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Filmed In Broward
By Skip Sheffield

The Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival (FLIFF) is commemorating one
specific high-profile aspect of Broward 100 - Celebrating the Art of Community: Movies made in Broward County.
A hand-picked selection of Broward County-made feature films will be
screened July 9-16 at Cinema Paradiso, 503 S.E. Sixth St., Fort Lauderdale.

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Broward Public Library Foundation Hosts Literary Feast 2015

By Stephanie Krulik

Book signing at the Literary Feast

The Broward Public Library Foundation’s Literary Feast 2015 celebrates 26 years of bringing famous authors, fabulous books, student education and wonderful food to Broward County.

This signature fundraising event began with a small, distinguished group of authors at the Tower Club in Fort Lauderdale. Authors appearing in previous years include Jimmy Breslin, Art Buchwald, Susan Cheever, Brian Lamb and Elmore Leonard. 


Stephanie Krulik

The Broward Cultural Division and the staff of Cultural Quarterly were saddened to learn of the recent death of Stephanie Krulik, a long-time contributor to this magazine. Stephanie was adept at crafting intriguing and compelling profiles of artists, authors and other creative souls.

A prolific freelance writer, she was the author of "Interrupted Lives: A Holocaust Remembrance." We send our deepest condolences to Stephanie’s family and dedicate this edition of Cultural Quarterly to her memory.

Read Stephanie's final contribution to Cultural Quarterly here...

Organizers Prepare for 
South Florida's First Fringe Festival

By Samantha Rojas

Fort Lauderdale Fringe Festival - logo
In May, on three stages -two outdoor and one indoor, the festival will unfold in this premium location through the two blocks of Broward College to the north of Las Olas, including a street fair all day on Saturday with vendors and street performers and up to 100 performances, in theater, music, mimes, puppetry and various other performing art forms.

Organizers at Broward College are aiming to make Broward County the anchor for theater and performing arts in this region through this venue.

Orange Blossom Festival in 78th Year

By Andy Royston

Bergeron Rodeo Grounds

Broward County’s longest running festival takes place in the City of Davie. The event runs over a full weekend and since its foundation in 1937 has grown into a fabulous showcase of Davie’s agricultural roots and its fascinating history.


Broward 100 Inside Out Goes Global

By Andrea Richard

Inside Out

As 2015 is the year Broward County turns 100 years old, Broward 100 – Celebrating the Art of Community has developed a special partnership with Inside Out. Broward 100 aims to work with community organizations to help bond social ties and to highlight what Broward stands for - a diverse and culturally enriching place to live.

 This year, a series of Inside Out Projects will pop up across the County through this unique effort.

Pompano Beach Arts: 'A Unifying Force for Arts and Culture'

By Alonye Aleksandra Ushe

Melissa Etheridge at the Amp

Alyona Aleksandra Ushe, esident/CEO of Creative City Collaborative takes us on an arts tour of the arts scene in Pompano Beach.

"Now the arts continue to spread like wildfire   and festivals, theater venues, arts organizations, galleries, independent artists, public art, tourism, new businesses of all kinds, new residents and property values all continue to increase."

Artist Leah Brown Artist Leah Brown Goes Beyond the Borderland

By Rachel Galvin

The dreamscapes that Leah Brown creates are otherworldly, at times looking menacing, other times passively waiting for interpretation. This unusual world isn't far from what Alice must have encountered in her wonderland  a mysterious realm to explore, at times unsettling, but always intriguing. 

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