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Brevard's BIGGEST Celebration of the ARTS!
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About The Cultural Arts Showcase

BREVARD'S BIGGEST CELEBRATION OF THE ARTS!

SEPTEMBER 23, 2018 :: NOON – 5PM
KING CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS

The Cultural Arts Showcase is a FREE one-day family festival of the performing and cultural arts held annually.  Presented by the Brevard Symphony Orchestra and King Center for the Performing Arts, the festival includes arts activities, cultural demonstrations & LIVE performances throughout the day including the BSO’s Annual Family Concert hosted by Mike & Mindy from Lite Rock 99.3!

FREE FOR THE ENTIRE FAMILY

LIVE PERFORMANCES
Entertainment across three stages including the Brevard Symphony’s Annual Family Concert.
ARTS ACTIVITIES
Fun, family activities for arts lovers of all ages…including an instrument petting zoo!
CULTURAL DEMONSTRATIONS
From art to music to dance, experience the rich cultural heritage of our community.

HOW TO GET THERE

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Where will the Cultural Arts Showcase be?

The Cultural Arts Showcase is held at the King Center for the Performing Arts in Melbourne, Florida.  The King Center is located on the grounds of Eastern Florida State College.  The Brevard Symphony Orchestra will perform a FREE family concert in the main theater.  Festivities will take place along the outside covered walkway, the Rotunda and Studio Theater.

Directions & Parking

The King Center is located at 3865 N. Wickham Road in Melbourne, Florida, on the corner of Post Road and Wickham Road.

Parking   

Ample free parking is available to all King Center guests. The earlier you arrive, the closer you may park.

Directions

Directions from Interstate 95: Take the CR-509/Wickham Road exit, Exit 191, toward Satellite Beach/Patrick Air Force Base. Turn east onto CR-509/S. Wickham Road and take the road for about 7 miles. Turn left onto Post Road. The King Center entrance is on the south side of Post Road.

PLAY YOUR PART - VOLUNTEER!

Lend your time, your talents in exchange for a day of fun and cool swag!

Join our Facebook Group of amazing volunteers and stay in tune with all the all the latest updates and requests.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Do I need tickets?

No tickets are required for this event.  The entire event is FREE!


Is seating for the performances guaranteed?

All seating is first-come, first serve.  Doors to all areas, except the main auditorium, will open at noon.  Doors to the main auditorium will open at 1:30pm.


Can I bring my dog?

As much as we love Fluffy and Spot, please leave your four legged friends at home.  The majority of activities and performances are held indoors.  Pets are not allowed at the event except certified service animals.


Can I bring a picnic?

Yes, you are welcome to bring a picnic and sit on the grassy areas. No alcohol is allowed to be brought into the event, but is available for purchase in the concessions area.  Please keep all walkways clear and dispose of all trash.  All bags, baskets, coolers, etc., are subject to search and may not be left alone.


Can I take photos with participants?

Yes, some of our costumed participants and BSO musicians will be happy to take photos with you.  Please be considerate and always ask before taking a photo.  And…don’t forget to say “Thank You!”

We will also have a selfie booth available for your use in the King Center lobby next to the BSO table.  Tag @CulturalArtsShowcase on Facebook.


Is smoking allowed at the event?

Smoking is not permitted at the King Center.


Is there a fee to attend the Showcase?

Admission to the event is FREE.  NO TICKETS REQUIRED.

  • There will be food vendors selling their products during the event for a fee.
  • Some arts organizations will have event tickets, season subscriptions, and memberships available for purchase.
  • Payment types may vary, please verify with individual vendors prior to purchasing.

Will I have a seat for the performances?

All seats are on a first-come, first-serve basis.

  • Main Theater seats 2,200
  • Studio Theater seats 280

 

Please be considerate of other guests at the event and fill in the rows all the way across.

Accessible seating is available.  Please see below for more information.


 

Where can I get some cash?

There is an ATM located in lobby of the King Center.


Dates, times, programs and featured artists are subject to change without notice.

PARKING

Do I have to pay for parking?

Parking at the King Center and around the campus of Eastern Florida State College is FREE.


Where do I park?

There are parking lots surrounding the venue that are available for event attendees.

Parking is FREE, on a first-come, first serve basis.

