Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Barry's Buzz Sept. 13, 2013

Due to the death of Maestro Bob Lappin, the upcoming season of the Palm Beach Pops has been cancelled. Sincere condolences to his family.
   Sincere condolences to Emily and the family of former Congressman and Ft. Lauderdale Mayor E. Clay Shaw. He was a statesman and a Mensch.
   The marital and family law firm of Gladstone & Weissman, expanded and relocated its main office to 101 S. Federal Highway, Suite 702, Boca Raton.
  The Brazil USA Trade Show is Sept. 20 on the campus of Palm Beach State College in Boca Raton, co-sponsored by the Boca Raton Tribune.
   The Palm Beach County Convention and Visitors Bureau is changing its name to Discover Palm Beach County, with a by-line, "The Official Tourism Marketing Organization". Discover The Palm Beaches Florida will be the tag line and Discover The Palm Beaches FL, The Best of Everything for the affluent.
   The Boca Palm Beach Business Connection meets every Wednesday 7:45 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. at the Boca Polo Club TooJays, 5030 Champion Blvd. on Military Trail, north of Clint Moore Road. No dues, no fees, no mandatory meetings. Bring business cards. Join free at
   The Family and Insidious: Chapter 2 opens at the Boca Cinemark Palace & Premiere and Regal Entertainment Shadowwood theatres. Museum Hours opens at the FAU Living Room Theatres. The Family opens at the Movies of Delray and Lake Worth. Austenland opens at the Movies of Lake Worth.
    Barry Epstein live features Nikko Entertainment president Nikko Capria, Singles Lifestyle Expo Show Manager Al Barry and Sun-Sentinel editorial columnist Kingsley Guy on at 10 pm Thursday and 10 am Friday. Watch to win free tickets to the Cinemark theatres.    
     Moon Over Buffalo will run to October 6th at The Broward Stage Door Theatre, 8036 Sample Road, Coral Springs. Go to or call 954.344.7765 for tickets and more information.
      The Sound of Music will be the first production at the new Wick Theatre, formerly the Caldwell on Sept. 20. Call 561.995.2333 or 561241.7432 for tickets.
  The Annual Tastemaker progressive tasting will be at 11 Mizner Park restaurants Sept. 24 and 25.
  The Twilight of the Golds is Sept. 20- Oct. 27 at the Broward Stage Door Theatre, 8036 Sample Road, Coral Springs. Go to or or call 954.344.7765 for tickets and more information.
    A conversation with Pulitzer-prize-winning journalist and best-selling author Carl Bernstein will be 8:30-10:30 a.m. Sept. 25 at the Renaissance Boca Raton Hotel. Tickets are $35 per person. Go to or call 1-877-332-8499.
    Guillermo Figueroa is bringing a concert pianist who also happens to be his sister in from San Juan to join him on stage for a violin and piano recital Sept. 26 as the new music director of the Lynn Philharmonic and violin professor.
     Slow Burn Theatre Company opens Next to Normal October 18 at the West Boca High Performing Arts Theatre, 12811 West Glades Road. See , for tickets and more information.
     Evening Star Productions' I Remain...J. Austen will run from September 27th - 29th at Sol Theatre 3333 N. Fed. Hwy. Boca Raton.  Tickets are $15 for adults/$10 for students and can be purchased at the Sol Theatre box office at 561-447-8829. For more information about Evening Star Productions, contact Rosalie Grant at 561-447-8829: or Carol Kassie at 561-445-9244:
  Gilad Shalit's father will share his story on his first U.S. tour at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 7 at Congregation B'Nai Israel, 2200 Yamato Road, Boca Raton. Tickets are $18 per person for general side seating, or $36 per person for limited preferred seating in the sanctuary on a first come, first served basis.RSVP online at or For more info: 561.852.3374,; or 561 241-8118,
    Zonta Club presents 1st annual Festi-fall, 10 am to 4 pm October 19 at the Emma Lou Olson Civic Center, Pompano Beach, featuring an Orchid and Jewelry show and a Taste of Chocolate, with proceeds to benefit Women in Distress. Call 561.299-8684 or email for more information.
   Rob Lowe, star of TV and film and a cancer awareness advocate, will be the keynote speaker at Boca Raton Regional Hospital Foundation's 10th Anniversary Go Pink Luncheon on Friday, Oct. 25.
        The 28th Singles Lifestyle Expo is 3 to 11 pm Oct. 27 at Pavillion Grille, 301 Yamato Road, Boca Raton. Contact 305-448-7976 or email for more information. is the website. 24 hour hotline: 1.888.899.4074.
    The Junior League of Boca Raton presents the 26th Annual Woman Volunteer of the Year Luncheon, Nov. 8 at Boca West Country Club. Contact 561.620.2553 or visit for further information.
   The Boca Raton Tree Lighting ceremony has been moved up two days to Nov. 27, before Thanksgiving, instead of Nov. 29 in Mizner Park.
  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 call 561.852.0000 for further information. Everyone should see it.
     Banks are now encouraging Short Sales, rather than the lengthy and costly foreclosures. FORECLOSURE IS NOT AN OPTION! Contact Keyes Company/Delray office 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.
     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.
      You can promote your business or profession on internet television, with over 50,000 viewers. Call 561.852.0000 for details.
     Happy Yom Kippur to all my Members of the Tribe and I wish you an easy Fast as well as health and prosperity in the New Year.
       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 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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