April 2011, Volume 15, Number 2

Cultural Spotlight

Mayté De La Torre, Consul General of Spain Cristina Barrios and Daniel Silva

Film Fest Opens With Red Carpet Extravaganza

The 28th edition of the Miami International Film Festival at MDC offered endless delights this spring. Featuring more than 100 films from 40 countries along with a series of exclusive parties MIFF showcased a bevy of premieres.

Betsy Lerner

Writers Institute Paves Way to Literary Laurels

Lily Prellezo spent four years researching and writing Seagull One: The Amazing True Story of Brothers to the Rescue, which was published in the fall.

Prometeo Theatre cast

International Conference Shines Spotlight on Prometeo Theatre

Miami Dade College’s Teatro Prometeo, under the cultural umbrella of the Florida Center for the Literary Arts (FCLA), is currently touring their recent production of Lope de Vega’s Fuenteovejuna at the Fifth Annual Conference of Theatre Schools and Educators, which is being held in Quito, Ecuador.

MDC’s Art Gallery

Art and Innovation Abound at MDC Galleries

Students at Miami Dade College once again participated in the annual League for Innovation Art Competition hosted by Gallery North at North Campus. Out of 52 student works submitted from all campuses, five were selected by the jury to earn awards.

Miguel Gutierrez

Choreographer’s Residency Inspires Students, Community

This spring, students and faculty at the College and the New World School of the Arts along with local professional performers are getting the opportunity of a lifetime to learn from critically acclaimed dancer and choreographer Miguel Gutierrez.


MDC Brings Culture of Classical Ballet to South Florida

MDC’s School of Community Education has teamed up with Pedro Pablo Peña, acclaimed director and founder of the International Ballet Festival of Miami and the Cuban Classical Ballet of Miami, to offer a new program focused on classical ballet instruction immersed in the Cuban cultural school and technique.


Jazz Series Ignites Wolfson Campus

The Jazz at Wolfson Presents series brought to MDC’s Wolfson Campus more sweet sounds from local and national jazz legends.

Dog Sees God

Kendall Theater Makes ‘Front Page’

MDC’s Kendall Campus Theater department is making news with The Front Page. Wrapping up another memorable season, The Studio Theatre will now be showcasing their production of the beloved comedy classic.

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