Ciara LaVelle is New Times' arts and culture editor. She earned her BS in journalism at Boston University and moved to Florida in 2004. She joined New Times' staff in 2011 and left the paper in 2014, but two years and two babies later, returned.
2 days ago | Nightlife
Couldn't snag a ticket to Saturday's Arcade Fire show? The Anderson is bringing you the next best thing. Band frontman Win Butler has announced a surprise DJ set at the venue Saturday night, directly following Arcade Fire's show at the Watsco Cent...
3 days ago | Art
It's been nearly two weeks since Hurricane Irma first made landfall in Florida, but its effects will be felt in the state for months — through Art Basel week, at least. NADA Miami, the art fair that's been held at the Deauville hotel in Miami Beac...
4 days ago | Stage
In 1992, Carson Kievman was hard at work on an opera based on the life of a little-known inventor. He and co-writer Thomas Babe were putting the finishing touches on the libretto of the script. Then Hurricane Andrew hit. Twenty-five years later, e...
11 days ago | Culture
Ask Angela Dazzio-Martinez how she's doing in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, and she'll offer a rueful laugh. "I'm not even sure what time I got to work this morning," she admits. The mother of a 4-year-old daughter, Dazzio-Martinez returned to ...
13 days ago | Things To Do
Do you shop when you're stressed? If so, you'll be excited to hear that many Miami-area malls are reopening after Hurricane Irma. And even if you're saving your money for home repairs or new hurricane shutters, you could probably use some time out...
13 days ago | Art
Ordinarily, a building set right on the water with massive windows facing Biscayne Bay wouldn't be most people's choice for a hurricane shelter. But 14 staffers at the Perez Art Museum Miami rode out the storm in the museum's downtown venue — and ...