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  • How we can use music to fuel the movement!

    Happy Thursday All!

    We wanted to just remind everyone that movement and dance are spaces that allow us to not only express ourselves but come together to create space between one another and create joy within that space! Be sure to applaud and celebrate the organizations and individuals who are holding ...

  • Great Exhibit to Put on your Calendar!

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    Hi Everyone, We love to create awareness around art that creates a platform for us to both celebrate the diversity in our community and the history and those that create new options and places & spaces for us all to ...

  • Jay Massirman on real estate, crowdfunding and savvy development strategies

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    Jay Massirman has been in real estate for 30 years.

    Starting in 1986, Massirman worked as a commercial broker at CBRE. Then, in 2008, when he saw a market ripe with opportunity, he became ...

  • Miami Teens Breaking Down Social Silos

    We are so excited to see our younger generations acting as leaders and role models in our city’s discussion about gender and equality. This article was release this morning in the Miami New Times. When leadership is taken on my youth it holds all of us more accountable for our ...

  • Miami for Who?

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    Photo by Jason Sha’ul | MNT Flickr Poll

    Today, Miami New Times released the article below focusing on the increase in the cost of living for Miami residents and the growing economic disparity in the city. ...

  • Art and Business. Cuba and Miami.

    Often what happens in Cuba effects life 300 miles away in Miami. Nora Gamez Torres of the Miami Herald sat down with Jorge Perez to discuss the reopening of Cuba-US relations and how Miami’s and Cuba’s eminent art scenes will complement to each other and contribute to the growth ...

  • Rent Through the Roof

    Good news: Business is booming in South Florida. Bad news: housing prices are soaring. Comparitive to San Fransisco, Miami rental prices are very similar. But why? In an article published by NBC6, Jennifer Peltz summarizes a recent study conducted on rental prices across the US.

    Is Rent Out ...

  • Where to Be May 29-June 4

    Where to Be: Here at InTheLoop, we know there are always places to be and events to attend. Each Friday, we feature a special “where to be” post on our blog to make sure every day of the week has some sort of cultural event to check out. We hope that ...

  • Art of Business and the Business of Art

  • Putting the Red Light on Miami’s Economy: How Traffic is Slowing Down Miami

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    Where to Be: Here at InTheLoop, we know there are always places to be and events to attend. Each Friday, we feature a special “where to be” post on our blog to make sure every day of the week has some sort of cultural event to check out. We hope that ...

  • Civic Engagement Thursdays: Expensive Street & Economic Gaps

    INDIAN CREEK ISLAND ROAD IS THE MOST EXPENSIVE STREET IN AMERICA

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  • Talk About it Tuesday: Creatives Activating Miami

    MIAMI FIRST AMENDMENT ACTIVIST SUES FOR RIGHT TO FILM IN FLORIDA COURTROOM

    Carlos Miller is suing to fight a Jacksonville judge's restrictive media definition.
  • Where to be: 5.8.15 to 5.14.15

    Where to Be: Here at InTheLoop, we know there are always places to be and events to attend. Each Friday, we feature a special “where to be” post on our blog to make sure every day of the week has some sort of cultural event to check out. We hope that ...

  • Community Action Thursdays: Keep It Clean

    BAYFRONT PARK POLLUTED WITH LEAD AND ARSENIC, NEEDS CLEANUP BEFORE ULTRA 2016

    Fireworks and ravers at Bayfront Park during Ultra Music Festival.

    Fireworks ...

  • Using Cartoons & Art to demonstrate the changing faces of our neighborhoods

    We loved this project that was created four years ago. What if we made this a yearly ongoing exhibition that worked to highlight Miami’s Local Culture – the historic and changes faces of our neighborhoods?

    A SKETCHY PARTY CELEBRATES MIAMI LOCALS AS ARTISTS AND AS SUBJECTS

  • Where to Be: 4.24.15 to 4.30.15

    Where to Be: Here at InTheLoop, we know there are always places to be and events to attend. Each Friday, we feature a special “where to be” post on our blog to make sure every day of the week has some sort of cultural event to check out. We hope that ...

  • In 2013, WYNWOOD BAR OWNERS SAID ‘THERE IS A CONSPIRACY TO KILL THE NEIGHBORHOOD,’ IN 2015 IS THIS STILL THE CASE?

    To piggyback off of our Tuesday blog post we wanted to highlight the article that was released a few years back around the arrests made of restaurant owners in Wynwood. To the community we will ask, has this type of policing been set to rest or will this conversation rear ...

  • Miami Beach Moves To Ban Late Alcohol Sales As Mayor Calls Ocean Drive A “Cancer”

    This article was shared via NewTimes Miami on Thursday, April 16, 2015. The question that we want to ask is: What do we as a community want to see become of Ocean Drive. What was the original culture of the area and space? How do we work to preserve our ...

  • Where to Be: 5.1.15 to 5.7.15

    Where to Be: Here at InTheLoop, we know there are always places to be and events to attend. Each Friday, we feature a special “where to be” post on our blog to make sure every day of the week has some sort of cultural event to check out. We hope that ...

  • Talk About It Tuesday: Study finds that Racism is Pretty Prevalent in White Florida

    In Light of continued conversations about race in our community. We felt that it is important to share some facts about current white sentiments against people of color in our communities.

    STUDY: WHITE FLORIDIANS ARE PRETTY RACIST

    Posted on WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 10, 2014 | 4 MONTHS AGO

    Where to Be: 4.10.15 to 4.16.15

    Where to Be: Here at InTheLoop, we know there are always places to be and events to attend. Each Friday, we feature a special “where to be” post on our blog to make sure every day of the week has some sort of cultural event to check out. We hope that ...

