Ozomatli To Honor Florida Farm Laborers in Concert

Monday, March 9, 2015 at 6:00 AM
Melissa Bobbitt

  News Photo by Sandra Dahdah   Genre-hoppers Ozomatli have always lent a hand to worthy causes. They've commemorated in song historic occurences like the rebuilding of New Orleans post-Hurricane Katrina and immigrant marches in Los Angeles. Now they're shining a light on the lives of farm laborers in Florida.   The Latin rock-rap-funk fellas are teaming with the Coalition of Immokalee Workers to celebrate these employees and to encourage Wendy's and Publix to rethink their produce purchasing. The March 21 event... READ MORE

What's Brewing with Win Butler?

Monday, December 15, 2014 at 5:00 AM
Melissa Bobbitt

  Music Industry With the temperatures dropping and snow battering much of the States, a nice cup of Joe sounds awfully good. Those warm aromas enrich the soul, just like music. You get the best of both worlds when artists lend their names to a signature brew. Win Butler of Arcade Fire is the latest musician with beans on the brain, and this one’s for a worthy cause. Let’s drink to Butler’s blend, as well as other notable... READ MORE