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A Legacy of “Firsts” To Celebrate Black History Month

02.01.21 | Red Cross Chat
Honoring Black men and women for Black History Month whose contributions were essential to the humanitarian mission of the American Red Cross.

Daphne Lee. Photo courtesy DTH
Ballet Dancers Are Stretching Their Business Muscles During COVID

12.31.20 | Dance Magazine
Dancers are used to challenges. When COVID-19 forced them to wait in the wings, these dancers launched or grew their own businesses.

Photo by Alexander Iziliaev
Miami City Ballet Brings The Nutcracker to Downtown Doral Park

12.17.20 | Miami New Times
Perhaps it’s a Christmas miracle that Miami City Ballet will perform George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker in Downtown Doral Park.

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Photo by Osman Rana on Unsplash
Red Cross Hero Care Network Helps Grant a Veteran’s Dying Wish

11.11.20 | South Florida Red Cross
Red Cross helps U.S. Navy sailor Braeden Schneider get home to see his grandfather, U.S. Army veteran Don McKinley, one last time.

Photo by Fredrik Öhlander on Unsplash
Where to Cast the Net: Seeking God in Unemployment

10.12.20 | Busted Halo
Being unemployed since late April, I strongly identify with Simon – who would eventually be called Peter – in the story of his calling.

Juana Valdes’ Rest Ashore Is Awash in Memories of Migration

09.15.20 | Miami New Times
Striking images form a video that is the highlight of Juana Valdes’ new installation exploring the migration experience, Rest Ashore, at Locust Projects.

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How I’m Overcoming Judginess in a Divided World

09.02.20 | Busted Halo
God desires that we show each other the same love and mercy that he shows us all. Showing compassion is more important to Him than any religious ritual or sacrifice.

Sharing the Red Cross Story One Post at a Time

08.17.20 | South Florida Red Cross
Rebecca Torriani is on a mission to make the world a better place. When you meet her and see her work, you will believe this is possible.

Eat Healthy, Support Local: 5 Places To Get The Best Salads

07.29.20 | Dining Out Miami
A good salad is not boring. A simple Caesar or an elaborate creation can tempt the palate with the right mix of flavors and textures. 

Top 5 Ice Cream & Popsicle Spots to Cool Off

07.09.20 | Dining Out Miami
There’s nothing like a cool, frosty treat to give you respite from sweaty Miami summers and to make you feel like a kid again.

4 Picks for a Festive 4th of July

07.01.20 | Dining Out Miami
This year’s 4th of July might be remembered for restrictions on gathering, but that’s no reason you can’t get out there (responsibly) and celebrate.

Post-COVID-19 Dining: Where You Can Eat Tonight in Miami

06.04.20 | Dining Out Miami
Restaurants all over Miami are collectively breathing a sigh of relief and throwing open their doors for in-person dining once again. 

Red Cross Celebrates Pride Month

06.04.20 | South Florida Red Cross
During Pride Month, the Red Cross wants to highlight its commitment to diversity and inclusion. Michael Riordan shares her message of compassion.

5 Creative Hobbies To Get Into From Home

05.15.20 | Culture Crusaders
If there was ever a time to learn something new or pick up a new hobby — it’s now! You have all this time on your hands so start learning.

5 Spots in Miami & Miami Beach Getting Gluten-Free Right

04.07.20 | Culture Crusaders
For many people, a gluten-free diet is not just a fad, it’s a necessity. Luckily, there are a few places in Miami and Miami Beach that get it right.

Calling All the Single ‘Laities’: How My Vocation Lets Me Live My Best Life

2.10.21 | Busted Halo
As I’ve grown in my spiritual journey, I have come to embrace that being a single lay woman – or a single laity (pun intended) – is a calling in and of itself that is a meaningful path to holiness.

MCB dancer Itzkan Barbosa © Gary James.
Miami City Ballet Brings Dance to the Masses in a Series of Pop-Up Performances

1.22.21 | Miami New Times
MCB presents To Miami, With Love for its 2021 spring season, a series of outdoor pop-up performances inspired by the vibrancy and culture of the Magic City.

Photo by Isabella and Louisa Fischer on Unsplash
Before Making a Resolution, Make a Confession

12.28.20 | Busted Halo
Ask Catholics the last time they went to confession and all of a sudden, they get very sheepish. Before making a resolution for 2021, let’s make a Confession of 2020.

Photo by Dieter K on Unsplash
Saints of the Sidelines: The Lesser-Known Heroes of the Church

10.30.20 | Busted Halo
Here are a few saints and saints-in-the-making you might not have heard of. Perhaps you can see yourself reflected in one of them.

Dancer and Painter Alexander Peters Moves From Stage to Canvas

09.18.20 | Miami New Times
Alexander Peters describes the physicality of his artwork the way a choreographer might describe dancers moving across a stage.

Photo by Emilio Collavino
Miami Art Strong Hopes to Keep Everyone Engaged With the Arts

08.20.20 | Miami New Times
Although art and cultural institutions in Miami face incredible hardship, art itself remains alive and strong. #MiamiArtStrong social media campaign focuses on the good news.

Peek Into the World of a Dancer at Miami City Ballet’s Pop-up Studio

07.31.20 | Culture Crusaders
Dancers are used to being watched, moving with grace and agility on a stage. These days, MCB dancers are being watched by passers-by from a studio on Lincoln Road.

Delicious Raw Leads the Way to Plastic Free Miami Beach

07.28.20 | Dining Out Miami
Delicious Raw’s menu proves that taste, texture and flavor profiles need not be sacrificed in order to be healthy. They became founding members of Plastic Free Miami Beach.

The 10 Best Outdoor Dining Restaurants in Miami

06.04.20 | Dish Miami
Outdoor dining has never been more desirable after being cooped up inside for months. Luckily, these restaurants are opening up once again.

Non-Profits Find a Way to Carry On

05.27.20 | The New Tropic
Non-profit organizations are used to doing a lot with limited resources. Now is when they need the community the most.

Did You Know? Founder’s Day Facts About the Red Cross

05.21.20 | South Florida Red Cross
Clara Barton presided over the first official meeting of the American Red Cross on May 21, 1881. Here are a few other facts that you may not know.

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