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              Society & The Arts                                                       May 24, 2009

Florida Stage

A World Premiere
Mystery in Manalapan

         f ever there were a subject    may or may not have died of natu-
         matter rich for conspira-      ral causes.
         cies, it is the malicious           Ray is to put it bluntly, a bit
         Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist       of a crackpot, and when a mys-
attacks on America.                     terious stranger named Palmer
    Playwright Steven Dietz uses        (Mark Zeisler) wanders into the
9/11 as a springboard for a drama       bar, the conspiracy plot thickens
about uncertainty and mistrust.         and poor Janet has even more to
“Yankee Tavern” continues its           worry about.
world premiere run through June              The emotional impact of
21 at Florida Stage, 262 S. Ocean       “Yankee Tavern” comes from the
Blvd., Manalapan.                       melancholy realization that a na-
    The tavern of the title is a ram-   tional tragedy on the scale of 9/11
shackle, old-fashioned pub in New       impacts people in unexpected and
York City not too far from the
                                        enduring ways, no matter how
World Trade Center. The place has
                                        distant they may have been from
been inherited by Adam (Antonio
                                        Ground Zero.
Amadeo), a graduate student who
                                             Playwright Dietz did this pre-
is working on his master’s thesis
                                        viously in his play “Lonely Planet,”
between tending bar.
    Adam is engaged to be mar-          which was about the AIDS crisis.
                                                                               William McNulty (front)
ried to Janet (Kim Morgan Dean),        Director Michael Bigelow Dixon
                                                                               and Antonio Amadeo in
but lately Adam’s academic sleuth-      and his vibrant cast lure us into      “Yankee Tavern”
ing has been intruding on their         this tangled web of intrigue; leav-
relationship.                           ing the inescapable conclusion
    Janet calls her mother a lot for    that 9/11 is not simply something
advice, and that’s how we learn of      you can simply “get over.” For this,
her uncertainty. Is Adam getting        “Yankee Tavern” is both intriguing
cold feet about the big commit-         entertainment and a valuable les-
ment?                                   son on human nature.
    Offering his two cents-worth             Tickets are $42 and $45 and
on a regular basis is Ray (William      may be reserved by calling 800-
McNulty), who was the best              514-3837 or by visiting www.                                                                   William McNulty with
friend of Ray’s late father- who        floridastage.org.                                                                              Kim Morgan Dean

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                                         by Boca Raton Community High
                                         School Dancers.
                                            Event chair Linda Spielmann
                                                                               a walking team, call Ingrid Bow-
                                                                               man at 561-394-7751, ext. 5308.
                                                                                  Four new stars join Boca Ra-
                                                                                                                     in Delray Beach and Blue Martini
                                                                                                                     in Boca Raton.
                                                                                                                        A touching moment came when
                                         made a moving speech about her        ton’s walk of Recognition this        Jay’s mother Sherrye, who also
                                                                                                                                                          Save the Date                      2
                                         own experience with breast cancer     week at Royal Palm Place by the       served as a judge, won an acous-
                                         as a grateful survivor.               statue of Addison Mizner.             tic guitar in a raffle and turned    Arts & Entertainment               4
                                            Patty Zolis Miranda is not a          The stars include Caldwell         around and gave it to a kid who
                                                                                                                                                          Society Photo Album                6
                                         cancer victim herself, but when       Theatre’s founding artistic direc-    desperately needed a new guitar.
                                         a cousin died from breast cancer      tor Michael Hall, longtime Boca          Jay Robins, who will be dancing   Diversions                         8
                                         and her husband died soon af-         Raton community volunteer             in “Boca’s Ballroom Battle” for
                                         terward, Mirada agreed to adopt       Marjorie O’Sullivan, philanthro-      George Snow Scholarship Fund
                                                                                                                                                          Lisa’s Best Picks                  9
                                         the couple’s two orphaned chil-       pist Martin B. Stein and Pearl        Aug. 27, plans a second Boca Mo-
                                         dren, despite the fact she and her    City pastor and Boca Raton Po-        quila Idol event next January.
                                         husband have three kids of their      lice Department Chaplin Rev.             Harid Conservatory presents
                                         own.                                  Henry Willis, Jr.                     its Year-End Dance Performances
Skip Sheffield                              The whole Miranda family was          The first Boca Raton’s Moquila     this weekend at the Countess de          Society & The Arts
Society Editor                           there. It was one of those lump-      Idol competition was a success,       Hoernle Theatre at Spanish River

