(PRESS RELEASE)_September 29, 2023 (Lake Worth Beach, Fla.) -- The Cultural Council for Palm Beach County is bringing a dynamic season of arts, culture and community to The Palm Beaches, Florida’s Cultural Capital®!
Reflecting the Cultural Council’s mission to champion, engage and grow the arts in Palm Beach County, the Council’s 2023-24 season of exhibitions and events will showcase a spectacular variety of work by local artists at the Council’s downtown Lake Worth Beach headquarters. Opportunities to experience the magic include a full schedule of engaging exhibitions in the Council’s three gallery spaces.
(PRESS RELEASE)_MIAMI (Sept. 29, 2023) – Brightline and partner Wi-Tronix have been awarded $1,648,000 from the Federal Railroad Administration’s (FRA) Consolidated Rail Infrastructure and Safety Improvements (CRISI) competitive grant program. The investment will enable the development of the AI-backed monitoring system, Wi-Tronix, to collect real-time data of trespass activity along the Brightline/FEC Railway corridor. The data collected by locomotive front-end cameras will guide future decisions related to infrastructure, enforcement and education. Once developed, the first-of-its-kind system could be used by railroads across the country.
(PRESS RELEASE)_WELLINGTON, FL – This October, The Mall at Wellington Green is hosting several exciting events, catering to all ages. Come shop, attend, and enjoy.
Fifth Annual Pink Party and Zumba Dance Party (photos attached and video HERE)
The Mall at Wellington Green is pleased to host its annual Pink Party in honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Highlights will include student performances, bra decorating, face painting and airbrush tattoos, and a lively Zumba master class (a $10 donation will benefit the American Cancer Society's Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk). Participants will hear inspiring stories from survivors and thrivers and learn about early breast cancer detection and prevention from Wellington Regional Medical Center and the American Cancer Society.
(PRESS RELEASE)_West Palm Beach-based The Career Academy of the Palm Beaches (managed by Gulfstream Goodwill Industries), The Center for Creative Education, and G-Star School of the Arts were chosen out of 2,000 applicants as quarterfinalists and all received $100,000 each as they vie for the $1 million prize. The 32 semifinalists will be announced on October 10, and on December 13 the nine finalists are announced along with the grand prize winner.
(PRESS RELEASE)_WASHINGTON - Sixty-four education providers, including a diverse array of schools, community organizations and education technology providers, were named Quarterfinalists for the 2023 Yass Prize today during a live event from Washington, DC. The prestigious $1 million Yass Prize is considered the “Pulitzer of Education Innovation,” and along with the STOP Awards, standing for Sustainable, Transformational, Outstanding and Permissionless education, will distribute nearly $13 million to these winners.
(PRESS RELEASE)_Delray Beach and West Palm Beach, FL, September 28, 2023 – Elisabetta’s Ristorante, Bar and Pizzeria, Big Time Restaurant Group’s Italian restaurant in Delray Beach and West Palm Beach, led by Big Time Corporate Culinary Director Lisabet Summa, has added new seasonal items to its menu.
Just added, a House Made Basket Ricotta ($17) which is a buttermilk, unsalted ricotta. This fresh cheese is named for the basket it's molded in. Creamy and sweet, this ricotta has a spoonable texture. It’s served with speck, smoked prosciutto, fruit and mint.
Sundays will feature Veal Saltimbocca ($38), two three-ounce filets of veal pounded thin and layered with cotto prosciutto, aged provolone and sage, sauteed in a white wine butter sauce and served with fingerling potatoes.
(PRESS RELEASE)_(Delray Beach, FL – September 28, 2023) Marjorie Waldo, President & CEO of Arts Garage, today announced the nonprofit organization is launching a new theatre season with another thought-provoking, community driven, and socially relevant production from a contemporary cutting-edge playwright.
November 5 (Sunday) at 7 pm
A Mile in My Shoes
Written by and starring Kathryn Taylor Smith
Presented in collaboration with the Delray Beach Initiative to End Homelessness, A Mile in My Shoes is a mix of poetry, drama and comedy in “consciousness raising theatre,” inspired by the playwright’s research and personal interviews with past and present members of the homeless community in LA, as well as those who advocate for them
(PRESS RELEASE)_(South Florida – September 27, 2023) Gary Schweikhart, board president of the Carbonell Awards, South Florida’s Theater & Arts Honors, today announced the nominations in 20 competitive categories for the 2022-2023 theater season. A total of 45 productions at 22 different theatres were evaluated by a diverse group of more than 30 experienced judges representing all three participating counties (Broward, Miami-Dade, Palm Beach).
For participating theaters, Zoetic Stage topped the list with 20 nominations, followed by Maltz Jupiter Theater with 19, 18 for GableStage, Ronnie Larsen Presents/Plays of Wilton with 14, Palm Beach Dramaworks with nine, and Actors’ Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre and Slow Burn Theatre Company tied with eight nominations each. Collectively, 120 nominations were distributed among 17 different theaters.
(PRESS RELEASE)_(Palm Beach County, FL – September 27, 2023) The Loxahatchee Group of the Sierra Club Florida Chapter is inviting friends and supporters to a special THANKS & GIVING CELEBRATION on Saturday, November 11 (Veterans Day), at The Community Foundation of Palm Beach & Martin Counties, located near downtown West Palm Beach at 700 South Dixie Highway.
Related: Read Our West Palm Beach Location Review
(PRESS RELEASE)_Boca Raton, FL – Modern speakeasy-inspired omakase concept Sushi by Boū - known for reimagining the omakase experience opened to the public on September 13 in Boca Raton after opening in West Palm Beach in May.
The Boca Raton location, at 409 SE Mizner Boulevard in Royal Palm Place, features its classic omakase experience, as well as additional outdoor seating. As part of the bespoke speakeasy dining experience with Sushi by Boū, each location has its own aesthetic and vibe offering a unique and memorable guest experience at each location. The Boca Raton location is designed with the luxury and glam inspired by the 1920s art deco era. The intimate atmosphere boasts a bold variety of textures, dramatic architectural features, and adventurous ornamentation. The luxurious ambiance pays homage to Addison Mizner, featuring geometric tiles throughout the space and a giving a playful nod to his known love of monkeys in the bold and daring bathroom design.
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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