Author showcases “How The Hell Did You Do That?” at Books & Books

The Cafe at Books & Books at the Adrienne Arsht Center hosted Miami-based author Octavia Yearwood Tuesday evening for an interactive session based on her debut book, “How The Hell Did You Do That?” Yearwood describes herself as an expressionist, artist, motivational speaker, mentor and now author. She said her work is a self-help

2019-02-04T12:40:34+00:00 January 25th, 2019|Arts & Culture, Export, Featured, Lifestyle|

Miami Beach businesses joining plastic free pledge

Miami Beach officials are pushing to get more businesses on board with the city’s plastic-free pledge which they say will protect the environment. According to a press release sent by city officials, nearly eight million metric tons of plastic end up in the ocean each year and which kills 100 million marine animals annually.

2019-02-04T11:18:52+00:00 December 13th, 2018|Arts & Culture, Business, Enviroment, Export, Lifestyle, News|

The NightGarden at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden debuts in Miami

The Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden has transformed itself into an immersive and illuminating experience after the sun goes down with the debut of the NightGarden, which runs through Jan. 6. The garden features a 23-acre exhibit with light displays, motion-sensing technology, special effects and holograms, among other features. Erika Diaz,

2019-02-04T12:41:01+00:00 December 7th, 2018|Arts & Culture, Export, Lifestyle|

Haulover Skate Park and Pump Track opens [Video]

The Haulover Skate Park and Pump Track, which opened earlier this year, was a passion project spearheaded by Surfside Mayor Daniel Dietch. Surfside officials collaborated with Bal Harbour, Miami Beach, Bay Harbor Islands, and Sunny Isles Beach to fund and build the park, which opened on Aug. 7. -- Karen Morales

2019-02-04T11:17:01+00:00 November 28th, 2018|Arts & Culture, Export, Lifestyle, Video/Audio|

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

2019-02-04T11:28:54+00:00 November 7th, 2018|Arts & Culture, Export, 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

2019-02-04T12:41:01+00:00 November 2nd, 2018|Arts & Culture, Export, 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|