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April 16, 2014

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Celebrating the 10th event of the series, the School of Music and Fine Arts at Palm Beach Atlantic University will present its festival of new music March 27–29, 2014. The Frontwave New Music Festival is a biennial event that brings together remarkable composers and performers to present four concerts of truly contemporary music. All performances take place at Palm Beach Atlantic University in the Helen K. Persson Recital Hall located in Vera Lea Rinker Hall, 326 Acacia Rd. in West Palm Beach. Tickets for performances on March 27 and 28 are $10 general admission and $5 for students with ID. Tickets for March 29 performances are $5 for general admission and for $5 for students with ID. To purchase tickets or for more information, contact TicketCentral at (561) 803-2970 or Tickets also can be purchased online at

The Central Palm Beach County Community Foundation presented a check last week for $1,000 to support the Jerms McGraw Second Chance Scholarship Fund at Palm Beach Atlantic University. The Foundation raised the funds at its Annual Community Fitness Run, held this past fall in Wellington.

The LeMieux Center for Public Policy at Palm Beach Atlantic University will host columnist and television commentator George Will at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 16, in the University's DeSantis Family Chapel, 300 Okeechobee Blvd., West Palm Beach, Fla.

The third annual Palm Beach Atlantic University Interdisciplinary Research Conference, sponsored by the Office of Institutional Research and Effectiveness, will be held on Wednesday, March 26, and Thursday, March 27, in the Warren Library.

Jimmy Collins, former president and chief operating officer of Chick-fil-A, will speak at an event hosted by the Catherine T. MacArthur School of Leadership at Palm Beach Atlantic University and the PBA Alumni Association at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 3, in the DeSantis Family Chapel, 300 Okeechobee Blvd., West Palm Beach. Collins will speak on "Creative Followership." The presentation is free and open to the public. The lecture is part of the MacArthur Leadership Speaker Series. For more information, call Delesa Morris, assistant vice president for Alumni Relations and Annual Fund, at (561) 803-2022.
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Violinist Rachel Barton Pine will be featured in a March 21 performance sponsored by Mrs. Kathleen Ford at 7:30 p.m. in the Helen K. Persson Recital Hall in Palm Beach Atlatic University's Vera Lea Rinker Hall, 326 Acacia Road, West Palm Beach. Pine will present an evening of Franck and Prokofiev sonatas as well as some heartfelt lullabies from her latest CD. Pine has appeared as a soloist with many of the world’s most prestigious orchestras.
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Twenty-nine students and three faculty members from the Palm Beach Atlantic University School of Nursing will depart on Sunday for a week-long trip to El Salvador during the University's spring break. The trip is part of a clinical immersion course.
Nursing Students Head to El Salvador for Medical Missions

"Connections: Social Networking, Faith, and Online Learning" is the theme for the annual ACCESS conference to be held March 9-12 at Palm Beach Atlantic University.

Donors gave $100,131, an increase of about 20 percent over last year, to the student missions program at Palm Beach Atlantic University through the Birdies for Children program, a partnership with The Honda Classic golf tournament. Birdies for Children raises money for charities, which receive 100 percent of the proceeds donated online plus a 10 percent matching donation courtesy of The Honda Classic. This year's match is estimated to be $10,013 in addition to the amount raised.
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The documentary "Mambo Man" recalls an era when dance influenced culture and society in ways that have rarely been seen since. Local dance and film fans are invited to a screening of the documentary that tells the story of the mambo through the life of dance legend Pedro "Cuban Pete" Aguilar at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 30, at the Norton Museum of Art, 1451 S. Olive Ave. in West Palm Beach. The program includes a Latin dance performance by the Palm Beach Atlantic University Dance Ensemble as well as music by renowned percussionist Pablo "Chino" Nunez. The event is free with regular museum admission.
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