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Patel Conservatory student competing in Switzerland

Patel Conservatory student competing in Switzerland

Next Generation Ballet (NGB) student William Dugan, of Pasco County, has been selected to compete in one of the world’s most prestigious dance competitions – the Prix de Lausanne in Lausanne, Switzerland.

Nearly 300 young dancers auditioned and out of the 84 candidates chosen to compete, 16-year-old Dugan is one of just 10 selected from the United States.

Straz Center’s Next Generation Ballet dancers win big at Youth America Grand Prix competition

Straz Center’s Next Generation Ballet dancers win big at Youth America Grand Prix competition

Dancers from the David A. Straz, Jr. Center’s Next Generation Ballet (NGB) competed against hundreds of dancers in the region last weekend to earn dozens of awards at the Youth America Grand Prix (YAGP) Competition held at the Straz Center.

See "Pops" from 'The Wayans Bros.' show this weekend

See "Pops" from 'The Wayans Bros.' show this weekend

Tampa, Florida -- You may know him as "Pops" from "The Wayans Bros." show or Ice Cube's dad in the trilogy "Friday", "Next Friday" and "Friday After Next", but this weekend John Witherspoon will be himself as he brings his comedic routine to the Tampa Improv.

Witherspoon has also appeared in the movies "Boomerang", "House Party" and "I'm Gonna Git You Sucka".

Witherspoon is scheduled to appear Jan. 30 through Feb. 2.

Matthew Schultz: The Look, the Voice, the Story

Matthew Schultz: The Look, the Voice, the Story

Matthew Schultz is making major moves in the music industry! He is ranked #1 in the US on the ReverbNation Charts and #2 in the world! He was recently featured on Kendrick Lamar's Mixtape and is finishing up a single with Hip-Hop legend Jim Jones.

Musician extraordinaire Matthew Schultz has come back to the music scene with guns blazing. He has a James Dean-type look and demeanor with a little bit of a rock star edge; Matthew Schultz is James Dean and Johnny Cash in one!”

Volunteer needed for government broadcasting experience

Volunteer needed for government broadcasting experience

Brooksville, FL -- Hernando County Government Broadcasting is looking for volunteer assistance with editing video projects. Experience Adobe Premiere 5.5 software is preferred, and the volunteer would need to contribute up to 16 hours per week as their schedule permits.

New Port director to meet with public

New Port director to meet with public

Tampa, Florida -- The Tampa Port Authority has a new Chief Executive Officer and the Tampa Downtown Partnership is giving the public a chance to meet him.

Paul Anderson, who is the former director of the Jacksonville Port Authority, came to Tampa in December of 2012. He is also a former Federal Maritime Commissioner.

Paul Anderson voted in as new Tampa port director