Enjoy Art and Culture Events at Broward College

By: Kara Franker

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Fall marks the kickoff of a busy season full of special art and cultural events in South Florida that you don't want to miss.

Broward College's South Campus Office of Cultural Affairs is hosting a series of interactive film screenings, live performances and concerts. Mark your calendar for a sizzling performance by Latin Grammy winner Karina Iglesias on Dec. 5.

Programming includes:

Against the Wall: Harry Belafonte "Canstruction"

When: Display is ongoing

Where: South Campus Art Gallery

Using cans, teams built a large 3-D mosaic of Harry Belafonte’s likeness. After the build, the cans will be donated to Feeding South Florida in honor of Harry Belafonte’s work to eliminate hunger and poverty around the world.

Adjusted Lens: Short Film Screenings

When: Oct. 22 at 12:30 p.m. and 8 p.m.

Where: Performing and Cultural Arts Theatre

In partnership with the Fort Lauderdale Film Festival, Broward College’s South Campus Office of Cultural Affairs will present six short films followed by a Q&A with the film directors.

Against the Wall: Dorothy Gillespie Tribute and Trek 6 Outdoor Reception

When: Nov. 7 at 7 p.m.

Where: Performing and Cultural Arts Theater

The event will feature a screening of artist Dorothy Gillespie’s life followed by a guided tour to view her artwork. At the end of the tour, guests are invited to enjoy an outdoor celebration to view the first South Campus mural created by Miami artist Trek 6. The celebration will include capoeira, a live DJ, and an artist meet and greet.

Overheard: Emergency!

When: Nov. 15 at 8 p.m.

Where: Performing and Cultural Arts Theater

Daniel Beaty’s solo act tells the story of the emotion felt when a slave ship emerges in front of the Statue of Liberty in New York. The performance features his interpretation of what 40 different characters experience as they witness this surreal occurrence. Beaty inhabits each character exclusively and gives a tour-de-force performance of slam poetry, multi-character transformation and music.

Eargasm: Holiday Funk Concert

When: Dec. 5 at 8 p.m.

Where: South Campus Lake

The holiday concert features Latin Grammy Award winning artist Karina Iglesias and her band. The performance will take place at the South Campus Lake, and guests are invited to bring chairs.

If You Go: The events are free and located at Broward College, 7200 Pines Blvd. in Pembroke Pines, Fla.

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