Legislative Session Extended; A Look Into The Miami Flamenco Festival & Cuban Jazz Heavyweights
Guests for Sundial on Thursday, March 8 2018:
WLRN's education reporter Jessica Bakeman joined us via Skype to give us the latest from Tallahassee, where the legislative session was extended into next week because both chambers were unable to reach a budget agreement. Bakeman also discussed the controversial gun reform bill that was passed through the House and awaits Gov. Scott's approval.
Antonio Najarro is a dancer, choreographer and the current artistic director of the Ballet Nacional de España. The dance company will be performing at this year's Flamenco Festival at the Adrienne Arsht Center. He joined the program to speak about his career as a dancer and choreographer.
The Global Cuban Fest, featuring music of the Cuban diaspora, starts March 11. MacArthur Fellow and University of Miami Frost School of Music professor Dafnis Prieto and Grammy-nominated pianist and composer Omar Sosa joined the program to speak about their careers in music and their upcoming performances for Global Cuban Fest.