There’s a fabulous spread of Cuban cultural events in Miami through the weekend, from French-Cuban musical twins Ibeyi to sexy Cuban modern dance troupe Danzabierta to the Wolfsonian FIU’s “Promising Paradise” and its visions of American advertising fantasies of the island.
The Billboard Latin Music conference, which runs Monday through Thursday in Miami Beach, is focusing on how technology is shaping Latino music’s influence. The conference closes with the Billboard Latin Music Awards, which airs on Telemundo from 7 to 11 p.m. Thursday from Coral Gables’ BankUnited Center.
In August 1976, guitarist, inventor Tom Scholz released his handmade project ‘Boston.’ The album became one of the best-selling debuts in history and will be celebrated Friday in a 40th anniversary concert at Hard Rock Live.
In his final weeks, Prince hid signs of trouble from his fans, stonewalling reports of an overdose that required an emergency plane landing and making a brief public appearance to reassure them. But privately, the superstar was in crisis, seeking help from a prominent addiction expert that ultimately came too late.
Dramatic details emerging about how a California doctor reacted to a desperate call for help from Prince's staff a day before the musician was found dead have drawn criticism from experts in addiction medicine.
Among the four dozen alleged Gangster Disciples members charged in indictments unsealed Wednesday, one sticks out: An Atlanta-area police officer who prosecutors say claimed to be a hit man for the violent gang and tipped off other members about police activity.
Cinco de Mayo Brickell, Battle Balls League happy hour at the Wynwood Yard, the Florence & The Machine concert at the American Airlines Arena, the Miami Beach Free Soundscape Cinema Series and the Miami Beach Food Truck & Music Festival are just some of the fun things you can do in Miami this month.
Jose A. Iglesias and Ingrid Hoyosihoyos@miamiherald.com
Things to do in Miami in May
Scenes from the last day of Ultra Music Festival
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Star Wars Launch Bay at Disney's Hollywood Studios