Cultural Concierge - Palm Beach County

Discover what’s hot this week throughout The Palm Beaches and explore a variety of events and experiences. Take advantage of cultural recommendations, ticket discounts, special access passes, last minute deals, exclusive promotions and more, all provided directly from our extensive network of local partners. No matter what your taste or style is, you’ll always find a diverse collection of cultural experiences here every week.

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Kravis Center’s 25th Anniversary Community Salute

Kravis Center’s 25th Anniversary Community Salute

Saturday, October 1

Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts
701 Okeechobee Blvd.
West Palm Beach, FL

Doors open at 7:30 a.m. on Saturday for a free community salute in honor of the 25th anniversary of the Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts. Early birds will enjoy complimentary breakfast lite bites, mimosas and coffee, while a variety of special activities and entertainments are presented throughout the day.

Doors open again at 6:30 p.m. for free performances by the Symphonic Band of the Palm Beaches (7–7:45 p.m.), Ballet Palm Beach (8–8:45 p.m.) and Young Singers of the Palm Beaches (9–9:45 p.m.)





Fiesta Cultural at Palm Beach Zoo

Fiesta Cultural at Palm Beach Zoo

Saturday, October 1
10:00 am - 9:00 pm

Palm Beach Zoo
1301 Summit Blvd.
West Palm Beach, FL

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with music, food and the animals of South & Central America. Endangered animals, including jaguars, tapirs, giant anteaters and a baby Mexican spider monkey that was born in September will be on hand. Also meet Juana la Iguana, a learning and entertainment content platform that instills educational and global values to Spanish-speaking preschool children. A popular TV character in South America, Juana la Iguana’s purpose is to encourage children to dream of a better world by overcoming obstacles with self-confidence and being better people with strong values.

$7–$10 admission. (561) 547-9453 or palmbeachzoo.org.





Gutenberg! The Musical

Gutenberg! The Musical

Thursday, September 15 - Sunday, October 2

Sol Theatre
3333 N. Federal Highway
Boca Raton, FL

Written by Anthony King and Scott Brown, this entertaining musical depicts a pair of desperate, bravely untalented songwriters at a backers’ audition for their new musical about the inventor of the printing press. King and Brown were nominated for the 2007 Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Book of a Musical.

$10, students and industry w/ID
$25, adults
(561) 447-8829 or eveningstarproductions.org





Capitol Steps

Capitol Steps

Saturday, October 1 - Sunday, October 2

Wold Performing Arts Center, Lynn University
3601 Military Trail
Boca Raton, FL

“Capitol Steps” was created after Senate staffers wanted to stage a nativity play for their Christmas party but were unable to find three wise men or a virgin within the entire Congress. They dug through the headlines instead, creating a special brand of political parody, satire and song that is particularly enjoyable in this election year.

October 1, 7:30 p.m.
October 2, 4 p.m.

$70 box, $55 orchestra, $50 mezzanine
(561) 237-9000 or  events.lynn.edu.





Giorgi Chkikydze, Piano

Giorgi Chkikydze, Piano

Sunday, October 2
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

St. Paul’s Episcopal Church
188 S. Swinton Ave.
Delray Beach, FL

Emerging Georgian pianist Giorgi Chkikydze performs a solo recital of works by Giya Kancheli, Frederic Chopin, Sergei Prokofiev, Allen Webber and Franz Liszt. Music at St. Paul’s is entering its 24th season of solo, chamber and early music performances in the sanctuary of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Delray Beach.

$15–$20, VIP preferred seating available in advance. (561) 278-6003 or stpaulsdelray.org/music-at-st-pauls.

 





Art Salon: The Alchemy of Juxtaposed Elements and Metaphysical Confrontation in Sculpture, Installation, Painting and Print

Art Salon: The Alchemy of Juxtaposed Elements and Metaphysical Confrontation in Sculpture, Installation, Painting and Print

Tuesday, October 4
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Armory Art Center
1700 Parker Ave.
West Palm Beach, FL

Baltimore native Randy Burman has been creating art all his life and showing it since 1965. Drawing widely from popular culture, art history, information design and social and political events, his practice is based on bringing together disparate formal elements to reveal hidden, compelling connections. He seeks to reveal the cultural forces that develop unintentionally in the real and digital worlds of objects, material and ideas.

