things to do in Miami http://wlrn.org en Miami Guitarist Aaron Lebos: Don't Use The F Word http://wlrn.org/post/miami-guitarist-aaron-lebos-dont-use-f-word <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">When Miami native <a href="http://www.aaronlebos.com/" target="_blank">Aaron </a></span><a href="http://www.aaronlebos.com/" target="_blank">Lebos</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> was a kid, his parents told him to choose between violin and piano. "I chose piano," he says, "obviously." But his big brother played electric guitar, and he wanted to too. He thought it was "cooler." Eventually, he got his hands on a guitar of his own and made his way through jazz studies programs at Miami Dade College, University of Miami and FIU.&nbsp;</span></p> Mon, 04 Feb 2013 11:00:00 +0000 Alicia Zuckerman 8615 at http://wlrn.org Miami Guitarist Aaron Lebos: Don't Use The F Word How Music Is Coming Back To Overtown http://wlrn.org/post/how-music-coming-back-overtown <p></p><p>The Overtown section of Miami was the heart and soul of music during the early to mid-1960’s.</p><p>It developed as Southern and Bahamian blacks relocated to Miami area to work on Henry Flagler’s railroad.</p><p>As they prospered, so did the club and performing arts scene.</p><p>Other venues included the Rockland, Palace, the Harlem Square Club, the Cotton&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5; ">Club, the Ritz Theater, the Mary Elizabeth Hotel and the Sir John, to name a few.</span></p> Fri, 25 Jan 2013 12:30:00 +0000 Kelley Mitchell 8289 at http://wlrn.org How Music Is Coming Back To Overtown New World Symphony Hosts Its First Yoga Night http://wlrn.org/post/new-world-symphony-hosts-its-first-yoga-night <p>In its latest experiment with performances and outdoor spaces,&nbsp;<a href="http://www.nws.edu/Default.aspx">New World Symphony</a>&nbsp;will host an evening of music and meditation this Friday.</p><p>The symphony is&nbsp;partnering with&nbsp;<a href="http://shop.lululemon.com/home.jsp">lululemon</a> to produce a night of classical music and yoga training on the 11th at 7 p.m.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 10 Jan 2013 21:39:01 +0000 Jessica Meszaros 7499 at http://wlrn.org New World Symphony Hosts Its First Yoga Night Sing-A-Long With Dorothy And The Gang Tonight http://wlrn.org/post/sing-long-dorothy-and-gang-tonight <p>Tonight you and your kin have the chance to relive an American classic in The Wizard of Oz Sing-A-Long.</p><p>The <a href="http://www.miamishoresvillage.com/village-department/recreation?sid=16:Fine-Arts-Commission">Miami Shores Fine Arts Commission</a> partnered with <a href="http://www.o-cinema.org/">O Cinema </a>to bring a lively night of costumes, contests, prizes and, of course, singing.&nbsp;</p><p>Along with Dorothy, Toto, and witches of varying degrees of wickedness, be sure to say hi to&nbsp;WLRN's Michael Stock. He'll be emceeing for the night.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 04 Jan 2013 20:58:44 +0000 Jessica Meszaros 7264 at http://wlrn.org Sing-A-Long With Dorothy And The Gang Tonight ‘Imaginarium Life’: Get Ready For A Most Unimaginable Tale http://wlrn.org/post/imaginarium-life-get-ready-most-unimaginable-tale <p></p><p><em>For artburstmiami.com&nbsp;</em></p><p><em>Imaginarium Life</em> is a complex, multi-media performance piece created by the brilliant dark angels at Bistoury Physical Theatre, Alexey Taran and Carla Forte.&nbsp;</p><p>The performance documents -- through dance theater, sound and gorgeous cinematography -- the spiraling, chaotic world of an artist whose obsession with himself and his own imaginary world of self-inflicted wounds destroys him and the person he loves.</p> Thu, 20 Dec 2012 17:00:00 +0000 Neil de la Flor 6228 at http://wlrn.org ‘Imaginarium Life’: Get Ready For A Most Unimaginable Tale Venus Rising Brings On Rhythms Of Diversity, And Of Women http://wlrn.org/post/venus-rising-brings-rhythms-diversity-and-women <p><em>For artburstmiami.com</em></p><p>If audiences feel empowered after a Venus Rising performance, then members of this globally-inspired group have accomplished their mission.</p><p>“We want to uplift and inspire,” says Founding Director Zeva Soroker, who started the all-female dance and drum group in 2003. “Music is an amazing thing,” she adds. “It helps with harmonizing and healing.”</p> Thu, 13 Dec 2012 16:30:05 +0000 Kai T. Hill 6225 at http://wlrn.org Venus Rising Brings On Rhythms Of Diversity, And Of Women Miami Light's Revolutionary Dance http://wlrn.org/post/miami-lights-revolutionary-dance <p></p><p><em>For artburstmiami.com</em></p><p>We are sometimes reminded that history is malleable.</p> Fri, 07 Dec 2012 17:00:00 +0000 Catherine Hollingsworth 5657 at http://wlrn.org Miami Light's Revolutionary Dance Pretty In Pink Redux In Miami http://wlrn.org/post/pretty-pink-redux-miami <p>At long last, brat pack heartthrobs Molly Ringwald and Andrew McCarthy&nbsp;will cross paths again. &nbsp;They're both appearing at the Miami Book Fair International on the same day, in the same room ... but not, sadly, at the same time. They'll be separated by five hours.&nbsp;<em>Ohhhhhhh</em>.</p><p> Fri, 16 Nov 2012 15:30:00 +0000 Alicia Zuckerman 4602 at http://wlrn.org Pretty In Pink Redux In Miami