  • Talk About It Tuesday: KKK Hate Messages Spray-Painted Around Miami Gardens

    This article is shared from the Miami New Times article that was published on February 19, 2015.  This type of behavior is deeply worrisome and problem that effects all community residents!

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  • Where to Be: 4.3.15 to 4.9.15

    Where to Be: Here at InTheLoop, we know there are always places to be and events to attend. Each Friday, we feature a special “where to be” post on our blog to make sure every day of the week has some sort of cultural event to check out. We hope that ...

  • Civic Engagement Thursday: Revisit to ‘Police Officers React to the Bad Behavior of Cops in Miami Gardens’

    This event and commentary was put out by The Atlantic back in February of this year. Seeing, we have had a few months to reflect. What are your thoughts and reactions? What has changed? What remains?

    Police Officers React to the Bad Behavior of Cops in Miami Gardens

    Correspondence ...

  • Talk About It Tuesday: Tàpies: From Within – A Must See

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    Feb. 6th to May 3rd

     

    Tàpies: From Within is a major historical survey that features a selection of more than 50 large-scale paintings and sculptures, representing diverse moments from throughout Antoni Tàpies’ (b. 1923, Barcelona, Spain; d. 2012, Barcelona, Spain) career. These ...

  • Where to Be: 3.27.15 to 4.2.15

    Where to Be: Here at InTheLoop, we know there are always places to be and events to attend. Each Friday, we feature a special “where to be” post on our blog to make sure every day of the week has some sort of cultural event to check out. We hope that ...

  • Talk About it Tuesday: Testimony from campus police chiefs riles NRA lobbyist

    This article is being shared from Naked Politics via the Miami Heeald. Let’s remind ourselves to be vigilant about conversations involving our young people and conversations about violence and lobbying attached to violence and our youth.

    http://miamiherald.typepad.com/nakedpolitics/2015/03/testimony-from-campus-police-chiefs-riles-nra-lobbyist.html

    After university police chiefs testified against the so-called campus ...

  • Motivate Monday: Speaking in French Cinema at MBC Tues. 3.23

    This is a great performance taking place tonight that we recommend you all attend. Its a great way to start off the week.

    http://frenchculture.org/film-tv-and-new-media/events/speaking-french-cinema-mbc
    When: March 23, 2015
    Where: Miami Beach Cinematheque | 1130 Washington Avenue Miami Beach 33139 FL

    The Miami Beach Cinematheque presents the first edition of Speaking in Cinema series of ...

  • Where To Be: 3.20.15 to 3.26.15

    Friday, 3.20.15

    PreMoney Miami Investor Conference 3/20/15

    PreMoney MIAMI Investor Conference
    Friday, 03/20/2015 – 09:00 am – 07:30 pm
    PreMoney-Miami-750x400EPIC Hotel
    270 Biscayne Blvd Way,,
    Miami, Florida 33131
    More Info Link
    Cost:

    Featuring Dave McClure (500 Startups), Scott ...

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    The article below was borrowed from the Miami Hurricane. Be sure to be paying attention and sharing these conversations.

    Black Lives Matter protest sparks conversation about on-campus racism

    Where To Be: 3.13.15 to 3.19.15

    Friday, 3.13.15

    W.O.W. (Women of the World) Event

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    Friday, 03/13/2015 – 09:00 am – 11:30 pm
    WOW-flyerHyatt Regency Coral Gables
    50 Alhambra Plaza,
    Coral Gables, Florida 33134
    Webpage Link
    Cost: ...

  • Public Art Wednesday: Applications for PULSE

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    What is PULSE?

    PULSE Miami Beach returns to Indian Beach Park, 4601 Collins Avenue, with new dates, from Tuesday, December 1 to Saturday, December 5. For more ...

  • Talk About It Tuesday: Art on the Underline

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    This March we want to take some time to focus on concepts of mobility here in Miami. Below you will find a recent article from New Times Miami talking about the proposed “Underline.” ...

  • Public Art Wednesday: Food for Thought

    Today, we thought that we would point out the parallels of art and food. Both work to bring people together. Restaurants are if designed from a community concept have the ability to showcase curate and act as the biggest supporters or our local artists. We really appreciated the ...

  • Talk About it Tuesday: ArtsBiz Blog: Arts Mean Business Forum Highlight Miami Arts Week 2.17

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    There is a lot of thoughtful speak going on about art as business in our communities. In respect of black history month, lets honor and have a conversation, about art and profit for who?

    This blog was shared from ...

  • Civic Engagement Thursday: City Election Calendar for 2015

    Happy Thursday Everyone.  We wanted to make sure that you all have access to the city’s election calendar for 2015.

    Make sure to register or re-register if you have moved since the last election.

    ELECTION CALENDAR FOR 2015
    Music Monday: Red Bull Guest House Returns to Miami from 3. 26 – 3. 29

    New announcements about Red Bull Guest House announcements made on the 305

    7 Showcases, 4 Days & 3 Nights at Sagamore, The Art Hotel

    Miami, FL – Red Bull Guest House is making its return to Miami this year in its third incarnation, this time taking place at Sagamore, The Art Hotel, ...

  • Where to Be: 2.6.15 to 2.12.15

    J Dilla Weekend 2/6/15

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    Sunday, 02/06/2015 – 02/08/2015 10:00 pm – 05:00 pm
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    170 NE 38th St,
    Miami, Florida 33137
    Buy Tickets Link
    Cost: $25 – $80

    DILLA WEEKEND – FEB ...

