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USpeak hosts Miami author Jaquira Diaz
Community, Culture

USpeak hosts Miami author Jaquira Diaz

Award-winning essayist, fiction writer and Miami native Jaquira Diaz will serve as the featured speaker at the USpeak Flash Fiction & Poetry Performance event at 7 p.m. Thursday. The Wesley House welcomes writers and listeners to another USpeak as part of the bimonthly series held by the College of Arts and Sciences, the English Department’s…

South beach festival brings treats to beach
Community, Culture, Food

South beach festival brings treats to beach

The 2015 South Beach Wine & Food Festival (SOBEWFF) came to town, bringing with it a powerhouse of culinary forces including local restaurants, celebrity chefs and wines and spirits. The event was set right on the beach, allowing guests to get a taste of the sand and sea as well as the incredible array of dishes….

Local film lovers forecast Oscars
Community, Culture, Movies

Local film lovers forecast Oscars

Awards season reaches its climactic end with Hollywood’s biggest night – the 87th Academy Awards airing Sunday on ABC. Since the nominations were announced in January, film critics and enthusiasts have been predicting who will take home the awards for best picture, best actor and best actress. Members of the Miami film community weighed in…

Quench your thirst: the best bars in town
Community, Culture

Quench your thirst: the best bars in town

Though the Rat serves beer by the lake and under the shade of palm trees, residents know that it doesn’t even scratch the surface of the multitude of bars in Miami. Here are some cool places to enjoy the poison of your choice. And, obviously, they’re all not just at the Grove. 1. The Corner:…

Celebrating Mardi Gras in South Florida
Community, Culture

Celebrating Mardi Gras in South Florida

Mardi Gras, or “Fat Tuesday” in French, derives its name from the rich, fatty foods that are traditionally consumed on the holiday of indulgence, revelry and occasional debauchery. As the last hurrah before the asceticism of the religious holiday Lent, Mardi Gras is characterized by opulent parades, masked party-goers and overall public mischief. For local…

Coconut Grove Arts Festival features eclectic music showcase
Community, Culture

Coconut Grove Arts Festival features eclectic music showcase

Coconut Grove Arts Festival (CGAF) is a three-day outdoor fine arts festival in Miami where artists around the world display their works alongside food, music and a lively atmosphere. CGAF opened Saturday for its 52nd year with, more than 380 artists participating, and will run through Monday. The festival partnered with the Miami New Times to…

What to do this Valentine’s Day weekend
Community, Culture

What to do this Valentine’s Day weekend

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, it’s time to start planning the perfect weekend. Fortunately, for all those romantics out there, Valentine’s is on a Saturday, allowing for more celebrations. If you’re in a relationship or just want to have a good time with friends, there are several options to turn V-Day into a…

Comedian Seth Meyers keeps it real, surprises audience
Community, Culture, Reviews

Comedian Seth Meyers keeps it real, surprises audience

Comedian Seth Meyers’ stand-up routine combines all his roles as joke-writer, sketch-comedy veteran and “Jewish enough” to make for a memorable show. Meyers (who is always perceived as Jewish but isn’t) performed Friday at the Fillmore Miami Beach at the Jackie Gleason Theater as part of a promotional event presented by Citi. The long-time head…

How to travel through Miami on a budget
Community, Culture, Travel

How to travel through Miami on a budget

To freshman Sergio Castro-Rachmacy, nothing is more frustrating than the sound of the Metrorail screeching away as he ascends the concrete steps onto the platform a few seconds too late. He may have to wait up to 35 minutes until the metro’s next departure, and his evening plans are now unfortunately delayed. Without a car,…

Novelist, student writers recite creative works at USpeak
Community, Culture, Featured

Novelist, student writers recite creative works at USpeak

Harrowing tales of murder and intrigue meshed with soulful poetry and witty memoirs this Thursday at the Wesley House. Students performed alongside award-winning novelist, speaker and journalist, Anjanette Delgado for this month’s second USpeak Flash Fiction and Poetry Performance Series. This bi-monthly event hosted by the College of Arts and Sciences, the English Department’s Creative Writing…

College kids’ guide to navigating Black Friday madness
Community, Culture

College kids’ guide to navigating Black Friday madness

As the holiday season approaches, it’s not only recipes and traditions on people’s mind, but presents, as well. With Black Friday around the corner, now is a prime opportunity to gather up all the necessary presents for those you love, as well as anything you may want for yourself. But, as a college student, it’s often hard…

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