Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Page Two: Barrys Buzz Feb. 6, 2013

       The U.S. Postal Service will be cutting out Saturday mail delivery starting in August. Parcels will still be delivered.
       Sal Saldana was named Mall manager of Boca Town Center by the Simon Property Group, coming from the St. John Town Center in Jacksonville.
       The Dively Frontiers in Globalization Lecture presents Sir Ken Robinson, expert on the creative challenges facing business and education in the new global economies, 6:30 p.m. Feb. 6 at the Wold Performing Arts Center on the Lynn Campus. Tickets at or call 561.237.9000.
       Mystery writer Mary Jane Clark speaks at the Spanish River Library 7 p.m. Feb. 6. Registration is required at
       Wicked is at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts through Feb. 17. Visit or call 954.954.462.0222 for tickets.
       Parade Productions presents Michael McKeever in The Whole Caboodle, Feb. 1-24 in the Mizner Park Cultural theatre, 201 Plaza Real, Boca Raton. See or call 866-811-4111 for more information and ticket reservations.
      Neil Simon�s Chapter Two plays through Feb. 10 at the Plaza Theatre, A1A in Manalapan. Visit or call 561.588.1820.
      Broward Stage Door Theatre presents Damn Yankees through Feb. 10. Visit or call 954.344.7765 for tickets and more info.
      Gloucester Blue is at the Arts Garage, 180 NE First Street, through Feb. 17. Visit or call 561.450.6357 for more info and tickets.
       The Allianz Championship golf tournament which brought $15 million to Boca Raton in 2012, is at the Broken Sound Old Course through Feb. 10. Visit or call 561.241.4653 for event and ticket information.
      The Maestro of the Movies is at the FAU auditorium 8 p.m. Feb. 6. Visit or call 561.832.7677 for tickets and more info.
      Flavors of Boca, sponsored by the Junior League of Boca Raton is 5:30 p.m. Feb. 7 at the Shops at Boca Center. Tickets are $40, or VIP at $75, which includes an open bar. Call 561.620.2553, or visit
      Movie Talk with Morrie Zryl airs Thursdays at 6 p.m. on
       Among Movies opening Friday at the Cinemark and Regal Entertainment Shadowwood theatres are Identity Thief and Side Effects.
       The Late Quartet opens at Movies of Delray and Stand Up Guys opens at the Movies of Lake Worth.
       Barry Epstein Live internet television show features South Tech Academy Graphic Arts instructor Adam Fiveson, Boca Raton dentist Larry Kawa, Palm Beach County Guardian Ad Litem Director Kristen Solomon, Palm Beach County Library Director John Callahan and Sun-Sentinel editorial columnist Kingsley Guy. Watch it on Friday, or any time after that on,, or to win free Cinemark theatre tickets.            
     NextEra Energy CEO Jim Robo is honored as the Business Leader of the Year by the FAU College of Business, 8 a.m. Feb. 8 at the Boca Resort and Club. Call 561.297.2980, or visit
      Dr. Larry Kawa hosts former RNC chair Michael Steele, 6 pm Feb. 8 at Maggianos of Boca. Email for reservations.
      The 11th Annual FAU Alumni Association Sweethearts Dinner is 7 p.m. Feb. 8, at the Marleen and Harold Forkas Alumni Center. Call 561.297.6028.
      Deathtrap opens Feb.8 Visit or call 954.344.7765 for tickets and more info. 
      Side Show is at the Slow Burn Theatre at the West Boca High School 8 p.m. Feb. 8 and 9 and 2 p.m. Feb. 10. Go to
      Burt Reynolds is honored 7 p.m. Feb. 9 by and at the 60th Anniversary Diamond Jubilee. Call 561.586.6410 or visit for $50.
      The 27th Annual Art Festival at Mizner Park is 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Feb. 9 and 10. Visit or call 561.392.2500.
      Popular Lynn University political professor Dr. Robert Watson will be promoting his new book �Affairs of State� at various county libraries at 2 p,m. Preregistration is required at
      The Boca Raton Green Market, in its 16th year, featuring farm-to-table, fresh-picked produce from local growers and lots more 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Saturday at the southwest parking lot of Royal Palm Place, S. Fed. Hwy, and SE Mizner downtown Boca Raton.
       The Original Florida Follies present Viva Las Vegas at 1:45, Feb. 10 and Feb. 17 at Olympic Heights High School and other dates at other venues. Tickets are $28. Go to or call 954.956.2626 for more information.     
      Gift of Life�s 3rd Annual Walk for Life to raise awareness for bone marrow and blood stem cell transplants with music, face-painting and other children�s activities is 9 a.m. to noon, Feb. 10 at FAU. Visit,  email, or call 561.982.2946 for more information.
      The Les Mack Trio is at the Spanish River Library 3 p.m. Feb. 10. Call 561.299.8684 or visit for more information.
      Cabaret Tribute to Andrew Lloyd Webber is Feb. 11 & 18 at the Manalapan Plaza Theatre. Visit or call 561.588.1820 for tickets.
      Elizabeth Smart will be the guest speaker at the sixth annual Heart of a Woman Luncheon 11 a.m. Feb. 12 in the Broken Sound Club in Boca Raton, with CBS 12 News Anchor Liz Quirantes as emcee for the annual event for AVDA, Aid to Victims of Domestic Abuse. Tickets at $100. Call 561.265.3797 or visit  for further information and reservations.
