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Arts & Culture Events

February 2018

Thursday, February 1

SouthXeast: Contemporary Southern Art

The 2018 edition of southXeast: contemporary southeastern art is a collection of the current emerging and underrepresented mid-career artists from several...

Friday, February 2

Erica Jong: Lecture and Book Signing

Erica Jong is a celebrated poet & author with more than 25 published books of fiction, non-fiction, memoir and poetry. Her most popular novel, “Fear of...

Sunday, February 4

Brazilian Film: "Dear Ambassador"

“Dear Ambassador” tells the extraordinary story of Luiz Martins de Souza Dantas, who served as Brazilian Ambassador to Paris during WWII. A largely unsung...

Thursday, February 8

Josh Copus Ceramic Wood-fire Workshop and Lecture

Please join us for a four-day participatory ceramic wood-fire workshop and community engagement event headed by North Carolina ceramic artist, Josh Copus...

The Revolutionists by Lauren Gunderson

True story? Total fiction? Or that special place where the two collide in your very own imagination? Four beautiful, bold women lose their heads in this...

An Evening with Sharon Gless

Presented by the Advisory Council of FAU’s Center for Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies (CWGSS) in celebration of VDay. All proceeds go to students in...

Saturday, February 10

Sunday, February 11

Delray String Quartet and Irena Kofman

Join our internationally renowned pianist Irena Kofman and members of the world-class Delray String Quartet for exciting performances of great masterpieces....

The Holocaust Escape Tunnel in Ponar, Lithuania – The Rest of the Story

Speaker: Richard Freund, Director of the Maurice Greenberg Center for Judaic Studies and Greenberg Professor of Jewish History, University of Hartford.

Wednesday, February 14

Empty Bowls Fundraiser

Empty Bowls is a national grassroots one-day event that raises money for local hunger relief. Professors, students, alumni in the Ceramics area of the...

Winds of Romance From The Swing Era With Love!

The perfect way to enjoy your Valentine’s Day! The FWS Jazz Orchestra, our professional Ensemble-in–Residence directed by Kyle Prescott, presents hits from...

Thursday, February 15

University Symphony Orchestra 11th Annual Concerto and Aria Competition Winners' Contest

FAU’s finest instrumental and vocal performers appear as soloists with the FAU Symphony Orchestra. Soloists are chosen through a competitive audition. This...

Friday, February 16

Israel and the World

Presentation by Ambassador Ido Aharoni. Jeffrey Morton will serve as the event’s moderator & Master of Ceremonies.

The Rivals, a play by Richard Brinsley Sheridan

Sheridan’s comic masterpiece, The Rivals, is a raucous comedy of manners that spins its tale around two couples who are thwarted on their way to matrimony....

Saturday, February 17

Wind Ensemble Symphonic Storytelling

Exemplifying the intense research focus of Florida Atlantic, the renowned FAU Wind Ensemble continues its tradition of excellence and innovation with five...

Sunday, February 18

Gateway to the Underworld: Brian E. McConnell

Forces of Nature and Human Imagination come together in the life and culture of southern Italy and Sicily. McConnell, a Registered Professonal Archaeologist,...

Thursday, February 22

Covering the Presidency in the Modern Media Age: Eugene Robinson

Robinson is a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist who writes a twice-weekly column for the Washington Post. He also appears frequently as an analyst on MSNBC...

Saturday, February 24

Band Festival

Featuring a performance of the FAU Wind Ensemble at 12:30 pm, the band festival includes 16 concert bands and more than 1,000 student musicians from high...

Sunday, February 25

The Secret World of James Bond: Oliver S. Buckton

James Bond – 007 – is one of the best loved characters in modern literature and film. This lecture will look at the life of Bond’s creator, Ian Fleming,...

May Smith Lecture Series on Post-Holocaust Christian/Jewish Dialogue  “A New Era of Catholic-Jewish Mutuality” Some Emerging Theological Principles”

Speaker: Professor Philip A. Cunningham, Professor of Theology, Director of the Institute for Jewish-Catholic Relations, St. Joseph’s University. Dr. Philip...

Wednesday, February 28

Lecture with Kelly Kristin Jones and Katie Hargrave

Lecture with southXeast-visitng artists Kelly Kristin Jones and Katie Hargrave

February 2018