Melbourne Main Street Friday Fest Oct 9th

Downtown Melbourne is the place to be! Come on down to Brevard's longest running Friday night event, Melbourne Friday Fest. Old School Band will perform live. Free parking is available in the City Hall parking lot on Strawbridge Avenue and on side streets in and around Downtown.For more information, contact Melbourne Main Street at 321-724-1741 or email Information
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Rocky Water Brew Fest

October 17, 2015 1:00 pm - 5:00 pmLocation: Tickets: At the Gate: $ 35.00 General Admission - In Advance: $ 30.00Buy tickets

Florida Tech President and CEO Dr. Anthony J. Catanese (right) and Athletics Director Bill Jurgens (left) with a couple survivors at Panther Football's 2014 Breast Cancer Awareness Game.
Amanda Stratford Photography

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Florida Tech Athletics will be hosting a Breast Cancer Awareness Day during its various home events this Saturday, Oct. 10. All fans are encouraged to wear pink.

Each year it is estimated that over 220,000 women and 2,150 men in the United States will be diagnosed with breast cancer. As a result, many of those on campus have been affected either directly or indirectly. Come Saturday, the Panthers would like to recognize both survivors and fighters who are able to attend one of three home games scheduled this weekend:



7th Annual Brevard Bar Foundation

Golf Tournament  Saturday October 10th @ Indian River Colony Club   

Come and join us for some fun on… 


Sat. Oct. 10, 2015 Indian River Colony Club.7:30am Check In/Breakfast8:30am Shotgun Start1:00pm Awards Luncheon$75 per golfer (includes green fee, breakfast, & lunch)$25 per spectator (includes breakfast & lunch).Indian River Colony Club 
1936 Freedom Drive
Viera, FL 32940 

Shea Holbrook, Florida Institute of Technology’s rookie jet dragster driver, won the university racing team’s first national event on Sept. 27 when she defeated Elaine Larsen in the finals of the San Antonio Nationals Fueled by Sunoco.

The Florida Tech campus is excited about the establishment of the Buzz Aldrin Space Institute at the university. Opening this fall and led by legendary Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin, the Institute will promote the settlement of Mars through research.

Melbourne Independent Filmmakers Festival
Melbourne Independent Filmmakers Festival

 Melbourne film fest schedule: movies, celebrities, red carpet and Dynamic Duos

The Derek Gores Gallery will host a pre-party for the Melbourne Independent Filmmakers Festival on Oct. 8 from 7 to 11 p.m. In keeping with the theme of Dynamic Duos, you get in free if you’re wearing a costume. There will be a costume contest, with prizes! If you just want to watch, the $10 cover includes lots of entertainment and fun.

Melbourne Chamber Music Society
Melbourne Chamber Music Society

This season the Society will present six  rather than the traditional five concerts. Included in the series are the thirteen member New York Chamber Soloists, three string quartets, one with piano, a traditional piano trio and a violin and piano duo.

In an interview with NPR's David Greene, Chrissie Hynde discusses her new memoir, Reckless: My Life as a Pretender. The interview touches on portions of the book that have generated some controversy, including Hynde's description of a possible sexual assault.

Raising awareness of beach issues and money for Keep Brevard Beautiful and Surfrider Foundation, while making memories along the way. 1/3 Walk-A-Thon - 1/3 Beach Clean-up, 1/3 Extreme Pub Crawl!

Next Monday is Columbus Day and we look at some of the music that the Admiral of the Ocean Sea and his crew might have heard in Palos de la Frontera in 1492 if they were so inclined. Spanish music in the Age of Exploration drew on influences from Europe and from south of the Mediterranean, making it some of the most diverse and original of its time.

Next we'll hear a few more of the Paganini Caprices -- we'll get to all of them over the next couple of months -- and then we begin another series of complete symphony cycles, this time the symphonies of Johannes Brahms.


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Our Live In Studio Sessions continues with the winners of the Brevard Live/Lou's Blues Original Music Series General Eyes. General Eyes is a four-piece band based out of Cocoa Beach, FL. With powerfully bright vocals on top of a tight blend of feel-good reggae, skankin' ska, and a touch of punk, every crowd is pleased by their performance. The band was formed in 2012 when well-traveled musicians Mike Burns (Guitar/Vox/Trumpet) & Dustin Foster (Drums) crossed paths and started playing...
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Theophilus Oguche, an international student from Nigeria, is majoring in Aerospace Engineering at Florida Tech. He has particularly enjoyed the aerospace engineering courses in aerodynamics and flight design. He hopes to one day become a pilot and either work as a test pilot and / or an instructor in the aerospace engineering career field. Thank you, Theo, for taking the time to participate in a Florida Tech International Student Spotlight.
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