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The Annual Cultural Guide

of Palm Beach County

turning over a new leaf


Exciting changes have swept Palm Beach County’s cultural landscape since a&c debuted 10 years ago, but the best is yet to be

suite obsessions

Telling tales about Warhol

Dodie Thayer’s lettuce ware captivates a new generation of collectors

PLUS the nation’s

first cultural concierge, a celebration of Seuss, Maryann Payne’s passion and more

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A V E N U E :


M A C Y ’ S

B L O O M I N G D A L E ’ S

T H E G A R D E N S M A L L . C O M


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factory man

The excitement is growing – and so is Palm Beach County’s investment in culture – as art&culture celebrates its 10th anniversary.

A trio of exhibitions provides perspective on Andy Warhol’s enduring art and image.

By Nila do Simon

By Scott Eyman

from there to here

the pioneering potter

The Art of Dr. Seuss brings whimsy, wonder and a wee bit of weirdness to The Gardens Mall.

Dodie Thayer’s gloriously green lettuce ware lures collectors to the table.

By Amy Woods

By Lucy Lazarony

cultural concierge welcomes new possibilities Innovative new program offers visitors a personalized introduction to Palm Beach County’s treasures. By Thomas Swick




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welcome letter So many reasons to be grateful By Rena Blades



publisher’s note Ten years and counting By Robert S.C. Kirschner


Upfront Joshua Bell, Herb Alpert and Indiana Jones headline this year’s Festival of the Arts BOCA. The Center for Creative Education and Boynton Beach Arts District celebrate birthdays. The Literacy Coalition of Palm Beach County takes readers on an adventure between the covers. An impressive new digital organ debuts at the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts. Local paleontologist discovers a new species of dinosaur. More than a dozen other dinosaurs invade the South Florida Science Center and Aquarium. Beauty’s Legacy: Gilded Age Portraits in America goes on display at the Flagler Museum. The Norton Museum of Art presents Njideka Akunyili Crosby: I Refuse to be Invisible. The Cultural Council of Palm Beach County welcomes visitors, motorcycles and more.

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most wanted


art works!

A breed apart

Oh, the drama By Christina Wood

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portrait For Maryann Payne, dance is a way to promote diversity and acceptance. By Lauren Kay




cultural guide

Whet your appetite for creative fun, artistic adventures and first-class entertainment with a delicious sampling of Palm Beach County’s cultural offerings.

The first and last word in museums, galleries, theaters, dining and accommodations


Cover Image: Bob Colacello, Andy Warhol with Rupert Smith, His Silkscreen Printer, on a Ferry to Fire Island, 1979. Courtesy Steven Kasher Gallery, New York




Cover Image: Seuss-inspired costume design by Jenna Hoefert for the Maltz Jupiter Theatre Youth Performers: SEUSSICAL Photo by Jacek Gancarz

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art&culture magazine of Palm Beach County, Volume 10, Issue 2, winter 2016, is published three times a year by Passport Publications & Media Corporation, for the Cultural Council of Palm Beach County located at 601 Lake Avenue, Lake Worth, FL 33460.

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Before we rush into an exceptionally busy schedule of events, exhibitions and services to the community in 2016, it’s worthwhile for all of us at the Cultural Council of Palm Beach County to take a moment to reflect on the year just ended. If I could sum up my feelings about 2015 in a single word, it would be “gratitude.” Why gratitude? It’s simple, really. Our organization benefitted from several examples of exceptional forward thinking by both the public and private sectors during the year – and we would be remiss if we did not feel grateful for the results. On the public front, the Palm Beach County Board of County Commissioners and the Tourist Development Council increased their investment in the work of the Cultural Council by more than $1 million annually. This significant commitment of such a substantial amount of money suggests that the Commissioners and the TDC are confident in our abilities to serve our community – both as a grant-maker and as an advocate for cultural tourism. We have already put these funds to good use in ways that will generate numerous positive results. On the private side of the equation, we continue to benefit from the generosity of many philanthropists who believe in the importance of our work and show their support through financial contributions. The investments they make are exceptionally meaningful because they allow us to stretch the boundaries of what we can do to serve the community. To cite just one example, artist Dina Baker established a fund within the Council during this past year that will

benefit women artists over the age of 55. As a long-time artist herself, Baker recognizes the challenges faced by many of her peers. The Dina Baker Fund for Mature Female Artists will provide a $10,000 award to an artist who will be able to use the funds for professional development, arts-related exhibition expenses, equipment, supplies and even healthcare costs and/or basic living expenses. What’s more, Baker has told us that she has included the Cultural Council in her estate plan to ensure that her support of women artists will continue in perpetuity. We are exceptionally grateful to this wonderful woman for her foresight and generosity. As we begin 2016, we’re preparing for our annual Muse Awards event, which recognizes individuals and organizations that truly stand out in the cultural community. We are grateful to Roe Green and Christine Stiller for serving as co-chairs of the Muse Awards. We know that, with their leadership, we can look forward to another spectacular Muse Awards celebration on March 31. We recognize that the gratitude we feel is shared by countless other nonprofit cultural organizations and institutions that benefit from the philanthropists in our community. Many of these organizations also receive public-sector support for their missions through our grants programs, for which they are also grateful. To everyone who supports the mission of the Cultural Council of Palm Beach County, we wish you a happy, healthy and prosperous new year. We are grateful to each and every one of you.

Rena Blades President and CEO Cultural Council of Palm Beach County

Michael Price




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Ten years ago, I had the privilege of working with Rena Blades, the president and CEO of the Cultural Council of Palm Beach County, to create a publication that would showcase the amazing talent, creative energy, artistic achievement and philanthropic commitment that makes our community so special. art&culture Magazine of Palm Beach County was born! Over the past 10 years, we have been proud to share the stories of intriguing and innovative people, places and happenings in our community. Moving forward, I know we’re not going to the least little bit of trouble filling the pages of this award-winning publication. In the years ahead, Palm Beach County’s cultural landscape is going to be changing in new and exciting ways – as you’ll see in our feature story “10” on page 42.


One promising new idea is already making an impact. Read about it in “Cultural Concierge Welcomes New Possibilities,” on page 62. In “From There to Here,” on page 54, regular a&c contributor Amy Woods will introduce you to The Art of Dr. Seuss – and shine a light on new relationships that are strengthening the cultural community. On page 36, you’ll meet Delray Beach dancer and educator Maryann Payne, the subject of our Portrait. From dinosaurs (on page 24) to dogs (in our Most Wanted column on page 33), you could say that this issue of art&culture is full of life! You’ll also find an

abundance of color – including the gratifyingly green lettuce ware produced by Jupiter resident Dodie Thayer, the subject of “The Pioneering Potter”on page 58. The Warhol canvases that usually fill the home of Boca Raton collector Marc Bell with color are currently on exhibit at the Boca Raton Museum of Art, which is also hosting the first museum showing of Bob Colacello’s candid photographs of Warhol and his friends. Scott Eyman spoke with Colacello, one of Warhol’s closest associates, for the story “Factory Man” on page 48. Colacello will be at the museum for an event in January. Patti LaBelle will be at the Kravis Center in West Palm Beach in February. Joshua Bell is coming to The Palm Beaches in March. In fact, approximately two million people – including countless artists and entertainers – visit Palm Beach County each year. That means some 20 million guests have been drawn to our concert halls, theaters, museums and galleries as well as our beaches and boutiques since the first issue of art&culture hit the stands. Whether you’re enjoying all that The Palm Beaches have to offer for a few days or for a lifetime, I invite you to turn to page 67, where you’ll find our annual cultural guide, a handy reference to the county’s attractions ranging from restaurants and resorts to nature centers and family activities, festivals and fine art. Enjoy!

Robert S.C. Kirschner President/Publisher Passport Publications & Media Corporation

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art&culture of Palm Beach County

winter 2016 - volume 10, issue 2

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{contributors} art&culture’s managing editor, Christina Wood, is not afraid to get her hands dirty in pursuit of a good story. Although you’re more likely to find her at the theater, enjoying a concert or happily wandering through a museum, the award-winning freelance writer and editor has been known to roll up her sleeves (and, on occasion, her pant legs) to wade through swamps, explore the world of animal behavior or go head-to-head with military leaders.

Before launching her freelance career, Amy Woods worked as the society editor of Palm 2 Jupiter and as the editor of Notables at The Palm Beach Post. An experienced editor, columnist, writer and reporter, Amy’s goal is to use her experience as a journalist and skills in public relations for the benefit of our local nonprofit community.

Jacek Gancarz is a freelance and fine art photographer based in South Florida. Plucked from the confines of the Iron Curtain at an early age, he found himself in the U.S. poring over the pages of National Geographic and Life magazines, which fueled his passion for photography. At age 12, he received a camera from his father and his passion began. Many travels – and a B.S. from Florida Atlantic University – later, he went to work as a photojournalist, spending seven years with the Palm Beach Daily News.

Thomas Swick was the travel editor of the Sun Sentinel from 1989 to 2008. He is the author of A Way to See the World and Unquiet Days: At Home in Poland. His work has been included in The Best American Travel Writing 2001, 2002, 2004, 2008, 2012 and 2014.

Scott Eyman was the books editor of The Palm Beach Post for 25 years. His 13th book, John Wayne: Life and Legend, is a New York Times best seller. He lives in West Palm Beach with his wife, Lynn, and a varied assortment of animals.

N ila Do Simon has interviewed a range of subjects – from fashion designer Tommy Hilfiger to Olympian Dara Torres – for publications such as the New York Times, Miami Magazine, Venice magazine, TravelAge West, Boston magazine and Gold Coast. She has won a Florida Magazine Association award for Best Feature Writing. A graduate of the University of Florida’s journalism college, she’s a native Floridian.

Lucy Lazarony is a freelance writer and journalist living in South Florida. In addition to art&culture, her articles on the arts appear in Art Hive Magazine, the Palm Beach ArtsPaper and The Coastal Star.


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TIME FLIES Twenty years ago, the Center for Creative Education was created to strengthen the presence of the arts in local classrooms. Like many twentysomethings, the innovative arts integration organization is spreading its wings. Based in a former roller skating rink in West Palm Beach’s funky N orthwood Village, CCE recently welcomed three new staff members and hosted its first in-house curated art exhibition in a newly renovated gallery. More is on the way: a schedule of proposed exhibitions now stretches well into 2017.

Joshua Bell

INDIANA JONES AND THE FABULOUS FESTIVAL What do violin superstar Joshua Bell, trumpet legend Herb Alpert and CNN’s Fareed Zakaria have in common with Raiders of the Lost Ark? All of them can be seen at Festival of the Arts BOCA, which is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year. While Indiana Jones battles bad guys on the big screen, a live orchestra will perform John Williams’ epic score as the festival opens on March 4. Bell, appearing as both the featured soloist and conductor of the Lynn Philharmonia in a performance of Vivaldi’s Four Seasons, will bring the celebration of art and ideas to a rousing close on March 16. In between, a robust lineup of performers, thinkers and authors – ranging from author Laila Lalami to Cirque de la Symphonie – will take the stage at either the Mizner Park Amphitheater or Mizner Park Cultural Arts Center.


The Boynton Beach Art District is celebrating five years of arts programming, community outreach, concerts, open mic nights, exhibitions and attitude. In addition to its signature annual event, the multimedia KeroWACKED festival, the alternative contemporary art scene offers monthly art walks on the fourth Thursday of every month.





LET’S MEET BETWEEN THE COVERS Palm Beach County is awash in love, despair and revenge – and for that, we can thank the Literacy Coalition of Palm Beach County, which has selected Chris Bohjalian’s The Light in the Ruins for its 2016 Read Together campaign. Set against an exquisitely rendered Italian countryside, the book is a story of moral paradox, human frailty and the mysterious ways of the heart. It’s also a darn good mystery. People are already talking – about the book, about the discounts available on it and about the many Read Together events taking shape all across the community. The campaign will culminate in April, when Bohjalian, the N ew York Times bestselling author of Midwives and The Sandcastle Girls, comes to town to tell tales.





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Alexander W. Dreyfoos is an award-winning inventor and philanthropist whose love of technology and the arts will come together on March 9, when the Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts in West Palm Beach debuts an astounding digital organ. The instrument – which boasts five keyboards, 96 audio channels and more than 200 stops – is the first of its kind to be installed in a performing arts venue anywhere in the world.

Robert DePalma, curator of vertebrate paleontology at the Palm Beach Museum of Natural History, has been to Hell and back. Hell Creek, that is. It’s a fossil-rich region spanning parts of South Dakota, N orth Dakota, Montana and Wyoming. The trip was worth it. DePalma led a team of paleontologists that discovered a new species of dinosaur – a large, lethal predator dubbed Dakotaraptor. The 17-foot long raptor, which could reach speeds of 30 to 40 miles per hour in its pursuit of prey, wielded its vicious claws 66 million years ago. The freakishly feathered find was announced in a study published this fall by the University of Kansas Paleontological Institute.


Cameron Carpenter, the first organist ever nominated for a Grammy Award for a solo album

The $1.5 million Opus 11 organ, which is being financed by Dreyfoos and crafted by Marshall & Ogletree, of Needham, Mass., will be introduced in a concert featuring internationally acclaimed organist Cameron Carpenter, who will perform with the Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra. The 34-year old, Julliard-trained virtuoso has been both praised and criticized for his unorthodox interpretations of the organ as well as for his advocacy of the digital organ. Following its historic debut, the groundbreaking organ will be available not only for Kravis Center performances but also for serious musicians, students and teachers within the community.





AN EARTH-SHAKING EXHIBIT More than a dozen dinosaurs are shaking things up at the South Florida Science Center & Aquarium in West Palm Beach. Dinosaurs Around the World: The Exhibition, on display through April 16, invites guests to travel back to an age when dinosaurs ruled the planet. A global adventure stretching from the inland seas of N orth America to the arid deserts of Brazil and on to the once-tropical beaches of Antarctica, the exhibit features 13 life-sized roaring animatronic dinosaurs as well as fossils, cutting-edge research and immersive design elements to paint a vivid picture about the prehistoric planet and its early inhabitants.


