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Edge Briefs 4/13

‘Unfriended’ Though the dead can’t speak, in “Unfriended,” a group of friends find themselves haunted in an online chat room by the account of their dead friend. The Cinematic Arts Commission and Hur...

Magician, actor writes enchanting homage in ‘The Magnificents’

As the great Houdini, actor and magician Dennis Watkins performed death-defying magic tricks, including the infamous Water Torture Cell escape. Now, as the kindly Magnificent, Watkins will take on...

Edge Briefs 4/9

WYNWOOD SHUTTLES The second Saturday of the month means it’s time for Wynwood Art Walk, where students can walk around art galleries and enjoy food trucks and entertainment in the Wynwood Arts Distri...

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

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 changed, sitting thro...

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 ceremo...

Edge Briefs 3/30

‘New Jerusalem’ The Miller Center and GableStage will present a special performance of David Ives’ play “New Jerusalem” at 7 p.m. Wednesday. The production focuses on the interrogation of Baruch de S...

‘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 "Cinderella...

Edge Briefs 3/19

Jazz meets broadway The Frost School of Music’s Henry Mancini Institute Orchestra will perform classic songs by Broadway composers at 8 p.m. Friday at the Knight Concert Hall at the Adrienne Arsht Ce...

Play 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 fa...

‘Trust’ offers insight on sex, emotional conflict

In a red room, chains dangle from the ceiling, whips stand ready for use and a naïve, young man awaits a dominatrix. This scene is not from the trendy “Fifty Shades of Grey” series, but from the d...

Ashley Martinez

Ashley Martinez is a senior majoring in journalism and psychology, which have sharpened her people-watching skills. She has worked as a staff writer, copy editor, assistant editor and is now the Edge arts and entertainment editor at The Miami Hurricane. She serves as the president of UM's chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists. Her work has been featured in The Hurricane, Distraction Magazine, The Communique, Gables Home Page and The Miami Herald. When she's not working on a story, she loves going to the theatre and singing show tunes.