AT FIRST IT WAS FUN, HE RECALLED back when Thomas Hecker worked for the new Naples Botanical Garden stewarding a variety of plants that included ferns. Staghorn ferns in particular (Platycerium spp), with 18 known species in the world, almost inadvertently became one of his central early duties. Not because theyre hard to grow, but because some of them arent. Then it got to be distracting work for him, but a continuing joy to people throughout South and Central Florida who admire the breathtaking ferns in formal gardens, or cultivate them at home, sometimes for decades. Or until they cant. BY ROGER WILLIAMSrwilliams@ oridaweekly.com SEE FERN, A12 Floridians love their staghorn ferns, which thrive in the Sunshine StateINSIDE: Folks with their ferns. A12-13 Magical A report on boating accidents in Florida shows that boaters are too often failing to meet basic safety standards. Boat operator inattention or not maintaining a proper lookout was the leading cause of accidents in 2017, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission data showed, while falling overboard and drowning was the leading cause of death. Eighty-one percent of those who fell into the water and died were not wearing life jackets. There were more than 944,000 registered vessels in 2017 in Florida, the most of any state. With so many boats, ample sun SEE BOATING, A10 FWC: Boaters should pay better attention, wear life jackets BY EVAN WILLIAMSewilliams@ oridaweekly.com FWC / COURTESY PHOTOPHOTOS SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLY TAKE ME TO Be prepared for an emergency. For your FREE rst aid kit, call 855.831.2803 OPINION A4 PETS A6 HEALTHY LIVING A8 BEHIND THE WHEEL A13 BUSINESS A14 REAL ESTATE A18 GOLF A19 ARTS B1 COLLECTING B2 CALENDAR B4-6 PUZZLES B9 CUISINE B11 PRSRT STD U.S. POSTAGE PAID FORT MYERS, FL PERMIT NO. 715 INSIDE Download our FREE App todayAvailable on the iTunes and Android App Store.www.FloridaWeekly.comWEEK OF JUNE 7-13, 2018 Collectors CornerA picture from the day Judy Garland played baseball. B2 Maltz seasonLineup includes West Side Story, Steel Magnolias. B1 At HomeThe island flair of designer Amanda Lindroth. INSIDE Vol. VIII, No. 32 FREE Behind the WheelThe GMC Acadia is a family-style hustler. A13
A2 NEWS WEEK OF JUNE 7-13, 2018 www.FloridaWeekly.com PALM BEACH FLORIDA WEEKLY Got Download?The iPad AppIts FREE! Visit us online at www.FloridaWeekly.comSearch Florida Weekly in the iTunes App Store today.iPad is a registered trademark of Apple, Inc. All rights reserved. Its Local. Its Entertaining. Its Mobile. SALE30%-50% OFFSALE More than 60% of our Inventory Hurry In f Best Selection! Luxury Comft Footar L ux u F f t 10953 N. Military Trail, Palm Beach Gardens, FL 561-775-6113 www.ShoeSpaUSA.comCannot be combined with other offers. Not valid on prior purchases. Sale shoes only. COMMENTARYThe living bluesI knew a man in a Mississippi town who watched his mother shoot his father and lay a bad man down.A sharecropper working cotton for a white farmer in the mid-1930s, his father had beaten up his mother one time too many, he recalled. She used a .38 pistol and buried him in the corner of a farm field.That was the black experience in America for Willy Foster, a fine blues harmonica player who grew up before civil rights was even a scent on the wind. He wore patent-leather shoes as black as obsidian, like him, and pointed to his foot to explain the blues. Thats the blues, he said, tapping out a rhythm like a distance runners pulse, less than 60 beats a minute, built for the long haul. Mr. Foster used a 10-hole harp to run a slow train up that track into a future he never saw. What once happened is not through happening, as so many people know: the people who insist on celebrating statues of Robert E. Lee or Stonewall Jackson in public places, for example. Or the people who created the new National Monument for Peace and Justice in Montgomery, Ala., with 800 hanging steel columns, each inscribed with the name of an American county and the victims lynched there. The sound of that history is blue and personal, a music born in hard living out of Southern fields and hills, in heat and deprivation, from slavery and segregation a music shaded in field chants and gospel hymns and old fiddle tunes creased with living, loving, leaving and dying. Hot and haunted, blues worked its way up rivers and railroads, up dirt or asphalt ribbons on busses bouncing into northern cities, finally swelling into our national consciousness in the 1960s. White folks hear the blues come out, but they dont know how it got there, observed the famous bluesman Son House. So my 16-year-old son, Nash, explained, in a year-end school paper a teacher said he wouldnt have time to read. For a year now hes been listening mostly to Hill Country blues, along with American music by such white masters as the late finger-style guitarist John Fahey. The blues has been loved, loathed and misunderstood since its beginning in American culture, just like the African Americans who first played it, Nash wrote. The blues is every living persons music, a music as organic and raw as the emotions behind it; and thanks (in part) to the civil rights movement of the 1960s, its available for our enjoyment today. Aint that the truth. Taking on many forms, the blues was played by dark geniuses like Skip James, who shaped and melded the blues into something far more than music, playing sounds that incited raw dread, anguish, and suffering, or a void of any emotion whatsoever. The few who could truly uncork the visceral spring were often forgotten, cast aside into the shadows, until they werent. It happened this way, Nash said: As the movement picked up momentum, a few intrepid whites ventured into the deep South, a territory unfamiliar for many of them, to locate and rediscover the once-great bluesmen of the 1930s. No one knew their whereabouts, or even if they were still in the land of the living, but the hunt began regardless, fueled by a fervent love for the sound, and the promise of monetary gain if the bluesmen would play under their record labels. Adventurers like musicologist Alan Lomax beginning in 1936 and John Fahey in the 1960s, were in the forefront of the search. Sexually abused by his father, Mr. Fahey first began to hear the music, adopted by white artists, as a suburban, Washington, D.C., teenager. Eventually he found Skip James battered but still vibrant, in a hospital. I think Faheys deep connection and instant recognition of what the blues really is, was because of the terrible things he dealt with as a young child, Nash said, after reading Mr. Faheys autobiographical account. I believe he could hear some of the struggle and pain he felt on a nearly daily basis as a boy pouring forth from the music, and instantly developed a connection with it. Meanwhile, the ongoing struggle for civil rights continued to rage in mainstream America. The Vietnam War continued. Many young white Americans became upset and disillusioned with the things the established system had to offer, like Jim Crow, and the draft. They began to seek progressive change by the side of their black brothers and sisters. Such a shift in the cultural paradigm, Nash suggested, brought a much greater attention to the original artists than they had ever before dreamed of. Rock bands and the era of protest had a far-reaching effect that shined a light on the old men who were to thank for this new, and rapidly growing music. Muddy Waters once famously said, the Blues had a baby, and they named it Rock n Roll. So much of what made the civil rights movement successful allowed the blues to make its return. As America shucked off an old shell of bigotry and stupidity, people became more comfortable with the idea of black culture. As a result, their priceless material gushed into the lives of Americans who had been previously deprived of it, all at once. Big Bill Broonzys 1922 song, This Train, summed it up for Nash, and for me, too: This train, you know, dont fit no transportation, no Jim Crow, and no discrimination, oh, this train, is bound for glory. This train dont care if youre white or black on this train, oh, this train is bound for glory. Lets hope it gets there. roger WILLIAMSrwilliams@floridaweekly.com Before AfterCALL Today 561.575.5599Three Palms CenterPGAdentistryjupiter.comComplete Care in Our State-of-the-Art Facility $250VALUEComplimentary Consultation or 2nd OpinionIncludes Exam & Full-Mouth X-RayChange your smile, change your life!Dr. Joseph Russo is one of only 385 dentists worldwide to hold an Accreditation by the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AAACD). He has extensive experience in helping patients who suffer with severely worn down teeth and TMJ pain. 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ypy after sudden cardiac arrest can double or triple a victims chance of survival. Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center sponsors a monthly CPR class for the community, held at PBG Fire Rescue. Local EMS give a hands-only CPR demonstration and review Automated External Debrillator use. Participants practice their new skills on CPR manikins. Reservations are required. Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center | 3360 Burns Road | Palm Beach Gardens | PBGMC.comFOR RESERVATIONS, PLEASE CALL855.387.5864 Take steps toward being heart healthy!Visit PBGMC.com/pledge to Receive a FREE Cookbook! JUNE COMMUNITY EVENTS & LECTURES Smoking Cessation ClassesWednesday, May 23, 30 & June 6, 13, 20, 27 @ 5:30-6:30pm Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center // Classroom 3 PBGMC is teaming up with the Area Health Education Center to provide education on the health eects related to tobacco use, the benets of quitting and what to expect when quitting. A trained Tobacco Cessation Specialist guides participants as they identify triggers and withdrawal symptoms and brainstorms ways to cope with them. Please call 855.387.5864 to make a reservation. Reservations are required. Hands-Only CPR ClassTuesday, June 19 @ 6:30-7:30pm Palm Beach Gardens Fire Rescue // Station 1 4425 Burns Road, Palm Beach Gardens Eective bystander CPR provided immediately after sudden cardiac arrest can double or triple a victims chance of survival. PBGMC has teamed up with Palm Beach Gardens Fire Rescue to provide free monthly CPR classes for the community. Classes will be held at Fire Station 1. Local EMS will give a hands-only, CPR demonstration and go over Automated External Debrillator (AED) use. Participants will have the opportunity to practice their new skills using CPR manikins. Please call 855.387.5864 to make a reservation. Reservations are required. A for Patient Safety What Does this Mean For You? Lecture by Rachel Cartwright, PhD, MS, RN, LHRM, Interim Chief Nursing Ocer Thursday, June 21 @ 6-7pm Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center // Classroom 4 If you havent heard, PBGMC is the only hospital in Palm Beach County to earn an A for patient safety in both Fall 2017 and Spring 2018 for Leapfrogs Hospital Safety Grade. For National Safety Month, join our interim CNO, Dr. Rachel Cartwright, to understand the importance of this recognition as well as learn about other safety initiatives geared towards continuing our mission of providing high-quality care for our community. Please call 855.387.5864 to make a reservation. Reservations are required. Light dinner and refreshments will be served. FREE Community Chair Yoga Class Class taught by Sara Chambers, RN, BSN, CYT Wednesday, June 20 @ 6-7pm Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center // Classroom 4 PBGMC now oers a chair yoga class for the community. The class will be taught by the assistant nurse manager of cardiac rehab, Sara Chambers, who is also a certied yoga instructor. Using the same techniques as traditional yoga, the class is modied to allow for gentle stretching, designed to help participants strengthen their muscles and work on their balance. Please call 855.387.5864 to make a reservation. Reservations are required. All screenings held at: Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center FREE COMMUNITY SCREENINGSFree Heart Attack Assessment Screenings (blood pressure, BMI, glucose and cholesterol) Wednesday, June 13 @ 7am-11am Classroom 3 Osteoporosis ScreeningsThursday, June 21 @ 9am-1pm Outpatient Entrance FOR RESERVATIONS, PLEASE CALL855.857.9610
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No portion may be reproduced without the express written consent of Florida Media Group, LLC. OPINIONThank Republicans for your right to tryImagine the horror of learning you have a terminal illness for which science has not yet come up with a treatment. Now imagine receiving the same diagnosis, and then learning a promising new treatment exists that could save your life but you cant get access to it thanks to governmental obstacles. That is the nightmare that befell Andrea Sloan, an Austin lobbyist who gave up her job at a high-priced law firm to advocate for victims of domestic violence. In 2007, Sloan was diagnosed with ovarian cancer, and for more than six years tried every Food and Drug Administration-approved treatment for her disease. All failed. With Sloans health rapidly deteriorating, her doctor at MD Anderson Cancer Center told her she had one last hope: a new drug that inhibits DNA repair in cancer cells, which had shown great promise in clinical trials with patients who had her specific genetic mutation. But Sloan did not qualify for a clinical trial. And while the drug had passed safety trials, it was not yet approved by the FDA. She would have to seek compassionate use. After months of lobbying (and being turned down by one manufacturer), she finally convinced another to grant her access. She was ready to begin treatment, but then she hit a deadly roadblock: Before she could obtain the drug her physician recommended and that a manufacturer was willing to provide, she had to beg the FDA for approval. Her doctor was forced to spend around 100 hours filling out FDA paperwork (a requirement that has since been streamlined, thanks to public pressure). Then, the FDA took 24 days to review the application. As Sloan waited, her health deteriorated further. In an interview for the book The Right to Try: How the Federal Government Prevents Americans from Getting the Lifesaving Treatments They Need, which I co-wrote, Sloans best friend Michelle Wittenberg told me about Sloans anguish as she waited on the green light from Washington. She would say, Michelle, whats going on? Whats the delay? The drug companys agreed to give it, why is it taking so long? When the FDA finally relented, the drug worked. Scans showed it beating back her cancer. But it was too late. Shortly after getting the scans, Sloan came down with pneumonia. Thirteen days later, she died. The delay in getting that drug that was working killed her, Wittenberg said, The extra month tacked on because of the FDA process? Too long. Wittenberg formed Andis Army to lobby the Texas state legislature to pass a Right to Try law that would grant those in Texas with terminal illnesses (and who have exhausted all FDA-approved treatments) access to investigational drugs so long as they have been proven safe in clinical trials, are part of the FDAs ongoing evaluation process and the company developing the medication is willing to make it available. In 2015, Gov. Greg Abbott signed the Andrea Sloan Right to Try Act into law. Today, 40 states have passed similar laws. And President Trump has signed a national Right to Try Act into law. In the states, Right to Try has not been a partisan issue. In most instances, it passed without a single dissenting vote. The issue brought together politicians who never worked together on any other issue. In Illinois, for example, the bill was co-sponsored by state Sen. Mike Connelly, a socially conservative Republican, and state Rep. Greg Harris, a liberal Democrat who is HIV-positive. As Connelly told me, This is the first bill Ive ever encountered that is both pro-life and pro-choice. It gives people the freedom to choose to fight for their life. But, sadly, this spirit of bipartisanship did not translate to Washington. Only 22 House Democrats voted for the final bill that Trump will sign. In August, a version introduced by Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis., passed the Senate by unanimous consent, but stalled in the House, which eventually passed a more limited bill from Rep. Greg Walden, R-Ore. Last week, Senate Republicans tried to accommodate Democratic objections by bringing up the Walden bill for a vote, but Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer blocked it from coming to the floor. So the House passed the Johnson version, with Democrats nearly united in opposition. In other words, Democrats in Washington managed to take an issue that unified thousands of legislators from both parties in 40 states, and turned it into a divisive, party-line vote. Thanks to Trump, Americans facing terminal diagnoses will now have a new chance at life. How tragic and pathetic that Democrats refused to join him in making that happen. The big hysteriaOne of the rules of our politics is that its permissible to accuse the Trump administration of anything, and the claim that it lost 1,475 migrant children fits the bill. It has lit up social media and made the debate over a new Trump policy of zero tolerance at the border even more hysterical than it would be otherwise. The 1,475 factoid makes it sound as though the Trump administration had these children in its custody and then one day couldnt find them. Instead, Health and Human Services had placed them, along with thousands of others who showed up at the border as unaccompanied children, with sponsors in the United States, usually parents or close relatives. HHS recently added 30-day follow-up phone calls to the longstanding program. At the end of last year, HHS called 7,635 sponsors and couldnt reach 1,475 of them. Since many of the sponsors are illegal immigrants themselves who dont want to be in contact with authorities, this isnt surprising. But this misleading story has been spun into a tale of shocking Trump administration callousness and used as a hammer against his border policy. Prior to 2011, almost all illegal aliens at the border were single adult males, overwhelmingly from Mexico. Now, 40 percent of illegal aliens at the border are families and children, and almost half from Central America. This presents challenges we havent faced before, made all the worse by gaping loopholes in the law. The past policy was to allow adults traveling with children into the country. Hoping to stem the flow which briefly diminished after his election, before increasing again Trump now wants to prosecute all adults. This necessitates, at least briefly, the separation of adults and children. The U.S. Marshalls take custody of the adults, while the children are held by HHS. The prosecution of an adult for illegal entry usually happens quickly. Then, if the adult wants to return home, he or she is reunited with the child and sent back together. Where it gets more complicated is if a migrant claims asylum. The Trump administration wants to hold migrants pending adjudication of their cases; if they are released, there is a good chance they will abscond. But even if the cases are handled quickly i.e., in a couple of months the government has to release the children sooner thanks to a 20-year-old consent decree and associated legal rulings. Its just one of the distortions that makes a rational policy at the border impossible. Trump is right to want to get a handle on the border. According to the Justice Department, over the past 2 years, more than 250,000 migrants who came here as unaccompanied children or part of a family group have been released into the country. But separating parents and children at the border is a significant downside of the Trump policy. Congress can help by fixing the consent decree that makes it impossible to detain kids, even if they are with their parents, and by spending more on detention space. Theres no reason we cant handle these cases quickly and humanely, except for our insanely self-sabotaging immigration system. Rich Lowry is editor of the National Review. mark THEISSENWashington Post rich LOWRYKing Features
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Food vendors will be on hand and adult beverages and drinks that appeal to kids will be available for purchase. Well-behaved dogs, leashed-only, accompanied by their two-legged family members, are invited to join in on the days fun. The event is to shed light on the role of the not-for-profits Furry Friends Ranch and the need for ongoing financial support from the community. To learn about Furry Friends Adoption, Clinic & Ranch, visit www.furry friendsadoption. org, or call 561-7475311, Ext. 1. Human rights council honors three studentsAlexandra Smith, Bryant Garcia and Emily Pacenti have been granted Daniel S. Hall Social Justice Awards. The annual scholarships are presented by the Palm Beach County Human Rights Council to college-bound students who have demonstrated an interest in advocacy on behalf of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning community. Ms. Smith attended the G-Star School of the Arts. She became an activist in 2016 when she was accepted as a member of the Palm Beach Youth Leadership Council, a select group of local students advocating for sexual health education in Palm Beach County by means of peer education and traditional organizing tactics. Alex was a featured speaker at various programs, including the prestigious Deeper Well Sex Educators Conference in Atlanta. Mr. Garcia attended Lake Worth Community High School. As vice president and events coordinator of Spectrum, the Gay Straight Alliance at Lake Worth Community High School, he worked on the World AIDS Day Memorial Quilt project at Compass, Transgender Day of Remembrance, Palm Beach Pride and the Equality Prom. Ms. Pacenti. attended A.W. Dreyfoos School of the Arts. As a two-term president of the Gender and Sexuality Alliance at the A.W. Dreyfoos School of the Arts, she worked with colleagues Megan Hostetler and Matt Nadel, the schools administration and guidance department to establish eight gender-neutral restrooms on campus.. Wildlife foundation adds Laura Russell to board of directorsPalm Beach County civic leader Laura Russell has been appointed to a three-year term on the board of directors of the nonprofit Fish & Wildlife Foundation of Florida. Laura is an avid outdoorswoman and has significant experience in business, government and nonprofits. She brings considerable pragmatism and passion for improving the quality of life in Florida, as well as a deep personal connection to Floridas natural environment, said board Chairman Dick Corbett. Ms. Russell graduated from Florida State University with a bachelor of science degree and a certificate in special event planning. She worked for the Florida Senate, serving Senate President Jeff Atwater and Sen. Ellyn Bogdanoff, and works with her familys company, Cheney Brothers, the food distributor. The Fish & Wildlife Foundation of Florida is a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting the FWC and other public and private partners to conserve Floridas fish and wildlife resources and the lands and waters they need to survive. For information, visit www.wildlifeflorida.org. Lacrosse clinics scheduled in JuneThe Palm Beach Lacrosse Clinic is holding two free clinics for children who want to learn about the sport. The first clinic is from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 11-15, at Tequesta Park on Countyline Road in Tequesta. The second clinic is from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 18-22, at Bert Bostrom Park on Seventh Street in Lake Park. For more information, visit www. palmbeachlacrosseclinic.com. SMITH GARCIA PACENTI RUSSELL
A6 NEWS WEEK OF JUNE 7-13, 2018 www.FloridaWeekly.com PALM BEACH FLORIDA WEEKLY *To receive this discount, you must make a reservation ONLINE at: www.agorakitchenwpb.com. Offer available for a limited time only. Join Us for...Belly Dancing Shows and Live Music Fridays & Saturdays starting at 7pm! Agora Kitchens Consecutive Year as the Restaurant on TripAdvisor! 3r Cele atin Numbe On To Show Our Appreciation, Come In and Receive15% Off!* 2505 N. Dixie Hwy., West Palm Beach, FL 33407 561.651.7474www.agorakitchenwpb.com PET TALESWhat can you do if your pet is fearful of storms? BY KIM CAMPBELL THORNTONAndrews McMeel SyndicationLoud wind and hail attacked the house. Branches crashed onto the roof and deck. The power flashed on and off. Tim became hyperalert, trembling and glassy-eyed. Nothing Christie said got through to him. He bolted off the bed, tore through the house and ran outside. Christie found him huddled in a corner of the yard, behind some trees, as far away from the house as he could get. She had to crawl on the ground to reach him and then wrapped him in her coat and carried him back to the house. I dried him off with a towel, put him in my bed, wrapped him in blankets and gave him some alprazolam and trazodone that I had. He huddled against me while I waited for the drugs to kick in. It was hours. It was awful. Tim, a silken windhound who was 7 years old when his fear began, belongs to Christie Keith of Davisburg, Michigan. He had come to live with her from eastern Washington, where thunderstorms are uncommon.Storm fear factsStorm phobias like Tims are common in dogs and can occur in cats as well. Dogs, however, are more likely to exhibit fear in a destructive or dangerous way, such as Tims escape from the house through a dog door. Not every animal who lives in thunderstorm-prone areas becomes fearful of them, but those who do may have heredity to blame. Some have a genetic predisposition to anxiety, fear or phobia, says Lisa Radosta, DVM, a veterinary behaviorist in West Palm Beach and one of the co-authors of the book From Fearful to Fear Free, released in April. Based on some studies, sporting and herding dogs are at higher risk of developing storm phobias. Theres not a single quick fix or cure, but a combination of environmental management and medication can help most animals ride out a storm safely and comfortably. Work with your veterinarian to try different techniques, supplements and medications to see what works best. Individual pets may need a customized regimen depending on lifestyle, owner schedule, and mildness or severity of their fear.What to try Ask about medication sooner rather than later. I think we tend, as owners, to wait until the dogs really bad to try to actually intervene, says Lore Haug, DVM, a veterinary behaviorist in Sugar Land, Texas. Then it makes it harder to get the dog under control. A drug called Sileo, introduced in 2016, is FDA-approved for dogs with noiserelated fears. Keith calls it a gamechanger for Tim. Other medications and supplements that may help include alprazolam (Xanax), gabapentin and diazepam (Valium), as well as natural products such as Zylkene and Anxitane. Provide a safe space. This can be as simple as a crate with a blanket thrown over it or a dark closet or bathroom without windows. Dont close your pet inside it; you dont want him to feel trapped. Try calming clothing. Gear such as Thundershirts, Calming Caps and Mutt Muffs can help to relieve a pets anxiety or reduce exposure to visual and sound stimulation. Drown out storm sounds with white noise machines or calming music for pets. Try aromatherapy or calming pheromones. Scents such as lavender and chamomile can have a relaxing effect. Canine or feline pheromones may help if the pet gets a strong whiff of them from a saturated paper towel or bandana. Most people think theres going to be a thing thats going to turn your dogs thunderstorm phobia around, Ms. Keith says. And what Ive learned is that for Tim, its everything in combination and it has to be the right combination. Pets of the Week>> Lay Lay is a 28-pound, 5-year-old mixed-breed dog that is friendly and loves making friends with humans and canines alike. >> Max is an 8-yearold male cat thats well behaved and likes to play. Because he is FIV-positive, it would be best if he were an only cat. 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 561-686-6656. >> CleoCatra is a lovable 5-year-old spayed female tortie that craves affection. >> Dollywood has spent most of her 1011 years in the shelter. She is a lovable black and white Maine Coon mix 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 561-848-4911, Option 3). For additional information, and photos of other adoptable cats, see www.adoptacatfoundation. org, or on Facebook, Adopt A Cat Foundation. Many resources are available for people whose dogs (or cats) are fearful during storms, and most pets respond best to a combination of environmental management and medication.
