Arts & Culture

Duncan Theatre named a Florida Weekly Business of Distinction

The Watson B. Duncan Theatre on Palm Beach State College’s Lake Worth campus has been named a Florida Weekly Business of Distinction.
The theatre received the honor for inspiring South Floridians since 1986 with its mission to foster and develop the artistic awareness of appreciation of the area’s students, residents, and visitors by engaging, exposing, entertaining, and educating them through a diverse range of cultural arts.
The Duncan was featured in an article (Page 11) in Florida Weekly’s Businesses of Distinction Palm Beach October 2023 edition. … Continue reading Duncan Theatre named a Florida Weekly Business of Distinction

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PBSC student Maria Rodriguez wins Kravet Design of Distinction competition

Palm Beach State College student Maria Rodriguez has won the Kravet Design of Distinction competition created through a partnership with PBSC’s Interior Design Department and Kravet, a leader in the trade home furnishings industry.
It allowed students in the Design Studio 2 spring course to research the Cascade Mountains community to create a home to be used as a family vacation home and part-time rental that included floor plans, window treatments, furniture and more as their final project. … Continue reading PBSC student Maria Rodriguez wins Kravet Design of Distinction competition

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Music, film, theater and more planned for PBSC Humanities Arts Fest on Feb. 25

Palm Beach State College invites the public to explore their creative side at PBSC’s Humanities Arts Fest 2023 taking place at the Lake Worth campus on Saturday, Feb. 25, from noon to 4 p.m. Attendees can take a playwriting class, create art, watch short films, design a room, listen to live music and much more.
Free and family-friendly, the festival will be held in the Humanities Building (HU), located at the southwest corner of the Lake Worth campus, … Continue reading Music, film, theater and more planned for PBSC Humanities Arts Fest on Feb. 25

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PBSC launches its first Artist in Residence program

Palm Beach State College is launching its first Artist in Residence program under a Visiting Artists Fellowship made possible by the Helen M. Salzberg family and (Bob) Koo Family Art Collaborative Mentorship program.
The Fellowship supports contemporary visual artists in Palm Beach County and works collaboratively with PBSC’s Studio Art Program.
The first visiting artist is Gabino Castelan, an award-winning visual and media artist based in Boca Raton. He will be working with the cohort of students: Claire Sinsely, … Continue reading PBSC launches its first Artist in Residence program

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PBSC to hold inaugural Humanities Arts Fest March 25

Palm Beach State College will host an inaugural Humanities Arts Fest on the Lake Worth campus from 6:30 to 9 p.m. March 25 to showcase to the community the work that PBSC students and faculty do in the visual and performing arts arenas.
The event, which is free and open to the public, will take place on the first floor of the Humanities Building and include theatrical and musical performances, film screenings, demonstrations in visual art, … Continue reading PBSC to hold inaugural Humanities Arts Fest March 25

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Hopkins and Jones artwork featured in Biennial exhibition

Palm Beach State College professor Kristin Miller Hopkins and adjunct instructor Symantha Jones are two of 30 artists who were recently chosen to showcase their artwork in the Cultural Council for Palm Beach County’s Biennial 2021 exhibition.
Hopkins and Jones, who are each presenting in the juried exhibition for the first time, were selected from a pool of 150 Palm Beach County artists. The free exhibition runs through May 28 at the Cultural Council for Palm Beach County, … Continue reading Hopkins and Jones artwork featured in Biennial exhibition

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PBSC theater students create film about 2020

Palm Beach State College theater students have released the film “2020: Seeing the World Clearly” to portray what the year meant to them.

The film, which runs an hour and 15 minutes, is a collection of monologues written and performed by students who collaborated on the piece with the PBSC film department and the Theatre Lab , the professional resident company of Florida Atlantic University. It was directed by PBSC professor David Hyland and co-directed by adjunct instructor E. … Continue reading PBSC theater students create film about 2020

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Alumni’s feature film leads to festivals and careers

Editor’s Note: “The Big Frozen Gumshoe” has been selected for Lake Worth Beach’s 2020 L-DUB Film Festival and will be shown at noon on Oct. 11 at the the Lake Worth Playhouse’s Stonzek Studio. The film is also now available on Amazon Video.
When the curtain goes up at the 2019 Fort Myers Beach Film Festival April 24-28, Palm Beach State College alumni Kat and Josh Brady and Shelby Halberg will be in the audience. … Continue reading Alumni’s feature film leads to festivals and careers

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PBSC music students win local awards

Two Palm Beach State College voice students took home awards for their performances recently in an audition competition held by the Florida Gold Coast National Association of Teachers of Singing chapter.
Charlie Alguera won first place in the Third Year College Men Musical Theatre category and Giavanna Joseph won second place in the First Year College Women Musical Theatre category.
This was the third year in a row that Alguera, who is currently a semifinalist for the Jack Kent Cooke Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship, … Continue reading PBSC music students win local awards

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Art galleries kick off fall season Sept. 18

Art enthusiasts can expect to be moved this fall by three exhibits that cover a range of topics including  sexual assault and its affect on victims.
The exhibits, which will be displays at The Art Gallery at Eissey Campus and The Gallery at Lake Worth Campus, showcase stories, ideas and perceptions through paintings, drawings, photography, graphic design and more. They are free and open to the public and feature artwork created by PBSC students and community artists. … Continue reading Art galleries kick off fall season Sept. 18

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