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.
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.
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.
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.
"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."
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.