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I Went to an Oprah and Lady Gaga Wellness Seminar While the World Burned

3 months ago by Celia Almeida
A little more than 24 hours after I rang in the new decade by sipping a glass of champagne with friends, "World War III" was trending on Twitter. Iranian general Qassim Suleimani had been killed in a drone strike carried out by the United States the second day of the year, and the national conversation...

Florida's GOP Lawmakers Applaud Trump for Assassination of Iranian Leader

3 months ago by Alexi C. Cardona
Florida's Republican lawmakers are largely praising Trump.

Shepard Fairey Reflects on His 30-Year Career Through Wynwood Walls Exhibit

4 months ago by Suzannah Friscia
The celebrated street artist Shepard Fairey's career-spanning exhibit, "Facing the Giant: 3 Decades of Dissent," is on display in the neighborhood he helped reinvent.

MOCA North Miami Explores Poetic Female Artists in Dual Exhibitions

5 months ago by Douglas Markowitz
The museum will be showcasing the political and socially conscious works of Chilean expat Cecilia Vicuña as well as poet Alice Rahon. The exhibitions, "Cecilia Vicuña: About to Happen" and "Poetic Invocations," speak to the artists' respective experiences of exile.

Liberty City Violence Is Like Iraq

6 years ago by Luther Campbell
Uncle Luke, the man whose booty-shaking madness made the U.S. Supreme Court stand up for free speech, gets as nasty as he wants to be for Miami New Times. This week, Luke finds parallels between inner city violence and wars abroad. The violent conflict in Iraq and the street violence...

The Nightmare in the Bahamas Is Far From Over

6 months ago by Zachary Fagenson
The devastation on Great Abaco wasn't apparent at first. While the pilot we'd paid $1,300 for the 45-minute flight from Nassau began the plane's descent, the teal-and-cobalt Atlantic gave way to vast expanses of jagged green spits bordering shallow, sandy lagoons. A grounded boat lying on its side some 500 yards inland was the first indication of what was to come.

Iraq's Cinema of Longing

13 years ago by Rob Nelson
James Longley's Iraq in Fragments is a one-man production of startling audacity and aesthetic provocation. It isn't just that Longley (Gaza Strip) worked unembedded in Iraq for two years after the war began, gaining access to Sunnis, Shiites, and Kurds in wartime and risking his life at almost every turn...

New Documentary Features Veterans Shunning Pharmaceuticals for Cannabis

7 months ago by Carlos Miller
The fact that the federal government has been lying to the people of the United States for decades about the dangers of cannabis is especially jarring to shellshocked veterans of war who were under the impression they were fighting for truth, justice, and the American way.

Musician Jerry Joseph Brings Music to War Torn Iraq and Afghanistan

3 years ago by Liz Tracy
Portland, Oregon, rocker Jerry Joseph remembers the first song he wrote as a six-year-old. It was inspired by a graphic version of the Fab Four. “The Beatles had a Saturday morning cartoon show," he recalls, "I remember watching, and I already had a guitar, and I wrote a song. That’s...

He's Back From Iraq

17 years ago by Brett Sokol
Don't get Charlie Herman wrong. He doesn't miss the gunfire or the backdrop of constant explosions. It's just that after being a producer for ABC-TV's World News Tonight in Baghdad, returning to his role as the network's man in Miami is a bit, well, strange. Not that his prior foreign...

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