Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Barrys Buzz – April 16, 2014

     Reza-Pahlavi, the Crown Prince of Iran, is the featured speaker at the  luncheon, 11:30 a.m. May 20. RSVP on the site or call 561.852.0000 for more information.
     Sincere condolences to the family of Alan Grubow, leader of the West Boca Community Council who passed away last Thursday.
     Sincere condolences to the family of Steve Brown, Brown’s Interiors, killed in a bicycle/car accident on Lyons Road, north of Clint Moore Road.
  Creative City Collaborative (CCC), which operates the popular Arts Garage in Delray Beach, FL, is a proud winner of the prestigious and highly competitive $100,000 grant from Impact 100 Palm Beach. The award was bestowed at the World Theatre at Lynn University where several outstanding non-profits, selected by the women who form the Impact 100 membership, gave impassioned presentations about their organizations’ missions.   
     55% of Palm Beach County residents are over 40.
     Alexandra Clough, ace business reporter at the Palm Beach Post reported that Cancer Treatment Centers of America, bringing 225 jobs to Boca may take 75,000 Sq. Ft. at 5900 Broken Sound Parkway, where SBA Communications Corp. is planning a move to the 167,276 sq. ft. Beacon Square building it purchased on Congress Avenue. Boca is home to 25 out of 62 corporate headquarters in the county.
     Clough also reported that Richmond Homes is building 60 homes in The Oaks from under $1 million of 4,300 to 6,600 sq. ft. and sold 5 already.
     Donald Trump wants to buy the Buffalo Bills but keep the team in Buffalo.
     Steel Magnolias is at The Wick Theatre and Costume Museum, 7901 N. Fed. Hwy. to April 20. Call 561.995.2333 or visit for tickets. The 2014/2015 season includes: Swing, Oct. 23-Nov. 16; Mame, Dec. 4-Dec. 28; La Cage aux Folles, Jan. 8-Feb. 15; Man of La Mancha, Feb. 26- March 22; Oklahoma, April 2-April 26 and Dames at Sea, May 7-24. Order tickets at or call 561.995.2333.
    The G-D of Isaac is at the Broward Stage Door Theatre, 8036 W. Sample Road, Coral Springs through April 20. Visit or call 954.344.7765 for tickets and more information.
  Palm Beach Dramaworks presents Horton Foote’s Dividing the Estate, through April 27 at the Don & Ann Brown Theatre, 201 Clematis Street, West Palm Beach. Visit or call 561.514.4042 for tickets and further information.
    Watch Movie Talk with Morrie Zryl on Thursdays at 6 p.m. and Fridays at 6 a.m.
   Congressman Ted Deutch invites residents of Florida's 21st District to join him for a Town Hall Meeting on Thursday, April 17th, 2014 at 7:00 pm at the West Boynton Recreation Center located at 6000 Northtree Boulevard in Lake Worth, Florida. Ted will provide an update on his legislative initiatives in Washington and take questions from constituents. RSVP at
     Cafe Cinematheque Foreign Films with Shelly Isaacs is every Thursday at 10:30am at Movies of Delray 561-638-0020 and Friday at 1:00pm at Movies of Lake Worth 561-968-4545. Visit for more information.
     Watch Barry Epstein live with Best Stop Trafficking lead staff attorney Ramon Guillen, Jr., Asset Accumulation and Conservation President John Borawski, Eagle Arts Academy Charter School for the Arts Gregory James Blount and Sun-Sentinel editorial columnist Kingsley Guy on at 10 pm Thursday and 10 am Friday to win free tickets to the Cinemark theatres. You can be on too to promote your business or profession. Call 561.852.0000 for details. You can also watch the TV shows ON Demand on WRPBITV. Just click on this link:
  Transcendence, Heaven is for Real, A Haunted House 2, Bears and Le Week-End opens Friday at the Cinemark Palace and Premiere theatres. Child’s Pose and Le Week-End opens at the FAU Living Room Theatres. Le Week-End opens at the Movies of Delray.    
    The Delray Beach Playhouse at 950 NW 9th St. in Lake Ida Park, off Swinton Ave. Delray Beach presents: The Pajama Game, through April 20; Doubt, May 24-June 8, and musical memories shows include; Come Fly With Me, Harlem On My Mind, Call Me Madam, Good News and Make Someone Happy. Visit or call 561.272.1281 x 4 for more information. Tickets are $30. Call 561.272.1281 x 4 for reservations.
   Larry Ferber has a movie club 10 a.m. every Sunday at the FAU Living Room theatres, followed by discussion. Call 757.617.1936 for more information.     