  • Civic Engagement Thursday: Fem Art

    An older article, but we wanted share some backstory on these concepts of Art Revolutions, which are about access and exposure.

    !Women Art Revolution Documents 40 Years of Feminist Art

  • Public Art Wednesday: This Is How Little Haiti Does Basel

    Adopted and Shared from: http://littlehaiticulturalcenter.com/conversations-with-artists-series-part-of-art-beat-miami/

  • 38th Annual Art Deco Weekend

    Soul Of Miami Sponsored Love

    Friday, January 16, Noon – 11PM

    Saturday, January 17, 10AM – 11PM

    Sunday, January 18, 10AM – 8PM

    38th Annual Art Deco Weekend
    Ocean Drive & Lummus Park

  • Civic Engagement Thursday: 1.15.15

    In May of last year, the knight foundation brought together civic innovators to look at ways in which cities can identify talent, increase access and opportunities and create dialogue about engagement and community action. As we move into 2015, Lets be reminded of these large conversations about the importance of ...

  • Public Art Wednesday: 1.14.15

    This article was published back in Hyperallergic back in December. And yes, the fuel of brilliance that women are bringing to Miami’s art scene is definitely something for us to hightlight.

    Enjoy the read! 

    Women Artists Dominate in Art Basel Miami Beach’s Sculpture Park

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  • Talk About It Tuesday: Florida New Majority

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    Recalling 2014: A Year of Resiliency & Continued Hope

    2014 was a roller coaster year that exposed the sharp divide between the politics that win elections and the policies that our communities need to thrive. ...

  • Talk about it Tuesday: Data Show Nearly Every County in Florida Has at Least 1,000 Prisoners

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    Yesterday Ray Downs posted an article in the Palm Beach New Times. We thought that it was worth the mention.

     

    Everybody knows Florida likes to lock people up. It’s the state with the third-highest prison population in the country ...

  • Music Monday: Miami’s Sebastian Solano of Life in Color Makes Forbes’ 30 Under 30 in Music

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Exciting Announcements were made for Sebastian Solano this past week. The article below was published in New Times Miami on 1/1/15!

    http://blogs.miaminewtimes.com/crossfade/2015/01/life-in-color_sebastian-solano_forbes_30-under-30_miami_2015.php

    Enjoy the read!

    We’re a brand that’s growing from the bottom up,” the Life in Color crew told Crossfadeback in 2013, just days before the first-ever LIC Festival was ...

  • Where to Be: 1.9.15 to 1.15.15

    Friday, 1.9.15

    Eat Drink Support Art Dimensions Variable Turns 5 1/9/15

    Eat Drink Support Art- Dimensions Variable Turns 5
    January 9, 2015, 7 pm – Midnight
    Dimensions Variable Parking Lot

    100 NE 11 Street
    Miami, ...

  • Civic Engagment Thursdays: Study Finds ‘Financially Insecure Americans Less Likely to Vote

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    Taken from http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/wireStory/study-financially-insecure-americans-vote-28084485

    Study: Financially Insecure Americans Less Likely to Vote

    Less financially secure Americans ...

  • Public Art Wednesday: Best Street Artist AholSniffsGlue

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    This article was posted in Miami New Times. http://www.miaminewtimes.com/bestof/2014/award/best-street-artist-4129152/

    The eyes of Miami are stoned on Elmer’s and see everything. The sleepy sentinels keep watch over Wynwood at NW 27th Street, make their mark on the Margulies Collection facing I-95, boldly impress ...

  • Music Monday 1.5.15 – 9 Mile Music Festival

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    Save the Date for the 9 Mile Music Festival!

    The 9 Mile Music Festival began as a labor of love, pioneered by Cedella Marley Booker, taking place every year in Miami, Florida. Over the years the festival ...

  • Happy New Year’s Eve 12.31

    The Soul Of Miami New Year’s Eve Roundup

    Submit Your NYE Event Here

    • E11even Miami Counts Down NYE With Usher 12/31/14

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    • Music Monday 12.29

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      As we roll into 2015, we want to revisit an article that was published back in August about Pop Music the need for more political undertones. Happy Reading!

      Why Popular Music Needs to ...

    • Where to Be: 12.26 – 1.1

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      Friday, December 26th

      Winter Camp: Biomes at Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science 12/26/14

      Winter Camp: Biomes at Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science

      09:00 am – 03:30 am
      Patricia ...

    • Civic Engagement Thursday 12.25 Merry Christmas!

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      In 2011 the Report that is cited in the article below was released. With that said, we would like to challenge all of you to think about if and/or how we have made progress in our city to address ...

    • Public Art Wednesday 12.24

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    • Music Monday: Mark your Calendars for 2015 Winter Music Conference!

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      Winter Music Conference, in its 30th consecutive year, is a pivotal platform for the advancement of the industry. During WMC, music enthusiasts, artists, DJs and industry delegates from over 70 countries ...

    • Where to Be: 12.19 – 12.25

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      #WheretoBe Miami!

      Up All Night Tour 12/19/14

      Liv w/ DJ Irie

      4441 Collins Ave., Miami Beach, Florida 33140

      Come out to Liv to listen to the beats of the Heat’s official DJ

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      La Fiesta Navideña by ...

    • Talk About It Tuesday 12.16

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      THIS ARTICLE WAS CREATED BY http://ncoc.net/ttcrelease

      MIAMI, FL – January 24, 2011 – A new report released today shows Miami is the least civically engaged in the country compared to Minneapolis-St. Paul, the most engaged metropolitan area. The report helps to shed light ...

