This Month at Arts Garage : Abundant April

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April 1 / Wed. 7pm / $75 2015 SUPERSTAR SPECTACULAR Special Event The Delray Beach nonprofit arts and education-based Milagro Center teams up with Arts Garage for its annual fundraiser, 2015 SuperSTAR Spectacular Showcase: A Blast from the Past – A Tribute to the Music of the 60s, 70s and 80s. Arts Garage is the perfect venue for this musical performance and arts-orientated event, showcasing the talents of Milagro’s STARS and Teensages 6–17. Highlights of this high-energy event include dance, vocal, and spoken word performances by Milagro Center students, a display of dazzling student-created art available for sale, a silent auction of more than 50 fabulous items, delicious hors d’oeuvres, cocktails and beverages. Proceeds will benefit Milagro Center’s afterschool and summer camp STARS and Teen Programs. Please visit www.milagrocenter.org. Admission includes 1 free drink April 4 / Sat. 8pm / $25-30-35 JEFF HARNAR Cabaret Jeff Harnar is an Award-winning New York-based cabaret singer and recording artist with an unusually smooth, baritone voice and a fondness for the Broadway musical repertoire. He is known for his critically acclaimed performances throughout top venues in Manhattan. He appeared at Carnegie’s Weill Recital Hall in a sold-out solo concert, and most recently he was Michael Feinstein’s special guest in his Jule Styne tribute at Carnegie’s Zankel Hall. April 8-9 / Wed.-Thurs. 7:30pm / $20-30 YOU CAN’T TAKE IT WITH YOU Radio Theatre In this modern adaptation of the Academy Award-winning film and Pulitzer Prize-winning play, the delightfully eccentric Sycamore family and the wealthy, conservative Kirbys must learn to co-exist when their children become engaged. At Arts Garage Radio Theatre, scripts adapted from classic movies during the heyday of radio will be performed live, with performers utilizing specially designed sound effect devices, providing a nostalgic trip to the past with a modern twist. Each play is recorded and posted at www.artsradionetwork.com for audiences to enjoy long after the curtain has fallen. Join us to relive the golden ages of radio. April 9 / Thurs. 9am-3pm / $75 LOUDER THAN A BOMB FLORIDA PRELIMINARY BOUTS Free, Open to the Public • 8 teams of high school poets will compete in a round-robin style poetry slam • Each bout consists of 4 schools competing against one another • Each bout is 5 rounds: 4 individual rounds and 1 round for 4-person collaborations • In rounds 1-4, there should be one mic and one mic stand on stage • In round 5, there should be four microphones with four microphone stands • The audience is going to vary. It will include the actual teams, faculty/staff, parents, friends, etc. • Need space for tables w/snacks, water, etc. Louder Than A Bomb (LTAB) was founded in 2001, through the Young Chicago Authors, by Kevin Coval (YCA Artistic Director) and Anna West. LTAB is now the largest youth poetry festival in the world, featuring more than 120 schools representing over 100 zip codes within the Chicago-land area. LTAB was created to give Chicago youth a platform to share their stories. The festival has since become a “bridge” for young people from many different backgrounds to come together and find a common ground through their narratives. April 10 / Fri. 8pm / $25-35-45 ECLECTICA Groove Fusion Eclectica is not just another funk/world/ rock/jazz/classical ensemble… they are a virtuoso groove event. This genre-defying band features the 5-time Grammy Award– winning drumming of Roy “Futureman” Wooten of Bela Fleck and the Flecktones, and electric violin virtuoso Tracy Silverman, heralded by the BBC as “the greatest living exponent of the electric violin.” Bass legend Steve Forrest completes the ensemble. Eclectica is inventive, blazingly virtuosic and thoroughly entertaining. April 11 / Sat. 8pm / $30-40-50 CircX CABARET Theatrical Circus Cabaret Internationally renowned troupe CircX presents at Arts Garage their signature style of Cabaret, described often as: one part circus, two parts burlesque, a pinch of class and