Scholarship Winners Performance: Collegiate Division

Tuesday Music Club: performance at 10:30 am, catered lunch at noon. For lunch reservations, phone Betty at 863-853-1219

Apr 14-15: Sondheim on Sondheim

7:30pm on Tuesday and Wednesday, April 14 and 15 at Theatre Winter Haven. Single tickets are $15. Experience the story, the inspiration and the genius of Stephen Sondheim in Sondheim on Sondheim. This revelatory revue offers an intimate portrait of the famed composer in his own words and music interspersed with filmed commentary by the master […]

Apr 18-May 2: Nobody’s Perfect

Haines City Community Theatre announces the cast and crew for the final show of their 2015 season, “Nobody’s Perfect,” by Simon Williams.  Cast members include David Smith, Sally O’Quinn, John Tasin, and Kaytlynn Mullinex. Director is Renee Palmer, Stage Manager is Karis Frenchak. Synopsis: When Leonard Loftus wishes to submit his novel to a feminist publishing […]

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 […]

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 […]

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: 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 […]

Seussical

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

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 […]

Apr 11: An Evening of Dance in Polk County

All-County Dance Festival

Polk County Schools proudly present their 8th Annual All-County Dance Festival and Gala Concert on Saturday, April 11th, 2015. The dance festival and gala concert encourages and supports the elements of artistically based dance and performance through dance educational opportunities for students while also serving to further the community’s understanding and appreciation of the art […]

Polk Arts Alliance

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