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Monday, March 17

MIFA 2014 Opening Ceremony: Broadway Concert Series

The North Campus Musical Theater Ensemble, The Chamber Singers and Orchestra, under the direction of Prof. Carol Ann Steele will perform selections from award-winning Broadway musicals

11:15 AM - 12:00 PM, Lehman Theater

Play Reading: MELT

A reading and discussion of the theatrical play, MELT about the slow loss of the histories, traditions and family heritages of Miami.

6:00 PM-8:00 PM, Room 2147

 

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Tuesday, March 18

Music & Math: The Art & Science Continuum

The ties that bind music to math and the masters who apply creativity in the pursuit of knowledge and artistry.

8:15 AM-9:00 AM, Room 2147

The Music of Clara Schumann*

Dr. Robert Remek will present a program of solo piano works and chamber music by Clara Wieck Schumann (1819-1896), who was one of the most important pianists of the 19th century.

*In cooperation with Women's History Month

9:50 AM-11:05 AM, Lehman Theatre

The Power of Words: Panel Readings with Authors

Authors Preston Allen and Ruth Vander Zee will read selections and discuss their works with the audience.

11:15 AM-12:30 PM, Science Complex Room A104

Philosophy into Film

Documentary film screening of "The House I Live In" followed by a discussion led by Prof. Amnel Molina.

12:30 PM-3:00 PM, Room 2158

Documentary Screening

Screening of "Undefeated"; the inspiring story of inner-city student athletes and their coach who struggled to beat the odds on and off the field. Screening will be followed by a Q&A with Academy Award® winning director TJ Martin.

6:00 PM-8:00 PM, Meek Center Atrium

Broadway Concert Series (Reprise)

The North Campus Musical Theater Ensemble, The Chamber Singers and Orchestra, under the direction of Prof. Carol Ann Steele will perform selections from award-winning Broadway musicals.

7:30 PM-9:00 PM, Lehman Theatre

 

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Wednesday, March 19

Panel Discussion

Ethnic Identity and National Culture: The Making of Americans in the 21st Century. Discussion led by Professor Octavio Roca.

11:00 AM-11:50 PM, Room 2147

Pina's Rite of Spring*

Pina Bausch¹s choreography for Stravinsky¹s iconic Rite of Spring.

*In cooperation with Women's History Month

12:00 PM-1:00 AM, Room 2151

Documentary Screening

Screening of "Undefeated"; the inspiring story of inner-city student athletes and their coach who struggled to beat the odds on and off the field. Screening will be followed by a Q&A with Academy Award® winning director TJ Martin.

6:00 PM-8:00 PM, Room 2147

 

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Thursday, March 20

Modern Dance Performance

Prof. Helena Thevenot and students perform an organic interpretation of American sign language and dance.

11:45 AM-12:30 PM, Studio Theatre

Concerto Under the Stars

An outdoor evening performance of classical musical selections including, Beethoven's Fifth Symphony, Moonlight Sonata, Mozart's Eine Kleine Nachtmusik, and Strauss' The Blue Danube Waltz, performed by the MDC Student Orchestra under the direction of Maestro Albert Bade.

7:30 PM-8:30 PM, Science Complex Plaza

Pre-Concert Discussion

Maestro Albert Bade and Barry Gordon, director of The School of Entertainment & Design Technology

6:30 PM-7:00 PM, Science Complex Plaza

 

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Friday, March 21

MIFA Closing Ceremony & Award Presentations

Student, Faculty and Staff Recital

An eclectic mix of performances including, music, dance, vocal and spoken word.

11:15 AM-12:30 PM, Studio Theatre

 

Ongoing Events:

  • Aperture 2014 at the Computer Courtyard, Second Floor

    A photographic exploration of light, form, shape, and color as seen through the lens of MDC student photographers.

  • Visual Arts Exhibition, Lehman Theatre Lobby

    An array of artistic works by current and former MDC students, faculty and staff.

  • Miami International Sculpture Park, Self-Guided Tour

    Building 2 Library, Headset Checkout

 

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