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THE HEART ATTACK RISK ASSESSMENT ITS FREE.ITS PRICELESS. S E E T A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A T A A T A A A S Money & InvestingAvoiding costly mistakes in the world of love. A22 X INSIDE Download our FREE App todayAvailable on the iTunes App Store. X PRSRT STD U.S. POSTAGE PAID FORT MYERS, FL PERMIT NO. 715 OPINION A4 NEWS OF THE WEIRD A7HEALTHY LIVING A18BUSINESS A21 MONEY & INVESTING A22REAL ESTATE A27ARTS B1SANDY DAYS B2 EVENTS B6-7PUZZLES B12CUISINE B19SOCIETY B10-11, 16-18 WEEK OF FEBRUARY 14-20, 2013 Vol. III, No. 19  FREE An Irish benefitBrendan Grace and others stage performance for friend. A12 X NetworkingSee who was out networking in Palm Beach County. A23-26 X Vol. III, No. 19  FREE Let ters from more than a cen tury ago reveal the timelessness of love COUR TESY PHOTOSV George Remington Carter with wife Sarah Jane Ringold, or Sallie, around 1910. They had been married nearly 25 years at this point. V The late 19th-centur y love story of George and Sallie has been preser ved through their letters. BY SC O TT SIMMONSssimmons@” oridaw eekly .c om HE P APER IS YELLOWED, AND THE black ink has oxidized t o bro wn and red. But the ardor of 12 5 y ear s ago still w ells from the pages fr esh as the da y Geor g e Remingt on Cart er r eminded S arah Jane Ring old of how much he wanted to marry her .I w ant to tell you I lov e y ou the dearest of all the world. And as y ou know, I hav e been so anxious to hav e you name the day w hen you will be my wife. Y ou s aid this morning y ou will let me know tonight. Nothing you could do w ould make me happier bu t in sa ying it, your count enance and manner indicated you wer e not just sa tisfied and read y t o do so just yet.ŽT hat was writ t en J ul y 24, 1 887 in C incinnati. Sarah, or Sallie as she w as called, car efully tuck ed a w a y the do zen or so lett er s, SEE LETTERS A8 XTop-rated ArtiGras benefits local not-for-profits ArtiGras is great fun for the 150,000 or so people who turn out each Presidents Day weekend for the fine art fair. But its not just about paintings or pottery or even photography. The event, set for Feb. 18-20, is coordinated by the Northern Palm Beach County Chamber of Commerce, and raises money for a variety of charities. The 2013 beneficiaries include the Kiwanis Club, Quantum House, Girl Scouts of Southeast Florida, Amara Shrine, Resource Depot and 40 local and private schools, according to ArtiGras publicist Rebecca Seelig. The better the festival does the better we can give,Ž said Hannah Sosa, director of communications and special events at the chamber. About 40 local and private schools benefit from the proceeds from ArtiGras that go to the ArtiGras Art Education Foundation. Since 1995, the ArtiGras Art Education Foundation has raised more than $500,000 to help support art programs in area schools „ programs that have been devastated by budget cuts. All of their budgets have been cut for SEE ARTIGRAS, A10 XSPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLYBeyond “Shadowlands”Actor brings C.S. Lewis to life at the Kravis. B1 X


A2 NEWS WEEK OF FEBRUARY 14-20, 2013 FLORIDA WEEKLY Setting the Gold Standard in cardiac care Call 561-625-5070 for a physician referral. Visit to learn about our FREE Heart Month activities. Five-Star Recipient for Coronary Interventional Procedures. 11 Years in a Row (2003-2013) One of HealthGrades Americas 100 Best Hospitals for Stroke Care(tm) 2 Years in a Row (2012-2013) Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Heart Failure 7 Years in a Row (2007-2013) Open Heart Surgery Coronary InterventionElectrophysiologyValve ClinicTranscatheter Aortic valve Replacement (TAVR)Accredited Chest Pain Center Let me pare down the immense biography of Annie Liebovitz by reporting three recent facts. Ms. Liebovitz, as you know, is the celebrated 63-year-old photographer of stars and products such as the Rolling Stones and the Beatles, the Whoopi Goldbergs and the Demi Moores, the George Clooneys and Lance Armstrongs and Johnny Depps, or (most recently) the Stella Artois beers. First fact: she has placed her ivy-covered home and studio up for sale. Any of us can have it, dominating a comfortable corner in Manhattans Greenwich Village, a New York City neighborhood, merely by laying down $33 million. Second, Ms. Liebovitz recently sold 37 photographs of the famous or almost famous to the Norton Museum of Art in West Palm Beach. Any of us can see them merely by driving there post haste, whether we have to travel from the next town over or the next coast over „ from Palm Beach Gardens or Port Charlotte. To that sale she added two more images as gifts, bringing to 39 the number now on display at the Norton through June 9. And third, two Florida Weekly colleagues joined Ms. Liebovitz last month to talk about her art. One of them, a friend of mine, told me that Ms. Liebovitz hit the mark in a George W. Bush photo she once made „ Mr. Bush with his family, or perhaps with his first-term cabinet, including Donald Rumsfeld, Dick Cheney, Condo-leezza Rice and Colin Powell. She said regardless of where you fall on the political divide, everyone loved this picture, because they saw in it what they projected onto it,Ž my friend noted. She has experienced such a phenomenon herself, with one uncharacteristic exception: not everybody always loves what she writes. Holding a mirror up to nature, after all, can sometimes show you something you might not want to see. My friend may feel that critical reactions to some stories are also the result of the Liebovitz principle: Observers take from art what they bring to it. They see what they want to see. When you read (a good) story,Ž she explained to me, youre really having a conversation with yourself. You take away whatever you project onto it.Ž Just as when you view the portrait of Bush and company. Its a contemporary notion, at least put that way, but it has its antecedents in clas-sical western philosophy. The old idea of art is this: to be good, it must entertain and educate. Coincidentally, its witnesses may come to understand something they already know „ they see it revealed. Then they can say, So thats love (Shakespeares Sonnet 114). So thats evil (Rob-ert Hilliards novel, PhillipaŽ). So thats despair (Joan Didions memoir, Blue NightsŽ). All thats a little different than merely seeing what you want to see. And it doesnt mean the thing seen has to be beautiful, either. That is, unless you think of beauty the way Thomas Aquinas did, not merely as pretty, but as id quod visum placet.Ž Beauty is that which, when seen, pleases. Taken that way „ taken as objects that carry no moral imperative „ Ms. Liebo-vitzs photos are beautiful, if empty. Many of her Norton subjects sit at the center of the universe working on their fame-tans in the bright rays of her camera „ Mikhail Baryshnikov and Mark Morris. Tom Cruise, Andy Warhol, and Leonardo DiCaprio with a swan curled around his neck. Even the pre-diet Rev. Al Sharpton, enthroned in the PrimaDonna Beauty Care Center in Brook-lyn with a hairdryer riding his head like a royal space helmet. Beautiful all, and sometimes disturbing „ though not as disturbing as her most famous photo, the Rolling Stone Magazine shot of a tastefully naked John Lennon lying on his side to embrace the reclining, fully-clothed Yoko Ono. Ms. Liebovitz took that one on the afternoon of Dec. 8, 1980. Ms. Ono wore black for the shot, and the result reflected the photographers ability to create confec-tions that appeal like narcotics to an Amer-ican palate addicted to carnival stardom. In no other entertainment photo does the glitter of fame become so deeply and permanently enshrined by the concrete of sudden martyrdom. Only a few hours later, John Lennon walked out of his apartment on the west side of Central Park to be shot and killed by a carnival stardom addict. What all of that does for Ms. Liebovitz „ who is now, in the tradition of Andy Warhol, as famous as her subjects „ is cre-ate great wealth, apparently. It doesnt hurt that what we know of her is exotic, as well. She always wears black. She was the longtime lover and partner (she has said) of the late razor-tongued critic and writer, Susan Sontag. She can actually get her subjects to do these things willingly: lay in a bath of milk (Whoopi Goldberg) or let her shoot what she sees when she catches them sitting in a womens beauty parlor (Al Sharpton). More impressively to me, she can obscure the line between art that aims to reveal whats real or true, and art that uses the techniques and artistry of such revelation „ in painting, writing or photography, for example „ to make you reach into your wallet and produce a lot of real cash, and never mind any other realities.Beer commercials. Beauty-product commercials. Clothing commercials. The truth of that artistry is economic. Do people who sit around drinking Stella Artois really look or behave like the models in Ms. Liebovitzs Stella Artois Timeless Beauty CampaignŽ shoot „ the perfect woman perched invit-ingly atop the perfect mans piano in a world without fear or flaw? Is that art? Is that even honorable? What would an old rocker like Neil Young, the con-science of Ms. Liebovitzs generation, say? Hed say this, and did: Aint singin for Pepsi/Aint singin for Cokeƒ Aint singin for Miller/ Aint singin for Budƒ I got the real thing, babyƒ.Ž I wanted the real thing, too, so I walked into (not the Norton) a bar and ordered a glass of Stella the other day. When I looked in the mirror behind a wall of bottles, some old bald fool was looking back with a big carnival grin on his face. It was sobering, I tell you. Q COMMENTARYHolding the mirror up to nature h D l o p p roger


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No portion may be reproduced without the express written consent of Florida Media Group, LLC. rich LOWRYSpecial to Florida Weekly OPINIONMarco Rubio’s bad deal amy GOODMANSpecial to Florida Weekly In Washington, a new gang has been born. The Gang of Eight on immigration is here to tell us that we have succeeded in not enforcing the law so persistently and thoroughly that now we have to give up all pretense. The Gang of Eight, headlined by conservative star Marco Rubio, wants to amnesty the 11 million immigrants who are already here as a product of past nonenforcement in exchange for a promise of future enforcement. Supporters of comprehensive immigration reform resolutely refuse to say the word amnesty.Ž They contend that the proposed package is not an amnesty because illegal immigrants have to go to the back of the line for a green card. But before that happens, they get pro-bationary legal status.Ž As a practical matter, this is the amnesty. Sen. Chuck Schumer states it with admirable clarity: On Day One of our bill, the people without status (i.e., ille-gal immigrants) who are not criminals or security risks will be able to live and work here legally.Ž You cant get more direct than that. Once an illegal immigrant gets probationary legal status,Ž he has jumped irrevocably ahead of all those poor saps back in their native countries who want to come to the U.S. but for whatever rea-son were unwilling or unable to break our immigration laws to do it. All indications are that this kind of probationaryŽ legal status matters more to illegal immigrants than an even-tual path to citizenship. In an essay in the journal National Affairs, immigra-tion expert Peter Skerry points out that 20 years after the implementation of the 1986 amnesty, only 41 percent of the 2.7 million people who got legal sta-tus under the program had gone on to become citizens. The Gangs enforcement triggersŽ affect only the path to citizenship. In principle, the enforcement provisions „ requiring use of the E-Verify system for employers and establishing a system to monitor entries and exits from the country „ are worthwhile. But only a naif would have much confidence in their timely and effective implementa-tion. As Mark Krikorian of the Center for Immigration Studies points out, Con-gress has already required the comple-tion of an entry-exit system six times. To no avail. It passed a law in 2006 call-ing for the completion of a double-layer border fence. Also, to no avail. Weve been here before, with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. Rubio calls the 1986 law a blanket amnesty,Ž even though, on his terms, it wasnt unconditional or immediate. To apply for legal status, illegal immigrants had to pay a fee and prove that they had good moral character. If approved „ and not everyone was „ they had to wait 18 months before applying for a green card. All of this was coupled with fearsome-sounding enforcement provisions to beef up security at the border and crack down on employers hiring illegal workers. In other words, in broad brush, the blanket amnestyŽ of 1986 is indis-tinguishable from the bipartisan prin-ciples of 2013. Since the enforcement never happened, the 1986 law stands as a monument to bad faith. Washington may be about to build another one. Q „ Rich Lowry is editor of the National Review.Brennan and Kiriakou, drones and tortureJohn Brennan and John Kiriakou worked together years ago, but their careers have dramatically diverged. Brennan is now on track to head the CIA, while Kiriakou is headed off to prison. Each of their fates is tied to the so-called war on terror, which under President George W. Bush provoked worldwide condemnation. President Barack Obama rebranded the war on terror innocuously as over seas contingency operations,Ž but, rather than retrench from the odious practices of his predecessor, Obama instead esca-lated. His promotion of Brennan, and his prosecution of Kiriakou, demon-strate how the recent excesses of U.S. presidential power are not transient aberrations, but the creation of a fright-ening new normal, where drone strikes, warrantless surveillance, assassination and indefinite detention are conducted with arrogance and impunity, shielded by secrecy and beyond the reach of law. John Kiriakou spent 14 years at the CIA as an analyst and a case officer. In 2002, he led the team that found Abu Zubaydah, alleged to be a high-ranking member of al-Qaida. Kiriakou was the first to publicly confirm the use of waterboarding by the CIA, in a 2007 interview with ABCs Brian Ross. He told Ross: At the time, I felt that water-boarding was something that we needed to do. ... I think Ive changed my mind, and I think that waterboarding is prob-ably something that we shouldnt be in the business of doing.Ž Kiriakou says he found the enhanced interrogation techniquesŽ immoral, and declined to be trained to use them. Since the interview, it has become known that Zubaydah was waterboard-ed at least 83 times, and that he pro-vided no useful information as a result. He remains imprisoned at Guantanamo Bay, without charge. Kiriakou will soon start serving his 30-month prison sen-tence, but not for disclosing anything about waterboarding. He pled guilty to disclosing the name of a former CIA interrogator to a journalist, with infor-mation that the interrogator himself had posted to a publicly available website. Meanwhile, John Brennan, longtime counterterrorism advisor to Obama, is expected to receive Senate confirma-tion as the new director of central intel-ligence. I recently asked Kiriakou what he thought of Brennan: Ive known John Brennan since 1990. I worked directly for John Brennan twice. I think that he is a terrible choice to lead the CIA. I think that its time for the CIA to move beyond the ugliness of the post-September 11th regime, and we need someone who is going to respect the Constitution and to not be bogged down by a legacy of torture. I think that President Obamas appointment of John Brennan sends the wrong message to all Americans.Ž Obama has once already considered Brennan for the top CIA job, back in 2008. Brennan withdrew his nomination then under a hail of criticism for sup-porting the Bush-era torture policies in his various top-level intelligence posi-tions, including head of the National Counterterrorism Center. What a difference four years makes. With the killing of Osama bin Laden notched in his belt, Obama seems immune from counterterror criticism. John Brennan is said to manage the noto-rious kill listŽ of people that Obama believes he has the right to kill any-time, anywhere on the planet, as part of his over seas contingency operations.Ž This includes the killing of U.S. citizens, without any charge, trial or due process whatsoever. Drone strikes are one way these assassinations are carried out. U.S. citizen Anwar al-Awlaki was killed in Yemen by a drone strike, then, two weeks later, his 16-year-old son, Abdulrahman al-Awlaki, was killed the same way. I asked Col. Lawrence Wilkerson, who served as chief of staff to Secretary of State Colin Powell from 2002 to 2005, what he thought of Brennan. He told me: Whats happening with drone strikes around the world right now is, in my opinion, as bad a development as many of the things we now condemn so read-ily, with 20/20 hindsight, in the George W. Bush administration. We are creating more enemies than were killing. We are doing things that violate international law. We are even killing American citi-zens without due process and have an attorney general who has said that due process does not necessarily include the legal process. Those are really scary words.Ž While Kiriakou goes to prison for revealing a name, the U.K.-based Bureau of Investigative Journalism is launching a project called Naming the Dead,Ž hoping to identify as many as pos-sible of those killed in U.S. covert drone strikes in Pakistan, whether civilian or militant.Ž The BIJ reports a minimum 2,629 people who appear to have so far died in CIA drone strikes in Pakistan.Ž John Brennan should be asked about each of them. Q „ Denis Moynihan contributed research to this column. „ Amy Goodman is the host of Democracy Now!,Ž a daily international TV/radio news hour airing on more than 1,000 stations in North America. She is the co-author of The Silenced Majority,Ž a New York Times best-seller.


