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Skateboard Artworks to be Featured at Polk Museum of Art

Posted on April 18th, 2014 by

Categories: Arts, Event, General, Upcoming

Polk Museum of Art proudly presents a selection of contemporary artworks associated with skateboarding in the new exhibition, “All Decked Out,” which will be on display in the Perkins Gallery from April 26 through July 20. The public is invited to meet some of the featured artists and look at the artwork between 2 and […]

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Submit Your Polk Heritage Photographs into the ‘Picture Polk History’ Contest

Posted on April 15th, 2014 by

Categories: Arts, Attractions, Event, General, Uncategorized

Share your favorite heritage site in Polk County in the Picture Polk History photo contest. Explore Polk County’s “sense of place” by capturing distinctive images of our unique historic buildings, places, and events. Photographs must feature a museum, monument, historic building, cemetery or a local festival that is listed on the Polk County Heritage Trail. Interested participants can […]

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Polk Guide to Theatre: April 17-27

Posted on April 15th, 2014 by

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The Dixie Swim Club April 10-27, 2014 Thurs-Sat, plus Sunday. April 20 at 7:30pm Sundays, plus Saturday, April 26 at 2:30pm The play tells the life stories of five Southern women who became good friends while members of the same college swim team. Their friendship endured over the years, thanks to the annual girls’ weekend […]

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Soaking Up the Local Culture

Posted on April 14th, 2014 by

Categories: Arts, Attractions, Dining, Event, Nature, Shopping, Sports, Uncategorized, Upcoming

THIS WEEK IN CENTRAL FLORIDA APRIL 14-22, 2014 Find a complete listing of April and May events taking place in Polk County at VisitCentralFlorida.org. Imperial Symphony Orchestra’s Masterworks 5 Date: Tuesday, April 15 Venue: The Lakeland Center -  The Imperial Symphony Orchestra presents Masterworks 5 An Evening of Broadway part of the 2013-2014 Masterworks Series at The Lakeland Center. Lunch […]

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Polk Guide to Theatre: April 10-13

Posted on April 9th, 2014 by

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Sylvia April 11-13, 2014 Fri-Sat, 7:30pm; Sun, 2pm Greg and Kate have moved to Manhattan after twenty-two years of child-raising in the suburbs. Greg brings home a dog he found in the park—or that has found him—bearing only the name “Sylvia” on her name tag. Sylvia becomes a major bone of contention between husband and wife. […]

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Soaking Up the Local Culture

Posted on April 7th, 2014 by

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THIS WEEK IN CENTRAL FLORIDA APRIL 7-15, 2014 Find a complete listing of April and May events taking place in Polk County at VisitCentralFlorida.org. Spring Piano Concert Date: Tuesday, April 8 Venue: Harrison School for the Arts, Lakeland - The students of Harrison Schools for the Arts will perform repertoire from their favorite composers for the piano, such as; Chopin, […]

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Polk State’s First Annual Jewel of the Ridge Jazz Festival Will Take Place April 9-12, 2014

Posted on April 5th, 2014 by

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Internationally known jazz artists will perform free concerts during the first annual Jewel of the Ridge Jazz Festival on April 9-12, 2014. Presented by Polk State College and the Lake Wales Arts Council, the Festival will feature John Abercrombie, Randy Corinthian, T FOXX and Orquesta Aragon, along with Lake Wales jazz artists Charlie “Topp” Hines […]

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Lorraine Potocki is April’s Featured Artist at The Loft Art Gallery

Posted on April 4th, 2014 by

Categories: Arts, Upcoming

Lorraine Potocki gets her inspiration from Florida’s winding rivers and quiet lakes lined with tall pines and overgrown palms and ferns. Her pastel, acrylic and oil paintings in styles from realistic to abstract will grace the walls of The Loft Art Gallery through the end of April. The show debuts during downtown Lakeland’s First Friday […]

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Jewel of the Ridge Jazz Festival

Posted on April 3rd, 2014 by

Categories: Arts, Event

Internationally known jazz artists will perform free concerts during the first annual Jewel of the Ridge Jazz Festival on April 9-12, 2014. Presented by Polk State College and the Lake Wales Arts Council, the Festival will feature John Abercrombie, Randy Corinthian, T FOXX and Orquesta Aragon, along with Lake Wales jazz artists Charlie “Topp” Hines […]

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Polk Guide to Theatre: April 3-6, 2014

Posted on April 3rd, 2014 by

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Electra April 3-6 and 10-13 Evening performances at 7:30pm Sunday Matinees at 2:30pm Love and revenge take center stage in this classic Greek tragedy by Sophocles. After her father is murdered by her mother, Electra is driven by grief and obsessed with dreams of retribution for her father’s death. Presented by the Florida Southern College […]

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