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Feb
2 nd
Monthly Job Seeker Orientation Workshop 12:00 pm | Virtual - Attend via Zoom
Monthly Job Seeker Orientation Workshop

The Monthly Job Seeker Orientation Workshop and Toolkit is now Virtual. Attend via Zoom on your phone, tablet, or computer.

Held the first Wednesday of every month starting at Noon.

To join via computer: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/4277...

To dial-in by telephone: 646 558 8656

Meeting ID: 427 720 876

Feb
3 rd
Virtual Lunch with Art – Poetry Edition 12:15 pm | Pompano Beach Cultural Center
Virtual Lunch with Art – Poetry Edition

We can’t be with you in person, but join us virtually and take a break from your day, bring your lunch and unleash your creativity. As you eat your lunch, enjoy a unique cultural experience that turns us all into poets. Each month, create, listen or watch different poems designed to spark the artist in you. Each workshop encourages you to step out of the mundane and explore your potential and escape from the daily stresses of life while remembering how beauty can be found in even the simplest of words. Guests are invited to bring their lunch, and a friend and come create a memorable piece of art.


Lunch with Art - Poetry - December 2020

Today the award-winning poet Sharonda Eccentrich Richardson has a special treat for you as we wrap up our 2020 Lunch with Art Poetry Edition. Take less than 10 minutes out of your day to listen in and be inspired!


Lunch with Art - Poetry - November 2020

This month one of our Cultural Arts Consultants, Sharonda Eccentrich Richardson, introduces you to the 6 word poem. Take a moment to pause and enjoy a Lunch with Art where you can be inspired, invigorated, and learn something new!


Lunch with Art - Poetry - October 2020

Today, we explore the Acrostic Poem.

Lunch with Art - Poetry - August 2020

You can do this poetry exercise with kids, friends, or even on your own...the only thing we ask is that you share the fun with us! Take a photo or video of your poems and tag us at #PompanoBeachArts!

Lunch with Art - Poetry - July 2020

This short exercise is the perfect brain break for a Thursday afternoon! This month, in honor of Independence Day & holiday BBQs we have a special word association just for you! We'd love to see your results! Tag us on Facebook or Instagram using hashtag #PompanoBeachArtsPoetrySHOW LESS

Lunch with Art - Poetry - June 2020

Lunch with Art: Virtual Poetry Edition Black Music Month

Feb
4 th
Old Town Untapped 6:00 pm | Bailey Contemporary Arts, 41 NE 1st Street
Old Town Untapped

Due to the current COVID-19 situation, the February Old Town Untapped event has been cancelled. The City is just as eager as its residents to see this event resume, but the City’s first priority is the safety and well-being of its residents. The City will monitor the situation and assess the appropriate time to relaunch this popular event. Come back to this page monthly for the most up to date information about Old Town Untapped. Looking forward to seeing you soon!

Feb
5 th
Music is Your Ali 10:00 am | Ali Cultural Arts, 353 Martin Luther King Blvd
Music is Your Ali

Cancelled due to Coronavirus (COVID-19)

The Music Is Your Ali program is currently offering instruction in piano, guitar and drums. Students 12 and up are invited to join us each Saturday, for free 30-minute music lessons thanks, in part, to the support of the Keeping the Blues Alive Foundation. Take this opportunity to grow your skill and fuel your passion!

Feb
5 th
Virtual Story Time at the Blanche Ely House Museum 11:00 am | Blanche Ely House Museum
Virtual Story Time at the Blanche Ely House Museum

Although we can't be together for Story Time at the Blanche Ely House Museum, we are bringing these virtual programs to you through the magic of the internet!

Tar Beach


My Name is Yoon


Honey I Love You


Hidden Figures


Rosa


Martin's Big Words


Seven Spools of thread


Have You Thanked an Inventor Today?


Let's Celebrate Diwali


Dia de Los Muertos

Islandborn

Maybe Something Beautiful

Frida


Hair Love


Kamala and Maya's Big Idea


Feb
10 th
Lunch with Art: The Lecture Series - Virtual 12:15 pm | Blanche Ely House Museum
Lunch with Art: The Lecture Series - Virtual

Join our Curatorial Consultant Derek T. Davis as he guides you into the world of the Ely Family while you are enjoying your lunch! As you eat your lunch, experience a unique cultural experience that teaches Pompano Beach history and focuses on the people who made a difference in the community. Get inspired by this monthly event that will features unique informational lectures that unlock a piece of the past that may change the future. Guests are invited to bring their lunch, and a friend.

Lunch with Art - The Lecture Series - November 2020

Join us as Derek Davis explores the history of Community Celebrations in Pompano Beach. Derek provides insights into the importance Blanche Ely placed on events like Homecoming, Miss Blanche Ely H.S., May Day and other gatherings, highlighting beautiful historic photos preserved at the Blanche Ely House Museum.


