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Photo Flash: Bob Vila Speaks at The Colony's CULTURE & COCKTAILS Series

Rena Blades, President & Chief Executive Officer of the Cultural Council of Palm Beach County, today announced that the third Conversation of this season's CULTURE & COCKTAILS series attracted more than 165 people last week to The Colony Hotel Pavilion, located at 155 Hammon Avenue in Palm Beach. Scroll down for photos from the event!

The topic was Houses, Homes & Hemingway, a conversation with Bob Vila, who has hosted a variety of home improvement TV shows over the last 30 years, including This Old House, Bob Vila's Home Again, Bob Vila and Restore America with Bob Vila. He has written 12 books and for the last few years has been helping with the restoration of Ernest Hemingway's home and collections at Finca Vigía near Havana, Cuba. John Blades, Director Emeritus of the Henry Morrison Flagler Museum, interviewed Mr. Vila.

The topic of the next CULTURE & COCKTAILS, which will be held on Monday, March 6, is Sparkle & Shine, a conversation international designer Coomi. She is a true Renaissance woman, whose creativity and inherent artistic nature have driven her careers as a textile designer, architect, and landscape designer and now fuels her exquisite jewelry collection which is carried by leading luxury retailers such as Nieman Marcus. Coomi's feminine yet powerful lines and motifs, handcrafted in high karat gold, rose-cut diamonds and precious gemstones have garnered industry awards and international acclaim. Michele Jacobs, Corporate Director of Marketing/Operations Florida for The Forbes Company, will interview Coomi.

For more information, visit www.palmbeachculture.com.

Photo Credit: Jacek Gancarz

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