                                         in-the-throat moments.                according to organizer Jay Rob-       High School. Performances are at            Editor: Skip Sheffield
          merican Cancer Soci-
          ety’s “Making Strides             On the bright side, world-re-      ins, raising a few thousand dollars   7:30 p.m. Friday and 3 p.m. Sat-             Style Editor: Lisa Swill
          Against Breast Cancer”         nowned Oncologist Dr. Louise          for The Haven. It certainly was a     urday and Sunday May 23 and                  Designer: Eric Nudelman
          Mizner Park Walk on            Morrell of our own Boca Raton         fun event on a Sunday afternoon.      24. Tickets are $24 and $30 and
                                         Community Hospital spoke of              Country singer Charles “Chad”      may be reserved by calling 561-           1141 S. Rogers Circle, Suite 7,
Oct. 17 got a royal send-off Tues-
day at the Marriott Boca Center.         progress being made in the fight      Murphy won the Open Mic com-          998-8038.                                    Boca Raton, Fla. 33487

   My favorite Palm Beach County         against breast cancer.                petition and placed second in the
                                                                                                                                                              E-mail: society@bocanews.com
television personality, Paige Ko-           For more information on how        finals. Third place went to opera
                                         to join a team, call Patty Miranda    singer Margot Joy and first place                                                    Phone: 561.549.0864
rnblue of WPTV Channel 5, lent
her talent as emcee for the event,       at 954-294-3414. To become a          went to Chloe Dolandis, who I                                                        www.bocanews.com
which began with a performance           corporate sponsor or to organize      am told will be singing at Da Da’s
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                                                                                                     ter of Boca Raton, hosts a patriotic
                                                                                                     party to benefit Forgotten Soldiers
                                                                                                     Outreach starting at 6 p.m. this
                                                                                           Sunday, May 24. Celebrity bartenders will
                                                                                           step behind Blue’s famous bars to stir up
                                                                                           support for our soldiers. Their tips will be
                                                                                           donated to Forgotten Soldiers Outreach, and
                                                                                           guests are encouraged to bring care packag-
                                                                                           es for our soldiers overseas. Those making a
                                                                                           donation will receive a drink ticket.
                                                                                              The event kicks off with a presentation
                                                                                           by Boca Raton High School’s ROTC Color
                                                                                           Guard, with special performances by JD
                                                                                           Danner and Chloe Dolandis, followed by
                                                                                           Blue martini’s band, which will play the
                                                                                           rest of the night.
                                                                                              Also joining the party will be members of
                                                                                           local police and fire departments.
                                                                                              “We are so delighted Blue Martini Boca
                                                                                           is hosting this special day for us,” com-        Clinton Kelly
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                                                                                           director and founder of Forgotten Soldiers       Macy’s and Clinton Kelly
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                                                                           sic on Friday, October 16, 2009 at the Boca Lago Country         Gardens Mall on Saturday, May 23 at 2 p.m. The
                                                                           Club.                                                            local makeover candidates include: Doreen
                                                                              The event is being co-chaired by Eric P. Robinson and         Varela, West Palm Beach; Elaine Westman,
                                                                           Ingrid Fulmer, both of whom sit on the Board of PROPEL.          Lake Worth; Megan LeClair, Orlando; Shanna
                                                                           Mr. Robinson played professional football with both the          Newson, Davie; Renee Bergeron-Oakes, Coral
                                                                           Minnesota Vikings of the N.F.L. and the Washington Feder-        Springs; Janice Quevedo, Hialeah Gardens; Fe-
                                                                           als of the U.S.F.L., and Ms. Fulmer has been a commercial        lecia Blair, Lutz; Emily Albright, Orlando; Sandi
                                                                           real estate professional for over 25 years in Boca Raton.        Jurek, Naples; Michelle Macy, Boca Raton; Amy
                                                                              This star-studded event will include thrilling opportuni-     Sinnott, Lake Clarke Shores; Amanda Newkirk,
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   By Skip Sheffield
Cirque du Soleil Comes to Sunrise
 “Saltimbanco” on                 Boca Raton.                        sible through the generosity
                                     Davis, a 1973 FAU gradu-        of the Humanitarian Society,
the Road Since                    ate, straddles the genres of       Inc., which was founded over
1992                              classical, gospel, jazz, pop       20 years ago. The Habilitation
   Cirque du Soleil is coming     and blues. He was jazz pia-        Center has been serving adults
to Broward County. “Saltim-       nist-in-residence at the now-      with special needs since 1978.
banco” opens Wednesday, May       defunct Boca Pops and the             One of the last acts of the
27 and runs through Sunday,       current Sunshine Pops series       Humanitarian Society was to
June 7 at BankAtlantic Center     presented by Sunset Enter-         underwrite the cost of a mar-
in Sunrise.                       tainment. Davis has played         ble monument inscribed with