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As opposed to the artists of the late-19th century who celebrated lives lived on a grand stage, Njideka Akunyili Crosby puts the emphasis on figures in intimate familial and domestic settings. In large-scale works that comprise both painting and collage, the African-born artist creates compositions that appear as views into everyday life. Look again. On closer observation, her works are careful constructions that are subtly subversive. According to Foreign Policy magazine, which named the Los Angeles-based artist to its 2015 list of the top 100 leading global thinkers, “For Akunyili Crosby, mixing forms and merging styles is about bridging the complexities of the old world and the new, between her native home in N igeria and her adopted one in the United States.” The Norton Museum of Art in West Palm Beach is organizing the first survey of her work. Njideka Akunyili Crosby: I Refuse to be Invisible will be on display Jan. 28 through April 24.

(Adolphe) William Bouguereau, Cortlandt Field Bishop, 1873, Oil on canvas. New-York Historical Society, Gift of Mrs. Cortlandt F. Bishop and Mrs. Shirley Falcke

The Gilded Age respected individualism and wealth. Not surprisingly, the era also saw a high premium placed on portraiture. In the late 19th century, a brilliant generation of American and European artists – including John Singer Sargent and Gilbert Stuart – rose to meet the demand. Fifty-three of the stunning portraits they created, all of them depicting prominent N ew Yorkers of the day, are featured in Beauty’s Legacy: Gilded Age Portraits in America, on display at the Flagler Museum in Palm Beach from Jan. 26 through April 17.





Njideka Akunyili Crosby, “The Beautyful Ones” Series #4, 2015, Acrylic, colored pencils and transfers on paper. Courtesy the artist and Victoria Miro Gallery, London


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Looking for information on the exhibits, events and excitement brewing at the Cultural Council of Palm Beach County’s headquarters at 601 Lake Ave. in Lake Worth? We’ve got it!

UPCOMING EXHIBITIONS SHOWCASE PALM BEACH COUNTY TALENT Woman: Untitled: January 15 through March 12 The curve and grace of the female form has attracted artists for millennia. In this exhibition, the female form is portrayed as a subject, an object – but also as a warrior, a force and a responsive presence. The show, which is curated by Sibel Kocabasi, Raheleh Filsoofi and the Cultural Council’s manager of artist services, N ichole M. Hickey, will feature live performances as well as two-dimensional and three-dimensional works.

WITH THE BAND CCR may not be making music any longer but CCH – the Cultural Council House Band – is cranking out some powerful tunes on open mic night, typically held on the third Friday of the month. The talented crew of veteran area musicians includes Bill Meredith (drums, vocals and percussion), Ginny Meredith (violin, vocals and percussion), Harold Peeno (bass), Kyle Thought Holder (vocals), Steve Trezise (guitar) and various guest singers. “They play everything from Amy Winehouse to Aretha Franklin and do incredible improvisations with the open mic performers,” says Marlon Foster, visitor services and music coordinator for the Cultural Council, who brought the group together. “Our community is home to some amazing musical talent. It’s great to be able to shine a light on it!”


Flora Zolin, from the Transgender Series

The Art of the Motorcycle: March 25 through May 21 From the Harley to the Triumph, the motorcycle is seen as a symbol of freedom and expression. In Palm Beach County, customized two-wheeled works of art elevate bikes above the conventional with fluid lines, pin striping, flashes of chrome and sculpture-like parts. This exhibition will showcase the artists who capture the power and grace of these machines as well as the skilled technicians who transform them into works of art.




The Cultural Council of Palm Beach County’s Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Visitor Information Center has been officially designated as Palm Beach County’s first Florida Certified Tourism Information Center by VISIT FLORIDA. “Located at the center of Palm Beach County, our information center demonstrates the Cultural Council’s commitment to support cultural tourism while serving our community and visitors,” says Rena Blades, CEO of the Cultural Council of Palm Beach County. “The center helps visitors learn about the tremendous cultural richness of Palm Beach County and its more than 200 cultural organizations.”

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Featuring Stephanie Blythe, Mezzo Soprano & Craig Terry, Piano The Society of the Four Arts, Palm Beach

CARMEN By Georges Bizet

JANUARY 22–24, 2016

DON PASQUALE By Gaetano Donizetti

FEBRUARY 19–21, 2016 Children’s Performance

FEBRUARY 20, 2016

ARIADNE AUF NAXOS By Richard Strauss

MARCH 18–20, 2016

Kravis Center for the Performing Arts

2016 GALA: AN EVENING WITH DIANA DAMRAU Photo: Branco Gaica for Opera Australia

FEBRUARY 4, 2016

The Mar-a-Lago Club, Palm Beach

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Like so many of you, art&culture loves dogs. Large and small, short-haired or shaggy, house-trained, born to be wild, sculpted, painted or crafted in prose, no matter what the breed or medium, there’s something about a wet nose and a wagging tail that’s hard to resist. Of course, the dogs you’ll find UP AGAINST THE WALL Case, aka Andreas von Chrzanowski, a founding member of the renowned East German Ma’Claim Crew, used the medium of spray paint to open a door to the arts in West Palm Beach. The worldly street artist, known for his photo-realistic style, recently created a mural featuring a curious canine on the side of the Tin Fish building on Clematis Street as part of the city’s inaugural CANVAS Outdoor Museum Show. Joseph D. Myers also created a mural featuring a dog, in this case a fierce hound. Myers’ “Settler Fighting Alligator from Rowboat” (oil on canvas) was completed in 1946 as part of President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s New Deal art program and can still be seen on the lobby wall of the Lake Worth post office on Lucerne Avenue.

romping through Palm Beach County’s cultural landscape will always be a breed apart. Here are a few of our favorites.

Keith Lovett

Jacek Gancarz

SOCIAL ANIMALS A compact pack of four bush dogs is ruff-ing at the Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society in West Palm Beach. A rare canine species from South and Central America that is active during the day, bush dogs are about the size of a terrier (11-18 pounds). Don’t underestimate them just because they have short legs. Bush dogs are highly social; adept at using vocalizations to communicate, they work together effectively to hunt relatively larger prey. They even have a secret weapon – webbed feet – that lets them pursue their quarry into the water. IMAGINATIONS UNLEASHED Old Yeller, Marley and Clifford the Big Red Dog are among the countless canine heroes who have found a home at the Gioconda and Joseph King Library at the Society of the Four Arts in Palm Beach. The popular books they romp through – written by Ted Gipson, Josh Grogan and Norman Bridwell, respectively – are among the 75,000 titles and periodicals in the library’s collection. You can find shelves overflowing with DVDs and CDs, too, and the library’s rare book room features a number of notable collections, including the personal library of famed Palm Beach architect Addison Mizner.




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Sat, January 30, 7:30 pm m | Sun, January 31, 2 pm Theaatre e Lab, Parliament Hall, Florida Atlantic University, y, Boca Raton Nominated for the 1991 Pulitzer Prize for Drama for the play p “Six Degre ees of Separattion,”John Guare was also a award ded the Laure ence Olivier O Theatre e Awarrd d in 1993 and BBC Award d fo or Best Play.. Featu ure ed as part of FA AU’ss Theatre e Lab“Playwrights’ Forum m,” a lecture l e/workshop/mas / k h / ster--class featuring some e of America’ss most celebrate ed playwrights offferiing re eadings followed by a d discussion about their work, process, and the impo ortance of new-p play development. $20 Gen neral Admission; $10 S Students.

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Oh, the drama By Christina Wood

art rt works! Here’s some simple yet effective advice for students struggling with algebra or biology homework: brush up your Shakespeare! Research has shown that performing the Bard’s work helps students gain a better understanding of complex texts – including science and math material. Not surprisingly, Shakespeare figures in the school curriculum at GStar School of the Arts in West Palm Beach, which specializes in film, animation and performing arts. Over the winter break, Acting I students were asked to develop a character study from one of the playwright’s most famous works. In the past, Alex Sherman, a teacher in the school’s theater department, says, they’ve tackled the balcony scene from Romeo and Juliet in class. “It’s always fun to watch because, in the beginning, the kids have no idea what they’re saying. As they hear it more and more, they start picking up,” he says. “That really helps them increase their analytical thinking.” Children don’t have to aspire to be actors, though, and they certainly don’t have to confine their creative adventures to the words of Shakespeare, to benefit from theater education. The buzz of activity surrounding a school play offers opportunities for stage hands, lighting technicians, costume designers and a host of others to shine as brightly behind the scenes as the stars on stage do. Theater education, on-stage and off, can boost self-esteem, build confidence and enhance public speaking – but that’s just the beginning. Research has shown that a little bit of drama can go a long way when it comes to gains in reading proficiency, motivation, social skills, understanding and compassion.

Those who enter the world of the stage gain acceptance and discover a sense of belonging. They know they are part of something larger than themselves. Students not only benefit from the shared experience, they share the experiences of the characters they bring to life. Reams of data provide compelling evidence that studying or participating in the fine arts – including theater – also improves academic performance. The arts have the power to reduce dropout rates, increase attendance and develop a spirit of cooperation, in addition to fostering the kind of creative thinking that employers are looking for in the 21st-century workforce. Whether learning how to make a show-stopping entrance on stage or how to give an actor a working door through which to make that entrance, Sherman believes theater education also provides students with an opportunity to work out typical teenage frustrations. Episodes of violence or disruption are rare at G-Star, he says. “In incidences of bullying or belittling, when people are being rude or mean to someone, I’ve personally witnessed other students – who may not even know [the victim] – step in,” he says. Simply attending a theatrical performance has proven benefits, too. According to a study released by the University of Arkansas in 2014, students who attended live performances of Hamlet and A Christmas Carol had a greater increase in knowledge than those who read or saw movie versions of the plays. Attending the live performance also enabled students to better recognize and appreciate what other people think and feel, contributing to a measurable increase in tolerance and empathy. As Shakespeare himself said, “The play’s the thing.”





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lessons By Lauren Kay

For Maryann Payne, dance is more than performance art. It’s a way to promote diversity and acceptance.




Photo by Monhand Mathurin

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professional dancer and the star of the recently released short film Brown Ballerina, Payne is bringing a message of hope and encouragement to students at the Milagro Center in Delray Beach. Like the character she plays in the film, who met with prejudice at every turn, Payne was often one of the only dancers of color in a studio when she was studying dance, especially in high school. Challenges abounded, even in simple things like finding tights that matched her skin tone. Her body differed from others in the classroom. Instead of trapping her, those painful experiences emboldened the Delray Beach resident. With time, she learned to transform obstacles into motivation and strength, allowing her to launch a successful career. “In my life, those issues encouraged me to prove I’m capable no matter what my skin color is,” she says. “I do this because I love it. I want to encourage others to feel that too.” Nicole Escalera, the cultural arts director at the Milagro Center, a nonprofit arts-integrated educational and cultural-arts facility that serves children from some of the area’s most disadvantaged populations, says Payne is swiftly achiev-




ing this goal. “She’s so involved with the community here. She’s always on; she’s truly excited about what she does and that serves as motivation for the children,” she says. “I don’t think many kids know someone like that. Most of them are not exposed to dance or the arts.” A lithe and powerful dancer, Payne trained at Lulu Washington Dance Theatre in her native Los Angeles as well as Boynton Beach’s Southern Dance Theatre before attending Dreyfoos School of the Performing Arts in West Palm Beach and the N ew World School of the Arts in Miami Beach. The recipient of a scholarship to the Alvin Ailey Summer Intensive Program, she also trained at the iconic Dance Theatre of Harlem, an experience that helped dispel any lingering doubts she may have had about her own abilities. Today, she is a majestic presence on stage and screen, patient in the face of prejudice. She performs with the traveling 6 o’Clock Dance Theater, based in Miami, and has been a featured dancer for Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines. According to Escalera, Payne infuses her students with self-esteem and encourages them to come out of their shells. “I have seen timid kids breaking out into a routine she taught them on the side-

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walk to show me how hard they are working,” she says. “Around her, they walk taller and work harder.” Harnessing her artistic passion along with her innate interpersonal skills, Payne seems determined to combat the exclusivity of the ballet world and the kind of negative feedback she received as a student. “I remember in school, one guest choreographer asked our teacher if my partner would struggle with my body type – my hips, my thighs. It made me insecure about my body. I pushed myself for a while and I restricted my diet.” She wants students – of any and every color – to find the joy she has known in dance. “I tell my dancers, you have to be comfortable in your own skin. Don’t try to please someone else,” she says. “Focus on the dancing.” Payne also wants educators and artists to understand the impact of their work and words. “There’s beauty in many different things,” she says simply. Eventually, Payne, who also teaches at the George Washington Carver Middle School in Coral Gables, hopes to audition for Broadway. For now, she’s invigorated by her students and the dynamic arts scene in Palm Beach County. “The dance community here is growing steadily,” she says. “The mix of different genres and artists adds to the color of the scene here. I love reaching out to the community, teaching about and with brown dancers – and the collaboration that follows. That aspect of our South Florida community is unique and hard to find elsewhere.”




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C U LT U R A L E V E N T S Palm Beach County is home to more than 200 arts and cultural organizations that provide more than 42,000 offerings each year. Here's just a taste of what's available.



DANCING WITH THE STARS: LIVE! February 1 Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts, West Palm Beach

KISS ME KATE March 8 – 27 Maltz Jupiter Theatre, Jupiter

PALM BEACH JEWELRY, ART AND ANTIQUE SHOW February 11 – 15 Palm Beach County Convention Center, West Palm Beach

© Mary Ellen Mark

ARTIGRAS FINE ARTS FESTIVAL February 13 – 15 Abacoa Town Center, Jupiter




©Cultural Council of Palm Beach County, photo by Rachel Baumel

TINY: STREETWISE REVISITED – PHOTOGRAPHS BY MARY ELLEN MARK Through March 20 Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach

INVITATION TO THE BALL: MARJORIE MERRIWEATHER POST’S FANCY DRESS COSTUMES January 23 – March 6 and March 19 – April 17 The Society of the Four Arts, Palm Beach

A TRIBUTE TO THE MASTERS March 20 The Symphonia, Boca Raton The Roberts Theatre, Andrew Hall, Boca Raton

DON PASQUALE February 19 – 21 Palm Beach Opera Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts, West Palm Beach

SMOKE March 26 – April 17 Theatre at Arts Garage, Delray Beach LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS March 26 – April 10 Delray Beach Playhouse, Delray Beach Lake Worth Street Painting Festival



GATSBY March 19 – 20 Ballet Palm Beach Eissey Campus Theatre, Palm Beach Gardens

GUITARIST MILOŠ KARADAGLI February 16 Chamber Music Society of Palm Beach The Mar-a-Lago Club, Palm Beach

STREET PAINTING FESTIVAL February 20 – 21 Downtown Lake Worth

Tiny, Halloween, Seattle, 1983

FANTASTIQUE EVENING March 16 Palm Beach Symphony The Mar-a-Lago Club, Palm Beach

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Poster Art by Fraver

SATCHMO AT THE WALDORF May 13 – June 12 Palm Beach Dramaworks, West Palm Beach

Satchmo at the Waldorf by Terry Teachout

SPRING MIX May 7 – 8 Boca Ballet Theatre Countess de Hoernle Theater at Spanish River High School, Boca Raton

JUNE FOUNDER’S DAY June 5 Henry Morrison Flagler Museum, Palm Beach

© Alberto Oviedo

SHADOWS OF THE FLOATING WORLDS: PAPER CUTS BY HIROMI MONEYHUN June 10 – September 18 Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens, Delray Beach

A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Miami City Ballet dancer Patricia Delgado

PALM BEACH BOOK FESTIVAL April 1 – 2 Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach Joan Marcus

A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM April 1 – 3 Miami City Ballet Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts, West Palm Beach

Kelli O'Hara and Steven Pasquale from the original Broadway production of The Bridges of Madison County.

