Behind the WheelLincoln quality behind a Ford nameplate. A23 X Vol. VI, No. 19 Â FREEWEEK OF FEB. 25-MARCH 2, 2016www.FloridaWeekly.com OPINION A4PETS A6 BUSINESS A21BEHIND THE WHEEL A23 REAL ESTATE A25 KOVELS A27ARTS B1 COLLECTIBLES B2 CALENDAR B4-6PUZZLES B10FILM B14 VINO/CUISINE B22-23 PRSRT STD U.S. POSTAGE PAID FORT MYERS, FL PERMIT NO. 715 Download our FREE App todayAvailable on the iTunes and Android App Store.SocietyEven The Donald was on the scene. 10 pages inside X INSIDE Look What I FoundScott Simmons is feeling sheepish with his latest. B2 X Â‘FlowersÂ’ in bloomThe Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens goes floral. B1 X ORGANIZERS OF THE OKEECHOBEE Music & Arts Festival would have us believe that thereÂs magic in the 800-acre oak and pine tree-cov-ered site that theyÂve named Sun-shine Grove. For four days, from March 3-6, more than 100 artists, bands and DJs, at least 30,000 fans and vendors of all sorts will gather in the woods for a happening thatÂs more than just a big concert. Craft show returns with top artists THE FIRST OKEECHOBEE MUSIC & ARTS FESTIVAL IS EXPECTED TO DRAW MORE THAN 30,000 PEOPLE NORTH OF LAKE O FOR WHAT ORGANIZERS HOPE IS THE NEXT BONNAROOSEE CONCERT, A10 XBY OSVALDO PADILLAopadilla@Â” oridaweekly.com When master and emerging artists from 32 states bring their designs to the Palm Beach County Convention Center Feb. 26-28 for the Palm Beach Fine Craft Show, it will give art lovers an opportunity too good to pass up. ÂYou shouldnÂt miss it if you enjoy beautiful art,ÂŽ said Elizabeth Kubie of Crafts America LLC. Ms. KubieÂs company has been bringing the Craft Show to Palm Beach County ever since the convention center was built 13 years ago. ÂYouÂll get to meet the artists and see how they work,ÂŽ she said. ÂItÂll give you an idea of what they are about.ÂŽCOURTESY PHOTOS / PHOTO ILLUSTRATION BY ERIC RADDATZ / FLORIDA WEEKLY EE EE E ve ve he he v n m m s s n n s s er er Â s s s s X X X INSIDE: GETTING THERE, TICKET INFORMATION & LINEUP | A10-12 ROBERT PLANT MUMFORD & SONS GRACE POTTER HALL AND OATES SKRILLEX KENDRICK LAMAR SEE CRAFT, A13 XCOURTESY PHOTOWearable art designed by Susan Bradley. BY MARY THURWACHTERFlorida Weekly Correspondent
A2 NEWS WEEK OF FEBRUARY 25-MARCH 2, 2016 www.FloridaWeekly.com GARDENS/JUPITER FLORIDA WEEKLY AWARDWINNING ComprehensiveStroke Center A HIGHER LEVEL OF STROKE CARE Find out more information about our award-winning services. Register for a FREE Stroke Screening by calling 561-882-9100 901 45th St Â• West Palm Beach, FL 33407 | StMarysMC.com Members ofTenet HealthÂs COMMENTARYYou, too, can fly among the privileged Â– if you pay the right priceMaybe you have seen the commercial on cable television. It features movie star Jennifer Aniston. She is 40,000 feet aloft in an airplane, on her way to some faraway destination that requires many hours of flight. We know she is suffering the con-sequences of her arduous trip. She is wearing a terry bathrobe, looking shopworn around the edges and not her glamorous self, searching high and low for a hot shower and a dry martini. Believe me, I have been there Â„ but who knew airplanes had showers to go with their martinis, and that not finding one ranks among the worst of travelersÂ travails? It is out-rageous, really. How can that be in a 21st century world? The ad goes on to explain. In the next scene, Jennifer asks the flight attendants the whereabouts of the shower. Her beautiful brow is knit, and puzzlement is apparent all over her face. Looking slightly bemused by her inquiry, the atten-dants inform Jennifer she has made a tragic mistake. She is on the wrong airline. She is in mid-transoceanic flight on a domestic carrier. ÂFor godÂs sake,ÂŽ Jennifer thinks to herself, ÂHow could I let this hap-pen?ÂŽ The camera zooms in on her stunned look. This is the adÂs aha moment. The plot thickens: Now we understand the magnitude of JenniferÂs error: She is trapped for the dura-tion of the flight aboard a funky U.S. airline, and must travel the distance sans shower just like the rest of the unwashed. This brutal realization hits Jennifer like an assault on her per-sonal hygiene. Or, dare I say, like a cold shower. Cut to the next scene: Jennifer awakens abruptly and bolts upright. She finds herself in a full-length, cus-tomized-for-air-travel bed. She is sur-rounded by downy blankets, the roar of the jet engines muffled by the hard-wood paneling of her bedside media center. She is, of course, flying first class on her airline of choice, which happens to be the airline sponsoring the ad. We knew this was coming. The ad continues: ÂThank God,ÂŽ Jennifer murmurs appreciatively. The absence of a shower on board was only a nightmare, a scary encounter with how the other 99 percent of pas-sengers travel. We are relieved she recovers from a rough night in such favorable cir-cumstances. Our empathy as a fel-low traveler is won. No wonder the poor woman goes searching for a stiff drink. We would, too. The adÂs last scene features Jennifer, martini in hand, commiserating with the barkeep serving first-class passengers in the on-board cocktail lounge. We presume she has had a hot shower and is totally refreshed. The camera takes in the full breadth of her luxurious surroundings. The setting could easily be the bar at the Beve rly Hills Hotel. Such is the life of the rich and famous. The ad leaves us feeling vaguely sad and depressed. On reflection, we understand why. We canÂt wake up from JenniferÂs nightmare. We are stuck in her bad dream, doomed to travel among all the other living dead on airplanes with no hot showers. The solution is clear: We must shun our usual choice of domestic carriers and book future travel on Emirates Airlines. Why didnÂt we think of this before? Here I had been, thinking for a decade or more that fat city on a flight was free peanuts, an aisle seat and space to stuff a bag into the over-head compartment. Having such ame-nities was almost as good as having the width of a Ritz cracker between you and the passenger seated in the next row up in front of your tortured knees. Or finding your checked bag-gage actually arrived with you at your destination. Then there is the ardu-ousness of all the pre-flight prepara-tions: shopping interminably on the Internet for the best deal. It is like winning the lottery when you score a ticket that doesnÂt require you leave your spouse behind. Maybe next time we can go together, you say. You send consoling text messages of Âwish you were hereÂŽ and post selfies on Instagram to keep your partner from entertaining thoughts of revenge on your return. JenniferÂs mode of luxurious travel smashes conventional wisdom that flying is absolutely no fun anymore, an endurance test for the tough and hardy. How can we expect anything better? This is a conveyance of mass travel whose profit margins depend on stuffing as many miserable passen-gers as possible into the confines of a metal tube sock with wings. But Jennifer got us thinking. Maybe we deserve a hot shower, too. Her mode of flying halfway around the world might set us back about $25K; but hey, thatÂs only slightly more than a yearÂs income for a family of four living in poverty. ArenÂt we worth it? Well, some of us apparently are, and for those who share this sense of privilege, Emirates Airlines is poised to serve, with hot showers and all. Everybody else can just get there the best way they can. Q Â„ Leslie Lilly is a native Floridian. She resides with her family and pugs in Jupiter. Email her at firstname.lastname@example.org. leslie LILLYllilly@floridaweekly.com
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A4 NEWS WEEK OF FEB 25-MAR 2, 2016 www.FloridaWeekly.com GARDENS/JUPITER FLORIDA WEEKLYBlock an Obama nominationAccording to Sen. Elizabeth Warren, the future of the republic tee-ters in the balance. Unless the United States Senate bows to the will of Presi-dent Barack Obama and approves his replacement for Justice Antonin Scalia on the Supreme Court, everything we hold dear will be lost. A refusal to get with the program, Warren insists, Âwould threaten both the Constitution and our democracy itself. It would also prove that all the Republican talk about loving the Con-stitution is just that Â„ empty talk.ÂŽ This is the twisted view now prevalent on the left and in the media: It reads Article II of the Constitu-tion giving the president the power to appoint justices with Âthe advice and consentÂŽ of the Senate as, in effect, an affirmative obligation on the Senate to consider and approve the presidentÂs nominees. Might this wholly fanciful constitutional exegesis have something to do with a desire to replace Scalia, a giant of originalism, with another pro-gressive rubber stamp? Back in 2007, Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., a giant of clever partisan manipulations, all but pledged his life and sacred honor to blocking any further George W. Bush appointments to the Supreme Court Â„ and somehow democracy survived. Of course, Barack Obama can nominate whomever he likes to the Supreme Court. Of course, the Senate can block him or her. And of course, Democrats can call Republicans heedless obstruc-tionists and try to turn the public against them. This is the natural con-test between the political branches, which is a feature of the U.S. Constitu-tion, not a bug. At the fault line between the two elected branches, the nomination pro-cess is inherently political, and, inevi-tably, tensions will be highest when a president is about to leave office. The Congressional Research Service looked at rejected Supreme Court nominees a few years ago and concluded, ÂOpposi-tion to the nominating President played a role in at least 16 of the 36 nomina-tions that were not confirmed. Many of the 16 were put forward by a President in the last year of his presidency.ÂŽ No doubt, Republicans will take heat for simply saying ÂnoÂŽ to another Obama appointee to the court. But there will be none of the faux drama of a government shutdown, when the national parks are shackled and the media acts as if AmericaÂs national life is on the verge of collapse. The coun-try will be able to survive some 4-4 Supreme Court decisions, which affirm the lower-court decision. The Senate owes President Obama no deference or consideration. He has trampled on the legislative power at every opportunity, including attempt-ing to deem the Senate in recess on his own say-so (he lost the resulting Supreme Court case 9-0). His unconsti-tutional immigration and clean-power directives both have been held in abey-ance by the courts. If President Obama wanted a collegial relationship with the Republi-can Senate, he should have thought of that long ago. Now, he will pronounce himself shocked and saddened that Congress doesnÂt want to hold his coat while he remakes the high court. The Senate should hold firm, and let Eliza-beth Warren and her colleagues rend their garments and gnash their teeth. Q Â„ Rich Lowry is editor of the National Review. rich LOWRYSpecial to Florida Weekly OPINIONReflections on the New SouthHistory exists not in one, but in two places: the past, and at the point of the plow that cuts the hard dirt of whatÂs to come. It rolls up fragrant and new like dark soil from the furrows of each deed and every thought shared by any of us with all of us. Especially in the South, whose history most of us know only in single words or short phrases: Slavery. Cotton and tobacco. The Confederacy, Robert E. Lee and Martin Luther King Jr. Black, white, civil rights, the Klan, jazz and blues, jasmine and magnolia, stars and bars. Shrimpers, growers, Seminole wars and Crackers. Storytellers, barbecue and Sunday-go-to-meeting. But Âthe New SouthÂŽ is much more complex than that and far from new. It started in the 1880s, when a Georgia man named Henry Gates bought into and became edi-tor of the Atlanta Constitution newspaper. Mr. Gates coined the term, Âthe New South,ÂŽ before dying of pneumonia during the Christmas season of 1889 Â„ a South-erner born in 1850 who had seen bloody fighting as a teenager during the Civil War, and whose Confederate father had been killed by a Union soldier. Mr. Gates celebrated the end of slavery, the end of the old ways and Â„ he hoped Â„ the industrialization and modernization of the New South. He wanted it to join Ameri-can society seamlessly and without regret, becoming a more prosperous place, but a place where blacks would remain second-class citizens by nature and birth. As progress on the bumpy American road to equality and prosperity goes, it was a little step forward. But it was also the seedling notion not just of whatÂs South-ern but of whatÂs American nowadays in the New South: shopping malls, highways, chain stores and Disney. Air conditioning and sprawling suburbs and corporate farming and tourism. Southerners who sell their property to developers, then blame ÂYankeesÂŽ all the way to the bank for alter-ing their moss-draped landscapes forever. For 151 years come April 9 Â„ that was the day Robert E. Lee surrendered the Army of Northern Virginia at Appomattox in 1865 Â„ the South has been struggling forward. So have all Americans. WeÂre a people born with the DNA of change, but (especially in the South) change made in turbulence, a river at the confluence of memory and experience. And weÂd better be. They arenÂt just Southerners who practiced racism, geno-cide, the tyranny of power and the use of lies and deceit to manipulate people weaker and less ambitious than European Americans. Blacks, native tribes and immi-grants of every stripe have felt the ham-mer of American ignorance and uncaring everywhere Â„ from Boston to Biloxi and from St. Augustine to San Diego. But the South, old or new, is not merely the confluence of culture and a history. ItÂs also a sensuous geography, a landscape that bleeds into the character of its people, shaping their poetry and painting, or hot-wiring the music and storytelling of their broken hearts and their clannish pride and their potholed but steady progress. Many Southerners who come from the land or cherish it often carry a grace and clarity Â„ a willingness to see and remem-ber Â„ that strikes me as profoundly hopeful for the history of Americans still to come. I was reminded of that again last week when I came across a brief Facebook exchange between two Southern friends, both from farming families. Billy: ÂFog muffles sounds too, boy howdy I remember down in the cypress country, knee deep in the water, some-times IÂd stop to just listen to the great big olÂ drops of water dripping off the trees accompanying the songs of the swamp and the eerie muffled quiet of a strange and kinda melancholy moment of utter peace!ÂŽ Bev: ÂI love this! And after you stop moving for a few minutes the swamp starts to get so loud you canÂt hear yourself think. Every living thing seems to want to make a racket. And they all scream at each other in dissonant tones. Swamp symphony.ÂŽ Billy: ÂThose moments are like turning back the pages of time, a oneness with events, unchanged from the very beginnings.ÂŽ Bev: ÂIt makes me feel invisible and reminds me IÂm just here for a moment. IÂm not the center of my universe. This was all there long before me and will be there long after me. ItÂs comforting.ÂŽ These are people with courage and humility, both. They will look out at the world, they will look inward at themselves, and they will weigh it all in the balance, like another Southerner I know, Woody Hanson. Mr. Hanson, a real estate professional whose grandfather knew more about the Seminole and Miccosukee Indians than any other white American, decided to get a masterÂs degree in history at the University of South Florida at age 60, under the guid-ance of one of the nationÂs premier South-ern historians, Professor Ray Arsenault. Mr. Arsenault is now about to guide Mr. Hanson through his final scholarly paper, ÂThe Burden of Florida History.ÂŽ Such scholarship is a journey into the swamp, a different way of listening to those big olÂ drops of water dripping off the trees. Mr. HansonÂs title echoes another, in this case a book by the late American historian and Yale Professor C. Vann Woodward, ÂThe Burden of Southern History.ÂŽ His friend and mine, Florida Weekly contributor Cynthia Mott, told me that. Ms. Mott also studied the history of Florida and the South with Mr. Arsenault and his colleague at USF, emeritus Prof. Gary Mormino. She inspired Mr. Hanson to do the same, he has said. In effect, all these men and women together are the point of the plow, the his-tory makers of something new, vibrant, but still deeply Southern. They will look out and listen, in scholarship or cypress swamp. They will share what they know. And everything will change and become new. 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GARDENS/JUPITER FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF FEBRUARY 25-MARCH 2, 2016 NEWS A5 We are proud to announce the opening of the De George Pediatric Unit at Jupiter Medical Center in partnership with the Nicklaus ChildrenÂs Hospital (formerly Miami ChildrenÂs Hospital).From newborns and toddlers to adolescents up to age 18, the pediatric unit is a comprehensive, child-centered environment, featuring state-of-the-art medical and therapeutic services. Patients benefit from the collaboration of local pediatricians, Jupiter Medical Center and Nicklaus ChildrenÂs Hospital, who work together to develop outstanding clinical protocols to treat our youngest patients.This unit was made possible by the generous support of the Lawrence J. and Florence A. De George Charitable Trust and the Nicklaus ChildrenÂs Health Care Foundation. Jupiter Medical Center and Nicklaus ChildrenÂs HospitalÂ„together for our community. The De George Pediatric Unit features:tJOQBUJFOUQFEJBUSJDSPPNTt1FEJBUSJDTVSHFSZTVJUFTt1FEJBUSJDUIFSBQZt$IJMESFOTQMBZSPPNt#FBST%FOGPSSFTUJOH OBNFEBGUFS+BDLi5IF(PMEFO#FBSw/JDLMBVTn Additional hospital services:t1FEJBUSJDJNBHJOHTFSWJDFTt1FEJBUSJDFNFSHFODZTFSWJDFT A New Choice for a New Generation Learn more at jupitermed.com/pediatrics or call 561-263-KIDS (5437).De George Pediatric Unit Now Open in Jupiter 1210 S. Old Dixie Hwy. l Jupiter, FL 33458 Coalition helps improve Riviera Beach housing project BY AMY WOODSawoods@Â” oridaweekly.comStonybrook Apartments has a stigma. The Riviera Beach complex that houses more than 400 low-income residents has one of the highest crime rates in the city, repeat incidents of violence and unsafe living conditions. A single mother of three who has lived in the rent-assisted project for four years overhears negative comments about her community all the time. ÂIn Walmart, in Publix, everywhere Â„ itÂs always Stonybrook this or Stony-brook that,ÂŽ 35-year-old Camille Bed-ward said. ÂI donÂt want to listen to that kind of talk about the place where I stay.ÂŽ Frequent fights, all-too-common shootings and other illegal activities long have plagued the Section 8 devel-opment. ÂThe first day I moved here, I couldnÂt even get my things into my apartment, and there was a fight,ÂŽ Ms. Bedward said. ÂI was like, ÂOh, my God.Â ÂŽ Last year, a local nonprofit dedicated to improving the quality of life for needy mothers and children intervened. Community Partners, whose tag line reads Âchanging the odds,ÂŽ initiated an outreach effort with the Riviera Beach Police Department to establish a forum for residents. Representatives from the agency went door-to-door conducting surveys aimed at identifying concerns, fears and needs within the at-risk neighborhood. The police department became involved by cracking down on code-enforce-ment violations and requiring physical improvements to the property, including the installation of an entrance gate. Ms. Bedward, a proponent of the outreach effort who attends its monthly meetings, said the entrance gate will help curb violence by keeping out gangs. ÂIÂm tired of the fights, IÂm tired of the violence, IÂm tired of my kids not being about to go outside and play like I want them to,ÂŽ she said of her 2and 8-year-old daughters and 4-year-old son. The crime rate has gone down in the nine months since Community Partners stepped up, as evidenced by a drop in the total number of service calls coming into dispatch. According to the police department, calls decreased to 113 in November, from 161 in September. ÂI feel that weÂve accomplished a lot,ÂŽ Ms. Bedward said. ÂIÂm fully committed to these things because I, for one, want more for myself and my children.ÂŽ The monthly meetings draw about a dozen residents but more need to attend, she said. ÂI just want the residents to open their eyes and realize what Community Partners is trying to do for them,ÂŽ Ms. Bedward said. ÂI just want the residents to see that IÂm not working against them, IÂm working with them. For the year 2016, we need to make our commu-nity become better.ÂŽ Ljubica Ciric, director of client-outreach services at Community Partners, agreed more residents need to engage in the outreach effort for it to achieve success. ÂWe see it on paper, but the community knows what it needs,ÂŽ Ms. Ciric said. ÂThe whole effort is based on the residents because we truly believe with-out the residents, we could not accom-plish the goal.ÂŽ Community Partners provides mental-health services for families through the Parent-Child Center and classes for first-time homebuyers through the Housing Partnership organization. It also operates BRIDGES, a series of location-based programs funded by the ChildrenÂs Services Council of Palm Beach County that focus on protecting little ones free from abuse and neglect and ensure those entering kindergar-ten are prepared to learn. Through a partnership with Urban Youth Impact, which offers empowerment opportuni-ties for inner-city youths to keep them in school and out of trouble, a calendar of events has been created that includes everything from bible study to drum circles to financial tutoring. Other available resources offered by the coalition are afterschool activities, GED preparation and health-and-nutri-tion workshops. ÂA lot of times, what happens is people put in place services that are not wanted or needed,ÂŽ Ms. Ciric said. ÂThe residents took a stand.ÂŽ Safety and security remain the No. 1 issues at Stonybrook Apartments, located in the heart of a municipality that aver-ages more than 1,300 crimes annually and ranks in the 14th percentile of the safest places to live in the United States, reports the NeighborhoodScout Web site. ÂThereÂs so much toxic stress,ÂŽ Ms. Ciric said. ÂThere are so many things against them that are generational, in a way Â„ lack of resources, lack of parent-ing, mental-health ailments, financial issues. They are good people, and the want a normal living environment, so weÂre going to help them get that. ThatÂs why weÂre there.ÂŽ Cleveland Wester, Community PartnersÂ director of targeted case manage-ment, said the monthly meetings have given residents the voice they never had. ÂWe want the community to see that you can make it, whatever your difficult situation is, but youÂve got to work at it,ÂŽ Mr. Wester said. ÂWe are trying to coach them to be respectful of one another but take charge. That is our goal for these meetings.ÂŽ The police department has prescribed several crime-fighting measures for Stonybrook Apartments, such as more communication between the man-agement company and officers in addi-tion to regular updates on the progress of complying with code-enforcement violations. ÂThe police department is working cooperatively with the new manage-ment of Stonybrook Apartments in an effort to bring about positive change within that community,ÂŽ department spokeswoman Rose Anne Brown said. ÂWeÂre all working cooperatively with them because, obviously, we want to reduce calls for service and we want to increase the residents feeling safe at Stonybrook and all over this city.ÂŽ Q Â“The first day I moved here, I couldnÂ’t even get my things into my apartment, and there was a fight. I was like, Â‘Oh, my God.Â’ Â” Camille Bedward, resident of Stonybrook Apartments
A6 NEWS WEEK OF FEBRUARY 25-MARCH 2, 2016 www.FloridaWeekly.com GARDENS/JUPITER FLORIDA WEEKLY Learn more at jupitermedurgentcare.com or call 561-263-7010. Jupiter Medical Center is dedicated to providing you and your family with affordable, quality medical care. The professional staff at our Urgent Care centers will see you without an appointment in just a few minutes Â… and most insurance plans are accepted!Just walk in. No appointment necessary. Choose Urgent Care...from the hospital you trust!In addition to treating minor emergencies and illnesses, we offer: t'MVTIPUT t %JHJUBM9SBZT t &,(T t -BCTFSWJDFT Hours: Mon. Â… Sat., 8 a.m. Â… 8 p.m.; Sun., 9 a.m. Â… 5 p.m. Jupiter: 1335 W. Indiantown Road, Jupiter Next to Harmony Animal HospitalTwo convenient locations: Abacoa: 5430 Military Trail, Suite 64, Jupiter Next to McDonaldÂs in the Abacoa Shopping Center BY KIM CAMPBELL THORNTONUniversal UclickAccording to the Roman calendar, itÂs 2016. The Chinese calendar proclaims this the year of the red fire monkey. At our house, it appears to be the year of the lame dog. Keeper started limping during a walk last month. A veterinary exam found some slight muscle atrophy, but X-rays didnÂt show any degenerative changes that might indicate arthritis. His limping may have been due to an unusually long walk after a holiday layoff Â„ the well-known weekend warrior syndrome. Then Gemma took a tumble down the stairs. She immediately got up and shook herself off. We counted ourselves lucky that she didnÂt seem to have any damage, but about 10 days later we noticed a reluctance to climb the stairs (she gets carried going down) and some slight difficulty scratching her ear with a hind leg. Off to the veterinarian she went. The diagnosis was arthritis, not unusual in a 16-year-old dog. In both cases, the remedy was rest and pain relief. Both dogs were back to normal within a few days. But lameness can be more serious in both dogs and cats. HereÂs what you should know if your pet starts having trouble walking. Q Arthritis. This painful degenerative joint disease affects most dogs and cats as they age. Large breeds or over-weight animals are at highest risk, but pets of any size can become arthritic. Animals with arthritis may be reluctant to go up or down stairs, unwilling to jump on or off furniture, move sl owly and stiffly as they rise from the floor, or wince when you pet them. If you notice any of these signs in your pet, ask your veterinarian about medication or other therapies that can help, such as acu-puncture, massage and weight loss. Q Heart disease. In cats with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, sudden lame-ness may result from a blood clot that lodges in the blood vessels that supply the rear legs. This can cause a sudden onset of paralysis. Take your cat to the veterinarian right away. Q Cruciate ligament tear. This is the most common orthopedic problem veterinarians see in dogs. The cranial cruciate ligament connects the thigh-bone to the shinbone and keeps the knee, or stifle, joint stable. When this ligament tears Â„ usually because a dog is overweight; out of condition; jumps, twists, turns or lands wrong on a slick surface; gets body slammed by another dog during rough play; or has had a previous CCL injury on the opposite leg Â„ itÂs instantly painful and can lead to painful degenerative joint disease if it goes unrepaired. Q Bone cancer. Lameness or reluctance to put weight on a limb can sig-nal osteosarcoma, the most frequently diagnosed bone tumor in dogs and cats. Depending on the location of the tumor, you may be able to feel a hard lump or swelling on the bone. Diagnosis requires an X-ray and biopsy. Osteosarcoma can be treated with amputation and che-motherapy, and the majority of pets get around well on three legs. Any time your dog appears to be lame, he needs to be seen by the veteri-narian. To diagnose the problem, your veterinarian may manipulate the legs to check range of motion or perform a neu-rological exam to check gait, reflexes and other reactions. Depending on the history and severity of lameness, X-rays or an MRI may be necessary. Whatever the cause, your dog can likely be helped. Treatment can relieve pain, improve function and slow the advancement of osteoarthritis. Rest, medication, physical rehab and, if nec-essary, surgery are among the options that can help him recover and continue the walks, hikes, runs or dog sports that are part of your lives together. Q Keep pets lean to help reduce the risk of arthritis and CCL tears. PET TALESDonÂ’t ignore lamenessLimping can have many causes in dogs and cats Pets of the Week>> Tila is a 9-yearold, 66-pound female mixed-breed dog that would do best in a home with mature adults or quiet dogs. Quali es for the senior-to-senior program.>> Oreo is a 9-yearold female domestic shorthair cat that used to live with a family. She enjoys lap time with visitors.To adopt or foster a petThe Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League, Humane Society of the Palm Beaches, is located at 3100/3200 Military Trail in West Palm Beach. Adoptable pets and other information can be seen at hspb.org. For adoption information, call 686-6656. >> Target is a neutered male orange tabby, approximately 4 years old. He gets along very well with people and other cats.>> Susie is a spayed brown and white female tabby, about 3 years old. She's very affectionate, and enjoys her playtime with people and with other cats.To adopt or foster a catAdopt A Cat is a free-roaming cat rescue facility at 1125 Old Dixie Highway, Lake Park. The shelter is open to the public by appointment. Call 848-4911, Option 5. For additional information, and photos of other adoptable cats, adoptacatfoundation.org.
