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Shakespeare is a White Supremacist Play Review


Written by Kerren Dieuveille

Before I begin this article I would like to start by telling a bit about myself. I am an African-American young adult woman with Caribbean roots. This play that I will be reviewing focuses on topics of race, sexuality, and age in a market where not fitting a particular role is a detriment to your livelihood. I wish to handle the topics presented with the seriousness with which it was presented to me. To do so I feel it is important for readers to know through what lens I saw the play.


Snapshot: Interview with Dr. John Sinclair of The Bach Festival Society of Winter Park, Florida


Written by Kerren Dieuveille

Welcome to Culture Shock SnapShot! A new series on the blog of short form articles for viewers to catch up on the Florida visual and performing arts scene with ease. Our inaugural piece is an interview with Dr. John Sinclair, conductor and artistic director of the Bach Festival Society.


Frankenstein Comes to the Arsht Center!


Written by Danielle Leon and Lily Boza


All photos included are courtesy of the Adrienne Arsht Center's website. 


Over 200 years later, Mary Shelly’s Frankenstein poses and allows readers to ponder the questions that still remain very much relevant; questions about ambition, family, love, and belonging. The same questions, still conveyed in Nick Dear’s adaptation of Frankenstein at the Arsht Center directed by Stuart. Meltzer.

Super Full Moon Viewing and Sound Event at Deering Estate


Written by Jessica Finol 


Deering Estate was home to wealthy Chicago industrialist, Charles Deering, and his family during the winter months of the 1920s. The estate is a historic site listed on the National Register of Historic Places and welcomes fans of both historical museums and nature. The original buildings on the estate provide a look into the lives of Deering and his family, while the grounds of the estate provide access to Biscayne Bay and nature trails.