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Traveling Pulitzer Prize photo exhibit stops in Miami

In order to conserve space, the “Capture the Moment” exhibit uses monitors and companion guidebooks to provide guests with information on the historical images. Photo by: Matias J. Ocner/South Florida News Service.         By Matias Joaquin Ocner and Alina Diaz South Florida News Service When Cyma Rubin, the curator of the “The Pulitzer Prize Photographs: Capture the Moment exhibit,” was leaving the ...

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Local artist set to display painted Del Toro shoe at this years Miami Art Basel

Chris Valdes paints normally on wood, but this year, Del Toro Shoes invited him to paint on their “Chukkas”shoe for Art Basel.           By Britney Ouzts South Florida News Service From as far back as he can remember, Chris Valdes, 30, has been an artist. “I’ve been drawing since I was a little kid,” said Valdes. ...

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Art Basel impacts local art supply store

Caption: Ivan De Lucía, 33, owner of I.D. Art in Downtown Miami, has to open three more hours a day during Art Basel season. His staff may work up to 15 hours a day as the date approaches.  Photo by Constanza Gallardo.         By Constanza Gallardo South Florida News Service It may take months of preparation for Miami ...

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Kings & Queens Steelband Panorama celebrates Caribbean heritage

The youngest player of Silver Stars U.S.A., winner of this year’s Panorama competition, is 9 while the eldest is in their 50s.  Photo by Alex Blencowe.         By Alex Blencowe South Florida News Service  The sounds of steel pan rang and the flashing of sequins sparkled recently at the Kings & Queens Steelband Panorama competition. The “steel ...

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Documentary Film Looks At Miami-Dade’s Pit Bull Ban

From left, Andres Hernandez, 25, Andrea Seamans, 37, and Alfred Vizcarra, 32, on set filming the documentary. Courtesy of Maria Garcia.         By Michael Sharp Read in The Miami Herald Miami’s Pit Fall, a documentary about Miami’s ban on pit bulls, the events that led to it and the effort to repeal it, is set for its public ...

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A Reporter’s First-Person Experience In Egypt

CAIRO – Student interns Andrew Daniel, Rahul Solanki, Vijal Gala and Rishi Garg (from left to right) talk to an Egyptian man (center) who shares his view on Islam and gives free booklets about his religion. Students were visiting The Citadel, a medieval Islamic fortification that overlooks the entire city.  By Constanza Gallardo/South Florida News Service.   By Constanza Gallardo South Florida News Service  Today’s media fails to ...

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Pulitzer-Winning ‘Rabbit Hole’ Coming To Main Street Players Theater

Jennipher Murphy (left), 36, Alvaro Becerra, 32, Joshua Hernandez, 18, Marilyn Gresh, 57, and Brianna Mackey, Brianna Mackey (right), 26, rehearse a scene as they prepare for the upcoming premiere. Michael Sharp/South Florida News Service.       By Michael Sharp Read in The Miami Herald The 2007 Pulitzer Prize-winning play Rabbit Holeis premiering Friday at the Main Street Players Community Theater ...

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New Wynwood Venue Opens Doors Its For The Arts

Brigette Cormier, 24 and Juliana Triviño, 24, perform one of their choreographed contemporary dances at the 276 Art Studio during a recent show. Photo by Amanda Perrin / South Florida News Service         By Amanda Perrin Read in The Miami Herald After breaking up with his former band, The Midnight Hour, in December, Cory Antwan Ferguson rounded ...

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‘Speak Fridays’ Offer Venue For Live Music, Comedy — Even Painting

Forrest Shaw performs his standup comedy during Speak! Fridays at Inner Look located at 4925 SW 74th Court in South Miami on April 19, 2013. The open mic nights provide an outlet of self expression for stand up comedians, musicians, spoken-word artists, dancers, and actors. Max Reed / For The Miami Herald     By Amanda Perrin Read in The ...

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Bicyles Plus Alice In Wonderland Equals A Wide Ride

Front Yard Theatre Collective members Gabriela Fernandez, left, and Diane Garcia rehearse their parts as Alice and the Queen, respectively, for their upcoming “Alice in Wynwoodland” theatrical-bike tour, Sunday, April 21, 2013, in Miami. The ride takes place on Saturday at 6 p.m., starting from the Omni Metromover station. Daniel Bock / The Miami Herald     By Jessica Roiz ...

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