David Leathers, Jr

On January 14, the Campus Concert Series features David Leathers, Jr. in a free concert from 12:30-1:45 pm in the Polk State Lakeland Student Center. Leathers is an R&B singer/songwriter from Fayetteville, NC, and a two-time American Idol contestant from Season 11 and 12.

Over 55 Show Band Concert: “Baby It’s Cold Outside”

Over 55 Show Band

Voices of the People: “I Am The Greatest”

January 21, 6-7:30 pm. Voices of the People: String Quartet Project “Beethoven: I am the Greatest” 7:00-8:30 pm. Lecture & Demonstration-“I Am the Greatest: Beethoven and the Muhammad Ali Syndrome” Voices of the People Chamber Music Series. “I Am The Greatest: Beethoven and the Muhammad Ali Syndrome” with Francisco Salazar Vara and Melissa White, violins, Jason Amos, […]

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.

Gallery Exhibit: Black History Month

February 1-18.  Gallery Hours: Mon-Thur, 10am-2pm. Free. Polk State College Lakeland Art Gallery. www.polk.edu/artscenter; 863-298-6883.

Gallery Exhibit: 1 Billion Rising

Polk State will host “One Billion Rising,” an exhibition to raise awareness about domestic violence and women’s rights, Feb. 1-24 at its Winter Haven Fine Arts Gallery, 999 Ave. H N.E. The exhibit is free to attend and open to the public. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday-Thursday. Professor of Art Holly […]

Black History Month Gallery Exhibit

Gallery Reception: One Billion Rising

A reception for the “One Billion Rising” exhibition takes place from 5 to 7 p.m. on Feb. 4. The reception is free and open to the public. Awards will be presented at 6 p.m. Polk State will host “One Billion Rising,” an exhibition to raise awareness about domestic violence and women’s rights, Feb. 1-24 at […]

Dallas Brass

A unique blend of traditional brass instruments with a full complement of drums and percussion, creating a performing entity of extraordinary range and musical challenges. Repertoire includes classical masterpieces, Dixieland, swing, Broadway, Hollywood and patriotic music.

Reception: Black History Month Art Exhibit

The John Flynn Collection of African Masks and Cloths. The Reception is Thurs, Feb 18 from 5-7 pm. Regular gallery hours are Monday-Thursday from 10 am – 2 pm.

Polk Arts Alliance

PO Box 727 Bartow, FL 33831-0727 director@polkarts.org (863) 804-0494