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35 Local Artists On Display During ARTWORKS 2014

35 Local Artists On Display During ARTWORKS 2014

  By Kathy L. Collins Since 2000, the Brandon League of Fine Arts has been celebrating the talents of local artists with its annual juried art show, ARTWORKS. This year, a special reception is set for Thursday, September 11 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Center Place located at 619 Vonderburg Dr. in Brandon. The community is(…)

Brandon Couple Transforms Exotic Wood Into Jewelry

Brandon Couple Transforms Exotic Wood Into Jewelry

  By Kathy L. Collins Jim and Roxanne Tobaison of Brandon repurpose rare, exotic and beautiful woods into pieces of jewelry, buttons and home decor items. The couple, married for 40 years, compliment one another in this venture. Jim finds the wood and designs the pieces. Roxanne does the finishing and marketing. This is their(…)

Center Place To Hold Beach Themed Bunco To Raise Program Funding

Center Place To Hold Beach Themed Bunco To Raise Program Funding

  By Kathy L. Collins Center Place Fine Arts and Civic Association will be hosting a Beach Blanket Bunco For The Arts on Thursday, September 18 beginning at 6:30 p.m. Bunco is a game of dice, luck, social interaction and prizes. This particular bunco will not only be fun, but also a way for the(…)

Backpack Event Provides School Supplies To Over 500 Families In Need

Backpack Event Provides School Supplies To Over 500 Families In Need

  By Kathy L. Collins On Saturday, August 9, the community came together at the Annual Backpack Event, hosted by the YMCA and the Emergency Care Help Organization (ECHO), to make sure that children in need have new backpacks and age appropriate school supplies for the start of the new school year.1,400 children were registered(…)

James McCabe Theatre Celebrates 100 Years In 2015

James McCabe Theatre Celebrates 100 Years In 2015

  By Kathy L. Collins The James McCabe Theatre in Valrico is a registered historical site and the home of the Village Players. In 2015, the community will celebrate the 100th anniversary of the historic building. The building is the only remaining commercial structure from Valrico’s construction boom of the early 20th century. When it(…)

Eastern Hillsborough Art Guild Showcases Talent In Annual Members’ Show

Eastern Hillsborough Art Guild Showcases Talent In Annual Members’ Show

  By Kathy L. Collins The art exhibit for the month of August at the Bruton Memorial Library in Plant City is the Annual Members’ Show of the Eastern Hillsborough Art Guild (EHAG). The exhibit is available for viewing now through the end of August during normal library hours. There are 14 artists showcasing a(…)

Riverview Resident To Star In Production of Tarzan

Riverview Resident To Star In Production of Tarzan

  By Kathy L. Collins Riverview resident, Brian Kleinschmidt is starring in The Manatee Players’ production of Disney’s Tarzan. The show opens on Thursday, August 7 and runs through Sunday, August 24. All performances will be held at the Manatee Performing Arts Center located at 502 3rd Ave. W. in downtown Bradenton. Kleinschmidt is best(…)

Brandon Ballet To Hold Auditions For 2014-2015 Season

Brandon Ballet To Hold Auditions For 2014-2015 Season

  By Kathy L. Collins The Brandon Ballet, a professional ballet company, will hold its annual auditions looking for company dancers (both training and professional), and Nutcracker extras for the 2014-2015 performing season. For the Training Dancer Company Audition, the Brandon Ballet is looking for dancers from the Tampa Bay community ages 9 and older,(…)

Nationally Known Artist Featured At Upcoming Exhibit

Nationally Known Artist Featured At Upcoming Exhibit

  By Kathy L. Collins Roseanne Korfant is running in the Honorary Mayor’s Race for the Sun City Center Chamber of Commerce. She is hosting an exciting event which will benefit her charity of choice, The Good Samaritan Mission. Roxanne Tobaison, a nationally known watercolor artist, will be featured at the Meet The Artist Exhibit(…)

Pinot’s Palette Introduces Thursday Theme Nights

Pinot’s Palette Introduces Thursday Theme Nights

  By Kathy L. Collins Pinot’s Palette is an upscale “Paint. Drink. Have Fun.” destination located at 2086 Badlands Dr. in Brandon where anyone can be a Picasso. No art experience is necessary, and within two to three hours, customers will walk away with great memories of a fun evening with friends and a handmade(…)