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Josie Gulliksen

Written By Artburst Editor
February 23, 2018 at 8:55 AM

Josie Gulliksen is a freelance writer, arts advocate and enthusiast who loves everything cultural and loves living in Miami. A Miami native, she currently writes for Edible South Florida and Miami Media Group. She worked for nearly a decade at Miami Today as Calendar Editor where she also covered the arts community and restaurant scene. She has also worked in public relations in non-profit for the Diabetes Research Institute Foundation, in travel and tourism for Newman PR and at the Miami Science Museum. She has written for Florida Travel + Life Magazine, Indulge Miami and Florida Monthly Magazine and also has served numerous times on the Miami-Dade Department of Cultural Affairs grant panel.

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Michelle F. Solomon

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Michelle F. Solomon is the editor of ArtBurst Miami. Michelle was immersed in theater and the arts from a very young age. At the age of 5, she began a professional singing career as was one of the featured performers with the Stars of Tomorrow at the Steel Pier in Atlantic City, N.J. A graduate of Emerson College, Boston, Mass.,

Orlando Taquechel

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Orlando Taquechel has been a dance writer and dance researcher for over 35 years with articles published in Cuba, Mexico and the United States. He is also a professor, choreographer, and artistic director. Orlando graduated with a degree in Architecture, a Bachelors in Theater and Drama, and with a Masters. He is the recipient of the Medal to the Merit

Jake Cline

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Jake Cline has been covering arts and entertainment in South Florida for more than 20 years as an editor, reporter and critic. Until recently, he was the South Florida Sun Sentinel’s entertainment editor, where for seven years he oversaw arts coverage for the newspaper’s print and online properties. He is a native Floridian, a lifelong surfer, a soccer and baseball