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|

Afrobeta, Miami-based duo, competes in filmmaking competition

Afrobeta, an electro-funk duo based in Miami, is exploring their Cuban heritage via a documentary its makers are attempting get bankrolled online.  "Birthright?!" by directors Jayme Gershen and Cristina Garcia, follows Tony Smurphio and Cuci Amador as they visit the island their parents fled from in the 1960s for the first time. They are

2018-10-26T10:44:35+00:00 October 16th, 2018|Arts & Culture, Lifestyle, Music|

Royal Caribbean performers sweat it out at BBC

Aerial studios. Vocal rooms. A 20,000-square-foot costume-making facility. Royal Caribbean performers can be found training behind the doors of a glass-walled building located on the Florida International University campus in North Miami. The cruise line building’s main purpose, according to its website, is for work related to performances on the Celebrity, Azamara and Royal

2019-02-04T12:41:10+00:00 October 12th, 2018|Arts & Culture, Export, Lifestyle, Music|

Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University graduate makes directorial debut with African play

Jamel Booth, a 24-year-old graduate from Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University, made his first directorial debut last Friday.   The Colored Museum by George C. Wolfe, a satirical play about different African-American stereotypes, was presented at the Joseph Caleb Auditorium in Liberty City. During the reception, guests were provided wine

2018-10-15T12:37:01+00:00 October 11th, 2018|Arts & Culture|