(PRESS RELEASE)_October 31, 2023 -- Two South Florida arts agencies — the Cultural Council for Palm Beach County and MartinArts — today announced that the nonprofit arts and cultural industries in Palm Beach and Martin Counties generated a combined $366.3 million in economic activity in 2022, according to the newly released Arts & Economic Prosperity 6 (AEP6), an economic and social impact study conducted every five years by Americans for the Arts. That collective economic activity — $205.3 million in spending by nonprofit arts and culture organizations and $161.4 million in event-related spending by their audiences — supported 4,738 jobs and generated $61.4 million in local, state, and federal government revenue across the two counties. Spending by arts and cultural audiences generates valuable commerce to local merchants, a value-add that few other industries can compete with.
(PRESS RELEASE)_(West Palm Beach, FL – October 31, 2023) The Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts continues its 2023 – 2024 SEE IT LIVE! Season with a November lineup featuring the Kravis On Broadway kick-off production of “CHICAGO;” David Brighton’s Space Oddity: the Quintessential David Bowie Experience; family fun with Disney Pixar’s “Coco Live-to-Film Concert” and the dazzling “Cirque Dreams Holidaze;” seven time Latin Grammy®-winner Fonseca and much more. Details on upcoming performances and tickets can be found by visiting kravis.org. November’s spectacular shows include:
(PRESS RELEASE)_National Sundae day is coming up on Saturday, November 11th. Plan to celebrate at one of these spots around Palm Beach County.
One origin story of the ice cream sundae claims that the treat was invented in Ithaca, New York in 1892. However, other accounts insist that the sundae was born in Two Rivers, Wisconsin when Edward Berners served the first sundae in 1891. According to this story, customer George Hallauer ordered an ice cream soda on a Sunday, however, ordinances at the time prohibited the sale of ice cream sodas on the Sabbath. Thus, Edward compromised, serving him the ice cream dish, but replacing the soda with sauces and toppings.
(PRESS RELEASE)_MIAMI (October 30, 2023) – Brightline, the leading provider of eco-friendly intercity passenger rail in the United States, announces its partnership with Distribusion Technologies, a global leader in ground transportation technology headquartered in Berlin, Germany. The partnership provides guests increased options to book Brightline tickets through both domestic and international online travel retailers, facilitated by the integration of Distribusion's feature-rich API. This extends Brightline’s accessibility to more than 150 of the largest travel retailers, including domestic platforms such as Busbud, Wanderu and Expedia, and international agencies based in Asia, Latin America and Europe such as GetYourGuide, Omio, and Trainline.
(PRESS RELEASE)_NORTH PALM BEACH, Fla. (October 30, 2023) – Enjoy an afternoon of fresh air, bubbles and bocce at Doris Italian Market & Bakery in North Palm Beach on Saturday, November 4 from 2 to 4 p.m.
Guests of all ages are welcome to play outdoor games and nibble on store-made bites, but only people ages 21 and over will be able to sip complimentary samples of a symphony of three flavors from Moët Hennessy’s exquisite portfolio. The event is free.
(PRESS RELEASE)_WELLINGTON, FL – This November, The Mall at Wellington Green is hosting a plethora of fun, family friendly events, including several festive, holiday themed activities. Stop into the mall to attend, shop, and get in the holiday spirit.
Mommy & Me Thanksgiving Celebration & Crafting
The District at Wellington Green
The Mall is welcoming mothers and children under five years old to prepare for Thanksgiving. Children will create table crafts to use on Thanksgiving Day, enjoy pumpkin treats, music, and more fun surprises at this special Mommy & Me event.
Santa’s Arrival and PJ Party
The District at Wellington Green
Santa Clause is coming to town! Santa’s official arrival will be celebrated with a pajama party featuring musical entertainment, cookie cakes, holiday characters, and more surprises.
(PRESS RELEASE)_PALM BEACH – October 30, 2023 – American sportswear brand J.McLaughlin today announced it will open a men’s only retail location in Palm Beach on Worth Avenue on Thursday, November 2. This destination marks the second men’s only store to open in the 46-year history of the brand and third retail location in the Palm Beach market. With plans for more menswear locations in the future, the Palm Beach retail opening serves as a nod to the Company’s continued focus on its men’s category and the male customer.
(PRESS RELEASE)_Boca Raton, Fla. (Oct. 30, 2023) – The Levis JCC Sandler Center is excited to announce this season’s award-winning line-up of five professional and topical musical, comedic and dramatic performances presented by West Boca Theatre Company. These limited-engagement live performances are all part of Sandler Center’s comprehensive season of arts, culture and learning featuring author appearances, wide-ranging performing and visual arts programming and adult learning discussions. The season will also feature the Levis JCC’s 8th annual Judy Levis Krug Boca Raton Jewish Film Festival, Boca Raton’s original film festival.
(PRESS RELEASE)_As South Florida prepares for the annual return of the tourist season, one Palm Beach restaurant is saying goodbye to its fan-favorite happy hour until the spring. Guests have one last chance to get in on the discounts at LoLa 41, the vibrant restaurant, which specializes in cuisines from the 41st parallel, for its daily happy hour before it concludes this weekend.
Served from 4-6pm, a $12 bites menu features bistro dishes like Salmon Tartare, Skirt Steak Tacos, Duck Buns, Pork Potsticks, and Truffle Burrata Crustini. Happy hour also brings out LoLa 41's famous sushi rolls including the Oishi, California, Tuna Crunch, Salmon Crunch, and the Shrimp Tempura. And of course, what's happy hour without libations? There's half off all house liquor, wines by the glass, and signature cocktails. Happy hour is valid at the bars and high-tops.
(PRESS RELEASE)_Palm Beach Gardens, Florida: October 2023 Onessimo Fine Art, South Florida’s premier contemporary fine art gallery, presents Burner: The Exhibition. BURNER is a next-level, not-to-be-missed, traveling exhibition of urban artworks featuring thought-provoking art by some of the most recognizable names in the graffiti art movement.
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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