      Cinemark Theatres presents 2013 Oscar Marathon, showing the films nominated for Best Picture before the Academy Awards on Feb. 16 with Beasts of the Southern Wild, Amour, Life of Pi and Lincoln and Argo, Silver Linings Playbook, Zero Dark Thirty and Django Unchained on Feb. 23. Get tickets, $30 per day, on or at the theatre box office. Call 561.395.4695 for further information.
Jan McArt presents Cirque d�Amour Live at Lynn University Feb. 16 & 17. Visit or call 561.237.9000 for tickets and more information.   The Luxury Chamber 6 to 8 p.m. Feb. 18 networking event will feature political consultant Roger Stone at Tabica Grill, 901 W. Indiantown Road, Jupiter.
     Morgan Fairchild is the guest speaker at the Women in Distress luncheon, sponsored by PNC Bank, 11:30 a.m. Feb. 20 at Woodfield Country Club. 3650 Club Place. Visit or call 954.760.9800 ext. 1244 for tickets and more information.
     Waist Watchers The Musical! Is at the Plaza Theatre in Manalapan Feb. 21-May 12. Visit or call 561.588.1820 for tickets.
     Bob Newhart will headline the 7th annual Boca Raton Concours d�Elegance three day event benefitting the Broward Boys and Girls Club at the Boca Resort and Club starting Feb. 22.
     An 80�s Festival is 3-10 p.m. Feb. 23 at Sunset cove Amphitheatre, 12551 Glades Road in West Boca with Eddie Money, Debbie Gibson, Expose�s Gioia Brunu, Stacey Q, Pretty Poison and more Visit for tickets and more information.
     The Retired Educators Club will meet noon, Feb. 25 with Linda Weil, Environmentalist &Community Activist speaking on "Think Globally, Act Globally" at Stratford Court,6343 Via de Sonrisa del Sur, Boca Raton. The public and new members are invited free. Call 954-255-6360 or 561-483-5445 for more info.
      The Andre Fladell Scholarship Program free fundraiser for CJ Foundation is 5:30 pm Feb. 27 at Prime, 110 E. Atlantic Ave. Delray. RSVP to 561-699-8720.
      Jewish National Fund features Hal Linden, 9:30 a.m. Feb. 27 free at Boca West Country Club. or call 1.800.211.1502.    
      South Florida's top talent of Avi Hoffman, Patti Gardner, Ken Clement, Sally Bondi, and Krisha Marcano (Broadway's The Color Purple) star in The Boca Raton Theatre Guild's production of Chicago March 1st � 17th. Go to or call 561.347.3948 for tickets at $35. each. Group sales available too. 
       Generations Concert featuring Natalie Cole is 7 p.m. March 1 in the Wold Performing Arts Center at Lynn University. Visit or call 561.237.9000 for tickets. Further information at or call 561.213.8209.
      The Boca Raton Symphonia presents Music and Dance Under the Stars 5:30 to 10:00 p.m. March 3. Visit
       The 2013 Boca Festival of the Arts is March 7-16 at Mizner Park Amphitheatre and Cultural Arts Center. Washington Post columnist will speak at  4 p.m. March 9 in the Mizner Park Cultural Arts Center, Thomas Keneally, author of the book based on Shindler�s list speaks 7 p.m. March 11 and former U.S. Army Chief of Staff Retired Gen. George W. Casey Jr. speaks 7:30 p.m. March 12. To purchase tickets, visit or call 866.571.2787.
       JARC's 27th annual gala dinner dance and auction, honoring Rabbi Dan Levin and Judy Levis Markhoff is March 10, 2012 at Boca West Country Club.
       Florida Panthers head coach Kevin Dineen will be honored at the 23rd Annual Book of Hope Luncheon, 10:30 a.m. March 11 at the Boca Raton Resort and Club, sponsored by the Crohn�s and Colitis Foundation. Tickets are $125. Call 561.218.2929 or visit
       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 at, 561.237.0944.
       The 5th annual Boating & 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
      Subway guru Larry Feldman speaks in Zinman Hall at the Business and Professional Division breakfast of the Jewish Federation of South Palm Beach County 8 a.m. March 20. Tickets are $36 including breakfast. Visit, email or call 561.852.3128.
     Chaired by Janice Williams, the 12th Annual Honor Your Doctor Luncheon is March 20 at Broken Sound Club. Visit or call 561.299.1429.
       Florence Fuller Child Development Centers presents the Men with Caring Hearts Awards Luncheon 11:30 a.m. on April 26th at Boca West Country Club.
             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.
       If you have computer issues, or need a website, contact Rich Loeb, or call 561.809.4550.
        Birch Communications is a multi-million dollar company with an exclusive wholesale agreement with AT and T. If you would like to save money on your AT&T land phones without changing your numbers or your service, call 561.852.0000. has outgrown its previous meeting location and now meets at the West Boca Library on 441, just north of Yamato Road on alternate Wednesdays from 5:30 p.m. featuring a newly redesigned website and openings in some categories. Call 561.852.0000 for further information.
        If you would like to promote your business or profession on Barry Epstein Live internet television show, on,, and on the (click on columnists) websites, call 561.852.0000. 
                  Barry Epstein, APR, is a noted public relations, marketing and political consultant based in Boca Raton, president of the,  the networking group and the founder and former president of the West Boca Chamber of Commerce; with a weekly internet television show on (click on columnists) and His motto is Public Relations is the enemy of anonymity. email:,
 or fax column items to 561.451.0000.  His blog is in the Boca Raton Tribune and on the (and click on columnists) website, on as well as on the Sun-Sentinel/Jewish Journal website at - as well as on his website:   READ THE COLUMN ON LINE AT WWW.BOCATRIBUNE.COM.


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