Jewel of the Ridge Jazz Festival (Nights)

Jewell of the Ridge Jazz Fest

April is Jazz Appreciation month, and the inaugural Jewel of the Ridge Jazz Festival will make for an experience unlike any other in Polk County. It’s going to feel like visiting a jazz club on the West coast or in New York. The Jewel of the Ridge Jazz Festival evening events at the Polk State […]

Voices of the People: Pianist Carl Cranmer

Carl Cranmer

A recital by pianist Carl Cranmer in Updike Hall at the Polk State Lake Wales Arts Center. FREE!

Voices of the People: Violinist Kelly Hall-Tompkins

Kelly Hall-Thompkins

A recital featuring the music of Strauss, Biber, Ysaye and more, performed by Columbia Arts Recording Artist, violinist Kelly Hall-Tompkins with pianist Craig Ketter, at the Polk State Lake Wales Arts Center.

Cambalache Lecture Workshop

Cambalache

November 6, 2014, 11am – 12 noon. Please RSVP to lwac@polk.edu or (863) 298-6883 due to limited seating. Polk State Lake Wales Arts Center is inviting your students to participate in a lecture demonstration workshop with the group Cambalache.  The one-hour workshop beginning at 11:00 AM is scheduled for November 6, 2014 at the Lake Wales […]

Downtown Concert Series: Cambalache

Cambalache

Cambalache, a Chicano-Jarocho group based in East Los Angeles, performs on on the Downtown Concert Series on November 6 from 5:30-6:45pm. The concert takes place in front of the Polk State JD Alexander Center in Lake Wales. Cambalache, meaning exchange, is a Chicano-Jarocho group based in East Los Angeles. Founded in 2007 and led by César Castro (sonero, […]

It’s A Wonderful Life

LWLT Its a wonderful life

This beloved American holiday classic comes to captivating life as a live 1940’s radio broadcast. With the help of an ensemble that brings a few dozen characters to the stage, the idealistic George Bailey unfolds as he considers ending his life one fateful Christmas Eve. Director: Rob Fritz Learn more!

Cambalache, a Chicano-Jarocho Group, Performs Concert in Lake Wales

Cambalache

November 6 from 5:30-6:45pm, Cambalache, a Chicano-Jarocho group based in East Los Angeles, performs on on the Downtown Concert Series. The concert takes place in front of the Polk State JD Alexander Center in Lake Wales. Cambalache, meaning exchange, is a Chicano-Jarocho group based in East Los Angeles. Founded in 2007 and led by César Castro (sonero, maestro […]

It’s A Wonderful Life

LWLT Its a wonderful life

This beloved American holiday classic comes to captivating life as a live 1940’s radio broadcast. With the help of an ensemble that brings a few dozen characters to the stage, the idealistic George Bailey unfolds as he considers ending his life one fateful Christmas Eve. Director: Rob Fritz Dates November 7, 8, 9, 14, 15, […]

A Garden of Plenty by Taylor Akin

Nature-based artwork on exhibit in the Visitor’s Center.

Edward Bok Memorial Carillon Concerts

Commemorates the life of the Pulitzer Prize-winning author who died Jan, 9, 1930, less than a year after his Singing Tower was dedicated. 1pm and 3pm.

Polk Arts Alliance

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