This Month At Arts Garage: A Sparkling Holiday With Incredible Artists

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December is filled with artistic delights as Arts Garage welcomes an array of acclaimed performers and entertains with the Radio Theatre rendition of the beloved holiday classic, It’s a Wonderful Life. “We celebrate the holidays as we do each and every month of the year, with brilliant performances,” said Alyona Ushe, Executive Director. “We are thrilled to bring back legendary violinists Vitali Imereli and Frederico Britos along with jazz great Ray Blue. And we are honored to welcome an Arts Garage first, the dazzling mezzo-soprano Martha Bartz,” Bartz will be offering an array of holiday songs during her festive cabaret show, and in keeping with the spirit of the season, Radio Theatre at Arts Garage presents It’s a Wonderful Life. “We showcased this classic last year and received such an overwhelming response, that we knew we had to create our own holiday tradition and stage it again,” said Lou Tyrrell. “The Radio Theatre style perfectly suits this heartwarming story, and truly captures the joy of the season.” For tickets and more information please visit www.artsgarage.org or call 561-450-6357. 12-6 | 8-11 PM | $25-$45 Vitali is among the best and most A child prodigy, violinist Vitali Imereli was inspired by the great Stephane Grappelli who became his friend and mentor. Vitali soon mastered playing Gypsy jazz adding to his repertoire of music styles including swing, fusion, funky and modern. 12-13 | 8 PM | Ray Blue | $25-$45 A fusion of straight ahead jazz and African groove. Ray is a New York bred saxophonist, composer, arranger and educator who performs and conducts workshops and master classes internationally. 12-17 to 19 | 7:30 PM | It’s a Wonderful Life | $15-25 Arts Garage proudly presents the second season of its acclaimed Radio Theatre series. In this classic holiday tale, an angel helps a compassionate but despairingly frustrated businessman by showing what life would have been like if he never existed. 12-20 | 8 PM | Martha Bartz | $25-$45 Martha Bartz, mezzo soprano, and Dr. Mory Ortman, pianist, bring a delightful, holiday-themed cabaret program to Arts Garage! Martha’s versatility takes her across the United States from oratorios and cabarets in New York City, to the opera stage in the Carolinas. Dr. Ortman is in demand as a pianist, accompanist, vocal coach and music director in New York City. 12-26 | 8 PM | Federico Britos | $25-$45 Four-time Grammy Award winner jazz virtuoso violinist Federico Britos has toured extensively throughout the Americas and Europe and has written and recorded many works for orchestras, chamber ensembles, ballet and dance, as well as composing works for TV and theater. Michael Jackson and Duran Duran… because let’s face it, everyone needs to hear Prince on the vibraphone.” This show is sure to blow you away with its performances, and a memorable year at Arts Garage.   The Arts Garage is located in downtwon Delray Beach at 180 NE 1st Street. For ticket purchases and more information about Arts Garage in Delray Beach, visit the website at artsgarage.org, or call 561-450-6357.