Ciara LaVelle is New Times' arts and culture editor. She earned her BS in journalism at Boston University and moved to Florida in 2004. She joined New Times' staff in 2011 and left the paper in 2014, but two years and two babies later, returned.
3 days ago | Culture
If you're not from Miami, you probably know Terence Nance as the showrunner of the experimental HBO series Random Acts of Flyness. Perhaps you saw the lengthy profile of him in the New York Times this summer, or if you're into indie film, you know...
18 days ago | Food News
What's left of bohemian Wynwood is on the way out. The transformation of the arts neighborhood that was once defined by beer-fueled gallery walks and low-rent galleries began years ago as expensive restaurants and high-rent apartments took over. A...
18 days ago | Art
Miami's arts scene has changed much in recent history, as local artists are finding more funding and larger audiences for their work. But one aspect of the arts in Miami has remained stubbornly unchanged: local buyers' lagging interest and lack of...
19 days ago | Culture
Miami New Times has immediate openings for writers covering arts and culture in Miami. If you have a passion for the creative arts — anything from visual art to dance, theater, film, pop culture, fashion, books and beyond — New Times might be look...
22 days ago | Concerts
About halfway through the Miami edition of the On The Run II Tour, Jay-Z fucked up. He was alone on the stage, having just finished a medley of "Family Feud" and "Upgrade U" with his superstar wife and tourmate Beyoncé, followed by a solo, cr...
24 days ago | Architecture & Design
No matter what you think of DJ Khaled, you can't argue this: You can always tell when he's involved in a project. It's true of his music, which usually includes Khaled's signature "We the Best Music!" shout. It's true of his social media posts, fe...