    • Music Monday 12.15

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      THIS ARTICLE WAS CREATED AT: http://miamimusicweek.com/2014/12/04/interview-marco-bailey-mb-elektronics/

      While Marco Bailey was in town last night, we took a moment to sit down and talk to him about his record label MB Elektronics, his new project MBR, managing studio time on the road, and lots ...

    • Where To Be: 12.12 – 12.18

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      Friday December 12th

      The Mad Zoo Winter Roadshow

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      Friday, 12/12/2014 – 11:00 pm –

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    • Civic Engagement Thursday: 12.11 #BlackLivesMatter

      Miami protesters shut down traffic on I-195

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      Read more here: http://www.miamiherald.com/news/local/community/miami-dade/article4301592.html#storylink=cpy

      Hundreds of protesters marched through Miami streets Friday evening and onto Interstate-195, jamming the highway, Midtown and Wynwood for hours as part of ...

    • Public Art Wednesday: 12.10

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      Envisioning a Museum, the Sky’s the Limit

      In Miami, the Bramans Plan the Institute of Contemporary Art

    • Talk About it Tuesday: 12.9

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      MIAMI, FL – Nov. 3rd, 2014 – As part of the director’s collective effort to continue shedding light on the history behind Miami’s up-and-coming arts district, short film Right to Wynwood will now be available for online streaming to the ...

    • Where to Be: 12/5-12/11

      Here at In The Loop, we know there are always places to be and events to attend. Each Friday, we feature a special “where to be” post on our blog to make sure every day of the week has some sort of cultural event to check out. We hope that ...

    • Talk About It Tuesday: ITPalooza South Florida

      ITPalooza is an annual gathering of South Florida’s tech groups, and this year, on Thursday, December 4, it will bring more than 2,000 registrants, 60 speakers, 65 sponsors, and 50 tech groups from across South Florida together. This gathering provides attendees the opportunity to network and meet many of the ...

    • Music Monday: Art Week Music Events

      This week is Art Week in Miami, and with all the spectacular art being celebrated in Miami, there is plenty of music to compliment it.

      On Thursday, December 4, there will be an all day event of music, art, and fashion at 305 Music & Arts. The ...

    • Talk About It Tuesday: South Florida Startups Competing for Spot at elite Sime MIA Conference

      Fifteen startups from South Florida are competing for 5 spots at the Sime MIA conference headlined by experts from the Huffington Post, Flickr, and TechCrunch. The 5 winning startups will win a chance to exhibit in a Demo Pod on the second day of the conference. (Anyone who ...

    • Public Art Wednesday: Urban Arts Miami, MFN Art Basel Kickoff, and ARTundressed

      It’s Public Art Wednesday and there’s plenty of exciting happenings in the Miami art scene this week. Here are just a few of them worth checking out:

      Urban Arts Miami- Opening Reception, November 20th

      Urban Arts Miami is an international arts fair that specializes in the art ...

    • Talk About It Tuesday: EcoTech Launch

      On November 20th, 2014, EcoTech Visions will be opening its doors to the public. In collaboration with Give Miami Day (which is a 24-hour online giving event that allows individuals to build a greater Miami through charitable gifts to local nonprofits), EcoTech is holding its first benefit. The ...

    • Public Art Wednesday: Miami Book Fair International

      Don’t miss the Miami Book Fair International as it turns 31 this year, starting on Sunday, November 16 and going until the 23rd. The first Miami book fair was founded by Miami Dade College and its community partners, and it has grown to be one of the best book fairs ...

    • Talk About It Tuesday: Venture Hive Miami

      Talk About it Tuesday: Venture Hive Miami

      What is Venture Hive?

      Venture Hive is an accelerator, incubator, and education company in downtown Miami that was created as an effort to recruit and retain top international talent in South Florida. Its accelerator program serves selected tech startups ...

    • Music Monday: Pura Salsa Fridays, DJ Red Alert, and Mad Hatter Arts Festival

      It’s another Music Monday and there’s plenty of ways to indulge your musical cravings this weekend in Miami!

      First, if you’re looking to meet and dance with some of the best dancers in South Florida, come out to Pura Salsa Fridays at Legends Cafe Hollywood, also ...

    • Public Art Wednesday: Departure by Yuri Tuma

      Tomorrow, November 6th (Thursday), “Departure”, a series of new work by Miami-based artist Yuri Tuma will be opening at Butter Gallery with an artist reception. The works in “Departure” are re-shaped and re-contextualized photographs, like most of Tuma’s works. The large scale chromatic works of the collection take ...

    • Talk About It Tuesday: Emerge Miami

      “Talk About It Tuesday” is a reality at Emerge Miami’s weekly meetings, held every Tuesday at 7:00pm at Sweat Records.

      So, what is Emerge Miami?

      Emerge Miami is a group of people who organize and facilitate activism in Miami. Its mission is “to strengthen social bonds between progressive individuals, organizations and independent businesses in ...

    • Music Monday: Italian HIT Week: Unexpected Sounds from Italy

      This Saturday, November 8th, from 7:00pm to 11:00pm, “Unexpected Sounds of Italy” will take place at North Beach Bandshell. “Unexpected Sounds of Italy” is Italian HIT Week, an annual series of top jazz, pop, and fusion artists. The goal of this series is to share Italian with to the world and show ...

