GET OUT! Dec. 2 to 4

Christmas Lights

By PAM HARBAUGH Area arts organizations are lighting the way for Happy Holidays. From quirky comedy and heartwarming family tales, to music from classical to jazz, performing arts organizations have lit the fuse. And if you’ve never made it to a Melbourne Chamber Music Society concert, tonight’s the night! Here are...

AMERICAN JAZZ PIANIST COMPETITION

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By PAM HARBAUGH This is some major stuff, so heads up all you young jazz pianists who are 18 to 25 years of age. The third annual AMERICAN JAZZ PIANIST COMPETITION, presented in part by the Atlantic Music Center and the Space Coast Jazz Society, will be held Saturday, Feb. 4,...

GET OUT! Nov. 25 to 27

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By PAM HARBAUGH Shake up all that tryptophan-induced haze by heading to some stimulating cultural offerings. You’ve got live theater, exhibits and music to enjoy. Thank you for clicking onto the ads of those organizations supporting Brevard Culture. Theater: MEET ME IN ST. LOUIS runs through Dec. 4 at the Historic...

THANKSGIVING PICS

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By PAM HARBAUGH How about one go-to place to see everyone’s Thanksgiving food pics? Let’s see if this works…shoot your pics to BrevardCulture@gmail.com and we’ll get them online here. Funny pics. Gorgeous turkeys. Ugly birds. Yummy desserts. Lumpy gravy. Gorgeous table landscape…whatever you like. We’ll start with this one (above) from...

SPELVIN SOCIETY of CRITICS

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By PAM HARBAUGH Anyone out there want to add their names to our list of theater critics? If you want to remain anonymous, you can be a member of Brevard Culture’s “Spelvin Society of Critics.” FYI, George Spelvin is an honored theater tradition imbued with anonymity. George’s sister goes by the...

THANKSGIVING DAY PARADE To Go

Thanksgiving Day Parade

By PAM HARBAUGH You don’t have to miss the 90th Annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City — whether you have cable or you’re not at home to watch it on the TV. You can tune into EarthCam at about 9 a.m. and see all the marching bands, performing...

WHAT TO DO AFTER THE TURKEY

From "Meet Me in St. Louis" at the Cocoa Village Playhouse. Photo by Goforth Photography.

From “Meet Me in St. Louis” at the Cocoa Village Playhouse. Photo by Goforth Photography. By PAM HARBAUGH Planning ahead is crucial for a successful Thanksgiving. But with guests probably staying through the weekend, you need to think beyond Thursday if you want to keep them entertained. Here are some quick...

COMING UP AT RIVERSIDE

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By PAM HARBAUGH Riverside Theatre may have finished its season opener, is busy as can be with the holidays (Festival of Trees this weekend); but there’s just no rest for this active producing professional theater…and probably the most comfortable theater you’ll ever experience. Next up on its mainstage is “CHICAGO.” The...

GET OUT! Nov. 18 to 20

"Early Morning Fog" by John Sluder. 2014.

“Early Morning Fog” by photographer John Sluder will appear in the ArtWorks outdoor art festival. By PAM HARBAUGH Celebrate the cooler weather with some hot artsy offerings, especially the wonderful ArtWorks Festival in the Eau Gallie Arts District. There’s also symphonic music, live theater, a big batch of art exhibitions, a...

FRIENDS OF TEXTILES

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By PAM HARBAUGH One of Brevard’s smartest art events is the Friends of Textiles Lecture Series held in conjunction with exhibitions at the Florida Institute of Technology’s Ruth Funk Center for Textile Arts. This time it is contemporary artist Gerry Trilling who will lead a tour of her work in the...