www.FloridaWeekly.com LESLIE LILLY A2 OPINION A4PETS A6BEHIND THE WHEEL A15 BUSINESS A18REAL ESTATE A21ARTS B1COLLECT B2 EVENTS B6-9FILM B11PUZZLES B15CUISINE B22-23 Download our FREE App todayAvailable on the iTunes and Android App Store. PRSRT STD U.S. POSTAGE PAID FORT MYERS, FL PERMIT NO. 715 WEEK OF MARCH 30-APRIL 5, 2017Vol. VII, No. 23 Â FREE INSIDE Land of OzDoctor headlines health fair at The Gardens Mall. A5 XJourney to Â‘ArcadiaÂ’Palm Beach Dramaworks opens Tom Stoppard play. B1 XBudÂ’s birthdayThe fried chicken and seafood place turns 60. B22 XA bluegrass Â‘opryÂ’The HillBenders offer a twangy take on Â‘Tommy.Â’ B1 X Film fest brings together 50 films V o l VII N o. 23 Â F F F SEE BILL, A16 X SEE FEST, A10 XORT CHARLOTTE RESIDENT SHAron Boyd is the mother of two school-age sons on the autism spectrum. Her son, Austin, is considered severe/low func-tioning, and her younger son, Adam, is high functioning (Âwhat used to be called AspergerÂs Syn-drome,ÂŽ she notes). Four years ago, Mrs. Boyd founded the advocacy group Parents in Action Inc., Will we keep caring for ourspecial needs KIDS ? Â“This a bad law for our public schools, our children, and the future of our nation.Â” Â— Doug Carothers, Ed.D., associate professor FGCU Educators, advocates fear repeal of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 will kill services for special needs children and halt the requirement that meals be highnutrition, depriving low-income children.INSIDE: What H.R. 610 might eliminate. A16PCOURTESY PHOTOViolinist and singer Biana Pinchuk will per-form April 2, before the screening of Â“Rob-ert Shaw Â— Man of Many Faces.Â”BY KATHY GREYFlorida Weekly Correspondent BY SALLIE JAMESFlorida Weekly Correspondent Need an escape? Accompany a group of Down syndrome youth on a life-changing trek through the India Himalayas or share in the struggles of an inner-city high school dance step team. ItÂs all possible with the 22nd annual Palm Beach International Film Fes-tival. The popular festival, which runs through April 2, features about 50 original films Â„ including ÂMy Hero BrotherÂŽ and ÂStepÂŽ Â„ and will offer everything from documentaries and drama, to romance, comedy and fea-ture films. This yearÂs opening night will take place in two locations: the Cinemark theater in Boca Raton and Keiser University in West Palm Beach. ÂItÂs a big deal,ÂŽ said Jeff Davis, chairman and president of the PBIFF. ÂWeÂve been around for 22 years. The average film festival collapses in three, four or five years. So that is pretty impressive.ÂŽ About 6,000 to 7,000 people attended last year. Single movie tickets are $12. Festival-goers also can catch an appearance by 14-year-old singer, vio-linist and composer Biana Pinchuk, who will perform April 2 before the showing of the film ÂRobert Shaw Â„ Man of Many Faces,ÂŽ about one of the worldÂs greatest choral conductors. In 2016, the PBIFF hosted 121 films from 24 countries, with more than 125 filmmakers, cast and crew attend-ing the event from countries around the world. This yearÂs showings were scaled back so moviegoers could have more time for question-and-answer sessions with the filmmakers, Davis said. ÂThe filmmakers love coming and they love questions and
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It is an object lesson in how badly things can go at the highest level of government when a nation loses its moral compass. It is a sin to which we all are vulnerable. It could, for example, explain why Christianity is in decline in America. Too many Christians have for-gotten how to behave and act like one. Moral disconnects often produce contradictions in behavior, attitudes and values. We see evidence of this as the conservative majority in Congress lum-bers toward destroying the nationÂs social safety net and shreds environmental pro-tections. There can be no genuine regard for the sanctity of life if its loudest propo-nents willingly destroy the planet upon which all life depends. Neither are the pious credible who spout The Golden Rule, even as they would up-end the lives of 24 million vulnerable people Â„ the poor, the old, the young, the disabled Â„ by denying them health care as a human right, all the while shilling for silver for the rich. It is a slippery slope. Can America be made great or safe again by insulting those to whom we have historically given our trust and protection and who recipro-cate with trust and protection in kind? By design or default, we impugn the integrity of our friends and do injury to our global alliances. The injection of uncertainty frays the fragile bonds protecting us all from global disaster. We treat contracts of conscience as if they mean nothing. So, if push comes to shove and sides must be taken, which nations will heed our call? Will we heed the call of others? What will be the measure of our loyalty and faithfulness to our democratic values and the country for which they stand? Only for so long as it is convenient? Which side are we on and will it be just we who are on it? Our president announces the rebirth of nationalism and lock-down time in Amer-ica. The country is to gird itself in the military, build walls and keep the world at bay. National security is a wedge with which to dismantle the commonwealth upon which a civil society depends Â„ arts, culture, humanities, education and public spaces. Clean air and water are expend-able. Fear makes us malleable in the hands of conspirators who traffic in dark and dystopian ideas It fuels militarization of a civilian army and promotes the plausibility of a civilian war. It feeds the insistence we outlaw gun-free zones and permit universal access to military-style weapons. It usurps Âthou shalt not killÂŽ and replaces it with Âthou shalt stand your ground.ÂŽ These seismic shifts signal the dawning of a ÂMad MaxÂŽ world in the Age of the Anthropocene. Though scientists donÂt suggest this newly proposed, human epoch begins with TrumpÂs presidency, every indication is he will accelerate its worst consequences. Some months ago, Damien Carrington of The Guardian reported that a group of scientists said it was time to acknowledge the profound effect of humans on the Earth. They recommended to the Inter-national Geological Congress that it offi-cially declare the end of Holocene, the current epoch, and the beginning of the Anthropocene. They argue the Holocene epoch encapsulates Â12,000 years of stable climate since the last ice age during which all human civilization developed.ÂŽ But things have gone downhill rapidly since, they say, starting about 1950, driven by carbon diox-ide emissions, sea level rise, deforestation, global mass extinctions and unchecked development. Oddly, because chickens are the globeÂs most prevalent bird, chicken bones will be the future fossils that most define Anthropocene. Other markers are radio-active elements in the atmosphere from nuclear bombs and the ubiquity of plastic, concrete and toxic chemicals in our envi-ronments. Assuming scientists reach consensus and formally establish Anthropocene, American baby boomers have a front row seat on humans advancing EarthÂs decline and share responsibility in hastening it, at least in this country. Consider that President TrumpÂs proposed 2018 budget includes a reduction in overall funding for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) by $2.6 billion or 31 percent. The cuts eliminate 3,200 jobs within the agency and axe programs to clean up the Chesapeake Bay, the Great Lakes and waterways critical to sustaining clean water supplies for future genera-tions of Americans. As for climate change research and climate-related initiatives, forget about it. This proposal has not yet come to pass. But its trajectory is alarming, even if these proposals arenÂt approved. Those defending the cuts say they allow the feds to Âreturn funding responsibility of other programs to local and state governments.ÂŽ It brought to mind Flint, Mich., and we know how well that went. Anthropocene means the consequences are global if human beings continue to act as if they have a blank check to abuse the planet at will. Unless we change our spendthrift ways, more than the planet is threatened. Q Â„ Leslie Lilly is a native Floridian. Her professional career spans more than 25 years leading major philanthropic institutions in the South and Appalachia. She writes frequently on issues of politics, public policy, and philanthropy, earning national recognition for her leadership in the charitable sector. She resides with her family and pugs in Jupiter. Email her at email@example.com and read past blog posts on Tumblr at llilly15.Tumblr.com. leslie LILLYllilly@floridaweekly.com
Hands-Only Adult CPR Class Tuesday, April 18 @ 6:30-7pm Palm Beach Gardens Fire Rescue // Station 1 4425 Burns Road, Palm Beach GardensEective bystander CPR given immediately after sudden cardiac arrest can double or triple the chance of survival. Join us for a CPR class. Local EMS give a hands-only CPR demonstration and review AED use. Participants practice their new skills on CPR manikins. Reservations are required. Seasonal Allergies at a Glance Thursday, April 6 @ 6-7pm Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center // Classroom 4Are you are sneezing, coughing or have a runny nose and itchy eyes during certain times of the year? You may be experiencing seasonal allergies. Join Dr. Elena Perez, an allergist/immunologist on the medical sta at PBGMC, for a lecture on managing and treating your symptoms. Light refreshments will be served. Registration is required. APRIL Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center | 3360 Burns Road | Palm Beach Gardens | PBGMC.com Heart Attack Risk Assessment (blood pressure, BMI, glucose and cholesterol) Wednesday, April 12 @ 8-11am Osteoporosis Screenings @ Outpatient Entrance Thursday, April 20 @ 9am-1pm Take steps toward being heart healthy! Visit PBGMC.com/pledge to Receive a FREE Cookbook! FREE COMMUNITY SCREENINGS COMMUNITY EVENTS & LECTURES All screenings held at: Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center FOR RESERVATIONS, PLEASE CALL855.387.5864 Am I at Risk for Falling? Thursday, April 13 @ 6-7pm Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center // Classroom 3Each year, over 1.6 million U.S. seniors go to the ER for fall-related injuries. Join Phil Blatt, a PT at PBGMCÂs outpatient rehab center, for a lecture on fall identiÂ“cation and strategies to help stay safe. Light dinner and refreshments will be served. Registration is required. Community Chair Yoga Class Wednesday, A pril 19 @ 6-7pm Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center // Classroom 4PBGMC now oers a FREE chair yoga class. The class will be taught by the assistant nurse manager of cardiac rehab, Sara Chambers, who is also a certiÂ“ed yoga instructor. Using the same techniques as traditional yoga, the class is modiÂ“ed to allow for gentle stretching to help improve strength and balance. Reservations are required. Surgical Treatment Options For MenÂs Health Issues Wednesday, April 27 @ 6-7pm Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center // Classroom 4Join Dr. Sean Sawh, a urologist on the medical sta at Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center, for an educational lecture on common menÂs health issues. Attendees will learn about surgical treatment options available at the hospital for incontinence, erectile dysfunction, bladder and testicular cancer. Light dinner and refreshments will be served. Registration is required. Sneak Peak for May Stroke Â… Panel of Experts Presentation Thursday, May 18 @ 6-8pm City of Palm Beach Gardens Council Chambers // 10500 N. Military TrailIn honor of Stroke Awareness Month, we are teaming up with St. MaryÂs Medical Center and Palm Beach Gardens Fire Rescue to oer free stroke risk assessments and a panel of experts presentation with a local stroke survivor. The event will be held at the Palm Beach Gardens Council Chambers, and there will be a question-and-answer session following the presentation. Light dinner and refreshments will be served. Reservations required. Mended Hearts Program Tuesday, April 11 @ 6-7pm Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center // Classroom 4PBGMC is teaming up with The Mended Hearts Program to provide support for heart disease patients and their families. Members will be able to interact with others through local meetings and special events. A small fee will be collected for member registration. *$5/year collected solely by the Mended Hearts Program to provide educational materials for members.
A4 NEWS WEEK OF MARCH 30-APRIL 5, 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com FLORIDA WEEKLY PublisherBarbara Shaferbshafer@floridaweekly.comEditor Scott Simmonsssimmons@floridaweekly.com Reporters & ContributorsLeslie Lilly Roger Williams Evan Williams Janis Fontaine Jan Norris Sallie James Mary Thurwachter Amy Woods Steven J. 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Coinci-dentally IÂve remained married and stayed alive. ThatÂs 500 weeks as a paid hot-air bag. ThatÂs 500 ideas, 500 reflections, 500 opin-ions Â„ about issues and events, about liv-ing honorably, about managing or leading. About being an American, a man, a woman (IÂm no expert), an alien (IÂm an expert), a parent, a child. About sex. About art. About wilderness. About home life. About love. Sure, about politics and religion, too.I wasnÂt confident I could muster the words for four or five columns let alone 500 when I started, but writing is like drawing: You come to understand what you already know. Or you begin to see what you already glimpsed. On April 5, 2007 Â„ exactly two days after my oldest son, Evan, turned 27 (heÂs a Florida Weekly writer, now) and one day after my youngest son, Nash, turned 5 (and fell off our donkey, breaking his collarbone) Â„ I announced my intention to join a club: the Native Florida club. ÂAnd why not?ÂŽ I wrote in that inaugural issue and my first-ever column. ÂLast week I counted no less than three ÂNATIVE FLORDAÂ bumper stickers, all of them on pickups. I wondered: Why should an accident of birth tag me with any particu-lar label? If I have to shave my head, plug my cheek with tobacco, drive a Ford 350 with a ÂBEEFÂ bumper sticker and shoot hogs at dawn or dusk, IÂll do it. Well, maybe IÂll do it. ÂBy the way,ÂŽ I added, Ânot one of the drivers Âƒ looked anything at all like a Calusa or even a Seminole Indian, but how can you judge a book by its cover? IÂm sure they were really, truly ÂNATIVE.Â I trust them on that because their trucks are so big.ÂŽ I still havenÂt made the list of those who can call themselves ÂNATIVE FLORIDA,Â even after trying for 10 years. But my potent little print baby has.Born here, Florida Weekly pulled itself up by the ink-straps (if not the bootstraps), like any self-respecting native. In that newborn edition, the co-owner and executive editor, Jeff Cull Â„ a Naval Academy graduate and now retired Navy commander who flew jets off carriers and later became a fine investigative reporter Â„ also had two bylines. Talk about a hat trick.HereÂs how his lead story began.Main headline: ÂMillions in cash unclaimed: State has $17 million for thou-sands in Lee.ÂŽ Lead sentence: ÂFlorida has $17 million in cash to give back to Lee County residents and businesses Â„ all you have to do is ask.ÂŽ No wonder we survived the recession. No wonder Florida Weekly became a robust model of solid reporting and storytelling for more than 200,000 readers across eight edi-tions, each week: We showed readers there was money in the news business, not just stylish storytelling. Still is, and thatÂs why advertisers embrace us. Our readers are smart, ambitious, suc-cessful men and women who pay attention, and who prosper from paying attention. Advertisers can do no better than tapping into an entire market of them. That said, let me also say this: Columnists are not always embraced by readers, and thus not by advertisers Â„ especially if they adopt the unvanquished and unvarnished principle of the great Chicago writer and humorist, Finley Peter Dunne. ÂThe job of the newspaper,ÂŽ Dunne once wrote in the Chicago Evening Post, Âis to comfort the afflicted and afflict the comfort-able.ÂŽ Asking questions (the business of news reporters), or offering opinions (the busi-ness of columnists), will indisputably afflict the comfortable from time to time. But most Americans understand that, including Florida Weekly readers and advertisers. They like learning and know-ing, as it turns out, even if it makes them a little uncomfortable. They donÂt have to agree with us or with me (my opinions do not necessarily reflect those of the paperÂs owners). Instead, theyÂll make up their own minds, thank you very much. We count on that. I imagine that was how Finley Peter Dunne looked at it, too. As a writer who exposed Âaffectation and hypocrisy through undercutting humor and common sense,ÂŽ in the words of one reviewer, he lucked into some great readers, as I have. In his case, Theodore Roosevelt happened to be a frequent target of DunneÂs columns and a devoted reader, a history remembered in ÂThe Almanac of Theodore Roosevelt.ÂŽ When DunneÂs critical columns became Âa litmus test of public opinion,ÂŽ they were read at presidential cabinet meetings. Mr. Roosevelt once wrote to Dunne: ÂI regret to state that my family and intimate friends are delighted with your review of my book. Now I think you owe me one; and I shall expect that when you next come east you pay me a visit. I have long wanted the chance of making your acquaintance.ÂŽFlorida Weekly readers are often like that: gracious in all weathers, with a sense of humor and tolerance. Even the ones who are, in fact, native Floridians. TheyÂll likely understand why IÂve adopted the strategy of my wife, The News-Press writer Amy Bennett Williams: SheÂs now ÂNATIVE FLORIDAÂŽ by love and choice, rather than birth (Illinois in her case, Colo-rado in mine). ÂHer Florida,ÂŽ as I wrote a decade ago in that first column, Âis a state of both prin-ciple and geography. IÂll call it the 51st State. Maybe I should have that bumper sticker made up, then slap the thing on her car: ÂNATIVE FLORIDA, 51st STATE.Â ÂLook for it on local roads soon. Be proud. YouÂre probably a native, too.ÂŽ Q roger WILLIAMSrwilliams@floridaweekly.com How the GOP crackup happensEditorÂs Note: House Republicans pulled legislation to repeal the Affordable Care Act.Less than two weeks after the unveiling of the GOP Obamacare replacement, the party is already staring into the abyss. The bill has had the worst rollout of any major piece of legislation in memory, and failure is very much an option. If the proposal falters, it will be a political debacle that could poison President Donald TrumpÂs relationship with Congress for the duration. That relationship is awkward and tenuous, a product of how the Republican sweep of 2016 was won on separate tracks. Trump tore up many Republican orthodoxies and found a different way to unlock the electoral map. Congressional Republicans more or less stuck with the usual script. As a result, there is no significant Trumpist wing in Congress. And there was no off-the-shelf Trump legislation that Congress could begin on immediately. In the campaign, Trump identified a constituency and a mes-sage, but the agenda often was symbolic (Mexico will pay for the wall) or nebulous (negotiating better trade deals). The natural reflex, then, was to defer to the Republican leadership in Congress, whose priorities are Obamacare repeal and tax reform. It is true that Trump promised to deliver on both, but neither was part of his core message or won over marginal Trump voters. For now, it is in the interest of both Congress and Trump to make their shotgun marriage work. If the health bill falters in the House, though, it will be the most fraught moment of GOP tension since the release of the ÂAccess HollywoodÂŽ tape. Except the question wonÂt be whether congressmen and senators dump Trump, but whether Trump dumps them. Even more than most politicians, Trump has no interest in owning failure. The expla-nation of the president and his supporters wonÂt be that he backed a flawed strategy and bill in the House and paid the price. It will be that he was stabbed in the back. He went along with a GOP establishment politics that doesnÂt understand or care about Trump voters, and he can never make that mistake again. ThereÂs almost no question that Trump would win any blame game. He would have the larger megaphone, and much sharper elbows. He could instantly define Paul Ryan as a creature of the Washington swamp and decide to triangulate away from the GOP Congress rather than work with it. This would mean Trump would be a president not without a party necessarily, but without a Congress. It would make major legislative accomplishments impossible, although if Obamacare repeal-and-replace fails, that might be the reality regardless. Some skeptics of the Ryan bill hope that its defeat will allow the party to quickly move on to tax reform. But tax legislation wonÂt be any easier. It, too, is highly complex and will disappoint populists when it emerg-es that the Republican template for reform doesnÂt take much account of the interests of working-class voters. It is better for everyone that Obamacare repeal-and-replace succeed. Ryan should amend his bill to, among other things, get the coverage numbers up and make it a sturdier vehicle for the turbulence ahead. The alter-native is a defeat that may precipitate a nasty, perhaps enduring, split in a party desperate to paper over its divisions. Q Â„ Rich Lowry is editor of the National Review. rich LOWRYSpecial to Florida Weekly
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Her candid book on her triumph over breast cancer, ÂBetter: How I Let Go of Control, Held On to Hope, and Found Joy in My Darkest Hour,ÂŽ was published in September, 2015, just two years after she announced her diagnosis on television. The New York Times bestseller has helped other women who were struggling and Ms. Robach speaks candid-ly about her journey, and shares her advice for living a happier, healthier life. Michele Jacobs, the corporate director of marketing/ops Florida for The Forbes Co., the family company that owns The Gar-dens Mall, said, ÂAmy is a really interesting and dynamic woman. When her health cri-sis happened, she came through it in a very public way, and she shared it with the pub-lic, which is really hard to do. She has such grace. I really admire her. And she probably saved some lives.ÂŽ The Forbeses Â„ founder Sidney and his sons Nathan and David Â„ see themselves as community partners whose responsibility includes pro-viding free events and experiences you wouldnÂt get anywhere else. ÂThe family is very philanthropic and socially conscious,ÂŽ Ms. Jacobs said. ÂHonestly, I was always interested in giving back and being a good citizen, but over the last nine years, working with the Forbes, IÂve learned how important it is to do your part.ÂŽ ÂThis is the fifth year for this event, and every year we gain momentum,ÂŽ Ms. Jacobs said. ÂLast year about 10,000 people came out.ÂŽ Many of them came to see and hear Dr. Oz, she said. ÂI think that Dr. Oz is so approachable and that's why folks like him so much. He speaks to the crowd as if you are the only one he is talking to and his information and anecdotes are so relatable. That makes him so very special." Dr. Oz also will lead a discussion among a panel of local medical professionals who will discuss medical topics ranging from aging well to the Zika virus to medical marijuana to saving lives with CPR. Dozens of local wellness experts will speak, answer questions, staff booths to provide detailed health information and provide product samples. Get information on living better through better nutrition, natural beauty tips and product samples to keep you looking your best. New this year is a focus on personal safety. Feedback from last year said safety was an important issue to Palm Beach County residents. ÂOne of the presentations will be done by the local sheriffÂs deputies, and theyÂll talk about personal safety and being aware of your surroundings. We take the security and safety of our guests very seriously and we have great security measures in place,ÂŽ Ms. Jacobs said. Security personnel are a visible presence at the mall and the mall lighting and security surveillance are critical tools to ensure guests are safe. Guests also can get tips and information from representatives from The Justice Net-work, The Center for Missing and Exploited Children, and the Palm Beach County Sher-riffÂs Office. Guests will learn about local safety programs and how to keep children safer. Ask how you can safeguard your child with a free child ID kit. WPBF 25 News personalities will be on hand, too. Anchors Felicia Rodriguez, Todd McDermott, Tiffany Kenney, Erin Guy, Mark Kelly, Stephanie Berzinski, Mike Lyons, San-dra Shaw, Cris Martinez, Vanessa Vinent, Taylor Grenda and Sanika Dange are sched-uled to appear. Also on hand are the members of the First Alert Weather Team, who will offer a Mini Meteorologist Experience in which you can be the weather forecaster. You can even win a chance to be on TV for a live weather broadcast on WPBF. In the WPBF 25 Kid Zone, kids can enjoy free face painting, arts and crafts, jugglers and balloon artists. Q The WPBF 25 Health & Safety Festival>> When: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 1 >> Where: The Gardens Mall, 3101 PGA Blvd., Palm Beach Gardens. >> Admission: Free >> Info: thegardensmall.com or WPBF.com ROBACH OZ JACOBS Visit us online at www.FloridaWeekly.com www.facebook.com/FloridaWeeklyPalmBeachTHEREÂS A LOT TO LIKE
