The Guide: Broward, Boca, Palm Beach

By Janis Fontaine


tayouMade of Glass
From Jan. 31 to July 2, Boca Raton Museum of Art presents Glasstress, an innovative exhibition featuring over 40 pieces of glass art. It is a collaboration with Fondazione Berengo, which was founded in 2009 in Venice, Italy, to challenge the idea that glasswork was merely craft or decoration. 501 Plaza Real, Boca Raton; 561.392.2500; 

A Place to Learn and Remember
The Big Cypress Seminole Indian Reservation, located within the heart of the Everglades, is home to the Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Museum, which is dedicated to the Seminole tribe and its ancestry. It houses more than 30,000 artifacts and archival items, as well as a mile-long boardwalk through a natural cypress dome. 34725 W. Boundary Road, Clewiston; 877.902.1113; 

RAW Footage
Norton Museum of Art’s sixth annual Recognition of Art by Women (RAW) exhibition features Austrian abstract painter Svenja Deininger in her first solo show. Her signature canvases, thick with layers of primer, varnish and paint, and assembled with the artist’s participation, will be on view Feb. 4 – April 16. 1451 S. Olive Ave., West Palm Beach; 561.832.5164;


Kite Surfing
Graham Goodwin, owner of Fort Lauderdale Kite Surfing, is among the most sought-after instructors in South Florida, offering kite surfing and kite boarding lessons in Fort Lauderdale Beach, Lauderdale-by-the-Sea, Oakland Park and Pompano Beach. 993 E. Oakland Park Blvd., Fort Lauderdale; 954.410.5419; 

Posh Polo
Every Sunday from January through April, the International Polo Club Palm Beach hosts competitive polo matches, culminating in the U.S. Open Polo Championship. Viewing options range from the ultimate brunch at the Veuve Clicquot Airstream Lounge to the Funky Buddha BeerStream Garden. 3667 120th Ave. S., Welllington; 561.792.9292;

Spin, Spin, Spin
“Rock the ride” at CycleBar, the new indoor cycling studio in Davie. Billed as “Spinning meets a rock concert with a touch of iTunes,” classes take place in a 47-bike CycleTheatre led by CycleStar instructors. Riders can track their performance via CycleStats and download playlists using CycleBeats. 2270 S. University Drive, Davie; 954.361.2559;


Real Results, No Downtime
Dr. Andleeb Usmani of TruDerm Dermatology recently introduced the innovative HydraFacial MD, a noninvasive, treatment that combines the benefits of hydradermabrasion, chemical peels and a special Vortex-Fusion serum into one quick process to make skin look and feel younger. 3319 N. State Road 7, Suite 202, Wellington; 561.847.4751; 

Horse Sense
Escape from the city on horseback with a guided tour through Jonathan Dickinson State Park. The trails wind through cypress heads and pine flatwoods where riders are likely to see native wildlife such as white-tailed deer and osprey. 16450 SE Federal Highway, Hobe Sound; 561.746.1466;

The Wellbeing Space
The Wellbeing Space was created by Lissette Balbiers, a former corporate CFO who knew firsthand about the negative effects that high levels of stress can have on the body. Her signature Lighten UP program includes yoga and meditation classes designed specifically to alleviate stress. 717 E. Palmetto Park Road, Boca Raton; 954.478.8298; 

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