August Calendar

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Old School Square

Flora

through Sept. 9

Cornell Art Museum

Thursday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sunday, 1-5 p.m.

Admission: $8 (general); $5 (seniors 65+ and students with ID); free for children under 12, Old School Square members and veterans.

This group exhibition features contemporary art inspired by nature’s flowers and plant life – from the blossom to the decay. The displays include installations by nationally and internationally recognized artists.

First Thursday Site Tour

Aug. 2  

Begins at Cornell Art Museum

11 a.m. and 1 p.m.

Admission: $8

Enjoy a presentation of vintage photos taking you through the history of Delray Beach followed by a site tour through the beautifully restored, historic school buildings of the Old School Square Campus!

First Friday Art Walk

Aug. 3

Spotlight Gallery at Cornell Art Museum

6-9 p.m.

Free Admission

Democratic Women’s Club of South Palm Beach County

Aug. 13 at 7:30 pm

South County Civic Center

Primary Candidate Forum – Primary elections in Florida are August 28. All five Gubernatorial Candidates have accepted our invitation. This will be one of the last times you will be able to come out to hear, meet and greet the Primary Candidates before casting your vote on Primary Day. Local and Municipal candidates from South Palm Beach County are also invited to speak. Refreshments included.

Music at St. Paul’s

Baroque and Beyond

Aug. 19

2:30 p.m. pre-concert conversation with composer Dr. Karl Henning

3 p.m. concert Mei Mei Luo, violin, & Paul Cienniwa, harpsichord

St. Paul’s Episcopal Church

$20 suggested donation; children 18 and under FREE

St. Paul’s Episcopal Church is handicapped accessible

For more information, visit http://www.music.stpaulsdelray.org

The Artists Guild

Opening reception – Aug. 31 at 6 p.m.

2910 N Federal Highway

Art—photography—sculpture—hand made jewelry

For home or office

Representing 100 local artists

Arts Garage

Garage Queens

Friday, Aug. 3

8-10 p.m.

Premium Table Seating$ 25.00 | Reserved Table Seating$ 20.00

A jaw dropping competition for the title of Garage Queen!
Arts Garage presents Garage Queen showcasing the art of Drag! The first Friday of the months June through September Arts Garage hosts a pageant style elimination contest for twelve beautiful Queens. Every month, the audience and judges will send three Queen’s packing until there is only one: the first crowned GARAGE QUEEN!

Fanni Sarkozy and Friends

Saturday, Aug. 4

8-10 p.m.

Reserved Table Seating $40.00 | Premium Table Seating $45.00

A multi-award winning pianist, singer and composer proficient in jazz and classical music. With multiple recordings and awards, Fanni has became an internationally recognized artist. Her composition “No Time To Lose” won the Grand Prize of the International Songwriting Contest in France in 2010. In the same year, the Jazziz magazine released a review and a CD-attachment with one of her original songs. In 2012, she won the “Best Jazz Album of the Year” in Hungary’s most prominent award, the Fonogram Awards with the Mrs. Columbo Band.

The Norman Jackson Band

Friday, Aug. 10

8-10 p.m.

Reserved Table Seating $25.00 | Premium Table Seating $30.00

Ranked 3rd in the world at the 2016 International Blues Challenge Finals, the Norman Jackson Band is touring internationally promoting their new release, “It’s the Drummer’s Fault”. “The Soul Machine” Norman Jackson was raised in Detroit and Chicago and learned from the true Blues and Soul masters. He mentored his protégé and saxophonist, Rick Shortt from the age of 12 to become the wild showman and lead player in the band. His nephew, the Boogieman was born and bred to be his drummer while adopting Danny Williams as his bassist from his church congregation.Norman and his band sing and play legitimate Blues through storytelling from their lives that will make you laugh, smile and will guarantee you “GET DOWN” as you “Get Your Happy On!”

Julius Sanna Quartet

Saturday, Aug. 11

8-10 p.m.

Premium Table Seating $35.00 | Reserved Table Seating  $30.00

Julius Sanna is a multifaceted musician with a rich tradition in jazz, soul, funk and world beat. Julius was born in Tanzania, raised in Kenya, and moved to the United States in 1997 to attend college, where he had the opportunity to tour Europe with SNU Jazz Band.

Indie Rock & Carolena

Thursday, Aug. 16

8-10 p.m.

