Cold War Kids Headlines Florida Tech Homecoming Fest Oct. 12

Aug 8, 2018
Florida Institute of Technology Alumni Association

The indie rock band Cold War Kids will headline Florida Institute of Technology’s Homecoming Fest on Friday, Oct. 12, in downtown Melbourne.

The free outdoor event on New Haven Avenue, presented by the Florida Tech Alumni Association and Mainstreet Partners, runs from 6 p.m. to midnight. It is one of the highlights of the university’s year-long 60th anniversary celebration.

In addition to music from Cold War Kids and opening acts Authority Zero and Moska Project, Homecoming Fest will feature street vendors and food and drink for sale.

Marine Resources Council

A long-awaited report report on the health of the Indian River Lagoon was released by the non-profit Marine Resources Council.  It monitors the health of the lagoon over a 20 year period. The report tracks five vital signs that indicate the water quality and health of the habitat.  The 156-mile-long lagoon was divided into 10 sections, running from Volusia County all the way down to Martin County.  That’s one-third of the entire East Coast of Florida.  Although conditions varied widely, in general, the health of the lagoon is bad.  In Volusia and Brevard Counties, the water quality is rated


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At one point in the 1940s, Leonard Bernstein became convinced that the future of American music was in the theater: that opera -- especially light opera -- was a close cousin to musical comedy, and that ballet scores, and even film scores, were more in keeping with our national tradition than the increasingly avant-garde music that was being written for the concert hall. We'll look at Bernstein onstage this week on Mozart's Attic as we continue to celebrate the centennial of his birth this month.

Sizzling “Music of the Night”

Aug 2, 2018

Who doesn’t love the genius of Andrew Lloyd Webber? The knighted English composer has created some of the most recognizable musical theatre productions of all time—from Cats and Evita to Jesus Christ Superstar and Phantom of the Opera as well as other hit musicals.