Category Archives: extreme culture

Cocoa Village Playhouse ALADDIN FILM SERIES

By PAM HARBAUGH While Cocoa Village Playhouse has enjoyed robust audience attendance to its many musicals, there’s another program that it’s been steadily growing. It’s the Aladdin Film Series and it brings in a wide array of films, from silent movies and great black and white classics like “Casablanca,” to holiday...

NEW LEADERSHIP at the BREVARD SYMPHONY

David Schillhammer, photo provided by the Brevard Symphony Orchestra By PAM HARBAUGH Well that was fast. Brevard Symphony Orchestra executive director Fran Delisle barely got out the info that she was retiring when a press release was issued stating the board has already hired her replacement — David Schillhammer, the soon...

An ARLAN ROPP Lovefest

By PAM HARBAUGH Who doesn’t love Arlan Ropp? And if you raise you’re hand, you need to go to your room and think about that, mister. Mr. Ropp, a real fixture for decades in the Brevard community theater scene, was honored yesterday at Surfside Playhouse. Leaders at the Playhouse decided the...

The Florida Prep Theatre

Photo of the stage in The Florida Prep Theatre as it was being readied for ‘Peter and the Starcatcher.’ Design by David McQuillan Robertson. Photo by Pam Harbaugh. By PAM HARBAUGH Florida Prep is stepping up big time into the cultural community. It has committed to a $125,000 donation to the...

HENEGAR GALA

By PAM HARBAUGH Here’s a fun and entertaining and unusual way for you to show your support to the Henegar Center. It’s Saturday’s big gala, THROUGH THE YEARS WITH THE HENEGAR. The event runs 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday in Melbourne at the American Muscle Car Museum, one Brevard’s hidden gems....

Sensational GOLDEN DRAGONS at King Center

By PAM HARBAUGH The King Center will bring the sensational performing group, the GOLDEN DRAGON ACROBATS to Melbourne at 7 p.m. March 28. The Golden Dragon Acrobats practice a tradition that is more than 25 centuries old. The show includes bountiful production values and a sharp aesthetic with acrobatics, traditional dance,...

THE ILLUSIONISTS at the King Center

The King Center will present “THE ILLUSIONISTS — Live From Broadway” 4 p.m. March 4. The show features illusionists Jeff Hobson, Kevin James, Colin Cloud, An Ha Lim, and Jonathan Goodwin who are known to deliver spectacle galore with humor, magic, dangerous stunts and awe inspiring wonder around the world. It...

YAMATO at King Center

By PAM HARBAUGH Get ready to have your energy ratcheted up a few notches when YAMATO, DRUMMERS OF JAPAN perform ““Chousensha” (The Challengers) 7:30 p.m. Feb. 21 at the King Center. Here’s a great description from the King Center’s website: “Heart-thumping rhythm, thunderous sounds and explosive beats, the drummers of YAMATO...

FEBRUARY at Heidis Jazz Club

By PAM HARBAUGH If you’re looking for great jazz, you’ve got to make a bee-line to Heidi’s Jazz Club. Last Friday it was the one and only RICHIE COLE. His gig there was sorta typical for the jazz world. Heidi was engaged in a casual telephone conversation with him and found...

HEIDI’S JAZZ CLUB January Happenings

By PAM HARBAUGH Heidi’s Jazz Club is THE place to go for sophisticated entertaining and dining on the Space Coast. Its house band, the Ron Teixeira Trio, is simply fantastic. They can play anything and with great jazz style. This month’s featured soloists include: Steve Kirsner & Friends on Wednesday and...