May 10, 2021

Lab 9 crafts a comedic culture clash in ‘Voices of the Island’

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By Christine Dolencdolen From Miami Herald One of the many cool things about Miami Theater Center is founder-artistic director Stephanie Ansin’s dedication to fostering new work. Through the SandBox Series in the company’s intimate black box space, and thanks to a $100,000 Knight Arts Challenge grant, South Florida theater artists get funds, rehearsal space and […]

Nestor Torres and friends close Saint Martha series with lively Latin program

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By Lawrence Budmen Nestor Torres and friends performed earlier this year at St. Martha’s Church in Miami Shores. While “A Caribbean Celebration” was the theme of the Saint Martha-Yamaha Concert Series’ final performance of the season, the concert really was a showcase for Nestor Torres and friends. The Puerto Rico-born flutist has become a Miami […]

“What do women like, a female or male OB/GYN?”

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A new trend has developed regarding female patient preferences by the time they have to select the gender of their ObGyn. This trend indicates that women between the ages of 18-28, pre childbirth, are gravitating more towards a female ObGyn. Studies have also shown this new age progression is due to a mutual understanding of […]

March: Endometriosis Awareness Month

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“Endometriosis: Cramps You Shouldn’t Ignore” During menses minor cramping is normal, and even expected. Cramps are caused by the fact that each month, during a woman’s reproductive lifespan, tissue lining the uterus (endometrium) breaks down, is discarded and exits the body resulting in menstruation. Menstruation naturally causes the release of inflammatory hormones (prostaglandins), which are […]