Under the direction of The Palm Beach Show Group, the 14th Annual Palm Beach Fine Craft Show which takes place February 16th through 19th at the Palm Beach County Convention Center, will provide a showcase for local Palm Beach County performing artists. The introduction of this new showcase will include performances by the Demetrius Klein Dance Company and Arts Dance Generation (Deborah Marquez, artistic director). Their performance will be highlighted by classical and contemporary solo and group dance numbers. Featured soloist – Leigh Goldberger – WON the Youth American Grand Prix Ballet World Competition 2016 AND the Universal Ballet Competition 2016 in both the Classical and Contemporary categories.
Performing Friday, February 17th from 4 to 6 p.m. and Saturday, February 18th from 1 to 3 p.m. will be seven dancers from the Demetrius Klein Dance Company. The Arts Dance Generation is scheduled to perform with approximately 30 dancers on Sunday, February 19th from 1 to 3 p.m.
Show hours are Thursday through Saturday, from 11 a.m. until 7 p.m. Sunday hours are from 11 a.m. until 6 p.m. For tickets and more information: http://www.palmbeachfinecraft.com
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Fritz Van der Grift, Victoria Ricker, and Robert Riva of The Ricker Group at Morgan Stanley
Even if your child does not aspire to become a Financial Advisor at one of the top firms in the world, it is safe to say that money matters regardless of where life takes you and it is never too early to learn how to use it wisely. Two Palm Beach Day Academy graduates and Morgan Stanley Financial Advisors, Fritz Van der Grift and Robert Riva recognized the need for a youth finance curriculum while looking back at their institutional education. More importantly, they realized the importance of ‘socially conscience’ investing.
“I think we can all agree that the primary reason people invest is to generate returns on their investment. In following that line of reasoning, those returns provide us and our loved ones with a better quality of life. As far as I’m concerned, the next logical question, why stop there?” Riva challenged.
The after-school program, Money Matters, meets every Monday at Palm Beach Day Academy from 3:15 p.m. to 4:15 p.m.. Students learn basics associated with personal budgeting, cash flow analysis, interest rates, and astute financial decision making.
“While I am truly grateful for the education at Palm Beach Day, Deerfield, and Palm Beach Atlantic, I really never learned the basics of money management,” shared Van der Grift. He went on to add, “If we believe it’s important to be good stewards of our finances, we should also be socially aware of how those finances are impacting the world around us.”
Current Palm Beach Day Academy parents who enrolled their children include Marzia Precoda and Donna Lloyd George. Both feel it is important to expose their children to the basics of finances.
“My children’s well-rounded education is a priority for me. Languages, travel and exposure are important, but knowing how to plan for the future is fundamental,” says Precoda.
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Get ready to rock, Palm Beach! Grammy award-winner singer-songwriter Michael Bolton will be one of the special musical guests performing during American Cancer Society’s 58th Annual Gala Rock Palm Beach to be held at The Mar-a-Lago Club on Friday, February 5, 2016. Honorary Chairman Patrick Park, gala co-chairmen Lori Stoll and Shelley Menin, vice chairman Kitty Silverstein and junior chairman Jesse Stoll have planned an exciting evening of fabulous food, great music and other surprises to help raise critical funds to support the American Cancer Society in its fight against cancer.
Event co-chairman Lori Stoll, wife of the late music promoter Jon Stoll, said “Michael’s still relevant after 40 years in the music industry, so he was the ideal choice for our event, which caters to several generations of Palm Beach society.” Shelley Menin, Stoll’s co-chairman added “He’s also known to be a breast cancer awareness advocate, so we knew he would be a perfect fit to help us raise money to support the lifesaving work of the American Cancer Society.”
2015 American Cancer Society Rock Palm Beach Gala Co-Chairs, Lori Stoll and Shelley Menin
The Palm Beach Annual Gala offer a fun and festive way to support the Society’s programs and services, which make a difference every day in the lives of people touched by cancer. The 2016 event is proud to recognize its corporate partners that include the Addison Hines Charitable Trust, Braman Motorcars, Govic Capital, Mary Mahoney, Meat Market and Michael Dixon.
Gala sponsorship packages with prime seating are still available and start at $2,500. A limited number of individual tickets will go on sale January 18, 2016.
For more information about the event please call Michelle Jaminet at 561 655 3449.
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Thus, POSH Designer Sale will now offer an online shopping platform, set to debut this summer, featuring the most coveted clothing and accessories at your fingertips! Patrons will soon be able to support for the Lighthouse Guild from home, work or even while running errands.
Mark G. Ackermann, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Lighthouse Guild, was in attendance and recognized this year’s Dinner Dance honorees, Kim Campbell and Lavinia Baker. He also announced Honorary Chair Arlene Dahl, will be presented with Lighthouse Guild’s Vision Award in recognition of her leadership in Palm Beach, and for her longstanding support and advocacy for the vision impaired.
Marking its ninth year, the annual Lighthouse Guild POSH Palm Beach Dinner Dance will be held on February 23, 2016 at Club Colette. This year’s Dinner Dance Chairmen are Kane and Mary Baker, Mario Nievera and Travis Howe. Junior Chairmen are Bettina Anderson and Wyatt Koch. The Gala Dinner will honor Lavinia Baker and Kim Campbell.
