Wynwood http://wlrn.org en Miami Artist Sues American Eagle Outfitters For Copyright Infringement http://wlrn.org/post/miami-artist-sues-american-eagle-outfitters-copyright-infringement <p>A popular Miami street artist is suing retail giant American Eagle Outfitters for using his murals in a global marketing campaign without compensating or crediting him.</p><p>Miami artist David Anasagasti, <a href="http://aholsniffsglue.com/about-cv/">better known as Ahol Sniffs Glue</a>, claims the retailer &nbsp;used his artwork to sell its cut-off shorts and surfer T-shirts.</p><p>The artwork in question are the droopy eyeball-motif murals Anasagasti painted in Miami’s Wynwood Art District.</p> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 22:31:37 +0000 Nadege Green 36325 at http://wlrn.org Miami Artist Sues American Eagle Outfitters For Copyright Infringement Inside Wynwood's New, Private(ish) Nightclub, House http://wlrn.org/post/inside-wynwoods-new-privateish-nightclub-house <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Mark Lowe says he has designed more than a dozen nightclubs, but none quite like his newest one. House, in what he calls the "</span>SoWyn<span style="line-height: 1.5;">" area of Miami's&nbsp;</span>Wynwood<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> neighborhood, is like a large-scale, walkthrough art exhibition with a touch of </span>raunch<span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p> Thu, 12 Jun 2014 12:35:45 +0000 Maria Murriel 33810 at http://wlrn.org Inside Wynwood's New, Private(ish) Nightclub, House Electro-Fractal Artist Paints At The Intersection Of Art And Science http://wlrn.org/post/electro-fractal-artist-paints-intersection-art-and-science <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Cory Hunter slowly drags the tip of a metal rod across a cardboard canvas. Long, branching patterns emerge on the surface as sparks of electricity flare out.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Hunter studied chemical engineering at the University of Florida, but now he's an artist who paints with high-voltage electricity.</span></p> Thu, 05 Jun 2014 12:16:12 +0000 Selima Hussain 33344 at http://wlrn.org Electro-Fractal Artist Paints At The Intersection Of Art And Science Wynwood's Second Annual III Points Festival Announces Lineup http://wlrn.org/post/wynwoods-second-annual-iii-points-festival-announces-lineup <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">lineup for the second</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> annual III Points festival in </span>Wynwood<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;was revealed </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">yesterday morning.</span></p><p>Headlining the event are electronic-music and hip-hop producer Flying Lotus and Lykki&nbsp;Li, who combines hip-hop and folk elements in her music.&nbsp;Hot Natured, a popular EDM group, will make its U.S. debut.</p> Thu, 22 May 2014 15:38:10 +0000 Selima Hussain 32757 at http://wlrn.org Wynwood's Second Annual III Points Festival Announces Lineup Gramps Celebrates The Ghost Of Sun Ra, Jazz's Cosmic Renegade http://wlrn.org/post/gramps-celebrates-ghost-sun-ra-jazzs-cosmic-renegade <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Sun Ra, whose human name was Herman Poole Blount, was a trailblazing afro-futurist who explored the entire history of jazz throughout his many compositions. One single caveat: It was a history of jazz from another planet (in the future).</span></p> Tue, 20 May 2014 23:03:44 +0000 Rob Goyanes 32668 at http://wlrn.org Gramps Celebrates The Ghost Of Sun Ra, Jazz's Cosmic Renegade South Florida's Motorcycle Scene Is Going Vintage http://wlrn.org/post/south-floridas-motorcycle-scene-going-vintage <p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p> <title></title> </p><p></p><p><em style="line-height: 1.5;"><strong>Click through the photos above.</strong></em></p><p>Rodrigo Rey del Castillo repairs and customizes mostly motorcycles that predate 1980. The machines lack on-board computers, fuel-injection engines, and anti-lock brakes. And they're the stand-out bikes of the growing South Florida vintage motorcycle scene.</p> Fri, 09 May 2014 11:01:49 +0000 Diego Saldaña-Rojas 31834 at http://wlrn.org South Florida's Motorcycle Scene Is Going Vintage Head To Your Local Brewery For... A Yoga Class? http://wlrn.org/post/head-your-local-brewery-yoga-class <p><em>Click through the photos above.</em></p><p><em>This story originally ran on April 14, 2014.</em></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Shelah Davis is a professional yoga teacher who spends her 9-to-5 at a fitness studio in Florida City. But since the fall of 2013, she's been hauling her mats to </span>microbreweries<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;from Homestead to Oakland Park.</span></p> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 02:45:44 +0000 Maria Murriel 30802 at http://wlrn.org Head To Your Local Brewery For... A Yoga Class? Miami Beach Tech Hub Responds To Mayor With Invitation http://wlrn.org/post/miami-beach-tech-hub-responds-mayor-invitation <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A Miami Beach tech company invited Mayor Philip Levine to their lab for a visit this week in response to comments Levine made at the U.S. Conference of Mayors meeting last month. Levine said he could not see Miami Beach becoming a tech hub.