Bregando with Disasters: Post Hurricane Maria Realities and Resiliencies

The USF Contemporary Art Museum invites you to the virtual symposium “Bregando with Disasters: Post Hurricane Maria Realities and Resiliencies,” organized as a program component of the exhibition Constant Storm: Art from Puerto Rico and the Diaspora,. The bilingual event brings together artists and leading academicians from Florida universities who will present recent research in a discussion of the Puerto Rican diaspora in Florida. Access is free through the USF

Stories of Florida-Con Sabor!

Our stories have never been the same since Ponce De Leon first arrived on our shores in 1513. Flowing seamlessly between Spanish and English, these personal, historical and traditional Florida tales from Carrie Sue Ayvar takes the audience on a journey into the imagination that connects the people and cultures of Florida, con un poco de sabor Latino, with a bit of Latino flavor! This event is a complimentary program

History of Seminole Alligator Wrestling

Everett Osceola, Cultural Ambassador of the Seminole Tribe of Florida, walks visitors through centuries of Seminole history to modern Seminole life. He discusses the rise of alligator wrestling in tourist camps throughout the first part of the 20th century with famous Seminole alligator wrestlers including Willie Willie, the road to Federal Recognition by the United States government in 1957, and the resurgence of alligator wrestling in modern times. Osceola will

Cat Tale: The Wild, Weird Battle to Save the Florida Panther

Not long ago, a lot of people thought the Florida panther was extinct. They were very nearly right. That the panther still exists at all is a miracle–the result of a desperate experiment that led to the most remarkable comeback in the history of the Endangered Species Act. The story of what happened features a variety of odd characters, a twisty plot and a rare hopeful ending for Florida’s state

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