Sally Hart at Heidi’s Jazz Club

Singer Sally Hart will perform Saturday with Terry Myers at Heidi's Jazz Club in Cocoa Beach. Photo by Pam Harbaugh.

Singer Sally Hart will perform Saturday with Terry Myers at Heidi’s Jazz Club in Cocoa Beach. Photo by Pam Harbaugh. By PAM HARBAUGH Cocoa Beach’s own Sally Hart will perform Saturday with Terry Myers at Heidi’s Jazz Club. This is the perfect holiday escape with your special person…or even by yourself because you’ll meet...

Review: Mad Cow Theatre’s ‘James Joyce’s The Dead’

From Mad Cow Theatre's "James Joyces' The Dead" -- Blake Aburn as Michael, Nicholas Wuehrmann as Gabriel Conroy, Karel Wright as Aunt Kate Morkan, Patti McGuire as Aunt Julia Morkan, musicians Jacquelyn Cunningham, Lindsey Gradwohl, and Philip King with Rachel Jones as Rita in background. Photo by Tom Hurst Photography

From Mad Cow Theatre’s “James Joyces’ The Dead” — Blake Aburn as Michael, Nicholas Wuehrmann as Gabriel Conroy, Karel Wright as Aunt Kate Morkan, Patti McGuire as Aunt Julia Morkan, musicians Jacquelyn Cunningham, Lindsey Gradwohl, and Philip King with Rachel Jones as Rita in background. Detail of photo by Tom Hurst Photography By PAM...

Brevard Community Chorus annual Holiday Concert

Violist John Harbaugh rehearses for Brevard Community Chorus Holiday Concert. Photo by Pam Harbaugh

Violist John Harbaugh rehearses for Saturday’s Holiday Concert with the Brevard Community Chorus. Photo by Pam Harbaugh. By PAM HARBAUGH Put this right up on your to-do list for Saturday. It’s the eagerly anticipated Holiday Concert performed by the venerable Brevard Community Chorus, members of the Brevard Symphony Orchestra and celebrated vocal soloists It...

Art Exhibit: ‘Out My Backdoor’

Nancy Dillen, "Blue Garden," oil on canvas, 36" x 36”, 2008.

Detail, “Blue Garden,” (2008, oil on canvas, 36 by 36 inches) by Nancy Baur Dillen. By PAM HARBAUGH Nancy Baur Dillen, one of the area’s best artists, always surprises us with her whimsical take on the world around her. However, there’s one aspect of her art that never surprises — her exact skill, deep...

Auditions: ‘God of Carnage’ at the Henegar

'God of Carnage'

By PAM HARBAUGH Put your holiday spirit on the back burner, because the Henegar Center for the Arts will be holding auditions 7 p.m. Sunday and Monday (Dec. 14 and 15) for “God of Carnage.” This is one very tight dark comedy. Like she did in “Art,” playwright Yasmin Reza throws denizens of politically...

Review: Henegar’s ‘A Wonderful Life: The Musical’

David Baum leads the cast in the Henegar's 'A Wonderful Life: The Musical" Photo by Dana Niemeier

David Baum leads the cast in the Henegar’s ‘A Wonderful Life: The Musical” Photo by Dana Niemeier. By PAM HARBAUGH Consider the family Christmas tree. You’ve got some very special ornaments that dazzle exquisitely alongside perfectly placed twinkling lights. Then there are the popcorn strings, and the little handprints your precious ones made and...

A Touch of Edith Wharton

Edith Wharton

By PAM HARBAUGH No, this doesn’t have much to do with Brevard, at least directly. But it should be of interest to the many authors and literati in the area. It’s a weekend of free access to a documentary about American “Age of Innocence” author Edith Wharton. You can view it here for free...

Orlando Shakespeare opens ‘A Christmas Carol’

Cast of 'A Christmas Carol' at Orlando Shakepeare Theatre. Photo by Tony Firriolo.

By PAM HARBAUGH Orlando Shakespeare Theatre opens its own theatrical version of “A Christmas Carol” this evening, OST’s artistic director, the very talented Jim Helsinger, has written the adaptation from the Charles Dickens story. Director Michael Carlton has worked with a cast of nine actors to bring to life this wonderful story of redemption....

Exhibition of works by Susan Martin

"Paperscape", 20x34", Acrylic" by Susan Martin

Detail, “Paperscape”, 20×34″, Acrylic, is by Merritt Island artist Susan Martin. It is part of her “December is for Recycling” exhibition on view through December at the Eau Gallie Public Library. By PAM HARBAUGH Susan Martin, a long time member of Ten Women in Art and one of our very best area artists is...

‘The Nutcracker’ comes to life in opulent production by Space Coast Ballet

Dusty Button, principal dancer with the Boston Ballet, performs Saturday for Space Coast Ballet's "The Nutcracker"

Dusty Button, principal dancer with the Boston Ballet, performs Saturday in Space Coast Ballet’s “The Nutcracker” By PAM HARBAUGH The Space Coast Ballet presents its 11th production of “The Nutcracker” ballet Saturday afternoon and evening at the King Center. This is arguably the area’s most beautifully staged and danced production of this holiday favorite....