Sitting ‘Round the Campfire with the Very Vivid Cara Despain

By day she manages Foundation Education for the esteemed Rubell Family Collection; by night she manipulates myths for those who dig wonder. Her work has appeared north of here (MOCA), up there (Brooklyn’s Pierogi Gallery), and all over out there (LA’s Art Platform, Jancar Gallery and For Your Art), as well as where she hails,

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Nothing is original.

Jim Jarmusch said it best, “Steal from anywhere that resonates with inspiration or fuels your imagination.” A Graphic Design graduate student in Israel did just that when he turned in his final thesis: a video project created entirely by elements and graphics not created by him. All of the 469 photos used in the video

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Finka Table & Tap: Like Your Abuela’s Country Kitchen, but better.

At first sight, it appears out of place. Upon closer inspection, you realize that was sort of the point. Located on 147th and Coral Way (a steep journey down west for those east), Finka Table & Tap might just be the most exciting thing to happen to suburban Miami since well, ever. Before opening its doors,

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Commissioner Donna Fiala on Smallwood’s: “People are upset and disappointed and disgusted… and I don’t blame them.”

Last Thursday, Culture Designers was delighted to report that the infractious Dan A. Hughes Company of Texas has been effectively stopped in its frack tracks and forbidden from proceeding with any more drilling in South Florida’s Everglades. Included in that report was part one of a elucidating letter from Collier County Commissioner Donna Fiala, who

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