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FEATURED: Black History Month Events

Festival of Icons
Wednesday, February 8, 11 a.m.
Building 19, Patio
A. Hugh Adams Central Campus
3501 S.W. Davie Road
Davie, FL

The public is invited to come out and enjoy this celebration of African American leaders throughout history, in recognition of Black History Month. The event runs until 2 p.m. and will feature a number of activities. For more information, call 954-201-6263.

Black History Month Movie Series
 Monday to Thursday, February 6 to 9
 11 a.m., 1 p.m., 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. 
Building 46, Room 126 (Coffeehouse)
North Campus
1000 Coconut Creek Boulevard
Coconut Creek, FL

North Campus is hosting a Black History Month Movie Series in its Coffeehouse. Films will include “Fruitvale Station,” “B.B. King: The Life of Riley,” “Ray,” “Do The Right Thing,” “American Promise,” “Selma” and more. Refreshments will be served at each showing. For more information, call 954-201-2484.

Author of Black Miami
Wednesday, February 15, 1 p.m.
Building 3, Room 117
A. Hugh Adams Central Campus
3501 S.W. Davie Road
Davie, FL

Dr. Marvin Dunn leads the discussion related to topics centered on African Americans in South Florida. Dunn is the author of a number of books including “A History Through Black Eyes” and “Black Miami in the Twentieth Century.” The former Florida International University professor and documentarian has appeared on a variety of television news programs and cited in a number of publications. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 954-201-6263.

Drum Circle
Tuesday, February 21, 12:30 p.m.
Building 46, Room 152
North Campus
1000 Coconut Creek Boulevard
Coconut Creek, FL

Take a musical journey through black history with an interactive percussion workshop. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 954-201-2484.


Malcom X Panel
Tuesday, February 21, 12:30 p.m.
Building 33, Room 1110a
Willis Holcombe Center
225 E. Las Olas Boulevard
Fort Lauderdale, FL

The Malcom X panel will feature professors of political science, African American literature and other disciplines. The discussion delves into the legacy of human rights activists and their impact on American culture and politics. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 954-201-7375.

Journey of the Drums
Wednesday, February 22, 12 p.m.
Building 19, Patio
A. Hugh Adams Central Campus
3501 S.W. Davie Road
Davie, FL

Journey of the Drums
Thursday, February 23, 12 p.m.
College Plaza
Willis Holcombe Center
225 E. Las Olas Boulevard
Fort Lauderdale, FL

Willie Stewart leads an interactive workshop that highlights the significance of the drums in African culture. Stewart’s last event at Broward College was well attended and drew much praise. The former Third World drummer and percussionist brings a lifetime of experiences and perspectives to his unique presentation.  Journey of the Drums events are free and open to the public. For more information, call 954-201-6263 for Central Campus and 954-201-7375 for WHC.

Black History Month Luncheon
Tuesday, February 28, 12:30 p.m.
Building 46, Room 152
North Campus
1000 Coconut Creek Boulevard
Coconut Creek, FL

Get enlightened on the last day of Black History Month with African Descent: From Mis-Education to Education. The luncheon is sure to be thought-provoking for all who attend. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 954-201-2484.


Pembroke Pines

“I and I: The Politics of Self-Love” Opening Reception
Wednesday, February 15, 4 p.m.
Art Gallery
Judson A. Samuels South Campus
7200 Pines Boulevard

Rastafarians refer to themselves as “I and I,” which speaks to their connection with God and the “other.” Inspired by the song i by Kendrick Lamar, the core of “I and I: The Politics of Self-Love” focuses on self-acceptance and love of self as a revolutionary act through portraits of influential figures. The collection will be on display through March 16. The opening is free and open to the public. For more information, visit www.bsoca.com.

“Space Apes” performed by Joshua Jean-Baptiste
Thursday, February 16, 7:30 p.m.
Performing and Cultural Arts Theatre (PCAT)
Judson A. Samuels South Campus
7200 Pines Boulevard
Pembroke Pines, FL

“Space Apes” is a one-man show about an inmate re-entry program counselor speaking his mind on topics such as massive incarceration and the prison industrial complex, while exposing his relationship with bedeviled executives. The Haitian-born Jean-Baptiste grew up in Miami and attended the New World School of the Arts performing arts program. He has performed locally and was the subject of a short documentary produced by WLRN for the Miami International Film Festival. Tickets are $10 for the general public. For more information, visit www.bsoca.com.