    • Public Art Wednesday: Limulidae by Gustavo Oviedo at Young Art Museum

      Meet Gustavo Oviedo, an artist who draws inspiration from all over sunny South Florida, both by land and sea. He currently has a mural titled Limulidae at Young Art Museum. Limulidae is an abstract mural that incorporates his ideas about marine environments and resusing materials.

      Oviedo has a keen interest in ...

    • Talk About It Tuesday: Miami Open Coffee Club Unleashes New Mentoring Format

      The Miami Open Coffee Club (MOCC) is a collaboration between FIU’s Pino Global Entrepreneurship Center and MapYourStartup.co. In the past, the meetup has typically held “speed-mentoring” events, which partners with mentors for short periods (around 30 minutes). Starting on October 30, however, MOCC is introducing a a new meetup ...

    • Music Monday: Miami Nice Jazz Festival

      As October comes to an end, its time to get excited for the Miami Nice Jazz Festival! The festival kicks off on November 1, and goes until November 23. This monthlong festival fuses music and history by bringing international artists to play at some of Miami’s most celebrated ...

    • Talk About it Tuesday: Emerging Technology Business Showcase Displays the Potential of Miami’s Startups

      In recent times, more focus has been placed on Miami’s growing startup ecosystem. Miami has even been given nicknames like “Silicon Beach” and “the Internet Coast”- but where do these nicknames come from? Investors are sending scouts to South Florida, working spaces and business incubators are becoming more and ...

    • Talk About it Tuesday: Emerging Technology Business Showcase Displays the Potential of Miami's Startups

      In recent times, more focus has been placed on Miami’s growing startup ecosystem. Miami has even been given nicknames like “Silicon Beach” and “the Internet Coast”- but where do these nicknames come from? Investors are sending scouts to South Florida, working spaces and business incubators are becoming more and ...

    • Music Monday: Charity Concert and a “Spooky Symphony”

      It’s Music Monday, and there’s plenty of exciting musical happenings going on in Miami this week.

      First, Amplified Miami presents “A Night of Music, Talent, and Entertainment,” a charity concert featuring Robby Hunter Band, Cannibal Kids, Thanks, Alex Dawson, and John Watson. The concert, which showcases some of ...

    • Music Monday: Charity Concert and a "Spooky Symphony"

      It’s Music Monday, and there’s plenty of exciting musical happenings going on in Miami this week.

      First, Amplified Miami presents “A Night of Music, Talent, and Entertainment,” a charity concert featuring Robby Hunter Band, Cannibal Kids, Thanks, Alex Dawson, and John Watson. The concert, which showcases some of ...

    • Where To Be: 16/10 – 23/10

      Here at In The Loop, we know there are always places to be and events to attend. Each Friday, we feature a special “where to be” post on our blog to make sure every day of the week has some sort of cultural event to check out. We hope that ...

    • Civic Engagement Thursday: #PartyForACause for Jose’s Hands

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      Welcome to the very first Civic Engagement Thursdays blog post! Every Thursday, we bring you the latest events that try to raise awareness and make Miami a better place. Tune in every Thursday to learn about how to get involved within ...

    • Civic Engagement Thursday: #PartyForACause for Jose's Hands

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      Welcome to the very first Civic Engagement Thursdays blog post! Every Thursday, we bring you the latest events that try to raise awareness and make Miami a better place. Tune in every Thursday to learn about how to get involved within ...

    • Public Art Wednesday: Gil Green’s ALS Movie Project

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      We’ve all heard of the infamous ALS Ice bucket challenge that has been invading our social media this past summer. People all around the globe filmed themselves as they poured iced cold water on themselves to raise awareness of the Lou ...

    • Public Art Wednesday: Gil Green's ALS Movie Project

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      We’ve all heard of the infamous ALS Ice bucket challenge that has been invading our social media this past summer. People all around the globe filmed themselves as they poured iced cold water on themselves to raise awareness of the Lou ...

    • Talk About It Tuesday: Endeavor Miami’s First Anniversary

      Endeavor Miami, the first U.S. affiliate of Endeavor, a global nonprofit that promotes high-impact entrepreneurship, is celebrating its first anniversary. Endeavor’s mission is as follows:

      “Endeavor is leading the global movement to catalyze long-term economic growth by selecting, mentoring and accelerating the best high-impact entrepreneurs around the world.”

    • Talk About It Tuesday: Endeavor Miami's First Anniversary

      Endeavor Miami, the first U.S. affiliate of Endeavor, a global nonprofit that promotes high-impact entrepreneurship, is celebrating its first anniversary. Endeavor’s mission is as follows:

      “Endeavor is leading the global movement to catalyze long-term economic growth by selecting, mentoring and accelerating the best high-impact entrepreneurs around the world.”

    • Music Monday: REVOLT Music Conference Coming to Miami!

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      REVOLT Music Conference coming to Miami this October 16-19th!

      This Thursday, October 16th through Sunday, October 19th, the inaugural REVOLT Music Conference led by Sean “Diddy” Combs will be coming to Miami. This event will be filled with a prestigious team of industry moguls ...

    • Public Art Wednesday: Margarita Cano’s Once Upon an Island

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      Don’t miss this exhibition, which closes on October 31, by an artist who has been an important part of the cultural life of the city of Miami for over 40 years. The exhibit includes paintings, artist books, and videos as well ...

    • Public Art Wednesday: Margarita Cano's Once Upon an Island

      Margarita Cano: Once Upon an Island 

      Don’t miss this exhibition, which closes on October 31, by an artist who has been an important part of the cultural life of the city of Miami for over 40 years. The exhibit includes paintings, artist books, and videos as well ...