General Admission: $10

Indigo Dreamers’ (Indie Rock) debut album, Lessons in Blue, document growing paints, nostalgia and joy of maturation. Carolena (Alternative Pop) is a 22 year-old singer, songwriter from South Florida. Carolena has an authentic, soulful sound of pop infused with reggae/r&b influence, as well as tunes from her Latin background.

Eric Steckel

Friday, Aug.17

8-10 p.m.

Premium Table Seating $30 | Reserved Table Seating $25

Hailed by many as the top rising star of Blues/Rock

In an era where pedalboards, laptops and samples have become commonplace, Eric Steckel goes against the grain and harkens his listeners back to the days when great guitars were played loudly through great amps. Hailed by many as the top rising star of Blues/Rock, Eric delivers a powerhouse performance that has left audiences in 25 countries (and counting) mesmerized. He brings an energy and passion to the stage that never disappoints and is a must see for fans of vintage guitar rock

Rotem Sivan Band

Saturday, Aug. 18

8-10 p.m.

Reserved Table Seating $40.00 |Premium Table Seating $45.00

Rotem Sivan is taking the NYC scene by storm. Described by DownBeat Magazine as “a remarkable talent and a welcome new voice on the scene,” he completed his studies in both classical composition and Jazz with honors in Tel Aviv & NYC. Sivan tours with his trio most of the year playing in world-renowned festivals and clubs. He has performed in countries such as France, Italy, Spain, Germany, Austria, Belgium, Poland, UK, Slovenia, Mexico, Chile, Costa Rica, Puerto Rico, Israel, USA, and Canada, among others, and has given workshops around the world in top universities and schools.

Tal Cohen

Friday, Aug. 24

8-10 p.m.

Premium Table Seating $45 | Reserved Table Seating $40

Hailed by DownBeat Jazz Magazine as “a…special talent that needs to be heard”, Tal Cohen’s unique piano style owes its roots to the Jewish folk songs and classical music he played in his formative years growing up in Israel.

Guitar Shorty

Saturday, Aug. 25

8-10 p.m.

Premium $45 | Reserved $40

Legendary guitarist/vocalist Guitar Shorty is a giant in the blues world. Compared to both Jimi Hendrix and Buddy Guy, Guitar Shorty has been electrifying audiences for five decades with his supercharged live shows and his incendiary recordings. Like a bare-knuckled boxer, Shorty strikes with his blistering, physical guitar playing and his fierce vocals, connecting directly with body and soul.

The Pixels – Retro 80s Experience

Friday, Aug. 31

8-10 p.m.

Reserved Table Seating $40.00 | Premium Table Seating $45.00

Featuring some of South Florida’s most excellent totally tubular musician, The Pixels-Retro 80s Experience takes you back to the time of shoulder pads, skinny ties, leggings, and teased hair. The Pixels play 80s big hits from artists such as Madonna, Tears for Fears, Def Leppard, Cyndi Lauper, Hall & Oats, New Order, Animotion, Human League, and many more.

Daggerwing Nature Center

Mother Nature & Me: Polar Party

Aug. 7, 10:30 a.m.

Ages 2-5 (w/guardian), $4/child (Reservations required)

Get ready to jump and shout with Mother Nature through stories, live animals, activities, and a craft specifically designed for toddlers and preschoolers!

Intro to Archery

Aug. 11, 10:30 a.m.

Ages 8+, $10/participant (Reservations required)

Join the USA Archery and N.F.A.A. certified staff and learn about the sport of archery. This exciting program teaches archery safety skills and proper use of a bow and arrow before getting time to practice on the range.

Daggerwing visits the library: Snakes

Aug. 14, 3:30 p.m.

Ages 5+, FREE (Reservations required)

Enjoy a special program about snakes, featuring a visit from the nature center’s resident animal ambassadors, at the Glades Road Branch Library! Call the Glades Road Branch Library for details and RSVP at 561- 482-4554.

Mother Nature & Me: A is for alligator

Aug. 21, 10:30 a.m.

Ages 2-5 (w/guardian), $4/child (Reservations required)

Get ready to jump and shout with Mother Nature through stories, live animals, activities, and a craft specifically designed for toddlers and preschoolers!

Florida Animals

Aug. 25, 10:30 a.m.

Ages 5+, $3/participant (Reservations required)

Meet live animals that can be found right here in Florida! Learn how these native creatures are adapted to survive in the many habitats found in our home state.