Global flavors add special spice

With a world of flavors available, it’s time to break out of takeout. For those looking for a way to jazz up routine recipes, without much skill or expense, the answer is to add… Continue reading

American adaptations lack authenticity

A typical meal from a Chinese restaurant in the U.S. wouldn’t be complete without fortune cookies, wonton soup and some orange chicken. However, in China, this couldn’t be further from the truth. There… Continue reading

‘Golden-age classic’ ‘Oklahoma’ comes to campus

The waving wheat and wind-swept plains have settled the territory of the Jerry Herman Ring Theatre in its latest production of “Oklahoma.” The show premiered Wednesday and features a cast of 25 UM… Continue reading

Oscar-nominated composer named artistic director of Henry Mancini Institute

James Newton Howard was named the artistic director of the Henry Mancini Institute (HMI) at the Phillip and Patricia Frost School of Music. Howard is known as a film composer and has received… Continue reading

‘First Date’ offers fresh, honest look at modern-day blind dates

Gone are the days when a first date involved flowers. Now swiping right on Tinder has become the starting point of many a blind date. While the ways people look for love have… Continue reading

Carbonell Awards show celebrates South Florida’s stage stars

A night filled with drama may not be everyone’s ideal evening, but Monday night’s Carbonell Awards show was filled with a cast of characters that would rival any play. During the 39th annual… Continue reading

Saturday’s Ultra Music Festival illuminates Miami

From the neon-bright outfits to the pulsing beats, Ultra Music Festival took Miami by storm Friday night with rain showers that shut down five of seven stages. The electronic dance music celebration continued… Continue reading

‘Cinderella’ brings magic back to Disney classic

At the stroke of midnight, a carriage turned into a pumpkin, horses changed into mice and a glass slipper was left at a royal ball in Disney’s latest film, a retelling of the fairytale… Continue reading

Musical comedy pokes fun at modern dating

Two polar opposites sit across from each other, the nagging voices of their family ringing in their minds, texts from friends checking in, and attempts at awkward small talk are made, despite the… Continue reading