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A8 NEWS WEEK OF JUNE 7-13, 2018 www.FloridaWeekly.com PALM BEACH FLORIDA WEEKLY HEALTHY LIVINGTeach your kids to reach for dreams but also how to deal with defeat Jared could hardly contain his excitement as he dashed home to check the mail. His heart was set on Princeton. He had worked his entire academic career to win this coveted admission. He was valedictorian of the senior class, captain of the basketball team, and had volunteered countless hours to local charities. Jared knew how proud his parents would be. From the time he was a little boy theyd told him how special he was and that he had the ability to accomplish whatever he set his mind to. So, understandably, the entire family was stunned when the thin envelope arrived. The message was complimentary, but succinct: Although your credentials were outstanding, the pool of stellar applicants far exceeded the limited number of seats in the Princeton Class of 2019. When Jared read the words Unfortunately, we cannot offer you admission, he felt like hed been punched in the stomach. Nothing in life had prepared him for this disappointment. He was used to winning!Modern parents have been coached to build their childrens self-esteem by offering lavish praise and encouragement. The prevailing wisdom has been that if we tell our children to reach for the moon, they will achieve in the stratosphere. But do we sometimes give our children an INFLATED sense of their capabilities, rendering them ill prepared to compete on a tougher, more challenging playing field? Sometimes when we overdo the superlatives, we may unintentionally foster our childrens dependence on accolades for validation. These young people may only feel valued if there is a continuous flow of praise and attention to bolster their egos. What parents often fail to do is prepare their children for the inevitable disappointments and failures they will encounter. Although its painful for us to know our children are hurting when they experience setbacks, it may be reassuring to know that disappointments can actually provide a tremendous opportunity for emotional growth. Resiliency has been described as the ability to persevere and adjust when faced with adversity. We cannot control many of lifes experiences. We all face adversity, but its the way we react that dictates how well cope. Its important to help our children harness their inner strengths and to rebound more quickly from a setback (whether its a job loss, an illness or a death). Helping them put a defeat in the context of a larger perspective might enable them to respond more positively. Otherwise, there may be a tendency for them to feel victimized, to become overwhelmed or resort to unhealthy coping mechanisms, such as a defeatist attitude, cheating or substance abuse, to name a few. Graciously accepting defeat and searching for alternatives is a problem-solving skill that builds character and humility. We cant always be there each time our children face setbacks. We should therefore encourage them to consider possible options and attempt to handle problems on their own. Hopefully, the young people will gain the assurance to believe that they are capable in their own right. We should salute their sincere efforts, even if we believe we would have handled these situations more skillfully. When adversity strikes, we will inevitably experience anger, grief and pain, but pushing through to go on with lifes daily demands in a hopeful way is critically important. One certainly does not have to go it alone. We can support our children in being able to reach out to others for support and to enjoy camaraderie. We will offer our children a tremendous service if we teach them to delay gratification. Those individuals who have developed the character traits of patience and self-control will have mastered a skill that will not only command respect, but will enable them to feel grounded and self-satisfied throughout their lives. Very importantly, as parents, we must carefully assess how much our own self-esteem is tied to the accomplishments of our children. Our children are very attuned to OUR reactions. If they sense that WE are unable to handle their disappointments it will be an additional blow to their already shaky coping abilities. We inevitably serve as role models demonstrating maturity and a positive outlook. If WE are not able to contain our frustrations, how will they? Carefully measuring our own strengths and limits allows us to serve as sincere, believable role models. But of course, as parents we must walk a fine line. We certainly dont want to dash our childrens hopes. So there must be a balance between sending a message of reaching for ones dreams, while at the same time remaining grounded and self-aware. Linda Lipshutz, M.S., LCSW, is a psychotherapist in Palm Beach Gardens, serving individuals, couples and families. She can be reached in her office at 630-2827, online at: www.palmbeachfamilytherapy.com, or on Twitter @ LindaLipshutz. Note: This column ran April 5, 2015. linda LIPSHUTZllipshutz@floridaweekly.com Tenet hospitals to host Healthy Over Hungry Cereal Drive Delray Medical Center, Good Samaritan Medical Center, Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center, St. Marys Medical Center, and West Boca Medical Center are leading a community effort to provide area children and adults struggling with hunger with a healthy breakfast during the summer through its Healthy Over Hungry Cereal Drive. The drive runs through Friday, June 8. The hospitals are partnering with the following organizations: Delray Medical Center: CROS Ministries-F ood Pantry Good S amaritan Medical Center: Feeding South Florida Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center: Feeding South Florida St. Marys Medical Center: Boys and Girls Club of Palm Beach County West Boca Medical Center: Boca Helping Hands Whole-grain cereal, when part of a healthy, balanced breakfast including dairy, fruit and lean protein, is a popular food item that experts say can easily address the hunger gap during the summer months when children are not in school. Donations of healthy cereal to the Healthy Over Hungry Cereal Drive will be collected through June 8 at each of the hospitals or to provide a financial donation for perishable breakfast items, visit www.tenethealth.com/about/ giving-back. All financial donations made during the campaign will be matched by the hospitals parent company, Tenet Healthcare, up to $100,000. Golf tourney raises $42,000 for Clinics Can HelpClinics Can Help, the West Palm Beach-based nonprofit dedicated to help children and adults in need of medical equipment and supplies, raised more than $42,000 with its April 20 golf tournament. Proceeds from the tournament support CCHs Kinder Project. Many children in the Kinder Project are affected by serious medical conditions and would not be able to afford the supplies and equipment that enables them to lead more independent lives. The foursome of Jim Widrick, John Wilson, Mike Reynolds and Don Kealy won the event. Second place was captured by Karen Hale, Van Lefferdink, Greg Alksnis and Chuck Zuback. For more information, contact 561640-2995 or visit www.clinicscanhelp. org or call 561-640-2995. Clinics Can Help founder to receive leadership awardOwen ONeill started the nonprofit organization Clinics Can Help, with a passion for filling a critical need in the healthcare continuum. The patients who had access to medical equipment got better and got back to school or back to work, he said. Deciding to take action, he began recycling the medical equipment he received while working as a hospice nurse and founded Clinics Can Help. It was all about helping the free clinics back then, but it caught on and soon we were getting referrals from four free clinics, 13 local hospitals and over 20 medically related agencies in Palm Beach County. Since the inception of Clinics Can Help in 2005, he has grown the staff and facility in West Palm Beach to meet the demand, and the organization has assisted 10,120 clients by donating more than $5 million worth of equipment and supplies. In 2017, Clinics Can Help assisted 2,400 children and adults with more than $1.1 million of donations. Mr. ONeills stewardship of the organizations growth earned him the 2018 Leadership Excellence Award from Leadership Palm Beach County. He will be honored along with three other award winners on June 7 at the Leadership Celebration at the Palm Beach County Convention Center. The Leadership Excellence Award was created to celebrate those alumni who reflect Leadership Palm Beach Countys core values of connecting, collaborating, and change; individuals who have made a notable contribution to improve and impact the community. For more information about CCH, visit www.clinicscanhelp.org or call 561640-2995. ONEILL Healing a Herniated DiscQuestion: I have been told I have a herniated disc, what treatments are available to me and are they effective or is surgery the only alternative? Answer: Most traditional treatments available today involve trying to reduce inflammation around the disc and nerve roots. Non-invasive procedures include traction (sometimes called decompression therapy), spinal manipulations, acupuncture, physical therapy. Surgery does not repair a herniated disc. 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and coastlines, Florida is also number one in the nation in boating accidents. There were 766 accidents including 67 deaths across the state in 2017. Florida boaters also racked up $8.5 million in property damage in 2017. The counties with the most mishaps also typically had among the most boaters, and were located on the coast in southern Florida with the longest boating seasons. In order in 2017, those were Monroe, Miami-Dade, Broward, Pinellas, Lee, Palm Beach, Okaloosa, Collier, Hillsborough and Duval. In 2016, Charlotte made the top 10, but avoided the list in 2017. There were 52 more accidents in 2017 than in 2016, but the same number of deaths. We had a higher number of accidents, but they were less severe, the injuries werent as bad, said Lt. Seth Wagner, FWCs assistant boating safety coordinator. Were having more accidents where people bump and grind for lack of a better (term). In 79 percent of accidents, no one got hurt. But there were still 437 injuries in 2017. Among the most common were lacerations, contusions, broken bones and head injuries. When youre operating a boat, like driving a car, keep your eyes on the water, Lt. Wagner said. And life jackets are like seatbelts anyone getting into a boat should get used to wearing one. Although boaters sometimes have been distracted by their phones, a GPS system or other technology, Lt. Wagner finds that more often the problem is they were talking with other people or got too relaxed about keeping a lookout. You get in a relaxed state because youre out recreating, its your day off, whatever, and you may not be identifying whats in front of you, he said. You may not see that post, that boat, that swimmer. Youre multitasking and not really paying attention to what youre seeing. Youre not staying diligent, and thats when something happens. The report also suggests that young people are wearing life jackets more than middle aged and older boaters. Its a cultural thing, Lt. Wagner said. The number of people that are falling overboard and sadly losing their lives are in general my age, 35 and up, 40 some-odd range, where were not required to have the boater education. Boat operators born on or after January 1, 1988, are required to hold a Florida Boating Safety Education ID Card to operate a boat with 10 or more horses powering it. Of the 67 who died in 2017, 54 were not wearing a lifejacket, 48 had no boater education, and 18 could not swim. Lt. Wagner points out that any boater education helps, even just going online to brush up on the rules of the water. A more comprehensive option is the 8or 12-hour Americas Boating Course offered by United States Power Squadrons, a nationwide network of boat clubs. The courses are taught by local experienced boaters, said Ron Jones, executive officer of Peace River Sail & Power Squadron. At Peace River they generally cost $45 and $65, respectively, but may vary slightly for different chapters of the group throughout Florida. The courses help people learn the area and all the basic rules and safety guidelines, as well as network with other local boaters. The whole goal is to improve boater skills and boater confidence out on the water, Mr. Jones said. So the end result is safer boaters. He also noted that life jackets are much more comfortable now than when many boaters were kids. There are light, inflatable belt-pack or over-the-shoulder life jackets available, FWC says. The top location for accidents was a bay or sound, followed by the ocean or gulf, and rivers or creeks. Mishaps also often occurred in crowded marinas. Its people who have larger boats or newer boats and their ego gets in the way and theyre not asking for help when theyre moving around or docking in the marina, Lt. Wagner said. Theres nothing wrong with asking somebody to throw you a line when theres wind or current. Besides operator inattention, other top causes of accidents include alcohol and drug use, operator inexperience, careless operation, and speeding. FWC and other law enforcement agencies issued 13,427 citations in 2017, including 388 for alcohol or drugs. Accidents are listed in the report only if they cost more than $2,000 in property damage or if there is an injury that requires more than first aid. A10 NEWS WEEK OF JUNE 7-13, 2018 www.FloridaWeekly.com PALM BEACH FLORIDA WEEKLY BOATINGFrom page 1 Boating accidents by county (top 10)>> Monroe: 96 accidents, 6 deaths, $1.4 million property damage >> Miami-Dade: 75 accidents, 5 deaths, $775,850 property damage >> Broward: 63 accidents, 5 deaths, $1.4 million property damage >> Pinellas: 45 accidents, 2 deaths, $1.1 million property damage >> Lee: 42 accidents, 9 deaths, $472,539 property damage >> Palm Beach: 41 accidents, 3 deaths, $435,900 property damage >> Okaloosa: 34 accidents, 2 deaths, $191,000 property damage >> Collier: 31 accidents, 1 death, $275,000 property damage >> Hillsborough: 30 accidents, 6 deaths, $163,000 property damage >> Duval: 25 accidents, 1 death, $312,000 property damage COURTESY PHOTOS, STATS & CHARTS / FWC
Sometimes they want professional gardeners like Mr. Hecker and others to mount them in public places where a lot of people can admire their whimsical majesty. A lot of these were donated to us when they get too big and people want to see them, still, explained Matt Boyson, head horticulturist at Mounts Botanical Garden of Palm Beach County, in West Palm Beach. Our favorite way of mounting them is in the crotches of trees, but we have one hanging from a chain they love our climate. Hes not the only one who takes donations. They call us and say, Its getting too big. Can you take it for the Estates so we can still come and see it? said Debbie Hughes, horticulturist at the worldrenowned Edison-Ford Winter Estates in Fort Myers. The Edison-Ford Estates has often accommodated such requests, which means visitors from Europe, Asia and the Americas have all been startled and awed by staghorn ferns, as well as the folks living a block away in Thomas Edisons old neighborhood. Little old ladies would call you all the time and say, Honey, can you come get my staghorn fern? Its about to pull my tree over, recalled Mr. Hecker, now the executive director of the Everglades Wonder Gardens in Bonita Springs, where he has a number of venerable plants as big as cows. Youd have to get a truck, a pickup, and have it stationed below (the fern) when you removed it from the tree. Origin, species and careIts a sure bet that staghorn ferns were not part of the vast array of botanic novelties spread out along the Gulf Coast of Florida for Spanish explorers who first arrived about 500 years ago, when they may have seen cypress trees, for example, that still exist to this day, along with flora or fauna no longer in the world. No one seems to know exactly how these spectacular ferns reached the Sunshine State, but one thing is certain: When they did, they thrived. So botanists would define them as invasive exotics, said Mr. Hecker. But invasives that do no seeming hurt to the environment. As epiphytes or air plants, they attach themselves to the bark of trees not to take nutrients from the tree, but from the air, falling debris or from the rain and wind. Especially in the southern half of the peninsula where freezes are infrequent, of extremely short duration or nonexistent, and the most common staghorn species, an Australian native called platycerium bifurcatum thrives, a plant hardy enough to endure temperatures that can drop to 30 degrees Fahrenheit, briefly. But in any sharp cool spell anywhere in the state, they should be moved inside, say their keepers. A member of the Polypodiaceae family, staghorns produce two fronds: basal, which cover the roots and some people call shields; and the foliar fronds the big leaves that sometimes contain a soft brown covering on the tips the sporangia. Spores are released to the wind and settle to propagate in the wild. Since few Floridians seem to live in the wild, the ideal planting spot for staghorn ferns is mounted: on a slab of wood, some tree fern fiber or a rock, according to the University of Floridas Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (gardeningsolutions.ifas.ufl.edu). Although it does well in shade or partially shaded locations, it cant tolerate low-light conditions without risking disease, the experts say. And it requires only a bit of liquid fertilizer in a 1:1:1 ratio, or even pieces of banana peels occasionally once or twice a year for the fertilizer, and weekly or less for the peels tossed into a big plant along with periodic watering, to grow robust.Big and biggerThey can get heavy over time as much as a couple of hundred pounds, maybe more in the rain, with lengths of 6 feet or more, and 3 feet or more wide. At the Edison-Ford Winter Estates, Ms. Hughes continues to restore damage caused by a rude 2017 visitor named Irma. The hurricane denuded the grounds and destroyed some trees but not the grand old staghorns, capable of living as long as a human. Several remain on the ground waiting for trees to regain the strength to support them, ferns so big that cherry pickers or forklifts will be involved in their resurrections. But not all are down, and summer is their growing season, when fronds turn a luscious green, said Ms. Hughes. A12 NEWS WEEK OF JUNE 7-13, 2018 www.FloridaWeekly.com PALM BEACH FLORIDA WEEKLYFERNFrom page 1 COURTESY PHOTOTom Hecker, executive director of the Everglades Wonder Gardens in Bonita Springs, with four of his favorite staghorn ferns.COURTESY PHOTOAt Sundance Orchids, owners Jacki Garland and Elijah Spurlin have two staghorns shes watched grow since 1989. Staghorn ferns>> Family: Polypodiaceae. Genus: Platycerium. Species: 18 known. >> Leaves: Basil (the layers surrounding the root system, sometimes called shields); Foliar (the more distinct fronds that give Staghorns their name). >> Native habitats: Philippines, Southeast Asia, Indonesia, Australia, Africa, America (one species is a Peruvian native). >> Interesting facts: The ne hairs that cover some leaves protect them from insects and blight. The felt-like brown fuzz on the tips of leaves produce spores that can reproduce the plant, at rst becoming windborne to settle in a new location. They grow to weigh hundreds of pounds and stretch as much as 10 feet across and 8 feet high. >> Most common, and the easiest to grow: Platycerium bifurcatum, native to Australia and New Guinea. This species creates a big pack of pups; the plant eventually becomes very large. >> Longevity: Roughly 70 years for the most long-lived. >> Basic growing conditions: Platycerium bifurcatum is hardy enough to withstand temperatures as low as 30F, if such freezes have a duration of only a few hours or less. They thrive in heat and humidity, with some sun and shade, water on an every-other-day basis or a little less, liquid fertilizer once or twice a year, and a strong hold on some surface. >> Cost in nurseries: from $25 to hundreds of dollars or more. >> Best info: The University of Floridas IFAS Extension service tells you everything you need to grow and enjoy staghorn ferns in, Staghorn Ferns at a Glance. >> Go here: http://edis.ifas.u .edu/mg015 Source: Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, University of Florida
