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Weekend Watch 11/3: Santa’s Enchanted Forest, Pancakes & Booze, USpeak: Afrobella, Big Night in Little Haiti, Rat Trivia Night
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Weekend Watch 11/3: Santa’s Enchanted Forest, Pancakes & Booze, USpeak: Afrobella, Big Night in Little Haiti, Rat Trivia Night

Santa’s Enchanted Forest If you’re the type to immediately hop into the holiday spirit after Halloween’s over, check out Santa’s Enchanted Forest in Tropical Park. Featuring attractions like bumper cars, a giant slide, fun houses and rollercoasters, this theme park is a candy cane-fueled blast for adults and kids alike. Fortunately, you can visit all of…

‘Ayikodans’ dance performance conveys Haitian spirit, culture
Culture, Dance

‘Ayikodans’ dance performance conveys Haitian spirit, culture

“Ayikodans” at the Adrienne Arsht Center brings audiences a performance of music and dance through storytelling of spirituality and historical struggles. On Friday, a group of students from Hecht and Stanford Residential Colleges had the opportunity to experience the passion and vibrancy of Ayikodans. The Ayikodans dance troupe, founded and directed by Jeanguy Saintus, is…

Kaos performance showcases hip-hop, contemporary dance
Culture, Dance

Kaos performance showcases hip-hop, contemporary dance

When University of Miami co-ed hip-hop team KAOS’s fall showcase was rained out, the team decided to spend the semester perfecting their routines for a spring showcase which was held Wednesday night on the Rock. The performance included a mix of various styles of hip-hop and contemporary dance. Two dancers from Controlled KAOS, a group…

CFunk blends diverse cultures into cardio dance routines
Culture, Dance

CFunk blends diverse cultures into cardio dance routines

It can be difficult to leave the dorm to workout at the gym, but Nakreshia Borno’s CFunk dance class at the Wellness Center spices up exercise with its pop, lock and twerk. The University of Miami’s Women’s Commission, Yellow Rose Society and Wellness Center are teaming up to bring the CFunk workout to the Lakeside…

KAOS breaks it down for dance group hopefuls
Culture, Dance

KAOS breaks it down for dance group hopefuls

Junior Marisa Monaco began her warm-up routine by stretching, performing splits and preparing herself for an intensive two and a half hours of choreography and dancing. As soon as Ed Sheeran’s “Don’t” started blaring from the speakers, her eyes were focused on the prize: earning a coveted spot in one of the University of Miami’s…

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