Arts Garage has announced six upcoming shows and special events
Marjorie Waldo, President and CEO of Arts Garage, today promoted six upcoming shows and special events in February and March:
Thursday 10 February, at 6.30 p.m.
Discussing her memoir Black Widow
The launch speaker for the upcoming Authors Speak series is Leslie Gray Streeter, the longtime pop culture columnist for The Palm Beach Post before publishing her widely acclaimed memoir Black Widow. With her warmth, hilarity and tendency to overshare, Streeter looks at widowhood through the lens of race, intermarriage and aging. She redefines the stages of grieving, from buying coffins to drinking alcohol, to being a grown woman crying for her mom, to breaking up and reconciling with God, to facing the makes life go on even after the death of the person you had to live with. The author will sign copies of the book after its presentation. The theme for this new series is The Impact of Race on American Society and is presented jointly by the Spady Cultural Heritage Museum, Arts Garage and the Community Redevelopment Agency of Delray Beach.
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Friday and Saturday February 11-12, at 8 p.m.
The return of Stanley Jordan
From bold reimaginings of classic masterpieces to soulful explorations through pop-rock hits, searing jazz forays and cutting-edge improvisational works, solo or with a fan favorite band, Stanley Jordan can always be counted on to take listeners on thrilling journeys into the unexpected. . Since 1985, his accelerated recognition was his mastery of a special technique on the neck of the guitar. Instead of conventional strumming and picking, Jordan’s innovative “touch technique” is an advanced form of two-handed tapping, and he can even play two different guitars simultaneously. Four times nominated for the Grammy Awards, he has performed in more than 60 countries and at numerous festivals, including the Kool Jazz Festival, the Concord Jazz Festival and the Montreux International Jazz Festival. His recording of Morning Desire with Kenny Rogers was the number one country song in the United States in 1986; performed with Quincy Jones, Benny Carter and Dizzy Gillespie; and even jammed with the Dave Matthews Band.
Tickets: $45 and $50
Fridays, February 25 and March 25, at 8 p.m.
Returning by Delicious and Divine Demand, the fierce, fabulous and mesmerizing garage queens on the last Friday of every month in 2022. These jaw-dropping, crowd-tickling, glittering shows will be hosted by the inimitably exquisite “Diva, Icon and Legend” Ariel Rimm, and will feature some of South Florida’s most electrifying drag performers: TP Lords with an anti-Valentine’s Day theme on February 25, and Rianna Petrone on March 25, plus special surprise guests. , all amazingly styled and trimmed.
Tickets: $35 and $40
Saturday, February 26, at 6:30 p.m. ** SOLD OUT **
Garage des arts 11th annual gala
A night at the Copacabana
With the Chino Nunez Orchestra
The biggest fundraiser every year at Arts Garage, the gala will feature live music, a live silent auction, complimentary cocktails and a plated dinner by Chez Gourmet. Attendees will love the Latino flair that Chino Nunez brings from the merengue salsa. Party dress is admired but not required.
SOLD OUT but sponsorships are still available.
Sunday March 20, at 7 p.m.
Helen Miller-Best, nationally known gospel artist and ordained minister, takes listeners back to how the church “was,” with applause and foot praise. Accompanied by a band and singers, she will play songs presented with brief testimonies and Bible quotes inserted between and during the songs to encourage listeners. This live concert presentation is very energetic and includes clapping, stomping and dancing to the music as the singers praise God. Hailed as “The Gospel Whirlwind”, Miller was raised in a family of gospel singers in Boynton Beach and began singing in church at the age of four. Church in North Carolina and Bible Teachers International Ministries in Fort Lauderdale, FL.
Tickets: $25 and $30
Tickets are available by calling the Arts Garage at 561.450.6357 or by going online at www.ArtsGarage.org.