   “Saltimbanco” is derived       Las Vegas and Atlantic City        the Ten Commandments.
from the Italian expression       and the Four Seasons atop the         Royal Palm Place owners
“Saltare in banco,” which         ill-fated World Trade Center.      Marta and James Batmas-
means “to jump on a bench.”       Davis composes and records,        ian made space available on
   If you’ve ever seen Cirque     but he is best-known for his       a landscaped island outside
du Soleil before, you know a      entertaining stage act.            Bangkok of Boca restaurant.
lot of jumping is involved in        Davis is donating his time      The 7,000-pound stone will
this human acrobatic, jug-        to benefit Caldwell. Tickets are   be dedicated at 5:30 p.m.
gling, high-flying, dance, the-   $500 (silver patron), $1,000       Thursday, June 4. Call the
ater and mime extravaganza.       (gold benefactor), $2,500          Humanitarian Society at 561-       Saltimbanco
   “Saltimbanco” debuted          (platinum sponsor, includes        362-8530.
in 1992 in Cirque du Soleil’s     two tickets) and $5,000 (dia-
home town of Montreal. In its     mond underwriter, includes
                                                                                                        ents a free performance at       Boca Raton.
17-year history, the show has
                                                                     Gallery Goings-On                  7:30 p.m. Sunday, May 24 at         A Memorial Day Observance       “Chicago,” Sofia
                                  four tickets).                        At long last the Purvis Young   Mizner Park Amphitheater.        is scheduled for 10 a.m. Mon-
played in 75 cities to a com-        Call 561-241-7432 or            show is opening at Exor Gal-       The three-part program in-       day, May 25 at Boca Raton
                                                                                                                                                                            Vergara in Miami
bined audience of more than       877-245-7432 or visit www.                                                                                                                  Latina bombshell Sofia
                                                                     leries in Royal Palm Plaza. An     cludes excerpts from “Sleep-     cemetery, 449 S.W. Fourth Ave.,
10 million people.                caldwelltheatre.com.                                                                                                                      Vergara stars as the Matron
                                                                     opening reception with gour-       ing Beauty,” featuring Gael      Boca Raton.
   Performances are at 7:30                                                                                                                                                 Mama Morton in the sexy
                                                                     met food and drink is from 7       Lambiotte and Vanessa Law-          A Memorial Day Concert
p.m. Wednesday and Thurs-
day, 3:30 and 7:30 p.m. Friday
                                  “Dr. Wayne” Moses                  to 9 p.m. Saturday, May 23.        son of Royal Winnipeg Bal-       follows at 7 p.m. Monday at
                                                                                                                                                                            musical “Chicago,” running
                                                                     The show is up through July                                                                            May 26-31 at Arsht Center for
and Saturday and 1 and 5 p.m.     Memorialized                                                          let, who are donating their      Mizner Park Amphitheater.
                                                                                                                                                                            the Performing Arts in Miami.
                                     “Dr. Wayne” Moses was a         30. Call 561-361-7474.             services. Call 561-393-7827 or   Featured are the New Gardens
Sunday, May 31. The show re-                                                                                                                                                Tickets start at $25. Call 305-
                                  familiar character in Boca            The Friends of Spanish          995-0709.                        Concert Band and Robert Sha-
sumes at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday,                                                                                                                                                 949-6722 or visit www.arsht-
                                  Raton as founder and head of       River Library are hosting an                                        ron Chorale. Admission is free.
June 2 and continues through                                                                                                                                                center.org.
                                  the altruistic Humanitarian        opening reception for artist       Memorial Day in                  Call 561-393-7806, selection 2.
June 7. Tickets are $30-$90
                                  Society.                           Sheila Wolff from 6 to 8 p.m.
adults and $28-$72 children
                                     “Dr. Wayne” was feted for       Thursday, May 28 at 1501
12 and under. Visit www.cirq-
                                  his 78th birthday Nov. 14 at the   N.W. Spanish River Blvd. The
                                  Humanitarian’s annual horse        show is up through July 16
Copeland Plays for                show in Wellington.                and admission is free. Call
Caldwell                             Little did I know Dr. Wayne     561-393-7852.
                                  was ailing, but his best friend       A show of recent paintings
                                  and Humanitarian Society           and sketches of Boca Raton
                                  co-founder, Lou Labadini,          scenes by Michelle Savran has
                                  told me Dr. Wayne was suf-         opened at Sugar Sand Park
                                  fering from emphysema. It          Community Center and con-
                                  worsened, and he passed away       tinues through July 14.
                                  March 18, 2009.                       Arts Arena is now open at
                                     Dr. Wayne Moses will not be     777 E. Atlantic Ave., Delray
                                  soon forgotten. Last Sunday        Beach. Among the artists fea-
                                  a group of friends gathered        tured in Robin White. Call
                                  at the Habilitation Center         561-860-7222.
                                  in suburban Boca Raton to
                                  remember Dr. Wayne and             Boca Ballet
   Jazz pianist Copeland Davis    to rename the Habilitation
performs for a Caldwell The-
                                                                     Theatre at Mizner
                                  Center’s part the “Dr. Wayne”
atre benefit Saturday, May 30     T. Moses Memorial Park. The        Park                               Chuck & Glenda Laser, Helen Babione, Bill Ferris, Joan Daly, Flossy Keesely and Countess
at 7901 N. Federal Highway,       waterside park was made pos-         Boca Ballet Theatre pres-        Henrietta, seated, at park dedication

