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Event Date(s): Saturday, November 01, 2014
Miami Dade College’s Annual Jazz Under the Stars Concert to Feature the Eddie Palmieri Salsa Orchestra Nov. 1

In addition to the concert, students and the public will have the opportunity to enjoy a free Q&A with the Palmieri at 11 a.m., Friday, October 31, at Kendall Campus’ Room 8122.


Date Published: Thursday, October 23, 2014
Miami Dade College Hosts Study Abroad Fair, Nov. 4-6

Students who dream of learning a second or third language, visiting the Eiffel Tower, or immersing themselves in European and Latin-American culture will have the chance to learn more about study abroad opportunities at the Miami Dade College (MDC) Study Abroad Fair, Tuesday, Nov. 4 – Thursday, Nov. 6, at the Wolfson, Kendall, and North Campuses. Interested students and faculty and administration looking to lead a study abroad program are encouraged to attend.


Event Date(s): Wednesday, November 05, 2014
Miami Dade College’s ‘Jazz at Wolfson Presents’ Pianist/Composer Andy LaVerne Nov. 5

Andy LaVerne is the recipient of five jazz fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and winner of the 2000 John Lennon Songwriting Contest. He has appeared at concerts and festivals throughout the world and has also given clinics and master classes at universities and conservatories worldwide.


Event Date(s): Thursday, November 06, 2014
Miami Dade College Homestead Campus to Host Kristallnacht Nov. 6

The Holocaust and Genocide Education Program (HGEP) at Miami Dade College’s (MDC) Homestead Campus will once again host a Kristallnacht event with special guests U.S. Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, Consul General of Germany in Miami the Honorable Jürgen Borsch, and Consul General of the Republic of Turkey the Honorable Özgür Kivanc Altan at 11:15 a.m., Thursday, Nov. 6.


Event Date(s): Thursday, November 06, 2014
Miami Dade College’s North Campus Presents Homeless Awareness Day

Miami Dade College’s (MDC) North Campus will once again commemorate Homeless Awareness Day at 1 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 6, in conjunction with International Education Month. This year’s main event will feature keynote speaker Dr. Pedro José “Joe” Greer Jr., a Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient, who will discuss the needs of the homeless in the community and share his experiences advocating for this population. In addition, artist Roberta Brown Shader will unveil a new sculpture. The event is free and open to the public.


Event Date(s): Thursday, November 06, 2014 - Friday, November 07, 2014
MDC and the Zambrano Foundation to Host Important Symposium on Democracy in the Americas Nov. 6 & 7

Leaders from across the hemisphere, including former heads of state and famed Cuban independent journalist and blogger Yoani Sanchez, to participate.


Event Date(s): Friday, November 07, 2014
Miami Dade College’s Center for Latin American and Caribbean Initiatives Presents Dr. Enrique Iglesias Nov. 7

The Center for Latin American and Caribbean Initiatives (CLACI) at Miami Dade College (MDC) will host a presentation at 3 p.m. Friday, Nov. 7, by Minister of Foreign Affairs of Uruguay Dr. Enrique V. Iglesias, who will discuss a new book titled “Latin America in a New Era of Globalization: Essays in Honor of Dr. Enrique V. Iglesias." This event will be in Spanish and is free and open to the public.


Event Date(s): Saturday, November 08, 2014
Miami Dade College InterAmerican Campus to Host Child Health and Safety Fair Nov. 8

Miami Dade College’s (MDC) InterAmerican Campus (IAC) and ConnectFamilias invite the community to attend their annual free Annual Caring for Kids Child Health and Safety Fair, aimed at making homes and communities healthier and safer for kids and adolescents. The fair will be held from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 8, adjacent to the campus, on SW 6 Street between 25 and 27 Avenues.


Event Date(s): Saturday, November 08, 2014 - Sunday, February 08, 2015
Miami Dade College’s Museum of Art + Design Forms Partnership with Word and Image Lab (WAIL)

Opening to the public on Saturday, Nov. 8, MOAD and WAIL institute a pop-up project gallery appropriately named WAIL l.a.b. (literature, art and books) with Zine-o-Mania! A World of Fanzines from the Special Collections at the University of Miami.


Event Date(s): Sunday, November 09, 2014
Miami Dade College Presents A Soldier’s Story Nov. 9

Miami Dade College’s (MDC) Kendall Campus’ Music, Theater, and Dance Department – together with the Miami Wind Symphony – will present A Soldier’s Story. The patriotic program, composed by Fred DeSena and conducted by Rodester Brandon, will take place at 4 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 9, at Florida International University’s Wertheim Performing Arts Center.


Event Date(s): Sunday, November 09, 2014
Miami Dade College to Unveil Section of the Berlin Wall as Permanent Installation at Wolfson Campus Nov. 9

Miami Dade College (MDC) President Dr. Eduardo J. Padrón, City of Miami Mayor Tomas Regalado and Consul General of Germany in Miami Jürgen Borsch proudly announce the City of Miami has received an authentic 12-foot tall, 3-foot wide, four-and-a-half ton section of the historic Berlin Wall, torn down in 1989 in the name of freedom and democracy. The piece of wall will be permanently installed at MDC’s Wolfson Campus, the only educational institution in the region to receive this honor. An unveiling ceremony will take place on Sunday, Nov. 9, the 25th anniversary since the dismantling of the wall began.


Event Date(s): Sunday, November 16, 2014
MDC Live Arts & Miami Book Fair International Bring Ira Glass to Miami for a Dynamic Book Fair Launch Performance Nov. 16

The show’s focus on storytelling makes it a great opportunity for this kick-off partnership between MDC Live Arts and the Miami Book Fair International, which is presented and produced by The Center for Writing and Literature @ Miami Dade College, to inaugurate Florida’s premier literary event for 2014.





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