MTV Election After Party with The South Florida Access

Young voters and college students around South Florida crowded the MTV-transformed gym at Miami Dade College in Kendall after polls closed for the midterm election Tuesday night. The free event kicked off at 7 p.m., and was hosted by Liza Koshy. The event also featured musical performances from Fat Joe, Ashanti and Lauren Jauregui. Reporter

2018-11-16T15:32:31+00:00 November 7th, 2018|Arts & Culture, Lifestyle, News, Politics|

Ninth Annual Day of Dead celebration in Fort Lauderdale

The Ninth Annual Day of the Dead Festival was celebrated Friday in Fort Lauderdale by a widely diverse crowd. Although the tradition of Day of the Dead or Dia de los Muertos, owes its cultural roots to Mexico, people from many cultural backgrounds came to enjoy the festivities and embrace

2018-11-16T15:32:02+00:00 November 5th, 2018|Arts & Culture, Lifestyle|

New Cuban musical details the struggles of the Cuban Revolution

“Havana Music Hall,” a new musical based on the Cuban Revolution, is now performing at Actor’s Playhouse on Miracle Mile. The show chronicles the story of a couple, Ramona and Rolando Calderon, as they begin to break into the Cuban music scene in 1958. It follows the couple to modern times, detailing struggles still

2018-11-05T19:01:51+00:00 November 2nd, 2018|Arts & Culture, Lifestyle|

Ninth Annual Day of the Dead celebration in Fort Lauderdale

The Ninth Annual Day of the Dead celebration in downtown Fort Lauderdale is happening today, Nov. 2, from 3 p.m. to 1 a.m. The celebration starts with the Ofrendas exhibit at the New River Inn Fort Lauderdale History Center from 3 to 8 p.m. The “Azteca Stage” at the Huizenga

2018-11-02T10:08:00+00:00 November 2nd, 2018|Arts & Culture, Lifestyle, Music|

Breast Cancer Awareness with The South Florida Access

In the third episode of The South Florida Access, Yuselys Solis sits down with John Capurso, CEO of the Florida Breast Cancer Foundation. The Florida Breast Cancer Foundation is based in North Miami and serves the South Florida area. According to Capurso, the foundation is dedicated to ending breast cancer through advocacy, education, and research.

2018-10-30T08:27:12+00:00 October 30th, 2018|Arts & Culture, Lifestyle, Video/Audio|

Q&A with Rudy Valdez, director of “The Sentence”

Earlier this month, South Florida News Service went to an advance screening of "The Sentence," a documentary detailing the journey of director Rudy Valdez and his family in their struggle to free his sister from a lengthy prison sentence. Sometimes referred to as the “Girlfriend Problem,” witnessing certain federal crimes and failing to report

2018-11-05T19:02:48+00:00 October 23rd, 2018|Arts & Culture, Lifestyle|

Eco-friendly fashion designer uses his platform to promote female empowerment

A Venezuelan fashion designer showcased his new fashion collection -- Fembra -- at the Miami Botanical Gardens Thursday, designs he says can help women feel empowered. “'Fembra' came from 'hembra,' Latin for feminine,” said Alexis Carballosa. Carballosa said he advocates for female empowerment. "I respect the cultures and religions, but

2018-10-19T13:44:06+00:00 October 19th, 2018|Arts & Culture, Lifestyle|

Davie thrift store raises money for animals 

The manager of a thrift store in Davie is approaching her 10th year raising  funds for abused and abandoned animals.       Helping Animals Thrift is owned by Stacey Sherman, a women who says she loves animals more than people and donates all the store’s proceeds to animal shelters. The shop, which she says is the only one of its kind in South Florida, opened in 2016.      “I have been thrifting for

2018-10-26T10:43:41+00:00 October 18th, 2018|Arts & Culture, Lifestyle|

South Florida Access: Stefi Chacon from “El Zol”

In the second installment of South Florida Access, Camila Insuasti speaks with Stefi Chacon from "El Zol" 106.7 Miami’s #1 Latin variety radio station. Chacon is a Latin radio personality, host and producer that has inspired many Latin women in the community. Chacon tells her story about her start in the entertainment industry and why

2018-10-26T10:44:22+00:00 October 17th, 2018|Arts & Culture, Lifestyle, Video/Audio|