(PRESS RELEASE)_COCONUT CREEK – Charlie Sheen will bring a special Q&A event to The Pavilion at Seminole Casino Coconut Creek on Saturday, February 15 at 8 p.m. The Moderator for the evening will be Lynn Martinez from Deco Drive, WSVN 7.
Guests must be invited or may enter to win two tickets plus a signed bottle of Don Sueños Tequila and a “Meet & Greet” with Charlie Sheen by submitting a completed entry form at CasinoCoco.com now through February 9.
Additionally, Sheen will make appearances throughout the casino’s Don Sueños Tequila Giveaway taking place that day at the Player’s Club Xperience from noon to 10 p.m. Guests may earn 115 Tier Points to be eligible to receive a bottle of Don Sueños Blanco.
Sheen is the co-owner of Don Sueños Tequila along with Kumiko Zimmerman.
“While I am proud of my sobriety for over two years now and am firmly committed to living a clean and sober lifestyle, I chose to become a part owner of Don Sueños because I know their tequila is of the highest quality,” said Sheen. “I’m excited to be able to work with Kumiko and the team to help Don Sueños continue to grow and to bring awareness, both to its outstanding products and to the charitable organizations it supports.”
Founded in 2017, the super-premium brand Don Sueños has quickly garnered widespread attention both for its high-quality spirits and its commitment to charitable causes. The brand’s expressions are crafted from single-estate blue weber agave, carefully cultivated in Los Altos, Jalisco, Mexico, and processed to produce a taste that is attracting tequila lovers worldwide.
Sheen has appeared in a number of films including “Platoon” (1986), “Wall Street” (1987), “Young Guns” (1988), “Eight Men Out” (1988), “Major League” (1989), “Hot Shots!” (1991), and “The Three Musketeers” (1993).
In the 2000s, when Sheen replaced Michael J. Fox in “Spin City,” his performance earned him a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Television Series Musical or Comedy. He then starred in “Two and a Half Men” which earned him several Golden Globe and Emmy Award nominations.
He most recently starred in the FX comedy series “Anger Management,” which concluded its 100-episode run in 2014.
Seminole Casino Coconut Creek is located at 5550 NW 40th Street, Coconut Creek. For more information, please call (954) 977-6700 or visit CasinoCoco.com.
(PRESS RELEASE)_WATKINS GLEN, NY - Watkins Glen Harbor Hotel in collaboration with Seneca Lake Wine Trail is introducing Winter Wine Weekdays, a winter getaway package offering savings on room rates and an enticing wine-tasting itinerary giving wine-lovers 17 good reasons to visit New York State’s Finger Lakes Wine region this winter. Upon check-in, guests will receive a Winter Weekday VIP Tasting Pass (over $100 in value) entitling them to complimentary tastings for two at 17 wineries featuring award winning locally produced wines, including Riesling, Chardonnay, Cabernet Franc, Pinot Noir, and other notable varieties. Room rates start at $139 for the first night (double occupancy) with 50% off each additional night. Offer valid for check in Sunday - Thursday, December 8, 2019 - March 31, 2020. Based on availability. Tasting pass valid at participating wineries Monday - Friday, December 9th, 2019 - March 31, 2020.
Participating wineries include:
In addition to complimentary tastings, guests will receive the following:
For more information or to book hotel reservations, please visit watkinsglenharborhotel.com or call 607-535-6116. For more information about the Seneca Lake Wine Trail visit senecalakewine.com.
(PRESS RELEASE)_(North Palm Beach, FL – January 27, 2020) The Society for the Preservation of the Great American Songbook (PGAS) today announced the launch of the exciting new After Dinner Cabaret series to be held at the beautiful, newly renovated North Palm Beach Country Club, which is open to the public and located at 951 US-1.
“Through this exciting new series, audiences will be able to experience this timeless and enduring music as it comes to life on stage at the magnificent and centrally located North Palm Beach Country Club,” says Dick Robinson, founder of The Society for the Great American Songbook.
The inaugural show in the series will take place on Tuesday, March 3 at 8 pm, and will star cabaret sensations Avery Sommers and Rob Russell in a new and original show, We Love Being Here with You. They will be accompanied by pianist and Music Director Bobby Peaco, bass player Paul Shewchuk, and drummer Howie Gordon.
Avery Sommers appeared on Broadway in Ain’t Misbehavin’, Showboat, Chicago, and Platinum, and in the national tours of The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas with Ann-Margret, and Chicago with Chita Rivera and Joel Grey. She was also seen in Regina Taylor's Crowns at City Theatre in Pittsburgh, and Hairspray at Actors' Playhouse. Sommers has been featured in 10 independent films shot in South Florida, and her current performance schedule includes gigs in New York City and various local venues.
Rob Russell was the longtime Entertainment Director & Emcee for the world famous Royal Room cabaret at The Colony Hotel. An audience-wowing performer himself, he performs regularly at Café Centro in the Northwood Village neighborhood of West Palm Beach and The Pelican Café in Lake Park. He recently released his first CD, Hello Again.
