HANDS ON A HARDBODY Opens at Henegar

From the Henegar's HANDS ON A HARDBODY. Photo by Dana Niemeier.

Christine Manning Brandt in the Henegar’s HANDS ON A HARDBODY. Photo by Dana Niemeier. By PAM HARBAUGH Now you may think “Hands on a Hardbody” has some titillating content. But this musical is far from that. The hardbody in question is a pick up truck. The show, which opens tonight at...

RIVERSIDE Summer Lineup

Riverside Theatre, a professional theater in Vero Beach, FL.

By PAM HARBAUGH It may be the end of the theater season, but Riverside Theatre is just heating up with comedy, music, dance, film and children’s events. Riverside Theatre is at 3250 Riverside Park Drive, Vero Beach. Call 772-231-5860, visit RiversideTheatre.com or click onto their ad. Here’s their calendar of events...

GET OUT! May 5 to 7

Sink into Rapture

By PAM HARBAUGH Sink into the rapture this weekend courtesy of exquisite Mozart concert at the King Center (read below). Delight in an unusual musical opening on the Henegar’s mainstage. Visit with beloved and accomplished artists tonight during Eau Gallie Arts District First Friday. And enjoy handful of goodies for young...

RUTH FUNK CENTER Selected for National Program

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By PAM HARBAUGH More bragging rights for patrons of Florida Tech’s beautiful RUTH FUNK CENTER FOR TEXTILE ARTS. The institution, the only one of its kind in the state, has been chosen as one of the 75 institutions to participate in the Collections Assessment for Preservation, which is run by the...

HEIDIS JAZZ CLUB May Lineup

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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. Its house band, the Ron Teixeira Trio, is simply fantastic. They can play anything and with great jazz style. Regular vocal artists are Sybil Gage on Thursdays. Steve Kirsner on Wednesday...

MARY POPPINS Flies into Cocoa Village Playhouse

MARY POPPINS the Musical at Cocoa Village Playhouse Photo by Goforth Photography.

By PAM HARBAUGH Ashley Willsey was one of hundreds gathered last summer for the Cocoa Village Playhouse season announcement gala at the King Center. When the title “Mary Poppins the Musical” was declared, she made a special note. “I was like, oh my gosh, I’ve got to audition for this,” she...

GET OUT! April 28 to 30

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By PAM HARBAUGH The weather is warming up but there are still cool things to do. An exciting new art exhibition opens this weekend at the Foosaner Art Museum. A big new musical opens tonight at Cocoa Village Playhouse and a drama at Titusville Playhouse’s 2nd Stage. Lotsa musical entertainment at...

AWARD NOMINATIONS Rolling In

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By PAM HARBAUGH Heading to NYC and need some suggestions about what shows to try to see? One good way is to keep an eye on award nominations for the Tonys, the Drama Desk and the Outer Critics Circle. The Outer Critics Circle just announced their nominees. The Drama Desk will...

CLASSIC ALBUMS LIVE Begin Series

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By PAM HARBAUGH One of the King Center’s most popular groups, CLASSIC ALBUMS LIVE, begins its next series of great rock concerts May 13. (Please read below for an incredibly cool item.) Individual ticket start at $24.75. Series tickets also available starting at $138. Here’s the schedule: Pink Floyd: DARK SIDE...

SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER at Riverside

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By PAM HARBAUGH Riverside Theatre ends its current season with a co-production of SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER. This is a co-production with the venerable Walnut Street Theatre in Philadelphia. Based on the 1977 John Travolta movie, the musical SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER follows Tony Manero, a street wise kid who yearns for something...