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Black Student Union celebrates with ‘Culture Fest’

FIU’s Black Student Union recently hosted a “Culture Fest” in honor of Black History Month Feb. 24 on the Biscayne Bay Campus. The festival celebrated different cultures from the black community through art, dance and food. The festival showcased the cuisine of various black communities, ranging from African-American soul food to Haitian cuisine.

2019-03-01T14:50:49+00:00March 1st, 2019|Arts & Culture, Lifestyle, News|

Colombian Passion Erupts at the Wynwood Yard [Video]

 Over 500 people and 40 performing artists took the floor at the Wynwood Yard Friday night in celebration of one of  Colombia’s biggest folkloric traditions.   According to Rosmy Camargo, the director of Puerta de Oro de Colombia, the Carnival of Barranquilla is among the most popular of festivities in the country.

2019-03-06T09:52:50+00:00March 1st, 2019|Lifestyle, News, Video/Audio|

Parking woes in Miami Beach

Tourists from all over the world are drawn to Miami Beach to soak in the sun and sink their toes in the sand. Of course, enjoying their vacation comes at a cost. Tourists can park at metered lots, curbside metered spaces and garages. But what about those who come to the city to work?

2019-03-01T11:51:59+00:00March 1st, 2019|News|

Black Heritage Festival held in Miami Gardens

Miami-Dade Commissioner Barbara J. Jordan hosted the sixth annual Black Heritage festival on Saturday at Miami Coral City Park where she invited Florida Memorial University students and others to represent their historically black college or university. A junkanoo group walked onto stage to start off the festival. A step team from Miami Norland Middle

2019-03-06T09:53:07+00:00March 1st, 2019|Arts & Culture, Lifestyle, News|

Bow Tie Bash fundraises money for LGBTQ community [Video]

OUT Miami’s Fourth Annual Bow Tie Bash Saturday brought together family, friends, and supporters of the LGBTQ community to raise money for the foundation. People like Daniella Bayo, the older sister of Executive Director Jaime Bayo, helped the event run smoothly. “I’ve been at every one,” she said. “The first

2019-03-06T09:53:21+00:00February 27th, 2019|Arts & Culture, Lifestyle, News|

No backlash predicted due to Smollett incident, say LGBTQ advocates

LGBTQ advocates in South Florida said they do not believe the alleged hate-crime hoax by Empire actor Jussie Smollett will harm their community, saying people are intelligent enough to see this as a unique case. Information surrounding the January incident continues to unfold. On Wednesday, the 36-year-old was charged with

2019-02-22T19:47:52+00:00February 22nd, 2019|News, Politics, Public Safety|

AfriCOBRA discussion held at North Miami’s MOCA

AfriCOBRA, a movement founded in Chicago, held a panel discussion at the Museum of Contemporary Art in North Miami on Wednesday. Standing for “African Commune of Bad Relevant Artists,” and is focused on creating images to help define the Black Arts Movement. The discussion accompanied a group exhibition of artists from the group, which

2019-03-26T10:44:52+00:00February 22nd, 2019|Arts & Culture, Lifestyle, News|