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WE ACCEPT MOST INSURANCE PLANS COURTESY PHOTODr. Julie Levy, who led the study on identification of pit bulls, plays with a dog at Alachua County Animal Services.DNA studies show that shelter workers often mislabel dogs as pit bulls, limiting adoptions DNA results show that shelter workers are often mistaken when they label a dog as a pit bull, with potentially devas-tating consequences for the dogs, a new University of Florida study has found. ÂAnimal shelter staff and veterinarians are frequently expected to guess the breed of dogs based on appear-ance alone,ÂŽ said Julie Levy, a professor of shelter medicine at the UF College of Veterinary Medicine and the lead author of a study published recently in The Veterinary Journal. ÂUnlike many other things people canÂt quite define but Âknow when they see it,Â identification of dogs as pit bulls can trigger an array of negative conse-quences, from the loss of housing, to being seized by animal control, to the taking of the dogÂs life,ÂŽ she said. ÂIn the high-stakes world of animal shelters, a dogÂs life might depend on a poten-tial adopterÂs momentary glimpse and assumptions about its suitability as a pet. If the shelter staff has labeled the dog as a pit bull, its chances for adop-tion automatically go down in many shelters.ÂŽ The past few decades have brought an increase in ownership restrictions on breeds including pit bulls and dogs that resemble them. The restrictions are based on assumptions that certain breeds are inherently dangerous, that such dogs can be reliably identified and that the restrictions will improve public safety, the study states. The study focused on how accurately shelter staff identified dogs believed to be pit bulls. ÂPit bullÂŽ is not a recog-nized breed, but a term applied to dogs derived from the heritage breeds Ameri-can Staffordshire terrier or Staffordshire bull terrier. The purebred American pit bull terrier is also derived from these breeds and is often included in the loose definition of Âpit bull.ÂŽ The research team evaluated breed assessments of 120 dogs made by 16 shelter staff members, including four veterinarians, at four shelters. These staff members all had at least three years of experience working in a shelter environment. The researchers then took blood samples from the dogs, devel-oped DNA profiles for each animal and compared the DNA findings against the staffÂs initial assessments. ÂWe found that different shelter staffers who evaluated the same dogs at the same time had only a moderate level of agreement among themselves,ÂŽ Ms. Levy said. Results of the study also showed that while limitations in avail-able DNA profiles make absolute breed identification problematic, when visual identification was compared with DNA test results, the assessors in the study fared even worse. Dogs with pit bull heritage breed DNA were identified only 33 to 75 per-cent of the time, depending on which of the staff members was judging them. Conversely, dogs lacking any genet-ic evidence of relevant breeds were labeled as pit bull-type dogs from 0 to 48 percent of the time, the researchers reported. ÂEssentially we found that the marked lack of agreement observed among shel-ter staff members in categorizing the breeds of shelter dogs illustrates that reliable inclusion or exclusion of dogs as Âpit bullsÂ is not possible, even by experts,ÂŽ Ms. Levy said. ÂThese results raise difficult questions because shelter workers and veterinarians are expected to determine the breeds of dogs in their facilities on a daily basis. Additionally, they are often called on as experts as to whether a dogÂs breed will trigger confiscation or regulatory action. The stakes for these dogs and their owners are in many cases very high.ÂŽ Dog breeds contain many genetic traits and variants, and the behavior of any individual dog is impossible to predict based on possible combinations. ÂA dogÂs physical appearance cannot tell observers anything about its behav-ior. Even dogs of similar appearance and the same breed often have diverse behavioral traits in the same way that human siblings often have very different personalities,ÂŽ she said. As for legal restrictions on dogs based on their appearance, Ms. Levy said public safety would be better served by reducing risk factors for dog bites, such as supervising children, rec-ognizing canine body language, avoid-ing an unfamiliar dog in its territory, neutering dogs and raising puppies to be social companions. The study was funded by MaddieÂs Fund and the Merial Veterinary Schol-ars Program and was co-authored by UF veterinary medical student Kimberly Olson and Bo Norby of Michigan State UniversityÂs College of Veterinary Med-icine. Also contributing to the research were Michael Crandall, of UF; Jennifer Broadhurst of the Jacksonville Humane Society; Stephanie Jacks of Jacksonville Animal Care and Protective Services; Rachel Barton of Tallahassee Animal Services; and Martha Zimmerman of Marion County Animal Services. Q UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA_________________________
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More specifically, we wanted to achieve this through the most current knowledge and technologically advanced procedures, as well as with research and wellness education. Looking back on the past year, it is clear that our partnership with Mount Sinai Heart New York has been an invaluable addi-tion to our community. Advancements have allowed us to improve the quality of care and to enhance the level of expertise we are able to offer patients in South Florida. We have been fortunate to work closely and consult with specialists in New York who have distinct knowledge in certain fields, like electrophysiology, catheter abla-tion or coronary angiography. Because we work so closely with these physicians, patients are able to be smoothly and seam-lessly transferred between Jupiter Medical Center and Mount Sinai when they require complex procedures we are not able to offer locally. Patients have been grateful for the coordinated access to physicians and sur-geons at Mount Sinai Heart New York, a center recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the top 10 in the nation for cardiology and heart surgery services. We have an excellent transfer team that handles most of the details, like hospital admission and working with the patientÂs insurance company to obtain authoriza-tion. In addition, patients can rest assured that they have strong continuity of care no matter where they are located; once they return to South Florida our physicians are able to follow-up with each patient and monitor their progress. Working side-by-side with these doctors also means that there are more opportuni-ties for research and development of new medications, procedures and techniques. One clinical trial that is about to begin involves the role of certain molecules in cardiac health Â„ by sharing insights and information, this and other research ven-tures can be quickly completed and applied to real-world situations. In our studies we are now following Mount Sinai protocol for clinical trials, which has helped to streamline the collaboration process for our research teams. Another exciting product of our partnership is the cardiac screening program that we have implemented at Jupiter Medical Center Urgent Care Centers. We have a variety of services that are easily accessible to members of our community, including general heart health screenings and vascu-lar screenings. Some things that we assess are patientsÂ blood pressure, heart rate, and cholesterol levels. At the medical center, we are also able to perform more complex, though noninvasive procedures like coro-nary CT angiography as well, all in order to aid our patients on the road to heart health. The next step for our cardiac centerÂs growth is continuing to increase the vol-ume of patients that are brought to our Car-diac Catheterization Lab, a state-of-the-art care center where teams perform advanced nonsurgical procedures for patients with all stages of heart disease. Jupiter Medical Center is focused on achieving high quality care in all aspects of cardiac health, and is currently striving to develop an open heart surgical program. In order to achieve this, we need to be treating 1,100 patients per year, including at least 400 cases of stent implementation or angioplasties. Since the partnership with Mount Sinai Heart New York began, volume has increased sig-nificantly, and patients are beginning to recognize Jupiter Medical Center as a local first step in cardiac care. WeÂre seeing high satisfaction rates and an appreciation for the care taken with aspects of our program. For us, this is one of the best indications that weÂre well on our way to accomplish-ing our goal of improving our patientsÂ cardiac care. Jupiter Medical Center and Mount Sinai Heart New York are allowing this partner-ship to thrive by giving cardiologists the tools and support that they need to further advance cardiac health in South Florida. With just a year under our belts, I believe that the partnership will only continue to expand the scope of cardiac care at Jupiter Medical Center, and we look forward to a bright future with Mount Sinai Heart New York. Q Gonzalo LOVEDAY, MD Medical Director, Mount Sinai Heart New York at Jupiter Medical Center
GARDENS/JUPITER FLORIDA WEEKLY FEBRUARY 25-MARCH 2, 2016 A9 JOIN US FOR THE 2016 PALM BEACH COUNTY GO RED FOR WOMEN LUNCHEON April 7, 2016 Â€ 11:00 am The Four Seasons Resort, Palm Beach MAKE IT TO FIGHT HEART DISEASE AND STROKE. For tickets and more information, please contact Jennifer Rhine at 561-697-6626 or Jennifer.Rhine@heart.org. PbGoRed.Heart.org 2016 Event Chair: Pamela M. Rauch, Florida Power & Light Company Circle of Red Ambassador: Michele Jacobs, The Forbes Company & The Gardens Mall Men Go Red Ambassador: John Domenico, U.S. Trust Open Your Heart Ambassadors: John and Mary Castronuovo Pamela M. Rauchrn rrn Thank you to our 2016 Executive Cabinet members: Jody Blumberg Â€ Mary Castronuovo Â€ Jennifer Chiusano Â€ Debbie Dunkin Â€ Lori Gordon Â€ Carrie Hanna Evelyn Hopkins Â€ Michele Jacobs Â€ Kae Jonsons Â€ Michelle Ketchum Â€ Marti LaTour Â€ Patricia Leonard Anne Messer Â€ Lorraine Rogers-Bolton Â€ Susan Schupp Â€ Christy Sheehan Â€ Alison Sieving Susan Tancer Â€ Connie Thomas Â€ Meredith Trim Portugieser Chronograph. Ref. 3714: When Vasco Da Gama and his crew gazed upon newly discovered worlds, they probably felt much the same way you do when you look at this watch: at certain moments, you would willingly stop time. Just as well, then, that your mechanical chronograph makes it possible. And even better that you have enough time to admire the details of its classic, quality design in all their splendour. Small wonder that this timepiece became a legend from the moment it appeared. IWC. ENGINEERED FOR MEN. IWC PORTUGIESER. THE LEGEND AMONG ICONS. Fibromyalgia remains puzzling condition for 5 million in U.S. NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTHFibromyalgia is a long-term (chronic) pain condition that affects 5 million or more Americans ages 18 and older. For unknown reasons, most people diag-nosed with fibromyalgia are women, although men and children also can be affected. People with certain disorders, such as rheumatoid arthritis or lupus, may also have fibromyalgia, which can affect their disease course and treatment. Fibromyalgia can take a powerful toll on health, well-being, and quality of life. ÂPeople with fibromyalgia suffer from severe, daily pain that is widespread throughout the body,ÂŽ says Dr. Leslie J. Crofford, an NIH-supported researcher at Vanderbilt University. ÂTheir pain is typically accompanied by debilitat-ing fatigue, sleep that does not refresh them, and problems with thinking and memory.ÂŽ People with fibromyalgia often see many doctors before finally receiving a diagnosis. The main symptoms Â„ pain and fatigue Â„ overlap with those of many other conditions, which can com-plicate the diagnosis. A doctor familiar with fibromyalgia can make a diagnosis based on the crite-ria established by the American College of Rheumatology. Diagnostic symptoms include a history of widespread pain last-ing more than three months and other symptoms such as fatigue. In making the diagnosis, doctors consider the number of areas throughout the body where the patient had pain in the past week, and they rule out other causes of disease. What causes fibromyalgia isnÂt fully understood. Many factors likely contrib-ute. ÂWe know that people with fibromy-algia have changes in the communication between the body and the brain,ÂŽ Dr. Crofford says. These changes may lead the brain to interpret certain sensations as painful that might not be bothersome to people without the disorder. Researchers have found several genes that may affect a personÂs risk of devel-oping fibromyalgia. Stressful life events may also play a role. Fibromyalgia isnÂt a progressive disease, so it doesnÂt get worse, and may improve. ItÂs not fatal. It wonÂt harm the joints, muscles or internal organs. Medications may help relieve some Â„ but not all Â„ symptoms of fibromyalgia. ÂDrug treatments by themselves donÂt result in remission or cure of fibromy-algia,ÂŽ says Dr. Crofford. ÂWeÂve learned that exercise may work as well as or bet-ter than medications. In addition, thera-pies such as tai chi, yoga and cognitive behavior therapy can also help to reduce symptoms.ÂŽ People with fibromyalgia often have the best results when treated with mul-tiple therapies. Dr. Crofford and her colleagues are exploring whether a treatment called TENS (transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation) can help people with fibro-myalgia exercise more comfortably and reduce pain. She and other NIH-funded teams are also seeking markers of fibro-myalgia in the blood that might ulti-mately lead to more targeted and effec-tive treatments. Q
A10 NEWS WEEK OF FEBRUARY 25-MARCH 2, 2016 www.FloridaWeekly.com GARDENS/JUPITER FLORIDA WEEKLYKendrick Lamar, fresh off his five wins and a breathtaking performance at this yearÂs Grammy Awards, will be there. Robert Plant, whose appellation couldnÂt be more suitable, will be there too, among the oak trees. So will Mumford & Sons, Daryl Hall and John Oates and The Avett Brothers. Tantric sex counselors and yoga gurus will be there. A couple named Prana and Amber Rose Ashodian, who prac-tice something called sound therapy, will be there. Dozens of visual artists will be there, channeling the magic. Visual artists will be there, working on their respective crafts for all to see. The underappreciated and much-revered experimental rock band named Ween will be there. Win Butler, the lead singer from the Grammy-winning band Arcade Fire, is coming, too. Soundslinger, the company running the festival, was formed by a legend-ary music promoter, a creative direc-tor/co-founder of the famed Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival in Tennessee and a real estate investor music fan who developed what might be the most per-fect spot for such an event. Although the event was years in the making, it seemingly came out of nowhere when the initial lineup was announced in September. In January, The New York Times named it among the places ÂWhere Music Lovers Should Go in 2016.ÂŽ Like Bonnaroo and dozens of other festivals throughout the coun-try, it features days of live music, danc-ing and camping in a remote location Â„ either with the simplest of tent set-ups or elaborate VIP options. The cost for tickets and packages ranges from $259.50 to $17,500. ItÂs SoundslingerÂs assertion that above all else, whatever magic Â„ musi-cal, financial and otherwise Â„ that happens, will be fueled by the earth, trees and vistas here just north of Lake Okeechobee. ÂThe Okeechobee site is the headliner of this festival,ÂŽ says Paul Peck. ÂWe have the best festival site in America.ÂŽ Mr. PeckÂs longtime friend from the music business, Steve Sybesma, lured the former Bonnaroo co-founder away from his sweet gig at the premier fes-tival. Mr. Sybesma wanted to show Mr. Peck a site that investor Clifford Rosen from Miami thought might work as a festival venue. ÂIÂve known Steve for a long time. We always talked about working on proj-ects,ÂŽ said Mr. Peck. ÂWhen he talked to me about this, I said, ÂIÂm not looking to make a change.Â And he said, ÂItÂs the best festival site youÂve ever seen.Â Âƒ When I went to see it I had high expectations. Then my expecta-tions were blown out of the water. ÂYou go through these paths in the shade and come out into this tree-lined amphitheater. ItÂs going to feel like weÂre going to be hugged by trees all in this beautiful space together. The prop-erty is so well laid out.ÂŽ The weather, hopefully, will be dry and cool Â„ a good bet for Florida in early March. The mosqui-to population is in decline at this time of year. Sound ordi-nances donÂt apply at Sunshine Grove. And another advantage Mr. Peck expects is that dust, which is a daunting problem at numerous festivals, will be minimal. ÂDust gets on everything, people and equipment. We have a 6-mile paved roadway, so cars driving in and out wonÂt be kicking up dust. We think that weÂre going to have a lot less dust.ÂŽ In 2005, the festival site was slated to become Sundance Trails, a residential equestrian community with 5-acre lots. Like so many real estate ventures from that time, the deal didnÂt go as planned. Mr. Rosen seized the opportunity to reposition the property, with its lakes, roads and other infrastructure, to create a platform for the festival. Attendees can park their cars and camp for days. Alternately, people can simply park and come and go as they please. However, nearby hotel rooms are reportedly near or at capacity. There are VIP RV options with catered meals as well as flushing toilets and showers. (Yes, toilets and showers come at a pre-mium.) The layout map reads like a theme park guide on mushrooms. A place named Aquachobee will feature a lake beach, with bands perform-ing on stage at the waterÂs edge. There will be a Ferris wheel and cocktails for sale. At Yogachobee, visitors are asked to Âtake a journey inward and reawaken their connection to themselves, to oth-ers and the land.ÂŽ Another area named Jungle 51 imagines an alien crash site in the woods that by some trippy accident results in an all-night dance party. From Fort Myers, the trip to the fesCONCERTFrom page 1 COURTESY PHOTOSSYBESMA ROSEN PECK BIG GRAMS MAC MILLER FUTURE ARTIS FETTY WAP
GARDENS/JUPITER FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF FEBRUARY 25-MARCH 2, 2016 NEWS A11 tival is about a two-hour drive along scenic country roads. But the festival is expected to attract music lovers from across the country. ÂIÂm coming from Washington D.C., my sister is coming from New York City,ÂŽ said Rachel Sher, a 25-year-old paralegal. ÂThe lineup is incredibly attractive. We are both huge Mumford & Sons fans. We also love Bassnectar, Grace Potter, Odesza Âƒ I could go on.ÂŽ Ms. Sher, her sister and a group of friends will camp and grill, but theyÂre also excited about the food vendors. Like everything else at this event, the food is curated and designed to impress a crowd that has come to expect more than just hot dogs and slices of cheese pizza. In all, folks at Soundslinger believe theyÂve found a spot where natu-ral enchantment meets the logistical demands of hosting tens of thousands of revelers in style. Their goal is noth-ing less than creating one of the top festivals in the country Â„ mentioned in the same breath as shows like Coachella and Lollapalooza. Musical surprisesÂIÂm going to be in the ÂWhat the FÂ…Â section. ThatÂs VIP,ÂŽ Joanne McNeely laughs Â„ a gravelly, joyous sound. SheÂs spent countless hours as a top volunteer for the festivalÂs street team, waving signs, passing out fliers and promoting the event on social media and by visit-ing businesses in Okeechobee County where she lives. In exchange for her efforts, she and her 27-year-old son will have access to the festival in a VIP area named ÂWTF.ÂŽ ÂWhen I first heard about (the festival) I was so excited,ÂŽ said the 58-year-old retired postal worker. ÂIÂve been into music all my life. And IÂve stayed current with the times. As music has progressed, so have I. I like metal, but I moved on to EDM (electronic dance music). It keeps me young.ÂŽ SheÂs as excited about seeing the electronica artist Skrillex as she is about hearing Robert Plant. For his part, Mr. Plant, along with the Sensational Space Shifters, will kick off a small tour of the South here at Okeechobee. HeÂll re-imagine some well-known Led Zeppelin songs on stage. However, in case you havenÂt been paying attention since that bandÂs last album Â„ ÂCodaÂŽ came out in 1971 Â„ Mr. Plant has continued to innovate musically. At 67, heÂs still rocking as hard as ever Â„ except that trying to classify his music as just ÂrockÂŽ would be a disservice. ÂPlant is still curious about music and trying to find things he hasnÂt done and go places he hasnÂt been,ÂŽ says Alan Sculley, a music critic for Florida Weekly whose work appears in publications throughout the country. ÂPlant has been doing a lot of good things in recent years. HeÂs getting back to his roots Â„ going back to his album with Allison Krauss (2007Âs ÂRaising SandÂŽ). And now heÂs been on a journey into Americana and getting back into blues and psychedelia.ÂŽ Reinvention, musical experimentation at the highest levels, is Mr. PeckÂs greatest contribution to the festival. At Bonnaroo, he made a name for himself by creating Superjam, where heÂd bring disparate artists together to collaborate in one-time-only performances. There was the time at Bonnaroo, for instance, when he put Skrillex on stage with a parade of the performerÂs musical influ-ences, which included Damien Marley with Mickey Hart of the Grateful Dead. Mr. Peck has rebranded this mashup concept for Okeechobee, where his mixed-up set is called the ÂPoWoW!ÂŽ ÂIÂm a fan first,ÂŽ said Mr. Peck. ÂI love creating special moments. Those combinations of art and surprise, when two artists perform together for the first time and we all experience that together. They create something new. I live for those moments.ÂŽ The Superjams also became known for springing A-list surprises on audiences, like the time when R. Kelly appeared on a star-studded stage singing Sam Cooke songs only to be followed by Billy Idol. Music fans should expect the unex-SEE CONCERT, 12 X Tampa NaplesLake OkeechobeeOkeechobeeGulf ofMexico AtlanticOceanMiami Orlando 75 95 4 Okeechobee Music & Arts Festival 70 N
