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2010 Stories by Amanda McCorquodale

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  • New Times Seeks Writer to Review Theater, Comedy, and Other Performances

    published Dec 10, 2010

    ​Miami New Times is looking for a writer to review theater, comedy, and other performances both for our print edition and the Cultist blog. The ideal candidate will have at least one year profession... More >>

  • Second Saturdays Art Walk Guide: Sleeping Soldiers and Arcade Games
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    Second Saturdays Art Walk Guide: Sleeping Soldiers and Arcade Games

    published Dec 10, 2010

    ​An art walk after Art Basel is like being offered a KFC Double Down sandwich after Thanksgiving. We get it. You're art-full. But we're guessing you spent most last week traipsing around art fairs s... More >>

  • Swept Away

    published December 9, 2010

    Anytime a movie involves fishermen, we’re on high alert for allegory. But Undertow (Contracorriente), the debut feature-length... More >>

  • Plentiful and Good

    published December 9, 2010

    Even if you’re tired from all the eye candy at Art Basel earlier this month, save room for more sweets. In honor of its 25th anniversary and... More >>

  • Glow Out

    published December 9, 2010

    Remember the good old days of rave when the only thing fluorescent was your glow stick? Today’s youth aren’t content with a faint... More >>

  • Photo: Another Sanrio Tattoo from Hello Kitty Pop-Up Shop, Small Art Miami

    published Dec 09, 2010

    ​Images from the free tattoo parlor at Small Art Miami (AKA the Hello Kitty Basel pop-up shop) keep rolling in. Here's Dokidoki Burger, the fresh tatt of Sean Ashworth. By the second day of the pop... More >>

  • Nice Jewish Girls Gone Wild Present a Boozy Burlesque Show for Hanukkah

    published Dec 07, 2010

    ​Are you a constant disappointment to your mother? Are your lady cojones bigger than the matzoth balls in your metaphoric soup? Then you might be a nice Jewish girl gone bad. And we have the perfect... More >>

  • Seven Miami: The Highlight of Art Basel

    published Dec 06, 2010

    ​After roaming dozens of art fairs' hundreds of rows, the whole Basel experience started to feel a little, well, manic. And it also started to feel a little alienating. The trade-show booth set-up o... More >>

  • Soothing Art Basel Heartbreak with a Couple Haikus
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    Soothing Art Basel Heartbreak with a Couple Haikus

    published Dec 05, 2010

    ​For five days, the world treated Miami like it mattered. It bought us flowers and told us it liked our new haircut. It held open doors and called us at night just to say goodnight. But the smooth-t... More >>

  • Today's Best Basel Events
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    Today's Best Basel Events

    published Dec 05, 2010

    ​Wham, bam, thank you, mam? In the morning, the crowds will be gone, the pop-up shops and nightclubs will be empty storefronts again, and our city will have to reconcile the fact that it's no longer... More >>

  • Today's Best Basel Events
    FEATURED STORY

    Today's Best Basel Events

    published Dec 04, 2010

    ​Ready for another Basel day post-mortem? We'll keep this quick as we have hangovers to nurse and art fairs to attend. The super secret The Island exhibit was either shut down by the city or they ra... More >>

  • Photo: Hello Kitty Tattoo From Last Night's Small Art Miami

    published Dec 03, 2010

    ​In the words of Sailor Jerry, cheap work ain't good and good work ain't cheap. So you could be excused for feeling sheepish about the caliber of work coming out of the free Sanrio tattoo parlor, wh... More >>

  • Today's Best Basel Events
    FEATURED STORY

    Today's Best Basel Events

    published Dec 03, 2010

    ​Art Basel, AKA "hipster spring break," continues. Your feet probably hurt, and you're nearing your saturation point for all this pretentiousness. We say, enjoy it while you can. Come Monday, we'll ... More >>

  • Buy the Book

    published December 2, 2010

    This Thursday, nearly 15,000 people will queue up outside the Miami-Dade Main Library. What’s with this sudden surge in literacy? After all,... More >>

  • Smoke and Dagger

    published December 2, 2010

    Imagine a late-night bonfire on the beach, everyone drunk on anarchy, and folks start burning cars and overturning trash cans as they howl. Now... More >>

  • Hedge Funds and Arcade Games

    published December 2, 2010

    An art walk after Art Basel is like being offering a KFC Double Down sandwich after Thanksgiving. We get it – you’re art-full. But... More >>

  • Top Ten Artworks from Art Basel Miami Beach, Plus an Award for Best-Dressed

    published Dec 02, 2010

    ​With all its skulls and sparkles, Art Basel is dangerously close to resembling an Ed Hardy T-shirt. Those were two big trends we saw at yesterday's Basel Vernissage as we gawked at 2,000 artists a... More >>

  • Today's Best Basel Events
    FEATURED STORY

    Today's Best Basel Events

    published Dec 02, 2010

    ​How is everyone holding up? Eyesight blurring from too much art-looking? Ears aching from too much rocking? Art Basel festivities go through Sunday, so save some juice. Yesterday was a big day. Des... More >>

  • Today's Best Basel Events
    FEATURED STORY

    Today's Best Basel Events

    published Dec 01, 2010

    ​Is it possible to be exhausted by Art Basel before it even begins? While most fairs and parties haven't even opened yet (except for those annoying VIPs and press previews), yesterday might have bee... More >>

  • Congrats to Knight Arts Challenge 2010 Winners

    published Nov 30, 2010

    ​Looks like we're not the only art fans handing out money. The Knight Foundation, that benevolent overlord who makes most great art  happen in Miami, announced the 27 winners of the 2010 Knight... More >>

  • New Times' MasterMind Awards Now Accepting Submissions

    published Nov 30, 2010

    ​You can stop turning tricks to buy your resin and tempura paint. The Miami New Times wants to give deserving artists some cash. Yes, we're still striving for that Utopian society where we all wear ... More >>

  • Oh, Wow, Books

    published December 2, 2010

    And just in time for Art Basel, The Standard Miami Beach is opening a bookstore within their existing shop teeming with glossy art books. Rafael... More >>

  • O Opens

    published December 2, 2010

    O Cinema attained a special permit to screen films during Art Basel. The interior is practically complete, according to one of the founders Kareem... More >>

  • Standardize the Books

    published December 2, 2010

    Thinking about skipping out on the Basel pretension by spending a few days submerged in mud at the Standard Spa? Well, look for an escape... More >>

  • Wynwood's O Cinema Cracks Open Its Doors with <i>Scissors and Glue</i>
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    Wynwood's O Cinema Cracks Open Its Doors with Scissors and Glue

    published Nov 29, 2010

    ​Art Basel, like a muffin top peaking out of too-tight jeans, is spilling out beyond the convention center. It's now like Fantastic Fest or Mardi Gras, a week-long madness that takes over an entire ... More >>

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