Myths, Legends, and Fairytales Choral Concert

Featuring the FSC Chamber Singers, Beth Gibbs, conductor Taken from literature or passed down through folklore and campfire tales, join Beth Gibbs and the Chamber Singers as they explore Myths, Legends, and Fairytales in this extraordinary concert event. You will notice a great many stories from different ages – and a great variety of nations […]

Poetry Reading: The Keyboard Letters

Diane Glancy shares with the audience selections from her newest, prize-winning work. QWERTYUIOPASDFGHJKLZXCVBNM The Keyboard Letters speaks to the notion of poetry as a map as well as the infinite variety of combinations of the alphabet that enable our different searches for meaning.   Award winning Cherokee writer Diane Glancy has published an impressive 45 works […]

The Shadow’s Horse: A Poetry Reading

Award-winning poet/playwright/novelist Diane Glancy reads from her book “The Shadow’s Horse” in the Lakeland Public Library (100 Lake Morton Drive) Meeting Room on Sunday, October 29 at 2 p.m. A Q & A session will follow. Ms. Glancy is the author of 14 books in multiple genres: fiction, nonfiction, poetry and playwriting. Born to a […]

Unpland Improv

Unpland Improv is an improvisational stand-up comedy show that airs on multiple networks. Our talented students use their keen wit to entertain the audience through clean and humorous skits.  At 7 & 9pm on Fridays: Sept 29, Oct 6, Oct 27, Nov 10, Feb 16, Mar 2.

Florida Phil Season Opener

Enjoy light classics to classical repertoire from Morton Gould to Tchaikovsky in the Florida Philharmonia Orchestra 2017-18 season opening concert.

Choral Concert: Celebrating God’s Creation

Our magnificent singers convene for an awe-inspiring performance of lyrical fashion.

Music Under the Stars

Featuring the FSC Symphony Band, Jo Jossim, conductor; FSC Jazz Ensemble, Paul Butcher, director Accompany us as we pursue our remarkable Music Under the Stars event at the L.N. Pipkin Bandshell! Join Jo Jossim, our celebrated director of FSC’s outstanding Symphony Band, and Paul Butcher, master of FSC’s Jazz Ensemble and its rich instrumental traditions, […]

Dividing the Estate

A Comedy by Horton Foote, Directed by Paul Bawek Winner of the 2008 Obie Award for Playwriting, Dividing the Estate is a human comedy about a rapacious Southern family tangling over their 100-year-old Texas estate in the face of their declining wealth and a looming financial crisis. Old resentments and sibling rivalries surface as the members […]

Dividing the Estate

A Comedy by Horton Foote, Directed by Paul Bawek Winner of the 2008 Obie Award for Playwriting, Dividing the Estate is a human comedy about a rapacious Southern family tangling over their 100-year-old Texas estate in the face of their declining wealth and a looming financial crisis. Old resentments and sibling rivalries surface as the members […]

Disruption and Conversation: Jerry N. Uelsmann, 50 Years in the Darkroom

Following the Melvin Gallery’s first-ever spring Pop-Up exhibition, we are pleased to present a retrospective of Jerry N. Uelsmann’s fifty-year career. Long before the invention of Adobe Photoshop, Uelsmann created photomontages by exposing multiple film negatives onto a singular sheet of photo paper in the darkroom, opposing the prominent idea that the final image should […]

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