March 2 - 12, 2017

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Festival Begins








2017 Sponsors

as of 11/15/2016

Presenting Sponsors

Schmidt Family Foundation
City of Boca Raton
Janice Middlebrook
Mizner Park, General Growth Properties=


Boca Raton Magazine
Boca Raton Resort & Club
Cultural Council of Palm Beach County}
Discover The Palm Beaches
Palm Beach County
Gray Robinson, PA
Wendy U. Larsen & Robert E. Long


Pamela Alexander, RE/MAX Ontario-Atlantic Canada
Boca Raton Regional Hospital
Cynthia Brown
Howard Guggenheim, Morgan Stanley
E.M. Lynn Foundation
Mr. & Mrs. Per & Asa Lena Loof
Rosemurgy Properties
Vegso Family Foundation


Peter & Susan Brockway
Bobby Campbell
Bernard & Sylvie Godin
Lang Realty & Lang Management
Beatrice Mayer
Dr. Harold & Donna Richter Charitable Gift Fund
Andy & Donna Robins
Madelyn Savarick
Edith and Martin Stein
Seth & Ellen Stein
Elaine Wold, Bay Branch Foundation
TD Bank, N.A.


PT Anderson
Marleen & Marty Brody
George Brown
Coyne Family Foundation
Furr & Cohen
Glades Residential
Robin & Tony Graziano
Paul & Ann Krouse
Margot Levin-Schiff
Lipsig Family Philanthropic Fund
Kit & Al Maroone
Gerard M. Meistrell
Morrison Brown Argiz & Farra, LLC
Dr. Susan Resneck Pierce
William F & Linda S Powers Charitable Fund
Linda & Jay Rosenkranz
Gerard & Joanne Scheller
Bill & Sharon Shubin
Duane & Dalia Stiller
Peter & Dyson Stockman
Sylvester Foundation
Gary & Karen Tapella
Judith Teller Kaye & David Kaye
The Edward W. Toomey Family
Derek & Lisa Vander Ploeg
John & Susan Whelchel


Fred & Barbara Berger
Evie Boyle
Andrea Dubroff
Rani Garfinkle
Jim & Gayl Hackett
Larry & Sue Hobbs
JMS Family Foundation
Samuel & Rhonnie Leder
David & Lucy Craske Long
Mary S. Lynch
Reiling Family Foundation
Mr. & Mrs. Peter B. Martin
Dr. Neil & Carol Niren
Francine & Art Seigel
Greg & Melissa Walker


Phyllis Malmuth
Al & Eileen Travasos


Arthur & Helene Indianer


Steven Griff

Media Partners

Boca Raton Magazine
The Coastal Star & Arts Paper
Legends Radio
The Pineapple
South Florida Luxury Guide
Spotlight Magazine

Community Partners

A-1-A Limo
All My Sons Moving & Storage
Annco Services
Boca Ballet Theatre
Boca Pointe
Boca Raton Cultural Consortium
Boca Raton Public Library
Downtown Boca
Dubliner Irish Pub
Florida Atlantic University
Friends of the Library Boca Raton
Greater Boca Raton Chamber of Commerce
Mizner Park Amphitheater
Regal Cinemas
Stepping Out Florida
The SYMPHONIA, Boca Raton
Total Wine & More

Pre-Festival Events

Sunday, January 29, 2017
The Year of the Rooster Chinese New Year
4:00 pm
Swank Farm dinner/ The Year of the Rooster Chinese New Year

Festival Events

Tickets for the 11th Annual Festival of the Arts BOCA range from $9.99 to $125 per person

Thursday, March 2
7:00 PM

Author & Ideas: Jennifer Egan, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Pulitzer Prize-winning author of A Visit From the Goon Squad – Novelist as Journalist/Journalist as Novelist
Cultural Arts Center

Friday, March 3
7:30 PM

Concert: Grammy Award-winning saxophonist Branford Marsalis, The Symphonia, Boca Raton & Constantine Kitsopoulos, conductor
Mizner Park Amphitheater

Saturday, March 4
4:00 PM

Authors & Ideas: Bob Mankoff, Cartoon Editor for The New Yorker – I Only Read It for the Cartoons: An Insider’s History of the New Yorker
Cultural Arts Center

Saturday, March 4
7:30 PM

Opera for the 99 Percent: Puccini’s La Boheme, semi-staged with The Symphonia, Boca Raton, Master Chorale of South Florida & Constantine Kitsopoulos, conductor (in Italian with English supertitles)
Mizner Park Amphitheater

Sunday, March 5
7:00 PM

Concert: Indonesian jazz sensation Joey Alexander / Mexican classical pianist Daniela Liebman with The Symphonia, Boca Raton & Constantine Kitsopoulos, conductor with music of Mendelssohn and Alexander
Mizner Park Amphitheater

Monday, March 6
7:00 PM

Authors & Ideas: Jon Meacham, Presidential historian, Pulitzer Prize-winner, and contributing editor at Time - The Art of Leadership – Lessons from the American Presidency
Mizner Park Amphitheater

Tuesday, March 7
7:00 PM

Authors & Ideas: Brian Greene, author of The Elegant Universe, theoretical physicist and entertaining communicator of cutting-edge scientific concepts, Beyond Einstein: Space, Time and Reality
Mizner Park Amphitheater

Friday, March 10
7:30 PM

Concert: Sarah Chang, pianist Daniel Hsu with The Symphonia, Boca Raton & Constantine Kitsopoulos, conductor performing Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concerto No. 1 and Bruch’s Violin Concerto in G Minor
Mizner Park Amphitheater

Saturday , March 11
7:30 PM

The world premiere of the Blake Edwards’ 1964 hit comedy, THE PINK PANTHER with live orchestra

Sunday , March 12
7:00 PM

Concert: Sergio Mendes & Brasil 2017, the legendary musician in a South Florida exclusive performance
Mizner Park Amphitheater