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Kids under age 12 fight each other without regard to gender, and blows above the collar-bone are always prohibited (along with attacks on the groin, kidneys and back). CrazyŽ was described delivering mer-ciless forearm chest smashes to a foe before the referee intervened, and the Black Widow won her match in less than a minute via arm-bar submission. Paren-tal involvement appears to be of two types: either fear of their childs getting hurt or encouragement to be meaner. Q The continuing crisisQ Breaking Bad (and Quickly!): Tyrone Harris, 26, reported for his first shift at Dunkin Donuts in Morristown, N.J., in January and received his name tag. Seven minutes later, according to police, he was on his way out the door with $2,100 from his supervisors desk. (Apparently, the supervisor had opened his drawer a little too far when reaching for the name tag, giving Mr. Harris a glimpse of the cash.) Q In a January submission to Indias Supreme Court, an association of the countrys caste councils begged for greater sympathy for men who commit honor killingsŽ of wayward females. The councils denied encouraging such killings, but emphasized that fathers or brothers who murder a daughter or sister are usually law-abiding, educated and respectable peopleŽ who must protect their reputations after a female has had a forbiddenŽ relationship „ especially a female who intends to marry within her sub-caste, which the councils believe leads to deformed babies. Q Aubrey Ireland, 21, a deans-list senior at the University of Cincinnatis prestigious college of music, went to court in December to protect herself from two stalkers „ her mother and father, who, she said, had been paranoiacally meddling in her life. David and Julie Ireland put tracking devices on Aubreys computer and telephone and showed up unannounced on campus (600 miles from their home), telling officials that Aubrey was promiscuous and mental-ly imbalanced. A Common Pleas Court judge ordered the parents to keep their distance. Q Video transmissions from drone aircraft rose stiflingly to more than 300,000 hours last year (compared to 4,800 in 2001). With input expected to grow even more, Air Force officials acknowledged in December seeking advice from a pri-vate-sector company experienced in han-dling massive amounts of video: ESPN. Q Dog trainer Mark Vette showed off his best work in Auckland, New Zealand, in December: dogs driving a Cooper Mini on a closed course. Using knobs fitted to the dogs reach, Vette taught mixed-breed rescue dogs Monty and Porter 10 discrete actions, includ-ing handling the starter, steering wheel, gearshift, and brake and gas pedals, and then put them behind the wheel on live television. Monty handled the straight-away flawlessly, but Porter, assigned to steer around a bend, ran off the road. Q Bright ideasQ In November, students at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia, ordered three therapy dogs and set up a room for super stressedŽ final-exam studiers. The dogs typically are loaned to hospital patients and senior citizens. Q In December, Cornell University staff installed a patch of grass inside the Olin Library (trucked in from the Adirondack mountains) because, said an employee, the sight of it has a cognitive relaxing effect.Ž Q Jorge Sanchez, 35, was arrested in Burbank, Calif., in February after walking into a Costco store, brazenly stuffing 24 quart cans of motor oil under his cloth-ing (some affixed with bungee cords), and heading for the exit. A security guard noticed him, but Mr. Sanchez fled and actually outran the guard (though some of his cargo came loose). Still carrying 15 cans, he made it eight blocks before police overtook him. Mr. Sanchez said he services cars part-time and that motor oil prices were just too high. Q PerspectiveThe issue of background checksŽ for gun purchases occupies center stage in the current gun-regulation debate, even though, ironically, current federal law on such checks is apparently half-heartedly enforced. In the latest data available (from 2010), nearly 80,000 Americans were denied the right to purchase guns because their applications contained false information (even though appli-cants swear, under penalty of law, that all information is true). However, The New York Times reported in January that of the nearly 80,000 applicants, only 44 were prosecuted for lying, and federal officials said the practice, well-known among applicants with shaky backgrounds, is known as lie and try.Ž Q Undignified deathsQ After a 51-year-old man was found dead in Everett, Wash., in January with his heavier girlfriend (192 pounds) lying face down on top of him, sheriffs depu-ties attributed cause of death as his hav-ing been smothered by the 50-year-old womans breasts. Neighbors said they had heard the man screaming for the woman to get off of him. Q In January, New York City police, arriving to check out an altercation and a death on the tracks at the East 125th Street subway station, found that the two incidents were unrelated. The man who was killed had actually fallen off of a train near the station while he was squatting between cars, defecating. Q NEWS OF THE WEIRDBY CHUCK SHEPHERDDISTRIBUTED BY UNIVERSAL PRESS SYNDICATE


A8 NEWS WEEK OF FEBRUARY 14-20, 2013 FLORIDA WEEKLYwhich were discovered in an old suit-case in the attic of her grandsons home in Fort Myers. And though more than a century and a quarter have passed since the letters were written, they reveal the universal-ity of love and romance, and hope for a future together. But before the two met, George, 33, was a widower. His wife, Missouri, had died in 1886 after years of ill health, exacerbated by the measles, leaving him with a 6-year-old daughter, Iva Pearl. He had been born on an Ohio farm to parents whose families already had spent nearly a century in the New World. He was on his way to becoming the owner of a prosperous leather fit-tings factory. Sallie was 26 and was stitching her way toward spinsterhood in the Cin-cinnati neighborhood of Cumminsville. Most girls of her day had long been married, but here she was, still living with her parents, who had immigrated to America the decade before her birth, her mother coming from Northern Ire-land, her father from the Netherlands. Her sewing sang with precision, as did her passion.~y~After while, when I do not have to cut and baste, drape and fit ... I can devote all my time to those I love „ or shall I say to him that I love.Ž~y~The prospect of marriage delighted her.~y~Just think how differently we will both be situated two weeks from tonight, if nothing prevents,Ž she wrote on Aug. 4, 1887. Mamma is still in excellent spirits and I only hope (that) will continue until after that time, and then we will be beyond her hearing at least. Now I dont want that to sound mean. I got a letter from brother John this evening telling me that if I had no objections, he would like to attend our wedding, and he was kind enough to set the day for 22nd of Sept. I thank him kindly for it, but I will not take his good advice.Ž~y~They were married Aug. 18 instead.It was the Victorian Age, and apparently Mamma was not sure whether she approved of the match. After all, George was a few years older than Sallie and had been married before. Sallie pressed on.~y~I chose the wonderful dress today and am glad that is off my mind. I have about a thousand things to say to you but cannot put them on paper. Well with just loads of love I will close and hoping to see you very, very soon. I am ever yours. Lovingly, Sallie.Ž~y~George wrote that he loved his parents, his daughter and his siblings. For Sallie he felt a different kind of impulse, a different throb of the heart when you are to be considered. Yet I think that I love my child and my par-ents as dearly as one can love children and parents. But as I say when your name comes in question there is an inspiration of love impossible for me to describe to you.Ž That love may have been impossible to describe, but here is what we know about the couple. They lived in Cincinnati and began a family of their own. Henry Adrian was the first son, then Martha and finally Jim. By that point they were living in Williamsburg, on the outskirts of Cincin-nati. According to the book, Indiana: One Hundred And Fifty Years of Ameri-can Development,Ž published in 1931, George initially taught school during the winter and worked the family farm in the spring and summer. In the 1890s, he founded a business that cut leather strips for buggies. The business began to outpace the railroad available in Williamsburg, and George moved his business and his family to Connersville, Ind., 70 miles or so from where he had grown up, and closer to the burgeoning automobile industry that was springing up across the Midwest. The George R. Carter Co. made trimmings for automobiles, and son-in-law Joel Denham Bolenders invention of flexible automotive trims brought the family additional business. But that prosperity did not dim the playful affection that George had for Sallie. A postcard photo of George and Sallie, taken around 1910, shows the couple lounging on the lawn of their home in Connersville. The caption reads:~y~Sallie fell downhill and lodged on Georges knee. Theyd be there still only for the camera. It captured them on the spot, so this picture we got.Ž~y~That image, which George addressed to his mother, Anna, always was met by family mem-bers with a wink, a nod or a smile. But the letters came as a surprise to the family when they were plucked from the attic in the early 70s as central air conditioning was being installed. Who knew passion lurked in the hearts of these very serious people? As George wrote on March 28, 1887:~y~It was so nice of you to go into the hall to give me that kiss. You do not know how much I appreciated that then. After you got through all your fun, you again bade me good night. You may not have thought of doing anything to especially please me but you did.Ž ~y~The Carters were active in their church, and were known for their civic involvement. George died unexpectedly in 1922, when the eldest of his grandchildren were still young. But he was much loved by his employees, many of whom continued to work for the family long after George R. Carter Co. was sold. And Sallie, who lived until 1937, was remembered as a strapping lady who was 6 feet tall and fairly imperious. Family movies from the 1920s and 30s show her strolling with her sisters and grandchildren in Florida, in Clearwater, and in Indiana, much as a dowager empress would with her court. That is how their story ended, but their tale is timeless. Perhaps George said it best:~y~Now Darling, I will bring this to a close hoping to see you soon and to have a nice long pleasant chat with you mixed with much !!!! Love. And now with much Love and Affection, I am yours sincerely, Geo. R. Carter~y~Here are additional excerpts from the letters between Sallie Ringold and George R. Carter.I have been thinking a great deal about the flowers we were examining last night and thought if our lives were shown up as the glass magnified those flowers how would it be do you suppose, do you suppose all would be as beautiful as were LETTERSFrom page 1 e n y our COURTESY PHOTOS1. Sallie Ringold Carter rides in a car with her son Henry Adrian Carter. 2. Sallie stands on the porch of her home in Connersville, Ind., around 1930. 3. Carte de visite photograph of Sallie as a girl, circa 1865. 4 & 5 Love letters from George and Sallie. 6. A Valentine that was among the letters and photographs. 7. Lace tablecloth made by Sallie. 8. Sallie’s glasses. 1 2 4 5 3


FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF FEBRUARY 14-20, 2013 NEWS A9 For tickets, please visit or call 561.204.5687. Polo HOTLINE 561.282.5290 3 667 120th Avenue South, Wellington, Florida 33414 *Tax inclusive. Parking additional, unless otherwise noted. Enjoy fabulous cuisine, entertainment, fashion and, of cour se, world-class polo every Sunday, January 6 through April 21. Entrance at 2 p.m. | Polo match at 3 p.m. The Perfect Match … Polo and Brunch LILA PHOTO ALEX PACHECO Champagne Brunch January-February: $100 March-April: $120 r1BWJMJPOSFDFQUJPOr-BWJTIHPVSNFUCSVODIr7FSBOEBTFBUJOHr5XPDPNQMJNFOUBSZ ESJOLUPLFOT Veuve Clicquot Champagne Brunch (for two) January-February: $300 March-April: $330 r$PNQMJNFOUBSZWBMFUQBSLJOHr1BWJMJPOSFDFQUJPOr-BWJTIHPVSNFUCSVODIr"DPNQMJNFOUBSZCPUUMFPG7FVWF$MJDRVPU e Pavilion Reception Pass January-February: $55 March-April: $65 r1SFNBUDIDIBNQBHOFUPBTUr1BTTFEMJHIUIPSTEPFVWSFTr5XPDPNQMJNFOUBSZESJOLUPLFOT Ticket Prices January-Aprilm(FOFSBM"ENJTTJPO#MFBDIFS4FBUJOHm/PSUIBOE4PVUI4UBEJVN-BXO4FBUJOHm$FOUFS4UBEJVN-BXO4FBUJOHm#PY4FBUTMJNJUFEBWBJMBCJMJUZn the stems of the flowers?Ž„ George R. Carter, March 28, 1887~y~I am so sorry that we had the little misunderstanding last night and I suppose if I had not been so worn out and tired I would not have felt so touchy. But it is all over now and I hope you will not allow it to make any difference with your work today. Just go about it as if there were no cranky girls in the world.Ž„ Sallie Ringold, May 6, 1887~y~Madam Rive King will give a concert this week at the Odeon and I should like very much to go. The tickets are not for sale but anybody calling at the piano store of D.S. Johnston & Co, 56 West Fourth St. can have complimentary tickets. Please get four. Now you have my orders!!Ž„ Sallie Ringold, May 24, 1887 € Note: Julie Riv, known as Madame Riv-King, was a famous concert pia-nist of the 19th century who began her career in Cincinnati.~y~Your actions in regard to my letters have led me to believe that you enjoy them so much that it makes the pleasure to me double in writing them.Ž„ George R. Carter, June 4, 1887~y~I look forward to the prospect of a pleasant home with a noble wife to enjoy it with me with the anticipation of such pleasure that my life is constantly animated with joy. Can it be any wonder that I sometimes feel that were I to lose you that the prospects of my life would be as a blight.Ž„ George R. Carter, June 30, 1887~y~I hardly know what to write this morning for some way I feel so much like explaining myself in terms of love and devotion to you and you laughed at me last night for being so spoony, so you see I would not dare write a spoony letter yet I am at a loss when I am writing to you to know what else to write but love.Ž„ George R. Carter, July 6, 1887~y~I want to do all in my power to right every little wrong or unpleasantness than should ever occur between us, for my dearest wish is for our happiness together.Ž„ George R. Carter, July 24, 1887~y~If you are too tired when you get home, or if you have any other reason for not wanting to go buggy riding, do not arrange to do so. I will not be one bit disappointed. I hope dear that you will not forget to ask Mrs. Day and all of your friends to come on the 18th.„ Sallie Ringold, Aug. 4, 1887, two weeks before her wedding day. € Note: The Days were in-laws of Georges. His sister Thursa had married a man named Christopher Columbus Day, and his late wife, Missouri Day Carter, had been part of that family.~y~I hope you are pretty well rested up over your trip this morning. You looked tired last night but I think you enjoyed the entertainment very much. I know I did. And so much the more because I was accompanied by the one I love so dearly.Ž„ George R. Carter, Aug. 12, 1887~y~To My Valentine Arm in arm, side by side, The sky is bright, The world is wide, I am your dearest Valentine, You, of course, Are always mine.„ Printed on a valentine in the box with George and Sallies letters Q 6 8 7


