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West Palm Beach, Florida
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Monday, December 1, 1997
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,2B THE PALM BEACH POST MONDAY, DECEMBER 1, 1997 s show 3 hours of flavorless music Holiday Call for latest weather iPOPPUfRj conditions, forecasts for 2,000 cities, severe weather warninqs, and on the Internet: DOPPLER 1 2000 radar refreshed every three minutes. But with the possible exception of thenaturally charming Austin, the singers don't know how to convey an honest emotion and it comes through in their plastic renditions. Or even worse, in their between-song banter. To hear Bryson talk about how this is the "most astute" audience he's ever seen is to know he's fed that same line to the folks in Peoria. (Here's hoping that the "astute" audience in Peoria didn't have the bad taste to rush the exits before the final song was finished.) In all, The Colors of Christmas offers music and lots of it. But then, so do K-Tel collections. Without the insincerity. tlety and discretion were in short supply throughout the Saturday-evening performance. The foursome managed to plow every chorus for its melodic explosive-ness, even when the songs ran contrary to such intentions. These were artificial Christmas trees of carols, bathed in the insincere glow of cheap holiday lights. One kept wondering when Kathie Lee Gifford was going to make her entrance with The Little Drummer Boy. Not that the singers don't have voices. Bryson and Ingram are smooth and easy tenors, and Austin is a jazzy diva who deserves a far bigger career than she's had. i By Charles Passy iPulm Beach Post Arts Writer f: WEST PALM BEACH When the holiday season meets jlije FM, the result can only mean one thing: The Colors of Christ-Tnlas. I'll That's the name of a popular t2ur program that's made its way from arts center to arts center since its inception a few years ago. 5 The Kravis Center brought it back ticjr the fourth straight year this past weekend. V' The idea is music and lots of it. ;JThis year's edition featured four Csuigers: Peabo Bryson, Sheena jfejston, James Ingram and Patti 'vAustin, accompanied by a Vegas-jstyle orchestra and the Ebony Morale, a local gospel group. It te&nslated to three hours of chest- Concert review nuts being roasted in an open fire. But they're chestnuts of a particular sort The quartet's repertoire includes holiday favorites Joy to the World and 0 Come All Ye Faithful as well as their own hits such as Easton's For Your Eyes Only, Bryson's Can You Stop the Rain? and Austin and Ingram's Baby Come Home to Me. But the music and arrangements have a very specific quality: It's soul and R&B put through the spin cycle of pop. In other words, it's the mostly flavorless fare you'll hear on one of those lite FM stations. And it's fare that inevitably inspires singers to oversing. Sub color satellite maps 5B1 355.WPEC, Una 1212 and boating and From Ju te to Boynto Beach , aviation forecasts. r 1 These are free services 5B1 337-0511, Line 1212 : of NEWS 12, The Palm In Martin & St. Lucie Counties Beach Post and Palm : Beach Interactive. http:www.GoPBI.Com (As for Easton, let's just say the '80s were kind to her, but her chops pale in comparison.) U ill nil 11 11 1 1 ) r, ( W Ngvj Pricing Plans rt PALM BEACH INTERACTIVE Up to 20 stories from 56 area communities at www.GoPBI.comYourTown : in 1 u m mm 1 Ill M 1 1 You pay only it's Your r r"nn CSZ2MLELSS2 what are You waiting For? Three men jumped into the water to save themselves after the 23-foot boat they were on exploded about 100 yards from the boat ramp at the Boynton Inlet about 5 p.m. Sunday, Palm Beach