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FEATURED: Rev. Sharon Washington Risher Talk
Monday, February 27, 11 a.m. 
Building 3, Room 100
A. Hugh Adams Central Campus
3501 S.W. Davie Road
Davie, FL

Rev. Sharon Washington Risher was thrust into the limelight after the Charleston shooting at the Mother Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in June 2015. Since losing her mother and eight others in the tragedy, Risher has been outspoken about gun laws and a national spokespersons for advocacy groups such as Everytown and Moms Demand Gun Sense. She also has appeared on CNN and been interviewed by a number of other media outlets. For more information, call 954-201-6263.

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. 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

Barrington Irving Talk
Tuesday, February 14, 2 p.m.
Building 3, Room 100
A. Hugh Adams Central Campus
3501 S.W. Davie Road

In 2007, a 23-year-old Captain Barrington Irving was recognized by the Guinness World Records as the youngest person and first black pilot to fly solo around the world. Barrington developed a “Flying Classroom” curriculum, which transforms the way students learn STEM. He created the nonprofit Experience Aviation, offering hands-on STEM-based programs and career guidance to middle and high school students in Florida, Georgia and Texas. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 954-201-6263.

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 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.

Science Friday Series
Friday, February 17, 4 p.m. 
Building 1008, Room 105
A. Hugh Adams Central Campus
3501 SW Davie Road
Davie, FL

The Environmental Science program and A. Hugh Adams Central Campus Student Life kick off the Spring 2017 Science Friday Series tackling the topic of “Cyanobacteria: Blooms, Toxins and Health.” Refreshments to be served at 3:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 954-201-6263.

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 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.

Education Pathway Marketplace
Wednesday, February 22, 11 a.m.
Building 19, Mall Area
A. Hugh Adams Central Campus
3501 SW Davie Road
Davie, FL

The Teacher Education Program (TEP) at Broward College is hosting an Education Pathway Marketplace. The event will provide attendees with information on degree programs, scholarships, education clubs and organizations and more. A raffle will also take place every 15 minutes. To RSVP, visit the Eventbrite page.

Science Friday Series
Friday, February 24, 4 p.m. 
Building 1008, Room 105
A. Hugh Adams Central Campus
3501 SW Davie Road
Davie, FL

The Environmental Science Program and Central Campus Student Life continues its Spring 2017 Science Friday Series tackling the topic of “Management of Melon Thirps.” Thirps palmi Karney is a serious invasive pest for vegetable crops in South Florida. Refreshments to be served at 3:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 954-201-6263.

“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.

“Common Humanity…The Colors of History”
On display through March 1
Bailey Hall
A. Hugh Adams Central Campus
3501 S.W. Davie Road
Davie, FL

“Common Humanity…The Colors of History” is the 13th annual Black History Month art exhibit hosted by Broward College. The collection of more than 70 pieces was curated by Jean-Jacques Stephen Alexis and features local African American artists. Paintings, sculptures and ceramics are among the media on display. A closing reception is scheduled for Wednesday at 6 p.m. on March 1. The exhibit is free and open to the public. For more information, call 954-201-6259.

Broward Symphonic Band Concert
Sunday, February 26, 7:30 p.m. 
Bailey Hall
A. Hugh Adams Central Campus
3501 S.W. Davie Road
Davie, FL

The Broward College Symphonic Band takes the stage to perform its winter concert “Around the World.” Tickets are $10 for general admission and $5 for seniors, faculty and children. For More information, visit www.baileyhall.org.

Coconut Creek, FL

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.

Classical Music Series
Tuesday, February 21, 12:30 p.m.
Building 50, Room 203
North Campus
1000 Coconut Creek Boulevard
Coconut Creek, FL

Broward College presents a Classic Music Series spotlighting the talents of Lynn University and Florida Atlantic University students. Hikari Nakamura and Jiaxan Li kick off the series with selections from Claude Debussy and Robert Schumann.  For more information, email hmaklaki@broward.edu.

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

Celebrate 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.

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

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.

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.

Multiple Campuses

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

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.


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