Posts Tagged ‘design district’

Posted at June 16, 2011 by Comments Off

Q&A with Miami Photographer Selina Roman

"In a way, it asks why can’t a porta-potty be beautiful?" -- Selina Roman talking about her photograph "Waiting." Selina Roman used to consider her photography to be more of a hobby while she worked as a journalist for a daily newspaper. It wasn’t until she left the daily grind of the newsroom and moved to Miami that she started taking her photography more seriously. Six years later, Selina has completed several photo projects, and more are in the works. Some of them include “Ur in or Ur Out,” photos depicting glamorous ...

Category : Arts,Uncategorized
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Wynwood Art Walk, a step toward local identity

I spent Saturday night with my loyal and adventurous buddy----Mette----a Danish expatriate, co-worker and resident of Miami Beach. We took  our two-person traveling entourage of polished toe nails and alternative taste to the streets of Wynwood, where we trekked through some of the city's avant-garde art shows and came across some very interesting personalities. Most importantly, we were both beaming with enthusiasm. Our beloved Miami----a place that for Mette, is far from home but worthy of admiration every time you drive across the Julia Tuttle Causeway--is finally showing signs of a burgeoning local identity. It is urbane, youthful, diverse and pleasurably gritty.

Posted at June 13, 2011 by Comments Off

What is culture in Miami?

If you look past the for sale signs and ignore the tourist attractions, you'll find that cultural hubs are sprouting all over Miami. There are weird, creative and even eccentric activities that are producing and cultivating amazing local talent. Though I appreciate the agencies and philanthropists that have made establishments like the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts and New World Symphony’s New World Center possible, I'm not talking about these people or places. Those established venues are great, but that's not where the creative ...

Posted at June 07, 2011 by 2 Comments
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