April 2010, Volume 14, Number 2

Cultural Spotlight

Alberto Meza

MDC mezzotint goes to London

Miami Dade College's commitment to the arts is once again rewarded with the selection of ”Still Life,” a mezzotint print by MDC faculty Alberto Meza, into London's Originals 2010 exhibit.

Rendering of trombone player in jester regalia

Creative minds at Kendall Campus

Whether it is a scavenger hunt based on a best-selling novel, a flash mob in action, a jazz concert, a feature film or documentary, some chalk art, or a cup o’ java and live poetry at the Beat Café, Arts and Letters Day has something for everyone at the Kendall Campus.

Matt Vashlishan, MDC associate professor Dr. Alan Ngim, Sergio Carreno and Aaron Lebos

Chamber music at Wolfson

Six respected musicians and educators come together to perform an array of interesting selections from the likes of Messiaen, Reich, Andriessen, Satoh and more, in a free concert presented by the Wolfson Campus Arts and Philosophy department.

Barbara Levenson

County judge, Writer's Institute success story

Barbara Levenson finally achieves her dream of becoming a novelist with the help of FCLA's Writers Institute.

Esperanza Spalding

MDC presents jazz bass star Esperanza Spalding

Esperanza Spalding presents master classes and workshops for MDC students as well as a much-awaited concert performance of selections from her new album.

Author Connie Mae Fowler

Writers Institute nurtures new talent

The Florida Center for the Literary Arts once again brings a bevy of literary luminaries to South Florida as part of the Writers Institute conference this May.

Singer and MDC North Campus alumn Alvin Jackson

MDC’s North Campus treats community to annual Gospel Explosion and Soul Food Fest

Singer and MDC North Campus alum, Alvin Jackson, was one of several local artists performing at MDC North Campus' Fourth Annual Gospel Explosion and Soul Food Fest for Black History Month.

Ed Soph jamming at his drums

Jazz at Wolfson Concert presents star drummer Ed Soph

Big Band veteran drummer, author and educator Ed Soph came to Miami Dade College to perform alongside the MDC Jazz Faculty Quintet as part of Jazz at Wolfson’s 2009-2010 Season.

William Shakespeare

Kendall Theatre, Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing

Much ado about a lot is the best way to describe the Kendall Theatre's latest production of Shakespeare's much beloved comedy as a fitting and gloriously funny end to an unforgettable season.

MDC film crew at work on location

Miami, I Love You

First was the 2006 film Paris, Je T'aime; then came last year's New York, I Love You; and now it’s Miami’s turn to get its very own cinematic paean.

Teatro Prometeo's Chejov vs. Chejov

Teatro Prometeo lights a fire in Boston

Prometeo Theatre earns Audience Choice Award for Best Ensemble Performance at The New England Russian Theatre Festival in Boston.

Inquisitional chair

Past and present on display at MDC Freedom Tower

Instruments of TortureThrough the Ages, Faces – 100 Cuban Artists, Etruscans in Latium – three of the years most awaited exhibits finally find their temporary home at MDC’s Freedom Tower.

Andy García and Kelly Landry at one of MIFF's VIP parties

MDC's Miami International Film Festival 2010 highlights

The 27th Annual Miami Film Festival, presented and produced by Miami Dade College, shone brighter than a supernova in South Florida's firmament with a bevy of glitterati and exclusive events exulting our unbridled love of film.

Dream's cast has a blast in Midsummer

Tropical Midsummer

A Midsummer Night’s Dream gets a tropical makeover in a daring new production by New World School of the Arts College Theater.

Detail of Wolfson mural

Celebrated muralist to create work at Wolfson, aided by MDC students

Painter and muralist Diego Rosales will soon complete his mural at the Wolfson Campus with assistance from MDC students.

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