Stories with 'dance' tag

A “typical” Sunday in Allapattah

So you think you can dance? Well, at Club Tipico you can show off your bachata, salsa, merengue or reggaeton moves seven days a week — always for fun, and sometimes for cash. This is the spot in Allapattah, a.k.a Little Santo Domingo, where locals have been coming to do something typically Dominican — eat, […]

/ November 13, 2019


You don’t have to travel north for the arts

When Hurricane Andrew devastated Cutler Bay and surrounding areas, the federal government set aside money to help rebuild the southern end of the county. The South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center was born as part of these rebuilding efforts. Since 2011, it’s been the mission of the SMDCAC to provide various opportunities for the community to […]

/ November 12, 2019


Miami women to watch

Back in the 1890s when Miami was considered swampland, Julia Tuttle saw its potential and convinced industrialist Henry Flagler to extend his railway from Palm Beach down to Miami. And that’s a major part of how Miami got its start. In fact, Miami is widely considered the only major American city founded by a woman. […]

/ March 28, 2019


Q&A: Alvin Ailey’s Robert Battle on coming home and art as a political act

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater is known for the athleticism of its dancers. (Credit: Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater.) Miami native Robert Battle is back home this week as the artistic director of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, the famed dance company that first brought African American dancers to the mainstream dance stage. The […]

/ February 19, 2016


Community Spotlight: Dance in Miami

Dance is an art form that will fire up your brain and stir your heart– but we know it can also be intimidating. We took a look into the unique ways it activates your brain (motor neurons!), and how and where to see great dance in Miami.

/ January 27, 2015