(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.
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(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.
(PRESS RELEASE)_(Delray Beach, FL – September 26, 2023) Marjorie Waldo, President & CEO of Arts Garage, today announced concerts on December 8 & 9 by one of the world’s leading champions of the Great American Songbook:
Ann Hampton Callaway Sings The Seventies for a night of rousing and beautiful classics. Callaway covers hits from the great songwriters of the time—Carole King, James Taylor, Joni Mitchell, Billy Joel, John Lennon and more. And she puts her own stamp on the unforgettable songs from The Carpenters, Linda Ronstadt, Barbra Streisand, Roberta Flack and other beloved singers of the time. For a feel-good time of holding hands, clapping, singing along and taking a walk down memory lane, this is the show to see
(PRESS RELEASE)_September 25, 2023 (Lake Worth Beach, Fla.) -- A collection of profound photographic work about love, anger and the struggles experienced by generations of women will soon be on display in a striking art exhibition in downtown Lake Worth Beach.
The exhibition Lauren Bertelson: Like Mother, Like Daughter will take place October 6 through December 2 at the Cultural Council for Palm Beach County’s Solo Gallery at its Lake Worth Beach headquarters. Free and open to the public, exhibition hours during October are Tuesday through Friday from noon to 5 p.m., as well as Saturday, October 14 from noon to 5 p.m. In November and December, exhibition hours are Tuesday through Saturday from noon to 5 p.m.
(PRESS RELEASE)_West Palm Beach, Fla. (September 25, 2023) – The Kravis Center for the Performing Arts is pleased to announce our first Kravis Center Block Party. Kick off the 2023 -2024 season with activities, workshops and live entertainment at this free event.
On Saturday, October 14 from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., the Kravis Center campus will be a buzz with live music, performances by Palm Beach Symphony, Young Singers of the Palm Beaches community sing-a-long and a variety of workshops including Miami City Ballet, Samba percussion, Hip Hop/ Street Dancing, an African Drum Circle, Indian Fusion Dance and much more for the whole family to enjoy. We are bringing the best talent South Florida has to offer as well as the National tour of Paige Hernandez’s HAVANA HOP! (please see full schedule below.)
(PRESS RELEASE)_West Palm Beach, FL (September 25, 2023)— Hanley Foundation has announced the expansion of its Board of Directors with the addition of four new members: Whitney Douglass, Scott D. Hollingsworth, Erica Garwood, and Thomas J. Gallagher. The West Palm Beach-based nonprofit’s mission is to eliminate addiction through prevention, advocacy, treatment, and recovery support.
SOUTH FLORIDA – Today is National Lobster Day so plan to celebrate at one of these six popular Palm Beach County seafood spots.
In 2014, Maine senators passed a bill to establish National Lobster Day—a holiday recognizing the delicacy’s place in American history and culture, the hard work of lobstermen, and the positive impact the seafood has had on economies in coastal regions. With lobster, there’s lots to celebrate, and in South Florida, there is no shortage of the decadent crustacean.
Yakitori Sushi House
Yakitori Sushi House is the go-to spot for authentic Japanese cuisine. The sushi and seafood dishes are divine, including their Signature Lobster Pad Thai ($35), with an 8 oz. lightly battered lobster tail, sauteed with rice noodles, egg, scallion, peanut, onion, and bean sprouts in a pad thai sauce. In honor of the holiday, Yakitori will be offering 30% off this delicious entrée.
(PRESS RELEASE)_WEST PALM BEACH, FL (September 22, 2023) – The Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts announces An Evening with Yo-Yo Ma, in conversation with Jeffrey Brown and Al Stewart (with his band) The Empty Pockets as part of our 2023-2024 “SEE IT LIVE!” season.
Tickets to Al Stewart (with his band) The Empty Pockets go on sale on Saturday, October 7 at 10 a.m. and tickets to An Evening with Yo-Yo Ma, in conversation with Jeffrey Brown go on sale on Wednesday, October 18 at 10 a.m.
(PRESS RELEASE)_Delray Beach and Jupiter, FL—Vodka’s popularity in the United States can be traced back to the repeal of Prohibition and the purchase of a Connecticut-based distiller named Smirnoff in 1939. Today, Americans remain unquenchably fascinated by the colorless, odorless, and tasteless tipple renowned for its unflappable ability to stand alone and serve as the bedrock for such legends as the Cosmopolitan and Moscow Mule.
On October 4—National Vodka Day—fans of the apex spirit can imbibe their appreciation at one of hundreds of watering holes around the Palm Beaches, including Delray Beach’s Dada and Blackbird Modern Asian in Jupiter. Both award-winning dining establishments serve traditional vodka-infused libations and some that border on the eccentric.
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