PALM BEACH FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF JUNE 7-13, 2018 NEWS A13Im looking at one right now surrounding the whole tree a branch is covered with staghorn growing right on the trunk. It loves it that way. Visitors love it that way, too. The number one question we get is, What IS that? explained Ms. Hughes. Theyre all epiphytic (so-called air plants, taking their nourishment from rain and air). They dont hurt the trees. The whole process just floors me. They call them staghorns, but there are some that arent staghorns in appearance; they look more like lettuce. Theyre beautiful. And big. Although no formal accord exists to recognize the largest staghorn in the world, there are vague claims to the title made from warm American climates, from time to time California, Louisiana, Florida, which may resemble climates in Malayasia, Australia or some other South Pacific locations where staghorn ferns are native. A family living near New Orleans, the Becnels, had half a ton of staghorns in six big plants, according to a 2012 report in The Times Picayune. And a claim with photos by one admirer that a staghorn in Melboune, at the Rossiter House and Museum, may be the biggest in the world a 5-foot by 10-foot monster so large a live oak would no longer support it, so the groundskeepers built a cinderblock platform was quickly questioned by write-ins, in 2011. I have a staghorn fern in my backyard in St. Pete that is bigger than this. It encircles a large pine tree, one woman wrote. Another woman staked a claim to the title and tried to sell hers, at the same time: I actually have one larger and fuller for sale, its very healthy, worth over $3,000, will sell for less, she wrote in Melbourne-Palm-Bay-Living.com. To be sure, these are staghorns to die for. But not to die from, suggests Mr. Hecker. The staff at Everglades Wonder Gardens keeps a close eye on the trees where they hang to insure branches arent about to break and fall on visitors, or on Mr. Hecker. Hes been known to just stand outside under his big beauties grinning out at the world from an obviously happy place. Once, Mr. Hecker considered himself a staghorn fanatic and made an effort to collect all the species in existence, he said which is much easier said than done. I had about 10 or 12 species and the most fascinating I had came from the Andes mountains in Peru its the only one native to the New World. Just like theres only one cactus and one bromeliad native to Africa, because the continents split once. But theres another species he never acquired, to his regret, he admits and neither have many others: Platycerium Alcicoine Madagascar, with less waxy leaves of a richer green and black dots on the shield fronds around the roots Its in a complicated symbiotic relationship with orchids and ants, Mr. Hecker explained. Its from Madagascar. Its the holy grail that no one can grow, easily. They call them Myrmecophyte plants plants evolved to live with ants inside them. But the most common staghorn, the Australian native, is not only one of the biggest, but also the ferns namesake because it projects leaves that resemble the horns or antlers of a stag (some people call it the elkhorn fern as well).Wild and cultivated fernsIn the wild, the experts say, they grow at the tops of trees sometimes 100 feet above the Earth, way up in the sun thats in such locations as Malaysia or Madagascar. Here, they appreciate both sun and shade, and when they get large they require chains, sometimes, to keep them in the trees. Theyre a fern, explained Mr. Hecker, so they have spores. The spores are like dust, they float on the wind and have to set in the right place. There are wild populations in Florida. Since their sheer size becomes a serious problem for trees themselves, and also their increasing monetary value in a culture that now seems to treasure them, gardeners who intend to keep them look for solid, safe ways to give them homes. We build these special stands because you cant hang them from trees. People will drive up, back their trucks under them and cut the chains to steal them. Theyre worth hundreds of dollars, explained Jacki Garland. With her partner, Elijah Spurlin, Ms. Garland is co-owner of Sundance Orchids in South Fort Myers, where she offers a wide range of orchids, ferns and bromeliads, among others. People such as Ms. Garland dont just have staghorn ferns; they also have staghorn fern stories. Ive been watching two of these grow since 1989 they were my old neighbors, she said. My neighbor gave it to a neighbor and when that neighbor moved, she gave it to somebody else, who gave it to me, Ms. Garland explained. Theyre like children, but they dont talk back. Ms. Garland had another neighbor with a rare variety shed never seen, who wouldnt share it with her. (Its easy to take a pup from a big plant and give it away or mount it and sell it, the experts say.) I offered to buy a piece, and she wouldnt sell it to me, Ms. Garland said. But when she passed away, she left it in her will for me to have. People are like that about their staghorns, sometimes. Which is why you can see that one, too, at Sundance Orchids. COURTESY PHOTOMatt Boysun, horticulture supervisor at Mounts Botanical Garden of Palm Beach County. BEHIND THE WHEELGMC Acadia is a family-style hustlerThis crossover is a con man. In fact, it could be a perfect pool hall shark. Thats because the GMC Acadia is hiding something from you. It has a nice design that has sleek lines and extra wide fender flares. So, like a Hollywood movie star, it has broad shoulders and a winning smile to appeal to both the sexes. Beneath its disarming charm is room for six to seven people (depending on seating configuration). So, its also the kind of con man who gets invited into many homes. Plus, because the interior folds flat, this one can clean out the whole house, including small appliances. Anyone spot why the Acadia is such a good hustler? Its really a minivan in disguise. The GMC badge makes many of us think of all the professional grade vehicles that its marketing has been promoting over the years. And while the GMC Yukon can carry the same number of passengers and tow the toys at the same time, there are a lot of people who want something more comfortable and fuel-efficient for everyday use. Plenty of us need people movers in our lives. Children, grandchildren, or even just large projects dictate a need to carry extra people and their stuff. The problem is right before signing on the dotted line for a minivan, theres a little part our brains that often revolts. It remembers the fun cars in our history the coupes, convertibles and 4x4s that were bought purely for enjoyment. It subconsciously wants to muzzle the part of us that needs a vehicle with versatility as its best virtue. Thats how we get seven-passenger vehicles with big tires and beefy lines like this GMC. Our lives no longer require leaving the urban jungle, but outwardly, the rest of the world doesnt need to know it. Plus, the Acadia does a better job of hiding the minivan appearance than many others. The Dodge Journey, Toyota Highlander and Hyundai Santa Fe are just a sliding door away from this stigma. GMC is not out to fool us all by making a truck-like minivan. They are just giving us what we want. The Acadia is not so tall that elementary school kids need a ladder to board, and its brawny enough that their parents dont have to make excuses to co-workers. While we might willingly invite this masked minivan into our homes, its not alone. The Acadia represents a midpoint in the General Motors three-row crossover family. The Chevrolet Traverse and Buick Enclave bracket it in the market place. The Traverse even comes with the 310 horsepower 3.6-liter V6 engine. The Acadia starts out for the same money, and is a little more luxurious, but it only gets a 193 horsepower 2.5-liter motor as standard. It takes a few option packages (totaling about $37K) to step up to the 3.6-liter in the Acadia. Buicks Enclave also gets the 3.6-liter and even more premium features all starting at $41,385. The V6 seems a good fit for a crossover like this. As the minivan stand-in, all three rows are often filled with people and/or cargo. Also, the extra power also combines with the Acadias heavy but sharp handling to add some real confidence and a hint of fun to soccer practice runs. This is the deceptive vehicle that wants to look like a rough off-roader but in reality, its a family coddler. The GMC Acadia is a con man, and it can help you trick the world into thinking its not a minivan. mylesKORNBLATTmk@autominded.com
BUSINESS PALM BEACH FLORIDA WEEKLY A14 | WEEK OF JUNE 7-13, 2018WWW.FLORIDAWEEKLY.COM SHUTTERSTOCK AND COURTESY PHOTOSTraffic in airports like Southwest Florida International Airport, at top, and Palm Beach International Airport, above, are up. We set records in January, February and March, all-time records in 35 years of the airport ... Were one of the most seasonal airports in the nation so the majority of traffic flows from Christmas through Easter. Victoria Moreland, Southwest Florida International Airport ABUSYSEASONBY EVAN WILLIAMSewilliams@ oridaweekly.com Commercial air travel continued to nose upward at South Florida airports, which rely primarily on tourism, the most recent passenger counts show. Southwest Florida International Airport in Fort Myers, Palm Beach International Airport in West Palm Beach and Punta Gorda Airport in Charlotte County all reported yearover-year growth. Passenger counts do not indicate a total number of people but instead the number of times a person flew into or out of an airport, which in many cases could be the same person. Palm Beach International Airport (PBI)Palm Beach International Airport in West Palm Beach, where Air Force One lands when President Donald Trump pays a visit, accommodated a total of 2.7 million passengers Passenger counts are up in airports across South FloridaSEE SEASON, A15 MONEY & INVESTINGStock shorting drives up Dicks Sporting Goods shares priceLast week, Dicks Sporting Goods announced its latest quarterly earnings and it was a good report. Earnings per share were up by 7 cents compared to the same quarter the previous year. Revenue was up by 4.6 percent. And the company raised its annual earnings forecast by around 12 cents a share. All in all, a solid quarter. Yet after the announcement, the stock went gangbusters, rising by over 25 percent. Analysts explained the dramatic move on short covering. So, what is short covering and why can it move a stock in such an extreme manner? To understand short covering, it is first important to understand what it means to short a stock. Shorting is basically the opposite of being long with a stock. When an investor buys a stock, he or she profits when the stock price rises. When the investor shorts a stock, the person makes money when the price of the stock falls. The investor shorts a stock by first borrowing the stock from a broker. The broker gets the equity from either its own inventory or from another client. Next, the investor sells the borrowed stock to another investor at the market price in exchange for cash. If the stock price falls, the investor shorting the stock can then repurchase the stock at a lower price, return the stock to the broker and pocket the difference in the two prices. This step of buying back the borrowed stock and returning it is called short covering. However, if the price of the stock rises, the investor would have to buy the stock back at a higher price in order to return it to the broker. This would result in a loss. And this is also why shorting a stock is so dangerous. If you purchase a stock, an investors potential for loss is simply the amount of the initial investment, as a stock can only fall to zero. By shorting a stock, an investors potential for loss is theoretically limitless as a stock can keep rising forever and thus the price that she would have to buy the stock back at is theoretically limitless. This is why only very sophisticated investors should short a stock. This is also why investors who short stocks in anticipation of the equity falling in value are very quick to buy back the stock if it starts to rise. An entire fund can be wiped out if a large-enough short position starts spiraling out of ericBRETANestaterick@gmail.com SEE INVESTING, A15
PALM BEACH FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF JUNE 7-13, 2018 BUSINESS & REAL ESTATE A15 during the first four months of 2018, an increase of more than 51,000 people or 2 percent compared to the first four months of 2017. Last year in all, PBI accommodated 6.3 million passengers. While the Midwest is traditionally among the biggest markets for RSW in Fort Myers, PBIs east coast location captures more passengers coming from the Northeast. Our biggest market by far is the New York market, its roughly in the order of New York, Boston and Philadelphia, said Mike Simmons, director of finance and administration for Palm Beach County Department of Airports. Those are probably our big three. (And) when I say New York Im kind of including the Newark airports as well. Palm Beach County has sometimes been called New Yorks sixth borough because the county is known as a popular place for New York area residents to visit, live part time or have a vacation home, not unlike President Trump and his Mara-Lago resort. The presidents visits tend to disrupt general aviation operations out of PBI and Palm Beach County Park Airport in Lantana, Mr. Simmons said. Thats because general aviation flights, including private business, corporate jets and civil operations, dont have the same strict security screening process as commercial flights, many are grounded when the president is in town. But his visits have little or no impact on the number of regularly scheduled commercial flights coming in or out of PBI. Mr. Simmons estimates Air Force One has landed in Palm Beach a half-dozen times from January through April. So, what happens is when Air Force One is several minutes away, in flight and about to land, commercial flights do have to stay out of the air security zone, he explained. And then once Air Force One lands and the president is off the airport, the flights are clear to land. And that operation typically is about a 15 or 20-minute freeze on the airport for all other traffic. During the first four months of 2018, JetBlue led all airlines at PBI, followed up Delta Air Lines. American Airlines was the third largest carrier. JetBlue has really grown here in the last several years, Mr. Simmons aid, And a lot of that is the strength of their market in the New York and Boston areas. Among PBIs other carriers, Frontier Airlines with 73,330 passengers in the first four months of the year saw a 14.1 increase and Spirit Airlines with 87,331 saw a 42.3 percent increase. But Southwest Airlines with 256,655 passengers was off 11.5 percent after a mid-air engine explosion in April, killing one person, forced the company to ground aircraft and check its systems. They appear to be back to pretty much normal, Mr. Simmons said. Southwest Florida International (RSW)Southwest Florida International Airport in Fort Myers added some 215,000 passengers or 5.2 percent more in the first four months of 2018 compared to the first four months of 2017 in spite of a slow April. The airport was down 93,000 passengers or 9 percent in April 2018 compared to April 2017 due to the early onset of Easter, spokesperson Victoria Moreland said. A typical marker of the end of the busy winter season for RSW, Easter came in early April. During those first four months of 2018, a total of 4.3 million passengers came through RSW. We set records in January, February and March, all-time records in 35 years of the airport, Ms. Moreland said. Were one of the most seasonal airports in the nation so the majority of traffic flows from Christmas through Easter. Certainly, the hoteliers, attractions and restaurants are all reporting a really good winter season and that was reflected here at the airport as well. In recent years, RSW exceeded its prerecession record of 8 million passengers in 2007 with continued yearly growth. In 2017, the airport accommodated 8.8 million passengers, an increase of almost 238,000 passengers or 2.8 percent compared to 2016. During the first four months of the year, Southwest Airlines led at RSW carrying 19 percent of passengers, followed by Delta Air Lines with 18.5 percent, and American Airlines with 14 percent. JetBlue and Spirit were about split for fourth place, while Frontier carried fewer passengers but was one of the fastest growing airlines at RSW during that time period.Carriers ramped up service during the busy season to meet demand, Ms. Moreland said. Especially throughout the Midwest, the Northeast corridor, people want to come down and they want to come down to the beaches, and (for) the eco-tourism that we offer. Besides RSW, the Lee County Port Authority operates Page Field, a general aviation airport in Fort Myers. Operations were down 18.4 percent in April. One of the reasons is we have been undergoing a significant runway rehabilitation project since early last year, Ms. Moreland said. We should be finished with the entire project in August of this year, weather being on our side.Punta Gorda Airport (PGD)During this decade, growth at Punta Gorda Airport in Charlotte County skyrocketed as it became known as a lowcost, no-frills hub for vacation travel in the United States. In 2010, PGD accommodated 182,000 