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.
6 days ago | Film and TV
If any city deserves the Ryan Murphy treatment, it's Miami. The screenwriter, director, and producer behind Glee and American Horror Story has a fetish for camp, crime, and color. So it's no wonder that American Crime Story, the Murphy-led TV seri...
8 days ago | Lists
Miami does Halloween for adults so well that it's easy to forget that the October 31 holiday is just for kids in most other parts of the country. It's pretty great to live in a place that lets you live our your spooky shenanigans well into middle ...
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14 days ago | Art
Art Basel Miami Beach and the slate of art fairs and events that make up Miami Art Week always bring celebrities to South Florida. Madonna's already made her 2016 Art Basel plans public. According to an announcement from Art Miami LLC, she c...
15 days ago | Film and TV
So much for your weekend plans. Miami filmmaking collective Borscht Corp. has announced the dates of its next film festival — and it starts Wednesday. The "mini film fest," as Borscht's announcement describes it, runs through Saturday with a serie...