Arts & Culture

Son directs tribute to renowned Cuban music professor

Son directs tribute to renowned Cuban music professor

When Carlos Averhoff Jr. was only nine years old, he began playing music. His instrument of choice was the saxophone […]

The sculpture by Daniel Joseph Martinez at the entrance of the Frost Art Museum FIU.

Celebrate Art Basel with Breakfast in the Park at the Frost

The Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum will host Breakfast in the Park Sunday, Dec. 10, as part of Art Basel Week. […]

Rafael Soriano. Serena imagen, 1991, oil on canvas. Private collection.

For Art Basel, the Frost celebrates Latin American culture

Art Basel season is almost here, and FIU’s Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum has a lineup that will draw the international […]

Les Standiford's "The Man Who Invented Christmas" is being adapted for film starring Dan Stevens, left, as a young Charles Dickens, right.

3 things you didn’t know about ‘A Christmas Carol’

The Man Who Invented Christmas opens in theaters nationwide Nov. 22. The film is based on a book by FIU Creative […]

The Man Who Invented Christmas is based on a book by FIU Creative Writing Program Director Les Standiford.

The Man Who Invented Christmas now in theaters

Les Standiford just saw one of his most recent books come to life. The FIU Creative Writing Program director got a […]

Miami Motel Stories resurrects historic Little Havana hotel

Miami Motel Stories resurrects historic Little Havana hotel

By Ivan Lopez Miami Motel Stories is an immersive theatre experience the likes of which Miami has never seen before. […]

Language Day 2016

Language learning made fun at FIU

Why study a foreign language? Because it can lead to a great job. Zue Lopez Diaz is a junior studying […]

Turquoise Mountain: Artists Transforming Afghanistan, features traditional Afghan woodwork, ceramics, jewelry and other crafts. 
The exhibit is the first showing of the work since it premiered at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C. in 2016.

Turquoise Mountain tells story of Afghanistan’s artistic revival

FIU hosts first showing of Afghan art exhibit since its premiere at the Smithsonian in D.C. in 2016. Abdul Matin […]

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Mammography Art Initiative: Raising money by the inch

Mammography Art Initiative: Raising money by the inch

In the little spare time they have outside their busy study schedule, medical students from Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine […]

FIU Music Festival to include disaster relief concerts

FIU Music Festival to include disaster relief concerts

  Grammy Winners Nestor Torres and Paquito D’ Rivera, New World Symphony and FIU Symphony Orchestra perform to raise money for […]

He started writing ‘really bad poetry’ at 25. Today, he is teaching it.

He started writing ‘really bad poetry’ at 25. Today, he is teaching it.

Colin Simpson walked into his Poetry as News class in late September, the first day for the class this semester. The senior […]

Student access to The New York Times has gone digital

Student access to The New York Times has gone digital

You might have noticed that The New York Times (NYT) paper racks have been empty this semester. That’s because the […]

FIU band marches onto beIN Sports Network

FIU band marches onto beIN Sports Network

Click the gray highlighted text to hear playable content. The sound of percussive beats pervades the air as drummers bang […]

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Partnering with ALA to bring relief to the Caribbean through libraries

Partnering with ALA to bring relief to the Caribbean through libraries

Everyone knows that libraries are centers for learning. But after a disaster, libraries often take on an even more crucial […]

Meet the Queen of Lincoln Road

Meet the Queen of Lincoln Road

Video by Doug Garland ’10 Miami’s famous South Beach has always been home to colorful people. Every workday for more than […]