A literature enthusiast and fellow Miamian, Jessica Faroy, enjoys local leisure lifestyles. Although she is in pursuit of her master's degree, she's learning as she goes. Paranoid with technology and the millennial generation, she tries to somehow, in the middle of reporting and writing, keep up with South Florida.
Art & Culture Miami-Dade County Performing Arts Social Trends

O, Miami Poetry Festival 2015

Monday, April 27, 7pm-9pm – The Kampong, 4013 S Douglas Rd, Coral Gables For those native Miamians that can remember, 1981 was quite a year. The Mariel boatlift and the McDuffie riots set Miami, in 1980, ready for a proceeding year of crime, murder and power. Time magazine’s infamous “Paradise Lost” articles exposed Miami, and all […]

Art & Culture Charity & Causes Miami-Dade County Philanthropy Social Trends

Actors’ Playhouse 24th Annual ‘Reach for the Stars’ Gala Auction

Saturday, April 18, 6pm – Actors’ Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre, 280 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables Actor’s Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre raised $150,000 during their 24th Reach for the Stars Gala Auction. With over 500 guests attending one of the most anticipated events on the South Florida calendar, the funds will be dedicated to youth […]

Art & Culture Community & Culture Festivals & Fairs Miami Beach Social Trends

O, Miami’s Annual Poetry in the Park

Sunday, April 12, 4pm-9pm – New World Center and Soundscape Park, 500 17th St, Miami Beach There was texture – bamboo, cotton, even silk. Blankets covered Soundscape Park’s fresh, spring grass and revealed only glimpses of green. With fresh stings of ocean breeze and low mutters of conversation, silence was still felt. The rustling of pizza boxes, the […]

In the Spotlight Miami Beach Sports & Fitness

Longines Global Champions Tour Miami Beach 2015

April 2 – 4, Behind the Setai, 2001 Collins Ave, Miami Beach The Longines Global Champions Tour ended their 3-day launching debut of the 10th season at their newest destination, Miami Beach, on Saturday, April 4th. Taking place from the 2nd of April to the 4th, the debut of 2015 season set the stage for the remaining […]

Art & Culture Miami Beach Philanthropy Social Trends Sports & Fitness

1 Hotel South Beach Model and DJ Vollyball

March 27 & 28, 2pm-6pm – 1 Hotel South Beach, 2341 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach 1 HOTEL South Beach, in collaboration with Concept Id Group and The B Cool, hosted the 1 Fashion-DJ Beach Volleyball Showdown Tournament. Eight teams of DJs, models, music influencers, celebrities and magazines worked with the charity event in attempts of […]

Art & Culture Lifestyle Performing Arts Social Trends

808 Music Lounge by SiriusXM at W South Beach

March 25 – 27, 12pm-6pm – W South Beach, 2201 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach With some of the biggest names in electronic dance music, Miami’s annual Music Week/Winter Music Conference provides weeklong events to EDM enthusiasts from all over. BMF Media, a NYC-based music and talent agency, hosted a three-day event at the 808 Music […]

Anniversary Celebration Art & Culture Miami Beach Performing Arts Social Trends

Miami Beach Centennial Concert Celebration

March 22 – 26, 8th Street and Ocean Drive, Miami Beach Wyclef Jean, Flo Rida, and Gloria Estefan ended Miami Beach’s centennial celebration on Thursday, March 26th, 2015 with performances at Hard Rock’s Rising Miami Beach Global Music Festival. Stretching into 2 am of the following morning, the performances ended the week-long fêtes of FUNKSHION: Fashion […]