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Wick Theatre

Beehive: the 60’s Musical

May 1- May 14

Matinees Wed, Thurs, Sat and Sun 2pm

Evenings Thurs, Fri, Sat 7:30pm

Tickets $75 & $80, www.thewick.org or call 561-95-2333

Get ready to tease your hair and dance in the aisles, Beehive: the 60’s Musical is coming to The Wick Theatre. Audiences around the world have cheered this exciting and colorful salute to the women who made the music of the 1960’s. From Lesley Gore to Janis Joplin, from the Shirelles to Aretha Franklin this revue, which features a live band, is packed with 40 beloved hits that take you on a journey through the look, the sounds and the feel of the times.

Arts Garage

Carl Palmer Returns

Emerson, Lake, and Palmer Legacy Tour: Remembering Keith Emerson and the Music of ELP

Fri. May, 5 at 8 p.m. and Sat. May, 6 at 8 p.m.

Continuing his 9th North American tour since 2006: REMEMBERING KEITH AND THE MUSIC OF EMERSON LAKE & PALMER 2016 TOUR.

Palmer, who was voted by Rolling Stone as one of the 10 Greatest Drummers of All Time, is also a founding member of ASIA. Since he began in the business in the 1960s, Palmer has sold over 50 million records! He is currently celebrating his 50th Year in Music.

$45 – $60

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Arts Radio Theatre Network in Residence at Arts Garage: I Remember Mama

Wed. May 10 & Thurs. May 11 at 7:30

Radio Theatre Presentation. Just in time for Mother’s Day, celebrate the importance and strength of a mother in this sentimental adaptation of an immigrant family living through tough times. This immigrant family tackles money problems as their mother acts as the support that holds the family together. This is a touching radio theatre event that is perfect for the whole family.

Tickets: $25

Nicole Henry

International, Jazz/Soul Songstress and Soul Train Award Winner

Fri. May 12 – 8 p.m. and Sat. May 13  – 8 p.m.

After several sold-out shows at Arts Garage, be sure to get tickets early to see one of the jazz world’s most acclaimed vocalists. Nicole’s expressive, soulful voice and uplifting energy has earned her a Soul Train Award, three top 10 albums on U.S. Billboard, and international accolades from. The Miami-based soul and jazz songstress has received rave reviews and praise from both critics and audience for her captivating vocals, stunning stage presence, and heartfelt charisma.

$30 – $45

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Close to You: The Music of the Carpenters

Lisa Rock and her 6-piece band bring back the sound of Karen Carpenter

Sun. May 14 2017 – 2 p.m.

Considered one of the best vocalists of all time, Karen Carpenter captured the attention of a generation with her unabashedly catchy pop music. The Carpenters’ beautiful, memorable love songs topped the Billboard charts with more than a dozen number one hits.

Now singer Lisa Rock and her 6-piece band are bringing the music of The Carpenters back to the stage with their spot-on renditions of Carpenters classics with Close to You: The Music of The Carpenters.

$30 – $45

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John Ford Coley

Double Platinum Recording Artist

Fri. May 19  – 8 p.m.

John Ford Coley is a singing legend who has spent decades touring, writing, recording, and producing. Most revered as the second half of the Grammy-nominated duo England Dan and John Ford Coley, John continues with an active roster performing the platinum and gold record hits for audiences around the world. John Ford Coley has shared the stage with many music legends such as Elton John, Fleetwood Mac, Led Zeppelin, and many more. With double platinum and gold records behind him, John is a spectacular performer and entertainer who crosses demographic boundaries giving his audience the show of a lifetime.

$30 – $45

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Annie Mack

Gifted Blues Singer/Songwriter

Sat. May 20 – 8 p.m.

The gifted blues singer/songwriter, and pretty, gritty diva is hitting the road for a special Florida tour. Mack, a Minnesota-native has a sound that ranges from stripped down, acoustic blues to roots and Americana music, incorporating soul, country blues, and everything in between.

$30 – $45

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SHINE – South Florida’s Premier Open Mic Showcase

Own the Spotlight

Wed. May 24  – 9 p.m.

Are you an inspiring artist, writer, or musician who is itching for a spot in the limelight? Well now is your chance to SHINE! Arts Garage presents SHINE, a monthly open mic showcase for local talent, hosted by the esteemed MC, Ian Caven.

If you’ve been working on a song, a poem, a rap, or a riff that you want to show off, this is the place for you. Take the stage and jam with a live house band (drums, guitar and bass) while your friends cheer you on. This is your chance to own the spotlight and SHINE!

