(PRESS RELEASE)_“Disruptive” is the term used to describe Ingrid Robinson and her Artists and Charities Hand in Hand’s new, accelerated style of fund raising. Ingrid’s personal tragedy, her move at 71 across country from San Fransisco to Delray Beach, FL, and her successful struggle for justice fires her passion to change the business models of artists and non-profits. Through the upcoming Art Exhibition, over 35 fine artists will donate 20% of all sales to the Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League. Plan to attend on Sunday, March 31, 2019 from 10:00 am – 5:00 pm at the prestigious Lighthouse Point Yacht Club. RSVPs are requested: https://form.jotform.com/90566280119963 or call 415-419-4292. More information can be seen at the https://artistsandcharities.com. Please support the sponsors Pet Supermarket and Century Risk Advisors.
Lighthouse Point Yacht Club
2701 NE 42nd St. Lighthouse Point, FL 33064
Brightline & Bumble Bizz will come together to host the Women on the FAST Track panel, in celebration of International Women’s Day, on Thursday, March 7 from 6:30 to 8 p.m.
The panel will celebrate some of South Florida’s most notable female leaders, raise and address some of the important issues women face today, and discuss ways to identify and build resources and support within our community. The event will take place at Brightline’s Miami station, MiamiCentral, kicking off with cocktail hour, featuring champagne, wine and delicious bites.
Kelly Saks, local tastemaker and Miami Community Marketing Manager for Bumble, will moderate the panel discussion. Below are the panelists that will each share their experiences and participate in a Q&A session afterward.
Glamsquad, the market leader in the growing mobile beauty industry, will also be offering guests express manicures at the event, on a first-come, first-served basis.
Tickets are available via Eventbrite for $40 per person, and include event admission, drinks, bites, and a Brightline Smart service round trip voucher to use for a future trip (restrictions apply).
MiamiCentral is conveniently located within close proximity to Miami’s top downtown neighborhoods, and a short 30-minute and 60-minute train ride from Brightline’s Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach stations, respectively, making it an easy, stress-free way to get to many area attractions and events in South Florida.
(PRESS RELEASE)_(West Palm Beach, FL – February 27, 2019) Friends of the Mounts Botanical Garden will be hosting their biggest annual fundraising event – the Mounts Spring Benefit – at a private home in Palm Beach on Sunday, April 7, 2019, from 5:30 to 8 pm. Funds raised at the Benefit will be used to reimagine and enhance the Garden’s Welcome Center & Gift Shop.
The annual Spring Benefit is an enchanting event that will feature an open bar, hors d’oeuvres, live music by the Neil Bacher Trio, and a lavish silent auction featuring a diverse array of rare and exotic plants, orchids and eye-catching arrangements. The Benefit co-chairs are the current and past presidents of Friends of the Mounts Botanical Garden: Sandy Smith and Polly Reed.
The Mounts Spring Benefit sponsors include Rebecca and Randell C. Doane, Linda and Peter Grauer, and Sandy Smith and Raymond Tollman.
Tickets are $175 each and will be available for purchase by calling Linda Ruark at 561.233-1796. Sponsorships and underwriting opportunities are also available.
(PRESS RELEASE)_Palm Beach County, FL – “First you take a drink, then the drink takes a drink, and then the drink takes you,” said the American novelist and bon vivant F. Scott Fitzgerald, who was probably referring to National Moscow Mule Day on Sunday, March 3.
In honor of the ginger beer-drenched day, Burger Bar in Palm Beach Gardens and City Cellar Wine Bar & Grill in West Palm Beach will be serving up a variety of delicious and creatively inventive Moscow Mules.
Just Peachy $7
Ketel One Botanical Peach & Orange Blossom, peach liqueur, lime juice, and ginger beer
Misunderstood Ginger Spiced Whiskey, ginger liqueur, lime juice, and ginger beer
Spring44 Vodka, St. Germain elderflower liqueur, lime juice, and ginger beer
Riazul Tequila Silver, lime juice, and ginger beer
Spiked Claw $7
Tito’s Handmade Vodka, White Claw Black Cherry Hard Seltzer, and lime juice
City Cellar Wine Bar & Grill
City Cellar Mule $10
Tito's Handmade Vodka, housemade ginger soda, and fresh lime
Larceny Bourbon Mule $11
Larceny Bourbon, housemade Meyer lemon-infused ginger soda, and fresh lemon
Belvedere Passion Fruit Spicy Mule $12
Belvedere Vodka, passion fruit purée, and jalapeño simple syrup
Invented in the early 1940s at Hollywood’s Cock’n Bull, the Moscow Mule is a venerable masterpiece that has stood the test of time. Burger Bar and City Cellar’s renditions bring the legendary drink up to date while remaining true to its refreshing roots.
So good you may find it difficult to enjoy just one – or three. Don’t worry we think Fitzgerald would approve.
Burger Bar is located in Donald Ross Village at 4650 Donald Ross Road, Palm Beach Gardens. For more information or to make a reservation, call (561) 630-4545 or visit burgerbar.com.
City Cellar Wine Bar & Grill is located in CityPlace at 700 S. Rosemary Avenue, West Palm Beach. For more information or to make a reservation, call (561) 366-0071 or visit citycellarwpb.com.
