performing arts http://blog.wlrn.org en This Guy Will Publish The Love Letters You Lose http://blog.wlrn.org/post/guy-will-publish-love-letters-you-lose <p>Davy Rothbart is a <a href="http://www.myheartisanidiotbook.com/">writer</a>, <a href="http://www.thisamericanlife.org/search?keys=davy%20rothbart">contributor</a> to This American Life and<a href="http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1736326/?ref_=tt_ov_dr"> filmmaker</a>. But he is probably best known as founder and collector of lost things for <strong><a href="http://foundmagazine.com/">FOUND Magazine</a></strong>, a&nbsp;publication made of "anything that people have found."</p> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 03:21:58 +0000 Wilson Sayre 30957 at http://blog.wlrn.org This Guy Will Publish The Love Letters You Lose Kravis Center Board Chair: Palm Beach County No Longer A Retirement Community http://blog.wlrn.org/post/kravis-center-board-chair-palm-beach-county-no-longer-retirement-community <p>Palm Beach County's demographics and arts patrons are rapidly changing, and the&nbsp;Kravis&nbsp;Center for the Performing Arts intends to keep up.&nbsp;</p><p>"Palm Beach County is no longer a retirement community," says Jane Mitchell, who was recently elected as board chair for the 28-year-old cultural institution.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 21 Jun 2013 10:01:00 +0000 Tricia Woolfenden 16151 at http://blog.wlrn.org Kravis Center Board Chair: Palm Beach County No Longer A Retirement Community Delray Beach Postpones Vote on 'Garage' Sale http://blog.wlrn.org/post/delray-beach-postpones-vote-garage-sale <p></p><p>A crowd of about one hundred supporters of the Arts Garage gathered outside the venue Tuesday&nbsp; and marched the few blocks to Delray Beach City Hall.&nbsp; They were prepared to speak out against a bid by the law firm of Kanner and Pintaluga to buy the city-owned space that houses Arts Garage. Wed, 13 Feb 2013 15:52:14 +0000 Christine DiMattei 9315 at http://blog.wlrn.org Delray Beach Postpones Vote on 'Garage' Sale Why Video Games Are Leaving The Living Room For The Art Museum http://blog.wlrn.org/post/why-video-games-are-leaving-living-room-art-museum <p></p><p>When 20-year-old Jackson Alexander Parodi&nbsp;got the chance to develop a show on his college radio station, he was inspired by some of the music he grew up with: video game scores.</p><p></p><p>Parodi is a music theory and composition major at the University of Miami who has been playing video games almost his entire life.</p><p> Fri, 04 Jan 2013 11:30:00 +0000 Arianna Prothero 7240 at http://blog.wlrn.org Why Video Games Are Leaving The Living Room For The Art Museum Remembering Jaco Pastorius, Part Two: Class In Session http://blog.wlrn.org/post/remembering-jaco-pastorius-part-two-class-session <p></p><p>Just two blocks west of Federal Highway in Fort Lauderdale, progressive metal band Neolythyc is rehearsing in a cramped, dark, converted garage.&nbsp; The rehearsal space is just a stone's-throw from Holiday Park, the last known address of jazz legend Jaco Pastorius.</p><p>The four members of Neolythyc are all 17 years old, born nearly a decade after Pastorius's death in 1987.&nbsp; But bass player Jerry Caceres refers to Jaco as "one of the old homies from down the block."</p> Fri, 30 Nov 2012 13:30:00 +0000 Christine DiMattei 5528 at http://blog.wlrn.org Remembering Jaco Pastorius, Part Two: Class In Session Remembering Jaco Pastorius, Part One: A Walk in the Park http://blog.wlrn.org/post/remembering-jaco-pastorius-part-one-walk-park <p>Forty-five-year-old Tammy Goss is sitting on a park bench in a small patch of green wedged between Dixie Highway and the FEC railroad tracks. Staring down from the southeast wall of the corner community center is a huge blue-toned mural of a man's face, his fingers curled around an electric bass guitar.&nbsp; She knows his name.</p><p>“Jaco Pastorius, I think,” says Goss.</p><p>But that's all she really knows about John Francis Pastorius III.</p> Fri, 30 Nov 2012 13:15:00 +0000 Christine DiMattei 5525 at http://blog.wlrn.org Remembering Jaco Pastorius, Part One: A Walk in the Park Florida Grand Opera Goes Digital For National Opera Week http://blog.wlrn.org/post/florida-grand-opera-goes-digital-national-opera-week <p>The Florida Grand Opera has gone digital for National Opera Week.</p><p>The week celebrates the vibrance and culture of the art form in America today.&nbsp; But as the FGO's approach to participating in the week illustrates, there is a marked difference in how they are working to reach new audiences, as compared to the past.</p> Thu, 01 Nov 2012 17:13:10 +0000 Daniel Rivero 3934 at http://blog.wlrn.org Florida Grand Opera Goes Digital For National Opera Week