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Kids Corner Uses Art To Open World To Students

Charles Anthony Leano, artist, guiding the children of the center, Kids Corner, through the first step of his ‘dripping style’ technique. Photo by Jeronimo Boza / South Florida News Service       By Jeronimo Boza Read in The Miami Herald Claudia Vallejos, 36, a divorced mother of two, used to describe her 5-year-old son as a lonely child, with very ...

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Open House Music Legends To Perform At One-night Benefit

Electric guitarist Israel Diaz, 56, and female vocalist Jackie Molinary, 51, at a late-night rehearsal preparing for Mantrap’s concert March 16 at 94th Aero Squadron for a tribute to Mike In The Night.  Photo by Michae Baisden / South Florida News Service       By Genesis Viera South Florida News Service In a soundproof studio with posters of famous ...

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Thomas the Tank

Miami Kids Are Already Donning Their Red, Blue For Thomas The Tank Engine

Before boarding, families are allowed to take pictures with Thomas the Tank Engine. The train pulls in to pick up families every 45 minutes and poses for pictures for about 10 minutes before embarking on the train ride. Photo by Daniel Espinosa / South Florida News Service     By Daniel Espinosa South Florida News Service Jessica Cabanes, 24, recently ...

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Dog photo

Walk, Waggle And Stroll

Melissa Amaya, 26, and Timba, 5, walked over from their home in Midtown to participate at the Miami Lighthouse event.  Photo by Michae Baisden/South Florida News Service.         By Michae Baisden South Florida News Service Miami Lighthouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired held their 6th annual Walk, Waggle and Stroll Dog Walk event on Sunday, March ...

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Poster

Brazilian Animation Film Premieres At O Cinema

The movie “Rio 2096: A History of Love and Fury,” was success during the Miami International Filme Festival. Photo courtesy of Divulgação/Buriti Filmes.         By Barbara Corbellini Duarte Click here for the Portuguese version of this article. The only time the alternative theater in Wynwood, O Cinema, needed a “rush line” sign during the Miami International Film ...

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Coconut Grove Arts Festival

Coconut Grove Arts Festival Celebrated 50 Years Last Weekend

Now in its 50th year, the 2013 Coconut Grove Arts Festival brought artists from around the world to South Florida. More than 360 craftsmen showcased their creations during the three-day event from Feb. 16 to 18. Art aficionados got the chance to look, eat and shop along the streets of McFarlane Road, South Bayshore Drive and Pan American Drive.  Marlene ...

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iPad

Hello, My Name Is iPad And I’ll Be Your Server This Evening

Camilo Gonzales, co-owner and general manager at D-Dog House, demonstrates placing an order on one of the Apple iPods installed in the restaurant, Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012, in Brickell. Customers order from the menu using fully functional Apple iPads. They can read descriptions and see pictures of the different menu items, then play games or surf the internet. DANIEL BOCK ...

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Sweet Cakes

Sweetcakes Combines Desserts, Games Once A Month

Barbie Roqueta will host the next cupcake bingo party on Tuesday. Prizes can be anything from a box of cupcakes to gift certificates from nearby businesses. PHOTO BY DANIEL BOCK / THE MIAMI HERALD       By Jessica Roiz Read in The Miami Herald When Kevin Ruiz walked by Sweetcakes in Midtown Miami on Jan. 22, he was surprised ...

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Youth Pride Band

Youth Pride Band Aims To Take A Stand Against Bullying

Local high school students rehearse for an upcoming performance with the Youth Pride Band, which was formed to combat bullying through music. PHOTO BY J.W. ARNOLD         By Andrea Cruz Last summer Natalie Mullen, 18, was glad to have some time off to go to Pembroke Mall with her half-sister Erin Mustelier, 19. But their shopping trip ...

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Ernesto Fernandez

Flautist Left Cuba Behind To Pursue His Music

The Latin jazz flutist Ernesto Fernandez, front, plays with percussionist Michael Barroso, and Jorge Canovas, bassist. PHOTO BY PAMELA VIZCAINO / SOUTH FLORIDA NEWS SERVICE       By Pamela Vizcaino Read in The Miami Herald Ernesto Fernandez performed his final master’s flute recital at the University of Miami’s Frost School of Music on a recent Friday evening. “I’ve been ...

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