Davie, FL

Winter 2017 Faculty Exhibition
On display through February 22
Rosemary Duffy Larson Gallery
A. Hugh Adams Central Campus
3501 SW Davie Road
Davie, FL

The recent works of full-time faculty within the Broward College Visual Arts department are on display, many of whom are nationally recognized artists. The exhibition will feature various media and disciplines, such as painting, drawing, printmaking, ceramics, sculpture, photography, video and installation. The artists include Teresa Diehl, John Foster, Jan Johnson, John Kaufman, Jim Lansing, Catherine Leisek, Lisa Rockford, John Selburg and Leo Stitsky. For more information, visit www.browardvpa.com/gallery.

Kathryn Krause Lecture Series
Thursday, February 2, 8:30 a.m. 
Broward College Health Sciences Simulation Center
A. Hugh Adams Central Campus
3501 S.W. Davie Road
Davie, FL

The Kathryn Krause Lecture Series in Nursing and Health Sciences is designed to provide current Broward College nursing students, health science students and local nursing professionals with the opportunity to learn more about relevant topics in healthcare from a nursing perspective. Speakers include Caroline Moretti, pediatric hematology/oncology patient navigator, and Carolina Giraldo, pediatric oncology nurse researcher. For more information, visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/kathryn-krause-lecture-series-tickets-31073076408?aff=eivtefrnd.

Claremont Trio
Sunday, February 12, 3 p.m. 
Bailey Hall
A. Hugh Adams Central Campus
3501 S.W. Davie Road
Davie, FL

The Claremont Trio was formed in 1999 at the Juilliard School. Twin sisters Emily Bruskin, violin, and Julia Bruskin, cello and pianist Andrea Lam are all based in NYC near their namesake: Claremont Avenue. The Claremont Trio is sought after for its thrillingly virtuosic and richly communicative performances. Tickets range from $5-$12. For more information and to buy tickets, visit www.baileyhall.org.

“March of the Penguins” – Live Broward Symphony
Saturday February 25, 7:30 p.m. 
Bailey Hall
A. Hugh Adams Central Campus
3501 S.W. Davie Road
Davie, FL

By arrangement with Warner Bros, featuring composer Alex Wurman's original score, Bailey Hall Presents offers a spectacular orchestral production of “March of the Penguins,” winner of the 2005 Oscar for Best Documentary. The film will be accompanied live by the Broward Symphony Orchestra performing the brilliantly evocative score under the baton of Jeffrey Schindler, conductor of the original movie soundtrack and one of the most prolific music directors in Hollywood. Tickets range from $12-24. For more information and to buy tickets, visit www.baileyhall.org.

Coconut Creek, FL

“Future Environments” Visiting Artist Series: Diane Brown
Wednesday, February 1, 7 p.m.
OMNI Auditorium
North Campus
1000 Coconut Creek Boulevard
Coconut Creek, FL

The “Future Environments” Visiting Artist Series continues with Diane Brown, who will host a free lecture on the relationship between art and health. Brown is the president and executive director of RxArt, a nonprofit with the mission to help children heal through the power of visual art. The theme for the series is STEAM (Art +STEM/Art Across disciplines).  Each event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 954-201-2662.

Oakland Park, FL
Dinner at the Square 
Wednesday, February 15, 6 p.m.
Hugh’s Catering 
4351 N.E. 12th Terrace

Broward College Village Square continues its series of non-partisan debates featuring guest speakers discussing their views on issues facing the community. February will focus on the topic, “Prison Reform/The Overcriminalization of America.” Tickets cost $35 until February 1; $45 thereafter. Dinner is included with the ticket price.  For more information, visit www.broward.edu/community/village-square.

Fort Lauderdale, FL
Speaker Series: Ted Koppel 
Wednesday, February 22, 2017, 7:30 p.m.
Broward Center for the Performing Arts, Amaturo Theatre
201 SW 5th Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, FL

The 2017 Broward College Lecture Series continues with Ted Koppel focusing on the topic of “Breaking News: A Look around the Globe.” Koppel is an award-winning journalist, former anchor and managing editor for ABC’s “Nightline.” Tickets are $60 and can be purchased at www.BrowardCollegeSpeakerSeries.com.

Highlight

Broward College offers Associate of Science degree in New Media Communication
Broward College recently announced it will offer an Associate of Science degree in New Media Communication. The program will address the increasing demand among media agencies and local businesses for employees equipped with the latest technical, creative and evaluative knowledge needed to manage large and small scale communication. Classes will begin in fall of 2017. Applications are currently being accepted for the Fall 2017 semester. For more information, please contact Henry Mack, associate dean of Academic Affairs, at hmaklaki@broward.edu. Read more.

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