A Journey Through Song

A JOURNEY THROUGH SONG Tuesday, September 20, 2016 – 7:30 p.m. Beth Gibbs, mezzo soprano; Mark Thomsen, tenor Paula Parsché, piano Anne MacGregor Jenkins Recital Hall Join these faculty favorites as they take us on a journey through songs, arias, and duets that have held special memories for them in their lives and careers. Drawing […]

Voices of the People: Eloquence

Chamber Music Series performance with a piano trio composed of Carl Cranmer, piano; Kyle Lombard, violin; Derek Menchan, cello.

Members Exhibition

Ridge Art office and gallery hours are 12:30-4:30pm during Theatre Winter Haven show weeks. The Gallery is also open to visitors one hour prior to Theatre Winter Haven performances.  

Sm(ART) Business Symposium

Join the Polk Arts Alliance and Polk State College for the 3rd Annual Sm(ART) Business Symposium: “Educating an Innovative Workforce” on Wednesday, September 14, 2016. The symposium takes place appropriately during National Arts in Education Week  (September 11 – 17, 2016). Registration begins at 8 AM. The program is from 9-11 AM. The program takes place […]

Pianist Jonathan Reed

The Polk State Lake Wales Arts Center will present a free concert by pianist Jonathan Reed, who infuses hope into every note he plays — even the ones he can’t hear. Reed began playing the piano 23 years ago. Today, he holds a doctorate in musical arts from the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music, […]

Susan MacManus: “Florida 2016!”

On the eve of the 2016 election, well-known political observer, and Distinguished Professor of Administration and Political Science at the University of South Florida, Susan MacManus addresses questions about Florida’s role in what has already proven to be an unconventional and lively political process. Florida Lecture Series. This one is in Branscomb Auditorium, unlike most which are in the […]

Reception: From Form to Color – Vivian Garriga Exhibit

Campus Concert Series: Tru L3gacy

Polk State College will host Orlando-based R&B group TRU L3GACY for performances in Lake Wales and Lakeland. Vocalists B. Rhodes, KG, Raphael B, Antquan Smith, Nick Melvin and Mike Sonata have been singing together since 2011. According to trul3gacy.com, their “rare blend of soul, funk, and R&B” has landed them performances for Walt Disney World, the […]

Downtown Concert Series: Trul3gacy Band

Polk State College will host Orlando-based R&B group TRU L3GACY for performances in Lake Wales and Lakeland. Vocalists B. Rhodes, KG, Raphael B, Antquan Smith, Nick Melvin and Mike Sonata have been singing together since 2011. According to trul3gacy.com, their “rare blend of soul, funk, and R&B” has landed them performances for Walt Disney World, the […]

In Movement: Alexis Martinez Gallery Exhibit

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