Movie Reviews
Mexican Stars Reunite in “Rudo y Cursi”
Gael Garcia Bernal                to appreciate this rather old-     ranges a try-out for Beto as
                                  fashioned comedy.                  goalie for a rival team.
and Diego Luna                       Soccer could be a meta-            The stage is set for a broth-
Have Special                      phor for anything that in-         er-vs.-brother finale, but
Chemistry                         volves competition, and Tato       there are comedic detours
                                  (Bernal) and Beto (Luna)           along the way. Beto, now
HHH                               have been in competition all
                                  their life.
                                                                     nicknamed Rudo, has a bad
                                                                     gambling problem.
   Mexican actors Gael Garcia        The lads make a meager             Tato lets fame go to his
Bernal and Diego Luna shot        wage harvesting bananas.           head, once he lands a TV star
to stardom eight years ago        Older brother Beto is already      girlfriend (Jessica Mas) and
with the spicy coming-of-age      married and a father. Tato is      exploits his popularity as a
sex and road trip comedy “Y       fancy-free. His big dream is       very bad singer.
Tu Mama Tambien.”                 to become a singing star.             “Rudo y Cursi” has many
   The lads are back on the          Both men play in a local        familiar, even clichéd ele-        Gael Garcia Bernal, Diego Luna
road again as bickering           soccer league. Beto is a goal-     ments, but Bernal and Luna
brothers “Rudo y Cursi,” a        ie and Tato a hard-kicking         have such great chemistry          things no ordinary person        an Ivory, Shawn, Marlon and        much like the one in “Fame-
sports comedy by writer-di-       scorer.                            we care about these hapless,       could. They opened a gold        Damon are every much in            “ filled with teen stereotypes.
rector Carlos Cuaron, who            One day a soccer scout hap-     flawed brothers. This movie        mine with their hilariously      evidence, both as characters          Hey I laughed my fool
was nominated for an Oscar        pens to catch a game. Batuta       is comic comfort food.             offensive       horror-slasher   and in the writing.                head off, but I hasten to warn
for co-writing (with brother      (Guillermo Francella) is                                              “Scary Movies.”                     Shoshana Bush is Megan          if you are easily offended,
Alfonso) “Y Tu Mama.”             impressed with the brothers,       Wayans Brothers                       Now they take on high         White, a rich suburban girl        steer clear of this equal op-
   Just about everyone South      but he can take only one to                                           school hip-hop musicals in       who is forced to move to the       portunity satire.
of the Border is nuts about       Mexico City.                       Take on “Dance                     “Dance Flick.”                   ghetto when her mother is
soccer (called football). Car-       Tato lucks out and quickly      Flick”                                It’s fun to see hip-hop       killed is a car accident. Even
los Cuaron waxes poetic: “It’s    becomes a star nicknamed                                              skewered by guys who have a      death is no taboo to Wayans’
the most beautiful game ever      Cursi.                                                                license to ridicule.             spoofing, nor is parenting
created,” he insists.                Though they are often at                                              “Dance Flick’ is the direc-   and child abuse.
   But you don’t have to          odds Tato misses his brother.        Ah those nutty Wayans            torial debut of Damien Dante        Megan enrolls in Music
know or even like the game        With a little finagling he ar-     brothers. They get away with       Wayans, but his uncles Keen-     High School, which is very
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            ore than 100 attendees donned       eral local boutiques, coordinated by Su Su      said Angels President, Bonnie Mason. “We        peal and included. The winners were Anto-
            their party hats to attend the      Smith, a Hat Contest judged by local celebri-   are delighted with the interest of the com-     nio Pesce, Paul Zulkoski, Christine Gusasky,
            annual Mad Hatters Luncheon         ties, a Silent Auction and a Chinese Raffle.    munity and participation which would not        Teddy Caplen, Carol Horowitz, Sunie Jones-
            hosted by The Gold Coast Red            “The luncheon was a fantastic success       have been possible without our devoted vol-     Farmer, Jan Moore, and Gaye Sullivan. Call
Cross Angels held at the Boca Country Club.     this year and our hat contest participants      unteers and committee.”                         561-718-5602.
The Luncheon, themed ‘Hats Off to the Red       succeeded in once again, raising the bar          Winners of the Hat Contest were judged
Cross’, featured a Fashion Show from sev-       for whimsical style, flair and originality,”    on creativity, ingenuity and aesthetic ap-

