Jane Landers: Filling in the Missing Pieces

Florida Lecture Series: “The Extraordinary Life of Captain Francisco Menendez.” Keynote address for the Florida Conference of Historians’ annual banquet.




A Chorus Line

Watch this long-running favorite on Thu-Fri-Sat 7:30pm; Sun 2:30pm




Brush Up on Your Shakespeare!

From the Florida Southern College Faculty Artist Series: a faculty/student vocal showcase.




Voices from the Seminole Wars

Writers Jon and Mary Lou Missall present “Voices from the Seminole Wars” in the Florida Lecture Series.




THE VIOLIN ARTISTRY OF RIMMA!

THE VIOLIN ARTISTRY OF RIMMA! Faculty Artist Series – FREE ! featuring Rimma Bergeron-Langlois, Violin Thursday, January 29, 2015 – 7:30 p.m. Last season, Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra concertmaster and violin virtuoso Rimma Bergeron-Langlois stunned the audience with a breathtaking artistic performance in her Faculty Artist Series debut. By popular demand, she returns this season with […]




HILARY KOLE AND BIG BAND

 “OVER THE RAINBOW” Festival of Fine Arts Special Event Thursday, January 22, 2015 – 7:30 p.m. Relive and encounter anew the timeless wonder of the music made famous by legendary entertainer Judy Garland in a tribute to her art and legacy, “Over the Rainbow.” In this performance, the remarkable contemporary songstress, Hilary Kole, in collaboration […]




Rock, Paper, Scissors Opening Reception

“ROCK, PAPER, SCISSORS” FEATURES WORK OF CONTEMPORARY MIAMI ARTISTS The works of two contemporary Miami artists who immigrated to the United States and express their unique personal experiences in their art will be displayed in an exhibition at Florida Southern College. The exhibition, “Rock, Paper, Scissors,” will display the works of mixed-media artists Clara Varas […]




Rock, Paper, Scissors

The exhibit runs from January 16-February 25, 2015. Gallery hours are 9am-4pm weekdays, when school is in session. “ROCK, PAPER, SCISSORS” FEATURES WORK OF CONTEMPORARY MIAMI ARTISTS The works of two contemporary Miami artists who immigrated to the United States and express their unique personal experiences in their art will be displayed in an exhibition […]




Peggy MacDonald, writer: Marjorie Harris Carr – Defender of Florida’s Environment

Florida Lecture Series. Dr. Peggy Macdonald, assistant professor of history at Florida Polytechnic University in Lakeland, will speak on the topic “Marjorie Harris Carr: Defender of Florida’s Environment” at 7 p.m. Jan. 15 in the Hollis Room in the Buckner Building on the FSC campus. The lecture is free and open to the public.




The Nutcracker

Florida Dance Theatre presents "The Nutcracker"

FLORIDA DANCE THEATRE PRESENTS: TCHAIKOVSKY’S “THE NUTCRACKER” (Festival of Fine Arts Special Event) Saturday, December 20, 2014 – 7:30 p.m. Sunday, December 21, 2014 – 2:30 p.m. Lakeland’s own professional dance company, the Florida Dance Theatre, brings its celebrated annual production of Tchaikovsky’s “The Nutcracker” to the stage of Branscomb Auditorium. Come see this timeless […]




Polk Arts Alliance

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