Magical weekend brings ‘Harry Potter’ treats to life

Witches and wizards crowded into Quidditch supply shops, parents ushered their children in to Ollivander’s for a wand, and nearly everyone could be seen sporting their house colors of red, blue, green or… Continue reading

Senior lecturer to perform in ‘Ragtime’ musical

Maha McCain is a senior lecturer at the University of Miami who is also performing in the ensemble of Actor’s Playhouse production of “Ragtime”. Photo Courtesy University of Miami Three families of different… Continue reading

‘Into the Woods’ weaves together classic fairytales post-‘happily ever after’

Cinderella dreams of attending a ball, Jack sells a cow for a handful of beans, a witch locks Rapunzel in her tower, and a baker and his wife long for a child before… Continue reading

Producer of ‘Avatar,’ ‘Titanic’ to speak at Cosford Monday

Academy Award winner Jon Landau, producer of the films “Titanic” and “Avatar,” will host a discussion from 1-3 p.m. Monday at University of Miami’s Bill Cosford Cinema. The master’s class will be moderated… Continue reading

5 must-see movies at Cosford this semester

In day-to-day life, students often get consumed by their small screens – smart phones, tablets and laptops. These hand-held devices make entertainment convenient when on the go, but for a larger-than-life experience, visit the… Continue reading

Frost student named winner in local Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions

Senior Ana Collado, a vocal performance major at the Frost School of Music, was named a 2015 Encouragement Award winner in the Florida District Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions Sunday. “I was worried I would… Continue reading

Beaux Arts Festival offers colorful art displays, live music

What began as a “Clothesline Sale” more than 60 years ago, where artists would hang their work on clotheslines outside the Lowe Art Museum, has grown into the Beaux Arts Festival, Miami’s oldest… Continue reading

Holiday play ‘Miracle on South Division Street’ is familiar and familial

Move over 34th Street. There is a new miracle in town, and it’s in “Miracle on South Division Street,” playing at Actors’ Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre. The Nowaks are a traditional Polish-American,… Continue reading

Guide for giving holiday gifts, no matter the major

‘Tis the season and with it comes many secret Santa gift exchanges and holiday parties. The Hurricane is here to get you in the spirit with a gift guide for your naughty or… Continue reading

Students turn to “vaping” as more college campuses become smoke-free

Mario Delgado, 23, a junior at Florida International University (FIU), smoked a pack of cigarettes every day for more than two years. As the leading cause of preventable deaths in America, tobacco and… Continue reading