A10 NEWS WEEK OF FEBRUARY 14-20, 2013 FLORIDA WEEKLY Palm Beach1800 Corporate Blvd., N.W.Suite 302Boca Raton, FL 33431561.665.4738 Fort Lauderdale200 East Las Olas Boulevard19th FloorFOrt Lauderdale, FL 33301954.522.2200 (telephone)954.522.9123 (facsimile)supplies,Ž Ms. Sosa said. Teachers can teach, but they dont have brushes and paint.Ž The concept is simple.In the Youth Art Competition, local public and private schools, grades K-12, are invited to create art works and compete for $2,600 in savings bonds and $4,550 worth of ArtiBucks for their schools art department. The works of about 100 finalists in this countywide competition will be on display at Arti-Gras. Money raised by ArtiGras also pays for scholarships for aspiring artists. The Quantum House benefits from proceeds in the Tiny Treasures tent, where children ages 3-13 can enter an exclusive kids onlyŽ gallery to buy works donated by the exhibiting artists. Children and their families also can meet the artists on site. Most art is priced between $5 and $20. In addition to the direct financial benefit, many area non-profits also gain exposure through the show. We have nonprofit groups that staff our gates and theyre responsible for taking tickets. They wear their shirts to promote their nonprofits,Ž Ms. Sosa says. Selected charities also get to have a booth. We are considered the charity of the day on Monday,Ž said Jennifer Sardone-Shiner, director of marketing at the Maltz Jupiter Theatre. Its more than a partnership. Its nice to be acknowledged as the charity of the day, but in addition, ArtiGras also supports visual arts, such as the set design for our spring musical,Ž she said. That musical, Oklahoma!,Ž is set for May 17-18. The Paul & Sandra Goldner Conservatory of Performing Arts is the educa-tion arm of the theater, and a portion of the proceeds from the tickets it sells in its box office benefits the conservatory. The last two years we actually sold out of the advance tickets. Its not just about the money. It brings a range of people into the theater. Its a nice brand-ing identity campaign that brings two non-profits together in the community,Ž Ms. Sardone said. The juried art show has been ranked one of the top 50 art shows in the United States. It attracts more than 280 fine artists from around the nation. The three-day event also offers interactive art exhibits, live music and dem-onstrations. Heres what is happening:Q Artist Demonstration Stage „ Learn ho w artists creat e art in various media throughout the festival. Demon-strations are on the hour every day with artists from the Lighthouse ArtsCenter and participating ArtiGras artists from around the country. Q ArtiKids Area „ The Chobani Champions ArtiKids Area is dedicated to young artists who are invited to participate in a interactive art activities made from recycled materials. Create a one-of-a-kind hat, make a one-of-a-kind piece of art from recycled materials to take home and be in a one-of-a-kind recycled fashion show. Activities are provided by Resource Depot, Light-house ArtCenter, Armory Art Center, A Latte Fun, Time Remembered, Go Van Gogh and Macaroni Kid. Q Youth Art Competition Gallery „ More than 200 works by kids grades K-12 were submitted to the contest and will be on display all weekend. Winners will be announced live on the Main Stage Feb. 18. Winning schools receive prize money to purchase art supplies and winning students have their art-work framed courtesy of Fastframe. Q Tiny Treasures Childrens Art Boutique „ Kids will love the chance to purchase their very own fine art donated by exhibiting artists. Visit this childrens-only tent inside the ArtiKids area. Proceeds benefit the Quantum House. Sponsored by WQOL. Q Beer Garden „ Enjoy a Budweiser draught under the umbrellas while lis-tening to live entertainment in the Buzz 103.1 Beer Garden. Q Comfort Zone „ A shaded rest spot sponsored by Kool 105.5 and Flori-da Power & Light. Q Art Pick Up „ Purchases can be loaded into your car at Art Pick Up gate. For more information, ask the art-ist from whom you purchased your art-work. Sponsored by WZZR Real Radio. Q Artivity Avenue „ The newest creation for adults to find their artist within.Ž Take a painting class while enjoying complimentary wine and cheese. Q Resource Depot Green Zone „ All artists participating in the Green Zone have used 70 percent upcycled materials made into wearable art along with art for your home and garden. Pro-ceeds benefit Resource Depot, a reuse center that collects business discards, samples, and scraps that would ordi-narily end up in the landfill and then donates these materials back to educa-tors, parents, children, seniors and other nonprofit agencies. Q ARTIGRASFrom page 1 >>What: ArtiGras >>When: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Feb. 16-17. 10 a.m.5 p.m. Feb. 18.>>Where: Abacoa, Jupiter. Satellite parking lots are available at Dwyer High School and Jupiter Middle School. Each of these lots is accessible from Military Trail. Free shuttles run every ve minutes to and from the lots to festival gates. Complimentary parking also is available at FAU and Roger Dean Stadium on Saturday and Sunday only.>>Cost: $6 advance; $10 at the gate; free for children 12 and under>>Info: in the know "Teachers can teach, but they don't have brushes and paint." Hannah Sosa, Northern Palm Beach County Chamber of Commerce


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A12 WEEK OF FEBRUARY 14-20, 2013 FLORIDA WEEKLYIrish community comes together to help one of its own BY SCOTT SIMMONSssimmons@” oridaweekly.comSome of South Floridas finest Irish entertainers are coming together in a night of music and humor to benefit a woman who has been undergoing che-motherapy for breast cancer. Comedian Brendan Grace, with special guests, singer/artist Hugh ONeill, singer Tracy Sands, Hilary OLeary, musician Keith Aherne and The KillBil-lies will perform a concert at 6:30 p.m. on Feb. 17 at Jupiter High School, to benefit Cathleen Kelleher. Its going to be a great evening. Im certainly going to be as funny as I can. Ive done some shows in Florida in the past and the humor has always been very well received,Ž Mr. Grace said by phone from Ireland. The comedian, who has a home in Jupiter, will no doubt mix humor and music. With so many good singers on this particular show, I will be concentrating principally on comedy, but I will probably throw in a couple of songs and see how they work out,Ž he said. He said he seldom has trouble finding ways to keep audi-ences laughing. Ive found that Irish humor and American humor, if theyre delivered properly, will work well on both sides of the Atlantic. An awful lot of people of people have the misconception that Americans speak English. They actually dont. They speak American,Ž he said. Theres a difference between Americanisms and English.Ž Really?If you just take a vehicle as one example. There are 28 things on the average automobile that have a different name on this side of the Atlantic and that side. And if you use one of these as a tag line to a gag, its gone,Ž he said, citing the bonnet and the boot, as opposed to the hood and the trunk of a car. Ive learned them all and man-aged not to fall into the trap. These are very impor-tant things when it comes to doing com-edy,Ž he said. When you speak about the windscreen, people can say, do you mean the windshield? But if youre doing com-edy, you dont get that second chance. I might sound like a smart ass but Ive studied it.Ž One person he is hoping will get a second chance is Ms. Kelleher, who has not been able to keep a regular work sched-ule because of her cancer treatments. Cathleen is from the lovely city in Ireland of Cork, where they have a brogue and actually sing their words. She is a real Cork woman and Ive known her for 20 years. Shes a great, strong person,Ž he said. Mr. Grace said his grateful the community is coming together, citing The Bistro, plus Paddy Macs and OSheas Pub, which are helping out with food and drink for the festivities. There is a great connection with the Irish people and drink. Some drink in small portions, but we drink a lot. Theres going to be great camaraderie with this,Ž he said. Its a lovely list. It really will be a beautiful evening. It will be St. Pats ahead of time.Ž It might be better even than your usual bit of Irish entertainment. St. Patricks Day, wherever you go youre not going to get a lineup of such quality performers,Ž he said. Mr. Grace should know. My humor is based on vaudeville and its been working fine with me in Ireland for 40 years. My fingers are crossed. I would almost guarantee thats going to be a great evening.Ž Q What: A Night of Irish Comedy, featuring Brendan Grace with Hugh O’Neill, Tracy Sands, Hilary O’Leary, musician Keith Aherne and The Killbillies.When: 6:30 p.m. Feb. 17 Where: Jupiter High School, 500 Military Trail, Jupiter. Followed by bene t auction with complimentary hors d’oeuvres and open bar from 9-10 p.m. at The Bistro, 2133 S. U.S. Highway 1, Jupiter.Cost: $60 and $75 Info: 373-7723 Brendan GraceKELLEHER e sai d b y p h one h as a home in m ix humor and s in g ers on w ill be l y on b a bl y s on gs out,Ž t r o u a ud iI ri s h m or, i f l y, wi ll es o f th e eople of people t hat Americans a l ly dont. Th ey a id. Theres a e ri c ani s m s and v ehicle as one things on the haveadifferent an d actually s ing th e ir words. She is a real Cork woman words She is a real Cork wo m y ears. a nd Ive known her for 20 y e sai d. 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C elebrate OUR NATIONS GREATS A DAY TO FEBRUARY 18 TH T T T H H H H ONE DAY ONLY Follow us for news and special offers @McDonalds_ SWFL Offer good only at participating McDonalds in Miami-Dade, Broward, Monroe, Palm Beach, Martin, St. Lucie, Okeechobee, Indian River, Collier, Hendry, Lee and Charlotte counties. For a limited time only. Prices and participation may vary. Plus tax, if applicable. *Weight before cooking 4oz (113.4 grams) 2013 McDonalds. OR WITH CHEESE * The Florida Weekly is now available at participating McDonalds. A14 WEEK OF FEBRUARY 14-20, 2013 FLORIDA WEEKLYHopes Dreams and Horses offers equine therapy BY MARILYN BAUERmbauer@” oridaweekly.comSneaky Pete has only been around a few months. A miniatureŽ with blond hair and big brown eyes, he is in the process of learning man-ners. The other 15 horses at Hopes Dreams and Horses (HDH) are ther-apy animals, boarders or rescues waiting for new homes. The 20-acre Jupiter therapeutic center has been offering Equine Assisted Learning (EAL) and thera-peutic riding since its founding by Sue Copeland in 1998. Hundreds of children and adults have taken part in programs designed to heal any number of anxiety disorders and help in building muscles and confi-dence. We have had girl scout groups out to earn badges, senior citizens for help with mobility and young chil-dren who have problems speaking,Ž said Ms. Copeland. The organization was set to introduce a new program, Equine Assisted Therapy (EAT) in conjunction with a mental health professional. Ms. Copeland said the hope was to work with at-risk kids from the Children of Purpose Chris-tian Academy in West Palm Beach. All this programing requires funding; something the center is short on. Although costs are low (starting at $25 for a half hour group lesson) and many of the children who use the center are on scholarship, HDH has never broken even. We are operating on a shoestring,Ž said Ms. Copeland. Ms. Copeland created HDH when she suffered a degenerative back problem and was scheduled for sur-gery. I had just bought my dream horse, a thoroughbred named Wilbur,Ž she remembered. I asked my doctor if I could ride and he told me to let pain be my guide. I rode Wilbur and never had to have surgery.Ž Ms. Copeland immediately began researching equine therapy and worked with several local groups to round out her understanding. Ms. Copeland and Program Direc-tor Carly Brown, are both certified equine professionals. According to Ms. Brown, therapeutic riding dat es back to 1952 w hen German doctors reported benefits to patients with orthopedic problems such as scoliosis. The movement of a horse walking mimics the gait of a human,Ž said Ms. Brown. This stimulates the rider both physically and cogni-tively. The ability to control a horse, as well as ones own body inspires self confidence, responsibility and teamwork.Ž Therapeutic riding also aids in balance, muscle control, motor development and coordination. Patients whose motor skills have been impaired have the chance to experience freedom of movement, which in turn builds positive feel-ings of self-worth. People paired up with a horse build a relationship with the ani-mal,Ž said Ms. Brown. Because horses mimic human emotion, they are able to work on boundaries and respect. This type of therapy has proved very effective with Military Sexual Trauma and Post Traumatic Stress Syndrome.Ž While EAL is mainly conducted on the ground with exercises created to develop emotional and social skill sets, ETA takes the exercises one step farther through analysis of the process. This is all in addition to the simple benefits of recreation. The youngest children to visit and work with HDH have been 4 years-old but with the hoped-for addition of a physical therapist, the center will be able to bring in children as young as 2 years. Its really good for early development and for kids with problems walking or suffering from Cerebral PalsyŽ said Ms. Brown. For other kids it is strength training to devel-op muscle and for some it even strengthens the respiratory system.Ž HDH is looking for sponsors to help cover the cost of kids lessons and for equine tack donations. They also need volunteers. For more information, contact Ms. Copeland at 262-3038 or visit the website at Q See photos from a recent fundraiser on page B16. JOHN SESSA/FLORIDA WEEKLY Sue Copeland founded Hopes Dreams and Horses after riding her horse helped her with a back problem.


FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF FEBRUARY 14-20, 2013 A15 Veterans career training focus of Feb. 26 event SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLY Palm Beach State College and the West Palm Beach Veterans Affairs Medical Cen-ter will host an event to help qualified veterans take advantage of VRAP „ the Veterans Retraining Assistance Program. It will be held at the Lake Worth campus on Feb. 26 from 1 to 3 p.m. It is free and designed for veterans who meet VRAP criteria, including being at least 35 but no more than 60; unemployed on the date of application, not eligible for any other VA education benefit programs, not enrolled in a federal or state job training program At the event, VA staff will discuss the program, show veterans how to apply, and provide additional information about medical center services. For more informa-tion, call 868-3805. Q Community Foundation will match education pledges to SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLY The Community Foundation has invested in to support teach-ers and their special classroom projects in Palm Beach and Martin counties. The Community Foundation wants to make the learning experience in classrooms a whole lot better, and theyre seeking the support of the community to help double their impact, the foundation said in a pre-pared statement. The Community Foundation will match every dollar donated in any amount that supports a Palm Beach or Martin county classroom project featured on, up to $70,000. The match opportunity expires in January 2014 or until the total match dollars are met, whichever comes first. The Com-munity Foundation has also provided gift cards to residents throughout the commu-nity to encourage donors to support local projects „ bringing the total investment to $100,000. engages the community in the public school system by providing a simple and personal way to help teachers. A variety of classroom projects featured on the website describe the goals of the projects and the materials needed. When classroom projects reach their funding goal, ships the project materials directly to the classroom. There are currently 70 class-room projects in Palm Beach and Mar-tin counties that need funding, however, more teachers add new projects every day, the foundation said in the statement. Together we can help support one of our communitys most important assets „ our educators,Ž said Jillian Vukusich, director of community investment, in the statement. We all have the same goal in mind: to help our students receive the best education possible. gives teachers a chance to have a greater set of tools to enrich the learning experience.Ž The Community Foundations investment was made possible by The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Fund, an endowed fund of the foundation, which addresses needs in arts and culture, edu-cation, the environment and community development. For more information, see Q


