Come for the zines, stay for your health

More than 80 vendors are ready for you in West Kendall. (📸: West Kendall Zine Fest) GO TO THIS: West Kendall Zine Fest is back next weekend with their third edition of the festival, and they’ve tripled the number of vendors since the first fest. WHY TO TRY IT: Support the work of South Florida’s […]

/ April 9, 2019

Hear the future of classical music at New World Symphony

Saturday’s free NWS concert will feature local middle and high school students. (📸: Ruy Dias Aidos) GO TO THIS: New World Symphony’s Side-by-Side Concert features NWS Fellows playing next to middle and high school students, the majority of whom are from South Florida. Saturday’s free concert will also have a few student musicians from national […]

/ April 8, 2019

The sharp and playful art of Kelly Breez

Miami artist Kelly Breez. 📷 Jorge Gonzalez-Guapera of Jorge Graupera Films This interview is produced in partnership with Commissioner, a membership program that aims to grow a community of new local art collectors in Miami, and share the stories of Miami arts and artists. Every quarter, the program commissions one artist to create original limited […]

/ April 1, 2019

Tea ‘n Sanity has books ‘n more

THE PLACE: Tea ‘n Sanity is the last used book store in Miami-Dade County. Eunice Rodriguez takes in more than 2,000 books every week, but at this shop, you’ll find much more than books. It’s a combination book exchange ‘n medicinal herb shop. Rodriguez is a self-taught herbalist and will custom-blend herbs and essential oils […]

/ March 28, 2019

Meet this local: Miami’s neighborhood storyteller

Juan C. Sanchez is ready to tell Wynwood’s stories. (📸: Pedro Portal) MEET THIS LOCAL: Juan C. Sanchez, the playwright working on the immersive theater experience “Wynwood Stories” produced by Juggerknot Theatre Company, to be staged during the final days of The Wynwood Yard.    WHAT HE IS DOING: Sanchez is no stranger to finding […]

/ March 28, 2019

Playing two roles, showcasing two women

Zilah Mendoza and Yancey Arias in the world premiere of “Confessions of a Cocaine Cowboy.” (📸: Stian Roenning) MEET THIS (TEMPORARY) LOCAL: Zilah Mendoza, the only female on stage in Miami New Drama’s “Confessions of a Cocaine Cowboy,” has the double duty of playing two characters. WHAT SHE IS DOING: The California resident plays Griselda […]

/ March 27, 2019

Black Architects in the Making design futures

MEET THIS CHANGEMAKER: Craig Aquart is a Jamaican-American architect, principal of MCHarry & Associates and the founder of Black Architects in the Making, an outreach programthat educates middle and high school students about architecture through activities, workshops and summer camps with the goal of diversifying the profession. WHAT IS HE DOING: Craig travels to communities […]

/ March 6, 2019

Miami artist Adler Guerrier’s sense of place

Untitled (longevity has it’s place) 2017 Graphite, color pencil, enamel paint and solvent transfer on paper 15 x 11.5 inches Courtesy of the artist Haitian-born Miami artist Adler Guerrier creates multidisciplinary art that prods viewers to examine their surroundings, with Miami as his backdrop and his muse. The layers in his work – the layered […]

/ February 4, 2019

The street photography of Terence Price: Miami Gardens

A Miami Gardens resident poses for a photo. Terence Price If you really want to understand a community, you have to see it through the eyes of the people who live there. In his first solo show, photographer Terence Price takes an  intimate look at Miami Gardens, the neighborhood where he grew up. Emerging from […]

/ January 15, 2019

Why Octavia Yearwood thinks art is at the center of Miami’s ‘heartbeat’

We asked Miami-based author and artist Octavia Yearwood about some of the influences behind her Art Basel show, Libations.

/ January 11, 2019