To mark its 20th Anniversary, the British International Theatre (BRIT) program will produce the classic Dion Boucicault comic melodrama, The Shaughraun. The Shaughraun (pronounced SHOCK-RUN) premiered in New York in 1874, where it enjoyed enormous popular success.
There’s a big party happening! If you’re over 21, you’re invited! No admission fee. Free gourmet food and wine, live music. An award-winning novel will be sold at this party to help wounded soldiers get hospital bedside visits. The first 200 persons who buy the book will get $12 worth of free coupons and a bottle of home-made apple wine.
State Represenative Rich Glorioso is calling for the resignation of Tampa Bay Work Force Alliance's CEO Renee Gilmore, in an announceent yesterday by Merlin Entertainment; Polk County's Cypress Gardens is expected to be transformed into the world's largest Lego Land by the end of 2011.
Valerie Wojciechowicz was 7 years old when her father died and her mother went to work full-time to support two children. That left her with many adult responsibilities at an early age. She says that responsibility was the foundation of her work ethic – but it was also the start of a series of problems with alcohol and drugs. Valerie’s now an HIV-AIDS awareness educator and talks with former Florida Stories Producer Eric Jordan about how her life found a new direction.