March 5, 2015 RSS feed / Arts & Entertainment News

Epic musical

Maltz offers tale of redemption with “Les Misérables”

In the mid-19th century, Victor Hugo was the John Grisham of his day, turning out epic novels that sold in the millions.  The French novelist’s tales included “The Hunchback of Notre-Dame” and one that, for contemporary audienc More...

SPILLING IT

‘We think business should be fun’

Emily Pantelides: You are easily the smartest person I know.  Suzy Welch: You need to get out more!  EP: I’m serious. I say that because smart, powerful women sometimes come across as nasty and you don’t.  More...

PUZZLE ANSWERS

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A STEP BACKWARDS
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THEATER REVIEW

Uplifting ‘Man of La Mancha’ sallies forth at The Wick

In 1965, America was newly awash in a painful harsh reality of a divided, disillusioned country. The hope and optimism of the Kennedy Era had been annihilated by an assassin’s bullet just two years earlier. More...

FLORIDA AUTHENTICA

Edison Museum and Garden of Doom

An excerpt from the book, “Florida Authentica,” a field guide to 52 Florida adventures … unique, eccentric and natural marvels of the Sunshine State. By Ron Wiggins.   More...

BEACH READING

‘Spinster’

¦ By Kate Bolick (Crown, $12.99)   There are 158 million women in the United States, and 102 million of them are single. More...

LATEST FILMS

Five films to see before your eardrums explode this summer

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Polly quiere una galleta!

Darren and Nigel were roommates of long standing. During their time together, Nigel, whose ancestry could be traced back to Africa, gradually acquired the British accent spoken by Darren, who originally hailed from England. More...

SunFest brings rockers, artists along waterfront

Forget the jazz fest of yore.  SunFest shed that label decades ago.  But what it is bringing for its 33rd installment, April 29-May 3, is a mix of alternative and classic rock, reggae and blues, as well as works by vetted artists from acros More...

COLLECTOR’S CORNER

I always enjoy the March West Palm Beach Antiques Festival. It’s large, with several hundred dealers, but not too large to stroll in a day. Need an appraisal? Check out the Society of the Four Arts’ event on March 7.   More...

CONTRACT BRIDGE

Famous hand

Barry Crane was best known to the general public for his role in producing, directing and writing such popular television shows as “Mission: Impossible” and “Mannix” in the 1960s, ’70s and ’80s.  More...

HOROSCOPES

¦ PISCES (February 19 to March 20) You might still need to do some solid reassessing early in the week before you can close that sensitive situation. A new jobrelated opportunity could present itself later in the week.   More...

Enjoying the Journey: Band hits road with Miller Band

This spring’s double bill of Journey and the Steve Miller Band seems obvious enough that one might wonder why it hasn’t happened before.  More...

‘Renaissance man’ still creative after all these years

A West Palm Beach artist whose famous bas relief, Faces of Olivier, depicts 28 starring roles in the English actor’s charismatic career, has taken on a much-broader bronze titled Faces of Golf.  Lawrence Holofcener has sculpted 105 of the More...

AREA MARKETS

SATURDAYS  Lake Worth Farmers Market — 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays through April 25, 1 S. Ocean Blvd., Lake Worth (northwest corner of Lake Avenue and State Road A1A); 547-3100; lakeworthfarmersmarket.com  More...

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