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Cultural Preview: Performing Arts

The performing arts scene is plentiful in Palm Beach County. Mark your calendars for these local performances.

The performing arts scene is plentiful in Palm Beach County. Save the date for these not to be missed local performances.

Edgar & Emily Q&A

Palm Beach Illustrated chats with playwright Joseph McDonough for a behind-the-scenes look at his newest production.

Palm Beach Illustrated chats with playwright, Joseph McDonough, for a behind the scenes look at his newest production.

Q&A with Peter Sagal

Playwright and radio host Peter Sagal will premiere a new comedy in Boca Raton this November.

Peter Sagal—or, at least, his voice—is most recognizable as the host of the NPR news quiz show Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me. But this Harvard University graduate is also a playwright.

Animal Behavior at Dramaworks

Palm Beach Dramaworks opens its season with "The Little Foxes," a family drama by Lillian Hellman.

What sacrifices would you make to maintain an upper hand? To get what you want? To assert your financial, and familial, dominance? Lauded playwright Lillian Hellman explored the extremes of ambition and the thirst for fortune in her 1939 family drama The Little Foxes, currently onstage at Palm Beach Dramaworks through November 12. Set in 1900 Alabama, Foxes focuses on the…

Indigo Intrigue at Morikami

The Morikami Museum's new exhibit explores the applications of indigo in Japanese clothing.

Starting in the sixth century, the Japanese began using natural ingredients to dye clothing. The most common color was an array of rich, deep indigos extracted from the leaves of an exotic plant known as tade ai. Farm workers began relying upon indigo dye, or aizome, specifically because it had antibacterial and insect-repellent effects, helping their clothes last longer. Progressively,…

Classic Meets Contemporary

Viral sensation 2Cellos will perform at Mizner Park Amphitheater September 24

The history of the cello dates back to the 1500s, when Italian craftsmen began building bass violins to mimic the lower registers of the human voice. Today, this classic instrument is finding popularity in the twenty-first century thanks to Croatian cellists Luka Sulic and Stjepan Hauser, together known as 2Cellos. Sulic and Hauser achieved viral fame after they released their…

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…