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Arts Garage

Utopian Rive Art Exhibit Opening Reception

Feb. 1

6-8 p.m.

Opening reception

Free event

Enjoy wine, cheese, and art at the opening of our Utopian Rive Exhibition featuring local emerging artists Connor Torrence and Ingrid Camarao.

Dr. Lonnie Smith Trio

Feb. 1

8-10 p.m.

General Admission $40 | Reserved $45 | Premium $50

Dr. Lonnie Smith is an unparalleled musician, composer, performer and recording artist. An authentic master and guru of the Hammond B-3 organ for over five decades, he has been featured in over 70 albums, and has recorded and performed with a virtual “Who’s Who” of the greatest jazz, blues and R&B giants in the industry.

Sultans of String

Feb. 2

8-10 p.m.

General Admission $35 | Reserved $40 | Premium $45

Back by popular demand, Canada’s multiple award winning string slingers are touring non-stop in support of their latest CD, Subcontinental Drift , this “energetic and exciting band, with talent to burn!” (Maverick Magazine, UK) serve up revved up Celtic reels, Flamenco, Gypsy-jazz, Arabic, and Cuban rhythms, while fiery violin dances with kinetic guitar with unstoppable grooves. Throughout, acoustic strings meet with electronic wizardry to create layers and depth of sound.

Jazz Goes to the Movies with Ann Hampton Callaway

Feb. 8 & 9

8-10 p.m.

General Admission $45 | Reserved $50 | Premium $55

This show explores the fascinating ways jazz and film have come together to tell stories. The playlist includes “Taking a Chance on Love” from Vernon Duke’s Cabin in the Sky, “Let’s Face the Music and Dance” from Irving Berlin’s Follow the Fleet, “This Time the Dream’s on Me,” from Harold Arlen’s Blues in the Night, and “As Time Goes By,” the Herman Hupfeld classic from Casablanca.

Harold Lopez- Gnus

Feb. 10

7-8:30 p.m.

General Admission $40 | Reserved $45 | Premium $50

Un Día Cualquiera, pianist Harold López-Nussa’s second release for Mack Avenue Records, represents this musical vantage point with force and innovation. He tells this story—his story—with drama, heartfelt emotion and consummate skills. Lopéz-Nussa sticks to his core trio, with his younger brother Ruy Adrián López-Nussa on drums and percussion, and bassist Gaston Joya—a group the pianist first convened a decade ago in Cuba.

Isle of Klezbos

Feb. 15

8-10 p.m.

General Admission $35 | Reserved $40 | Premium $45

NYC-based ISLE of KLEZBOS approaches tradition with irreverence and respect. The soulful, fun-loving powerhouse all-women’s klezmer sextet has toured from Vienna to Vancouver since 1998.

Otis Cadillac & the El Dorado’s Featuring the Sublime Seville Sisters

Feb. 16

8-10 p.m.

General Admission $25 | Reserved $30 | Premium $40

The Otis Cadillac and the El Dorados R&B Revue is an 11 piece band that performs Classic R&B, Root Rock N’ Roll and related Blues oriented material. The band performs in a style that emulates the R&B revues of the late 50s and early 60s.

Jazz Gals Meets Broadway

Feb. 17

7-8:30 p.m.

General Admission $35 | Reserved $40 | Premium $45

The Jazz Gals, Wendy Pedersen and Lisanne Lyons, will delight and excite you by celebrating the greatest hits of Broadway! Lisanne is the recipient of several DownBeat awards as a jazz soloist, jazz vocal choir director, and most recently as a jazz arranger.

Lenore Raphael and Doug MacDonald

Feb. 23

8-10 p.m.

General Admission $35 | Reserved $40 | Premium $45

Renowned international jazz artists Lenore Raphael and Doug MacDonald celebrate their recording reunion on a year-long tour. Lenore Raphael (piano) is a Steinway artist; she sold out her first performance at Arts Garage with her brand of swinging, powerful mainstream jazz.  Lenore is a 2-time Grammy nominee and has performed internationally.

Ian Maksin

Feb. 24

7-8:30 p.m.

General Admission $35 | Reserved $40 | Premium $45

Russian-American cellist and composer Ian Maksin’s has gained worldwide recognition by having created his own unique style bringing together jazz, classical and world music.

Delray Beach Playhouse

CALIFORNIA SUITE: A Comedy by Neil Simon

Feb. 1-17

Friday, 8 p.m.; Saturday, 2 & 8 p.m.; Sunday 2 p.m.; Wednesday (2/6 only), 8 p.m.; Thursday, 8 p.m.

