MIAMI BEACH MAYOR

Miami Beach is a relatively small town, but with big city issues. Governing the City with the intention of pleasing the locals (residents) and visitors is a complex balancing act. So, Stewart had a conversation with Miami Beach Mayor Dan Gelber to learn how he accomplishes this major task.

ART, BOOKS, BOTANICAL, AND HAT

In Episode 68 of "Alive on South Beach" Dena Stewart and Stewart Stewart go to Art Basel/Miami Beach, the Miami Book Fair (Miami Dade College), NATPE (National Association of Television Program Executives), A Taste of the Garden (Miami Beach Botanical Garden), and Art Deco Weekend street fair - where they discover less bling and more business.

BEAUTY, FOOD, AND FUN

Episode 66 of Alive on South Beach includes bathing beauties, French Baguettes, Rogue Lifestyle "toys" for the one-percenters, French Cuisine at its best, the re-opening of Espanola Way, and the reason being "Alive on South Beach" is so special.

Unfair!

Unfair! Unfair! How strongly have we felt that "life" was not fair? We’ve all experienced the burn of unfair treatment at one time or another, some life changing injustices and some real or perceived favoritism. So what did we do?

ALIVE ON SOUTH BEACH 65

In Episode 65 of Alive on South Beach, at the 2017 NATPE Miami Expo (National Association of Television Program Executives) Dena and Stewart spoke with reality star Brooke Hogan, along with several television content providers and hopefuls. Barney Rosenzweig, Television Producer visited the Stewarts in their studio to talk about his current interests, and at the Miami Book Fair, Tom Austin, former night-life columnist talks about his most memorable times on South Beach.

ART, BOOKS, MUSIC, PARTIES

Episode 64 of Alive on South Beach features Art Basel|Miami Beach; Jazz Stylist Nicole Henry; Brit Week; Miami Book Fair authors who talk about magic mushrooms and religion, and another author who talks about the exciting life of a celebrity bodyguard.

WHITING OUT

She still wore a white man-tailored shirt with a man’s black tie, although her face now was visibly older and her un-styled, uncombed stringy black hair had turned grungy gray. “Good for her,” I thought, with admiration. She remained true to herself and did not give a damn about impressing the kings and queens and crowned princes and princesses sitting in the first few rows of the enormous concert hall in Stockholm Sweden.

SOUTH BEACH JAZZ FESTIVAL

1st ANNUAL SOUTH BEACH JAZZ FESTIVAL - Each musical performance will showcase the artistry of at least one person with a disability. The sheer talent of the artists will promote the festival’s dual goal, to entertain, and to define others by ability rather than disability.

PSYCHEDELIC GOSPELS

Throughout medieval Christianity, religious works of art emerged to illustrate the teachings of the Bible. Much of the artwork and icons have images of psychoactive mushrooms and plants. Using this visual evidence to document the role of visionary plants in Christianity,“The Psychedelic Gospels" reveals that Christianity may indeed have had a psychedelic history.

Creative Passions AOSB

In Episode 62 of Alive on South Beach, Dena and Stewart met creative people with passion and talent, saw powerful films, talked to informative writers, looked at Cuban art, and "networked".

ACTORS, AUTHORS, FOODIES

In Episode 61, “Alive on South Beach” goes to NATPE (National Association of Television Production Executives), which is basically an industry convention, however because NATPE is a marketplace for buyers...

HOUR [email protected]

For the past 25 or so years, I have had a studio on South Beach. From time to time whenever my friends or friends of my friends were in town they would stop by for a cup of coffee and some stimulating...

AOSB in NYC

Stewart and I recently went to New York. Being native New Yorkers (born and bred Manhattanites before moving to Miami Beach), we hadn’t been back in several years and looked forward to visiting the “new...