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Melina De Rose

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October 25, 2019 at 6:49 PM

Melina I. De Rose is editor of two websites: ArtburstMiami.com, a media hub for dance, music, theater, visual arts and independent arts coverage; and MiamiOnTheCheap.com, a local resource for deals and free events. The Florida International University grad and Argentina native is a veteran editor and communications specialist who spent 22 years at the South Florida Sun Sentinel in roles such as section editor, department head, social media specialist and web producer. She was lead editor for high-profile projects, as well as a script writer for the Sun Sentinel documentary, “The Hidden Hungry,” which premiered at the Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival and earned an Emmy Award nomination.

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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

Amy Sherit

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A seasoned marketing executive, Amy Sherit established her own marketing agency at age 29, before venturing into publishing. With her marketing skills & passion for culture, she developed CultureOwl, a leading-edge multiplatform brand that offers extensive arts programming digitally as well as in print. CultureOwl Magazine is one of the most respected publications in South Florida. Amy holds an MBA