Oktoberfest? Yes! In Miami!

A live band from Germany performing at Oktoberfest.

Eric Jimenez and Jesse Zambrano

November 1, 2017

Our Rating: A+ Oktoberfest is the world's largest beer and travelling funfair festival, with large quantities of beer, traditional and non-traditional foods, folk music, and everything needed to have a good time. Typically held in Munich, Germany it is a 3-week event with an attendance of more than 6 m...

Barrow Goes Cherry Picking

Barrow Goes Cherry Picking

Makayla Bell, highlights contributor

October 18, 2017

This year, a playwright’s festival in New York City was held, bringing about an ambience of creativity, inspiration and opportunity to the Big Apple. This is a reality that has happened to a selected few including the school’s very own drama teacher, Tracy Barrow-Schoenblatt. The opportunity to have a p...

Art Wynwood 2017

Art Wynwood showcases art from all over the world.

Natalia Rodriguez, Staff Writer

February 28, 2017

Our Rating: A+ Over the years, Wynwood has gained international recognition for being a burgeoning center for the arts. This prominence has given Wynwood the chance to proudly host the Art Wynwood fair every year. Art Wynwood showcases an incredible variety of contemporary art from artists all...

The Gables Hispanic Cultural Festival

The Gables Hispanic Cultural Festival is a great way to enjoy the weekend.

Natalia Rodriguez, Staff Writer

October 31, 2016

Our Rating: A- Hispanic Heritage Month is a widely celebrated month of festivities, especially in Southern Florida where the hispanic population is one of the largest in the United States. To celebrate the month, the city of Coral Gables hosts the annual Gables Hispanic Cultural Festival, a weekend...

Miami Pride Festival 2016

People of all ages were seen representing their prideful spirits at the parade.

Natalie De La Rosa, Staff Writer

April 21, 2016

On April 8-10, the Gay pride festival came to Miami Beach for the eighth time, bringing members from the LGBT community together. Thousands of people attended this festival, including people not from the LGBT community, this being a festival founded on the principals of diversity and acceptance. The...

Diwali: The Festival of Lights

Diwali celebrations including bright and colorful drawings on the ground.

Olivia Pelaez, Staff Writer

November 16, 2015

Diwali, also known as the Festival of Lights is one of the largest celebrations of the year in India; it marks the end of the harvest season and is celebrated with lots of lights, fireworks and food. Every year, Diwali is observed on the 15th day of the Hindu month of Kartika, which landed ...

Fairchild Botanical’s Mango Fest

Delectable mangoes were laid out for all visitors to purchase.

John Hiaasen, Staff Writer

July 25, 2015

Our Rating: A On July 11 and 12, around 9,000 people gathered at Fairchild Tropical Botanical Gardens to for its annual mango festival. At this event, the mango’s taste and culture were celebrated. One particular mango, the Jamaican mango, stood out this year. Mango vendors and fanatics alike c...

Holi, the Festival of Colors

Sophomore friends Libertad Robledo (Left) and Bhargavi Pochi (Right) celebrated Holi and the changing of the seasons with bright colors.

Jake Paz, Staff Writer

March 15, 2015

Last Friday, March 6, billions of people around the world celebrated the beautiful holiday of Holi, which signifies the victory of good over evil and the plentiful harvests associated with the coming of spring. Holi is a Hindu spring festival, also known as the festival of colors and love, celebrated...

Cruz and Herlory go Tristate!

Gables band students show their skills at the Hispanic Heritage pep rally

Robert DeDonatis, Staff Writer

November 10, 2014

Senior Santos Cruz and Junior Bianca Herlory received the prestigious honor of participating in The Annual Tri-State Band and Conducting Festival. The Gables band has instruments from the clarinet all the way to trumpet. Santos Cruz, a senior in the Academy of Finance, has been involved with music since...

Rotary Art Festival

The festival brought over 150 diffrent artists together.

Camilo Bacca, Staff Writer

February 26, 2014

On February 22, the South Miami Rotary Art Festival celebrated art in its many forms at Sunset Mall in front of the movie theater and between Red Road and US 1. The festival lasted from 12:00 PM all the way to 6:00 PM, even though some exhibitors stayed behind longer. It featured an extraordinary variety...

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