A12 NEWS WEEK OF FEBRUARY 25-MARCH 2, 2016 www.FloridaWeekly.com GARDENS/JUPITER FLORIDA WEEKLY pected at Okeechobee, too. ÂI have to keep a few things up my sleeve,ÂŽ said Mr. Peck. ÂThis is not a music festival for a certain kind of music fan. ThereÂs going to be so much stuff to do out there, you will con-nect to something new. I guarantee. ItÂs designed to be a place of music discov-ery, and also of personal discovery. LetÂs say Mumford & Sons is your favorite band, but then you see Kendrick Lamar and that connects with you Â„ weÂre out to obliterate genre classifications and break barriers and create a new com-munity based on diversity. And whatÂs being created here has never happened before.ÂŽ Going VIPFor those who are attracted to the lineup but may be put off by the thought of primitive camping without the ben-efit of electricity or running water, there are several options to minimize the more ÂSurvivormanÂŽ aspects of the experience. The Big Kachobee Tour Bus Package for eight people includes private bunks, plush couches, flat-screen TVs, a mini-kitchen and private bathroom, as well as access to showers, an open bar, lunch and premium viewing areas by the stag-es. The cost is $17,500, plus $581 in fees. Other, less-expensive VIP options include boutique camping tents that come with a queen bed, chairs, electri-cal hookups, catered breakfasts, access to a comfortable, air-conditioned lounge and the coveted showers. A two-person package runs $2,749 plus fees. (Non-VIP visitors can shower for $7.) Other festivals have come under fire for paying too much attention to the VIP customers, creating a culture of ÂhavesÂŽ and Âhave-nots.ÂŽ Organizers are charged with trying to minimize the appearance of disparity while still cast-ing a wide net in terms of the kinds of people who will come to the show. ÂIÂm trying to form a community. You donÂt want people to feel like theyÂre on different levels,ÂŽ said Mr. Peck. ÂBut the thing about community is I want to be as welcoming to as many people as pos-sible. My parents want to experience a festival in a different way than my little brother. I want to give as many people the opportunity to experience this. (The VIPs) wonÂt be an in-your-face elitist thing. The VIPs are going to want to be in the general admission experience. This general admission experience will be equivalent to the VIP at other shows.ÂŽ General admission tickets to the show, where you pitch your own tent, fend for yourself and use the portable toilets cost $259.50 p lus $20 in fees for a threeday pass, which includes parking. Discovering OkeechobeeOkeechobee CountyÂs population will increase by more than 75 percent when the music festival comes to town. There are about 40,000 living in the county. The festival is expected to draw at least 30,000 fans plus a few thousand more organizers, volunteers, performers and reporters. ThereÂs a Publix, a Wal-Mart and a Winn-Dixie in town, but thereÂs no shopping mall, which is just as well. Okeechobee is country Â„ without the trendy aspirations of places like Fort Myers or Naples. It embraces its rural-ness. ÂYou can still know the people here. You know the county commissioners by their first names,ÂŽ said Robbi Sumner, who does Internet sales for EliÂs Western Wear on Park Street, the cityÂs main com-mercial drag. Like many here, sheÂs posi-tive if not a little ambivalent as she waits to see how the whole thing turns out. ÂWeÂre positively apprehensive,ÂŽ said Ms. Sumner with a laugh. Increased traffic is a concern. But thereÂs also the potential for revenue. The median income in Okeechobee is $34,490 (com-pared with $47,908 in Lee County). ÂIf people are in the hotels, eating at our restaurants, thatÂs good Âƒ It would be nice for people to say, ÂThatÂs a neat place, letÂs go back and do some fishing or clay shooting.ÂÂŽ For their part, organizers have reached out to business owners, the commu-nity and civic leaders, doing their best to impart the festivalÂs live-and-let-live vibe. To hear the organizers tell it, this festival is only the beginning. ItÂs their hope to keep growing the event and to use the site in new and interesting ways. ÂIt is definitely in our sights to host multiple festivals and events,ÂŽ said SoundslingerÂs Steve Sybesma during a recent online Reddit forum. ÂWe have at least one amazing concept in the works, groundbreaking, like nothing ever done before. We will change the perceptions of what people expect in a festival.ÂŽ Q CONCERTFrom page 11COURTESY PHOTOMany would say the location is perfect for an outdoor music festival comparable to Bonaroo. THE AVETT BROTHERS BASSNECTAR ODESZA Â“IÂ’ve known Steve for a long time. We always talked about working on projects ... When he talked to me about this, I said Â‘IÂ’m not looking to make a change.Â’ And he said, Â‘ItÂ’s the best festival site youÂ’ve ever seen.Â’Â… When I went to see it I had high expectations. Then my expectations were blown out of the water.Â”Â— Paul Peck
GARDENS/JUPITER FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF FEBRUARY 25-MARCH 2, 2016 NEWS A13 Life is short. Eat dessert. Make sure you ÂLikeÂŽ the PGA Commons Facebook page! Post pictures of yourself at PGA Commons and use the hashtag #PGACommons for a chance to win monthly prizes! pgacommons.com Show-goers can expect to see the latest in contemporary art and design in sculpture, glass, ceramics, furniture, jewelry, fashion and mixed media. They will have the opportunity to talk with the artists. It will appeal to avid col-lectors as well as those looking for an introduction to beginning a personal collection. Some of the works showcased have been featured in private and corporate collections worldwide. Among the artists featured will be Marianne Hunter. The California fine jeweler has been part of the Palm Beach Fine Craft Show for 11 years and looks forward to coming back. ÂIÂve built a good client base in Florida,ÂŽ she said. ÂNobody sells anything like mine.ÂŽ But the first year she participated, she didnÂt have that client base here. She and her sister made the best of the trip, though, strolling the seashore and col-lecting shells, many of which were used in her jewelry. The focus of her jewelry is the enamel work (Ms. Hunter began working as an enamellist). ÂIÂve been doing this (jewelry design) since I was 17,ÂŽ she said. ÂItÂs the only thing IÂve ever done.ÂŽ She particularly enjoys coming to the Palm Beach show. ÂIt really is one of the most beautiful shows in the country,ÂŽ said Ms. Hunter, who met her husband, William, a mas-ter wood sculptor, during a craft show in Los Angeles when she was 20 (sheÂll turn 67 this year). Both are self-taught. ÂWe grew up in the art world together, Â she said. ÂWeÂre both very encouraging and weÂre truthful critics when we need to be.ÂŽ Her husband doesnÂt come to shows anymore, but she brings some of his pieces. All her jewelry is one of a kind, with the number, metals, a poem she has written, signature and date engraved on the back. ÂPeople donÂt get to see handmade things like they used to,ÂŽ said Ms. Kubie, whose company is based in Greens Farm, Conn. ÂThere are a lot of knock-offs around.ÂŽ Since the show began 13 years ago, the dynamics have changed a bit, she said. ÂPeople used to collect a certain thing made by artists and would buy more and more,ÂŽ she said. ÂNow we have a young-er audience and they appreciate art, but donÂt tend to buy in multiples. There is more minimalism in their lives.ÂŽ A highlight of this yearÂs show will be wearable art, which will be featured during a fashion show with models wearing one of a kind couture style designs and exquisite jewelry starting at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 27. Show-goers are invited to ÂMeet and Greet Jane Weitzman,ÂŽ wife of shoe designer Stuart Weitzman, during an exhibit of selected fantasy shoes commissioned by Jane Weitzman and designed by outstanding artists across America. She will be signing a limited number of her book ÂArt & Sole.ÂŽ Another show highlight will be a panel discussion at 11:30 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 28, led by Palm Beach Cultural Council Director Marilyn Bauer and titled ÂArt in Every Day Living; Its Subtle Beauty Surrounds Us.ÂŽ Local experts who are members of the panel include Campion Platt, Lars Bolander, Nadine Kalachnikoff and Jennifer Garrigues. The Palm Beach Show was voted No. 1 in the country by Art Fair Source Book. Tickets and information are available at craftsamericashows.com. Q CRAFTFrom page 1 >> What: Palm Beach Fine Craft Show >> When: Feb. 26-28; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 11 a.m.-5 p.m. on Sunday. >> Where: Palm Beach County Convention Center, 650 Okeechobee Blvd., West Palm Beach. >> Tickets: $15, or $14 for seniors. Kids under 12 get in free. >> Charity connection: A by invitation only Â“Head to ToesÂ” reception from 3 p.m.-6 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 26, will raise money for Center for Creative Education (which works to educate and empower children through the arts); Glades Academy Foundation (which promotes charter school education in Pahokee); and Shuzz Fund (which pro-vides new shoes and medical procedures to children around the world). >> Info: craftsamericashows.com. A neckpiece by Kathleen Dustin incorporates colored polymer, oxidized silver, boar bristle and 22k gold leaf. Â‘Spinning Walker,Â’ a glass sculpture by Kit Karbler. Console table made with redwood burl by Michael Conti.
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The MAD Scientists Reception will feature hors dÂoeuvres and light refreshments while students have coaching sessions with science leaders and professionals, and guests have the chance to review the final-istsÂ projects, which are the culmination of months of work. The highlight of the event will be the recognition of the winners, who will be awarded a cash prize from Junior Achieve-ment of the Palm Beaches & Treasure Coast. Additionally, presentations will be given by David Nicholson of the Stiles-Nicholson Foundation and Dr. Becky Mer-cer, director of biotechnology and STEM education at Palm Beach State College. ÂThese students have worked incredibly hard for many months,ÂŽ said Claudia Kirk Barto, president of Junior Achievement of the Palm Beaches & Treasure Coast. ÂTo be able to further recognize them for their achievements is a tremendous honor. With support these students can be the future of STEM programming.ÂŽ The 2015 Palm Beach Regional Science and Engineering Fair awards were given out Jan. 8. Hosted by Santaluces High School, more than 750 attendees, including parents, coor-dinators and other invited guests, filled the auditorium to watch students from across Palm Beach County schools receive awards from first to fourth place. Judges at the fair said this yearÂs competition was more intense than previous years, which is a testament to the more than 60 school coordinators and their students in grades 6-12 who participated. Awards were given to 40 out of over 600 students across all categories in middle and high school. These 40 students, who will be recognized at the MAD Scientists Reception, have been invited to attend FloridaÂs 61st Annual State Science and Engineering Fair in Lakeland from March 29-April 1. The 40 honorees and two alternates are: Junior Division (Grades 6-8) Ryan Alea Â„ Omni Middle School William Bartenslager Â„ Western Pines Middle School Zachary Bouras Â„ LoggersÂ Run Middle School Jacques Coury Â„ Bak Middle School of the Arts Christina Cross Â„ The Weiss School Jade Huber Â„ Jupiter Middle School Priscilla Lambert Â„ St. Ann Catholic School Helen Peluso Â„ Alexander D. Henderson University School Tesla Radulovic Â„ LoggersÂ Run Middle School Rachel Rosenberg Â„ Watson B. Duncan Middle School William Rothgery Â„ Alexander D. Henderson University School Elise Weber Â„ Bak Middle School of the Arts Devin Willis Â„ Alexander D. Henderson University School Senior Division (Grades 9-12) Whitney Andrews Â„ Florida Atlantic University High School Julia Barquin Â„ American Heritage School of Boca/Delray Alexis Base Â„ Florida Atlantic University High School Nathan Blood Â„ Palm Beach Gardens High School Nikita Bozicevic Â„ Palm Beach Central High School Jada Campbell Â„ American Heritage School of Boca/Delray Jacqueline Chen Â„ Suncoast High School Jonathan Chin Cheong Â„ Florida Atlantic University High School Cody Coombs Â„ Suncoast High School Maria Elena Grimmett Â„ Oxbridge Academy Hannah Herbst Â„ Florida Atlantic University High School Jason Kaufmann Â„ Suncoast High School Charles Lindsay Â„ Suncoast High School Gabrielle Marvez Â„ Seminole Ridge High School Lila Mish Â„ American Heritage School of B oca/Delr ay Shuting Mo Â„ Spanish River High School Srijith Nair Â„ American Heritage School of Boca/Delray Celinie Nguyen Â„ Palm Beach Central High School Aashay Patel Â„ American Heritage School of Boca/Delray Lindsay Placius Â„ Palm Beach Central High School Amy Polen Â„ Palm Beach Central High School Joshua Richards Â„ Palm Beach Central High School Tushar Shenoy Â„ American Heritage School of Boca/Delray Natalie Shteiman Â„ Alexander W. Dreyfoos Jr. School of the Arts Vithulan Suthakaran Â„ Florida Atlantic University High School Stefan Wan Â„ Alexander W. Dreyfoos Jr. School of the Arts Jessica Young Â„ Palm Beach Central High School Marina Handal (alternate) Â„ American Heritage School of Boca/Delray Andrew Phillips (alternate) Â„ Seminole Ridge High School Best of Show was awarded to Devin Willis from Alexander D. Henderson Uni-versity School in the Junior Division and Hannah Herbst from Florida Atlantic Uni-versity High School in the Senior Division. Information can be found by calling 242-2468 or by visiting juniorachievement.com/event/making-a-difference-scientists-reception. Junior Achievement is the world's largest organization dedicated to giving young people the knowledge and skills they need to own their economic success, plan for their future, and make smart academic and economic choices. JA programs are delivered by corporate and community volunteers who provide relevant, hands-on experiences that give students from kindergarten through 12th grade knowledge and skills in financial literacy, work readiness and entrepreneur-ship. JA programs are taught by volunteers in the classroom and after school in over 120 schools and organizations throughout Palm Beach, Martin, St. Lucie and Hendry counties. Junior Achievement programs are funded through contributions from businesses, individuals, foundations and special event fundraisers. Visit juniorachievement.com for more information. Q Teacher receives Holocaust Educator award SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLYDr. Lavinia Draper wanted to challenge her students to think beyond their class-room walls. When her U.B. Kinsey/Palmview Elementary School of the Arts third-graders wanted to do something about the increase in crime near their West Palm Beach neigh-borhood, they did more than discuss the problem in class Â„ they got involved, con-ducting research and creating a proposal they presented to city leaders for a commu-nity peace mural. "They learned how people can work with local government to make their communi-ties a better place to live, for now and in the future," Dr. Draper said in a statement. That focus on social justice in the classroom is why Dr. Draper was named one of two winners of the 20 15 Gutt erman Family Holocaust Educator Award, given by the Center for Holocaust and Human Rights Education at Florida Atlantic University. For Dr. Draper, the lessons of the Holocaust's past help students become better citizens in the present. She became involved with teaching the Holocaust five years ago when Maureen Carter, the School District's K-12 Holocaust Studies Program Planner, began presenting programs to Dr. Draper's students and arranging Holocaust survivors, like Zelda Fuksman, to share their stories of hope and survival. "Holocaust studies provide students with the opportunity to address the topics of hatred and inequities by allowing the children to shift the focus to love and fairness," Dr. Draper said in the statement. "Children are intrinsically curious about the world around them and the historical events that have led to today's current events. They are also inherently optimistic towards problem solving and are capable of generating cre-ative and ambitious solutions, which reflect their true desire to do the right thing." As part of her award, Dr. Draper will receive an all-expenses-paid trip during the summer to join the Austria and the Czech Republic Holocaust Study Tour, with visits to World War II sites in Krakow, Paris and Normandy. This is the latest honor for Dr. Draper during her tenure in the School District of Palm Beach County, where she has worked since 1997. She earned the Palm Beach County Literacy Award in 2006, was named Palm Beach County Social Studies Teacher of the Year for 2010-11, and the Northern Palm Beach County Chamber of Commerce Education Award in 2012. In 2012, she received the Distinguished Fulbright Award in Teaching, and worked in Wales, where she presented her research and research from around the United States supporting arts integration and the positive impact that art programs in the US had on raising academic achievement. She met with arts leaders and government officials to preserve the arts in the country's academ-ic programs and wrote scholarly articles about her work that were presented to the Welsh Parliament. Q
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Defending champion Padraig Harrington will return to defend his title and be challenged by 2015 runner-up Daniel Berger and PGA Tour mainstays such as Robert Allenby, Stuart Appleby (1997 Honda champion), Keegan Bradley, Angel Cabrera, Paul Casey, Stewart Cink, Luke Don-ald (2006 Honda cham-pion), Jason Dufner, Ernie Els (2008 Honda Champion), Retief Goosen, Rus-sell Henley (2014 Honda champion), Russell Knox, Davis Love III, Shane Lowry, Ian Poulter, Rory Sabbatini (2011 Honda champion), Vijay Singh (1999 Honda champion), Michael Thompson (2013 Honda champion), Jimmy Walker, Boo Weekley, Mike Weir and Mark Wil-son (2007 Honda champion). Exemptions are being awarded to Andy Sullivan, the No. 29 player in the world, No. 37 Bernd Wiesberger, No. 45 Matthew Fitzpatrick, Ollie Schnieder-jans, Tom Gillis, Dicky Pride, Sam Saun-ders, Nicholas Thompson and Steve Marino. "We are thrilled at the quality of our field and the mix between established veterans of the game and the younger generation which has been so impactful on the PGA TOUR in the early stages of their careers," Kenneth R. Kennerly, Honda Classic executive director, said in a statement. "It should be a phenom-enal week of golf and when you mix in some of the additional events we have such as the Kenny G Community concert after play on Thursday and our array of hospitality offerings at The Bear Trap and around the golf course, we think we are providing something for everybody to make their visit to The Honda Classic memorable." Tickets are on sale at thehondaclassic.com or by calling 844-846-6328. Thursday, Feb. 25-Sunday, Feb. 28 (Rounds 1-4), $65 at gate. Daily Bear Trap tickets are $125 and several other hospitality packages also are available. Military Appreciation Day is part of an effort between the tournament and United Technologies to honor those who have and are currently serving our nation. Complimen-tary tickets to the tour-nament are offered for Active Duty, Reservists, retirees, their registered dependents and nonre-tired veterans Thursday through Sunday of tour-nament week. Each honoree can purchase up to two discounted guest tickets per day (at $20 per person, valued at $250). Tickets also provide access to the Patriots Outpost hospitality pavilion overlooking the signature par-3, 17th hole, where complimentary lunch and snacks will be provided each day. Registration for the Patriots Outpost is recommended in advance at thehon-daclassic.com. Verification is required. Admission to The Honda Classic is free for kids 15 and under with a ticketed adult. Saxophonist Kenny G will headline the After-Play concert Feb. 25. Local artists Taylor Norris and Mike Sanchez will be the opening acts after the final putt of Thursday's first round of The Honda drops at 6 p.m. There also will be After-Play concerts Feb. 26 with The Tailgaters and Feb. 27 with the Gosling's Gold Seal After Party with DJ Supreme. Tire Kingdom Fireworks Spectaculars will light up the skies above The Honda Classic those evenings as well. Q COURTESY PHOTOThe Honda ClassicÂ’s 2015 champion, Padraig Harrington, is returning to defend his title at this yearÂ’s tournament.
