Show Business: Sweating It Out in Miami

The city's ambitious arts festival lacks only one thing: audiences

June is not a good month for tourists in Miami. It is hot, 90° or thereabouts; it is usually the rainiest month of the year; it is the beginning of the hurricane watch; and it is graduation time for a whole new generation of mosquitoes. As a result, hotels have vacant rooms, restaurants have empty tables, and taxi drivers roam the streets looking for a beckoning hand. What is needed, obviously, is something to make people flock to the area despite the weather. Out of...

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