This March, the 18th Annual Festival of the Arts Boca is set to dazzle with a lineup that celebrates the power of music, film, and intellectual exploration. Running from March 1-10, 2024, at the Mizner Park Amphitheater, this festival is a haven for culture enthusiasts.

Boca Festival of the Arts

The festival opens with a tribute to Henry Mancini, marking a century of the legendary composer's influence with iconic tunes like "Moon River" and "The Pink Panther." The Henry Mancini Institute Orchestra, featuring Monica Mancini and produced by Gregg Field, promises a nostalgic musical journey.

Dive deep into the thrilling experience of "Jaws" on March 2nd, with a Florida premiere that pairs the film with a live orchestral performance of John Williams' chilling score. The following day, explore the challenges and triumphs of working parents with Daisy Dowling, offering insights into balancing career and family life.

Renée Fleming, the acclaimed soprano, graces the festival with her presence for a one-night-only performance on March 3rd, returning after memorable shows in previous years. She also delves into the intersection of music and mental well-being in a special presentation on March 4th.

Emerging local talents take the stage on March 5th with the Rotary Club Future Stars Competition, showcasing South Florida's young performers. Nicholas Thompson, on March 6th, shares his expertise on technology's future impacts, followed by poet Richard Blanco's insightful prose on March 7th.

Experience the innovative fusion of traditional and contemporary dance with the Barcelona Flamenco Ballet on March 8th. Isaac Mizrahi adds flair to the festival on March 9th with "Hello Isaac," blending cabaret, humor, and song.

Festival of the Arts Boca Dancers

The festival concludes on a high note on March 10th with "100 Years of Rhapsody in Blue," a jazz-infused homage to George Gershwin, inviting everyone to dance along.

Since its inception in 2007, the Festival of the Arts BOCA has been a cornerstone of cultural enrichment in South Florida, earning acclaim as a top cultural event. Tickets are available now, with prices ranging from $15 to $150.

For more details: Visit festivalboca.org or call 561-571-5270.

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