Palm Beach Perspective

Palm Beach Perspective

The latest on the Palm Beaches' health, entertainment, and gossip.

Episodes

February 28, 2024 28 mins
Talked with Antoinette Giamalva, Library Supervisor, Adult Services, Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach. Mandel is offering a wide variety of programs for the community during Women's "Herstory" month. Listeners can enjoy Women of Opera on Friday March 8th from 12:30-1:30pm, JASNA Presents Jane Austen and Being a Female Writer in Her TIme on Saturday March 16th from 2-3pm, The Power of the Prima Donna in the Nineteeth Century...
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Talked with Lowell Van Vechten, Co-Founder and Michael Broday, volunteer working at the marina for the free boat rides, Boating and Beach Bash for People with Disabilities. "It's their 15th Annual Boating & Beach Bash for People with Disabilities – the nation’s largest, free, one-day event for people with disabilities, both seen and unseen – will again welcome back families who love the beach, boat rides and great musical ente...
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February 14, 2024 27 mins
Talked with Jen Scott and Elizabeth Dashiell about the upcoming 30th Annual Lake Worth Streeet Festival. It's put on by the City of Lake Worth for community engagement. Artists sign up ahead of time and get approved by going to https://spf.lakeworthbeachfl.gov/. This year it's on February 24th and 25th . Over 600 artists use the pavement as their canvas for art and masterpiece reproductions.
Listeners can come to downtown Lake W...
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Talked with Dana Munson, Marketing Dir., Kravis Center and Elizabeth Dashiell about the upcoming 18th African American Film Festival that happening at the Rinker Playhouse from February 15-18. The whole 6 show series is $70 (a savings of $30). The theme this year is Inventing Beauty, curated by Terri Francis and all films have a panel discussion following the screening. "Dr. Francis and her special guests will take you on a cinema...
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Talked with Laura Issac Norton from Florida Atlantic University Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute. FAU Harbor Branch has a wide variety of programs for the community including their newest addition, a life size humpback whale that listeners can actually walk inside and check out the inner workings. On Friday and Saturday they have the "Discovery" boats tours of the Indian River Lagoon.
From February - May on the 2nd Saturday of ...
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January 25, 2024 27 mins
Talked with Scott Simmons, Public Relations Manager, Norton Museum of Art. The Norton has a wonderful variety of programs/exhibitions running now. Artists in Motion (Impressionist and Modern Masterpieces) is running now through February 18th. And Presence (the photography collection of Judy Glickman Lauder) is on view through March 10th. Coming up on Saturday Feb 10th the Norton will offer Free Admission for Lunar New Year Comm...
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Talked with Misty Stoller, Assoc. Director of Marketing & Communications, Mounts Botanical Gardens and Kevin Box, Artist for Origami in the Garden. "Mounts Botanical Garden is Palm Beach County’s oldest and largest botanical garden. With a mission to inspire and educate through nature and a history spanning more than 40 years, Mounts Botanical is hidden gem located in the heart of the Palm Beaches behind Palm Beach Internati...
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December 5, 2023 28 mins
Talked with Elizabeth Dashiell, Elizabeth@dashiellcommunications.com about all the holiday/new year events around Palm Beach and the Treasure coast including: Kravis Center, upcoming shows, Mounts Botanical - origami in the garden, LakeWorth Playhouse, Maltz Jupiter Theatre, The Flagler Museum and their exhibitions, The Wick, Armory Art Center, Lighthouse Center for the Arts, Cox Science Center and their Titanic Exhibit, Ballet Pal...
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December 5, 2023 27 mins
Talked with Meghan Buser, Community Relations & Event Planning Consultant for Lights4Hope.
"Lights 4 Hope, Inc. is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization created to help bring happiness and hope to families in need.Their mission is to spread joy and to help local families whose child is suffering from terminal illness or from a life changing physical change. They work with local hospitals and community partners to identify famili...
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November 21, 2023 29 mins
Talked with Pamela Weinthrop, Executive Director, Barbara Steller, Board Member and Linda Schaps, Board Member, Children's Founation of Palm Beach County. The Children's Foundation's mission is to identify and fund projects at charities in Palm Beach County to aid "at-risk" children and their families. They have worked with over 30 charities to help feed, clothe, provide medical/dental care, provide beds, access to summmer camps an...
