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Barely Less Stingy, More Demanding Palm Coast Completes $30,000 Arts Grants Awards

| March 31, 2015

The amount Palm Coast devotes to the arts remains woefully low, however—amounting to just 37 cents per year per resident. The grant program represents a paltry 0.11 percent of the city’s $28 million general fund budget.

Flagler Auditorium Lights Up Its $86,000 LED Marquee, Boosting Visibility

| March 18, 2015

The $71,000 Deltronics sign, plus $15,000 for its installation, was paid for through a $150,000 grant from county government’s Tourist Development Council and is part of a series of improvements at the auditorium designed to improve visibility and impact.

Buddy Holly Story at the Flagler Auditorium: The Boundless Influence Of a Rock Legend

| February 13, 2015

“The Buddy Holly Story,” at the Flagler Auditorium Friday, reflects the enduring influence and popularity of a rock-and-roller whose career spanned just 18 months before he died in a plane crash.

Menopause: The Musical–and a Worthy Workshop For Men–at Flagler Auditorium

| January 10, 2015

“Menopause: The Musical,” by Jeanie Linders, will be staged twice today (Saturday) at the Flagler Auditorium, with $5 off tickets for anyone who mentions the Pink Army at the door.

Flagler Celebrating 2nd Annual Arts in Education Week From Stage to Frames to Slams

| September 15, 2014

More than a dozen arts and culture events put the focus this week on arts in education in Flagler and Palm Coast, including theater, art shows, a poetry slam and a costume gala.

The Ten Tenors Renew Their Vows With Flagler in Two Broadway-Themed Shows at the Auditorium Saturday

| April 3, 2014

The Ten Tenors have been coming to the Flagler Auditorium for a dozen years, ever since they sprung out of Australia to set out on what’s become an increasingly popular, worldwide phenomenon.

Red Hot Chilli Pipers Rock the Bagpipes in Celtic Style at Flagler Auditorium Tuesday

| February 24, 2014

The Red Hot Chilli Pipers were launched to fame on Britain’s “When Will I Be Famous” talent show in 2007. They’ve since played most continents with their massive band, and come to the Flagler Auditorium for one night only Tuesday, Feb. 25,

For Darlene Love, It’s Christmastime All Year Round as She Brings 6 Decades of Stardom to the Flagler Auditorium

| February 14, 2014

At 72, the great jazz, pop, rock star and sometimes actress, who brings her show to the Flagler Auditorium, reminisces in a FlaglerLive interview about her journey from back-up singer for the greats such as Elvis and Tom Jones to stardom on her own.

Musical CPR: Bee Gees Tribute Band Brings ’70s Revival Act to Flagler Auditorium

| January 31, 2014

Two of the three founding brothers of one of the most popular band of the 70s have died, but the Canadian Bee Gees tribute group Stayin’ Alive brings its 1970s memory-lane show to the Flagler Auditorium for one show only tonight (Friday), at 7:30.

Sinbad the Comedian Brings His Different World to the Auditorium Tonight

| December 19, 2013

Sinbad–the comedian who made his fame on “A Different World” and other stages but has had his shares of setbacks–appears at the Flagler Auditorium Thursday evening for one show only, at 7:30 p.m.

Flagler Celebrates Arts in Education Week as Congress Again Targets Cultural Funding

| September 10, 2013

Flagler arts organizations have a line-up of events all week to celebrate Arts in Education Week, which Congress started three years ago. The same Congress a few weeks ago began debating a measure that would reduce funding to the National Endowment for the Arts to its lowest level since 1974.

Flagler Youth Orchestra’s 280 Musicians Take The Auditorium in Year-End Concert

| May 6, 2013

The Flagler Youth Orchestra’s “Take a Bow” concert at the Flagler Auditorium Monday at 7 p.m. will feature all 280 musicians in different orchestras in the culmination of a year’s–and for many, several years’–work.

Mayor Netts and Fire Chief Beadle Show Their Coconuts and Bananas (For the Arts)

| May 6, 2013

At the Flagler Auditorium’s Duck Dive, a fund-raiser for arts in education Sunday, Palm Coast Mayor Jon Netts and Fire Chief Mike Beadle stole the show with their impersonations of pāʻū-clad Polynesian dancers. Here they are in two uncensored videos.

Many of Flagler’s Arts Groups Begin to Look Beyond Egos to a Cooperative Alliance

| April 16, 2013

An emerging arts alliance for Palm Coast and Flagler County would capitalize on the economic benefits of an arts scene with more coordinated projects and strategy, led by the tourism council’s conciliating voice of Georgia Turner. Obstacles remain, however.

Steve Solomon’s Jewish-Italian Neuroses Back At Flagler Auditorium: The Live Interview

| April 11, 2013

Comedian Steve Solomon grew up in Brooklyn, taught physics and lived through the nightmare of being a school administrator in Long Island before finding fortune on the stand-up comedy circuit. He sat down for an interview with FlaglerLive before his show at the Auditorium on Friday, April 12.

