10th Annual International Festival, February 20th

Join us in celebrating the 10th Anniversity of the Florida Tech International Festival!  For information regarding cultural displays, entertainment and food vendors visit our webpage.



Uncommon Threads Symposium

Thursday, February 18, 20167:00 PM - 8:15 PM (ET) Gleason Performing Arts Center Gleason Performing Arts CenterEvent TypeLecture/Seminar/SymposiumContactKeidra Navaroliknavaroli@fit.edu6129DepartmentRuth Funk Textiles Center


“Miriam Schapiro’s Unheralded Legacy” by Elissa Auther, PhD, Windgate Research Curator, Museum of Arts and Design and Bard Graduate Center, New York

FREE Admission

King Center for the Performing Arts

YANNI is one of the most recognizable composer performers of our time. He is, without a doubt, a musical phenomenon—a rare artist whose music defies borders and boundaries. YANNI has accumulated more than 40 platinum and gold albums globally, including the double-platinum Tribute album, and his Live at the Acropolis album. He earned Grammy nominations for Dare to Dream, and the follow-up release, In My Time. His Live At The Acropolis DVD is six-times platinum becoming the second-best music video of all time.

Carol Stein

Carol has performed over 25 years with the Walt Disney Company in various shows.  She is currently the resident musician at the world famous Rose and Crown Pub at the United Kingdom Pavilion in EPCOT at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida.  Her travels as a musician have spanned the globe from Carnegie Hall, New York, to the Montreux Palace in Switzerland, The Oasis Lounge in Hong Kong and Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida. She is also an experienced studio musician. Carol’s CD’s are available at

Evans Library

Join us in celebrating Black History Month by honoring the works of African-American authors and musicians. Listen as Florida Tech faculty and students join with local residents in reading passages and playing compositions from some of the nation's most compelling authors and composers. Take a literary and lyrical trip through time as we honor such luminaries as Paul Laurence Dunbar, Maya Angelou, Nikki Giovanni, Duke Ellington, and Wynton Marsalis.