Art

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


Our 12 tips for getting into Basel parties when you’re not VIP

Let’s be real, Miami Art Week is as much about the parties as the art. Here are Chris Adamo’s tips on how to get in the door.

/ December 3, 2017


Pitch yourself to be a part of PAMM’s Community Night

Let’s see what you got, Miami! We’re hosting a local variety show with PAMM on Nov. 2 for their Community Night and we want to showcase a few local artists, performers, and organizations to show off some of that 305 talent! Wanna be on that stage? Pitch yourself or your organization or nominate someone else […]

/ October 18, 2017


How Moonlight inspired two SoFlo extras to pursue their dreams

Before Miami’s beloved film Moonlight won Best Picture at the 2016 Oscars, SoFlo locals helped make it. Here’s what some of the high school extras are up to now.

/ September 28, 2017