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Highwayman captures Florida’s beauty on Juneteenth

Highwayman Robert Lewis creates art on-site at the Spady Cultural Heritage Museum. This Juneteenth, the Spady Cultural Heritage Museum will welcome noted Florida painter Robert Lewis, a member of the famed Highwaymen, to share his distinct style of art with local fans. On Sunday, June 19, 2022, Lewis will paint in front of a live […]

Art / June 15, 2022

Honoring Samuel: Collecting soil from his lynching site

Palm Beach County Community Remembrance Project Committee: Pictured (l-r) front: Amit Sawant, Talmedge Hayes, Barbara Cheives, Jordan Smith, Josephine Gon, Gregg K. Weiss, Maria Sachs, Dorritt M. Miller, Kimberly Krieger, Mark Schneider, Rev. Kevin Jones, Bryan Boysaw, Verdenia C. Baker. Back row: Archie Satchell, Christopher Korbelak, Eric Call, Tammy K. Fields, Mayor Dave Kerner, Maria […]

Things to do / June 8, 2022

Locals to know: Meet Jolicia St. Louis, a former Girl Scout and local maker and mover-and-shaker

  Leading with the most important question first: what’s your favorite Girl Scout cookie?  Samoas. If there was a Miami badge for Girl Scouts, what three tasks would need to be completed to earn it?  Volunteer to do a beach clean-up, create a Miami guide for visitors, and make a plan on how to improve […]

Locals to Know / March 30, 2022

Locals to know: Meet Alan Bebchik, one of the many faces helping Miamians waste less and care more about the environment

  Today’s Locals to Know feature is sponsored by The Rounds, a new-to-Miami zero-waste refill and delivery service for the stuff you use every day: think kitchen, bathroom, toiletries, your everyday necessities. (And down below, you’ll find a code for a free year of delivery!)    Tell us about your work — your job and/or […]

Things to do / March 22, 2022

Locals to know: Kennashka Davis is making a difference for Miami women in tech

Today’s Locals to Know feature is sponsored by MDC Tech— a new initiative that unifies all of MDC’s tech programs into a streamlined, accessible curriculum for locals seeking degrees, dual enrollments, or just looking to expand their skill set. Visit the MDC Tech website to see how they are preparing Miami’s tech talent for the […]

Business / March 21, 2022

Locals to Know: Danielle Bender is helping support local artists and filmmakers

Danielle Bender, Cinematic Arts Manager at Oolite Arts. (📸: Courtesy of Oolite Arts) Meet Danielle Bender. Danielle is the Cinematic Arts Manager at Oolite Arts, the sponsor of this week’s Locals to Know. Did ya know that oolite is a sedimentary rock formed by shells, corals, and other organic material coming together? It’s literally what Miami […]

Art / March 7, 2022

Black History Continues: What’s Next for Spring 2022 at Spady Cultural Heritage Museum

A piece of art work from the Radical Pleasure exhibition at Spady Museum. (Courtesy of Spady Museum) Black History Month comes to an end on February 28, but that doesn’t mean black history education cannot continue. Every month is Black History Month at the Spady Cultural Heritage Museum in Delray Beach, where upcoming exhibitions, programs […]

Art / February 24, 2022

Seek (And Find) South Florida’s African American History

A scene from the Carver High School Prom in the 1940s. Historical documents like this can be found in some of our best local museums. (📸: Courtesy of The Spady Cultural Heritage Museum) The contributions that African-, Caribbean-, and Bahamian-American people have made to the development of South Florida are plentiful and significant. However, they […]

Things to do / February 16, 2022

Celebrate community and connect with the next generation at the Black Youth Awareness Art Festival

Youth artwork from the upcoming Black History Youth Art Awareness Festival. (📸: Spady Cultural Heritage Museum) Milagro Center and Spady Cultural Heritage Museum are collaborating to celebrate Black History Month with the Black History Youth Art Awareness Festival (BHYAAF) taking place on Friday, February 18. This community project is taking place outdoors at the Spady […]

Things to do / February 9, 2022

Locals to Know: Christine Rupp preserves Miami’s local character and history

(📸: Courtesy of Dade Heritage Trust) Today’s Locals to Know is sponsored by Dade Heritage Trust. 2022 marks this invaluable organization’s 50th anniversary of preserving all the places that make Miami the Magic City. You can support their work and immerse yourself in local history by checking out DHT’s calendar of upcoming events.  Name: Christine […]

community / February 7, 2022