Arts & Community


Ten Years: Over 10,000 Children Safe

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By: Geo A. Ropert, APR Ten years after Brevard County put into place a locally developed and managed child welfare system of care, more children are being kept free from abuse and neglect. And more families are getting the help…


Holiday Cheer on the Space Coast

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There’s no place like home for the holidays and this year, the Space Coast has several events ready to get you in the spirit! Round up your friends and family and mark your calendar today for these holiday festivities. “A…


Breaking the Ice

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By Cindi Courbat Design Students See Hidden Potential in Melbourne’s Historic Ice Plant A little imagination can go a long way when it comes to breathing new life into an old building — at least that’s what local historian Lesa…


The Spirit of the Holidays

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By Suzanne Fox Sevel | Photos by Keith Betterley From Around the World to the Space Coast The “holidays” mean different things to different people. Melbourne is a city that embraces diversity, and while it is true that malls are…


Broadway Comes to Town

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“Guys & Dolls is perfect. It is a big Broadway show in your town. It is a treat,” said John Loesser.  Famous Show has Local Link John Loesser and the ultimate piece of American musical theater, “Guys & Dolls” were…


Forever Families

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By: Geo A. Ropert, APR Geo Ropert is the chief communication director at Brevard Family Partnership Brevard’s Dependency Court Judge, Jeffery Mahl, spends most days hearing cases regarding children who have suffered abuse, neglect and abandonment, and deciding whether the…


Film, Food and Fun

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“From Bollywood to Hollywood” is the theme of the 16th annual Melbourne Independent Filmmakers Festival (MIFF) that will honor the rich film tradition of India and Florida filmmakers and local talent. Films that will be shown at this year’s festival…


The Artists Behind the Art

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  by Suzanne Fox Sevel A renaissance of creativity is booming on the Space Coast with the upswing of popular galleries, home grown community theater, new art and local indie music. Creative types are drawn to the sea, beach culture…


Art and Algorithms2: A Digital Arts Festival

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By Rebekah Duntz Titusville Becomes a Digital Downtown: Downtown Titusville will become a digital backdrop once again when Art and Algorithms2, a digital arts festival, is hosted from October 3 through 12. The festival will introduce the world of digital…


Sights and Sounds of Art

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The Brevard Symphony Orchestra (BSO), the Eau Gallie Arts District and the Maxwell C. King Center for the Performing Arts will present the second annual Cultural Arts Showcase on Sunday, September 21 at the Maxwell C. King Center for the…