On January 10, 2017, the Cultural Council welcomed more than 200 guests for the inaugural Spotlight Luncheon, featuring a conversation with artist and lyricist Bernie Taupin. This interview serves as a kick-off to the celebration of Taupin’s 50th anniversary with songwriting partner, Sir Elton John.

Thank you to all of our guests who attended and for those who couldn’t make it, please enjoy this short video:

Watch the full interview on the Cultural Council’s YouTube channel »


Event Photos


Luncheon Sponsors

JPMorgan Chase & Co. | Ms. Suzanne L. Niedland | Mr. and Mrs. Frank Walsh

Patron Sponsors

Mr. Bruce Beal and Mr. Francis V. Cunningham
Mr. and Mrs. James S. Karp
Mr. and Mrs. Berton E. Korman
Mrs. Herme de Wyman Miro, president
The International Society of Palm Beach
PNC Bank
Mr. and Mrs. Frederic A. Sharf

Supporter Sponsors

Ms. Dina Gustin Baker Mr. and Mrs. William D. Parmelee

Patron Sponsors

Mr. and Mrs. Richard R. Katz Jr.
Mr. and Mrs. Bob Stiller
Mr. and Mrs. Dom A. Telesco
Palm Beach Illustrated

Special thanks to:

Palm Beach Modern Contemporary 2017 logo web Perry J Cohen Foundation logo web