Latin American Art on Display

Stone Worker by Diego Rivera

Diego Rivera
Stone Worker, 1945
Oil on canvas
Collection of Pearl and Stanley Goodman
© 2009 Banco de México Diego Rivera Frida Kahlo Museums Trust, Mexico, D.F. / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Pearl and Stanley Goodman Latin American Collection
Organized by the NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale


2016 Hispanic Heritage Events

Cine Argentino: Manuela Sáenz

Sunday 09/04/16, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

The Alvin Sherman Library sponsors the annual Argentine Film Festival and kicks off with “Manuela Sáenz,” which is based on historical events set in the 19th century, and highlights the love between noblewoman Manuela Sáenz and military leader Simón Bolivar. Commentary in Spanish by actress and journalist Adriana Bianco. Directed by Eduardo Marturet. Subtitled in English. Free and open to the public. Location: Performance Theatre, Taft University Center.  Call 954-262-5477 for more information.


Opening Reception- Art Exhibit: Masters and New Generation from Venezuela and Argentina

Opening Reception- Art Exhibit: Masters and New Generation from Venezuela and Argentina Sunday 09/04/16, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

This exhibit is a celebration of Venezuela and Argentina art that features the work of artists: Nicolás Felizola, Patricia Van Dalen, Daniel Fiorda and Marta Estrems. Curated by Adriana Bianco. Exhibit will be on display through October 14, 2016. Free and open to the public. Location: Alvin Sherman Library, 2nd floor, Cotilla Gallery. RSVP: 954-262-4613.


Cine Argentino: 100 Años De Perdón

Cine Argentino: 100 Años De Perdón Sunday 09/11/16, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

The Alvin Sherman Library continues the Argentine Film Festival with “100 Años De Perdón,” an Argentine-Venezuelan production about the banking crisis of 1994 in Venezuela, a bank robbery and the aftermath. Director: Alejandro Saderman. English subtitles. Argentine actress and journalist Adriana Bianco will introduce the film and provide commentary in Spanish. Free and open to the public. Location: Performance Theatre, Taft University Center.  Call 954-262-5477 for more information.


Cine Argentino: De Navíos, Ron Y Chocolate

Cine Argentino: De Navíos, Ron Y Chocolate Sunday 09/18/16, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

The Alvin Sherman Library continues the Argentine Film Festival with “De Navíos, Ron Y Chocolate,” a documentary of the Corsican immigrants who arrived in Venezuela and the Caribbean during the 18th century. Director: Malena Roncayolo. NO English subtitles. Argentine actress and journalist Adriana Bianco will introduce the film and provide commentary in Spanish. Free and open to the public. Location: Performance Theatre, Taft University Center.  Call 954-262-5477 for more information.


Raise a Reader @ Sharkey’s Storytime! One World, Many Stories!

Wednesday 09/21/16, 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

Enjoy stories in English and Spanish; make a fun craft in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month. Enjoy books, songs and activities that enhance early literacy skills. Recommended for children ages 3 - 5 years with their caregivers. Location: 1st Floor, Room 1017, Public Library Services.


Legal Bomba y Plena

Wednesday 09/23/15, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Shepard Broad College of Law is hosting a friendly competition between law students and lawyers for the most creative and inspiring “legal bomba y plena.” A “bomba” is a short poem that serves as a source of political or spiritual expression with lyrics addressing current events in a light-hearted and humorous manner. A “plena” is a form of music which was used to help enslaved Africans create community and identity.  The songs have served as a catalyst for a form of free expression. The theme of this “bomba y plena” is life as a law student or any current event or legal issue.  Location: Flight Deck, Don Taft University Center, Fort Lauderdale/Davie campus. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, send email to nelsone@nova.edu or call 954-262-6186.


Cine Argentino: Desnudo Con Naranjas

Sunday 09/25/16, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

The Alvin Sherman Library continues the Argentine Film Festival with “Desnudo Con Naranjas,” a historical film which narrates the love affair between a white woman and an indigenous man during the Federal War of Venezuela in the 19th century. Director: Luis Alberto Lamata. NO English subtitles. Argentine actress and journalist Adriana Bianco will introduce the film and provide commentary in Spanish. Free and open to the public. Location: Performance Theatre, Taft University Center.  Call 954-262-5477 for more information.


