Evangelical group provides summer camp opportunity for disabled people

A South Florida father said the work of an evangelical Christian nonprofit, which offers camping experiences to disabled children and adults, has made a real impact on his daughter’s life. “We appreciate all the work they are doing,” said Wayne Hocking. “Soleil had the best time I can ever remember. She literally did not stop

2018-06-26T23:59:34+00:00 June 26th, 2018|Arts & Culture, Lifestyle|

Spanish-language bookstores find niche on Eighth Street

Of the nine Spanish-language bookstores in Miami-Dade County, a third are a few miles of one another on Southwest Eighth Street. Libreria Impacto is in the 7100 block, Libreria San Pablo & St. Paul is in the 5800 block and Libreria Cristiana Nissi is in the 2000 block. Belia Barrera, a Miami resident, said it

2018-06-18T19:28:21+00:00 June 18th, 2018|Arts & Culture, Lifestyle|

Miami Fashion Week talk addresses importance of embracing digital revolution

At the Miami Fashion Week Summit this past weekend at the Miami Dade College Wolfson Campus, one of the talks focused on how the digital landscape is changing the fashion industry. At the “The Impact of the Digital Revolution on Fashion Business Sustainability” talk, Juan Pedro Moreno, president of the marketing agency Accenture for Spain,

2019-02-04T11:56:40+00:00 June 5th, 2018|Arts & Culture, Education, Export|

Young fashion designer promotes consumer responsibility at Miami Fashion Week

A Venezuelan fashion designer and activist took the stage at Miami Fashion Week to dig into the dark side of fast fashion and marginalized women, and gave tips for creating more socially conscious fashion. “I came here to follow that American Dream,” said Carmela Osorio Lugo. She studied fashion at Savanah College of Art and

2019-02-04T11:56:44+00:00 June 5th, 2018|Arts & Culture, Education, Export|

The best of the Miami Fashion Week MDC runway

See the best Miami Fashion Week had to offer on the runway on May 31, 2018. By Adrian Nones-Newman South Florida News Service @SFNS_News • Facebook • Instagram [ngg_images source="galleries" container_ids="3" exclusions="14,20,29,30,31,32,34,64,71" display_type="photocrati-nextgen_basic_thumbnails" override_thumbnail_settings="0" thumbnail_width="240" thumbnail_height="160" thumbnail_crop="1" images_per_page="20" number_of_columns="0" ajax_pagination="0" show_all_in_lightbox="0" use_imagebrowser_effect="0" show_slideshow_link="0" slideshow_link_text="[Show slideshow]" order_by="sortorder" order_direction="ASC" returns="included" maximum_entity_count="500"]    

2018-06-05T12:27:05+00:00 June 5th, 2018|Arts & Culture, Lifestyle|

Coral Gables launches events to draw back visitors and new business prospects after delayed construction project

A series of pop-up galleries and events in the Miracle Mile area of Coral Gables, designed to bring back shoppers who avoided the area during a lengthy construction project is having little to no impact, say business owners. The Streetscape project — which blocked off roads and sidewalks along Miracle Mile and Giralda Avenue —

2018-05-29T22:43:51+00:00 May 29th, 2018|Arts & Culture, Business, News|

HistoMiami celebrates iconic rock ‘n’ roll festival [Video]

HistoryMiami Museum hosted the 50th anniversary of the Miami Pop Festival on May 19. The museum exhibited photographs taken by Ken Davidoff during the festival in May 1968. Special guest included Leon Hendrix, Jimi Hendrix brother. Ken Davidoff photographed Jimi Hendrix, Frank Zappa and other legendary rock artists of that era. He revealed a never-before-seen

2019-02-04T12:37:26+00:00 May 24th, 2018|Arts & Culture, Export, Music, Video/Audio|

New center at Freedom Tower brings pre-Columbian artifacts to Miami

The Kislak Center opened its doors Sunday at Miami Dade College’s Freedom Tower, showcasing a gallery of books, manuscripts, documents and artifacts from the early, pre-Columbian Americas. Courtesy of the Jay I. Kislak Foundation, the displays are valued at approximately $30 million by the Library of Congress. By Irwin Guevara South Florida News Service @SFNS_News • Facebook • Instagram

2019-02-04T12:44:04+00:00 May 22nd, 2018|Arts & Culture, Export|