A18 NEWS WEEK OF FEBRUARY 25-MARCH 2, 2016 www.FloridaWeekly.com GARDENS/JUPITER FLORIDA WEEKLYÂLikeÂŽ us on Facebook.com /FloridaWeeklyPalm Beach to see more photos. We take more society and networking photos at area event s than we can Â“ t in the newspaper. So, if you think we missed you or one of your friends, go to www.Â” oridaweekly.com and view the photo albums from the many events we cover. Send us your society and networking photos. Include the names of everyone in the picture. E-mail them to society@Â” oridaweekly.com.ANDY SPILOS / FLORIDA WEEKLY Charlene Wright, Tom Wright, Andrew Wright and Kat Wright Noel Martinez and Bryce Sartory Chloe Demary, Randy Demary, Liam Demary, Lauren Demary and Holden DemaryBrianna Sidman, John Hamma, Elizabeth Hamma, Steve Hamm a, Sarah Lott, Kennedy Lott and George Lott Jordan Bradley, Mason Floyd and Janet Bradley Jean Wihbey and Eric Jablin Joe Ceilinski and Susan Ceilinski David Crow and Laura Crow David Norris, Taylor Norris and Wendy Norris Cat Whitehurst, Kelly Tracht and Rich Tracht SOCIETY ArtiGras, Abacoa Town Center in Jupiter J W ih b d E i J b li C C enter in Ju p iter
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VISIT US AT THE HONDA CLASSIC NEW LOW RATES ON MODERN LUXURY VACATIONS 27th Annual Hearts of Gold Luncheon to honor author James Patterson SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLYAuthor James Patterson will be honored at the 27th Annual Hearts of Gold Lun-cheon presented by The Salvation Army WomenÂs Auxiliary at The Beach Club in Palm Beach on Thursday, March 10. Mr. Patterson, who holds the Guinness World Record for the most No. 1 New York Times best-sellers and whose books have sold more than 325 million copies world-wide, has visited with and read to many county students, particularly those at-risk children of the communities along the shores of Lake Okeechobee. A silent auction and vendor boutique will begin at 11 a.m. the day of the lun-cheon. Guests will then move to the ballroom for a surf-and-turf lunch and a speech and question-and-answer ses-sion by Mr. Patterson. Following lunch, Mr. Patterson will sign his novels at a book sale in the Ocean Room. Tickets for the affair Â„ reception, auction, boutique, lunch, guest speaker and book signing Â„ are $150. They may be obtained from Sharon Smith at 686-3530, Ext. 26291, or online at Sharon.Smith@uss.salvationarmy.org. Inquiries regarding donations or membership also may be directed to Ms. Smith. The primary recipient of the money raised by the auxiliary is The Salvation Army Northwest Community Center, at 600 N. Rosemary St. in West Palm Beach. This center offers a nurturing environment where at-risk neighborhood children receive after-school mentoring and homework assistance, use comput-ers and access books, participate in music, art and dance programs, and join clubs and sports leagues. The Salvation Army provides transportation for the children, picking them up at the end of the school day. In the summer, the center conducts a full-day camp program. The auxil-iary also contributes to social services, assisting people living in the communi-ties on the shores of Lake Okeechobee by paying for clothing, rent, utilities and other basic services. In addition, it makes donations to the Center of Hope Mentoring Program, where adult male addicts receive quality care at The Sal-vation Army live-in facility. It supports local Summer Day Camp at the Northwest Community Center and provides scholarships for local stu-dents to attend Camp Keystone, The Salvation Army sleep-away camp in Starke. It undertakes special projects as needed for natural disaster relief work and/or equipment for the centers. Q James Patterson Three nonprofits get grants from Giving Circle SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLY The WomenÂs Foundation of Palm Beach County Giving Circle awarded $6,000 in micro-grants to three local nonprofit programs investing in under-served women and girls. Vita Nova, Caridad Center and Dress for Success each received micro-grants for their social change programs this Feb-ruary. ÂMembers of the By Women, For Women Giving Circle are a catalyst for positive change while collaborating with other women across Palm Beach County,ÂŽ Judith Selzer, president and co-founder of the WomenÂs Foundation of Palm Beach County, said in a statement. ÂOur col-lective donations from the Giving Circle members are being used to create social change.ÂŽ ÂCaridad Center is so grateful for the Women FoundationÂs support of our Girl Scout troop. We know that one way to truly break the cycle of poverty is by investment in our girls,ÂŽ said Laura Kallus, CEO of Caridad Center. The grants received by each organization will be used to support the following programs: Q Dress for Success Â„ Next Step Program: Next Step is a job-readiness course for women ages 18-24 hosted by Dress for Success of the Palm Beaches. The class consists of three-hour sessions held once a week over the span of 10 weeks. The classes are held on the Lake Worth campus of PBSC. Next Step offers tools for young women without professional resources to grow in their careers. Q Vita Nova Â„ Financial Independence Program: Vita Nova is empowering women aging out of the foster care pro-gram (18-24 years of age) to gain financial independence. The yearlong program will not only develop the young womenÂs bud-geting and savings skills, but also build their leadership skills by having graduates of the program mentor new students. Q Caridad Center Â„ Girl Scouts Program: Caridad Center founded a Girl Scout troop in 2005 to provide disad-vantaged girls, primarily from immigrant families, enrichment and leadership opportunities. All the girls in this troop c ome from families at 200 percent or less of the federal poverty level and are the first of their families to participate in Girl Scouts or any similar programs. Q
A20 NEWS WEEK OF FEBRUARY 25-MARCH 2, 2016 www.FloridaWeekly.com GARDENS/JUPITER FLORIDA WEEKLYANDY SPILOS / FLORIDA WEEKLYTish Carlo, Ginny McCreary, Maureen Tirone and Lisa Archer Evan Kaff and Talya Lerman Monika Phillips and Richard Jankus Ryan Meehan and Kelsey Lynn Watson Trisha Estabrook and Kevin Carter Larry Spencer, Kathy Spencer, Laura Contreras and Adrian Tanck Maggie Jeffries, Joshua Koester and Jacquelyn Carter Beth McIlvaine and Robbie Thomas Yasmine Drautz and Renee Webley Sally Honeyman, Barbara David and Lani Lover Chad Posner, Kayleigh Carlisle and Shane BennettÂLikeÂŽ us on Facebook.com /FloridaWeeklyPalm Beach to see more photos. We take more society and networking photos at area event s than we can Â“ t in the newspaper. So, if you think we missed you or one of your friends, go to www.Â” oridaweekly.com and view the photo albums from the many events we cover. Send us your society and networking photos. Include the names of everyone in the picture. E-mail them to society@Â” oridaweekly.com. SOCIETY Gulfstream Goodwill Storage Wars, Elite Stor, West Palm Beach ChdPKlihClildShBtt Yasmine Drautz and Renee Weble y S ally Honeyman, Barbara David and Lani Love r
BUSINESS FLORIDA WEEKLY PALM BEACH COUNTY COMMERCE A21 WEEK OF FEBRUARY 25-MARCH 2, 2016 T is for Table, a store that features tabletop treasures, has scheduled a couple of events at its Palm Beach Gardens store. Michael Wainwright, who is celebrating 25 years as lead designer and founder of his own brand, will offer a sneak peek at his latest creations Â„ from stemware and statement pieces to home dcor Â„ from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 27. Preor-dered and purchased pieces at the event will be signed by the designer. There also will be a raffle. Susan Gravely, of Vietri, a purveyor of Italian ceramics, will showcase the brandÂs new spring 2016 collection from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, March 4. The event will include a raffle and complimentary signings. T is for Table is at PGA Commons, 4600 PGA Blvd., Suite 105, Palm Beach Gardens; 799-9733 or tisfortable.com. Q The Mandel JCC Palm Beach Gardens recently named Michael R udnet its new sports and recreation director, as well as assistant director for Camp Shalom. Mr. Rudnet brings over a decade of experience in educating and coaching sports at the middle and high school levels. He has been involved with the Mandel JCC for years, working particularly with the camp and special needs programs. Since his recent transition into the sports and recreation director role, Mr. Rudnet already has introduced plans to launch a new sports program in the fall. In his position, Mr. Rudnet will be responsible for directing, overseeing, teaching, developing curricu-lum and maintaining all aspects of sports classes, leagues and programming. Using his experience, knowledge and passion for sports, coaching and educating children, Mr. Rudnet will also bring changes to the Mandel JCCÂs Camp Shalom as the assistant camp director, such as his plans for the intramural sports camps in Palm Beach Gardens and Boynton Beach to play against each other this summer. He is also working on all of Camp ShalomÂs field trips. Prior to joining the Mandel JCC, Mr. Rudnet worked as a math and TV production teacher, as well as football, flag football, soccer and basketball coach for the Palm Beach County School District. He also served as the athletic director for Wellington Landings Middle School, and sports director for Building Up Sports Academy in West Palm Beach. Mr. Rudnet earned his bachelor of science in business administration from the University of Massachusetts and his master of education from the American College of Education. He is also CPR, AED and first aid certified. The Mandel JCC Palm Beach Gardens is at 5221 Hood Road. For more information, go to jcconline.com. Q I BY EVAN WILLIAMSewilliams@Â” oridaweekly.com TÂS TIME TO SETTLE YOUR TAX BILL WITH the federal government, to pay up or, hopefully, get a refund. You have until the Monday, April 18, deadline or else Âƒ well, nothing really. You can file an extension. And if youÂve really fallen behind, the IRS allows you to file an amended return up to three years from the original deadline. There are some good reasons not to fall behind, though. One, your refund will come sooner rather than later. Two, the sooner you file, the less time tax return fraudsters will have to try to grab your refund. This is an increas-ingly common problem, especially in Florida. ÂTheyÂll start filing fraudulent ones right away because theyÂre going to beat you to the punch,ÂŽ said Carrie Kerskie, a cybersecurity consultant and director of the Identity Fraud Institute at Hodges University. ÂSo if you have SEE TAXES, A22 XA taxing experienceHere are some quick tips from professionals to help you file and get a fast refund COURTESY IMAGE Â“If you have any questions on anything unusual, you need to have a conversation with your preparer ... You just never know what the ramifications are, if it will save you some money or is something you need to address.Â” Â— JoAnn Wagner, CPA KERSKIE Meet designers at T is for TableMichael Rudnet named to position at Mandel JCCSPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLY_________________________SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLY_________________________ RUDNET
A22 BUSINESS WEEK OF FEBRUARY 25-MARCH 2, 2016 www.FloridaWeekly.com GARDENS/JUPITER FLORIDA WEEKLYeverything ready to go, donÂt wait. Just get your return in.ÂŽ Another easy way to prevent that is to get an Identity Protection Personal Iden-tification Number on IRS.gov. See how below. Three, if you donÂt file on your own, youÂll be doing your tax preparer a solid by not waiting until the last minute. Four, youÂll be a participant in one of the worldÂs vast accounting procedures along with 150 million Americans (includ-ing more than 9.3 million Floridians) that the IRS expects to file an individual tax return this year. The best website to get accurate information about filing your taxes is IRS.gov. Gather forms and paperwork Keep an eye on the mail and collect all forms labeled Âimportant taxÂŽ informa-tion. ÂThatÂs one starting point for a lot of average clients,ÂŽ said Kevin Gosse, enrolled agent and tax consultant for Legacy Tax & Accounting in Lake Suzy. ÂThey can review last yearÂs tax return. ThatÂll give them an indication of what forms theyÂre watching for.ÂŽ If you have one job and no other income, you may only need a Form W-2 to file. Maybe youÂre gathering paperwork that represents a variety of income from stocks or properties; charitable and other itemized tax deductions; or credits such as the Lifetime Learning Credit (up to $2,000 per student for the fifth year and on of undergraduate, graduate and profes-sional degree courses, including courses to improve job skills). ÂIf you have any questions on anything unusual, you need to have a conversation with your preparer,ÂŽ said CPA JoAnn Wag-ner, a shareholder of the firm LKD in Jupi-ter. ÂYou just never know what the rami-fications are, if it will save you some money or is something you need to address.ÂŽThe new 1095 health insurance forms The IRS is keeping track of your health insurance due to the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare). ThatÂs why most of us this year, and mostly for the first time, are get-ting a Form 1095 in the mail from health insurance companies sometime between Feb. 1 and March 31. ÂItÂs not much of a difference because most people donÂt even need them to file their tax return,ÂŽ Mr. Gosse said. ÂIf you didnÂt have health insurance the penalty increased a little bit. Other than that there are not a lot of changes this year.ÂŽ The 1095 forms show the health insurance you had last year on a monthly basis. If there are any months when you didnÂt have it, there is likely a tax penalty, depending on your income. There are three 1095 forms: a 1095-A, -B, and -C. ÂIf you get a 1095-A youÂre going to need that to do your tax return,ÂŽ Mr. Gosse explains, because 1095-A is from the fed-eral government Health Insurance Mar-ketplace and is important for people who got Obamacare subsidies. ÂThey canÂt file without it and if they do theyÂll have to amend it probably.ÂŽ If itÂs a Â…B or Â…C, that means you enrolled outside the federal Health Insurance Mar-ketplace, on your own or through an employer. You can probably do the return without them. ÂThe Â…B and Â…C only show that you had health insurance and for what parts of the year you had health insurance,ÂŽ Mr. Gosse said. More information: irs.gov/AffordableCare-Act/Questions-and-Answers-about-Health-Care-Information-Forms-for-Indi-viduals.Filing for free You might file on your own, use commercial tax-prep software such as TurboTax, or hire a professional preparer. In any case, 80 percent of those filing returns are expected to e-file and have it direct deposited into their bank account. That, the IRS says, Âremains the fastest and safest way to file an accurate income tax return and receive a refund.ÂŽ The IRS plans to issue 90 percent of refunds in less than 21 days. Seventy-percent of taxpayers, or those with adjusted gross income below $62,000, are eligible to get free commer-cial tax-prep software through the IRS and file for free. IRS Free File partners with brand-name providers that guide you through the process. Go here to get started: irs.gov/uac/FreeFile:-Do-Your-Federal-Taxes-for-Free.United WayÂ’s VITA ProgramThe United Way is partnering with local organizations to offer free tax return preparation assistance. The Bonita Springs Assistance Office, for instance, is offering free tax filing assistance this season to those with household incomes less than $60,000. BSAO will be hosting the United Way Volunteer Income Tax Assistance pro-gram every Saturday through April 16 except March 12 from 9 a.m. to noon. Those eligible for the program receive tax return assistance from IRS-certified volunteers. Candidates anywhere in Florida can also get information on how to file their returns for free at the United Way site, myfreetaxes.com. VITA aides can also assist in determining if individuals are candidates for the Earned Income Tax Credit, which when claimed can earn low-income households up to a $6,269 tax credit. Appointments for VITAÂs free services can be made today at unitedwaylee.org. For questions, call United WayÂs hotline at 211 or at 433-3900.Avoid tax return fraud: Get an IP PINThieves can use your personal information to file a fraudulent return on your behalf and grab your refund. That results in hassles and delays when you try to pro-cess your return. One thing you can do to avoid tax return fraud is to file as early as possible. The other is to get an Identity Protection Personal Identification Number. If youÂve already been a victim of tax fraud, the IRS has already assigned you an IP PIN. Even if you have not been a victim of tax return fraud, one of the best ways to prevent it is to get an IP PIN anyway, said cybersecurity expert Ms. Kerskie. Get one by going to IRS.gov and enter ÂIP PINÂŽ in the search box in the top right corner or irs.gov/Individuals/Get-An-Identity-Protection-PIN. Follow the instructions to create an account with a User ID and get an IP PIN. If the IRS receives a tax return without your IP PIN it will automatically be rejected. The six-digit number is renewed each year. ÂEvery year the IRS will email you a new PIN,ÂŽ Ms. Kerskie said. ÂItÂs a no-brainer. ItÂs a way to reduce if not prevent tax return fraud.ÂŽ (Ms. Kerskie notes that many people also have a PIN for e-filing. That is a dif-ferent, unrelated PIN). The IP PIN is a program started in the last few years by the IRS for areas such as Florida, Georgia and Washington, D.C., which are hardest hit by tax return fraud. Ms. Kerskie said the program still has some kinks to be worked out: A few weeks ago, for instance, the website wasnÂt working. Also, if you have a credit freeze on your credit report youÂll need to contact Equi-fax to have it temporarily lifted so you can get an IP PIN. DonÂ’t take these calls Many have been getting threatening phone calls or robo-calls from some-one claiming to represent the IRS and, for instance, claiming that you are being audited and demanding payment. But the IRS doesnÂt cold call people. ÂIt still seems like the top scam is the phone calls,ÂŽ said Mr. Gosse. ÂBut one thing people have to understand is the IRS will never call you, you know? So as soon as you get a call from the IRS you know itÂs a scam.ÂŽ Another sign it is a fraud is if they ask you to pay using a prepaid debit card. ÂIf they get any phone calls from people pretending to be the IRS, especially if theyÂre demanding payment over the phone or if thereÂs a warrant for their arrest or whatever, just hang up,ÂŽ Ms. Ker-skie advises. ÂAnd donÂt believe the caller ID. It doesnÂt matter. I can make the caller ID say whatever I want.ÂŽThe IRS on Feb. 18 reported a 400 percent surge in email phishing and malware incidents over last year, asking consumers for various information related to refunds, filing status and personal information. Some consumers have received variations of such emails in text messages. DonÂt click on emails claiming to be from the IRS. The IRS likes to send lettersThe IRS is old-fashioned (yet entirely unsentimental) and will more likely con-tact you with a paper letter if thereÂs a problem with your return. DonÂt mistakenly ignore a letter thinking itÂs a scam. For one, it could be your first red flag that youÂre a victim of tax return fraud. But to be safe, instead of calling the number on the letter, go to IRS.gov and call the phone number listed on the web-site. IRS2Go Mobile AppAvailable at the Apple App Store, Google Play or Amazon, IRS2Go allows you to check your refund status, make a payment or find tax preparation assis-tance. More information: irs.gov/uac/IRS2GoApp. Q TAXESFrom page 21 Number of individual tax returns each year>> United States: 150 million >> Florida: 9.3 million >> Charlotte County: 76,500 >> Collier County: 170,240 >> Lee County: 310,520 >> Palm Beach County: 688,990Â— Source: IRS (state and county information is based on 2013 returns) WAGNER Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center has appointed Don Kiselewski, senior director of external affairs for Florida Power & Light Co., and Dr. Eliah Watlington, associate provost of the Northern Campuses of Flor-ida Atlantic University, as new governing board members. The board is responsible for monitoring, evaluating and continually improving the hospitalÂs quality and safety of care. Prior to joining FPL in May 2005, Mr. Kiselewski served as a congressional chief of staff and was a 14-year employee of the U.S. House of Representatives. Dr. Watling-ton has held academic leadership positions at FAU since 1994. She provides leadership for campus based administrative opera-tions, program growth, and serves as a liaison to FAUÂs northern ser-vice area communities. ÂWe feel fortunate to have the opportuni-ty to engage new lead-ers in our community to support and guide the future of Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center,ÂŽ said CEO Jeffrey M. Welch. ÂWe welcome their diverse perspectives and valuable insights to help continue advanc-ing our mission to strengthen the health of the Palm Beach community.ÂŽ Mr. Kiselewski serves as chair of the United Way of Palm Beach County and chair of the Cham-ber of Commerce of the Palm Beaches. He is also on the Board of Advisors for FAUÂs Tech Runway and is a member of Leadership Florida Class XXXIV. Mr. Kiselewski previously served as president of the Forum Club, chair of the Business Development Board of Palm Beach County and chair of the Northern Palm Beach County Chamber of Commerce. Dr. Watlington sits on the Northern Palm Beach County Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors Executive Committee. She has been actively involved with nation-al accreditation efforts at both the col-lege and university levels. She co-chaired the College of EducationÂs 2007 and 2014 successful national accreditation renewal process. Currently, she serves on the South-ern Association of College and Schools Commission on Colleges Leadership Team and the Carnegie Foundation Community Engagement Leadership Team. Mr. Kiselewski holds a bachelor of arts in political science from Emory University and a master of business administration from Florida Atlantic University. Dr. Wat-lington holds both a masterÂs degree and doctorate from the University of Virginia, Charlottesville. Q Two join Gardens Medical Center governing boardSPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLY_________________________WATLINGTON KISELEWSKI
GARDENS/JUPITER FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF FEBRUARY 25-MARCH 2, 2016 BUSINESS A23 MONEY & INVESTINGInternet sales, strong dollar slow Wal-Mart growth; optimism advisedTo most people, listening to a public companyÂs quarterly earnings confer-ence call would not be the most exciting way to spend their morning. However, I have been an investor in Wal-Mart for a couple of months now so I tuned in to their latest call last week to see how the company was doing. Unfortunately for me and the thousands of other investors of the stock, the companyÂs earnings were not spec-tacular and the stock fell a bit in trading after the release. But regardless of whether you own the stock (and you do if you own any index funds or ETFs), the release itself highlighted several important econom-ic and financial trends that should be noted by any investor. The first noteworthy part of the call had to do with Wal-MartÂs return on its massive investment in e-commerce. Last year the company spent around a billion dollars on its Internet sales platform and expects to do the same this year in order to compete against Amazon. With such a massive investment, investors were expecting big things during the Christmas season. Last year, its online sales increased 17 percent in the first quarter, 16 percent in the second quarter and 10 percent in the third quarter. For the last quarter, Internet sales only increased by 8 percent. Clearly, this trend is moving in the wrong direction for Wal-Mart and it shows how hard it is to compete against Amazon. To compare, AmazonÂs sales increased 20 percent in the fourth quarter. Many analysts believed that if anyone could compete against Amazon, it was Wal-Mart, given its world-class logis-tics and purchasing power, but so far its results have been lackluster at best. Investors will continue to scrutinize Wal-MartÂs online sales in the next few quarters to see if they can start to take any market share away from Amazon. A second highlight in the Wal-Mart call had to do with its expenses. Since its founding, Wal-Mart has always prided itself in keeping expenses low, from the cost of its products to the maintenance of its stores to its employ-ee expenses. However, lately this policy has backfired somewhat as the retailer has taken heat for paying its employees too little and not having clean and well-present-ed stores. So Wal-Mart agreed to increase the wages of its employees and spent large sums of money on improving its stores. Unfortunately, neither of these two expenditures has paid off so far. Comparable sales in Wal-Mart stores increased by an anemic .6 percent. So will the larg-est private employer in the U.S. reverse its course and start to bring down its expenses again? The company indicated that it still believes in investing in its associates and physical locations but I believe unless Wal-Mart sees an uptick in sales soon, it may reverse course on these expenditures. Wal-Mart also spent time on its call discussing the effect of the strong dollar on its earnings, a common theme among many large companies. In fact, the company said that the strong dollar reduced earnings by 4 cents a share. This may not seem like a large number until you realize that Wal-Mart has over 3.2 billion shares of stock outstand-ing, which means that 4 cents a share translates to over $128 million in lost profitability. In one quarter. So while cheaper imports do help Wal-Mart somewhat by keeping its product costs low, its inter-national sales are harmed by a much larger amount. Many multinational companies are facing similar headwinds, a problem I believe we will continue to see in the months and years ahead. Finally, Wal-MartÂs call highlighted the law of large numbers. Even large companies like Wal-Mart are expected to grow each and every quarter. But Wal-Mart has sales of $130 billion per quarter. Americans, on average, spent around $900 last year at Wal-Mart. It is very hard to grow from those numbers. Which is why the retailer, like many other similar U.S. companies, was counting on international growth and e-commerce to fuel its net income. But with Amazon clearly still the undisputed champion of Internet sales and the strong dollar making Wal-MartÂs products more expensive, growth at the retailer is challenging. But I wouldnÂt count Wal-Mart out just yet. Its pricing power with major brands is a major competitive advantage and it is still the leader in groceries. Plus, its investments in its facilities and employees may be a drag today but I believe it will pay off handsomely down the line. Lastly, the company continues to raise its dividend, which is nice in todayÂs zero interest rate environment. Clearly, as an investor, I am counting on the company to turn things around and it will be a very interesting stock to follow in the months and years ahead. Q Â„ Eric Bretan, the co-owner of RickÂs Estate & Jewelry Buyers in Punta Gorda (a buyer and seller of estate jewelry and diamonds), was a senior derivatives marketer and investment banker for more than 15 years at several global banks. eric BRETANestaterick@gmail.com BEHIND THE WHEELFord Expedition Platinum EL Â— A LincolnÂ’s worth of luxury behind the Ford badgeThere is a little piece of plastic that goes in between a smartphone and the portable credit card reader to cradle it and keep it in place. This is a simple idea that is a relatively inexpensive accessory, and it is only appreciated by a select few who have heavy usage. What does it have to do with the SUV seen here? More than you might think. The 2016 Ford Expedition Platinum EL is a mouthful to say, but its extensive moniker is justified. It is FordÂs large SUV that shares a chassis and engines with the outing-ready F-Series pickup. The ÂELÂŽ is an extended-length version, and Platinum is the newest top-of-the-line trim. This one has a size presence, and it knows how to make an entrance. The Platinum trim comes standard with power-deployed running boards that drop down whenever any door is open. It has a little electric hum thatÂs loud enough to let everyone at the valet stand know this SUV is extra fancy. The EL adds another foot to the ExpeditionÂs already substantial wheelbase. It gives Ford bragging rights by being an inch longer between the wheels than its chief rival, the Chevrolet Suburban. But the 220.8-inch overall length is over 3 inches shorter than the Chevy. In the real world no one will know it has the silver metal for size, and just be prepared for plenty of comments on its bulk when picking up friends. Once inside, passengers will appreciate the larger space. This has room to carry up to eight people, and all of them can be adults if everyone is already friendly. The Platinum edition keeps everyone comfortable with all three rows covered in leather. The front seats get heating and cooling and even the middle ones come heated Â„ all as stan-dard equipment. The driver might notice some of the materials are borrowed from the previ-ous generation F-150, such as the steering wheel and vents. But it still feels inde-pendent and modern with features like the center speedometer with program-mable readouts on both sides for every-thing from fuel economy to the stereo. The EL more than doubles the cargo capacity behind the third row for a total of 42.6 cubic feet. This is good news for people who take trips with large fami-lies or plenty of friends, because this one has the capacity to carry everyone and their luggage at the same time. By now it might seem like a large crossover can do the same job, but not quite. FordÂs full-sized Flex is a decent rival for the standard Expedition since it carries only one less person and offers a few feet more in cargo capacity. But these extended wheelbase vehicles like the EL are usually based on a truck chas-sis that offers more elasticity and better durability. The Platinum model further plays into this strength with a heavy-duty towing package that comes standard. Those who own boats, campers or other recreational items that need to be towed know the value of having secure space within the vehicle to haul accessories. This level of utility starts at $64,180. ThatÂs not everyday affordable, but it would cost around $10K more to have a similarly optioned version of the Expe-ditionÂs twin, the Lincoln Navigator. This is more than just a significant savings over the next rung up the pres-tige ladder. Some of us might enjoy driv-ing a premium vehicle, but a premium brand might not be right for certain businesses. For example, some clients might think they are paying too much when their representative arrives in a Lincoln or Cadillac. But vehicles like this and the Chevrolet Suburban offer high luxury levels without the stigma of an expensive marque. In a similar way, thereÂs a lot less stress in writing down a Ford Expedition as a business expense than a Lincoln Navigator. This SUV is not for everyone. You should have a need to carry family and tow toys simultaneously, and at the same time, desire a premium feeling with a less flashy image. The Ford Expe-dition Platinum EL costs a heck of a lot more than a little piece of plastic for your smartphone, but for the right few, itÂs worth every penny. Q myles KORNBLATTmk@autominded.com
A24 BUSINESS WEEK OF FEBRUARY 25-MARCH 2, 2016 www.FloridaWeekly.com GARDENS/JUPITER FLORIDA WEEKLYANDY SPILOS / FLORIDA WEEKLYVincent Cuomo, Christine Cuomo, and Greg Weiss Anthony Maslow, Valerie Fiordilino, Michelle Lefkowitz and Rob Lefkowitz Emmy Sinanan, Karina De La Cruz and Gina Grandinette Matt Stohlman, Brooke McKernan, Jay White and Elisha Roy Alanna Wigdahl and Maridith Horen Chanda Fuller, Colette Beland, Gary Wolf, Jennifer Behnke and Jackie Rea Darby Collins, Heather Stohlman and Mirka Bolton Hal Tobias, Shari Tobias and John Carroll Lina Lemos, Shari Zyp and Dorota Firek Patricia Lebow, Carl Romano and Valerie Fiordilino Scott Ferguson, Nina Dockery, Nico Bitzer and Bob Goldfarb ÂLikeÂŽ us on Facebook.com /FloridaWeeklyPalm Beach to see more photos. We take more society and networking photos at area event s than we can Â“ t in the newspaper. So, if you think we missed you or one of your friends, go to www.Â” oridaweekly.com and view the photo albums from the many events we cover. Send us your society and networking photos. Include the names of everyone in the picture. E-mail them to society@Â” oridaweekly.com. NETWORKING Vinny Cuomo networking event for The Leo Fiordilino Memorial Scholarship, PGA National
REAL ESTATE FLORIDA WEEKLY A GUIDE TO THE REAL ESTATE INDUSTRY WEEK OF FEBRUARY 25-MARCH 2, 2016 A25 SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLYMirasol is the country club of choice in Palm Beach Gardens and La Mirada is the floor plan of choice. This one-story house, at 105 Terra Linda Place, offers more than 3,800 square feet of living area, with three bedroom suites and an office/den with full bath, allowing for a fourth sleeping area. This house stands out from the moment you arrive, offering a grand entrance, decorative architectural features and stone-work. Beginning with the 8-foot-high double etched front doors to the beautifully finished marble floors shining throughout the main liv-ing area, this La Mirada model offers an open floor plan that provides the best in entertain-ment space. A granite-topped wet bar with wood cabinetry and wine rack complements the living and dining rooms. Plenty of wall space for the art collector, this design would work well with both a traditional or contemporary decor. Each bedroom suite is spacious and provides an en suite bath with granite and wood cabi-netry. There are large closets, including a coat closet at the entrance. The master suite offers marble and wood-style floors, sitting area, cus-tom closets and more. The spacious backyard offers privacy as well as stunning views of the 7th fairway. A free-form heated pool and spa enhance the tropical experience. Mirasol has a new clubhouse and sports complex with the finest of the finest in ameni-ties. Price is $1,399,000. ItÂs offered by Carol Falciano of Lang Realty, 561-758-5869 or email@example.com. Q Top model in MirasolCOURTESY PHOTOS
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Experts from Winston Art Group of West Palm Beach, Kodner Galleries of Dania Beach, Palm Beach Modern Auc-tions of West Palm Beach and others will be on hand to offer verbal apprais-als of art, antiques, decorative arts, fur-niture, jewelry and vintage items. Verbal appraisals are $45 per item. Photographs of larger pieces of furniture are acceptable in place of having the item on site at FAU. All proceeds will benefit student scholarships and support the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters. For more information or directions, contact Gail Vorsas at 297-2337 or email@example.com, or go to fau.edu/artsandletters. All Appraisal Day event attendees will receive a complimentary VIP pass to attend the regular hours of Art Boca Raton, an international art fair that takes place from Friday, March 18, to Monday, March 21, at the International Pavilion of the Palm Beaches on the grounds of the Research Park at Florida Atlantic University, at 3450 NW Eighth Ave., Boca Raton. More information on the art fair can be found at artbocaraton.com. Q Hope for Depression foundation to salute supporters SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLY The Hope for Depression Research Foundation will celebrate its 10th anni-versary with a ChairmanÂs Council Din-ner on March 12 at The Breakers Palm Beach. Hosted by HDRF founder and chairwoman Audrey Gruss, the dinner will honor top donors who have helped the foundation grow into a national leader in advanced depression research. The ChairmanÂs Council includes all patrons who have made gifts of $10,000 and higher to the foundation through its previous luncheon seminars and other fundraising events. Tables at the dinner will include scientists and psychiatrists affiliated with the foundation. Co-chairmen of the din-ner are Ms. Gruss, HDRF Palm Beach chairman Scott Snyder, Susan Lloyd and William Flaherty. The dinner also will feature author David Payne, whose memoir, ÂBarefoot to Avalon,ÂŽ has struck a chord with readers across America. This account of depression and its impact on PayneÂs own life and family was named a Kirkus Reviews Best Book of 2015 as well as an Amazon Best Book of 2015. In addition, neurobiologist Dr. Michael Meany of CanadaÂs McGill University will give an update on the research progress of the HDRF Depression Task Force. Founded in 2006, HDRF has become the leading nonprofit dedicated solely to advanced depression research. Its impact includes more than 100 major research grants in 12 countries, 18 U.S. cities and 48 major universities such as Harvard and Rockefeller University. It was founded in 2006 by Palm Beach resident Ms. Gruss in memory of her mother, Hope, who struggled with depression for decades. Q Lake Worth Tree Board wins MarshallÂ’s Kaufman award SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLY The Arthur R. Marshall Foundation for the Everglades awarded the Josette George Kaufman Leadership Award and a $1,000 grant to the Lake Worth Tree Board for its work in establishing policy and standards for tree preservation. The presentation took place at the 11th Annual Festival of Trees, held Feb. 13 in Lake Worth. The award was pre-sented by Nancy Marshall, president of the Marshall Foundation, to Richard Stowe, city tree board chair. Josette George Kaufman was the Arthur R. Marshall FoundationÂs execu-tive director and a chair of the Lake Worth Tree Board until her death in March 2013 at 53. She was Nancy Mar-shallÂs daughter, and stepdaughter of John Marshall, the foundationÂs founder. The Kaufman award honors an out-standing individual or organization whose work has demonstrated the prin-ciples of environmental leadership. For information about the Josette George Kaufman Leadership Award, call 233-9004. For information about the Lake Worth Tree Board, visit lakeworth.org. Q COURTESY PHOTO The Josette George Kaufman Leadership Award was presented to the city of Lake Worth Tree Board at the 11th Annual Festival of Trees event Feb. 13. On hand were City Commissioner Ryan Maier, Palm Beach County State Attorney David Aronberg, Nancy Marshall; City Tree Board Chair Richard Stowe, City Commissioner Christopher McVoy, City Horticulturalist Dave McGrew, plus Tree Board members Jeannie Fernsworth and Christine Sylvain.