Lunch with Art - The Lecture Series - October 2020

During this Lunch with Art Lecture Series our Curatorial Consultant Derek T. Davis will explore the fascinating historical photos and artwork inside Blanche Ely’s office. Learn about the advent of the school lunch program, Mrs. Ely’s fundraising efforts, and the stunning sculpture that now graces her desk.

Lunch with Art - The Lecture Series - September 2020

Receiving State accreditation for Blanche Ely High School and the creation of the Teacher’s Handbook are two monumental achievements in the school’s history. Learn the stories behind these accomplishments, as Curatorial Consultant Derek Davis leads our Lunch with Art Lecture Series at the Blanche Ely House in the City of Pompano Beach.

Lunch with Art - The Lecture Series - June 2020

Feb
10 th
Virtual A Taste of Jazz 7:00 pm | Bailey Contemporary Arts Center
Virtual A Taste of Jazz

Our very popular A Taste of Jazz program continues in virtual mode and features entertaining and educational encounters by Gold Coast Jazz Society musicians as they explore the origins of jazz, how it became the music it is today and the basis for the popular music of the past and present.

A Taste of Jazz -January 2021

Video Premieres on Thursday, January 14, 2021

Join us for A Taste of Jazz as the incomparable Nicole Yarling takes the stage with the acclaimed guitarist Lindsey Blair. Yarling's myriad of influences have created a product that begs attention across the board. Her chosen instruments are her voice, violin and fiddle. In January's show, she brings us an intimate concert of new classica that will have you singing along and feeling good!


A Taste of Jazz - December 2020

Sit back, grab a drink, and enjoy "A Taste of Jazz" as Davis & Dow perform a festive set of holiday hits that are sure to bring you cheer, even though we can't be together here!

A Taste of Jazz - November 2020

Davis and Dow features outstanding selections from the Great American Songbook was filmed live and captures the multi-award-winning duo's incredible jazz stylings.

Davis and Dow are two strong halves of one BIG sound; a culmination of performing and touring together for 25 years. They tackle jazz and pop standards with a daring sense of abandonment. While their style is deeply rooted in the classic jazz tradition, they enjoy weaving different genres of music into their repertoire. A Bossa Nova sung in French or a jazz standard with a Bach Interlude. Julie Davis is everything from scat-singer to balladeer. She grew up listening to the music of Duke Ellington and Ella Fitzgerald among others on her parent's vinyl collection. Singing jazz came naturally to Julie from a young age.

An alum of the University of North Texas, Kelly Dow is a world-class seven-string guitarist who considers himself a perpetual student of the instrument. His primary influences are Joe Pass and Wes Montgomery. He blends all styles from Be-Bop to Classical to create a strong individual sound delivered with sensitivity and creativity. “Simply orchestral in support" “Swinging” and “Multi-hued” are how critics have described his performance.

A Taste of Jazz - October 2020

In this episode of A Taste of Jazz, Martin Hand introduces us to the differing styles of jazz guitar. Martin demonstrates interesting techniques and shares music clips from legendary artists including Wes Montgomery, Ted Greene and Sylvain Luc.

A Taste of Jazz - September 2020

This month, A Taste of Jazz will showcase several iconic jazz guitar players tonight, including the legendary Joe Pass, who played a historic 1975 concert with Ella Fitzgerald. The magnificence of their combined instruments still leaves us in awe.


A Taste of Jazz - June 2020

Our very popular Taste of Jazz program continues in virtual mode as Martin Hand of the Gold Coast Jazz Society welcomes us into his home to share insights into the evolution of the electric guitar and some of the early influencers who elevated it to an artform.

A Taste of Jazz - May 2020

Tonight, while we cannot supply the wine as we typically do, we can still bring you the music! So pour your own glass of wine and press play as Martin Hand invites us into his home to learn about the history of the jazz guitar, providing some fascinating insights and great rhythms.

Feb
12 th
Music is Your Ali 10:00 am | Ali Cultural Arts, 353 Martin Luther King Blvd
Music is Your Ali

Cancelled due to Coronavirus (COVID-19)

The Music Is Your Ali program is currently offering instruction in piano, guitar and drums. Students 12 and up are invited to join us each Saturday, for free 30-minute music lessons thanks, in part, to the support of the Keeping the Blues Alive Foundation. Take this opportunity to grow your skill and fuel your passion!

Feb
15 th
Virtual Lunch with Art – Music Edition 12:15 pm | Ali Cultural Arts Center
Virtual Lunch with Art – Music Edition

Join us virtually and take a break from your day and let music soothe your soul! These informative and relaxing sessions will introduce you to various forms of music, followed by a group discussion. Each melody becomes an escape from the daily stresses of life and reminds us how music is a universal language that we can all understand.

