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Artburst is a multi-platform media bureau for the arts in Miami-Dade. We hire seasoned journalists with experience covering the arts to write articles, reviews, previews and features on dance and music performances and events. We will also write feature articles on local artists and arts executives. In addition we produce videos and radio spots.

Sep
27
Posted by Josie Gulliksen
By Lisa Palley, Palley Promotes Brad Meltzer is pretty great. This is not to regale and bore you with quotes from both colleagues and media about how terrific a writer Brad Meltzer is. What I do want to tell you is treat yourself, and take advantage of seeing Brad live, in person for the upcoming Wednesday, Sept. 28, 7:30 p.m. presentation at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church in Coconut G ..
Sep
16
Posted by Josie Gulliksen
It was a day full of cultural activity at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing during their annual ArtsLaunch. Perhaps that’s why they choose to kick the day off with ArtsTalk: From Inspiration to Collaboration, a community conversation led by a panel of cultural experts. Sharing their knowledge of successful and not so successful collaborative efforts within their organizations we ..
Sep
14
Posted by Josie Gulliksen
Miami Dances features insight into traditional and nontraditional dance programs, performers and choreographers that make Miami’s dance scene special. In this post we feature, Peter London, founder/artistic director of Peter London Global Dance Company. For the past five years, the company has performed throughout South Florida, presenting thought-provoking choreography. They als ..
Sep
14
Posted by Josie Gulliksen
By Lisa Palley, Palley Promotes What happens when you mix a cocktail with writing? Sometimes it’s the best material you’ve ever written, sometimes there are gems hidden between the froth and the ice cubes, and sometimes it’s a paper basketball doomed for the wastepaper basket. Or in this day & age, a reverential push of the delete button. Sometimes writing does get lonely&helli ..
Sep
08
Posted by Josie Gulliksen
DWNTWN Art Days is back for a fifth year, ready to take over Downtown Miami with three days’ worth of cultural activities for the entire family, Sept. 9-11. The brainchild of Miami’s Downtown Development Authority, it’s their way of showcasing the area as a cultural hub. Alyce Robertson, executive director of the Authority, lets us in on what she’s excited about for this year’s event, includin ..
Sep
07
Posted by Josie Gulliksen
Storypalooza: Saturday, Sept. 10, downtown Miami By Lisa Palley, Palley Promotes What is the Miami experience? Is it to figure out whether it’s going to rain or not? Is it trying to guess whether without the use of a blinker, that person driving to your left is going to move into your lane, and cut you off? Is it stone crab, Florida lobster or mango season? Or is it just “Another  ..
Aug
31
Posted by Josie Gulliksen
By Lisa Palley, Palley Promotes There is always time to do what we love. Really, there is. And just because we’re adults with complicated schedules of mile-high commitments, there is always time for ourselves. Because that is what keeps us going. But sometimes we need help to keep the inspiration flowing. Sometimes we need an excuse to take time away from phones, schedules, and com ..
Aug
24
Posted by Josie Gulliksen
After a month’s worth of great deals for film buffs, the Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau closed out its Miami Film Month, part of its wildly popular Temptations Program, with an event at the Little Haiti Cultural Center. It was an opportunity to showcase the winners of the video contest alongside award-winning short films. In the latter category, the winners were: The Modern ..
Aug
24
Posted by Josie Gulliksen
By Lisa Palley It’s been two years since the death of Israel Hernandez-Llach, the 18-year-old graffiti artist who was accidentally tasered to death on Aug. 6, 2013 by City of Miami Beach police. Honoring the life of Israel is a new graphic novel by Venezuelan-born, Miami-resident filmmaker and documentarian Stan Jakubowicz. “If I don’t see a film out there that deals with important ..
Aug
19
Posted by Josie Gulliksen
It might be time to come clean and admit that I am a reader. Ever since I was a teen I’ve been living with shame that I liked reading. I can still see myself standing there in my party dress at a friend’s Bat Mitzvah, proudly declaring to a very cute caricaturist that I liked reading. It was my answer to his: What did I like to do? He gave me a look that said, “You like reading, you are bo ..