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.

Voices from the Seminole Wars

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

Brush Up on Your Shakespeare!

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

A Chorus Line

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

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.

FSC Senior Thesis Exhibition Opening Reception

Exhibition of works by Florida Southern College’s senior graphic design students. Free!

Senior Graphic Design Thesis Exhibition

Exhibition of works by Florida Southern College’s senior graphic design students. Gallery hours: 9am-4pm weekdays, when school is in session. Free!

Lakeland Concert Band Concert

Lakeland Concert Band

Branscomb Auditorium Florida Southern College Pre-show 1:45 p.m. Concert 2:30 p.m. Remember why you came to Florida? We’ll remind you with some winter melodies. Plus, we’ll have themes from favorite movies, songs from the 1960s from “Jersey Boys”, some great jazz, and lots more. And, of course, songs for your sweetheart. We hope you’ll join […]

Rebels and Runaways – Slave Resistance in the 19th Century

A Florida Lecture Series program presented by Larry Rivers, Professor of History, Valdosta State University. Using a variety of sources such as slaveholders’ wills, account books, court records, oral histories, and newspaper accounts, Larry Rivers explores the historical signifi cance of Florida as a runaway slave haven dating back to the 17th century and explains Florida’s […]

The Trip to Bountiful

The Trip to Bountiful

April 2–5; April 9–12, 2015 – 7:30 p.m. (Sundays at 2:30 p.m.) Loca Lee Buckner Theatre The Trip to Bountiful tells the touching story of Carrie Watts, an elderly woman who wants to return home from Houston to the small town where she grew up. Frequently stopped from leaving by her daughter-in-law and overprotective son […]

Polk Arts Alliance

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