Arts and Entertainment

Community Band Kicks Off Family-Friendly Concert Series

  By Sandy Townsend The Eastern Hillsborough Community Band (EHCB) is fine-tuning its music as it nears the kick-off of its fall concert season. The concert band, which has more than 60 members, will perform at numerous locations, from Lithia and Sun City Center to Brandon and Valrico. “The audience will really enjoy our fall […]

Newsome High School Chorus Invites Community To Two Entertaining Events

Newsome High School Chorus Invites Community To Two Entertaining Events

  Staff Report The Newsome High School Chorus, under the direction of Jeffry Bogue, looks forward to entertaining the community with two upcoming events offering something for everyone. Newsome High School Chorus Announces ON THE RADIO. On Friday, November 14 at 6:30 p.m., the talented singers from the award winning Newsome Chorus will perform solos […]

Photo Archives To Host Special Reception And Narrated Tour Of Plant City Sculptures Exhibit

Photo Archives To Host Special Reception And Narrated Tour Of Plant City Sculptures Exhibit

  By Kathy L. Collins In celebration of the sculptures exhibit that has made a return visit to Plant City, the Plant City Photo Archives and History Center will host a special reception at the Photo Archives, located at 106 S. Evers St. in Plant City, on Tuesday, October 28, beginning at 5:30 p.m. The […]

Brandon’s History Comes Alive In Collection Of Photographs On Display At Center Place

Brandon’s History Comes Alive In Collection Of Photographs On Display At Center Place

  By Kathy L. Collins Since the founding of Brandon in 1890, the area has grown and developed into more than just a suburb of Tampa. Unfortunately, the rich history of Brandon is not taught in local schools. The history of the area exists only through stories and photographs that have been faithfully preserved. Brandon’s […]

Goodrich Quality Theaters Announce Plans For New 14 Screen Multiplex In Riverview

Goodrich Quality Theaters Announce Plans For New 14 Screen Multiplex In Riverview

Staff Report   Goodrich Quality Theaters, Inc., headquartered in Grand Rapids, MI, and currently operates 239 theaters in the mid-West, recently announced plans to break ground in early 2015 for a new 80,000 sq. ft. 14-screen state-of-the-art multiplex in Riverview. Construction should take around nine months with a planned opening late in 2015. The theater […]

America’s Got Talent Auditions To Be Held Locally

America’s Got Talent Auditions To Be Held Locally

  By Nicole Heubusch Calling all singers, dancers, comedians, contortionists, impressionists, jugglers, magicians and ventriloquists! NBC’s top-rated summer series is making its way to Tampa to hold auditions for season 10 of America’s Got Talent (AGT). The nation’s only talent search is open to all ages and all kinds of performers, individuals and group acts. […]

Orchids Painted By Cuban Born Artist, Jossie Azorin, On Exhibit At The Bruton Memorial Library

Orchids Painted By Cuban Born Artist, Jossie Azorin, On Exhibit At The Bruton Memorial Library

  By Kathy L. Collins In celebration and honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, the Bruton Memorial Library in historic downtown Plant City is presenting an art exhibit by Plant City resident, Jossie Azorin. The stunningly vivid exhibit is available for viewing now through the end of October during normal library operating hours. Maria Josefa de […]

The Village Players To Present The Legend Of Frankenstein And Costume Party

The Village Players To Present The Legend Of Frankenstein And Costume Party

  By Kathy L. Collins The Village Players will present The Legend of Frankenstein, an original play by Carlton Jones during the spookiest month of the year, October. The play will premiere on Friday, October 17 at 7 p.m. with Village Players’ now famous Dinner Theatre. The cost to attend is just $25 and attendees […]

Corks & Forks A Night In Venice To Showcase Fred Astaire Dance Studio

Corks & Forks A Night In Venice To Showcase Fred Astaire Dance Studio

  By Kathy L. Collins The Campo Family YMCA will host its signature fundraising event, Corks & Forks, on Friday, November 14 beginning at 7 p.m. This year’s theme, A Night in Venice, will be held poolside at the Campo Family YMCA, located at 3414 Culbreath Rd. in Valrico. The event will feature cuisine provided […]

Celebrate South Shore History To Highlight Rich History Of Southern Hillsborough County

Celebrate South Shore History To Highlight Rich History Of Southern Hillsborough County

  By Kathy L. Collins The South Shore area, made up of Ruskin, Apollo Beach, Sun City Center, Wimauma, Riverview and Gibsonton, is rich with history, which is why the Firehouse Cultural Center (FCC) and the Ruskin Library have joined forces to take a walk through the history of the SouthShore with Celebrate South Shore […]