(PRESS RELEASE)_WEST PALM BEACH - The Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts is seeking sweet submissions for its Baked from the Heart: WAITRESS Pie Contest. Celebrating the touring production of WAITRESS, coming to the Kravis Center March 5 – 10, the contest will be judged by T.A. Walker of WPTV’S Taste and See South Florida, with the winner announced Friday, March 1.
Pies are key ingredients to the storytelling of WAITRESS with its main character Jenna cooking creatively clever names for each tasty treat. Contest bakers are likewise invited to submit their most creative, whimsical pie recipe - the kind of recipe that expresses the entrants’ hopes, dreams, fears or frustrations. The winner’s recipe will be featured as an insert in the official WAITRESS cookbook, and win a four-pack of tickets to the show. The winner will also be featured on the local market social channels and WAITRESS social channels. Three finalist recipes will be chosen and entertainment reporter T.A. Walker will choose the winning recipe during a taste-testing conducted on the Taste and See South Florida program. Finalists will also receive a pair of tickets to see WAITRESS.
Submissions for the WAITRESS Pie Contest will be accepted online through Wednesday, February 27, by 2 pm. For submission information and more details about the Official Rules for the Baked from the Heart: WAITRESS Pie Contest, visit: www.kravis.org/PieContest.
Brought to life by a groundbreaking all-female creative team, this irresistible new hit features original music and lyrics by 7-time Grammy® nominee Sara Bareilles ("Brave," "Love Song"), a book by acclaimed screenwriter Jessie Nelson (I Am Sam) and direction by Tony Award® winner Diane Paulus (Hair, Pippin, Finding Neverland). "It's an empowering musical of the highest order!" raves the Chicago Tribune.
Inspired by Adrienne Shelly's beloved film, WAITRESS tells the story of Jenna - a waitress and expert pie maker, Jenna dreams of a way out of her small town and loveless marriage. A baking contest in a nearby county and the town's new doctor may offer her a chance at a fresh start, while her fellow waitresses offer their own recipes for happiness. But Jenna must summon the strength and courage to rebuild her own life.
"WAITRESS is a little slice of heaven!" says Entertainment Weekly and "a monumental contribution to Broadway!" according to Marie Claire. Don't miss this uplifting musical celebrating friendship, motherhood, and the magic of a well-made pie.
Kravis On Broadway is sponsored by Ann and Robert Fromer, and Martin and Toni Sosnoff. WAITRESS serves up delicious fun at the Kravis Center March 5 – 10. Performances run Tuesday, March 5 at 8 pm; Wednesday, March 6 at 2 pm and 8 pm; Thursday, March 7 at 8 pm; Friday, March 8 at 8 pm; Saturday, March 9 at 2 pm and 8 pm, and Sunday, March 10 at 2 pm. Tickets start at $39 and may be purchased online at the official Kravis Center website www.kravis.org, or by calling the Box Office at 561.832.7469. For Group Sales, please call 561.651.4438 or 561.651.43
Our friends, the Redheads, sent us a video from their home in Sedona, Arizona, where snow looks to be a foot deep. It's pretty and all, but I think we'll stick here where it's in the 80s today.
WHO: Kevin Anderson, Delray Beach resident and ATP #5 ranked player
WHAT: Presentation of Key to the City by the City of Delray Beach
WHEN: Thursday, February 21, 2019, at 7:30 p.m. following the 6 p.m. matchWHERE: Delray Beach Open by VITACOST.com, Delray Tennis Center
WHY: Kevin Anderson is:
(PRESS RELEASE)_COCONUT CREEK – The American rock band KANSAS will perform in The Pavilion at Seminole Casino Coconut Creek on Saturday, May 18, at 8 p.m. as part of their 'Point of Know Return' Tour.
With a legendary career spanning more than four decades, Kansas has firmly established itself as one of America’s iconic classic rock bands. This "garage band" from Topeka released their debut album in 1974 after being discovered by Wally Gold (who worked for Don Kirshner). They have gone on to sell more than 30 million albums worldwide.
Composing a catalogue that includes 15 studio albums and five live albums, Kansas has produced eight gold albums, three sextuple-Platinum albums (Leftoverture, Point of Know Return, Best of Kansas), one platinum live album (Two for the Show), and two one million-selling gold singles, “Carry On Wayward Son” and “Dust in the Wind.”
The group appeared on the Billboard charts for over 200 weeks throughout the 1970s and 1980s and played to sold-out arenas and stadiums throughout North America, Europe and Japan.
“Carry On Wayward Son” continues to be one of the top five most-played songs on classic rock radio and “Dust In the Wind” has been played on the radio more than three million times.
The 2016 release of The Prelude Implicit was the band’s 15th studio album. It was also their first studio album release in 16 years.
The band is currently comprised of keyboardist Tom Brislin, original drummer Phil Ehart, bassist/vocalist Billy Greer, vocalist/keyboardist Ronnie Platt, violinist/guitarist David Ragsdale, guitarist Zak Rizvi, and original guitarist Richard Williams.
Tickets priced at $45/$60/$75 per person are on sale now via Ticketmaster locations, online at Ticketmaster.com, or by calling (800) 653-8000. The Pavilion box office will also open at 1 p.m. on the day of the show for on-site ticket purchases and will-call pickup.
Seminole Casino Coconut Creek is located at 5550 NW 40th Street, Coconut Creek.
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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