Community, music and arts events of relevance to the Space Coast

We are pleased to announce the arrival of the great jazz pianist, composer, band leader and educator Kenny Barron to Florida Tech as one of three judges at the American Jazz Pianist Competition Nov. 13 through 15, 2015.

Florida Institute of Technology’s Ruth Funk Center for the Textile Arts will host Alison Ferris, curator of the John Michael Kohler Arts Center in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, for its next Friends of Textiles Lecture Nov. 17 in the Denius Student Center’s Hartley Room on the Florida Tech campus.

Brevard Zoo

Meet Chompers, a 10-foot shark, and Octavia, a 9-foot octopus, and then watch as a giant anemone reef comes to life. These are just three of the 10 larger-than-life, handcrafted art sculptures coming to the Zoo for a limited time. Washed Ashore Project features astonishing art installations made exclusively from marine debris that will open your eyes and leave you with a lasting impression.

King Center for the Performing Arts

Jake Shimabukuro is a master of the ukulele. Known for his energetic style, Jake’s performance incorporates elements of thoughtful, sophisticated arrangements to spontaneous, improvised passages.

Yes at the King Center Nov 12th

Nov 9, 2015
King Center for the Performing Arts

Among the world’s most influential, ground-breaking, and respected progressive rock bands, Grammy Award winning YES has sold nearly 40 million albums in a career that has thus far spanned more than four decades. YES continues with its tradition of symphonic progressive rock that remains timelessly fresh and innovative.