JUNETEENTH CELEBRATION June 18 Spady Cultural Heritage Museum, Delray Beach


KING LEAR April 15 – 24 Florida Atlantic University Department of Theatre and Dance

THE TAMING OF THE SHREW July 7 – 10 & 14 – 17 The Palm Beach Shakespeare Festival Seabreeze Amphitheatre, Carlin Park, Jupiter

THE PAJAMA GAME April 7 – 24 Lake Worth Playhouse, Lake Worth

THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY April 26 – May 1 Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts, West Palm Beach

65TH ANNUAL ALL FLORIDA EXHIBITION July 16 – September 25 Boca Raton Museum of Art, Boca Raton

BARRAGE 8 April 12 Dolly Hand Cultural Arts Center, Belle Glade

SUNFEST April 27 – May 1 The largest waterfront music festival in Florida, West Palm Beach

NATIONAL LIGHTHOUSE DAY August 7 Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum, Jupiter

PALM BEACH INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL April 6 – 14 The Palm Beaches Theatre, Manalapan





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art&culture keeps pace with the dynamic growth of Palm Beach County’s cultural community

By Nila Do Simon

In the 10 years since art&culture was launched,

Palm Beach County’s cultural landscape has been

transformed in amazing ways – but the next 10 years promise even more change. As we celebrate our anniversary, we invite you to celebrate our

community’s continuing – and creative – evolution.




Erin P. Simpson-Krar

Paul Kolnik

© Grayson Hoffman

© Jacek Photos

Clockwise from top: Boca Ballet Theatre’s Sara Mearns in Swan Lake; Celestial Presence, sculpture by Dorothy Gillespie, Boca Raton Museum of Art; Norton Museum of Art visitors enjoy the blown glass still life One and Others, by glass artist Beth Lipman; Lake Worth Street Painting Festival; Gareth Johnson entertains the crowd at SmARTBiz; The Flagler Museum; Boca Raton Children’s Museum




Maltz Jupiter Theatre

When Bert Korman moved to Palm Beach County from Philadelphia 25 years ago, the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts in West Palm Beach had yet to open its doors, Delray Beach’s Old School Square was just one old school and Boca Ballet Theatre was preparing to raise the curtain on its first season of performances. “Now,” the chairman of the Cultural Council of Palm Beach County’s Board of Directors says, “it’s become Florida’s Cultural Capital. Now, it’s a place with strong organizations and effective leadership.” And that, he says, is the key to attracting new businesses, empowering area students and fueling the economic engine of tourism. Korman also believes that cultural opportunities are essential to personal development. “When I was young, I was always going to museums. Even though I’m not an artist, it taught me to think. It taught me to interpret what I saw and how it made me feel.” Palm Beach County and its cultural institutions have come far since the days when private homes and one-room museums were the norm, morphing into a powerful magnet for tourists and businesses alike with enlightened and enlightening attractions. When the first issue of art&culture went to print, The Full Monty, Neil Sedaka and Michael Feinstein were season headliners at the Kravis Center. Ten short years ago, Palm Beach Dramaworks was staging shows in an 84-seat black box; today, the organization regularly fills the 218 seats in the beautifully renovated theater it now calls home. Since 2006, the South Florida Science Center and Aquarium has doubled in size and the Loggerhead Marinelife Center in Jupiter has tripled its attendance. As bright as the picture is today, 10 years from now, it will be even brighter. A cultural revolution is on the horizon. According to a cultural assessment recently conducted by the Cultural Council of Palm Beach County, more than $700 million in capital expansion projects is expected in the next ten years alone. According to Americans for the Arts, every one of those dollars will yield a $6 to $9 return.




Cassandra Trenary as Sugar Plum Fairy in Boca Ballet Theatre’s production of Nutcracker

“There is a project in every sector of the county,” says Rena Blades, the Cultural Council’s president and CEO, noting that audience numbers across the county increased 10 percent between 2013 and 2014, with 3.3 million people visiting local cultural institutions in 2014. “One wonders what that 3.3 million people will turn into in 10 years.” The possibilities are breathtaking. “What makes us different than any other place in the world is the sophistication of our intuitions,” Blades says. “What we’re about here is a high level of quality in the arts – and we’ve been that way for the past 100 years, starting with Henry Flagler.”

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Rendering courtesy of the Norton Museum of Art

Painting the Picture

Rendering courtesy of the Norton Museum of Art

“I believe that cultural institutions and visual-art institutions are the lifeblood in our community,” says Hope Alswang, executive director and CEO of the Norton Museum of Art in West Palm Beach. “We are going to have a much enlarged, richer, deeper tapestry of cultural institutions in this community that will rival any mid sized city. We have a state that is expanding exponentially and we have to keep pace with it. Standing still means that we’ll be less important, and we won’t settle for that.” The Norton is in the midst of a $60 million capital campaign pegged to improve the visitor experience. In store is a 12,000-square-foot increase in gallery space, a new state-of-the-art auditorium, dining pavilion and 9,000-square-foot sculpture garden that will include an area where movies, evening performances and various activities can be enjoyed. The Norton tapped architecture firm Foster + Partners, under the direction of Pritzker Prize-winning architect Lord Norman Foster, to lead its renovation. When the museum opens its renovated doors at the end of 2018, Alswang believes most people won’t recognize it. As she puts it, the expansion “will allow us to continue the story of art history.”

Hope Alswang, executive director and CEO of the Norton Museum of Art




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South Florida Science Center and Aquarium

South Florida Science Center and Aquarium

All Aboard Lew Crampton, who began his tenure as CEO and president of the South Florida Science Center and Aquarium five years ago, has seen the center double in size thanks to a $7 million renovation. Crampton pushed to provide makerspaces and add new programs focused on robotics and computer programming. “The motivation behind this is to not have the Science Center become a place where people come and look at science,” he says. “We’re a place where people come to do science.” Currently, Crampton says the Science Center serves a community of approximately two million people, stretching from northern Broward to as far north as Martin County. That number is expected to skyrocket beginning in 2017, when the Brightline passenger train will bring passengers from across the state into the West Palm Beach station. More projects, prospects and ideas are in the works to engage that growing audience. Up next is a plan to expand the museum campus to eight acres, which will allow for a new multipurpose center for robotics and computer coding, a full kitchen for healthy-eating tutorials, additional space for lectures and demonstrations and a quarter-mile-long nature trail that will wind through the property. With each addition will come new opportunities for summer camps and educational programs. “Edu-tainment is a phrase I use a lot to describe us,” Crampton says. “We want our institution to deliver on both education and entertainment. You do want to educate and inform folks, but you have to do it in a way that picks them up from where they are and brings them along with you.”




“We’re a place where people come to

do science.” — Lew Crampton, CEO and president of the South Florida Science Center and Aquarium

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Shining the Light President and CEO of the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum Jamie Stuve says, “We want an emphasis on experiential learning. We want to somehow find a way to directly connect people to history and nature.” Visitors have been climbing the 105 winding steps to the top of the lighthouse since 1860 but the need to make the lighthouse center relevant today and in the future isn’t lost on Stuve. “When you’re up at the lighthouse at night when the light is working, you are a changed person,” she says. “It’s so meaningful to see these visitors become stewards to protect not just our lighthouse and its history, but also all the lighthouses in Florida.” With its historic hikes around the property and inside the lighthouse, kayak tours around the two rivers and even weekly yoga classes, the lighthouse center is where history and contemporary ideals collide. With a mission to preserve the lighthouse and the 120 acres surrounding it, as well as engage the community to become stewards of history, some of the institution’s largest expansion plans are on the horizon. On tap is building a replica of one of the first U.S. Weather Bureau stations, which will serve as a science center devoted to the weather. Scheduled for completion in three to four years, the weather station will even include a widow’s walk for observation purposes.

Jupiter Inlet LIghthouse

Getting Down to Business With all the developments in store for Palm Beach County’s cultural community, it’s easy to imagine a colorful and entertaining future 10 years from now – and, hopefully, you’ll be reading all about it in art&culture. Whatever innovative, educational, entertaining and artistic developments the future holds, however, Palm Beach County Administrator Verdenia C. Baker believes that the community’s cultural institutions will be playing a vital role in the area’s economy. “Palm Beach County’s growth has been inextricably linked with the development of its cultural organizations,” Baker says. “Our future economic growth and prosperity will also be linked. If we want to continue to encourage businesses to relocate or expand in our county, if we want to provide empowering educational opportunities for our students, continue to attract tourists and maintain our quality of life, we must support the arts and culture in our community in a meaningful way.”

Verdenia C. Baker




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Factory Man By Scott Eyman

A trio of exhibitions provides perspective on Andy Warhol’s enduring art and image.




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Andy Warhol, Campbell’s Soup I, 1968. © 2015 The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc. / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Courtesy the collection of Marc Bell.




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Bob Colacello, Andy Warhol Backstage with Raquel Welch, Interview Cover Girl, after Her Performance in Broadway’s Woman of the Year 1981, 1981. Courtesy Steven Kasher Gallery, New York.

Keeping up with Andy Warhol could be exhausting. According to Bob Colacello, who wrote the “Out” column for Warhol’s

Interview magazine and was one of the artist’s closest associates, he was out on the town six nights out of seven. Warhol undoubtedly enjoyed the nightlife but much of his nocturnal activity actually derived from his dead-level intent on creating what marketing gurus refer to as a brand. “Warhol wanted to be famous. He came out of advertising. He understood that you have to have an image and you have to promote that image,” says Kathy Goncharov, the curator of Contemporary Art at the Boca Raton Museum of Art, which is hosting a trio of Warhol exhibits this season. Among them is the first museum showing of Colacello’s candid photographs of Warhol and friends.




Bob Colacello, Andre Leon, Steve Rubell, and Andy Warhol, Bianca Jagger’s Birthday Dinner, Mortimer’s, 1981. Courtesy Steven Kasher Gallery, New York.

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Bob Colacello, Andy Warhol with Rupert Smith, His Silkscreen Printer, on a Ferry to Fire Island, 1979. Courtesy Steven Kasher Gallery, New York.

Bob Colacello, Hand, ca. 1975. Courtesy Steven Kasher Gallery, New York.

Bob Colacello: In and Out with Andy – which opens on Jan. 26 and runs through May 1, along with Warhol on Vinyl: The Record Covers, 1949-1987 and Warhol Prints from the Collection of Marc Bell – provides granular documentation of Warhol’s fixation on fame. “It was easier for my column to take my own pictures,” Colacello says. “I didn’t look like a photographer, so people didn’t freeze up or pose. Andy took a hundred pictures to every ten that I took. The more people he saw, the more chance he had of selling a painting. It was relentless and it was work. Andy was driven. His ambition was limitless and so was his curiosity.” The photographs, which were taken with a diminutive Minox on 35mm film, reveal that Warhol’s world was oddly egalitarian given the artist’s preoccupation with celebrity. It didn’t matter whether he was hobnobbing with Mick Jagger, a ’40s movie queen like Paulette Goddard or one of the Warhol superstars who simply strove to imitate ’40s movie queens. They were all equal in Warhol’s eyes. He understood that Elvis and Marilyn and a host of other celebrities had ascended to the realm of secular saints – objects of worship. “The common denominator was glamour. To Andy, everybody was interesting and it followed that he tried to convince himself that everyone




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Andy Warhol, Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom [from Reigning Queens], 1985. © 2015 The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc. Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Courtesy the collection of Marc Bell.

was beautiful,” Colacello says. “I think that in his childish way, he asked the big questions.” Colacello never saw Warhol without the incongruous white wig that made him look like a downtown version of Ray Bolger’s straw-stuffed Scarecrow. Once or twice they were in a car when the wind would lift the wig off Warhol’s head and Colacello saw the bobby pins that fastened it to Warhol’s ring of black hair. Now that Warhol is comfortably ensconced in the hierarchy of 20thcentury art, it’s more important than ever to emphasize his status as an outsider in his own time. He was influenced by Duchamps and by overtly gay artists such as Jean Cocteau and Andre Gide, who were never completely accepted by the Academy. He had a highly developed sense of irony and an appreciation of camp, in direct opposition to the art world of the 1950s, which was mired in abstract expressionism and tended toward the straight. Marc Bell, whose collection of Warhol’s silkscreen suites is also on display at the museum, is an engineer by training, an entrepreneur by inclination. He didn’t start out collecting Warhol, but rather M.C. Escher. When he was in high school, he had a print of Escher’s mind-bending staircase above his desk. When the original came up for auction 20 years later, he couldn’t resist. That initial Escher led to dozens more in the artist’s trademark monochromatic style. Eventually, all the gray began to get to Bell. Some color was needed, which led him to Warhol – and a realization.




Escher gave him a sense of wonder but Warhol, he says, “put a smile on my face.” Today, color is not a problem for Bell. His house is decorated in Warhol. The collection has appreciated nicely but that’s not why Bell continues to invest in the artist. “Some stuff is worth ten times what I’ve paid for it but I’m not looking to sell. These pieces are part of my idea of how to live,” he says. “You only live once, so you should enjoy every day. Warhol helps me do that.” Warhol himself couldn’t have predicted the overall escalation of prices in the art world since his unexpected death following routine gall bladder surgery in 1987 but, Colacello feels sure he would take great satisfaction in knowing that his work is going for much higher prices than Frank Stella or Jasper Johns, artists who once looked down their noses at him. “They thought Andy was just a throw-off from the fashion business,” Colacello says. “They didn’t get it.” And Warhol, apparently, wasn’t going to explain. The flamboyant figure was reluctant to talk about his work, Colacello says; he thought artists who expounded about their ambition and what they were trying to achieve were terminally uncool. In line with that, he never hung one of his own pieces at home. “In his mind, Andy was competing with Picasso,” Colacello says. “He wanted to be as influential in the second half of the century as Picasso was in the first half, and that’s pretty much how it worked out.”