A6 NEWS WEEK OF MARCH 30-APRIL 5, 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com FLORIDA WEEKLY %QNLRMHÂ¨DRto swings, VDJMNVJHCRr +DF@BX UDMTD@S+DF@BX/K@BD/@KL!D@BG&@QCDMR%+ 6@KJHM4QFDMS"@QDENQ*HCR U@HK@AKD#@XR@6DDJ MHBJK@TRBGHKCQDMRrNQF/@KL!D@BG&@QCDMR PET TALESThe scoop on poop BY KIM CAMPBELL THORNTONAndrews McMeel SyndicationMy 9-year-old dog, Harper, recently underwent a battery of blood tests and a fecal exam for an upcoming surgery. Her results were normal for the most part, but the fecal exam turned up an unexpected parasite: Eimeria spp. Dogs and cats are not normally hosts of this genus of coccidian parasites. ItÂs more commonly found in the intestinal tracts of birds such as geese and ducks, who may suffer diarrhea and even death if infected. How did Harper end up hosting an avian parasite? Well, we live near a lake, and she is extremely fond of snacking on goose droppings when she can get away with it. Apparently, they are the canine version of pate de foie gras. Fortunately, this type of Eimeria isnÂt infective to dogs or cats. For that reason, itÂs known as a pseudoparasite, or false parasite. It passes through the intestines and doesnÂt require treatment. Other ani-mals that carry Eimeria that isnÂt infective to pets include rabbits and deer. This doesnÂt mean that eating poop is safe for your dog. This habit, known as coprophagy, derives from the Greek words Âcopros,ÂŽ meaning feces, and Âphagein,ÂŽ meaning Âto eat.ÂŽ Dogs like Harper who chow down on goose poop can be at risk for salmo-nella or Campylobacter bacteria, both of which can cause diarrhea in dogs. Rarely, they may suffer severe diarrhea, but most dogs with healthy immune systems arenÂt affected. If you know your dog has a goose-poop habit and he suffers a case of the runs, that may be the cause. Check with your veterinarian if the diarrhea con-tinues for 48 hours or more. Infected bird droppings are also the source of a fungal infection called histo-plasmosis. ItÂs common in the Midwest, in the Ohio and Mississippi river valleys, in the area surrounding the Great Lakes, and in parts of Canada. Young, large-breed dogs seem most likely to develop the disease, especially if they live in those areas and have prolonged exposure to Histoplasma-having organisms. One study found that other dogs at greater risk of histoplasmosis are pointers, Weimaraners and Brittanys. ThatÂs likely because these hunting breeds spend more time outdoors. Signs of histoplasmosis are vague: mild fever, depression, weight loss and loss of appetite. Some dogs develop labored breathing or a chronic cough. X-rays, urinalysis and blood tests can rule out other problems with the same signs. A definitive diagnosis requires microscopic examination of cells from lymph nodes or tissue samples. The disease is treated with antifungal agents. Treatment can take up to six months to be successful, and not all dogs survive. Birds arenÂt the only culprits when it comes to spreading disease. Dogs can acquire coccidiosis from eating the waste of infected dogs. Co ccidian pro tozoa infective to dogs are Cystoisospora canis, Cys-toisospora ohioensis, Cystoisospora neo-rivolta and Cystyisospora burrowski. Cats can be infected by Cystoisospora felis and Cystoisospora rivolta. Pets infected with one of these parasites may not show signs. Adult animals may shed the oocysts in their feces but other-wise be symptom-free. Puppies and kit-tens are at highest risk, suffering diarrhea, weight loss and dehydration. Stress can make the disease worse. In severe cases, young animals may die. The good news is that cats and dogs canÂt transmit coccidiosis to each other. Even better, they canÂt transfer it to humans.Lastly, many dogs love snacking on cat poop. That can be the source of round-worms, tapeworms, toxoplasmosis and giardia. One way to prevent your dog from taking up this nasty habit is to scoop the litter box once or twice daily to remove temptation. If possible, place it in an area thatÂs accessible to the cat but not the dog. Q Pets of the Week>> Prince is an 8-year-old, 29-pound male mixed breed dog that is relaxed, but very playful.>> Peter is a 7-year-old cat that loves being with his humans.To adopt or foster a petThe Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League, Humane Society of the Palm Beaches is at 3100/3200 Military Trail in West Palm Beach. Adoptable pets and other information can be seen at www.hspb.org. For adoption information, call 686-6656. >> Mask is a 3-year-old female cat that loves to sit on laps. She likes people, of course, and other cats, but not dogs.>> Sophie is a 3-yearold female cat that loves to be petted and brushed. She is very friendly with people and 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 3). For additional information, and photos of other adoptable cats, see www.adoptacatfoundation.org, or on Facebook, Adopt A Cat Foundation. For adoption information, call 848-4911, Option 3. Q Dogs can acquire various types of parasites from eating feces or ingesting or inhaling infected soil.
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Not only do nations spy on one another by hacking computers, in both the public and private sectors of enemies and friends, bandit freelancers are also at work. National infrastructures are vulnerable. WhatÂs to keep major elec-tronic grids safe from cyber attack? T.L. Williams imagines a situation in which China devotes its computer resourc-es to bringing down the U.S. financial sys-tem and thereby collapsing confidence in the dollar as the worldÂs reserve currency. This outc ome would be a giant step toward China surpassing the U.S. as the worldÂs sole or dominant superpower. Cyberwars have complex offensive and defensive elements, and Mr. Williams portrays the technological strategies and tac-tics in fascinating detail. He brings us to the highest level of the U.S. security establishment and shows its bureaucratic workings, allowing read-ers to eavesdrop on the decision-making conversa-tions of the key players. He also takes us into their private thoughts. The catalytic moment is the discovery of a com-munication from a middle-rank Chinese technocrat who is at once in charge of a Chinese offensive and also motivated to Âcome overÂŽ to the American side. Someone needs to be selected who has the experience and skills to be LiÂs American handler. Astonishingly, this person is Logan Alexander, the central character in Mr. Wil-liamsÂ earlier novels, ÂUnit 400: The Assas-sinsÂŽ and ÂCooperÂs Revenge.ÂŽ The plot progresses through a Tom Clancy-like bombardment of technologi-cal detail, a soup bowl full of acronyms for government agencies (both Ameri-can and Chinese), the shared expertise of U.S. cyberwar specialists and the physical movements of the key players. More than most novels with China settings, this one takes us not only to familiar places like Hong Kong, but also to far less known areas of that fascinating country. Readers also spend time in Washington, D.C., and environs, Thailand, New England and elsewhere. In each of these settings, Mr. Williams portrays terrain, neighborhoods, individual build-ings, offices, residences, and laboratories with vivid authority. He also details transportation and com-munication systems with great skill. Over and over, he puts his characters and readers Âon the spot,ÂŽ reacting to the physical and emotional environment Â„ the mate-rial and societal culture. And there is plenty of emotion, the fear of dis-covery being dominant. LoganÂs tradecraft is on display throughout the novel. His stealthy movement to avoid being noticed, his simple but effective disguises and his meticulous exploration of the locations all are instru-mental to his plan. There is also a good dose of domestic emotion: the relationship between Logan and his wife and their son, the strained feelings between Li and his son after LiÂs wife commits suicide, the despair of a woman whose husband has sold out to the Chinese. In a story like this one, the security of communications is of the greatest impor-tance. How are agency and interagency communications kept secure? How do Logan and Li keep in touch without having their connection discovered? How are loyalty and dependability assured? After all, everyone is spying on everyone else Â„ or striving to escape detection. Though this dimension of awareness the author offers is eerie and even repulsive, it is only an extreme version of what contemporary life has become. Of course, in ÂZero DayÂŽ the stakes are much higher than being duped by a robocall or the temptation to click on a hyperlink that will put your bank account in jeopardy. Here, the world order is up for grabs. For all the laborious detail, the switches of setting and the explanations of complex process, the novelÂs suspense keeps mount-ing. Through LoganÂs experience, Mr. Wil-liams replicates the blend of terrifying situations and the necessary professional calm and control required for survival and success. The author, who makes his home in Ponte Vedra Beach, is working on his fourth novel in the Logan Alexander series. It puts Logan back in Boston, where he is drawn into the shadowy world of ISIS-inspired terrorism. With surprise appearances by characters from ÂCooperÂs Revenge,ÂŽ this book makes a statement about the need for constant vigilance against terrorists plotting to strike at the heart of the Home-land. Q Â„ Phil Jason, Ph.D., United States Naval Academy professor emeritus of English, is a poet, critic and freelance writer with 20 books to his credit, including several studies of war literature and a creative writing text. WILLIAMS
FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF MARCH 30-APRIL 5, 2017 A9 800-800-2580 www.shipcar.com Your Home is Our Home Ship your car home with us. Ship your car home with us. Get the home state advantage. Barefoot on the Beach is celebrating its 16th anniversary this year. The annual ÂWhite PartyÂŽ begins poolside under the stars with a cocktail hour followed by a buffet dinner, live auction, music by Wonderama and a special performance by club member Keyon Ivory. Reid Boren, Tom Quick and Wally Turner, the eventÂs founding chairs, have officially turned over this yearÂs chairmanship duties. ÂAfter 15 years, I am very excited to pass the torch to Susan Miller and Holly Weston,ÂŽ Mr. Boren said. ÂI am confident that they will bring their own sense of style to the event.ÂŽ Proceeds from Barefoot on the Beach will directly benefit all of the 13 Boys & Girls Clubs throughout Palm Beach County, which provide a safe haven for children ages 6-18 during nonschool hours. The clubs serve more than 8,000 children. Dinner tickets are $350 per person. A new ticket level Â„ the VIP dinner ticket Â„ is $450 per person and includes the new after-party. After-party tickets only are $150 per person. For more information, call 683-3287 or visit www.bgcpbc.org. Q Barefoot on the Beach proceeds benefit Boys & Girls Clubs 2 U.S. LOCATIONS NOW OPEN DOWNTOWN AT THE GARDENS ,&:8&45t%67"-45 COMING SOON: NAPLES // MIAMI // DELRAY // SARASOTA @anticasartoriapb AnticaSartoria.com A CLOTHING BOUTIQUE 80.&/t$)*-%3&/ Key West Downtown at the Gardens
A10 NEWS WEEK OF MARCH 30-APRIL 5, 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com FLORIDA WEEKLY Celebrating National DoctorsÂ DayRecognizing our doctors who have dedicated their lives to ensure the quality of yours.Jupiter Medical Center is honored to have world-class care provided by our staff of 615 physicians. Our doctors have been educated at highly acclaimed schools of medicine, fellowship trained at renowned institutions, and have an unmatched depth of knowledge, skill and experience. WeÂre proud to call them ours.Thanks for caring for our patients, the medical center and our community! Learn more at jupitermed.com/physicians 1210 S. Old Dixie Hwy. l Jupiter, FL 33458 answers. ThatÂs why we are doing less films this year. I wanted to leave more time between films,ÂŽ Mr. Davis said. ÂYou have to get people out, clean the theater and you donÂt really have time. I decided it was more important the attendees got to meet the filmmakers.ÂŽ Filmmakers hail from all over the world, with one movie produced in Israel, a few from Canada, and others from Italy, as well as Colombia and other parts of South America, Mr. Davis noted. Proceeds from the PBIFF support a scholarship fund for Florida student filmmakers, recognizing outstanding high school and college students with more than $12,000 in awards in a variety of film categories. ÂWe take the money leftover (after producing the PBIFF) and find these local filmmakers who need a camera, or a few dollars for equipment for lighting or sound, or a professional editor,ÂŽ Mr. Davis said. ÂWe are just here to help them. ÂAll I want is to have a very successful Palm Beach film festival with a lot of money we can reinvest in our Palm Beach County kids,ÂŽ he said. Q FESTFrom page 1 22nd Annual Palm Beach International Film Festival>> When: Through April 2 >> Where: Cinemark, 3200 Airport Road, Boca Raton, and Keiser University, 2600 N. Military Trail, West Palm Beach >> Admission: $12 per lm (other packages ranging up to $27 are available) >> More Info: www.pbi lmfest.org. COURTESY PHOTOÂ“StepÂ” is Amanda LipitzÂ’s documentary about the senior girls on the Step Team of the Baltimore Leadership School for Young Wome n as they prepare to be the first in their families to go to college. COURTESY PHOTOChoral director and conductor Robert Shaw is the subject of the documentary Â“Robert Shaw Â— Man of Many Faces.Â”
A12 NEWS WEEK OF MARCH 30-APRIL 5, 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com FLORIDA WEEKLY World RenownedPediatric Orthopedic Care You Deserve the Best Care with the Largest Team of Pediatric Orthopedic Specialists in Palm Beach County PaleyInstitute.orgDror Paley, MD, FRCSC Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon Â… Founder & Director David Feldman, MD Pediatric & Adult Orthopedic & Spine Surgeon Craig Robbins, MD Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon Bradley Lamm, DPM, FACFAS Pediatric & Adult Foot & Ankle Surgeon Jason Weisstein, MD, MPH, FACS Pediatric & Adult Joint Replacement & Tumor Surgeon 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 i n SOC I Reception for Dr. Roger Ward, new president a 1 2 3 7 8 9 10 11 03-30-The Paley Institute-Doctor-HPH.pdf
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FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF MARCH 30-APRIL 5, 2017 NEWS A15 BEHIND THE WHEELHyundai Ioniq Hybrid is economy without boasting A decade ago, all a car had to do was have ÂhybridÂŽ in its name to feel special. Since then the technology has become more economical and gas/electric power has gone mainstream. So as Hyundai introduces its Ioniq, it needs to be truly special to make a lasting impression. The name for this hatchback comes from the idea of collaborating an electri-cally charged ion with a unique vehicle. Ion + unique = Ioniq. And in a funny way, this Hyundai lives up to its somewhat odd moniker. The Ioniq is not one vehicle Â„ itÂs actually a line of cars. The regular hybrid is arriving in dealer showrooms this month, and so thatÂs where this review will focus. But a fully electric version will be avail-able in limited quantities towards the summer, and a plug-in hybrid will be on sale before the end of the year. Because none of these are standard gasoline-only vehicles, Hyundai has given them a dedicated exterior design within its lineup. The face carries the same hex-agonal grille and large side ducts with LED light markers seen elsewhere in the corporate family, but everything feels more streamlined. The rake of the lights, the hatchback profile, and even the special wheels Â„ all give hints that it wants to economically slip through the world with as little wind resistance as possible. But the overall impression is the Ioniq doesnÂt try to look special (a few valets might even confuse this with a Hyundai Elantra.) This ambiguity actually contributes to its uniqueness. After all, many dedicated hybrid vehicles out there like the Toyota Prius and Chevrolet Volt look different from the purely gas-powered machines. The IoniqÂs design easily fits into the Hyundai family, and so drivers can save the Earth without having to look like Cap-tain Planet everywhere they go. The story is similar on the inside, too. The Ioniq benefits from the same pre-mium materials that go into the rest of HyundaiÂs sedan lineup. And while other dedicated hybrid cars love to remind driv-ers about economy, this interior gives few clues that this is a hybrid Â„ other than a dedicated dial in the gauge panel. There are a few display screens that chart the flow between the gas and electric motors, but they have to be chosen specifically on the seven-inch touchscreen, or else it will just be a normal infotainment display. Also, just like a good Hyundai, the Ioniq comes loaded right out of the box. Besides the standard touchscreen, there is dual zone climate control, Bluetooth con-nectivity, a backup camera, and plenty of fingertip controls on the steering wheel. All of this comes on the base ÂBlueÂŽ model that starts at $23,035. The next package level adds $1,750 and includes more safety with blind sport detection and cross-traf-fic radar. That kind of pricing gets attention Â„ even from those who donÂt want to be eco-minded. And thatÂs its true distinction. The Ioniq always feels like a normal car. ThatÂs no small feat considering hybrids reduce weight wherever they can to help maximize fuel economy. So despite a crash diet, the IoniqÂs doors still close with authority, the steering feels deliberate, and it doesnÂt get blown around by the wind. The 1.6-liter motor works with the AC electric motor for a combined output of 139 horsepower. As expected, this is no sports car. But the Ioniq isnÂt afraid to sac-rifice economy for power when the time is right. That makes merging onto inter-states and closing the traffic gaps happen without a second thought. And there are no red lights or wilting tree graphics from the dashboard to browbeat drivers who are indulgent with the gas. But those who drive this like it was intended will be rewarded. The Ioniq is rated at 55 to 58 mpg city/highway. ThatÂs slightly more efficient than the bench-mark Toyota Prius. Even under careful, real-world driving, our test car returned near those figures. Competitive price, competitive economy, and an eye towards mass appeal Â„ the Hyundai Ioniq is a gas/electric hybrid for all. And the plug-in and pure electric ver-sions have a similar focus. This is a new approach to the green car market, and the true appeal is that you donÂt have to be green-minded to participate. Q myles KORNBLATTmk@autominded.com
A16 NEWS WEEK OF MARCH 30-APRIL 5, 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com FLORIDA WEEKLYbased on the principle that it will take a combination of parents, caregivers, providers, educators, legislators and the community to address the special needs of the growing population of individu-als diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders. ÂThe provisions of ESEA have played a big part in helping me to advocate for my sons in our school district,ÂŽ Mrs. Boyd says. ÂThey would not have made the progress they have without them, and my knowledge of how to force the district to adhere to them.ÂŽ ESEA is the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, considered to be the most far-reaching federal leg-islation ever passed by Congress affect-ing elementary and secondary public school education. H.R. 610, a bill introduced Jan. 23 to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce and sponsored by representative Steve King (R-Iowa) and co-sponsored by Andy Harris (R-Mary-land) and Trent Franks (R-Arizona), would repeal the act. This has resulted in public uproar on social media, particularly on behalf of students with exceptional needs. H.R. 610 makes no reference to safeguarding the Individuals with Disabili-ties Education Act, or IDEA, and its provisions for a free and appropriate public education for students with spe-cial needs. ÂWhile the language of H.R. 610 does not specifically mention IDEA or free and appropriate public education, it is not a far leap to worry about (its repeal), too.ÂŽ Mrs. Boyd says. ÂThe major concern with H.R. 610 is that it repeals ESEA, which I find unthinkable.ÂŽ Though the organization Kimberly McCarten serves takes no public stand on school vouchers, Ms. McCarten agrees. As president and CEO of The Arc of Palm Beach County, a provider of services, education and advocacy for children and adults with developmental disabilities, Ms. McCarten says, ÂWe are concerned that the current version of H.R. 610 lacks essential protections for students with disabilities. This bill makes no reference to IDEA, which guarantees free and appropriate public education.ÂŽESEA and IDEAESEA was authorized in 1965 as part of President Lyndon B. JohnsonÂs ÂWar on Poverty,ÂŽ in an effort to serve the edu-cational needs of historically neglected students by funding the reformation of public schools. The U.S. government has reauthorized the act every five years since, introducing various revisions in its subtitles, and sometimes renaming the act. (In 2001, President George W. Bush reauthorized ESEA and renamed it ÂNo Child Left Behind.ÂŽ In the 2015 reau-thorization, President Barack Obama renamed it ÂEvery Student Succeeds Act,ÂŽ or ESSA. Because of its historical significance, the 52-year-old act will be referred to as ESEA in this story.) In 1969, Richard Nixon signed ESEA amendments, which included Title VI, dedicated to the education of individu-als with disabilities. Though it is an act separate from ESEA, the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, or IDEA, originated in 1975 as Education for All Handicapped Children. Like ESEA, it has undergone a number of revisions, including the name change to IDEA in 1990. For children with special needs, ESEA provides protections, among them: alternative standards and assess-ments; appropriate accommodations (including assistive technology); and comprehensive diagnostic reporting. IDEAÂs protections include the assur-ance of a free, appropriate public educa-tion tailored to their individual needs; an individualized education program; education in the least restrictive envi-ronment; appropriate evaluation, and other provisions. Because the two acts provide protections and assurances for students with special needs, it is understandable that parents and guardians might be con-cerned ESEAÂs repeal could mean the eradication of IDEA, as well. Though H.R. 610 indicates nothing about IDEA, it is the very absence of mention that is most disconcerting to those most affected by ESEAÂs repeal. And because ESEA emphasizes equal access to education for students with disabilities and others, it sets standards for accountability so that Âno child is left behindÂŽ and Âevery student succeeds,ÂŽ as former presidents Bush and Obama would have it. If ESEA is repealed as part of H.R. 610Âs proposed Âvoucher program,ÂŽ the implications for students with disabilities are unclear, and the promise of this population attaining the highest level of educational success possible could be more nebulous than ever. We reached out to parents, advocates, teachers, institutions of higher learning and Florida lawmakers for comment about how repealing ESEA might affect students with disabilities. Although communication was exchanged with their offices, none of the lawmakers contacted provided statements about H.R. 610 and the repeal of ESEA.Sharon Boyd: Parent and advocateMrs. Boyd (founder of Parents in Action, www.parentsinactioninc.org) provided Florida Weekly the following synopsis:Losing the provisions of the ESEA would move us more than 40 years backward in special education advocacy in a time when we are just seeing some groundbreaking decisions coming out of the Supreme Court. We are still fighting for the most basic rights on local fronts, especially in areas such as Southwest Florida. We are advocating child by child, district by district, for access to general education curriculum, specialized curriculum, inclusion, against restraint and seclusion and accurate reporting of when it is used and proper training of staff. Special Education programs in Southwest Florida schools are woefully underfunded because the monies to the regular education programs are also woefully underfunded. A voucher system does not take into consideration the additional costs of educating individuals with special needs. The additional costs must be met by parents, and if the parents are unable, private schools will not be an option. This leaves them with public schools that will have even less funding than before Âƒ or homeschooling. Homeschooling often is not an option for kids with special needs because their parents do not have the specialized training to meet their needs. This brings us back to the elimination of ESEA, because one of the provisions being lost is the access to evidencebased interventions and general education curriculum. Basically, our kids with special needs will have no rights to make progress in their education. We, as a nation, will no longer be responsible for our most vulnerable citizensÂ education beyond the very minimum. This is the beginning of a very slippery slope.The educator of educatorsDoug Carothers, Ed.D., associate professor and chairman of the Department of Teacher Education at Florida Gulf Coast University, believes the social media concern about repealing ESEA, should H.R. 610 become law, bears con-sideration.BILLFrom page 1Immediately after introducing H.R. 610 as the Â“Choices in Education Act of 2017,Â” the billÂ’s first subparagraph addresses neither vouchers nor student nutrition. Instead, it reads: Â“Repeal Â— The Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965.Â” This has resulted in public uproar on social media, particularly on behalf of students with exceptional needs.WHITE HOUSE PRESS PHOTOPresident Lyndon B. Johnson addresses the crowd after signing of the Elementary and Sec-ondary Education Bill. Seated next to him is Kate Deadrich Loney (his first teacher). Lady Bird Johnson, Lynda Bird Johnson, Sen. Carl Albert and Sen. Eugene McCarthy are seated at right. Left in the photo are other guests at the signing. H.R. 610>> H.R. 610 was introduced Jan. 23 to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce. It was spon-sored by Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) and co-sponsored by Andy Harris (R-Maryland) and Trent Franks (R-Arizona), Â“To distribute Federal funds for elementary and secondary edu-cation in the form of vouchers for eligible students and to repeal a certain rule relating to nutri-tion standards in schools.Â” >> Immediately after introduc-ing H.R. 610 as the Â“Choices in Education Act of 2017,Â” the billÂ’s rst subparagraph addresses neither vouchers nor student nutrition. Instead, it reads: Â“Repeal Â— The Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965.Â” This has resulted in public uproar on social media, particularly on behalf of students with exceptional needs. >> Of grave concern to many Americans are the consequences of eradicating The Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, considered to be the most far-reaching federal legislation ever passed by Congress affecting elementary and second-ary public school education. >> The most recent version of ESEA is presented in a 449-page PDF document. Find it at www2.ed.gov/about/of ces/list/ oii/nonpublic/eseareauth.pdf. KING HARRIS FRANKS MCCARTEN CAROTHERS COURTESY PHOTOSharon Boyd with sons Adam, left, and Austin.
FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF MARCH 30-APRIL 5, 2017 NEWS A17Dr. Carothers also serves FGCUÂs Department of Curriculum, Instruction and Culture in its College of Education. He calls H.R. 610Âs proposed voucher legislation Âridiculous.ÂŽ ÂIt seems like a clear attack on public education, without having the courage to come right out and say it,ÂŽ Dr. Caroth-ers said. ÂIt seems to me that one of the largest issues in relation to the education of students with disabilities is that there is no requirement that they be accepted by private schools.ÂŽ This, he says, would leave an option for private schools to accept only students who are easiest to serve, leaving students with special needs, for example, to be served by public schools. And that, he says, would leave public schools increasingly chal-lenged and underfunded. He also notes that the bill does not require public or private schools to pro-vide services to special needs students from ages 3-21. This means that students with disabilities would not receive the same duration of services required by IDEA, he notes. ÂWithout scouring every possible exception, it looks like the social media claims are largely true,ÂŽ Dr. Carothers says. ÂI can clearly state that I consider this a bad law for our public schools, our children, and the future of our nation.ÂŽ A battle-scarred momRegardless of any actÂs provisions, there are always exceptions. A Fort Myers mother who wishes to remain anonymous has battle scars from dealing with her sonÂs autism and securing what is best for him, physically, educationally and residentially. WeÂll refer to her as Mrs. Phillips, and to her son as Nate. When Nate became increasingly violent at home and every intervention failed, Mrs. Phillips was forced to make the most difficult decision of her life: to find a suitable placement for her young teenage son in a group home. She found the perfect place for him, where he now lives happily and attends public school. ÂItÂs the first time heÂs ever loved school,ÂŽ Mrs. Phillips says about NateÂs Leon County educational environment. As she makes the six-hour commute to visit Nate one weekend out of every month, she sometimes reflects on the most anxiety-ridden period of her life: when her son lived at home and needed constant supervision Âƒ when the rest of the family lived in fear of NateÂs aggres-sion Âƒ when she tried time after time to find suitable school placement for him in the areaÂs public schools Âƒ and when a school administrator dug her fingernails into NateÂs arm. All the while, IDEA, the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, was in place. The school system covered the Âbare minimumÂŽ requirements of IDEA, Mrs. Phillips said. ÂYes, I had someone say Âbare minimumÂ in an IEP,ÂŽ she said about one individual education program meeting. But she is quick to say that there are some Âamazing ESE teachers in Lee County, some who were scolded for actually trying to help my son get what he needed,ÂŽ she says. ÂA bill,ÂŽ Mrs. Phillips concludes, Âis only as good as the people implement-ing it.ÂŽ Advocating to move forwardLeigh Anna Nowak holds a masterÂs degree in social work and is a con-sultant with the Center for Autism and Related Disabil-ities-USF at Florida Gulf Coast Univer-sity. ÂCurrently under U.S. law, a system with public edu-cation ensures all students receive a free and appropri-ate public education,ÂŽ Ms. Nowak said, Âmeaning schools have to provide the resources available to support all learn-ers, including those with disabilities.ÂŽ That said, she is concerned about H.R. 610. ÂThe voucher system proposed under this bill seems not to be set up for diverse learners, especially those with disabilities. Some may argue this bill, as written, could create a voucher sys-tem that may cause privately segregated schools. ÂMany, many people have struggled for years to eliminate barriers that pre-vent the equity, diversity and inclusion of persons with disabilities. They have strived for society and the educational system to presume competence, value social roles, allow participation beside same-age peers, and be taught with the general curriculum using accommoda-tions and modifications. By eliminating (ESEA), with no replacing legislation, it could be argued that the progress of persons with disabilities toward gain-ing basic human rights may be set back as far as 1965, when the legislation was passed.ÂŽ Ms. Nowak also is concerned that the reduction and accountability for the use of seclusion and restraint for students with special needs would lose the foot-ing it has gained in the last 10 years. Without ESEA, she says, future progress may be halted.Refusing to go backNaples resident Lois Carme is an educator and juris doctor who has been working with the exceptional needs population decades, since she was an undergraduate stu-dent at Regis College in the Boston area. ÂWhen I read H.R. 610, it looks as though the major thing someone should be concerned about is the nutritional requirements. But that is the only thing it says about nutrition. It is completely deceitful.ÂŽ Indeed, H.R. 610Âs wording indicates repealing Âa certain rule relating to nutrition,ÂŽ and then proposes repealing ESEA. ÂItÂs an absolute outrage for chil-dren with disabilities,ÂŽ Dr. Carme says. ÂWhat do we, as citizens, do about this? How can people get past this paragraph that will be detrimental to all children? And now what do we do? Have them sit in a corner and be quiet and not be kept to the standards of other children? YouÂll see a trickledown effect from the legal system. IÂve seen it. When you donÂt have proper educa-tion and programs, when youÂre cutting corners, these students will probably be getting into situations they shouldnÂt be getting into. Take away the provisional education and youÂll have a higher drop-out level; children in trouble because they had nothing else to do. ThatÂs been my experience because IÂve seen it on the legal side. ÂWhat they are proposing is beyond disgraceful, and IÂm hoping, illegal. These guys want to eliminate ESEA? No.ÂŽThe lifelong advocateSue Izeman is a board certified behavior analyst (Tallahassee certifi-cation board) and licensed behavior analyst practicing in New York and New Jersey. She earned her Ph.D. in devel-opmental psychol-ogy in 1991 and has worked with special needs students, par-ticularly those with autism, for more than 35 years. ÂYou have to be over 50 to really appreciate what the impact will be on children with disabili-ties if ESEA is repealed,ÂŽ says Dr. Izeman. ÂThere was no federal mandate for free and appropriate education. Some children with disabilities got educated, but many did not. And many children stayed at home, with minimal access to any educa-tion at all. ÂWithout the framework from the Federal Department of Education, states and school districts could choose who they would educate, and could choose the quality of that education,ÂŽ she says. ÂFederal laws, ESEA and IDEA, changed that, providing guidelines for the appro-priate education of all children. If ESEA is repealed, and the states are given Block Grants to do with what they will, students with disabilities and their fami-lies will lose all the protections that the current law provides.ÂŽ And if H.R. 610 becomes law, she says, students with disabilities Âwill no longer have a right to a free education, nor a right to an appropriate one. This will be devastating to the children, and will set our educational system back 50 years.ÂŽ Q Â“You have to be over 50 to really appreciate what the impact will be on children with disabilities if ESEA is repealed ... There was no federal mandate for free and appropriate education. Some children with disabilities got educated, but many did not. And many children stayed at home, with minimal access to any education at all. Â— Sue Izeman, board certified behavior analystIZEMAN NOWAK CARME PAUL MORSE / WHITE HOUSE PHOTO Visiting Hamilton High School in Hamilton, Ohio, Jan. 8, 2002, President George W. Bush signs into law the No Child Left Behind Act. On hand for the signing are Democratic Rep. George Miller of California (far left), Democratic U.S. Sen. Edward Kennedy of Massachusetts (center left), Sec-retary of Education Rod Paige (center, behind President Bush), and Republican Rep. John Boehner of Ohio. Republican Sen. Judd G regg of New Hampshire attended but is not pictured. OFFICIAL WHITE HOUSE PHOTO BY AMANDA LUCIDONPresident Barack Obama signs S. 1177, the Every Student Succeeds Act, during a ceremony in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building South Court Auditorium on Dec. 10, 2015.
BUSINESS PALM BEACH FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF MARCH 30-APRIL 5, 2017 | A18 WWW.FLORIDAWEEKLY.COM MONEY & INVESTING eric BRETANestaterick@gmail.com Despite dips, Nike and Under Armour stocks should climbA great number of retail stores that focus on clothing are fighting for their very survival. They face pricing pres-sure from the likes of Walmart and Amazon. At the same time, these retailers must compete with fast fashion brands that speedily bring the latest style to their shelves. And then companies like Mar-shalls and TJ Maxx offer name brands at a fraction of retail costs. But one sector within the retail industry is showing significant growth Â„ activewear. This is clothing that can be worn to the gym or for lounging around the house or to the grocery store. Activewear is becoming so popu-lar that ÂSaturday Night LiveÂŽ did a humorous parody a few weeks ago about people wearing activewear everywhere. Two of the largest brands are Nike and Under Armour. Given the popularity of this sector, one would think that these stocks would be flying sky high. Instead, both are heading south. So why are these stocks falling and what may the future hold for them? While Nike is a much larger and more diversified company than Under Armour, with revenues of $30 billion compared to UAÂs $5 billion, both face similar opportunities and challenges. On the positive side, both see tremen-dous growth potential internationally in places like China. And footwear remains a growth opportunity for both compa-nies. But despite these positives, both Nike and Under ArmourÂs revenues have missed expectations also for similar reasons. First, major distributors like Sports Authority or JCPenney have scaled back stores or have gone out of business completely. While in the long run these distribution lines will be replaced, in the short run sales have been affected. Second, competition has increased in the U.S. activewear sector. Companies like Adidas, Lululemon and VictoriaÂs Secret are all fighting hard for market share in this space. Nike and UA need to constantly introduce fresh products to beat their competition. Third, many analysts believe that the Nike and Under Armour brands are being diminished because more and more of their products are being sold in outlet, clearance and off-brand retail stores. Because of this, shoppers are not seeing these brands as premium products and so will not pay full price for them. The good news for these stocks is that management of both companies is implementing strategies to combat these challenges. They are developing their own stores to bypass traditional retail department stores. Both also are investing heavily in online sales. And they are starting innovative new sales channels such as Nike+digital personal-ized shopping, which result in higher sales and margins. Most importantly, they are taking steps to more quickly bring new and exciting products to the consumer. Because of these plans, and the consumerÂs seemingly insatiable desire for activewear and athletic gear, I believe that Nike and Under Armour will rebound from their depressed stock prices. Of the two, Nike is a more conservative play given its diversified revenue streams and established brand. It even pays a 1.3 percent dividend. UA is defi-nitely more speculative but has a much greater room for an upside bounce. But either should over-perform in a depressed retail sector. Q Â„ Eric Bretan, the co-owner of RickÂs Estate & Jewelry Buyers in Punta Gorda, was a senior derivatives marketer and investment banker for more than 15 years at several global banks.
FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF MARCH 30-APRIL 5, 2017 BUSINESS A19 Name: Noel Martinez Title: Executive director of Leadership Palm Beach County Location: West Palm BeachBY MARY THURWACHTERmthurwachter@Â” oridaweekly.comNoel Martinez says he is in the perfect place, doing the perfect job for him. HeÂs executive director of Leadership Palm Beach County, a nonprofit organization that brings together leaders from the pub-lic, private and nonprofit sectors to build and steward a vibrant, interconnected community. ÂIÂm truly passionate about the importance of developing leaders in our com-munity,ÂŽ Mr. Martinez said. ÂIÂve been involved in LPBC for a long time and am enjoying helping our organization expand its role as the go-to place for bringing leaders together so we can build a more vibrant, interconnected community.ÂŽ But as a kid growing up in Hialeah, Mr. Martinez had a different plan. ÂI wanted to be a professional baseball player,ÂŽ he said. ÂI wanted to be a first baseman for the New York Yankees.ÂŽ He had played baseball since he was a Little Leaguer and went on to play in high school and at Broward Community College. But there came a point when he realized there were lots of guys who dreamed of being professional baseball players. And lots of them were more tal-ented than he was. Sports taught him a lot, he said. ÂI learned how to be part of a team and how to work together to get results.ÂŽ Those skills came in handy in the restaurant business, where he was employed for several years Â„ and was good at it. He opened several Bonefish Grills, includ-ing the one he managed in Palm Beach Gardens. But then Mr. Martinez shifted gears and began to work for nonprofit organizations, where he has extensive experience with event planning, membership growth, and other fundraising activities. He is a graduate of the LPBC Engage Class of 2014, has served on the LPBC board of governors and has worked as vice president of corporate partnerships and special events at Boys & Girls Club of Palm Beach County. Before that, he was director of membership development at Northern Palm Beach County Chamber of Commerce, where he was responsible for the growth and retention of the orga-nization. Mr. Martinez also has significant experience in sales and development in the corporate sector, most recently at Hoover Architectural Products. Now living in Jupiter, he knows the community well. In addition to work-ing for leading nonprofit agencies, heÂs also served in volunteer leadership roles throughout Palm Beach County and Flor-ida, including at the Executive Director Advisory Council for the Riviera Beach CRA Director, Florida Association of Chamber Professionals, and ArtiGras Steering Committee. ÂI absolutely love my job,ÂŽ he said. Having the ability to connect leaders is awe-some to me. ItÂs so much fun watching them make an impact.ÂŽ LPBC has more than 1,700 graduates and Mr. Martinez is planning to get them back and involved with the organization. ÂIÂve got strong support and seriously high expectations. But it all fits my skill set.ÂŽ Noel MartinezAge: 39 Where I grew up: Hialeah Where I live now: Jupiter Education: Broward Community College My job today: Executive director of Leadership Palm Beach County My first job and what it taught me: I worked at Discovery Zone while I was in high school. Discovery Zone was a chain of entertainment facilities for children very similar to Chuck E. Cheese. I held many positions, which included being a party host, a cook and at times I worked the cashier. I really enjoyed working with kids but there were times that the job wasnÂt so glamorous. I spent many nights scrubbing dirty pans, throwing out the garbage and cleaning up all kinds of gross stuff kids left behind. That job taught me to be humble. It taught me that no one person is better than another. Sometimes you just have to suck it up and get the job done. A career highlight: Being hired as the executive director for Leadership Palm Beach County. I absolutely fell in love with Leadership Palm Beach County when I went through the Engage program in 2014. The people you meet and the friendships you make are priceless. This organization is special and thereÂs nothing like it. I am so honored to lead the charge to take it to the next level. What I do when IÂm not working: You can catch me outside enjoying the beautiful area we live in. I love spend-ing time at the beach and really enjoy watching a baseball game at Roger Dean Stadium. Best advice for someone looking to make it in my field: Be passionate about what you do. Make it count. About mentors: I have been very lucky to have many mentors who have impacted me over my career. A couple things I learned from them stand out. First, have confidence in yourself. Do not be scared to take on a challenge. Second, surround yourself with people who are smarter than you (Russell Simmons quote). Hire the best people you can and get out of their way. Q MOVING ON UPÂ“IÂ’m truly passionate about the importance of developing leaders in our community.Â” Â— Noel Martinez, Executive director of Leadership Palm Beach County COURTESY PHOTONoel Martinez is a graduate of Leadership Palm Beach County; now he is executive director of the organization. AREA MARKETSRiviera Beach Marina Village Green & Artisan Market Â„ 5-9 p.m. Wednesdays, 200 E. 13th St. at Broadway, Riviera Beach. Also has a flea market and antiques. Info: 623-5600 or www.harrysmarkets.com. Lake Worth High School Flea Market Â„ 5 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, under the Interstate 95 overpass on Lake Worth Road. Info: 439-1539. West Palm Beach Antique & Flea Market Â„ 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Saturdays through May on Narcissus Avenue north of Banyan Boulevard. Free. 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Downtown alive with tour, concertsÂ’ BY JANIS FONTAINEpbnews@Â” oridaweekly.comIf youÂre interested in the history of West Palm Beach, especially the evolu-tion of the cityÂs buildings and land-marks, lace up your walking shoes and join historian Rick Gonzalez of REG Architects for a 90-minute walking tour April 1. The tour is being offered as a joint venture between the West Palm Beach Greenmarket and the Historical Society of Palm Beach County and begins at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 1, by the mon-ster Banyan tree on the north fork of Clematis Street (101 N. Clematis St.) and finishes at the Richard and Pat Johnson Palm Beach County History Museum, at 300 N. Dixie Highway. Reservations are required as space is limited. A donation of $5 is suggested. Call 832-4164, Ext. 2. And thatÂs not all. The city of West Palm Beach has another month of free entertainment taking place along the West Palm Beach Waterfront. Clematis by Night continues from 6 to 9 p.m. each Thursday with an eclectic mix of three bands and a solo country artist in April. In addition to free live music, guests will find food and drink, maybe a few vendors and plenty of ambiance. On April 6, fans get a novel blend of American blues and boogie-woogie when Mitch Woods & His Rocket 88s bring their own brand of music Â„ they call it Roc k-A-B oogie Â„ to the stage. On April 13, fans will rock to the rhythm of the islands, with Chillakaya performing a mix of reggae favorites. The high-energy party rock band Kings County takes the stage April 20 and solo artist Cassidy Diana performs a mix of coun-try hits April 27. The family-friendly outdoor movie series Screen on the Green continues April 14 with a screening of ÂThe Jungle BookÂŽ from 8 to 11 p.m. Bring your blan-ket, lawn chair and your favorite snacks and enjoy a theater of stars. HAPPENINGSSEE HAPPENINGS, B4 XARTS & ENTERTAINMENT PALM BEACH FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF MARCH 30-APRIL 5, 2017 | SECTION B WWW.FLORIDAWEEKLY.COM ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT COURTESY IMAGEMitch Woods & His Rocket 88s play Clema-tis by Night on April 6.Wits spar across centuries in Â‘ArcadiaÂ’ When idea-hungry audiences at Palm Beach Dramaworks who have cheered Ionesco and Albee are faced with some-thing less challenging, some complain to Producing Artistic Director William Hayes that they can see that fare else-where. They will get their wish in extremis this month. Tom StoppardÂs ÂArcadiaÂŽ is a 1993 drama suffused with comedy and populated by charismatic intellectuals theorizing about art, physics, romance, higher mathematics, architecture, sex, philosophy and a dozen other concepts with a density and speed that will dizzy almost anyone. Mr. Stoppard Â„ best known for ÂThe Real Thing,ÂŽ ÂRosencrantz and Guildenstern are DeadÂŽ and ÂShakespeare In LoveÂŽ Â„ is famous for mixing human emotions into some of the most Byz-antine thematic explorations in 20th century theater. Fortunately, DramaworksÂ resident director, J. Barry Lewis, is a master at making complex material somewhat comprehensible to most audience mem-bers, such as quantum mechanics in Michael FraynÂs ÂCopenhagen,ÂŽ or the multiple actresses portraying the same woman at different ages in Edward AlbeeÂs ÂThree Tall Women.ÂŽ In his hands, while themes of chaos versus order, certainty versus uncer-tainty and many others underlie the action, you donÂt have to be a wonk in any field. You can simply watch the witty characters whirling in recogniz-able patterns of relationships, or appre-ciate the overarching beauty of human ÂEVER SINCE I WAS A YOUNG BOY, I played the silver ballÂƒ.ÂŽ There probably isnÂt a more recognizable first line from a 1960s rock song than Peter Townshend introduc-ing us to that deaf, dumb and blind kid, ÂTommy.ÂŽ On Wednesday, April 5, a band of merry pickers from Springfield, Mo., will converge on the Duncan Theatre for a once-in-a-lifetime concert expe-rience: A 75-minute bluegrass-infused performance, start to finish, of The WhoÂs ÂTommyÂŽ by the award-winning bluegrass band The HillBenders. The idea for a bluegrass version of the 1969 rock opera belonged to SXSW co-founder, musician, producer and devoted music lover, the late Louis Jay Meyers. He had been looking for a band with the right sound to take on the project for years, but could never find exactly what he wanted, until he met The HillBenders. The record they made Â„ ÂTommy: A Bluegrass OpryÂŽ Â„ became an underground sensation and soon the band was in demand to perform the project all across the U.S. The album has given the band Âa larger BY JANIS FONTAINEpbnews@Â” oridaweekly.com BY BILL HIRSCHMANFloridatheateronstage.com SEE ARCADIA, B5 X SEE TOMMY, B4 X PHOTO BY SAMANTHA MIGHDOLLPeter Simon Hilton and Vanessa Morosco in Â“Arcadia.Â” COURTESY PHOTOThe HillBenders perform their bluegrass version of Â“TommyÂ” on April 5 at the Duncan Theatre in Lake Worth.ÂTOMMYÂ WITHATWANG HillBenders transforms The WhoÂs rock opera into bluegrass ÂopryÂÂ“Â‘TommyÂ’ and bluegrass do seem to be a perfect fit ... If youÂ’re a fan of The Who or a fan of Â“Tommy,Â” youÂ’re going to get it. And we want people to get into it, to sing along. Audience participation in encouraged.Â” Â— Jim Rea
B2 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF MARCH 30-APRIL 5, 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com FLORIDA WEEKLY How a Meissen lamp lights up this collectorÂ’s heartThe place: The LordÂs Place Thrift Store, 7600 S. Dixie Highway, West Palm Beach; (561) 494-0125. Cost: $6 The skinny: Experts say you destroy the value of something when you drill it out to make a lamp. But I think the value of this lamp still far exceeds its $6 price tag Â„ IÂd probably price it at around $100 and hope for the best. My mother and I always lamented that my great-grandmother had a fabulous Moorcroft vase drilled for a lamp in the 1940s. But, as my mother points out, perhaps use as a lamp preserved the vase. ThatÂs what I like to think when I look at this 7-inch piece of Meissen, which was made into a lamp in the mid-20th century. It has a painted wooden base and will be a star in my collection Â„ at least until my next great find. Q THE FIND: We often want what we canÂt have. And we often hope that what we have is better than what it actually is. ItÂs human nature. ThatÂs how collectors are and, I suspect, how anyone who thinks he or she owns a treasure actually feels. I remember when internet sales first took hold in the Â90s. YouÂd look up pieces by some great glass company, like Baccarat or Steuben, and see listings for far lesser objects that read ÂBaccarat?ÂŽ or ÂSteuben?ÂŽ People always hope for the best Â„ one never hopes a treasure was from the dime store, though thatÂs where many of the objects we cherish were bought a century ago. ThatÂs why itÂs important to trust your eye. Quality wins out every time. IÂm thinking about that now as I smile about my most recent acquisition, a dresser lamp made from a Meissen porcelain bottle. On its own, the piece was innocuous enough. It was sitting amid piles of other things, and the silk shade was dingy and spotted. Clearly, it had been in storage somewhere. Yet the porcelain had a light-grabbing quality. I recognized the Blue Onion pattern as one that was popular everywhere from Asia to England to Holland to Denmark to Germany. And I knew it had to be quality. Like any collector, I hoped for the best Â„ I wanted it to be a piece by Meissen, the famous German porcelain manufacturer, or Royal Copenhagen, the storied Danish porcelain factory. In fact, I sent a picture to my friend, antiques dealer Jim Antone. ÂAlmost looks like Royal Copenhagen,ÂŽ I wrote. ÂProbably is,ÂŽ he replied before adding moments later, ÂHmmmm.ÂŽ That made me look again.It was then that I saw the crossed swords of the Meissen mark in a stem near the bottom of the bottle. Meissen made the dinnerware from which German royalty dined. The company first made Blue Onion in 1739 and it still makes the pattern, which was no doubt inspired by the Chinese porcelains making their way to Europe. The companyÂs rococo figurines are the stuff of fantasy, with delicately applied flowers and gold trim. For years, there was a store on Palm BeachÂs Worth Avenue that specialized in the porcelain, simply called The Meissen Shop Â„ I always had joked that I would open a competing store called Of Meissen Men. Lamp made from Meissen bottleSCOTT SIMMONS/FLORIDA WEEKLYNotice the crossed swords near the bottom of a stem in the design of this bottle? That is the Meissen mark. scott SIMMONS firstname.lastname@example.org COLLECTORÂS CORNERThat probably will not come to pass.But it does underscore one thing: Sometimes, a good eye and a little knowledge can carry you far. It also underscores another notion: ThereÂs nothing like the thrill of the hunt and the delight in finally acquiring the unattainable. Q
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ANTIQUESBottle-cap art from the 1950s, 1990s still brings a sparkle to collectors BY TERRY KOVEL AND KIM KOVEL Some modern artists like to make something out of nothing by using dis-carded metal, signs, cans, tools, machine parts and other trash to form useful and artistic pieces of art. One of the most popular discards are metal crown bot-tle caps from soda bottles. The crown cap, the type used on soda bottles, was invented in 1892. Soon ads and logos were printed on the caps, and they were considered trash after the bottle contents were emptied. But they were colorful and round, so eventually large pieces were created, like bottle-cap chains strung with hundreds of caps and smoking stands made from the chains. Caps were painted and used as game pieces like checkers, and a trivet shaped like a bunch of grapes was made from caps covered with cro-cheted yarn. There also were planters, purses, bottle-cap Âb uttonsÂŽ made with magnets and jewelry, especially cross-shaped pendants. Many can be found pictured online, but the most popular are the man and woman figures made as a Boy Scout project in the 1950s. The fig-ure had arms and legs made with strings and caps, a wooden body and head, and it held a small colored aluminum bowl. A modern artist named Rick Ladd made the most spectacular and artistic pieces Â„ a chair and footstool Â„ in 1991. Loops of bottle-cap chains, flat wooden frame sections decorated with caps that show the original brand art, and glass formed a 20-inch-high chair and footstool. They sold at a recent Skinner auction in Boston for $492. A matching chest of drawers brought $884, and a picture frame sold for $677. Q: I have a wardrobe trunk made by Indestructo Trunk Co. that belonged to my great-grandmother. She was married in 1895 and died in the 1930s. The trunk has her monogram on it. When the trunk is standing on end, the left end opens up a rod that holds hangers. It has drawers and a hatbox. ItÂs been years since it was opened and I donÂt have a key. It will have to go to a locksmith. Any informa-tion would be greatly appreciated. A: The Indestructo Trunk Co. was owned by National Veneer Products, a company founded in Mishawaka, Ind., in 1901. Indestructo Trunk Co. was sold to Dodge Co. in 1909 and was sold again in 1924. It closed in 1934. The company made large steamer trunks, wardrobe trunks and other luggage. You have a wardrobe trunk, popular when people took long trips by boat or train. Ward-robe trunks are big, heavy and not con-venient storage, so they are not popular with collectors and are very hard to sell. Q: I just got what looks like a copper luster teapot marked ÂWade England.ÂŽ The lid has a genie with his arms folded. The bottom of the teapot is marked ÂThe Genie Teapot.ÂŽ What is it worth? A: Wade pottery is made by The Wade Group of Potteries, which started near Burslem, England, in 1810. Sev-eral potteries merged to become George Wade & Son Ltd., early in the 20th century, and other potteries have been added through the years. The Genie tea-pot was made in the 1970s and sells for less than $30. Q: My sisters and I inherited a 40-binder collection of nonsports cards that range from 19th century tobacco cards through cards printed in the 1970s. None of the cards has been graded. How do we go about establishing the value of the collection? A: Tobacco cards were first included in cigarette packs in the 1870s to keep the package from getting crushed when they were shipped. Cards featured pic-tures of athletes, entertainers, famous people and historical figures and scenes. You can contact www.psacard.com (Pro-fessional Sports Authenticator), a grad-ing and authentication company, or an auction house that sells advertising and sports memorabilia. You also can take the cards to a local dealer to get an idea of value. Grading cards requires expert knowledge. You will be charged for the expertÂs time and experience. Q: I have a funny cookie jar that is marked ÂOscar U.S.A.ÂŽ It is a little boyÂs head. He has a big smiling red lip and a red hat that is the lid. A: Your cookie jar was made by Robinson Ransbottom Co. of Roseville, Ohio. Cookie jars were made there about 1920 but Oscar isnÂt in the catalog until 1943. He was made with a blue or a red hat. Tip: Be very careful when handling old bottles or medical equipment. The remains of old drugs, even toxic mate-rials, may still cling to the surface. A broken bit of glass or a sliver could let these toxic materials reach your blood-stream. Q Â„ Terry Kovel and Kim Kovel answer questions sent to the column. We cannot guarantee the return of photographs, but if a stamped envelope is included, we will try. Write to Kovels, Florida Weekly, King Features Syndicate, 628 Virginia Dr., Orlando, FL 32803.This bottle-cap chair has a Westclox Baby Ben clock set into the top of the back and cup holders in the ends of the arms.
B4 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF MARCH 30-APRIL 5, 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com FLORIDA WEEKLYreachÂŽ and Jim Rea says the biggest change has been that the venues are a lot nicer. Goodbye, bars and beer joints. ÂNow weÂre playing theaters and concert halls,ÂŽ Mr. Rea said. The band has been together since about 2008. Mr. Rea (guitar) and his cousin Gary Rea (bass) and the dobro player, Chad ÂGravy BoatÂŽ Graves, all had roots in southern Missouri. They met Nolan Lawrence (mandolin) at a bluegrass festival and he knew Mark Cassidy (banjo). Mr. Lawrence and Mr. Cassidy moved to Missouri and the band was born. They hopped onto the bluegrass festival circuit, where Mr. Meyers heard them. Call it chemistry. Call it energy. Call it the ÂitÂ factor. Mr. Meyers knew the band had it. Maybe it was their strong rock ÂnÂ roll influence. Maybe it was the way Jim Rea wiggled around on stage, or the way Chad GravesÂ dobro held the band together. Maybe it was Nolan Law-renceÂs beard and fedora, or the way he delivered a vocal. Taking on a project like ÂTommyÂŽ took a tremendous amount of work. None of the bandmembers, who are in their 30s and 40s, is old enough to know the album, first hand. The story is confusing at best and itÂs a dark tale of murder, bullying, sexual abuse and mental illness. But it sold 20 million copies, and, in 2003, Rolling Stone magazine ranked ÂTommyÂŽ No. 96 on its list of the 500 greatest albums of all time. The album was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 1998 for its Âhistorical, artistic and significant value.ÂŽ Jim ReaÂs arrangement of the album is just as alive when played by the nimble fingers of five outstanding bluegrass pickers as it was with one of the premier rock bands of its era and full orchestra on the original recording. The well-balanced band has bridged the gap between classic rock and blue-grass, with each performer taking lead on vocals, showcasing his skills and sup-porting the others. Because the story is hard to follow, the band members narrate short mono-logues between songs to help it along. ÂWe try to get the story in,ÂŽ Mr. Rea said. ÂWe keep it short and we keep to the original story.ÂŽ There are sure to be ÂTommyÂŽ fanatics who will relish a chance to revis-it the ÂTommyÂŽ phenomenon, with a twang and a twist. ÂÂTommyÂ and bluegrass do seem to be a perfect fit,ÂŽ Mr. Rea said. ÂIf youÂre a fan of The Who or a fan of ÂTommy,ÂŽ youÂre going to get it. And we want peo-ple to get into it, to sing along. Audience participation in encouraged.ÂŽ Q Sunday on the Waterfront returns to the Meyer Amphitheatre on April 16 after taking March off for the boat show with a toe-tapping tribute to country musicÂs larger-than-life Garth Brooks. Kip Sweeny, front man for the band Ultimate Garth, has made a career of playing countryÂs alpha male. The concert starts at 4 p.m. Pack up the kids and the dog, your own blankets or lawn chairs, a cooler of snacks and youÂre good to go. For more information about any of these events, visit www.wpb.org/events.Let someone else cookDinner is covered on April 19. The Northwood Village Food Truck Roll-Out, held from 6 to 10 p.m. on the third Wednes-day of the month in the 500 block of Northwood Road, brings a mix of culi-nary options to this historic neighborhood north of downtown. The evening also fea-tures live music, an artistsÂ colony featur-ing live art demonstrations and even a few vendors. For more information, visit www.northwoodvillage.com.Heart & Soul FestOn April 22, the fifth annual Heart & Soul Fest takes place across from the Sunset Lounge at the corner of Rosemary Avenue and Eighth Street. From 2 to 8 p.m., explore the heart and soul of West PalmÂs Historic Northwest District at this free family-friendly outdoor concert. Produced by the West Palm Beach Redevelopment Agency, the concert also will call atten-tion to the transformation of this section of the city. The concert will feature R&B and jazz singer Chante Moore Â„ her biggest hit was 1999Âs ÂChanteÂs Got A ManÂŽ Â„ and local bands FaithÂs Place and Deep Fried Funk. Info: www.wpb.org/cra. Also in Northwood Village is the monthly Art Night Out, held the last Fri-day of the month along Northwood Road, West Palm Beach. Guests stroll Northwood Road, browsing the arts and crafts vendors, window shopping at the bou-tiques and art galleries which stay open late and enjoying the street performers and musicians. For more information, visit www.northwoodvillage.com. On April 29, Northwood Village Main Street presents Art of Brew, an all-new beerfest to be held along Spruce Ave-nue between 24th and 25th streets in Northwood Village. From 1 to 6 p.m., enjoy craft beer tastings from more than 25 of South FloridaÂs most popular breweries, including Accomplice Brewery, Funky Buddha, Twisted Trunk and Due South. Tickets are $35 general or $65 VIP, which includes collectible sampling mug and lanyard for mug. Designated drivers pay $15. Info: www.northwood-village.com.Art After not Dark? Art After Dark is switching things up again: From 5 to 9 p.m. April 6, the Norton Museum of ArtÂs popular free Thursday night party becomes ÂLight After Dark.ÂŽ The theme of the 15-minute spotlight talks will be ÂLight.ÂŽ Spencer Finch speaks in the Trust Gallery at 5:30 p.m. Camille Pissarro speaks at 5:45 p.m. in the Picower Gallery, followed by Robert Delaunay at 6 p.m. Sylvie Fleury will speak at 6:15 p.m. in the Fiterman Gallery. Sketchbook Thursday: Light on Dark meets in the Davis Gallery from 6 to 8 p.m. Led by teaching artist Jill Lavetsky, guests can learn the techniques of Âreverse draw-ing.ÂŽ Participants experiment using white media on dark surfaces, and using contrast to convey depth and dimension. At 6:30 p.m., the topic of the curatorÂs conversation is ÂSecond Chances First Impressions.ÂŽ Kristen Rudy, the Davis Curatorial Fellow, discusses the installa-tion of DeiningerÂs work in the RAW exhi-bition. Meet in the King Gallery. A lively concert of Spanish and Portuguese music will be performed by Cante-mos!, an acapella choral group from FAU, under the direction of Patricia Fleitas. All activities are free. The Norton is at 1451 S. Olive Ave., West Palm Beach. 832-5196; www.norton.org. Q TOMMYFrom page 1HAPPENINGSFrom page 1 COURTESY PHOTOThe HillBenders offer a bluegrass take on The WhoÂ’s rock opera, Â“Tommy.Â” The HillBenders Â— Â“Tommy: A Bluegrass OpryÂ”>> When: 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 5 >> Where: Duncan Theatre, Palm Beach State College, 4200 Congress Ave., Lake Worth >> Cost: $30. >> Info: 868-3309 >> HereÂ’s a programming note to bluegrass fans: Two more rst-rate bluegrass concerts are on the horizon. Mark your calendar now for: >> Bluegrass in the Pavilion: An Afternoon with Dailey and Vincent Â— 3 p.m. April 8 in the Pavilion at the Flagler Museum, 1 Whitehall Way, Palm Beach. $35, and all proceeds bene t the museumÂ’s education programs. 655-2833; aglermuseum.us >> Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver Â— 3 p.m. April 9, The Society of the Four Arts, 2 Four Arts Plaza, Palm Beach. The annual bluegrass concert at Four Arts is a sell-out each year. Tickets: $20. 655-7227; www.fourarts.org. COURTESY PHOTOChante Moore will perform April 22 during Heart & Soul Fest across from the Sunset Lounge.
FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF MARCH 30-APRIL 5, 2017 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT B5 Short Films Live Music Food & Drink Raffle Recreation & Conservation Organizations tickets $10 561-747-8380 x101 jupiterlighthouse.org Tom Killion Isosceles Peak 2012 April 8 2017 6-9:30 pm Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse & Museum 500 Captain ArmourÂs Way, Jupiter Sponsored in part by the Board of County Commissioners, the Tourist Development Council and the Cultural Council of Palm Beach County. beings setting their minds to intellectual sparring. Mr. StoppardÂs verbiage is like music, Mr. Lewis said. ÂInstead of trying to discern every note at any given time, we have to let the collective sound wash over you.ÂŽ In fact, the play is suffused with a human element, said Vanessa Morosco (recently in the Maltz Jupiter TheatreÂs ÂDisgracedÂŽ) who plays the 20th cen-tury literature scholar Hannah Jarvis. ÂThe themes in the plays are incredibly universal and they are often explored through these very intelligent accom-plished academics. As audience members you donÂt have to know what they are talking about; you just have to see how they affect each other on stage,ÂŽ she said. Watching Hannah and a rival researcher argue about hermits and Romanticism of the 19th century Âis like watching two eccentrics arguing at your dinner party. ThatÂs the delight: You get to see the fireworks they have.ÂŽ (It doesnÂt hurt that the rival researcher is played by her real-life husband, Peter Simon Hilton. Set in the same English country house, a set of academic researchers in 1993 is hilariously misinterpreting clues to the actual events that we alternately see occurring to the homeÂs original occu-pants in 1809 to 1812. The play mashes time and space. On a table common to both eras, quill pens reside alongside laptops computers. Underneath is an ancient turtle seemingly spanning both eras. It simply has to be seen to be fully appreciated. The script is daunting, to put it mildly. Ryan Zachary Ward, who plays Sep-timus Hodge, the sexy 1809 tutor to the lord of the manorÂs preternaturally bril-liant daughter, said, ÂThe hardest thing is that the intelligence of the character so far exceeds my own. ÂThis play is really made of discoveries. I feel like one of the pillars of drama is the nature of discovery. Some-times itÂs hard to tell the discovery that belongs to the actors and discoveries that belong to the character. ItÂs a con-stant learning curve.ÂŽ Mr. Stoppard does try to help the audience by having the experts in the play try to explain some of the concepts to the other less esoteric-minded char-acters in each era. Still, ÂArcadiaÂŽ demands an audience invest an effort; this isnÂt a passive expe-rience like watching television in your living room. Mr. Ward advised, ÂI think people should know that they are going to use their ears in a different way than they do in most plays. I think generally the laser focus you use with your eyes with most shows, you need to invest that intensity with your ears.ÂŽ Still, Mr. Lewis has been delving into the endless intricacies since Drama-works decided on the title a year ago. ÂFrom the very first day that we decided we were going to do it, you (investigate the issues) not just contex-tually, but how to show them visually. Stoppard is one of these great intellec-tual challenges and it really puts me to the test,ÂŽ he said, noting that the process of analyzing every beat of the script requires wide-ranging research. ÂYou begin to let it percolate, and then let it germinate, then think about it and read about it, and then you put it aside, then talk about it with other colleagues.ÂŽ The meaning and the intention of each char-acter in each moment of the play reveal themselves Âsl owly and over a period of time, you try to find the core and the heart.ÂŽ The pre-rehearsal work sometimes succeeds, sometimes fails. Sometimes, Mr. Lewis and the cast discover in rehearsal a completely differently meaning than they thought was there going in. At a minimum, Mr. LewisÂ detailed work with his cast results in perfor-mances that assure the audience that they can relax about the veracity of what they are hearing even if they donÂt follow it because at least the actors make you think they do understand it. In the end, for all the intricate talk about entropy, elaborate gardening and Lord Byron, Mr. Lewis says ÂArcadiaÂŽ Âis about relationships being more impor-tant than the detailsÂŽ of thermodynam-ics. ÂThereÂs no way unless youÂre a brilliant scientist, thereÂs no way to bring clarity to these issues. But we can (understand) the personal relationship.ÂŽ Even more so, ÂI think Stoppard is very much about curiosity and when we lose our curiosity, we lose the sense of moment about the world. The formulas are there, but whatÂs the why behind why are we dealing with this world.ÂŽ Q Â„ Bill Hirschman is editor of Florida Theater On Stage. Read him online at www.floridatheateronstage.com. ARCADIAFrom page 1 Â“ArcadiaÂ”>> When: March 31-April 30 >> Where: Palm Beach Dramaworks, 201 Clematis St., West Palm Beach. >> Cost: $66; students, $10, subject to availability. >> Info: 514-4042 or www.palmbeachdramaworks.org. PHOTO BY SAMANTHA MIGHDOLLCaitlin Cohn and Ryan Zachary Ward in Â“Arcadia.Â”
B6 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF MARCH 30-APRIL 5, 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com FLORIDA WEEKLYPlease send calendar listings to calendar editor Janis Fontaine at email@example.com. THURSDAY3/30 Art After Dark Â— 5-9 p.m. Thursdays at the Norton Museum of Art, 1451 S. Olive Ave., West Palm Beach. ItÂs col-lege night with all activities planned by the NortonÂs Spring 2017 College Com-mittee, which include a scavenger hunt, a DaDa poetry workshop, one minute portraits, a DIY street art project, and a college coffee house with live music, poetry and popcorn. A performance by a FAU jazz-rock-fusion band begins at 8 p.m. Free. 832-5196; www.norton.org.Clematis by Night Â— 6-9 p.m. Thursday, at the West Palm Beach Waterfront. Live music, food and drinks, vendors. www.clematisbynight.net.QMarch 30: IndiGo the Band Reading by George Singleton Â— 6 p.m. March 30, FAU Jupiter campus, Room 119, 5353 Parkside Drive. The Guggenheim fellowship-winning author and Âunchallenged king of the comic Southern short storyÂŽ will read some of his signature stories followed by a book signing. Free. Parking available in guest spots and in public parking garages. 799-8646.The 22nd Palm Beach Interna-tional Film Festival Â— Through April 2, The Palm Beaches Theatre, Manalapan. www.pbifilmfest.org. FRIDAY3/31 Sunset Celebration goes reg-gae Â— 6-9 p.m. March 31, Lake Park Harbor Marina, 105 Lake Shore Drive, off U.S. 1 between Northlake and Blue Heron boulevards, Lake Park. Music, food, cash bar, shopping along the Intra-coastal Waterway. Paul Anthony & The Reggae Souljahs Band perform. Free. 840-0160; lakeparkmarina.com.The 8th annual Peeps Show Â— Opening reception 6-10 p.m. March 31, ClayGlassMetalStone Gallery, 15 S. J St., Lake Worth. This yearÂs show is a trib-ute to Bob Born, who invented Peeps. On display through April 19. 588-8344.Mister Trombone Band pres-ents New Orleans Â— 7-11 p.m. March 31, Hilton West Palm Beach, 600 Okeechobee Blvd., West Palm Beach. Info: www.mistertrombone.com; 800-2524. Â“ArcadiaÂ” opens Â— March 31. Palm Beach Dramaworks production opens at the Don & Ann Brown Theatre, 201 Clematis St., West Palm Beach. 514-4041; www.palmbeachdramaworks.com Â“Photography of PlaceÂ” Â— On display Palm Beach Photographic Centre, 415 Clematis St., West Palm Beach. See geographic images by 22 international artists from grand masters to accom-plished amateurs, curated by Raymond Merritt. 253-2600; www.fotofusion.org. SATURDAY4/1 Breakfast with the Easter Bunny Â— 8:30-10 a.m. April 1, Palm Beach Outlets, 1751 Palm Beach Lakes Blvd., West Palm Beach. A free buffet breakfast sponsored by Good Samaritan Medical Center for age 12 and younger. Photos with the Easter Bunny and kidsÂ fun from 9-11 a.m. RSVP required at (877) 861-1430. The 7th Annual CityPlace Art Fair Â— 10 a.m.-5 p.m. April 1-2, CityPlace, 700 S. Rosemary Ave., West Palm Beach. More than 100 artistsÂ tents, arranged gallery-style and filled with all media of fine art. Family-friendly and pets on leashes are allowed. www.artfestival.com; 746-6615. WPBF 25Â’s Health & Safety Fes-tival Â— 10 a.m.4 p.m. April 1, The Gardens Mall, 3101 PGA Blvd., Palm Beach Gardens. Dr. Mehmet Oz, Good Morning AmericaÂs Amy Robach, local health and wellness experts will speak, plus booths with health and safety infor-mation, a chance to meet WPBF 25 news anchors. For a complete list of activities, visit www.WPBF.com or www.thegar-densmall.com. Summer Camp Expo Â— 11 a.m.-2 p.m. April 1, Downtown at the Gardens, 11701 Lake Victoria Gardens Ave., Palm Beach Gardens. Check out more than 45 summer camp opportunities, plus live entertainment, carousel rides, crafts and face painting. The first 150 kids get a backpack filled with summer goodies and parents can enter to win a free week of summer camp. www.palmbeachgar-dens.macaronikid.com. BaxterÂ’s Birthday Party Â— 1-4 p.m. April 1 at the Adopt A Cat Resale Store, in the Plaza la Mer Shopping Center, 889 Donald Ross Road, Juno Beach. Most items in the store will be 50 percent off. Refreshments and birthday cake at 2 p.m. and selfies with Baxter. 848-6930.Cocktail Reception and Meet and Greet with Ashley Chase Andrews Â— 5-7 p.m. April 1, Brintz Galleries, 375 S. County Road, Palm Beach. Sharon Bush and Lauren Bush host this evening with contemporary artist Andrews. Also features a silent auction, and a portion of all art pur-chased benefits Cristo Rey Brooklyn High School, a nonprofit Catholic high school that educates young people of limited economic means. A ticketed benefit dinner for Cristo Rey Brooklyn High School will follow the reception at a private home and will feature a live auction. Info: 71 8-455-3555.Winter Equestrian Festival Â— Through April 2 at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center, 3400 Equestrian Club Drive, Wellington. The worldÂs finest horses and riders com-pete in show jumping and equestrian dressage. On Saturday Night Lights the action starts at 7 p.m. with free Grand Prix equestrian competition including show jumping, plus food, family-friend-ly activities, and live music. Info: www.pbiec.coth.com; 793-5867; www.eques-triansport.com. SUNDAY4/2 Palm Beach International Polo Season Â— Sundays through April 23 at the International Polo Club Palm Beach, Wellington. A season of chal-lenge cups, qualifier matches and tour-naments leading up to the U.S. Open Polo Championship. The best players in the world compete at the USPA 113th U.S. Open Polo Championships. Match-es offer a wide range of viewing options and seating from grandstand viewing, field tailgating, stadium seating, field-side champagne brunch at The Pavilion, and exclusive sponsor boxes. 282-5290; www.internationalpoloclub.com. MONDAY4/3 The Happiness Club of Palm Beach Â— 5-6:30 p.m. April 3, BICE Restaurant, 313 Peruvian Ave., Palm Beach. This social group meets monthly to promote the benefits of being happy. The guest speaker is Lyn-Dee Eldridge who will offer her tips for achieving happiness. Donation: $20. www.Happi-nessClubPalmBeach.com. Culture & Cocktails: Sing Sing Sing: A Conversation with Jill & Rich Switzer Â— 5-7 p.m. April 3, at The Colony Hotel, 155 Hammon Ave., Palm Beach. TheyÂll be interviewed by Rob Russell, entertainment director at The Colony. Tickets: $65 in advance, $75 at the door, and free for members of the Cultural Council ($250 level and above). Info: 472-3330. Dr. Ray Robinson tribute con-cert Â— 7:30 p.m. April 3, DeSantis Family Chapel, 300 Okeechobee Blvd., West Palm Beach. More than 30 PBAU music alumni will reunite for a special tribute concert. The Concert Choir will per-form MozartÂs Missa Brevis in D, K. 194. Tickets: $15; $5 non-PBA students with ID. Proceeds benefit the Ray Robinson Scholarship Fund. 803-2970; www.pba.edu/performances. TUESDAY4/4 Kickoff Event for Child Abuse Prevention Month Â— 9-11 a.m. April 4, Hawthorn Suites, 301 Lamberton Road, West Palm Beach. Join represen-tatives from over 30 organizations and hear speakers address risk, prevention, and intervention to prevent our children from becoming victims. Info: pbcunites.orgOpera BenvenutoÂ’s 17th Anni-versary Show Â— Noon April 4, Benvenuto Restaurant, 1730 S. Feder-al Highway, Boynton Beach. Soprano Margaret Schmitt, mezzo-soprano Deb-bie White, baritone Peter Ludescher and pianist Marina Stolyar present a program including favorite arias, songs and duets from the past 17 years. $39, includes a three-course lunch, tax and gratuity. Reservations required at 364-0600. The 2016-2017 Palm Beach Israeli Film Series Â— 4 p.m. April 4 at Temple Beth El, 2815 N. Flagler Drive, West Palm Beach, and 1:30 p.m. April 9 at the Weisman Delray Community Center, 7091 W. Atlantic Ave., Delray Beach. Film: ÂAtomic Falafel,ÂŽ a comedy about how three tech-savvy teenagers Â„ an Israeli boy and girl and an Iranian rap singer Â„ become friends through the internet and prevent a nuclear disas-ter. Single screening tickets: $10 Sun-days, $7 Tuesdays for members, $8 for nonmembers. Call 833-0339.South Korean piano prodigy Ji-Yong Kim Â— 7 p.m. April 4, Picotte Fine Arts Center, Rosarian Academy, West Palm Beach. Presented by the Chamber Music Society of Palm Beach. Tickets: $30, $5 students. 379-6773; www.cmspb.booktix.com. WEDNESDAY4/5 Young Friends of the Palm Beach Symphony: Mix & Mingle for Music Â— 6-8 p.m. April 5, Echo at The Breakers, Palm Beach. Cock-tails and hors dÂoeuvres with proceeds supporting the symphonyÂs music edu-cation outreach programs throughout Palm Beach County. Tickets: Free for members, $35 nonmembers. 655-2657; www.palmbeachsymphony.org.Rescuing Animals Cocktail Party Â— 6-8 p.m. April 5, American Humane AssociationÂs Lois Pope office, 241 Bradley Place, Suite C, Palm Beach. Meet local animal rescue heroes. Free. www.americanhumane.org or call (866) 242-1877. LOOKING AHEAD Clematis By Night Â— 6-9 p.m. Thursdays at the West Palm Beach Waterfront, 101 N. Flagler Drive at Clem-atis Street, West Palm Beach. www.clematisbynight.net.Q April 6: Mitch Woods & His Rocket 88s perform Roc k-A-B oogie. www. mitchwoods.com.Q April 13: Chillakaya performs reggae. www.Islandstylechilla1.com.Q April 20: Kings County plays Party Rock. Q April 27: Cassidy Diana performs country. www.cassidydiana.com.Barrett-Jackson Palm Beach Car Auction Â— April 6-8, South Florida Fairgrounds, 9067 Southern Blvd., West Palm Beach. www.barrett-jackson.com/palmbeachThe ninth Annual Fork & Cork Event Â— 7-9 p.m. April 6, Legacy Place, Palm Beach Gardens. An eve-ning of sips and tastes, fun and cheer, music and laughs, celebrity chef cook-ing demo and wine seminars, with over 40 specialty vendors. $50 general, $75 VIP, which includes extended access from 6:30-9:30 p.m. and access to the VIP Lounge, benefits Little Smiles of Florida. www.littlesmiles.org.The 7th annual Designer Trea-sures Luncheon Â— 11:30 a.m. April 7, Mirasol Country Club, Palm Beach Gardens. Benefits The Open Door, a nonprofit group that mentors teen mothers in Palm Beach County. A spe-cial MotherÂs Day luncheon themed ÂHelp Her Spread Her WingsÂŽ will fea-ture gently used designer items and a traditional silent auction. Shannon Cake of WPTV News Channel 5 will be this yearÂs emcee. Tickets: $100. 704-8111 or email Colombo08@aol.com. Info: www.mentorsforteenmothers.org or 329-2191. The LordÂ’s Place 10th Annual SleepOut Â— April 7, at United Methodist Church of the Palm Beaches, 900 Brandywine Road, West Palm Beach. Help the homeless by bringing atten-tion to the issue and raise funds for the mission of The LordÂs Place to break the cycle of homelessness. Begins at 6 p.m. Family friendly fun with live music, kidsÂ activities, and a program ending with a candlelight commitment ceremony. Food vendors, and a small silent auction. Reg-istration is $25, at www.SleepOutTLP.org.The West Palm Beach Fishing ClubÂ’s Marine Yard Sale Â— 7 a.m. to noon April 8, at the club, 201 Fifth St., West Palm Beach. 832-6780. The 8th Annual International Gay Polo Tournament Â— 10 a.m. April 8 for tailgating, noon for general admission, matches are at 1 and 3 p.m. International Polo Club Palm Beach, Isla Carroll Field West, 3667 120th Ave. S., Wellington. Tailgate: $395 (includes 1 tailgate, 1 parking spot and 6 tickets). VIP Table: $1,500. VIP Individual: $250. General admission: $30. Tickets: www.gaypolo.com/tickets.Wild & Scenic Film Festival Â— 6-9:30 p.m. April 8, Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum, 500 Captain ArmourÂs Way, Jupiter. Tickets: $10. 747-8380, Ext. 101; www.jupiterlighthouse.org. CALENDAR
FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF MARCH 30-APRIL 5, 2017 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT B7 CALENDAR #OPERATIC #CABARET TOP PICKS #SFL Q Sing Sing Sing: A Conversation with Jill & Rich Switzer Â— 5-7 p.m. April 3, at The Colony Hotel. 472-3330 Q Curtis Stigers Â— March 30-April 1, The Colony HotelÂ’s Royal Room Cabaret. 659-8100 or 655-5430; www.thecolonypalmbeach.com #SINGING Q The 8th annual Peeps Show Â— Opening reception 6-10 p.m. March 31, ClayGlassMetalStone Gallery, 15 S. J St., Lake Worth. 588-8344 #SWEET Q Â“The Phantom of the OperaÂ” Â— Through April 1, Kravis Center. 832-7469; www.kravis.org GPL Sunday Brunch Â— 1-3 p.m. April 9 at the Mallet Grille at Interna-tional Polo Club Palm Beach. Brunch, open bar and high-goal polo. Tickets: www.gaypolo.com/tickets. AT DRAMAWORKS Palm Beach Dramaworks at The Don & Ann Brown Theatre, 201 N. Clematis St., downtown West Palm Beach. Call 514-4042, Ext. 2; www.palmbeachdramaworks.org. Â“ArcadiaÂ” Â— March 31-April 30.Â“The Cripple of InishmaanÂ” Â— May 19-June 4. AT THE DUNCAN Duncan Theatre, Palm Beach State Col-lege, 4200 Congress Ave., Lake Worth. Info: 868-3309; www.duncantheatre.org.Drumline LIVE! Â— 8 p.m. March 30. An international tour based on the historical black college and university marching band tradition. All tickets $35.Pants Down Circus: ROCK Â— 8 p.m. April 1. All tickets $27. This highly skilled ensemble produces something totally new, inspired by classic rock such as Aerosmith, AC/DC, Joan Jett, Queen, Metallica and Bon Jovi. The HillBenders present The WhoÂ’s Â“Tommy: A Bluegrass OpryÂ” Â— 8 p.m. April 5. The classic of classic rock has now been fully realized as a full-length bluegrass tribute featur-ing The HillBenders. All tickets $30. AT THE EISSEY Eissey Campus Theatre, Palm Beach State College, 11051 Campus Drive off PGA Blvd, Palm Beach Gardens. Tickets: 207-5900; www.eisseycampustheatre.org.Eissey Campus Art Gallery Â— BB Building.Atlantic Classical Orchestra presents Masterworks IV: Heart & Soul Â— 7:30 April 5. The crown jewel of Classical Era symphonies: MozartÂs Jupiter. A pre-concert lecture starts at 6:40 p.m. Tickets: $40-$60 at 772-460-0850, Ext. 1, or www.ACO-music.org. AT THE GARDENS MALL The Gardens Mall, 3101 PGA Blvd., Palm Beach Gardens. 775-7750.The Easter Bunny Â— BloomingdaleÂs Court at the Gardens Mall, 3101 PGA Blvd., Palm Beach Gardens. Features photos with the Easter Bunny. AT HARBOURSIDE PLACE Harbourside Place, 200 U.S. 1, Jupiter. Info: 935-9533; www.harboursideplace.com. Live Music on the Waterfront Â— 6-10 p.m. Friday and Saturday in the amphitheater. Tai Chi Class Â— 9 a.m. Saturdays. Cost: $10.Jupiter Green & Artisan Market Â— 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sundays, year-round.Free Movies on the Waterfront Â— Free movies are held the fourth Friday of the month. Classic Car Show and a tribute band performance Â— Live music from a Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers tribute band. Car shows are held the fourth Saturday of the month. AT THE KELSEY The Kelsey Theater, 700 Park Ave., Lake Park. Info: 328-7481; www.thekelseythe-ater.com.AFROMAN Â— 7 p.m. April 1. Afroman is an American rapper and musician best known for the hit single ÂBecause I Got High.ÂŽ He was nominated for a Grammy award in 2002.Back To The 70Â’s Dance Party Â— 7-11 p.m. April 8. Groovy tunes by the Palm All-Star Band & DJs from Kenny Mondo Productions. Prizes for best dressed, best costume and for the people who shake their groove thing the best. Cash bar and food by LillyÂs Table. Age 21 and older. Tickets: $30 in advance, $50 per couple at www.hold-myticket.com. AT THE KRAVIS Kravis Center for the Performing Arts, 701 Okeechobee Blvd., West Palm Beach. Info: 832-7469; www.kravis.org.Â“The Phantom of the OperaÂ” Â— Through April 1. Tickets start at $31. Beyond The Stage, a free musi-cal presentation featuring the Morikami Park ElementaryÂs Sunshine Singers, takes place at 7:15 p.m. March 30 in the Dreyfoos Hall lobby. Part of Kravis On Broadway. Lysander Piano Trio Â— 7:30 p.m. April 3. Single tickets: $30. $80 for four performances. Young Artists Series.Marissa Mulder in Â“Marilyn in FragmentsÂ” Â— 7:30 p.m. April 6-7. Sondra Lee, director. Jon Weber, musical director/piano. $35. Showcase the Writing Â— 7 p.m. April 7. Host: Julie Gilbert. Tickets: $10. Part of the WritersÂ Academy at the Kra-vis Center.Stuart Pimsler Dance & Theater Â— 7:30 p.m. April 7-8. $30. PEAK. Stay after the show for a free post-perfor-mance discussion by Steven Caras fol-lowing the April 7 performance. 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; www.jupi-terlighthouse.org.Lighthouse Sunset Tour Â— April 5, 12, 19, 26 and May 3, 24. Time var-ies. Climb to the top. Reservations are required. Lighthouse Moonrise Tours Â— April 11, May 10. View the full moon from the top. Lighthouse Story Time & Crafts for Kids Â— 10:30 a.m. monthly. Story time and a craft for ages 8 and younger. Bring a mat to sit on. Free, but reserva-tions are required. Next event: April 4 and May 6.Twilight Yoga at the Light Â— 7-8 p.m. April 3, 10, 17, 24 May 1, 8, 15, 22, 29. Mary Veal, Kula Yoga Shala, leads. Donation. Bring a mat and a flashlight. Hike Through History Â— 8:30-10:30 a.m. the first Saturday of the month. Dis-cover the topography and natural history of JupiterÂs National Conservation Lands historic site on a 2-mile trek on the 120-acre Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse Outstand-ing Natural Area. Minimum age is 5. Free but RSVP required at 747-8380, Ext. 101. Next event: April 1 and May 6. Outreach Speaker Series: His-tory of Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse Â— 5-7 p.m. March 31, at the Jonathan Dickinson State Park Kimbell Center, 16450 S.E. Federal Highway, Hobe Sound. Free with park admission. The lighthouse in Jupiter is the oldest structure in Palm Beach County. Historian Josh Liller will look at the more than 150 years of Jupiter Inlet LighthouseÂs history and operations.Lighthouse Book Club Â— 6-7 p.m. the first Wednesday of the month. Join the museum staff in the cafe for a book discussions on all things Florida. Dona-tion suggested. Visit jupiterlighthouse.org for a book list. Next meeting: April 5, May 3. AT THE MALTZ Maltz Jupiter Theatre, 1001 E. Indian-town Road, Jupiter. Tickets: $56 single tickets. Ask about the four-play and the five-play package. Season tickets are $202. www.jupitertheatre.org; 575-2223. Â“GypsyÂ” Â— Through April 9. AT THE JCC The Mandel JCC, 5221 Hood Road, Palm Beach Gardens. Info: 689-7700; www.jcconline.com/pbg.