Please park in designated areas only. Vehicles that are parked illegally in and around the venue are subject to ticketing and may be towed at the owner’s expense.

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Showcasing the Best of Brevard

MEET THIS YEAR'S PARTICIPATING ARTS GROUPS

From symphonies to theaters, the ARTS are on full display!

MUSIC

Brevard Symphony Orchestra
Brevard Community Chorus

Brevard Symphony Youth Orchestra
Brevard Youth Chorus
Central Florida Winds
Harbor City Harmonizers
Lite Rock 99.3
Melbourne Chamber Music Society
Melbourne Municipal Band
Space Coast Jazz Society
WFIT

THEATER

King Center for the Performing Arts
Blast Off Performing Arts, Inc.
Eastern Florida State College Theatre Department

Henegar Center For The Arts
Historic Cocoa Village Playhouse
Melbourne Civic Theater
Not Quite Right Comedy Improv
Riverside Theatre
Surfside Playhouse
Viera Studio For The Performing Arts

DANCE

American Belly Dance Company
Ballet Espirit

Brevard Arts Academy
Dance Arts Centre
Heather’s Dance Studio
Melbourne City Ballet Theatre
Melbourne City Dance Center
Space Coast Ballet Company
VIDA Florida – Voice Of Indonesians In Florida

VISUAL

Camera Club of Brevard
Central Brevard Art Association
Erin Fox (Acrylic Pour)
Deanna Yates (Watercolor)
Foosaner Art Museum
Howard Gordon (Puppetry – Our Father’s Puppets)
Phyllis Shipley, Artist (Acrylic/Figurative Abstract)
Renee Foosaner Education Center
Space Coast Art Festival
Space Coast Weavers & Fiber Artists
Space Coast Writers’ Guild
Strawbridge Art League

ATTRACTIONS & MORE

Brevard Renaissance Fair
Brevard Zoo
Florida Garrison Of The 501st Legion
Native Heritage Gathering
Rebel Legion
Space Coast Pride

On the Stage

MEET THIS YEAR'S PERFORMERS

Main Stage
Brevard Symphony Orchestra
You are invited to experience the world of symphonic music with a program created especially for families and children!  This concert is sure to be a crowd pleaser with music by Beethoven, Mozart, Bernstein, John Williams and more.

Performance Begins at 2:00PM.

Main Stage
Brevard Symphony Youth Orchestra
Cheer on the talented young musicians of the BSYO as they kick-off their 2017/18 season in grand style by taking center stage with all three of their orchestras!

Performance Begins at 3:30PM.

Studio Theatre Stage
VIDA: Voice of Indonesians in Florida
Dancers will demonstrate traditional Indonesian dances.

Performance Begins at 12:15PM.

Studio Theatre Stage
Not Quite Right Comedy Improv
NQR is back for another round of ensuing hilarity! Performance will feature short-form improv utilizing audience suggestion and volunteers.

Performance Begins at 12:45PM.

Studio Theatre Stage
Melbourne City Dance Centre & Melbourne City Ballet Theatre
MCDC showcases a variety of dances including ballet, contemporary, and ballroom.

Performance Begins at 1:15PM.

Studio Theatre Stage
Henegar Center For The Arts
The Henegar will previewing numbers from their fall opener, The Wiz.  Upbeat and fun, the performance will showcase both dancing and singing in a super soul journey through the Land Of Oz.

Performance Begins at 1:45PM.

Studio Theatre Stage
The Viera Studio For The Performing Arts
Through The Decades musical revue consisting of popular musical theatre songs performed by students aged 10-15.

Performance Begins at 2:45PM.

Art Gallery
Brevard Youth Chorus
Under the direction of Joani Slawson, enjoy a variety of musical selections from this accomplished youth choir.

Performance Begins at 1:30PM.

Studio Theatre Stage
Harbor City Harmonizers
The Harmonizers will delight with songs sung in the barbershop style. True crowd pleasers!

Performance Begins at 3:45PM.

Studio Theatre Stage
American Belly Dance Club
The ABDC will showcase many different styles of bellydance including American Tribal, Egyptian, Cabaret and Tribal Fusion.

Performance Begins at 4:15PM.

Art Gallery
Space Coast Ballet Company
SCBC will perform selections from Swan Lake.

