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A musical journey of faith, hope and redemption
Fri  Mar 24 2017 04:37PM
SEBRING –– Highlands Little Theatre will present “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat,” performed on the Blackman Stage, from Friday, March 31 through Sunday, April 16. This musical journey interprets … Find out how to read more online.
Silver Airways announces new non-stop service
Thu  Mar 23 2017 08:30AM
FORT LAUDERDALE — Silver Airways today announced it is continuing to further expand its Florida – Bahamas network by starting new non-stop service between West Palm Beach and Bimini and … Find out how to read more online.
Capsule reviews of feature films
Thu  Mar 23 2017 08:30AM
BEFORE I FALL. 3 stars. Surprisingly dark, often interesting variation on “Groundhog Day” about a teen girl (Zoey Deutch) who relives the same tragic day, re-evaluating her life in the … Find out how to read more online.

Fri  Mar 24 2017 04:37PM
APRIL HUMAN NATURE PRESENTS JUKEBOX 7 p.m., Saturday at the Alan Jay Wildstein Center for the Performing Arts. Jukebox will see Human Nature’s foursome, Toby Allen, Phil Burton, and brothers … Find out how to read more online.
Classic southern rock
Thu  Mar 16 2017 08:30AM
LAKE PLACID — When it comes to classic southern rock, the name Lynyrd Skynyrd just rolls right off the tongue. While getting the actual Lynyrd Skynyrd band to come to … Find out how to read more online.
Central Park Arts Festival to brighten downtown Winter Haven
Thu  Mar 16 2017 08:30AM
WINTER HAVEN –– Artists, musicians, food vendors and Central Florida residents will crowd the downtown area Saturday and Sunday, March 18-19, for the 39th annual Victor Smith Law Group Central … Find out how to read more online.
Creative envelopes to help celebrate Earth Day
Thu  Mar 16 2017 08:30AM
SEBRING –– A mail art contest, hosted by Highlands County Master Gardeners, will allow artists of all ages to decorate an envelope in the spirit of Earth Day for a … Find out how to read more online.

Thu  Mar 16 2017 09:24AM
MARCH ST. PATRICK’S DAY dance, hosted by The Pine Ridge Promenaders, today at the Sunshine RV Resort on S.R. 70 East, south of Lake Placid. Robert Arias will call MS/PLUS … Find out how to read more online.

Thu  Mar 16 2017 08:30AM
AVON PARK Alan Jay Wildstein Center for the Performing Arts performances. southflorida.edu March 21 Bravo Amici 23 Women of Ireland April 1 Human Nature 6 The Hillbenders 11 Adam Trent: … Find out how to read more online.
Florida Orchestra at Sebring Raceway
Thu  Mar 9 2017 08:30AM
SEBRING — The Florida Orchestra is off to the races for its first-ever concert at Sebring International Raceway in March as part of TFO’s state residency program. The free performance … Find out how to read more online.
The Hillbenders are shaking up bluegrass with ‘Tommy’ opry
Fri  Mar 24 2017 04:37PM
SEBRING — The Hillbenders, a five-member bluegrass band out of Springfield, Missouri is crushing the genre’s stereotypes one song at a time with their rendition of The Who’s rock opera … Find out how to read more online.
A tale as old as time
Fri  Mar 24 2017 04:37PM
ORLANDO — Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast” opened on March 17 with plenty of fanfare and a huge box office. Being a Disney movie, I expected a big turnout, but … Find out how to read more online.

Thu  Mar 23 2017 08:30AM
AVON PARK Alan Jay Wildstein Center for the Performing Arts performances. southflorida.edu March 23 Women of Ireland April 1 Human Nature 6 The Hillbenders 11 Adam Trent: The Futurist SEBRING Highlands Little Theatre www.highlandslittle … Find out how to read more online.
ROAD TRIP The Martin Grade: Sunrise to Sunset
Thu  Mar 23 2017 08:30AM
Visit Florida There are scenic highways, and then there are Scenic Highways. Florida has no shortage of beautiful drives, from the canopy roads of Tallahassee and Ocala’s rambling horse country, … Find out how to read more online.
Frostproof talent show
Thu  Mar 16 2017 08:30AM
FROSTPROOF — Applications are now available for the ninth annual “Frostproof’s Got Talent” show, which will award $1,000 to the overall winner. The show is free to enter, but only … Find out how to read more online.
LOCAL MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Kong: Skull Island’
Thu  Mar 16 2017 08:30AM
Back in 2015, “Godzilla” was rebooted to mixed results. Sure, it was a pretty decent movie. The biggest gripe though, was that the monster we all know and love was … Find out how to read more online.
Waterwood exhibit extends hours for March
Thu  Mar 16 2017 08:30AM
AVON PARK — The Peter Powell Roberts Museum and Cultural Center (PPRM) has extended hours for the Waterwood AKA Deadhead Lumber exhibit. The hours for March are Wednesday through Friday … Find out how to read more online.
ROAD TRIP
Thu  Mar 16 2017 08:30AM
There are scenic highways, and then there are Scenic Highways. Florida has no shortage of beautiful drives, from the canopy roads of Tallahassee and Ocala’s rambling horse country, to Miami’s … Find out how to read more online.
A ‘Rock & Roll Band’
Thu  Mar 9 2017 08:30AM
It’s hard to believe that Boston has been around for more than 40 years, but the band celebrated its 40th anniversary tour last year. After not touring for a number … Find out how to read more online.
ROAD TRIP
Thu  Mar 9 2017 08:30AM
TAMPA — There are scenic highways, and then there are Scenic Highways. Florida has no shortage of beautiful drives, from the canopy roads of Tallahassee and Ocala’s rambling horse country, … Find out how to read more online.


