For Opera Singers, Performing Is An All-consuming Passion

Opera singer Lloyd Reshard Jr., right, rehearses the religious piece "Ave Maria" with the choir of St. Dominic Catholic Church for the bilingual mass on March 30 in Miami. Jeronimo Boza / South Florida News Service       By Jeronimo Boza Read in The Miami Herald It was a cold and cloudy day in

2013-04-12T23:34:07+00:00 April 12th, 2013|Arts & Culture, Lifestyle, Music|

Sunny Isles, FIU Team Up To Elevate Classical Music

FIU School of Music students played at the Four Seasons Concert Series opening performance for the 2012-2013 season. The FIU Symphony Orchestra was led by Maestro Grzegorz Nowak at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 17, 2012 in Heritage Park, located at 19200 Collins Avenue in the City of Sunny Isles Beach. Sunny Isles Beach / Michael

2013-04-10T15:29:29+00:00 April 10th, 2013|Arts & Culture, Lifestyle, Music|

Guitar Nook Hosts Jam Sessions For Musicians Of All Stripes

Matthew Lewin, 17, an employee at The Guitar Nook, picks up a Gretsch Electromatic Hollow Body guitar and strums away, as he often does at the bi-weekly jam sessions. Photo by Amanda Perrin / South Florida News Service       By Amanda Perrin Read in The Miami Herald After only nine months of playing

2013-03-29T16:04:41+00:00 March 29th, 2013|Lifestyle, Music|

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

2013-03-14T12:49:04+00:00 March 14th, 2013|Arts & Culture, Lifestyle|

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

2013-03-12T21:04:29+00:00 March 12th, 2013|Lifestyle, Music|

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

2013-03-12T09:07:00+00:00 March 12th, 2013|Arts & Culture, Lifestyle|

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

2013-03-05T15:55:09+00:00 March 5th, 2013|Lifestyle|

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

2013-03-05T12:45:14+00:00 March 5th, 2013|Arts & Culture, Lifestyle|