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        VOL. 16 NO. 2                                                                           FEBRUARY 2022

      Bocaire’s Creative                                                          Ten-Day Festival of the Arts

      “Play for “P.I.N.K.” Event  Boca Opens March 4th,

      Raises $125,000+ for Breast  Celebrates Ballet, Opera,

      Cancer Research Charity                                                     Authors, Ideas and More

         “Together we can make                                                       The 16th Annual Festival of the Arts Boca,
      a difference” has been the                                                  March 4th – 13th, will welcome two-time
      guiding principle behind                                                    Oscar  nominee, and five-time GRAMMY ®
      Bocaire Country Club’s long-                                                – winning trumpeter and composer Terence
      running “Play for P.I.N.K.”                                                 Blanchard to the Mizner Park Amphitheater,
      charity program, and it                                                     590 Plaza Real, on opening night, Friday,
      proved to be the case again                                                 March 4th at  7:30 p.m.  This concert is
      this  past  December,  as  the                                              presented in partnership with FAU/Dorothy
      club’s members and others                                                   F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters, with
      once again participated in a                                                support from the Dorothy F. Schmidt Eminent
      four-day community-wide                                                     Scholar in the Arts Endowment.
      fundraising event to support                                                   Festival Boca is committed to the health
      the Breast Cancer Research                                                  and safety of everyone involved in its
      Foundation.                                                                 events, from attendees to artists and staff.
         Co-Chairs Nancy Bell                                                     All events will take place at the Mizner Park
      and Heide O’Connell were                                                    Amphitheater, with socially-distanced, open
      humbled and inspired by                                                     seating with all seats four feet apart. Like
      the outpouring of support                                                   other Florida arts venues, Festival Boca has
      from the community and the                                                  well-considered Health and Safety protocols
      outreach beyond Bocaire.                                                    for all performances at Dancers Christine Shevchenko & Aran Bell
      As they noted, “We cherish                                                     Terence Blanchard will replace
      every member of Bocaire                                                     Bobby McFerrin, who had to
      for their willingness to join                                               withdraw for health reasons.
      ‘Play for P.I.N.K.’ to fund                                                 Tickets purchased for McFerrin’s
      research to eradicate breast                                                performance will be honored for
      cancer and make a difference                                                this performance.
      by giving people with breast                                                    “Terence Blanchard is an icon
      cancer longer lives with                                                    and truly ‘jazz royalty,’” said
      better outcomes.”                                                           Joanna Marie Kaye, executive
         This year’s Bocaire event                                                director of Festival of the Arts
      raised more than $125,000!
                                                                                  Ten-Day Festival of the
      Bocaire’s Creative “Play for “P.I.N.K.” Event on page 3                     Arts on page 3                Richard Haass and James Stavrides
      “Til Death Do Us Part... You First!” Comedy Cabaret

      In One Delray Performance, February 23rd

         The Delray Beach Playhouse will present actor/comedian Peter Fogel’s multimedia solo   characters as Iranian Ex-Girlfriend Elena, Magician
      show, ‘Til Death Do Us Part… You First!, for one performance only, on Wednesday, February   & Ex-Fiancé Jamie, High Maintenance Marla,
      23rd at 12:30 p.m., as part of the theater’s popular “Lunch & Laffs” Cabaret Series.  his college roommate “Uncle” Harold, plus his
         Eternal Bachelor Peter Fogel has significant commitment issues as the love of his life   Demented Father and Evil Step-Mom Eva. They all
      has just broken up with him on Valentine’s Day. Sensing his own mortality, he is visited by a   have one goal – to continue to stress him out about
      Special Guest who mentors him on how he can end all his romantic disasters and reconnect   his unfilled love life. “The longest relationship I’ve
      with the one woman who can change his life.                                 had in my entire life is with Amazon’s Alexa!,”
         Directed by Academy Award nominee and three-time Emmy Award-winner Chazz   Fogel laments.
      Palminteri (A Bronx Tale), Fogel employs his signature wit to bring to life such relatable      Just  as Robert DeNiro discovered Chazz
                                                                                  Palminteri in his one-man show,  A Bronx Tale,
                                                                                  director Palminteri discovered Peter’s one-man show
                                                                                  during a South Florida run. Excited about the play’s
                                                                                  potential, Palminteri immediately offered to direct it.
                                                                                     “Now, more than ever, audiences want to get back
                                                                                  to laughing and enjoying live theater,” Fogel says,
                                                                                  “And ‘Til Death Do Us Part… is the perfect post-  Peter Fogel
                                                                                  Valentine’s Day show for singles, and divorced and
                                                                                  devoted couples!”
                                                                                     Tickets for Peter Fogel’s ‘Til Death Do Us Part…You First! can be purchased online at
                                                                         or by phone at (561) 272-1281. Tickets are $44 and include lunch.
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