February 2011, Volume 15, Number 1

Cultural Spotlight

Book Fair

International Book Fair Outshines Itself

Featuring hundreds of authors and vendors while attracting hundreds of thousands of fairgoers, the 27th annual Miami Book Fair International offered more than ever before.


La Vittoria di Samotracia by Maria Cristina Carlini

Sculptures Bring New Beauty to Campuses

Working with Sculpt Miami, MDC brings new works to the Wolfson Campus, while the North Campus receives the largest collection in the county’s history from artist Alfredo Halegua.


Artist standing next to sculpture

Route to Human Rights Starts at MDC

The International Solidarity for Human Rights recently chose MDC to launch its Route to Human Rights multimedia project, which opened with a sculpture by Mauro Arbiza.


Vivian Ruiz

Theater Program Produces Promethean Results

MDC’s Teatro Prometeo, the nation’s leading Spanish-language theater program, has been making headlines recently for not only its outstanding alumni but also its faculty.


Theater poster

MDC’s Theaters Offer Bevy of Delights

From Tom Stoppard’s “The Real Inspector Hound” to Jean-Paul Sartre’s “No Exit,” MDC theater groups provide a wide range of works covering the full dramatic spectrum.


Women of Calypso

Cultura del Lobo Enlivens Cultural Scene

Continuing celebrations of its 20th anniversary, MDC’s Cultura del Lobo performance series brings a rich variety of events to Miami, from Women of Calypso to Brazilian icon Lenine.


Unclear Intentions painting

Artist Sets Sights on MDC

MDC’s InterAmerican Campus recently hosted the opening of artist Kristen Tabone Woodward’s “Unclear Intentions” exhibition inspired by her research of biblical women.


¡Patria o libertad! artwork

MDC Exhibition Explores Nationalism

MDC’s historic Freedom Tower recently featured “¡Patria o Libertad!” (“Country or Freedom!”), a collection of videos and sound pieces exploring the complexities of nationalism.


Dean Daniel Lewis and dancers

Top Dancers Return for Tribute Show

Alumni from the New World School of the Arts at MDC who now perform with the nation’s top dance companies return to Miami for a tribute performance to Dean Daniel Lewis.


Albita performs

Latin Jazz Fills Fall Air

Sweet sounds and captivating rhythms filled the air during the Latin Jazz Festival 2010 at MDC’s Kendall Campus.


smART exhibition

smART Exhibition Delights Art Lovers, Helps Students

MDC builds scholarship funds while increasing understanding of contemporary Latin American art.



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