Vellamo: Finnish Folk Duo

January 31 at 2pm. Free Concert in the Lakeland Main Library Meeting Room. A program of Friends of the Library. From their website: “Vellamo combines the rich tradition of Finnish folksong with an appealing “retro” sensibility (recalling the likes of Judy Collins or Richard and Mimi Fariña), creating an exotic and magical acoustic experience. Pia […]





RFP for AMP Academy Summer Enrichment Activities

Polk County School Board has published an RFP for an Accelerating Maximum Potential (AMP) Academy for Title I eligible schools as well as those students that are a part of the Migrant Education Program or identified as an English Language Learner. The AMP Academy is a unique summer program that provides learning activities designed to […]





Special Performance Series: “Bravo Amici”

January 24. 2pm. $20. A mix of handsome tenors and stunning divas perform an uplifting collection of well-known classical and contemporary arias. Combines Pop, Broadway and Classical into the emerging musical genre of “Contemporary Classical Crossover.” Polk State College Winter Haven Fine Arts Theatre.





Ballroom With a Twist

Thursday, January 21 Some of the world’s most dazzling professional dancers, from ABC’s Dancing With the Stars and Fox’s So You Think You Can Dance. are bringing to Lakeland a frenzy of sizzling dance moves including the Samba, Waltz, Foxtrot, Quickstep, and Jive. And, as if the dancers aren’t enough, several of your favorite American […]





Shen Yun

Through the universal language of music and dance, SHEN YUN weaves a wondrous tapestry of heavenly realms, ancient legends, and modern heroic tales, taking audiences on a journey through 5,000 years of Chinese culture with stunning beauty and tremendous energy. SHEN YUN performances feature the world’s foremost classically trained dancers, a unique orchestra blending East […]





Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker

Dec. 30th: The ultimate holiday tradition for the youngest to the seniors in every family, seeing Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker creates holiday memories that last a lifetime. The renowned, award-winning principal dancers and corps de ballet thrill audiences with their expertise, dramatic expression and stunning leaps, drops and turns. Get tickets!





Polk State Winter Concert: Christmas Gala

A Christmas gala concert of holiday favorites. Sat, Dec 12 @ 7pm Sun, Dec 13 @ 2:30pm





The Crystal Nutcracker

December 12 @ 6pm Crystal’s World of Dance presents: THE CRYSTAL NUTCRACKER A fantastical journey is the magical story of The Crystal Nutcracker, based on the original tale Nutcracker and Mouse King by E.T.A. Hoffmann. A journey with Clarice is the magical story of The Crystal Nutcracker. Clarice and her Nutcracker Prince embark on an […]





Home for the Holidays: The Christmas Gala

Two performances: Saturday, December 12, 2015 – 2:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Highly anticipated each year, the FSC Music Department’s Christmas Gala has become an essential holiday music tradition for the college and greater community. This year’s edition, Home for the Holidays, offers a wonder-filled array of musical favorites performed by music department students and […]





Winter Dance Concert

Dance

Performances by Harrison dance students. December 11 & 12 at 7pm. Adults $11, Students/Seniors $9.





Polk Arts Alliance

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