It’s been 11 years since the Delray String Quartet was formed and made its first appearance, but only four since its current lineup took shape. And this one feels like a keeper. “Like any quartet, you go through lots of...

Music | Greg Stepanich

As at Guantanamo and Abu Ghraib, the unanswerable question is: Does violent interrogation extract valuable information from terrorists or does it turn prisoners into terrorists? The issue is explored in Yussef El Guindi’s...

Theater | Hap Erstein

What 8-year construction project involved only American laborers and linked two oceans through the narrow spine of Central America at a cost of $200 million? The answer is: none. Sorry. Trick question. If you were...

Art | Gretel Sarmiento

Bartók for Halloween: New opera company mounts ‘Bluebeard’ If you’re not really in the mood for zombies on Halloween, a new arts group in West Palm Beach has something else you might be interested in: An operatic...

News & Commentary | Palm Beach ArtsPaper Staff

With a mission to produce underappreciated, short-lived shows, it was probably inevitable that Slow Burn Theatre Co. would get around to Carrie, the Musical. After all, it infamously lasted a mere five performances on Broadway...

Theater | Hap Erstein


Art:
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Don’t talk; dig: The Panama Canal at 100, at the Flagler

What 8-year construction project involved only American laborers and linked two oceans through the narrow spine of Central America at a cost of $200 million? The answer is: non...

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Film:
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Art, on the edge, in staggering, brilliant ‘Birdman’

Alejandro González Iñárritu’s Birdman dares you to look away. And it does so by never cutting. At least, that’s the way it appears — like one long, con...

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Theater:
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‘Back of the Throat’: Inside a post-Patriot Act nightmare, at Outré

As at Guantanamo and Abu Ghraib, the unanswerable question is: Does violent interrogation extract valuable information from terrorists or does it turn prisoners into terrorists? The iss...

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Dance:
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2014-15 arts preview: The season in dance

By Tara Mitton Catao The coming dance season promises a strong line up for lovers of both contemporary dance and classical ballet, from large companies such as Miami City Bal...

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Music:
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New season is start of something big for Delray String Quartet

It’s been 11 years since the Delray String Quartet was formed and made its first appearance, but only four since its current lineup took shape. And this one feels like a kee...

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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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How Alzheimer’s robbed victim, healthy spouse of their lives

Harvey Gralnick was a 56-year-old esteemed doctor at the National Institutes of Health in Maryland when his wife and colleagues began noticing changes in his behavior -- forgetting things, getting lost, lashing out...

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Weekend Picks:
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Weekend arts picks: Oct. 10-12

Theater: “Oh, earth, you’re too wonderful for anyone to realize you,” says Emily Webb in one of the more famous speeches from Thornton Wilder’s 1938 play Our Town. While current taste...

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News & Commentary:
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News briefs: An opera startup, a new director, an education grant

Bartók for Halloween: New opera company mounts ‘Bluebeard’ If you’re not really in the mood for zombies on Halloween, a new arts group in West Palm Beach has something else you mig...

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