12/13/13 - Next time on South Florida Arts Beat, iconic Pop artist, Peter Max, talks with contributor, Judith Bishop, about his long and varied career. His "cosmic '60s" style brought him a worldwide audience that continues to grow to this day. A contemporary of Andy Warhol, Max’s work is on exhibition in Fort Lauderdale and Boca Raton this Saturday. He comes to South Florida in a whirl-wind tour.
11/27/13 - Wednesday’s Topical Currents looks at the 200 year history of Hanukkah in America. Professor Dianne Ashton looks at how American Jews have been transforming the ancient holiday from a simple occasion into something grand.
11/19/12 - Monday’s Topical Currents looks at the lives of psychopaths and their infamously crafty behavior. Psychopaths are usually fearless, confident, charismatic and ruthless . . . but most people aren’t aware that they aren’t necessarily violent. In fact, some psychopathic behavior is exhibited by leaders of business and government. We’ll speak with research psychologist Kevin Dutton about his book, THE WISDOM OF PSYCHOPATHS: What Saints, Spies and Serial Killers Can Teach Us About Success.