Arts and Entertainment

The GFWC Brandon Service League Hosts 23rd Annual Very Special Arts Festival

The GFWC Brandon Service League Hosts 23rd Annual Very Special Arts Festival

  On Tuesday, February 18, the GFWC Brandon Service League (BSL) held its Annual Very Special Arts event at First Baptist Church of Brandon. This event gives pre-school aged, special needs children an opportunity to go on a fun field-day filled with arts and crafts and entertainment. The children are aided in their crafts and […]

Crawfish Masquerade Ball Hopes To Net Funds For Scholarships And Local Charities

Crawfish Masquerade Ball Hopes To Net Funds For Scholarships And Local Charities

  Feel like supporting local charities and scholarships and have fun doing it? Get out the dancing shoes, get dressed up, put on a mask and plan to have a wonderful evening of fun at the Rotary Club of FishHawk-Riverview’s first annual Crawfish Masquerade Ball, which will be held on Friday, April 4 at the […]

American Idol Participants Among First Guests As Company Launches Podcast

American Idol Participants Among First Guests As Company Launches Podcast

  Staff Report Fans can be entertained by and developing performers can learn from a weekly podcast that Now Hear This recently launched. The first three shows, all now available on iTunes, include high-profile guests. The debut edition features Alabama-based Shawna P., who appeared last year on The Voice. The second show is a conversation […]

Durant Graduate Cameron Kim On Jeopardy

Durant Graduate Cameron Kim On Jeopardy

  By Samantha R. Evensen On Tuesday, February 11 at 7 p.m., family and friends of Cameron Kim, a former student at Durant high school, gathered at the Beef O’Brady’s, located at 4330 Bell Shoals Rd. in Valrico, and watched as he fulfilled his dreams of competing on the hit game show Jeopardy. Growing up, […]

Broadway, Celtic Music & More

Broadway, Celtic Music & More

By Henry Adams Concertgoers can enjoy complimentary coffee and doughnuts at The Florida Orchestra’s next morning Coffee Concerts “Salute to Broadway.” Featuring music from South Pacific, The Music Man, A Chorus Line, Threepenny Opera and more, Stuart Malina conducts the orchestra and also shares insightful anecdotes about the music during these concerts, which are Wednesday, […]

Tampa Bay CityPASS Offers Savings On Local Attractions

Tampa Bay CityPASS Offers Savings On Local Attractions

Tampa Bay is the latest destination to partner with City Pass, the company that packages discounted, prepaid admission to a city or region’s top attractions. Beginning  Tuesday, May 20, Sunshine State travelers can purchase a Tampa Bay CityPASS® ticket booklet and save 38 percent off admission to Busch Gardens® Tampa, The Florida Aquarium, Tampa’s Lowry […]

Music Showcase Offers A Great Lineup Of Classes And Workshops

Music Showcase Offers A Great Lineup Of Classes And Workshops

  Music Showcase and the Florida Academy of Performing Arts in Brandon have an exciting lineup of workshops and classes. There is something for everyone regardless of your age so long as you have a yearning to learn about music, theater, photography and more. Debbie Evans of Music Showcase said, “We offer programs for young […]

The White Rabbit Antiques And Collectibles Hosts Monthly Outdoor Markets

The White Rabbit Antiques And Collectibles Hosts Monthly Outdoor Markets

  On the second Sunday of each month, the parking lot of the White Rabbit Antiques and Collectibles (White Rabbit) is transformed into an outdoor market full of vendors and crafters offering all kinds of vintage and handcrafted items. The markets continue into April, May and June. There is no market during the summer. The […]

Exhibit Honors The American Soldier At St. Petersburg Museum

Exhibit Honors The American Soldier At St. Petersburg Museum

  The American Soldier, A Photographic Tribute From The Civil War To Iraq will be on exhibit at the St. Petersburg Museum of History March through June 2014. The exhibit is an extraordinary collection of photographs that capture the essence of the American soldier over more than 150 years. The photographs cover America at war […]

Roll The Dice And Help Raise Money For Scholarships

Roll The Dice And Help Raise Money For Scholarships

By Leslie Kadubec The GFWC Brandon Junior Woman’s Club will host their annual Bunco for Education at Center Place, which is located at 619 Vonderburg Dr. in Brandon, on Thursday, March 13. Bring a friend and enjoy an evening of Bunco fun with light hors d’oeuvres, refreshments, 50/50, door prizes, and wonderful raffle prizes. This […]