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November 16, 2023 28 mins
Talked with Allison Jimenez, MS, MHC, Director of Programs and Lindsey White, CFRE, Chief Advancement Officer from Hanley Foundation. Their mission is one of eliminating addiction always in their purview, with their targeted and time-tested approach incorporating four primary mission areas:
Prevention, Advocacy, Treatment and Recovery Support. Learn more about Hanley Foundation’s mission and vision. Some of their programs include...
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Talked with Arlene Lazzaro, 2nd Vice President, Gem and Mineral Society of the Palm Beaches. Their mission is "to gather people of the Palm Beach Area who enjoy gathering, cutting, displaying and studying rocks, shells, artifacts and other object of interest and to promote community interest in these objects. Their 56th annual Gem and Mineral Show is on November 18-19, 2023 at the South Florida Fairgrounds Expo Center East. They wi...
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Talked with Gabby Barbarite McHenry, Ph.D., Director of Outreach & Engagement Florida Atlantic University Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute. They are one of the 71 exhibitors at this years Indian River Lagoon Science Festival. It's going to be from 10am - 3pm on November 18th at 600 N Indian River Drive, Ft. Pierce, FL. The IRL Science Festival is a free event that's designed to bring a variety of hands-on STEAM activities ...
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October 26, 2023 29 mins
Talked with Greg Hazle, Executive Director, Boca Helping Hands. Boca Helping Hands (BHH) is a community based non-profit that provides food, medical, financial, educational, job training, mentoring services to help create self-sufficiency for it's patrons. They help nearly 35,000 people/year. BHH is celebrating is 25th birthday. As the holidays get closer they are doing the "Thanksgiving Box Brigade" to provide familys with than...
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October 18, 2023 26 mins
Talked with Georgia Boyer, Communications and Brand Manager, American Humane. American Humane has been promoting the welfare and safety of animals since1877. They have a wide variety of programs. One that most folks see is the Humane Hollywood, "No animals were harmed in the making of this movie" or safety seals on eggs, etc at the store. They just finished the voting on the Hero Dogs and their Hero Dogs Awards Gala will be happeni...
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October 12, 2023 28 mins
Talked with Owen O'Neill, Matt Lincoln and Messiah Boisson from Clinics Can Help. Clinics Can Help is "a nonprofit agency based in Palm Beach County, Florida that collects used durable medical equipment so that it can be distributed to those who need it most. We are proud to be Florida’s largest not-for-profit organization that recycles and re-uses medical equipment." They work with local agencies and volunteers to provide greatly ...
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October 5, 2023 27 mins
Talked with Colleen Smith, Founding Artistic and Executive Director of Ballet Palm Beach and Elizabeth Dashiell, PalmBeachPR about their 2023-2024 season. They are currently in rehearsals for their upcoming show at the Kravis Block Party on October 14th. It's free and open to everyone. They'll be performing Don Quixote, The Nutcracker, Romeo and Juliet as well as Peter Pan & Tinkerbell this season at the Kravis Center. Listene...
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September 20, 2023 27 mins
Talked with Michelle O'Boyle, Founder, Kid's Cancer Foundation. "Kids Cancer Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit charity founded in 2001, whose mission is to provide hope and support to local children and families battling childhood cancer. We accomplish this by providing compassionate, easily accessible supportive care services." September is kid's cancer awareness month. They offer a wide variety of services/programs includin...
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Talked with Vanessa Moss, Dir of Communications, Palm Health Foundation. Palm Health Foundation's vision is to provide all Palm Beach County residents the opportuites to reach their full health potential by inspiring and funding solutions for better health in the county via community collaboration. They are working on a brain health initiative to advance brain health in PBC. Towards that goal they designate October as "Train the ...
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September 7, 2023 26 mins
Talked with Phala, Oscar and Charlotte from the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts. They have a great 2023-2024 season lined up. Kravis on Broadway includes Chicago, Mean Girls, Beetlejuice, To Kill a Mockingbird, Six, and Hamilton is returning for a two week run. They also have the fun crowd pleaser, Mamma Mia in the Summer of 2024. There will be celebrity shows such as Candace Bushnell author of Sex and the City, Mandy Pati...
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