Arts & Culture

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 […]

Major gift by late philanthropist caps 18-year legacy of Wolfsonian support

Major gift by late philanthropist caps 18-year legacy of Wolfsonian support

Palm Beach philanthropist Jean S. Sharf and her late husband, collector and scholar Frederic A. Sharf, have gifted more than 650 items […]

The Frost announces Spring 2018 season schedule

The Frost announces Spring 2018 season schedule

By Joel Delgado ’12, MS ’17 The Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum announced its spring season schedule last week, which will feature […]

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5 questions with Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits CEO Wayne Chaplin

5 questions with Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits CEO Wayne Chaplin

Wayne Chaplin has led Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits (SGWS), the nation’s largest wine and spirits distributor, since 1994. His […]

Spirit squads aim to recreate home-field advantage at Gasparilla Bowl

Spirit squads aim to recreate home-field advantage at Gasparilla Bowl

By Joel Delgado ’12, MS ’17 While most of the attention regarding the Bad Boy Mowers Gasparilla Bowl is focused on the football […]

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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 […]