Jim Mayfield: Time to say 'bon voyage' and 'thanks' to Martin arts community
Published 8/10/2012 at 4:00 a.m. 2 comments
See, the thing is, in order to begin a voyage, you first have to leave. And so it is, after a brief but altogether agreeable tenure reporting Martin County arts and entertainment, the voyage continues and I must take my ...
Jim Mayfield: Aug. 11 workshop helps artists get masterpieces 'out there'
Published 8/3/2012 at 4:00 a.m. 0 comments
There's nothing better than finally stepping back from your masterpiece and knowing it's finished. What could be better? Well, eating would be nice.
Jim Mayfield: Last chance to see StarStruck's talented high school grads before they go out into world
Published 7/27/2012 at 4:00 a.m. 0 comments
A self-proclaimed "Broadway junkie" from Manhattan, Pauline Klotz has been watching the young performers under Peter and Jennifer Jones' StarStruck tutelage for years, marveling at the batch of young talent that consistently bubbles up along the Treasure Coast.
Jim Mayfield: Step back in time and enjoy Kenny Vance and the Planotones at The Lyric Theatre
Published 7/20/2012 at 4:00 a.m. 0 comments
It was a time almost beyond what one can imagine today. And if you didn't live through it or at least near it, the era would seem as fantastic and unbelievable as life without … computers, smartphones and the Patriot ...
Jim Mayfield: Actors Helping All gearing up to assist fundraising efforts this fall
Published 7/13/2012 at 4:00 a.m. 0 comments
Once again on the Treasure Coast, a band of talented folks has been quietly rehearsing behind the scenes without pay or even the future expectation of it to take their show on the road and raise money for local charities.
Jim Mayfield: Professional dancers take to stage July 14 in Stuart
Published 7/6/2012 at 4:00 a.m. 0 comments
Let us celebrate the art of the dance with "Collaborations," a mixed-bill dance concert that will be presented by the Treasure Coast's Preston Contemporary Dance Theatre at 7 p.m. July 14 at Center for the Arts, Dance Academy of Stuart.
Jim Mayfield: You, too, can party like a rock star in Stuart
Published 6/29/2012 at 4:00 a.m. 0 comments
You won't have to be Mr. Jones, Adam Duritz or any particular member of Counting Crows to be a big star next month. All you need is a ticket to Artists for a Cause "Party Like a Rockstar" series that ...
Jim Mayfield: Make 'coulda been' happen by auditioning at StarStruck
Published 6/22/2012 at 4:00 a.m. 0 comments
"Max, I feel really big changes coming."
Jim Mayfield: It's time for White Shirt Night once again
Published 6/15/2012 at 4:00 a.m. 0 comments
There's something about purchasing a fresh, crisp white shirt, wearing it out to a local restaurant for the first time.
Jim Mayfield: Head over to Military Museum or take in a show
Published 5/25/2012 at 4:00 a.m. 0 comments
Memorial Day was always one of the year's two jump-off points.
Jim Mayfield: Get your motor runnin' at Bike Fest
Published 5/11/2012 at 4:00 a.m. 2 comments
Even at this advanced age, when John Kay growls "Born to Be Wild," I flash back to 1974 when you couldn't give a Harley away because it was just another AMF bowling ball and I rode my Honda 175 Scrambler ...
Jim Mayfield: Drive just a few miles up the road to Fort Pierce for a serious blues jam Saturday
Published 5/4/2012 at 4:00 a.m. 0 comments
The Blues Alliance of the Treasure Coast, 200 locals who eat, sleep and breath 12 bars of I-IV-V patterns, will present its annual recital and jam Saturday from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Stephen N. Gladwin American Legion Post ...
Jim Mayfield: South Fork drama students pour out talent in "The Rainmaker"
Published 4/27/2012 at 4:00 a.m. 0 comments
There's a drought on the Curry farm. The skin of the earth is so parched it won't even flake. It just atomizes to dust and blows on a hot, arid wind.
Jim Mayfield: Sloan Wainwright in concert April 28 at Shadowood Farms
Published 4/20/2012 at 4:00 a.m. 0 comments
Is this still South Florida, or did I roll off the bed into the vortex whilst slumbering?
Jim Mayfield: StarStruck gives kids dose of singing and acting over summer
Published 4/13/2012 at 4:00 a.m. 0 comments
Stuart's StarStruck Performing Arts Center and Theatre has a solid lineup of offerings for everyone from kindergarten to high school seniors.
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