1. Journalist & Author Fareed Zakaria, Washington Post
7 p.m. Monday, March 7
The first must-see is Fareed Zakaria’s talk on the topic of Global Trends and Hot Spots: The Next Security Crisis. Viewers will get a taste of economic and political trends from one of the most prominent foreign policy advisers of this generation. Zakaria is
2. Cirque de la Symphonie- The Symphonia with Constantine Kitsopoulos
7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 12
Watch in awe as the world’s only cirque company that performs dazzling feats with a symphony orchestra presents its jaw-dropping talent and thrilling acts to Boca Raton. Cirque de la Symphonie transcends traditional circus by combining world-famous pieces performed by aerialists, acrobats, and more with the stunning sounds of a live orchestra led by conductor Constantine Kitsopoulos. Join in for family fun under the Big Top at 6 p.m. the day of the show. Visit cirquedelasymphonie.com.
3. Concert: Vivaldi’s Four Seasons - Joshua Bell - Violin Superstar and Conductor with the Lynn Philharmonia
7 p.m. Wednesday, March 16
One of the most celebrated violinists of our time, Joshua Bell, graces the Festival of the Arts to truly redefine what it means to be an artist. Since the age of 18, he has amassed more than 40 recorded albums; won renowned awards such as the Grammy, Mercury, Gramophone, Echo Klassik, and an Oscar; and continues to inspire children and adults with his fervor for the musical arts. Be sure not to miss his performance of Vivaldi’s Four Seasons, narrated by Jan McArt. Visit joshuabell.com.
4. Jazz Trumpet Legend Herb Alpert and Grammy Award-Winning Singer Lani Hall
7 p.m. Sunday, March 6
Two great living legends, Herb
The Festival of the Arts Boca runs through March 16 at the Mizner Park Cultural Arts Center (201 Plaza Real, Boca Raton) and the Mizner Park Amphitheater (590 Plaza Real, Boca Raton.) Visit festivaloftheartsboca.org.