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Hat Trick The Boca Raton Museum of Art presents a trio of Warhol exhibitions Jan. 26 – May 1.

Bob Colacello: In and Out with Andy As a fixture of the wild, glamorous, disco-and-drugs-driven world of Andy Warhol, Bob Colacello was perfectly positioned to record the frenetic pace of the '70s-era Factory scene. This first major museum exhibition of Colacello’s candid photos includes vintage prints and selections from his book, OUT.

Warhol Prints from the Collection of Marc Bell The complete silkscreen suites from the collection of Marc Bell include the iconic Campbell’s Soup Cans, images of Liz Taylor, Marilyn Monroe, Elvis and Mao as well as Warhol’s Flowers, Dollar Signs, and Camouflage.

Andy Warhol, The Velvet Underground & Nico, 1967, Artists: John Cale, Sterling Morrison, Lou Reed, Maureen Tucker and Nico, Verve (Subsidiary of MGM Records) v6-5008. Offset lithograph, collage and relief print © 2015 The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc. Used by permission of The Velvet Underground Trust. Banana image is a registered trademark of The Velvet Underground. Rights Holder: EMI Group Limited/Universal Music Group.

Warhol on Vinyl: The Record Covers, 1949-1987 Over the course of his career, Andy Warhol designed 60 album covers for an extremely diverse assortment of recordings, ranging from Tchaikovsky and Gershwin to the Rolling Stones and Velvet Underground. This exhibition organized by the Cranbrook Art Museum includes more than 100 album covers, wallpaper, video and sound. N ot enough? An intriguing lineup of events will be presented in association with the exhibitions – including presentations by Bob Colacello, Eric Shiner, director of the Warhol Museum, and Laura Mott, curator of Warhol on Vinyl. There will also be a silk screening party with artists Debbie Carfagno and Michael Enns, who worked with Warhol at the Factory, and an evening of music in the museum, featuring DJ Luis Mario, who will select a playlist from albums in the show. Visit BocaMuseum.org for details.

Andy Warhol, Menlove Ave., 1986, Artist: John Lennon, EMI/Capitol Records, SJ-12533. Offset lithograph © 2015 The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc. Rights holder: EMI Group Limited/Universal Music Group.




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The Art of Dr. Seuss Invades The Gardens Mall By Amy Woods

Whimsy, wonder and a wee bit of weirdness still swirl around the beloved genius known as Dr. Seuss. A quarter century after Theodor “Ted” Geisel’s death, the artist and author best known for his colorful collection of children’s books lives on

Maltz Jupiter Theatre Youth Performers: SEUSSICAL Abbie Levasseur: The Cat in the Hat Isabella BockmanPedersen: Cindy Lou Who

in an exhibition titled Ann Jackson Gallery Presents

the Art of Dr. Seuss at The Gardens Mall.

Preston Howell: JoJo from Whoville Scenic design by Paul Tate dePoo III Properties design by Casey Blanton and Elizabeth Zevin Seuss-inspired costume design by Jenna Hoefert Photo by LILA PHOTO




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Maltz Jupiter Theatre Youth Performers: SEUSSICAL Howell as JoJo from Whoville Photo by LILA PHOTO


exhibition, which runs Jan. 17 through Feb. 14, not only offers iconic illustrations of Cat in the Hat, Horton and Sam-I-Am but also lesser-known bronze sculptures, oil paintings and taxidermic creations. The 141 pieces on display represent the first free-to-the-public showing of Geisel’s fascinating body of work. The fun factor will hit the roof of the mall’s Grand Court every Saturday and Sunday during the exhibition as Maltz Jupiter Theatre Youth Performers will present a 20-minute showcase from Seussical, the Broadway musical based on Green Eggs and Ham, Horton Hears a Who, The Cat in the Hat and other stories. “The stories just come to life,” says Andrew Kato, producing artistic director and chief executive of the Maltz, which plans to present a full-length version of Seussical in June as part of its summer student series. “It’s very immersive, very environmental. It sort of has a flash-mob element to it.” Topsy-turvy shapes and larger-than-life sizes combine to form a Seuss-inspired set specially designed by the Maltz and local production guru Paul Tate dePoo III. A curved, three-armed stage will serve as the centerpiece for a series of 16-foot-high walls built to house the artwork. The Maltz’s Brian Andrews choreographed each of the six songs on the bill; resident sound designer Marty Mets handled the acoustics. Young singers and dancers will move across the imaginative set dressed in equally imaginative costumes conceived by sartorial standout Jenna Hoefert. Hoefert tailored 14 original outfits inspired by the fantasy-like creatures inhabiting Whoville. “The Who characters were, as I say, one bubble off plum,” she says. “They had odd colors, hair tufts, a sort of shagginess, you might say.” Hoefert describes her completed wardrobe as a cross between Judy Jetson and Madonna. “If that conjures up something fun, it should,” she says. “It will look kind of edgy.” Hoefert says the fact that the performances are taking place in the mall played a part in her project and resulted in the decision to don each child in an article of clothing that could be purchased at one of the Palm Beach Gardens retail destination’s 160 stores. “A classic, little-girl party dress, boy’s overalls, a tuxedo, Converse tennis shoes,” she says. “That is my homage to the mall.”

Two Horned Drouberhannis, Hand-Painted Cast Resin Sculpture Authorized Estate Edition Dimensions: 27” x 17.5” x 12”




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“This is a huge coup for the mall,” says Michele Jacobs, corporate director of marketing and operations for The Forbes Company, which owns the mall. “[The exhibition has] been in museums. It’s been in art galleries. But it’s never been curated in this form. It’s just something that hasn’t been done before.” “Basically, what we wanted to do is support the mall and the Cultural Council by bringing a live component to the event,” Kato says. “The notion of collaboration between a mall and two arts organizations to create something beautiful I, personally, think is really amazing. Whenever you have a public and private sector come together, it’s just a good, synergistic relationship.” Twenty percent of the proceeds from sales of the limited edition works featured in the exhibition will go to the Cultural Council of Palm Beach County. The organization also will receive 100 percent of the proceeds from a preview party kicking off the show. “The Cultural Council seemed like the perfect fit,” Jacobs says. Funds will help support the nonprofit’s mission of providing arts education to students, scholarships to summer camps and services to local artists. “We have such a great relationship with The Gardens Mall,” says Mary Lewis, the Cultural Council’s development director. “We are so excited about the opportunity to collaborate with them and with the Maltz on such a fabulous undertaking. It feels like a once-in-a-lifetime chance to bring the wonderful work of Dr. Seuss to Palm Beach County. I think it’s going to be really fun to see.”

Rena Blades, president and CEO, Cultural Council of Palm Beach County; Andrew Kato, producing artistic director/chief executive, Maltz Jupiter Theatre; and Michele Jacobs, corporate director of marketing and operations, the Forbes Company, which owns the Gardens Mall. Photo by LILA PHOTO

“ From there to here, and here to there, funny things are everywhere.” –Dr. Seuss art&culture



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Dodie Thayer’s gloriously green lettuce ware lures collectors to the table By Lucy Lazarony

Dodie Thayer’s iconic lettuce ware pottery is irresistibly green; the delicate veins of the leaves show through on each plate, cup, saucer and tureen. The dinnerware – made by hand at Thayer’s Jupiter home – began appearing on the tables of notable Palm Beachers, including C.Z. Guest and Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, in the 1960s. Even the duchess of Windsor collected lettuce ware.

Photos courtesy of Tory Burch




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Would it have been as popular if collectors knew it might more appropriately be called cabbage ware? According to Thayer’s niece by marriage, Kathy Kindt, also of Jupiter, Thayer used cabbage leaves as the basis for her art because lettuce leaves were too flimsy. “She took a [cabbage] leaf and pressed it into a slab of clay, fired it into the kiln and that became her mold,” Kindt explains. “She had all different sizes of these leaves. She had stacks of these on the walls and that’s what she used.” Thayer – who still lives in Jupiter, near the Loxahatchee River – stopped making the iconic pottery about 10 years ago, but now, thanks to a collaboration with designer Tory Burch, a new generation of collectors is developing a taste for the gloriously green dinnerware. “I have always admired Dodie Thayer’s lettuce ware – each piece is truly a work of art. I was honored when she agreed to collaborate with us on a pottery collection and working with her has been an incredible experience,” Burch said in a statement when the new collection was launched in the spring of 2015. Burch, drawn to Thayer’s particular shade of green, began collecting lettuce ware years ago. “Dodie Thayer is a true American artisan,” she says. “And her story is remarkable: Her ancestors helped settle Palm Beach [County], Florida, where she taught herself how to mold pottery from lettuce and cabbage leaves, creating a range of tureens, plates and objets through trial and error. A lot of trial and error, to hear her tell it.” The daughter of Palm Beach County pioneers Bessie and John Dubois, Thayer grew up along the shores of the Jupiter Inlet, studied home ec in college and always wanted to be an artist. She would spend hour after hour




in the studio of her Jupiter home working with the clay. “Her window looked out on the beautiful river and she had her classical music and that was it. She was happy,” says Kindt, who worked with Thayer in the studio in the 1990s, a time when the artist was making many of her most delicate and detailed pieces. “She did it for the love of it. She didn’t really want fame and fortune. It was all the joy of life. She’s just a sweet, sweet lady.” And an accomplished artist. “Her whole technique is very difficult because you have to have such knowledge of clay. Too wet, it will collapse. Too dry, it would just break off to the touch. She just knew,” Kindt says.

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Dodie Thayer and Tory Burch. Photo by Noa Griffel

“I have always admired Dodie Thayer’s lettuce ware – each piece is truly a work of art.” — Tory Burch, designer

Thayer had five children but her nurturing was not reserved solely for them. Sometimes she would mother a cup or plate or tureen during the development process. “She talked to them like they were children,” Kindt says. “All the time, she was playing classical music. She is a very accomplished piano player as well.” “Each piece was a labor of extraordinary love – two weeks start to finish,” Burch reported. “Every Thursday night, she would glaze a set of pieces, which would dry by morning. On Fridays, she would drive them into Palm Beach to the boutique Au Bon Gout, through which she would sell. Afterwards, she would have a wonderful lunch with friends at Ta-boo.”

Juno Beach resident Kelly Rooney, who sits on the board of directors for the Cultural Council of Palm Beach County, began her collection of lettuce ware about six years ago after reading a newspaper article about Thayer. She was intrigued – not only because Thayer was a local artist, but also because her work was hard to find. “When something’s a challenge, I won’t let that stop me,” Rooney says. “The color of them is so happy. To me, they’re very Palm Beach. They’re frilly. It’s something that you don’t need but you have to have.” “There’s almost a mythology built up around Dodie Thayer lettuce ware,” Burch says. “When it does come up at auction, it is gone within minutes. It’s rare. And people who collect it… understand that each piece is unique.” Prior to the launch of the “Dodie Thayer for Tory Burch” collection, the artist had never authorized reproductions. Rooney’s first purchase, an absentee bid at an auction house in New York, provided a huge windfall. “Somehow I lucked out – 96 pieces and two tureens!” Rooney recalls. “They’re very bright green. They really, really stand out!” She’s been hungry for more, picking up pieces here and there, ever since. “I kept obsessing over it.” In addition to vibrant green lettuce ware, Rooney now has red, orange, yellow, and pink hibiscus bowls, pineapple vases, pelicans, a shell dinner plate, a trinket box, plus an asparagus holder made to look like an asparagus – all by Thayer. “She did a lot of custom orders,” she says. Rooney’s collection, which now exceeds 200 pieces, will be on display in the North Gallery at the Cultural Council’s Lake Worth headquarters from Feb. 20 to April 2, 2016.





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Cultural Concierge Innovative new program offers visitors a personalized introduction to Palm Beach County’s treasures By Thomas Swick




Marilyn Bauer, director, marketing and government affairs, and Bama Lutes Deal, cultural concierge

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Four Seasons Resort Palm Beach

Palm Beach Dramaworks production of Picnic

ne of the best things about a good hotel – as anyone who’s ever stayed in one knows – is the helpful concierge, a person who seems to know exactly what you want and has the ability to make it happen. The service is so invaluable that you leave wondering why only hotels have concierges. Well, Palm Beach County now has one. The cultural concierge debuted in November, the brainchild of Marilyn Bauer, director of marketing and government affairs at the Cultural Council of Palm Beach County. Bauer wanted to provide “a service at a level that is unheard of in our modern age” – at least in realms larger than lodgings. In the process, she thought back to her days as a travel writer. “When you go to a destination as a travel writer,” she says, “you have unprecedented access to people, places and experiences that the average traveler doesn’t have.” Why not, she wondered, get someone who has a vast knowledge of the region and its cultural activities to assist tourists when they come here? She found a person who could do just that: Bama Lutes Deal, Ph.D., a musicologist and a member of Americans for the Arts. “I enjoy cultural connections,” Deal says.




