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Una caminata por la inclusión

Las limitaciones no existen para la mayoría de los participantes de la caminata  Miracle Walk, que se llevó a cabo el pasado 5 de noviembre en la Ciudad de Coral Gables, Florida. Es el caso de Valentina Guerrero, de solo 6 años quien, a su corta de edad, se convirtió en la primera niña con Síndrome de Down en salir ...

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Calli Bacon viajó desde Cape Coral en la
 costa oeste de Florida para realizarse su tatuaje número 20 durante la convención. Foto: María Fernanda Becerra

Un encuentro de decoradores de la piel

La primera edición de la Convención de Tatuajes de Miami se llevó a cabo del 10 al 12 de noviembre en el centro Mana en el barrio de Wynwood. La exposición contó con la presencia de cientos de tatuadores profesionales, venta de prendas de vestir y piezas de arte. Por María Fernanda Becerra South Florida News Service @SFNS_News • Instagram• Facebook   

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White Cane Day at the Miami Lighthouse [Audio Slideshow]

On a bright and clear Sunday, hundreds of blind and visually impaired South Florida residents joined police escorts and supporters on a demonstrative walk through the city streets surrounding the Miami Lighthouse for the Blind Visually Impaired. They were there for White Cane Day on Oct. 16, a nationally observed day designated for the achievements of people who are blind ...

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Photo illustration by Maria Gil / SFNS. Images courtesy Luis Garcia and the Miami Book Fair.

FIU to be represented at Miami Book Fair

Two former Florida International University students are scheduled to speak at the 34th annual Miami Book Fair. The book fair, held at the Miami Dade College Wolfson Campus, is an annual weeklong festival that brings together sellers, readers and stay-at-home adventurers to a corner of Miami to celebrate their love of language. It started Nov. 12. “Every room, nook and ...

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A plane damaged by Hurricane Andrew. (Photo courtesy of Barry Fellman)

“Hurricane” tears through Miami Book Fair

The 34th annual Miami Book Fair officially kicked off on Sunday with the help of a photo exhibition focused on a specific part of the damage caused by Hurricane Andrew. Adjacent to the main stage hangs a series of six photographs mounted on light gray canvases. Each photograph contains brightly colored images of planes and hangars that fell to the ...

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Man with tattoo. (Image via Wikimedia Commons)

Villain Arts tattoo convention comes to Wynwood [Video]

Villain Arts has hosted tattoo conventions for the last 17 years, at 14 locations nationwide, but last weekend was its first in Wynwood. Owner Troy Timpel decided to bring the event to Miami after attending Art Basel about two years ago. “What makes this event special is the amazing tattoo artists from all over the world,” he said. By Victoria ...

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Coral Gables Art Cinema celebrates 20 years of “Harry Potter”

Harry Potter themed festivities in honor of the series’ 20th anniversary began last weekend at the Coral Gables Art Cinema. On Saturday the cinema began with an 11 a.m. showing of “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone.” All seven films will be shown in the next few weeks on Saturdays and Sundays at 11 a.m. Albert Bell attended the movie ...

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Elaborate face painting is a defining characteristic of dancers participating in the celebration of Dia de Los Muertos.

Dia de los muertos in Miami [Photo Essay]

History Miami Museum and the Mexican Consulate celebrated Dia de los Muertos on Wednesday, Nov. 1. Dia de los Muertos is a Mexican tradition that honors the dead through lively festivities. During the celebration, guests painted their own sugar skull and viewed an altar created by the Instituto Cultural de Mexico. Guests were also able to taste authentic Mexican food and ...

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Behind the Byline: Victoria Salas

Welcome to the latest edition of “Behind the Byline.” This week, we speak to Victoria Salas about the story behind her story “Entre’Acte Theatrix shines spotlight on novice actors.” — Interview by Catherine Guzman, production by Charlotte Alba, South Florida News Service

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Former Ranger helps fellow vets through firearms instruction [Video]

Transitioning out of the military and into the civilian world can be very difficult for many people. U.S. Army Ranger Jon Dufresne said he decided to help himself and other veterans by becoming a firearms instructor and consultant that focuses on his former comrades. — Charlotte Alba, South Florida News Service   

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