County sheriffs deputy John Ledford said. The owner of the boat, Donald Kania, 38, of Boynton Beach, and passengers Glaze Felton, of Lake Worth, and Jimmy Herrell, address unknown, were in the boat to go snapper fishing when they heard popping noises from the engine just before it exploded. A nearby fisherman pulled the men from the water. Felton complained of minor ankle pain and was transported by Boynton Beach Fire-Rescue to Bethesda Memorial Hospital, Ledford said. The 1973 Chris-Craft boat's motor appears to have had a fuel or electrical malfunction, Ledford said. The fire, which had flames as high as 30 feet, destroyed the fishing boat. MakotnogflLL HOW!! U I MTfc3Lc:vsst Monthly . wJi Cc"-:;r Service In ; TTTT t ScLth FterBa" ) & . v V ' "' ' V or choose from m other plans "Limited Time Only" o, r"!.. A You Pay Only And You Receive K Js 15 AIS0 AV2il2&!3 ouPaHOnly WeekBniII Chargel Home Rate Roaming! 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COMMERCIAL BLVD NORTH UNIVERSITY DRIVE COMING SOON 954-493-8646 954-435-2021 SUNRISE DEERFIELD BEACH MIAMI NORTH UNIVERSITY DRIVE HILLSB0R0 BLVD. BIRD ROAD 954-746-7199 954-725-0200 305-669-8442 FT. LAUDERDALE DADELAND 2408 NORTH FEDERAL HIGHWAY .SOUTH DIXIE HIGHWAY 954-568-3666 305-670-0440 r KENDALL W. MILLS DRIVE ' S 305-275-2502 J. p wr-M to 0m Lynn taw 4 Dm T u FJlWfl ,11 rtmw trie unMWioi It 10 59pm Mm. PiuoT firtii Wi IpnF-idty id 55111 Uondiy tift "pm ic S Win itrvtoy wugri Fnday Don no long diltm AiMrntiivt'i,tblt wit' VjSM PUn itwis Mondti Urau Fndlv II now ill's uy vwr Hi' PflOVWtG LUCENT TiCHN tOOtES AOVANCED DtGITAl SYSTEM Q Plastic Surgery Public Information Forum Africa: air parcels, air cards and letters today. B Australia and New Zealand: air parcels today; air cards and letters Dec. 8. B Canada: air parcels, air cards and letters Dec. 12. B Caribbean: air parcels, air cards and letters Dec. 8. B Europe: air parcels, air cards and letters Dec. 8. B Far East and Southeast Asia: air parcels, air cards and letters Dec. 8. B Middle East: air parcels, air cards and letters Dec. 8. B Central and South America: air parcels, air cards and letters today. B APO-FPO mail to ZIP codes 090-098, 340 and 962-966: priority, air cards and letters today. B U.S. domestic military mail: space available today; priority Dec. 5.; air cards and letters Dec. 12. Special Town Commission, 8 a.m. Thursday, town hall. BOYNTON BEACH Planning and Development Board, 7 p.m. today, city hall, 100 E. Boynton Beach Blvd. City Commission, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, city hall. Library Board, 4 p.m. Wednesday, library, 208 S. Seacrest Blvd. Fire Pension Board, 4 p.m. Thursday, city hall. Education Advisory Board, 6:30 p.m. Thursday, city hall. Employees' Pension Board, 2 p.m. Friday, city hall. Los Mangos Homeowners' Association, 6 p.m. Friday, city hall. GULF STREAM Historic Highway meeting, 5 p.m. Thursday, town hall, 100 Sea Road. DELRAY BEACH Education Board, 5:30 p.m. today, city hall, 100 N.W. First Ave.. ' City Commission, 6 p.m. Tuesday, city hall. Historic Preservation Board, 6 p.m. Wednesday, city hall. Kids and Cops, 6 p.m. Wednesday, police '"-i department, 300 W. Atlantic Ave. ,'i Site Plan Review and Appearance Board, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, city hall. Community Redevelopment Agency, 6 p.m. Thursday, city hall. , HIGHLAND BEACH Town Commission, 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, town hall, 3614 S. Ocean Blvd. BOCA RATON Education Advisory Board, 6:15 p.m. today, city hall, 201 W. Palmetto Park Road. Tel000048n Advisory Board, 7 p.m. today, city hall. . Zoning Board of Adjustment, 7:30 p.m. today, city hall. Citizens' Pedestrian