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October 2 - 4, 2015

Duende (art); du•en•de noun\ dü-ˈen-(ˌ)dā\ a quality of passi​on and inspiration; a spirit; having soul, a heightened state of emotion, expression and authenticity.​​

Celebrate Duende...
Where the soul expresses emotion through the arts!

Our creative minds met and developed a unique approach to showcase local talent in a series of performances. 

FRIDAY 2 - SW 2ND ST - 8 PM - 3 AM

Friday Night Grand Opening Take-over

Street performers, Drum Battle, Live Bands and DJs, Flash Mobs, Dance, Rock, Jazz, Hip Hop, Street Art, Light Shows & Projections

11 AM - 6 PM Party of the Century

Interactive & Cross Cultural Music, Dance & Performance, Top Musical Acts - An international blend of Dance, Hip Hop, Salsa, Reggae, Pop and House

The Big One Hundred! Fun, Free and Fabulous

Family-friendly Experiences and Performance Events, Duende Story, Hip Hop Dancers, Children's Ballet Theater, Interactive Art Booth, Art Bus, Bounce House, Egg Time Capsule, Musical Instrument Petting Zoo, Nest Lounge, Costume Tent, Edible Art Stations


"We..." The Passion & Rhythm of the People

Created by Broadway Director & Cirque Dreams Founder Neil Goldberg - A Broadway-style extravaganza featuring Broward's finest talents.  



Local bands compete for Most Amped Performance and winner will perform at 6:30 pm followed by Sammy Figueroa, Otis Cadillac, The Jason Taylor Foundation’s Bluapple Poetry Network and Body and Soul Dance Theatre.  Also, 12 artists will compete against each other during 45-minute preliminary rounds creating a new work of art during ARTwar.. Only one artist will become the winner in this unique flurry of bruch strokes and paint!


“WE"…The Passion & Rhythm of the People
The performance of "WE" will be held Saturday, October 3, 2015 at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts in the Au-Rene Theatre.
Tickets prices range from $25 - $85, not including service or handling charges, are available through Ticketmaster, online at BrowardCenter.org, in person at Broward Center's AutoNation Box Office or by calling (954) 462-0222.
VIP Dinner & Ticket packages are $160 and include front orchestra seating and pre-show dinner in the Mary N. Porter Ballroom from 7 - 7:45PM.

Directed by Cirque Dreams founder and Broadway Director, Neil Goldberg, “WE” is a Broadway-style show illuminating Broward County’s culture, talent and diversity with awe-inspiring performances, spectacular theatrics and stunning visuals. Renowned celebrity artists will be joined on stage by a cast of over 100 brilliantly talented South Florida musicians, dancers, poets, choirs, athletes and creative variety acts celebrating the community “WE” call home. ​
"WE" is presented by Broward 100 as part of Duende. In the spirit of celebrating creativity, Duende will bring together Broward County's diverse talent and people in a countywide finale. Thousands of people will celebrate Duende with Broward County's 100th birthday through a mosaic of art, culture and entertainment.


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Members of the Creative Minds Team are professional artists, creative entrepreneurs and artist-collaborators who have expansive careers in all areas of the visual and performing arts. The Team is charged with showcasing local talent to develop a series of events and performances for Duende in October 2015. Throughout the yearlong celebration, programming will raise the awareness of the unique attributes of Broward County and provide an opportunity to use the arts to engage local artists, businesses, residents and visitors.
Our first Duende will launch an annual signature event to showcase the talent of Broward County, create global connections and set the stage for the next 100 years.