Tickets $30 (adults); $15 (students); $25 (groups)

America’s most successful comic playwright, Neil Simon was at the peak of his career when he wrote this collection of four one-act plays, all recounting different stories taking place in a suite at the legendary Beverly Hills Hotel. The visitor from New York, an urban workaholic; the visitor from Philadelphia, a middle-aged businessman; the visitors from London, an aging British actress who may win an Oscar, but who may lose her husband; and the visitors from Chicago, two couples who find their friendships disintegrating with each hour they vacation together.

Imagine: The Life and Song of John Lennon

Feb. 6

Wednesday, 2 p.m.

Tickets $25 (adult); $15 (students); $20 (groups)

John Lennon, a troubled musical prodigy from working class Liverpool, rode the dizzying ascension of the Beatles to international stardom, and became one of the most celebrated singer-songwriters of the 20th century. Along the way, Lennon evolved from bullying boyfriend to a more emotionally mature adult, a transformation reflected in his lyrics. His peace activism got him pursued by the U.S. government. You’ll hear your favorite Lennon songs, including Beatles hits such as “If I Fell” and “Norwegian Wood” and later solos like “Woman” and “Imagine.”

The Pool Schmoozers

Feb. 8

Friday, 2 p.m.

Tickets $25 (adult); $15 (students); $20 (groups)

Bernice, also known as the biggest gossip this side of New Jersey, was enjoying life in the lovely community of Boca Del Vida Delray. She was having a wonderful time at The Pool Schmoozers Club, when she suddenly found herself treading water. She’d overheard a little something that she’d rather not know. Everybody out of the pool!

Nothing Can Stop Me Now! – The Songs of Leslie Bricusse

Feb. 11-21

Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday, 2 & 8 p.m.; Thursday (2/14), 2 p.m. and Thursday (2/21), 2 & 8 p.m.

Tickets $35 (adults); $15 (students); $25 (groups)

ELVIS: MY WAY starring BRANDON BENNETT

Feb. 22-24

Friday, 2 & 8 p.m.; Saturday, 4 & 8 p.m.; Sunday, 2 p.m.

Tickets $60

The electrifying Brandon Bennett does the impossible, delivering a spine-tingling Elvis tribute that is fresh, powerful, and right on time. With his pure-bred southern charm, powerful voice, and scandalous moves Bennett was named the “Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist” by Elvis Presley Enterprises at Graceland. His must-see show traverses Elvis’ career: from the Rock n’ Roll nativity of the 50s, to the iconic comeback television concert of the 60s, to the legendary lounge acts of the 70s.

Old School Square

GreenlaneFree Friday Concerts

Feb. 1

Pavilion

The Flyers – Classic Rock/Psychedelic Rock

7:30 p.m.; free admission; weather permitting; bring lawn chairs, and bring the family, but no pets or outside food and beverage.  Food and beverages available for purchase.

Martin Sexton

Feb. 6

Crest Theatre

8 p.m.; tickets $42/$32; VIP table seating, $220-$275 (available through Box Office only and includes 1 drink ticket and table service)

MusicWorks presents an evening with American singer-songwriter and music producer, Martin Sexton. He has performed at concerts ranging from pop (collaborating with John Mayer), to the jam scene, to classic rock where he collaborated with Peter Frampton.

Catch A Rising Star Comedy with Rob Bartlett

Feb. 7

Crest Theatre

8p.m.; tickets $59/$49; VIP table, $320-$400 (available through Box Office only and includes 1 drink ticket and table service).

Rob Bartlett is an actor, comedian, impressionist, and writer, who gained widespread fame on the radio show Imus in the Morning.

The Boy Band Project

Feb. 8-9

Crest Theatre

Friday and Saturday, 8 p.m.; tickets $45 (Premium); $35 (Regular)

The Boy Band Project is an interactive recreation that re-imagines the sound, movement, and pulse of the dynamic harmonies and vocals of Nsync, Backstreet Boys, Hanson, One Direction, Boyz II Men, and more.

Spring Art on the Square

Feb. 9-10

Cornell Art Museum/Old School Square grounds

10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Free Admission

Special $5 Admission to Cornell Art Museum

The Cornell Art Museum presents an outdoor, juried fine art show featuring fine artists in all media by 120 artists from around the country. The historic grounds of the Cornell Art Museum and Old School Square will be transformed into an exciting outdoor gallery with live music and Hospitality Lounge. Spring Art on the Square welcomes all visitors, art collectors and enthusiasts to meet the artists, relax with refreshments and take home an original work of art.

Joey Dale Productions presents Motown in Motion

Feb. 10

Crest Theatre

7 p.m.; tickets $35;

MOTOWN IN MOTION, one of the most unique acts in South Florida. They will have you singing and dancing.