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Students paint without brushes

Yolanda Gloria, 42, paints with a palette knife in Mai Yap’s class. MATIAS J. OCNER / South Florida News Service           By ALINA DIAZ Read in Miami Herald In the summer of 1997, Ana Gonzalez traveled to San Miguel Allende, Mexico, to study ceramics and find a new start after her 36-year marriage ended in divorce. ...

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Barber-Little Havana

As Cubans move on, face of Little Havana changes

A taste of Nicaragua: Allapattah resident Steve Zelaya gets a trim from Lesly Arana, originally from Nicaragua, at La Esquina Barber Shop in Little Havana. DANIEL BOCK / For the Miami Herald.         By KATHERINE LEPRI Read in Miami Herald Every Sunday after Mass in Little Havana, crowds of Nicaraguans mingle cafeteria-style at Yambo Restaurant eating carne asada and gallo ...

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Westchester tattoo parlor features all-female artists

Talent Pool: The artists are, from left, Carla Velozo, Janielle ‘Jani’ Gaggero, Natalia ‘Dread’ Marin and Victoria ‘Tori’ Fernandez. Photos by: DANIEL BOCK / For the Miami Herald         By AMANDA RABINES Read in Miami Herald After reading all the Harry Potter books and attending as many Harry Potter conventions as possible, Monica Leon, 19, sought her first ...

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Magic Planet

All things tech will be the focus of festival at Coconut Grove science museum

‘MAGIC PLANET’: The ‘Magic Planet’ exhibit at the Patricia and Phillip Frost Science Museum focuses on climate change and is an interactive eight-screen, multi-user display. Juan Manuel Garcia / Patricia and Phillip Frost Science Museum       By Matias J. Ocner and Crystal Chew Read in Miami Herald When Gillian Thomas drives down Biscayne Boulevard, she looks past AmericanAirlines Arena ...

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Chantal Gabriel

Coral Gables Museum will hold a panel discussion Thursday on South Florida’s fragile water supply

Chantal Gabriel, a student at the University of Miami, checks out some of the art works that are part of the exhibit, ‘Water is Life,’ at the Coral Gables Museum, Thursday, March 6, 2014, in Coral Gables. DANIEL BOCK / FOR THE MIAMI HERALD       By MATIAS J. OCNER Read in Miami Herald Imagine turning the faucet on ...

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capture the moment visitors

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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