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Through January 20 The Rocky Horror Show at the Jackie Gleason Theater. Call 305-673-7300 for info. January 19 “Male Call: A Study in Male Power,” a forum designed for men who are ready to embrace change at 10 a.m. at the Wallflower Gallery, 10 N.E. 3rd St. in downtown Miami. For info, call 305-579-0069 or…

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The Best of the Best

1) Buffy the Vampire Slayer -TV-(WB/UPN): In the fifth season of Joss Whedon’s brilliant comic-book, crime-fighting drama, Buffy Summers’ arch-enemy was a goddess from a demon dimension named Glory. Buffy’s enemy, though, wasn’t just a goddess, but God in general. The most risk-taking show on television took even more by pummeling Buffy with abstract enemies…

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Swollen Members

Los Angeles’ Swollen Members hone a delivery and lyrical style on their new album, Bad Dreams, which cruises hypnotically through the purple REM doldrums of the mind. Splicing the nitid visuals and shadowy karma of Kool Keith’s Dr.Octagon with the fiery braggadocios and addictive beats of a slimmed down Wu-tang Clan, “members” Mad Child and…

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French cuisine thrives in Gables

After plans to dine at a Coral Gables restaurant fell through, a friend and I cruised Ponce de Leon Boulevard, scoping out the numerous restaurants that line the avenue. My goal was to find a restaurant where I could enjoy food and ambience on a student budget. We settled for Les Halles, a French bistro…

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Cyber Caf

What was once a game room full of battered and worn billiard and ping-pong tables has now transformed into a futuristic, hip caf

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Volcom’s The Line

Unlike the gritty, socio-political fury of the East Coast punk and hardcore scene, its West Coast counterpart produces a lighter, cleaner blend of punk influenced by the surf and skate community of California, and in most instances, burns on teenage attention spans rather than the need to discuss life’s tribulations. The Line’s “Monsters We Breed”…

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NET NONESENSE

What a tangle web we’ve weaved over the internet. Foolish mortals and wannabe immortals alike have logged on and surfed the Net so many times by now that not even a decade since the Internet became a common feature in a majority of American households, every fabulous freak of nature, obsessed fan, clandestine cult, and…

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Enterntainment News

Today Sub Pop Recording Artist Love is Laughter with special guest Enon at Revolver. Doors open at 10 p.m.. Tickets $8. For info, call 305-661-9099. Tomorrow “The 2001 Buzz Bake Sale” tour at Mars Music Amphitheater. Featured artists will include Disturbed, Adema, Static-X, Stroke 9, and Tantric, among others. For info or tickets, visit www.marsmusicamp.com…

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Ryan Adams on the climb to stardom

Ryan Adams’ mainstream success couldn’t have come at a better time. With a hit single that has become almost an anthem of hope for the people of NYC, aptly titled “New York, New York”, a new power pop group called The Virgins, and the recently released album “Gold,” it seems like he has the keys…

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Redford & Pitt show off

This is interesting: The two men responsible for Brad Pitt’s fame are Ridley Scott and Robert Redford. It was Scott who cast Pitt as the blonde bombshell who tempts Thelma and Louise in, duh, Thelma & Louise. Redford came along and gave Pitt one of his first leading roles in A River Runs Through It….

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Book Fair exposes Hispanic culture, international literati

Taking over the Wolfson Campus of Miami-Dade Community College with a swarm of books and literary figures from around the globe, the Miami Book Fair International was indeed a successful week-long congregation for book lovers, writers, readers or just curious wanderers. The fair took place from Nov. 11-18, featuring a distinctive array of guest speakers,…


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