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A18 NEWS WEEK OF FEBRUARY 14-20, 2013 FLORIDA WEEKLY Lost that loving feeling? Try making a grand gesture on Valentine’s DayMatt walked determinedly into the Hallmark store, planning to buy Vivian the splashiest valentines card in the display. But if truth be told, he really wasnt into it. With the way things had been going lately with his wife, the last thing he was inspired to do was choose something sentimental. He couldnt pinpoint how long hed been feeling this apathetic and resentful. In recent times, it seemed as if Vivian was always annoyed at him. She would criticize him for the smallest things, and would dismiss his attempts to explain. To add insult to injury, she would constantly accuse him of not caring enough about her feelings. Whenever he did make an effort to please her, it seemed like he got it all wrong. Lately, it felt like the two of them were going through the motions. So, he probably had stopped making the effort. What was the point? There was a time his heart had stopped still at the mere mention of Vivians name. Theyd had a whirlwind romance. And, the early years of their marriage had been an intimate dream. But somewhere over time the feelings had shifted. Matt actually missed the earliest, romantic days, when they could finish each others sentences. When they laughed if one of them messed up, instead of arguing. He remembered the days he would read each of the valentines carefully, determined to find that one special card that could truly describe the depths of his emotions. Now, it was such a struggle to put his feelings into words.There have been times when most of us havent been satisfied with the state of our romantic lives. In these instanc-es, Valentines Day may become an offensive, and often painful, reminder of everything lacking. Lonely singles will often curse the day that accentu-ates their frustrations. They will under-standably count the hours until Febru-ary 15th. Those who have lost a partner may acutely feel the pain of their loss. And, sometimes, the loneliest of all are those of us in faltering or conflicted committed relationships. Its hard not to feel cheated and resentful on a day thats designated for happy, in-sync sweet-hearts. If we are feeling hurt or angry, it may be difficult to sincerely celebrate a day dedicated to romance. The loving feelings we once felt so strongly may have been occluded by hurt, sadness and resentment. We may feel pressured to express loving sentiments to our partners, when in fact, were no longer certain about how we feel. Many of us are not careful enough about the way we express our disap-pointments. We may read way too much into what our partners do, or dont do. We may misinterpret these gestures as definitive statements about how much we mean to them, or how committed they are to the relationship. We may get huffy or become defensive, because somehow we dont get the sense they put in enough effort. Many of us are so busy focusing on how weve been wronged we miss an opportunity to own up to how weve let the other person down. We may not want to put our-selves on the line by saying we are seek-ing validation or reassurance. To protect ourselves from feeling vulnerable, we may criticize or attack. Sometimes, when a relationship is in an uncertain place, there may be some anxiety about expressing loving feel-ings. Will our partner think its too little, too late? Have we put ourselves on the line by committing to emotions that are more intense than we really feel? Our natural inclination, therefore, may be to ignore Valentines Day alto-gether, or to just go through the motions, without much enthusiasm or attention. Obviously, this approach may antago-nize our partners, or ensure that we stay entrenched in more of the same. I understand we may not always be in the mood. But, what about making a grander gesture? One that takes an emotional risk, and requires us to be the bigger person?Ž What will it take for us to reach past the resentments and upsets to approach our partner once again they way we did at the beginning? Initiating a conciliatory statement about our willingness to come through for our partner may create an atmo-sphere that could open up the possibil-ity of true intimacy. We certainly should know the words and gestures that once upon a time touched our lover in a powerful way. Granted, its often emotionally risky to put ourselves on the line. If our partner has seemed preoccupied or aloof, there may be discomfort about putting senti-ments into words that could expose our neediness. And, theres no guarantee they will be receptive or reciprocate with feelings in kind. But much of the time, they too, are longing to recapture the connection that was once so power-ful. There may be ways to take the edge off this holiday by letting our partner know we are looking forward to sharing this special day in a meaningful way. We certainly understand that one night is not the solution to making everything right in a troubled relationship. But sometimes taking the care to reach out in a thoughtful way may be just what it takes to set in motion a positive spiral of important intentions. Q „ Linda Lipshutz, M.S., LCSW, is a psychotherapist serving individuals, couples and families. A Palm Beach Gardens resident, she holds degrees from Cornell and Columbia and trained at the Ackerman Institute for Family Therapy in Manhattan. She can be reached at 561-630-2827, online at www.palmbeachfamilytherapy. com, or on Twitter @LindaLipshutz. FITNESS PROFILE‘You have to try it ... it will become a fitness lifestyle’Fitbella, a weight loss and fitness center, employs a one-on-one personalized workout in the fitcapsule,Ž where a combination of muscle movements and warmth reactivates the metabolism in about 30 minutes „ this is the equivalent of about an hour-and-a-half at a regular gym. The fitcapsule is heated at a temperature of 98 degrees, which maximizes the benefits of reshaping the body. Then, the client relaxes 20 minutes in the fitbath,Ž a steam bath designed to detox, smooth, tighten and hydrate skin. During the first consultation with a coach, a clients measurements are taken, and a nutrition and workout plan is developed. For more information, contact Melissa Rabino at 775-0122 or email at pbg@ Fitbella is located at 2401 PGA Blvd., Suite 128, Palm Beach Gardens, in the Harbour Financial Center. See fitbella. us, and on Twitter @fitbella_usa. Name: Linda Miller Age: 45 City: Stuart Occupation and family: Massage therapist. Single with no children. Activities: Biking, massage, walking, Fitbella. Q. How did you decide to join Fitbella? A. I felt that Fitbella was a totally different form of program for fitness. I had to give it a try! Q. Did you have a training program or exercise routine before you joined? A. I was a member at the gym for two years. Q. Some women say they find it difficult to make time for exercise or train-ing. How do you carve out the time in your schedule? A. This is easy. I wake-up earlier or end my day later. It is like you make time for health „ like eating. Q. Is there an aspect of the program that you like the best? A. I love my workout and program. I also enjoyed the Fitbath after my workout, not to men-tion my coach. Q. Do you have any specific fitness goals? A. Overall, lean muscles-reshaping. And I would like to have a life-style of health and well-ness. Q. How would you describe the atmosphere in the center? A. Very warm and friendly. Its professional, but not stuffy. Q. Has the nutrition program helped you change the way that you eat? A. Absolutely, a great education on eating is key. Q. Do you have any advice for women who might be considering starting a training program? A. Dive right in. You have to try it. It will become a fitness lifestyle. Q HEALTHY LIVING i l i d e t d linda COURTESY PHOTOMassage therapist Linda Miller works out at Fitbella. One of her goals is leaner muscle.


FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF FEBRUARY 14-20, 2013 NEWS A19 Folk artŽ is the confusing name given to some things made by untrained art-ists. From the 1930s into the 50s, antique collectors might have called these pieces primitiveŽ or named them for a region, like Pennsylv ania German style.Ž By the 1950s, some daring collectors were searching for woodcarvings, painted chests, sculptures and paintings that lacked the realism of a scene or portrait by a trained artist. Everything was hand-made. Today folk art includes not only informal handmade items, but also commer-cial pieces like iron doorstops, carousel horses, store signs, weathervanes and some toys. By the 1960s, there were homemade and factory-made folk art lamps assem-bled from bottles, metal fire extinguish-ers, milk cans and store tins. Other lamps were made by Boy Scouts, prisoners, soldiers or housewives using patterns in craft magazines. Driftwood, unso-phisticated pottery, walnut shells and even antique toasters were used to make lamps. But the most popular and pricey appear to be constructions made of old cigar boxes, Popsicle sticks or hammered brass bullet casings. Today, top prices are paid for lamps made of small glued piec-es of carved wood that show the skill of the maker. Another style is tramp art,Ž made from chip-carved pieces of cigar boxes. The ice pop, invented in 1905, was named PopsicleŽ in 1924. The wooden sticks from the icy treat were probably used for crafts from the beginning. Boxes of unused sticks were available in stores by the 1950s. Prices are based on the originality and talent of the lamps maker and how eager a collector is to own the unique piece, so they can range from $25 to thousands of dollars. A one-of-a-kind 1910 floor lamp by an unknown artist sold last fall at Guyette, Schmidt & Deeter, a Maryland auction house, for a surprising $27,600, well over estimate. The 5-foot-tall lamp was made of carved and stained pine and cedar. The wooden shade and center column are covered with carved and applied birds and designs. Q : I recently bought a desk and chair at a thrift store for $29. The front of the desk pulls down to reveal a storage compartment. There is a sticker under the desk that says Ferguson Furniture, Hoboken, N.J.Ž Can you tell me how old it is? A: Ferguson Brothers Manufacturing Co. was founded in 1898 by Harry and Louis Ferguson. The company was incor-porated in Hoboken in 1900. It was run by members of the family until 1953, when it was sold to Sun-Glo Industries. Ferguson made inexpensive reproduction furniture and furniture novelties,Ž including cedar chests, cellarettes, fold-ing screens, folding tables, humidors and smoker stands. Your set sounds like a bargain. Q: I received a lovely picture signed TeroneŽ from a friend about 15 years go. He and his wife had owned it since the 1940s. Can you tell me anything about the artist? Are his works valuable? A: Alfred T. Terone (1913-1979) and his wife, Cecelia (1916-1999), gradu-ated from New York University and moved to Chicago to work for Borin Art Products, airbrushing pictures that were then mass-produced as prints. The prints were backed with brown paper and mounted in wooden frames. Some of the couples work was used on old movie sets and some appeared on the TV show, I Love Lucy.Ž In 1944 the Terones moved back to New York City, where they worked as commercial artists. Prints like yours sell for about $30 to $50 each in perfect condition. Q: Years ago, my mother gave me a pair of heavy antique bronze candlesticks. One of them is decorated with four clear hanging glass prisms. The sec-ond matching candlestick is missing the prisms, but has hooks to hang them. How can I find replacement prisms? A: There are suppliers of glass prisms in the United States. We list some in the free directory on our website, Just go to our home page and search for the word prisms.Ž You also can do an Internet search for replacement glass prisms.Ž You will want to measure the length of your prisms and examine their cutting design to be sure you buy new ones that closely match your old ones. Tip: Dust mites are the subject of many articles today. The more humid the environment, the more quickly the mites multiply. Dust mites eat dust particles, then turn to paints and glazing materials on wooden pieces. The only way to prevent damage is to clean regularly and vacuum with a machine that heats up enough to kill the mites. Q „ Terry Kovel answers as many questions as possible through the column. By sending a letter with a question, you give full permission for use in the column or any other Kovel forum. Names, addresses or email addresses will not be published. We cannot guarantee the return of any photograph, but if a stamped envelope is included, we will try. The volume of mail makes personal answers or appraisals impossible. Write to Kovels, (Florida Weekly), King Features Syndicate, 300 W. 57th St., New York, NY 10019. KOVEL: ANTIQUES terry COURTESY PHOTO This unique floor lamp is an expensive piece of folk art. It brought $27,600 at a November 2012 auction held at Guyette, Schmidt & Deeter of St. Michaels, Md. Untrained artists provide desirable body of folk art Area antiques events>>Palm Beach Jewelry, Art & Antique Show: 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Feb. 16-18 and 11 a.m.6 p.m. Feb. 19, Palm Beach County Convention Center, 650 Okeechobee Blvd., West Palm Beach. Tickets: $15 daily, $25 for a four-day pass. Info:>>23rd Annual Pompano Beach Doll Show and Sale: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Feb. 16, St Paul The Apostle Catholic Church Auditorium, 2700 N.E. Sample Road, Lighthouse Point. Tickets: $3 adults; free for children under 12 and Girl Scouts in uniform.>>Doll Show & Sale: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Feb. 23, St. Luke’s Catholic Church, 2892 S. Congress Ave., Palm Springs (between Forest Hill Boule-vard and 10th Avenue North). Tickets: $3 adults; free for Girl Scouts in uniform. Info: 625-1305. P COURTESY PHOTO Replacement prisms are available from a va-riety of online sources. Or visit


AWAKENINGBodhi Hot Yoga opens Palm Beach Gardens studio SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLYBodhi, the original Stu-art-based hot yoga studio best known for its innovative and energetic approach to Vin-yasa based yoga, has expanded to open another location in Palm Beach Gardens. Bodhi translates to awaken.Ž I understand how important it is for our cli-ents to get a total body workout,Ž said Jennifer Martin, founder, owner and registered yoga teacher, in a prepared statement. Bodhi Hot Yoga is committed to pio-neering new, invigorating, fun classes with the holistic mind-body element woven in. We are excited about this new studio and the unparalleled yoga experience it brings to Palm Beach Gardens.Ž The moment members arrive at the new Bodhi Hot Yoga studio, the awak-ening begins, the statement says. The state-of-the-art green facility offers the perfect sanctuary for mind and body transformation. Bodhi Hot Yog as curriculum is designed to cultivate strength and balance while the heated room pro-motes detoxification and flexibility. Classes are set to modern popular music and are welcoming to anyone at any level. Members will feel con-tinually engaged by the ever-evolving teachers, inspired programming, nev-er-ending education and an energiz-ing community, the statement says. Ms. Martin, founder and owner of Bodhi Hot Yoga, has been practic-ing and teaching yoga for more than seven years. Ms. Martin first found yoga and pilates when injuries curbed her from her first passion „ running. She admits, although I struggled through most of my first few classes, I was inspired by the abilities of those around me and the mental and physi-cal benefits were undeniable,Ž in the statement. Since then her passion has led her to train with some of the best in the industry, namely Shiva Rea. My goal is to offer fun and challenging classes that will allow clients to explore all the benefits yoga has to offer.Ž Bodhi Hot Yoga is located at 9920 Alternate A1A, Suite 801 in Palm Beach Gardens, in the Promenade Shopping Plaza, just a few doors north of Publix. The studio phone number is 835-1577. The studio will have a grand opening on Feb. 21 at 5 p.m. Cocktails and food will be provided, with music, raffle prizes, and a 15 percent discount on retail items, during the event. For more information, including class schedule and membership options, see Q SCORE hosts February workshops for local businesses, entrepreneurs SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLY SCORE, the local, volunteer organization committed to helping small busi-nesses succeed, is hosting three work-shops to help small businesses. Topics include mobile marketing, taking busi-ness to the next level and Quickbooks.Ž Register for the any or all of the following workshops at SCOREs website, Q Business 201 „ How to Take Your Business to the Next Level When: Tuesday, Feb. 19, from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Where: Keiser University, 2085 Vista Pkwy., West Palm Beach. Cost: $50 in advance, $75 at the door.Details: You're looking to take your business to the next level, and you have lots of questions about the correct legal structure, issues concerning employees, the possible need to move to a larger or more appropriate location, or what to do about planning ahead for bad things that might happen or the best exit strat-egy. This workshop provides you with all of the answers and more. Q Lessons in Using Quickbooks; Practical Answers to Real Questions When: Thursday, Feb. 21, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Where: Keiser University, 2085 Vista Pkwy., West Palm Beach. Cost: $25 in advance, $50 at the door.Details: This introduction to QuickBooks workshop is designed to teach you the basics of QuickBooks for use in running your business. You will learn from a Certified QuickBooks Pro-Advi-sor. Q Mobile Apps: Fastest Growing Social Media Usage for Small Busi-nesses When: Two-part series Tuesday, Feb. 26 and Wednesday, March 6, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Where: Keiser University, 2085 Vista Pkwy., West Palm Beach Cost: $50 in advance, $75 at the doorDetails: Mobile is ANYTIME, ANYWHERE, and ALWAYS ON! More than 54.5 billion in online sales took place during the 2012 Holiday Season alone. Learn all you need to know about Mobile Marketing, QR Codes, how to use Mobile Advertising/Coupons/Specials, Integrat-ing Advertising/Coupons/Specials with Facebook/Twitter & other Social Media and build your own "Getting Started Mobile Website." The March 6 Session will be held in the Keiser computer lab so each participant will work on a computer to develop the beginning of a mobile website. Palm Beach SCORE Chapter 224 is a nonprofit organization that provides small business counseling and training and works closely with the Small Busi-ness Association. Staff includes more than 29 volunteers who are ready to help small businesses in northern Palm Beach County and Martin County. SCORE counselors come from virtually every business category such as marketing, manufacturing, service and retail. SCORE Chapter 224 is located near downtown West Palm Beach. Call SCORE at 833-1672 f or more information. Q Highway department warns of fraudulent emails SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLY The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles warns the public to be aware of an email spam. Fraudsters have used the departments name and email address,, to send emails that appear to be from DHSMV, the department said in a press release. The emails look like receipts from online transactions with the department and include con-firmation and tracking numbers. The numbers are not DHSMV tracking num-bers, and the email addresses of the recipients did not come from DHSMVs database. An indicator that the email is fraudulent is that it comes from two senders: and another address that varies and may look like a personal email address. All Department email addresses contain as the domain, and DHSMV does not send transactional receipts from personal email addresses. If you receive one of these emails and did not make a recent transaction, the state recommends that you delete the message. If you have already opened the message, do not click any of the links within it. The emails are not from DHSMV, and the links embedded within take recipients to non-DHSMV websites that may contain malware. DHSMV said in the release that its system has not been hacked, and it has numerous measures in place to protect customers information. Rather, this is a type of spam where an email is made to look like it is from a trusted source and aims to trick the recipient into fol-lowing a link that will lead to a website with malware. The name for this type of spam is phishing.Ž To learn more about DHSMV, see Q BUSINESS FLORIDA WEEKLY PALM BEACH COUNTY COMMERCE WEEK OF FEBRUARY 14-20, 2013 A21 FLORIDA WEEKLY PHOTOS Instructor Katie Falconer in the studio store and lobby, top. Below, the heated studio promotes detoxification and flexibility. Classes are welcoming to anyone at any level. Jennifer Martin, owner of Bodhi Hot Yoga, has been teaching for more than 7 years.


