Venezuelan pianist Gabriela Montero, an improvisational virtuoso, also takes the stage, as well as the five brass greats that comprise Canadian Brass. Literary highlights include Kevin Bleyer, Emmy-winning writer for "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart," and presidential historian Doris Kearns Goodwin. Tickets go on sale Thursday (Dec. 9); prices range from $35 to $125 with week-long admission packages available. Call 561/368-8445 for more information about the Festival. Visit festivaloftheartsboca.org or call 866/571-ARTS for tickets.
Friday, March 4
Future Stars Competition, presented by the Rotary Club of Boca Raton, 7 p.m.
Saturday, March 5
Literature: Kate Walbert, 4 p.m.
Concert: Canadian Brass, 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, March 6
Literature: Kevin Bleyer
Concert: Milos Karadaglic (guitarist)
Monday, March 7
Tuesday, March 8
Dance: Ballet Hispanico, 7:30 p.m.
Wednesday, March 9
Concert: Eddie Palmieri, Michel Camilo and Alfred Rodriguez (piano Latino), 7:30 p.m.
Thursday, March 10
Concert: Gabriela Montero (piano), 7:30 p.m.
Friday, March 11
Film: "The Wizard of Oz" with the Boca Raton Symphonia, 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, March 12
Literature: Doris Kearns Goodwin
Concert: A Night at the Opera with Jackie Evancho and Young Stars of the Metropolitan Opera with Boca Raton Symphonia