SHINE takes place in our Main Stage Theater every 4th Wednesday of the month. Guests over 21 can BYOB, and admission is $10 online or $12 at the door.  Don’t want to perform? This is the perfect opportunity to hear the creative process of Delray’s local talent!

SHINE has sponsorship opportunities, which not only provide Arts Garage with much needed support, but also allow local businesses and corporations to extend their advertising reach.

$10

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Sofia Rei Presents “A Centennial Tribute to Violeta Parra

Award-winning Argentine Vocalist

Fri. May 26 – 8:00 p.m.

Sofia Rei presents “A Centennial tribute to Violeta Parra” for this special performance. Sofia (on vocals and charango) will be joined by Leo Genovese on the piano.

The award winning Argentine vocalist, songwriter and producer has been named one of the 10 most important female musicians performing today. All About Jazz calls her “one of the most versatile and in-demand singers on the New York music scene”. Sofia is known for her passionate and inventive style, which explores connections between the various traditions of South American folklore, jazz, flamenco, contemporary music and electronic sounds.

$30 – $45

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Chardavoine’s Creole Jazz Ensemble

A Concrete Manifestation of Haitian Jazz

Sat. May 27 8 p.m.

Chardavoine is a concrete manifestation of Haitian jazz, a new genre emerging in jazz today. Haitian-born but Brooklyn-bred, the talented guitarist has covered the gambit of musical styles through the waves of his guitar. He is an incredible musician, a creative artist and a refined professional. He represents the best of modern music and the future of jazz, along with his Creole Jazz Ensemble.

Chardavoine is well known around New York for his association with the great Dave Valentin, who’s a guest on two of his albums. Last year he had the privilege of playing at Aretha Franklin’s birthday bash with the Tito Puente Jr. orchestra.

$30 – $45

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Lucky Peterson

Grammy-Nominated Blues Singer, Guitarist, Keyboardist, and Organ Player

Mon May 29 – 7:00 p.m.

The Grammy-nominated artist recently received a “Victory of Music” Jazz Life time Achievement Award in Paris, France. Peterson, a multi-instrumentalist, has garnered a reputation as one of the most riveting and meaningful performers of the modern blues era. A searing lead guitarist, a rich and thoughtful organist, and a first-rate blues vocalist, his musicianship effortlessly translates gospel, rock, and jazz into a 21st century blues presentation.

$30 – $45

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Boca Raton Museum of Art

Experience Glass

Tuesday, May 2 / 9:45 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Docent-guided tour of Glasstress Boca Raton exhibition followed by bus trip to Benzaiten Center in Lake Worth, the largest glass hot shop in Florida. $60, includes lunch. Tickets at www.bocamuseum.org/glasstress or call 561-392-2500.

The Mayan Underworld: Art from the Realm of the Dead

Wednesday, May 3 / 3 to 4 p.m.

A Gallery Specialist guides this tour of the Museum’s Pre-Columbian Collection of vessels and objects, highlighting the objects and symbolism of the Mayan underworld. Free with Museum admission.

smART: Watercolor Wonders

Saturday, May 6 / 10 to 11 a.m.

New family program features studio workshops for families/intergenerational groups that focus on artistic fun for all ages to learn, create, and enjoy the visual arts. $5 per family.

Free Museum Admission

Sunday, May 7 / noon to 5 p.m.

See the Glasstress Boca Raton exhibition, as well as works on view by Henri Matisse, Pablo Picasso, Kehinde Wiley, more.

Recorrido de las Galerías en Español

Thursday, May 11 / 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Acompañenos en un recorrido por las galerías de la colleción permanente y/o las exhibiciones temporales con un guía del Museo. Evento es gratuito con entrada paga al Museo. 561-392-2500 y www.bocamuseum.org.

Music in the Museum – Contrast Duo: Yasa Poletaeva and Darren Matias

Sunday, May 14 / 3 to 4 p.m.

Internationally-renowned duo returns with a performance of Mozart, Bizet, Sarasate, and Improvisations. Free with Museum admission.

Gallery Talk: Modern and Contemporary Collection

Tuesday, May 16, 1 to 2 p.m.

See works on view by Bhakti Baxter, Jean Dubuffet, Adolph Gottlieb, Wendy Wischer, and more during this tour of the Museum’s Modern and Contemporary Collection, led by a Gallery Specialist. Free with Museum admission.