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Tickets: $36 Literary Society Author & Reader Level; $42 guests. Part of the Man-del JCCÂs Annual Book Festival. AT MOUNTS Mounts Botanical Garden, 531 N. Mili-tary Trail, West Palm Beach. Info: 233-1737; www.mounts.org.Mounts Spring Benefit Â— 5:308 p.m. April 2 at a private garden in Palm Beach. cocktails, hors dÂoeuvres, music by the Kretzer Kids, and a live auction, Tickets: $175. www.mounts.org/eventscalendar; 233-1757.Annual Palm and Cycad Sale Â— April 8-9. Find more than 500 palms and cycads. Free for members; $5 nonmem-bers. Info: 386-7812. AT THE PLAYHOUSE The Lake Worth Playhouse, 713 Lake Ave., Lake Worth. Info: 586-6410; www.lakeworthplayhouse.org.Send in the Queens Â— March 31-April 1.Movies in the Stonzek Theatre:Â“KrishaÂ” Â— March 30.Â“Men and ChickensÂ” Â— March 30. George OrwellÂ’s masterpiece Â“1984Â” Â— 6 p.m. April 4. Starring John Hurt and Richard Burton.Â“The WomenÂ’s BalconyÂ” Â— March 31-April 6. AT THE IMPROV Palm Beach Improv at CityPlace, 550 S. Rosemary Ave., Suite 250, West Palm Beach. Info: 833-1812; www.palm-beachimprov.com. Andrew Schulz Â— March 30-April 1.Adam Ferrara Â— April 6-9. AT THE SCIENCE CENTER The South Florida Science Center and Aquarium, 4801 Dreher Park Road, West Palm Beach. Admission is $16.95 for adults, $12.95 for children ages 3 to 12 and $14.95 for seniors aged 60 and older. Admission is free for kids younger than age 3 and muse-um members. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Info: 832-1988; www.sfsciencecenter.org. Our Body: The Universe Within Â— Through April 23. Silver Science Days Â— 2-5 p.m. monthly. Guests age 60 and older get an afternoon of science lectures and dem-onstrations, a planetarium show and more than 50 educational exhibits. $10, includes refreshments. www.sfscience-center.org/silver-science-days Hack Shack Tech Club Â— 5-7 p.m. the first Thursday. Tinker, design, com-puter programming and engineer, for kids in grades 5-8. Next meeting: April 6. $15 members, $20 nonmembers. Reg-ister at www.sfsciencecenter.org/hack-shack-tech-club. Nights at the Museum Â— 6-9 p.m. the last Friday of the month. Next meet-ing: March 31, which features a hockey-physics lab and interactive sports dem-onstrations. $13.95 adults, $11.95 seniors, $9.95 for age 3-12, free for younger than 3. Member admission is $6 adults, free for child members. AT FOUR ARTS The Society of the Four Arts, 2 Four Arts Plaza, Palm Beach. Call 655-7227; www.fourarts.org.Annual Bluegrass Concert: Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver Â— April 9.Geniuses Tell Tales: Session II Â— Noon March 30. With Ariane Csonka ComstockÂ“The Making of Palm Beach: How Palm Beach Evolved...Â” Â— 2:30 p.m. March 30. Friday Film Series: Â“Buen Dia RamonÂ” Â— 2:30 p.m. March 31. Painting the Modern Garden: Monet to Matisse Â— 2 p.m. April 1. $15. Â“Harry Benson: Shoot FirstÂ” with Q&A with Harry Benson Â— 2:30 p.m. Sunday, April 2. A Q&A with Harry Benson, the renowned photogra-pher who initially rose to fame along-side The Beatles, having been assigned to cover their inaugural trip to the Unit-ed States in 1964. $5. ÂGovernor James and General John SullivanÂŽ with Murray Forbes III Â„ 2:30 p.m. April 3. Free for members, $10 guests. Wine & Spirits Appreciation with Athena Yannitsas Â— 5:30 p.m. April 3. $45. Talk of Kings: Book Discussion Â— 5:30p.m. April 4. ÂDevil in White CityÂŽMy Spain: A Visual Memoir of Art, Architecture & Culture Â— 11 a.m. April 5. With Joan Lipton, Ph.D.Partners in Art Across the Cen-turies Â— 2 p.m. April 5. With Joan Lipton, Ph.D.The Great Constitutional Pow-ers of the English Sovereign Â— 2:30 p.m. April 5. Advance ticket purchase required. Garden Club Flower Show Â— 10 a.m. April 8. Jeff Leatham Â– Lecture and Demonstration Â— 1 p.m. April 8. $75. Â“Illustrating Words: The Wondrous Fantasy World of Robert L. Forbes and Ronald SearleÂŽ Â„ In the Mary Alice Fortin ChildrenÂs Art Gallery. LIVE MUSIC The Colony Hotel Â— 155 Hammon Ave., Palm Beach. Info: 659-8100 or 655-5430; www.thecolonypalmbeach.com.Q Motown Fridays with Memory Lane Â— 9:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. Q Saturday Late Night with the Dawn Marie Duo Â— 9:30 a.m.midnight.
FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF MARCH 30-APRIL 5, 2017 B9 Choose your seat at the CenterÂs ofÂ“cial website kravis.org or call 561.832.7469 or 800.572.8471 Group sales: 561.651 .4438 or 561.651.4304 Soul Stirring Experiences at the Kravis Center! Young Artists Series LYSANDER PIANO TRIOITAMAR ZORMAN, VIOLIN MICHAEL KATZ, CELLO LIZA STEPANOVA, PIANO A South Florida Debut Monday, April 3 at 7:30 pm3JOLFS1MBZIPVTFt5JDLFUTViolin, cello and piano trio, formed at The Juilliard School in 2009, make South Florida debut.Series sponsored by Harriett M. Eckstein New Art Fund This concert is with support from The Raymond and Bessie Kravis Foundation MARISSA MULDER IN MARILYN IN FRAGMENTS DIRECTOR, SONDRA LEE MUSICAL DIRECTOR/PIANO, JON WEBER Thursday and Friday, April 6-7 at 7:30 pm 1FSTTPO)BMMt5JDLFUT Cabaret stunner, nominated for the prestigious MAC Award (Manhattan Association of Cabarets and Clubs) for Show of the Year, mesmerizes in creative authentic homage to Marilyn Monroe. ÂRiveting, mesmerizing, seamless ...ÂŽ Â… Theater PIzzazz ÂX-Ray Vision, remarkable performance ...ÂŽ Â… The New York Times by Stephen Holden ÂKaleidoscopic, intriguing ...ÂŽ Â… Broadwayworld.com STUART PIMSLER DANCE & THEATER Friday and Saturday, April 7-8 at 7:30 pm 3JOLFS1MBZIPVTFt5JDLFUT Campground faces: Privilege versus depravity in this performance companyÂs provocative tale.This PEAK performance is made possible by a grant from the MLDauray Arts Initiative in honor of Leonard and Sophie DavisBeyond the Stage: Join us for a free post-performance talk by Steven Caras. SWELL PARTY: A CELEBRATION OF COLE PORTERSTARRING SPIDER SALOFF Sunday, April 9 at 1:30 pm and 7:30 pm 1FSTTPO)BMMt5JDLFUTYouÂll be So in Love : Jazz sensation Spider Saloff sparkles singing Night and Day and more. THE FOUR TOPS AND THE TEMPTATIONS Tuesday, April 11 at 8 pm Dreyfoos Hall Legendary double bill: Get Ready for a Motown revival that will have you on Cloud Nine! 5JDLFUTTUBSUBU Sponsored by CALENDARRoyal Room Cabaret: The doors open at 6:30 for dinner and the show starts at 8:30 p.m.Q Curtis Stigers Â— March 30-April 1. Q Paulo Szot & Billy Stritch Â— April 4-8.PGA Commons Â— 5100 PGA Blvd., Palm Beach Gardens. Info: 630-8630; pgacommons.com.Q SpotoÂ’s Oyster Bar: Acoustic guitarist Sam Meador, 6-9 p.m. Wednes-day, Steve Mathison & Friends, 5:30-8 p.m. Friday. Info: spotos.com; 776-9448. Q The Cooper: Acoustic rocker Joe Birch, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Thursday; Andy Taylor, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Fridays; and blues-man Mark Telesca, 6:30-9:30 p.m. April 1. Info: thecooperrestaurant.com, 622-0032.Q Vic & AngeloÂ’s: Â“Live Music Under the StarsÂ” Â— Crooner Giovanni Fazio, 6:30-9 p.m. Tuesdays; Dawn Marie, 6-9 p.m. Thursday. Info: vicandangelos.com; 630-9899. ONGOING The Ann Norton Sculpture Gar-dens Â— 2051 S. Flagler Drive, West Palm Beach. Tickets: $15 adults, $10 seniors 65+, $7 for students, free for members and younger than age 5. Info: 832-5328; www.ansg.org.Q Todd McGrainÂ’s The Lost Bird Project Â— On display through June 28. Q RISING: The Mystical World of Sophie Ryder Â— On display through April 30. The Armory Art Center Â— 1700 Parker Ave., West Palm Beach. 832-1776; armoryart.org. Q The 2017 All Student Show Â— Through April 14.Q The 2017 Armory Faculty Show Â— Through April 14.The Audubon Society Â— Bird walk info: firstname.lastname@example.org; 508-296-0238. www.auduboneverglades.org.Q Annual Meeting, Pot Luck Dinner and Lecture Â— 6 p.m. April 4. Lecture: ÂThe year-round biology of the Swallow-tailed Kite: A hemisphere of conservation challenges and oppor-tunitiesÂŽ by Ken Meyer, Ph.D., research ecologist, co-founder and executive director of the Avian Research and Con-servation Institute. Benzaiten Center for Creative Arts Â— 1105 Second Ave. S., in an historic FEC train depot building, Lake Worth. 310-9371 or 508-7315. www.ben-zaitencenter.org.The Conrad N. Hilton Theatre at the Esther B. OÂ’Keeffe Center for Creative Education Â— 425 24th St., West Palm Beach. Info: www.theatreca.com.Q Â“Peter and the StarcatcherÂ” Â— March 31-April 9. Tickets: $38, $20 seniors and Students with ID. Show times: 7:30 p.m. March 31, April 1, April 7 and 8, 2 p.m. April 1 and 8, and 3 p.m. April 2 and 9. The Cultural Council of Palm Beach County Â— 601 Lake Ave., Lake Worth. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tues-day-Saturday. Info: 471-2901; www.palm-beachculture.com.Q Edel Rodriguez Â— Through April 15. North Gallery. Q Exhibition: Mark My Words Â— March 30-April 5. Main Gallery. An exhi-bition which showcases works by pro-fessional artists in Palm Beach County that feature ÂwordsÂŽ as their subject matter and muse.The Flagler Museum Â— 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; www.flaglermuseum.us. Q Â“Harem: Unveiling the Mystery of Orientalist ArtÂ” Â— Through April 16. The Historical Society of Palm Beach County Â— Johnson History Museum, 300 N. Dixie Highway, West Palm Beach. Free admission. Info: 832-4164; www.historicalsocietypbc.org.Q Â“For the Love of the Game: Baseball in the Palm BeachesÂ” Â— Through July 1. Q Â“Returning to CubaÂ” Â— Through April 1. Q Rick Gonzalez and Robin Lunsford on Â“Restoration of the His-toric 1916 Court HouseÂ” Â— April 12 Free for members, $20 nonmembers. The Lighthouse ArtCenter Â— Gallery Square North, 373 Tequesta Drive, Tequesta. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday and 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday. Admis-sion is $5 Monday-Friday, free on Saturday and for members and exhibiting artists. Info: 746-3101; www.LighthouseArts.org. Q The 38th Annual Members Only Exhibition Â— April 1-26 The Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach Â— 411 Clematis St., West Palm Beach. Info: 868-7701; www.wpbcitylibrary.org. Q Pilates Â— 10:30-11:30 a.m. Thursdays. Bring your own mat. By donation.The Norton Museum of Art Â— 1451 S. Olive Ave., West Palm Beach. Free admission. Info: 832-5196; www.norton.org.Q Art After Dark Â— 5-9 p.m. Thursdays. Q Spotlight: Recent Acquisitions Â— With work by Njideka Akunyili Crosby, Mickalene Thomas and Willie Cole. Q The sixth annual RAW exhibition Â— The Recognition of Art by Women exhibition features Austrian artist Svenja Deininger. Through April 16. Q Spotlight: Back to Kansas by Spencer Finch Â— Through April 9. The Palm Beach Photographic Centre Â— 415 Clematis St., West Palm Beach. Info: 253-2600; www.workshop.org. Q Photography of Place Â— Through May 6. The Palm Beach Zoo & Conser-vation Society Â— 1301 Summit Blvd., West Palm Beach. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. every day. Tickets: $18.95 adults; $16.95 seniors, $12.95 age 3-12, free for younger than 3. Info: 533-0887; palmbeachzoo.org.The River Center Â— 805 N. U.S. 1, Jupiter. Hours: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Tues-day-Saturday. Call 743-7123; www.loxa-hatcheeriver.org. Q
B10 WEEK OF MARCH 30-APRIL 5, 2017 FLORIDA WEEKLY nr"! n(.-"*. %!&"# n#!$ !()(.+,)+"' (.-"*.(+ -!)+-(-!+3,1 "-(+ (+&.,-!/&)"-&, (%/'(+,0"%%(',"-,%%"' %(-!,#0%+1$",3,-.'&(+r+)'-(-!(&&.'"-1 r(+&(+ "'(+&-"(' ('-",, ('%"'(&n%$"+0%+1 n%.r+( ))+% r,-+.,-(&"++.,!"' r.'"-!, &,%"'', %')+%"' +(n(1, & "2."," ', &+.,!n(.-"*.rr%&n!-1% (-+1(--(' '-,"%"-1'%, !%&n! n.-1(.'-+ "),('+"),'&), ((+))) '!"' n(.-"*. "''n.%, '(+ Political analyst Elise Jordan to speak at FAU Lifelong LearningFlorida Atlantic UniversityÂs Jupiter Lifelong Learning Society will present a lecture by Elise Jordan at 2:15 p.m. Tues-day, April 4, in the Lifelong Learning Society complex at FAUÂs John D. MacArthur Cam-pus, 5353 Parkside Drive, Jupiter. ÂAmericaÂs New Foreign Pol-icyÂŽ will focus on the Trump admin-istrationÂs for-eign policy, tak-ing into account AmericaÂs demo-cratic, economic and security alliances. The lecture will discuss national alliances and the sig-nificance of American commitments to liberty, democracy and free trade. Ms. Jordan is a political veteran who serves as a columnist for Time magazine and as a political analyst for NBC News and MSNBC. She most recently was a policy adviser and speechwriter to U.S. Sen. Rand PaulÂs presidential campaign. During the administration of U.S. President George W. Bush, Ms. Jordan worked in the White House Office of Presidential Speechwriting and at the State Depart-ment as speechwriter to Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice. In 2007, she joined the National Security Council, where she worked on press and com-munications strategy for the adminis-trationÂs Afghanistan, Iraq and Pakistan policies. While at the White House, she worked for extended periods at the U.S. Embas-sy in Baghdad and for the Commanding GeneralÂs Strategic Advisory Group at the International Security Assistance Force (IS-AF) headquarters in Kabul, Afghanistan. Born and raised in Holly Springs, Miss., Ms. Jordan is a graduate of Yale University. Tickets are $35 for members and $45 for nonmembers. For more information, contact the Lifelong Learning Society at 799-8547 or visit www.fau.edu/llsju-piter. Q Seventh annual CityPlace Art Fair returns April 1-2CityPlace in West Palm Beach, known for its shopping, entertainment and din-ing, will be transformed into an outdoor art showcase for the CityPlace Art Fair, now in its seventh year. Rosemary Ave-nue will feature more than 100 artistsÂ tents, arranged gallery-style, showcas-ing all mediums of fine art. The outdoor event is free and open to the public, and takes place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Satur-day, April 1 and Sunday, April 2. Life-size sculptures, paintings, oneof-a-kind jewels, photography, ceramics and other works presented by local and national artists will be on display. Art-ists will discuss their inspirations and processes for each handmade work of art. The art fair is family-friendly and open to pets on leashes. Presented by Howard Alan Events, producer of national fine juried art shows, the CityPlace Art Fair represents original artwork, handmade in America and selected by an independent panel of expert judges from hundreds of appli-cants. HAEÂs careful vetting process also ensures a wide array of mediums and price ranges will be offered during the festival. For additional information on the CityPlace Art Fair, visit www.artfes-tival.com or call 746-6615. Q JORD AN 7th annual CityPlace Art Fair>> When: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, April 1-2 >> Where : CityPlace central square, 700 S. Rosemary Ave., West Palm Beach >> Cost: Free and open to the public >> Info: www.artfestival.com or 746-6615 The library is just trying to be nice.Inspired by West Palm Beach Mayor Jeri MuoioÂs pledge of West Palm Beach as a City of Kindness, the Mandel Pub-lic Library of West Palm Beach wants to forgive and reconnect with long-lost patrons during its Fine Forgiveness Pro-gram. Beginning April 3 through May 14, the library will waive all late fees, no matter how long overdue, as well as charges for lost materials including books, CDs, DVDs and other items. The goal: To recover thousands of outstanding items and welcome back thousands of patrons whose access to library materials has been impeded by over-due fines or charges associ-ated with lost materials. The Fine Forgiveness Program would require cardholders to come into the library with current identification to verify address and return any overdue materials. Fines for those overdue materials would be waived, and charges associ-ated with lost items also would be waived during the six-week amnesty period only. The amnesty program would apply only to items checked out before the April 3 amnesty period begins. Fines and lost book charges for Interlibrary Loan items (borrowed from other libraries) will not be waived. Each cardholder must be present to be eligible for forgiveness and families are encouraged to visit together. The goal of the program is to recover as many of the unreturned items and to reinstate as many of the 17,627 blocked cardholders as possible. Of the 13,302 juvenile cardholders, nearly 42 percent are blocked from accessing childrenÂs pro-gramming. Over the past 10 years, the Mandel Public Library has lent 7,775,477 items including books, DVDs, CDs and digital resources. Patrons interested in participating in the program should stop by the library reception desk with a current ID or contact the Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach at 868-7700 for more information. Q Mandel Public Library offers to forgive fines, other fees
FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF MARCH 30-APRIL 5, 2017 B11 Connect with us: #HarboursideFL harboursideplace.com I 561.935.9533 Fridays & Saturdays | 6pm-10pm Join us at the waterfront amphitheater to enjoy live music. Friday, March 31st: Wonderama Saturday, April 1st: JL Fulks Band Sundays | 10am 2pm 4pm Stroll along the waterfront every Sunday and shop fresh produce, specialty foods, Â”owers, fashion, local art and more! GREEN & ARTISAN MARKET LIVE MUSIC ON THE WATERFRONT 2pm WEEKEND HAPPENINGS AT HARBOURSIDE LATEST FILMSÂ‘T2: TrainspottingÂ’ +++ Is it worth $10? YesÂTrainspottingÂŽ (1996) was a jolt of a movie, an unpleasant inside look at hero-in addiction and the hardships it entails. Anyone expecting more of the same in ÂT2: Trainspotting,ÂŽ however, should be warned: This is a different kind of movie. Because it had to be. ItÂs slower, more measured and thoughtful. In some ways itÂs about how addicts struggle to move on. But itÂs also about friendship, loyalty, betrayal, the women who get in the way and the old friend whoÂs out to kill you. The original ended with its hero, Mark Renton (Ewan McGregor), betraying his mates and leaving Scotland with 16,000 pounds of heroin they were supposed to split. ÂT2ÂŽ picks up 20 years later, when Mark returns to Edinburgh after his mother dies. Spud (Ewen Bremner) is a failed husband and father still strug-gling with his heroin addiction. Cocaine addict Simon, aka ÂSick BoyÂŽ (Jonny Lee Miller), runs a failing bar and blackmails businessmen who cheat on their wives. And to MarkÂs delight, psychopath Frank Begbie (Robert Ca rlyle) is in prison Â„ at least for now. Mark eventually reunites with his old buds, some more pleasantly than others. The adrenaline rush of the original film Â„ fueled by a junkieÂs need for a fix and the lengths heÂll go to get it Â„ is supplanted in ÂT2ÂŽ by adults who know heroin is bad, but arenÂt sure what to do with themselves to avoid it. So itÂs with the omnipresent temptation of falling back on the junk that Mark helps Spud stay straight, and later teams with Sick Boy and his girlfriend (Anjela Nedy-alkova) for small-time crime. Then Begbie breaks out of prison and will stop at nothing to kill Mark. The script by John Hodge (again based on the work of Irvine Welsh) is a bit aim-less, but then so are the characters, so the real negative effect of this is that it impedes escalating dramatic tension. Director Danny Boyle utilizes the fastpaced, high-energy style of the original sparsely, and to limited effect, here. MarkÂs Âchoose lifeÂŽ rant in a restaurant feels out of context. Freeze frames dur-ing a fight with Sick Boy donÂt work. And crazed visualizations donÂt have the desired impact. Worse, the thick Scottish brogue remains hard to understand. I donÂt care that theyÂre speaking English Â„this movie needs subtitles. The most intriguing element of ÂT2ÂŽ is MarkÂs character arc. It is human nature that we can change our scenery but not necessarily who we are; our demons sometimes follow us no matter how hard we try to leave them behind. Accepting your issues is supposed to be the key to happiness, but as we learn from watching Mark, thatÂs merely the beginning of the process. As a whole, ÂT2: TrainspottingÂŽ is compelling viewing. The pop soundtrack is catchy, the performances are inspired and the film resonates with an unsettling tone that renders the final product far from dull. ItÂs not quite the sequel you expect, but it is a fitting next chapter for these characters. Q dan HUDAKpunchdrunkmovies.com >> Ewen Bremner played Mark in the 1995 stage version of Â“Trainspotting,Â” but the producers wanted Ewan McGregor as the lead in the movie, which led to Mr. Bremner taking over as Spud. FILM CAPSULESBeauty and the Beast ++ (Emma Watson, Dan Stevens, Ian McKellen) In DisneyÂs live-action remake of its animated classic, Belle (Ms. Watson) is trapped in the BeastÂs (Mr. Stevens) enchanted castle, but is helped by a clock (Mr. McKellen) and candelabra (Ewan McGregor), among other living furniture. It remains a sweet love story at its core, and the visuals are breathtaking. Still, the filmmakers took an animated 84-minute work of perfec-tion and bloated it to a live-action 129 minutes that feels unnecessary. Rated PG.The Sense of an Ending ++ (Jim Broadbent, Emily Mortimer, Charlotte Rampling) An elderly Brit-ish man (Mr. Broadbent) has trouble retrieving a diary that is in the posses-sion of the woman (Ms. Rampling) who was his girlfriend 40 years earlier. There are some nice themes and performances, but the ending, ironically, leaves a bit to be desired. Rated PG-13. Kong: Skull Island ++ (Brie Larson, Tom Hiddleston, Samuel L. Jackson) In 1973, a group of explorers encounter a giant ape and other creatures on a remote island in the South Pacific. The action and effects are impressive, but the story takes a turn for the worse in its second half. If you go, see it in IMAX 3D, as the visuals are tremendous. Rated PG-13.Before I Fall ++ (Zoey Deutch, Halston Sage, Jennifer Beals) After dying in a car accident, a teenager wakes to relive the same day until Âƒ well, thatÂs what she needs to figure out. ItÂs ÂGroundhog DayÂŽ as a teen girl drama, and though it has some intriguing ideas, it plays out in pretty standard ways. Rated PG-13. Q
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B14 WEEK OF MARCH 30-APRIL 5, 2017 FLORIDA WEEKLY RENOWNED FLORAL DESIGNER JEFF LEATHAM FOUR ARTS. FOR EVERYONE. LECTURE AND DEMONSTRATION Saturday, April 8, 2017 | 1 to 3:30 p.m. Tickets $75Breathtaking and unforgettable, JeÂs oral designs are often compared to contemporary art. He is the artistic director of the Four Seasons Hotel George V in Paris, and his clientele is as impressive as his work, including Tina Turner, Oprah Winfrey, Madonna, Celine Dion and His Holiness the Dalai Lama. He received the prestigious ÂChevalier de LÂOrder des Arts et LettersÂŽ in 2014, the French governmentÂs highest honor. His creations are bold statements, using shape, color and simplicity to produce dramatic eect. Breathtaking and unforgettable, this lecture and demonstration is a rare opportunity to see a true master at work. www.fourarts.org 2 FOUR ARTS PLAZA | PALM BEACH, FL | 561 6557226 Indian River Pops plans Â‘Strolling Down BroadwayÂ’Vocalists Edmund Nalzaro and Soprano Lor-rianna Coloz-zo will be the guest artists at the Indian River Pops OrchestraÂs concert Strolling Down Broadway at 7 p.m. Sunday, April 9, at the Eissey Campus Theatre in Palm Beach Gardens. Soprano Ms. Col ozzo has been described as Âhaving a flexible voice of warmth and power.ÂŽ Originally from Syracuse, New York, she is a versatile performing artist with a wide range of vocal repertoire, from opera to musical theatre, to sacred music and contempo-rary pieces. Ms. Colozzo is a graduate of the Peabody Conservatory of Music and has been the recipient of many awards, including regional finalist in The Met-ropolitan Opera National Council Audi-tions. She has been featured in a wide range of operatic roles with Palm Beach Opera, Baltimore Opera, Gold Coast Opera and Peabody Opera. In addition to opera, she has performed in many musical theatre productions. She lives in Palm City, where she con-tinues to develop various shows she has written, directed, pro-duced and per-formed through-out the state of Florida. Mr. Nalzaro is from Dipolog City in the Philippines. He is best known for his villainous portrayal of the role Thuy in the national touring and Broadway productions of ÂMiss SaigonÂŽ from 1995 to 2000. In 2014, he reprised the role of Thuy in his hometown at the River-side Theatre in Vero Beach, and also performed his dream character of The Engineer on its final performance. He also performed as Thuy in the 4000th performance of Miss Saigon on Broad-way with Jonathan Pryce. He has shared the stage with the likes of Dame Judy Dench, Tom Wopat, Brian Dennehy, Bernadette Peters, Ruben Blades and Patti LuPone. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased by calling the Eissey Campus Theatre at 207-5900. Q NalzaroColozzo As part of its Young Concert Artists Series, the Chamber Music Society of Palm Beach will present classical pia-nist Ji-Yong Kim at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 4, at the Picotte Fine Arts Center of the Rosarian Academy in West Palm Beach. The performance is underwrit-ten by Veronica Atkins and Jay and Nancy Parker. Committed to making classical music accessible to young people, Mr. Kim conducted a ÂStop & ListenÂŽ tour on the streets of Seoul early in his career. The native-born South Korean moved with his family to America when he was a small boy. He recently gained more notoriety by performing in an Android commer-cial that aired during this yearÂs Gram-my Awards, in which he delivered a mesmerizing performance of the third movement of BeethovenÂs ÂMoonlight SonataÂŽ on back-to-back pianos. (See it at https://vimeo.com/155518905.) Mr. KimÂs love of music was born when he first began playing piano at the age of 5. Five years later, he became the youngest person to win the New York PhilharmonicÂs Young Artists Competi-tion. He has been performing profes-sionally for more than 15 years and is a graduate of the Juilliard School. He has released two CDs: ÂBach ExhibitionÂŽ and ÂLisztomania.ÂŽ An international orchestral soloist Mr. Kim has performed with the BBC Symphony under Jir Belohlvek; the Toronto Symphony Orchestra; and the Nashville Symphony, among others. Tickets to Mr. KimÂs April 4 performance in West Palm Beach are $30 ($5 for students) and are available at www.cmspb.booktix.com. For more informa-tion, call 379-6773. Q Chamber Music Society presents prodigy, pianist, Ji-Yong KimCHRISTIAN STEINERClassical pianist Ji-Yong Kim will perform April 4 at the Rosarian Academy.
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THEATER REVIEW Vicki Lewis makes this Â‘GypsyÂ’ her own BY BILL HIRSCHMANFloridatheateronstage.comMerman. LuPone. Daly. Lansbury. Taking not a scintilla away from those icon-ic performances, you have never seen a Mama Rose like the one Vicki Lewis incar-nates in Maltz Jupiter TheatreÂs unique but masterful take on ÂGypsy.ÂŽ Her ultimate stage mother is not the unrelenting pile driver or monster sacr that so many great performers have cho-sen to depict. While Lewis and director Marcia Milgrom Dodge chose to make Rose brassy, vibrant, funny, overwhelming and undaunted, she also is perhaps the most human Rose youÂve seen. They only unleash her inner driving demons a hand-ful of times. But when they do. That Rose. The word is ferocious. And that ferocity fuels an indomitability that is awe-inspir-ing to behold. As they proved when they took on ÂHello, Dolly!ÂŽ five years ago at the Maltz, Dodge and Lewis make a piece as fresh as if the script and score just arrived in the mail, yet do not reinvent it. They simply look for the truth inside the well-worn warhorse and then rip it out of the actorsÂ spleens. The result is work that echoes no other production you may have seen or recording you may have heard, yet it easily reaches a level far beyond words like satis-fying or entertaining. ÂGypsy,ÂŽ if you need be told, tracks the theatrical campaign of Rose Horvick and her daughters, very loosely based on the memoir of Gypsy Rose Lee, who never balked at admitting that it, as well as most stories she told, was fiction. The 1959 classic is considered one of the finest pieces of musical theater of all time, built on a per-fect book by Arthur Laurents, a peerless score by Jule Styne with arguably the best overture in the genre, and brilliant lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, who was blocked from writing the score because Merman didnÂt trust some newcomer. The fable is not any kind of love letter to the denizens of the theater world, least of all venerating the threadbare subset of vaudeville dying along with the Great Depression. Instead, ÂGypsyÂŽ is a drolly humorous but clear-eyed examination of how ambition and dreams can be both laudable and destructive as Mama Rose pursues show-biz stardom for her daughters, but really to answer her own frustrated stunted aspira-tions. Lewis/Rose nearly growls the words, ÂI was born too soon and I started too late.ÂŽ The acid tests are RoseÂs numbers ending each act, and Lewis and Dodge do not disappoint, including a stunning sui generis ÂRoseÂs TurnÂŽ absent a shred of any predecessorÂs performance. But just as telling is the first act closer. Rose learns that her daughter, June, whom she has nurtured for stardom to the exclu-sion of her other daughter, Louise, has eloped with a chorus boy. She has aban-doned Rose and her hard-fought dreams, much as RoseÂs mother and three hus-bands did. Lewis stands stock still with a cruelly twisted mouth and eyes seeing the betray-als of the past. She is stricken, seemingly to the point of paralysis. And then she turns and points her finger at Louise. With terrifying intensity, she proclaims, nay, commands, ÂI am going to make you a star.ÂŽ She launches into the classic exhi-bition of a human being turning into a freight train with ÂEverythingÂs Coming Up Roses,ÂŽ including the introductory lyr-ics, ÂThey think that weÂre through, butÂƒ.ba-byÂƒÂŽ Recollecting her below-the-base-ment delivery of Âba-byÂŽ hours later still brings on chills. The ensuing force of the jet stream in her wake not only sucks along boyfriend Herbie and Louise, but the audi-ence as well. Rose does terrible things as she ignores the people in her life in her blitzkrieg. Yet Lewis makes it clear that Rose genuinely loves the people around her and that she does think that her relentless drive is for their benefit Â„ even though it clearly is self-fulfillment. Lewis is physically perfect in that, even as Dolly entering the Harmonia Gardens, she seems cut out of plebian cloth never destined for greatness. But she emanates an inherent likability and winning charm. Plus Lewis has a voice made for musical theater Â„ not just the lung power for the big numbers, but an actorÂs chops to put across the subtler emotions of softer num-bers like ÂSmall WorldÂŽ and ÂYouÂll Never Get Away From Me.ÂŽ Catch how she has B16 WEEK OF MARCH 30-APRIL 5, 2017 FLORIDA WEEKLY #JMMZ+PFM &BHMFT &MUPO+PIO .BEPOOB UIFQBMNDPN %PXOMPBEUIF UIFQBMNBQQ561-627-9966 www.preferrednaples.com 239-261-1177 U 800-523-3716 Cruise Into The Next 10 Years With Florida Weekly! Preferred Travel, along with Florida Weekly, is giving away a 7-day Caribbean cruise for two.WIN A 7-DAY CARIBBEAN CRUISE FOR TWO! Enter To Win Today! https://contest.fbapp.io/preferred Florida Weekly is Celebrating 10 Years! Prize is cruise only including port taxes, sailing from Fort Laud erdale or Miami. See contest form for complete details. No pur chase necessary to enter. One entry per day. Must be 21 years or older to enter. Not open to employees or family members of Preferred Travel, C elebrity Cruises and Florida Weekly. No cash value; cannot be bartered, sold or auctioned of f. PHOTO BY ALICIA DONELAN Vicki Lewis is an inspired Mama Rose in the Maltz Jupiter TheatreÂ’s production of "Gypsy."
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Her work from the staging to coalescing visual elements to her own character-driven choreography is among the best you will see in local musi-cal theater. There are scores and scores of subtle touches worked out with the actors: Rose adjusts the brim of HerbieÂs hat as if try-ing to change him or take ownership of him; Rose slaps the empty rocking chair of her dismissive father as she lectures him in absentia in ÂSome People;ÂŽ Dainty June, now grown up but still dressed like an overgrown Shirley Temple, rips off her obviously fake blond wig to reveal a brunette coif in ÂIf Momma Was Mar-ried.ÂŽ When Rose blasts out her vision in ÂEverythingÂs Coming Up Roses,ÂŽ she almost attacks Louise in a hug, making the girl double over as if in pain. And at the risk of a spoiler, Dodge has Lewis do what weÂve never seen Rose do before: After ÂRoseÂs Turn,ÂŽ Rose runs to GypsyÂs comforting arms, as the script sug-gests. But this Rose shatters and crumples into heaving sobs as she collapses com-pletely for the first time. That makes her ensuing resurrection all the more moving. There is even an additional grace note in the final two seconds of the show. DodgeÂs choreography with associate Michael Baxter provides lame kitschy moves for the third-rate vaudeville acts, faux Gene Kelly-Fred Astaire moves for TulsaÂs tryout solo, and downright hilari-ous routines for the three strippers in ÂYou Gotta Get A Gimmick.ÂŽ The Maltz invested everything it had, including spending extra cash to expand the superb orchestra under Helen Gregory and, for the first time, installing a turn-table, which adds a cinematic flow to the many scene changes as well as underscor-ing the theatricality of the vibe. Much of the creative team are Dodge associates or Maltz regulars who have been working for months to produce a threadbare world a few millimeters under the glitz and glitter: Michael SchweikardtÂs suggestive sets, including a proscenium made of battered old theatrical trunks, Paul MillerÂs scene-defining lighting, Marty MetsÂ crystalline sound and the amusing costumes from Leon Weibers, who designed some himself and borrowed others from three other companies. Musical director Gregory skillfully molds the singers and the orchestra in doing justice to StyneÂs score with its colors ranging from brassy razzamatazz (the most energizing opening notes of any musical ever) to poignant ballads. The arrangements embrace the second-rate pit sound for some instruments on occasion such as a tinkly honky-tonk piano. The supporting cast is just as fine. You donÂt realize just how good an actress Emma Stratton is as Louise, even when she sings the plaintive ÂLittle Lamb,ÂŽ until you watch her grow from the wounded crea-ture uncomfortable in her own skin into the confident, accomplished Gypsy. John Scherer, another Dodge colleague, creates a warm appealing Herbie who credibly sells that his love for Rose enables his con-stant excuses for her misbehavior. They and Lewis are as convincing interacting in the extended book scenes as they are in the musical numbers. The cast has 27 people, including eight youngsters, most playing multiple parts. This critic has made no secret in recent months that he could have easily cast first-rate Mama Roses with a half-dozen super-lative local actresses such as Elizabeth Dimon, Margot Moreland, Laura Turnbull and Lourelene Snedeker, among others. But Dodge and Lewis have an invalu-able, irreplaceable and unique connec-tion from having worked together many times before. The result of their collabo-ration is a performance that should not be missed. Q Â„ ÂGypsyÂŽ runs through April 9 at the Maltz Jupiter Theatre, 1001 E. Indiantown Road in Jupiter. Tickets: $56-$120. Info: 575-2223 or www.jupitertheatre.org.
