Cheryl Losey and Betsy Traba

The Sarasota Concert Association is pleased to present Cheryl Losey on harp and Betsy Hudson Traba on flute in a Munchtime Musicales performance, February 17, noon, at David Cohen Hall inside the Beatrice Friedman Symphony Center, 709 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota. The concerts are free and open to the public.

Eroica Trio

Whether playing the great standards of the piano trio repertoire or daring contemporary works, the three young women who make up the celebrated Eroica Trio electrify the concert stage with their performances of depth and precision. At this Sarasota Concert Association presentation, the ensemble will perform a program that includes works by Beethoven, Joan Tower and Brahms.


Harrison School for the Arts hosts "Arts for Humanity," to benefit the people of Haiti, on Sunday, Jan. 31, 2010, at 2:00 p.m., on the Harrison Theatre Main Stage, 750 Hollingsworth Rd, Lakeland, FL.

Divinely Copland

Bradenton Musica Sacra, the Florida Gulf Coast's sacred music ensemble presents 'Divinely Copland', a concert celebrating the sacred works of Aaron Copland. Featured will be his 'In the Beginning' and settings of 'Zion's Walls', 'At the River', 'Simple Gifts' and others.

The program is under the direction of Musica Sacra's music director, Robert Parrish.

WUSF 89.7 News' Daily Newscast for Friday, January 22, 2010

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, Florida's unemployment rate increases to 11.8 percent, Pinellas County works on its own rail system, and a redistricting amendment is now on the ballot.

WUSF 89.7 News' "All Things Considered" with Susan Giles Wantuck and Joshua Stewart for Friday, January 22, 2010

Florida's unemployment rate increases to 11.8 percent, Pinellas County works on its own rail system, and a redistricting amendment is now on the ballot.
ice-covered strawberries Balancing Water Uses
When the rare overnight freeze moves into the Bay area, farmers typically turn on the sprinklers and blanket their crops with an insulating layer of ice. In the short term, that doesn’t usually cause significant problems. But after 11 days of freezing temperatures, all the watering depleted the state’s underground aquifer and led to dry wells for hundreds of homeowners and dozens of sinkholes that have damaged homes and closed roads. This week, we’ll talk about how we balance the interests of agriculture and people when it comes to the state’s water resources.

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Middle, High School Jazz Band Concerts

The public is invited to jazz band concerts by middle and high school students. The concerts will be held Thursday, February 11 at the theatre of Polk State College in Winter Haven, 999 Avenue H NE. The concerts are from 3 to 5:30 p.m. and from 7 to 9 p.m. There is no cost to attend. Jazz bands from middle and high schools will perform in 20 to 30-minute intervals.

Supply Drive for Project Haiti

"Gardens Acupuncture and Wellness Center is running a supply drive for Project Haiti, through the end of February. Please bring in either diapers or baby formula recieve a complimentary health pass for an acupuncture treatment. Call for 813.217.5536 for more details."

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