Home / Lifestyle / Arts & Culture (page 5)

Arts & Culture

Robert, who declined to give his last name, shows a page from his notebook. (Elizabeth Soza / SFNS)

Documenting Miami’s homeless [Photos]

As Cheo Sobalvarro turned the corner on a recent afternoon, he noticed his friend Robert scribbling on a notebook. As he took out his camera and focused the lens, Robert looked up. “Hey Robert,” Sobalvarro said. “How are you doing, man?” Robert, who declined to give his last name, is a homeless man living on the streets of downtown Miami. ...

Read More »
Portada del libro de Ligia Urroz. Foto: Vanessa Chaparro

Derribando muros

“Después de tres días de caminar los síntomas de la deshidratación se agudizan. Maria pierde el norte…. Su norte. Maria por fuera con los ojos de pozo que ventanean el alma hundida en la profundidad del miedo. Sus labios, resecos y áridos como la tierra que pisa, se rompen, la sangre ya coagulada se ha vuelto negra, tiesa, ya no ...

Read More »
Screen Shot 2017-12-04 at 5.39.07 PM

Fort Lauderdale artists work on mural project [Video]

Project COAT, which stands for “Community of Artist Transform,” is the first muralist project in Fort Lauderdale. It consists of eight murals done by local and international artists. The creators of this project said they hope to beautify the city and attract the attention of the public. — Victoria Salas, South Florida News Service

Read More »
Phoenix Marks' "Robin Hood's Major Oak" will appear in the ENDANGERED show that opens Wednesday. (Image courtesy of the artist)

Show to benefit great apes coming opens Wednesday

The ENDANGERED Fine Art and Photography Exhibition runs Wednesday to Saturday at the Dade Heritage Trust building. This is Lindsey Matheson’s fifth year hosting this exhibit which aims to raise donations for the Center for Great Apes in Wauchula, the only great ape sanctuary in North America. The center rescues domesticated apes, many coming from show business. By Victoria Salas South ...

Read More »
Native Art

Native Art at the Cannonball [Video]

Members of the Native American community debuted an exhibit named Native Art at the Cannonball, a small studio space in Fort Lauderdale, on Nov. 16. At this opening event, the artists spoke about the relationships they have with their work. This exhibit is expected to run until December 28th and is available for viewing by appointment only. — Production by Victoria ...

Read More »
Screen Shot 2017-11-20 at 6.13.44 PM

Miami Beach painter shares his gifts with special needs kids [Video]

A Miami Beach artist is giving new meaning to Painting with a Twist. Jose Salaicesart works at the instructional art venue. He said he looks beyond the wine and music and invites people of all ages, including those with special needs, to identify with art and express their true feelings. — Production by Paige Fleming; Editing by Catherine Guzman, South Florida ...

Read More »
A "Kindness Kit" that volunteers put together in Wynwood as part of "Do Good Week." (Elizabeth Soza/SFNS)

Do Good Week takes over Miami

Do Good Week, an initiative from UnitedHealthcare’s volunteer arm, completed its second year in Miami to great success, said organizers. The project by Do Good. Live Well. took place from Nov. 12 to 18 and featured numerous activities and events, all designed to spread kindness and encourage others to be good to one another. The initiative started with a social ...

Read More »
Calli Bacon viajó desde Cape Coral en la
 costa oeste de Florida para realizarse su tatuaje número 20 durante la convención. Foto: María Fernanda Becerra

Un encuentro de decoradores de la piel

La primera edición de la Convención de Tatuajes de Miami se llevó a cabo del 10 al 12 de noviembre en el centro Mana en el barrio de Wynwood. La exposición contó con la presencia de cientos de tatuadores profesionales, venta de prendas de vestir y piezas de arte. Por María Fernanda Becerra South Florida News Service @SFNS_News • Instagram• Facebook   

Read More »
Screen Shot 2017-11-14 at 1.57.23 PM

White Cane Day at the Miami Lighthouse [Audio Slideshow]

On a bright and clear Sunday, hundreds of blind and visually impaired South Florida residents joined police escorts and supporters on a demonstrative walk through the city streets surrounding the Miami Lighthouse for the Blind Visually Impaired. They were there for White Cane Day on Oct. 16, a nationally observed day designated for the achievements of people who are blind ...

Read More »
Photo illustration by Maria Gil / SFNS. Images courtesy Luis Garcia and the Miami Book Fair.

FIU to be represented at Miami Book Fair

Two former Florida International University students are scheduled to speak at the 34th annual Miami Book Fair. The book fair, held at the Miami Dade College Wolfson Campus, is an annual weeklong festival that brings together sellers, readers and stay-at-home adventurers to a corner of Miami to celebrate their love of language. It started Nov. 12. “Every room, nook and ...

Read More »

Enjoy this blog? Please spread the word :)