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Rhapsody in Blue almost didn't happen
By Festival Boca

Paul Whiteman asked George Gershwin to compose the piece that would become Rhapsody in Blue, but Gershwin declined, saying there would not be enough time...

The Force is Strong in Boca!
By Paul Richardson

While screening a film accompanied by live music may seem like a new thing, it is actually as old as film itself. But that doesn't mean it is easy...

When the Music is the Star of the Movie
By Eileen Shine

Festival of the Arts Boca designer Eileen Shine saw Constantine Kitsopoulus conduct the NJ Symphony in a performance of Star Wars: A New Hope, the show that will be coming to Boca on March 1, 2019. We asked her to tell us what it was like.

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