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December 19, 2014 2:21 PM Holiday music, sort of: Songs from Christmas movies that have nothing to do with Christmas

While ZZ Top is not known for Christmas songs, the band has a holiday connection. The Beach Boys have recorded Christmas tunes - but an especially memorable holiday effort is tied to the season by context instead of content. However much lyrics about presents and reindeer may fill some movies' scenes, there are plenty of moments when a classic carol 50

December 12, 2014 12:00 PM Cirque du Soleil’s female cast ‘Amaluna’ brings moon sisters over Miami

Cirque du Soleil celebrates its 30th anniversary by sending one of its most enchanting shows on the road. Amaluna, or “Mother Moon,” now playing under a tent at Sun Life Stadium in Miami Gardens for a month, is the opposite of most Cirque productions in that its cast is 70 percent female. The band, which cranks out muscular classic rock-styled riffs 58

December 10, 2014 7:08 PM Abercrombie & Fitch’s Creepy Gay CEO Steps Down. Is It This End Of Homoerotic A&F Ads?

Mike Jeffries, the gay CEO of Abercrombie & Fitch, has announced he is stepping down after more than two decades leading the youth-centric retailer. One of the very few out business leaders, Jeffries was credited with breathing new life into the company in the 1990s—and with greenlighting its signature homoerotic advertising and packaging. Despite Bruce 52

December 10, 2014 5:11 PM Steven Soderbergh Doesn't Care If You Like 'Ocean's 12,' But Don't Hate It For The Wrong Reason

For many Steven Soderbergh fans, "Ocean's Twelve" sits somewhere toward the bottom of the director's vast filmography, slotted near other perceived failures like "The Good German." And that's fine with Soderbergh himself, just as long as those casting aspersions in the direction of "Ocean's Twelve" are doing it for the right reasons. "Obviously people 43

December 9, 2014 2:32 PM These Are The Artists To Watch In 2015

Good news, art world. Art Basel Miami Beach has come to a close and your various social media feeds will soon return to their normal states. You can exhale now. The past week came with sunshine, booze, celebrities, hotels, hangovers, tiny food on long skewers, dirty looks, slinky ensembles, unforgivable fedoras, and, of course, the art. We've compiled 49

December 4, 2014 7:03 PM Wild Review

Story:After the death of her mother (Laura Dern), Cheryl Strayed’s (Reese Witherspoon) life is falling part, as she starts taking drugs and having promiscuous sex as she cheats on her husband. Trying to get control of her life, Cheryl decides to hike a thousand miles across California’s Pacific Crest Trail on her own, a journey that will help her discover 47

December 3, 2014 11:40 PM Art enthusiasts, celebs hit up Art Basel Miami

Tongue thrusting celebrities, warring art museums, a Tim Burton film premiere and a ballet that levitates audience members are all part of the lineup surrounding Art Basel Miami Beach, the contemporary art fair that doesn't officially begin until Thursday but already has overtaken parts of Miami. Now in its 13th year, Art Basel features a mix of modern 49

December 2, 2014 9:53 PM Is Public Art Just for Show?

As I walk around Rockefeller Plaza in New York in September, a massive shadow towers over me, I look up and think, "What is this floral half-horse, half-cow sculpture?" A crowd of people are taking photos and Instagramming the piece from the railing on the opposite side, and some are trying to take selfies with the sculpture from underneath. I later 66

December 2, 2014 2:10 PM Review: 'Toy Story That Time Forgot' is Trixie's turn to shine

The cultural institution and multi-platform franchise known as "Toy Story" is nearly 20 years old and still very much with us. There is a fourth film coming in 2017, turning a trilogy into a tetralogy - ensuring in the bargain two years of pre-release teasers; more immediately there is the quasi-holiday special, "Toy Story That Time Forgot," premiering 46

December 2, 2014 1:21 PM Miami art fairs opening Wednesday

Fairs, exhibitions and pop-ups noted below are ongoing through Dec. 7 unless otherwise stated. ▪ Art Miami: The Art Miami Pavilion, 3101 NE First Ave., Midtown. $35; $75 multi-day pass also includes CONTEXT and Aqua art fairs. ▪ Art Spot: The new fair offers a selection of contemporary art from Latin America. Tent at 3011 NE First Ave., Midtown 33