:54 +0000 Bernard Hacker 34135 at http://wlrn.org DJ Le Spam Tries To "Preserve The Art Of Analog" Russell Mofsky of Gold Dust Lounge, O Cinema with Dan Hudak, And Our Broward Arts Calendar http://wlrn.org/post/russell-mofsky-gold-dust-lounge-o-cinema-dan-hudak-and-our-broward-arts-calendar <p></p> Fri, 13 Jun 2014 17:00:00 +0000 Ed Bell & Paul Leary 33793 at http://wlrn.org Russell Mofsky of Gold Dust Lounge, O Cinema with Dan Hudak, And Our Broward Arts Calendar Colors Of The Caribbean Event Celebrates Caribbean-American Heritage Month http://wlrn.org/post/colors-caribbean-event-celebrates-caribbean-american-heritage-month <p>The music of several Caribbean island nations will play this Saturday at Young Circle Park in Hollywood, for the<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.colorsofthecaribbean.com/" style="line-height: 1.5;" target="_blank">Colors of the Caribbean</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> festival.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The event will celebrate the eighth anniversary of Caribbean-American Heritage Month.</span></p> Thu, 12 Jun 2014 22:55:30 +0000 Selima Hussain 33818 at http://wlrn.org Colors Of The Caribbean Event Celebrates Caribbean-American Heritage Month JazzRoots Series, Bassist Christian McBride, Miami-Dade Arts Calendar http://wlrn.org/post/jazzroots-series-bassist-christian-mcbride-miami-dade-arts-calendar <p></p> Fri, 06 Jun 2014 17:00:00 +0000 Ed Bell & Paul Leary 33493 at http://wlrn.org JazzRoots Series, Bassist Christian McBride, Miami-Dade Arts Calendar The Last Sunday Afternoon Of Music In Miami http://wlrn.org/post/last-sunday-afternoon-music-miami <p>After 33 years, Miami's classical music series&nbsp;<a href="http://sundaymusicals.org/" target="_blank">Sunday Afternoons of Music&nbsp;</a>has seen its final afternoon.&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The event was founded by husband and wife Byron&nbsp;</span>Krulewitch<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;and Doreen Marx. They brought artists from all around the world to South Florida. Each season had seven shows for children and seven shows for adults.&nbsp;</span></p> Wed, 28 May 2014 23:39:23 +0000 Jessica Meszaros 32841 at http://wlrn.org The Last Sunday Afternoon Of Music In Miami How Do You Get Latino Kids Into Classical Music? Bring The Parents http://wlrn.org/post/how-do-you-get-latino-kids-classical-music-bring-parents Outside the concert hall at Occidental College, in Los Angeles' Eagle Rock neighborhood, children are invited to test out the instruments the Santa Cecilia Orchestra will play later. Alexa Media Rodriguez, 8, says she and her family have never before been to an orchestra concert. Tue, 27 May 2014 21:35:00 +0000 Mandalit del Barco 33028 at http://wlrn.org How Do You Get Latino Kids Into Classical Music? Bring The Parents Remembering Miami's Music, Clubs and the Good Old Times http://wlrn.org/post/remembering-miamis-music-clubs-and-good-old-times <p><strong>Listen to the audio below. &nbsp;</strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">This week on <em><strong>Night Train</strong></em>, Ted Grossman takes a trip down memory lane with </span>WLRN's<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Ed Bell, Seth </span>Bramson<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, and Charlie Cinnamon sharing stories of South Florida music, the clubs and rare recordings.&nbsp;</span></p><p></p><p></p> Mon, 26 May 2014 00:00:00 +0000 Ted Grossman, Ed Bell & Paul Leary 33095 at http://wlrn.org 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. Did Safety Measures Water Down Urban Beach Week? http://wlrn.org/post/did-safety-measures-water-down-urban-beach-week <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Memorial Day usually means one thing in Miami Beach: Urban Beach Week.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">We’ve seen the fuss about Urban Beach Week in the past. We know swarms of people populate Miami Beach clad in the latest fashions and driving the flashiest cars. The mere word “traffic” probably sends a migraine spiraling through your head, as thoughts of closed streets, congested roads and an army of police officers consume your mind.</span></p> Fri, 23 May 2014 16:12:54 +0000 Selima Hussain 32803 at http://wlrn.org Did Safety Measures Water Down Urban Beach Week? Wynwood's Second Annual III Points Festival Announces Lineup http://wlrn.org/post/wynwoods-second-annual-iii-points-festival-announces-lineup <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">lineup for the second</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> annual III Points festival in </span>Wynwood<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;was revealed </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">yesterday morning.</span></p><p>Headlining the event are electronic-music and hip-hop producer Flying Lotus and Lykki&nbsp;Li, who combines hip-hop and folk elements in her music.&nbsp;Hot Natured, a popular EDM group, will make its U.S. debut.</p> Thu, 22 May 2014 15:38:10 +0000 Selima Hussain 32757 at http://wlrn.org Wynwood's Second Annual III Points Festival Announces Lineup