B18 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF MARCH 30-APRIL 5, 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com FLORIDA WEEKLYCOURTESY PHOTOS 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. Send us your society and networking photos. Include the names of everyone in the picture. Email them to society@Â” oridaweekly.com. SOCIETY Concert by Dudu Fisher to mark Chabad of Palm Beach GardensÂ’ 10th anniversary, Eissey Campus Theatre 1. Rabbi Benjaminson, Perry Robins, Marcia Robbins-Wilf, Chana Vigler, Rabbi Vigler 2. Zev Shemesh and Sheila Shemesh 3. Marcia Robbins-Wilf and Perry Robbins 4. Ashley Stoneman, Miriam Lindner, Sara Krinsky, Chana Vigler, Korina Nadel, Stefani Marmer and Elaine Collins 5. Stephanie Zachary, Mitch Zachary and Felice Zachary 6. Shelly Paolercio, Jan Burke, Michael Paolercio, Dovid Vigler and Susan Lerman 7. Sid Dinerstein 8. Deane Dubansky and Dan Dubansky 9. Marcia Robbins-Wilf and Chana Vigler 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Alex Axelrod, Dudu Fisher and Dovid Vigler. 8 6 7 Alex Axelrod D udu Fi s h e r a n d D o vi d Vigler
FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF MARCH 30-APRIL 5, 2017 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT B19 FOUR ARTS. FOR EVERYONE. Leonard BernsteinComposer, Conductor and Educator, with Maestro Saul Lilienstein April 12, 2017 at 11 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. April 13, 2017 at 2:30 p.m.$65 for three lectures or $25 per lecture No charge for Four Arts members Learn more about one of the greatest musicians of the 20th century during a three-part lecture at The Society of the Four Arts. Bernstein had an irresistible personality and talent to transform the way people everywhere hear and appreciate music. Each session will focus on BernsteinÂs remarkable role as a composer, conductor and educator. Saul Lilienstein will share insights about ÂLennyÂŽ through film clips and recordings, and show why BernsteinÂs heroic role in music retains its luster. w ww.fourarts.or g 4 0 COCO ANUT R O W, PALM BEA C H, FL | ( 561 ) 80 58 56 2 www.excentricities.com Friday, April 7th & Saturday, April 8th D ESIGN F URNISHINGS A CCENTS EST. 1986 D ES IG N F UR NI SH IN GS A CC EN TS E ST 198 6 NORTH PALM BEACH JUPITER WEST PALM BEACH DELRAY BEACH 1400 Old Dixie Hwy. 225 E. Indiantown Rd. 18 10 S. Dixie Hwy. 117 NE 5th Ave. 561.845.3250 561.748.5440 561 .249.6000 561.278.0886 COURTESY PHOTOS 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. Send us your society and networking photos. Include the names of everyone in the picture. Email them to society@Â” oridaweekly.com. SOCIETY Temple Beth El gala, Kravis Center 1. Alvin Perlman and Liz Perlman 2. Flora Lurie and Arnold Lurie 3. Sheila Brody, Norman Brody and Lois Frankel 4. Ilan Kottler and Heline Kottler 5. Bernard Kurit and Terri Kurit 6. Louis Silber and Ilene Silber 7. Nancy Hart and Joel Hart 8. Marcia Schachter and Robert Schachter 9. Phyllis Penner and Jeffrey Penner 10. Barbara Sommers and Alexander Myers 11. Barry Berg and Marjorie Berg 12. Liat Feldman and Rabbi Leonid Feldman 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
B20 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF MARCH 30-APRIL 5, 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com FLORIDA WEEKLYGAIL HAWK HAINES / FLORIDA WEEKLY 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. Send us your society and networking photos. Include the names of everyone in the picture. Email them to society@Â” oridaweekly.com. SOCIETY Palm Beach WritersÂ’ GroupÂ’s Â‘How to Write a Best Seller,Â’ Chesterfield in Palm Beach 1. Carol Bogard, Diana Nicosia and Doli Rodriquez 2. Andrew Gross signing copies of his book Â“The One ManÂ” 3. Lani Click, Kent Politsch and onna Gibbs 4. Susan Cooper, Marilyn Murray Willison and Holly Driver 5. Stephen Ferber, Betsey Kohlus and Gerald Klein 6. Len Tomake and Dwight Stevens 7. Rosalie Franks and Erik Brown 8. Marcia Chellis Kay, Casey Tennyson and Lani Click 9. Susan Furman and Mignon Gardner 10. Michael Sanders and Edith Hall 11. Joella Cain and Dan Foster 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 8 Andrew Gross and Cathy Helowicz
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B22 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF MARCH 30-APRIL 5, 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com FLORIDA WEEKLY VINOHow to taste wine like a proA lot of people enjoy wine, but not all of them appreciate it. ThereÂs a difference. Enjoying wine means liking it. Appreciat-ing wine means knowing why you like it. Drinking wine is a lot like listening to a symphony orchestra. First, you get the total impact of the music Â„ all of the instruments play together, and they all hit you at once. But as you learn to appreciate music, you start to pick out the sounds of the individual instruments and understand how they work together to produce the total effect. Same with wine. First, you get the overall sensations of aroma and taste, but as you learn the process, you start to distin-guish Â„ and understand Â„ the individual flavor components. When I gather my tast-ing panel friends to help me review wines for this column, we use a specific evalua-tion method I call the Â5-S Approach.ÂŽ ItÂs a professional process, and the gateway to greater enjoyment and more fun with the wines you share with friends. So try this the next time you pull a cork or twist a cap. 1. SEE Â„ Look at the wine by holding the glass a bit sideways over a light surface. The color can tell the age and condition of the wine. Reds lose color as they age, turning a dull brown or brick. Whites gain color, going from yellow to gold to brown. Opacity is important. The darker it is, the more full-bodied it will be on the palate. 2. SWIRL Â„ Keep the glass on the table and swirl the wine. This aerates the liquid, releasing aromatic and flavor components. 3. SNIFF Â„ This is a critical step, because 85 percent of our sense of taste is actually smell. Put your nose way down inside the glass, close your eyes, and take a few short sniffs, like a puppy. WhatÂs the first thing that comes to your mind? In white wines, do you smell white or yellow fruit? In reds, are there aromas of red or black cherries, plums, or berries? Or do you get hit up front with earth scents like tobacco, smoke, cedar, leather or similar sensations? 4. SIP Â„ When you sip, suck some air into the wine through your front teeth, then ÂchewÂŽ the liquid around in your mouth a bit. This exposes all the sensors on your tongue to the full range of flavors. Again, think of the very first taste that comes to your mind. Then think of the second and the third. 5. SWALLOW Â„ When you swallow, be aware of how long the flavors linger on your palate and in the back of your mouth. This is the Âfinish,ÂŽ and the longer you sense the flavors, the better the wine is likely to be. Of course, when weÂre sip-ping through 15 to 20 wines at a sitting, we donÂt swallow them all. ThatÂs where the spit bucket comes in. If you ever go to a real professional tasting session, youÂll see people expectorating all over the place. You should, too, or youÂll never make it home. So instead of gulping down your next glass of Chianti or Riesling, try this profes-sional process. As you really pay attention to whatÂs happening on your palate, and as you start to sense individual flavor components, youÂll enjoy your wines more, and your food will start tasting better, too. Fresh from the tasting panel, here are this weekÂs favorites:Meomi Chardonnay California 2015 ($13) Â„ Grapes are blended from three very diverse regions in this wine. ItÂs bold and creamy with a buttery mouthfeel and an entertaining hint of butter ed popcorn. Straightforward flavors of pear and white peach. WW 88.Tom Gore Chardonnay California 2015 ($10) Â„ Light bodied and refreshing aromas and flavors of lemon, grape-fruit, oak, vanilla and red apple. WW 86. Salentin Chardonnay Uco Valley 2013 ($16) Â„ Aromas of green leaves, oak, and (unusu-ally) lavender. A full-bodied, well-balanced wine with ele-gant green apple flavors pre-dominant. WW 88-89. Viansa Chardonnay Carneros Signature Series 2013 ($45) Â„ Yellow-gold in the glass with butter, oak, and smoke aromas. A rich but-tery mouthfeel and flavors of white fruit, mixed herbs, cinna-mon, and cloves. Even though itÂs listed at 14.2 percent alcohol, itÂs well balanced and satisfying. WW 90-91.Ask the Wine WhispererQ: IÂve seen a lot of hype lately about a sparkling wine called Prosecco. What is it?Â„ Frank N., Deerfield BeachA: Prosecco is an Italian sparkling wine made from the Glera grape. It mainly comes from the Valdobbiadene area north-west of Venice, where cool weather turns out white grapes with high acidity. ItÂs a great budget-minded alternative to cham-pagne, and usually offers refreshing flavors of apple, peach, lemon, almond and pine-apple. Q Â„ Jerry Greenfield is The Wine Whisperer. He is creative director of Greenfield Media & Marketing. His book, ÂSecrets of the Wine Whisperer,ÂŽ is available through his website or on Amazon. Read his other writings at www.winewhisperer.com jerry GREENFIELDvino@floridaweekly.com jan NORRISjan@jannorris.com BudÂ’s marks 60 years of serving fried chicken, seafood FLORIDA WEEKLY CUISINEHappy 60th anniversary to BudÂs Chicken & Seafood The take-out fried chicken and fish stores have been around since the Â57 Chevy. Boynton Beach, its hometown, was little more than a few traffic lights along U.S. High-way 1. A four-piece chicken dinner here sold for 99 cents. BudÂs is now the oldest family-owned restaurant in that city. It all started up North. Bud Brinkman a native of Minnesota and a restaurant worker, moved to Pompano Beach in the 1950s. In 1957, he struck out on his own, moving his family with eight children to Boynton Beach. He started BudÂs Chick-en & Seafood as a small take-out with a walk-up window; drive-thrus werenÂt yet around. In the beginning, the store had an extensive menu, according to the family historian, Michael Brinkman HeÂs one of the four brothers Â„ Tim Mark and Tom Brinkman Â„ who now own BudÂs. The menu was narrowed after custom-ers leaned to the crispy fried chicken and seafood, and they soon became the focus. It wouldnÂt be until 1976 before another BudÂs was opened, and today, there are seven stores, with casual seating indoors and drive-thrus Â„ all in Palm Beach County. The foods, said Mark Brinkman, another of the original ownerÂs sons, are all house-made. That includes condi-ments such as tartar sauce and cocktail sauce. ÂThe fish sandwich and the chicken tenders are the most popular. We make it all in house. ThereÂs nothing on the menu that IÂm not proud of.ÂŽ Many of the recipes are family traditions, he said. ÂMy dadÂs mom and dad had a pub, a restaurant in Minnesota. ThatÂs where the potato salad recipe started.ÂŽ The fried chicken, Southern-style with a skin-on, crisp crust, also came from them, he said. In an interview with Boynton Beach historian Janet DeVries Mark Brinkman said that generations have eaten at BudÂs, and those whoÂve moved away ask if they would put a BudÂs in their new state. But franchising is out of the question, he said. ÂYou lose control of the product, and we made up our minds long ago we werenÂt going to do it.ÂŽ Third-generation workers also are part of the operation, he said; his neph-ew works with them today, handling social media and the web information. But cooks and servers in the restaurant also have history with the company. ÂTheir grandparents have worked here, and now they come in for a job.ÂŽ Round, fluffy corn fritters, included in each order, sweet tea and the iconic orange and white chicken boxes are other trademarks; mountains of chicken and shrimp dinners have been handed out the window at the drive-thrus over the years. Other recipes requested by customers are always tested and sometimes tried out, but the mainstays remain. They also serve the community whenever possible. After the 2005 spate of hurricanes, BudÂs was the only restau-rant in Boynton open. ÂLines were out the door and we served constantly until curfew Â„ 7 p.m. or so,ÂŽ Mark said. Celebs visit, too, Mark said, actors filming ÂBody HeatÂŽ in the early Â80s, ballplayers, and others. But theyÂre treated just as any other customer, and wait in line for the hot chicken and fish sandwiches Â„ all at bargain prices com-pared to many chains. Mark said itÂs all part of being a local success. ÂItÂs where we grew up. We see our neighbors and kids we went to school with here and their kids. WeÂre a part of the community.ÂŽIn briefBrunch is undoubtedly one of the most popular spring meals Â„ itÂs the Ânew social dinnerÂŽ as a food friend claims. (Plan now, in fact, for Easter brunch Â„ itÂs always a sellout.) Prices are getting good with all the competi-tion as most restaurants jump in. Darbster in West Palm Beach is an option for vegetarians and vegans Â„ and with $3 mimosas, a steal. TheyÂre fur friendly: Bring the dogs in between 4-7 p.m. on Sunday, and get 20 percent off your bill. Âƒ In PGA Commons SpotoÂs Oyster Bar offers an all-you-can-nosh Sunday brunch buffet for $14.95 per person; with unlimited bloody Marys and mimosas for $15 additional. Âƒ Want seafood? Check out the Indian River Seafood Festival part of the Nautical Flea Market this weekend in Vero Beach. ItÂs 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the Indian River F airgrounds, 7955 58th Ave. N., Vero Beach. Âƒ MarcelloÂs La Sirena brings back the popular spring wine dinners. Ranging from $89 to $125, the dinners are several courses and wines to match each. Celebrate Hubert Opici Âs 101st birthday April 11; call the West Palm Beach restaurant at 585-3128 for reservations. Q COURTESY PHOTOCrabcake Benedict from SpotoÂ’s Oyster Bar.COURTESY PHOTOChicken and shrimp from BudÂ’s
FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF MARCH 30-APRIL 5, 2017 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT B23The Drink: Rubus The Place: Craft Bar Kitchen, 1601 Indiantown Road, No. 110, Jupiter; 972-4905 or www.craftbarkitchen.com. The Price: $11 The Details: ÂHandcraftedÂŽ may well be the most overused word in cuisine these days. ItÂs a catchphrase, like Âlocally sourced,ÂŽ Âno antibioticsÂŽ and Âsustainably harvested.ÂŽ But in this case, there is a certain amount of art to the craft. This drink, called Rubus, is a permutation of a margarita that combines Espoln Reposado tequila, a spicy agave, raspberry and lime. With a drink like this, the temptation is for it to be too sweet. ThatÂs how it would have tasted had Craft Bar used a premade mix. It was all a question of checks and balances. The tequila offered a smooth under-tone to the sweet spice of the agave. The raspberry also lent a sweet tone that was tempered by the lime. The food seemingly matches the drinks Â„ a charcuterie board, with pt, salami and such, was a comparative bargain at $16. Be careful not to overindulge, though, especially if youÂre headed to a performance next door at the Maltz Jupiter Theatre. These are drinks for savoring, not swilling. Q Â„ Sc ott Simmons T o Olimpia Zuccarelli, who grew up in the restaurant business, family is every-thing. And her family has grown expo-nentially over the years because her customers have become family, too. One of them, upon learning that ZuccarelliÂs Italian Kitchen was closed for a holiday, invited himself over to her familyÂs din-ner. ÂI said ÂyouÂre not even Italian,Â but he said he had eaten so much Italian food at our restaurant he felt like one,ÂŽ she said. That man continued coming for the rest of his life. Ms. Zuccarelli isnÂt encouraging customers to come home with her, but she does treat them like family at Zucca-relliÂs Italian Kitchen, open in West Palm Beach for 35 years. ZuccarelliÂs has played a part in many customersÂ special occasions. ÂOne of our customers,ÂŽ she said, Âput a ring in a slice of cheesecake as part of his engagement proposal.ÂŽ Anecdotes like those can be found in the restaurateurÂs book, aptly called ÂA Chair at My Table.ÂŽ The book, available online, at bookstores and at her restau-rant, was written as a reflection and invitation to experience what itÂs like to grow up Zuccarelli. The book also provides Old World recipes (52 of them). She will sign copies of the book April 6 at Fork & Cork at Legacy Place. Ms. Zuccarelli, who says she is a cook, not a chef, because she didnÂt go to a fancy culinary school, has been work-ing in the kitchen since she was 9. She learned from her grandmother, also Olimpia, and her mother, Frances, who, at 73, is still overseeing the cooking line at ZuccarelliÂs. Her father, Ralph, and his brothers moved to New York from southern Italy in 1954. Ralph Zuccarelli, 76, still works in the kitchen, too, making meatballs, dough and Italian sausage following an old fam-ily recipe. As manager and a cook herself, Ms. Zuccarelli can fill in for any position at the restaurant Â„ and does if an employ-ee calls in sick. ÂI wear many hats,ÂŽ she said. ÂYou have to.ÂŽ One of her yearly tasks Â„ one she particularly enjoys Â„ is traveling to Italy to select wines for the restaurant. SheÂll be going April 7 and laughs as she says, ÂWell, somebodyÂs got to do it.ÂŽ She hires musicians who provide entertainment at the restaurant Wednes-day through Sunday. ÂItÂs a good variety,ÂŽ she said of the types of music. ÂSinatra, Motown, etc.ÂŽ Running a restaurant is hard work, she said. But she wouldnÂt have it any other way. A single mom, she is proud of hav-ing raised her 26-year-old son, Michael, who she put through the police academy and now works in law enforcement. When she has time (and thatÂs not often) she enjoys entertaining at her West Palm Beach home. Olimpia ZuccarelliAge: 51 Original hometown: Bronxville, N.Y. Restaurant: ZuccarelliÂs Italian Kitchen, 4585 Okeechobee Blvd., Suite 126, West Palm Beach, 686-7739, zuccarellis.com. Hours: 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Monday to Thursday, 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Friday and Sat-urday, and 4 p.m.-10 p.m. on Sunday. Mission: To be consistent using fresh products daily. WeÂre very hands on, not to mention sticklers for cleanliness. Cuisine: Southern Italian Training: I didnÂt go to culinary school but learned from my mother and my grandmother. I learned from the best. WhatÂs your footwear of choice in the kitchen? Crocs and Shoes for Crews What advice would you give someone who wants to be a restaurateur? You have to learn the fundamentals and start from the bottom up. You have to, as the owner, be able to work every section of the business. And be consistent. Q In the kitchen with...OLIMPIA ZUCCARELLI, ZuccarelliÂ’s Italian Kitchen, West Palm Beach BY MARY THURWACHTERmthurwachter@floridaweekly.comTHE DRINK: Highlights from local menus SCOTT SIMMONS/FLORIDA WEEKLY COURTESY PHOTOOlimpia Zuccarelli will sign copies of Â“A Chair at My Table,Â” April 6 at Fork & Cork. Places for specialty cocktailsA trio worth noting3SCOTTÂ’STHREE FOR2 THE COOPERPGA Commons, 4610 PGA Blvd., Suite 100, Palm Beach Gardens; 622-0032 or www.thecooperrestaurant.com. Chef Adam Brown brings together a menu of local and seasonal ingredients for his food Â„ weÂve chowed down on his Mediterranean Mezze Board, which includes kale hummus, roasted eggplant spread, falafel, crispy eggplant cakes, pickled cucumbers, marinated olives. Another friendÂs go-to dish is the meatloaf. But we always begin with a cocktail. My favorite? The Rose Colored Glasses, with Reyka vodka, the slightly astringent aperol and lime. Every-thing looks better after one of those. For brunch, the Bloody Marys look tasty. 1 HULLABALOO517 Clematis St., downtown West Palm Beach; 833-1033 or www. sub-culture.org/hul-labaloo/ This gastropub offers Italian-inspired fare and specialty cocktails.You could go for a pizza baked in the wood-fired oven (the Speck Ham & Arugula sounded interesting) or do as we did, savoring a Supreme, with toma-to sauce, chorizo and other savories. But it was the cocktails that won our hearts, with the Dio, a concoction of Maestro Dobel Tequila Diamante, Giffard creme de mure, sage, fresh grapefruit and lime, with the sour of the citrus contrasting nicely with the sweetness of the blackberry-infused crme de mure. 3 CWS522 Lucerne Ave., downtown Lake Worth; 318-5637 or www.cwslw.com. My friends and I have come to appreciate CWS for its mix of brunch and dinner menus. Come for a drink and a snack before a show at the Lake Worth Playhouse or the Duncan Theatre. Or enjoy a full meal Â„ the cauliflow-er steak hit the spot on a night when we were craving vegetarian fare, but the Damn Good Burger was hearty and flavorful for the carnivore in our crowd. Oh, and the drinks. ThereÂs a certain friend who has acquired a taste for pink drinks. I think The Kitty Hustler, with Hangar One vodka, Valdespino sherry, more sherry, strawberries and raspberries, would fit the bill. Â„ Scott Simmons LIBBYVISION FLORIDA WEEKLY CUISINE Fork & Cork >> When: 6-9 p.m. April 6 >> Where: Legacy Place, 11290 Legacy Ave., Palm Beach Gardens >> Cost: $50. >> Info: www.littlesmiles.org
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