Boca Talk – Davira Taragin: Dissolving Boundaries in Today’s Art

Sunday, May 21 / 3 to 4 p.m.

Lecture explores late twentieth- and early twenty-first century artists’ international quest to break down the hierarchies between the different art media. $10. Tickets at www.bocamuseum.org/glasstress or call 561-392-2500.

Gallery Talk: Modern and Contemporary Collection

Tuesday, May 30 / 1 to 2 p.m

See works on view by Bhakti Baxter, Jean Dubuffet, Adolph Gottlieb, Wendy Wischer, and more during this tour of the Museum’s Modern and Contemporary Collection, led by a Gallery Specialist. Free with Museum admission.

Old School Square

May 5 at 7:30 p.m. (Friday)

Free Friday Concerts – Spring Series

Remix

Top 40/R&B/Rock. Weather permitting; bring lawn chairs, and bring the family, but no pets or outside food and beverage. Food trucks and cash bar are available.

Location: Old School Square Pavilion

Tickets:  FREE

May 11 at 7:30 p.m. (Thursday)

Blues on the Square presents

Jay Blue Band

The sound of Americana, Blues, Rock and Soul. Experience some of Florida’s best blues bands.  Bring chairs, but no pets or outside food and beverage. Food trucks, popcorn, ice cream. Sponsored by Lagunitas and Old School Bakery.

Location: Old School Square Pavilion

Tickets:  $5 at the gate (general admission); $5 beers

May 19 at 7:30 p.m. (Friday)

Free Friday Concerts – Spring Series

Royal Majestique

Jumbo Lounge. Weather permitting; bring lawn chairs, and bring the family, but no pets or outside food and beverage. Food trucks and cash bar are available.

Location: Old School Square Pavilion

Tickets:  FREE

May 19-20 at 8 p.m. (Friday & Saturday)

One Funny Mother

One Funny Mother stars comedian, former Miss New Jersey, and married mother of three, DENA BLIZZARD in her hilarious solo comedy show about the trials and tribulations of motherhood and marriage.  An outrageous and side-splitting 80 minutes of sass that follows Dena on her hilarious journey through a day of cleaning as she prepares for her big “Girls Night Out.”  One Funny Mother has toured the United States and was recently named “Best One Woman Show” at the 2015 United Solo Festival in New York City.  One Funny Mother is a great “Girls Night Out” or Date Night for anyone that IS a mom, HAS a mom or is MARRIED to a mom.

Location: Crest Theatre at Old School Square

Tickets:  $41 & $31

May 25, Canvas & Cocktails

Creative Arts School at Old School Square

Last Thursday each month, 7- 9 p.m.; fee $35 (includes materials and one drink ticket)

This is a fun art experience where you can create an art piece in a relaxed atmosphere… all while enjoying a nice glass of wine, a craft beer or a signature cocktail.  Each month offers something different with one of our professional art instructors.  No experience necessary!  It’s a perfect girls’ night out, group night or date night.  Pre-registration is required.

May 25 at 7:30 p.m. (Thursday)

Blues on the Square presents

Gabe Stillman & The Billtown Giants

Americana/Blues/Rock/Soul. Experience some of Florida’s best Blue bands.  Bring chairs, but no pets or outside food and beverage. Food trucks, popcorn, ice cream. Sponsored by Lagunitas and Old School Bakery.

Location: Old School Square Pavilion

Tickets:  $5 at the gate (general admission); $5 beers

May 26 at 7:30 p.m. (Friday)

Free Friday Concerts – Spring Series

Rod Stewart Experience

Tribute Concert. Weather permitting; bring lawn chairs, and bring the family, but no pets or outside food and beverage. Food trucks and cash bar are available.

Location: Old School Square Pavilion

Tickets:  FREE

Lynn University

May 17

Natalie Douglas in

Four Women: Nina, Lena, Abbey & Billie

Wednesday: 7:30 p.m.

Award-winning vocalist Douglas earned a five-star review from The Times (UK), which called her “a force of nature.” Four women honors Nina Simone, Lena Horne, Abbey Lincoln and Billie Holiday, an homage that includes “Stormy Weather,” “I Put a Spell on You,” “Wholly Earth” and “God Bless the Child.”

Sponsors: Nancy and Ellis J. Parker, Ann and Rick Sommer

Location: Count and Countess de Hoernle International Center / Amarnick-Goldstein Concert Hall

Tickets: $40