Art, Music, Theatre This Month at Delray’s Center for the Arts

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Free Friday Night Concerts

December 7, 2012 The Marshall Brothers Band 7:30 pm; FREE admission! The Marshall Brothers Band is South Florida’s Allman Brothers Tribute Band. Rain or shine; bring your blankets and chairs, and bring the family… but PLEASE, no pets or outside food or beverages. Food trucks and cash bar available.

December 14, 2012 Ike and Val 7:30 pm; FREE admission! Grammy nominated Ike and Val continue to WOW audiences around the world with their unique style of Blues. The couple has a high energy, electrifying live show that always gets the crowd moving (see their videos on sonicbids.com/ikeandval, youtube, myspace. Ike’s guitar style is a mixture of B. B., Jimi Hendrix, George Benson, and Roy Clark, all mixed together with The Ike Woods Spice. His singing is soulful with a touch of the Otis Redding power. Val’s singing has the essence of Ella, Aretha, Etta James and a dash of Nancy Wilson, complimented with her own distinct style.

December 21, 2012 The Brass Evolution 7:30 p.m. FREE admission. Formed in 1998, The Brass Evolution boasts some of South Florida’s finest musicians, all of whom share a passion for quality music. They bring back the familiar sounds of legendary groups like Chicago, Tower of Power, Earth Wind and Fire, Blood Sweat and Tears, and Steely Dan. For this concert, they will perform an eclectic mix of great classics and holiday favorites.

December 28, 2012 The String Theory 7:30 pm; FREE admission! String Theory’s been rockin’ Florida for over three years, from the Keys all the way up to north Florida! Whether a private party, event, show, wedding, they play everyone’s favorites as well as some of their own originals.

January 3, 2013 The Long Run 7:30 pm; FREE admission! The finest Eagles tribute is now available for your party venue or corporate event. Long Run in a compilation of some of South Florida’s finest and most respected musicians, who have reproduced the sound that made the Eagles one of the foremost successful band in Rock and Roll history. They capture the energy, melodies, and with five voices filling the harmonic vocals, they undoubtedly will please the greatest of any and all Eagles fans. Whether it’s a corporate function, charity benefit, fund raiser, outdoor concert, festival, or county fair, The Long Run will bring back memories. You won’t hear a Tribute Band this great till Hell Freezes Over. They’ve performed with acts like Herb Reed and The Platters, The Flamingos, The Shirelles The Coasters, The Tokens, Trisha Yearwood Gary “U.S.” Bonds, The Dixie Cups, Bobby Lewis Epcot’s British Invasion, Roger McGwinn of the Byrds, Mike Pinera from Blues Image, John Stewart’s Legends in Concert, The Romantics, Julio Eglesias Jr, Pattie Loveless, Louise Mandrell.

Theatre

November 30 – December 2, 2012 Bowfire – Holiday Heart Strings Friday, 8 pm; Saturday, 2 & 8 pm; Sunday 2 pm; tickets $42 Bowfire puts its unmistakable brand on an all new sounds-of-the-season extravaganza, featuring some of the world’s greatest fiddlers and violinists. All-time holiday favorites, with added singing and step dancing, are combined with the best of Bowfire! As seen on PBS, Bowfire’s ensemble takes audiences on an electrifying, high-energy journey! “Bowfire does for strings what Lord of the Dance did for Irish dancing.”

January 5, 2013 Jace Vek and Drew Tucker present THE NEW STANDARD Saturday, 8 pm; tickets $25 A powerful performance of re-imagined classics and original works by Emmy Award- winning composer Jace Vek and world renowned percussionist Drew Tucker. Featuring music by John Willams, Vivaldi, Marvin Hamlisch, Aaron Copland, U2 and more!

Art, Events, Showings, Etc.    

November 23, 2012 – January 1, 2013 Holiday Carousel 5-9 pm, weekdays; 1-9 pm, weekends and during the school holiday break. Rides $2. Located on the Old School Square grounds between the Crest Theatre and Cornell Museum buildings. Fun for kids and adults alike! Hours are extended for select holiday events. January 12, 2013 Happy Birthday Elvis! Scott Ringersen and the Whitestone Band perform their popular Elvis Tribute Show; special appearance by Tony Mariano singing his Sounds of Sinatra, Dean Martin and Doo-Wop.

Through January 13, 2013 Palm Beach Watercolor Society Annual Showcase Monday-Friday, 9:30 am – 4:30 pm; Saturday, 10 am-3 pm A dazzling display of works in watercolor by Society members. Exhibit is free to public. January 3 – 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.

Thru April 21, 2013 Academy of Golf Art Tuesday- Saturday, 10 am – 4:30 pm; Sunday, 1-4:30 pm.
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 with ID; $3 ages 4-12; free for ages 3 and under.