Over 55 Show Band: Thoughts & Feelings of Love

Over 55 Show Band

Reception: Young Artists Show

The reception is February 20 from 6-8 pm. The exhibit runs February 18-March 13. This exhibition, held in cooperation with the Polk County School District, features artworks by Middle and High School students from across Polk County. Over $1,600 in awards are presented, and a $1,000 scholarship to Polk State College is presented to a Senior […]

Singin’ in the Rain

A Theatre Winter Haven Mainstage Production. February 18-March 13. The “Greatest Movie Musical of All Time” is faithfully and lovingly adapted by Broadway legends Betty Comden and Adolph Green from their original award-winning screenplay.  Each unforgettable scene, song, and dance is accounted for, including the show-stopping title number, complete with an onstage rainstorm!  Hilarious situations, […]

The Young Artists Show

February 18-March 13. The Young Artists Show at Ridge Art. This years exhibition, held in cooperation with the Polk County School District, features artworks by Middle and High School students from across the county. Over $1,600 in awards are presented, and a $1,000 scholarship to Polk State College is presented to a Senior entering a […]

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.

A Doll’s House

February 4-7 & 11-14 Polk State Winter Haven Fine Arts Theatre. First staged in 1879, A Doll’s House is one of the most famous plays by Henrik Ibsen. The story of Nora, the delicate and over-protected wife of Torvald Helmer, who bravely walks away from her confined marriage in a quest for freedom and self-enlightenment, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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.

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, […]

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