If the Palm Beach Chamber Music Festival musicians went looking for a trove of unfamiliar but worthwhile music they could draw on year after year, they could do worse than the works of Georges (or George) Onslow. Onslow...

Music | Greg Stepanich

You can tell a lot from a movie by its opening shot. Rob Reiner’s new film, And So It Goes, opens with a crane shot delicately gliding over a landscape of absolute tranquility. We’re in a verdant seaside town in...

Film | John Thomason

Fifty-eight years ago, having already achieved success in Hollywood and on Broadway, composer-lyricist Frank Loesser immersed himself in a passion project, a quasi-operatic musical about an unlikely romance between an aged,...

Theater | Hap Erstein

By Dale King Summer theater offerings are often a mixed bag, with top-notch productions generally saved for the return of Florida’s seasonal visitors. Not so with Lake Worth Playhouse. The play selectors there have chosen...

Theater | Palm Beach ArtsPaper Staff

Theater: The second shoe of Palm Beach Dramaworks’ summer concert series drops this weekend with The Most Happy Fella, Frank Loesser’s quasi-operative romantic musical about a middle-aged Italian vineyard owner who falls...

Weekend Picks | Palm Beach ArtsPaper Staff


Art:
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At the Norton, a summery look at iconic toys

If there was a heaven for toys, it probably would look and feel like the Norton Museum of Art’s new exhibition. This is what a toy gets for enduring decades and co-existing wit...

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Film:
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Bland, predictable ‘And So It Goes’ aims for safe audiences

You can tell a lot from a movie by its opening shot. Rob Reiner’s new film, And So It Goes, opens with a crane shot delicately gliding ove...

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Theater:
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Theater roundup: A radiant ‘Most Happy Fella’; provocative ‘The Whale’

Fifty-eight years ago, having already achieved success in Hollywood and on Broadway, composer-lyricist Frank Loesser immersed himself in a passion project, a quasi-operatic musical about an unlikely rom...

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Dance:
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Essay: Keeping dance all about the art

By Tara Mitton Catao Dance competitions are multiplying in profusion these days, forcing those of us in the art form to have mixed feelings about a growing popularity that seems to tre...

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Music:
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Onslow, Stephenson stand out in PBCMF Concert 3

If the Palm Beach Chamber Music Festival musicians went looking for a trove of unfamiliar but worthwhile music they could draw on year after year, they could do worse than the works of ...

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Interviews:
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Natacha Koblova: Multilingual Society founder helps them speak in tongues

A year in business has not given Natacha Koblova all the answers she would like to have, although she did learn another language. The Russian-born 39-year-old polyglot (more on this later) has...

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Books:
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‘Pencil’ full of itself, but recounts an admirable idea

Growing up in wealthy Greenwich, Conn., Adam Braun developed an “obsession” with Wall Street and dreamed of “becoming a billionaire. While in college he traveled abroad in the Sem...

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Weekend Picks:
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Weekend arts picks: July 18-20

Theater: The second shoe of Palm Beach Dramaworks’ summer concert series drops this weekend with The Most Happy Fella, Frank Loesser’s quasi-operative romantic musical about a middle-aged Italian vineyard owner who falls for...

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News & Commentary:
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Sundays: The Great War’s technology lesson

One hundred years ago this month, Europe was in the throes of a buildup to catastrophe in the aftermath of the assassination of the Archduke Franz Ferdinand in Sarajevo on June 28. It ...

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