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St. Petersburg Beach. Photo by Neil de la Flor.

The Orange Island Arts Foundation seeks work from Florida writers in any genre. Submit a high-quality video recording of your work (mobile phone recordings are acceptable) in an interesting location. But consider this: The theme of the video montage is “Orange Island is…” What comes to mind when you hear the phrase “Orange Island”? For me, […]

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When I first encountered the poems in Kathryn Kysar’s 2011 collection, “Pretend the World,” I was struck, most of all, by the expansiveness of her voice and vision. Here’s a thumbnail description of the collection, from my review of her book written shortly after it was published: The St. Paul-based poet speaks for herself, of […]

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During the summer, many kids’ minds fall into a lazy and relaxed mode. However, some guardians and parents make it their duty to enroll such happy-go-lucky children into summer programs. Many of these summer curricula last from one to eight weeks. Well, the second annual Girl Power Camp is a one-week rundown for girls age […]

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In July, First Friday falls on the fourth, and the Contemporary Arts Exchange has planned a flag-waving program to show its patriotism. All activities will take place inside the Contemporary Arts Exchange and in their courtyard behind the building. The theme of their First Friday July focuses on the topics of sorcery, brass and “boredgames.” A […]

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FEAST Miami. Photo: Heber Siqueiros.

FEAST Miami is a meals-based micro-funding project that hosts pop-up dinners to support emerging artists and arts organizations with small grants. These grants are used by the winning artists to execute their projects that will ultimately have a direct impact on our culture and our economy. I spoke with FEAST Miami co-founder Chef Loren Pulitzer […]

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I met Oscar Fuentes a little over 1o years ago in a creative writing class at Miami Dade College led by teacher and poet Michael Hettich. Hettich, who has had a major influence on Miami’s literary scene, helped propel Fuentes into the author, filmmaker and multidisciplinary artist he is today. Oh, Fuentes is also the front […]

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Beginning Saturday morning, 10 a.m. on June 14, Minneapolis/St. Paul residents will be able to travel by light rail between the Twin Cities’ downtown areas. Conscientious drivers and cyclists are boning up on new share-the-road signage and safety rules. The months of construction and navigating around “the Trench” are just a memory. The trains are […]

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The Second Annual Macon-Bibb County Arts Advocacy Breakfast will focus on how artistic talent can be a driving force that boosts the wealth of all communities. Chris Allers, the executive vice president for the Georgia Center for Nonprofits, has functioned in the arena of nonprofits for more than 20 years. Allers has co-founded and served […]

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Tigertail’s WordSpeakTeam 2013

Every year, Tigertail fosters the literary prowess of South Florida teens through WordSpeak, a “life-changing spoken word programs for 1,000 South Florida youth.” Through WordSpeak and SpeakOut, Tigertail’s parallel LGBT spoken word youth program, the organization provides Miami students with access to prominent local spoken word mentor Teo Castellanos, as well as mentors from outside […]

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LandMindz has partnered with Shadow’s Dinner Theatre to bridge a void between all disciplines of the arts with the general public. A lot of times, local artists face slim chances of being booked on a stage with a built-in audience to witness their ability to perform. Shelton Land, the founder of LandMindz, has worked hard […]

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