North of the Border

It's no secret: Most local residents do not hail from South Florida. Whether it's New Yorkers or Canadian drivers, a large proportion of our populace is trying to escape winter. Not Cubans, though. For the past half-century, more than any other group, the Cuban population has been making its impression in South Florida felt through amazing meat- and bean-filled food, that delicious crack-like coffee, and music, and art. If you're looking to get your fill of Cuban culture -- and your heart can't handle any more cortaditos -- the Armory Art Center will be presenting "Cuban Connection: Contemporary Cuban-American Art From Florida." The exhibit, which runs until March 16, celebrates the work of seven well-known Cuban-American artists. The works included will highlight different media: painting, video, etc. Entrance is free. The gallery is open from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Armory Art Center is located at 1700 Parker Ave. in West Palm Beach. Call 561-832-1776, or visit amoryart.org.
Jan. 31-March 16, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., 2013

We use cookies to collect and analyze information on site performance and usage, and to enhance and customize content and advertisements. By clicking 'X' or continuing to use the site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. To find out more, visit our cookies policy and our privacy policy.


All-access pass to the top stories, events and offers around town.

  • Top Stories


All-access pass to top stories, events and offers around town.

Sign Up >

No Thanks!

Remind Me Later >