GARDENS/JUPITER FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF FEBRUARY 25-MARCH 2, 2016 REAL ESTATE A27 The Art of Living Operated by SothebyÂs International Realty, Inc. PALMBEACH BROKERAGE | 340 Royal Poinciana Way, Suite 337 | Palm Beach, FL 33480 561.659.3555 | sothebyshomes.com/palmbeach IMPORTANT MODERN WATERFRONT HOME | $8,995,000 | Web: 0076623 | Todd Peter | 561.281.0031 KOVEL: ANTIQUESMany items made from endangered species can no longer be sold BY TERRY AND KIM KOVELNew endangered species laws are trying to protect animals that could disappear from the earth if poaching and killing are not stopped. Sometimes it is just a horn or a tusk that is wanted, but to get it, the animal must be killed. A look at some of the antiques that now canÂt be sold legally illus-trates the problem. While few would object to the laws that cover living animals, there is controversy about objecting to the sale of ivory, horn or feathers taken from animals more than 50 years ago when there was no scarcity of the animals. Whale oil was a useful source of light, and whale meat was a popular food. Baby seals and tigers had fur that made attractive, warm coats. An elephant tusk or rhinoceros horn was used to make carved cups and decorative pieces. And eagle feathers were needed by Indians for religious ceremonies. Because some states have passed laws saying no ivory of any age can be legally sold, it has become a confusing market for collectors. Be sure to check the laws the day before you try to sell any parts of an endangered species. In 2014, GarthÂs Auctions in Delaware, Ohio, sold a wine caddy made in the early 20th century from the hoof of a rhinoceros. It brought $1,800. Today it probably would be impossible to sell in many states. Q: WeÂre cleaning out my fatherÂs house and found a Windsor rocking chair with the label ÂCrocker Chair Company, She-boygan, Wisconsin.ÂŽ WeÂre wondering if itÂs an antique. What is it worth? A: Silas Crocker was one of the owners of the first furniture factory in Sheboygan. He and a partner established a factory in a converted hotel in 1865. The factory burned down in 1875. Crocker bought a carriage company in 1880 and made chairs, stools, tables, china cabinets and other furniture. In 1924 the company was reor-ganized. It sold furniture for hotels, offices and schools. Crocker Chair Company was closed by 1932. Your Crocker rocker is worth $100 to $200. Q: I received a set of Russel Wright dishes when I got married in 1958. All that remains is an oval vegetable dish. ItÂs marked on the back ÂRussel Wright by Knowles, Snowflower, Made in U.S.A.ÂŽ Would this have any value? A: Russel Wright (1904-1976) designed domestic and industrial wares, includ-ing dinnerware, glassware, furniture, alu-minum, radios, interiors and more. He designed modern dinnerware for several companies, including Knowles. Snow-flower is part of Knowles Esquire line, made between 1956 and 1962. Some say this design of modernistic gray twigs and white dots on a pink background was WrightÂs favorite line, although it wasnÂt one of the most pop-ular lines at the time. Russel Wright dinnerware is collect-ible today. Your vegetable dish is worth about $40. Q: How much are eight bags of Old Advertiser Smoking Tobacco with the rolling papers worth? The box they came in isnÂt in good shape. A: Old Advertiser Smoking Tobacco was made by R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Richard Joshua Reynolds founded a chewing tobac-co company in 1875. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. was incorporated in 1890. Our Adver-tiser Smoking Tobacco was introduced before 1918. Reynolds sold the brand to Republic Tobacco Inc. in 1987. The rolling papers are used to roll your own cigarettes. Value: $300. Q: My mother has a collection of about 8,000 pieces of Blue Willow. It includes Japanese, English and Buffalo Pottery dish-es. She had about 32 complete place set-tings and tons of accessory pieces. She also has Gaudy Willow bowl and thunder mug set with soap dish and toothbrush holder. Can you help with pricing and selling this collection? A: Willow pattern has been made in England since 1780 and was made famous by Thomas Minton. The pattern has been copied by factories in many countries, including Germany, Japan and the United States and it still is being made. You need to have an expert look at the collection to determine if itÂs the inexpensive 20th century Blue Willow or the great early Blue Willow. It should be sold by someone who specializes in Blue Wil-low. The International Willow Collectors (willowcollectors.org) hold an annual convention. A list of clubs for collectors of Blue Willow pattern collectibles is listed on its site. Q: I have a creamer and sugar marked ÂCzechoslovakia P.A.L.T.ÂŽ They are dainty, iridescent and have black lines running north and south. Are they worth anything? A: This mark was used by Porzellanfabrik Adolf Laufer, a porcelain factory in business in Turn-Teplitz, Bohemia (now Trnovany, Czech Republic). The factory was in business from 1919 to about 1938. Some Adolf Laufer porcelain was made for export to the United States. The value of your creamer and sugar is less than $20. Tip: Carbon steel blades used in silver table knives sometimes get rust spots. If you rub the blades with a bit of beeswax lip balm, you can clear up spots and prevent new ones. The beeswax is edible. Q Â„ Terry Kovel and Kim Kovel answer questions sent to 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 photographs, but if a stamped envelope is included, we will try. The amount of mail makes personal answers or appraisals impossible. Write to Kovels, Florida Weekly, King Features Syndicate, 300 W. 57th St., New York, NY 10019. This 5-inch-high hoof has been made into a wine caddy. Although estimated at $100 to $200, it sold for $1,800 in 2014. New laws may make it impossible to sell.
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ARTS & ENTERTAINMENTA GUIDE TO THE ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT SCENE B1 WEEK OF FEB. 25-MARCH 2, 2016 HAPPENINGS BY JANIS FONTAINEpbnews@Â” oridaweekly.com Palm Beach Dramaworks presents Dramalogue Â… Talking Theatre! Â„ March 1, at the Brown Theatre, 201 Clematis St., West Palm Beach. Wil-liam Ivey Long will speak about Creating Characters Through Cos-tumes. Sheryl Flatow conducts a live interview, followed by Q&A. Mr. Long has won six Tony Awards for Cos-tume Design. His work has been seen in ÂRodgers & HammersteinÂs Cinderella,ÂŽ ÂThe Producers,ÂŽ ÂHairspray,ÂŽ ÂNine,ÂŽ ÂContactÂŽ and revivals of ÂChicagoÂŽ and ÂGuys and Dolls.ÂŽ The lecture will be presented twice, at 2 and 7 p.m. Tickets are $20. For more information, call 5144042 or visit www.palmbeachdrama-works.org Dramalogue is a series of six programs that explore all aspects of the-ater in conversations with or about the industryÂs top professionals and master artists. There are two more programs: On March 29, four direc-tors familiar to Florida audiences will take part in ÂTheatre Roundta-ble: Directly Speaking.ÂŽ Dramaworks artistic director William Hayes and J. Barry Lewis will be joined by GableStage producing artistic direc-tor Joseph Adler and ActorsÂ Play-house artistic director David Arisco to discuss their work. Mr. Hayes and Mr. Lewis will serve as co-hosts. The series concludes April 12 with ÂRodgers & Hammerstein: The Golden Age of Musical Theatre.ÂŽ Mr. Lewis returns to explore the collabo-ration of composer Richard Rodgers and lyricist Oscar Hammerstein II. The program will include live music.An afternoon of the artsThe West Palm Beach Arts & Entertainment District is hosting an afternoon of the arts at the Meyer Amphitheatre, 104 Datura St., West SEE HAPPENINGS, B7 X Exhibition looks beyond Â‘FaadesÂ’ of fashion Sometimes, when you are looking for one thing, you discover something else. Such is the case in the exhibition ÂBill Cunningham: Faades,ÂŽ at the Society of the Four Arts through March 6. While not exactly a household name, fashion cognoscenti and readers of The New York Times are very aware of photographer Bill Cunningham. HeÂs a man with one camera, abundant energy and enthusiasm, and a passion for document-ing fashion as he finds it, on the streets of New York, at society evening events and designersÂ runways. Fashion is his lifelong obsession. And, at nearly 87 years old, Mr. Cunningham still is shoot-ing day and night to capture the latest trends which are then featured in The Times, along with his commentary on its website. The wily octogenarian whisks downtown then uptown on his bicycle to document the fashion scene both formal and on the street. What one discovers when viewing ÂFaadesÂŽ is that there is much more to it than first meets the eye. In a side gallery is an 80-minute, award-winning documentary film, ÂBill Cunningham New York,ÂŽ which I believe is the first thing gallery visitors should see. Or, watch it on NetFlix or Amazon Prime at home before seeing the show. Insight gained from the film will greatly enhance enjoyment and comprehension. In more than 80 photographs, the backgrounds are indeed faades of architec-tural treasures of New York City, but it is also a double entendre as the fashion on the models also is a faade. They appear in costumes of the buildingÂs period, cap-tured like a moment in time, peppering the photos with historical references. In fact, Mr. Cunningham said, ÂFashion is BY APRIL W. KLIMLEYFlorida Weekly Correspondent SEE EXHIBITION, B17 XUST ABOUT EVERY CHILD IS ENchanted by AliceÂs walk through Wonderland Â„ and most adults are, too. HavenÂt you ever wished you could walk through that magic forest again? Now you have a chance to do just that when you explore the ÂFlowersÂŽ exhibition on display through March 6 at the Ann Norton Sculp-ture Gardens in West Palm Beach.SEE BLOOM, B8 X BY KATIE DEITSFlorida Weekly Correspondent Ann Norton JMuseum cultivates multimedia ÂFlowersÂ exhibition in bloom Image by Dragana Connaughton Edwina SandysÂ’ Â‘Brush With Histor yÂ’ Clarita BrinkerhoffCOURTESY PHOTOPalm Beach Ballet will team with the Palm Beach Symphony for Harmony: An Exhibition of the Arts, Feb. 28 at the Meyer Amphitheatre.Dramaworks talks theater via DramalogueART REVIEW LONG
B2 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF FEBRUARY 25-MARCH 2, 2016 www.FloridaWeekly.com GARDENS/JUPITER FLORIDA WEEKLY Is it my imagination, or have we never been as polarized politically as we are right now? ÂItÂs funny to hear folks talk about how dirty this 2016 cam-paign is,ÂŽ said my friend Tom Peeling, who is one of the nationÂs top dealers in political collect-ibles. ÂTo tell the truth, others have been much worse back in the 1800s, including charges of illegitimate children and wives who were committing bigamy. This year is somewhat tame compared to past years.ÂŽ We can see for ourselves just how tame times are in com-parison by checking out TomÂs annual event, the South Florida Political and Historical Collect-ibles Show, set for Feb. 27 in West Palm Beach. An event such as this, at which Tom will bring together deal-ers in political collectibles Â„ pins, posters, banners and other mementoes Â„ offers any of us an opportunity to reflect on how much we have changed as a nation. The Lincoln campaigns of the 1860s were particularly vile, and 32 years before that, Andrew JacksonÂs wife, Rachel, was the subject of gossip spread by the campaign of her husbandÂs oppo-nent, John Quincy Adams, in the 1828 presidential election. She had thought she was divorced from her first husband when she married Jackson. As it turned out, her first husband had not completed the divorce. That w as the 1820s. ÂMore recently, there were anti-Lyndon Johnson buttons in 1964 that said ÂSterilize LBJ: No more ugly children.Â Mean-while, the LBJ folks took shots at Barry GoldwaterÂs slogan of ÂIn Your Heart You Know HeÂs Right,Â by changing it to ÂIn Your Guts You Know HeÂs Nuts,ÂÂŽ Tom said. Ah, politics. Q Â„ The South Florida Political and Historical Collectibles Show is 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Feb. 27, West Palm Beach Event Hall, 2223 Palm Beach Lakes Blvd., West Palm Beach. Buy, sell, trade, buttons, ribbons, artifacts. Free appraisals. Info: 707-3090. scott SIMMONS firstname.lastname@example.org COLLECTORÂS CORNERPolitical show reminds us that politics never were pretty LOOK WHAT I FOUNDBought: Kofski AntiquesÂ estate tag sale, 5500 Georgia Ave., West Palm Beach. Next sale is March 12-13; kofski.com. Cost: $50 for the pair. The Skinny: This weekÂs find is decidedly middle class. Or at least it was when new, probably in the midto late 19th century, when women and children labored in the factories of the West Midlands of England to make these pieces of decorative pottery for the countryÂs burgeoning middle class. The colorful pottery, made throughout the 19th and 20th centuries, often was used as prizes at carnivals and such. But pieces came to be popular in the 20th century. My antiques dealer friend Ed Pry remembers seeing warehouses full of reproduction Staffordshire figures in the Â70s in England. Many were being ÂagedÂŽ by being left out in sun or had soot rubbed into the glaze to make them look like they had crazing acquired over decades. Q Â„ Scott Simmons Â”Â‹Â–Â‡Â–Â‘Â…Â‘Â–Â–ÂƒÂ–Â•Â•Â‹ÂÂÂ‘ÂÂ•7 ÂŽÂ‘Â”Â‹Â†ÂƒÂ™Â‡Â‡ÂÂŽÂ›Â…Â‘ÂA pair of Staffordshire pottery rams THE FIND: SCOTT SIMMONS / FLORIDA WEEKLYStaffordshire pottery rams date from the mid-19th century. COURTESY PHOTOA 1916 Theodore Roosevelt pin.
