Arts and Entertainment

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 […]

Artists Applications Open For Show At John Crawford Gallery

Artists Applications Open For Show At John Crawford Gallery

  By Kathy L. Collins The John Crawford Gallery at the SouthShore Regional Library in Ruskin has issued a call to all adult artists for its March/April 2015 show. This is a juried show, and artists 18 years and older who specialize in painting and mixed media are invited to apply. According to Laurie Burhop, […]

South Shore Music Festival Set To Rock With Country Star Jason Michael Carroll

South Shore Music Festival Set To Rock With Country Star Jason Michael Carroll

  By Sharon Still The South Shore Music Festival & Chili Cook-Off, scheduled for Saturday, November 8, is something area residents will not want to miss as national and local country artists take the stage showcasing their talents.   Gates open at 12 Noon and the music begins at 1 p.m. It will be an […]

Riverview High School Alumna Returns As Theatre Teacher

Riverview High School Alumna Returns As Theatre Teacher

  By Nicole Heubusch It’s been five years since Casey Vaughan graduated from Riverview High School (RVHS), and this fall she is back, this time teaching. She once was an avid theatre student at Riverview under the leadership of the late Daron Hawkins, and is now the new theatre teacher at the high school. After […]

Valrico Resident’s Art Showcased At Center Place During November

Valrico Resident’s Art Showcased At Center Place During November

  By Kathy L. Collins Each month Center Place showcases area artists with an exhibition of their art and an artist’s reception. During the month of November, Valrico artist and sculptor Jason Shiver will present a compilation of his work titled, Genesis- A Diverse Intersection of Inspired Art. An artist’s reception is set for Thursday, […]