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Patel Conservatory Theater presents "The Music Man Jr."

Patel Conservatory Theater presents "The Music Man Jr."

The Patel Conservatory Theater will present the beloved Meredith Willson musical, The Music Man Jr., in the TECO Theater at the David A. Straz, Jr. Center for the Performing Arts April 11-13 and 18-20.

This American musical classic will be performed by 37 students, ranging in age from 11 to 15, enrolled in Patel Conservatory Theater. Cast members have been studying the play, acting methods and other aspects of theater since classes began in January.  

Theo Wujcik: On a Clear Day Reception

Theo Wujcik: On a Clear Day Reception

Seminole Heights, Florida -- Works from a renowned artist is coming to Tempus Projects.

The opening reception for Theo Wujcik: On a Clear Day is Friday, April 5th from 6:00 PM until 10:00 PM.

Wujcik's art is currently featured in the permanent collections of the Museum of Modern Art, the Los Angeles County Museum and the Tampa Museum of Art.

FREE Rock concert to honor Lee Ahlin

FREE Rock concert to honor Lee Ahlin

This Saturday’s FREE Rock School Blowout will be one to remember as Patel Conservatory’s students and faculty pay tribute to the master of music, Lee Ahlin. Ahlin created Rock School at the Patel Conservatory in 2004, after originally developing a similar program with Paragon Music. He retired from the Straz Center for the Performing Arts’ Patel Conservatory in 2012 after working with hundreds of aspiring musicians.

Carrollwood Cultural Center offers new Spring/Summer classes

Carrollwood Cultural Center offers new Spring/Summer classes

Carrollwood, Florida - The Carrollwood Cultural Center located at 4537 Lowell Road in Tampa, will host a variety of classes this spring and summer, including new introductory courses in Italian and Spanish. To view a class schedule, visit www.CarrollwoodCenter.org/classes or call 813-269-1310 for more information.

Miss Tampa Bay Comedy Queen Pageant set for April 14th

Miss Tampa Bay Comedy Queen Pageant set for April 14th

Tampa, FL -- The Miss Tampa Bay Comedy Queen Pageant is set for April 14th at the Honey Pot. 

The drag pageant will award more than $1,000 in cash and prizes.

Check out the flier promoting the show above.

Straz Center featured in “Ballet’s Greatest Hits!” movie

Straz Center featured in “Ballet’s Greatest Hits!” movie

If you missed the sold out ballet gala, “Ballet’s Greatest Hits!”, held at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts in January, you can catch it on film!

“Ballet’s Greatest Hits!” has been made into a movie that is playing around the country. It will hit the screen on March 31 at 2 p.m. and April 2 at 7 p.m. at the Carmike Royal Palm 20 at 5125 26th St East Bradenton, 34203.

Courthouse centennial

Courthouse centennial

Hernando County, Florida -- This year marks the centennial for the Hernando County Courthouse.

The construction of the courthouse was completed in 1913. To commemorate the Courthouse Centennial, a celebration is being planned in conjunction with this year's Founder's Week - October 7-13, 2013.

The Courthouse Centennial Celebration Committee is planning to open the Courthouse to the public on Friday and Saturday, October 11th and 12th, to view historic displays and enjoy entertainment provided by local artists.