passengers; last year, close to 1.3 million, a 22.5 percent increase from 2016. The discount, Las Vegas-based airline Allegiant is the airports sole carrier as of April 2017 when Frontier Airlines pulled out. At PGD, Allegiant caters mostly to a growing number of smaller or mediumsized airports throughout the Midwest and northeastern United States. PGD continues to be one of the fastest growing airports in the region, though it has started to slow from its steep upward trajectory in recent years, with passenger counts up 88 percent in 2015, and 34 percent in 2016. During the first four months of 2018, counts grew by 126,175 passengers or 26.4 percent compared to the first four months of 2017. I think well start to level off, said CEO James Parish, but adds that the airport could add another carrier to accommodate continued growth. And Allegiant, which is an airline as well as a travel company, plans to break ground on a massive 25-plus acre Sunseeker Resort on Charlotte Harbor this summer that could fuel more passengers at the airport. It is expected to be finished in early 2020. The resort will include a hotel, nine condo towers, restaurants, bars, marinas, a grocery store and other facilities. It could increase tourism by 300,000 visitors annually, Allegiant reports. I think itll definitely be an increase of air traffic or at least passengers because theyll try to feed their resort as much as possible, Mr. Parish said. SEASONFrom page 14 Airport passenger counts >> Palm Beach International Airport (PBI) April 2018: 627,365 April 2017: 627,099 Change: +10,266 or +1.6 percent January through April 2018: 2,659,227 January through April 2017: 2,607,690 Change: +51,537 or +2 percent Total passengers 2017: 6,322,452 Total passengers 2016: 6,264,397 Change: +58,055 or +0.9 percent Total passengers by airline (the top 5), April 2018 JetBlue: 26.3 percent Delta Air Lines: 22.6 percent American Airlines: 20.6 percent United Airlines: 10.2 percent Southwest Airlines: 9.7 percent >> Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW) April 2018: 939,957 April 2017: 1,032,783 Change: 92,826 or 9 percent January through April 2018: 4,339,483 January through April 2017: 4,123,891 Change: +215,592 or +5.2 percent Total passengers 2017: 8,842,549 Total passengers 2016: 8,604,673 Change: +237, 876 or +2.8 percent Total passengers by airline (the top 5), April 2018 Delta Air Lines: 194,114 Southwest Airlines: 182,003 American Airlines: 135,119 JetBlue: 130,437 United Airlines: 105,034 >> Punta Gorda Airport (PGD) April 2018: 147,871 April 2017: 120,764 Change: +27,107 or +22.5 percent January through April 2018: 603,795 January through April 2017: 477,620 Change: +126, 175 or +26.4 percent Total passengers 2017: 1, 293, 337 Total passengers 2016: 1, 118, 303 Change: +175, 034 or +15.7 percent PGDs sole carrier is Allegiant COURTESY PHOTOSPGD, above, and PBI, at right, are experiencing greater traffic this year. control. So, if any kind of good news is released for a stock and it starts to rise, short-seller investors are very quick to reverse their positions. In the case of Dicks Sporting Goods, a lot of institutional investors and fund managers were shorting the stock. In fact, before its latest earnings, it was estimated that over 15 percent of all outstanding shares of the company were sold short. There were numerous reasons for this massive short interest. First, like many traditional specialty stores, Dicks was losing market share to Amazon and Walmart. Second, the company recently announced that it was no longer going to sell assault-style rifles, which traditionally were a nice moneymaker for the company. And the company faced a constant headwind of declining youth sport participation. But when the company announced that its latest quarter was actually better than expected, many hedge funds and money managers who were shorting the stock immediately headed for the exits. They were forced to buy back their borrowed shares all at the same time and there wasnt a lot of stock to go around. So, the stock shot up until sellers had more of an incentive to sell. It was this sudden and acute demand for the stock due to this short covering that drove the stock up by such an unexpected amount rather than the fundamental earnings of the company. Eric Bretan, the co-owner of Ricks Estate & Jewelry Buyers in Punta Gorda, was a senior derivatives marketer and investment banker for more than 15 years at several global banks.INVESTINGFrom page 14
A16 BUSINESS & REAL ESTATE WEEK OF JUNE 7-13, 2018 www.FloridaWeekly.com PALM BEACH FLORIDA WEEKLYCOURTESY PHOTOS / GINA FONTANA Florida Weekly welcomes submissions for the Society pages from charity galas and fundraising events, club meetings and other to-dos around town. We need 300-dpi photographs of groups of two or more people, facing the camera and identi ed by rst and last names. Questions? Email society@ oridaweekly.com. SOCIETY Executive Women of the Palm Beaches Women In Leadership awards luncheon, Kravis Center 1. Trish Lowry, Marilu Henner and Cecilia Hudnet 2. Laureen Hunter, Katie Newitt, Rosanne Duane and Minx Boren 3. Lori Fischer, Frances Fisher and Charlotte Pelton 4. Tammy ORourke, Michele Gurto, Denise W. Valz, Victoria Chouris, Marti LaTour, Jeri Muoio and Trixy Walker 5. Marti LaTour, Dr. Marsha Fishbane, Marilu Henner, Victoria Chouris and Jeri Muoio 6. Whitney Gordon Mead, Dana Perez and Martha Collier 7. Sophia Eccleston, Amy Brand and Michele Gurto 8. Monica Manolas, Anne Messer and Liz Quirantes 9. Eunice Baros, Marilu Henner and Cheryll Plotkin 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Lori Fischer, Sandra Kaplan and Jean Wihbey
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PALM BEACH FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF JUNE 7-13, 2018 BUSINESS & REAL ESTATE A19 Tim Jackson takes senior title in George L. Coleman Invitational Tim Jackson, the only player to win in both age groups at the George L. Coleman Invitational, added another senior division title recently at Seminole Golf Club. Mr. Jackson posted 72-69-723 to win the 55-and-older flight by seven strokes over a trio of players at 220. Unaware of his unique achievement, Mr. Jackson replied, That wont last long, citing the dynamic Des Moines, Iowa, duo of Gene Elliott and Mike McCoy with two and three mid-amateur victories, respectively. This year, Mr. Elliott was among the seniors at 220 while Mr. McCoy closed with 72-225, tied for 11th. Mr. Jackson won the mid-amateur age group, 25-54, in 2012 at 218, the seniors the first time in 2016 with a record 211. It was a battle, a struggle, he said after the 27th Coleman, but I hit some quality shots the last few holes today, finishing with 34 on the inward nine. Tied with Mr. Elliott at 220 were Brady Exber, Las Vegas, and Steve Harwell, Mooresville, N.C. Mr. Elliott also was the recipient of the Barend (Barry) van Gerbig Trophy as the low scoring Seminole member in the field. In the younger division, Michael Muehr of Potomac Falls, Va., a former touring pro, won by two shots with 66-74-733. For more than a decade, Mr. Muehr played on the PGA, Web.com, South American and European tours without ever winning. Today, he says he is enjoying playing the game again, as an amateur. I have three kids at home playing all kinds of sports, Mr. Muehr explained. I am in-volved with all of them, weekends are off limits (for golf) and I have to pick-and-choose when and where I play nowadays. And when I do, like this week, it becomes fun again. Tied for second at 215 were Stewart Hagestad of New York City, Matt Parziale of Brockton, Mass., and Scott Rowe of Hinsdale, Ill. Mr. Hagestad and Mr. Parziale were the U.S. Mid-Amateur champions for 2016 and 2017, respectively. Mr. Jackson won the 25-older title in 1994 and 2001. Matt Broome of Jupiter and Barrington, R.I., carried a middle round of 67 to fifth at 215, the best by any Palm Beach County representative in either bracket. There were 57 in the mid-amateur division and 41 seniors. Brad Nurski of St. Joseph, Mo., had em buzzing after the second round when he came home in 29 after 41 on the front nine. Mr. Nurski eagled the par-5 14th hole, reaching the green in two and sinking the eight-foot putt. He birdied 10, 11, 15, 17 and 18. No one at the areas premier golf course could recall a nine-hole score that low ever. Mr. Nurski opened with 73 and closed with 75-218, tied for sixth. On the wall in Bob Fords pro shop is an enlarged copy of the scorecard from Claude Harmons course record 60 showing two nines of 30, each with six birdies and three pars. Its dated March 12, 1947. Mr. Harmon was Seminoles head professional from 1945 through 1957. It was also during that time, in 1948, that Mr. Harmon won The Masters, something that no club professional has done since. Henry Picard, the Masters champion in 1938, later became head pro at Seminole. SFPGA: The aforementioned Bob Ford picked up some traveling money for the trip back to Pittsburgh after Seminole closed for the summer on May 14. Mr. Ford, 64, and Gene Fieger, 58, tied for the senior division title at 143 in the Fort Lauderdale Open on May 1 at Parkland CC. Mr. Ford retired following the 2016 summer season after 37 years at Oakmont CC. He just finished his 18th winter at Seminole. Andrew Filbert of Naples won the open division at Parkland for the second year in a row, scoring 75-6641. He also won the South Florida PGA Section Championship and Player of the Year honors in 2017. Later that week at the CC of Coral Springs, Joe Bostic and Kevin Morris from the Turtle Creek Club in Tequesta, won Senior Series No. 1 with a 63, four-ball stroke play. Four teams among the 15 in the starting field tied for second at 64.PBCGA: Pete Williams 25th Palm Beach County GA victory since 2009 was his first this year and his first in the Allianz Senior Classic. A 767 pilot for United Airlines, Mr. Williams matched par-72 on the East course at Indian Spring CC with two birdies and two bogeys. Tied for second at 73 among 29 starters were 2016 champion David Tassell and D.J. Morris, both of Jupiter, and Matt Renz, West Palm Beach. FSGA: A pair of Palm Beach County players on separate teams finished in the top four at the 21st annual Two-Man Shootout at PGA National. Playing alternate shots, four-ball and scramble formats on the Champion and Palmer courses, Ken Kinkopf, Jupiter, and Brian Keenan, Tampa, were third at 201, followed at 203 by Ben Adelberg, Boynton Beach, and T.J. Shuart, Fort Lauderdale. The Broward County twosome of Ron Davis Jr., Pembroke Pines, and Kasey Denesevich, Lauderhill, topped the 52-team with 199. ON THE LINKS larryBUSHlbush@floridaweekly.com JACKSON ANDY SPILOS / FLORIDA WEEKLY SOCIETYSummer concert series kickoff, Downtown at the Gardens 1. Anna Isaacs, Rena Remeza and Doreen Preshlock 2. Rebecca Viera, Ayden Viera and Eddie Viera 3. Trent Ducharme, Brittany Ducharme, Derek Ducharme, Debbie Ducharme and Khloe Ducharme 4. Cass Guenther, Marty Quinn and Cathy Quinn_ 5. Scott Kopf, Levi Kopf and Jamie Kopf 6. Marissa Suarez, Chris Suarez and Manuel Roblen 7. Lisa Jones, Carol Jones, Laura Jones and Vicky Moore 8. 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BY JANIS FONTAINEpbnews@ oridaweekly.comTheyre not just words. In 2010, writer Dan Savage and his husband, Terry Miller, were deeply troubled by the growing number of suicides by gay and trans kids. Mr. Savage told Mr. Miller that if he could have had just a few minutes to talk to those kids, he would convince them life gets better and maybe save their lives. The mens passion drove them to create a powerful YouTube video to reassure LGBTQ youth worldwide who felt bullied. From those three words, the movement and the project grew. The original live show was a collaboration between the Gay Mens Chorus of Los Angeles, Speak Theater Arts and the It Gets Better Project, and the show that tours today uses a cast of eight to bring a big message to the stage. They use poignant stories and songs combined with material recorded locally during their weeklong tour to drive the themes of anti-bullying, tolerance and acceptance home. A special karaoke night, a storytelling session and discussion by the cast, and an educational workshop are planned in addition to the Kravis Center performance. The it gets better Project Residency arrives in the Palm Beaches on June 12 as a collaboration between the Kravis Center, Compass Community Center and KOP Mentoring Network. Compass Community Center is Palm Beach Countys only LGBTQ Community Center. For more information, visit www. compassglcc.com/youth-program/ it-gets-better/ IF YOU GO: Karaoke Night 6-9 p.m. Tuesday, June 12, at The Book Cellar, 801 Lake Ave., Lake Worth. Musical expression in a judgment-free space. Journey 2:30-3:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 13, at Compass Community Center, 201 N. Dixie HAPPENINGSARTS & ENTERTAINMENTPALM BEACH FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF JUNE 7-13, 2018 | SECTION BWWW.FLORIDAWEEKLY.COM SEE HAPPENINGS, B3 Anti-bullying musical coming to Kravis CenterCOURTESY PHOTO The musical it gets better comes to the Kravis Center on June 16. Keb Mo goes solo for Lyric showsLess is more. As Keb Mo has moved into his third decade as a recording and touring artist, he has realized that adage applies to what he wants to do in his live shows. That idea of stripping things back is easy enough when Keb Mo (real name Kevin Moore) is playing a solo acoustic gig, such as his June 14 concerts at Stuarts Lyric Theatre. But these days hes trying to achieve something similar to his solo acoustic shows when hes leading his four-piece SEE KEB, B7 JAY BLAKESBERG / COURTESY PHOTOKeb Mo plays two shows June 14 at the Lyric Theatre in Stuart.BY ALAN SCULLEYFlorida Weekly Correspondent NDREW KATO FRANKLY ADMITS HE DIDNT INItially see how the Maltz Jupiter Theatres 2018-2019 season might reflect the trials and tribulations of being a woman, but hes clearly happy the show choices he made nearly a year and a half ago appear to do just that. In retrospect, our season is turning out to be very female-centric, which is interesting, because I worked this out 15 months ahead of time, he said. Right now, were in a time of female empowerment and the timing couldnt have been better.BY STEPHEN J. SMITHssmith@ oridaweekly.com Upcoming Maltz mainstage lineup to celebrate womenSEASONOFA SEE MALTZ, B7 At top: A Dolls House, Part 2. Above: West Side Story.JASON NUTTLE / COURTESY PHOTOS
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Highway, Lake Worth. This open forum and dialogue features cast members sharing personal stories and reflections about it gets better. World Caf Workshop 4-6 p.m. Wednesday, June 13, at Compass Community Center. This workshop will explore the beliefs, attitudes and behaviors in the community toward the LGBTQ community, aiming to identify solutions and create an action plan for creating positive change. Educators, parents, student leaders, elected officials, law enforcement, artists and business professionals all encouraged to attend. it gets better 7:30 p.m. Saturday, June 16, Kravis Center, 701 Okeechobee Blvd., West Palm Beach. A PEAK production of this thought-provoking play and multimedia presentation. A talk-back session immediately follows the performance. Tickets: $32, which includes a ticket for a free drink. For tickets, call 561-832-7469; www.kravis.org. Local food driveThe Feeding South Florida Food Drive at CityPlace has a great deal. Through the end of September, CityPlace visitors who donate one nonperishable food item at Guest Services will receive a parking voucher valid for four hours of free parking in one of the CityPlace garages. For a list of acceptable donation items and more information, visit www. cityplace.com/feeding-south-florida.Driving and walking food tours Speaking of food, the popular walking food tours of West Palm Beach continue from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. This walking tour is about 1.5 miles long, and on average you walk about three blocks between stops. Tickets are $65. The tour begins near the Evernia Street Parking Garage, 333 Evernia St. The exact meeting point will be printed on your tour confirmation. Theyve also begun offering the Dixie Dining Corridor Food Tour, a driving tour to some of the best places to eat in West Palm Beachs historic neighborhoods. The tour boasts 14 tastings at six restaurants, with transportation provided, so walking is limited. Tickets are $89 for adults, $55 for age 4-12. Both tours last about three hours. For information on either tour, call 561-220-9880 or visit www.westpalmbeachfoodtour.com.Summer at the library For some people, theres no better place to spend a summer afternoon than the local library, and theyre right. The Mandel Public Library has plenty of free activities to keep you entertained and the kids busy. Beginning June 11, Summer@yourCityLibrary, seven-week program begins that features activities, lectures, classes and games for kids through July 31. Summer programs for kids include art, fitness, science, dance, crafting, technology, music, history and more. For teens and young adults, the library hots clubs like the Smartphone Photography Club, Game On and the Square One Spoken Word Workshop. For adults, program includes the Who Do You Think You Are? Genealogy Series, Social Media 101 and classes in jazz, tango and wine glass painting. Children younger than 18 get free lunches and snacks weekdays, from June 5 through July 27, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. For information, visit www.wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7701. HAPPENINGSFrom page 1 CASUAL DINING AND ATTIRE ON WORTH AVENUETHREE COURSE PREFIX DINNER $39.00Monday thru Sunday 5:00PM TO 9:00PM TABOORESTAURANT.COM FOR MENU JUNE THRU OCTOBEROPEN 7 DAYS LUNCH & DINNER 11:30AM TO 10:00PM SUNDAY BRUNCH 11:30AM TO 3:00PMHAPPY HOUR EVERY DAY FROM 4 TO 7561.835.3500RESERVATIONS SUGGESTED 221 Worth Ave., Palm Beach, FL FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF JUNE 7-13, 2018 B3 Visit us online at www.FloridaWeekly.comwww.facebook.com/FloridaWeeklyPalmBeachTHERES A LOT TO LIKE
