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Art Auction for Charity

The City of West Palm Beach's Aesop's Tables will be auctioned off for charity August 31.

Summer is slowly coming to a close, but the City of West Palm Beach has made the most out of this special time of year with its season-long Summer in Paradise promotion. Since early June, residents and visitors have taken advantage of fun activities like glow-in-the-dark mini golf and festivals like Fourth on Flagler. The cornerstone of it all has…

A Song as Old as Rhyme

Disney’s Beauty and the Beast taking stage at the The Wick Theatre until July 9

Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, the Broadway musical, has taken the stage at The Wick Theatre in Boca Raton, and it has audiences of all ages swaying to the beat of “Be Our Guest.”

New Play Reading at Maltz Jupiter Theatre

Maltz Jupiter Theatre will present a free staged reading of the new play "Goy Toy," June 19.

Playwright Hannah Benitez. Courtesy of Maltz Jupiter Theatre It’s time to get up close and personal with the creative process. On Monday, June 19, the Maltz Jupiter Theatre will host a staged reading of Hannah Benitez’s new play Goy Toy. This free event begins at 7:30 p.m. and will take place in the theater’s Green Room Club Level Lounge. A Miami native, Benitez…

The Cripple of Inishmaan tells of hope and loss

Palm Beach Dramaworks stages the Irish dark comedy "The Cripple of Inishmaan."

Ireland musn’t be such a bad place if Palm Beach Dramaworks, West Palm Beach’s leading repertory theater company, wants to set a play there. Inishmaan, for example, is home to an eclectic group of residents, salt-swept rocky cliffs, and a town gossip who spreads the latest news. The Cripple of Inishmaan, onstage through June 4, is a dichotomous dissection of a…

Theatre Lab’s New Play Festival Returns

Theatre Lab, the professional theater company at Florida Atlantic University, will present new works May 10-14 as part of its New Play Festival.

Florida Atlantic University’s Theatre Lab is closing out its second season with a bang. From May 10-14, Theatre Lab will bring the latest works from some the country’s top playwrights to South Florida as part of its popular New Play Festival. Starting with an evening of short plays, the festival continues with daily readings followed by post-show discussions that will…

Kravis Center and Disney join forces

The Kravis Center for the Performing Arts and Disney Musicals in Schools are bringing musical theater education to Palm Beach County elementary schools.

The Kravis Center recognizes the importance of arts education. The West Palm Beach-based performing arts organization has made offering comprehensive arts education programs a cornerstone of its mission. Now, thanks to a $100,000 grant from The Walt Disney Company, the Kravis Center will share the Disney Musicals in Schools initiative with under-resourced elementary schools in Palm Beach County. Founded in 2010, Disney…

Interview with Pianist Ji

The young pianist will perform at Rosarian Academy April 4.

On April 4, the Chamber Music Society of Palm Beach will welcome piano prodigy Ji to the Picotte Fine Arts Center at Rosarian Academy in West Palm Beach as part of the organizations’ Young Concert Artists Series. Tickets cost $30, with student admission available for $5. Originally from South Korea, Ji has been playing the piano since the age of 5….

Cultural Council Call to Artists

The Cultural Council of Palm Beach County invites artists to submit pieces for the Cultural Council Biennial 2017.

Once every two years, the Cultural Council of Palm Beach County challenges artists to submit their absolute best work—no theme, no boundaries, just make it great—for inclusion in a juried art show. That time is now. Through April 27, area creators can make submissions using this link. All artists must be 18 years or older and reside in Palm Beach County. Artists can…