EAU Palm Beach Resort & Spa

As cultural concierge, she works directly with consumers. “Your mother up in the Northeast,” explains Bauer, “can call down here and talk to the cultural concierge and say, ‘I really love theater; I’m interested in seeing some theater when I come down.’ And Bama would say, ‘Oh, you might enjoy Palm Beach Dramaworks, which happens to be one of the five best theaters in the country, according to the Wall Street Journal.’ She would then arrange that when your mother went to the theater, the house manager would come out and greet her by name and escort her to her seat – which would be upgraded, if possible, at no extra charge.” The cultural concierge also works with her concierge counterparts at The Breakers, Four Seasons, Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa, PGA National Resort & Spa and Palm Beach Marriott Singer Island Beach Resort & Spa. (The list may grow.) “They have the best of the best in the concierge business,” Bauer says, but adds that their concierges are very busy, especially in the winter. And, says Deal, they tend to talk about what they know best – which may not be opera or the visual arts. “The educator in me,” she says, “loves talking to concierges and informing them about what’s available.” Her help can be as simple as telling a concierge what the hot tickets are this season. In fact, every week Deal creates a hot-tickets list of

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Palm Beach Opera

approximately 10 events that goes directly to the hotels. The concierges there can print it out and give it to guests. The list is also available on the cultural concierge’s website at palmbeachculture.com/concierge. If it’s something more complicated, the concierge can hand the guest over to Deal, who can create a customized experience. Bauer gives, as an example, a hotel guest who expresses an interest in photography. Deal could not only recommend an exhibition but also create a personalized tour of it. “Or,” says Bauer, “she could also hook this person up with a nature photographer who would take that person on a nature safari to get photographs of the inlet or some of the pristine scenes at MacArthur Beach State Park.” Most people experience art passively – listening to music, looking at pictures – and it is this active, participatory aspect of the program that will appeal to many visitors. Bauer notes that one of the partners is Boca Ballet Theatre, which has a school where visitors can arrange to take private classes. “Another part of this is meet-and-greet with the talent,” she says. “If a group is here and they want to see a performance, we can arrange for them to go backstage and meet the performers or have a champagne toast before the performance.” The third main focus for the cultural concierge involves working with

arts organizations and partnering with sister agencies. “Bama has really opened the door for us,” says Joanne Polin, who handles public relations for Festival of the Arts BOCA, which in March is bringing in Joshua Bell, Fareed Zakaria and Herb Alpert, among others. “It helps us with supporters and it helps us sell tickets.” Deal also coordinates with the Palm Beach County Sports Commission and the Palm Beach County Convention Center, creating cultural programs for spouses, family members or other traveling companions who may not want to attend all the various tournaments, sporting events, conferences and meetings that attract their loved ones. A cultural concierge seems like the perfect idea for any metropolitan area, yet Palm Beach County’s is the first in the world. Its usefulness appears obvious in a county that is the size of Delaware and whose Cultural Council has, according to Bauer, “200 arts organization members that put on 42,000 arts events a year.” And now there’s someone to guide visitors to them. “It’s helpful to have one place to go to get so many things,” says Deal, adding: “I’m a humanistic scholar. I’m interested in the role of the arts in human experience. They add something intangible but also so wonderful.”




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{the annual cultural guide}

2016 Palm Beach County

Cultural Guide

Museums, Galleries, Dance, Theaters, Dining & Accommodations




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Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens Armory Art Center Armory Art Center Lake Worth Annex Artists Lofts Artists Showcase of the Palm Beaches Benzaiten Center for the Creative Arts Center for Creative Education Cultural Council of Palm Beach County Antique Row Harriet Himmel Theater for Cultural & Performing Arts Dolly Hand Cultural Arts Center at Palm Beach State College Duncan Theatre at Palm Beach State College Henry Morrison Flagler Museum Keiser University Jeannette Hare Art Gallery Lake Worth Playhouse Meyer Amphitheatre Mounts Botanical Garden Norton Museum of Art Palm Beach Dramaworks Palm Beach Maritime Museum Palm Beach Opera Palm Beach Photographic Centre Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society Pine Jog Environmental Education Center Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts Preservation Foundation of Palm Beach Richard & Pat Johnson Palm Beach County History Museum The Society of the Four Arts South Florida Science Center and Aquarium Yesteryear Village/South Florida Fairgrounds



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ArtiGras Boca Bacchanal Clematis by Night Delray Affair Delray Beach Garlic Fest Evenings on the Avenue Festival of the Arts BOCA Jewish Film Festival Palm Beach International Film Festival PrideFest of Lake Worth and the Palm Beaches Reggae Fest SunFest Street Painting Festival

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Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge Arts Garage Boca Raton Historical Society & Museum Boca Raton Museum of Art Children’s Museum of Boca Raton Children’s Science Explorium Sugar Sand Park Delray Beach Playhouse Florida Atlantic University Gallery and Theater Gumbo Limbo Nature Center Lynn University Conservatory of Music McCarthy’s Wildlife Sanctuary Milagro Center Morikami Museum & Japanese Gardens Old School Square Sandoway House Nature Center Schoolhouse Childrens Museum Schmidt Family Centre for the Arts at Mizner Park, Inc. Sol Children Theatre Spady Cultural Heritage Museum The Symphonia, Boca Raton The Wick Theatre and Costume Museum Women in the Visual Arts




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M U S E U M S & GALLERIES From cutting-edge photography and modern masters to interactive science and intriguing history, Palm Beach county's museums and galleries will open your eyes to a world of possibilities.

Boca Raton Museum of Art, Boca Raton

Lighthouse ArtCenter presents selections from

Th Manoogian Collection Two Centuries of American Art

November 19, 2015 to March 5, 2016

In the Garden, Charles Sprague Pearce, 1880

MUSEUMS Boca Raton Children’s Museum 498 Crawford Boulevard Boca Raton, FL 33432 Phone: (561) 368-6875 www.cmboca.org Boca Raton Historical Society & Museum 71 North Federal Highway Boca Raton, FL 33432 Phone: (561) 395-6766 www.bocahistory.org Boca Raton Museum of Art 501 Plaza Real Boca Raton, FL 33432 Phone: (561) 392-2500 www.bocamuseum.org Henry Morrison Flagler Museum One Whitehall Way Palm Beach, FL 33480 Phone: (561) 655-2833 www.flaglermuseum.us

Lighthouse ArtCenter Museum & Gallery 373 Tequesta Drive Tequesta, FL 33469 Phone: (561) 746-3101 www.lighthousearts.org Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens 4000 Morikami Park Road Delray Beach, FL 33446 Phone: (561) 495-0233 www.morikami.org Nathan D. Rosen Museum Gallery Adolph & Rose Levis Jewish Community Center 21050 95th Avenue South Boca Raton, FL 33428 Phone: (561) 558-2520 www.levisjcc.org/arts-and-learning/art

Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse & Museum 500 Captain Armour’s Way Jupiter, FL 33469 Phone: (561) 747-8380 www.jupiterlighthouse.org

National Museum of Polo and Hall of Fame 9011 Lake Worth Road Lake Worth, FL 33467 Phone: (561) 969-3210 www.polomuseum.com

Lake Worth Historical Museum 414 Lake Avenue, City Annex Building Lake Worth, FL 33460 Phone: (561) 533-7354 lakeworth.org/visitors/museums

Norton Museum of Art 1451 South Olive Avenue West Palm Beach, FL 33401 Phone: (561) 832-5196 www.norton.org

Take Five, Gary Thomas Erbe, 1981-82

“One of the most significant private collections of American art.” Docent tours, lectures and children’s programs will complement the exhibition.

373 Tequesta Drive Tequesta, FL 33469 (561) 746-3101 LighthouseArts.org




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The Society of the Four Arts, Palm Beach

Old School Square Cornell Museum of Art 51 North Swinton Avenue Delray Beach, FL 33444 Phone: (561) 243-7922 www.oldschoolsquare.org Palm Beach Maritime Museum 2400 North Flagler Drive West Palm Beach, FL 33407 Phone: (561) 832-7428 www.pbmm.info Palm Beach Photographic Centre 415 Clematis Street West Palm Beach, FL 33401 Phone: (561) 253-2600 www.workshop.org The Richard and Pat Johnson Palm Beach County History Museum 300 North Dixie Highway, Suite 471 West Palm Beach, Florida 33401 Phone: (561) 832-4164 www.historicalsocietypbc.org This project is sponsored in part by the State of Florida through the Florida Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs, and the Florida Council on Arts and Culture.

Sandoway House Nature Center 142 South Ocean Boulevard Delray Beach, FL 33483 Phone: (561) 274-7263 www.sandoway.org Schoolhouse Children’s Museum & Learning Center 129 East Ocean Avenue Boynton Beach, FL 33435 Phone: (561) 742-6780 www.schoolhousemuseum.org The Society of the Four Arts 2 Four Arts Plaza Palm Beach, FL 33480 Phone: (561) 655-7227 www.fourarts.org

Rediscoverr something new 51 N Swinton Ave | Delray Beach, FL | 561 243 7922 | OldSchoolSquare.org




South Florida Science Center and Aquarium 4801 Dreher Trail North West Palm Beach, FL 33405 Phone: (561) 832-1988 www.sfsciencecenter.org

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Spady Cultural Heritage Museum 170 Northwest 5th Avenue Delray Beach, FL 33444 Phone: (561) 279-8883 www.spadymuseum.com Sugar Sand Park 300 South Military Trail Boca Raton, FL 33486 Phone: (561) 347-3900 www.sugarsandpark.org Yesteryear Village/South Florida Fairgrounds 9067 Southern Boulevard West Palm Beach, FL 33411 Phone: (561) 790-5232 www.southfloridafair.com

GALLERIES ActivistArtistA Gallery 410 West Industrial Avenue Boynton Beach, FL 33426 (786) 521-1199 www.activistartista.com Armory Art Center 1700 Parker Avenue West Palm Beach, FL 33401 (561) 832-1776 www.armoryart.org Armory Art Center Lake Worth Annex 1121 Lucerne Avenue Lake Worth, FL 33460 (561) 832-1776 www.armoryart.org


BOB COLACELLO : IN AND OUT WITH ANDY Support for these exhibitions is generously provided by Dr. Nicole Edeiken, Beatrice Cummings Mayer, Chris & Peter Raimondi, and Saks Fifth Avenue, Boca Raton. Media sponsor, Boca Raton Observer.

Andy Warhol, Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom [from Reigning Queens], 1985. © 2015 The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc. / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Courtesy the collection of Marc Bell.

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Baker Sponder Gallery 608 Banyan Trail Boca Raton, FL 33431 (561) 241-3050 www.bakerspondergallery.com Benzaiten Center for Creative Arts 1105 Second Avenue Lake Worth, FL 33460 (561) 508-7315 www.benzaitencenter.org Cultural Council of Palm Beach County 601 Lake Avenue Lake Worth FL, 33460 (561) 471-2901 www.palmbeachculture.com En Plein Air International 226 Center Street, Suite A8 Jupiter, FL 33458 (561) 529-2748 www.epaiarts.com Lighthouse Art Center Museum & Gallery 395 Seabrook Road Tequesta, FL 33469 (561) 748-8737 www.lighthousearts.org

The Largest Multi-Disciplined Visual Art

Norton Museum of Art 1451 South Olive Avenue West Palm Beach, FL 33401 (561) 832-5196 www.norton.org Palm Beach Photographic Centre 415 Clematis Street West Palm Beach, FL 33401 (561) 253-2600 www.workshop.org

Center In The Palm Beaches

Classes-All Ages Private Art Parties Exhibitions GALLERY & GIFT SHOP HOURS Mon.-Fri. 9 am - 5 pm Sat. 9 am – 4 pm


(561) 832-1776 armoryart.org Summer Camp at Lighthouse Art Center Museum & Gallery




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& THEATER Classic dramas, well-loved musicals and groundbreaking new works – some performed under the stars - come alive on stages large and small in Palm Beach County. You'll also find the best of ballet, contemporary dance and everything from Irish step dancers to Peking acrobats.

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ArtStage Performing Arts Center 801 Maplewood Drive, #22A Jupiter, FL 33458 Phone: (561) 747-7409 www.artstageperformingarts.com

Jupiter Dance Academy 860 Jupiter Park Drive, Suite 4 Jupiter, FL 33458 Phone: (561) 747-7133 www.jupiterdanceacademy.com

Ballet Palm Beach 10357 Ironwood Road Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410 Phone: (561) 630-8235 www.balletpalmbeach.org

Miami City Ballet 2200 Liberty Avenue Miami Beach, FL 33139 Phone: (305) 929-7000 www.miamicityballet.org Performances at the Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts

Boca Ballet Theatre 7630 Northwest 6th Avenue Boca Raton, FL 33487 Phone: (561) 995-0709 www.bocaballet.org Dance Academy of Boca Raton 3350 Northwest 2nd Avenue, Suite A30 Boca Raton, FL 33431 Phone: (561) 395-4797 www.danceacademyofbocaraton.com/site Dance Unlimited 10101 Lantana Road, Suites D&E Lake Worth, FL 33449 Phone: (561) 641-2063 dance-unlimited.biz DKDC/DIY Projects 174 Lake Arbor Drive Palm Springs, FL 33461 Phone: (561) 758-8726 www.dkdcdiyprojects.org Harid Conservatory 2285 Potomac Road Boca Raton, FL 33431 Phone: (561) 997-2677 www.harid.edu

Palm Beach Atlantic UniversityDance Department 901 South Flagler Drive West Palm Beach, FL 33401 Phone: (561) 803-2428 www.pba.edu Street Beat 205 Southeast 3rd Avenue South Bay, FL 33493 Phone: (561) 993-9916 www.streetbeatincorporated.org

THEATERS Arts Garage 180 Northeast 1st Street Delray Beach, FL 33444 Phone: (561) 450-6357 www.artsgarage.org

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David Kaplan, piano: New Dances of the League ue o of David WED, JANUARY 20 @ 2PM

Irrera Brothers TUES, FEBRUARY 23 @ 2PM

Navah Perlman, piano WED, MARCH 30 @ 2PM

7 Bridges: The Ultimate Eagles Experience FRI, JANUARY 29 @ 8PM

BEGINNINGS: The Music of Chicago MON, FEBRUARY 22 @ 8PM

One Night of Queen WED, APRIL 27 @ 8PM

Darlene Love FRI, FEBRUARY 19, 2016 @ 8P

Adam Trent: The Futuri SAT, FEBRUARY 20 @ 8PM

Burt Reynolds Institute for Film & Theatre Lake Park, FL Phone: (561) 743-9955 www.burtreynoldsinstitute.org




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Palm Beach Dramaworks, West Palm Beach

Delray Beach Playhouse 950 Northwest 9th Street Delray Beach, FL 33444 Phone: (561) 272-1281 www.delraybeachplayhouse.com Dolly Hand Cultural Arts Center 1977 College Drive Belle Glade, FL 33430 Phone: (561) 993-1160 www.dollyhand.org Duncan Theatre at Palm Beach State College 4200 Congress Avenue Lake Worth, FL 33461 Phone: (561) 868-3309 www.duncantheatre.org Eissey Campus Theatre, Palm Beach State College 11051 Campus Drive Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410 Phone: (561) 207-5900 www.eisseycampustheatre.org Improv U 2814 Imperial Circle Delray Beach, FL 33445 Phone: (561) 706-5128 www.improvu.org Lake Worth Playhouse 713 Lake Avenue Lake Worth, FL 33460 Phone: (561) 586-6410 www.lakeworthplayhouse.org Locomotion Theatre PO Box 276326 Boca Raton, FL 33427 Phone: (561) 361-8318 www.locomotiontheatre.com




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The Palm Beach Shakespeare Festival

Maltz Jupiter Theatre 1001 Indiantown Road Jupiter, FL 33477 Phone: (561) 743-2666 www.jupitertheatre.org

Come Live, Work & Play with Us in Paradise…

Let Us Find Your Dream Home in Northern Palm Beach & Martin Counties!

