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Food trucks bring new flavors to campus

Nothing beats the midday blues like a food truck at the University of Miami. Whether for a full lunch, or just a pick-me-up snack, food trucks always feel like a special treat or an occasion. Here’s a...

‘The Visit’ fails at eliciting horror, only entices humor

If “The Visit” was reviewed as a straightforward experience, it would be necessary to ding it. The characters are flat and irritating, the performances vacillate wildly, there’s wildly inappropriate m...

Romance novels through the ages

While the sensation, devotion and scandal caused by "Fifty Shades of Grey" may seem like a new phenomenon, the romance novel has had a long, storied history.  Here are six examples of some of the ...

Orchestra combines baroque, Beatles music for sake of peace

​The Miami Symphony Orchestra, in a bid to attract new audiences to the world of classical music, celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Beatles' arrival in Miami with a concert highlighting the charm...

‘Dumb and Dumber To’ offers poor plot, joyless jokes

The movie "Dumb and Dumber To" is difficult to talk about. On the one hand, it isn't a good movie. It is aggressively, unapologetically, hatefully bad. On the other, that is exactly what the movie...

Psychological thriller ‘Nightcrawler’ captivates audiences

Some movies are best experienced in the theater.  For some, like "The Avengers", the sheer spectacle can only be captured by the big screen and big sound systems.  For others, like "Lawrence of Arabia...

‘The Intergalactic Nemesis’ dazzles with stellar performance

Radio drama has had a strange resurgence in the recent past. "Welcome to Nightvale," the offbeat, dark and always funny adventure, has become one of America's most listened to podcasts. The University...

Holocaust fact, fiction face off in ‘The Soap Myth’

It's a gruesome question, but one that captures the horror of the era. It turns the stomach and boggles the mind. And the horrifying fact is that it's still argued about today. Did the Nazi's make ...

Spelling bee musical scores serious laughs

Flabbergasting. Definition: Amazing, dazing one with shock and wonder.  Used in a sentence: “‘The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee’ playing at the Jerry Herman Ring Theatre, is positively flab...

Temple tackles vegan

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