Last chance to see Surfing Florida exhibit at FAU in Boca

Boca Raton, Fla. - If you haven't had the chance to see the Surfing Florida exhibit at the  FAU campus in Boca Raton, you're time is limited.

The exhibit will pack up next week and head to Pensacola Museum this summer.

There will be a  final day of festivities before it leaves though. Saturday, May 12th will feature plenty of surfing lectures, movies, and slideshows.  The event will wrap up with music and drinks so don't miss it!  It's a great display!

Saturday, May 12
All programs occur in PA 101, the lecture hall next to Surfing Florida
Schmidt Center Gallery, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton
2 to 6 pm - Programs on the hour
New School Surf Photography Slide Show
Nicola Lugo works in the water with today's hot talent. Recent Surfer magazine features his photos of the Lopez brothers and Peter Mendia at mysto Caribbean reef.
Film Screening: Surfing at Summer's End
Will Lucas, Surf 64 Productions, in person to discuss his most recent video, a historic documentary that combines vintage 8 mm film, still photography and contemporary interviews.
Old School Surf Photography Slide Show
John Tate Broward bred and shooting since the 1970s.
Surf Rock and the Music of the "Right" Coast
FAU Associate Professor and Ethnomusicologist James E. Cunningham will present a lecture on history of surf rock from its beginnings in the early 1960s to the present day. His lecture also looks at connections between successive "waves" of surf rock popularity and Floridian instrumental and vocal surf-rock traditions.  
Food and Drink: Cash Bar beginning at 4 pm
Beer Sales benefit SURFRIDER Foundation, Palm Beach County Chapter. Food will be available anytime from the Living Room Theatres Cafe, right next to the Schmidt Gallery/Performing Arts building.
**Free Raffles, All Day Long
At each event during the day, you will have a chance to win an official Surfing Florida T-shirt.

6 to 8 pm
Live DJ: Kulcha Shok Muzik
Reggae and Surf Music with Lance O
Surfing Florida is made possible in part by a grant from the Florida Humanities Council and the National Endowment for the Humanities; the Cultural Council of Palm Beach County; the Roslin Family Foundation; the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters; FAU Business Services; Printing provided by Konica Minolta Business Services; ESM - Eastern Surf Magazine is media sponsor.

Directions & Parking for the Schmidt Center Gallery:
Park in the 4-Story Garage to the east of the Gallery. Do Not Park in front of  the Living Room Theater.

Watch a couple promos on the exhibit:

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