When the student orchestra at New York’s Juilliard School gives concerts, audiences have to line up beforehand to get a ticket. But with free admission, it’s a pretty good deal. So when Guillermo Figueroa, who studied the...

Music | Greg Stepanich

Film: Scratch a proficient sketch comedian and you will usually find a performer capable of dramatic roles as well. Consider Kristen Wiig and Bill Hader of Saturday Night Live fame who handle darker material with impressive...

Weekend Picks | Palm Beach ArtsPaper Staff

When we first encounter Denzel Washington in the new action vehicle The Equalizer, he’s living an awfully un-Denzel-like life. He works in a home-repair big-box store, where he spends his lunch breaks advising a coworker on...

Film | John Thomason

By Dale King Lots of people leave Palm Beach County for the summer. But jazz vocalist Nicole Henry decided to stay. She sold out back-to-back-to-back cabaret performances at the Colony Hotel -- not an easy accomplishment...

Music | Palm Beach ArtsPaper Staff

Music: Veteran songwriter and bandleader Tom Petty returns to his home state tonight with a concert at the Cruzan Amphitheatre with his longtime band, the Heartbreakers; he’ll be joined by the British pop icon Steve...

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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‘Equalizer’ wastes a lot of people, including its star

When we first encounter Denzel Washington in the new action vehicle The Equalizer, he’s living an awfully un-Denzel-like life. He works in a home-repair big-box store, where he ...

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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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Figueroa reaching ahead and reaching out at Lynn Philharmonia

When the student orchestra at New York’s Juilliard School gives concerts, audiences have to line up beforehand to get a ticket. But with free admission, it’s a pretty good deal. So whe...

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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: Sept. 26-27

Film: Scratch a proficient sketch comedian and you will usually find a performer capable of dramatic roles as well. Consider Kristen Wiig and Bill Hader of Saturday Night Live fame who handle dar...

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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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