Arts and Entertainment

Riverview Singer To Attend American Institute of Musical Studies  In Austria

Riverview Singer To Attend American Institute of Musical Studies  In Austria

  By Kathy L. Collins For six weeks this summer University of South Florida graduate and Riverview High School alumna Lorena Lopez, will have the opportunity to live an experience of a lifetime. Lopez is a singer and she will be attending the prestigious American Institute of Musical Studies (AIMS) in Graz, Austria. Lopez said, […]

Brandon Chamber Of Commerce Taste Of Brandon Business Expo Tickets On Sale Now

Brandon Chamber Of Commerce Taste Of Brandon Business Expo Tickets On Sale Now

  Staff Report Tickets for The Greater Brandon Chamber of Commerce’s 2014 Brandon Business Expo and “Taste of Brandon” are now available. Stop by the chamber’s offices at 330 Pauls Dr. in Brandon to purchase tickets prior to the Thursday, May 15 event. Advance tickets cost $15. The event will take place from 3:30-8 p.m. […]

Hillsborough County Public School Students Showcase Recycled Cigar Box Artwork

Hillsborough County Public School Students Showcase Recycled Cigar Box Artwork

  By Kathy L. Collins The Tampa Bay History Center is hosting the Third Annual DooDad Art and Sculpture Competition. Hundreds of students from Hillsborough County Public Schools have taken cigar boxes and transformed them into works of art. The show opens Monday, May 5 and runs through Sunday, June 1. Participating art classes were […]

Center Place Offers Art Classes And Workshops For Summer

Center Place Offers Art Classes And Workshops For Summer

  By Kathy L. Collins Children can spend a summer filled with art at Center Place’s Discovery Zone Summer 2014 Art Workshops. Classes are offered Monday through Friday from 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. as well as some select evening classes. The fun starts in mid June and runs through August. Advance registration is a must, and […]

Newsome High School’s Theatre Program Stages Upcoming Performances Of Seussical The Musical

Newsome High School’s Theatre Program Stages Upcoming Performances Of Seussical The Musical

  Staff Report Would you like to see a show? Would you like your kids to go? This month there’s a musical at Newsome High, Seussical the Musical. The family-friendly show with well-known characters from books by Dr. Seuss will be staged by Newsome High School students in the auditorium at 6:30 p.m. Thursday through […]

The Music of the Eagles, Beethoven’s Fifth & Tchaikovsky Pathétique

The Music of the Eagles, Beethoven’s Fifth & Tchaikovsky Pathétique

  By Henry Adams The Florida Orchestra kicks off May with a symphonic rock concert saluting the music of The Eagles. The orchestra will be joined by veteran rock vocalists Terry Brock, Glenn DeLaune and John Hines, along with their band, To Take Flight, with such Eagles’ hits as Heartache Tonight, Take It Easy and […]

Buy Tickets Early For Annual Rotary Crawfish Festival At Winthrop Town Center

Buy Tickets Early For Annual Rotary Crawfish Festival At Winthrop Town Center

  By Libby Hopkins Crawfish is not just a New Orleans tradition, it’s also a Riverview tradition. The FishHawk Riverview Rotary Club will be hosting its Fourth Annual Crawfish Festival on Saturday, May 31 at the Winthrop Town Centre. This event is a local favorite that brings out the Cajun spirit in everyone who attends. […]

Newland Summer Concerts For A Cause Move To New Central Park & Waterset Sites

Newland Summer Concerts For A Cause Move To New Central Park & Waterset Sites

  By Kathy L. Collins Newland Communities is once again offering a free concert series this summer called Concerts for a Cause. The concerts will be held at the Newland Communities of Waterset in Apollo Beach and in the newest section of FishHawk Ranch in Lithia near Barrington Middle School and Stowers Elementary. All concerts […]

Former Fireman Creates Art For Cancer Patients

Former Fireman Creates Art For Cancer Patients

  By Kathy L. Collins For 25 years, Rodney Brammer, Jr. saved lives as a fireman using his strength, intelligence and experience. Now retired, he is still saving lives but in a much different way. Brammer creates art on napkins. He calls his enterprise “Rodney’s Napkin Art For Causes.” Brammer creates fun and intricate images […]

Center Place of Brandon’s Annual Adult Art Show Celebrates Community Artists

Center Place of Brandon’s Annual Adult Art Show Celebrates Community Artists

  By Kathy L. Collins Each month, Center Place celebrates the talent of local artists and artisans by showcasing their work at an artist’s exhibit. During the month of April, Center Place is hosting the Annual Adult Student Art Show. The annual show is sponsored by the Brandon League of Fine Arts and is held […]