Art, Music, Theatre: Coming up at Delray’s Center for the Arts

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February 4 & 5, 2013 SAM HARRIS Crest Theatre Monday & Tuesday, 8 pm; tickets $42 As a singer, songwriter and actor Sam’s career spans over 20 years. On Broadway, Sam was a Tony Award nominee for Cy Coleman’s The Life and played the hilarious Perry Pearl on the CBS sitcom, The Class. Monday & Tuesday, 8 pm; tickets $42

February 15-17, 2013 MICHAEL CAVANAUGH in Concert Crest Theatre Billboard Magazine called him “The New Voice of the American Rock and Roll Songbook.” This star of the Broadway hit, Movin’ Out, has become an international sensation. Michael and his 5-piece band will rock the Crest! Friday, 8 pm; Saturday, 2 & 8 pm Sunday 2 pm; tickets $42

February 21-24, 2013 FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Crest Theatre

Winner of nine Tony Awards, including Best Musical, this family show is considered one of the great works of the American Musical Theatre. Relive the tradition! Thursday and Friday, 8 pm; Saturday, 2 & 8pm; Sunday 2 & 7pm; tickets $42

March 4 & 5, 2013 ELAINE PAIGE Crest Theatre Called “The First Lady of Musical Theatre,” Elaine is an actress, recording artist, producer and broadcaster. She has created some of the most celebrated, award winning roles in musical theatre history — most notably Eva Peron in Evita and Grizabella in the original production of Cats. Sponsored by VITAS.

Monday & Tuesday, 8 pm; tickets $42

Art, Events, Showings, Etc.

February 14, 2013 HELOISE Crest Theatre

(includes post-lecture reception) Called “The High Priestess of Household Hints,” Heloise’s column is syndicated in more than 500 newspapers in 20 countries. She inherited her ability from her legendary mother. Thursday, 2 pm; tickets $25, $40

February 15, 16 & 17, 2013 VISITING ARTIST WORKSHOP “ ABSTRACT PAINTING WITH COLD WAX MEDIUM” Rebecca Crowell, M.F.A. will explore ways to build up abstract oil paintings in layers, using cold wax medium and other media. Some painting experience is recommended. 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Fee $540

March 14, 2013 JULES FEIFFER Crest Theatre Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonist, playwright, screenwriter and children’s’ book author and illustrator, Jules Feiffer turns contemporary urban anxiety into witty and revealing commentary. His latest memoir, Backing Into Forward, relates how persistent failure inspired him to reinvent himself as an artist over and over. Thursday, 2 pm; tickets $25, $40 (includes post-lecture reception)

Through March 21, 2013 IMPROV AT THE GYM

Nationally renowned Mod 27 presents their hilarious, fast paced and quick witted improv comedy shows. Their productions have been featured at the Chicago Improv Festival, the Out of Bounds Improv Festival (Austin), and the Del Close Marathon at the Upright Citizens Brigade in New York City. Mod 27 is part of Take Heed Theater Company.

Through April 21, 2013 THE SEAGATE HOTEL & SPA WORLD OF GOLF: THE GARY WIREN COLLECTION Cornell Museum of Art & American Culture

Experience a one-of-a-kind opportunity to see one of the most unique private collections of golf memorabilia in the U.S. Presented by The Seagate Hotel & Spa and by Kevin Hammer, Barry Rubin and Larry Eaton of Merrill Lynch Wealth Management. Tuesday-Saturday, 10 am – 4:30 pm; Sunday, 1-4:30 pm; closed Mondays and major holidays. Admission: $10 general; $6 seniors & students with ID; $3 ages 4-12; free for ages 3 and under.

Through April 21, 2013 ACADEMY OF GOLF ART Cornell Museum of Art & American Culture This stunning collection of oils, watercolors and acrylics by America’s most recognized golf artists is on loan from the Academy of Golf Art and is presented in conjunction with the World of Golf exhibit. Admission: $10 general; $6 seniors & students; $3 ages 4-12; free ages 3 and under. Tuesday-Saturday, 10 am – 4:30 pm Sunday, 1-4:30 pm.

February 16 & 17, 2013 ARTISTS IN THE PARK Delray Art League outdoor show and sale. A percentage of all sales support the League’s Art Education Fund for scholarships and art supplies for local art students. Saturday & Sunday, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Through March 31, 2013 DELRAY ART LEAGUE Crest Theatre Galleries A multi-media exhibit showcasing oils, watercolors, acrylics, sculptures and photographs. Monday-Friday, 9:30 am – 4:30 pm; Saturday, 10 am-3 PM Delray Beach Center for the Arts (formerly known as Old School Square Cultural Arts Center) offers world-class events, theater, exhibits and learning opportunities. The restored early 20th century school buildings (listed on the National Register of Historic Places as Delray Beach Schools) house the charming Cornell Museum of Art & American Culture (c. 1913), the intimate Crest Theatre (c. 1925) and a Vintage Gymnasium. The Pavilion, which opened in 2002, hosts outdoor concerts and festivals. The School of Creative Arts offers art, photography and writing classes. The Center also serves as a venue for community, corporate, private and media events. For information on performances, exhibits, classes or facility rentals, call 561-243-7922 or visit DelrayCenterForTheArts.org