• I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change

    Fridays through Sundays,  Jan 9-26. Musical Comedy with book and lyrics by Joe DiPietro and music by Jimmy Roberts. This witty musical review and second-longest running Off Broadway musical. Visit the Theatre Winter Haven Website for times and tickets on specific days.

  • Democratic Dialogues

    The series takes place on the third Tuesday every month from 12 to 1pm. Democratic Dialogues is a monthly speaker series that seeks to highlight subjects from US democracy and to help encourage community discussion and create an engaged voter base in Polk County. Participants are encouraged to bring their own lunch! Please Contact Abigail […]

  • Bok Tower Carillon

    Dr. Martin Luther King Jr Carillon Concert

    Carillon concerts on Jan 20 at 1pm & 3pm in celebration of the life of Dr. King. Included with general admission or membership.

  • The Doo Wop Project

    The Doo Wop Project begins at the beginning, tracing the evolution of Doo Wop from the classic sound of five guys singing tight harmonies on a street corner to the biggest hits on the radio today. The guys are bringing those songs to the RP Funding Center on January 19th at 6:00 PM. In their […]

  • Bartow Adult Concert Band

    Bartow Adult Concert Band Concert

    Jan 19, 2:30pm on the John R. DeYoung Performing Arts Stage at the Bartow Civic Center.

  • Lakeland Concert Band

    Lawrence Milk Plays Guy Lumbago

    Lakeland Concert Band Winter Concert is January 19 at 2:30pm. Preshow begins at 1:45pm.

  • La Boheme

    La Boheme

    Giacomo Puccini’s timeless story of love and loss, La Boheme presents young, near-destitute artists in 1830’s Paris. Marcello, Rodolfo, Colline, Schaunard and of course the lovely Mimi, transport the audience into their Latin Quarter garret where the share the joys of love, the loneliness of life and the tragedy of death. Music by Giacomo Puccini Libretto by […]

  • Single Wide: The Musical

    Performances are Fridays & Saturdays 7:30pm, Sundays 2pm. Tickets: Adult $18, 18 & Under $12. Season & Flex Passes are also available. Box office hours are Wednesdays 10am-2pm and one hour before showtime on performance days.

  • Bok Tower Carillon

    Florida Carillon Festival Performance

    Jan 17, 3pm. A special recital on the Bok Tower Singing Carillon. Included with general admission or membership. Carillon Performer Gijsbert Kok (The Hague, The Netherlands) Gijsbert Kok studied organ, church music, improvisation, and music theory at the Royal Conservatoire The Hague and at the Codarts Conservatoire in Rotterdam. He studied the carillon at the […]

  • The Amorous Ambassador

    A play by Michael Parker, directed by Renee Palmer. The American Ambassador to Great Britain and his wife both plan to be gone all weekend, as does their daughter Debbie.  But when they all secretly return for romantic engagements, it all hits the fan.  Then there’s the surprising twist and turn at the end.

Upcoming Events

Sat 18

Photography Club

January 18 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sat 18

Art Studio

January 18 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

News

2014 Creative Industry Report for Polk County

The creative industries are formidable. Nationally, there are 750,453 businesses in the U.S. involved in the creation or distribution of the arts that employ 3.1 million people. This represents 4.2 percent of all businesses and 2.2  percent of all employees, respectively. View and download key talking points about the creative industries. View and download the 2014 […]

Community Stakeholders Meeting – The Economic Impact of Creative Industries: Full S.T.E.(A)M. Ahead!

Polk Arts Alliance presents Community Stakeholders Meeting on May 7 hosted by Southeastern University. Sponsored by Grasslands, Peterson & Myers, P.A. and Community Southern Bank. Registration begin at 8:15am. The program begins at 9:00am. The Economic Impact of Creative Industries “Full S.T.E.(A)M. Ahead!” Science, Technology, Engineering, (ARTs) and Math How Creativity Can Impact Community and Business Development and […]

Picture Polk History Photography Contest

Deadline: All entries must be submitted to the Polk County History Center by May 3, 2014. Share your favorite historic and heritage sites by participating in the Picture Polk History photography contest. Polk County History Center is pleased to announce ‘Picture Polk History’ a photography contest open to amateur photographers only. Cash prizes will be […]

Evil Dead The Musical

EVIL DEAD: The Musical presented April 25 & 26

Evil Dead:The Musical By George Reinblatt, Frank Cipolla, Christopher Bond, Melissa Morris Directed by Alan S. Reynolds April 25 & 26, 2014 Friday, Saturday 7:30pm Presented at The Lake Mirror Theatre, 121 S. Lake Ave, Lakeland, FL, 33801 The cast of Evil Dead: The Musical: Linda Jordyn Jones, Annie/Shelly Brittney Dyel, Cheryl Robin Buda, Ash […]

Polk Arts Alliance

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