    • Talk About it Tuesday: Startup Grind Hosts Melissa Krinzman

      On Tuesday, October 14th (a week from today), Melissa Krinzman, Founder and Managing Director of Venture Architects and Parter at Krillion Ventures will be hosted by Startup Grind Miami. Melissa is considered an expert in the field of business planning and entrepreneurship, and has been working for ...

    • Music Monday: Flying Lotus Listening Party and Artist to Watch

      It’s Music Monday, and this week, Miami will be full of some awesome (some free!) musical events. Let’s check it out

      Are you a fan of Flying Lotus? Never heard of Flying Lotus?

      Either way, you should go to Sweat Records tonight at 7pm, for a listening ...

    • Soul Of Miami, Life Is Art and In The Loop 305 present the River Of Art 18 Pop-Up Social Event 9/23/14

      Tuesday, September 23, 2014, 6:30pm – 09:30pm
      Cocktail Collection, upstairs at Tobacco Road
      626 South Miami Ave
      Miami, Florida 33130
      Cocktail Collection is providing a complimentary welcome drink and light bites!
      Bringing People and Art Together
      The River Of Art is a monthly gathering place ...

    • Where to be: 8/29-9/4

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      Here at In The Loop, we know there are always places to be and events to attend. Each Friday, we feature a special “where to be” post on our blog to make sure every day of the week has some sort ...

    • Music Monday: Gloria Estefan holding Auditions for Upcoming Production

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      Miami’s very own Gloria Estefans’ musical, On Your Feet, will be holding auditions at the Arsht Center in Miami on September 21. The On Your Feet musical will tell the story of Gloria Estefans journey to the United States and how ...

    • Where to be: 8/22-8/28

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      Here at In The Loop, we know there are always places to be and events to attend. Each Friday, we feature a special “where to be” post on our blog to make sure every day of the week has some sort ...

    • Public Art Wednesday: Cultural Souls Art Fair

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      The Cultural Souls Art Fair will begin August 22 through August 31, daily from 6:00pm – 10:00pm. The Cultural Souls Art Fair will consist of gallery owners, artists, and art enthusiasts looking to mix, mingle and shop for international masterpieces. Check ...

    • Talk About it Tuesday: Protest Leads to Eight Arrests

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      This past Thursday eight protestors were arrested in Miami during a demonstration against the death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri and against the death of local teenager Israel Hernandez in 2013. ...

    • Music Monday: Concert Calendar

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      It’s #MusicMonday ! Check out our picks for this weeks Concert Calendar!

      Monday, August 18, 2014 9:00pm

      The Miami Jazz Jam featuring Fernando Ulibarri Group & the Mike Wood Trio

      Churchill’s Pub

      5501 NE 2nd Ave.

      Miami, FL

      Cost: $5

      Tuesday, August 19, 2014 10:00pm

      Hi Fi Tuesdays ...

    • Where to be: 8/15-8/21

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      Here at In The Loop, we know there are always places to be and events to attend. Each Friday, we feature a special “where to be” post on our blog to make sure every day of the week has some sort ...

    • Belly Motions Dance Studio


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      In 2005 Belly Motions was founded by Fitness Instructor and Belly Dance Performer Portia Lange. Belly Motions was designed to educate its students and the community on the art of Indian and Middle Eastern Dance. Belly Motions ...

    • Public Art Wednesday: Crossroads of the Dystopia

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      Don’t miss your chance to check out the new exhibit at the Frost Art Museum in Miami, “Crossroads of the Dystopia.” “Crossroads of the Dystopia,” is the first major exhibition for Leonel Mattheu. Leaonel is a Cuban born artist who moved ...

    • Talk About it Tuesday: Heroes Unite

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      Heroes Unite is a program created to provide opportunities that can nurture and empower communities through mentoring, volunteering and family engagement. Heroes Unite strengthens communities by teaching them about art, culture and education. They strive to ...

    • Music Monday: FREE Concert Calendar

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      It’s #MusicMonday and this week we are hooking you up with a list of some of the hottest FREE concerts!

      Monday, August 11, 2014

      Tantra Restaurant & Lounge

      10:00pm

      Tantra Restaurant & Lounge

      1445 Pennsylvania Ave.

      Miami Beach, FL

      Cost: FREE

      Tuesday, August 12, 2014

      Yishka

      2:00pm – 6:00pm

      Bayside ...

    • Where to be: 8/8-8/14

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      Here at In The Loop, we know there are always places to be and events to attend. Each Friday, we feature a special “where to be” post on our blog to make sure every day of the week has some sort ...

    • Local Hero: Ian Welsch

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      Ian earned his BS, as well as Masters Degree in Education from the University of Bridgeport. Taking a position as an educator in the Miami-Dade County Public School System in 2005- 2009 taught him a great deal, and recognizing the need ...

    • Public Art Wednesday: “Some Like it Hot”

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      Don’t miss your chance to check out graffiti artist Crook’s work at History Miami this weekend! August 8th through the 10th, the work that got Crook locked up 15 years ago will now be featured in ...

    • Talk About it Tuesday: Petition against Walmart on Endangered Pine Rockland

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      A few weeks ago the news broke that the University of Miami sold endangered pine rockland forest to a Palm Beach Gardens-based developer.  The developers planned to build a Walmart.  Leslye Jacobs, former student of the University of Miami was outraged ...