and Bike Board, 7:30 p.m. today, community center, 150 N.W. Crawford Blvd. Planning Advisory Committee, 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, city hall. Historic Preservation Board, 5 p.m. Tuesday, city hall. Community Relations Board, 6 p.m. Tuesday, city hall. Community Appearance Board, 7 p.m. Tuesday, city hall. Beautification Committee, Noon Wednesday, city hall. General Employees' Pension Board, 4 p.m. Wednesday, city hall. Physically and Mentally Challenged Board, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, city hall. ROYAL PALM BEACH Community Revitalization meeting, 7:30 p.m. today, village hall, 1050 Royal Palm Beach Blvd. Village Council workshop, 6:30 p.m. Thursday, village hall. Village Council, 7 p.m. Thursday, village hall. THE ACREAGE Acreage Athletic League, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Indian Trail Water Control District, 13476 61st St. N., Royal Palm Beach. Education Committee, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Indian Trail Water Control District. WELLINGTON Village CouncilAcme Improvement Board, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, village hall, 14000 Green-briar Blvd. Public Safety Committee, 7 p.m. Wednesday, operations building, 14000 Greenbriar Blvd. Public hearing, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, village hall. LAKE PARK Planning and Zoning Board, 7 p.m. today, town hall, 535 Park Ave. Blue Ribbon Committee, 7 p.m. today, town hall. Town Tree Board, 7 p.m. Tuesday, town hall. Public Hearing, 7 p.m. Wednesday, town hall. Town Commission, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, town hall. Marina Board, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, town hall. PALM BEACH SHORES Planning and Zoning Board, 9 a.m. today, town hall, 247 Edwards Lane. ELECTED OFFICIALS' HOURS U.S. Rep. Mark Foley's office hours, 9-10 a.m. Tuesday, Greenacres city hall, 5985 10th Ave. N., Greenacres; 10:30-11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Palms West Chamber of Commerce, 13901 Southern Blvd., Loxahatchee; Royal Palm Beach village hall, 1050 Royal Palm Beach Blvd., Royal Palm Beach. State Rep. Lois Frankel's office hours, 9-10 a.m. Wednesday, Greenacres city hall, 5985 10th Ave. N., Greenacres. State Sen. Tom Rossin's office hours, Noon-l:30 p.m. Thursday, Pahokee Chamber of Commerce, 115 E. Main St., Pahokee. State Sen. Jim Scott's office hours, 9-11 a.m. Friday, Boca Raton city hall, 201 W. Palmetto Park Road, Boca Raton. Meeting times and locations are subject to change, and not all meetings can be listed. Call the appropriate organization for verification. "Everything you always, wanted to know about plastic surgery... but didn't know WHO TO ASK." r WHEN: December 2, 1997 ' 7:00p.m to 9:00p.m." Q WHERE: Philips Auditorium : Good Samaritan Medical Center 1309 N. Flagler Drive, You're invited to an informal evening of questions, answers and discussion with our panel of plastic surgeons. Complimentary refreshments. Limited seating available. No charge for admission. For more information, call (561)650-6240. Sponsored by participating members of the Palm Beach County Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons. Public meetings scheduled for this week: gj) Televised live on Channel, 20, the Palm Beach County government channel. On most cable systems, the programming appears on Channel 20 as well. Consult your listings. PALM BEACH COUNTY Department of Children and Families District Nine Health and Human Services Board Executive Committee, 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, district office, 111 S. Sapodilla Ave., West Palm Beach. Department of Children and Families District Nine Health and Human Services Board Legislative meeting, 8:30 a.m. Wednesday, 319 Clematis St., West Palm Beach. County Commission Zoning, 9:30 a.m. Thursday, governmental center, 301 N. Olive Ave. Palm Beach County Health Care District FinanceAudit Committee, 4 p.m. Thursday, district office, 324 Datura St., West Palm Beach. 