JOHN CLEESE comes to King Center

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By PAM HARBAUGH Living legend John Cleese comes to the King Center Nov. 5 for his popular “evening with” show which also includes a screening of “MONTY PYTHON AND THE HOLY GRAIL.” After the movie screening, Mr. Cleese will hit the stage to talk about his life and career. And, there...

GET OUT! September 22 to 24

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By PAM HARBAUGH It’s okay to come out. Just tuck away politics and nature’s fury and head to some beauty instead. The arts community has a treasure trove waiting for you. Be sure to click on the ads of those organizations supporting BREVARD CULTURE…thank you. Theater: THE 39 STEPS opens tonight...

THE 39 STEPS to Open Friday at Surfside Playhouse

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By PAM HARBAUGH It may seem pretty smooth and normal on the stage, but take a look behind “The 39 Steps” and you’ll find a choreographed dance of mad dashes. That’s not to be confused with frantic. Indeed, despite the show’s demands and nature’s interruption (Hurricane Irma forced a week’s postponement...

GET OUT! Sept. 15 to 17

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By PAM HARBAUGH Irma Schmirma, the show is most definitely going on, whether that means rehearsing in living rooms, moving back openings or doubling up on weekend performances. A major art exhibit opening is delayed one week. One organization serving up a fundraiser for hurricane recovery. And one is celebrating its...

KING AND I Schedule Change

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The cast of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s The King and I. Detail of photo by Matthew Murphy By PAM HARBAUGH Due to Hurricane Irma, the Dr. Phillips Center has canceled the Tuesday, Sept. 12 performance of “The King and I.” Here is info from their press release: Guests who have purchased single/non-subscription...

GET OUT! of DODGE Y’all September 7 to 10

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By PAM HARBAUGH No, Virginia, there are no cultural pursuits in Brevard this weekend. Nor in Indian River County. If you want arts and culture, you’ll have to turn on PBS, if you still have power, that is. While all the directors would like to just postpone their shows, they may...

HEIDI’S JAZZ CLUB September Happenings

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By PAM HARBAUGH Heidi’s Jazz Club is THE place to go for sophisticated entertaining and dining on the Space Coast. While the club is closed the first bit of September for the staff’s annual vacation it re-opens September 21 with Sybil Gage. Its house band, the Ron Teixeira Trio, is simply...

DOGFIGHT Opening Thursday

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Chris Fallows and Bella Rohrer in “Dogfight” at the Henegar Center. Photo by Dana Niemeier By PAM HARBAUGH Upstairs at the Henegar expands its reputation for provocative theater Thursday evening with its opening of “Dogfight.” (Be sure to check on Henegar.org to see status in light of Hurricane Irma.) Considering the...

GET OUT! September 1 to 3

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By PAM HARBAUGH If you’re heading to this evening’s First Friday event in the Eau Gallie Arts District, be sure to bring along some packaged bottled water to donate to the Eau Gallie Arts District collection to help Houston residents as they continue to suffer from Hurricane Harvey. Donations of packaged...

SHREK: 10 Reasons to See It

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Joe Tokarz as SHREK at Titusville Playhouse. Photo by Doug Lebo By GEORGETTE SPELVIN Guest Critic Ten reasons to go see “Shrek” now through Sept. 10 at the Titusville Playhouse: 1. Joe “Shrek” Tokarz starts where Judas Iscariot left off last season, in a tour de force. 2. The direction is...