Both Sommers and Russell are on the Honorary Board of Advisors for PGAS and can be heard frequently on Legends Radio 100.3FM and at LegendsRadio.com.
The opening concert of the After Dinner Cabaret series is generously underwritten by Judy & Jerry Kaufman, and Ann & Robert Tuteur.
Prior to and during the show, lavish desserts and coffee will be provided and a cash bar will be available.
“We are all very excited about our new cabaret series since we will be bringing the very best performers and musicians to South Florida on a regular basis throughout the year at an extraordinary and very special venue, the ballroom of the North Palm Beach Country Club,” says Sanford (Sandy) Fisher, the Executive producer of the After Dinner Cabaret series and another Honorary Board Member of The Society. “We will be announcing more upcoming shows in the near future.”
“The After Dinner Cabaret series is designed to allow audiences to dine on their own before the show, although many may decide to have dinner at Farmer’s Table, the beautiful new restaurant at the North Palm Beach Country Club, which recently opened to rave reviews,” adds Fisher.
How to Get Tickets to After Dinner Cabaret:
General Admission seating will be on a first-come, first-serve basis. Tickets are $75.
VIP tickets are $100 and guarantee seats at a table close to the stage, a celebratory bottle of champagne on the table, and a post-show meet-and-greet.
For tickets, please go to https://www.eventbrite.com/e/after-dinner-cabaret-featuring-avery-sommers-and-rob-russell-tickets-91331122847.
For more information, including underwriting opportunities, please contact Clare Coco by email at email@example.com or call 561.469.6703.
A portion of all tickets are tax deductible to the full extent allowed by law. Proceeds will benefit The Society for the Great American Songbook, a non-profit 501©(3) corporation.
Sandra Stella, left, and Barbara Stella
(PRESS RELEASE)_(Palm Beach, FL - January 27, 2020) Dave Lawrence, President & CEO of the Cultural Council of Palm Beach County today announced that the 15th season of the popular series CULTURE & COCKTAILS continues next week with another fascinating conversation at The Colony Hotel Coral Ballroom, located at 155 Hammon Avenue in Palm Beach.
Preserving Precious Treasures
A Conversation with sisters Barbara Stella & Sandra Stella, Co-founders of Stella Art Conservation
+ President & Chief Conservator Barbara Stella has performed treatments on artworks by prestigious artists such as Rembrandt, Monet, Salvador Dalí, Kenneth Noland, Joan Miró, Gerhard Richter, and more.
+ Executive Manager Sandra Stella has a 20-year professional career working with ambassadors, government ministers and policymakers in Africa (UK Consulate, Italian Embassy), Italy, Canada and the United States.
Interviewed by Sarah Wetenhall, President & CEO of The Colony Hotel, Palm Beach
(PRESS RELEASE)_(Palm Beach Gardens, FL – January 23, 2020) Rev. Marie Alford-Harkey, Senior Pastor of the Metropolitan Community Church of the Palm Beaches (MCCPB), the largest faith-based community in Palm Beach County dedicated to serving the local LGBTQ+ community and its family members and friends, today invited friends and supporters to Rainbow Ball 2020. This is MCCPB’s largest annual fundraiser, a fun-filled evening of dancing and dining, entertainment and socializing, even an exciting Silent Auction.
Under the banner of “Respect – Dignity – Equality… for all,” this year’s Rainbow Ball will be held in the Majestic Ballroom of the Airport Hilton in West Palm Beach, the theme of this year’s event is Roaring 20s. The celebratory event is being co-chaired by Chris & Robert Ruff.
“Join us as we celebrate the work we do in our community, such as feeding the hungry, housing the homeless, protesting injustice, hosting recovery programs, supporting long-term survivors of HIV and providing spiritual growth,” says Rev. Marie. “The funds raised at this festive event will help MCCPB serve the local LGBTQ+ community and its allies.”
The Rainbow Ball will feature some delicious culinary creations such as chicken Marsala, grilled salmon, filet mignon and a vegetarian pasta primavera. Cocktail hour begins at 6:30 PM with a fully stocked cash bar that will be available throughout the evening. The festivities include the vocal and creative talents of some of Palm Beach county’s local artists.
One highlight of this year’s Rainbow Ball will be the presentation of MCCPB’s prestigious Ruby Slipper Award. This award goes to someone who as made a lasting and significant contribution to the LGTBQ+ community in Palm Beach county. Another highlight of the event will be the presentation of MCCPB’s Cherish Award. This award goes to someone within the church’s membership who has made an outstanding impact in the life of the church.
Tickets for MCCPB’s Rainbow Ball 2020 are $95 each. Group discounts are available. For more information and to purchase tickets, please visit www.rainbowballmccpb.org or call 561.331.0499.
(PRESS RELEASE)_Boca Raton, FL —The Junior League of Boca Raton will hold Flavors 2020, one of South Florida's top culinary events Thursday, February 6th at The Addison, 2 East Camino Real, Boca Raton at 6 p.m. for VIP ticket holders and 6:30 p.m. for general admission.