  Keep the Faith "Bon Jovi Tribute Experience" Comes to Boca to help raise research funds for ALL cancers. 7:00 p.m. April 16 at the Funky Biscuit, 303 SE Mizner Blvd.  Tickets are $15-$25. The first 50 people get a complimentary drink. Comedian and cancer survivor Wayne Felber opens. If you love Bon Jovi and hate cancer, join us for an amazing night. Please purchase tickets in advance at and look at upcoming events.
     The Boca Raton Republican club features a dinner and book signing with former Congressman Allen West, 6 to 8:30 p.m. April 17 at Deer Creek Golf Club, 2801 Deer Creek Country Club Blvd. Deerfield Beach. Costs are $40 members, $50 guests, $200 seating with Allen West, $400 Table sponsor (10) RSVP by March 23 to www. or email for more information.
    The Trouble With Doug is 7:30 p.m. April 23-May 11 at the Arts Garage, 180 NE 1st St. Delray. Visit or call 561.450.6357 for tickets.
     The West Boca High School Drama Dept. presents Death by Dessert, April 25 & 26. Tickets are $15. Call 561.672.2066.
     The League of Women Voters of Palm Beach County presents Lynn University political professor Dr. Robert Watson at the 2014 Annual Luncheon, 11:30 a.m. April 26 at Benvenuto, 1730 N. Fed. Hwy. Boynton Beach. $55 per person/$500 per table of 10. Pay at, email:  or call 561.392.1262 for more information.
      The South Palm Beach County Jewish and Christian communities will walk together in solidarity in commemoration of the Holocaust at the March of Remembrance on Yom HaShoah, (Holocaust Memorial Day), 3 p.m. April 27, 2014, at Boca Raton Christian School (470 NW 4th Avenue). Hundreds of community members will join Holocaust survivors, their families and their supporters to march together on the streets of Boca Raton. Their destination will be Temple Beth El of Boca Raton (333 SW 4th Avenue) for a meaningful Holocaust Remembrance program at 4:00 pm.
    The Jewish Federation of South Palm Beach County is "tipping off" its new men's programming NBA Hall of Famer Walt "Clyde" Frazier, who led the New York Knicks to the franchise's only two titles, 6:30 p.m. April 30, with dinner and drinks. Cost is $85.For more information, visit or contact Felice Naide at 561.852.6084 or Call Lori Grossman at 561.852.3374 or email:
    Office Depot Foundation hosts its 7th annual weekend in Boca May 2 and 3 at Office Depot’s corporate headquarters for nonprofit organizations and anyone in serving the community. Register at
      A free Celebration of the Arts is 5:30, May 2 at the Lynn University Wold Performing Arts Center including a street fair, art and fashion gallery,  a main stage performance at 7:30 pm featuring the Conservatory of Music and several talented actors, dancers, singers and poets. Reserve at 561.237.9000 or register at
     The sixth annual FREE score business conference with Google and Godaddy, etc. coming to Boca is 8 am. To 3:30 pm May 10th. Reserve your ticket at
     Reza-Pahlavi, the Crown Prince of Iran, is the featured speaker at the  luncheon, 11:30 a.m. May 20. RSVP on the site or call 561.852.0000 for more information.
    Florida will offer a 15-day sales tax holiday for hurricane preparedness supplies from June 1-14. During that time period, Floridians can purchase flashlights, batteries, weather radios and other basic hurricane supply items, all tax-free. Hurricane season lasts from June 1 to Nov. 30.
      The 2014-15 Broadway series season at the Kravis Center includes Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella Nov. 11-16; The Book of Mormon, Dec. 16-21; Flashdance – the Musical, Jan. 27-Feb. 1, 2015; Anything Goes, March 10-15, 2015; Memphis, April 7-12, 2015 and Pippin, April 28-May 3, 2015. Subscribers will get renewals in April. General public tickets will go on sale midsummer. To order go to or call 561.832.7469.  is the best networking group in the area and meets at Hurricane Grill & Wings in the Mission Bay Shopping Center, next to Office Max, 10125 Glades Road, 33498 on alternate Wednesdays from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., Cost is $60 per quarter. Check out the website for openings in some categories. Call 561.852.0000 for further information.
     You can win a pair of tickets to an upcoming movie at any Regal Entertainment Cinema Theatre. Send an email to and two winners will be chosen each week.
     Happy Passover and Easter to all my readers. Enjoy the holidays with your friends and loved ones or your family.  
     Barry Epstein, APR, is a noted public relations, marketing and political consultant based in Boca Raton, president of the, the, the 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 on, as well as on the Sun-Sentinel/Jewish Journal website at www.floridajewishjournal.comwww.  and on his website:

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