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B4 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF FEBRUARY 25-MARCH 2, 2016 www.FloridaWeekly.com GARDENS/JUPITER FLORIDA WEEKLYPlease send calendar listings to calendar editor Janis Fontaine at firstname.lastname@example.org. THURSDAY02.25 Clematis By Night Â— 6-9 p.m. Thursdays on the Palm Stage at the West Palm Beach Waterfront, 101 N. Flagler Drive, West Palm Beach. Live music, ven-dors, free. Clematisbynight.net.Feb. 26: Tim Charron: This country-rock singer-songwriter recorded his third album with Jason AldeanÂs band. Cover Up Â— March 3.Terry Hanck Â— March 10.No CBN Â— March 17, because of the International Boat Show. FRIDAY02.26 Sunset Celebration Â— 6 p.m. Feb. 26, Lake Park Harbor Marina, Lake Park. Live entertainment by Gregg Jackson & The Bossa Groove Band, food and drinks, vendors. Lakepark.org.Â“The Spitfire GrillÂ” Â— 7:30 p.m. Feb. 26, 2 p.m. Feb. 27, at the UniversityÂs Fern Street Theatre, 500 Fern St., West Palm Beach. The Theatre Department at PBAU production is based on the 1996 film of the same name by Lee David Zlotoff, but features music by James Valcq and lyrics by Fred Alley. Tickets: $15, two for $25, $10 seniors 65+; and $5 for students. Info: 803-2970 or at email@example.com.My Son the Waiter: A Jewish Tragedy Â— Through March 27, The Palm Beaches Theatre, 262 S. Ocean Blvd., Manalapan (formerly Florida Stage/Plaza Theatre). Actor/comedian Brad ZimmermanÂs inspiring story about the grit and passion required to Âmake itÂ as an artist. Tickets: $40-$65. 844-448-7469; online at MySonTheWaiter.comThe 10th annual International Piano Festival Final Concert Â— 7:30 p.m. Feb. 26, DeSantis Family Cha-pel, 300 Okeechobee Blvd., West Palm Beach. This concert featuring the PBA Symphony. Tickets: 803-2970 or visit pba.edu/performancesCurtains: A Musical Comedy Murder Mystery opens Â— Through March 27 at the Wick Theatre, 7901 N. Federal Highway, Boca Raton. Called ÂRobinÂ Hood of the Old West,ÂŽ this is a Western adaptation of the Robin Hood story thatÂs so bad itÂs laughable. The show won three Tony Awards. Tickets: $75-$80. Info: 995-2333; thewick.org SATURDAY02.27 South Florida Political and His-torical Collectibles Show Â— 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Feb. 27, West Palm Beach Event Hall, 2223 Palm Beach Lakes Blvd., West Palm Beach. Buy, sell, trade, buttons, ribbons, artifacts. Free apprais-als. Info: 707-3090. High School Pilot Program Exhi-bition Â— 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Feb. 27, FAU Boca Raton Campus, 777 Glades Road. In the the-ater lab on the first floor of Parliament Hall. The exhibition features the work of Boca Raton High School students and is hosted by the National Society of Arts and Letters, Florida East Coast Chapter. Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times Photographer Stephen Crowley will teach a master class from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Feb. 27. The student exhibition will be on display through March 13. Info: 391-6380; nsalfloridaeast.orgVintage and Collectibles Show Â— 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Feb. 27 and the fourth Saturday of every month, Kelsey The-ater, 700 Park Ave., Lake Park. Rental space is available. $25 for an 8-foot space or $40 for a 16-foot space. Call Bobby at 561-797-2663. Gert Olsen Studio Open House Â— Noon-5 p.m. Feb. 27-28, Haynie Lane, Jupiter Farms. Visit the artistÂs studio and roam his 4-acre sculpture garden and indoor gallery. HeÂs hosting nearly 10 other local artists. Go west on Indi-antown Road to Haynie Lane. Turn left (south). Info: 744-5565.Sea Fest For Kids Â— 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Feb. 27, Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse & Museum, 500 Captain ArmourÂs Way, Jupiter. Meet lively characters from Jupi-terÂs past, pirates, educational displays, childrenÂs book authors, live music, water-safety demonstrations, food, ven-dors, ice cream, and lighthouse climbs. $10 adults, free for younger than 18. Info: 747-8380; jupiterlighthouse.org.Palm Beach County Art Teach-ers Exhibition Â— Opening reception 6-7:30 p.m. Feb. 25, Boynton Beach City Library, 208 S. Seacrest Blvd., Boynton Beach. Meet the artists. Light refresh-ments will be served. Info: Boynton-BeachArtinPublicPlaces.com.Benise: Strings of Passion World Tour Â— Feb. 27, Mizner Park Amphitheater, 590 Plaza Real, Mizner Park, Boca Raton. 393-7810; mizneram-phitheater.comDancing Under the Stars Â— 7-9 p.m. Feb. 27; City HallÂs Veterans Plaza, 10500 North Military Trail, Palm Beach Gardens. Live music by the Palm Beach Quintet with special guest vocalist Mau-rice Frank. Food tastings by The Island-er Grill & Tiki Bar at the Palm Beach Shores Resort. Free. 630-1100. SUNDAY02.28 Palm Beach International Polo Â— Sundays through April 24, at the International Polo Club Palm Beach, Welling-ton. A season of challenge cups, qualifier matches and tournaments leading up to the U.S. Open Polo Championship. 282-5290; internationalpoloclub.com Winter Equestrian Festival Â— Through April 3 at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center in Wel-lington. See the worldÂs best riders in both show jumping and dressage in four classes: Olympians, adult amateurs, juniors, and children. 561-793-5867; equestriansport.comPalm Beach Unites Â— 11:30 a.m. -3:30 p.m. Feb. 28, Palm Beach Day Acade-my Upper Campus, 241 Seaview Ave., Palm Beach. The AcademyÂs students organize this event that needs more than 1,000 vol-unteers to package at least 150,000 meals for Feeding Children Everywhere. The bulk of the prepared meals will stay in Palm Beach County. The Episcopal Church of Bethesda-by-the-Sea, Fellowship of Christians and Jews, Center for Family Ser-vices, Boys and Girls Clubs of Palm Beach County, Glades Academy, New Hope Char-ities and Food for the Poor also support this effort. To volunteer or make a dona-tion, visit feedingchildreneverywhere.com or call Cynthia Kanai at 655-1188. Harmony: An Exhibition of the Arts Â— 2-4 p.m. Feb. 28, Meyer Amphitheatre, 104 Datura St., West Palm Beach. An afternoon of the arts, featuring Ballet Palm Beach and the Palm Beach Sympho-ny, set along the cityÂs waterfront. Free. Info: downtownwpb.com/ae-district.The Delray String Quartet Â— Feb. 28, The Colony Hotel, 525 E. Atlantic Ave., Delray Beach. Program: Mahler, Boccherini, Schumann. $35. 561-213-4138; delraystringquartet.com.Troy Anderson and the Wonder-ful World Band Louis Arm-strong Tribute Â— 2 p.m. Feb. 28, Willow Theatre, Sugar Sand Park, 300 S. Military Trail, Boca Raton. Tickets: $25. 561-347-3948; willowtheatre.org. MONDAY02.29 Â“ItÂ’s What You SeeÂ” Luncheon Â— 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Feb. 29, Cultural Council of Palm Beach County, 601 Lake Ave., Lake Worth. Palm Beach jeweler Monica Kaufmann will lead a luncheon and conversation about jewelry. Tickets are $125, which benefits the Cultural CouncilÂs ongoing programs for and about artists in Palm Beach County. Info: palmbeachculture.com/council-events/its-what-you-see-luncheons/ LOOKING AHEAD Indoor Garage Sale Â— 7:30-11:30 a.m. March 5, Burns Road Recreation Center, 4404 Burns Road, Palm Beach Gardens. Spaces are available to rent at $25 per space. Visit pbgrec.com or call Amy Stepper at 630-1116. AT THE COLONY The Colony Hotel, 155 Hammon Ave., Palm Beach. Info: 659-8100 or 655-5430; thecolonypalmbeach.com ROY AL ROOM CABARET: Melissa Manchester Â— Through Feb. 27.John Pizzarelli Â— March 1-5.The Lettermen Â— March 8-12.Marilyn Maye Â— March 15-19.Jane Monheit Â— March 22-26.Will & Anthony Nunziata Â— March 29-April 2. AT DRAMAWORKS Palm Beach Dramaworks at The Don & Ann Brown Theatre, 201 N. Clematis St., downtown West Palm Beach. Info: 514-4042, Ext. 2; palmbeachdramaworks.com.Â“Long DayÂ’s Journey Into NightÂ” Â— Through March 6. AT DREYFOOS Alexander Dreyfoos School of the Arts, 501 S. Sapodilla Ave., West Palm Beach. Info: 802-6000; soafi.org Shrek Â— Through March 6, Meyer Hall.Jazz Combos Â— March 1, Brandt. Chamber Music Recital Â— March 2, Brandt.String Orchestra Concert Â— March 3, Brandt. AT THE DUNCAN Palm Beach State CollegeÂs Duncan The-atre, 4200 Congress Ave., Lake Worth. Info: 868-3309; palmbeachstate.edu/the-atre/duncan-theatre.JUKEBOX Music Series: The Magic Of Motown Â— March 2. Paul Taylor Dance Company Â— 8 p.m. Feb. 26-27. Tickets: $45. For more than 50 years, this company has seen its dancers soar in talent and innovation. Limn Dance Company Â— 8 p.m. March 18-19. Tickets: $39. The living legacy of Jos Limn and his mentors, Doris Humphrey and Charles Weidman, who revolutionized American dance. AT THE EISSEY Palm Beach State CollegeÂs Eissey Cam-pus Theatre, 11051 Campus Drive off PGA Blvd, Palm Beach Gardens. Tick-ets: 207-5900; eisseycampustheatre.org.Copeland Davis with the Pops Â— 7 p.m. Feb. 28. The jazz pianist performs with the 50-piece Indian River Pops Orchestra. Tickets: $25. Tamburitzans in Concert! Â— 8 p.m. March 1. A colorful kaleidoscope of music and dance. Duquesne Univer-sity Tamburitzans perform. Tickets: $27 orchestra, $25 balcony. Richard NaderÂ’s Doo Wop and Rock NÂ’ Roll Â— 7:30 p.m. March 2.2016 Arts in the Gardens....Saturday Night Fever Â— 8 p.m. March 3. EISSEY CAMPUS THEATRE LOBBY GALLERY: Oil Paintings by Manon Sander Â— On display through Feb. 29. Impressionistic oil paintings. ManonSander.com. IN THE BB BUILDING GALLERY: Â“Vicki Siegel & Leora Stewart: Blurring DistinctionsÂ” Â— Through March 18. Info: 207-5015. AT FAU/BOCA Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton campus, 777 Glades Road, Boca Raton. Info: fau.edu/eventsÂ“The Country Wife,Â” by William Wycherley Â— Through Feb. 28, Studio One Theatre.Faculty and Friends Baroque to Beethoven Â— Feb. 28. FAU Boca, University Theatre.1,001 Nights Â— Feb. 28. Kaye Auditorium, FAU. AT THE FLAGLER The Flagler Museum, One Whitehall Way, Palm Beach. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, noon-5 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: free for members; $18 adults, $10 youth (13-17) with adult; $3 child (6-12) with adult; younger than 6 free. 655-2833; flaglermuseum.us. EXHIBITIONS: Â“BeautyÂ’s Legacy: Gilded Age Portraits in AmericaÂ” Â— Through April 17. Features 53 stunning portraits of prominent Gilded Age Americans by the leading painters from America and Europe. The exhibition was organized by the New-York Historical Society from their collection of American art. CALENDAR
GARDENS/JUPITER FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF FEBRUARY 25-MARCH 2, 2016 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT B5 CALENDAR TOP PICKS #SFL02.26-27#SEETHEMD ANCEQ Paul Taylor Dance Company Â— 8 p.m. Feb. 26-27, Duncan Theatre; 868-3309 or palmbeachstate.edu/theatre/duncan-theatre. QMelissa Manchester Â— SheÂ’s at The ColonyÂ’s Royal Room cabaret, Palm Beach, through Feb. 27; 659-8100 or 655-5430; thecolonypalmbeach.com Q Sea Fest For Kids Â— 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Feb. 27, Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse & Museum; jupiterlighthouse.org. 02.27 #SPANISHSOUNDS 02.25-27 Q Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana, Â“Poema de AndalucaÂ” Â— 8-10 p.m. March 2, Society of the Four Arts; fourarts.org. AT THE FOUR ARTS The Society of the Four Arts, 2 Four Arts Plaza, Palm Beach. Gallery and box office: 655-7226; fourarts.org. EXHIBITS: Bill Cunningham: Faades Â— Through March 6Invitation to the Ball: Marjo-rie Merriweather PostÂ’s Fancy Dress Costumes Â— Through April 17. LECTURES: Â“Observing Black History Month through ArtÂ” Â— Part 3 and 4, Feb. 26. With Joan Lipton, Ph.D. Dixon Bldg. Â“Women on Board: Insider Secrets to Getting on a Board and Succeeding as a DirectorÂ” Â— 6-7 p.m. March 3. Four Arts Hall. Dixon Bldg., Society of the Four Arts. CONCERTS: Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana, Â“Poema de AndalucaÂ” Â— 8-10 p.m. March 2. OÂ’KEEFFE LECTURE SERIES: Louis Ren Beres, Â“IsraelÂ’s Nuclear Strategy and U.S. Secu-rityÂ” Â— March 1. Gubelmann AuditoriumFriday Film Series: Â“Le ChefÂ” Â— 2:30, 5:15 and 8 p.m. Feb. 26. Gubelmann.Talk of Kings Book Discussion Group: Â“Evita, First Lady: A Biog-raphy of Evita Pern,Â” by John Barnes Â— 5:30-6:30 p.m. March 1 and 11 a.m.-noon March 2. King Library, Four Arts.Talk of Kings Book Discus-sion Group: Â“Dispatches,Â” by Michael Herr Â— 1:30-2:30 p.m. March 2. King Library, Four Arts. AT THE KRAVIS The Kravis Center for the Performing Arts, 701 Okeechobee Blvd., West Palm Beach. Info: 832-7469; kravis.org.Lennon: Through A Glass Onion Â— Through Feb. 28. SethÂ’s Big Fat Broadway Show Â— Feb. 26 and 27; 1:30 p.m. Feb. 27.PEAK: Ladysmith Black Mam-bazo Â— Feb. 27. Jerusalem Symphony Orches-tra Â— Feb. 28. African-American Film Festival: In the Heat of the Night Â— Feb. 29. Kravis on Broadway: Matilda the Musical Â— March 1-6. AT THE LIGHTHOUSE Jupiter Lighthouse and Museum, Light-house Park, 500 Captain ArmourÂs Way, Jupiter. Admission: $10 adults, $5 chil-dren ages 6-18; free for younger than 6. Jupiter Lighthouse participates in the Blue Star Museums program. Children must be at least 4 feet tall to climb. Tours are weather permitting; call for tour times. RSVP required for most events at 747-8380, Ext. 101; jupiterlighthouse.org.Lighthouse Sunset Tour Â— Time varies by sunset. $15 members, $20 non-members. Lighthouse Moonrise Tour Â— Time varies by sunset. Twilight Yoga at the Light Â— 6 p.m. Feb. 29. Mary Veal, Kula Yoga Shala, leads. Bring a yoga mat and a flashlight. In the event of weather, confirm class on the website. Sea Fest For Kids! Â— 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Feb. 27. A family festival celebrat-ing the maritime history of the Jupiter Inlet, with music, storytelling, demon-strations, kidsÂ activities and historic character portrayals. $10 adults, free for age 18 and younger. AT THE JCC The Mandel JCC, 5221 Hood Road, Palm Beach Gardens. Info: 689-7700; jccon-line.com/pbg.Feb. 26: BeginnerÂs Bridge Supervised Play Feb. 28: 3rd Annual Stayman PRO/ AM Charity Bridge Game, Seminar: DonÂt Be a Bridge Sloth, Become a Bridge Sleuth Feb. 29: Bridge: Advanced BeginnerÂs Supervised Play with J.R., Mah Jongg & Canasta Play Session, Timely Topics Discussion Group, Rabbi David PaskinWhat Really Happened at Sinai March 1: Hebrew Â„ Conversational, Learning How to Become a Better Declarer Part III with Dr. J, Hebrew for Beginners, Mah Jongg 101 Class, Puccini, Zeffirelli and the MET: Historic Land-mark Productions, Novel Tea, author Sally Fingerett, ÂThe Mental Yentl.ÂŽMarch 2: Screening Mammograms, Advanced BeginnerÂs Supervised PlayPlay of the Hand, Bridge: Minor Suit Raises with Dr. J, Mah Jongg & Canasta Play Session, Duplicate Bridge, Think-ing Like a Scientist, Men, LetÂs Talk, Ladies Night Out Dani Klein Modisett, Take My Spouse Please March 3: BeginnerÂs II: Duplicate Bridge Class with Fred, BridgeImprove Your Defense Part II, Canasta Strategy, Duplicate Bridge, Bereavement Support Group, Golf Health Happy Hour, IN THE BENTE S. AND DANIEL M. LYONS ART GALLERY: Zachary Rapaport: Â“Unbound-ed: Bringing Art to LifeÂ” Â— Through March 24. The 18-year-oldÂs exhibit combines engineering with art, and features a kinetic installation. AT OLD SCHOOL SQUARE Old School Square, 51 S. Swinton Ave., Delray Beach. Info: 243-7922; oldschool.org.Rave On! The Buddy Holly Expe-rience Â— March 1. $45. Crest Theatre. It Happened One Night Â— 6:45 p.m. March 3, Crest Theatre. The perfor-mance will be broadcast live on WLRN 91.3 and recorded for future broadcast. Tickets: $50. AT THE PLAYHOUSE The Lake Worth Playhouse, 713 Lake Ave., Lake Worth. Info: 586-6410; lake-worthplayhouse.org.Â“Inherit the WindÂ” Â— Through March 31. At the Stonzek Theatre Â— Screening indie and foreign films daily. $9 general, $7 Monday matinee. AT THE IMPROV Palm Beach Improv at CityPlace, 550 S. Rosemary Ave., Suite 250, West Palm Beach. 833-1812; palmbeachimprov.com.Bob Saget Â— Feb. 26-27. AT THE SCIENCE CENTER The South Florida Science Center and Aquarium, 4801 Dreher Trail N., West Palm Beach. 832-1988; sfsciencecenter.org.
B6 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF FEBRUARY 25-MARCH 2, 2016 www.FloridaWeekly.com GARDENS/JUPITER FLORIDA WEEKLY CALENDAR Silver Science Â— 2-5 p.m. the second Wednesday of the month. A day of science exploration featuring Vince Borghese, a retired teacher and fossil hunter. For age 60 and older. $10, includes refreshments and a planetari-um show. Dinosaurs Around the World: The Exhibition Â— Through April 16. Admission: $16.95 adults, $14.95 seniors age 60 age older, $12.95 for age 3-12, and free for members and younger than age 3. LIVE MUSIC The Bamboo Room Â— 25 S. J St., Lake Worth. Info: 585-2583; bam-booroommusic.com Cafe Boulud: The Lounge Â— 9 p.m. Fridays, in the Brazilian Court Hotel, 301 Australian Ave., Palm Beach. Vocalist Raquel Williams performs an eclectic mix of American, Latin and Caribbean songs. Info: 655-6060; cafe-boulud.com/palmbeachDeep Blu Seafood Grille at Har-bourside Place Â— 119 Dockside Circle, Jupiter. Philippe Harari performs from 6:30-9 p.m. Wednesday and Satur-day. 273-6680. Respectable Street Caf Â— 518 Clematis St., West Palm Beach. Info: 832-9999; Sub-culture.org/respectablesArts Garage Â— 180 NE First St., Delray Beach. Info: 450-8367; artsgarage.orgThe DevilÂ’s Music: The Life and Blues of Bessie Smith Â— Feb. 28-March 20. E.R. BradleyÂ’s Â— 104 Clematis St., West Palm Beach. Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Inf o: 833 -3520; erbradleys.comMusic on the Plaza Â— 6-8 p.m. Thursdays through April 28, Maint-street at Midtown; 4801 PGA Blvd., Palm Beach Gardens. Food trucks. Info: Midtownpga.com O-Bo Restaurant Wine Bar Â— 7 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays, 422 Northwood Road, West Palm Beach. Live jazz and blues by Michael Boone. Info: 366-1185.Paris in Town Le Bistro Â— 6-9 p.m. Fridays, 11701 Lake Victoria Gardens Ave, Suite 4101, Palm Beach Gardens. Frank Cerabino plays French favorites on his accordion. Info: 622-1616; parisin-town.comThe Tin Fish Â— 118 S. Clematis St., West Palm Beach. Info: 223-2497; tin-fishclematis.com ONGOING A Unique Art Gallery Â— 226 Center St. A-8, Jupiter. Info: 529-2748; artistsas-sociationofjupiter.com THE ANN NORTON SCULPTURE GARDENS 2051 S. Flagler Drive, West Palm Beach. Admission: $10 adults, $8 seniors and $5 students. Free for members. Info: 832-5328; ansg.org.Lunch in the Garden Â— Each Wednesday through Saturday from 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m. EmKo will be offering an artistic al fresco lunch in the garden. Through Tuesday, May 3. Â“FlowersÂ” Â— Through March 6. An array of floral sculptures, paintings and photography. Art Historian and Curator Marie Scripture leads gallery talks at 11 a.m. Wednesday and noon on Sunday which will include a tour and back-ground information on the artists and their works on display. Gallery Talks Â— 11 a.m. Wednesdays and noon Sundays through March 6. Art historian and curator Marie Scrip-ture speaks and leads a tour. Free for members. Nonmembers: $10 adults, $8 seniors age 65 and older, $5 age 5 and older, free for younger than age 5. Info: 832-5328 THE ARMORY ART CENTER 1700 Parker Ave., West Palm Beach. Info: 832-1776; armoryart.org. APBC ART ON PARK GALLERY 800 Park Ave., Lake Park. Info: 689-2530. Portraits 2016 Exhibit Â— Through March 31. Info: 561-345-2842. THE AUDUBON SOCIETY OF THE EVERGLADES Meets monthly and hosts bird walks. Con-tact Sue Snyder 627-7829 firstname.lastname@example.org. Info: auduboneverglades.org.Monthly membership meeting & lecture Â— 7 p.m. March 1. Program: ÂRadar BirdingÂŽ by Angel & Mariel Abreu. THE CULTURAL COUNCIL OF PALM BEACH COUNTY 601 Lake Ave., Lake Worth. Info: 471-2901; palmbeachculture.com.Raheleh Filsoofi/Sibel Koca-basi Â— Feb. 27 through March 26, in the Sanders Foundation Artist Resource Center.Women through Art: Â“Woman: UntitledÂ” Â— Through March 12. Features the work of 14 female artists.Resurrection of Innocence by Jeff Whyman Â— Through July in the new Project Space. RSVP to 472-3336. The Historical Society of Palm Beach County Â— Johnson History Museum, 300 N. Dixie Highway, West Palm Beach. Free admission. Info: 832-4164; historicalsocietypbc.org.Special exhibition: Â“By Land and Sea: Florida in the Ameri-can Civil WarÂ” Â— Through May 23. Commemorates the Sesquicentennial of the resolution of the War of Secession from 1861-1865. Learn more about Flori-da and Palm Beach CountyÂs role in the conflict and the nationÂs reconstruction.Chasing Dreams: Baseball and Becoming American Â— Through March 24. Learn the significance orga-nized baseball played in the lives of immigrant and minority communities. Downtown WPB Architectural Walking Tours Â– 3:45 p.m. April 1. A free one-hour tour led by architect and historian Rick Gonzalez of REG Architects highlighting historic buildings and notable landmarks. Suggested $5 donation. Reser-vations required at 832-4164, Ext. 103. THE LIGHTHOUSE ARTCENTER Gallery Square North, 373 Tequesta Drive, Tequesta. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday ($10, free for members and exhibit-ing artists) and free on Saturday and Sun-day. Info: 746-3101; LighthouseArts.org. A Celebration of Old Jupiter! Paintings and Photographs of Suni Sands Â— Through March 4 at the Lighthouse ArtCenter School of Art, 395 Seabrook Road, Tequesta. Free. 748-8737 or LighthouseArts.orgExhibition: Selections from The Manoogian Collection: Two Centuries of American Art Â— Through March 5.Third Thursday Â— 5:30-7:30 p.m. the third Thursday of the month. Wine and passed hors dÂoeuvres reception and exhibits, concerts, lectures, art demon-strations, live performances and gallery talks. $10; free for younger than 12. Free admission on Saturday. THE MANDEL PUBLIC LIBRARY OF WEST PALM BEACH 411 Clematis St., West Palm Beach. Info: 868-7701.Free Tai Chi Classes Â— 11 a.m.noon Fridays. Beginners welcome. In the libraryÂs Auditorium. Donations accepted. No registration required. THE MULTILINGUAL SOCIETY 210 S. Olive Ave., West Palm Beach. Films, special events, language classes in French, Spanish and Italian. 228-1688, email@example.comClasses: Register now for a new series of language classes in French, Italian, Spanish and German from Feb. 29April 26. Petanque & Picnic Â— 1:30 p.m. Feb. 27, John Prince Park, 2700 6th Ave. S, Lake Worth. Practice your French, Italian, Spanish and German while you picnic. Bring a dish and drinks to share. Petanque club members will explain the game. NORTH PALM BEACH LIBRARY 303 Anchorage Drive, North Palm Beach. Info: 841-3383; npblibrary.org.Author Tom Zappala speaks Â— 11 a.m. March 3. The author of ÂBless Me Sister,ÂŽ a light-hearted trip down memory lane seen through the eyes of an inner-city Italian American parochial school kid. Shakespeare Authorship Discussion Group: 2 p.m. March 4. Class: Leonardo da Vinci and the Italian High Renaissance: Attend 36 art history lectures over 12 weeks at 1 p.m. Tuesdays, through March 29. A filmed series from The Great Courses. Ongoing: Knit & Crochet meets at 1 p.m. Mondays. Quilters meet at 10 a.m. Fridays. Chess meets at 9 a.m. on the first and third Saturday. Coloring for Grown Ups: Bring your own supplies. Meets at 1 p.m. the first Thursday of the month. THE NORTON MUSEUM OF ART 1451 S. Olive Ave., West Palm Beach. Info: 832-5196 or norton.org.Ongoing: Art After Dark Â— 5-9 p.m. Thursdays. Lectures, music, films and tours. Edgar DegasÂ’ Â“Portrait of Mlle. Hortense Valpinon,Â” (circa 1871) Â— Through May 15. Norton Museum.Vincent Van GoghÂ’s Â“The Pop-lars at Saint-Rmy,Â” (1889) Â— Through April 17.Â“Njideka Akunyili Crosby: I Refuse To Be InvisibleÂ” Â— Through April 24.Â“Tiny: Streetwise Revisited Â– Photographs by Mary Ellen MarkÂ” Â— Through March 20.Â“Still/Moving: Photographs and Video Art from the DeWoody CollectionÂ” Â— Through May 15.Â“OÂ’Keeffe, Stettheimer, Torr, Zorach: Women Modernists in New YorkÂ” Â— Through May 15. THE PALM BEACH ZOO & CONSERVATION SOCIETY 1301 Summit Blvd., West Palm Beach. Hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. every day, except Thanksgiving and Christmas. Tickets: $18.95 adults; $16.95 seniors, $12.95 age 3-12, free for younger than 3. Info: 533-0887; palmbeachzoo.org.Story Time at the Zoo: A Real Page Turner Â— 10:30 a.m. ÂGoodnight GorillaÂŽ by Peggy Rathemann (Feb. 27). West Palm Beach Antique & Flea Market Â— In the 200 block of Banyan Boulevard (cross street is Nar-cissus Avenue) in West Palm Beach. From 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Saturdays, find dozens of vendors display an eclectic mix of vintage, antiques and collectibles with contemporary clothing, jewelry and accessories. Pet and child friendly. Parking is free in the city parking lot adjacent to the market during the hours of the show. Info: wpbantiqueandflea-market.com.Whitespace Â— At 2805 N. Australian Ave., West Palm Beach. Through April 3: David DeBuck of the DeBuck Gallery NYC and artist Joseph Cohen. See a special project by Cat Del Buono and the video installations ÂVoicesÂŽ and ÂSwimming UpstreamÂŽ will also be on display. Hours: 1 p.m.-4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday through April 3. Suggested donation: $10 adults, $5 students. Info: 842-4131; whitespacecollection.com. Q
