Love science, art, music and/or theater? Interested in learning about the impact of sea level rise in South Florida’s coastal communities and about the water quality of Biscayne Bay?
Join us for this innovative science-art event that will feature a science panel with experts from a variety of disciplines and musical and theatrical performances insipried by the global rise of sea levels and the search for solutions.
Theatrical performaces presented at this event are part of the “A Sea Change” Production.
Dr. Chris Kelble – Oceanographer, NOAA Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory (AOML)
Dr. Tiffany Troxler – Executive Director, FIU Sea Level Solutions Center
Dr. Rolando Santos Corujo – Postdoctoral Research Associate, FIU Southeast Environmental Research Center
Matthew Smith – Ph.D. Student, FIU School of Environment, Arts and Society.
Tired of Singing in the shower? Come sing popular and classic songs with us and get the crowd plugged in!
It’s time to get LIT! Join your FIU HC BBC Homecoming Council as we present to you the “50 Day Glow Up Till Homecoming!”
Come out on Thursday, September 14th for food, fun, glow-in-the-dark games, activities, and a surprise performace!
Music will be provided by iHeartRadio’s DJ Zaga. See you there, Panthers!
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Come out and experience a trip through the Caribbean! Join is in the WUC Ballrooms on Friday, November 3rd at 5:00 PM, open to students, faculty, staff, and the community! There will be food, fun, dancing, photos, clubs, and more! Bring your flag and rep your country.
This is an event you DEFINITELY don’t want to miss!
The amazing SPC Block Party is back! Enjoy one of the best parties on campus with amazing giveaways, delicious food, music, and lots of fun! Don’t miss this free and fun event with SPC – BBC!
The FIU Latin Jazz Ensemble, directed by Mike Orta, will be perform an exciting evening of new and well-known jazz classics, as well as original compositions by FIU’s Jazz Combos Ensemble.
$15 General Admission; $10 FIU Faculty, Staff, Alumni & Seniors, $5 Students- BUY NOW!
Celebrate the historic mixed-use Miami River’s unique culture and natural environment at the free annual Miami Riverday festival, featuring free Miami River boat tours, live music, historic re-enactors, environmental education, children activities, food, drinks and more
Memory ADN/Memoria DNA featuring Niurca Márquez, José Manuel Domínguez, and José Luis de la Paz. Presented by the Spanish and Mediterranean Studies Program in collaboration with the Consulate General of Spain, Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center, Cuban Research Institute, African and African Diaspora Studies Program, Department of History and the Coral Gables Museum. This event is free and open to the public
TotalBank Distinguished Speaker Series
Spanish and Mediterranean Studies Program
Adio Kerida Sefarad
Exploring the Sephardic Experience through Art, Music and Personal Reflection
Thursday, November 3, 2016 | 6:30 PM | FIU MMC | Green School Gallery (SIPA First Floor)
Jônatas Chimen Dias DaSilva-Benayon is a Brazilian-American Symbolist painter, sculptor, performance artist, writer and lecturer. His work explores personal and collective identity amidst a complicated and ever-changing cultural landscape. The artist’s exploration of identity is often drawn from his own family’s history of immigration. Chimen holds a Master of Fine Arts degree from Florida International University. His work has been featured at major art galleries, art auctions, and venues such as Artexpo New York, the Patricia and Phillip Frost Art Museum, Miami Art Week and at the Jewish Museum of Florida. In 2015, Jônatas Chimen was awarded the title of Artist of the Year by the Anti-Defamation League for his art series titled The Journey.
Susana Behar was born in Havana to a Cuban/Jewish family and grew up listening to the traditional music of her homeland as well as the evocative music of her Sephardic ancestors. In 1965 she immigrated to Venezuela where she explored and performed the music of her adopted country, as well as that of Latin America and Jewish folklore in general. Her music has been featured in the documentary Adio Kerida, of anthropologist Ruth Behar. Her second CD, At The Crossroads, is a compilation of a live concert featuring Sephardic and Latin American songs.
Jose Luis de la Paz is a flamenco guitarist and co-founder of Nu Flamenco Collaborative. He has performed throughout the world and has won numerous prizes for his work, including the Premio Jóvenes Interpretes-Bienal de Sevilla, Premio Asociación de la Prensa-Huelva, and Cuarto Cabales among others. In 1995 he appeared in Felix Grande’s book Agenda Flamenca as one of the 20 best guitarists in Spain.
Reza Filsoofi was born in Tehran, Iran. A multi-instrumentalist, he plays santoor, setar, tombak and daf. For many years, Reza had the privilege of refining his talents in Iran with master musicians such as Zarrabian, Shoaari and Arash Farhangfar. The knowledge gained from these masters has opened doors for him to perform before live audiences in Iran and the U.S.
—Presented in collaboration with—
Consulate General of Spain | Global Jewish Studies Program | Department of History
Department of Religious Studies | Cuban Research Institute | College of Communication, Architecture + The Arts
This event is free and open to the public. To RSVP, please click here
For more information, please call 305-348-7266.
This event has been generously sponsored by TotalBank
and co-sponsored by JW Marriott Miami and Air Europa