Jess Swanson is a contributing writer at New Times. She graduated from the University of Miami and has a Master's Degree from the Columbia University School of Journalism.
2 months ago | Culture
When the Miami-based Caribbean filmmaking collective Third Horizon screened Papa Machete — a film about a Haitian machete-fencing master — at Toronto International Film Festival and Sundance nearly six years ago, co-executive director Jason Fitzro...
5 months ago | Nightlife
Bust out your best Hot Topic tee and try to remember your LiveJournal password, because Miami DJ Jessica Who is bringing all of the eyeliner-stained hits to the downtown bar Mama Tried
7 months ago | Art
Jenna Balfe trespassed on the Miami Circle in downtown to make an offering to the prehistoric Tequesta site.
8 months ago | Culture
In addition to hosting a monthly queer astrological party, Eleventh House has launched an online directory of Miami mystics, whose services include tarot readings, birth chart consultations, reiki sessions, and manifestation candles.
11 months ago | Culture
For far too long, Miami’s mystical community, with its roots in Santería and voodoo, has been overshadowed by The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina or the crystal shops of the Northeast offering discounts on psychic readings in October. Unlike Disney...