</span></p><p>"It's the dumbest idea in the world," Levine said at the Mayors meeting, according to the Washington Post. "People cling on to things that are not the highest and best use for their city. Miami Beach is never going to be a high tech hub. As much as it sounds great, it's sexy, that's not who we are."</p> Wed, 26 Feb 2014 22:47:32 +0000 Hillary Lindwall 28467 at http://wlrn.org Miami Beach Tech Hub Responds To Mayor With Invitation Silent, Black-And-White 'Visitors' Arrive At O Cinema http://wlrn.org/post/silent-black-and-white-visitors-arrive-o-cinema <p></p><p>Humanity, its attachment to technology and the widespread impact this relationship produces are all examined in Godfrey Reggio's film "Visitors" - without a single line of dialogue.</p><p>"Visitors" treads&nbsp; "the line between video art and art cinema"&nbsp; and is an "amazing audio and video experience," says Kareem Tabsch, co-founder and director of <a href="https://www.o-cinema.org/" target="_blank">O Cinema,</a> where the film is being screened.</p><p>The only music and sound in the 90-minute, black-and-white film were composed by Phillip Glass.</p> Thu, 20 Feb 2014 23:43:25 +0000 Diego Saldaña-Rojas 28204 at http://wlrn.org Silent, Black-And-White 'Visitors' Arrive At O Cinema WLRN's Five Most Popular Stories Feb. 10-14 http://wlrn.org/post/wlrns-five-most-popular-stories-feb-10-14 <p></p><p>The death -- or not -- of Wynwood is our most popular story this week, topping out with more than double the views of the other stories in this list. Perhaps the loss of Wynwood's "authenticity" resonates with more South Floridians than opening relations with Cuba, a move that according to recent surveys most Floridians would back. Read on to find out what else made our list this week.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 18 Feb 2014 18:33:06 +0000 Diego Saldaña-Rojas 28034 at http://wlrn.org WLRN's Five Most Popular Stories Feb. 10-14 Third Annual Art Wynwood Celebrates Street Art On Presiden'ts Day Weekend http://wlrn.org/post/third-annual-art-wynwood-celebrates-street-art-presidents-day-weekend <p>This weekend, 70 galleries from all over the world -- including 17 galleries from South Florida -- will feature modern works from emerging street artists in the third annual<a href="http://www.artwynwood.com/" target="_blank"> Art Wynwood</a>.</p><p>The event celebrates the legitimacy and rising popularity of street art and graffiti -- Art Wynwood&nbsp;also claims to be the only street art fair in the world. Organizers intend to give street artists a platform to show their works to an international audience.</p> Fri, 14 Feb 2014 13:49:37 +0000 Diego Saldaña-Rojas 27382 at http://wlrn.org Third Annual Art Wynwood Celebrates Street Art On Presiden'ts Day Weekend Wynwood Is Dead. Long Live Wynwood. http://wlrn.org/post/wynwood-dead-long-live-wynwood <p>There are an exasperating amount of think pieces on the Internet about Wynwood. Its rise, fall, flourish and continued economic growth have all been continually documented both locally and across the world. There has been change recently and people have noticed.&nbsp; Businesses never thought possible are moving in while most of the serious, professional artists have physically moved their studios downtown, to Little Haiti and even Opa-Locka.</p> Thu, 06 Feb 2014 05:28:03 +0000 Nathaniel Sandler 27480 at http://wlrn.org Wynwood Is Dead. Long Live Wynwood. Hackathon For Cuba Developers Try To Free The Island's Internet http://wlrn.org/post/hackathon-cuba-developers-try-free-islands-internet <p>At&nbsp;<a href="http://thelabmiami.com/" style="line-height: 1.5;">LAB Miami</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;in&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Wynwood</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;this past weekend, local</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> software developers and designers formed teams to compete for the best app that would give Cubans on the island uncensored I</span>nternet<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;access,</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;calling it the first ever “Cuba Hackathon.”</span></p> Tue, 04 Feb 2014 04:31:58 +0000 Jessica Meszaros 27383 at http://wlrn.org Hackathon For Cuba Developers Try To Free The Island's Internet Wynwood Now Banking -- In Style http://wlrn.org/post/wynwood-now-banking-style <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A bank probably is not among the places you'd think of to see contemporary art. The traditional brick-and-mortar corner bank is more of a generic space with the usual teller windows, cubicles and offices. But St. Petersburg-based </span>C1<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Bank has turned the established bank space inside out for its first branch in South Florida.</span></p> Tue, 04 Feb 2014 04:16:32 +0000 Tom Hudson 27384 at http://wlrn.org Wynwood Now Banking -- In Style WLRN's Five Most Popular Stories For Dec. 23-27 http://wlrn.org/post/wlrns-five-most-popular-stories-dec-23-27 <p>I'm digital editor here, and this week I was particularly proud of the WLRN&nbsp;news team for a policy-changing story that made it to our top five. You may have heard us talk about it on the Florida Roundup last week: A majority African-American school in Jacksonville will change its name, currently that of an early Ku Klux Klan leader. Find the details below, but not before the top story of the week:<br /> Fri, 27 Dec 2013 13:51:25 +0000 Maria Murriel 25566 at http://wlrn.org WLRN's Five Most Popular Stories For Dec. 23-27