“Cultural Capital” airs monthly on Palm Beach County TV Channel 20: Mondays at 10 a.m., Wednesdays at 9 p.m., Fridays at 11 p.m. and Saturdays at 4:30 p.m. All episodes are also available on our YouTube channel.
Host Marilyn Bauer, director of marketing and government affairs for the Cultural Council, visits local cultural landmarks throughout The Palm Beaches, discovering what makes this Florida’s Cultural Capital®
South Florida Science Center and Aquarium
Afterlife: Tombs and Treasures of Ancient Egypt Exhibit
The Afterlife: Tombs and Treasures of Ancient Egypt exhibit featuring the tomb of Thutmose III is the subject of this Cultural Capital. Science Center President and CEO Lew Crampton guides host Marilyn Bauer through this fascinating, globe-trotting exhibit.
Loggerhead Marinelife Center
Jack Lighton, President and CEO of the Loggerhead Marine Life Center in Juno Beach talks with Marilyn Bauer about the mission and purpose behind the center.
Boca Ballet Theatre
In this episode, Marilyn Bauer talks to Dan Guin, Executive Director of Boca Ballet Theatre in Boca Raton. Topics include the history of the Theatre, educating the dancers, staging performances, outreach and more.
Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society
In this episode of Cultural Capital, Marilyn Bauer, Cultural Council of Palm Beach County Director of Marketing and Government Affairs, visits the Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society in West Palm Beach. Zoo President & CEO Andrew Aiken chats with Marilyn about what it takes to inspire people to act and do things on the behalf of wildlife and wildlife habitat. Mr. Aiken also describes the mission of the Zoo and what it takes to create unique experiences, exhibits and talks that create an emotional connection with the visitors through the animals and their habitats.
John D. MacArthur Beach State Park
Marilyn Bauer explores John D. MacArthur Beach State Park and the many amenities available to the public there. The Friends of MacArthur Beach State Park Director Cheryl Houghtelin describes the purpose of her organization and how it ties into the operations of the park.
Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens
In this episode of Cultural Capital, the Cultural Council of Palm Beach County’s new Director of Marketing and Government Affairs, Marilyn Bauer, visits the Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens in Delray Beach.
South Florida Science Center and Aquarium
In his final episode of Cultural Capital, Bill Nix visits with Lew Crampton, President and CEO of the South Florida Science Center and Aquarium in West Palm Beach, FL. The two discuss the history of the Science Center, formerly the South Florida Science Museum, and current and future exhibits on display.
Interview with Local Historian Richard Procyk
This episode of Cultural Capital features an interview with Richard Procyk, historian and author of Guns Across the Loxahatchee. Show host, Bill Nix, the Council’s Vice President of Marketing and Government Affairs, gives viewers an inside look at Procyk’s archaeological-historical investigation of Seminole War sites in Florida, with special focus on the Battle of Loxahatchee, January 24, 1838.
The interview is set in Jupiter’s historic Battle Park – a nature-based tourist destination for outdoor enthusiasts, and the purported site of some of the most deadly battle sites during the War.
Art Enhances Learning in the Classroom
This special two-part series on Arts Integration in Palm Beach County schools features education expert Gail Burnaford, a Professor at Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton; Jan Rodusky, the Council’s Director of Grants; and Shawn Berry, the Council’s Manager of Arts and Cultural Education. Also featured in the series are guests Dr. Lavinia Draper, a teacher from U.B. Kinsey Elementary School in West Palm Beach, FL, who was awarded the prestigious Fullbright Award Scholarship, and her very proud principal, Dr. Adrienne Howard.
Program Season Rich in Theatre Offerings
In December, Cultural Capital featured Palm Beach County theatres and a preview of the 2012-13 Season. Interviewed by show host, Bill Nix, the Council’s Vice President of Marketing and Government Affairs was: William Hayes, artistic producing director of Dramaworks. Andrew Kato, artistic producing director of the Maltz Jupiter Theatre and Theresa Loucks, advertising, marketing and public relations director of the Lakeworth Playhouse were also featured, providing season previews and highlights for 2012-13.