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        “Tabloid Valley”
                              elive     marked Trenton, NJ. He died the            New York Enquirer in 1952. It was        that the Enquirer engaged in
                              t h e     next day, the first of five victims of     a rag that capitalized on blood, guts    “checkbook journalism.”
                              zany      Anthrax terrorism.                         and gore in the tradition of “Yel-          I was one of many newspaper
                              days         In New York City, ABC, CBS, NBC         low Journalism,” dating back to the      writers offered cash for tips on ce-
 By Skip Sheffield of sensational       and the New York Post were tar-            19th century.                            lebrities like Burt Reynolds. I al-
                    tabloid jour-       geted. Boca Raton, Florida, was tar-          Under Pope’s leadership, the En-      ways turned them down flat. Pope
nalism with “Tabloid Valley: Su-        geted because it was headquarters          quirer shifted its focus from gore to    died Oct. 3, 1988 at age 61, and
permarket News and American Cul-        for a half-dozen tabloids, including       celebrities and their scandals.          his company was sold to Ameri-
ture,” written by Paula E. Morton       the large circulation National En-            It was on this tack that the En-      can Media.
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Florida.                                   For we brief time, we convention-       the supermarkets.                        reading about the excesses that
   “Tabloid Valley” was just down       al journalists were one with the raff-        In 1971 Pope decided to move his      went on in our own neighbor-
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Building. It was infamous because       Many were colorful blokes from                Pope built a large plant, visible     in alien and monster stories, died
it was the target of an anonymous       England and Ireland who spun               from I-95, and he became involved        Aug. 27, 2007. Its spirit lives on in
terrorist who mailed a letter laced     yarns about their days on Fleet            in the community. One of the             the sneaky, aggressive Paparazzi         empire from Morton’s dispassion-
with deadly Anthrax on Sept 18,         Street.                                    Enquirer’s most popular attrac-          photography corps, sensationalist        ate, reasonably balanced academic
2001, one week after the 9/11 at-          St. Augustine freelance writer          tions was its huge Christmas dis-        television news, and sleazy reality      point of view.
tacks.                                  Paula Morton traces the origins of         play, complete with the largest real     crime shows.                               “Tabloid Valley” is available in
   Bob Stevens, photo editor of the     the tabloid boom to Generoso Pope,         Christmas tree Pope could buy.              It is instructive and great fun to    hardback from University Press of
weekly Sun, opened a letter post-       Jr.’s purchase of the lurid Sunday            It was during this halcyon era        read about the roller-coaster tabloid    Florida for $24.95.

