Little Haiti Rock City

Anyone who has ever gone to Churchill’s Pub has a unique story to tell about such special moments, most likely along with some amateur cell-phone footage. With seven days a week of live music spanning various genres and entertainment ranging from burlesque to poetry open mic, no two days at the two-stage pub are ever the same. And, Churchill’s Pub, also known as the CBGB of the South, boasts over 35 years of such fun in an unbridled, raw, and creative environment, where musicians and artists express themselves without pretense, intimately, to an open audience that has suspended their better judgment for an inebriated moment in time. This is definitely a place that needs to be documented, and there are as many stories to tell, as there are faces in the audience at a show.

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And That’s A Wrap: O, MIAMI!

By Monica Torres It’s now May and we already miss O, Miami.  For a month, the O, Miami Poetry Festival went wherever people went. Sponsored by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, organizers P. Scott Cunningham and Melody Santiago…

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MUJER_CITA_MIA: INTERVENTION ART

By Monica Torres Tomorrow FUNDarte opens the doors of the Black Box Theater at the Miami Dade Auditorium for Miami On Stage 2013. The  three day event (Thursday, April 18th to Saturday, April 20th) features musical performances by unique, eclectic Latin artists including female…

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O, Miami: A Poetry Festival

Contributed by Monica Torres “Poetry is a living, breathing force that can light up the city. O, Miami is its platform.” Alberto Ibargüen, President John S. and James L. Knight Foundation Poetry comes to the city!  April, the cruelest month, is…

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Hop on the MBUS

By Monica Torres Life is but a game… Game Show is the current exhibition at Florida International University’s – College of Architecture + The Arts’ new Miami Beach Urban Studios (MBUS) where games serve as metaphors for human interactions and well, just the absurdities of life…

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