• Pillowman

    The Pillowman

    February 3 & 4 LCT’s Alternative Stage Read Series: The Edge. With echoes of Stoppard, Kafka, and the Brothers Grimm, THE PILLOWMAN centers on a writer in an unnamed totalitarian state who is being interrogated about the gruesome content of his short stories and their similarities to a series of child murders. The result is an urgent work of theatrical […]

  • Buddy

    Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story

    Now in its 25th amazing year, the “World’s Most Successful Rock n’ Roll Musical” continues to thrill audiences around the world. BUDDY tells the story of Buddy Holly through his short yet spectacular career, and features the classic songs, “Peggy Sue,” “That’ll Be The Day,” “Not Fade Away,” “Oh Boy”, Ritchie Valens’ “LaBamba”, The Big […]

  • Brass Synergy

    Brass Synergy

    FREE Concert on Feb. 2 at 7:30pm. As varied in appearance as in sound, the instruments of the brass family contribute regularly to the pageantry of life’s most important occasions.  Whether played singly or in various combinations, they produce a wide range of sounds from noble to profound, creating colors and moods that are uniquely […]

  • Curious George with Girl

    Curious George: Let’s Get Curious! Preview

    Preview the Curious George: Let’s Get Curious! exhibit on Tuesday, February 2 from 4-6pm. The preview includes a ribbon cutting and a taste of Curious George’s favorite banana snacks. The Grand Opening is on Sunday, February 7 from 1-5pm. The newest traveling exhibit, Curious George™: Let’s Get Curious! is SO BIG…it will take over much of […]

  • The Tenors

    The Tenors

    February 1, 7:30pm. The Tenors are back on tour after their newest hit album, “Under One Sky.” Tickets $36, $44 $261.50 VIP Package. Box Office 863-834-8111, online www.thelakelandcenter.com, or 24-hour ticket line 888-397-0100.

  • 1 Billion Rising

    Gallery Exhibit: 1 Billion Rising

    Polk State will host “One Billion Rising,” an exhibition to raise awareness about domestic violence and women’s rights, Feb. 1-24 at its Winter Haven Fine Arts Gallery, 999 Ave. H N.E. The exhibit is free to attend and open to the public. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday-Thursday. Professor of Art Holly […]

  • psc-polk-state-voices-of-people

    Voices of the People: Conversations

    January 30th chamber music performance with bassoonist Lecolton Washington, violinist Janina Norpoth, violist Derek Reeves and cellist Derek Menchan at Harrison School for the Arts. $11 Adults, $9 Students/Seniors  

  • Art-i-facts Winter 2016

    Art-i-facts Winter (Jan-Feb) 2016

    Please enjoy the screen edition of the magazine by clicking on the image below. The Winter 2016 (Jan-Feb) print issue of Art-i-facts Magazine will be delivered over the next few days to arts, cultural and historic venues, Chambers of Commerce, Central Florida Visitor’s Center, public libraries, nonprofit arts organizations, and local universities. In the meantime, […]

Events

Sun 07
Sun 07

A Doll’s House

February 7 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Mon 08

Bartow Art Guild Meeting

February 8 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue 09

Tuesday Music Club Meeting

February 9 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

RFP for AMP Academy Summer Enrichment Activities

Polk County School Board has published an RFP for an Accelerating Maximum Potential (AMP) Academy for Title I eligible schools as well as those students that are a part of the Migrant Education Program or identified as an English Language Learner. The AMP Academy is a unique summer program that provides learning activities designed to […]

January 12 Cultural Arts Council Meeting Video

Video from the Cultural Arts Council meeting on Tuesday, January 12. When I get a digital copy, I will post the meeting agenda below.

Art-i-facts Winter 2016

Art-i-facts Winter (Jan-Feb) 2016

Please enjoy the screen edition of the magazine by clicking on the image below. The Winter 2016 (Jan-Feb) print issue of Art-i-facts Magazine will be delivered over the next few days to arts, cultural and historic venues, Chambers of Commerce, Central Florida Visitor’s Center, public libraries, nonprofit arts organizations, and local universities. In the meantime, […]

Convening Culture

Convening Culture Conference

Save the Date for Convening Culture 2016: Celebrating Diversity through Florida’s Arts & Culture February 1-2, 2016 The Broward Center for the Performing Arts Fort Lauderdale, FL Learn more!

PAA Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving!

“In everyone’s life, at some time, our inner fire goes out. It is then burst into flame by an encounter with another human being. We should all be thankful for those people who rekindle the inner spirit.” — Albert Schweitzer

Polk Arts Alliance

PO Box 727 Bartow, FL 33831-0727 director@polkarts.org (863) 804-0494