Montage has been making Miami locals feel their stomachs turn inside out with feelings throughout their 12 years of existence. Brothers Ben Pachter and Ray Pachter started the band in Boca Raton when Ben was 17 and Ray was 14.
Miami residents know the countless threats to our city’s existence. A hurricane could come and rip the the place apart, man-made climate change could drown us in a generation or less, and our city is no stranger to criminal violence. Someone even ate a dude’s face once on the MacArthur Causeway, which could also mean we have a zombie problem.
Another improvisational theater moves into town. Villain, located inside Litte Haiti’s MADE at the Citadel, will introduce Chicago-style improv, sketch theater showcases, and workshops.
Last Friday, I went to Pancakes and Booze at LMNT to scope out the scene and grab me a few pancakes after work. Naturally, as a broke college student, when an event invite involves the phrase “ALL YOU CAN EAT PANCAKES” there is a 90% chance I’ll show up. Plus, three of my fave DJ friends Nigby, Enzymatique, and Atman, were providing the tunes for the night and being the audiophile (and pancake aficionado) that I am, there was no way I was missing this event. I dragged my tired behind across the causeway after work, grabbed my plate of pancakes and walked the room searching for fresh faces and fresh fits. I was not disappointed.
Between the Rodeo, the flowers, the Cherokee people, and the other sights, North Carolina is definitely a visually intriguing place.
The title of this post is “Lennon vs. McCartney”, which completely goes against my usual way of thinking. I’ve always thought that comparing artists and musicians is absurd and a huge waste of time. Nevertheless, rather than a competitive comparison, in this case, I would like to do a reflexive contrast.
Savory Sinderella talked with Monika Aparicio, founder of Happiness in Miami, who’s serving food-love around Miami; donating meals [with a side of happiness] to those in need.
Diliana Alexander asked Kenny Riches 10 questions on how he was able to capture Miami’s spirit animal so well in his feature film, The Strongest Man – can you guess what it is?
Artist, Mwanel Pierre-Louis’ latest neo- pop series is composed of artworks that visualize the profound impact technology has had in molding our perspective of the world, and the changes online media has in our interpersonal interactions and everyday lives. Here, Mwanel shares with us a bit about his process, answering a general question that some may have already had about all artists —why make art at all?