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Surprisingly absolutely no one finds that Southeast Florida has the third-largest population of Hispanics in the U.S. with nearly six million, only behind California and Texas. Miami-Dade to Broward counties is rich with Hispanic culture! Every year, Americans honor Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15 to celebrate the many histories, cultures, and contributions of people whose ancestors are from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Central and South America.

The U.S. government celebrates the countless contributions of more than sixty million Hispanic Americans identifying people to our culture and society. Hispanic Americans are the largest minority group in the United States today.

From Miami-Dade to Broward counties, here is

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“Beyond the Wall: Visions of the Asian Experience in America”, features large mural works by contemporary artists JUURI, Hiromi Moneyhun, Elena Ohlander, Boy Kong, and Casey Kawaguchi. The exhibit is at the Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens is located at 4000 Morikami Park Road, Delray Beach and runs through September 25, 2022.

Asian immigrants have played a fundamental role in the building of this nation in all facets of life, including agriculture, business, medicine, technology, and the arts. Beyond the Wall features the work of five dynamic contemporary artists of Japanese and Asian American descent who explore their cultural heritage and individual identities through the powerful, large-scale medium of the mural. The artists’

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The Palm Beach Shakespeare Festival will celebrate 32 years of its annual tradition this summer, with a live performance of William Shakespeare's Richard II. Sunday, July 17, 2022, is the last performance of the season in the Jupiter area. Future performances will be held in Royal Palm Beach later this month.

Organizers said if you have only read Shakespeare, you are missing out. “Because it was never written to be read. Shakespeare wrote plays and, of course, the sonnets to be read, but the plays were written in order to be performed," co-producer of the Palm Beach Shakespeare Festival Elizabeth Dashiell said. "The reason why they are still performed around the world to this day is because he wrote about the human experience. 

Shakespeare by

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The Delray Beach Climate and Art 2022 annual event starts its “Call to Artists” the deadline to submit is July 5, 2022. Submit your art to be featured in our upcoming exhibit! The call to artists starts Sunday, June 26, 2022, at 4:00 pm. The exhibition will take place at Arts Garage, 94 NE 2nd Avenue, Delray Beach in August. The Climate and Art 2022: The Waves We Ride is in alliance with the City of Delray Beach.  The Marshall Family Foundation Gallery at Arts Garage in Delray Beach, Florida is leading the way in cultivating emerging local artists by offering them display space and promoting their artwork to the public and the art community.

Delray Beach Climate and Art annual event, this exhibition will focus on sharing art that is directly

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Formally known as Whitehall, The Flagler Museum is one of the most famous landmarks and homes on Palm Beach Island. The grand estate features more than 100,000 square feet filled with some of the most important Palm Beach history and history about The Gilded Age. 

The home belonged to Henry M Flagler, an American Industrialist and Founder of Standard Oil. The marvelous home was a gift to his wife Mary as a wedding gift. The home was commissioned by Flagler to Hastings and Carrere and was completed in 1902. Carrere and Hastings were also architects for other famous landmarks during the time, the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York City, and the New York Public Library to name a few. 

The elegant estate features white marble columns and a red barrel

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The Royal Poinciana Plaza is located in the heart of Palm Beach Island. The outdoor shopping, dining, and entertainment center is a popular destination for locals and visitors. The 180,000 square foot facility features lush gardens, courtyards, and has undergone a complete renovation and remodel a few years ago to bring the Plaza back to its original Palm Beach charm. 

The Plaza was designed in 1957 by architect and builder John Volk. Volk is known for designing homes for the Fords, Vanderbilt’s, Du Ponts, Pulitzers, and Dodges. The Royal Poinciana Plaza is an example of his signature Palm Beach style. A few years ago, the Plaza underwent renovations to restore it back to its original style based on European architecture and lush courtyards. The

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For the month of May, MOSAIC is back in the Palm Beaches celebrating a month long of shows, art, ideas, and culture. MOSAIC stands for Month of Shows, Art, Ideas, and Culture and it takes place in several places around Palm Beach County. 

Palm Beach County is known as Florida’s Cultural Capital and this month of May, the event is all about more. More shows, more daylight, more culture, more changes to see live shows, more wow moments, and more discoveries. 

Join in on the fun and experience all the culture that Palm Beach County has to offer. MOSAIC offers residents special deals and discounts to some of the county’s popular attractions. 

For more information about MOSAIC, click here to visit the website. 

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Every Sunday throughout the year, Palm Beach Gardens and Jupiter hosts their weekly GreenMarkets. The markets are filled with fresh produce, live music, shopping homemade goods from local vendors, a selection of spices and teas, flowers, cheeses, and much more. 

GreenMarkets Happening This Upcoming Weekend:

Waterfront Market at Harbourside Place: Jupiter

Every Sunday from 10 am to 4 pm the streets transform into a Waterfront Market filled with local artisan and homemade goods. On Sunday mornings before the market, head to Harbourside Place and enjoy a waterfront morning Yoga class at the Amphitheater at 9:30 am. All are welcomed to attend. 

Jupiter GreenMarket at El Sol: Jupiter

Jupiter’s neighborhood research center holds at weekly

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From plein air paintings, beaches, waterfront dining and hit musical productions Jupiter and Tequesta is an ideal area to settle in. This northern region of South Florida is where natural beauty meets up with an artist’s palette. It is culturally and environmentally rich and naturally beautiful.

There is no shortage of shopping in Jupiter. Downtown at the Gardens is only minutes away and features a selection of upscale shops, art galleries, restaurants, and theaters. If you enjoy the outdoors, you will never be bored. In addition to the gorgeous beaches, Jupiter boasts some of the best fishing in South Florida. Harbourside Place is a great open-air shopping and dining area along with stunning Intracoastal views.  Boating, hiking, kayaking, and

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Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens is located at 4000 Morikami Park Road, in Delray Beach. Morikami has been part of the Delray/Boca Raton community for over 100 years! In 1904, Jo Sakai, a recent graduate of New York University, returned to his homeland of Miyazu, Japan.  His intention was to organize a consortium of pioneering farmers and lead them to what is now northern Boca Raton. With the help of the Model Land Company, a subsidiary of Henry Flagler’s East Coast Railroad, they formed a farming colony they named Yamato, an ancient name for Japan. For years these settlers grew pineapples for shipment to markets in the north.

The museum has contributed to educating area residents and visitors about Japanese culture.  On the events calendar for

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