1/7 - Hope: A Conversation with Hope Alswang is presented as part of the Culture & Cocktails Series at The Colony Hotel Pavilion, 155 Hammon Ave., Palm Beach. Executive director and chief executive officer of the Norton Museum of Art will be interviewed by Steven Maklansky, director of the Boca Raton Museum of Art. Proceeds benefit the Cultural Council of Palm Beach County. 5-7 pm. $50. 472-3330 or www.palmbeachculture.com.