B4 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF JUNE 7-13, 2018 www.FloridaWeekly.com PALM BEACH FLORIDA WEEKLY CALENDARPlease send calendar listings to calendar editor Janis Fontaine at firstname.lastname@example.org.THURSDAY6/7Reception & book signing for author Nyna Giles 5 p.m. June 7, Massimiliano Stanco Showroom, 150 Worth Ave., Palm Beach. The author, with Eve Claxton, of The Bridesmaids Daughter: From Grace Kellys Wedding to a Womens Shelter Searching for the Truth About My Mother, will sign books. A portion of proceeds will benefit the Mental Health Association of Palm Beach County and the National Alliance on Mental Illness of Palm Beach County. RSVP to 561-804-6707 or email@example.com. Beaches, Creatures and Cowboys: Florida Movie Posters Through July 28, Historical Society of Palm Beach County, 300 N. Dixie Highway, West Palm Beach. An exhibit of colorful, eye-catching posters that advertised films made in Florida. The posters and lobby cards depict some of Floridas most famous films from the early 1920s to the present. 561-832-4164 Ext. 103 or www.hspbc.org.Art After Dark 5-9 p.m. June 7, Norton Museum of Art, 1451 S. Olive Ave., West Palm Beach. 561-832-5196; www.norton.org.Clematis by Night 6-10 p.m. June 7 at the West Palm Beach Waterfront, 100 Clematis St., West Palm Beach. Live music, food and drink, vendors and a glorious sunset. Info: clematisbynight.net Summer in Paradise Kickoff Party with The Resolvers Chicks & Flicks Throwback Movie Night 8 p.m. Thursdays through the summer at Juniors WorldFamous Restaurant & Bakery in Mizner Park, 409 Plaza Real, Boca Raton. A fun night out with a live DJ, throwback movies on the big screen outside, discounted appetizers and drinks. Movie June 7: Grease. Drink special: $6 spiked shakes. 561-672-7301; www.juniorscheesecake.comFRIDAY6/8Walking Art Tour 10 a.m. to noon June 8, 15 and 22 and 3-5 p.m. June 9, 16 and 23, Hilton West Palm Beach, 600 Okeechobee Blvd., West Palm Beach. Explore downtown on this 90-minute guided walking tour of murals and installations while gaining a better understanding of the artists who created them. The tour ends with refreshments and appetizers at Hilton West Palm Beach, an AAA Four Star Hotel at the genesis of the art and cultural movement with over 1,000 pieces of art in collection. Downtown West Palm Beach is an emerging innovative art and cultural destination and we welcome you to explore this vibrant city with us. Participants are encouraged to bring their cameras. Tickets: $40. www.eventbrite.com/e/insiderart-tours-by-gravity-tickets-44146943697. Disbarred, an all-lawyer rock cover band, performs 7-10 p.m. June 8, Kelsey Theater, 700 Park Ave., Lake Park. A nonprofit tribute to legendary singer, songwriter and guitarist Chris Cornell, the former front-man of Soundgarden, Temple of the Dog and Audioslave. $20 in advance, $25 at the door, with proceeds benefiting the Chris and Vicki Cornell Foundation, a charitable organization whose mission is to raise money and support charities serving children who are facing homelessness, poverty, abuse and neglect worldwide. www.thekelseytheater.comScreen on the Green: Beauty and the Beast 7-11 p.m. June 8, the Great Lawn at the Waterfront, 100 Clematis St., West Palm Beach. www. wpb.org/events Our Neighbors: Portraits of Homelessness Through June 30, Harolds Coffee Lounge, 509 Northwood Road, West Palm Beach. Jeanne Martins photojournalism and silkscreen portraits. A closing reception featuring live music by Les Nuages and Frank Cerabino is planned for 6 p.m. June 29. The program will include French gyspy jazz and Parisian love songs. A portion of the proceeds from this show will be donated to St. Anns Place Homeless Outreach Center for Men & Women. 561-833-6366; www.haroldscoffee.comSATURDAY6/9Run and Roll Group Runs 6 a.m. June 9. Meet at 410 Evernia St., West Palm Beach, for this monthly run that provides three hydration stations. Run anywhere from 4 to 24 miles. All levels and beginners and walkers are welcome. 561-650-1200; runandroll.com.Gun Control and Mass Shootings: Trends & Solutions 9-10:30 a.m. June 9, at The Palm Beach Post auditorium, 2751 S. Dixie Highway, West Palm Beach. Guest speaker Dr. Tom Gabor, Ph.D., a criminologist and sociologist, who has published over 150 works and appeared as an expert witness on behalf of many international and governmental agencies. His most recent book is Confronting Gun Violence in America. Free, but RSVP required at www.lwvpbc.org or 561-968-4123.561 Foodie Food Truck Series 10 p.m.-2 a.m. June 9, in the 400 and 500 blocks of Clematis Street, West Palm Beach. www.wpb.org. SUNDAY6/10Music at St. Pauls 3 p.m. June 10, St. Pauls Episcopal Church, 188 S. Swinton Ave., Delray Beach. Featuring violinist Gareth Johnson with pianist Tao Lin in a program featuring Beethovens Spring Sonata, Eugne Ysaes Ballade Sonata, and Max Bruchs Scottish Fantasy as well as Johnsons arrangement of Gnarls Barkleys Crazy on electric violin. Arrive by 2:30 p.m. for a pre-concert conversation with violinist Gareth Johnson. Tickets: $20 suggested donation, free for age 18 and younger. 561278-6003; www.music.stpaulsdelray.org.TUESDAY6/12West Palm Beach Food Tours 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, West Palm Beach. Meet chefs, taste a dish, learn how to open a coconut, admire colorful murals and hear entertaining stories. A walking tour of downtown West Palm Beach and a driving food tour with stops along the Dixie Dining Corridor are offered. Info: www. westpalmbeachfoodtour.com.Palm Beach Flagler Rotary Club June Community Mixer 6-8 p.m. June 12, Johans Swedish Coffee House & Caf, 401 S. Dixie Highway, West Palm Beach. RSVP via Eventbrite.com.WEDNESDAY6/13Journey 2:30-3:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 13 at Compass Community Center, 201 N. Dixie Highway, Lake Worth. This open forum and dialogue features cast members sharing personal stories and reflections about it gets better. www.compassglcc.com/youthprogram/it-gets-better/World Caf Workshop 4-6 p.m. Wednesday, June 13 at Compass Community Center, 201 N. Dixie Highway, Lake Worth. This workshop will explore the beliefs, attitudes and behaviors in the community toward the LGBTQ community, aiming to identify solutions and create an action plan for creating positive change. Open to all, with educators, parents, student leaders, elected officials, law enforcement, artists and business professionals all encouraged to attend. www.compassglcc.com/youthprogram/it-gets-better/LOOKING AHEADArt After Dark 5-9 p.m. June 14, Norton Museum of Art, 1451 S. Olive Ave., West Palm Beach. 561-832-5196; www.norton.org. Clematis by Night 6-9 p.m. Thursday, West Palm Beach Waterfront, West Palm Beach. Music, food, drink, vendors and a sunset. Info: www.clematisbynight.net. June 14: The Earl Band and 56 Ace June 21: Solid Brass and Big City Dogs June 28: Catabella & the Latin Group and Afin-K2WPB Fishing Club Launches New Youth Program June 15-16 and June 22-23. Hands-on rigging instruction from 6-8 p.m. Friday followed by a fishing trip aboard the Miss Blue Heron from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. The cost of the program is $50, covering both the participant and their parent/chaperone. 561-832-6780.Hot Topic Luncheon: State of the County with Verdenia Baker 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. June 20, Atlantis Country Club, Atlantis. Palm Beach County administrator Verdenia Baker speaks. Tickets: $25 per person until June 13, and $35 after. RSVP online at www.lwvpbc.org or 561-968-4123.AT DRAMAWORKSPalm Beach Dramaworks, Ann & Don Brown Theatre, 201 Clematis St., West Palm Beach. 561-514-4042, Ext. 1; www. pbdramaworks.org.Woody Guthries American Song July 13-Aug. 5 AT THE GARDENSThe Gardens Mall, 3101 PGA Blvd., Palm Beach Gardens. 561-775-7750; www.thegardensmall.comJune Mall Walking: Mens Health June 21. Dr. Peter Lyn, internal medicine, will speak. Refreshments.AT HARBOURSIDE PLACE Harbourside Place, 200 U.S. 1, Jupiter. Info: 561-935-9533; www.harboursideplace.comLive Music on the Waterfront 6-10 p.m. Friday and Saturday. June 8: Star Band June 15: Steeltown Religion June 16: Nikki Lickstein June 23: Classic Car Show and Odyssey Road in a Tribute to Journey Waterfront Market at Harbourside Place 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sundays, year-round.AT THE KELSEYThe Kelsey Theater, 700 Park Ave., Lake Park. Info: 561-328-7481; www.thekelseytheater.com or www.holdmyticket.com. Disbarred A Tribute To The Music Of Chris Cornell 7 p.m. June 8Player One Peep Show: A Burlesque Show for Gamers 8 and 11:45 p.m. June 9Ordinary Boys: A Tribute to the Smiths & Morrissey 8 p.m. June 16Blues Beatles at The Kelsey 8 p.m. June 21AT THE KRAVIS Kravis Center for the Performing Arts, 701 Okeechobee Blvd., West Palm Beach. Info: 561-832-7469; www.kravis.org.Avenue Q Through June 10. An MNM Theatre Company productionThe Anti-Bullying Musical it gets better 7:30 p.m. Saturday, June 16, Kravis Center. A PEAK production of this thought-provoking play and multimedia presentation. A talk-back session immediately following the performance. Tickets: $32, which includes a ticket for a free drink. Info: www.compassglcc.com/ youth-program/it-gets-better/Seans Dance Factory presents Big Bang XXII June 29-30AT THE LIGHTHOUSEJupiter Lighthouse and Museum, Lighthouse Park, 500 Captain Armours Way, Jupiter. 561-747-8380, Ext. 101; www.jupiterlighthouse.org.Lighthouse Sunset Tours June 20. Weather permitting. Spectacular sunset views and an inside look at the nuts & bolts of a working lighthouse watchroom. Tour time: 75 minutes. $15 members, $20 nonmembers. RSVP required. Lighthouse Moonrise Tour June 27 and 28. See the moon rise over the lighthouse. $20 members, $25 nonmembers. Lighthouse Story Time & Crafts for Kids 10:30 a.m. the first Tuesday of the month. For ages 8 and younger. Bring a mat to sit on. Free, but reservations are required. Next meeting: July.Twilight Yoga at the Light 6-7 p.m. June 11, 18 and 25. By donation. Mary Veal, Kula Yoga Shala, leads. Hike Through History 8:30-10:30 a.m. the first Saturday of the month. Discover the topography and natural history of Jupiters National Conservation Lands historic site on this 2-mile trek. Free, but RSVP required. Next hike: July.Lighthouse Book Club 6-7 p.m. the first Wednesday of the month. Join the museum staff in book discussions on all things Florida. The complete book list is available online. Donation requested. RSVP. Next club: July.
PALM BEACH FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF JUNE 7-13, 2018 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT B5 TOP PICKS #SFL Music at St. Pauls 3 p.m. June 10, St. Pauls Episcopal Church, 188 S. Swinton Ave., Delray Beach. Featuring violinist Gareth Johnson with pianist Tao Lin. 561-278-6003; www.music. stpaulsdelray.org Purehoney presents Las Rosas June 12, Voltaire, 526 Clematis St., West Palm Beach, above Lost Weekend. 561-408-5603 #HAHAHA 6.12 Chris Kattan June 7-9, Palm Beach Improv at CityPlace. 561-833-1812; www.palmbeachimprov.com 6.10AT THE MALTZ Maltz Jupiter Theatre, 1001 E. Indiantown Road, Jupiter. 561-575-2223; www. jupitertheatre.org.Conservatory Productions: Sister Act June 22-23. Powerful music and a moving story featuring students in grades 6 -12. Tickets: $20 students, $25 adults. The Wizard of Oz, Young Peoples Edition July 27-28. Featuring students in grades 3-5.AT THE JCCThe Mandel JCC, 5221 Hood Road, Palm Beach Gardens. Info: 561-689-7700; www.jcconline.com/pbg.Ongoing: Mah jongg & canasta play session: June 12, 14, 19, 21, 26, 28. Duplicate Bridge: 12:30-3:30 p.m. MondayFriday. $9 members; $11 guests.AT MOUNTSMounts Botanical Garden, 531 N. Military Trail, West Palm Beach. Info: 561233-1737; www.mounts.org.Farm Your Backyard: Vegetable Growing 9 a.m. to noon June 9. Instructor Arthur Kirstein, Agriculture Economic Development Coordinator, teaches the secrets of vegetable gardening in South Florida. $15 for members; $20 for nonmembers.AT PGA ARTS CENTER PGA Arts Center, 4076 PGA Blvd., Palm Beach Gardens. www.pgaarts.com and www.ticketor.com/pgaartscenter/An Evening with Nite Box: Album Release Party June 8AT THE PLAYHOUSEThe Lake Worth Playhouse, 713 Lake Ave., Lake Worth. Info: 561-586-6410; www.lakeworthplayhouse.org.Flashdance: The Musical July 5-22Screenings in the Stonzek Theatre 561-296-9382. After Auschwitz June 7 The Great Silence June 7 Sollers Point June 8-14 Becoming Who I Was June 8-14AT THE IMPROVPalm Beach Improv at CityPlace, 550 S. Rosemary Ave., Suite 250, West Palm Beach. Info: 561-833-1812; www.palmbeachimprov.comChris Kattan June 7-9Hello My Name is Nate Caliendo June 15-16Jason Mewes June 15LIVE MUSICAmerican Airlines Arena 601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. 786-777-1000; www.aaarena.com Mix Live Presented by Uforia June 9 Sam Smith July 13BB&T Center 1 Panther Parkway. Sunrise. Tickets available through Ticketmaster. 800-745-3000; www.thebbtcenter.com Harry Styles June 9 Maroon 5 June 17 Daryl Hall & John Oates and Train June 24The Colony Hotel 155 Hammon Ave., Palm Beach. 561-659-8100 or 561655-5430; www.thecolonypalmbeach.com. Motown Fridays with Memory Lane 9 p.m. to midnight. After Party with Raquel Williams 9 p.m. to midnight.Downtown at the Gardens 11701 Lake Victoria Gardens Ave., Palm Beach Gardens. 561-340-1600; www. downtownatthegardens.com.Summer concerts: 7-9 p.m. Free. June 8: Kiss America: Kiss June 15: Caribbean Chillers: Jimmy Buffett June 22: British Rock Invasion: Foreigner and Bad Co. June 29: Boss Project: Bruce SpringsteenHard Rock Live at The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino 5747 Seminole Way. Hollywood 866502-7529; www.seminolehardrockhollywood.com Hulk Hogan and Rick Flair Legends of the Ring June 9 Tyler Henry The Hollywood Medium June 23 Donny & Marie June 28The Arts Garage 180 NE First St., Delray Beach. 561-450-6357; www. artsgarage.org. Dr. Ed Calle June 8. The Latin Grammy Award-winning sax man will perform Mamblue. Red Hot Chili Peppers and the Stone Temple Pilots Tribute Show June 9, performed by the tribute bands Chili Poppers and Stone Temple Pride. Mod 27 Improv June 14-Sept. 13. Palm Beachs long-running comedy improv company performs Chicagostyle improv and sketch comedy. The Markus Gottschlich Trio June 15. World jazz. The Sean Chambers Band June 16.Flash Beach Seafood Grille & Tiki Bar 9216 Bridge Road, Hobe Sound. 772-545-3969. June 8: The Bryce Allyn Band June 9: Matt Mellusi June 15: Mark Telesca Voltaire 526 Clematis St., West Palm Beach, above Lost Weekend. 561408-5603. June 10: Rays Downtown presents: Joey Tenuto Band June 12: Purehoney presents Las Rosas (Brooklyn) June 14: Cosmic Barley, GuavatronONGOING The Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens 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: 561-832-5328; www.ansg.org.APBC Art on Park Gallery 800 Park Ave., Lake Park. Info: 561-345-2842; www.artistsofpalmbeachcounty.com. Class: Acrylic painting with Irma Friedman 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Monday and Wednesday. Learn your own personal style. Reservations required. Fee. 561-632-6401. Classes from Marsha Bhagwansingh 9:30-11:30 a.m. Saturdays. Classes in drawing, painting and calligraphy. Reservations required. Fee. 561-507-4527.The Armory Art Center 1700 Parker Ave., West Palm Beach. 561-8321776; www.armoryart.org. Gestures Drawing & Sculpture: Through June 15. Featuring student and instructor work by Sandra Levine, sculpture instructor and Bob Barra, drawing instructor. Decor Ceramic Vessels & Painting: June 22-July 6. Featuring student and instructor work by Deborah Adornato, ceramics instructor and Sam Perry, painting instructor.The Box Gallery 811 Belvedere Road, West Palm Beach. 786-521-1199; www.TheBoxGallery.Info. The Box Gallerys 2nd Anniversary Invitational Exhibition Features six Palm Beach County artists who are changing the national and international cultural landscape: 2018 Glass as Art winner David Pounds, Strosberg Mandel, Renda Writer, Yury Darash kevich, Daniel Weinstein, Giannina Coppiano Dwin, and Diane Arrieta. Opening reception 7-10 p.m. June 9. Suggested donation: $10. RSVP required at tiny.cc/VIP2018CityPlace 700 S. Rosemary Ave., West Palm Beach. 561-366-1000; www. cityplace.com.Live music 7:30 10:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday June 8: Mister Trombone June 9: Sweet Justice TGIFamily: Bloom in June: 5:3010:30 p.m. June 8. Free entertainment and activities for all, including PBS South Florida, Balloon Masterz, Rhythm & Hues, and a craft-making table with the Science Center. CALENDAR #PUPPETS Avenue Q Through June 10, Kravis Center. 561-832-7469; www.kravis.org
B6 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF JUNE 7-13, 2018 www.FloridaWeekly.com PALM BEACH FLORIDA WEEKLY CALENDAR Music and Painting at Brother Jimmys: 9 p.m. June 8. An immersive art performance with live painting by Emmanuel Gonzales and live music by Marcus Solo. Destination Relaxation at Capital One Caf 4-5 p.m. June 11, 2:30-3:30 p.m. June 12. Plan for that break without adding financial stress. www.cityplace.com/events/ destination-relaxation-2. Wellness Wednesday: Meditation 7-8 p.m. June 13. Meditation expert Matt Cardone coaches, DJ Adam Lipson provides beats. Reserve your space at www.cityplace.com/wellnesswednesdaymeditation. The Cultural Council of Palm Beach County 601 Lake Ave., Lake Worth. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. Info: 561-471-2901; www. palmbeachculture.com. Places/Spaces: The Architectural Photography of Kim Sargent Through July 28. Educators and Artists Through Aug. 18. Work in various media by 40 past and present faculty of the Dreyfoos School of the Arts in West Palm Beach. The Deja Vu Art Gallery 4078 PGA Blvd., Palm Beach Gardens. 561225-1950. Auction to benefit It Only Takes One Charity Auction preview party, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Friday, June 15. Live entertainment, hors doeuvres. Live auction is noon Saturday, June 16.Eissey Campus Gallery BB Building, Palm Beach State College, 3160 PGA Blvd., Palm Beach Gardens. 561207-5015 or www.palmbeachstate.edu/ artgalllerypbg Palm Beach County Art Teachers Association Exhibition Through Sept. 8. The Flagler Museum One Whitehall Way, Palm Beach. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, noon-5 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: free for members; $18 adults, $10 youth (13-17) with adult; $3 child (6-12) with adult; younger than 6 free. 561-6552833; www.flaglermuseum.us. Special Events: Independence Day Celebration July 4 Grandparents Day Sept. 9 Fritz Gallery 340 Royal Poinciana Way, in Royal Poinciana Plaza, Palm Beach. www.fritzgallery.com or 561-9065337. Summer Nights Through July 4. Artists Rob Pruitt, Steve Manolis, Kasha McKee, Red Grooms, Robert Rauschenberg, William King, Nathan Slate Joseph, Mark Flood, and Karlos Perez inspired by all that is summer, alluding to the ocean and the sun, tropical landscapes, and the nightlife that summer affords. The Historical Society of Palm Beach County and The Richard and Pat Johnson History Museum 300 N. Dixie Highway, West Palm Beach. 561-832-4164; www. hspbc.org Beaches, Creatures and Cowboys: Florida Movie Posters Through July 28 The Lighthouse ArtCenter Gallery Square North, 373 Tequesta Drive, Tequesta. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday and 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday. Admission is $5 Monday-Friday, free the first Saturday of the month and for members and exhibiting artists. Info: 561-746-3101; www.LighthouseArts.org. Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead Through Aug. 11.Loggerhead Marinelife Center 14200 U.S. 1, Juno Beach. 