Lunch with Art - Music - November 2020

Lunch with Art - Music - October 2020

What does Lounge Music mean to you? Today, we explore this fascinating genre, looking at the old school definition and exploring the sounds of Frank Sinatra, Bobby Vinton, Dooley Wilson, and Wayne Newton. We also look at who made the Top 5 all-time best Lounge Artists.

Lunch with Art - Music - August 2020

Get ready to dance! Fun with Art takes us back to the birth of Garage House Music with our Ali Cultural Arts Cultural Affairs Leader, Dexter. The term Garage is derived from the famed New York City Club, The Paradise Garage. The iconic home of the legendary DJ Larry Levan, this nightclub is notable in the history of modern dance, pop music and LGBT culture. This fun-filled look at Garage Music also touches on the influences of Club Zanzibar and Chicago House Music.

Lunch with Art - Music - June 2020

Join Pompano Beach Arts Dexter Smith for a Virtual Lunch with Art music edition as we celebrate African American Music Month!



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Feb
16 th
Virtual Lyrics Lab – All Arts Open Mic 8:00 pm | Bailey Contemporary Arts Center
Virtual Lyrics Lab – All Arts Open Mic

Our beloved all arts open mic is back---virtually. Join us for this fun-filled home edition featuring intimate performances from some of South Florida’s best singers, poets and artists! Our host Chris O'Neill will get the event started and our guitarist Beto will accompany Fred on the drums.

Lyrics Lab: The Broadway Edition

Video will premiere on Facebook on Wednesday, January 27, 2021

This month, we welcome three singers to the Lyrics Lab stage to entertain you with Broadway standards! A little twist on our open mic, each month will now feature a different theme. Stay tuned!!

Lyrics Lab: The Holiday Edition

Join us for a special Virtual Edition of Lyrics Lab, brought to you as part of the Pompano Beach Arts Virtual Series! They are mixing it up this month with festive songs, blues, poetry, Broadway tunes, and sing-alongs...all in one fun-filled hour! Join host Chris O'Neil, performers Meagan the Poet, Robin McIntosh, Devin Tupler, and Artist Louiv Art!

Lyrics Lab: The Garden of My Mind Honoring Esther Rolle - November 2020

Lyrics Lab - October 2020

Lyrics Lab - September 2020

Lyrics Lab - August 2020

Lyrics Lab - July 2020

Lyrics Lab - June 2020

Feb
19 th
Music is Your Ali 10:00 am | Ali Cultural Arts, 353 Martin Luther King Blvd
Music is Your Ali

Cancelled due to Coronavirus (COVID-19)

The Music Is Your Ali program is currently offering instruction in piano, guitar and drums. Students 12 and up are invited to join us each Saturday, for free 30-minute music lessons thanks, in part, to the support of the Keeping the Blues Alive Foundation. Take this opportunity to grow your skill and fuel your passion!

Feb
23 rd
Lunch with Art - the Visual Arts Edition 12:00 pm | Bailey Contemporary Arts Center
Lunch with Art -  the Visual Arts Edition

Each month, join us as we present different art projects that you can try during your lunch break! Nourish your creative side with a break from the break room! Various art projects each week. Trying new things has been proven to make you more creative, and it’s good for your brain. We offer a new way to inspire your soul; get creative during your lunch hour. Each simple, hands-on project becomes an escape from the daily stresses of life and reminds you how beauty can be found in even the most simplest of projects.

Lunch with Art - October

Curious about how mosaic art is made? Follow this fast-paced and informative workshop, led by public artist Steven Lutz, to learn all the tips and tricks of creating your own mosaic masterpiece. Steven is a member of the Mosaic Team which has created many of the wonderful Public Art works seen throughout the City of Pompano Beach.

Lunch with Art - September 2020

The art of collage is a fun, easy way to be creative. Join us for an inspiration-filled lesson about the three key things you need to know before you begin your project.

Lunch with Art - August 2020

What hue are you? In today’s Lunch with Art Visual Arts lesson, with Artist Galen Todd Trexler, we learn which colors reflect which personality traits. With this understanding, we can create even more personalized art that is sure to invoke emotions. We hope you enjoy this quick virtual series and share your own works with us using the hashtag #PompanoBeachArts!

Lunch with Art - July 2020

Learn how to paint some of Pompano Beach's most iconic locations in this fun-filled and easy to follow class.

Feb
26 th
Music is Your Ali 10:00 am | Ali Cultural Arts, 353 Martin Luther King Blvd
Music is Your Ali

Cancelled due to Coronavirus (COVID-19)

The Music Is Your Ali program is currently offering instruction in piano, guitar and drums. Students 12 and up are invited to join us each Saturday, for free 30-minute music lessons thanks, in part, to the support of the Keeping the Blues Alive Foundation. Take this opportunity to grow your skill and fuel your passion!