Dopedoll Fashion Chronicles: THE KULT

Wait no further, The Kult is back, with a makeover and new Upper East Side Mimo spot! Tropicult stopped by last week’s soft opening for a night of fashion, drinks and styling. Housed in the colorful polka dotted Studio Building off 79th and Biscayne, Pamela Wasabi’s The Kult shop is now located at Flash Studios…

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Infinite Obsession x BA

“Un hombre alado extraña la tierra” Soda Stereo Tropicult was built upon an obsession of sorts with Miami, the arts, and culture. What you probably don’t know is that my obsession for cultural enlightenment is deeply rooted in South America. This summer,…

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Interview Sessions: David Sinopolli

We had the pleasure of working with Miami visionary, David Sinopoli, when booking some of Miami’s best bands at Bardot, to moderating the III Points music panel, Musically Speaking (scheduled for October 5th). This mover and shaker has nothing but innovation spewing from his brain – and the best part is that his ideas become realities. We had the opportunity to chat with David Sinopoli and hear what he’s all about in this exclusive “Interview Session.” Check it…

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Fringe Projects

Fringe is a series of public art projects, commissioned for DWNTWN Art Days, that challenge the formal exhibition space by offering visitors an art experience based on site, context, situation specificity. This years Fringe was curated by Legal Art resident, Amanda Sanfilippo.…

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Wet Heat Project

By Robbie Nevel On a large screen on the outside of the Intercontinental Hotel, DWNTWN Art Days was advertised for all passerby to see, attracting observers inside. The lobby looked almost futuristic. Glowing square shaped fixtures slowly changed from one eye…

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ACTIVATE: MDCulture

Last Friday, Miami Dade College’s Department of Cultural Affairs celebrated its launch as MDCulture by showing off their cultural organizations for DWNTWN Art Days. Patrons gathered for the highly anticipated unveiling of the Miami Book Fair International 2013 official poster, theatrical performances by Teatro Prometeo, film screenings via…

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Interior Islands

A large screen on the opposite wall of the clean and high-end lobby of Miami’s South East Financial Center is most likely first thing one notices walking in. This past weekend it took a break from the commercial ads to screen Interior Islands, a video project created for DWNTWN Art Days. The experimental short film was screening next to an AuBon Pain, an unusual setting for this style of art. Expressive and modern art doesn’t usually come with one’s morning coffee and croissant.

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Dionysian Mysteries x Sleazy Deep

The Dionysian Mysteries were rituals of Ancient Greece & Rome which used intoxicants & other trance-inducing techniques such as, dance and music, to remove inhibitions & social constraints, liberating the individual to return to a natural state. Dionysian Mysteries is an…

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Art Days Return

Miami’s Downtown Development Authority’s (DDA) DWNTWN Art Days are back! Bigger, better, and stronger! For DWNTWN Art Days 2013 the DDA has partnered with several cultural institutions, international artist, and local businesses to facilitate and incentivize art exhibits and cultural events across the Downtown Miami’s cultural landscape. They present to you 130 events: film screenings, performances, panel discussions, international exhibitions, bike and walking tours, from Friday, September 20th through Sunday, September 22nd. So much to do and so little time! Fear not my friends; Tropicult has got you covered. Here’s an itinerary of Tropicult’s DWNTWN Art Days highlights. Pass it along, sharing is caring!

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