Arts and Entertainment

Brandon Ballet Offers Auditions For Its Summer Intensive Program

Brandon Ballet Offers Auditions For Its Summer Intensive Program

Serious dancers, ages nine and older, who wish to take their dance training to a new level should plan on auditioning for the Brandon Ballet’s Summer Intensive. The Brandon Ballet will offer several dates and locations for auditions. The first is on Saturday, January 25 at the Dance Center, 161 E. Bloomingdale Ave. in Brandon.(…)

Nashville Entertainment Comes To Sun City Center United Methodist Church

By Andria Barrios Though this area is not a center for musical talent and entertainment such as Nashville, Tennessee, the Sun City Center United Methodist Church will come close to that next month. By hosting a Nashville Hall of Fame Concert on Friday, February 21, this church seeks to share the joy of music with(…)

The Village Players To Present ‘The Pink Panther Strikes Again’

The Village Players To Present ‘The Pink Panther Strikes Again’

By Kathy L. Collins History is repeating itself as the Village Players present The Pink Panther Strikes Again at the historic James McCabe Theatre in Valrico in February. Fourteen years ago, the show was produced by the Village Players. James McCabe directed the show along with Gail Pierce as assistant director. Pierce decided to produce(…)

ECHO Raises Hunger Awareness With 2nd Annual Empty Bowls

ECHO Raises Hunger Awareness With 2nd Annual Empty Bowls

By Kathy L. Collins For one in four area residents, hunger and not having enough to eat are every day problems. To help raise awareness of this pervasive issue and to raise funds to combat hunger, the Emergency Care Help Organization (ECHO) of Brandon is holding its 2nd Annual Empty Bowls event. The event will(…)

Sister Hazel, Uncle Kracker & More To Headline 110th Florida State Fair

Sister Hazel, Uncle Kracker & More To Headline 110th Florida State Fair

By Kathy L. Collins The 110th Florida State Fair is coming to the Florida State Fairgrounds beginning on Thursday, February 6 and running through Monday, February 17. The Fairgrounds are located at 4800 U.S. Hwy 301 N. in Tampa. Parking is free. The 110th fair’s theme is “1st Place For Fun” which is meant to(…)

Hit The Target With Active Couples Fun

Hit The Target With Active Couples Fun

By Ali Renckens Roses and chocolate, candlelight dinners and walks along the beach have become a stereotypical Valentine’s Day. Couple who have been together a few years or young couples who may want to consider something new may be interested in these active Valentine’s Day and date night activities. Captain Ric Liles, a native of(…)

The Performing Arts Company Presents ‘Sinatra!’ At The Rollins

The Performing Arts Company Presents ‘Sinatra!’ At The Rollins

By Kathy L. Collins The Performing Arts Company of Sun City Center will present the new musical revue, Sinatra! beginning on Wednesday, January 8 at 7 p.m. Performances will then run from Thursday, January 9 through Saturday, January 11. Performances will then run again on Thursday, January 16 and Friday, January 17 with shows at(…)

Joan Shalleck Will Teach You To Write Your Life Story With Style And Grace

Joan Shalleck Will Teach You To Write Your Life Story With Style And Grace

By Kathy L. Collins If you want to make a meaningful new year’s resolution, one that will have a lasting effect that will also leave a legacy for your children and grandchildren, then make a resolution to enroll in “Write Your Life Story.” “Write Your Life Story” is an eight week non-credit course offered every(…)

Gordon Mote At Plant City Church Of God “All Things New” On Sunday, January 26 At 6 p.m.

Gordon Mote At Plant City Church Of God “All Things New” On Sunday, January 26 At 6 p.m.

By Cheryl Johnston Gordon Mote will perform at Plant City Church of God on Sunday, January 26 at 6 p.m. The public is invited to this exciting, free event at 2103 Mud Lake Rd. in Plant City. Voted “Top Piano/Keyboard Player of the Year” at the 44th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards, the blind-since-birth(…)

A Call To Artists Is Issued For The 6th Annual Winthrop Arts Festival

A Call To Artists Is Issued For The 6th Annual Winthrop Arts Festival

By Kathy L. Collins The 6th Annual Winthrop Arts Festival will be held on Saturday, March 22 and Sunday, March 23 from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Winthrop Town Center in Riverview. All artists who would like to participate are encouraged to submit an application for inclusion in this fine arts festival. Applications can be(…)