For Helen Reddy, No More “Stupid Pop Songs” as She Takes Over the Auditorium Sunday

| March 16, 2013

Helen Reddy, the woman responsible for the mega 1971 hit “I Am Woman,” that second-wave feminist anthem, doesn’t dance to anyone’s drum. At 71, she takes on stages and audiences as if it were still Seneca Falls.

Women of Ireland Bring Rhythms Of Strength to the Flagler Auditorium

| February 17, 2013

One thing Jesuits and mystic-searching hippies are likely to agree on is the fact that the Irish produce good music. Another is that they also produce strong women, which brings us to the Women of Ireland, who performed at the Flagler Auditorium Sunday.

Ten Tenors Rekindle Flagler Love Affair With Two Shows at the Auditorium

| February 11, 2013

The Ten Tenors, an Australian group that’s been coming to the Flagler Auditorium for years, is among the rarest of acts that commands two shows locally. The Ten Tenors will perform Feb. 11 and 12.

Lowe Family Brings Rain of Children and All-But-Kitchen-Sink Music to Flagler Auditorium

| January 23, 2013

The Lowe Family’s six children and accompanists, at the Flagler Auditorium Thursday evening, make it a point to dare every musical genre, every instrument, every move, all wrapped in feel-good flags.

Great American Songbook Tunes Into Palm Coast’s Older Ears at the Auditorium

| January 11, 2013

The Great American Songbook, taking the Flagler Auditorium stage tonight, is the sort of period show ideally tuned to local demographics: older ears waxing nostalgic for the days when Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald, and Judy Garland—as opposed to Rihana, Taylor Swift and Flo Rida—ruled the charts.

Cinderella With a Russian Twist and a Manly Stepmother Before Midnight at Auditorium

| January 9, 2013

There are thousands of variants of Cinderella around the world. The State Theater of Russia brings its own to the Flagler Auditorium Thursday evening at 7:30, with color and surprises to spare.

On the Road 47 Years, Florence LaRue and The 5th Dimension Land at Flagler Auditorium

| January 3, 2013

The Flagler Auditorium Friday evening kicks off  2013 with Florence LaRue and the 5th Dimension, one of the most popular groups of the late 1960s and early 70s, though only LaRue remains from the original group.

Oh, What a Night: The Hit Men Behind Frankie Valli Take the Auditorium, Minus Frankie

| December 28, 2012

The Hit Men bill themselves as the original stars of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons, and are behind such hits as “Oh, What a Night,” “Who Loves You,” and “Swearin’ to God.”

New York Tenors Bring Tri-Ethnic Flavors of the City, and Attitude, to Flagler Auditorium

| December 9, 2012

Andy Cooney, Daniel Rodriguez and Michael Amante bring their Irish, Puerto Rican, and Italian-flavored voices and songs to the stage by way of a Christmas show, mixing favorites with that inimitable New York attitude.

The Lives and Nuns of Danny Goggin, Creator of Tonight’s “Nunset Boulevard” at Auditorium

| December 4, 2012

Danny Goggin, profiled in this piece, is the writer and director of what’s become a half-billion dollar “Nunsense” franchise, whose latest installment–“Nunset Boulevard: The Nunsense Hollywood Bowl Show”–takes the Flagler Auditorium stage tonight.

Strings on Speed: Bowfire Brings Its Holiday Blaze to the Flagler Auditorium

| November 26, 2012

Thursday, Bowfire returns to the Flagler Auditorium, this time with its new Holiday Heart Strings show, giving Christmas favorites the Celtic, Blue Grass, Rock, Texas Swing, Gypsy and Klezmer treatment.

Taking on Challenges and Skeptics, Palm Coast Arts Foundation Plants Grand Design

| November 15, 2012

The Palm Coast Arts Foundation, lease finally in hand, plans to raise up to $7 million and build an events venue in Town Center, the first phase of a much bigger plan that would culminate in a $30 million, 2,300-seat performing arts center. It faces a tide of difficulties in a fractured arts community.

Awarding Just $20,000 in Arts Grants Again, Palm Coast Agrees to Rethink Its Stinginess

| November 14, 2012

Palm Coast is willing to subsidize its money-losing tennis center to the tune of $240,000 in the last two years, but is awarding just $20,000 to support just nine arts and culture organizations. Some council members (calling the small amount “a joke”) want to change that.

Rivets on Ice: “Titanic,” The Musical, Sinks And Rises at the Flagler Auditorium Tuesday

| November 12, 2012

Winner of five Tony Awards, “Titanic,” the musical–one of the most expensive Broadway productions ever–brings its sets and stories for a one-night engagement at the Flagler Auditorium Tuesday evening.

“DrumLine,” at the Flagler Auditorium, Turns Half Time into Showtime

| November 8, 2012

“DrumLine”‘s live stage band show recreates the common joke at black college football games–that the first two quarters are merely time for fans to eat, drink and flirt until it’s time for the real show at half-time. “DrumLine” is four quarters’ worth of half time shows.



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