    • Music Monday: Spotlight on DJ Laura of Miami

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      Miami is known for having some of the hottest nightlife in the country and now it is also known for having some of the hottest and most talented female DJs. Miami New Times recently ranked

    • Where to be: 8/1-8/7

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      Here at In The Loop, we know there are always places to be and events to attend. Each Friday, we feature a special “where to be” post on our blog to make sure every day of the week has some ...

    • Local Hero: Andrew Yeomanson

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      Bio:

      Andrew Yeomanson is a Miami based DJ, better known as DJ Le Spam of Spam Allstars.

      Who has been your most influential mentor?

      There are a few.  Carlos Suarez and Michael Dean who have always turned me on to great ...

    • Public Art Wednesday: Spotlight on Ileana Collazo

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      Ileana Collazo is an extraordinary artists who is currently residing in Miami.  Born in Cuba, she has lived all over the place, including Spain, New York, Vermont and Massachusetts.  Ileana’s passion for art began when she was a child in her ...

    • Talk About it Tuesday: UberX and Lyft Controversy

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      UberX and Lyft Services are currently illegal in Miami, but stopping them from being used may be harder than the Miami-Dade law enforcement for sees. In short UberX and Lyft are similar to hailing a ...

    • Music Monday: The Fillmore Miami Beach

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      Miami New Times, “Best Of” awards for the year of 2014, recently awarded the Best Rock Club to The Fillmore. The Fillmore actually got its start back in 1950 when it was called The Miami Beach Municipal Auditorium. People flocked from ...

    • Where to be: 7/25- 7/31

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      Here at In The Loop, we know there are always places to be and events to attend. Each Friday, we feature a special “where to be” post on our blog to make sure every day of the week has some sort ...

    • Soul Of Miami, Life Is Art and In The Loop 305 present the River Of Art 17 Pop-Up Social Event 8/19/14

      Tuesday, August 19, 6:30pm-9:30pm
      Tongue & Cheek
      431 Washington Avenue
      Miami Beach, FL 33139
      The River Of Art is a monthly gathering place of Miami’s good people, changemakers, activists, innovators, creators, entrepreneurs and artists. More than just an art show, more than just a networker, this ...

    • Local Hero: Andrés Ponce

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      Bio:

      Andrés Ponce is currently the producer of the Elastic Bond Band.

      Who has been your most influential mentor?

      My parents and two good professors I had: Francisco Domingo and Roy Pritts.

      How did you get to where you are today?

      By doing what I love, ...

    • Public Art Wednesday: COMMUNIQUE Showcase

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      Thursday, July 24th from 8:00pm – 12:00pm don’t miss your chance to head to the COMMUNIQUE Showcase hosted by RAW Natural Born Artists.  RAW is an arts organization that helps local emerging artists of all kinds worldwide.  RAW will be showcasing ...

    • Talk About it Tuesday: Miami Love

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      We all know Miami is one of the greatest places in the world, but for this weeks, Talk About it Tuesday we are going to talk about why!

      Next time you’re at the beach and need to use some sunscreen you better ...

    • Music Monday: Churchill’s Miami Jazz Jam

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      Tonight from 9:00pm to 3:00am, head to Churchills’ Pub  and see The Miami Jazz Jam with the Fernando Ulibarri Group, Surprise Guests, The Mike Wood Trio, and on the patio stage it’s open mic with The Theatre De Underground Hosted ...

    • Where to be: 7/18-7/24

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      Here at In The Loop, we know there are always places to be and events to attend. Each Friday, we feature a special “where to be” post on our blog to make sure every day of the week has some ...

    • Local Hero: Sofy Encanto

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      Bio

      Sofy Encanto is the lead singer and songwriter for the Miami Based band Elastic Bond.

      Who has been your most influential mentor?

      My mom

      How did you get to where you are today?

      It starts with knowing what makes you happy and following the path ...

    • Public Art Wednesday: Under the Sea Images at the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science

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      Summer’s in Miami can be brutal, but don’t let that hot Miami air stop you from enjoying the beautiful art this lovely city has to offer. This summer take a trip over to the Patricia and Phillip Frost ...

    • Talk About it Tuesday: Endangered Pine Rockland turned into Commercial Housing

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      The University of Miami recently sold 88 acres of rockland, which contains a variety of plants animals and insects found in no other place. The University of Miami sold one of the world’s rarest forests to a Palm Beach County developer ...

    • Music Monday: Elastic Bond

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      Elastic Bond is a Miami based group of new generation multicultural Latinos, who incorporate music from the past in order to make music for the future. Their music has been described as alternative combined with an urban edge and a tropical ...

    • Where to be: 7/11-7/15

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      Here at In The Loop, we know there are always places to be and events to attend. Each Friday, we feature a special “where to be” post on our blog to make sure every day of the week has some sort ...

    • Public Art Wednesday: Vizcaya Museum and Gardens

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      Whether you are visiting Miami or whether you are a current resident, you MUST check out the absolutely stunning Vizcaya Museum and Gardens. Vizcaya has been described as, “The finest private house ever built ...

    • Talk About it Tuesday: Alexian Brothers Housing and Health Alliance

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      The Alexian Brothers Housing and Health Alliance, located in Chicago, has been helping people impacted with diseases such as HIV/AIDS for the past 20 years. With three locations in Chicago, Illinois their ...

    • Music Monday: Miami Raised Musicians

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      Having a successful career in music can be a tricky task to accomplish, but the people of Miami have a special spark and flair that gives them the edge they need to succeed. Miami is a hot city filled with even ...