561-6278280; www.marinelife.org. Evening Guided Tour, Hospital Edition 6-7 p.m. Tuesday. An after-hours tour led by an experienced guide. Light bites and refreshments. Ages 8 and up. $20 adults. Reservations required at marinelife.org/calendarPublic Guided Tour Noon and 2 p.m. Saturday, noon Sunday, and 2 p.m. Monday-Friday. Hour-long tours led by educational docents. $8 adults, $5 child younger than age 8. Beach Cleanup 8:30-10 a.m. June 9. RSVP to Lynne: bluefriends@ marinelife.org. Turtle Walks 8:45 p.m. June and July. $15. Learn about and observe the nesting and egg-laying process. Reservations required. Email ctapley@ marinelife.org or 561-627-8280 ext. 129 World Oceans Day Celebration 10 a.m.-4 p.m. June 9. Turtle Yard tours, interactive childrens games and activities, and conservation information. Free. Info: email hcampbell@ marinelife.org Run 4 The Sea 7 a.m. June 16. Run scenic A1A to support the mission of sea turtle and ocean conservation. A fun one-mile run for children and a four-mile run for adults. A post-race celebration with music and breakfast. Cost: $45, includes a T-shirt and medal. Kids run begins at 8:15 a.m. $10 includes a childs t-shirt and medal. Packet pickup is at Keola Health & Well-Being Footwear from 11 a.m.-7 p.m. June 15. Free parking in Loggerhead Park with overflow parking and trolley service at Juno Beach Pier Park. John D. MacArthur Beach State Park 10900 Jack Nicklaus Drive, Singer Island, North Palm Beach. 7767449; www.macarthurbeach.org. Summer Camp June 11-July 27. Sea Turtle Talk & Walk Select dates through July 13. Learn about sea turtles, conservation efforts and if youre lucky, see a turtle nesting. $12 available online at www.macarthurbeach.org. Beach Cleanup 9 a.m. June 9. Butterfly Walk 11 a.m. June 30. Manatee Lagoon 6000 N. Flagler Drive, West Palm Beach. The FPL EcoDiscovery Center. Info: 561-626-2833; www.visitmanateelagoon.com. Sunday Lectures: 2-3 p.m. the first Sunday of the month Manatee Lagoon Tours: Guided walking tours at 2 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Junior Aqua Lab: 10:30 a.m. -11:30 p.m. the second and fourth Sunday. Mindful Moments Yoga: 5:456:45 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays and 8:30-9:30 a.m. Saturday. Age 21 and older. Artful Learning Kids: Ages 6 to 12 explore art and science on Saturdays 1 2:30 p.m. and Sundays 12:30 2 p.m. June 9 through August. Photo Exhibit: Exploring Marine Conservation Through a Camera Lens: Photographs by marine biologist Bethany Augliere on display through June. The Multilingual Language & Cultural Society 210 S. Olive Ave., West Palm Beach. Info: 561-2281688 or www.multilingualsociety.org. DROP-in classes French, Italian, Spanish. Pay as you go, $40 for a two-hour class. Reservations required. French Soire Saturdays 6-9 p.m. Pizzeria Thats Amore, 308 N. Federal Hwy, Boynton Beach. Live music by French performers Manon Robert on June 9 and Thierry Khalfa on June 16. Reservations at 561-536-4100. New session of French, Italian and Spanish group classes Through June 30. A four-week session to brush up on your language skills, improve grammar and pronunciation or start learning a new language. The Palm Beach Photographic Centre 415 Clematis St., West Palm Beach. Info: 561-253-2600; www.workshop.org. Renewal: Going Native and Once in a LIFE Time Through Aug. 4.North Palm Beach Library 303 Anchorage Drive, North Palm Beach. 561-841-3383; www.village-npb.org. Ongoing: Knit & Crochet at 1 p.m. Mondays; Quilters meet 10 a.m. Friday; Chess group meets at 9 a.m. the first and third Saturday. The Norton Museum of Art 1451 S. Olive Ave., West Palm Beach. Free admission. Info: 561-832-5196; www. norton.org. Unexpected Narratives: Videos by Chris Doyle and Muntean/Rosenblum Through July 15. William Henry Fox Talbot and the Birth of Photography Through July 15.The Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society 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: 561-533-0887; www.palmbeachzoo.orgZoo Camp Through Aug. 10. Food Truck Safari June 9. The Society of the Four Arts 2 Four Arts Plaza, Palm Beach. Call 561655-7227; www.fourarts.org. Summer Story Time 10:30 a.m. June 12 Summer Chef Series June 14: Chez Jean-Pierre. June 28: Meat Market. Lunch begins at 12:30 p.m. $75. Reservations are required. Call 561-805-8562 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. The iPhone June 19The South Florida Fairgrounds 9067 Southern Blvd., West Palm Beach. 561-793-0333; www.southfloridafair.comSpecial events: Teach Palm Beach Teacher Job Fair June 7 Intergalactic Bead and Jewelry Show June 9-10 The 19th annual Philippine Summer Festival June 9Ongoing: Yesteryear Village, A Living History Park Learn what life was like in South Florida before 1940. Town residents will share their stories. Hours are 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Thursday through Saturday. Tickets: $10 adults, $7 seniors age 60 and older, $7 children age 5-11, and free for younger than age 5. Info: 561-795-3110 or 561-793-0333. City Kids on the Farm From 10 a.m.-4 p.m. every Thursday and Friday in July, kids will be immersed in agriculture. Admission is $10 for age 12 and older, $7 for age 6-11, free for age 5 and younger, and $7 seniors age 65 and older. School groups of 10 or more: $5 per student, $10 for accompanying adults. 561795-3110; www.southfloridafair.com.The South Florida Science Center and Aquarium 4801 Dreher Park Road, West Palm Beach. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Info: 561-8321988; www.sfsciencecenter.org. Silver Science Days 2-5 p.m. the second Wednesday. Guests 60 and older can enjoy an afternoon of science designed just for them. $10. GEMS Club @ STEM Studio Jupiter 5-7 p.m. the second Tuesday of the month at the STEM Studio; 112 Main St., Jupiter. Girls in grades 3-8 explore the worlds of math, science, engineering and technology. $10 fee includes dinner and refreshments. Pre-register at www.sfsciencecenter. org/stem-studio-gems. AREA MARKETSSinger Island Green & Artisan Market 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, Singer Islands Ocean Walk, 2401 Ocean Ave. along scenic A1A. Pet and kid friendly. www.singerislandgreenmarket.com.Lake Worth High School Flea Market 5 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, year-round, under the Interstate 95 overpass on Lake Worth Road. Info: 561-439-1539.Palm Beach Gardens Summer GreenMarket Through Sept. 30, at its breezy, undercover summer location at STORE Self Storage and Wine Storage, 11010 N. Military Trail in Palm Beach Gardens. Hours: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Sundays. Fresh produce, pastries, coffee, seafood, flowers, cheeses, spices, handmade crafts. No pets. 561-6301100; pbgrec.com/greenmarket. Jupiter Farmers Market at El Sol 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Sundays, yearround, 106 Military Trail, Jupiter. 561-2835856; www.Jupiterfarmersmarket.com.Waterfront Market at Harbourside Place 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sundays along the waterfront. Fresh produce, specialty foods, flowers and plants and local art. Yoga class at 10 a.m. Live music at noon. Free parking during the market. Pet friendly. harboursideplace.comTiki Market 4-7 p.m. Sunday at the Rivera Beach Marina, 190 E. 13th St., West Palm Beach. Food and Caribbean merchandise. Vendors wanted. 561-844-3408. Rust Market 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. the third Saturday of the month in the parking area at Kelsey Vintage, 748B Park Ave., Lake Park. Vendors of vintage and collectible items and decor, clothing, jewelry, artisan pieces, and more. Brunch, beer and mimosas available from Brick N Barrel. Free parking. Next market: June. www.kelseyvintage.com
Mr. Kato, who is the Maltzs producing artistic director and chief executive, pointed to Steel Magnolias (Oct. 28-Nov. 11), Beauty and the Beast (Nov. 27-Dec. 16), Mamma Mia! (Jan. 15-Feb. 10, 2019), A Dolls House, Part 2 (Feb. 24-March 10, 2019) and West Side Story (March 26-April 14, 2019) as five shows which depict women struggling sometimes against steep odds to carve out meaningful, rewarding lives for themselves. And he plans to take that theme even a bit further in the season opener. Our first show, Steel Magnolias, will be directed by Marcia Milgrom-Dodge and she has requested that in the spirit of an all-female cast it should have an all-female artistic team as well, he said. That means sets, lights, costumes, wig design, everything, is going to be female empowered. Steel Magnolias tells the story of the women of Truvys beauty salon, quick with a quip and hilarious repartee, unafraid to show their eccentric personalities. But when the threat of tragedy begins to wilt their delicate Louisiana charm, these women reveal they are stronger than despair. Having an all-female cast and creative team is a first for us, Mr. Kato said. And who better to bring a show about strong women to fruition than strong women creatives? Beauty and the Beast, which features Belle, a strong-willed young woman, will receive a unique twist, according to Mr. Kato. We make it a priority here to reinvent classic productions, he said. As such, Beauty and the Beast will undergo a transformation from its traditional lifesized embodiment of inanimate objects. So characters like Lumiere the candlestick, for example, will instead be puppets. And the best puppeteer-director I know, John Tartaglia, who was the Tonynominated Rod in Avenue Q and spent about 15 years on Sesame Street, will helm this project. Our audience should expect a highly creative take on whats becoming a musical theater classic. Next up is the five-time Tony-nominated Mamma Mia!, a musical that focuses on some strong, independent women who think outside the box. As her wedding day approaches, Sophie is desperate to find her biological father. After reading her mothers diary from a wild summer 20 years ago, she learns her dad could be one of three men. Sophie invites the men to her wedding without telling her mother, Donna, who is unprepared for the surprise reunion with her three ex-lovers. What ensues is a trip down the aisle that takes everyone by surprise. Mark Martino will direct and choreograph that project, Mr. Kato said. Mark has a wonderful way of bringing depth to our work here. I think with the intimacy of our theater and the powerhouse score of ABBA songs, well definitely be having a memorable celebration in January of 2019. A Dolls House, Part 2 takes another look at one of the most famous feminist stories in theater history. In Henrik Ibsens 1879 original, audiences were scandalized by the actions of Nora Helmer, who walked out of her sham marriage to husband Torvald. In this Lucas Hnath sequel, we see a comedic take on Noras return to her family 15 years later. Nora visits her family to gain some closure, only to find her abandoned husband and unhappy daughter spoiling to blame her for all their troubles. This one will be directed by Maltz Jupiter Theatre stalwart J. Barry Lewis, who has done such wonderful work for us over the years, Mr. Kato said. This show just played on Broadway last year. You dont have to have seen Ibsens original play to appreciate the comedy that comes out in this play. And I want to stress it is very definitely a comedy. Noras return to her family spurs a lot of comic opportunities. A half-hour prior to each performance of A Dolls House, Part 2 a presentation will take place in the theater about the history and characters of A Dolls House so audiences unfamiliar with the Ibsen classic can better prepare themselves for Part 2. The final production of the 2018-2019 season will be West Side Story, directed by Marcos Santana, choreographed by Al Blackstone and with music direction by Andrew Sotomayor the creative team that assembled this seasons crowd-pleasing hit, Disneys Newsies. You know the story, right? Tony and Maria two young, idealistic lovers find themselves caught between two warring street gangs and struggle to find a place for themselves in a violent world. Inspired by Shakespeares Romeo and Juliet, West Side Story takes the tale of two star-crossed lovers to new heights and through the travails of Maria audiences will see a shy, demure, adolescent girl transform into a strong and powerful young woman. Marcos and Andrew are Latin and I know theyll find a special way to bring their unique heritage to the material, Mr. Kato said. And Al is just a phenomenal choreographer. The way these three were able to reinvent Newsies, it was a no-brainer to have them back and put their considerable talents to work on this classic American musical. band by getting his words and vocals to be the focus and have the other instruments complement and enhance those central elements of his songs. Im trying to merge the same feeling with the band show and the solo show, Keb said in a mid-May phone interview. What Ive been working on is toning down the band show to have the feeling of the solo shows, you know what I mean, just kind of pull it back as opposed to coming out, Were gonna rock the house. We can do a little bit of rocking around the end of the show, but we try to create that same experience with a textured layer of tones that are just as inviting and lovely. This is a notable shift from how Keb Mo was approaching his live shows earlier in the decade. At one point, he was touring in a six-piece format, which brought plenty of sound and energy to the proceedings, but also presented some challenges. The six-piece was really fun. It was really a cool band. (But) it was very hard to wrangle that band. Getting that band to understand that theyre an ensemble, and (need to be) cohesive, you find out you have to march through egos and a lack of understanding about what youre looking to do. This particular ensemble I have (now) is very professional, very sensitive, very cohesive. Keb will have his opportunities to keep refining his band shows later this year, when he does a run of full band gigs in September. For now, hell complete a short run of his solo acoustic dates (including three more shows in other Florida cities) and then join up with his mentor, fellow roots musician Taj Mahal, for a run of 15 concerts in July and August. Those shows will be another chapter in what has been a high point in Keb Mos 25-year career. He is touring with Mahal in support of TajMo, the collaborative album they released last year. That highly acclaimed effort in January won the Grammy for best contemporary blues album, and just recently added Blues Foundation Blues Awards for best album and best contemporary blues album to the list of honors. Keb Mo also took home the Blues Award for best contemporary blues male artist. Keb Mo first encountered Taj Mahal in high school, when in 1969, Mr. Mahal played a concert at his high school. Mr. Mahals brand of gritty acoustic-centered blues, mixed in with country, folk, jazz, as well as African, Caribbean and other world music influences was an eye opener for the young Kevin Moore. You had Motown, and it was the s and it was hippies, Keb Mo said. But this was just, it just woke me up. Wait a minute. Get up, get up. Get out of your bed. A native of Los Angeles, he spent time in a calypso group (playing steel drums and upright bass, no less) as well as an assortment of cover bands before he got his first taste of national exposure in 1973. Thats when Keb Mo was hired by Papa John Creach, the late violinist who recorded with Hot Tuna and Jefferson Starship, for what became a three-year stint of touring and recording. But his first chance to release a solo album fizzled when his 1980 release, Rainmaker, stiffed. After that setback, Keb Mo joined a group founded by producer Monk Higgins called the Whodunit Band that introduced Keb to blues music. This came in handy when in 1990 he was invited to portray a musician playing Delta blues music in a play produced by the Los Angeles Theater Center called Rabbit Foot. The role enabled Keb to delve into the acoustic Delta blues of artists like Big Bill Broonzy and Mississippi John Hurt. It was not long after that production that Keb got to meet Mr. Mahal and begin what has turned into a lasting friendship and now a collaborative musical relationship. In 1993, Mr. Mahal and his producer, John Porter, were in the studio working on Mahals Dancing the Blues album. A friend of both artists, Chic Street Man, wanted Keb Mo and Mahal to meet and took Keb to the studio to hang out. That meet-and-greet happened, but perhaps more importantly, Keb was able to give the men his self-made demo tape. Mr. Porter liked what he heard and shopped the tape to record companies. Epic Records, which was relaunching its Okeh imprint, signed Keb Mo. The next year his self-titled debut album earned considerable acclaim for Keb Mos contemporary take on acoustic-based blues. He followed that debut effort in 1996 with Just Like You, and saw the album win him the first of his four Grammy awards. Keb has gone on to release another 10 studio and live albums, solidifying his reputation as a talented blues/roots artist and building a sizeable fan base. The TajMo album figures to introduce him to even more fans. Where both Keb Mo and Mahal have been known for the traditional elements in their music, TajMo strikes a bit of a different note. Yes, there are old-school tunes, such as the acoustic cover of the Sleepy John Estes song Diving Duck Blues, and She Knows How to Rock Me, a funky bit of blues spiced with some New Orleans-ish reverie that could fit on either artists solo albums. But much of TajMo features a more contemporary, full-band sound. Dont Leave Me Here blends blues and Memphis soul complete with the horn parts associated with the latter style. All Around the World has a decided pop element in its sunny hornlaced sound. The smooth pop-soul of Om Sweet Om wouldnt be out of place on a Boz Scaggs or Michael McDonald album. There are also a couple of surprises in the Afro-beat of Soul and a grooving accordion-tinged version of the Whos Squeeze Box. Both Keb Mo and Mahal were pleased with the album. Winning the Grammy and other honors has only added to the good vibes. Its really nice, Keb said. We worked really hard on it (TajMo). We just wanted it to be good for the people. We put in a lot of hours. The fact that people are getting it is really rewarding. Were really grateful. MALTZFrom page 1KEBFrom page 1 Maltz Jupiter Theatres 2018-2019 Season>> What/When: Steel Magnolias (Oct. 28-Nov. 11), Beauty and the Beast (Nov. 27-Dec. 16), Mamma Mia! (Jan. 15-Feb. 10, 2019), A Dolls House, Part 2 (Feb. 24-March 10, 2019) and West Side Story (March 26-April 14, 2019) >> Where: 1001 E. Indiantown Road, Jupiter >> Cost: $60-$85 >> Info: 561-575-2223 or www.jupitertheatre. org. Keb Mo>> When: Two shows. 6 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. June 14 >> Where: Lyric Theatre, 59 SW Flagler Ave., Stuart >> Tickets: $60 >> Info: 772-286-7827 or www.lyrictheatre. com PALM BEACH FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF JUNE 7-13, 2018 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT B7 JASON NUTTLE / COURTESY PHOTOSThe Maltz Jupiter Theatre opens its season with Steel Magnolias, Oct. 28-Nov. 11.
