Arts and Entertainment

The King Has Returned: A Sketch And Sip Special Event

The King Has Returned: A Sketch And Sip Special Event

By Kathy L. Collins On Saturday, September 28 beginning at 7 p.m. Elvis will be in the house at Sketch and Sip located at 11242 Winthrop Main Street in Riverview. So gather up all of your peanut butter and nana sandwich-loving friends and enjoy an evening of art and rock and roll. This is an(…)

Pick Your Favorite Concerts with a Compose-Your-Own Series

Pick Your Favorite Concerts with a Compose-Your-Own Series

By Henry Adams The Florida Orchestra has ten different concert series to choose from ranging from three-concert packages up to a 14-concert package, and depending on your musical tastes, you can choose to attend the Tampa Bay Times Masterworks, Duke Energy Morning Masterworks, Raymond James Pops, Rock Concerts or Morning Coffee Concerts. Thousands of the(…)

Tampa Bay History Center Opens Largest-Ever Exhibition Of Florida Cartography

Tampa Bay History Center Opens Largest-Ever Exhibition Of Florida Cartography

By Kathy L. Collins As Florida celebrates the quincentenary (500 hundred years) of Ponce de Leon’s 1513 landing on Florida’s shores, the Tampa Bay History Center presents Charting the Land of Flowers: 500 years of Florida Maps. The exhibition opens on Saturday, September 21. This is the most comprehensive exhibition of Florida cartography ever presented.(…)

Test Your Luck At Casino Night At The Regent

Test Your Luck At Casino Night At The Regent

By Kathy L. Collins Test your luck at the Seffner Relay for Life Team’s Casino Night at The Regent on Thursday, October 3 from 7 to 10 p.m. The Regent is located at 6437 Watson Rd. in Riverview. All money raised at this event benefit the American Cancer Society’s local efforts. Tickets for Casino Night(…)

Dice Are Ready To Roll At Center Place “Beach Blanket Bunco For The Arts”

Dice Are Ready To Roll At Center Place “Beach Blanket Bunco For The Arts”

By Kathy L. Collins You can support Center Place and the arts by attending Center Place’s “Beach Blanket Bunco For The Arts.” This fun event will be held on Thursday, September 19 beginning at 6:30 p.m. A donation of $20 gets you dinner, refreshments and several lively rounds of bunco. Advance tickets are available at(…)

Colleen Justin Is A Talented And Diverse Artist Whose Work Is Now Featured At The Bruton Memorial Library

Colleen Justin Is A Talented And Diverse Artist Whose Work Is Now Featured At The Bruton Memorial Library

By Kathy L. Collins The current exhibit at the Bruton Memorial Library in Plant City features the beautiful artwork of Colleen Justin, a long-time Plant City resident and artist. Justin exhibits 11 pieces which show her versatile style. Justin uses mostly oil and watercolor in her paintings. She is a well-rounded artist who chooses a(…)

The Florida Museum Of Photographic Arts Wants You To Participate In One Day Tampa Bay 2013

The Florida Museum Of Photographic Arts Wants You To Participate In One Day Tampa Bay 2013

By Kathy L. Collins The Florida Museum of Photographic Arts (FMoPA) has issued a call to photographers (professional and amateur) to photograph our community on Saturday, September 21 during the One Day Tampa Bay 2013. This is an annual event that FMoPA wants to use to create a dynamic and reflective documentation of our city(…)

Get Set For Twin Lakes’ 5th Annual Art In The Park

Get Set For Twin Lakes’ 5th Annual Art In The Park

By Kathy L. Collins Zeina Park, Twin Lakes’ beautiful community park in Valrico, is the perfect setting for an art festival. On Saturday, September 28, the 5th Annual Art in the Park will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Twin Lakes is located east of Lithia Pinecrest Rd. at the end of Bloomingdale(…)

Dinosaur World Introduces New Shows For 15th Year

Dinosaur World Introduces New Shows For 15th Year

By Michelle Harris Dinosaur World launches its 15th anniversary celebration with remarkable new exhibits and activities based on the company’s core strengths and commitment to education, entertainment and customer service. “Visitors get a rare look at some of the most feared predators ever to walk the planet,” said Marlene Svensson, General Manager of Dinosaur World.(…)

Congregation Beth Shalom Presents Stage Drama to Prepare for Jewish High Holy Days

Congregation Beth Shalom Presents Stage Drama to Prepare for Jewish High Holy Days

Staff Report Congregation Beth Shalom will present the play “Dedication”, the fifth in a series of original stage dramas written and directed by congregant Anna Brubaker. Serious, yet tinged with light-hearted comedy, the play follows a small group of friends and relatives through one long, trying day that will test their relationships and emotions in(…)