By Dale King The stage at The Plaza Theatre in Manalapan will be bare this season. No music or dialogue will be heard. The lights will remain dark and the seats empty. The owner of the cash-strapped, nearly three-year-old...

News & Commentary | Palm Beach ArtsPaper Staff

Pianists who play solo concerts, even ones who have made their names in jazz, realize that they're best-served to have some classical acumen because of the inherent recital expectations of an unaccompanied atmosphere. In that...

Music | Bill Meredith

The composers of the so-called Boston School, with the exception of Leonard Bernstein, are not well-known today, which is unfortunately par for the course for American classical composition in general. But one good reason to...

Music | Greg Stepanich

By Michael Mills Situated, as it is, at the confluence of Caribbean and Latin American cultures, the greater Miami area can’t help being the epicenter of the South Florida art world. Broward and Palm Beach counties may...

Art | Palm Beach ArtsPaper Staff

By Dale King True to its promise to provide “theater to think about,” Palm Beach Dramaworks opened its 2014-2015 season this past weekend with Thornton Wilder’s unadorned but hauntingly personal play, Our Town. The...

Theater | Palm Beach ArtsPaper Staff


Art:
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2014-15 arts preview: The season in Miami art

By Michael Mills Situated, as it is, at the confluence of Caribbean and Latin American cultures, the greater Miami area can’t help being the epicenter of the South Florida art w...

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Film:
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‘Men, Women and Children’ too preachy to deserve any likes

Earlier this year in this publication, I forgave Jason Reitman for Labor Day, because every great director delivers a clunker now and then. But after viewing his lat...

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Classic ‘Our Town’ beautifully realized at Dramaworks

By Dale King True to its promise to provide “theater to think about,” Palm Beach Dramaworks opened its 2014-2015 season this past weekend with Thornton Wilder’s una...

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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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Pianist Hersch dazzles in Arts Garage solo show

Pianists who play solo concerts, even ones who have made their names in jazz, realize that they're best-served to have some classical acumen because of the inherent recital expectations of an unaccompanied atm...

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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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2014-15 arts preview: The season in books

After all these years, the literary events season in South Florida has long reached its maturity. No more jokes about “cultural wastelands,” and publishers still send writers here on the few publicity tou...

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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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Plaza Theatre closes, citing lack of funds

By Dale King The stage at The Plaza Theatre in Manalapan will be bare this season. No music or dialogue will be heard. The lights will remain dark and the seats emp...

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