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Event Date(s): Tuesday, January 06, 2015 - Thursday, January 29, 2015
Relive the Miami Vice Era with Wolfson Archives’ Screenings of Local Bars, Taverns and Nightclubs in the 1980s

If you think Miami is eccentric now, you won’t want to miss footage the city’s club and bar scene in the 1980s. The Lynn and Louis Wolfson II Florida Moving Image Archives at Miami Dade College (MDC) have hours of vintage video that captures Club 1235, Regine's, Tobacco Road, and Fire & Ice, among other popular night spots during the Miami Vice years. South Florida Nights screenings, a component of the Wolfson Archives’ REWIND series, will take place from noon – 1:30 p.m. Jan. 6, 8, 13, 15, 20, 22, 27 & 29 at the Wolfson Campus in downtown Miami. Free and open to the public, the screenings are 15 - 30 minutes in length and repeat during each ninety-minute screening.


Event Date(s): Friday, January 30, 2015
Miami Dade College’s North Campus Green Urban Living Center Offers Organic Farmer’s Market Jan. 30

Miami Dade College’s (MDC) North Campus’ School of Continuing Education and Professional Development will offer a Farmer’s Market from 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 30, featuring produce grown at the North Campus Green Urban Living Center. The Center encompasses a butterfly garden, a hardwood hammock, a native plant area and a section dedicated to edible crops. Students will share information about the produce and its nutritional value.


Event Date(s): Friday, January 30, 2015 - Saturday, January 31, 2015
New World Symphony presents World Premiere of El Sol Caliente with Unique Film Footage from Miami Dade College Archives Collection

The New World Symphony presents the world premiere of El Sol Caliente, a new film-symphony which features unique film footage from the collections of the Lynn and Louis Wolfson II Florida Moving Image Archives at Miami Dade College, on Friday, Jan. 30 and Saturday, Jan. 31 at the New World Center.


Event Date(s): Tuesday, February 03, 2015
Miami Dade College’s Miami Culinary Institute to Officially Welcome its Newest Class with Special Chef’s Coat Ceremony, Feb. 3

The latest class of culinary students at Miami Dade College’s (MDC) state-of-the-art Miami Culinary Institute (MCI) will receive their chef’s coats at a special ceremony at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 3, at the Wolfson Campus in downtown Miami.


Event Date(s): Monday, March 09, 2015
Senator Rubio, Dr. Eduardo Padrón, Goldman Sachs Celebrate First Graduation of 10,000 Small Businesses in Miami

On Monday, February 9, Goldman Sachs Chairman and CEO Lloyd Blankfein, Dr. Eduardo Padrón, President of Miami Dade College, and United States Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) will give remarks at the graduation of small business owners from the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses program. This commitment to business education in the Greater Miami area from Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses aims to unlock the growth and job-creation potential of small businesses in the area by providing them with greater access to business education, financial capital and business support services.


Event Date(s): Thursday, February 12, 2015
MDC Museum of Art + Design in partnership with The Center for Writing & Literature at MDC presents Fountains & Galaxies, recent works by Bernard Cooper in conjunction with his new memoir, My Avant-Garde Education

The Miami Dade College (MDC) Museum of Art + Design in partnership with The Center for Writing & Literature at MDC presents Fountains & Galaxies, recent works by Bernard Cooper in conjunction with the release of his new memoir My Avant-Garde Education (W.W. Norton & Company).


Event Date(s): Friday, February 13, 2015 - Saturday, February 14, 2015
Enjoy an Unforgettable Valentine’s Day Menu at Tuyo

Make this Valentine’s Day unforgettable with dinner at Tuyo, which is offering a romantic and delicious prix-fixe menu on Friday, Feb. 13 and Saturday, Feb.14. The menu features an elaborate multi-course meal, including an optional Ossetra caviar service.


Event Date(s): Thursday, February 12, 2015
One Billion Rising Revolution Miami and Rally to Stop Human Trafficking Returns to MDC Feb. 12

Thousands of students, community leaders, celebrities and survivors are expected to descend on the Wolfson Campus of Miami Dade College (MDC) on Thursday, Feb. 12, to participate in the One Billion Rising movement to end human trafficking and the abuse of women worldwide.


Event Date(s): Wednesday, February 18, 2015
Miami Dade College’s Jazz at Wolfson Presents Drummer Andrew Atkinson Feb. 18

Miami Dade College’s (MDC) Arts and Philosophy Department continues its successful live jazz series, Jazz at Wolfson Presents, with Miami-raised drummer Andrew Atkinson at noon, Wednesday, Feb. 18, at the Wolfson Campus in downtown Miami.


Event Date(s): Saturday, February 21, 2015
Miami Dade College’s Museum of Art + Design Announces Launch of Unique BAZAAR BAR and POP UP SHOP!

Miami Dade College (MDC) Museum of Art + Design (MOA+D) announces the official launch of its BAZAAR BAR, a one day market place showcasing and selling unique items crafted by a variety of local artists, designers, and makers. The inaugural BAZAAR BAR will take place Saturday, Feb. 21, from noon - 8 p.m. at the College’s Historic Freedom Tower. FREE and open to the public, this event is presented in support of MDC MOA+D’s new “Third Saturday” campaign – the museum will stay open until 8 p.m. every third Saturday of the month.


Event Date(s): Saturday, February 21, 2015
Miami Dade College North Campus to Host Foundations for Leadership: Miami Model UN Conference Feb. 21

Miami Dade College’s (MDC) North Campus, in collaboration with Miami-Dade County Public Schools, will host the Foundations for Leadership: Miami Model UN Conference at 9 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 21. The Conference engages middle and high school students in an exploration of current world issues through interactive simulations and curricular materials.


Event Date(s): Saturday, February 28, 2015
Miami Dade College Medical Campus to Host 10th Annual Community Health Fair Feb. 28

Miami Dade College’s (MDC) Medical Campus is hosting the 10th Annual Community Health Fair at 9 a.m., Saturday, Feb. 28. Services being offered at the fair include bone density screening, glucose and cholesterol tests, massages as well as limited mammograms, dental and vision screenings. There will also be a blood drive and information on nutrition, heart disease and cancer prevention. The health fair is free and open to the public.


Event Date(s): Thursday, March 12, 2015
Miami Dade College to Host Official USA Pre-Launch Event for the World’s Fair, Expo Milan 2015

On March 12, Miami Dade College’s (MDC) historic Freedom Tower and the Wolfson Campus where it is located will be the sites for America and the Old World: Food, Health and Culture, the official USA pre-launch event for the World’s Fair, Expo Milan 2015. The Expo will take place May 1 – Oct. 31 in Milan, Italy, offering a plethora of events and exhibitions around the theme “Feeding the Planet: Energy for Life.” MDC’s event, the only one of its kind in the U.S., is by invitation only, but open to the working media.


Event Date(s): Thursday, April 09, 2015
Miami Dade College to Induct its 2015 Alumni Hall of Fame Class April 9

Miami Dade College (MDC) will honor a new group of distinguished alumni and professionals across various industries – such as business, law, sports and public safety – at its 2015 Alumni Hall of Fame Awards Gala at 6 p.m. Thursday, April 9, at the Hilton Miami Downtown.





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