Were you 6DWLV HG with the way your vehicle PDGHLWWR)ORULGD" Get 100% satisfaction on the way back… JXDUDQWHHG 'RQWEHGLVDSSRLQWHGDJDLQ )R\\RXUWULSEDFNQRUWK go The American Way! ‡*8$5$17((' SULFHVZKDWZHVD\LV ZKDW\RXSD\ ‡*8$5$17((' SLFNXSRI\RXUYHKLFOHRQ \RXUVFKHGXOH The snowbird s fav orite since 1980 1-800-800-2580 ‡ ZZZVKLSFDUFRP ($5/ <% 5' 63 (& $/ 6$9 ( :+(1 <28 5(6(59 ( <28 563$& (% < ) (% A22 BUSINESS WEEK OF FEBRUARY 14-20, 2013 FLORIDA WEEKLY MONEY & INVESTINGIf fiscal prudence be the food of love, play onTheres a special Valentines Day treat for readers this year: An interview on relation-ships and money with April Masini, advice columnist from and author of Think and Date Like a Man.Ž She is also an entertainment industry executive who has negotiated financing for television and feature film productions including Bay-watch,Ž Miss UniverseŽ and Blue CrushŽ in Hawaii. JS: It seems many of my read-ers have love rela-tionship issues that are entwined with money. I often write to not worry the 2 percent out/under performance in portfolio return but do worry whether you will get a divorce costing you 50 percent of all assets. AM: Youre exactly right. Relationships do have a price tag on them yet, often, its invisible. Close your eyes. Think about all the money spent on dating „ grooming, clothing, car maintenance, flowers, restau-rants, gym membershipsƒ See where Im going? That expense is many multiples if you persist in dating the wrong people. But, now, open your eyes to the financial implications of marrying the wrong person as you might as well hand over your wallet „ and half your house and half your car, and half your assets. JS: What are the current statistics on divorce? AM: According to a study by the University of St. Augustine, 40 percent to 50 per-cent of all first marriages end in divorce and a whopping 60 percent of all second mar-riages end in divorce. And because nearly 75 percent of divorces are initiated by women, men should read this very carefully. You dont have to be an accountant or a math wizard to know that divorce will make you poorer. Think your type is all about tall dark and handsome? Or long legs, full lips and good breasts? Consider adding to that dating profile: fiscally conservative, having no debt, gainfully employed, good with money and certainly not a spendthrift. JS: So what are the primary reasons for divorce? Does infidelity trump money issues? AM: The primary reason first marriages ending is unresolved money issues. The primary reason in second marriages is com-plicated relationships involving step-kids, half-siblings and ex-spousesƒ manifested in the financial strain of child support and ali-mony paymentsƒ often on both sides of the marriage, all applying constant pressure on the couple. Sexual infidelity, though destruc-tive, is frequently forgiven if its a one-time indiscretion. Actually, I have known cases where a couple does overcome infidelity and it brought them closer than before. Not so with financial infidelity. JS: So why cant couples just forgive monetary indiscretions? AM: Because the injured party is often emotionally devastated by the financial deception as it destroys trust and it might well be that goals of financial security or retirement, for which they have tirelessly worked, are now dashed. Its a one-two punch. The injured party feels she cannot trust her partner with basic needs of security and well-being. JS: How can couples best navigate these problems? AM: The best thing is to avoid these money problems and undertake dating due diligence.Ž It sounds very unromantic but getting to know each other fiscally is very much part of the reality of a long term healthy relationship. My formula for a suc-cessful marriage is, firstly, compatibility and, then, of equal importance, shared goals and values. Being motivated in the same direc-tion is key. If you cant talk about money before marriage, what makes you think you can talk about it after marriage? JS: So what is the solution? It sounds rather bleak. AM: A pre-nuptial agreement is one of the better solutions. It allows couples to articulate their current financial situation, discuss financial expectations and reach agreements that are put in writing, raising issues that could later be deal breakers. If you cant agree on its terms and dont have the maturity to deal with the issues, you shouldnt get married. Where there are children, it is very important that financial obligations and expectations related to them be defined and agreed prior to marriage. JS: Doesnt sound too romantic or sexy! AM: Wrong. Having financial security gives you the freedom to be romantic and sexy! JS: Any advice for those who are dating? AM: If you are dating with the intention of building a permanent relationship, especially one leading to marriage, then you had better pick a person with shared values, high character and moral fiber or you will ultimately be tied to a very large liability and you will pay the price, in dollars and burden-some debt, for your bad choices. JS: So when do seriously minded couples start talking about money? AM: Silent communication begins with initial datesƒ generosity, style of spending, mutuality in giving to each other, wisdom in purchases, planned versus whimsical spend-ing. You can tell a lot about a persons finan-cial character by his ambition and career path, his purchases and if he spends more than he earns. If a guy insists on splitting the check as a matter of course, in spite of being in a two-year relationship, expect more of the same. Hes never going to be generous. Likewise, if a woman is always expecting more without contributing, you should look up the definition of golddigger „ youll probably see her photo there. Now, some practical advice to my readers: Do not discuss money matters with your loved ones on Valentines Day. Q „ Jeannette Showalter, CFA, is a commodities broker with Worldwide Futures Systems. Contact her at (239) 571-8896 or showalter@ wwfsyst o o a y a d jeannette SHOWALTER CFA April Masini


FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF FEBRUARY 14-20, 2013 BUSINESS A23FLORIDA WEEKLY NETWORKING General Doron Almog spoke about Aleh Negev at Jewish National Fund meetings in Palm Beach CountyWe take more society and networking photos at area events than we can “ t in the newspaper. So, if you think we missed you or one of your friends, go to www.” and view the photo albums from the many events we cover. You can purchase any of the photos too. Send us your society and networking photos. Include the names of everyone in the picture. E-mail them to society@” 1 6 2 7 3 4 8 9 1 James Anchin, Doron Almog, Joan Anchin 2 Doron Almog with Donald Klein 3 Doron Almog, Nancy Beren and Gary Beren 4. Lynn Klausner, Doron Almog, Joel Klausner, Courtney Anderson 5. Stan Berger and Joel Klausner 6. Lynn Klausner, Gary Beren and Doron Almog7. Flora Heilweil and Doron Almog8. Rabbi Michael Resnick, Doron Almog and Rabbi Steve Wernick9. Mort Fishman, Doron Almog10. Gloria Slass, Marian Wiseman, Irving Wiseman, Doron Almog, Beverly Rubenstein and Art Silberns11. Yossi Kohana, Lynn Klausner, Doron Almog, Joel Klausner, Courtney Anderson, Mort Fishman and Melanie Fishman COURTESY PHOTOS 5 10 11


A24 BUSINESS WEEK OF FEBRUARY 14-20, 2013 FLORIDA WEEKLYFLORIDA WEEKLY NETWORKING Mutti Gras Dog Parade at Le Posh Pup in PGA CommonsWe take more society and networking photos at area events than we can “ t in the newspaper. So, if you think we missed you or one of your friends, go to www.” and view the photo albums from the many events we cover. You can purchase any of the photos too. Send us your society and networking photos. Include the names of everyone in the picture. E-mail them to society@” 1 6 2 7 3 4 8 9 1 Debbie Frechette, Peanut 2 John Meunier, Capone 3 Kathy Bush, Shadow 4. Bert Bowden, Venus 5. Mackenzie Meunier 6. Gary Dalton, Dinky, Chiquita 7. Terry St. Angelo and Aspin, Dan Robert and Max, Brygida Trzaska and Snuggls8. Monica Pape, Aiden9. Terry St. Angelo, Aspin10. Alice Robinson, Tommy11. Brygida Trzaska, Snuggls 12. David Levy, Ellie13. Dan Robert, Max14. Alice Levenson, LuLu15. Edward Ditomas, Lily JOHN SESSA/FLORIDA WEEKLY 5 10 13 14 12 11 15


FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF FEBRUARY 14-20, 2013 BUSINESS A25FLORIDA WEEKLY NETWORKING 4th annual CELLebrate Science!, with Scripps scientists, at The Gardens Mall 1 3 5 6 4 2 13 7 8 9 14 15 16 10 17 18 19 20 12 11 1 Kwadjo Walker,Mike Farzan, Brett Gileau, Juan Arango 2 Dr. John Cleveland, Sid Forbes, Maddie Forbes, Michele Jacobs 3 Ryan Meingasner, Ryan Stowe, Christina Drayton, Adrienne Propp 4. Catherina Scharager, Rodrigo Musalem, Matias Musalem, Gonzalo Musalem 5. Christian Ramsahai, Pedro Rodrigues, Robyn Begley, Josie Begley 6. Joe OÂ’Neill, Andrew OÂ’Neal, Ryan OÂ’Neill 7. Mike Kaphon, Lexie Kaphon 8. Al Graham, Gabrielle Graham, Patricia McDonald 9. Gray Newfield, Julia Raymond10. Peter Norris, Abdul Qader11. Fred Bordeaux, Rachel Bordeaux12. Tristan Jones13. Dr. Brian Paegel14. Laura Simo, Kim Bruce15. Dr. John Cleveland 16. Gary Brookmyer, Uri Brookmyer, Barbara Noble17. Rob Boldt, Fiona Boldt, Starr Boldt18. Briana Weiser, Bob Stowe, Shelly Stowe19. Zach Hayes, Daniela Bulla, Laura Pedrorosa20. Tammy Depascale, Makayla Freeman, Summer Depascale, Cheyenne Freeman, Ryan StoweANDY SPILOS/FLORIDA WEEKLY


A26 BUSINESS WEEK OF FEBRUARY 14-20, 2013 FLORIDA WEEKLYFLORIDA WEEKLY NETWORKING The Pine School “100 Years of Cars” kickoff cocktail reception at Braman Motors We take more society and networking photos at area events than we can “ t in the newspaper. So, if you think we missed you or one of your friends, go to www.” and view the photo albums from the many events we cover. You can purchase any of the photos too. Send us your society and networking photos. Include the names of everyone in the picture. E-mail them to society@” 1 6 2 7 3 4 8 9 1 Tom Childs, Regina Childs, Rocky Grady and Henry Grady 2 Phyllis Parker, Scott Hughes and Fran Hughes 3 Steve Bohner, Lisa Field, Jessica Bohner, Alex Brown 4. Jim Hauslein, Pat Baum, Mike Baum, Tim Smith 5. Nathan Sanders, Matthew Waterman, Phyllis Parker, Brandon Harwood, Allison Hancock 6. Ed Davies, Leslie Davies, Rocky Grady and Henry Grady 7. Shawna Gallagher Vega, Lynda Bodin, Rocky Grady and Phyllis Parker 8. Phil Rachwal, Mary Rachwal and John Payson 9. Larry Pittman, Eileen Pittman and Capt. Robert Prigmore10. Scott Hughes, Ken Honeyman and John Payson11. Phyllis Parker and Rocky Grady12. Richard Lentinello, Rocky Grady and John Payson COURTESY PHOTOS 5 12 10 11


Elegant Mediterranean in Manalapan SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLY This exquisite Mediterranean estate is located on the serene Manatee Cove in Manalapan. With 8,300 total square feet, this newer home offers the fin-est features, including high ceilings, custom cabinets, crown moldings, a kitchen fit for a gourmet chef, media room and attached guest suite. The oversized master suite has a sitting area, dual bathrooms and expansive, walk-in closets. The home is at 100 Churchill Way. Manalapan is a secure, guarded island community located a short dis-tance from the town of Palm Beach to the north and Delray Beach to the south. Homeowners are offered the opportunity to join the LaCoquille Club, located at the Ritz Carlton, without fees. The club offers the use of two pools, a state-of-the-art gym, a beautiful beach and a private club-house serving the finest cuisine. Fite Shavell & Associates lists the home at $3,500,000. The agent is William Quigley, 561-346-3434, Q COURTESY PHOTOS A GUIDE TO THE REAL ESTATE INDUSTRYREAL ESTATE WEEK OF FEBRUARY 14-20, 2013 A27 FLORIDA WEEKLY