a dash of trash. This one hour interactive show features some of South Florida’s most revered and beloved circus and burlesque stars. Show is rated PG-13. (not appropriate for children). Circ X is a traveling performance troupe and production company based out of Miami FL. Directed by Diana Lozano, each performance is dedicated to creating unique cutting edge interactive entertainment. Since its inception in 2002, the company has grown strong as an ensemble of Inter-actors, Dancers and Circus Artist. They incorporate corporeal mime, European Clowning, Commedia, Street Theater and Burlesque to create a performance that is wild, intense and outrageously funny. April 12 / Sun. 7pm / $25-30-35 OMAR SOSA QUARTETO AFRO CUBANO Cuban Music Omar Sosa, a native of Cuba, is a composer, pianist and bandleader renowned for his Afro-Cubano fusion music. He has received worldwide attention, including a lifetime achievement award and several Grammy nominations. April 17 / Fri. 8pm / $30-40-60 ZEBRA Rock Zebra is a hard rock band founded in 1975 in New Orleans, Louisiana, featuring Randy Jackson (guitar and vocals), Felix Hanemann (bass, keyboards and vocals) and Guy Gelso (drums and vocals). Their self-titled album went platinum in 1982 and was the fastest selling debut album in Atlantic Records’ history, outselling major artists like Led Zeppelin and AC/DC. When MTV aired music videos of their singles (“Tell Me What You Want”, “Who’s Behind The Door”, “Wait Until the Summer’s Gone”, and “Bears”), their album sales propelled to nearly 2 million worldwide. April 18 / Sat. 8pm / $25-45 SEXMOB PLAYS FELLINI Jazz Together for almost 20 years, Sexmob continues to redefine the jazz tradition. The band began as a showcase to feature the slide trumpet of leader Steven Bernstein, but has since grown into a band with a much larger mission: to put the fun back in jazz music. The venerable NYC group, voted New York City’s best band in 2000, is comprised of founding members Steven Bernstein (slide trumpet), Briggan Krauss (alto sax), Tony Scherr (bass) and Kenny Wolleson (drums). Sexmob’s recent focus involves diving into Nino Rota’s iconic Federico Fellini film melodies, fearlessly defying musical parameters. They steer the arrangements through gutbucket swing and ignite them with New Orleans brass band fervor. Felllini’s classic themes are the perfect foil for Sexmob’s improvisational psychedelia, old world beauty and hypnotic groove. April 24 / Fri. 8pm / $15-20-25 ALI SIDDIQ Comedy Winner of Comedy Central’s Up Next, Ali Siddiq is hilarious, real, and insightful. The Houston comedy legend has been seen on Showtime, HBO, Comedy Central, NBC, TV One, and Centric. Ali has toured and worked with some of comedy’s most notable talent, including Dave Chappelle, D.L. Hughley, Kevin Hart, Bill Belamy, and Mike Epps, among others. Headlining multiple US Comedy Clubs and others around the world, Ali has shown his ability to engage diverse audiences in a range of topics including fatherhood, politics, grocery shopping, education and even the Nigerian stripper associations. He is guaranteed to have you laughing all the way home. April 25 / Sat. 8pm / $25-30-35 SIEMPRE FLAMENCO Flamenco Music & Dance Siempre Flamenco returns to Arts Garage to present an authentic flamenco show and a fresh and engaging performance. Artists Paco and Celia Fonta preserve the art of flamenco through a brilliant trilogy of guitar, song and dance. The audience becomes witness to the vast array of human emotions that are expressed through flamenco, and are thus transcended in time as they partake in this vibrant culture. April 26 / Sun. 7pm / $25-30-35 JOHN JORGENSON QUINTET Gypsy Jazz Grammy award winner and music virtuoso John Jorgenson is known as the “US Ambassador of Gypsy Jazz”. With his blistering guitar licks and mastery of a broad musical palette, he has collaborated with stars like Elton John, Luciano Pavarotti, Bonnie Raitt and Bob Dylan. His worldrenowned Quintet will awe audiences with their dynamic, romantic, melodic sound. “If he comes around, don’t miss him. The show is golden. The music soars.” – Djangobooks