The Festival Beat

January 12, 2023
A Legendary Storyteller

Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov composed Scheherazade 135 years ago, in the summer of 1888. Here are a few tidbits about the piece and about the Scheherazade story that you might not know.

January 5, 2023
Feeling Good

Nicole Henry didn’t plan to be a singer. Advertising. Communications. Acting, maybe. Singing sort of found her...

December 29, 2022
For the Love of Water

Charles Fishman does not shy from big topics. The Moon. Wal-Mart. Curiosity. Water. His work is driven by a relentless curiosity, a belief that there is always a new way to look at an “old” story.

December 20, 2022
What Would Fran Say About That?

It’s more than a bit ironic that Fran Lebowitz makes her living traveling the country giving talks and answering questions. She hates traveling. As The New Yorker wrote, she is “the patron saint of staying at home and doing nothing.” But no matter, she's coming to Boca in March!

December 8, 2022
The Will to Resist

How Lynne Olson became fascinated with the history of WWII and what she will be talking about at Festival Boca this March.

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