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Lower taxes and housing prices, and great weather bringing northerners to Palm Beach CountyFlorida has always been referred to as a tax-friendly state. Over the years it has been very enticing to business owners, investors and non-citizens. There have been many articles and blogs over the last several months discussing the increasing number of financial firms „ including private equity and hedge funds „ moving to Florida. I have been following this news, but have also experienced it firsthand. In the last four months, I have had two buyers purchase proper-ties who are hedge fund managers from the northeast. I have also experienced showing many of my listed properties to hedge fund managers and private equity firm partners. They are mostly coming from New York and Con-necticut. And why not?There are many incentives for these individuals to move their businesses to Florida, and it all begins with the tax advantage. With no state income tax, Florida residents lose about 3.31 percent of their income in total taxes. New Yorkers on the other hand, lose roughly 5 percent. That can add up when most of these indi-viduals and families moving here are earn-ing well over $1 million per year. Other advantages are the obvious: The average temperature in south Florida is in the high 70s, it is almost always sunny, and there are more than enough activities to do outside on a regular basis. Dining, shopping, golf, boating, easy access to airports „ what else could there be? The cost of owning a home in Florida is much more reasonable than in New York City, or any-where in close proximity to the city. This allows this type of client the opportunity to come to Florida and not only save tax dollars, but also enjoy a more reasonable cost of living from an overall perspective. One client that I am currently working with has decided to relocate to the area after doing business for more than 15 years in New York City. The couple has three children who are very involved in sporting activities. They are particularly focused on baseball and lacrosse, two sports that can be played outdoors all year in Florida. So, when the clients company opened a satellite office in Palm Beach, he was very intrigued with what Florida had to offer. Since most financial managers can work from any location, he decided to commute between New York and Palm Beach, ulti-mately spending fewer and fewer days in New York. During the summer months, his family joined him in Florida to familiarize them-selves with the area, surrounding schools and to really experience the South Florida lifestyle to see what they thought. The experience was phenomenal for them „ a summer experience that exceeded the entire familys expectations and fulfilled all of their needs from housing to athletics. This family is now living hap-pily in Florida full time. They came in January and are currently renting a home until they are settled in with school and activities, but plan on purchasing a home within the next few months. In addition to personal property savings, the commercial property values in Florida are much less expensive than the greater New York area. Smaller companies can easily move their entire firm here and larger companies can offer attractive expansion opportunities in the area. With inventory shrinking and prices rising in residential and commercial real estate, this is another indicator of a strong market that will continue in South Florida and Palm Beach County. Q „ Heather Purucker Bretzlaff is a broker and Realtor Associate at Fite Shavell & Associates. 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INSIDE ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT B1 A GUIDE TO THE ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT SCENEWEEK OF FEBRUARY 14-20, 2013 The DishThe cashew chicken at Thaicoon is just one reason to visit. B19 uSocietySee who was out and about across Palm Beach County. B10-11, 16-18 u See “Doubt” at the MaltzOur critic says the performances are stellar, questions the “doubt.” B8 u Previous lovesHmmm. She loved him, now I do. B2 u Jodie Langel knows Andrew Lloyd Webber. Literally.After all, she was his personal pick for the Narrator for a Broadway pro-duction of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.Ž It was a role that she served well last season at the Maltz Jupiter Theatre. That came a couple of years after her Carbonell Award-nominated performance in Evita.Ž She returns to the music that has made her famous with a cabaret tribute to Andrew Lloyd Webber, which she will sing Feb. 18 at Manalapans Plaza Theatre. My concert career has been taking off,Ž Ms. Langel said by phone, adding that she had opened for performances by Robert Klein. Doing her own show has its challenges. Its a little trickier because Im starting to create my own act. Theres a lot of thinking that goes in to what you want to say, what do you want to talk about, plus the beginning, middle and end of the show,Ž she said. A lot has happened since JosephŽ at the Maltz. Ms. Langel has moved to Miami and teaches at the New World School of the Arts. She also teaches singing andBroadway star plays cabaret show in Manalapan BY SCOTT SIMMONSssimmons@floridaweekly.comSEE LANGEL, B4 uLANGEL He wrote The Chronicles of Narnia,Ž The Screwtape LettersŽ and The Space Trilogy.Ž And Anthony Hopkins helped bring him to life in Shadowlands.Ž But David Payne will bring C.S. Lewis to life two times Feb. 19 onstage at the Kravis Center as part of An Evening With C.S. Lewis.Ž Mr. Payne created the one-man show after portraying Lewis in a stage produc-tion of Shadowlands.ŽBEYONDThe roar of vintage cars and modern racecars will collide at Palm Beach International Raceway, as the Palm Beach Grand Prix returns for the third year. And once again, the Grand Prix will benefit the Boys & Girls Clubs of Palm Beach County by selling charity rides on the road course. There will be three full days of racing at the raceway the weekend of Feb. 15-17. PBIR has partnered with the Historic Sportscar Racing Associa-tion to host the season opener of a series of vintage and historic sports car races celebrating the craft of clas-sic automobiles. The Grand Prix features the racing action of a broad group of classes: The Louis Chevrolet Endurance Series Races, 2-Litre Sports Racer Feature Race, The 45 Minute Night Race, Crane Cams V-8 Stock Car Racing Series and all HSR RACELink Sprint Series Races. The Grand Prix will kick off with the 45 Minute Small Bore Enduro Night Race under the lights on Friday evening at 5:30 and 6:30 p.m. Races will continue with qualifying rounds on Saturday morning followed by feature races running throughout the afternoon and early evening. The final rounds of feature races will close the event at 5 p.m. followed byThird annual Palm Beach Grand Prix roars into racewayCOURTESY PHOTO Professional driver Shane Lewis will give rides that will be sold to benefit the Boys & Girls Clubs of Palm Beach County.SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLY SEE RACE, B4 u ShadowlandsActor brings C.S. Lewis to life onstage BY SCOTT SIMMONSssimmons@floridaweekly.comCOURTESY PHOTO Author C.S. Lewis died in 1963 on the same day as John F. Kennedy. COURTESY PHOTO David Payne portrays author C.S. Lewis in his show “An Evening With C.S. Lewis.”SEE LEWIS, B4 u


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B4 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF FEBRUARY 14-20, 2013 FLORIDA WEEKLY the awards ceremony. On Saturday guests can also enjoy a British Car Show. This will be the second year that the Palm Beach Grand Prix will benefit the Boys & Girls Clubs by selling charity rides on the road course. Guests will have the opportunity to take a spin on the two-mile, eleven-turn road course by purchasing rides in an exotic car or a racecar. Rides will be available to purchase in the afternoon on both Saturday and Sunday. Last year the charity rides raised $6,000 for the Boys & Girls Clubs. Palm Beach Driving Clubs professional driver, Shane Lewis, will be giving guests rides in the Radical SR3 racecar. Mr. Lewis is widely considered one of motorsports leading race and devel-opment drivers. In the past month, Lewis has won two back-to-back 24 Hour endurance races at the 24 Hours of Dubai and the Rolex 24 at Daytona. He has raced in eight 12 Hours of Sebring, seven Petit Le Mans, two 6 hours of Nurburgring and has won the 12 Hours of Magy Cours. Drivers can participate in the fundraiser by entering a race class to win the HSR Le Mans Trophy donated by five-time Le Mans Champion, Derek Bell. The trophy, which Bell hoisted in the winners circle at the Sarthe Cir-cuit, will be awarded to the team that accumulates the most points during the weekend for on-track performance. Once again, it is great to start the 2013 season Historic Sports Car Rac-ing season at Palm Beach Interna-tional Raceway,Ž said Ken Fengler, vice president of race operations for HSR and director of the Palm Beach Driving Club at Palm Beach International Raceway, in a prepared statement. The Palm Beach Grand Prix over the past few years has grown into an event that the drivers, motorsport fans and South Florida car enthusiasts can all enjoy. We are excited to partner with the Boys & Girls Club yet again to raise money for a great cause and also offer fans a firsthand experience of racing at high speed.Ž Palm Beach International Raceway was purchased by a group of real estate and corporate investors in 2007. The state-of-the-art venue is rapidly becom-ing one of the most popular raceways in the country for racers and spectators alike, the statement said. As a leader in its operating form and function, PBIR seeks to provide its drivers with a higher level of challenge, excellence and opportunity. PBIR boasts three completely refurbished, exceptionally designed tracks, including a high-performance road course, an all-concrete drag strip and a 7/10s mile karting track and new kart-ing center. The technologically superi-or two-mile road course features some of the fastest and most challenging cor-ners and straight-aways offered by any track in North America. For informa-tion on PBIR, see Q I have a great time with the audienc e. Ther es lots of humor in the show,Ž Mr. Payne said by phone from Fort Myers, where he was performing the show as part of a tour of the United States and Canada. But there was not a lot of humor at times in Lewis life. He married Ameri-can writer Joy Gresham as she was dying of bone cancer. While rehearsing for Shadowlands, he was given a copy of A Grief Observed,Ž Lewis diary of grief written following the death of his wife, Joy. Mr. Payne memorized the book and then adapted it into a one-man show Mist in the Mourning.Ž While answering questions by audience members after a show, it occurred to him, it might be good for Lewis himself to answer the questions, so he wrote An Evening With C.S. LewisŽ around the questions audiences had asked. It tells the story of how he met his wife, which was humorous in many ways, then how he coped with her death. It is very tender,Ž Mr. Payne said. Lewis, born Clive Staples Lewis, but known as Jack to his family and friends, also was known for his books on reli-gion, but was not always serious. He had a great sense of humor and a great sense of boyish fun. I think like a lot of men there was a part of him that never grew up. That helped him write the Narnia Chronicles,Ž Mr. Payne said. He gave most of his book royalties away. He became quite famous in his lifetime. He always considered the notion of fame to be quite nebulous. He was a very sincere man in what he did. He was very sincere in his Christianity,Ž Mr. Payne said. He also was very reserved about his religion. He didnt ram it down peoples throats but he didnt hide it. That caused him lots of problems in Oxford. He wrote Christian books and chil-drens book, amd both where frowned upon in Oxford,Ž Mr. Payne said. He didnt want to put up a faade.Ž Mr. Payne developed a friend ship with Lewis stepson, Douglas Gresham, after Mr. Gresham attended Mr. Paynes performance in Shadowlands,Ž We know each other quite well. We got together again when he was at The Kilns, Lewiss home. As it happened I was there to film a special edition of C.S. Lewis at The Kilns,Ž Mr. Payne said. That, of course, is in EnglandI do most of the work in the states. My wife and I lived in America for 17 years. I built my reputation here. I would say I have performed in maybe 20 states in America. This time, its Florida and Canada. But were often in California,Ž he said. Lewis died Nov. 22, 1963, the same day President Kennedy was assassinat-ed and author Aldous Huxley died. Their passing, Lewis and Huxley, went unnoticed,Ž Mr. Payne said. But thanks to Mr. Payne, Lewis gets to live again, nearly 50 years after his death from renal failure. Even in a big room, where its not conducive to intimacy, its like being with Lewis, and after some of the shows, some people come out and thank me for writing the books,Ž Mr. Payne said. In the show, Mr. Paynes character talks about his wifes death. An older lady came out and said, Im so sorry to hear about your wife. And my wife was standing right there,Ž he said. That is when he knows the evening was a success. They need to be feeling with Jack and if theyre feeling with Jack then Ive done my job.Ž Q LEWISFrom page 1 RACEFrom page 1COURTESY PHOTO David Payne found his calling in portraying author C.S. Lewis. >>What: “An Evening With C.S. Lewis” >>When: 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Feb. 19 >>Where: The Kravis Center’s Rinker Playhouse, 701 Okeechobee Blvd., West Palm Beach>>Cost: $25 and up >>Info: 832-7469 or in the know COURTESY PHOTO Drivers can participate in the fundraiser by entering a race class to win the HSR Le Mans Trophy donated by five-time Le Mans Cham-pion, Derek Bell. acting at Mad Dance Academy in Miami (the school has hiphop group that will perform on Americas Got TalentŽ). And she will perform at the end of March in a production of Bare: The MusicalŽ at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts in Fort Lauder-dale. Im just the Energizer Bunny. I just keep going,Ž she said, adding she has a 3-year-old daughter. Im teaching and performing and thats the dream Ive always had.Ž This is the first time she has performed in Palm Beach County since JosephŽ at the Maltz. I havent really been here very often because I live in Miami now,Ž she said. But she met Alan Jacobson, artistic director at Plaza Theatre when he came to see her in a Carbonell-nominated performance of Next to NormalŽ at Actors Playhouse in Coral Gables. I won the Silver Palm Award for Next to Normal and Joseph.Ž We had a lovely ceremony. I actually won the Broadway World Award. Who knew we had all these awards?Ž she said. Im hopeful about the Carbonells.Ž Q LANGELFrom page 1 >>What: Jodie Langel in a cabaret tribute to Andrew Lloyd Webber>>When: 7:30 p.m. Feb. 18 >>Where: The Plaza Theatre, Plaza del Mar, 262 S. Ocean Blvd., Manalapan>>Cost: $30 >>Info: 588-1820 or in the know COURTESY PHOTO Jodie Langel, seen here with John Pinto Jr., starred in the Maltz Jupiter Theatre production of “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.


