Events for December 3, 2017
with Vincent Versace Description In 1492, Christopher Columbus landed on and claimed the island now occupied by Cuba, for the Kingdom of Spain. Amid the warm crystalline waters of the sparkling Caribbean, over 500 years of roller-coaster history have conspired to create one of Latin America’s most electric and culturally unique societies. ‘Habana is very much like a rose,’ said Fico Fellove in the movie The Lost City, ‘it has petals and it has thorns…so it depends on how you grab it. But in the end it always grabs you.’ Go Beyond Ordinary A rare opportunity not found in the guide books. You will gain unique access to the people, their homes, and their everyday lives. You won’t be just a tourist on this educational "People to People" journey! Your experiences will be unique and you will be fascinated by the authenticity of each and every day. Join the Palm Beach Photographic Centre with its Master Photographer Vincent Versace to lead you into modern day Cuba. Additional Information TRIP INCLUDES: Non-stop round trip flights from Miami to Santiago de Cuba and Havana to Miami Compliance with U.S. Treasury Department regulations Travel on people to people license Cuba Entry Visa Legal Letter of authorization Pre-trip departure information Land transportation and local transfers in Cuba Eight nights high end apartments in Centro Havana and hotel in Santiago de Cuba.
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Local Eyes, Global Views Exhibition is running from November 22 – January 5, 2018 Barron Collier / Alexander W. Dreyfoos / Leslie Slatkin “Palm Beach Photographic Centre’s next exhibition will present dozens of stunning pictures, taken all over the world, by three of our most distinguished member photographers,” says NeJame. + Barron G. Collier, III: A longtime resident of Cody, Wyoming, who now has a home in Palm Beach, Collier is a strong supporter of the Buffalo Bill Center of the West and has actively supported several other nonprofit organizations, including the Colorado Springs School, the upper Southfork Land Owners Association, and the Rehabilitation Center for Adults and Children in Palm Beach. + Alexander W. Dreyfoos: Palm Beach County’s leading cultural philanthropist is chairman and owner of The Dreyfoos Group, a private capital management firm that grew out of the success of Photo Electronics Corp, which he formed in 1963. He was the founding chairman of the Cultural Council of Palm Beach County, spearheaded the campaign to build the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts, and was the guiding force behind the development and growth of the Dreyfoos School of the Arts in West Palm Beach. + Leslie Slatkin: The second place winner of the Photo Centre’s recent 21st annual Members’ Show, Slatkin lives in Palm Beach and says, “Having spent
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