Arts & Culture

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 […]

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 […]