GARDENS/JUPITER FLORIDA WEEKLY FEBRUARY 25-MARCH 2, 2016 B7 Choose your seat at the CenterÂs o fÂ“cial website kravis.or g ca ll 56 183 2-74 69 o r 800 5 728 47 1 Grou p s: 561-651-4438 or 561-651-430 4 SAT., FEB. 27! Ladysmith Black MambazoSaturday, February 27 at 7 pm t Outdoor Gosman Amphitheatre t Tickets $20 General Admission Fi ve d eca d es o f i nsp i re d a cappe ll a an d S outh African rhythms P icnic baskets, lawn chairs, blankets and non-alcoholic beverages are welcome in the Gosman Amphitheatre Â… an open air facility. Concession refreshments are available. T his PEAK performance i s made possible by a grant from the MLDauray Arts Initiative in honor of Leonard and Sophie Davi s Becoming Dr. Ruth: An Unexpected JourneyWednesday through Sunday March 9-13 8FEBOE'SJBUQNt5IVSTr4BU BOE4VOBUQNBOEQN3JOLFS1MBZIPVTFt5JDLFUT A candid journey from survivin g the Holocaust to S exually S peakin g. Acoustic Adventures of Richard Gilewitz F ingerstyle Guitarist and Raconteu r Friday, March 4 at 7:30 pm Persson Hall 5JDLFUT ÂA power h ouse o f ec l ec ti c gu i tar sty l es a nd genres ÂŽ Â… 2 0th Centur y Guita r M a g azin e OrganistCameron Carpenterand the Jacksonville SymphonySpecial guest Matthew WhitakerWednesday, March 9 at 8 pm %SFZGPPT)BMMt5JDLFUTTUBSUBU Former child prodigy C ameron C arpenter, whose repertoire ranges from Bach to Â“lm scores, plus original compositions and countless a rrangements, is the Â“rst concert organist to prefer the digital organ over the pipe or g an. His debut album, I f You Could Read M y Mind, e nt e r ed B ill boa r d Â s Tr ad iti o n a l C l ass i ca l C h a rt a t N o 1 in 2 0 14. This concert will feature the World Premiere of the Kravis C enterÂs Marshall & O gletree O pus 11 digital organ, a gift from Alex W. Dreyfoos. Thi s PEAK per f ormance i s ma d e poss ibl e b y a grant f rom t h e MLDauray Arts Initiative in honor of Leonard and S ophie Davi s F or details regarding the Marshall & Ogletree Digital Organ World Premiere R ecept i on pr i or to t h e per f ormance, p l ease v i s i t k rav i s.or g / carpenter. O pus 11 W or ld P rem i ere R ecept i on sponsore d by Al ex an d R enate D re yf oo s 5IFQSFTFOUBUJPOPG$BNFSPO$BSQFOUFSBOEUIF+BDLTPOWJMMF4ZNQIPOZPO.BSDIJT GVOEFEJOQBSUCZBHSBOU from South Arts in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts and the Florida Division of Cultural Affairs. The fate of Arts Garage in Delray Beach has taken a more encouraging turn because a major funder received enough financial information to make its leaders comfortable in disbursing some if not all of the crucially needed operating money being withheld, offi-cials confirmed Feb. 22. The Community Redevelopment Agency voted Feb. 19 to release $68,750, the fourth-quarter grant for the 2014-2015 fiscal year, CRA minutes show. Since the agreement with the CRA reimburses Arts Garage after money is already spent, the grant helps refill the Arts GarageÂs depleted operating budget. ÂI think weÂre over the hump of uncertainty,ÂŽ Arts Garage President and CEO Alyona Ushe said. ÂThe organization has turned a major, major corner. Not only will we survive, but we will flour-ish.ÂŽ The release of the money was triggered when Arts Garage delivered numerous financial documents CRAÂs staff wanted to inspect to ensure that their past grants had been spent respon-sibly and were being accounted for cor-rectly, said CRA Executive Director Jeff Costello. For instance, the CRA wanted and received proof that its money was not being spent or co-mingled with the Arts GarageÂs operations of other venues owned by the city of Pompano Beach, Mr. Costello said. But the CRA is still withholding two quarterly payments for the current 2015-2016 fiscal year, about $140,000, while Arts Garage takes action on demands from CRA and Arts GarageÂs landlord, the Delray Beach City Commission, for more documentation and changes in its financial management. CRA provides about 18 percent of the Arts GarageÂs operating funds. ÂThey knew they had to move quickly, because weÂre almost halfway through the fiscal year,ÂŽ Mr. Costello said Monday The CRA board insisted last month and still requires that Arts Garage deliv-er an audit of the 2014-2015 fiscal year expenditures before releasing any more money. Until the release of funds Friday, Ms. Ushe said they did not have the cash flow to pay for it. Now the newly commissioned audit plus a strategic business plan and an updated handbook of financial procedures should be ready by the end of March, Ms. Ushe said. In theory, the venueÂs lease with the city expires March 15, but the City Com-mission Â„ which also has questioned the groupÂs financial management prac-tices Â„ informally agreed last week to extend the lease month-to-month for six months to give the venue time to overhaul its administrative structure. Arts Garage is a nonprofit performing arts venue that leases space in the built-out first floor of the city-owned parking garage just west of the new Pineapple Grove district downtown. It received a temporary reprieve on its lease from the City Commission, but its long-term existence depends on sig-nificant changes to satisfying commis-sionersÂ accusations of financial mis-management. The commission begrudgingly agreed to consider extending the lease for the 5-year-old multidisciplinary venue an additional two to five years if the ven-ueÂs board of directors and city leaders can hammer out requisite items on a checklist ranging from an overhaul of the management structure to bring-ing minorities onto its governing board to quarterly progress reports on the changes. ÂThereÂs still work they need to do,ÂŽ Mr. Costello observed. Ms. Ushe said she was grateful that about 400 patrons and citizens emailed thanks to the City Commission last week for their support for extending the lease. Q Â„ Bill Hirschman is editor of Florida Theater On Stage. Read him online at floridatheateronstage.com.DelrayÂ’s Arts Garage gets financial reprieveBY BILL HIRSCHMANFlorida Weekly Correspondent Festival director Ellen Wedner announced the winners of this yearÂs three Audience Awards on closing night of the recent 26th annual Donald M. Ephraim Palm Beach Jewish Film Fes-tival. The winners were selected by the more than 11,000 attendees at the film festival, which featured more than 30 different movies from all over the world at five different locations through Palm Beach County, Ms. Wedner said. Winners are:Best Feature FilmQ ÂApples From the Desert,ÂŽ from Israel Â„ Palm Beach premiere Adapted from Savyon LiebrechtÂs short story, this film is a spiritual com-ing-of-age journey. A young Orthodox woman runs away to a kibbutz and meets an attractive musician, leaving her between two worlds. Nominated for three Ophir awards, IsraelÂs Academy Awards. (directed by Matt Harari and Arik Lubetzky) Q First Runner-Up: ÂTo Life!ÂŽ Palm Beach premiere, from Germany, direct-ed by Uwe Janson Q Second Runner-Up : ÂOnce in a Lifetime,ÂŽ Palm Beach premiere, from France, directed by Marie-Camille Men-tion-Schaar Best Documentary FilmQ ÂIn Search of Israeli Cuisine,ÂŽ from the United States, Palm Beach premiere. Most people are surprised to learn that Israel has one of the most dynamic food scenes in the world. They think Israeli cuisine is falafel and hummus, or Jewish food such as brisket and blintzes. This documentary is a portrait of the Israeli people told through food. It puts a literal face on the culture of Israel. Directed by Roger Sherman. Q First Runner-Up: ÂRabin: In His Own Words,ÂŽ Palm Beach premiere, from Israel, directed by Erez Laufer Q Second Runner-Up: ÂRock in the Red Zone,ÂŽ Palm Beach premiere, from USA and Israel, directed by Laura Bialis Best Short FilmQ ÂThe Walk,ÂŽ from the United States, Palm Beach premiere Soon after the death of his father, Danny, growing up in 1980s Brooklyn, meets an older Jewish man, Alfred (Peter Riegert), outside the local synagogue. The two quickly strike up a friendship. Over 20 years later, Danny will learn a whole new lesson he never saw coming. (directed by Aaron Wolf). 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B8 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF FEBRUARY 25-MARCH 2, 2016 www.FloridaWeekly.com GARDENS/JUPITER FLORIDA WEEKLYThe house, the sculpture gardens and all the flower artwork inside all create a sense of enchantment. The magic starts the minute you drive up to the building. If you look up, youÂll see a 10-foot-tall red tulip balanced on a thin stem in front of this historic home in West Palm Beach. ItÂs actually a bronze sculpture by Robert St. Croix (West Palm Beach), ÂGrande Prima Flora,ÂŽ one of the artists in the show. The tulip proudly announces the exhibition with a small sign at its feet. Looking up, you may feel as if you have sipped from the bottle marked ÂDrink me,ÂŽ as Alice did, and shrunk down to a smaller size. Mr. St. Croix has other smaller works in the exhibition, including a colorful metal bouquet of tulips. This exhibition consists of artwork by nine artists Â„ six from South Florida. ÂMost of the artists have ties to Palm Beach,ÂŽ said Karen Steele, interim execu-tive director. ÂThat makes this exhibition even more special to the local community and art enthusiasts alike.ÂŽ The sculpture, painting and photography reveal a wide range of styles, shapes, media, and imagination Â„ all beautifully displayed inside and outside the home Â„ artfully arranged by curator Marie Scripture. ÂThis is our most comprehen-sive group art show so far,ÂŽ she said. ÂItÂs a perfect complement to the Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens.ÂŽ As you wander through the exhibition and gardens, youÂll see that tulips are the subject of choice of many of the artists Â„ not just St. Croix. In the first room, for instance Clarita Brinkerhoff (South Florida) has created a mixed media sculp-ture titled ÂTulipÂŽ that stands in a small flowerpot in a recess in the wall. This sculpture is made of pewter, polished and copper-plated, and then decorated with hundreds of Swarovski crystals that gleam sumptuously, almost like jewelry. Babette Bloch (Connecticut) also is fascinated by tulips. In the outside garden, she has created a startling 6-foot-high bouquet of stainless steel tulips called ÂTulipula.ÂŽ Even though it is made of stainless steel, this piece somehow man-ages to catch the grace of these flowers. Bloc also has several smaller flower sculptures inside the Norton house. The main room holds one of the largest pieces by the exhibitionÂs two photogra-phers. ItÂs a print by Dragana Connaugh-ton (Palm Beach) of a bright carpet of sunflowers (ÂSunflowersÂŽ) that catches the eye. The sunflowers recede into the distance in the much same way the fields of flowers painted by the French Impres-sionists did; but in this case the bright gold blooms remain in much sharper focus. Jean Matthews (Palm Beach) likes to move in very close to her subjects Â„ and surprise the viewer. With this technique, she enlarges the subject, almost the way Georgia OÂKeeffe does, but she may in-clude other objects in her flower photo-graphs. A good example of this approach is her print titled ÂSentimental Journey,ÂŽ which examines a branch of queenÂs crape myrtle and a brown paper bag in a pool of water. The four painters on display demonstrate very different styles. But, like the sculptors, they favor certain flowers. Roses are high on the list. Ben SchonzeitÂs (New York City) large rectangular acrylic painting of pink roses on linen (ÂRosesÂŽ) is one of the most stunning paintings in the exhibition. Schonzeit is a well-known artist who was a pioneer in the field of photorealism. In this painting, he combines photorealism with surreal-ism: A row of lovely large pink roses in a glass vase float across the canvas against a background of gray and black wavy stripes. ItÂs a beautiful, calming, almost romantic picture and a highlight of the exhibition. ÂGladiolas by the Sea,ÂŽ by Mary Paige Evans (Gulfstream) is another painting that evokes calmness and serenity. Alice would surely be reassured and calmed by this painting. The style is almost the opposite of SchonzeitÂs ÂRosesÂŽ Â„ al-though still realistic. A colorful bouquet of gladiolas sits gracefully in a blue-and-while Chinese vase set on a terrace table. Beyond the terrace lie the beautiful green and blue colors of the sea. ItÂs clearly American Impressionist in style, very reminiscent of Claude MonetÂs painting, ÂGarden at Sainte-Adresse.ÂŽ But not every artist in the exhibition focuses on the beauty in flowers. Patricia NixÂs (New York, Palm Beach and Paris) mixed-media ÂRose BaroqueÂŽ is power-ful, but also a little frightening. In the center left a large pink rose is just open-ing up and its pink petals float against a blood red wall. Something in the effect is disturbing. ItÂs time to ask questions, almost the way Alice did when she was in Wonderland. Your mood will turn sunnier when you enter the fourth room Â„ a wide entrance hall the opens onto the sculpture garden. A whimsical, engaging acrylic of Winston Churchill at his easel is perched on the wall to the left with flowers in the corner of the canvas. The painting is called ÂBrush with History,ÂŽ and transmits such humor and affection that it is almost no surprise that it was painted by his grand-daughter, Edwina Sandys (New York and Palm Beach), an accomplished sculptor and artist. Ms. Sandys has several other unique large flower sculptures outside in the sculpture garden, and she was the one who suggested the theme of the show. The ÂFlowersÂŽ exhibition ends with a flourish as you step outside into the Sculpture Garden. There you will find more sculpture Â„ giant-sized flowers Â„ done by the sculptors and one art-ist (Ms. Sandys) in the show. These are powerful, not meek flowers, standing on strong, although thin stems. The strength, size, and delicacy of these pieces make an intriguing contrast with the massive wall-like brick sculpture by Ann Norton that stands in the center of the pond. As you gaze at the scene, you may feel youÂve become a miniature Alice again. If you have enough time, stay for lunch. On good weather days, guests can eat a fine variety of light lunch items pre-pared by Emko Catering, at a reasonable price, on the shaded terrace outside Ann NortonÂs studio. ItÂs a lovely place to sit and think Â„ with the knowledge that you wonÂt start shrinking or growing as Alice did in her Wonderland dream. Q BLOOMFrom page 1 >> What: Â“Flowers,Â” an exhibition of ower art in paintings, sculpture, and photography. >> When: Through March 6 >> Where: Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens, 253 Barcelona Road, West Palm Beach >> Cost: General admission is $10 for adults; $8 for seniors; $7 for children or students >> Info: ansg.org or 832-5328 Palm Beach, on Feb. 28. The free program, ÂHarmony: An Exhibition of the Arts,ÂŽ features Ballet Palm Beach and the Palm Beach Sym-phony. Stroll the waterfront before or after the show. Info: wpb.org.Library on the lawnThe Third Annual Library on the Lawn runs from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Feb. 27 at the West Palm Beach Green Market, 100 N. Clematis St., West Palm Beach. The Friends of the Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach host the event, which begins with a performance by the Florida Dance Conservatory. Lots of entertainment follows from magic to yoga. Visitors can browse and check out cookbooks, gardening books and best-sellers while picking up fresh groceries. For information, call 868-7709 or visitfriendswpblibrary.org.LetÂ’s hear about history The Flagler MuseumÂs 31st annual Whitehall Lecture Series continues with two very different lectures. On Feb. 28, John Steele Gordon, a journalist and financial historian, will speak about ÂHow the 16th Amendment and the Federal Reserve Act Changed America.ÂŽ Mr. Gordon is the author of ÂAn Empire of Wealth: The Epic History of American Economic Power.ÂŽ HeÂll speak about the early 20th century as a time of great change in AmericaÂs financial system. HeÂll explain how, when the Supreme Court had ruled that a Federal Income Tax was unconstitutional, in 1913 a Constitutional Amendment and an Act of Congress changed everything. HeÂll discuss the implications of the Federal Reserve Act and the 16th Amendment on AmericaÂs economy and government. On March 6, Nathaniel Grow will speak about ÂThe Sherman Act, Inter-state Commerce, and Baseball.ÂŽ Mr. Grow is a professor at University of Georgia, and the author of ÂBaseball on Trial: The Origin of BaseballÂs Anti-trust Exemption.ÂŽ In 1922 the United States Supreme Court ruled unanimously that baseball should be given an exemption from the antitrust laws of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. It didnÂt matter that baseball fit the definition of interstate commerce. Mr. Grow will examine anti-trust legislation and the baseball ruling within the context of the time. The lectures begin at 3 p.m. Tickets are free for museum members at the sustaining level and ab ove, $10 for individual, family and life members, and $28 for nonmembers, which includes museum admission. For more information, call 655-2833 or visit www.flaglermuseum.us.LetÂ’s watch some dance This one is for the ladies: The dancing brothers Maksim and Valentin Chmerkovskiy Â„ Val and Maks of ÂDancing with the StarsÂŽ Â„ are bringing their own show to the Kravis Center in West Palm Beach June 19. Called ÂMaks & Val On Tour: Our Way,ÂŽ the brothers say they are bringing to life the show they have dreamed about since child-hood, Âan honest and unfiltered narra-tive of their life story.ÂŽ Tickets for start at $25 and are on sale now. All 932-7469 or visit Kravis.org. Q HAPPENINGSFrom page 1 Edwina SandysÂ’ Â‘Flower Women Trio.Â’ Mary Page EvansÂ’ Â‘Gladiolas by the Sea.Â’ Ben SchoenzeitÂ’s Â‘Amarylis Swirl.Â’
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The West Palm Beach GreenMarket Â„ 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays on the West Palm Beach Waterfront, down-town West Palm Beach. Also features unlimited mimosas for $10, free kidsÂ activities, live music and monthly chef showcases. Pet-friendly. Parking is free in the Banyan and Evernia city garages during market hours. Through May 28. Info: wpb.org/greenmarket. The Delray Beach Green Market Â„ 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays at Old School Square Park on Northeast Second Ave., a half-block north of Atlantic Avenue, in downtown Delray Beach. They also host weekly live musical entertainment. Info: delraycra.org/greenmarket. The Gardens GreenMarket Â„ 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Sundays at the City Hall Municipal Complex, 10500 N. Military Trail, Palm Beach Gardens. Info: 630-1100; pbgfl.com/greenmarket. The Village of Royal Palm Beach Green Market and Bazaar Â„ 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Sundays through April 24, Veterans Park, 1036 Royal Palm Beach Blvd., Royal Palm Beach. Info: rpbgreenmarket.com. 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The principle involved is known as a gambit Â„ a term borrowed from chess Â„ where a player deliberately sacrifices a piece in the expectation of later cap-turing one or more of his opponentsÂ pieces in return. West led the king of diamonds. Klausner saw that it was impractical to play the hand on a crossruff because it would be difficult to ruff back and forth with-out eventually running into an overruff. So he decided to bank his hopes on the establishment of dummyÂs clubs, even though there was an apparent shortage of entries to dummy to accom-plish his purpose. He won the ace of diamonds, led a club to the ace and ruffed a club, tak-ing care to trump with the queen rather than a low trump. This was the first of two fine plays he made. Next, Klausner played the ace of spades, both opponents following suit. Then he played the two of spades, deliberately conceding a trump to the jack, even though this would have cost him a trick if the spades had been divided 2-2. It was the second excel-lent play he made, and it was this vital move that assured fulfillment of the contract. West won with the jack, but there was no way he could stop the slam. He did as well as he could by returning a diamond, forcing dummy to ruff, but Klausner then ruffed a club with the king Â„ felling EastÂs king Â„ and led the six of spades to the 10 to score the rest of the tricks. If Klausner had earlier neglected to ruff the two of clubs with a high trump, or had failed to lead a low spade after cashing the ace, he would have gone down. Q
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Amid the #Oscarssowhite controversy, fashion hysteria and shameless self-promotion that comprise the cra-ziness of Oscar season, some intrigu-ing races have emerged. This column focuses on the Âbig sixÂŽ categories, but those in Oscar pools can expect ÂThe Big ShortÂŽ and ÂSpotlightÂŽ to win the writing awards, ÂThe RevenantÂŽ to take cinematography, ÂMad Max: Fury RoadÂŽ to take editing, production design, costume design and makeup, and the legendary Ennio Morricone (ÂThe Man With No NameÂŽ trilogy) to win his first Oscar for composing the original score for ÂThe Hateful Eight.ÂŽ That said, here are my predictions for the big six Oscars. Chris Rock hosts ÂThe 88th Academy AwardsÂŽ starting at 7 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 28, on ABC. Best ActorAfter six total nominations, I expect Leonardo DiCaprio will finally win Best Actor for his work in ÂThe RevenantÂŽ Â„ and rightfully so, as he was noth-ing short of spectacular. His performance is the culmina-tion of 20 years of great work and daring choices, and thereÂs little doubt among the experts that heÂs the man to beat. Also nominated are Bryan Cran-ston for ÂTrumbo,ÂŽ Matt Damon for ÂThe Martian,ÂŽ Michael Fassbender for ÂSteve JobsÂŽ and Eddie Redmayne for ÂThe Danish Girl.ÂŽ Will win: Mr. DiCaprio. Should win: Mr. DiCaprio.Best ActressThis category is similarly predictable, as Brie Larson has won all the major awards leading up to the Oscars for her work in ÂRoom.ÂŽ Her performance is emotional, complicated and moving, a real gut punch of heartache and sorrow thatÂs a legit accomplishment for any actress. Saoirse Ronan, however, gave my favorite performance of the year in ÂBrooklynÂŽ and is rightfully nominated here, as are Jennifer Lawrence for ÂJoy,ÂŽ Cate Blanchett for ÂCarolÂŽ and Char-lotte Rampling for Â45 Years.ÂŽ B14 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF FEBRUARY 25-MARCH 2, 2016 www.FloridaWeekly.com GARDENS/JUPITER FLORIDA WEEKLY Over 300 dealers! Preview Friday 9 to 12 $25 General Admission Fri. 12-5 Sat. 9-5 Sun. 10-4:30 G.A. $8 Seniors $7 Info Call: 941.697.7475 CRYSTAL TREE PLAZA64)XZt/PSUI1BMN#FBDI Get ready to be dazzled... +XJHVHOHFWLRQRIVLONWUHHVFXVWRPRUDODUUDQJHPHQWV DUWZRUNKRPHDQGJDUGHQDFFHVVRULHV Call: 561-691-5884 WeÂve Moved!! Same plaza, but now next to True Treasures Am id t he # Os ca rs so wh it e co nt ro dan HUDAKpunchdrunkmovies.com Some intriguing races promise an interesting evening of awards
