Celebrating the 500th anniversary of Spanish explorer Juan Ponce de LeÃ³n’s landing in Florida, the UM Center for Humanities hosts “Florida at the Crossroads: Five Hundred Years of Encounters, Conflicts, and Exchanges.” Twenty-six scholars from the State of Florida, the US and Spain present discussions on the past, present and future of Florida. Keynote speakers include Raquel Chang-RodrÃguez, colonialism scholar from the City University of New York and Alex Stepick, director of the immigration and ethnicity institute of Florida International University. Conference ends with a reading of “Hail, God of Seeds!” written by 17th century Spanish colonial poet Sor Juana InÃ©s de la Cruz, set to period music performed by instrumentalists and choral ensemble. The public is invited. Admission is free of charge.
March 2 – 4,Â 10am-6pm -Â Palm Beach County Convention Center,Â 650 Okeechobee Blvd.,Â West Palm Beach If youâ€™re an avid collector, or you simply appreciate quality and beauty, be sure to mark your calendar for the first weekend in March, as the prestigious Palm Beach Fine Craft Show returns for its 9th year March 2-4 at the Palm […]
Saturday, November 11, 6:30pm-10:30pm – Milander Center for Arts, 4800 Palm Ave, Hialeah Ever wondered what happens when a young married couple moves from the windy city of Chicago to the colorful and strange land of Hialeah, Florida? The long-awaited premier of the Hialeah Series is coming to Milander Center for Arts & Entertainment, and we want YOU to be […]
Saturday January 16, 11am-4pm -Â Pelican Cove Resort and Marina, MM 84.5, IslamoradaÂ â€˜Uncorked,â€™ the Key Largo Food and Wine Festival, and the fabulous restaurants of Islamorada and Key Largo present a culinary extravaganza in a fabulous Grand Tasting. The event will be held right by the ocean on the beautiful grounds of the Pelican Cove […]