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The perfect valentine gift for your lady love would be tickets to the Ballet Palm Beach production of Romeo & Juliet. This Shakespearean tale has it all! Duels, masquerades, revenge, love and the powerful score of Prokofiev to guide the dancers through the story. Three performances only: Saturday, February 18 at 2 p.m. & 7:30 p.m, and Sunday at 4 p.m. Tickets are $19 – $45 and can be purchased by calling (561) 814-5598 or online at www.BalletPalmBeach.org.

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Twenty-five years ago I attended the “topping off” construction party for the new performing arts center on Okeechobee Blvd. It would be known as the Kravis Center. The gathering was an “over the top” event featuring an assortment of food stations, great music and a tour of the building, including getting a chance to sing “Happy Birthday” on the huge Kravis stage.

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The Maltz Jupiter Theatre ended the season with a bang. Kiss Me Kate, a spectacular production that features a story line behind the scenes of the Shakespeare production of The Taming of the Shrew, has everything going for it from set design, costumes and ensemble talent to wonderful leads with the amazing talents of Peter Reardon as Fred Petruchio and the amazing vocal range of of Sally Wilfert as Lilli/Katharine.