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Frost School violinist reunites with childhood idol
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Frost School violinist reunites with childhood idol

Joshua Bell is an award-winning, world-renowned violinist who visited the University of Miami’s Gusman Concert Hall to perform at the annual Festival Miami showcase on Oct. 4. While most students were excited to be seated in the same auditorium as the bona fide musician, for freshman Elijah Kirkland-Andrews, the evening was a heartwarming reunion. When…

Notable Roll Call
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Notable Roll Call

With celebrities like the Rock flashing the U on orientation videos, it’s not hard to imagine all the talent that has come from the University of Miami. The list of accomplished alumni has stretched far and wide since the school’s beginning. But just how many of UM’s famous alumni do you know? The Miami Hurricane…

Pre-med student balances academics, passions
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Pre-med student balances academics, passions

The Miami Hurricane’s next University of Miami musician in the spotlight is sophomore Camilo Martinez. Martinez, a pre-med student with a special interest in oncology, balances academics with his passion for writing and recording hip-hop music. Martinez does the majority of the production himself, recording and releasing tracks online. His latest video, “Skyfall,” which he…

Alumnus adapts David Sedaris’s story
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Alumnus adapts David Sedaris’s story

For years, author David Sedaris has maintained a strict no-movie policy, never granting rights to his work. But University of Miami alumnus Kyle Alvarez was convinced he could change the author’s mind. After a year of rejection from Sedaris’s team, Alvarez showed up at his book signing and handed the hesitant writer a copy of…

Night Riots talks new EP, musical influences
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Night Riots talks new EP, musical influences

  With a sound that rivals today’s top indie-rock bands and a determination that is rare in even the most well-known artists, the indie-rock quintet Night Riots is proving the value of talent and single-mindedness. Since the 2010 release of the band’s first LP “Into the Roaring,” the band, formerly called PK, has been touring,…

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Lenka talks new album, tour, lullabies

Singer-songwriter Lenka’s new album, “Shadows,” comes out Tuesday and the singer plans to promote it while touring the U.S. The Miami Hurricane got the chance to chat with Lenka about her new album, her inspirations and what she does when she tours. TMH:  Your newest album “Shadows” comes out June 4. What would you say…

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Indie-pop band Wild Mocassins talks recording, touring, guilty pleasures

Hailing from Houston, Texas, the indie-pop band Wild Moccasins consists of Cody Swann and Zahira Gutierrez on guitar and vocals, respectively, along with guitarist Andrew Lee, bassist Nicholas Cody and drummer John Baldwin. The band, which released its first album “Skin Collisions Past” in 2011, is currently working on its sophomore album. Wild Moccasins kicks…

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Addams Family’s Lurch shares memorable stage moments

Get ready for a spooky, kooky trip down memory lane. The Addams Family is playing at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts from April 15 to 21. The musical brings to life the delightfully ghoulish characters from Charles Addam’s cartoons, including Morticia, Gomez, Pugsley, Wednesday, and Uncle Fester. Since the cartoons debuted in the late 1930s, the Addams family has been…

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