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Merriam-Webster Names ‘Culture’ Word Of The Year

A nation, a workplace, an ethnicity, a passion, an outsized personality. The people who comprise these things, who fawn or rail against them, are behind Merriam-Webster’s 2014 word of the year: culture.

12/15/2014

MUNICH, GERMANY - JULY 29:  Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater perform at the Deutsches Theater on July 29, 2014 in Munich, Germany.  (Photo by Hannes Magerstaedt/Getty Images)

New Alvin Ailey Dance Pays Tribute To Civil Rights Icon

It would seem the timing could hardly be more apt for Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s new civil rights-themed piece, “Odetta,” a tribute to the late folk singer often referred to as the voice of the civil rights movement.

12/13/2014

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Five Little Known Facts About “A Christmas Carol”

Carlo DeVito, author of “Inventing Scrooge” from sister company Simon & Schuster, shares five little known facts about Charles Dicken’s “A Christmas Carol.”

12/08/2014

Justin O'Shea attends the Jason Wu fashion show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Spring 2015 at Spring Studios on September 5, 2014 in New York City.  (Photo by Ben Gabbe/Getty Images)

Justin O’Shea: The Mover & Shaker Of Fashion

Art Basel is about much more than just the art. It’s a who’s who from celebrities to fashion industry icons and insiders. One of them is Justin O’Shea. You may not know his name, but he’s well known for his eye for fashion.

12/05/2014

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Wynwood Walls Founder Honored Amid Art Basel Preps

Since 2009 Wynwood Walls has been called The Museum of the Streets.

12/02/2014

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Designer Erin Gates On Styling Your Bookshelf

Get tips for organizing your bookshelf from Erin Gates, author of Elements of Style: Designing a Home & a Life from sister company Simon & Schuster.

11/05/2014

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UF Preparing To Launch Islamic Studies Center

Florida Gator students will be able to broaden their studies during upcoming semesters for a more developed global learning experience.

08/31/2014

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Bank Of America Cardholders Get A Free Treat This Weekend

Bank of America cardholders can cash out big this weekend on art, science, and culture.

07/01/2014

Perez Art Museum at Miami Museum Park has officially opened its doors to the public.  (Source: CBS4)

Visit Local Museums For Less In The Month Of May

May has begun and temperatures are already on the rise. Want to spend a fun, yet enlightening day indoors by yourself or with the family? How about taking advantage of Miami Museum Month—happening through the month of May.

05/02/2014

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How To Look Like A Local When Dining Abroad

The good folks at The Restaurant Choice cooked up these handsomely designed infographics to get you through your next international dining adventure.

04/18/2014

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