Old School Square Crest Theatre 51 North Swinton Avenue Delray Beach, FL 33444 Phone: (561) 243-7922 www.oldschoolsquare.org Palm Beach Dramaworks 201 Clematis Street West Palm Beach, FL 33401 Phone: (561) 514-4042 www.palmbeachdramaworks.org Kravis Center for the Performing Arts 701 Okeechobee Boulevard West Palm Beach, FL 33401 Phone: (561) 833-8300 www.kravis.org Sol Children Theatre 3333 North Federal Highway, Suite 5 Boca Raton, FL 33431 Phone: (561) 447-8829 www.solchildren.org

From OceanFront to Golf Course to Riverfront, Let Us be Your Partners in Paradise!


RE/MAX Ocean Properties 561.625.9004 Laura@LauraBalas.com • ipalmbeachrealestate.com

The Palm Beach Shakespeare Festival 103 U.S. Highway 1, Suite F-5 Jupiter, FL 33477 www.pbshakespeare.org West Boca Theatre Company Adolph & Rose Levis Jewish Community Center 9801 Donna Klein Boulevard Boca Raton, FL 33428 Phone: (561) 852-3200 www.levisjcc.org The Wick Theatre 7901 North Federal Highway Boca Raton, FL 33487 Phone: (561) 995-2333 www.thewick.org




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C U LT U R E W I T H T H E K I D S Every day is family day in Palm Beach County With its outstanding climate and seemingly endless array of family-friendly attractions, Palm Beach County is the perfect place for families to have fun with arts and culture. To find the child-friendly experience that speaks to you, start by logging onto the Cultural Council’s searchable arts calendar, which provides up-to-the-minute listings of every type of event. Here are a few ideas to get you started.


PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOPS From learning to use your camera to Nature, Landscape, Portraiture, Architectural, Digital Media, Editing Software and 3D Scanning and Printing!

SHOP The photographer’s “Candy Store”! Stop in for the latest and greatest!

MUSEUM Experience world-class photography exhibitions year-round, in our beautiful gallery that is free and open to the public.

PHOTOGRAPHIC TOURS Go around the world with us capturing the best images in Bhutan, Cuba, Guatemala, India, Myanmar, Peru...




Annual 5-day international festival of photography & digital media.

FOTOCAMP 2016 Loggerhead Marinelife Center, Juno Beach



Boca Raton Children’s Museum Boca Raton Housed in several historic buildings, the museum offers interactive centers including a bank, a post office and a replica of Boca Raton’s first grocery that will occupy a child’s attention for hours.

South Florida Science Center and Aquarium West Palm Beach With more than 50 hands-on educational exhibits, a 4,000-gallon fresh and saltwater aquarium and a digital planetarium, the SFSCA opens every mind to science.

Schoolhouse Children’s Museum & Learning Center Boynton Beach Spend quality time together with a variety of hands-on, interactive learning activities in the town’s historic former elementary school building.

Loggerhead Marinelife Center Juno Beach The center offers a Junior Veterinary Learning Lab program on Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays that teaches kids about the plight of endangered sea turtles with the help of “Dr. Logger.”

Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society West Palm Beach Kids will love the more than 1,400 animals, as well as the zoo’s colorful carousel, interactive play fountain and acclaimed bird show, “Wings Over Water.”

Children’s Science Explorium Boca Raton The hands-on science center in Sugar Sand Park brings the physical sciences – from rockets to molecules – to life for kids through permanent exhibits and ongoing special programs.

Capture summer memories with our photography camps for kids. Sessions begin June 13th, July 11th and July 25th. Register early ~ space is limited!


415 Clematis Street West Palm Beach, FL 33401 561-253-2600 • www.fotofusion.org


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Norton Museum of Art West Palm Beach Children and their parents explore themes in art in the galleries, then create their own artworks on select Saturdays in the Family Studio – or kids can drop in on Thursday nights for DIY art projects during Art After Dark.


Spady Cultural Heritage Museum Delray Beach Showcasing African-, Haitian- and CaribbeanAmerican cultures, the Spady Museum will introduce children to the fascinating story of Delray Beach’s rich and diverse history.

Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse & Museum Jupiter What kid wouldn’t love to tackle the 100+ steps leading to the top of the historic 1860 lighthouse? The site also is home to Native American burial mounds, a history museum in a restored World War II building and nature trails. Sandoway House Nature Center Delray Beach Kids can get personal with South Florida’s natural world with coral reef shark feedings on Tuesdays through Sundays and alligator feedings on Wednesdays and Saturdays. Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge Boynton Beach Hike, bike or canoe for a close encounter with the Everglades and see native fish and wildlife – including a number of endangered species. MacArthur Beach State Park North Palm Beach Explore John D. MacArthur Beach State Park; 1.6 miles of beautiful beach, kayaking in the estuary, sea turtle tanks and aquariums for up close viewing.




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ACCOMMODATIONS Premier performances EAU Palm Beach Resort & Spa, Manalapan

America's First Resort Destination® has welcomed travelers for more than 100 years with sun, fun and legendary resorts. Now it's your turn. From oceanfront luxury and trusted brands to intimate B&Bs, choose the hotel package that makes you happy and takes you from snowstorms to sea breezes.

Music, dance, opera and more Convenient locations Affordable prices

HOTELS IN THE PALM BEACHES CENTRAL COUNTY Ambassador Hotel 2730 South Ocean Boulevard Palm Beach, FL 33480 (561) 582-2511 www.ambassadorpb.com

Comfort Inn & Suites Lantana 1221 Hypoluxo Road Lantana, FL 33462 (561) 582-7878 www.comfortinn.com/hotel/fl056

America’s Best Value Inn 7051 Seacrest Boulevard Lantana, FL 33462 (561) 588-0456 www.americasbestvalueinn.com

Courtyard West Palm Beach 600 Northpoint Parkway West Palm Beach, FL 33407 (561) 640-9000 www.courtyard.com/pbich

Bradley Park Hotel 280 Sunset Avenue Palm Beach, FL 33480 (561) 832-7050 www.bradleyparkhotel.com

Courtyard West Palm Beach Airport 1800 Centre Park Drive East West Palm Beach, FL 33401 (561) 207-1800 www.westpalmbeachairportcourtyard.com

The Brazilian Court Hotel & Beach Club 301 Australian Avenue Palm Beach, FL 33480 (561) 655-7740 www.thebraziliancourt.com The Breakers Hotel One South County Road Palm Beach, FL 33480 (561) 655-6611 www.thebreakers.com The Chesterfield Palm Beach 363 Cocoanut Row Palm Beach, FL 33480 (561) 659-5800 www.chesterfieldpb.com The Colony Hotel Palm Beach 155 Hammon Avenue Palm Beach, FL 33480 (561) 655-5430 www.thecolonypalmbeach.com

Doubletree Hotel West Palm Beach Airport 1808 South Australian Avenue West Palm Beach, FL 33409 (561) 689-6888 www.westpalmbeachairport.doubletree.com EAU Palm Beach Resort & Spa 100 South Ocean Boulevard Manalapan, FL 33462 (561) 533-6000 www.eaupalmbeach.com Embassy Suites West Palm Beach Central 1601 Belvedere Road West Palm Beach, FL 33406 (561) 689-6400 embassysuites3.hilton.com/en/hotels/florida/ embassy-suites-by-hilton-west-palm-beachcentral-PBIBRES/index.html Extended Stay Deluxe West Palm BeachNorthpoint Corporate Park 700 Northpoint Parkway West Palm Beach, FL 33407 (561) 683-5332 www.extendedstay.com

Learn more: pba.edu/performances (561) 803-2970

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Charming... Intimate... Historic... Experience our traditional values in hospitality blended with an original expression of the past and the present. 32 spacious guest rooms and suites, full kitchens and luxury amenities. Relax in style in our tropical courtyard with gourmet delights from C’est Si Bon or enjoy Trevini Ristorante, an upscale Italian Bistro with an artful approach to classic Italian cuisine. For pleasure or business, you will be pleasantly surprised with our first class accommodations and personalized attention. The Bradley Park Hotel, the Best Kept Secret in Palm Beach!

280 Sunset Avenue, Palm Beach, Florida 33480 561/832-7050 | 800/822-4116 www.bradleyparkhotel.com info@bradleyparkhotel.com

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Fairfield Inn & Suites Palm Beach 2870 South Ocean Boulevard Palm Beach, FL 33480 (561) 582-2585 www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/pbifffairfield-inn-and-suites-palm-beach/ Four Seasons Resort Palm Beach 2800 South Ocean Boulevard Palm Beach, FL 33480 (561) 582-2800 www.fourseasons.com/palmbeach Hampton Inn & Suites Wellington 2155 Wellington Green Drive West Palm Beach, FL 33414 (561) 472-9696 www.greenparkmgmt.com Hampton Inn West Palm Beach Central Airport 1601 Worthington Road West Palm Beach, FL 33409 (561) 472-7333 www.greenparkmgmt.com Hampton Inn West Palm Beach Florida Turnpike 2025 Vista Parkway West Palm Beach, FL 33411 (561) 682-9990 www.westpalmbeachfloridaturnpike.hamptoninn.com Hampton Inn West Palm BeachLake Worth-Turnpike 8205 Lake Worth Road Lake Worth, FL 33467 (561) 472-5980 www.greenparkmgmt.com Hawthorn Suites By Wyndham 301 Lamberton Drive West Palm Beach, FL 33401 (561) 472-7000 www.hawthornwpb.com Hilton Garden Inn West Palm Beach Airport 1611 Worthington Road West Palm Beach, FL 33409 (561) 472-5956 www.westpalmbeachairport.stayhgi.com Hilton Singer Island Oceanfront/Palm Beaches 3700 North Ocean Drive Singer Island, FL 33404 (561) 848-3888 www.hiltonsingerisland.com

Classic Collections Palm Beach

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accommodations Hilton West Palm Beach 600 Okeechobee Blvd. West Palm Beach, FL 33401 (561) 231-6000 www.hiltonwestpalmbeach.com

Hotel Evernia 609 Evernia Street West Palm Beach, FL 33401 (561) 832-6862 www.hotelevernia.com

Holiday Inn Express Hotels & Suites West Palm Beach 2485 Metrocentre Boulevard West Palm Beach, FL 33407 (561) 472-7020 www.ichotelsgroup.com/h/d/ex/1/en/hotel/pbimb

Hyatt Place West Palm Beach/Downtown 295 Lakeview Avenue West Palm Beach, FL 33401 (561) 655-1454 www.hyattplacewestpalmbeach.com

Holiday Inn-Palm Beach Airport 1301 Belvedere Road West Palm Beach, FL 33405 (561) 659-3880 www.hiwestpalmbeach.com Homewood Suites By Hilton West Palm Beach 2455 Metrocentre Boulevard East West Palm Beach, FL 33407 (561) 682-9188 www.homewoodsuites.com Hotel Biba and Biba Bar 320 Belvedere Road West Palm Beach, FL 33405 (561) 832-0094 www.hotelbiba.com

La Quinta Inns & Suites West Palm Beach I-95 1910 Palm Beach Lakes Boulevard West Palm Beach, FL 33409 (561) 689-8540 www.lq.com Marriott, West Palm Beach 1001 Okeechobee Boulevard West Palm Beach, FL 33401 (561) 833-1234 www.westpalmbeachmarriott.com Palm Beach Airport Hilton Hotel 150 Australian Avenue West Palm Beach, FL 33406 (561) 684-9400 www.palmbeachairport.hilton.com

Palm Beach Marriott Singer Island Beach Resort & Spa, Singer Island

Palm Beach Marriott Singer Island Beach Resort & Spa 3800 North Ocean Drive Singer Island, FL 33404 (561) 340-1700 www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/pbisg-palmbeach-marriott-singer-island-beach-resort-and-spa/ Red Roof Inn #7227 2421 East Metrocentre Boulevard West Palm Beach, FL 33407 (561) 697-7710 www.redroof.com Residence Inn West Palm Beach 2461 Metrocentre Boulevard West Palm Beach, FL 33407 (561) 687-4747 www.residenceinn.com/pbipb

Experience One of Am meri r ca’’s Great t House Museu ums When it was completed in 19002, Whitehall, Henry Flagler’s Gillded Age estate in Palm Beach, waas hailed by the New York Herald as “more wonderful than any palace in Europe, grander and more m PDJQLÀFHQWWKDQDQ\RWKHUSULYDWHGZHOOLQJLQWKHZRUOGµ Today, Whitehall is a Nation nal Historic Landmark open to the public as the Flagler Museum m featuring docent-led tours, selfs guide brochures, audio tourss, and a smart device app.