B8 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF JUNE 7-13, 2018 www.FloridaWeekly.com PALM BEACH FLORIDA WEEKLY LATEST FILMSHereditary Is it worth $10? YesHereditary is notably uninterested in horror movie conventions, and is much better because of it. Its R-rated, yet never gory. It has adult themes and super-freaky supernatural stuff happens, but never in a predictable way. Best of all, there are zero jump scares. None. The time-honored, woefully overdone trope of surprising an audience with sudden peril is pleasantly absent here, as is the only thing worse than a jump scare: a fake jump scare. If nothing else, this film is to be appreciated for not being cheap and easy. To be sure, writer/director Ari Aster isnt reinventing the genre, but he does demonstrate impressive poise in his feature film directorial debut. As it opens, we learn of the death of 78-yearold Ellen. Her daughter, Annie (Toni Collette ), gr andchildren Peter (Alex Wolff) and Charlie (Millie Shapiro), and Annies husband, Steve (Gabriel Byrne) prepare for Ellens funeral. As can happen, the family seems perfunctorily sad shes gone. In fact, Annie comments that she thinks she should feel worse. No one cries. Ellen was liked, but was also a cold person with whom only Charlie felt close and at 13, and likely dealing with her first death, Charlie probably doesnt know what or how to feel. Annie does ultimately end up in grief counseling, where she meets Joan (Ann Dowd), who coincidentally once purchased a welcome mat from Ellen. Small world, indeed. Whats catching is how the story evolves from a family melodrama to disturbing horror over the course of its 127 minutes. Initially, we feel for the characters, sympathize with their pain and understand that the type of loss they experience could happen to anyone. And then odd things happen, things that you dont expect, all of which befit the narrative and work dramatically. For example, its not entirely unusual for a bird to fly into a window and die. It is unusual, however, for Charlie to then cut the birds head off and use it as part of her figurines. Taking after her mother in a way, we presume, because Annies job is to create miniature models. Be sure to pay close attention to the little details, like food allergies and what faces you see at the funeral in the beginning. Youll be surprised at how these seemingly insignificant elements pay off later. Youll also be terrified and engaged as the plot unfolds, to the point that youll leave with the desire to see the film again to ensure you didnt miss any of its nuances. Leaving the theater, I was struck with the immediate impression that repeat viewings will yield greater understanding and appreciation of the layers Aster has so skillfully crafted here. Ordinarily, horror movies are oneand-done sensations, rarely inspiring another thought, let alone another look. Hereditary is anything but ordinary in the best ways possible. dan HUDAKpunchdrunkmovies.com >> In April, families attending the PG-rated Peter Rabbit in an Australian theater were horri ed when the trailer for Hereditary accidentally started to play, leading to a small panic that prompted parents to cover their childrens eyes and ears. THEATER REVIEWMNM finds address for comedy at Avenue Q BY BILL HIRSCHMANFloridatheateronstage.comThere are at least two kinds of education. Sardonic satirist George Ade.Timely slated between graduations, MNM Theatre Companys Avenue Q, the musical comedy with foul-mouthed and copulating puppets, has never been as clearly about education as now not the kind that its hero Princeton has just gotten a degree from or the special school for mini-monsters that Kate wants to start. Its the curriculum about coping with disappointment waiting in the real world the lessons that graduates only learn in the 12 months after the strains of Pomp and Circumstance have faded. The drolly hilarious Avenue Q, being given a fine, fine outing by MNM, also is imbued with a quiet sadness and accompanying sympathy for the loss of hopeful naivet. Its success here and in other productions (it may have been more frequently performed in South Florida in recent years than Fiddler on the Roof) is the wry, subversive way that it trumpets truths usually censored by political correctness. The song titles and lyrics give it away: the selfconfessional of Everybodys A Little Bit Racist, the celebration of others misfortune in Schadenfreude, the condescension in If You Were Gay and the yin and yang of true love posed as The more you love someone, the more you want to kill them. You laugh nervously as each hits a bit too close to home. For those living in a survivalist compound since this bowed as a surprise hit off-Broadway in 2003, Avenue Q follows recent college grads and their friends living in a fifth-rate urban neighborhood. While they grapple with unemployment, sexual identity and a seemingly vain search for a sense of purpose, the problems facing newly minted adults are played out on Sesame Street-like environs complete with peppy musical numbers and animated fables capped by a lesson to teach. The friends include humans, such as the adult Gary Coleman reduced to being the blocks super (Nayomi Braaf), a failed stand-up comic (J.R. Coley), and his vocal partner, the underemployed Japanese-American social worker with an overplayed accent Christmas Eve (Jayne Ng). But the central characters are all Muppet-looking puppets (Henson & Co. disavow any connection) with snappy personalities but 21st-century fears and foibles. The ferocious-looking Trekkie Monster played by Paul Louis is cheerfully addicted to Internet porn. Our hero is the Candide-like, purposeseeking Princeton (Wesley Slade), who has a crush on Kate Monster (Kate Ryan), a kindergarten teacher dreaming of that monster school; Rod (Michael Scott Ross), a deeply closeted gay Republican banker; Nicky, his straight slacker buddy (Rick Pea); Lucy the Slut, a sexpot chanteuse (Nicole Piro), and The Bad Idea Bears, two adorable furballs (Courtney Poston and Robert Fritz) who seduce Princeton to get drunk, spend money he doesnt have and otherwise act with unwise abandon. As always, the puppeteers dressed in black are visible operating their charges, and some are often running from role to role to help manipulate a puppet that needs two operators. Poston in a matter of seconds goes from a Bad News Bear to the crotchety old supervisor at Kates school to serving as Trekkies right arm in less than a minute. All these performers deftly manipulate their alter egos with more than the usual skill, especially reacting to someone elses line, perhaps nothing more than an idiosyncratic cock of the head. But this differs from some others in how deeply the performers have melded with their furry charges. Their faces are a clear mirror of the emotions of the puppets cavorting inches away. The puppets are not extensions of the puppeteers; the puppeteers are more visible extensions of the puppets. And often the desired magic occurs they fuse and we forget were watching two entities. The entire cast is good at this, but none better than Ross (MNMs Hair, Spamalot and The World Goes Round), whose lanky elastic body is topped with a mobile face and a commitment to the role so effective that he could easily play the part without the puppet. The casts investment in the reality of their comic roles is due in part to the vision and direction of Bruce Linser, who never lets the story flag. Musical director Paul Reekie has gotten precisely the bright cheery Sesame Street sound from both the cast and his band of David Einhorn, Phill Fest, Sandi Hagood, Rick Kissinger and Karen Nagy. The design elements of the show have become iconic over many viewings, so Daniel Portens set and Leslye Menhouses costumes add unique touches within the constraints that audiences expect from previous productions, along with solid work from lighting designer Eric M. Winn. But an inspired touch is how this production uses the big screen over the set. The animated interludes created for the original by Robert Lopez cant be improved upon and have been rented. But actor Cliff Burgess has created a procession of faux advertisements and slogans to project during scene changes such as Fur Lives Matter, a photo of the Diffrent Strokes cast after we meet Coleman, and one pleading in large letters, If you see something, say something, with the word in smaller type, Melania. Call 1-800CALLFBI. Despite its fare of bracing reality and daunting disappointments, the book by Jeff Whitty and score by Lopez and Jeff Marx ends with a strangely uplifting (sort of) finale that reaffirms that love and friendship truly are, indeed, the stuff of happiness in a world where nothing good or bad is permanent or dependable. Except, as MNM proves, the show Avenue Q. Note to parents: Just because this has puppets and the music sounds like Sesame Street, this is not a show for children not just because the subject matter will have parents struggling to explain things on the car trip home, but because mostly it will go right over their heads. Avenue Q plays through June 10 at the Rinker Playhouse at the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts in West Palm Beach. Tickets: $55. Visit www.kravis.org or call 561-832-7469. FILM CAPSULESThe Seagull (Annette Bening, Saoirse Ronan, Elisabeth Moss) Based on Anton Chekhovs renowned play, the adaptation follows a group of mismatched lovers at a Russian summer estate in the early 1900s. Some of the humor and drama connects, but too often its too listless to ignite the screen. Youre left with the feeling that youd rather see this extraordinary cast perform the play on stage. Rated PG-13.Solo: A Star Wars Story (Alden Ehrenreich, Donald Glover, Joonas Suotamo) Young Han Solo (Ehrenreich) meets Lando (Glover) and Chewbacca (Suotamo), and flies the Millennium Falcon for the first time in this Star Wars story. Ehrenreich doesnt have Harrison Fords boyish charm in the title role, which is a shame. Worse, though, is the labored story and murky color scheme. Rated PG-13.Deadpool 2 (Ryan Reynolds, Josh Brolin, Julian Dennison) After a horrible personal tragedy, Deadpool (Reynolds) tries to protect a young mutant (Dennison) from a futuristic soldier (Brolin) out to kill the kid. Brash and meta wit are on satisfyingly full display amidst all the action, but an underdeveloped villain makes it a weaker film than the 2016 original. Rated R.
PALM BEACH FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF JUNE 7-13, 2018 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT B9 SEE ANSWERS, B10 PUZZLESINTERNAL BONES HOROSCOPESGEMINI (May 21 to June 20) Your advice might be much in demand by family and friends this week. But reserve time for yourself to investigate a project that could have some unexpected potential. CANCER (June 21 to July 22) Work-related issues demand your attention in the early part of the week. Family matters dominate Thursday and Friday. But the weekend is yours to spend as you please. LEO (July 23 to August 22) Try to keep your temper in check as you deal with someone who seems to enjoy showing disrespect. Losing your Leonine cool might be just what the goader hopes to see. VIRGO (August 23 to September 22) A heated confrontation needs some cool-off time before it boils over. Better to step away than to try to win an argument where emotions overrule the facts. LIBRA (September 23 to October 22) Someone very special in your life finally sends that reassuring message youve been hoping for. You can now devote more time to the tasks you had put aside. SCORPIO (October 23 to November 21) Job pressures begin to ease by weeks end, leaving you time to relax and restore your energy levels before you face next weeks emerging challenges. SAGITTARIUS (November 22 to December 21) Your spiritual strength helps calm a friend who might be facing an unsettling change in their life. An offer to help comes from a surprising source. CAPRICORN (December 22 to January 19) By midweek you could learn some surprising facts about an associate that might cause you to reconsider a long-held view about someone in your past. AQUARIUS (January 20 to February 18) One of those rare-for-you darker moods sets in in the early part of the week. But by Thursday, the clouds lift and youre back doing nice things for people in need. PISCES (February 19 to March 20) Use that sharp Piscean perceptiveness to reel in more information about a promising offer so that you have the facts to back up whatever decision you make. ARIES (March 21 to April 19) Your creative side is enhanced by indulging yourself in as much artistic inspiration (music, art, dance, etc.) as you can fit into your schedule. Bring someone special along. TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) Take a little restorative time out of your busy life. Go somewhere quiet this weekend. Or just close the door, turn on the answering machine and pretend youre away.BORN THIS WEEK: Although you prefer the status quo, you easily can adapt to change when its called for. SEE ANSWERS, B10By Linda Thistle SUDOKUDifficulty level: Place a number in the empty boxes in such a way that each row across, each column down and each small 9-box square contains all of the numbers from one to nine.
B10 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF JUNE 7-13, 2018 www.FloridaWeekly.com PALM BEACH FLORIDA WEEKLY Where Nantucket meets the Florida KeysEnjoy upscale American and Authentic Italian cuisine. Private Parties & Catering Available W W W h h h e e r r e e N N N a a n n t t t t u u c c k k k k k e e e t t t t m m m m m e e e e e e t t t t s s s t t t t h h h h h e e e F F F F l l l l l o o o r r r i i i i i d d d d d d a a a K K K K e e e y y y s s s Reservations: 561.842.7272612 US Hwy. 1, Lake Park, FL 33403 Entire Dinner Check$29 plus tax & gratuity Includes: Soup or Salad, Entree, Dessert & Coffee Offers cannot be combined with other specials or coupons. PUZZLE ANSWERS THE BOW TIE GUY richardGAFFInstagram: PalmBeachBowTieGuy I recently was posed with a question, Richard, why do you like fashion so much? Also, Why do you like wearing bow ties? Perhaps what fashion is would be a great starting point. According to the Oxford English Dictionary, fashion is a popular trend, especially in styles of dress and ornament or manners of behavior. Fashion is most often used as a synonym for the current style in clothing. Style typically has two elements. One, it is accepted for many people and, two, is it usually lasts for a relatively short period of time. I really do like fashion because it tells us a lot about who we are as a society. Our collective thoughts in society are represented in what we wear. Certainly, this does explain why other countries with vastly different cultures and thoughts have completely different thoughts on what is fashionable. Looking at the United States over the last few decades, one could notice that fashion was vastly different during the s, 0s, s, s and 2000s. A lot could be told about a particular period of time just by what people were wearing. For example, Flower Power was a predominant style of dress in the late s and early 0s. Hippies dressed in bright clothes, with flowers, and handed flowers out. They were opposed to the Vietnam War. Their clothes were certainly a reflection of themselves and what they stood for. Bright happy clothes were in contrast with the dark times of war. But more interesting than the correlation in fashion and who we are as a society, I find it even more interesting in who we are as individuals. That is represented with style. Style is precisely what I love. The difference between fashion and style is, fashion represents who we are as a society collectively. Style is who we are as individuals. If you walk into the mall there is plenty of fashion in every different store. But each store has a different style, and how you wear that style is your style and defines who you are. Let me introduce myself. I believe if you know more about me, my style will make sense. This is where things get personal. Three random facts about myself: I come from a biracial family, I was in the Army and Im left-handed. I was born in a one-stoplight town in Indiana. I was born into a biracial family that consisted of my parents, my biological brother, and my adopted brother, who is African-American. My family later expanded when we adopted my sister, who, like my brother, is AfricanAmerican. To me it has never made a difference that our skin color was different. I love all my brothers and sisters the same. Well, in full disclosure, I may favor my sister a bit. I learned later that my parents had a lot of resistance adopting my brother and sister because they were the only African-American kids in the whole county at the time. Fast forward to later in my life. My senior year of high school, I found myself inspired to join the military shortly after 9/11. I wanted to do my part to serve this great country and give back to something much higher than myself. My quest of being different from my friends was short-lived and met by a screaming drill sergeant, a shaved head, Army-issued uniform and a lot of uniformity. But the Army taught me a lot of things. We spent endless hours cleaning our boots, organizing our items, making sure our uniforms were perfect, making our beds and cleaning and pressing our uniforms. During basic training, I had some pretty important missions. One mission was to clean white rocks with a toothbrush and a bucket of water. Another mission equally important was to stand under a tree for hours and pick the leaves up as they fell. Everything had to be perfect, and attention to detail was the difference between life and death. The military turned me into a perfectionist. Im certain there is a relationship between what is going on internally and how we dress. For example, my childhood and family dynamic were different from the status quo. The Army taught me an attention to detail and a quest for perfection. Being left-handed makes me more visual and creative. All have an impact on me and how I dress. I do not wear a bow tie because I love bow ties themselves. In fact, some people get disappointed when they see me without one. I wear a bow tie because it is different and unique. Being different is at the core of who I am, its how I feel internally and it reflects what I wear externally. In a room full of ties, I would rather be a bow tie. At a black tie party with a room full of black tuxedos, I would rather be in a tuxedo with color. My future articles wont tell you exactly what to wear, per se. I will guide you with the framework of what is fashionable but not define your style. Because I believe you are more than a blank mannequin in the store window. You arent a model at a fashion show that is strategically stripped of their personalities so the focus on the clothes and not the individual. You are not a blank canvas, so I cant say everyone should wear the same thing. When defining your style and deciding what to wear, you have to take into account your personality. Look internally to help define yourself externally. Next time, we will dive into different colors, what they mean and what you should wear. Follow Richard Gaff on Instagram: PalmBeachBowTieGuy.Sartorial suggestions, or why Im the guy in a bow tiePalm Beach Opera plans musical trip to Santa FeJoin the Palm Beach Opera executive leadership as it travels July 30-Aug. 4 to Santa Fe, New Mexico, for opera performances, private receptions, backstage tours and Young Artist auditions. Performances include: Monday, July 30 Madama Butterfly, by G. Puccini Tuesday, July 31 Candide, by Leonard Bernstein Wednesday, Aug. 1 Ariadne auf Naxos, by Richard Strauss Thursday, Aug 2: Apprentice singer auditions, Doctor Atomic, by John Adams Friday, Aug. 3 Apprentice singer auditions, The Italian Girl in Algiers, by G. Rossini Saturday, Aug. 4 Madama Butterfly, by G. Puccini The trip and activities also are open to others. Those who go must make their own travel and housing arrangements. For details, contact Loren Varvarigos at 561-835-7557 or email@example.com.
PALM BEACH FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF JUNE 7-13, 2018 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT B11The Dish: Smoked Turkey Sandwich The Place: Pig-Sty BBQ, 706 W. Boynton Beach Blvd., Boynton Beach; 561-327-7766 or www.pigstybbq.com. The Price: $7.50 The Details: Pig-Sty BBQ bills itself as seriously good barbecue. Id second that assessment. Pig-Sty is known for its brisket, but pitmaster Bryan Tyrel also has a way of making his smoked turkey sing. Forget all your notions of turkey and chicken this is moist, tender and filled with flavor, thanks to a kiss of wood smoke that subtly permeates the entire dish. Slather it with a little of their Kansas City sauce, and you have a savory meal. I also have enjoyed the sides crisp onion rings, the meaty Roadhouse Beans and creamy cole slaw, and I hear good things about the burnt ends they serve up, those decadent, crispy morsels from the ends of the meat. Oh, and dont forget to ask for a few slices of the fresh pickles. Theyre sweet and tangy all at once. Sc ott Simmons, ssimmons@florida w eekly.comTHE DISH: Highlights from local menus SCOTT SIMMONS/FLORIDA WEEKLYPlaces for food trucksA trio worth noting3JANSTHREE FOR2 MR. MACKSBelvedere Road, West Palm Beach. 561-352-8407. This truck travels, but can often be found near the airport on Belvedere Road. Seek it out for terrific jerk chicken, smoked pork, and festival a sweet bread thats made fresh while you wait. (And expect to do that: wait.) The owners Jamaican stamp is on all coconut rice, spicy peppery sauce for the pork, and rice and pigeon peas.1 CURBSIDE GOURMET561-371-6565; www.curbsidegourmet.com. Twitter for address: @CurbsideGourmet. Daily specials, based on whats in season, are the go-to on this cute truck that set the bar eight years ago for local rolling meal wagons. Gluten-free foods, crabcake sliders, a buttermilk fried chicken sandwich and daily panini arent your usual truck fare. Find them at the Palm Beach Zoo during the Food Truck Safari nights, and in several locations around town during the week. They also cater.3 TAQUERIA MIGUEL3301 Broadway, West Palm Beach. 561-612-9618. Tortillas made fresh, and filled with your choice of steak, chicken, pork, beef tongue, or barbacoa, with fresh cilantro, queso fresca, and their own salsa verde all you need. But if youre adventurous, go for tortas, quesadillas, burritos or a sal-ad. Its all here and fresh as it gets. Open late, too. Jan Norris, firstname.lastname@example.org FLORIDA WEEKLY CUISINE COURTESY PHOTO Curbside Gourmet stops at spots in West Palm Beach and appears at food truck events.A familiar restaurateur is the choice to take over the North Palm Beach Country Club once it is rebuilt and reopens next year. Andrew Lukasic, the village of North Palm Beachs manager, said Declan Hocter of The Bistro in Jupiter will manage the restaurant at the country club. Mr. Hocter and chef/partner Paul Hughes, representing Rolys at Dublin LLC, were finalists for the restaurant operations, Mr. Lukasic said. The other, Randy Epstein, representing Fairways & Greens 5-Star Hospitality, had been in charge of the clubs food and beverage programs for two years before the facility shut down for reconstruction two weeks ago. The village council had been looking for an operator for the club since last year, when it had accepted, then quashed a deal with Carl Von Luger a Pennsylv ania restaurateur. Mr. Von Luger was sued for trademark infringement by the principals of New Yorks Peter Luger Steak House. We said No, thank you, and they walked away, Mr. Lukasic said. The city was never involved in legal challenges. Instead, he said, they once more shopped for vendors, and narrowed the field to the two that rated highest with the selection committee. The vast majority of us had experienced service and products from both, he said. The economics werent so much a factor in the choice. Between the two, The revenue sharing and lease payments were both very close. Mr. Hocters plan to run and market the facility as a public restaurant, not only a club for paying members, impressed the village officials. Hell be responsible for three meal services a day, plus event planning at the facility. His partner, Paul Hughes, said, It wont be a fine formal dining restaurant like The Bistro. There will be burgers and things like that on the menu, but were excited to plan a lot of events and banquets in a larger setting. At those events, more of the types of food served at The Bistro may be served, he said. Declan expained hes aware hell need to provide some less expensive food items. He can serve his steaks and expensive fish. He also needs to do comfort things burgers, chicken fingers, and bar-type foods. He knows he must hit somewhere in between to serve a broad demographic, Mr. Lukasic said. Mr. Hocter has another edge to competitors, he said. Hes a golfer as well as a restaurant manager. He appreciates the history of the game and its complexities. We anticipate this being a place you want to gather and hold events, Mr. Lukasic said. The renovation is expected to cost $18 million for the clubhouse, equipment, and surrounding areas such as the parking lot and pool deck. Reconstruction of the golf courses is already under way. They plan to be open for the 2018 season for public dining. Mr. Lukasic said it would not have occurred to him to dine at the club when he lived in Jupiter. Not that I have false hopes of drawing from Jupiter, but we want to make sure its IDd as a restaurant, he said. Were excited about what Declan can do there. We hope it will be a gathering place for the community.In brief The new taco place in Palm Beach is gaining traction. The modern Mexican Coyo Taco with branches in Miami, opened in March in the Royal Poinciana Plaza. A festive vibe sets it off in the courtyard of the plaza where more staid, tony shops surround it. Guacamole, 15 varieties of tacos, burritos and a full bar packed at happy hour are what youll find here. Hats off to Aioli, the bakery and caf with two locations in West Palm Beach. Owners announced the switch to paper straws on request a movement taking hold around the country as more people become aware of how many trashed ones wind up in the ocean where sea creatures eat or inhale the plastic ones. An average restaurant or bar goes through thousands in a week. janNORRISjan@jannorris.com Owner of The Bistro to run NPB country club restaurantHOCTER
