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From festivals in Florida to touring Dracula’s digs in Romania, we round up the best destinations to visit this October. As summer abandons Europe again this October, eke out the last of the rays and raves in Ibiza, where nightclubs will be going out with a bang for the winter break. When the party finally stops head to the island’s north.

Aretha Franklin in Outer Space

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CAN “GROWN” DO FOR MIAMI WHAT “TREME” DID FOR N’ORLEANS?

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Lemon Henry Jefferson (9/24/1893? - 12/19/1929), known to the world as Blind Lemon, is one of the greatest singer/composer/guitarists you’ve never heard of.  He...

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WE SAVE LIVES

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