Ciara LaVelle is New Times' arts and culture editor. She earned her BS in journalism at Boston University, moved to Florida in 2004, and landed a job as a travel writer. For reasons that seemed sound at the time, she gave up her life of professional island-hopping to join New Times' staff in 2011. She left the paper in 2014 to start a family, but two years and two babies later, she returned in the hopes that someone on staff would agree to babysit. No takers yet.
15 days ago | Concerts
If you couldn't snag a ticket to Ibeyi's sold-out show last year, you're in luck. The twin sisters are bringing their Afro-Cuban-inspired sound back to Miami. The Rhythm Foundation announced this morning that Ibeyi will play the North Beach Bandsh...
28 days ago
1 month ago | Animals
There's plenty to explore at the Philip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science, which opened last month in downtown Miami. But the centerpiece of the museum is undeniably its aquarium. Small tanks show neon-lit jellyfish and stingrays available for ...
1 month ago | Film and TV
Calling all Doctor Who fans: The TARDIS is about to touch down in South Florida. Florida Supercon announced yesterday that Peter Capaldi, who plays the 12th titular doctor in the long-running series, will make an appearance at this year's convention.
1 month ago | Art
New Times' annual Best of Miami issue is here, guiding you through the peak experiences in the Magic City. So who's leading Miami's cultural movement in 2017? Check out these arts winners below, and see more creative picks in the full issue.
2 months ago | News
Danielle Bregoli, whose stint on Dr. Phil went viral last year, is taking her act on the road — specifically, the road to Fort Lauderdale. The Boynton Beach 14-year-old, whose claim to fame is the phrase "cash me ousside, how bow dah," has announc...