Art

Development shouldn’t displace Miami artists. Here’s a solution

The City of Miami has a proposal to help artists stay in the neighborhoods they elevate with their creativity.

/ July 24, 2018


Backroom Sessions is bringing you art where you least expect it

The artist Cyrex and his band at the June Acoustics&Poets show, hosted at La Cabina in Little Havana. (📸: Joe Blandon) La Saguasera isn’t exactly seen as a spot where you can find Miami’s up-and-coming arts talent. But 20-something natives Angelina (“Angie”) Rivero and Rudy Flores (mostly known nowadays by his stage name “Bause Mason”) […]

/ July 11, 2018


Jason Jeffers is here to show you another side of the Caribbean

The filmmaker, writer, and musician from Barbados is one of the founders of Third Horizon, a collective of Caribbean creatives based here in Miami, and the Third Horizon Film Festival, which showcases the best in film from the Caribbean and its diaspora.

/ June 29, 2018


With Grown, Miami’s got a TV series that keeps it real.

It’s a coming-of-age comedy series written, acted, and produced by two local Haitian-American 20-somethings about dating, cultural identity, and figuring that adulting thing out.

/ June 1, 2018


Why Alex Segura made Miami the setting for his hit crime fiction series

Alex Segura’s “Pete Fernandez” mystery series puts Miami front and center of every case the main character tackles.

/ May 21, 2018


Jamila Rowser geeks out about caring for black hair in “Wash Day”

Ahead of Free Comic Book Day Saturday, we talked with local geek girl Jamila Rowser, the author of “Wash Day,” about her super successful first comic, illustrated by Robyn Smith. The slice-of-life comic follows 26-year-old Kimana, a Bronx resident, through a day of caring for her hair, and everything that happens on the sidelines of […]

/ May 2, 2018


The New Tropic’s Basel Bible

It’s Miami Art Week, the most epic cultural event of the year. Our Basel guide should help you make the most of the week.

/ December 6, 2017


Here are the Miami Art Week events to check out every day this week

We took a look through all 3,485,385 e-mails, Facebook messages, and pieces of snail mail we received and chose the best.

/ December 4, 2017


How I Basel: Featuring Dejha Carrington of YoungArts

Here are the events Dejha Carrington of YoungArts is checking out and the tips and tricks she uses to make the most of Art Basel.

/ December 4, 2017


How I Basel: Featuring Alex Mitow of Superfine!

Here are the events Alex Mitow of Superfine! is checking out at Miami Art Week and the tips and tricks he uses to make the most of Art Basel.

/ December 4, 2017