A few years back, there was a regular series of organ recitals at Palm Beach’s Bethesda-by-the-Sea Episcopal Church that took place in July and August, when temperatures in South Florida are at their most punishing and unforgiving.
Those recitals were well-attended, but one couldn’t help but wonder: Are people here for the music or just a chance to get out of the blazing sun and high humidity into a cool stone church? Maybe it doesn’t matter: Living in South Florida year-round means you’re going to broil in the summer. But if you know where to look, you can also have the same caliber of arts-going experiences as you did in the winter.
Last year, we here at ArtsPaper officially declared a Summer Season with a special preview of events taking place in the hot months. We’ve done it again this year, and we hope you’ll take a look at our stories about the summer season in pop and jazz, classical, theater and visual art and start making plans to continue your arts adventures — or at least come in out of the heat.