Florida Lecture Series

JOHN CAPOUYA Professor of Journalism, University of Tampa “Florida Soul: From Ray Charles to K.C. and the Sunshine Band” When recalling the roots of soul music, most people are likely to name Memphis, Detroit, or New Orleans, but Florida also has a rich soul music history that has often gone unrecognized. John Capouya celebrates great […]

JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR

An enduring rock opera from 1971, Jesus Christ Superstar follows the last week of the life of Jesus Christ largely through the perspective of Judas Iscariot. Based on the Gospels’ accounts of those incredibly meaningful last few days, the story explores the personal relationships and struggles between Jesus, Judas, Mary Magdalene, his disciples, and the […]

Great Joy!

Christmas Concert presented by the Sankofa Chorale and the Christ Community Singers. Sun, Dec 16, 5pm at Christ Community Christian Center Church, Lakeland This is year’s concert, entitled “Great Joy: A Gospel Christmas” is arranged by Michael McElroy, Joseph Joubert and Buryl Red. “Great Joy” is a high energy gospel “mass choir” style musical filled […]

Great Joy!

Christmas Concert presented by the Sankofa Chorale and the Christ Community Singers. Sun, Dec 9, 4pm at Hurst Chapel A.M.E. Church, Winter Haven Sun, Dec 16, 5pm at Christ Community Christian Center Church, Lakeland This is year’s concert, entitled “Great Joy,” is arranged by Michael McElroy, Joseph Joubert and Buryl Red. “Great Joy” is a […]

Polk Arts Alliance

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