Alexandra Martinez is an arts and culture writer based in Miami. She graduated from Columbia University in 2014 with a bachelor's in film studies. Find her at alexandra-martinez.net.
5 months ago | Business
Hattie's House followed in Flossie's footsteps as a metaphysical store free of pretension.
1 year ago | Art
At Swampspace Gallery, the works of famous Miami photographer Bunny Yeager are on display alongside the sexually charged and female-centric art of Eurydice and Kitty Brophy.
2 years ago | Books
Michael Deibert's When the Sky Fell: Hurricane Maria and the United States traces the history of the US territory and what led up to the tragic aftermath of Hurricane Maria.
2 years ago | Art
Five years ago, artist and activist Melanie Oliva had built an award-winning career as the creative director of an advertising firm in Chicago. It was a concrete jungle where she worked 60-to-90-hour weeks, made good money, and succeeded in findin...
2 years ago | Sports
When Becky Smith was 14 years old, she knew she wanted to play jai alai. She grew up in the 1970s surrounded by the sport. Her father was an amateur player whose air conditioning business was just down the street from the amateur court in Medley. ...
2 years ago | Culture
The steel pan’s cheerful yet melancholic chime has mesmerized Mike Kernahan since he was a young boy growing up near the oil fields of Palo Seco, Trinidad. It is in his blood, he says — his two uncles on his mother’s side were both pannists in Red...