       Royal Caribbean unveils getaways

                                                                                                                                                                                       Image courtesy Michael Coleman
                               oyal     a five-night sailing that adds Costa
                               C a -    Maya. The ship’s 2010 season will
                               rib-     kick-off with a seven-night Western
                               bean     Caribbean sailing on October 9, call-
 By Michael
                      has unveiled a    ing at George Town, Grand Cayman;
                      host of three,    Cozumel and Costa Maya, Mexico;
four and five-day Caribbean cruise      and Belize City, Belize.
getaways for 2010 and 2011.                Grandeur of the Seas will repo-
   Look for some 331 sailings, 20       sition from Tampa and continue
itineraries and 15 ports of call all    sailing four- and five-night Western
from a Florida port near you.           Caribbean itineraries from Port Ever-
   The cruise line will enhance and     glades in April 2010. Ports of call will
expand its deployment in Tampa          include Key West, Cozumel, Costa
with Radiance of the Seas from au-      Maya, George Town and CocoCay.
tumn 2010 through spring 2011,             In November 2010, Navigator of
while Majesty of the Seas and Mon-      the Seas will replace Grandeur of the
arch of the Seas will continue their    Seas at Port Everglades, also offering
year-round Bahamas getaway sail-        four- and five-night itineraries. On
ings from their respective homeports    one of its five-night sailings that de-
of Miami and Port Canaveral.            part Mondays, Navigator of the Seas
   Grandeur of the Seas will reposi-    will call at the new port of Falmouth,
                                                                                        Royal Caribbean has unveiled a series of short Caribbean cruise getaways in 2010 and 2011 from four Florida
tion to Port Everglades in Fort Lau-    Jamaica, and Labadee, Royal Carib-              ports. Radiance of the Seas, pictured here, will be deployed from Tampa.
derdale for summer and autumn           bean’s private beach on the north
2010, after which Navigator of the      Haitian coast. Other ports of call will
Seas will sail from Fort Lauderdale.    include George Town, Cozumel, Be-          Maya.                                    array of shore excursions in various       On the web: www.royalcaribbean.
   With more berths and an expand-      lize City, and Ocho Rios, Jamaica.           Aboard each ship look for the          ports from swimming with dolphins        com
ed season, Radiance of the Seas will       Majesty of the Seas and Monarch         cruise line’s award-winning Broad-       in Cozumel to kayaking the turquoise
increase Royal Caribbean’s capacity     of the Seas, meanwhile, will con-          way-style musical revues, acclaimed      waters of Costa Maya. On itineraries     For the latest cruise travel news and ship reviews
                                                                                                                                                                     read more from columnist Michael Coleman at
in Tampa compared to Grandeur of        tinue year-round three- and four-          Adventure Ocean kids and teen pro-       that include a call at CocoCay, Royal    www.cruisenewsweekly.com
the Seas’ previous seasonal deploy-     night Bahamas itineraries, departing       gramming; plus gaming action in          Caribbean’s private island in the
ments. Radiance of the Seas’ itiner-    Mondays and Fridays from Miami             Casino Royale among a host of other      Bahamas, passengers can tour the
aries will include a four-night sail-   and Port Canaveral. Ports of call will     activities.                              neighboring Berry Islands atop their
ing, calling at Cozumel, Mexico, and    include Nassau, CocoCay, and Costa           Passengers can also purchase an        own personal watercraft.

