All That Jazz! 2014
Buy your tickets now for All that Jazz Season 2014! LATE SHOW IS SOLD OUT! A LIMITED AMOUNT OF TICKETS STILL AVAILABLE FOR THE 5PM SHOWS!
January 6, 2014 Bud Leeds Ensemble
Bud Leeds and his pick-up group of Dixie-land players will be joined by Jonathan Russell, who is an exciting seventeen-year-old jazz violinist who bridges generational and cultural gaps with improvised jazz. In addition to performing across the country on jazz violin, Jonathan has performed Off Broadway and has contributed additional music credits for major release and independent films.
February 3, 2014 Cyrille Aimee
The Washington Post celebrates her “. . . voice like fine whiskey – oaky and smooth, with a hint of smokiness …” She recently won 1st place in the Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition and has just released her 5th album: Cyrille Aimee & The Surreal Band “Live at Birdland”.
March 3, 2014 Kevin Mahogany
With eleven CD's as a leader, and quite a few as a sideman, Kevin has proved to be the quintessential jazz vocalist. Newsweek describes him as " the standout jazz vocalist of his generation." New Yorker magazine writer Whitney Balliet writes, "There is little Mahogany cannot do." Says the LA TIMES, " Mahogany is one of the first truly gifted male vocalists to emerge in years."
April 7, 2014 Dick Hyman
Throughout a busy musical career that got underway in the early '50s, Dick Hyman has functioned as pianist, organist, arranger, music director, and composer. His versatility in all of these areas has resulted in film scores, orchestral compositions, concert appearances and well over 100 albums recorded under his own name.
National Theatre Live
New Releases of National Theatre Live Coming Soon!
National Theatre Live, Exclusive showings here in Boca Grande! Direct from London to the Boca Grande Community Center Auditorium, the Friends of Boca Grande Community Center is pleased to announce our participation in National Theatre Lives’ fifth year of broadcasting performances from the National’s Stages to cinemas worldwide. Our Community Center will be the only location on the west coast of Florida to broadcast the National Theatre Live performances.
NT Live will be shown in the Community Center Auditorium on these select dates and are not on the actual NT Live performance date. Please check our website at www.friendsofbocagrande.org for more information on the performances and to purchase tickets. Tickets will also be available for purchase at the Community Center office. Please call 964-0827 for more information. Ticket prices are $20.
Civil War Reflections 2014
Monday April 21 through Friday April 25, 2014 Community Center
Civil War Reflections 2014-A week-long symposium featuring experts, authors, and entertainers
2014 Topics Include: The Civil War Considered From a Technological Perspective; The Battle of Franklin; Mrs. Lincoln, A life; Varina Howell Davis; The Revolution of Little Cans: How the contents of a Union Soldier’s haversack internationalized American Industry (1862-1900); Slavery and the Civil War; The Method in Her Madness’: the true story of Elizabeth Van Lew, a Union agent in Confederate Richmond; Pickett’s Charge in History and Memory