events http://blog.wlrn.org en More Made In Miami Conferences http://blog.wlrn.org/post/more-made-miami-conferences <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">South Florida has always been a prime location for out-of-town conferences and conventions. But recently there's &nbsp;a growing number of local organizations putting together these events from their own backyard.&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Miami-based conferences are pulling in major corporate sponsors and attendees from all over the world and&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">speakers from the White House, Google and Facebook.</span></p> Wed, 12 Mar 2014 23:21:04 +0000 Lisann Ramos 29136 at http://blog.wlrn.org More Made In Miami Conferences New World Symphony Hosts Its First Yoga Night http://blog.wlrn.org/post/new-world-symphony-hosts-its-first-yoga-night <p>In its latest experiment with performances and outdoor spaces,&nbsp;<a href="http://www.nws.edu/Default.aspx">New World Symphony</a>&nbsp;will host an evening of music and meditation this Friday.</p><p>The symphony is&nbsp;partnering with&nbsp;<a href="http://shop.lululemon.com/home.jsp">lululemon</a> to produce a night of classical music and yoga training on the 11th at 7 p.m.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 10 Jan 2013 21:39:01 +0000 Jessica Meszaros 7499 at http://blog.wlrn.org New World Symphony Hosts Its First Yoga Night Delray Beach To Event Organizers: Pay Up Or Be Gone http://blog.wlrn.org/post/delray-beach-event-organizers-pay-or-be-gone <p></p><p>If you want to hold a major street fair or festival in Delray Beach, the city wants some cash up front first.</p><p>Delray Beach officials say they're tired of the unpaid bills left behind by major event organizers in recent years.&nbsp; The city is in the hole for about $50,000 after certain festivals failed to cover costs for events not hosted by the city.</p><p>Several major fairs – including the Carnevale and the Delray Beach Film Festival -- have been banned for skipping out on the tab.</p> Thu, 03 Jan 2013 15:30:00 +0000 Christine DiMattei 7172 at http://blog.wlrn.org Delray Beach To Event Organizers: Pay Up Or Be Gone End of the Line: Velvet Rope http://blog.wlrn.org/post/end-line-velvet-rope <p>Love it or hate it, nightlife is huge here. &nbsp;And one person determines whether you go home in shame or spend the night in glory. &nbsp;The doorman.</p><p>We asked <em>Under the Sun’</em>s assistant producers, Trina Sargalski and Kenny Malone, to capture the drama of the Velvet Rope. &nbsp;Little did they know, they’d get <em>roped in</em>, themselves.</p><p>Look <a href="http://wlrn.org/post/velvet-rope-animated-version" target="_blank" title="The Velvet Rope - Animated Version">here</a> for an animated version of their adventure.</p><p></p> Tue, 04 Dec 2012 12:22:53 +0000 Kenny Malone & Trina Sargalski 1904 at http://blog.wlrn.org End of the Line: Velvet Rope Fiction: Dolphins, Oysters And Crabs http://blog.wlrn.org/post/fiction-dolphins-oysters-and-crabs <p><span style="color: #ff6600;"><span style="color: #000000;">Jeremy Glazer writes about that weird liminal space between high school graduation and supposed adulthood. It’s set against the backdrop of Key Biscayne. Glazer is a Miami native who lives and writes on Miami Beach. He can be reached at jeremyglazer@yahoo.com.</span></span></p><p>Click on the player above to listen to Glazer’s latest work of original fiction.</p> Tue, 05 Jun 2012 20:20:29 +0000 Jeremy Glazer 1441 at http://blog.wlrn.org Fiction: Dolphins, Oysters And Crabs Taking The Plunge http://blog.wlrn.org/post/taking-plunge <p style="text-align: left;"><strong>UPDATE &nbsp;June 6, 2013 14:43 p.m.:</strong> (AP)&nbsp;<span style="color: rgb(26, 39, 50); font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; line-height: 19px; ">Esther Williams, the swimming champion turned actress who starred in glittering and aquatic Technicolor musicals of the 1940s and 1950s, has died. She was 91.</span></p><p style="margin-bottom: 12px; padding: 0px; line-height: 19px; color: rgb(26, 39, 50); font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; text-align: left; ">Williams died early Thursday in her sleep, according to her longtime publicist Harlan Boll.