Arts & Culture

The Yiddish renaissance: Professor joins forces with the owners of a Miami Beach hotel to revive an endangered ancient language

The Yiddish renaissance: Professor joins forces with the owners of a Miami Beach hotel to revive an endangered ancient language

Asher Milbauer has never been ashamed to speak aloud in Yiddish. The child of Holocaust survivors, Milbauer was born in […]

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Student wins prestigious theatre journalism award

Student wins prestigious theatre journalism award

Pedro Urquia, a senior theatre major, was awarded a scholarship by the Institute for Theatre Journalism and Advocacy to attend […]

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Student wins Kennedy Center directing fellowship

Student wins Kennedy Center directing fellowship

Melissa Lopez is the recipient of a prestigious National Student Directing Fellowship from the Stage Directors and Choreographers Society. Lopez […]

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SOBEWFF® leftovers fed homeless in Miami

SOBEWFF® leftovers fed homeless in Miami

After thousands of guests from the Food Network & Cooking Channel South Beach Wine & Food Festival were fed to […]

Wine, food festival benefiting FIU takes over South Florida

Wine, food festival benefiting FIU takes over South Florida

Tens of thousands of foodies from across the nation flocked to the white sands and sun of South Beach this […]

Student presents original burger to Guy Fieri at SOBEWFF®

Student presents original burger to Guy Fieri at SOBEWFF®

Psychology senior Angelic Cox got the chance of a lifetime this past weekend at the Food Network & Cooking Channel […]

Theatre students shine at the regional Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival

Theatre students shine at the regional Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival

Eleven students took home 15 awards at this year’s Region IV Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KCACTF). Many of […]

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SOBEWFF® propelled alumnus into career with Rachael Ray

SOBEWFF® propelled alumnus into career with Rachael Ray

I'm taking over #RachaelRay's insta stories page today at #QVC. That's it. A post shared by Andrew Kaplan (@onkappysplate) on […]

SOBEWFF® gets under way next week, tickets still available to select events

SOBEWFF® gets under way next week, tickets still available to select events

The 17th annual Food Network & Cooking Channel South Beach Wine & Food Festival kicks off Feb. 21st, and tickets […]

SOBEWFF® a Gyllensporre family affair

SOBEWFF® a Gyllensporre family affair

Born in Sweden and raised in Belgium, Josefine, Caroline and Gustaf Gyllensporre are international students and alumni of FIU – […]

Let’s get real: Interns-turned-SOBEWFF® employees discuss how to maximize a volunteer opportunity

Let’s get real: Interns-turned-SOBEWFF® employees discuss how to maximize a volunteer opportunity

FIU News sat down with a group of Panthers who got their start in the hospitality industry working with the Food Network […]

Left to right: Mel Dick, Chef Jose Andre, Lee Brian Schrager

A conversation with SOBEWFF® visionary Lee Brian Schrager

FIU News sat down with Lee Brian Schrager, founder and director of the Food Network & Cooking Channel South Beach […]

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Photo courtesy of: Carlos Alvare, Vossen Wheels

Theatre major honored with Arts Advocacy Award

Performance theatre major Matthew Alexander ’18 was selected to receive this year’s Arts Advocacy Award by Brian Schriner, dean of the College of Communication, […]

Alumnus’ romantic comedy highest grossing film in Bolivia

Alumnus’ romantic comedy highest grossing film in Bolivia

Theatre alumnus Yecid Benavides Jr. ’05 will be returning to his alma mater on Saturday, Feb. 3, to screen his feature-length […]

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Tales of SOBEWFF® past

Tales of SOBEWFF® past

The annual Food Network & Cooking Channel South Beach Wine & Food Festival enters its 17th year of wine, food […]