Hablar Conga: A Conversation about Latin Percussion with Cookie “Conga” Lopez

Friday 09/30/16, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Sponsored by the College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences, this presentation will feature the “language” of Latin Percussion and performance, followed by a masterclass where the audience can play hand percussion instruments with Cookie “Conga” Lopez. Lopez has performed with artists such as Sarah Vaughan, Jaco Pastorius, Celia Cruz, Gloria Estefan, Tito Puente and Marc Anthony to name a few. Location: Performance Theatre, Taft University Center, Performing and Visual Arts Wing, Room 309. Email mc1469@nova.edu for more information. Event will be streamed online: https://zoom.us/my/nsuvideo1


Raise a Reader @ Sharkey’s Storytime! Book Fiesta

Wednesday 10/05/16, 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

Enjoy stories in English and Spanish; make a fun craft in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month. Enjoy books, songs and activities that enhance early literacy skills. Recommended for children ages 3 - 5 years with their caregivers. Location: 1st Floor, Room 1017, Public Library Services.


Special Celebration in honor of 400th birthday of Cervantes-North Miami Beach

Wednesday 10/05/16, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

The Fischler College of Education will host a Seminar in honor of Cervantes.  Joana Fernández, Reference and Instructional Librarian from the Alvin Sherman Library, will present “Defying Windmills: Cervantes’ Existence and Literary Transcendence.” Free and open to the public, however RSVP is required by calling 954-275-2616. Deadline to RSVP: September 28. For more information, call 305 275-2616. Location: Fischler College of Education, North Miami Beach.


Habana Deco: Art and Architecture of Cuba

Wednesday 10/05/16, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

The Alvin Sherman Library will host artist Sharon Koskoff as she presents a virtual tour of the art, architecture and culture of Havana, Cuba. This event is free and open to the public but reservations are required. This event is part of the Florida Humanities Council Hispanic Heritage month series. Location: Alvin Sherman Library. Call 954-262-4627 to RSVP or click here.


Paco Moreno & Friends: Hispanic Heritage Month Concert for Kids

Paco Moreno & Friends: Hispanic Heritage Month Concert for Kids Tuesday 10/11/16, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Musician/educator Paco Moreno and surprise guests perform authentic music and dances from Spanish-speaking countries throughout the world. Children will have an opportunity to touch and play handmade Andean musical instruments in this interactive celebration. Free and open to the public. Location: Alvin Sherman Library, 1st floor, Public Library Services Dept.


Pamir Guanchez y La Pachanguisima Concert

Pamir Guanchez y La Pachanguisima Concert Sunday 10/16/16, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

The Alvin Sherman Library will host a Sounds of Venezuela concert with music by Pamir Guanchez y La Pachanguisima! Location: Miniaci Performing Arts Center, adjacent to the Alvin Sherman Library. Free and open to the public. Tickets can be picked up either at the PLS desk or on the day of the event at the Miniaci Theater.  Call 954-262-5477.


Serving the Hispanic Community Through the Healthcare Professions- Tampa Campus

Wednesday 09/21/16, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Join us for a lunch and learn, featuring guest speaker Mercedes Young, as we discuss what it means to be a health care provider serving people of Hispanic backgrounds. Topics will include overcoming language barriers, challenges with healthcare coverage, and varying resident statuses. Location: Atrium This event is free and open to NSU students, staff, and faculty. RSVP to Brittany Matthews bmatthews@nova.edu, or 813-574-5290.


Breaking Down Barriers – Common Misconceptions and Considerations for the Hispanic Community-Tampa Campus

Thursday 09/22/16, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Join us for a lunch and learn, featuring guest speaker Claudia Cuellar, as we breakdown common misconceptions surrounding the Hispanic community today including pathways to citizenship, commerce, and more! Location: Atrium. This event is free and open to NSU students, staff, and faculty. Contact: RSVP to Brittany Matthews, bmatthews@nova.edu, or 813-574-5290.


Celebration of Hispanic Heritage- Tampa Campus

Friday 09/23/16, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Join us in the lounge for snacks, music, movies and more. Location: 2nd Floor Student Lounge. This event is free and open to NSU students, staff, and faculty. Contact: RSVP to Brittany Matthews, bmatthews@nova.edu, or 813-574-5290.


Multicultural Potluck, featuring Puerto Rican/Cuban fusion main course from El Pilon-Fort Myers

Thursday 10/13/16, 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Come out and enjoy a potluck lunch. Donation: $5 donation for meal and drink with proceeds going to Making Strides against Breast Cancer and Project S.E.E.D. initiative which provides medical care and education to migrant workers (primarily Hispanic) in Immokalee, FL. Open to NSU students and staff. For more information, contact Sholondo Campbell, sc1203@nova.edu


Hispanic Career Expo presented by The H.I.L.L. of Northeast Florida- Jacksonville Campus

Thursday 10/13/16, 10:30 AM - 1:30 PM

The Jacksonville Campus will be sponsoring this Hispanic Career Expo which will give attendees the opportunity to meet with employers from across Northeast Florida to discuss immediate job openings with job seekers possessing unique bilingual talent.  While the expo is targeting Hispanic individuals, it is open to the public.  Location: Room 210. For more information, contact: Brooke Goehring at br461@nova.edu.