Committee members include Iris Apfel,Jackie Weld Drake, Katherine Ford, Michele Kessler, Carla Mann, Talbott Maxey, Grace Meigher, Margo MacNabb Nederlander, Kit Pannill, Nancy Paul, Catherine Saxton, Frances Scaife, Jennie Scaife and Norma Tiefel. Junior Committee members are Lilly Leas, Sean Ferreira, Alexis Posada, Robert Riva, Fritz and Judy van der Grift, Samantha Curry, Camila Helander, Tyler Sargent, Nick Sargent, Nicole Kirchhoff, Erik and Julia Lembcke, Lourdes de Guardiola, Michael Morrissey, Kirsten Smith, Chris Leavitt, Dr. Tara Dennis, Kristina Olsen and Amanda Boalt.
For information about the POSH Dinner Dance, or to make a tax-deductible donation of clothing and/or accessories to the POSH Sale, please contact Mona de Sayve at (561) 828-1522 or email email@example.com
Lighthouse Guild is the leading non-profit vision and healthcare organization addressing the needs of the blind, visually impaired and those with multiple disabilities by providing critical health care services to help people of all ages to enjoy safe, independent lives.
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For over 50 years, Internationally acclaimed opera star Plácido Domingo made more than 3,600 appearances on stages around the world. He has sung a total of 147 different operatic roles and recorded over 100 albums for which he has won 14 Grammy and Latin Grammy Awards. On January 28th, he is making his return to MiamiAmerican Airlines Arena after a decade-long hiatus. Domingo is preparing a performance worth the wait featuring a selection of famous operatic highlights, Broadway hits and audience favorites such as “Granada” and “Bésame Mucho,” But it gets better… ‘
Juanes, by Chris Duque
Juan Esteban Aristizábal Vásquez, better known as Juanes, Colombian musician, winner of three Latin Grammy Wards will be the opening act!
His hits include Un Día Normal, whichwas released in 2002 and was later certified platinum in multiple countries throughout Latin America. Juanes’ third album, Mi Sangre (2004), which became an international bestseller, managing to position well in a number of countries around the world, achieved success due to the single “La Camisa Negra“. He has since released La Vida… Es Un Ratico (2007) and P.A.R.C.E. (2010). On May 29, 2012 Juanes released the album Juanes MTV Unplugged.
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The Palm Beach Fine Craft Show celebrates art of all mediums. Glass has been recognized as a luxury material for ages. The material has evolved as glass-making techniques shift with technology, and styles shift with the eras. The only constant is its beauty. Think René Lalilique, Émile Gallé, Louis Comfort Tiffany… All renowned masters of the art. The 13th annual show which takes place at the Palm Beach County Convention Center February 26-28 brings together a very talented pool of artists from all over the country for this juried Show.
Florida Native: Innovative Clearwater, Florida Glass Artist, Marlene Rose National Endowment of the Arts Grant Award Winner, Marlene Rose, utilizes a rare and relatively new technique sandcast glass to bring her visions to life. Her works are collected by the glass cognoscenti, fine-art collectors, and Hollywood A-List celebrities including John Travolta, Nicolas Cage, Catherine Bell and others. Working from her Clearwater, Florida studio, Marlene has taken the thousands year-old tradition of bronze casting and applied it to molten glass. Read more: www.marleneroseglass.com
“Buddha Wall” by Marlene Rose
First Timer: Capturing the Essence of Nature in a Fine Craft Showcase of Glass
Hand sculpted and blown glass in the classic technique by David and Jennifer Clancy demonstrate life like natural scenes frozen in time. From their studio in Jamestown, Rhode Island, they are often inspired by the sea which is reflected in their captivating natural landscapes. Well-known in the Northeast U.S. for their solo show at the Newport Art Museum, the Clancy’s have earned a following of fine craft collectors and glass aficionados alike and will be making their first appearance at this year’s Palm Beach Fine Craft Show. Read more: www.clancydesigns.com
Emerging Talent: Casey McMains Brings the Magic of Cameo Glass
The cameo glass of Vermont emerging artist, Casey McMains tends towards the surreal and symbolic weaving meaning and thoughts together. Casey prefers to work with glass because it has a memory. It is able to be transparent, translucent, and opaque simultaneously in the same piece. She explains that working in glass provides the opportunity to sculpt with light and shadow in a dynamic and intimate way that is unlike any other medium. She believes that it is magic, true alchemy in the vein of Newton and Flemmel, using all the elements (Earth, Air, Fire, Water, and Spirit) to create something that didn’t exist until the moment of its creation. Casey is looking forward to showcasing her latest works during her first appearance at The 2016 Palm Beach Fine Craft Show. See more: www.etsy.com/shop/CaseyMcMainsGlass
Casey McMains, Glass Artist
For more information and to sign up for updates, please go to www.craftsamericashows.com. Tickets will be available for sale beginning January 2016 through the website. Show hours are Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. Sunday hours are from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m.
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