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Frankenstein Comes to the Arsht Center!


Written by Danielle Leon and Lily Boza


All photos included are courtesy of the Adrienne Arsht Center's website. 


Over 200 years later, Mary Shelly’s Frankenstein poses and allows readers to ponder the questions that still remain very much relevant; questions about ambition, family, love, and belonging. The same questions, still conveyed in Nick Dear’s adaptation of Frankenstein at the Arsht Center directed by Stuart. Meltzer.

Super Full Moon Viewing and Sound Event at Deering Estate


Written by Jessica Finol 


Deering Estate was home to wealthy Chicago industrialist, Charles Deering, and his family during the winter months of the 1920s. The estate is a historic site listed on the National Register of Historic Places and welcomes fans of both historical museums and nature. The original buildings on the estate provide a look into the lives of Deering and his family, while the grounds of the estate provide access to Biscayne Bay and nature trails.

2020 Miami Book Fair: A Talk with National Book Award Finalist Gavriel Savit, Author of "The Way Back"


Written by Victoria Azurdia 


Throughout the winter season, Culture Shock Miami has had the opportunity to interview a diverse body of authors and discuss their work and personal lives. In the last Miami Book Fair discussion, I had the pleasure of interviewing Gavriel Savit, to discuss his National Book Award Finalist “The Way Back.”


2020 Miami Book Fair: An Exclusive on "So This Is Love" with YA Author Elizabeth Lim


Written by Jimena Romero 

The Miami Book Fair is just around the corner! With multiple virtual panels by authors lined up, the fair will take place from November 15th to the 22nd. The fair will feature many authors and will allow you to watch these talented writers talk about their works. These panels, available for all ages and addressing a  wide range of topics, will surely inspire you and make your day.