These days, music festivals are a dime a dozen. In just its first year, Okeechobee Music and Arts Festival separated itself from the pack.
Boasting a diverse lineup and plenty of fun activities, Okeechobee was one for the books. The festival had something to offer for every music fan, and that was certainly reflected in the crowd.… Read More
During my coverage of the big names at Aura Fest I stumbled across a funk-rock band from Tennessee whose set made me forget that I was supposed to be taking photos and instead had me wondering what year I was in. … Read More
Saturday night before playing for an ecstatic crowd at the Aura Music and Arts Festival, Grammy award-winning bassist and leader of Snarky Puppy, Michael League sat down with me to discuss the future of the band, his new label, Ground Up Music, and why its vital for musicians to be supported by their fans.… Read More
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When he took the stage at 7:00 PM Tuesday evening, Bernie Sanders couldn’t have known that about four hours later he’d be declared the winner of the Michigan Democratic primary in a stunning upset over Hillary Clinton.… Read More
The Aura Music and Arts Festival was probably the best introduction to the well-known Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park that this festival newbie could ask for.
The Place: As someone who spends a lot of time outdoors in South Florida’s Everglades, the humidity and mosquito-lacking woods of Live Oak gave me a whole new appreciation for Florida’s great outdoors.… Read More
RadioActive Sundays at 6pm.
Missed the live show this time around? Not a problem! Here is the RadioActive podcast from Sunday March 6th with our guest Lauren Munro who discussed the ins and outs of fat activism, weight stigma and body diversity.… Read More
RadioActive Sunday @6pm.
Missed last weeks live show? Have no fear! Here is the podcast where we shared our “Grumps”! – In a return appearance Mike Matthiesen and his compatriot Madeline Stone joined RadioActive to tell you what makes us grumpy!… Read More
Venus Amor, getting her name from Venus, her zodiac star quality, and Amor, her middle name, is a South Miami resident and an up and coming artist to watch. She started making music in just 2014, in the shelter of her bedroom, with her HP laptop and a mic given to her by her brother. … Read More
5.”Finding my Aura” Through Healing Arts
The Festival offers over a dozen different yoga and healing arts classes from Boom Yoga, Acro-Yoga, Lazyman’s yoga (Finally, a way for couch potato’s like myself to bring out our inner yogis), martial arts, workouts, meditation and breathing exercises.… Read More
Taylor Francis gives us her review of Ladysmith Black Mambazo at the South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center on Friday.
In 1964 South African farmer Joseph Shabalala found himself having reoccurring, and apparently prophetic, dreams of a chorus singing in perfect harmony.… Read More