My 30 Favorite Large Foreign Cities by Ray Raposo

There are a world full of fascinating travel destinations and choosing the perfect place to visit can be challenge to any traveler. Hopefully you can use this list of my favorite large foreign cities to help plan your travel bucket list. If smaller cities and towns are more to your liking, check back soon for my list of those....

Miami Dade College presents: HIP HOPPA LOCKA

Miami Dade College presents in Partnership with the Opa-locka Community Development Corporation: HIP HOPPA LOCKA MUSLIM HIP HOP NIGHT IN OPA-LOCKA B-boys and B-girls, DJs, emcees, and Hip Hop heads unite under the arabesque skyline of Opa-locka—known for the largest collection of Moorish Revival architecture in the Western hemisphere. Hip Hoppa Locka remixes multiple references in a celebration of Muslim artists in...

Miami Dade College Live Arts Presentation

Miami's most eclectic performing arts series extraordinary programs—unforgettable experiences. UP NEXT: MORIKEBA KOUYATE Singing in his native Mandingo language and offering virtuosic performances on the kora (a 21-string instrument made from a calabash), Kouyate delights audiences young and old with call-and-response songs and engaging stories that share the 700 year old history of the Mandingo people.  Performance followed by Sun Ra Arkestra. MORIKEBA...

Visiting memorable Lisbon, Portugal by Ray Raposo

Lisbon is the capital and largest city of Portugal, with about 3 million people living in the metropolitan area. Lisbon, or Lisboa as it’s known in Portugal, is one of the oldest cities in Western Europe and the world, predating such capitals as London, Paris and even Rome. Portugal is a southern European country on the Iberian Peninsula. It...

Miami Dade College’s 35th Miami Film Festival Red Carpet Premiere. Article and photos by Ray Raposo

On March 9th, Miami Dade College’s 35th Miami Film Festival had the Movie Premier of Director Jason Reitman’s “Tully” starting Charleze Theron, Ron Livingston, Mark Duplass, Elaine Tan and MacKenzie Davis as Tully. It’s the third collaboration between Director Reitman and screenwriter Diablo Cody including the Oscar winning Juno and Young Adult.  The celebrity Red Carpet outside of the Olympia Theater...