A self-proclaimed espresso connoisseur, Ayurella is a South Florida native, FSU alum and freelance journo. She covers arts, culture and music for Miami New Times, and news for New Times Broward-Palm Beach. You can also catch her work in Forbes, Elite Daily, Film Threat, Elephant Journal and Face The Current.
18 days ago | Art
It may not be in the same world-class league as Art Basel — at least, not yet — but the unspoken promise of what this celebration of cultural contribution could represent to a neighborhood brimming with diverse, undiscovered talent is equally impo...
1 month ago | Music News
Kalil Bohannon invested only $150 in the launch of his avant-garde music showcase. It took place in an empty parking lot at Florida International University. Only 40 people showed up for the outdoor open mike composed of a tent, lights strung on a...
1 month ago | Culture
Splashed across the sidewalk outside Hustler Hollywood is a long row of handprints and footprints in swaths of worn cement. A closer look reveals names belonging to visionaries. Iconic musicians such as Rick Springfield, Charlie Daniels, Peter Fra...
1 month ago | Concerts
We live in uncertain times. But through all the ups and downs, one man has remained reliable, if only in his inconsistency. That man is Calvin Cordozar Broadus Jr., better known as Snoop Dogg. Deliciously chill, Snoop answers to no one and nothing...
1 month ago | Interviews
Immigration is a hot issue on a local, state, and national level. But Natalia Martinez-Kalina thinks the conversation - largely focused on undocumented residents and nationalistic tendencies - is missing robust economic insight. Founder of Immigra...