Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Barrys Buzz Nov. 15, 2012

      Sincere condolences to the First Lady of Florida Theatre on the passing of her brother Don. A memorial service and celebration of his life will take place at 4 p.m. Dec. 28 in the Keith C. and Elaine Johnson Wold Performing Arts center at Lynn University, 3601 N. Military Trail, Boca Raton. The family asks that donations be made in honor of McArt to the donor’s favorite charity. The family has also opened a Facebook page.
       Palm Beach County Republican Party Treasurer Ira Sabin is running for chair of the Party after Sid Dinerstein said he would step down in January.
       Sound Advice reopened its Boca location 351 Yamato Road between U.S. 1 and Dixie Highway.
       Don’t miss “Catch Me If You Can” with an amazing LED wall, at the Kravis Center in West Palm Beach through Sunday. Tickets at
       Movie Talk with Morrie Zryl and Barry Epstein airs Thursdays at 6 p.m. on          
       Don’t Tell Mother is at the West Boca High School Performing Arts Theatre today through Saturday. Ticket info at or call 672.2066.
       The Stage Door Theater, 8036 W. Sample Road, Coral Springs presents 6 Dance Lessons In 6 Weeks Nov. 9-Dec. 2. Showboat plays Dec. 7 – Dec. 31. Go to for tickets or call 954.344.7765, as well as to view future shows.
       The Womens Theatre Project presents Delval Divas at the Willow Theatre at Sugar Sand Park, through November 18: Thu-Sat 8 p.m., Sat-Sun 2 p.m. $25 tickets. Call 561.347.3948 or visit
       Barry Epstein Live internet television show airs Friday at 10 a.m. on with Movie Maven Morrie Zryl and Sun-Sentinel editorial columnist Kingsley Guy. Watch to win tickets to the Cinemark, Regal Shadowwood, Classic Gateway, Movies of Delray and Lake Worth and the Last Picture Show.
       Movies opening Friday at the Cinemark and Regal Shadowwood theatres (also opening A Late Quartet) are Four Star/don’t miss Lincoln (also at Movies of Delray, opening Wednesday at Movies of Lake Worth), The Sessions and The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2. Opening at the Movies of Lake Worth is Flight. Life of Pi, Red Dawn, The Silver Linings Playbook and Rise of the Guardians opens Wednesday at Cinemark and Regal Shadowwood theatres. The Sessions opens Wednesday at Movies of Delray and Lake Worth and Life of Pi at Movies of Lake Worth.
       Best of Boca and Beyond to benefit Hospice of Palm Beach Foundation, hosted by Boca Raton Magazine is 6 to 9 pm today, featuring the unveiling of the new courtyard at the Shops of Boca Center. Tickets are $50 at
      Residents of Palm Beach County are invited to attend the Seven50 Road Show and Work Group Meeting, November 16, a highly engaging, interactive series of day-long work group meetings designed to secure public input needed for the development of a 50-year blueprint for building stronger, more diverse communities, creating jobs and a resilient economy, at the Vista Center, 2300 North Jog Road, West Palm Beach. For more information and to RSVP, visit
      The Boca Raton Children's Museum, 498 Crawford Blvd, is hosting a Community Yard Sale from 8 a.m. to noon on Nov. 17. Registration costs $25 per space. Food and beverages will be available for purchase. The deadline to rent a space is Nov.15. For more information and to receive an application, call Jayne Morrison at 561-368-6875 or email
       Palm Beach County Commissioners Burt Aaronson and Karen Marcus will attend their last meeting on Nov. 20.
       Lynn University Men’s Basketball and the Puerto Rican/Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Palm Beach County present Hispanic Heritage Night  7:30 p.m. Nov. 20 at the de Hoernle Sports & Cultural Center 3601 N. Military Trail Boca Raton, FL 33431 Tickets only $5 at the door. Doors open at 6:30PM.
      The Boca Raton free Holiday Lighting Extravaganza is 5:30 to 9 p.m. Nov. 23 at the Mizner Park Amphitheatre with real snow, a live sculpture demonstration, Santa Claus, Children’s rides and activities, a fireworks display and a state-of-the-art virtual tree lighting ceremony introduced by Mayor Susan Welchel and featuring 3-D image mapping technology similar to that used during the Super Bowl. Visit, call 561.544.8600 or visit for more information.
      Palm Beach Pops presents Home for the Holidays Nov. 29 & 30 at the FAU Barry and Carole Kaye auditorium. Go to for more information and to review the upcoming concert schedule or call 561.832.7677 or toll free to 1.800.448.2472.
