CULTURE & COCKTAILS Welcomes 175 to Author Reunion at The Ben

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - Feb. 8, 2024 - PRLog -- (Lake Worth Beach, FL – February 7, 2024) Dave Lawrence, President & CEO of the Cultural Council for Palm Beach County, welcomed 175+ members and supporters to "a writers' reunion" at last Monday's CULTURE & COCKTAILS.


A Revealing Conversation with Best Selling Author James Patterson

+ James Patterson
is the most popular storyteller of our time. He is the creator of unforgettable characters and series, including Alex Cross, the Women's Murder Club, Jane Effing Smith, and Maximum Ride, and of breathtaking true stories about the Kennedys, John Lennon, and Princess Diana, as well as our military heroes, police officers, and ER nurses.

+ Leslie Gray Streeter is the former pop culture columnist for The Palm Beach Post, where she covered music, movies, celebrities,  staycations and more. Currently, she writes for The Baltimore Banner and appears regularly on WJZ-TV/CBS.

This season's final CULTURE & COCKTAILS will be:

April 1


A Conversation with Music on the Jazzy Past & Future of the Legendary Sunset Lounge

Participants in this season's final CULTURE & COCKTAILS include:

+ Alisha R. Winn, Ph.D., is an applied cultural anthropologist, historian, and consultant for community and heritage education projects who lives in the neighborhood around the Sunset Lounge, the Historic Northwest.
+ Avery Sommers is a South Florida treasure and Broadway veteran with a "powerhouse" voice (The New York Times) and charismatic stage presence. She appeared on Broadway in Ain't Misbehavin' replacing Nell Carter, Chicago, Showboat, and Broadway, and was in the first national tours of both The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas (starring Ann-Margret) and Chicago, for which she won a Los Angles Ovation Award for Best Supporting Actress.

+ Copeland Davis is an Emmy-nominated pianist who has appeared on the Tonight Show, was inducted into the Las Vegas Entertainers Hall of Fame, and has wowed audiences at the Kravis Center, Arts Garage, Cafe Centro, Duncan Theatre, and at The Dream Awards, Las Vegas last October.

Moderator: Barbara Cheives, is the President and CEO of Converge & Associates Consulting, specializing in race and ethnic relations consulting, employee relations, and community engagement.

Please Note:

Admission to each one of this season's CULTURE & COCKTAILS At The Ben is $125 per person, and $165 for VIP Seating. For tickets, please visit

All proceeds from CULTURE & COCKTAILS go to support the Cultural Council for Palm Beach County's mission to champion, engage, and grow the arts in Palm Beach County.

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