Classical Mastery

FSC Choral

Florida Southern College Festival of Fine Arts Tuesday, March 31, 2015 – 7:30 p.m. Franz Joseph Haydn wrote many spectacular masses, especially at the end of his life. Under the baton of Beth Gibbs, the FSC Concert Choir will present one such late mass, the Missa in Angustiis, also known as the “Lord Nelson Mass.” […]

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 […]

ImprovAddicts

Come laugh with the ImprovAddicts, Lakeland’s premier improv comedy group Want to experience improv comedy at its finest? Then don’t miss the ImprovAddict’s upcoming April shows. The first is on Friday, April 3rd at 9:00 p.m. at Mitchell’s Coffee House located at 235 N. Kentucky Ave. The second April show is on Friday, April 17th at 8:00 p.m. at […]

ImprovAddicts

Come laugh with the ImprovAddicts, Lakeland’s premier improv comedy group Want to experience improv comedy at its finest? Then don’t miss the ImprovAddict’s show on Friday, April 17th at 8:00 p.m. at Just Dance Studios located at 124 S. Kentucky Ave.  Ticket prices are $5.00 and may be purchased at the door on the evening of the performance.

April 10-12: Seussical, The Musical

Seussical

Southeastern University presents Seussical, The Musical on the Main Stage at Harrison School for the Arts. Performances are Friday-Saturday, April 10-11 at 7:30pm and on Sunday, April 12 at 2:30pm. Tickets are $15 Adults; $10 Students/Seniors/Alumni

April 11: H2O Spring Splash

Explorations V Children’s Museum hosts H2O Spring Splash on Saturday, April 11, 2015 from 10am to 3pm. The water-themed festival will feature special presentations by award winning author, Janeen Mason, author of Ocean Commotion: Caught in the Currents, Animal Ambassadors from the Florida Aquarium and the WaterVentures Mobile Learning Lab. A bounce house and creation stations will be […]

Apr 12: Lakeland Concert Band

Lakeland Concert Band

The Lakeland Concert Band performs Sunday, April 12 at Branscomb Auditorium on the campus of Florida Southern College. Pre-show begins at 1:45. Concert is at 2:30pm. The concert and parking is FREE!

Apr 11: Opening Reception for Creative Youth: 15th Congressional District Competition

Polk Museum of Art

The awards ceremony for the annual exhibition featuring works of high school students in the 15th Congressional District is Saturday, April 11 at 11am. Admission is FREE. The exhibit runs through April 19, 2015. The exhibit is organized through the efforts of the Polk Museum of Art and the offices of U.S. Rep. Dennis Ross. The Congressional Award winning piece will travel to Washington, […]

Apr 16: The Other Side of Sousa

FSC Band Day

John Phillip Sousa described a march as music that “should make a man with a wooden leg step out.” Although most notable as a composer of marches, he also composed many other types of music. During his lifetime, he produced over two hundred works, including symphonic poems, suites, songs, and operettas. Come hear the other […]

Imperial Symphony Orchestra Celebrates 50 Years

The Imperial Symphony Orchestra celebrates 50 years with a performance of the music performed on the very first concert in May 1965.  

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