    The VI annual Rotary Carousel Day at Sugar Sand Park is Dec. 2 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Please bring a new unwrapped toy for the kids at Boca helping Hands and the Wayne Barton study Center. Hotdogs and Hamburgers available. Have fun at the Carousel with your kids.
        Phyllis and Harvey Sandler will be honored by the Jewish Federation of South Palm Beach County Dec. 6 at St. Andrews Country Club, with CBS correspondent Dan Raviv and Israel’s 9th Mossad director Efraim Levy. Call Dana Vizner at 561.852.3270 for reservations.
        Palm Beach County Commissioners hosts the Southeast Florida Regional Climate Leadership Summit, December 6 and 7 at the Jupiter Beach Resort and Spa, 5 North A1A, Jupiter. For more info, visit
        Temple Beth Shira’s 7th Annual Giant Community Yard Sale is Dec. 16 at Spanish River Community High School. Details are at
     Jersey Boys is at the Kravis Center in West Palm Beach Dec. 19-Jan. 6. Tickets and information are at
     The Boca Raton Resort & Club will host its first annual Countdown New Year’s Eve Poolside Bash 8:30 p.m. Dec 31st, 2012. Call 561.447.3000 for more info.
     Palm Beach Dramaworks presents Camelot, directed by former Caldwell Artistic Director Clive Cholerton, January 11-13 at the Don & Ann Brown Theatre, 201 Clematis Street, West Palm Beach. Contact the box office at (561) 514-4042, or visit for ticket information.
       2013 Rotary Opal honorees Leif Ahnell, Bobby Campbell, Jay DiPietro, Kevin Ross and Rick Zimmer will be feted at a Jan. 19. Gala.
        The Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine at Florida Atlantic University presents the "Your Medical School" Gala, January 5th, 2013. 
        Mark your calendars: The 2013 Boca Festival of the Arts is March 7-16 at Mizner Park Amphitheatre and Cultural Arts Center.
        Heads up. Shannon Miller, the most decorated gymnast in American History, will be the keynote speaker at the 11th annual YMCA of South Palm Beach County Prayer Breakfast, 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. March 12 at the Boca Resort and Club, honoring Henrietta Countess DeHoernle and chaired by Linda Spielman. For details, tickets and sponsorship opportunities, call Georgia Rose, 561.237.0944.
       The 5th annual Boating 7 Beach Bash for People with Disabilities will be 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 16 at Spanish River Park, Boca Raton. Last year, 5,000 people participated, making it the largest free – fun day in the U.S. for children and adults with physical and/or intellectual disabilities. Call 561.715.2622 or go to for more information. Email or
       FORECLOSURE IS NOT AN OPTION! Contact Keyes Company/Ragbir Team Certified Distressed Property Expert (CDPE) Realtor JOANNE EPSTEIN at 561.945.0000 and visit to find out how she can save you from foreclosure, with no cost for attorneys, fees or commissions.
      Nerium can take away your wrinkles and fine lines as you sleep. Call 561.945.0000 to try this amazing product for free.
       If you have computer issues, or need a website, contact Rich Loeb, at 561.809.4550 or PC professor in Boca Raton or West Palm Beach, the preeminent computer repair and learning environment. Call 561.750.7879 or visit for more information and classes.
        Alpha Omega Biometrics Division is a one-stop service offering affordably priced background screening and drug testing for all your electronic fingerprinting requirements. Protect your loved ones. Visit for more information or call toll free, 1.800.998.8298.
        P.O.M. Outreach needs your help to save the life of Baby Lily, born without a rectum. Please visit to donate your help or call 561.247.9056 or email to
        Biscayne Marketing in Boca offers a fully staffed inbound call center for all businesses at less cost than in house centers. Call Rick Alovis at 561.994.6445 or visit for further information. has a newly redesigned website and openings in some categories. Call 561.852.0000 for further information.
       You can have your own internet television show very inexpensively or appear on Barry Epstein Live with 32,200 viewers. Call 561.852.0000 for more info.
        Birch Communications is a multi-million dollar company with an exclusive wholesale agreement with AT&T. If you would like to save money on your AT&T land phones without changing your numbers, call 561.852.0000.
        For Al-Anon-meetings in South Palm Beach County, go to
        Best wishes for a happy holiday season to all my readers. It has been a pleasure to serve you. Our last column will be Dec. 27, but you can read it starting January 3 in the Boca Raton Tribune and other publications, as well as on my website,
        Barry Epstein, APR, is a noted public relations, marketing and political consultant based in Boca Raton, president of, the networking group and the founder and former president of the West Boca Chamber of Commerce; with a weekly internet television show on Website;; email:, or fax column items to 561.451.0000.  His blog is on the Sun-Sentinel/Jewish Journal website at` - or on his website:

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