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Sands Hotel 2401 Beach Court Singer Island, FL 33404 (561) 842-2602 www.sandshotel2401.wix.com/sandshotel Springhill Suites West Palm Beach 2437 Metrocentre Boulevard East West Palm Beach, FL 33407 (561) 689-6814 www.marriott.com/pbiwi Stay Inn Palm Beach Airport 1505 Belvedere Road West Palm Beach, FL 33406 (561) 471-8700 www.stayinnwestpalmbeach.com/

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A “CAN’T MISS” TWO-DAY AFFAIR FEATURING... The Bacchanalia April 8

Indulge in over 140 featured wines from world-renowned vintners Savor by-the-bite specialties from over 30 outstanding South Florida restaurants Experience exquisite car presentations, fashion displays, live entertainment and more! Tickets $125

Exclusive Vintner Dinners April 9

Intimate dining experiences featuring pairings showcasing world-renowned chefs and vintners. Hosted at private Boca Raton residences. Tickets $300 Honorrary a Chairman Robin & Charles Deyo

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Tideline Ocean Resort & Spa 2842 South Ocean Boulevard Palm Beach, FL 33480 (561) 540-6440 www.tidelineresort.com

NORTH COUNTY Comfort Inn & Suites Jupiter 6752 West Indiantown Road Jupiter, FL 33458 (561) 745-7997 www.comfortinnsuitesjupiter.com Courtyard Palm Beach Jupiter 4800 Main Street Jupiter, FL 33458 (561) 776-2700 www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/pbija-courtyardpalm-beach-jupiter Doubletree Palm Beach Gardens 4431 PGA Boulevard Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410 (561) 622-2260 www.doubletreepalmbeachgardens.com Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Jupiter 6748 West Indiantown Road Jupiter, FL 33458 (561) 748-5252 www.fairfieldinnsuitesjupiter.com Hampton Inn Jupiter / Juno Beach 13801 US Highway 1 Juno Beach, FL 33408 (561) 626-9090 www.hampton-inn.com Hampton Inn Palm Beach Gardens 4001 RCA Boulevard Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410 (561) 625-8880 www.palmbeachgardens.hamptoninn.com Hilton Garden Inn Palm Beach Gardens 3505 Kyoto Gardens Drive Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410 (561) 694-5833 www.palmbeachgardens.hgi.com

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accommodations Holiday Inn Express Oceanview Juno Beach 13950 US Highway One Juno Beach, FL 33408 (561) 622-4366 www.hiejuno.com

The Windsor Gardens Hotel & Conference Center 11360 US Highway One North Palm Beach, FL 33408 (561) 844-8448 www.wghotel.net

Homewood Suites By Hilton Palm Beach Gardens 4700 Donald Ross Road Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33418 (561) 622-7799 www.palmbeachgardens.homewoodsuites.com

Boca Raton Plaza Hotel & Suites 2901 North Federal Highway Boca Raton, FL 33431 (561) 750-9944 www.bocaratonplaza.com

Jupiter Beach Resort 5 North A1A Jupiter, FL 33477 (561) 746-2511 www.jupiterbeachresort.com

Boca Raton Resort and Club - Waldorf Astoria 501 East Camino Real Boca Raton, FL 33432 (561) 447-3000 www.bocaresort.com


PGA National Resort & Spa, Palm Beach Gardens

Jupiter Waterfront Inn 18903 Southeast US 1 Tequesta, FL 33469 (561) 747-9085 www.jupiterwaterfrontinn.com

Palm Beach Gardens Marriott 4000 RCA Boulevard Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410 (561) 622-8888 www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/pbipg-palmbeach-gardens-marriott/

Palm Beach Gardens Embassy Suites 4350 PGA Boulevard Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410 (561) 622-1000 www.palmbeachgardens.embsuites.com

PGA National Resort & Spa 400 Avenue Of The Champions Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33418 (561) 627-2000 www.pgaresort.com

The Colony Hotel & Cabana Club 525 East Atlantic Avenue Delray Beach, FL 33483 (561) 276-4123 www.thecolonyhotel.com Courtyard Boca Raton 2000 Northwest Executive Center Court Boca Raton, FL 33431 (561) 241-7070 www.courtyard.com/pbibc

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Courtyard Boynton Beach 1601 North Congress Avenue Boynton Beach, FL 33426 (561) 737-4600 www.marriott.com/pbibb

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Crane’s Beachhouse Hotel & Tiki Bar 82 Gleason Street Delray Beach, FL 33483 (561) 278-1700 www.cranesbeachhouse.com DoubleTree Waterstone Resort & Marina Boca Raton 999 East Camino Real Boca Raton, FL 33432 (561) 368-9500 www.waterstoneboca.com Embassy Suites Boca Raton 661 Northwest 53 Street Boca Raton, FL 33487 (561) 994-8200 www.bocaratonembassy.com Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Boca Raton 3400 Airport Road Boca Raton, FL 33431 (561) 417-8585 www.marriott.com/pbiap Guest Suites of Boca Raton 701 Northwest 53 Street Boca Raton, FL 33487 (561) 997-9500 www.guestsuitesboca.com Hampton Inn & Suites Boynton Beach 1475 West Gateway Boulevard Boynton Beach, FL 33426 (561) 369-0018 www.boyntonbeachsuites.hamptoninn.com Hampton Inn Boca Raton 1455 Yamato Road Boca Raton, FL 33431 (561) 988-0200 www.bocaraton.hamptoninn.com Hilton Garden Inn Boca Raton 8201 Congress Avenue Boca Raton, FL 33487 (561) 988-6110 www.bocaraton.stayhgi.com




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accommodations Marriott at Boca Center, Boca Raton 5150 Town Center Circle Boca Raton, FL 33486 (561) 392-4600 www.marriott.com/pbibr Renaissance Boca Raton Hotel 2000 NW 19 Street Boca Raton, FL 33431 (561) 368-5252 www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/pbirhrenaissance-boca-raton-hotel/

Marriott, Delray Beach

Hilton Suites Boca Raton 7920 Glades Road Boca Raton, FL 33434 (561) 483-3600 www.bocaratonsuites.hilton.com

Hyatt Place Delray Beach 104 Northeast 2nd Avenue Delray Beach, FL 33444 (561) 330-3530 www.delraybeach.place.hyatt.com Marriott, Delray Beach 10 North Ocean Boulevard Delray Beach, FL 33483 (561) 274-3200 www.marriottdelraybeach.com

Residence Inn Delray Beach 1111 East Atlantic Avenue Delray Beach, FL 33483 (561) 276-7441 www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/pbiri-residenceinn-delray-beach/ Residence Inn Boca Raton 525 Northwest 77 Street Boca Raton, FL 33487 (561) 994-3222 www.marriott.com/pbibo The Seagate Hotel & Spa 1000 East Atlantic Avenue Delray Beach, FL 33483 (561) 665-4800 www.theseagatehotel.com

Springhill Suites Boca Raton 5130 Northwest 8 Avenue Boca Raton, FL 33487 (561) 994-2107 www.springhillsuitesbocaraton.com The Inn @ Boynton Beach 480 West Boynton Beach Boulevard Boynton Beach, FL 33435 (561) 734-9100 www.innatboyntonbeach.com Towneplace Suites 5110 Northwest 8 Avenue Boca Raton, FL 33487 (561) 994-7232 www.towneplacesuites.com

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EXHIBITIONS AT THE SOCIETY OF THE FOUR ARTS BILL CUNNINGHAM: FACADES On display Saturday, January 23, 2016 to Sunday, March 6, 2016

Thisexhibition is organized by TheNew-York Historical Society. Bill Cunningham, “Gothic Bridge in Central Park” (designed 1860), ca. 1968-1976, Gelatin silver photograph, New-York Historical Society, Gift of Bill Cunningham

INVITATION TO THE BALL: MARJORIE MERRIWEATHER POST’S FANCY DRESS COSTUMES On display Saturday, January 23, 2016 to Sunday, April 17, 2016 Closed March 7 to March 18, 2016

The exhibit is or anized by the Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens, Washington D.C. “Marjorie dressed as Marie Antoinette for the Beaux Arts Ball,” New York City, 1927, Photographed by Gabor Eder, Image courtesy of Hillwood Estate, Museum, and Gardens Archives

POWER & PIETY: SPANISH COLONIAL ART On display Saturday, March 19, 2016 to Sunday, April 17, 2016

Theexhibition is drawn from the Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros and is co-organized by the Museum of Biblical Art, New York and Art Services International, Alexandria, Virginia. Juan Pedro López (1724–1787), "Our Lady of Light,” ca. 1765, Oil on canvas, 97 ¼ x 68 in. Courtesy of the Collección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros

www.fourarts.org | 2 FOUR ARTS PLAZA | PALM BEACH, FL

Admission is $5. No charge for Four Arts members and children 14 and younger. Call (561) 655-7226 for more information. FOUR ARTS. FOR EVERYONE.




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Casa Grandview Historic Inn Cottages & Suites B&B 1410 Georgia Avenue West Palm Beach, FL 33401 (561) 313-9695 www.casagrandview.com Grandview Gardens Bed & Breakfast & Vacation Homes 1608 Lake Avenue West Palm Beach, FL 33401 (561) 833-9023 www.grandview-gardens.com Mango Inn Bed & Breakfast 128 North Lakeside Drive Lake Worth, FL 33460 (561) 533-6900 www.mangoinn.com Palm Beach Hibiscus Bed & Breakfast 213 South Rosemary Avenue West Palm Beach, FL 33401 (561) 833-8171 www.palmbeachhibiscus.com




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HISTORY MUS EUM Special Exhibit: September 8 - July 2 | Admission is free! 300 North Dixie Highway, Downtown West Palm Beach | 561.832.4164 For more information and Museum hours: www.historicalsocietypbc.org Audrey and Martin Gruss Foundation

Marshall E. Rinker, Sr. Foundation, Inc.

Sundy House, Delray Beach

Palm Beach Historic Inn 365 South County Road Palm Beach, FL 33480 (561) 832-4009 www.palmbeachhistoricinn.com Sabal Palm House Bed & Breakfast Inn 109 North Golfview Road Lake Worth, FL 33460 (561) 582-1090 www.sabalpalmhouse.com Southern Palm Bed & Breakfast 15130 Southern Palm Way Loxahatchee, FL 33470 (561) 790-1413 www.southernpalmbandb.com

SOUTH COUNTY Sundy House 106 South Swinton Avenue Delray Beach, FL 33444 (561) 272-5678 www.sundyhouse.com

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Palm Beach County is home to some of the best restaurants in the country and whether you are looking to spend a night on the town looking for a sophisticated lunch locale. The Palm Beaches are alive with dining and nightlife choices. From steak and seafood restaurants to French and fusion, the cuisine options are simply endless. Foodies looking to tantalize their taste buds can visit the plethora of heavenly establishments on the island of Palm Beach, Boca Raton, Delray Beach and in downtown West Palm Beach. The dining offered in each of these locations complements the lively nightlife scene including nightclubs, comedy clubs, lounges and bars.

n 3800 Ocean Palm Beach Marriott Singer Island Beach Resort & Spa 3800 North Ocean Drive, Singer Island, FL (561) 340-1795 Modern oceanfront dining, boasting American regional cuisine using the finest local and seasonal ingredients and an extensive wine list and fine spirits selection will satisfy any palate. n Blue Martini CityPlace, West Palm Beach, FL (561) 835-8601 An upscale martini bar featuring more than 20 of the hottest specialty martinis complemented by a sensational light menu. n Bogart’s Bar & Grille 3200 Airport Road, Boca Raton, FL (561) 544-3044 Bogart’s Bar & Grille, located at the Premier Level at Cinemark Palace in Boca Raton, is the ultimate dinner-and-a-movie experience. n Brewzzi Glades Plaza, 2222 Glades Road, Boca Raton, FL (561) 392-2739 Italian-American bistro with upscale-casual dining for lunch and dinner, featuring a state-of-the-art, gold medal microbrewery.



n Caffé Luna Rosa 34 South Ocean Boulevard, Delray Beach, FL (561) 274-9404 Enjoy a memorable and authentic Italian dining experience, designed on two levels with alfresco seating and an elevated open-air dining room. n Charley’s Crab 456 South Ocean Boulevard, Palm Beach, FL (561) 659-1500 The only thing we overlook is the ocean.

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n City Cellar Wine Bar & Grill CityPlace, West Palm Beach, FL (561) 366-0071 A diverse menu featuring steaks, chops, fish and pasta complements a huge 5,000-bottle wine collection. n City Oyster 213 East Atlantic Avenue, Delray Beach, FL (561) 272-0220 A traditional American seafood restaurant. Fresh, simple and delicious seafood selections. n Cordon Bleu Catering (561) 339-2444 Dinner parties, cocktail parties, yacht charters, wine tastings/pairings. European culinary excellence.

n Burger Bar 4650 Donald Ross Road, Palm Beach Gardens, FL (561) 630-4545 Indulge in hand-crafted signature gourmet burgers, specially fashioned from Angus beef.

n Dave’s Last Resort & Raw Bar 632 Lake Avenue, Lake Worth, FL (561) 588-5208 Dave’s has a Key West atmosphere in the heart of the Palm Beaches. Tropical drinks, a great raw bar and fantastic service.

n Café Chardonnay 4533 PGA Boulevard, Palm Beach Gardens, FL (561) 627-2662 We delight you with the finest American cuisine. Chef Frank is constantly creating new foods to satisfy your every culinary desire.

n Deck 84 840 East Atlantic Avenue, Delray Beach, FL (561) 665-8484 As the Avenue’s first waterfront dining concept of its kind, Deck 84 provides a stimulating waterfront dining experience.

palm beach county location reference n Southern | n Central | n Northern

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At Cafe Chardonnay we give center stage to local farm fresh foods and seafood. Chef Frank feels the flavor of every dish is dramatically improved by farm to table freshness.

4533 PGA Boulevard Palm Beach Gardens www.cafechardonnay.com 561.627.2662 Don Ramon Restaurant, West Palm Beach

n Don Ramon Restaurant 7101 South Dixie Highway, West Palm Beach, FL (561) 547-8704 Open daily for lunch and dinner. Come with family and friends and enjoy a great atmosphere and the finest in Cuban cuisine. n Grease Burger Bar 213 Clematis Street, West Palm Beach, FL (561) 651-1075 Grease Burger Bar offers a selection of fresh grounddaily, hand-shaped, 10-ounce juicy burgers. n Henry’s 16850 Jog Road, Delray Beach, FL (561) 638-1949 The ultimate location for gourmet American comfort food in Delray Beach. Henry’s combines substance and style for lunch and dinner.

