Jewel of the Ridge Jazz Festival: Randy Corinthian

Jewel of the Ridge Jazz Festival

Polk State College’s Jewel of the Ridge Jazz Festival, an event just two years old but well on its way to becoming a Polk County favorite, will return April 8-11. Scheduled performers include Omar Sosa, a Cuban-born composer, pianist and bandleader whose career includes performances around the world, multiple Grammy nominations and the 2003 Smithsonian […]

Jewel of the Ridge Jazz Festival: Moonlight at Bok – Omar Sosa Quarterto Afro Cuban Latin Jazz Band

Jewel of the Ridge Jazz Festival

Polk State College’s Jewel of the Ridge Jazz Festival, an event just two years old but well on its way to becoming a Polk County favorite, will return April 8-11. Scheduled performers include Omar Sosa, a Cuban-born composer, pianist and bandleader whose career includes performances around the world, multiple Grammy nominations and the 2003 Smithsonian […]

Jewel of the Ridge Jazz Festival: Larry Coryell (solo)

Jewel of the Ridge Jazz Festival

Polk State College’s Jewel of the Ridge Jazz Festival, an event just two years old but well on its way to becoming a Polk County favorite, will return April 8-11. Scheduled performers include Omar Sosa, a Cuban-born composer, pianist and bandleader whose career includes performances around the world, multiple Grammy nominations and the 2003 Smithsonian […]

Jewel of the Ridge Jazz Festival: Randy Corinthian and Omar Sosa’s Quarteto Afro Cuban Latin Jazz Band

Jewel of the Ridge Jazz Festival

Features Omar Sosa, a Cuban-born composer, pianist and bandleader whose career includes performances around the world, multiple Grammy nominations and the 2003 Smithsonian Associates Lifetime Achievement Award; along with his Quarteto Afro Cuban Latin Jazz Band.   Randy Corinthian is a saxophonist who has shared the stage with jazz greats such as Ellis Marsalis; and The New Orleans […]

Jewel of the Ridge Jazz Festival: Various Artists

Jewel of the Ridge Jazz Festival

Polk State College’s Jewel of the Ridge Jazz Festival, an event just two years old but well on its way to becoming a Polk County favorite. The final performances of this year’s Festival take place Saturday, April 11 at Lake Wailes Park on the shores of Lake Wailes. 3:00pm – PSC Jazz Ensemble 4:00pm – Harrison School […]

Bok Tower Gardens Call to Artists

Dear Artists, Bok Tower Gardens is currently seeking artists to exhibit in the Visitor Center for the next two years.  Previously, you requested information and/or were selected based on your materials to be a possible artist for our exhibits.  Please review the following information and let us know if you’re interested.  Thank you! Art in […]

Voices of the People: Messiaen’s “Quartet for the End of Time”

Polk State’s Voices of the People continues this month with a performance of Messiaen’s “Quartet for the End of Time,” a hauntingly beautiful piece of music composed during the Holocaust. French-born Olivier Messiaen composed his “Quartet for the End of Time” in 1941, while being held at a German prisoner-of-war camp, according to World ORT’s […]

Apr 18: Polk State’s Voices of the People presents Messiaen’s “Quartet for the End of Time”

Polk State’s Voices of the People continues in April with a performance of Messiaen’s “Quartet for the End of Time,” a hauntingly beautiful piece of music composed during the Holocaust. French-born Olivier Messiaen composed his “Quartet for the End of Time” in 1941, while being held at a German prisoner-of-war camp, according to World ORT’s Holocaust […]

Maja Gitana: Music Girl Scholarship Concert

Maja Gitana

This female duo is an exquisite combination of Latin and Gypsy roots. Janine, a passionate violinist, possesses the rare ability to take her listeners on a heartfelt journey. Marianne’s Latin roots add flavor to her gorgeous voice and guitar accompaniment.

Schoolhouse Rock Live! Jr

Director: Audrey Fritz The Emmy® Award-winning Saturday morning educational cartoon series, Schoolhouse Rock, is now on the stage! This energetic musical follows Tamara, a young school teacher who is nervous about her first day of teaching. She tries to relax by watching TV when various characters representing facets of her personality emerge from the set […]

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