How outdoor public art defines a community

PUBLIC ART TELLS A STORY. Through brushstrokes, the play of light and shadow, and prismatic colors cast on its viewers, public art conveys the spirit and character of a community, capturing a snapshot of long-ago history, revealing its values, culture, and diversity. For newcomers and visitors, it captures a sense of place; for locals it instills civic pride and builds […]

Cultural Council launches performing arts series

Throughout the pandemic, the Cultural Council for Palm Beach County has been a hub for visual arts. But things are about to heat up for summer at the council’s Lake Worth Beach headquarters. Through its Summer Performing Arts Series, the council will host evenings of dance and music in July and August. Showcasing local artists, the performances will include a […]


Symphonia announces next season The Symphonia has announced a 2022-2023 concert series performance schedule inspired by the Earth’s elements of fire, earth, wind and water. “Inspired Naturally,” the theme of the upcoming season’s performance, is based on “Terra Nostra,” an award-winning multimedia symphony by Christophe Chagnard that combines visuals with symphonic music and explores the impact and challenges of climate […]


Hermès? Tiffany? Dior? Think twice before you toss the box

Admit it: It drives you crazy when a kid tears open a package and ends up playing with the box instead of the toy inside. That box provides great pleasure, even if it is of little value otherwise. The packaging almost always is the first thing we toss when we receive a product. Typically, it’s of little use or value. […]


Please send calendar listings to calendar editor Janis Fontaine at pbnews@floridaweekly.com. Juneteenth events — Juneteenth is a commemoration of the day it was announced slavery was abolished in Texas in 1865. ¦ The Gloriousness of Blackness — 6-8 p.m. Thursday, June 23, at the Delray Beach Library, 100 W. Atlantic Ave., Delray Beach. An intergenerational panel will highlight the positives […]


Boca Raton Green Market — 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays, 400 S. Federal Highway, Boca Raton. Organic foods, baked goods, cheese, arts and crafts, flowers, eggs, seafood. 561-299-8684. The Winter GreenMarket — 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Old School Square Park, 51 N. Swinton Ave., Delray Beach. Free parking in the Old School garage. www.delraycra.org/green-market; 561-276-7511. Swank Farmers’ Market — 10 a.m.- […]


Defusing a potential threat

It is said that in war every new weapon gives rise to a counter weapon. In much the same way, many bidding and play conventions can frequently be turned against their users. Consider this deal where the bidding went as shown. South’s twospade bid was not based on the normal complement of at least 17 high-card points usually needed for […]


Palm Beach North Chamber Leadership Awards, PGA National

1. Jennifer Sardone-Shiner and Alex Slaton 2. Paul Wieseneck and Tony Casserino 3. Tamra FitzGerald, Christina Hatara and Lynn Stockford 4. Alan Diskin and Michael Metter 5. Belinda Barwick, Justin Hall and Jen Ingenito 6. Marguerite Connelly, Jan Cairnes and Mike Kwiat 7. Cindy Giles and Mike McCann 8. Cory Saban, Chet Tart and Frank Ambrose 9. Erik Kvapil and […]

PBCHRC Pride Happy Hour, Meat Market, Palm Beach

1. Rand Hoch and Sarah Malega2. Ryan Thompson, Casey Messer and Shane Sadhu3. Susan Kaplan and Don Todorich4. Janiece Davis and Stavros Xirouchakis5. Terri Elawan and Lorraine Muncie6. Tony Peterson, Jim Barnhill and Hugh Stuckey7. Anthony Sibilia and Ariana Walker8. Jody Young and Meredith Ockman9. Eileen Tuckman and Diane Schneider10. Timm Johnson-Reynolds and Bryce Chant11. Tanya Siskind and Jeff Siskind

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