“12 Years a Slave” a Powerful, Disturbing Drama

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By Skip Sheffield There are several worthy new film releases this Friday. Standing head and shoulders above the rest is “12 Years a Slave.” Be advised “12 Years” is not light entertainment. It is perhaps the most realistic depiction ever of slavery in the USA. Slavery is never a pretty sight or sound. Interestingly, the two main forces of “12 More...

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By Online Staff On Monday, April 14th, 2014

Third Generations Concert March 28 at Lynn University

By Skip Sheffield The third annual Nat King Cole Generation Hope, Inc. concert, entitled “Some Enchanted Evening” and starring The Temptations Review featuring Dennis Edwards will be held starting 6:30 p.m. More...

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By Online Staff On Monday, April 14th, 2014

It’s Never Too Late to Fight for Love

By Skip Sheffield How lucky are we that an internationally-acclaimed playwright has taken a personal interest in a local theater company? The playwright is Israel Horovitz. The company is Theatre at Arts Garage More...

By Online Staff On Monday, April 14th, 2014

“Mr. Peabody and Sherman” Finally Hits the Big Screen

By Skip Sheffield “The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show” aired from 1959-1964 and continues to this day in television re-runs. The crudely-animated show featured corny puns, satire and self-referential humor aimed More...

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By Online Staff On Monday, April 14th, 2014

A Red-Hot, Very Funny Show

By Skip Sheffield Barbara Bradshaw made her Boca Raton debut in 1975 in the inaugural season of Caldwell Playhouse for its very first show. She was the title character in the Neil Simon comedy “Star-Spangled Girl.” More...

By Online Staff S On Monday, April 7th, 2014

Laughter and Tears in “Steel Magnolias”

  By Skip Sheffield Tears underlie the laughter of “Steel Magnolias,” the Robert Harling comedy running through April 20 at the Wick Theatre, 7901 N. Federal Highway, Boca Raton. Playwright Robert Harling More...

By Online Staff On Tuesday, October 8th, 2013

A “Rush” of Speed and Drama

It is useful to enjoy grand prix-style racing to appreciate “Rush.” Director Ron Howard obviously does. Howard hasn’t had this much fun with motor mayhem since “Grand Theft Auto,” his movie directorial More...

By Bocatribune On Monday, September 23rd, 2013
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Funky Biscuit Grooves into Third Season

By Skip Sheffield “I played this room back when it was called Bar 303,” Al Poliak reminisces. “I was amazed at how good the room sounded, even without the PA system we have now. The owners were looking for More...

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By Online Staff On Friday, September 20th, 2013

“The Short Game” Has Big Appeal

By: Skip Sheffield Like golf? Even if you don’t you may like “The Short Game,” which features two Palm BeachCounty children who are star golfers. Allan Kournikova, 7, of Palm Beach, and Alexa Pano, 7, of Lake More...

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By Online Staff On Friday, September 6th, 2013

An Artist and His Muse

By: Skip Sheffield There have been countless stories of artists and their muses, dating back to Dante and even before. “The Artist and the Model” is another such story, but it is particularly, artfully realized More...

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