The list of participating restaurants include The Addison, Kapow,
Lemongrass, Ramen Lab Eatery, Harvest Seasonal Grill, M.E.A.T Eatery, Loch Bar, Rebel House, Just Salad, Bolay, Benihana’s, Burton’s, Lionfish, The Melting Pot, Crazy Uncle Mike’s, Raw Juce,
Two Fat Cookies (VIP), Gourmet Phile, Poke Jay and Touch of Spain.
Sponsors include The Addison, Boca Raton Magazine, Center State Bank, Delray Dermatology and Boca By Design.
Attendees will enjoy an open bar, along with live music and a performance by Fred Astaire dancers, raffles and a live auction, as well as pop up vendors. This year, guests will vote on their favorite dish by the participating restaurants and the winner will be crowned the "JLBR Flavor."
The theme for the décor is love--expect to see a mixture of reds, pinks and whites, along with a flower wall installation. Silent auction items will include staycation packages and much more.
General admission tickets are $100 and include admission at 6:30 p.m. and an open bar. VIP admission tickets are $165 and include early admission at 6 p.m., a swag bag, and a designated VIP Lounge area with a private open bar and private restrooms.
Chef Patrick Duffy from The Addison will serve as honorary executive chef. The Flavors Committee Chair is Richalyn Miller. To purchase tickets, please contact the JLBR office at 561-620-2553 or visit www.JLBR.org.
NEW COCKTAILS_III Forks Prime Steakhouse in Palm Beach Gardens has recently unveiled its new "Up In Smoke" craft cocktails, the Smoked Cherry Negroni and Applewood Smoked Old Fashioned. The dynamic duo are $12 each and feature luxuriously creamy smoke that titillates the palate. --Press Release
(PRESS RELEASE)_WEST PALM BEACH, FL (January 22, 2020) – Fans and friends are invited to join The Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts and Rosemary Square for West Palm Beach’s first-ever HAMILTUNES: an evening of karaoke for HAMILTON fans in advance of the city’s debut engagement of the Broadway musical. Hosted by KOOL 105.5 Mo & Sally Show producer Curtis Daniels, the free event is this Sunday, January 26, starting at 5:30 pm with singing beginning at 6 pm Those wishing to perform a song on stage must sign up for solo or group singing at Kravis.org/hamiltunes. This program is open to anyone, and all participants are encouraged to sing along from the audience.
HAMILTUNES is an officially licensed sing-along set to the soundtrack of HAMILTON. Instrumentals and lyrics will be provided and the audience brings their voices! Costumes are encouraged, but no swords, dueling pistols, or weapons of any kind, please. The fun-filled and family-friendly sing-along event was developed to celebrate and enjoy the songs of the musical HAMILTON, which makes its premiere engagement at the Kravis Center January 28 – February 16.
HAMILTON is the story of America's Founding Father Alexander Hamilton, an immigrant from the West Indies who became George Washington's right-hand man during the Revolutionary War and was the new nation’s first Treasury Secretary. Featuring a score that blends hip-hop, jazz, blues, rap, R&B, and Broadway, HAMILTON is the story of America then, as told by America now.
HAMILTUNES takes place Sunday, January 26 from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm at Rosemary Square, located at 700 Rosemary Avenue in Downtown West Palm Beach, on the lawn in the heart of the property. For more information about HAMILTUNES please visitKravis.org/hamiltunes. Questions about ticketing and information on HAMILTON may be answered by visiting Kravis.org or calling 561.832.7469.
The Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts is an officially licensed HAMILTUNES affiliate. Please note: Although this program is open to anyone, the lyrics of this show contain profanity, and your participation in this program acknowledges that. This HAMILTUNES event will require clean lyrics. Lyrics will be provided as needed.
(BRIGHTLINE NEWS)_On Thursday, January 23, Brightline will unveil the Buzz Boxx in West Palm Beach, a mobile barbershop to promote rail safety and mental health awareness. In partnership with Operation Lifesaver and 211 Helpline, City of West Palm Beach Police Department and Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office, elected officials and community members will receive the first buzz’s in the mobile barbershop.
Operating in Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties, the Brightline Buzz Boxx mobile barbershop will offer free haircuts and mentorship to while urging them to take the Operation Lifesaver rail safety pledge. In partnership with the 211 Helpline, the BuzzBoxx barbers will provide encouragement, support and raise awareness of mental illness and suicide prevention.
WHEN: Thursday, January 23, 2020
8:30 - 10:30 a.m. Brightline’s West Palm Beach Station
2 - 4 p.m. Downtown Lake Worth
Brightline’s West Palm Beach Station
501 Evernia St
West Palm Beach, FL 33401
Lake Worth CRA
1121 Lucerne Ave.
Lake Worth, FL 33460
Exploring what to see and do in North Palm Beach and the South Florida area. Your hosts are Pam and Gerry Barker.
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