Exceptional Alumni: Indie music business pro John Guinan

Head of content and operations for an independent label and co-founder of another, this 2016 grad has seen his star rise in no time flat. –By Sarah Hernandez for FIU News School of Music alumnus John Guinan (@jay.__.peh) graduated in 2016 with a bachelor’s in music business and has been steadily making a name for himself […]

Wolfsonian–FIU opens its first major Art Deco exhibition in Fall 2018

Deco: Luxury to Mass Market (opening October 19, 2018) will trace Art Deco’s European origins, migration to the U.S., and spectacular culmination in 1930s Miami Beach Walking tour neighborhood guide to bring the Wolfsonian experience  out of the galleries and into the streets The Wolfsonian–Florida International University announces the museum’s first large-scale exhibition devoted to Art […]

Special Pre-sale for ON YOUR FEET! and Exclusive Q&A

Join your fellow Panthers for a special evening at the Adrienne Arsht Center. We will celebrate the opening night of ON YOUR FEET! The Emilio & Gloria Estefan Musical with an exclusive Q&A with two notable alumni associated with the production, Andy Señor, Jr. ’13, associate director, and Phillip Aleman ’97, national tour press agent. A select group […]

First-ever U.S. Julius Klinger graphic design exhibition, Fall 2017 at The Wolf

Julius Klinger: Posters for a Modern Age Celebrates a Founding Figure of Modern Poster Art Influential advertisements, illustrations, prints, and more parallel the rise of graphic design as a profession MIAMI BEACH (April 27, 2017) — Starting this fall, The Wolfsonian–Florida International University calls attention to the transformative designs of one of history’s leading graphic […]

Photographs of Berenice Abbott’s Famous East Coast Road Trip Make a Pit Stop in Miami, Summer 2017

Berenice Abbott’s Route 1 at The Wolfsonian, Summer 2017 North and South: Berenice Abbott’s U.S. Route 1 (June 9–October 8, 2017) reveals daily life in 1950s America from Key West to northern Maine MIAMI BEACH (February 7, 2017) — The Wolfsonian–Florida International University is pleased to be the Summer 2017 destination for North and South: […]

FIU Theatre presents ‘Little Shop of Horrors’

FIU Theatre kicked off its Spring 2017 season Jan. 27 with the rock-comedy musical Little Shop of Horrors, written by Howard Ashman with music by Alan Menken. The show centers around a young florist’s assistant turned botanist who discovers a mutant plant with a taste for human blood – he names her Audrey II.  It was first […]

Ratcliffe Foundation invests in Arts + Design Incubator at FIU

FIU’s College of Communication, Architecture + The Arts (CARTA) has partnered with The Philip E. and Carole R. Ratcliffe Foundation Inc., to create an incubator aimed at giving FIU art and design students the tools and support needed to turn their ideas into profitable businesses. With funds from a recent $831,000 gift from the Ratcliffe […]

The Herbert and Nicole Wertheim Performing Arts Center celebrates 20 years of creative excellence

This year, the Herbert and Nicole Wertheim Performing Arts Center at FIU recognizes and celebrates the contributions of students, faculty, alumni and community members who have made it a hub for creativity and public engagement in South Florida over the past two decades. The Herbert and Nicole Wertheim Performing Arts Center is where theatre majors […]

African Wardrobe Festival to Celebrate African Fashion, Arts and Culture for a 2nd Year

The #AfricanWardrobeFestival announces that it will return to Fort Lauderdale, Florida for a day of African fashion, food, music, workshops and panelists. Taking place at the historic Old Dillard Museum located at 1009 NW 4th Street, the festival will feature local and international speakers, the latest African fashions and art exhibits. The festival will take […]

Students, alumni at the core of Villain Theater’s rave reviews

Hidden in a back alley in the heart of Little River – just north of Little Haiti – is an inconspicuous venue,  surrounded by abandoned buildings and easy to miss. If you do happen to walk by and notice a fire-escape staircase that leads to a crimson door, you’ll discover one of the Miami comedy scene’s […]