63 Zoning Commission, 9 a.m. Friday, governmental center. SOLID WASTE AUTHORITY OF PALM BEACH COUNTY Citizens Advisory Committee meeting and workshop, 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, SWA Auditorium, 7501 N. Jog Road, West Palm Beach. SCHOOL BOARD Advisory Boundary meeting, 9 a.m. Thursday, Fulton-Holland Educational Services Center, 3300 Forest Hill Blvd. LANTANA Planning Review Commission, 10 a.m. Wednesday, town hall, 500 Greynolds Circle. MANALAPAN Zoning Commission, 9:30 a.m. today, town hall, 600 S. Ocean Blvd. Code Enforcement Board, 9:30 a.m. Thursday, town hall. OCEAN RIDGE Town Commission, 7 p.m. today, town hall, 6450 N. Ocean Blvd. DAVID J. APPLEBAI M, M.D. 1599 Vtt 9th Avenue Boca Ralon. FL .5.VJ86 (561)147-7777 FREDRIC M. BAKR, M.D. 1411 N. Flagler Drive, Suite 5S(K) West Palm Beach, Ft 11401 (5d I) 811-4122 HILTON BFCKFK. M.D. 5458 Town taller Rd., Suite 101 Boca Raton, a 11486 (561) 194-6656 JONATHAN R. BFRMAN, M.D. 16214 S. Military Trail, Suite 670 Dclrav Beach, a 11)84 (561) 495-2-05 JF.ROME . CR,T, M.D. 515 S. Flagler Drive West Palm Beach, Fl. 11401 (561) 659-1166 PATRICK V. GRAHAM, M.D. 5258 Linton Blvd., Suite 205 Delrav Beach, a 1.1(84 (561) (98-1110 ARTl RO K. GITLOFF , M.D. 9121 N. Military Trail, Suite 208 Palm Beach ('.aniens, FL 11410 (561) 775-081-' ARTHI'R G. HANDAL, M.D. 48(H) N. Federal Hwv., Suite 10IC Boca Ralon, FL 1.14,11 (561) 191-2881 VIVIAN HERNANDEZ, M.D. 4799 N. Federal llwy., Suite 4 Boca Raton, a 13411 (561) 750-8600 CR1ST1NA F. KEUSCH, M.D. 950 Glades Rd., Suite 1 Boca Raton, a 11411 (561) .168-9455 LAWRENCE M. KORPECK, M.D. 9980 Central Park Blvd., Suite 124 Boca Raton, FL 11428 (561) -(81-6850 PAMELA J. LOFTI S, M.D. 900N.W. I.lth Street, Suite 10.1 Boca Ralon, FL .1.1486 (561) 194-7494 DANIEL MAN, M.D. 851 Meadows Rd., Suite 222 Boca Raton. FL II186 (561) 195-5508 SCIII YLER C. METLIS, M.D. .1.185 Burns Road Palm Beach Hardens, Fl. .1.14 10 (561) 622-4210 AUN PILLERSDORF, M.D. 2549 S. Congress Ave., Suite 102 West Palm Beach, FL 11406 (561) 968-7111 MARK A. P1NSKV, M.D. 927 45th Street, Suite 201 West Palm Beach, FL 33407 (561) 881 -88(H) JANA K. RASMLSSEN, M.D. 2121 N. Flagler Drive West Palm Beach, FL .1.1407 (561) 88.1-6688 KRIS M. RF.DDY, M.D. 1501 Forest Hill Blvd. West Palm Bvach, FL IMXi (50I)964-0(HU GARY G. ROSENBERG, M.D. 5258 Linton Blvd., Suite 303 Delray Beach, FL .13484 (561) 495-2700 RORERT K. ROSENBERG, M.D. 3.155 Burns Road, Suite KHi Palm Beach Gardens, FL 31410 (561) 622-491 RICHARD G. SCHWARTZ, M.D. 1 500 N.Dixie Hwv., Suite .104 West Palm Beach.' FL 1.1401 (561) 8.1.1-4022 KEVIN E. SHAW, M.D. 899 Meadows Road, Suite 101 Boca Ralon, FL 1.1486 (561) 1.18-16.17 DAVID SHUTER, M.D. 2l4l Alternate AIA S., Suite 240 Jupiter, Fl .1.1477 (561) 741-0244 JEFFREY V. STEIN, M.D. 1401 PGA Blvd., Suite 450 Palm Beach Gardens, FL 11410 (561) 622-851X1 ROBIN A. SYKES, M.D. 175 Tonev Penna Drive, Suite 201 Jupiter. FL .1.1458 (561) 746-9400 IAN D. THOMPSON, M.D. 4915 S. Congress Avenue, Suite D Lake Worth, FL Htdl (561) 967-4919 I.I IS A. VINAS, M.D. 2549 S. Congress Avenue, Stiilc 102 West Palm Beach, Fl 11406 (561) 968-7111 JEFFREY L. WISNICKI, M.D. 2047 Palm Beach Lakes Blvd. West Palm Beach, Fl 11409 (561) 684-55(H) Q Members American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, Inc

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