</p><p style="margin-bottom: 12px; padding: 0px; line-height: 19px; color: rgb(26, 39, 50); font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; text-align: left; ">Following in the footsteps of Sonja Henie, who went from skating champion to movie star, Williams became one of Hollywood's biggest moneymakers, appearing in spectacular swimsuit numbers that capitalized on her wholesome beauty and perfect figure.</p><div style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; width: 1px; height: 1px; font-size: 10pt; line-height: normal; font-family: sans-serif; text-align: left; overflow: hidden; ">&nbsp;</div><p> Wed, 09 May 2012 20:00:36 +0000 Alicia Zuckerman 1444 at http://blog.wlrn.org Taking The Plunge Interview: Jad Abumrad Of Radiolab http://blog.wlrn.org/post/interview-jad-abumrad-radiolab <p></p> Wed, 01 Feb 2012 17:40:54 +0000 WLRN Staff 2432 at http://blog.wlrn.org Interview: Jad Abumrad Of Radiolab True South Florida Story: Drama http://blog.wlrn.org/post/true-south-florida-story-drama <p><strong><a href="http://lipservicestories.com/" target="_blank" title="Lip Service"><em>Lip Service</em></a> co-producer <a href="http://wlrnunderthesun.org/2011/01/10-questions-with-esther-martinez/" target="_self" title="10 Questions with Esther">Esther Martinez</a> read her story <em>Drama</em> at a live event she helped produce with <em>Under the Sun</em> at the Actors’ Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre in Coral Gables. The sold-out event featured true stories about life in South Florida. The full show will air on WLRN June 4-5.</strong></p> Wed, 01 Jun 2011 17:02:58 +0000 Staff 2725 at http://blog.wlrn.org True South Florida Story: Drama True South Florida Story: Rosa’s Corner http://blog.wlrn.org/post/true-south-florida-story-rosa-s-corner <p><strong><a href="http://wlrnunderthesun.org/2011/01/10-questions-with-terence-cantarella/" target="_self" title="10 Questions with Terence">Terence Cantarella</a> read his story <em>Rosa’s Corner</em> at a live event produced by <em>Under the Sun</em> and <a href="http://lipservicestories.com/" target="_blank" title="Lip Service"><em>Lip Service</em></a> at the Actors’ Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre in Coral Gables. The sold-out event featured true stories about life in South Florida. The full show will air on WLRN June 4-5.</strong></p> Thu, 19 May 2011 16:59:32 +0000 Staff 2726 at http://blog.wlrn.org True South Florida Story: Rosa’s Corner True South Florida Story: Respect http://blog.wlrn.org/post/true-south-florida-story-respect <p><strong>Assistant State Attorney <a href="http://wlrnunderthesun.org/2011/01/10-questions-with-brenda-mezick/" target="_self" title="10 Questions with Brenda">Brenda Mezick</a> read her story <em>Respect</em> at a live event produced by <em>Under the Sun</em> and <a href="http://lipservicestories.com/" target="_blank" title="Lip Service"><em>Lip Service</em></a> at the Actors’ Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre in Coral Gables. The sold-out event featured true stories about life in South Florida. The full show will air on WLRN June 4-5.</strong></p> Thu, 12 May 2011 17:20:39 +0000 Brenda Mezick 2714 at http://blog.wlrn.org True South Florida Story: Respect A Garage That’s All Glam http://blog.wlrn.org/post/garage-s-all-glam <p><a href="http://www.1111lincolnroad.com/" target="_blank">“Eleven-Eleven”</a> was&nbsp;designed by Herzog &amp; de Meuron, the&nbsp;architectural firm that produced the “<a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beijing_National_Stadium" target="_blank">Birds Nest</a>” stadium in Beijing, and is also behind the&nbsp;new Miami Art Museum.</p><p>Developer Robert Wennett wanted to build a garage that would challenge assumptions about what a garage can be, and he wanted to make money off restaurant and retail leases. But he also wanted to create a&nbsp;public space.</p> Wed, 08 Dec 2010 17:52:36 +0000 Ruth Morris 2521 at http://blog.wlrn.org A Garage That’s All Glam Under The Sun Receives Humanities Grant Award For Episode 3 (Updated) http://blog.wlrn.org/post/under-sun-receives-humanities-grant-award-episode-3-updated <p>Under the Sun is pleased to announce that we won a grant to produce an episode about all things literary in South Florida. &nbsp; This third episode aired on Saturday, June 27 at noon on WLRN 91.3 FM and WKWM 91.5 FM.&nbsp; We are excited to bring you this program about writing and the arts throughout our communities.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 01 Jun 2009 19:03:36 +0000 Staff 1910 at http://blog.wlrn.org Under The Sun Receives Humanities Grant Award For Episode 3 (Updated)