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Polk County’s Active Community Theatre Scene

Posted on February 21st, 2012 by

Categories: Arts

Everyone is familiar with the local and national sports scene which has become an American past time; but something that is all too often forgotten is The Arts. Theatrical performances have been an integral part of society beginning in Ancient Greece between 600 and 200 BC. Be sure to keep the tradition alive and support […]

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Patti LuPone Performs at Lakeland’s Historic Polk Theatre

Posted on February 17th, 2012 by

Categories: Arts

OH WHAT A NIGHT in Lakeland’s beautiful historic Polk Theatre.  I just witnessed an amazing performance by star of stage and screen Patti LuPone. She sang major songs from her memorable roles in Oliver!, Les Misérables, Evita, Anything Goes, Sunset Boulevard, Pal Joey, Sweeney Todd, Gypsy, and more.  A couple of times during the show she […]

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Oct 7-9: This Weekend in the Heart of the Arts

Posted on October 6th, 2011 by

Categories: Arts

It’s National Arts & Humanities Month and we are celebrating in the Heart of the Arts in a big way.  There are more than 100 arts and cultural activities taking place during October. Attend arts activities this month and register for a chance to win awesome “ARTS” prizes! The rules are easy. Look for the Heart of the Arts […]

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Arts & Culture this week in Sunny Central Florida

Posted on September 19th, 2011 by

Categories: Arts

The season is in full swing now, with arts and cultural offerings to fit every budget and taste. Sept 19-23, 10:30am-12:00pm Daily Sessions at Explorations V Children’s Museum Magical Monday, Sept 19           Where the Wild Things Are       Literacy Terrific Tuesday, Sept 20           Fall […]

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Theatre is Everywhere This Weekend in Central Florida

Posted on September 16th, 2011 by

Categories: Arts, Attractions, Event

There is potential to double up on a couple of events going on this weekend in Central Florida. Sept 15-18: The Full Monty presented by Theatre Winter Haven at the Chain of Lakes Complex. Thu-Sat, Sept 15-17, 7:30pm; Sun, Sept 18, 2:30pm.  Adults $22/Students $19. Can’t make it this week? You are in luck. The show […]

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New Theatre Group in Lakeland Opens with Edgy Performances

Posted on May 29th, 2009 by

Categories: Arts

I’ve recently found out about a new theatre company in Lakeland that is planning to bring edgy, raw, and sometimes controversial productions to our area. Sounds like some good art to me! Check out my post on arts.lakelandlocal.com for more info and to learn about their first offering (that starts tonight!).

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Local Arts Organizations Gearing Up For the Season

Posted on September 4th, 2008 by

Categories: Arts, General

September is about the time that arts organizations start their seasons, and if you pick up a copy of Art-i-Facts magazine, you will see that Polk County’s organizations are already going strong! In fact, I count 21 events and exhibitions just in September! Here’s a quick rundown: Exhibitions: Quackery to Remedy: 100 Years of Polk […]

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Artsy Things To Do in August

Posted on July 30th, 2008 by

Categories: Arts, Attractions, General

So, yeah, summer’s been a little slow in the Polk County Arts World, but that doesn’t mean that NOTHING’S happening. I was just browsing Art-i-Facts Magazine again, and there are a few cool things going on in August: Platform Florida’s Invitational Exhibition will be on display at Arts on the Park in Downtown Lakeland until […]

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Out and About: The Lakeland Center Goes to the Dogs this Weekend

Posted on June 5th, 2008 by

Categories: Arts, General, Nature, Shopping, Sports

The answer is: yes, of course it is a dog show. I couldn’t resist the “clever” headline again for this week’s “Out and About”/things to do this weekend post. The Lakeland Center’s Jenkins Arena and Exhibit Hall will be going to the dogs this weekend as the Lakeland/Winter Haven Kennel Club holds its AKC sanctioned […]

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Summer Time, and the Arts World is Buzzing!

Posted on June 3rd, 2008 by

Categories: Arts, General

This is it. The last couple of days of school. The kids are hardly paying attention in class, and you’re wondering what to do with them all summer…. Well, if you haven’t made plans already, might I suggest enrolling them in one or more arts camps this summer? Almost every arts organization in Polk County […]

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