March 23, 2017 RSS feed / Arts & Entertainment News

OPERATIC 'PHANTOM'

Andrew Lloyd Webber’s show returns with elaborate new production

AS A CHILD GROWING up  in Bay City, Mich., Katie Travis dreamed of someday playing the lead in the iconic musical, “The Phantom of the Opera.”  On March 23, the talented   More...

HAPPENINGS

Dramaworks gets set to travel to ‘Arcadia’

Some plays, like some people, are smarter than others. Tom Stoppard’s “Arcadia,” which opens March 31 at Palm Beach Dramaworks’ Don & Ann Brown Theatre in West Palm Beach, is the work of a bona fide smart guy. J. More...

AREA MARKETS

Riviera Beach Marina Village Green & Artisan Market — 5-9 p.m. Wednesdays, 200 E. 13th St. at Broadway, Riviera Beach. Also has a flea market and antiques. Info: 623-5600 or www.harrysmarkets.com.   More...

FILM CAPSULES

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Mounts announces winners of photographic contests

Rochelle Wolberg, interim operations manager and director of programs at Mounts Botanical Garden, has announced the winners of two separate, simultaneous photography contests: Mounts 10th annual Photography Contest; and Mounts second annual Youth Nat More...

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FLORIDA WRITERS

A cruel past threatens to wreak havoc on an uncertain present

Though many of Randy Wayne White’s earlier entries in his Doc Ford mystery series have generated fear, not one has been as persistently scary as “Mangrove Lightning.” An odd brew of local history, unnatural quirks in the natural wor More...

Culture & Cocktails caps season with ‘Sing Sing Sing’

Rena Blades, president and CEO of the Cultural Council of Palm Beach County, has announced that the popular series Culture & Cocktails will conclude the 2016-2017 season with a musical flourish at The Colony Hotel Pavilion, at 155 Hammon Ave., Pa More...

Northwood theater opens with ‘Starcatcher’

When the musical play “Peter and the Starcatcher” opens at the Conrad N. Hilton Theatre at the Esther B. O’Keeffe Center for Creative Education on March 31, it will mark a milestone — and fulfill a promise. More...

COLLECTOR’S CORNER

A bowl that stirs up a batch of memories

Aunt Cleo Douthit loved to bake. I can see her now in her Pahokee kitchen. More...

LATEST FILMS

‘Beauty and the Beast’

The cartoon is better.  More...

Yee-hah! Bluegrass duo set to play Flagler Museum

The Flagler Museum will host its 12th annual Bluegrass in the Pavilion concert at 3 p.m. Saturday, April 8. The Pavilion will open for seating at 2:30 p.m. Guests are invited to enjoy an afternoon with special musical guests, Dailey & Vincent. More...

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HOROSCOPES

ARIES (March 21 to April 19) Be careful about doing someone a favor when you don’t know the full story behind the request. Don’t rely on someone’s unsubstantiated assurances. Insist on all the facts before you act.   More...

The Wick plans season of shows inspired by film

The Wick Theatre in Boca Raton hopes that musicals connected to popular films will be an alluring draw in its fifth season, based on the three of the five titles it announced this week.  But the season also includes a hilarious comedy calculated More...

Oxbridge jazz group wins top rating

The Oxbridge Academy Jazz Ensemble, performing under the direction of Ernie Mills, the school’s director of instrumental music, received top ratings in the 49th annual Berklee School of Music High School Jazz Festival. More...