Among the 16,000 photographs this American-Russian born Roman Vishniac captured, his most memorable are of those impoverished and persecuted Eastern Europeans. Many of his photographs were taken of people and children of Jewish decent. His work was featured in the movie Schindler’s List. Due to his keen sense of observation and humanity, he created a record of historical proportions given through his lens. Mary Cavaioli is currently the Arts Integration Specialist for the District of Palm Beach County Schools, K-12 Curriculum, where she creates professional development programs and models best practices for teachers. $10 per person, including museum admission. Free for museum members. Seating is limited. Please RSVP to Kelly Medlin at firstname.lastname@example.org or (954) 262-0245.
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Enjoy an afternoon with the exhibition Against the Grain: Wood in Contemporary Art, Craft and Design on view at Nova Southeastern University’s Museum of Art | Fort Lauderdale. Curator Lisa Rockford will lead a discussion with local artists Christopher Carter, Kerry Phillips, Colin Sherrell, and Tyler Smith as they reveal the unique processes and techniques they utilize with wood as their medium. $10 per person includes museum admission. Free for museum members. Seating is limited. Please RSVP to Adrienne Chadwick at email@example.com or (954) 262-0241.
A resounding hit in Chicago and New York, and at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, 50 Shades! The Musical opens with a ladies book club deciding to read Fifty Shades of Grey. Through their interpretation of the novel, the audience is led on an uproarious roller coaster ride of this unlikely bestseller. The show is full of dance numbers and original songs delivered by an outrageous cast with a live, on-stage band.
50 Shades! The Musical is not associated with, endorsed or authorized by E.L. James or Vintage Books.
Who are some of today’s most fascinating artists? How do they work and why? The Emmy®-nominated documentary Art: 21 – Art in the Twenty-First Century will allow you to meet contemporary artists at work and speaking in their own words – direct, accessible and unfiltered. Contemporary art reflects the ideas of our time, and artists are the creative role models grappling with today’s most relevant questions. Why do some historical events shape the way we think today and why have some been forgotten? Explore these concepts and many more. View three segments including the artists Ursula Von Rydingsvard, Martin Puryear and Ai Weiwei, who are featured in the exhibition Against The Grain at Nova Southeastern University’s Museum of Art | Fort Lauderdale. 90 minutes. Cost is $10 per person, includes museum admission. Free for museum members. Seating is limited. Please RSVP to Kelly Medlin at firstname.lastname@example.org or (954) 262-0227
Backed by the Shelly Berg Trio, Sutton will perform From Johnny to Joni – Tierney Sutton Sings Mercer to Mitchell. An acclaimed jazz vocalist, Tierney Sutton is a three-time GRAMMY® nominee and winner of Jazzweek’s “Vocalist of the Year” and the LA Jazz Society’s Vocalist Award. The New York Times raves that Sutton is “a singer’s singer.” Pianist, composer, arranger and educator, Shelly Berg is Dean of the UM Frost School of Music and is a GRAMMY®-nominated artist. Hailed as “one of the finest pianists around in the early 21st century” by the All Music Guide, Berg is an accomplished pianist in both classical and jazz styles. He is a recording artist for Concord Music Group, a Steinway piano artist, and is currently arranging and co-producing a new CD with Gloria Estefan on the Sony International label.
Visitors will participate in a VIP experience that will offer a sneak peek inside normally-closed areas of Evelyn and Frederic Bartlett’s private living quarters. Tours will be led by seasoned Bonnet House docents and offered once each month. Visitors will enjoy seeing rooms never seen on other tours. The tour is offered in groups of 15 people to allow for questions and discussion. Limited reservations available, pre-registration required. These tours are not wheelchair accessible and require climbing one flight of stairs. Cost is $20 per person.
Experience a special open house and reception to kick off the holiday season at the Historic Stranahan House. This is special opportunity to view the House before the Christmas season. Enjoy complimentary tours, a private gift shop viewing with local craftspeople, and refreshments. Cost: free to members and prospective members.