  Arts & Antiques
                    Big Names mean Big Values in Costume Jewelry

                          udience    ers were first clothing designers             employee, Albert Weiss founded
                          mem-       like fashion icons, Coco Chanel               a competing firm that bears his
                          bers at    and Elsa Schiaparelli. Both Cha-              name in the early 1940s. Weiss
                          my ap-     nel and Schiaparelli faux jewelry             was known for the “black dia-
By Dr. Lori
                   praisal events    command very high prices today.               mond” jewelry sets of Austrian
nationwide repeatedly ask me         Famed Miriam Haskell costume                  grey rhinestones. Today, these
what are those overlooked but        pieces are defined by colorful                sets are worth upwards of $450.
coveted antiques or collectibles.    stones, gold filigree work, and               And, Trifari designer, Alfred Phil-
Readers like to know about what is   seed pearls. Haskell offered na-              lippe offered innovative designs
selling too cheaply online as iden-  ture-inspired forms via look-alike            drawing on his design experi-
tified regularly on my Dr. Lori’s    baroque pearls, glass seed pods,              ence at Cartier. Phillippe had the
Deals pages at www.DrLoriV.com.      and shells. Some pieces featuring             ability to make fake pieces look
While many objects are incorrectly   mummies, sphinxes, and scarab                 like the real thing. He helped set
disregarded as value-less, a com-    forms recalled ancient Egyptian               Trifari apart and today Phillippe
mon mistake that I see happening     jewelry during the Egyptomania                designs are coveted collectibles.
at yard sales, flea markets, and     craze following the excavation                The Andy Warhol of
online is the selling of valuable    of King Tut’s tomb. Circa 1950s
costume jewelry for pennies.         Haskell pieces with rhinestones               Costume Jewelry                         Costume jewelry can be very valuable as select pieces by Trifari, Miriam
                                                                                      Kenneth Jay Lane established         Haskell, and Weiss command as much as several hundred dollars for ear-
Junk Jewelry                         range from $150 to $350. Some
                                                                                   his costume jewelry design firm         rings, necklaces, or pins.
   Don’t disregard costume jewelry pieces command several hundreds                 in 1963. Inspired by the jewels of
because you may be throwing away of dollars. Is your brother in law                Hollywood celebrities, America’s
a small fortune. The current mar- ready to throw your grandma’s                    First Ladies, and British royalty,       today, QVC shoppers can acquire          Ph.D. art and antiques appraiser, Dr. Lori hosts
ket interest for names like Sarah costume jewelry in the dumpster?                 Lane’s flair for the unique result-      Lane costume jewelry, too.
                                                                                                                                                                     the TV talk show “Comcast Tonight”, antiques
Coventry, Marvella, and Eisenberg Stop him now!                                    ed in cluster earrings of colorful          So, before you throw away that
                                                                                                                                                                     appraisal events, and popular antiques themed
                                                                                                                                                                     vacation cruises. Visit www.DrLoriV.com or call
shows that it doesn’t have to be the Coro, Weiss, and Trifari                      stones and “bib” necklaces with          strand of faux pearls, think again.      (888) 431-1010.
real thing to be valuable. The real     Coro, a firm established in 1901,          abundant rhinestones and simu-           While diamonds are a girl’s best
story is that there is real money in is best known for its jelly-belly             lated pearls. Lane designed pieces       friend, vintage costume jewelry is
fake jewelry.                        pins worth $200 to $400 on the                for Saks Fifth Avenue, Avon and          the cat’s meow!
   Many costume jewelry design- secondary market. Former Coro
                                                                                                                       www.BocaNews.com • May 24, 2009 • Society & The Arts 9S

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Style Editor

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     Available at Bloomingdales,
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