November 2011, Volume 15, Number 5

Cultural Spotlight

Halegua sculpture

Falling in Love With Art

MDC’s Art Gallery System offers an autumn full of fine works at its many galleries and sculpture parks.


Tower Theater

MDC Brings Cinema Classics to Miami

A collaboration between MDC’s Tower Theater and Miami International Film Festival lets film buffs enjoy classics rarely seen on the big screen.


Pig Iron Theatre Company

MDC Live! Gets New Director and Big Plans

MDC Live! Performing Arts Series expands its international endeavors and looks to a bright future under the direction of Kathryn García.


Student shaking hands with Chef John Richards

Inaugural Class Gets Cooking at MCI

Miami Culinary Institute welcomes its first students while offering local gastronomes fun food and wine programs in its Culinarium Enthusiast Learning Series.


Jon Secada

Spellbinding Jazz Returns to MDC

Music captivates South Florida audiences once again at two MDC campuses hosting another season of outstanding jazz concerts.


Ballerina on pointe

World Ballet Stars Shine on MDC Stage

Future stars of classical dance recently graced the stage at Miami Dade College during the renowned International Ballet Festival of Miami.


The Center @ MDC

Book Fair a Homecoming for Aspiring Authors

The Miami Writers Institute of The Center for Literature and Theatre @ MDC is taking place during Miami Book Fair International.


Khaliq Muhammad

Love of Learning Takes MDC Student to China

After taking Mandarin Chinese classes at Miami Dade College, Khaliq Muhammad traveled across the globe to apply what he learned.


Studio visit

NWSA Students Savor High Art in Europe

Visual Arts seniors from New World School of the Arts enjoyed an eye-opening entrée into the international art scene on a trip to Berlin and Venice.


Teatro Colón

CLACI Brings Timely World Issues to Forefront

The Center for Latin American and Caribbean Initiatives at MDC has hosted a variety of informative, interdisciplinary events.


Scholarship winners

Five MDC Students Win Scholarships to China

For their mastery of the complex Mandarin language, five MDC students recently received one-year Confucius Institute Scholarships.


Professor Hettich

MDC Professor Wins Prestigious Poetry Award

Professor Michael Hettich, who teaches creative writing at MDC, won the prestigious 2011 Swan Scythe Press Poetry Chapbook Contest.


Photo of horror movie

MDC Student Film a Scary Success

A short horror film by MDC Kendall Campus students is enjoying international acclaim.


Author Stephen King

Book Fair Celebrating Rich Legacy

For nearly three decades, Miami Book Fair International has brought the most important authors to Miami at the peaks of their success.


Chinese bronze lion

Delights Abound at Book Fair

Stellar authors, an international scope and creative programs bring excitement to the fair.


Tuyo interior

Tuyo is Feast for Senses

South Florida is abuzz with the opening of Tuyo, the crown-jewel gourmet restaurant atop the new Miami Culinary Institute at MDC.



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