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Cultural Quarterly Fine Arts Magazine | Fall 2014

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Cultural Quarterly Online Magazine - Fall Issue

Innovations in Arts Journalism 

It was announced at that time that the Broward Cultural Division had been awarded a $25,000 grant on
the basis of artistic excellence and artistic merit to support the new Broward Arts Journalism Alliance Program.

The Broward Arts Journalism Alliance Program will explore innovative methods in local arts coverage for both citizens and media professionals. 

Also view our Spring Issue 2014 


Artistic Alchemist Catalina Jaramillo - Possessed by the Power of Art
By Rachel Galvin

Catalina Jaramillo

When inspiration hits, there is no turning back for artist.

A recipient of the 2013 South Florida Cultural Consortium Visual and Media Artists Fellowship of $15,000, Jaramillo, known for her performance art, utilizes self-discipline, meditation and asceticism to gain insight that she passes on to those who witness her process. Read More...

Body and Soul Dance Theatre Continues to Evolve 
By Helene Foster

Body and Soul Dance Theater - Psychosis 2014

It’s been more than 30 years since Barbara Sloan and Gilda Pianelli joined forces to build a dance troupe that would become one of South Florida’s premier modern dance companies.

Body and Soul Dance Theatre emerged in 1983 as a combination of Sloan’s artistic vision and Pianelli’s administration and staging expertise. The company performed around the world and throughout South Florida. Read More... 

Broward 100's Launch Party
By Andrea Richard
Photography: Gregory Reed and Andy Royston.

When a community gathers together in one place, a bit of magic unfolds. But creating a tight-knit community, isn’t always an obvious feat, it takes initiative, enthusiasm and dedication.

That’s why kicking off Broward 100 @ The Block Party for higher education in mid-October was so momentous.


Lights, Camera, Action:
the Film Industry in Broward County
By Susan Gillis

Gateway cinema's premiere of 'Where THe Boys Are'

Few modern residents of Broward County can imagine the pristine beauty of the verdant wilderness that formed much of this region almost 100 years ago.

It was the tropical settings of New River and Fort Lauderdale’s beaches that attracted an unusual new industry to the area in the early 20th century: movie making. Today, under the jurisdiction of the Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB), the Broward Film Commission partners naturally with tourism and entertainment for the region. Read More...

The Powerful Message of Film:

A Look at the Visual Artistry of Sascha Rybinski
By Susan F. Davis

Sascha Rybinski

When she was in the fifth grade, Sascha Rybinski fell in love with the camera and the images it could create. Thus began her journey into the world of both still photography and film.

 "I’ve always been in love with cinema" she explains. "It is such an immersive medium that losing yourself in the visual is a given! Plus," she adds with a laugh, "I also love how music makes it a more powerful medium too! Read More...

Broward Center’s New Miniaci Arts Education Center Opens Doors
By Lisa Turano Wojcik

Broward County residents and students interested in the arts are very fortunate. We are lucky because the Broward Center for the Performing Arts (BCPA) in Fort Lauderdale has one of the nation’s largest arts-in-education programs. 

This September, the newly completed addition to BCPA, the Rose Miniaci Arts Education Center, opened at 201 SW 5th Ave. in downtown Fort Lauderdale. Read More...

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