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4 At Home JUNE 2018 www.FloridaWeekly.com PALM BEACH FLORIDA WEEKLY BY AMY WOODSawoods@floridaweekly.com This month marks the beginning of hurricane season, a time to stay informed about the weather, stock up on important emergency supplies and prepare the home for a storm. Shutters are a must accor dions, paneling or pieces of plywood all provide acceptable protection but impact-resistant doors and windows offer an appealing alternative to boarding up and riding out the wind and the rain in the heat and the dark. South Floridians, socked by two hurricanes in two years, know the scenario. We had no idea what a hurricane was until we got here, said Chicago transplant Chuck Bale, owner of Custom Door Shop in Jupiter. Mr. Bale and his wife, Hillary, moved in 2004 to open the business, taking over the reins of a small company that sold peace of mind to families in Palm Beach and Martin counties. They welcomed their first customers in April. Five months later, Hurricanes Frances and Jeanne arrived, back-to-back. We had no idea what we were getting into a business that really focuses on hurricanes, Mr. Bale said. The shop found its niche in the dawn of impact-resistant materials that not only could withstand 150-mile-per-hour winds but also looked good. When we ordered for our house, there werent even options to have impact other than paneling, Mr. Bale said The markets changed so much. His line includes PGT and WinDoor aluminumand vinyl-framed doors and windows, as well as wood-and-fiberglass front-entry systems. Everything is tested at a Miami-Dade County facility that shoots two-by-fours out of a cannon and sprays pressurized water to simulate Category 5 conditions. We sleep at night, Mr. Bale said. We really care. We wear it on our sleeves. At the shops 6,000-plus-square-foot woodworking factory, more than one dozen craftsmen pre-hang, sand and varnish all of the wood-and-fiberglass doors, in addition to sidelights and transoms. Because the process is as artistic as it is scientific, tours are given. They see that were the real deal when we show customers that, Mr. Bale said. We built our business with Midwest ethics. We do what we say were going to do. The wood originates from South America and is almost exclusively mahogany because of the density of the tree. It is shipped by a supplier in Bolivia, a country that has one of the strictest forestry laws in the world. Its a good selling point, that it is very green, Mr. Bale said. Its always positive when you hear that. The majority of his customers are existing homeowners who want to transition to impact-resistant doors and windows and do away with their cumbersome shutters. Front-entry systems are his specialty, and he will create whatever ones heart desires. Case in point: A customer in Wellington requested a set of double doos adorned with sculptural bucking stallion. We started figure out how to make doors impact and beautiful at the same time, Mrs. Bale said. They were all pretty ugly way back when. Thousands of options are available that can cost as little as $5,000 or as much as $50,000 depending on the complexity of the design. Its really about what you like, Mrs. Bale said. Ive had customers Im not kidding Ive spent hours upon hours upon hours with to finally narrow in on what they like. The systems are installed onsite with heavy-duty, ball-bearing hinges and hardware that ensures safety and quality in the event a hurricane hits. Even though theyre pretty, theres a reason for everything, Mrs. Bale said. We come from the mindset of, I would want to take care of somebody else the way I would want somebody to take care of me. Custom Door Shop, 126 Center St., Jupiter; 561-741-0603 or www.customdoorshop.com.HURRICANE PROTECTION A custom-made equestrian-themed Brazilian mahogany door with clear impact glass. Far left: A double Brazilian mahogany door with clear impact glass and applied 3D panels. Left: A double Brazilian mahogany courtyard door with a custom circular design and textured impact glass.COURTESY PHOTOSAbove: A Brazilian mahogany basketweave door. The wood strips actually are woven on top of each other to create visual beauty.Home hurricane protection provides safety, style
BY AMY WOODSawoods@ oridaweekly.comShe owns a home in the Bahamas and rents an apartment in Palm Beach, shuttling to and fro as many as three times each week. Its really crazy, said Amanda Lindroth, of Lindroth Design. Its actually been pretty tricky the last couple of years. The last couple of years, the interior designer with resort-chic flair has been busy not only transforming homes but also rolling out a new line of tabletop creations aimed at dining al fresco. Three trips to China and one trip to India later, the first of hundreds of inspired products became available. 5 SKUs its a big collection to start with, Ms. Lindroth said. Its actually quite affordable, which is kind of nice. The line, called Island Table, offers raffia-wrapped glassware, rattanwrapped cookware, wicker-wrapped lanterns and the popular picnic tent, an essential item in hot and humid climates to keep bugs at bay. I live in the islands, and we eat outdoors, Ms. Lindroth said. Its something that Im used to. She saw a gap in the market for chargers, domes and trays, as well as placemats, planters and platters, that drew their design from upscale island living. There was a niche, Ms. Lindroth said. I thought I could give a fresh look at it. The last couple of years also were filled with a book project. Island Hopping, a coffee-table book featuring homes from Antigua to Maine she has had her hand in, will publish in September. The book is kind of a big deal, Ms. Lindroth said. Its lots of living outdoors. Tell us a little bit about your philosophy of design. I should have been born in the 18th century. I love classical architecture and the clean lines and proportions of a classically scaled room. My interiors are meant to be timeless. I like rooms to look lived in and old. How has that evolved over the years? I am always studying design. I love and learn from all the greats and even the ones that are up and coming. I went through a decade of disliking anything French or even anything remotely French. I seem to be easing up on that now. Not sure why ones eye changes, but I am currently crushing on some French decorators like India Mahdavi and Joseph Dirand. Is there any one constant, or signature look, in an Amanda Lindroth design? Yes great English upholstery, cotton printed fabrics from Quadrille / China Seas and natural seagrass or similar rugs. Is there a look that says South Florida or Palm Beach? Add pink! What is your favorite design trend right now? Color. The scary and sad decade of greige everything seems to be passing. I am relieved. How do you balance your time between South Florida and the Bahamas? I travel a lot. My clients like to know I am available, and luckily there are a lot of flights between Florida and Nassau. It is not really a hardship. Im not afraid to jump on a plane at the last minute. What is your favorite place for relaxation? My fluffy bed and Netflix. Who are you following / watching, design-wise? Veere Grenney. Michele Bonan. Studio Peregalli. Amanda Lindroth, 312-B S. County Road, Palm Beach; 561-249-1205 or www. amandalindroth.com. Amanda Lindroth travels between the Bahamas, Palm Beach for inspiration P PalmBeachforinspiratio n Amanda Lindroth travel A m a n da Li n d r oth t r a v el s b b etween t h e B a h amas flair Island LINDROTH PHOTO BY SARGENT 6 At Home JUNE 2018 www.FloridaWeekly.com PALM BEACH FLORIDA WEEKLYCOVER STORY Amanda Lindroths Island Table line of items designed for al fresco dining.
FLORIDA WEEKLY JUNE 2018 7 Frenchmans community gives back in a big way BY JAN NORRISjnorris@ oridaweekly.comThere are some big hearts in Frenchmans Creek. With only 600 homes in the development a small number considering many other wealthy enclaves the Palm Beach Gardens residents have set up a donor fund that gives back to the community in a big way. Outright donations are a major part, but the big fundraiser of the year for the Frenchmans Creek Beach & Country Club Charity Foundation is the Mens Health Day Golf Tournament in December. The 2017 event resulted in a gift of $380,000 for Jupiter Medical Centers Anderson Family Cancer Institute. The Frenchmans Creek group has pledged $1.5 million to help build the $50 million institute which broke ground in February. Another $13,000 gift was made to the institute after the March 2018 charity day, according to a foundation spokeswoman. In a statement for the press, Liv Vesely, president of the Jupiter Medical Center Foundation, said, We are so fortunate to have the longstanding support of the residents of Frenchmans Creek. We appreciate that these dedicated philanthropists recognize the importance of supporting world-class cancer care in our region. The golf tournament, co-chaired by Frenchmans Creek residents Bernie Herman and Steve Weinberg, draws hundreds of amateurs playing with pros, and results in the largest donations of the year for the nonprofit. But the charitable group has been around for years, quietly giving back to those who serve their residents. Syd Shaw is part of the volunteer committee that helps pinpoint the needs in the area and then portions out the money. While the Frenchmans Creek board of directors oversees the foundation, only one board member sits in on the committees meeting. Its mainly residents in charge, Mrs. Shaw said. Loosely organized in 1992 to make more of the money their residents were giving individually, the nonprofit group is now run by several volunteers who oversee the pooled donations. The focus has always been on the community, Mrs. Shaw said. It started small and local; some money was given to Palm Beach Gardens police, fire and rescue, then Juno Beach, and a few things in Jupiter. We never got into the large philanthropies. A small group of men, driven by one who contracted prostate cancer, wanted money earmarked for mens health initiatives. A donation was made to Johns Hopkins in Baltimore. They then decided after two years to pool their funds and support local facilities. Jupiter Medical Center was just a small hospital when they began giving to it in the 1990s. Its now a part of Mt. Sinai in New York, Mrs. Shaw said, pride in her voice. The money given to them is aimed at mens health research, and specifically pancreatic cancer research, she said. The new Anderson Family Cancer Institute is the perfect recipient. But other facilities and organizations that help others get money during the year, too, especially new ones. We decided we really should help people getting their organizations off the ground. We were part of the first supporters of Loggerhead (Marinelife Center), the turtle rescue facility, Mrs. Shaw said. Its grown with numerous donations, and will be adding to its facility soon. Not too long after they organized, she said, Along comes Scripps (Institute). The bio-medical institute with a Jupiter campus became a recipient after a presentation by Dr. Kendall Nettles, a prominent cancer researcher, to several groups within Frenchmans Creek. There are women here whove had breast cancer. Dr. Nettles spoke at different luncheons, and we became involved. Beyond writing checks, however, the volunteer group visits the outlets to see the need, and find out firsthand what happens with their money. We go to the hospitals and schools, Mrs. Shaw said. We visited the Ernie Els school when we heard about it. Mr. Els, the pro golfer with a home in Jupiter, built the Els Center for Excellence for autistic students, but began the program at the Renaissance School in Jupiter. The Busch Wildlife Center, which takes in injured wildlife in Jupiter, is a Frenchmans Creek donor target. Tangible items for donation also come from the group: computer carts for classrooms at Palm Beach Gardens High School and inflatable boats for the Palm Beach Gardens Fire Department. We bought drones for the Palm Beach Gardens Fire Department. Were helping the police department with a facility to train attack dogs. With everything going on lately, theyre setting up an area to train dogs with officers for attack. We bought incubators for babies $14,000 at the birth center at Jupiter Medical Center. They see end results as well. We have a lot of dogs in the community, so we decided to do something with dogs. Theres a place in Jupiter that trains service dogs for veterans were helping with that.Much of their money is given out of pocket, but the group organizes fundraising events during the year, with a big March charity day finale of sports and exhibits.Members set up tennis and golf tournaments, have pickleball and bocci contests, meditation (for the younger residents), and this year, even have a dog show. It draws from all aspects of the area, including businesses: Braman Motorcars gets involved and displays its cars. If we sell one, we get some money, Mrs. Shaw said. Others simply open their wallets and donate outright, though there are often rewards. A gentleman here offered $25,000 for the golf course for a day for his business. The foundation pays a number of pros golfers, caddies, bridge masters and so on to play with the residents or offer their services at auction during the 3-day charity fundraiser. Friday, the card rooms are packed. Then the Auction of the Caddies gets started. Its one of their biggest draws, she said.The membership in the foundation is diverse in their make-up. We have young and old members. Its all in the mind and how they think. And it says club and things like that, but its really an entire community.In the course of the year, almost $1 million is given out. Mrs. Shaw said. These groups depend on us. It is a good feeling. Everybody here has retired, and the young people who have come in, were trying to teach them what its like to be in a community.
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10 At Home JUNE 2018 www.FloridaWeekly.com PALM BEACH FLORIDA WEEKLY Escape city stress with a visit to Bok Tower Gardens BY MARY THURWACHTERmthurwachter@ oridaweekly.comFrom its 205-foot Gothic bell tower stretching out of the highest point on the Florida peninsula to its garden walk and flowering shrubs, Bok Tower Gardens is a glorious place to relax and get away from city noise and stress. The National Historic Landmark in Central Floridas rolling hills makes a good day trip and is a perfect place to take visiting relatives and friends. Thats what I did early this year, when my brother, sister and sister-in-law came down from Wisconsin. We all enjoyed the gorgeous gardens, walking the nature trails, listening to the Singing Tower carillon and having lunch alfresco in the Blue Palmetto Caf. My sister-in-law, a florist, knew almost all the names of the flowers. But even those of us who did not (me) were in luck because each type of flower blooming the day we visited was on a display and identified outside the welcome center bromeliads, gardenias, azaleas, camillas, firecracker plant, water willow, Cracker rose, or Louis Philippe, and summer snapdragons among the mix. Bok Tower Gardens was founded by Edward W. Bok, an immigrant from the Netherlands, in 1929. Mr. Bok was only 6 when he arrived in the U.S. He became a publisher, Pulitzer Prize-winning author, humanitarian and an advocate of the environment and for world peace. His grandmother told him to make the world a bit better or more beautiful because you have lived in it. And he paid attention to what his grandmother said. His family lived in Pennsylv ania, but wintered near Lake Wales, which is where Mr. Bok became enchanted with the beauty and magnificent views from Iron Mountain, which stands 298 feet above sea level. He loved watching the sunset from the top of the mountain. In awe of what he saw, Mr. Bok wanted to create a place that would touch the soul with its beauty and quiet. To that end, he bought the hilltop land and transformed it into lush gardens with a Singing Tower housing a 60-bell carillon. It was, Mr. Bok said, his token of appreciation for all the opportunities he had been given. Famous landscape architect Frederick L. Olmsted was commissioned to turn the arid sandhill into what Mr. Bok predicted would be a spot of beauty second to none in the country. After spending a year digging trenches, installing water pipes for irrigation and bringing in thousands of truckloads of rich black soil, trees, bushes and flowers were planted to entice migrating birds. Today there are more than 126 species of birds (and a lot of squirrels) at Bok. The gardens Reflection Pool, a favorite spot for visitors, captures the reflection of the tower and is one of the most memorable images guest see. The Singing Tower, designed by architect Milton B. Medary (who designed the Washington Memorial Chapel at Valley Forge) and sculpted by Lee Lawrie, houses a 60-bell carillon. Concerts are given daily at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.THE GETAWAY MARY THURWACHTER / FLORIDA WEEKLYThe 205-foot neo-Gothic and Art Deco Singing Tower rises above Lake Wales, in Central Florida. The Great Brass Door, which depicts the Book of Genesis, beginning with the creation of light and ending with Adam and Eve being booted from the Garden of Eden.COURTESY PHOTOAbove: A sign quotes Bok Tower founder Edward Bok: Give the world the best you have and the best will come back to you. Right: Edward W. Bok, founder of Bok Tower Gardens.SEE GETAWAY, 11 185 EAST INDIANTOWN ROAD SUITE 213 JUPITER, FLinteriorsbylaura.com (561) 747-5527 SHEERS & SHADINGS CELLULAR HONEYCOMB SHADES ROMAN SHADES ROLLER & SOLAR SHADES WOVEN WOODS SHUTTERS VERTICAL BLINDS WOOD & METAL BLINDS PLEATED SHADES DRAPERY AND VALANCES MOTORIZED WINDOW COVERINGS WALLPAPER INSTALLATIONS AND REPAIRS INTERIOR DESIGN CONSULTATIONS UPHOLSTERY CARPETING AND FLOORING
The sculptures and grille work on the tower features birds and wildlife, from herons and eagles to foxes and storks. One of my favorite parts of the tower is the Great Brass Door, which depicts the Book of Genesis, beginning with the creation of light and ending with Adam and Eve being tossed out of the Garden of Eden. It is absolutely gorgeous! The 7-acre garden also includes the 20-room Pinewood Estate, a Mediterranean-style mansion. Built in the early 1930s for Charles Austin Buck, a Bethlehem Steel vice president, Pinewood also is open for tours and is especially stunning when decorated for the holiday season in December.But no need to wait for Christmas to go. Every day is a good day to soak up the beauty and serenity of Bok Tower Gardens. ADVERTORIAL Bok Tower Gardens>> Where: 1151 Tower Blvd., Lake Wales between Tampa and Orlando in Polk County. >> Hours: Singing Tower carillon concerts are at 1 and 3 p.m. daily with short selections played on the hour and half-hour. >> Cost: General admission to the gardens for adults is $14, children (5-12) $5 and kids 5 and under get in free. >> Info: Call 863-734-1222 or visit www. boktowergardens.org. Visitors relax and listen to the carillon concert at Bok Tower. A log with ferns on a nature trail at Bok Tower Gardens. A table is loaded with samples of whats blooming at Bok Tower Gardens. FLORIDA WEEKLY JUNE 2018 11Time to move two miles southTrue Treasures has been at Crystal Tree Plaza for 28 years. During that time, our former owner, Elena Johnson, provided the very best consigned furniture to the residents and visitors of Palm Beach County. As the new owner, I often have said in the four years I have owned True Treasures WWMJD What would Mrs. Johnson Do? The answer is move and make it better. The reasons we are leaving are not to be written about in this article. So what to do? What we have done is secure the finest space available as close as possible to our old store. We are two miles due south on the same side of the street, at 111 U.S. 1, still in North Palm Beach. The space is bigger and better, and except for having fewer windows, we like it more. It will be colorful and exciting, with more storage and even more office space. It will allow us to grow to serve our consignors and customers better. We will be opening July 1. Look for our grand opening, as it will be spectacular. Lots of work need to be done prior. Now is the time to paint, lay the carpet, install the rug racks, move the computers and, yes, ALL OF THE FURNITURE. We are having a moving sale as we would rather sell it than move it. In the world of business you have to do what you have to do. We are ecstatic about the opportunity the new store presents. More space, better items and maybe an occasional auction to have fun with. The most important and difficult move will be our chandeliers. This will take the most time but the additional light will enhance the look of our showroom. As I write this I cant wait to see the first look at the showroom as I know it is ever evolving. We receive unique items daily and our showroom will always be changing. This is the reason we have regular shopper because what we have today will be replaced tomorrow and never to be seen again. I invite our readers to come to Crystal Tree for the last few days of June as we will be open until June 30, and then come to 111 U.S. 1 to see our new store. Before I finish, I must thank my wonderful employees, who have accepted the burden and made it a great team-building experience. I also like to thank my loyal customers, who understand our issues and have given me great support as I worry and imagine the positives moving two miles due south. If you have any comment or questions. please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org. SHINEGETAWAYFrom page 10 SERVING PALM BEACH COUNTY FOR OVER 25 YEARS. WWW.TRUETREASURESINC.COMARTWORK COLLECTIBLES FURNITURE HOME ACCENT S LIGHTING RUGS TAPESTR Y STATUES AND MORE!We continuously consign the highest quality furniture and home decor from the nest homes in South Florida.WHY PAY RETAIL WHEN YOU CAN FIND A True Treasure? Consigned FurnitureCrystal Tree Plaza Moving July 1st 111 US HWY1 1201 US Highway One, Suite 15 North Palm Beach, FL 33408 56 1.349.6793 Northlake Blvd. 3918 Northlake Blvd. Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33403 561.571.0214 Delray Beach 14555 S. Military Trail Delray Beach, FL 33484 561.475.3506 & HOME DECOR Now Accepting Consignments! True Treasures JUNE 1ST-30TH MOVING SALE UP TO60%OFF
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