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Rapper Juicy J leaves his mark on Miami

Nearly a thousand “trippy” and “turnt” rap lovers of Miami gathered at LMNT on Saturday to rage with one of hip-hop’s most brutally crunk triple-threats. A girl on our left wobbled her legs to the post-opener intermission music. A guy on my right chugged Hennessy straight out of his own personal bottle. A$AP Ferg prepped…

Social media fosters community among fans
Art, Community, Edge, Movies, Television

Social media fosters community among fans

Buried beneath the fashion posts and inspiring quotes on the blogging website Tumblr is a group of people obsessed with “Harry Potter,” “Sherlock,” One Direction and anime. Sites like Tumblr and Twitter enable fans to bond over their passions and create communities that revolve around their interests, forming what are better known as fandoms. A…

Canes Carnival
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Canes Carnival

Sebastian who? UM’s beloved Ibis may be upstaged on Friday by some rubber ducks and a towering Ferris wheel on the Foote Green. For the 10th straight year, Canes Night Live will host Canes Carnival on the last day of spring semester classes from 8 p.m. to midnight. “This event is Hurricane Productions’ largest for…

Six ways to celebrate 4/20 in Miami
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Six ways to celebrate 4/20 in Miami

  Celebrating 4/20 may be synonymous with marijuana and aimed at stoners, but that doesn’t mean that you have to spark up a joint and sit around all day to enjoy it. Luckily, this year it falls on a Saturday and is full of music, food, green and laughs. Here are our picks for the…

Hurricane Productions presents: U-topia
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Hurricane Productions presents: U-topia

Hurricane Productions’ latest feat involves turning the Green into a utopia on Friday. The organization is hosting U-topia  as its spring concert. It features two live shows, plenty of food and entertainment for a memorable night. Alternative rock band Surfer Blood and the experimental hip-hoppers of The Cool Kids are gracing the Green with their…

Community, Edge, Theater

‘In The Heights’ brings Latin spice to Gables

It’s easy to see why “In The Heights” would attract crowds in Miami; the Latin population can easily relate to the music, the humor and the plot. Luckily for those who aren’t familiar with Lin-Manuel Miranda and Quiara Alegria Hudes’ story, Actors’ Playhouse is bringing a bit of Latin flavor to the Miracle Theatre through…

Taking a break without leaving paradise
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Taking a break without leaving paradise

While Panama City, Cabo San Lucas and Nassau sound like ideal spring break destinations, not everyone’s planning to leave the Magic City for a weeklong vacation. Miami is a hotspot, after all. So before you worry about your lack of plans for this upcoming week, consider these five new and alternative venues each presenting a…

Celebrate St. Patty’s Day the Miami way
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Celebrate St. Patty’s Day the Miami way

The Irish-American population may be low in Miami-Dade, but that doesn’t stop anyone here from getting ready to go all-out in leprechaun mode. It’s time to cough up the emerald shirts, hats and beads, and maybe even brush up on some Gaelic, for the St. Patrick’s Day festivities are about to take over. Here’s a…

Community, Edge, Food

Festival fills the need for beer

Nothing is worse than the repetitive weekends downing watery Natty Light, but where is a beer enthusiast supposed to go for a good time in Miami? On Saturday, beer aficionados will have the opportunity to sample craft spring and summer beers at SPRUNG! Beer Festival in Peacock Park. The festival is by the same producers…

Tomato toss takes over Tobacco Road
Community, Edge, Food

Tomato toss takes over Tobacco Road

                  (Photos by Cayla Nimmo) If you went to Tobacco Road in Brickell on Saturday and weren’t armed with giant scuba goggles or a mask, you ran the risk of being splattered by a flying tomato. Hundreds of people gathered at Miami’s oldest bar for two very…

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