Arts + Culture


Season Preview 2018: Arts

In a season brimming with top-notch cultural offerings, here are the ones you just can’t miss.

  The Visuals of Visionaries The Art of Peter Greenaway and Jack Kerouac exhibit, through Dec. 8 at the Bob Rauschenberg Gallery at FSW More than 50 of Kerouac’s paintings and works on paper join newly commissioned On the Road-themed drawings by British filmmaker Greenaway, who first trained as a painter. The exhibit is the first in the U.S. to display such a major survey of visual works by the Beat Generation literary king and the “philosopher of cinema” he inspired. rauschenberggallery.com The Almost Unbelievable In Dreams: Roy Orbison in Concert—The Hologram Tour, Nov. 17 at Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall at FSW The name says it all, but we say a little bit more on p. 48. bbmannpah.com Season Preview Dining Arts Retail People The Heavy Hitter Fences, Jan. 8-30 at Florida Repertory Theatre Florida Rep takes on August Wilson’s great American drama, recently reinvigorated by Denzel Washington and Viola Davis’ turns on both Broadway and the big screen. The story of the Maxsons, an African-American Pittsburgh family, has garnered Pulitzer Prize, Tony, Oscar and other hefty honors. floridarep.org  (See another of Wilson’s 10 “Pittsburgh Cycle” plays, Joe Turner’s Come and Gone, by Theatre Conspiracy at Alliance for the Arts from March 1-18. artinlee.org/theatre) The Inimitable Cher, Jan. 17 at Hertz Arena Hot off her role in Mamma Mia 2, the ever-fascinating icon is touring the U.S. for the
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