    • Where to be: 6/27-7/3

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      Here at In The Loop, we know there are always places to be and events to attend. Each Friday, we feature a special “where to be” post on our blog to make sure every day of the week has some ...

    • Local Heroes: Liza Santana

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      Born in New York and raised in Miami since that age of 4, Miami is home to me. I went to college for Fashion Design/Marketing & Merchandising and ended up getting into marketing and media. It’s been a great ride for ...

    • Public Art Wednesday: Wynwood Walls

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      In 2009 Tony Goldman was looking for a way to transform the warehouse district of Wynwood. He had a vision of creating a center that would attract the masses giving people a beautiful new place to explore.   Due to Tony’s passion ...

    • Talk About it Tuesday: The Philadelphia Youth Media Collaborative

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      The Philadelphia Youth Media Collaborative was created in 2009 to give children and young adults an outlet for their creative talents. The PYMC was started when representatives from local media organizations including, YES ...

    • Music Monday: Concerts

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      Summer is here and it’s time to celebrate! The best way to celebrate the arrival of summer is with some LIVE MUSIC! For this weeks #MusicMonday we are hooking you up with some of Miami’s best FREE concerts going on this ...

    • Where to be 6/20-6/26

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      Here at In The Loop, we know there are always places to be and events to attend. Each Friday, we feature a special “where to be” post on our blog to make sure every day of the week has some sort ...

    • Public Art Wednesday: Art Walking Tour

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      If you’re looking for public art in Miami, your search ends here! The Miami Downtown Development Authority has partnered up with Talk About it Tuesday: Arts for LA

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      Arts for LA is a non-profit organization, which was created in 2006 by a group of leaders in the arts industry. Arts for LA, was created to address and find a solution for the community’s art ...

    • Music Monday: Live Music at the Titanic Brewing Company

      TBC_Logo_2008Looking for some great food, drinks and LIVE MUSIC? Head down to Titanic Brewing Company, located at 5813 Ponce De Leon Blvd, Coral Gables, FL 33146. Titanic Brewing Company has plenty of live music for ...

    • Where to be 6/13-6/19

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      Here at In The Loop, we know there are always places to be and events to attend. Each Friday, we feature a special “where to be” post on our blog to make sure every day of the week has some sort ...

    • Local Heroes: Yuval Ofir

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      Bio:

      Yuval Ofir is a Miami Native. After attending the University of Miami in 2009, Yuval became immersed in the Miami Blog culture. Yuval is now the founder of Yo Miami and was responsible for opening ...

    • Public Art Wednesday, RAW: Natural Born Artists

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      RAW: Natural Born Artists, is an international independent arts organization that hand picks and features independent creative people in visual art, fashion, music, hair and makeup, photography, models and performing art. RAW’s goal is to provide up and coming artists with ...

    • Talk About it Tuesday: MIAMI SOUP

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      MIAMI SOUP is a grassroots model for funding small to medium-sized projects that enhance the quality of community life in Miami. MIAMI SOUP uses a simple method that brings together the community by serving them supper, soup, salad, bread ...

    • Where to be: 6/6-6/12

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      Here at In The Loop, we know there are always places to be and events to attend. Each Friday, we feature a special “where to be” post on our blog to make sure every day of ...

    • Local Heroes: Spotlight, Good Hope Equestrian Training Center

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      Redland, Florida, is an agricultural area in metropolitan Miami. Redland is home to farmland, botanical gardens and bird sanctuaries. Not only is Redland a beautiful place to visit, but it is also a place for healing.

    • Public Art Wednesday: Juan Fernández Rivera

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      Don’t miss your chance to check out Puerto-Rican artist, Juan Fernández Rivera, more commonly known as, Jufe. Jufe will be hosting his art exhibition, “Newspeak,” at the YoAmo305 gallery in Wynwood. “Newspeak,” is a series that ...

    • Talk About it Tuesday: B.E.A.T. Bringing Education and Art Together

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      B.E.A.T. is a nonprofit organization based in New York City that has created a space for urban youth to thrive and get involved in the community. B.E.A.T. was created to give the students who are overlooked or underprivileged a chance to ...

    • Music Monday: Raffa and Rainer

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      If you haven’t heard of Miami natives and musical duo Raffa and Rainer, you are missing out! Raffa and Rainer have lived in Miami for a combined 58 years and their music has a unique laid back Miami flair.   ...

    • New Soul Of Miami Feature: In The Loop 305

      Welcome: In The Loop 305

      intheloop305Soul Of Miami is excited to welcome the new In The Loop 305 features. Each week, In The Loop 305 will bring you articles and information about the awesome people, organizations, businesses and culture from the Magic City.

      In ...

    • Where to be: 5/30-6/5

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      Here at In The Loop, we know there are always places to be and events to attend. Each Friday, we feature a special “where to be” post on our blog to make sure every day of the week has ...

    • Local Heroes: James Echols

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      Bio:

      James Echols has been working as an entrepreneur, event producer and business coach for over 25 years. Before moving to Miami, he has been a retail store owner, Vice-President of Operations for a startup Renaissance Festival, a consultant, a teacher ...

    • Public Art Wednesday: PortMiami


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      A must see in Miami is the recent public art addition that is now featured in the beautiful PortMiami thanks to the Miami-Dade County Art in Public Places program. Jim Dain created the beautiful Bollard ...

    • Talk about it Tuesday: Houston Arts Alliance

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      The city of Houston has used its economic advantages and large diverse population to keep the creative arts thriving successfully. Houston is the 4th largest city in the United States allowing approximately 6.1 million people to call it home. Houston ...