Performance Begins at 1:30PM.

Art Gallery
Ballet Esprit
Flights of fancy! When birds meet ballet, anything can happen. Dance performance includes neoclassical ballet routines.

Performance Begins at 1:00PM.

Art Gallery
Heather's Dance Studio
Performance Begins at 3:00PM.
Art Gallery
Brevard Renaissance Fair
Youth in Harmony performs a cappella renditions of Renaissance songs in renaissance costumes.

Performance Begins at 3:30PM.

Art Gallery
Our Father's Puppets
Engaging, educational, and inspiring puppet show.

Performance Begins at 4:00PM.

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Brevard Symphony Orchestra
Main Stage
Brevard Symphony Youth Orchestra
Main Stage
VIDA: Voice of Indonesians in Florida
Studio Theatre Stage
Not Quite Right Comedy Improv
Studio Theatre Stage
Melbourne City Dance Centre & Melbourne City Ballet Theatre
Studio Theatre Stage
Henegar Center For The Arts
Studio Theatre Stage
The Viera Studio For The Performing Arts
Studio Theatre Stage
Brevard Youth Chorus
Art Gallery
Harbor City Harmonizers
Studio Theatre Stage
American Belly Dance Club
Studio Theatre Stage
Space Coast Ballet Company
Art Gallery
Ballet Esprit
Art Gallery
Heather's Dance Studio
Art Gallery
Brevard Renaissance Fair
Art Gallery
Our Father's Puppets
Art Gallery

An All-Day Festival of the Arts!

CHECK OUT THIS YEAR'S EVENT SCHEDULE

Family Concert

Brevard Symphony Orchestra
23.09.2018
2:00 PM - 3:00PM/

SEASON KICK-OFF

Brevard Symphony Youth Orchestra
23.09.2018
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm/

INDONESIAN DANCES

VIDA Florida (Voice of Indonesians in Florida)
23.09.2018
12:15 PM - 12:45 PM/

COMEDY SPECTACULAR

Not Quite Right Comedy Improv
23.09.2018
12:45 PM - 1:15 PM/

DANCE SHOWCASE

Melbourne City Dance Center & Melbourne City Ballet Theatre
23.09.2018
1:15 PM - 1:45 PM/

LAND OF OZ

Henegar Center For The Arts
23.09.2018
1:45 PM - 2:15 PM/

BROADWAY MAGIC

Viera Studio For The Performing Arts
23.09.2018
2:45 PM - 3:15 PM/

SWEET SOUNDS

Brevard Youth Chorus
23.09.2018
3:15 PM - 3:45 PM/

A CAPELLA

Harbor City Harmonizers
23.09.2018
3:45 PM - 4:15 PM/

TRIBAL FUSION

AMERICAN BELLY DANCE CLUB
23.09.2018
4:15 PM - 5:00 PM/

DANCE GREETINGS

Melbourne City Dance Center & Melbourne City Ballet Theatre
23.09.2018
12:00PM - 12:30PM/

TRIBAL DANCE

American Belly Dance Club
23.09.2018
12:30PM - 1:00PM/

FLIGHTS OF FANCY

Ballet Esprit
23.09.2018
1:00PM - 1:30PM/

THE JOY OF BALLET

Space Coast Ballet Company
23.09.2018
1:30PM - 2:00PM/

DANCES

Heather's Dance Studio
23.09.2018
3:00PM - 3:30PM/

SOUNDS OF THE RENAISSANCE

Youth In Harmony
23.09.2018
3:30PM - 4:00PM/

OUR FATHER'S PUPPETS

Howard Gordon
23.09.2018
4:00PM - 4:30PM/

DJ Paine

Blast Off Performing Arts Groups
29.10.2017
4:30PM - 5:00PM/

Performance schedule subject to change without notice.

No Tickets Required

FREE FOR THE ENTIRE FAMILY!

The Cultural Arts Showcase is Presented By

MEET OUR PARTNERS

Many Thanks For Their Generous Support!

THIS YEAR'S SPONSORS

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Contact Info
CONTACT US
Although the event location is the King Center for the Performing Arts, please contact us with all inquiries at the following:

1500 West Eau Gallie Blvd, Suite A-1

cashq@brevardsymphony.com

321.242.2024