$10, payable at the door.





Daniel Pearl World Music Days “Harmony for Humanity”  with the FAU Symphony Orchestra

Daniel Pearl World Music Days “Harmony for Humanity” with the FAU Symphony Orchestra

Thursday, October 6

University Theatre, FAU’s Boca Raton Campus
777 Glades Rd.
Boca Raton, FL

FAU’s University Symphony, conducted by Laura Joella, presents Daniel Pearl World Music Days “Harmony for Humanity,” a celebration of hope’s triumph over despair and hatred. This opening concert of the orchestra’s 25th anniversary season includes Beethoven’s “Symphony No. 7 in A Major, Op. 92; Giorgio Mirto’s “The Grave Under the Hill” from “Norwegian Memories” with Dr. Ken Keaton, classical guitar soloist; Bernstein’s “Slava! A Political Overture” and Grieg’s Suite No. 1 from “Peer Gynt.”

$10. fauevents.com





Urinetown, The Musical

Urinetown, The Musical

Thursday, October 6

Lake Worth Playhouse
713 Lake Ave.
Lake Worth, FL

Written by Mark Hollmann and Greg Kotis, “Urinetown” is both a satire of the legal system and a love letter to one of America’s most beloved art forms, musical theater.

In a Gotham-like city, a terrible water shortage caused by a 20-year drought leads to a ban on private toilets. Forced to use public amenities regulated by a single malevolent company that charges admission fees in order to profit from one of humanity’s most basic needs, the citizens unite when a man who decides he’s had enough.

$28 – $33, lakeworthplayhouse.org/Urinetown.





Selections from the Armory Art Center

Selections from the Armory Art Center

Friday, August 26 - Saturday, October 29
10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Cultural Council of Palm Beach County
601 Lake Avenue
Lake Worth, FL

The Cultural Council of Palm Beach County’’s first exhibition of the 2016–17 season showcases works by the faculty artists of the Armory Art Center in West Palm Beach. A broad range of styles and media are represented, including oils, acrylics, pastels, photography, mixed media, sculpture, jewelry, clay, fabric and more.

Free. palmbeachculture.com.
Closed on Sundays, Mondays and holidays.





Walter Hynatysh Survey: The Florida Years 1989-2016

Walter Hynatysh Survey: The Florida Years 1989-2016

Friday, September 2 - Saturday, October 29

Schmidt Center Galleries, Florida Atlantic University
777 Glades Rd.
Boca Raton, FL

The works of former Florida Atlantic University professor of painting, Walter Hnatysh, include paintings, drawings and photography. This survey demonstrates and celebrates his evolution as an artist in Florida during the last 27 years.

Free.
(561) 297-2661 or fau.edu/galleries.





Tennessee Williams’ “Night of the Iguana”

Tennessee Williams’ “Night of the Iguana”

Wednesday, October 12 - Sunday, November 13

Palm Beach Dramaworks
201 Clematis St.
West Palm Beach, FL

Pulitzer Prize-winner Tennessee Williams’ last major play is about a defrocked and spiritually bankrupt minister who takes refuge at a Mexican hotel, connecting with a kind, lonely artist who just might hold the key to his salvation.

$66, (561) 514-4042 or palmbeachdramaworks.org.

Specially priced previews are available Oct. 12 – 13.

Wednesdays, 2 p.m.
Thursdays, 8 p.m.
Fridays, 8 p.m.
Saturdays, 2 p.m.
Sundays, 2 p.m.

Recommended parking is the Banyan Garage, located on the corner of Banyan Blvd. and Narcissus Ave. Valet parking is available on either side of Clematis St., just west of the theater. Rates vary; contact International Parking at (561) 307-3182 for valet parking information.





New & Now Exhibition

New & Now Exhibition

Saturday, September 3 - Saturday, November 26

Armory Art Center
1700 Parker Ave.
West Palm Beach, FL

This multimedia exhibition features works by new faculty members and artists-in-residence for the Armory Art Center’s 2016-2017 season. The center offers art classes for all ages and levels of experiences, taught in state-of-the-art studios. Disciplines include ceramics, digital arts, drawing, glass fusing, jewelry, painting, printmaking, fibers, and sculpture.

Free. (561) 832-1776 or armoryart.org



 


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