Art Basel Guide 2017

Art Basel Miami Beach began in 2002. 15 years later, it’s a 2 week-long holiday. Art exhibitions slowly diffused out of the Miami Convention Center to Wynwood, Little Haiti, Liberty City, Overtown, and Hialeah. The South Beach art scene is exclusive. Local creatives made their own platforms outside of SoBe to display what they define…

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Brief Photo History of Racial Protests in Sports

This stand wasn’t for me. This is because I’m seeing things happen to people that don’t have a voice, people that don’t have a platform to talk and have their voices heard, and effect change. So I’m in the position where I can do that and I’m going to do that for people that can’t.…

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Short Film: Valley of a Thousand Hills

This short documentary by Jess Colquhoun follows Andile Msomi and his friends to their first competition, where the most important thing is not to win but to enjoy the ride. Skateboarding evolved from surfing and it continues to expand, develop, and affect different lives. Throughout the years it has spread to different neighborhoods, ethnicities, and continents.…

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New Month: Try Something New

Setting an intention is like drawing a map of where you wish to go — it becomes the driving force of your higher consciousness. Without an intention there is no map, and you’re just driving down a road with no destination in mind. – Chandresh Bhardwaj Start off September the right way. An intention is defined as an…

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Event: March for Black Women 30-Day Countdown Launch Party

On Saturday, September 30, Black Women will center their stories, struggles, and resilience while connecting their common issues and showcasing their collective power and are calling on all allies to join them! Now is the time to go beyond solidarity, we need you to take action and show up for Black women! The March for…

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Style: An Interview with Andre, founder of D’escargot

D’escargot is a Miami-based skate and streetwear brand founded by Andre Smith in 2012. With products like skateboard decks, skate wax, hats, shirts, and hoodies, Descargot has been spotted with Tyreek Morrison and Drugrixh Peso.  Andre talks about the beginnings of the brand and the importance of skate culture in the interview below.   How did the brand…

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Must-See Fall Miami Concerts

As the air gets colder and people take out their pullovers, artists are coming to perform. Miami needs to get ready for all the music and art events that are coming up. Acts like Kid Cudi, Post Malone, and SZA will be here. See more below. Aquarius Heaven – Saturday, August 26 With Atomyard, Ben…

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Black Girls Rock

In honor of tonight’s showing of Black Girls Rock  here are some inspirational quotes from black women who are known for stayng true to themselves and remaining authentic throughout their careers. “Whatever is bringing you down, get rid of it. Because you’ll find that when you’re free… your true self comes out.” – Tina Turner “You…

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Short Film: Papa Machete

I had the honor of seeing Papa Machete at Homeless, a pop-up exhibit located in Miami. The exhibit curated by Axel Void featured local and international artists ranging from film to watercolor on canvas. Papa Machete takes the viewer on a voyage to Jacmel, Haiti where Alfred Avril teaches the Haitian art of machete fencing also known…

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