Summer Shorts, Parkland Shooter Videos, Tracking Puerto Rican Migration

May 31, 2018

Nick Nehamas and David Ovalle are reporters for the Miami Herald. Dr. Peter Landman is a psychologist and author of the book “School Shooters: Understanding High School, College, and Adult Perpetrators.” The Broward State Attorney’s Office released three disturbing cellphone videos made by the confessed Parkland shooter Nikolas Cruz. They joined Sundial to talk about the content of the videos and what this means for the prosecution's case against the man accused of killing 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Feb. 14.

Alastair Macleod is the CEO for Teralytics, a company that has developed a map using smartphone data to track the migration of Puerto Ricans from August 2017 to February 2018. Florida received a population of about 150,000 Puerto Ricans, 15,000 of them in Miami-Dade County alone. Macleod joined Sundial to break down the cellphone data collected and its findings.

Summer Shorts, a  collection of short theater plays showcasing Miami's diversity from different genres, is being hosted at the Adrienne Arsht Center For The Performing Arts this month. Susan Westfall is the Artistic Director for City Theater and has been a part of the Summer Shorts since its very beginning 23 years ago. Tom Wahl and Elizabeth Dimon are actors and have both performed in more than a dozen Summer Shorts productions.  They joined Sundial to give a sneak peek about this year musicals and plays.