Thursday, April 18, 2013

Page Two: Barrys Buzz April 17, 2013

      The Luxury Chamber presents Subway Guru Larry Feldman 6 to 8 p.m. April 22 in the new Subway Café at the FAU stadium. Former U.S. Senator and Florida Governor Bob Graham speaks at the same time on May 20 at Promise Health Care in Boca Raton. Register at
   Bonnie and Jon Kaye of Kaye Communications, Inc. will receive the Board of Trustees Service Award April 22 at the FAU 2013 Honor Convocation. The award is for their volunteer services benefitting the Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine.
   Treasurer of NCCI Holdings Craig Ehrnst is expected to file for Boca Raton City Council.
   Heather Henderson is the new FAU Director of Football operations, one of the few women in the country to hold the role.
   Universal Pictures has launched the enormous Despicable Me 2 “Despicablimp” in support of Universal and Illumination Entertainment’s upcoming 3D-CG comedy adventure, which will be released on July 3, 2013.  Check the skies on April 21st  to see if you can find the “Despicablimp” soar throughout South Florida.  Track the Blimp’s Path Via the Website and/or check out the video of  “Despicablimp”
    The number of foreclosed homes in South Florida not for sale, known as the Shadow Inventory is soaring with 26,000 listed in Palm Beach County alone in the first quarter, up 78% from last year. Lenders are reluctant to release them as they don’t want a hit on the distressed property value, plus they abort rehabbing the home when they put it up for sale.
    Red lights may be added to I-95 ramps to help traffic flow from Hallandale to Delray Beach.
    The Addams Family is at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts in Ft.Lauderdale through April 21. Go to or call 954.462.0222.
    Brad Zimmerman’s hilarious one man show, My Son The Waiter – A Jewish Tragedy has been extended at the Stage Door Theatre, 8036 Sample Road, Coral Springs through May 5. Beu Jest plays through May 12. Purchase tickets at or call 954.344.7765.
    Avi Hoffman stars in the Outre Theatre Company production of an Iliad, through April 21 at the Mizner Park CAC, 101 Plaza Real. Call 954.300.2149 or visit for more information and tickets.
    Palm Beach Dramaworks, 201 Clematis Street, West Palm Beach, presents Exit The King through April 28.  Visit or call 561.514.4042.
    Barry Epstein Live internet television show features South Tech Academy Cosmetology Instructor Troy Giddens, Ticket attorney Jessica Somera, Origami Owl consultant Paula Mann, Massage therapist Kelley Ray Sunshine and Fast New Customers Direct Mail specialist Mark Kovalsky. Watch it on Friday morning, or any time after that on,, or  to win free Cinemark theatre tickets. 
      Movies opening Friday at the Cinemark and Regal Entertainment Shadowwood theatres are Oblivion, Disconnect, Home Run and the Lords of Salem. 42 and A Place Beyond the Pines opens at the Movies of Delray and Lake Worth.
      Saxophonist Randy Corinthian, native Floridian, FAMU and FSU graduate, musician, producer and songwriter, will be performing a wide variety of musical styles free at the Boca Raton Green Market in its 16th year with farm-to-table, fresh-picked produce from local growers and lots more, 8am to 1pm April 18 at the southwest parking lot of Royal Palm Place, S Fed Hwy and SE Mizner downtown Boca Raton.
     The Junior League of Boca Raton presents a golf classic and casino night, April 19 at Via Mizner Golf & Country Club. Visit or call 561.620.2553 or email for further information.
     Palm Beach State College and the TLC Mobility Foundation will host the Blue Carpet Celebration on Monday, April 22 from 6 to 9 p.m. at Palm Beach State College Boca Raton campus at the Countess de Hoernle Humanities & Technology Building. This event will celebrate and recognize the ability of people with disabilities. From the flashing lights of cameras, to of course, a walk, roll or stroll down the “blue carpet”, this will be a truly memorable evening! Attendees will enjoy star treatment with hors d'oeuvres, music, raffle prizes, and exhibitors. Call 561.929.8950 or visit
     Jan McArt presents Finding Mona Lisa, Six Short Plays about the World’s Most Famous Painting by and directed by Michael McKeever, in the Wold Performing Arts Center at Lynn University, 7:30 p.m. April 22. Visit or call 561.237.9000 for more information and tickets.
       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. Visit or call 561.391.7274 ext. 128 for more information and reservations.
    Lynn University’s Celebration of the Arts is 6 p.m. April 26 with complementary food and drinks. Contact for further information.
    Meet Me At the Pitkin is at the Mizner Park Cultural Arts Center, 201 Plaza Real, April 26-May 12. Visit or call 561.600.0405 for tickets. 
       Business and Professional Division of Jewish Federation of South Palm Beach County presents a cocktail reception and networking event 6 p.m. May 6 at Excel Auto Group, 1001 Clint Moore Rod. Boca Raton. Tickets at  or call Sonni Simon, 561.852.3128  for more information.
    The 26th Annual Rotary Golf Tournament starts 11:15 May 9 at Boca Lago Country Club honoring Dr. Ira J. Gelb, visionary of the new FAU College of Medicine and FAU honoree. Cost is $250 and includes dinner, auction and awards. Call 561.302.6494 or 561.302.4655. Visit
     IsraelFest 65 will be May 19, 2013 starting at 3 p.m. at Mizner Park Amphitheatre. Visit orr call 561.852.3278 for more info. 
     Red, White and Blue, Blue Martini and FSO Salute Our Troops 7-10 pm May 24, 2013 at the Blue Martini in Town Center, 6000 Glades Road. 50/50 Raffle. Free drink with $10 donation. Call (561) 289-6031 or go to for further information.      
     The International Big Band Jazz Café Society features the “Great American Song Book” concert to benefit veterans and the Olympic High School band at 7:30 May 24 at Olympic High, 20101 Lyons Road featuring Dick Cully and a 15-piece big band. Visit for tickets.   
    John Scully, former leader of Apple and Pepsi, speaks 5:30 p.m. May 30 at Palm Beach State College Duncan Theatre on the Lake Worth Campus May 30, with a 6:30 p.m. reception to follow. Call 561.868.3450 or visit for further information and tickets.
      Character Man is at the Stage Door Theatre July 12-August 11. Go to or call 954.344.7765 for tickets and more information.
        Got an electronic device and need to repair an IPad, Iphone, Samsung Galaxy or any other phones and/or want to unlock, sell or buyback phones, then contact Ed Kissel in Boca at MobileSource, 3500 NW 2nd Ave. #603. 561.416.7224. Mention this column for 10% off any service or used phone!
   A terrific way for visitors and residents to explore the Everglades up close is the Airboat Rides/Tours of  or call 482.6107.
    For lots of fun, enjoy the Diva Duck Tour from City Place in West Palm Beach. Call 877.844.4188 or visit  for time availabilities.
    If you would like to learn how you can make money and save money by NOT using a 401 k or IRA that will protect your money and generate tax free income, or are unhappy in your job, or want to change jobs, or need extra income, then visit and and call 561.852.0000 for further information.    
     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. is the best networking group in the area and meets at the West Boca Library on 441, just north of Yamato Road on alternate Wednesdays from 5:30 p.m. Check out the website for 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:   

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