Below, you’ll find featured guests from past Culture & Cocktails events, presented by the Cultural Council for Palm Beach County at the Colony Palm Beach.

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Generously sponsored by:

The Roe Green Foundation, Roe Green, Founder

The Milton and Tamar Maltz Family Foundation

Additional support for the series is provided by:

Palm Beach Daily News

January 2019

Classic Film, Fine Wine & High‑End Design

Classic Film, Fine Wine & High‑End Design

February 4, 2019

A Conversation with real estate developer, film producer/distributor and vineyard owner Charles S. Cohen

Interviewed by Dr. David Breneman, President & CEO of The Society of the Four Arts


Collage Mirage

Collage Mirage

January 7, 2019

A Conversation with artist Bruce Helander

Interviewed by Deborah C. Pollack, art historian, gallery owner and author of several books including “Palm Beach Visual Arts”


January 2018

Behind the Scenes

Behind the Scenes

November 5, 2018

A Conversation with filmmaker Doug Liman

Interviewed by Ellen Liman, painter and owner of the Liman Gallery Palm Beach


Let Me Entertain You

Let Me Entertain You

April 2, 2018

A Conversation with:
• Daniel Biaggi, General Director of Palm Beach Opera
• Beth Clark, CEO of the Young Singers of the Palm Beaches

Culture & Cocktails will end the season with our traditional musical finale, featuring both conversations with cultural leaders and stirring live performances by some extraordinary musicians.


Shining Bright: The Eternal Allure of Silver

Shining Bright: The Eternal Allure of Silver

March 5, 2018

A Conversation with Michael James, Owner & Founder of The Silver Fund
The Silver Fund is the largest dealer worldwide in estate Georg Jensen silver, having sold more than $40 million since 1996 to private clients around the world. It has helped to build multiple large collections and exhibits at exclusive art and antique fairs in the US including New York, Los Angeles, Palm Beach, Dallas, Chicago and San Francisco, as well as in London, Germany, Switzerland, France and Italy.

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