B6 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF FEBRUARY 14-20, 2013 FLORIDA WEEKLY WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GOPlease send calendar listings to At The Atlantic Arts Academy The Atlantic Arts Theater is at 6743 W. Indiantown Road, No. 34, Jupiter. Call 575-4942 or visit All classes at the Atlantic Arts Academy for adults and seniors meet once a week and sessions run from Feb-ruary through the end of May. For more information about classes, call 575-4422.Q “An Evening of One-Act Plays” — 8 p.m. Feb. 15-16 and 2 p.m. Feb. 17. Tickets: $15; 575-4942.Q Acting for Seniors: Thursdays, 10:30 a.m.-noon.Q Creative Writing for Seniors: Thursdays, 12:30-2 p.m.Q Theater Production: Fridays, 4:30-6 p.m. $80 a month.Q Stand-Up Comedy: Thursdays, 7:30-9 p.m. Teens and Adults. $300 per session. Performance at end of session.Q Adult Dance: Hip Hop/Jazz: Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thurs-days, 11 a.m.-noon.Q Adult Dance: Ballet Beginners: Mondays and Wednesdays, 9:30-10:30 a.m.Q Improv Comedy: Adult Beginners, Mondays, 7:30-9 p.m. $110 a month.Q Photography: Wednesdays, 6-7:30 p.m. $110 a month.Q Photography: Wednesdays, 7:30-9 p.m. $110 a month.Q Adult Dance: Hip Hop Beginners: Wednesdays, 8-9 p.m. At The Borland Center The Borland Center for Performing Arts is at Midtown, 4885 PGA Blvd., Palm Beach Gardens. Call 904-3130 or visit Atlantic City Boys — 7 p.m. Feb. 22. Singing the hits of The Drifters, The Beach Boys and of course Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons. Tickets $50.50. At The Duncan The Duncan Theatre at Palm Beach State College, Congress Avenue, Lake Worth. Call (561) 868-3309 or visit Meow Meow — 8 p.m. Feb. 16. Tickets: $27.Q Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl — 7:30 p.m. Feb. 19, Stage West. Tickets: $39. At The Eissey The Eissey Campus Theatre is at Palm Beach State College, PGA Boulevard, Palm Beach Gardens. Unless otherwise noted, call 207-5900 or visit Q Miss Palm Beach County Scholarship Pageant — 7:30 p.m. Feb. 16. Tickets $10. Call 254-6272.Q Indian River Pops Orchestra featuring Copeland Davis — 7 p.m. Feb. 17. Tickets: $25.Q Tenor Marc Hervieux — 8 p.m. Feb. 19. Tickets: $49. Call (954) 709-4334.Q Palm Beach Gardens Concert Band presents “Patriotic Con-cert” — With Tim Byrd. 7:30 p.m. Feb. 20. Tickets: $15. At The Four Arts The Society of the Four Arts, 2 Four Arts Plaza, Palm Beach. Gallery and box office (561) 655-7226 or visit Art Exhibition: Floridas WetlandsŽ „ Through June 30 in The Mary Alice Fortin Childrens Art Gallery.Q Art Exhibition: Copley, Delacroix, Dali and Others: Masterworks from the Beaverbrook Art GalleryŽ „ Through March 30.Q “Victorians in Venice” with John Julius Norwich — 2:30 p.m. Feb. 14.Q “Parsifal”: Richard Wagners Crowning Achievement „ 2:30 p.m. Feb.15.Q Fry Street Quartet — 3 p.m. Feb. 17. Tickets: $15.Q Dennis Ross, “Myths, Illusions, and Peace: Finding a New Direction for America in the Middle EastŽ „ 3 p.m. Feb. 19.Q “The Secret Life of Bletchley Park: The Codebreaking Centre and the Men and Women Who Worked ThereŽ by Sinclair McKay „ 5:30 p.m. Feb. 19-20.Q “Edith Sitwell: The Poet as Electric Eel” — Lecture I of A Day with Richard Greene. 11 a.m. Feb. 20. Cost: $25 for one lecture, $40 for both.Q “Graham Greene: The Power, the Glory and the Letters” — Lecture II of A Day with Richard Greene. 2:30 p.m. Feb. 20. Cost: $25 for one lecture, $40 for both.Q “Raising Charitable Children & Planning for the Future: The Giving Family” — With Carol Weisman. 5:30 p.m. Feb. 20. Free. At The Kravis The Kravis Center is at 701 Okeechobee Blvd., West Palm Beach. For tickets, call 832-7469 or log on to Scott Coulter: The Fella Sings Ella — 7:30 p.m. Feb. 14, Persson Hall. Tickets: $35. Persson Hall Cabaret.Q “La Cenerentola” — Palm Beach Opera presents Rossinis masterpiece 7:30 p.m. Feb. 15-16 and 2 p.m. Feb. 17, Dreyfoos Hall. Tickets: $20 and up.Q “The Canterbury Tales Remixed” — 8 p.m. Feb. 15, Rinker Playhouse. Tickets: $20. Q “The Rap Guide to Evolution” — 8 p.m. Feb. 16, Rinker Playhouse. Tickets: $20.Q Sheryl Crow — With special guest Holly Williams, 8 p.m. Feb. 18, Dreyfoos Hall. Tickets: $28 and up.Q “An Evening with C.S. Lewis” — Starring David Payne, 2 and 7 p.m. Feb. 19, Rinker Playhouse. Tickets: $25 and up.Q Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra — Conducted by Fabio Machetti. With violin soloist Augustin Hadelich. Tickets: $25 and up. At The Lake Park Public Library Lake Park Public Library is at 529 Park Ave., Lake Park. Refreshments and raf-fles. Events are free unless noted other-wise. 881-3330.Q Super Hero Hour — 3:30-4:30 p.m. each Thursday. For ages 12 and under.Q Story Time — 10-10:30 a.m. Feb. 15. For ages 5 and under. Parents must attend with child. Make reservations.Q Adult Writing Critique Group — 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Feb.16. For ages 16 years and up.Q AARP Tax Help Program — 10 a.m.1 p.m. Feb. 16.Q Anime Club — 6-7 p.m. Feb. 19. For ages 12 years and up.Monthly Mid Week Movie „ Born Wild,Ž 6 p.m. Feb. 20.Q Basic computer class — Noon1:30 every Wednesday. Call 881-3330 to reserve a seat. At The Lake Worth Playhouse The Lake Worth Playhouse is at 713 Lake Ave., Lake Worth. Call 586-6410 or visit For films, call 296-9382.Q Films: The Oscar Nominated Short Films 2013,Ž through Feb. 21.Q “The Foreigner” — Feb. 28-March 17 „ In a resort-style fishing lodge in rural Georgia, this comedy revolves around two of its guests, Englishman Charlie Baker and Staff Sergeant Froggy LeSueur. Charlie is so pathologically shy that he is unable to speak. As way of explanation, Froggy claims that his com-panion is the native of an exotic country who does not understand a word of Eng-lish. Before long, Charlie finds himself privy to assorted secrets and scandals freely discussed in front of him by the other visitors. Tickets start at $26. At MacArthur Park John D. MacArthur Beach State Park and Welcome and Nature Center is located at 10900 Jack Nicklaus Drive in North Palm Beach. Call 624-6952 or visit “Birds of America” Audubon Art Show & Sale — 9 a.m.-5 p.m., through March 31. Free. For more infor-mation, call 776-7449, Ext. 111. Q Nature walk — 10-11 a.m. daily. Q Animal feeding — 11 a.m. weekends in the Nature CenterBluegrass Music — 1-4 p.m. Feb. 17. Featuring the Conch Stomp Band. Free with park admission. At The Maltz The Maltz Jupiter Theatre is at 1001 E. Indiantown Road, Jupiter. Call 575-2223 or visit “Doubt: A Parable” — Through Feb. 17. Tickets: $51/$58.Q Larry Marshak’s Tribute to the Platters — 7:30 p.m. Feb. 18. Tickets: $45. At The Mos’Art The MosArt Theatre is at 700 Park Ave., Lake Park. Call 337-OPOD (6763) or visit Live performances — Garden Folk Concert by Cosy Sheridan, 7 p.m. Feb. 16. Tickets: $18 advance, $20 at the door. Call (301) 807-7801.Q Film — Feb. 14: 2013 Oscar-Nominated Shorts: Live ActionŽ and Rust and Bone.Ž Feb. 15-21: Saving Lincoln.ŽQ Ballet in Cinema — La Bayadere,Ž 1:30 p.m. Feb. 17. At The Mounts Mounts Botanical Garden is at 559 N. Military Trail in West Palm Beach. Call 233-1757 or visit At Palm Beach Palm Beach Atlantic University, 901 S. Flagler Drive, West Palm Beach. For tickets: 803-2970 or “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown” — Feb. 15-16. Directed by Allen McCoy. A day in the life of the classic Peanuts characters who are just learning to engage in the world. Youth-ful, simplistic, quick-paced and witty. A heart-warming family musical. Fresh Markets Q Sailfish Marina Sunset Celebration — 6 p.m. Thursdays. Shop for arts and crafts made by artists from around the country. Sailfish Marina, east of the Intracoastal, just south of Blue Heron Boulevard, Palm Beach Shores; 842-8449.Q Jupiter Green & Artisan Market — 5-9 p.m. Fridays through April, Riverwalk Events Plaza, 150 S. U.S. 1, Jupiter. Admission is free. The event will include baked goods, fresh produce, arts and crafts, jewelry, pet products and more. Vendors are welcome. Con-tact Harry Welsh at (203) 222-3574 or visit The Abacoa Green Market — 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays through April,


FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF FEBRUARY 14-20, 2013 A&E B7 WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GOAbacoa Town Center amphitheater, 1200 University Blvd., Jupiter. Will open for the season Saturday at the Abacoa Town Center amphitheater. The market will feature fruits and vegetables, organic meats, sauces, jewelry, handbags, crafts and more. Info: 307-4944 or West Palm Beach Farmers Market — 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays at 101 S. Flagler Drive. Visit Palm Beach Gardens Green Market — 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Sundays. 10500 N. Military Trail, Palm Beach Gardens; 630-1100 or visit Sunday Artisan Market at the Waterfront in West Palm Beach — 11 a.m.-3 p.m. every Sunday through April 28. Featuring everything creative but food. Clematis Street at Flagler Drive. Call Harry Welsh at (203) 222-3574 or visit Thursday, Feb. 14 Q Le Cercle Francais „ Francophiles and Francophones can join for a monthly gathering at 6:30 p.m. the second Thursday of the month (next session Feb. 14), in members homes. Call 744-0016.Q Story time session at the Loxahatchee River Center — 9:30 a.m. Thursdays, Burt Reynolds Park, 805 N. U.S. 1, Jupiter; 743-7123; or visit Bingo — Noon every Thursday at the Moose Lodge, 3600 RCA Blvd. Palm Beach Gardens. Lunch available at 11 a.m. Packs start at $15. $250 games. 626-4417.Q Clematis by Night — Live music 6-9 p.m. Thursdays, Clematis Street at the Waterfront, downtown West Palm Beach. Free; 8221515 or visit Studio Parties — Free group lesson at 7 p.m., followed by parties 8-10 p.m. Thursdays, Alexanders Ballroom, 51 W. Indiantown Road, Jupiter. Cost: $15 per person; 747-0030 or Dance Tonight — Open Latin/ Ballroom Mix Party every Thursday. Group Lesson 7:15-8 p.m.; Party 8-10 p.m.; Admission: $20 (theme $25) for entire evening, includes light buffet. 914 Park Ave., Lake Park; 844-0255.Q Susan Merritt Trio and Guests — 7:30-10:30 p.m. Thursdays at the Wine Dive, 319 Clematis St., downtown West Palm Beach. No cover; 318-8821. Friday, Feb. 15 Q Downtown Live — 7-10 p.m. Fridays at Downtown at the Gardens Cen-tre Court, 11701 Lake Victoria Gardens Drive, Palm Beach Gardens; 340-1600. Feb. 15: Davis & Dow. Saturday, Feb. 16 Q Lighthouse Kids Explorers Club — 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Feb. 16, March 16, April 20 and May 18 at the Seminole Chickee at the Jupiter LIghthouse and Museum, Lighthouse Park, 500 Captain Armours Way, Jupiter. For kids 8-12. A club to explore history, nature, arche-ology, ancient tribal life, maritime and pirate life, and life-saving rescue. 747-8380, Ext. 101; Kids Story Time — 11:30 a.m. Saturdays, Loggerhead Marinelife Cen-ter, 14200 U.S. 1, Juno Beach; free. Visit Public Fish Feedings at the Loxahatchee River Center — 2 p.m. Saturdays at the Wild & Scenic and Deep Marine Tanks, Burt Reynolds Park, 805 N. U.S. 1, Jupiter; 743-7123; or visit Downtown Live — 7-10 p.m. Saturdays at Downtown at the Gardens Centre Court, 11701 Lake Victoria Gar-dens Drive, Palm Beach Gardens; 340-1600. Feb. 16: Trebo. Sunday, Feb. 17 Q North Palm Beach Public Library — Scrabble „ 1:30-4 p.m. first and third Sundays (next meeting is Feb. 17). Library is at 303 Anchorage Drive, North Palm Beach. Free. 841-3383.Q Irish benefit performance — A night of Irish music and comedy featuring Brendan Grace with special guests Hugh ONeill, Tracy Sands, Hil-ary OLeary, Keith Ahern and The Kill-billies will be held on 6:30 p.m. Feb. 17 at Jupiter High School, 500 Military Trail, Jupiter. The benefit performance for Cathleen Kelleher, currently undergo-ing chemotherapy, will be followed by a benefit auction, complimentary hors doeuvres and an open bar from 9-10 p.m. at The Bistro, 2133 S. U.S. Highway 1, Jupiter. For ticket information, call Declan Hoctor at 373-7723.Q Sunday Brunch and Polo — 2 p.m. (brunch); 3 p.m. (polo), Sundays through Apr. 21, International Polo Club Palm Beach, 3667 120th Ave. South, Wellington. Tickets for Sunday brunch at The Pavilion and its reception start at $55, upward to $330 for the Veuve Clicquot brunch package for two. Ticket prices for Sunday polo range from $10 general admission to $120 box seat-ing. Tickets can be purchased online at or by calling 204-5687. Monday, Feb. 18 Q Duplicate Bridge Games — 12:30-3:30 p.m. Mondays and Wednes-days, Jewish Community Center of the Greater Palm Beaches, 4803 PGA Blvd., Palm Beach Gardens. Light lunch and refreshments provided. $6 guests/$2 Friends of the J. ACBL sanctioned. Call ahead if you need a partner; 712-5233.Q Timely Topics Discussion Group — 1-2:30 p.m. Mondays, JCC North, 4803 PGA Blvd., Palm Beach Gardens. Lively discussion group cov-ers the most up-to-date topics faced by our local community, including national affairs and foreign relations as they relate to Israel and the United States. Free/Friends of the J; $18 annual fee/guests; call 712-5233.North Palm Beach Public Library — Knit & Crochet „ 1-4 p.m. each Monday. Library is at 303 Anchorage Drive, North Palm Beach. Free. 841-3383. Tuesday, Feb. 19 Q Stayman Memorial Bridge — Supervised play sessions with Sam Brams, 10 a.m.-noon Tuesdays; JCC North, 4803 PGA Blvd., Palm Beach Gardens. Play party bridge in a friend-ly atmosphere while benefiting from expert advice with judgment calls and hand rulings; no partner necessary; cof-fee and light refreshments provided. Price: Free/Friends of the J; $6/guests; 712-5233.Q Zumba Class — 11 a.m. Tuesdays, Alexanders Ballroom, 651 W. Indian-town Road, Jupiter; 747-0030.Q Mah Jongg & Canasta Play Sessions — 12:15-3:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays; JCC North, 4803 PGA Blvd., Palm Beach Gardens. Tables grouped by game preference (mah jongg or canasta) and level of skill. Coffee, cold beverages and a variety of goodies provided. Price: Free/Friends of the J; $5/guests; 712-5233.Q Zumba class — 7:15-8:15 p.m. Tuesdays and 6:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesdays at the Burns Road Recreation Center, 4404 Burns Road, Palm Beach Gardens. Drop-in fee, $12; resident discount, $10. Call 630-1100 or visit Wednesday, Feb. 20 Q “Break Up Support Group” — 10 a.m. Wednesdays, various locations in Palm Beach Gardens. Sponsored by The Counseling Group, which provides free Christian counseling, classes and sup-port groups; 624-4358.Q Bridge Classes with Sam Brams — 10 a.m.-noon Wednesdays „ JCC North, 4803 PGA Blvd. Six-week session $72 or $15/class. Pre-registration appreciated. Call Rhonda Gordon, 712-5233.Q Hatchling Tales — 10:30-11:30 a.m. Wednesdays, Loggerhead Marinelife Center, 14200 U.S. 1, Juno Beach. Free; Ongoing Events Q Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens — Through March 24: The Collectors Series: Exhibition No. 1,Ž with works by Picasso, Matisse, Milton Avery and Malvina Hoffman, among others. Gardens are at 2051 S. Flagler Drive, West Palm Beach. Tickets available at Armory Art Center — Through March 16. Cuban Connection: Con-temporary Cuban-American Art from Florida.Ž Exhibition of work by seven Cuban-American artists. The Armory Art Center is located at 1700 Parker Ave. in West Palm Beach. Free; 832-1776.Q Children’s Research Station — Loggerhead Marinelife Center program is designed to exercise childrens science skills through an experimental lab. To be held at 3:30 p.m. Wednesdays and Fridays, and at 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. Saturdays. Admission is free; 14200 U.S. 1, Juno Beach; 627-8280.Q Cultural Council of Palm Beach County — Through March 2: Tom Otterness.Ž Cultural Council headquarters, 601 Lake Ave., downtown Lake Worth. Call 471-2901 or visit Fitness classes for women — Classes are sponsored by the Jupiter Recreation Department. Aerobic Dance is 8:30 a.m. Mondays, Total Body Toning is 8:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, and Zumba Latin Fitness Workout is 9:45 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. First class is free to new students. Cost of a five-class fitness card that allows for flexible attendance is $26.50 for Jupi-ter residents and $33 for non-residents. A five-class Zumba card is $31.50 for Jupiter residents and $39.50 for non-residents; 10-class cards also are avail-able. Classes meet in the community center, behind the Police Department on Military Trail, Jupiter. For informa-tion, contact instructor Kathy Andio at 236-4298 or Holden Luntz Gallery — Photography exhibition through Feb. 16: Reimagine „ Reinvent: Photogra-phers Redefining Reality.Ž Hours: Mon-day through Saturday, 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Holden Luntz Gallery, 332 Worth Ave., Palm Beach. Call 805-955 0. Q