FOUR ARTS. FOR EVERYONE. BILL CUNNINGHAM: FACADES On display Saturday, January 23, 2016to Sunday, March 6, 2016 INVITATION TO THE BALL: MARJORIE MERRIWEATHER POSTÂSFANCY DRESS COSTUMES On display Saturday, January 23, 2016 to Sunday, April 17, 2016Closed March 7 to 18, 2016 www.fourarts.org 2 FOUR ARTS PLAZA | PALM BEACH, FL EXHIBITIONS AT THE SOCIETY OF THE FOUR ARTS CunninghamÂs whimsical and bold photographs will be on display to oer a unique perspective on New York CityÂs architecture and fashion. is exhibition is organized by e New-York Historical Society. With the vitality of the 1920s and Marjorie PostÂs fascinating life as backdrop, this exhibition focuses on the fancy dress balls of the day and the costumes Marjorie wore to them. e exhibit is organized by Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens, Washington D.C. ÂMarjorie dressed as Marie Antoinette for the Beaux Arts Ball,ÂŽ New York City, 1927, Photographed by Gabor Eder, Image courtesy of Hillwood Estate, Museum, and Gardens Archives Admission is $5. No charge for Four Arts members and children 14 and younger. Call (561) 655-7226 for more information. Bill Cunningham, ÂGothic Bridge in Central ParkÂŽ (designed 1860), ca. 1968-1976, Gelatin silver photograph, New-York Historical Society, Gift of Bill Cunningham GARDENS/JUPITER FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF FEBRUARY 25-MARCH 2, 2016 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT B15 &*$//(3$7$01 *+$ "'nn rnn7444 ,0&-/& **$/6-2/0$#2, +.+ $+!$/0/$$-,+$+!$/0 Historic Home, Artist Studio and Rare Palm Gardens of Ann Weaver Norton IN THE FAMILY TREE '$9/1(,1'$ +(*6/$$:$5'(!(1(-,%$ 12/$0#(3$/0$.($"$0%/-+1'$ *(,$ &$-% /1(010(,1'$'(..0 ,#2$01% +(*68(,"*2#(,& 4-/)0%/-+("' $*'(..0 20 ,'(..0-"'/ 6-"'/ %$-"'/ ,2! $/1'(..0 ,#( 2$01'-4" 0(,&1' 11 *$,1+2"'*()$&$,$1("0#-$0/2,(,1'$% +(*61'$$5'(!(1(-,4(**(,"*2#$0"2*.12/$0(**201/ 1(-,0 #/ 4(,&0 ,#. (,1(,&01' 1'-,-/ 1'(0% +(*60*$& "6-%"/$ 1(3(16 "%! $"n" #& $+!$/0%/$$,-,+$+!$//$"$.1(-,#-, 1(-,.$/.$/0-, nn r nr r#&$' 4(**!$'$*#-,$#,$0# 60 1 + ,#2,# 60 1,--, ,# 4(** (,"*2#$ 1-2/ ,#! ")&/-2,#(,%-/+ 1(-,-,1'$ /1(010 #1'$(/4-/)0-,#(0.* 6 Will win for Best Actress: Ms. Larson. Should win: Ms. Ronan.Best Supporting ActorMany feel S ylvester Stallone will take the Oscar for Best Supporting Actor for ÂCreed,ÂŽ and it certainly was a wonder-ful performance. Watching it felt like catching up with your uncle whom you havenÂt seen in years and soaking up his sage advice. ItÂs also a career highlight for Mr. Stallone, coming in a return to the role that made him famous (Rocky Balboa). Hollywood couldnÂt write a better story. He faces tough competition, though, in Mark Ruffalo as the heart and soul of ÂSpotlight,ÂŽ Mark Rylance for ÂBridge of Spies,ÂŽ Christian Bale in ÂThe Big ShortÂŽ and Tom Hardy in ÂThe Revenant.ÂŽ Will win: Mr. Stallone. Should win: Mr. Ruffalo.Best Supporting ActressThis category is similarly murky. Early awards have split between nominees Kate Winslet (ÂSteve JobsÂŽ) and Alicia Vikander (ÂThe Danish GirlÂŽ), which makes this a tough one to call. Add in Rooney MaraÂs phenomenal turn opposite Cate Blanchett in ÂCarol,ÂŽ Rachel McAdamsÂ great work in ÂSpotlightÂŽ and Jennifer Jason Leigh in ÂThe Hateful Eight,ÂŽ and you have an outstanding and competitive category. In the end, though, the emotional power of Ms. Vikander as a woman whose husband decides he wants to be a woman should be enough to prevail. Will win: Ms. Vikander. Should win: Ms. Mara.Best DirectorIf Alejandro Gonzalez Inarri-tu, who won last year for ÂBird-man,ÂŽ wins best director for ÂThe Revenant,ÂŽ he will become the third director in history to win in consecutive years (John Ford, 1940-41, Joseph Mankie-wicz, 1949-50). Given the ambition and scope of ÂThe Revenant,ÂŽ and the fact that Mr. Inarritu won the Directors Guild Award, which is a precursor to winning the Oscar, he is the strong favor-ite here. However, George Mill-er did great work in ÂMad Max: Fury Road,ÂŽ Adam McKay brought delightful humor and clarity to com-plicated issues in ÂThe Big Short,ÂŽ Tom McCarthy made investigative journalism compelling in ÂSpotlight,ÂŽ and Lenny Abrahamson told a simple story extraordinarily well in ÂRoom.ÂŽ Will win: Mr. Inarritu. Should win: Mr. Inarritu.Best PictureOnly four times in Oscar history has a Best Picture winner come from a film that did not receive a Best Director nomination: 1927, 1932, 1989 and 2012. This will not be one of those years, as neither ÂThe Martian,ÂŽ ÂBridge of SpiesÂŽ nor ÂBrooklynÂŽ (all of which donÂt have directing nominations) has the widespread industry support needed to win. Similarly, ÂRoomÂŽ is a nice movie, but it will receive its big award when Ms. Larson wins Best Actress. And a full-fledged action flick has never won best picture, so ÂMad Max: Fury RoadÂŽ will have to rely on technical awards to boost its tally. Which leaves us with three. Ordinarily we rely on the guild awards to reveal the frontrunner because theyÂre an indication of what industry professionals think is the yearÂs best, but this year thatÂs little help: ÂThe Big ShortÂŽ won the Producers Guild, ÂSpotlightÂŽ won the Screen Actors Guild, and ÂThe Rev-enantÂŽ won the Directors Guild. With the three guilds splitting, it becomes anyoneÂs guess (though itÂs worth not-ing that ÂThe RevenantÂŽ has become the trendy pick with the most positive buzz). However, this one statistic is inescapable: The Producers Guild has matched the Oscar winner the last eight consecu-tive years, and its preferential ballot voting system is the only one of the guilds that matches how the Oscars choose Best Picture. Will win: ÂThe Big Short.ÂŽ Should win: ÂThe Martian,ÂŽ which was my No. 1 movie of 2015. Q
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>> What: Â“ Bill Cunningham: FaadesÂ” >> When: Through March 6 >> Where: The Esther B. OÂ’Keeffe Gallery at the Society of the Four Arts, at 2 Four Arts Plaza in Palm Beach. >> Cost: $5; no charge for Four Arts members and children 14 and younger. >> Info: 655-7226 or fourarts.org. GARDENS/JUPITER FLORIDA WEEKLY FEBRUARY 25-MARCH 2, 2016 B17 Visit us online at www.FloridaWeekly.com www.facebook.com/FloridaWeeklyPalmBeachTHEREÂS A LOT TO LIKE the armor to survive the reality of every-day life. I donÂt think you could do away with it. It would be like doing away with civilization.ÂŽ In the documentary Mr. Cunningham exclaimed, ÂThe fashion show has always just been on the street,ÂŽ and that is where he discovers the trends. Anna Wintour, Vogue editor (and inspiration for ÂThe Devil Wears PradaÂŽ), said, ÂWe all dress for Bill. And, if he doesnÂt take your picture, itÂs the kiss of death.ÂŽ Wintour acknowledges that Mr. Cunningham will often spot a trend long before her staff is aware of it. Mr. Cunningham, whose garb, funny enough, usually consists of a royal blue workmanÂs coat and shirt, lives a simple life in a tiny apartment with only his negative-full file cabinets and books as company. He is dedicated solely to his art. Consumed by style and fashion, he said that as a child attending church services, he was totally distracted by the womenÂs hats. It was as a milliner that he began his career in the city, only to be interrupted by the Korean War draft. After serving, he wrote about fashion, and then was given a camera by a London photographer, who said, ÂTake notes with your camera.ÂŽ That was the beginning of his career as the fashion documenter of his time. On the street, he took a chance photo of the elusive Greta Garbo, which brought him to the attention of The Times, which then began a regular series of his photo-graphs taken on the street. In 1968, Mr. Cunningham began ÂFaades,ÂŽ a self-initiated project Âjust for the fun of it.ÂŽ He partnered with his friend Editta Sherman, who posed as the model in most of the photos. At that time, many of the historic buildings were destined for destruction as the city descended into a period of decline with crime, drugs, prostitution, graffiti and garbage. Urban redevelopment threat-ened the preservation of the cityÂs archi-tectural heritage, but Mr. CunninghamÂs camera captured their charm and beauty, tracing their evolution from prior to the American Revolution to the Â60s. Long-time neighbors in the Carnegie Hall artistsÂ apartments, Mr. Cunningham and Ms. Sherman scoured thrift shops and tag sales to unearth time-appropriate costumes. During the project that con-tinued for seven years, the photographer shot more than 1,800 locations and accu-mulated 500 costumes. Editta Sherman was born in 1912 in Philadelphia, where she learned photog-raphy from her wedding photographer father. Inspired by the great masters, she strived to recreate images with her 8by 10-inch camera and, in 1944, began a portrait photography career in MarthaÂs Vineyard. Although she had five children, she forged on with her career, moving to New York City in the following year. In 1950, she established residency above Carnegie Hall, photographing an endless stream of celebrities with beautiful light-ing and detail made possible by large-format photography. Ms. Sherman became an acclaimed photographer (known as the ÂDuchess of Carnegie HallÂŽ) but was also a muse to artists such as Andy Warhol, who filmed her performing the ÂDying SwanÂŽ on ballet point, and Francesco Scavul-lo, who framed her aging beauty in his book ÂWomen.ÂŽ So, she was also the per-fect muse for Mr. CunninghamÂs project, enthusiastically participating in gathering vintage clothing and striking dramatic poses that only professional models or photographers would dream of doing. Mr. Cunningham and Ms. Sherman were evicted (after a long protest) from the Carnegie Hall apartments. A side note about Editta Sherman, whose ambi-tion was to live to 100: An exhibit of her photographs opened on her 100th birth-day. She died a year later, in 2013. The serendipitous discoveries of ÂFaadesÂŽ are the opportunity to have a glimpse into the lives of two outstanding individuals who lived their lives as they wanted, following their passion, creative-ly ignoring societal conventions about what they should do or be. And, in the end, their lives made a difference in the world around them. Q EXHIBITIONFrom page 1 COURTESY PHOTOBill CunninghamÂ’s Â‘Grand Central Terminal.Â’
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GARDENS/JUPITER FLORIDA WEEKLY FEBRUARY 25-MARCH 2, 2016 B19 THE ULTIMATE INDOOR CYCLING EXPERIENCEJUST KRANK IT.COM | 561.603.381711911 US HIGHWAY 1 NORTH PALM BEACH, FLORIDA 33408 FEATURING ALL NEW SPINNER BLADE BIKES !)&1&".34$+&3-&&323)&,/1*%"&72 .*/7402#!,%-%1)#!.!.$43(%.3)#3!,)!.#4)2). %/04,!1)2(%2.#,4$%n *,&3*(./.((2&.&%*$342$".*88"2".%".* .*2 /-&-"%&/#23&1"5*/,*34''&% &",)/02 1&2)*2)"*,7".%/-&-"%&&22&132=YNW0[NJTOJ\]f:^WLQf2RWWN[f1J]N[RWP/_JRUJKUN )2)3/416%"2)3%&/1-%.4$)1%#3)/.2!.$/0%1!3). '(/412 3)&0&,*$".$"'&$/-&2&15"3*/.2nrr 67!+%!1+ 8-),%2/43(/&/13(,!+%r,5$ )&'6.&10&1"3/12 !1+1!.')/.%!1%./6% /1-%1,7&1/-1%%.6)#( <=E=>3<2/GA/E339 ;=<2/G<756BA *5&42*$ 6*3)"6."1*&+5RX_JWWRXW]QN>RJWX 0-0-r FLORIDA WRITERSRogue CIA agent plans nuclear vengeance on key citiesQ ÂThe Fourth HorsemanÂŽ by David Hagberg. Forge. 368 pages. Hardcover, $25.99.Sarasota resident David Hag-bergÂs 70-plus novels include the popular Kirk McGarvey series, of which this is the latest. In it, for-mer CIA director McGarvey returns to action in a highstakes assignment that tests all his skills, experience and resolve. Pakistan is on the edge of chaos, and a quickly emerging leader, self-named Messiah, is on the verge of taking over Â„ but to what end? With four stolen nuclear weapons out of Pakistani gov-ernment control, itÂs likely that more than PakistanÂs future is in jeopardy. Tasked by President Charlene Miller with uncovering and stopping Messi-ah, McGarvey finds himself reluctantly teamed with attractive CIA agent Pete (yes, a girl named Pete) Boylan. Her love for him is obvious and admit-ted, though McGarvey, still called ÂMr. DirectorÂŽ by old hands, is fearful of an intimate relationship, both profes-sionally and personally. He has already lost too many people he has cared for: His wife, daughter and son-in-law were killed by a bomb that exploded in a Georgetown restaurant. His mourning and guilt are ongoing, as is his determi-nation to fulfill his duties. ItÂs an uneasy mix. Pete wonÂt stay out of the way. SheÂs a professional, too, and her skills are needed on this assignment. It is McGarveyÂs conviction that Messiah is none other than a trusted and experienced CIA agent named David Haaris. Although heÂs been able to per-suade some security higher-ups that this is a likely scenario, others Â„including an assistant to the president Â„ are not convinced. Because the author allows readers to get into HaarisÂs head, they know more about his motives and plans than any of the characters, including McGarvey. Haaris, a native of Pakistan who was raised in England, has learned that his cancer is terminal. He is not far away from death. A man who had lived with painful rejection as a child and as a uni-versity student, Haaris (in part through his charade as Messiah) is planning his revenge. He has a sophisticated scheme to use the remaining three of the four stolen nuclear missiles (one had been exploded, perhaps inadvertently, by Taliban forces) to bring destruction to New York City, Washington D.C., and London. The ticking clock presses readers to hope that McGarvey can discover and foil HaarisÂs plan. The author incorporates a great deal of other ingredients as blocking or com-plicating forces. One of these is the chaos surrounding PakistanÂs leader-ship; another is the political infighting among the players in U.S. intelligence agencies; and yet another involves the tradecraft of intelligence operatives and the associated technological factors: weaponry, communications, disguises, transportation and so forth. The novel is chock full of great action scenes. Early on, we see ÂMessiahÂŽ decapitate PakistanÂs president in front of a huge mob. He then announces an alliance with the Taliban as the road to stability and peace. An almost incredible scene describes Haaris murdering his wife for rea-sons that only he, teetering into madness, can justify. In a nail-bit-er, McGarvey struggles to escape from incarceration by PakistanÂs military security forces. Mr. HagbergÂs skill in devising and revealing his unique villainÂs complex plan provides readers with great pleasure. Haaris has been putting the pieces together for many years, positioning what he needs to fulfill his mad vision. He seems to have thought of everything Â„ but has he really? A large caste of supporting characters, many of them government officials whom McGarvey must either depend on or circumvent, fleshes out the world in which the protagonist lives (or dies). Mr. Hagberg draws a similar grouping of Pakistani officials and their rivals. Indeed, the author portrays the heavy hand of bureaucracies Â„ either func-tional or not Â„ with frightening authority. ÂThe Fourth HorsemanÂŽ is thriller writing at its best by a long-established pro. About the authorBorn and raised in Duluth, Minn., David Hagberg joined the Air Force right out of high School and trained and worked as a cryptographer stationed in Greenland and Germany. Later, he was a cub reporter on the Duluth Herald & News-Tribune and a news desk editor for the Associated Press. His first novel, ÂTwisterÂŽ (1975), has been followed by dozens of sus-pense novels, many nominated for pres-tigious book awards. He and his wife, Laurie, make their home in Sarasota, from where they enjoy sailing the west coast of the state and the Keys in their spare time. Q phil JASONphiljreviews@gmail.com HAGBERG
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B22 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF FEBRUARY 25-MARCH 2, 2016 www.FloridaWeekly.com GARDENS/JUPITER FLORIDA WEEKLY VINOThe war of the ratings continuesConfession: This is not the first time IÂve written about the bewildering situ-ation surrounding how wines are rated and scored by critics and wine magazine editors. However, it is, in fact, an ongoing issue and some information was recently published that casts a new, and very inter-esting, light on the topic. First of all, I need to let you know that I have several wine friends who wouldnÂt dream of buying a wine rated less than 90 points. IÂve always thought that was insane, because IÂve found great values Â„ and great sipping experiences Â„ in wines that donÂt cost a whole lot and may not get that cherished 90-point distinction. IÂm happy to say that my attitude was amply sup-ported by a recent issue of Wine Spectatormagazine. But more on that below. If you go wine shopping, one thing is for certain: YouÂll be confronted by some kind of rating information. Every wine retailer puts criticsÂ wine ratings on the shelf talker, price tag, point of sale sign, somewhere. Wines that receive high ratings will carry that information right on the bot-tle. The problem is, what do the ratings actually mean, and should your purchase decisions be determined by the fact that some magazine or taster gave this wine 88 points, or 93 points? I say no. Many years ago, when critics rated wines, they used a 20-point scale. The rationale was that there was more discernible difference between a wine rated 18 and one rated 19. Today, the 100-point scale is universal, and I dare anybody to taste the difference between an 88-point wine and one rated 89. Even more puzzling (and disturbing) is the situation among the various wine consumer magazines, because thereÂs no consistency in the way they assign points. As consumers we just have to figure it all out ourselves. Case in point: I usually trust the ratings given by Wine Spectator, and by certain independent critics, but I donÂt trust Wine Enthusiast magazine, because they consistently rate wines two to five points higher than everybody else. I tell my wine classes that Wine Enthusiast never met a wine they werenÂt enthusiastic about. Inflated ratings donÂt do us any good. So. Is a 92-point wine that much better than an 86-point wine? Is there that much difference in quality, or in the enjoyment youÂll experience when you drink them? In a recent issue, the editors of Wine Spectator were asked to list their personal favorite wines. Surprise. These journalist/critics, all of whom are able to sample just about any wine in the world, listed tons of favorite wines that rated well below 90 points, and well below $20 a bottle. Now, those are the wines you want to look for. Senior editor Bruce Sanderson selected, among others, an 88-point Bouchard Pre & Fils Bourgogne Rserve 2013 that costs just $22. Any time you can get a decent Burgundy for around that price, you buy it. James Molesworth, another editor, listed an 88-point Chteau Marsau Bordeaux that costs $23. So even though these critics can drink anything they want, they also can spot the values Âƒ and they donÂt have to be 90-pointers. Observation: There is, admittedly, a distant relationship between how good a wine is and how much it costs. Many factors go into the pricing of a wine. How many cases do they make? How do they market the wine? Is it sold at retail, or only to those on the wineryÂs ÂclubÂŽ list? We buy one very limited-production wine because weÂre on the list Âƒ and we wait years for our names to come up. However, as soon as we receive it, itÂs worth about three times what we paid. So thereÂs some investment value here, as well. The moral of the story is, drink what you like. DonÂt be afraid to buy an 88-point wine, because it could be great. After all, professional wine journalists like and rec-ommend them. Most of this monthÂs favorites are available locally, but if not, you can always search for them on line and have them delivered. TheyÂre all in the 88-89 point range, and priced between $12 and $16. Chateau Hyot Cotes de Bordeaux 2010 Marchesi di Barolo Barbera del Monferrato Maraia Villa Maria Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough 2014 Domaine de Dionysos Cotes du Rhone Villages Cairanne La Cigalette 2010 Sample widely. Write me. Q Â„ Jerry Greenfield is The Wine Whisperer. He is creative director of Greenfield Advertising Group, and his new book, ÂSecrets of the Wine Whisperer,ÂŽ is now available through his website or on Amazon. Read his other writings on his website, winewhisperer.com. jerry GREENFIELDvino@floridaweekly.com
GARDENS/JUPITER FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF FEBRUARY 25-MARCH 2, 2016 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT B23The Dish: Huevos & Arepas The Place: Table 26, 1700 S. Dixie Highway, West Palm Beach; 855Â…2660, Table26PalmBeach.com. The Price: $15 The Details: Nothing could make us happier than knowing we had one more opportunity to enjoy a favorite restau-rant. ThatÂs the case with Table 26, which has one of the liveliest brunch scenes anywhere. Fortunately, the food equals the scene. Our Huevos & Arepas, essentially eggs and corn cakes, combined hot and cold, mild and spicy flavors. The sweet corn flavor of the arepas served as a base for the mild spice of the black beans. Eggs were cooked over medium and were topped with a pico de gallo salsa Â„ nothing like a little tomato to get things going. We washed ours down with a little Grey Goose vodka and a splash of cran-berry, but you might do well to pair this with a bloody Mary. ItÂs a great way to start the day. Q Â„ Sc ott Simmons FLORIDA WEEKLY CUISINE THE DISH: Highlights from local menus SCOTT SIMMONS/FLORIDA WEEKLY Places on ClematisA trio worth noting3SCO TTÂ’STHREE FOR 2 GREASE BURGER BEER & WHISKEY BAR213 Clematis St., West Palm Beach; 651-1075 or greasewpb.com. It would be easy to write Grease off as the home of the instant heart attack, and you could fill yourself with all manner of artery-clogging goodness. But the goat cheese salad looks lovely, and the turkey burger, with its Creole mayonnaise, offers a taste of the lighter side at Grease. That said, there are few things finer than the Black and Blue, a blackened burger served with blue cheese and applewood smoked bacon. 1 PISTACHE FRENCH BISTRO101 N. Clematis St., No. 115, West Palm Beach; 833-5090 or pistachewpb.com. Owner Thierry Beaud is very hands-on at Pistache, and it shows. The food and service almost always are spot-on. We love the rich, beefy onion soup here, and the duck confit is melt-in-your-mouth tender. Also not to be missed: One of the wine-pairing dinners Mr. Beaud hosts. Check the website for details. 3 THE CHICKPEA400 Clematis St., West Palm Beach; 755-5151 or the-chickpea.com.We love this little corner of healthful eating on Clematis. ItÂs perfect to stop in at lunch, grab a pita and go. You could opt for falafel or hummus, made with the restaurantÂs namesake chickpeas, but why not kick things up a notch and try the chicken or braised beef? Go for the spicy tomato sauce. Or go for the mild tahini. Or, just go. Â„ Scott Simmons janis FONTAINEpbnews@floridaweekly.com Pop! The next Pop Up Dinner by Serenity Garden Tea House is planned for 7 p.m. March 3 at 316 Vallette Way, West Palm Beach. This Greek wine din-ner is a four-course meal prepared by German Master Chef Michael Ober TheyÂll serve a selec-tion of boutique wines for perfect pairings. Tickets: $65. Info: 339-2444; cordonbleucatering. com. A whole new way to dine? 3-J Hospitality is introducing its new social din-ing concept in Lake Worth. ItÂs opening C.W.S. Craft Cocktails and Kitchen in March in space at 522 Lucerne Ave., where The Cottage used to be. C.W.S. is Âa casual yet sophisticated craft cocktail bar and restaurant.ÂŽ Owners Jeff John and Brian Freed say they plan to deliver bold, sophis-ticated food dressed as contemporary fare. They plan to serve both indoors and outdoors on the patio. Prices will average a wallet-friendly $25 per per-son. TheyÂre shooting for a vibe thatÂs sophisticated without being stuffy. C.W.S. is named after its fictional proprietor, the gadfly, raconteur and barkeep Charles William Stache For information, visit cwslw.com. Leap Year cocktails reveal: Because Leap Year comes with an extra day, apparently we need five new hand-crafted cocktails. The Yard House is enhancing its beverage menu with five new artisan cocktails featuring fresh, locally sourced ingredients, includ-ing pomegranates, watermelon, blood orange, seared jalapeos, and house-made clover honey syrup. Gregory Howard manager of beverage for Yard House, and his team col-laborated with Executive Chef Carlito Jocson in creating the cocktail collection, which includes Midnight Sangria, Sunkissed Sangria, Easy Kentucky, The Refresher and El Picante. Find the Yard House at Downtown at the Gardens 11701 Lake Victoria Gardens Drive, Palm Beach Gardens. For information, visit yardhouse.com.Do they serve it with a knife and fork? Speaking of new cocktails, III Forks introduced its new Steak & Potatoes Martini in February. Crafted from Chopin Vodka and Vya Extra Dry Vermouth and served with a skewered steak and potato garnish, itÂs more substantial than a couple of olives. apparently catching on. See for yourself at III Forks at 4645 PGA Blvd. in Palm Beach Gardens. Info: 630-3660 or visit iiiforks.com. Jardin to bloom in April: A new restaurant from newlywed chefs Jordan Lerman and Stephanie Cohen will open at 330 Clematis St. in the heart of downtown West Palm Beach in April. Named for the building it occupies, Via Jardin the restaurant will boast a treeand flower-filled courtyard, and fresh, seasonal cuisine, paired with artisan cocktails. Jardin, which means garden in French, Spanish and Italian, will have an eclectic menu that represents the areaÂs melting pot culture. Mr. Lerman, a Palm Beach County native, most recently was at Rebel House in Boca Raton. He hopes to be part of the revitalization of down-town as the place to go for dinner or drinks. The menu is still a work in progress, but Mr. Lerman says it will be change seasonally as he plans to buy local ingredients at every opportunity. The dessert menu will be Âambitious,ÂŽ exploiting Ms. CohenÂs gift for pastries and sweets. Q Pop Ups, new approaches, and reasons to raise a glass OBER COURTESY PHOTOThe Steak & Potatoes Martini from III Forks.COURTESY PHOTOSliders from Grease on Clematis Street. COURTESY PHOTOPistache French Bistro combines consistently good food and good service.
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