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(Photo: Barbara Corbellini Duarte)
Barbara Corbellini Duarte photographed history in the making Saturday at the rally for women's rights in Bayfront Park. My favorite sign: "Respect my existence or expect my resistance."
Recommended listening: "Suggestion" by Fugazi
(Photo: Concrete Beach Brewery)
South Florida Beer Week began yesterday, and as Phillip Valys reports, Concrete Beach Brewery in Wynwood opened the celebrations by releasing a beer for dogs. Woof Wort, Valys writes, "is a blend of dehydrated peanut butter and bacon, beef-and-pork broth and wort (malt and grains)." It's nonalcoholic, served in a bowl and a thousand times more appealing than Budweiser. The beer's introduction is one of eight Beer Week events Valys spotlighted in his story.
Recommended listening: "Blue Jumped the Rabbit" by Elmo Williams and Hezekiah Early
(Photo: Albert Watson)
Calling from his home in Morocco, photographer Albert Watson spoke to Ben Crandell about his long career, which will be the subject of an exhibition running Jan. 25-March 11 at the Palm Beach Photographic Centre titled "Greatest Hits." In the interview, Watson provided Crandell with the stories behind his shots of Alfred Hitchcock, Steve Jobs,
Recommended listening: "An Illustration of Loneliness (Sleepless in New York)" by Courtney Barnett
(Photo: Steven Shires)
Sometimes in this business, the headlines write themselves.
Recommended listening: "Hang On to Your Ego" by Frank Black
Two years after he last performed in South Florida, Ryan Adams will appear March 10 at Parker Playhouse in Fort Lauderdale. As Ben Crandell reports, the concert will be "one of a handful of dates Adams announced on Facebook to stoke the already white-hot excitement for the soon-to-be-released album 'Prisoner.' ” If this show turns out to be anything like Adams' 2015 appearance at the Fillmore Miami Beach, which I reviewed here, expect a well-guided tour through the songwriter's restless career, which began in the early 1990s at the front of the North Carolina indie-country band Whiskeytown and recently produced a sincere, if not entirely successful, song-by-song reinterpretation of Taylor Swift's album "1989."
Recommended listening: "This Is It" by Ryan Adams
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