virtual summer performing arts series

Hosted by: WPTV NewsChannel 5’s T.A. Walker
Join us for seven special virtual performances this summer by some of Palm Beach County’s top talent. Lifestyle and entertainment reporter for WPTV NewsChannel 5’s Taste and See South Florida, T.A. Walker will be adding his trademark charm and wit as our master of ceremonies for the series.

Performances will be streamed here live on palmbeachculture.com and free to access. Donations are encouraged and greatly appreciated, and will help the Cultural Council in our mission to support local artists. Click below to learn more about each performance and register to receive updates and event reminders.
T.A. Walker, WPTV

Broadway Jazz: A Jazz Tribute to Musicals

Broadway Jazz: A Jazz Tribute to Musicals

June 20, 2020

This performance features songs that were originally written and performed in Broadway musicals. Yvette Norwood-Tiger and her band will perform songs by Cole Porter, Ira and George Gershwin, Richard Rogers and Lorenz Hart (Rogers & Hart), Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein and other great Broadway composers.

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CANCELLED: A Latin Affair

CANCELLED: A Latin Affair

July 11, 2020

*Out of an abundance of caution over COVID-19 concerns, the Cultural Council has decided to cancel this livestream performance of “A Latin Affair”. The health and safety of the performers and our staff is of utmost importance to us.

Please visit this page for future performance dates and information. Thank you for your continued support of the Cultural Council’s mission.

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The Man with the Horn

The Man with the Horn

August 8, 2020

*Rescheduled from August 1

Jill & Rich Switzer and Friends will celebrate the iconic songs of Chet Baker, Louis Armstrong, Stan Getz, Miles Davis, Chuck Mangione, and more with special guest vocalist/jazz trumpeter Chris Santiago.

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In Other Words

In Other Words

August 15, 2020

This performance by vocalist Meri Ziev will be a New York-style cabaret directed by Tony Award-winner Faith Prince, with Musical Director, Bistro and MAC Award-winner Bobby Peaco, and additional arrangements by Chris Denny and Phil Hinton. We can’t fly to many places during the pandemic, but you can soar with Meri through her own history of communication, with songs ranging from “Besame Mucho” (Consuelo Velazquez) to “We Belong” (Pat Benetar)! Meri invites you to “Fly Me to the Moon,” or at least virtually into your living room!

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One Love: A Tribute to Bob Marley

One Love: A Tribute to Bob Marley

August 29, 2020

Paying tribute to one of the greatest Jamaican artists, Bob Marley, Soda Pop and the Insiders will perform songs by the legendary singer/songwriter.

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Cheek to Cheek

Cheek to Cheek

September 5, 2020

Jill & Rich Switzer and Friends will perform music from the Great American Songbook, inspiring dance in both lyric and rhythm with special ballroom dance performers Angela Manfredi and Sasha Chudin.

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Art Shift: An Evening of Dance

Art Shift: An Evening of Dance

September 12, 2020

An initiative to give local emerging and seasoned artists a platform to present their choreographic work as well as give Cultural Council members and the community a chance to witness local dance/movement artists and new styles of dance. This performance will present work by a diverse group of Palm Beach County artists who in turn are given the opportunity to perform and connect with a wider, virtual audience.

This performance will feature the work of Libby Faber (Arise Dance Collective), Demetrius Klein (Demetrius Klein Dance Company), Donna Goffredo Murray, Anna Nunes (AGWA Dance Company) and Ericka Squire (Natural Movers//Dance Project).

After the performances, we’ll have a brief Q&A session with the choreographers, moderated by Clarence Brooks.

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Summer Performing Arts Series Sponsors
For corporate sponsorships, email Shaun Castillo at scastillo@palmbeachculture.com.