By Dale King The comedy Butterflies are Free, which opens the 2014-2015 season at the Broward Stage Door Theatre in Coral Springs, is not a musical. But music is key to the flow of the action and the meaning of the...

Theater | Palm Beach ArtsPaper Staff

Music: Soon, the season will be upon us and there will be almost too many things to cover in the music world. At this time of year, you can find smaller, intimate shows if you know where to look, such as the Boca Steinway...

Weekend Picks | Palm Beach ArtsPaper Staff

Irene, the career woman at the center of A Five Star Life, spends most of her days in laps of luxury around the world. As an inspector of five-star resorts, we see Irene (Margherita Buy) jetting to Paris and Gstaad and Berlin...

Film | John Thomason

I once worked for a newspaper in Washington, D.C. that spent extravagantly to say the least. It preferred to fly me to interview celebrities that I could talk to almost as productively, and certainly more cost-effectively, on...

News & Commentary | Hap Erstein

Film: Writer-director John Michael McDonagh gives us a present called Calvary, the second installment in a projected trilogy after the considerably lighter The Guard of a few years ago. Both star the impeccable Brendan...

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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‘Five Star Life’: On the border of freedom and loneliness

Irene, the career woman at the center of A Five Star Life, spends most of her days in laps of luxury around the world. As an inspector of ...

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Theater:
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‘Butterflies’ gets its groovy on at Broward Stage Door

By Dale King The comedy Butterflies are Free, which opens the 2014-2015 season at the Broward Stage Door Theatre in Coral Springs, is not a musical. But...

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Dance:
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Impressive new dances at Reach/O Dance ‘Heat Wave’

It’s a pity that the annual dance intensive summer show produced by the Reach and O Dance companies only had one performance Saturday night, because this collection of modern, jazz and ballet mov...

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Music:
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23rd PB Chamber Fest wraps with fine Mendelssohn

For some reason, the string quartets of Felix Mendelssohn don’t have the currency on our chamber music stages that their quality deserves. But all six of them, as well as the...

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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: Aug. 23-24

Music: Soon, the season will be upon us and there will be almost too many things to cover in the music world. At this time of year, you can find smaller, intimate sho...

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News & Commentary:
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Remembering Bacall: An interview with one tough cookie

I once worked for a newspaper in Washington, D.C. that spent extravagantly to say the least. It preferred to fly me to interview celebrities that I could talk to almost as productively, and...

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