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Las Olas Art Festival Part II flyer (Photo via Art Festival)

Facebook Live at Las Olas Art Fair [Video]

Though art may be found in Wynwood or the nearest museum, you may not have the time to experience it. But today, managing editor Nyamekye Daniel talked to residents on March 4 at the 29th Annual Las Olas Art Fair [Part II] . Prepare to experience artwork ranging from ceramics, sculptures, jewels and paintings. Check out what she discovered:

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Club Space tries a new set of moves: yoga [Video]

Better known for parties lasting past sunrise, a new set of moves is emerging downtown at Club Space: yoga. Every Saturday at 4:20 p.m. “Yoga on the Space Terrance” takes over the usual electronic dance music. The classes are free, though attendees are asked to bring their own mats. “Yoga is a nice thing for everyone,” said Coloma Kamboosky, one ...

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#AnkaraMiami2017 Established Designers ROCKED last night!  Pictured: Jean DeCort 507 (Panama)…  https://www.instagram.com/p/BQsx5CAFz0_/ (Image via Storify)

Africa meets the runway [Video]

Friday nights took on a whole different meaning as Ankara Miami 2017 made part of one of the most important events to attend in celebration of Black History Month. Ankara Miami, Florida’s premier African fashion week, made its designers debut last Friday at Macaya Gallery in Wynwood. The event, which ran from Feb. 16-19, was hosted by Black Entertainment Television’s ...

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A nose piercing done at GOA Exotic Tattoo and Piercing (Photo by Frantz Nieto)

‘Young people’ shaped views of body modification

Though tattoos were once taboo, GOA Exotic Tattoo and Piercing owner Franz Nieto says young people are the reason for the change in views of tattoos and piercings. Nieto, who has been a tattoo artist for 20 years and has another tattoo parlor in Bogota, Colombia, opened GOA in Sweetwater six years ago. Today, he says that 30 to 40 ...

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Neal Shusterman presenting Scythe at Books and Books (Photo by Collin Simpson)

Neal Shusterman gives insight on newest novel “Scythe”

Fresh off the press comes a new novel from New York Times best-selling author Neal Shusterman, renowned author of the “Unwind” dystology. This new novel is named “Scythe,” the first of a new trilogy dubbed “Arc of a Scythe.” Shusterman conceived the idea and theme for this novel after the death of his mother in 2012. In the world of ...

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David Pearson sings a copy of ‘JFK and Bobby, Arnie and Jack ... and David’ on Feb. 12 at Books and Books in Coral Gables. (Photo by Collin Simpson / SFNS)

David Pearson reminisces on his time with JFK in Coral Gables

Longtime Miami public relations agent David Pearson has self-published a memoir that provides a snapshot into his career and Miami’s history during the mid-20th century. Pearson presented his new memoir, “JFK and Bobby, Arnie and Jack … and David,” on Feb. 12 at Books and Books in Coral Gables. His audience included some of Pearson’s closest friends and colleagues. “He’s ...

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The South Florida drag queen scene (Still from SFNS video)

[Video] Inside the world of South Florida’s drag queens

South Florida’s drag community, according to two drag queens, is an incredibly supportive one. Stavros Stavrakis, known as Athena Dion, and Alex Velez, known as TP Lords, share their insights, including a few places to catch a good show, some quick drag etiquette and some insider tips about the scene in general. By Cassandra Cabal and Alexis Ramos South Florida News ...

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Images courtesy of Lady GUY and JR Davis

Never drab, always a queen: Wilton Manors’ “Lady GUY”

The Manor Complex in Wilton Manors is one of the hottest LGBT nightclubs in Broward County, and at its heart is Lady GUY. Every Friday and Saturday night at The Manor for the past five years, Guy Tomasello dons his 6-inch heels, bright wigs, oversize glasses and transforms into one of the area’s best-known drag queens. “Every week she delivers,” ...

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A patron looks at the Visionaries of the Light exhibition at the Ideobox gallery in Wynwood. (Photo by Leslie Ovalle / SFNS)

Wynwood’s Ideobox features mentally ill artists

In the back of the Ideobox art space in Wynwood are 20 works that include photography, photo collage and photo object sculptures, created by artists here and abroad living with mental illness. The exhibition is called Visionaries of the Light, presented by the SaludArte Foundation and National Art Exhibitions of the Mentally Ill. “It integrates two fields: What is art ...

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Margaret Kurtzman (Image courtesy Kurtzman family)

Margaret Kurtzman on a mission to make Pinecrest squeaky clean

Similar to dozens of Pinecrest residents, Margaret Kurtzman makes routine of walking along the canal on Red Road. But instead of two-pound weights and Beats headphones, she grips a white plastic trash bag, pausing every few paces to reach for empty bottles scattered across the damp grass. “When I was in England, they were advertising for people not to litter ...

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