87 Via Mizner, Worth Avenue, Palm Beach www.renatospalmbeach.com 561.655.9752




Renato’s is nestled in breathtaking architecture, with an intimate dining room that enchants with warm woods and fabric covered walls. Culinary delights from the classics to the eclectic are complemented with an extensive wine list and fully stocked bar.

n HMF The Breakers Palm Beach One South County Road, Palm Beach, FL (561) 659-8480 Featuring an extensive menu of exceptional food, combining an innovative take on small plates, hand-crafted cocktails and a carefully curated wine list. n Ironwood Steak & Seafood PGA National Resort & Spa Palm Beach Gardens, FL (561) 627-4852 Offering classic American cuisine with contemporary influences, serving up tantalizing menu selections.

palm beach county location reference n Southern | n Central | n Northern

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n La Bonne Bouche Bistro 516 Lucerne Avenue, Lake Worth, FL (561) 533-0840 Enjoy a sun-kissed lunch or a Frenchy breakfast on an outdoor patio or dinner in the cozy, très Parisian bistro-esque dining room!

n Paddock Restaurant Palm Beach Kennel Club, West Palm Beach, FL (561) 683-2222, ext. 199 A unique dining experience – fine dining and an exciting show in an elegant dining room with a commanding view of the track.

n Lemongrass Asian Bistro 420 East Atlantic Avenue, Delray Beach, FL (561) 278-5050 Fresh Asian bites from sushi to Thai noodles in a stylish, contemporary space.

n Paradiso Ristorante of Lake Worth 625 Lucerne Avenue, Lake Worth, FL (561) 547-2500 Fish, seafood, steaks, full bar, cellar, private dining rooms, wine cellar dining. Prix fixe menu and a la carte.

n Leopard Lounge and Restaurant The Chesterfield Hotel 363 Cocoanut Row, Palm Beach, FL (561) 659-5800 Eclectic, “N ew American” gourmet cuisine offered in an elegant yet playful atmosphere, with dancing and live entertainment. n Morton’s The Steakhouse 777 South Flagler Drive, West Palm Beach, FL (561) 820-8125 USDA Prime aged beef, live Maine lobsters, fresh fish, hand-selected vegetables and elegant desserts. n Mulligan’s Beach House Bar & Grill 10 S. Ocean Boulevard, Lake Worth, FL (561) 588-4133 Open seven days a week, 365 days a year for breakfast, lunch and dinner. We offer an array of daily drink and food specials. n The Office 201 East Atlantic Avenue, Delray Beach, FL (561) 276-3600 A place where whimsy and gastronomical delights go hand in hand, The Office is a modern American gastropub.

n Polo Steakhouse Restaurant The Colony Hotel, Palm Beach, FL (561) 655-5430 Full-service restaurant specializing in prime dryaged beef. Breakfast, lunch, dinner and cocktails. n Red Brick Grille 4775 Lyons Road, Delray Beach, FL (561) 454-8002 Full-service casual dining experience featuring contemporary American cuisine featuring appetizers, gourmet pizzas, pasta, mouthwatering burgers, hand-crafted sandwiches, fresh salads and more. n Renato’s 87 Via Mizner, Palm Beach, FL (561) 655-9752 Renato’s is nestled in breathtaking architecture, with a dining room that enchants with warm woods and fabric-covered walls. n Rocco’s Tacos and Tequila Bar 224 Clematis Street, West Palm Beach, FL (561) 650-1001 Rocco’s Tacos offers a true taste of Mexico in a fun, casual environment.

Rocco’s Tacos and Tequila Bar, West Palm Beach

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Empowering i studentts on colle ege camp puses. Through our partnership with Hillel, we pro ovide more than 25,000 Jewish college students with accesss to Jewish life on 28 camp puses across Florida.

Jewish Federation atio on focuses on the ca auses you are passionate about and that reflect e Jewish values. learn more at jewishpalmbe ach.org 4601 Community Drive, West e Palm Beach, FL 33417 tel 561.478.0700 fax 561.478.9696 5

n River House 237 PGA Boulevard, Palm Beach Gardens, FL (561) 694-1188 Regarded as the premier spot for waterfront dining in Palm Beach Gardens. Boat dockage and an outside tiki bar. n Rotelli 701 Lake Avenue, Lake Worth, FL (561) 296-9190 Rotelli is pure Italian food, with classic dishes from traditional spaghetti and lasagna to shrimp scampi. n Royal Room Cabaret The Colony Hotel, Palm Beach 155 Hammon Avenue, Palm Beach, FL (561) 655-5430 The Royal Room features top-name cabaret performers. Enjoy dinner and a show or just the show. n Ruth’s Chris Steak House CityPlace, West Palm Beach, FL (561) 514-3544 The premier steakhouse at CityPlace in West Palm Beach. Catering service available.


With breezy ocean backdrops, breathtaking grand ballrooms, and a playful spirit Palm Beach hasn’t seen in ages, you never know what will happen at an Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa wedding, but it’s destined to be an affair to remember.

100 South Ocean Boulevard, Manalapan, FL 33462 eaupalmbeach.com • 561.533.6000




n Sailfish Restaurant 98 Lake Drive, Palm Beach Shores, FL (561) 844-1724, Ext. 107 This exceptionally popular seafood restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner daily. n Seasons 52 11611 Ellison Wilson Road, Palm Beach Gardens, FL (561) 625-5852 Enjoy the taste of fresh food grilled over open wood fires, great wines and live piano music nightly in the wine bar.

palm beach county location reference n Southern | n Central | n Northern

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Ta-Boó, an American Bistro & Bar, Palm Beach

n Stir Lounge Eau Palm Beach 100 South Ocean Boulevard, Manalapan, FL (561) 533-6000 Stir Lounge offers creatively blended, muddled and stirred cocktails with a twist. Stir’s has a lively indoor and outdoor social scene.

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n Sundy House Restaurant 106 S. Swinton Avenue, Delray Beach (561) 272-5678 Sundy House is a charming 150-seat, fine-dining establishment with accommodations nestled amid botanical gardens and waterfalls. n Suri 707 Lake Avenue, Lake Worth, FL (561) 249-7436 Suri honors the traditional small plate tapas-style dining while offering a truly one-of-a-kind American alternative cuisine. n Ta-Boó, an American Bistro & Bar 221 Worth Avenue, Palm Beach, FL (561) 835-3500 An American bistro and bar featuring casual dining on Worth Avenue since 1941. Featuring prime steaks, dover sole, sea bass, pizza, homemade desserts and cappuccinos. n Toojays 419 Lake Avenue, Lake Worth, FL (561) 582-8684 Corned beef piled high on freshly baked rye, classic Reubens and chicken noodle soup; more than 20 salads and much, much more. n Testa’s Restaurant 221 Royal Poinciana Way, Palm Beach, FL (561) 832-0992 Testa’s serves Italian, American and seafood dishes. Breakfast, lunch or dinner. Testa’s is superb for a romantic getaway. palm beach county location reference n Southern | n Central | n Northern

Organized by the Norton Museum of Art, with the support of the Portland Museum of Art, Maine. This exhibition is made possible through the generosity of the Henry Luce Foundation and Anne Berkley Smith. With additional support provided by The Mr. and Mrs. Hamish Maxwell Exhibition Endowment and The Priscilla and John Richman Endowment for American Art.

www.norton.org 145 1 S. Olive Avenue West Palm Beach, FL 334 0 1




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n Temple Orange Eau Palm Beach 100 South Ocean Boulevard, Manalapan, FL (561) 540-4924 Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. Infused with Mediterranean flavors and ingredients, the menus showcase healthy options right alongside comfort foods with an Eau Palm Beach twist. n Tin Fish Restaurant 118 South Clematis Street, West Palm Beach, FL (561) 223-2497 Fresh, delicious fish, served quickly in a casual atmosphere. Try one of our seven famous fish tacos, salmon on slaw, crab cakes, fish sandwich or popular shrimp and corn chowder. Head upstairs to our Top of the Fish bar for an impressive cocktail selection and nightly drink specials.

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n Three (III) Forks Prime Steakhouse 4645 PGA Blvd., Palm Beach Gardens, FL (561) 630-3660 III Forks is one of the nation’s prime steakhouses with a savvy menu featuring USDA Prime beef, seafood and local favorites.

n Tower Restaurant 44 Cocoanut Row, Palm Beach, FL (561) 659-3241 Tower Restaurant takes pride in its daily specials: wiener schnitzel, stuffed cabbage, pot roast and corned beef and cabbage– and monster apple pancake á la Luchows. n Vic & Angelo’s Delray Beach 290 E. Atlantic Avenue, Delray Beach, FL (561) 278-9570 From the garden to the plate, Vic & Angelo’s specializes in ingredients that are imported fresh from Italy.

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The World’s Largest Paraiba Tourmaline A true treasure for serious Collectors & Investors


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CULTURE & COCKTAILS On Nov. 2, more than 100 Cultural Council members and guests attended Culture & Cocktails, featuring a fascinating conversation between Andrew Kato, producing artistic director of the Maltz Jupiter Theatre and creative consultant/coordinating producer on the Tony Awards® for the last 12 years, and Rob Steele, the new president/CEO at Old School Square in Delray Beach. Steele recently moved to Palm Beach County after spending 10 years as executive director of the Williamsport Community Art Center, a 2,100-seat theater in Pennsylvania. The evening included a trunk show featuring the one-of-a-kind jewelry by Patricia Levey. Andrew Kato, Rena Blades, Rob Steele

Herme de Wyman Miro, Rena Blades

Julie and Nathan Slack

Jacek Gancarz

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Jane Katzen, Priscilla Heublein, Jennifer Wilbers

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Melissa Carter, David McClymont, Charlotte Pelton

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Ellen Liman, Anka Palitz

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Shirley Cowen, Dina Baker

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Giovanni DiStadio, Jack Lighton, Roe Green, Andrew Kato, Jay Johnson

MORE CULTURE – AND MORE COCKTAILS – AHEAD More sparkling conversations with cultural movers and shakers will be held at The Colony Hotel in Palm Beach as the current season of Culture & Cocktails continues. Visit palmbeachculture.com for all the details and mark your calendars for these upcoming dates: Feb. 8: Stage Struck – Terry Teachout, drama critic of The Wall Street Journal, with William Hayes, producing artistic director of Palm Beach Dramaworks March 7: Art & Architecture – Gilbert C. Mauer, director of the Hearst




Foundation, with Bruce A. Beal, chairman of Related Beal and vice chair of the Cultural Council April 4: Tickling the Keys – Performers/Pianists David Crohan, Copeland Davis and Wayne Hosford with Kathi Kretzer-Sayler, founder of the Kretzer Piano Music Foundation Each event will run from 5 to 7 p.m. The Colony will serve complimentary beverages and hors d’oeuvres from 5 to 5:45 p.m. Palm Beach Pavillion.

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IT’S WHAT YOU SEE LUNCHEONS These exclusive luncheons feature distinguished artists or collectors sharing the secrets behind their creations and personal collections. Sponsored by JP Morgan Chase Foundation, the exclusive, catered luncheons are held in an intimate setting at the Robert M. Montgomery, Jr. Building at 601 Lake Avenue in Lake Worth.



Explore the inspiration and ideas underlying the art of Norman Sunshine, a painter, sculptor and resident of West Palm Beach whose work has been shown in galleries in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Santa Fe and Connecticut. Closer to home, his sculpture can be viewed at The Society of the Four Arts Sculpture Gardens in Palm Beach and the Boca Raton Museum of Art, which is hosting the exhibition Dames: Portraits by N orman Sunshine through February 14. Sunshine has also won an Emmy Award for television graphic design and title and co-authored the book Double Life: A Love Story from Broadway to Hollywood.

The president of Kaufmann de Suisse, a fine jeweler in Palm Beach, Monica Kaufmann will discuss jewelry’s significance and its investment merit. A native of Montreal, where Kaufmann de Suisse has won the coveted Diamond International Award for Excellence in Jewelry Design a remarkable five times. View her one-of-a-kind creations as well as the world famous “Paraiba Star of the Ocean Jewels” necklace, which holds the Guinness World Record for largest Paraiba Tourmaline, weighing in at 191.87 carats.

Christine Stiller and Norman Sunshine

MUSE AWARDS THURSDAY, MARCH 31 AT 6 p.m. Cohen Pavilion, Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts


Co-Chairs: Roe Green and Christine Stiller

With a four-octave range that floats effortlessly from Cole Porter to Stevie Wonder and on to Joabim, Raquel Williams will bring an eclectic mix of American, Latin and Caribbean songs to the Muse stage. The dynamic performer, who hails from Port Antonio, Jamaica, credits Roberta Flack as her greatest influence. When she’s not traveling the world, headlining at five-star hotels and venues from Hong Kong to London, she enjoys time at home in Palm Beach, where she has developed a large following based on her mastery of the American Songbook as well as the songs of Diana Ross, Ella Fitzgerald and more.

Producer: Andrew Kato The Muse Awards honor outstanding individuals and organizations for their contributions to art and culture in Palm Beach County. This year’s theme – “Everything Old Is New Again” – will reflect on the evolution of Palm Beach County’s artistic and cultural heritage from the 1900s to the present and explore how art forms have been influenced by the changing times.

Muse Awards Co-chair Roe Green

Muse Awards Co-chair Christine Stiller

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MEMBERS SEE IT FIRST NATURE PRESERVED EXHIBITION OPENING On Nov. 12, more than 150 Cultural Council members attended the opening for Nature Preserved, an exhibition featuring the work of artists living or working in Palm Beach County who continually seek to capture the wonders of this beautiful earth in a range of artistic media and styles. A special performance by Visionaries of Dance and a trunk show featuring the works of artists Marie Wingate and Nora Solomon added to the eveningâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s glow.

Karina Felix Fedele, Brittany Weger, Carley Anderson, Jules Mabie, Paige Lewis, Chelsea Nasby

Benji and Kristin Studt,

Paige Vuoto, Jack Bates

Roxene Sloate, Grace Shafir

Dave and Nadean Anderson

David Brown, Carin Wagner, Marisa Pascucci

Diane and Martin Johnson

Kelly Burciaga, Tim Carter

David Knight, Jamie Day

Gabrielle Kraus, Ray Gross

Jaime Day, Karen Hickam

Carley Anderson - student with Visionaries of Dance




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On Oct. 26, the Cultural Council hosted cultural leaders from 32 organizations at this season’s Cultural Executives Committee meeting. Rena Blades, president and CEO of the Cultural Council, started the session by thanking Daniel Biaggi, general director of Palm Beach Opera, for his years of service as CEC chair and then introduced the incoming chair, Andrew Kato, producing artistic director of the Maltz Jupiter Theatre. Diane Bergner, J.D., CAP, senior director of development at the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts in West Palm Beach, then led an enlightening presentation for CEOs and development officers on major gifts strategies. The luncheon was generously sponsored by Whole Foods Market.

SUPPORT THE ANNUAL FUND Gifts to the Cultural Council Annual Fund make a world of difference not only to artists and cultural organizations, but also to the children who call Palm Beach County home. In the past year alone, thanks to Annual Fund donors, the Cultural Council sent nearly 1,000 students from schools throughout Palm Beach County on cultural excursions. We need your support to continue this work! Please make your 100% taxdeductible gift to the Annual Fund today and open a world of color and possibility to deserving children in our community. To make your contribution, please call (561) 472-3342 or visit www.palmbeachculture.com.

“We give to the Cultural Council in order to support those who bring us moments of joy and enrich our lives by bringing us the arts.” — Kelly and Joe Rooney




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art&culture - The Annual Culture Guide 2016  

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