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So the Maltz production under J. Barry Lewis direction merits being seen for three finely-crafted performances by Maureen Anderman, Jim Ballard and Julie Kleiner, plus an outstanding portrait by Karen Stephens. But thematically, its thrown out of whack because the deck seems stacked toward one truth for much of the play and then irrevers-ibly stacked the other way. Few people will leave this production indecisive about the priests guilt or innocence. That misstep undercuts the point of the play and turns it into a cautionary tale about the dangers of certainty rather than the conundrum of uncertainty. On the other hand, this is the kind of play and production in which that fine-tuned cali-bration can change nightly. What I saw may not be what you see the next night. Heck, so much of this is perceptual and susceptible to personal baggage that what I saw may not even be what the fella across the aisle saw the same night. Doubt tracks an investigation by Sister Aloysius (Anderman), the martinet principal of a parochial school in the Bronx in 1964 when ecclesiastical reforms were clashing with hidebound traditions. Shes suspicious from the outset of the likeable and handsome new parish priest Father Flynn (Ballard). But her instincts are inflamed to the point of obsession by a report from the idealistic young teacher Sister James (Kleiner) that the schools only black student left a meeting with Flynn seeming upset and with liquor on his breath. Even with the Church in flux, this remains a patriarchal society in which gender trumps everything ; Sister Aloysius is severely restricted in what she can do. As a result, her inquiry only accumulates hints and state-ments that can be interpreted at least two ways. For most of the evening, the crime is so abhorrent that its never spelled out. The references are so oblique that it underscores the shakiness of the accusation. A battle ensues between the two older clergy with the younger nun both used and wooed by both combatants. Sister James protests, You have no proof!Ž To which, Sister Aloysius retorts, I have my certainty!Ž Shanley deftly penned a conflict in which the audiences allegiances are supposed to flow back and forth between antagonists who are polar opposites. Sister Aloysius is simply not likeable. You can admire her discipline, devotion, sincerity and eventually her cour-age, but she is a steely authoritarian who dis-misses kindness and compassion as luxuries that pose dangers. When Sister James nearly breaks down at her superiors evaluation of her teaching ability, the young woman cries, I thought you were satisfied with me.Ž To which, Sister Aloysius says evenly, Satisfac-tion is a vice.Ž Later, when Sister James says she cannot believe Father Flynn would do harm, Sister Aloysius answers, Youd trade anything for a warm look.Ž Flynn exudes geniality and empathy. His sermons delivered directly to the audi-ence are imbued with profound compas-sion. When confronted by Sister Aloysius, he seems far less concerned with his reputation on a personal level so much as how such a claim will cripple his ability to serve the parish. In an attempt to gather evidence, Sister Aloysius asks the boys mother (Stephens) to come to her office. The visit, perhaps the strongest scene in the play, does not go as anyone expects. Finally, Sister Aloysius and Father Flynn have their showdown in private. It encom-passes a moment in which everything turns inside out. Ill argue that the cast and direc-tor did not conquer that vital scene opening night because when its over, many people should still be unsure, perhaps even more conflicted. But the scene is played in such a blunt unambiguous way that doubt vanishes. That destroys the very last beat of the play and gives a completely different meaning to the last line then I think Shanley intended. That said, this team has mounted an insightful thought-provoking production highlighted by Lewis trademark of lead-ing an earnest cast through an excavation of every moment, peeling back layers of meaning in Shanleys script and then skill-fully communicating their findings to the audience. Anderman unreservedly dives straight into Sister Aloysius flawed nature, portray-ing someone who cares not a whit about being liked, caring only about being an effec-tive instrument for the greater good, no matter the cost to herself or anyone else. She submerges herself in Sister Aloysius sever-ity in both appearance and affect. She carries herself as if her shawl is weighing down her shoulders. When she hears Sister James praise Flynns homily, she responds, His sermon last Sunday was poetic,Ž spinning the last word with a slight twirl of disapproval. Fresh off playing the patrician wife in Palm Beach Dramaworks A Delicate Bal-ance, Anderman makes it easy to believe that the nun has lived a chastening life in the real world before taking the veil and that her willingness to bend the rules to achieve jus-tice comes from her pragmatic appreciation THEATER REVIEWCOURTESY PHOTO Maureen Anderman and Jim Ballard star in Maltz Jupiter Theatre’s “Doubt.”


Doubt: A Parable plays through Feb. 17 at the Maltz Jupiter Theatre, 1001 E. Indiantown Road in Jupiter. 7:30 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 8 p.m. Sat-urday, 2 p.m. Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday. Tickets are $46-$68, available by calling (561) 575-2223 or visit FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF FEBRUARY 14-20, 2013 B9 Calendar listings at:midtownpga.com561.630.61104801 PGA Blvd., PBG, FL 33418 Free Garage Parking THE ART OF TASTE Learn to and with instructors from The Ritz Ballroom February 18 thru Monday March 25 lessons for 6 weeks on Monday nights 6:30 pm 7:30 pm $/7$$68,7(‡3$/0%($&+*$5'(16)/‡ 6(,1',$167‡678$57)/‡ZZZ%2'+,+27<2*$FRP $25One Week of Unlimited Yoga New clients only, not valid w/ any other offers. Grand Opening Awaken. PUZZLE ANSWERS for how the world works. This is tough role because we must admire the purity of her motives while questioning the accuracy of her obsession with evil. Ballard is a fine actor whose underrated work as the beleaguered husband in Mosaic Theatres Side Effects and whose portrayal of the anguished man in Dramaworks in All My Sons were essential to the successes of both shows. Here, his linchpin performance is the one that needs more shading and ambiguity, but he makes a solid adversary for Ander-man. He delivers Flynns genuine warmth and his compassion for frailty that borders on humanism. With the lilt of a Boston outsid-ers accent, he measures the phrasing of his sermons to capture the audiences sympathy from opening monologue. When he cries out in the voice of the afflicted, Are we alone?Ž he does make you wonder, as you should, whether that empathy is born out of his own need for forgiveness. Kleiner works hard to bring plausibility to the young woman who says, I want peace of mindŽ in a terrified tone that it will never come again. She makes it clear that Sister James could not have imagined two authority figures actually being in conflict. She doesnt completely escape making Sister James a bit of a squeaky-voiced simpering naf, but thats what Shanley wrote and its tough for any actress to make such ingenuousness credible. All three are solid, but its Stephens performance in just one scene that turns on the light switch. Lewis has kept a lid on the emo-tional intensity through the production up to this point, perhaps because Sister Aloysius must proceed gingerly. But the electricity starts flowing from Stephens appearance and on through the rest of the play. Stephens inhabits a stunningly pragmatic character whose decisions on paper are seemingly indefensible, yet she makes the womans internal logic absolutely convincing. Her act-ing is so smooth, so absent acting tricks, so convincing that you cant see how she does it. One aspect that this production underscores is the rigid male-centric hierarchy which enabled abuses and which institu-tionalized the demeaning of women. Sister Aloysius understands that Flynn can pull rank anytime he wishes and crush her efforts. Neither can she leapfrog over the ineffectual parish monsignor and approach the bishop. No doubt, there is little justice likely to be achieved here. This is the Maltz, so impressive production values are a given, starting with Timothy Mackabees set, ranging from the oppres-sively institutional principals office to the high brick walls keeping the modern world outside. Marty Mets sound design is outstanding, not just for the clarity of the actors speech, but for the inventiveness of his aural sound-scape. He takes advantage of the Maltzs multiple speakers to ensure that atmospheric chimes emanate from different points around and behind the audience. He weaves in soft, almost subliminal sounds, like the voices of children on the playground in the moments before Father Flynn gives his first sermon. Paul Blacks lighting ranges from the cold illumination of Sister Aloysius office to the autumnal shadows of bare tree branches fall-ing across the red brick walls of the school. In this ever-mutating 21st Century world in which many people seem to require cer-titude in every facet of their belief system, regardless of contravening facts, the Maltz production raises questions about unyielding convictions. Q „ Bill Hirschman is editor, chief critic and reporter for Florida Theater on Stage, a website devoted to news and reviews about South Florida theater. See more at southfloridatheateronstage, or call Mr. Hirschman at 954-478-1123.


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FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF FEBRUARY 14-20, 2013 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT B11 WEEKLY SOCIETY Kravis Center for the Performing Artso albums from the many events we cover. You can purchase any of the photos too. Send us your society and networking photos. Include the names of everyone in the picture. E-mail them to society@ 8 6 7 14 13 19 20 1 Mark Freitas and Mary Freitas 2 Denise Meyer and Bill Meyer 3 Christopher Havlicek and Kim Havlicek 4. Janna Scarpa and John Scarpa 5. Phylis Fogelson and Martin Axman 6. Jane Mitchell and Jeffery Bland 7. John Preston and Monika Preston 8. Julie Khoury and Amin Khoury 9. Christopher Vecellio and Tara Vecellio10. Cameron Preston and Jeffrey Preston11. Diane Halle and Bruce Halle12. John Kessler, Henni Kessler, Myrna Daniels and John Daniels13. Jack Miller and Goldie Wolfe Miller14. Laurie Silvers and Mitchell Rubenstein15. Kathryn Vecellio and Leo Vecellio16. Michael Vecellio and Angela Culveyhouse17. David Kosowsky and Ingrid Kosowsky18. Renate Dreyfoos, Alex Dreyfoos, George Michel and Paula Michel19. Jeff Sabean and Gina Sabean20. Jerry Golden and Barbara Golden COURTESY PHOTOS 5


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FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF FEBRUARY 14-20, 2013 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT B17FLORIDA WEEKLY SOCIETY Beatles Band performs Music on the Plaza at Midtown in Palm Beach Gardens 1 3 5 6 4 2 13 7 8 9 14 15 16 10 17 18 12 11 1 Allison Biggins, Belle Forino 2 Jungle Jim Hawks, Valorie Fischbach, Rodney Forbes, Toni Forbes, Cindy Burekart, Ed Meany 3 Lauren Gavagni, Darlene Seager, Lori Trachsel, Eileen Cappiello 4. Maureen Conners, Tom Dekker, Carol Dekker 5. Mike Sileo, Don Verdecchia, Maria Evangelista, Fran Evangelista 6. Joanna Moccia, Wesley Speed 7. Kendra Zellner, Juan Teves 8. Steve Owens, Belle Forino 9. Will Cross Dais10. Angel Cuesta, Jen Nicholson11. Rebecca Morgan, Mary Pelater12. Lisa Linnell, Rick Linnell13. Zahtra Chalf, Adnane Chalf14. Jack Phillips, Terry Phillips 15. Drew Binns, Amanda Wyant16. KeyboardsGreg Steiner, Guitar-Jason Zabka, Vocals-Tom McDermott, Drums-Peter Maerz17. Amelia Ostrosky, Mari Pumphrey18. Donna MazzaJOHN SESSA/FLORIDA WEEKLY


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FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF FEBRUARY 14-20, 2013 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT B19The Dish: Chicken Cashew Nut The Place: Thaicoon, 450 Northlake Blvd., North Palm Beach; 848-8538 The Price: $6.95 lunch; larger portion at dinner, $12.95 The Details: Here is a dish you can feel good about. The recipe seems to be: Saut bits of ten-der chicken with onions and peppers, then stir in cashews. Serve with rice, eat and enjoy. The cashews offer a bit of crunch, along with a little extra protein. The sauted onions get slightly sweet and offer a nice coun-terpoint to the Thai spices. Its simply refreshing, and is a new go-to dish at Thaicoon, a restaurant we have been visiting for nearly 20 years. It is dishes like this, which are served with flair, that keep us coming back. Q „ Scott Simmons FLORIDA WEEKLY CUISINE Have you seen that little yellow building on Northlake Boulevard named Dockside Sea Grill?Ž Have you wondered how the restaurant acquired its name? Well, as owner Liz Turner says, dont let the building discourage you; when youre sitting on the back dock along-side the water, you would never realize that youre actually sitting on Northlake Boulevard.Ž Mrs. Turner, originally from Philadelphia, attended Temple University, where she studied business. After working as a hostess in a local restaurant, she discov-ered that although her pas-sion was business „ it was for the restaurant business. This passion did not extend to insurance firms in which she says she had previously worked. Mrs. Turners husband, Randall, who is a chef, has a shared love for the industry. While Mrs. Turner was managing multiple restaurants and later a hotel in Philadelphia, Mr. Turner was working with many chefs to become the chef he is today as well as land a job at the Albany Hilton Hotel. This encour-aged the couple to move to upstate New York. It wasnt until 27 years ago, when the Turners moved to South Florida, that they decided to work together and create their own estab-lishments. Crocodile Rock Cafe was brought to Juno Beach and Lake Worth as the couples first endeavor. Randy would do all the food preparation,Ž she says. I would work the front of the house.Ž Six years ago, they created Dockside Sea Grill in Lake Park with a focus on a relaxing and family-oriented atmosphere. With any-thing from burgers, to fish, steak, chicken and more, Mrs. Turner confirms, there is some-thing here for everybody!Ž In August 2012, Dockside expanded beyond a sit-down menu. Dockside Dollar Grille intro-duced a new cash-only concept in which all food items cost $1. We came up with the Dockside Dollar Grille because of the economy,Ž she says. We accommodate people who are on a budget and for people who want good food.Ž Name: Liz Turner Age: 60 Original Hometown: Philadelphia Restaurant: Dockside Sea Grille, 766 Northlake Blvd., Lake Park Mission: We want to please our customers and serve good food at a reasonable price. There is something here for everybody!Ž Cuisine: Seafood and American restaurant Whats your favorite footwear of choice in the kitchen? I dont want to slip and fall, so I wear some type of non-skid rubber bot-tom shoe. Sometimes its sneakers and some-times its boots. I dont wear heels, I always stay comfortable.Ž What is your guilty culinary pleasure? I love our antipasto salad and our seafood flat-bread; its wonderful and very popular!Ž What advice would you give someone who wants to go into the restaurant busi-ness? Being in the restaurant business is a commitment with a lot of hours, but it can also be very rewarding and enjoyable. If you dont have a passion for the business, then I dont recommend it. You cant expect to open up a restaurant and not be there. You have to be hands-on and be knowledgeable about how the restaurant business runs.Ž Q In the kitchen with...LIZ TURNER, Dockside Sea Grille BY LOREN GUTENTAGlgutentag@floridaweekly.comTHE DISH Highlights from local menus Raise a glass and watch a gourmet meal being preparedTURNER SCOTT SIMMONS/FLORIDA WEEKLY Local gourmands can sip Tuscan wines while watching a meal being prepared at In The Kitchen in Teques-ta. Sommelier Jenny Benzie will be on hand Feb. 21 to pour the wines as chef Lenore Pinello prepares a menu that includes chick pea crostini, raviolini al brodo, Tuscan bean and arugula salad with lemon vinaigrette, Arista all Fiorentina (herb-stuffed loin of pork), roasted tomato and potato croquetta. Guests can take home recipes for all of the dishes and also can buy the wines served at this dinner. The meal begins at 6:30 p.m. Cost is $80 per person. Reser-vations are required. In The Kitchen is at Gallery Square North, 389 Tequesta Drive, Tequesta. Info 747-7117 or French fare for Valentines: Paris in Town Le Bistro will offer a special three-course menu for Valentines Day. Start off with French onion soup, shrimp flambes with amaretto honey garlic sauce or goat cheese crostini over organic mesclun, then have a second course of yellowtail snapper au beurre rouge en papillotes with rice pilaf, prime rib au jus or chick-en breast stuffed with pr osciutto and blue cheese with roasted asparagus. Desserts are a choice of a trio, Nutella strawberry crepe or Nutella banana crepe. There will be accordion music and complimentary Champagne. Cost is $46.95 prix fixe.Paris in Town Le Bistro is at Downtown at the Gardens, 11701 Lake Victoria Gardens Ave., Suite 4101, Palm Beach Gardens. Info: 622-1616 or Tea at the Hibel: The Hibel Museum of Art will present a full English tea from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Feb. 25. Chris Burloft, main librarian, and Lori Huey, assistant librarian, at the LDS Family History Center in Jupiter will discuss genealogy and tracing your familys ances-try. They will show you how to do this with little or no cost through their resources. The cost is $20 per person or $60 per table of four. RSVP to 622-5560 by Feb. 22. The museum is at the corner of University Boulevard and Main Street on the Florida Atlantic University campus at Abacoa in Jupiter. Q COURTESY PHOTO Chef Lenore Pinello will cook for a group Feb. 21 at In The Kitchen in Tequesta.