Hispanic Heritage Hispanic Heritage 2013 : Page 30

West Campus 32 3800 N.W. 115th Ave. / Miami, FL 33178 / 305-237-8000 Ongoing Throughout October Book Display Celebrate Hispanic heritage with a weekly display of famous Hispanic authors. Library, Room 1125 Art Exhibition Don’t miss Recent Acquisitions to the MDC Permanent Collection: The Norma Niurka Collection . The exhibition will include works by Raquel Lázaro, Antonio Moreno-Peñalver, Laura Luna del Campillo and Consuelo Castañeda. West Gallery, Room 1105 Thursday, October 3 Water Images in the Art of Miami The lecture will focus on how water is used as an image and symbol by various Latino artists of South Florida. Water has shaped all aspects of our history and everyday life, and artists respond to this as well as to the element’s archetypal resonances in culture, folklore and religion. Presenter Ricardo Pau-Llosa is a professor of English at Kendall Campus and a widely published poet, art critic and curator. 7:00 – 8:00 p.m. Room 1102 Tuesday, October 1 Hispanic Read-In Join a panel of scholars as they discuss a book written by a Hispanic author, concentrating on the importance of reading and how it is essential in our daily lives. 11:15 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Room 1102 Friday, October 4 Opening Art Exhibition This reception will celebrate the opening of the exhibition Recent Acquisitions to the MDC Permanent Collection: The Norma Niurka Collection , featuring works by Raquel Lázaro, Antonio Moreno-Peñalver, Laura Luna del Campillo and Consuelo Castañeda. Nuirka, founder of Miami’s El Nuevo Herald newspaper, left her impressive collection to the college after her death in 2009. 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. West Gallery, Room 1105 Wednesday, October 2 Hispanic Heritage Kick-Off: Mariachi and Mexican Food Festival West Campus celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with a Mexican cultural celebration. Enjoy the delights of Mexican cuisine and a special performance by a mariachi band. 11:15 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Atrium Tuesday, October 8 Pedro Pan: A Panel Presentation Former Pedro Pan children join West Campus to share personal experiences of the exodus that began in 1960 from Cuba to the U.S. Listen to their firsthand accounts and learn from this interactive presentation and discussion. A question-and-answer segment will follow the discussion. 9:50 – 11:05 a.m. Room 1102

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