Spring training: Take a swing at Florida baseball
Thu  Mar 9 2017 08:30AM
Major League Baseball’s ‘Boys of Spring’ play all around Central and South Florida. Here’s a guide to help you plan a spring training-inspired family getaway. 1. Jupiter The St. Louis … Find out how to read more online.
Great music and family fun March 11-12
Thu  Mar 9 2017 08:30AM
TAMPA — Gasparilla Music Festival 2017 is the perfect excuse to get away for the weekend or simply a day trip. This family friendly, two-day event is happening Saturday and … Find out how to read more online.
Most anticipated movies of 2017
Thu  Mar 9 2017 08:30AM
The movie landscape for this year is looking good, but you may have to wade through a lot of trash to get to the good stuff. So we’ll make it … Find out how to read more online.
Gasparilla Music Festival Kids Fest: Grammy-winning kids band Secret Agent 23 Skidoo to perform
Thu  Mar 2 2017 08:30AM
TAMPA — Glazer Children’s Museum will be a host venue for the Gasparilla Music Festival Kids Fest on Sunday, March 12 from 1-6 p.m. Families can enjoy free concerts throughout … Find out how to read more online.
Will you laugh out loud or cry ‘Are we done yet?’
Thu  Mar 2 2017 08:30AM
Hello, dear readers! Yes, my movie reviews are back. I’ve been out for the past two weeks with a back injury, but I’m healed and back to watching movies so … Find out how to read more online.
Highlands Hammock to take a trip back in time with ‘A Land Remembered’
Thu  Mar 2 2017 08:30AM
SEBRING –– Highlands Hammock State Park will continue its celebration of the “Florida experience” with another installment of a program series centered on Florida’s heritage, cultural resources and natural resources. … Find out how to read more online.

Thu  Mar 2 2017 08:30AM
MARCH SOCIAL CLUB BREAKFAST Sebring Mobile Estates will have its social club breakfast from 7-9:30 a.m. Saturday at 4108 Kenilworth Blvd. Cost is $5 per person. Breakfast is the first … Find out how to read more online.
International ‘King of Romance’ plans 3 Florida shows
Thu  Mar 2 2017 08:30AM
Musical phenomenon André Rieu, known as the King of Romance, has scheduled three performances in Florida during November 2017. Tickets are on sale now at www.andrerieu.com. The shows, a part … Find out how to read more online.
Rag rug class Saturday at Caladium Co-op
Thu  Feb 23 2017 08:30AM
LAKE PLACID –– Learn how to make an oval rag rug with Erin Halvorsen at the Caladium Arts and Crafts Cooperative in Lake Placid on Saturday, Feb. 25. Halvorsen has given … Find out how to read more online.
New Orleans Nighthawks showcase jazz at SFSC
Thu  Feb 23 2017 08:30AM
AVON PARK –– The New Orleans Nighthawks provided an evening of exciting jazz music last weekend at the South Florida State College University Center. This group of mostly Florida “snowbirds” … Find out how to read more online.
LOCAL MOVIE REVIEW ‘LOGAN’ The man comes around
Thu  Mar 9 2017 08:30AM
Fox has had the movie rights to the X-Men universe for quite a while now. While the movies that have spawned from these rights have mostly been profitable, not all … Find out how to read more online.

Thu  Mar 9 2017 09:14AM
MARCH HIGHLANDS HAMMOCK FIREFLY TRAM TOURS Firefly Tram Tours continue through March 19. Reservations are required and tickets may be purchased by going online at eventbrite.com. Tickets are $10 per person. … Find out how to read more online.
Duran Duran playing at Seminole Hard Rock
Thu  Mar 2 2017 08:30AM
Duran Duran’s pretty boy looks no doubt made them a lot of money and a large following of swooning females in the 1980s, but it also made it easy to … Find out how to read more online.
Fine art fairs and craft shows
Thu  Mar 2 2017 08:30AM
With our beautiful Spring weather, Florida is tailor-made to host the best art fairs in the country. March 3 - 4 29th Annual Las Olas Art Fair 600 East Las … Find out how to read more online.
Community news briefs
Thu  Mar 2 2017 08:30AM
Dinner, dance Friday at Sebring Elks SEBRING –– A dinner and dance is set for Friday at the Sebring Elks Lodge. A buffet will be served from 5-6:30 p.m. featuring … Find out how to read more online.
Nicewicz art on exhibit at HCA Gallery
Thu  Mar 2 2017 08:30AM
SEBRING — The Heartland Cultural Alliance (HCA) Gallery of Fine Art in the Sebring Airport is pleased to present ‘The Art of Judy Nicewicz,’ a one person show. Exhibit opening … Find out how to read more online.
Columbus ships ‘Pinta’ and ‘Nina’ to land on Florida’s coast
Thu  Mar 2 2017 08:30AM
The ‘Pinta’ and the ‘Nina’, replicas of Columbus’ ships, will be docked and open to the public at two west coast Florida ports in March. The ships will be in … Find out how to read more online.
Central Florida’s largest gallery hosts Pablo Picasso movie night
Thu  Feb 23 2017 07:58AM
ORLANDO — Join Baterbys Art Gallery for a fun filled movie night which will take place in the Winter Park gallery showroom. On various dates throughout their upcoming exhibition, Baterbys … Find out how to read more online.
Okeechobee Music and Arts Festival
Thu  Feb 23 2017 08:30AM
OKEECHOBEE — Not all music festivals are created equal; no one knows this more so than Soundslinger, the company that brought the initial Okeechobee Music and Arts Festival last year. … Find out how to read more online.
Amphibious Adventure offered at Archbold Biological Station
Thu  Feb 23 2017 08:30AM
VENUS –– Archbold Biological Station invites the public to take an amphibious adventure and learn about the many species of frogs and toads that revel in rainy weather and nightly … Find out how to read more online.


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