Miami Beach Mayor Dan Gelber, UM’s Lowe Art Museum Exhibition, Matilda The Musical At Boca Raton

Jul 18, 2019

A new proposal to build a monorail that would connect the City of Miami and the City of Miami Beach, was presented at the Miami Beach commission meeting earlier this week. Miami Beach Mayor Dan Gelber is worried that Genting, a Malaysian casino company, is leading the bidding process. It was an unsolicited proposal, which means many of the details are not available yet to the public. Mayor Gelber joined Sundial to discuss why he disagrees with the plan.


The University of Miami Lowe Art Museum’s newest exhibition, “A House Divided”, looks at the problem of racial injustice in the U.S. The exhibition features a massive 30-foot sculpture of a hoodie sweatshirt, which was made in memory of Trayvon Martin, a teen who was fatally shot in 2012. Billie Grace Lynn, the lead artist and creator of the exhibition, joined Sundial to talk about how the exhibition was inspired by students she interviewed about racist interactions they've experienced over their lifetime. 

The iconic 1996 film Matilda and original book by Rohl Dahl have been turned into a musical. It will be playing at The Boca Raton! Sol Children Theatre until Aug. 4. Angela Thomas, the director of the production and Eden Wexler, the 11 year-old playing Matilda joined Sundial to talk about the production. Tickets can be purchased online on their website.

Copyright 2019 WLRN 91.3 FM. To see more, visit WLRN 91.3 FM.