Apr
30
4:00 PM16:00

Pinewood Chamber Music Series

The Lake Wales Arts Council and Bok Tower Gardens present Sunday Afternoon Chamber Music Concerts, featuring classical musicians in an intimate setting at Pinewood Estate.  To celebrate and foster a passion for music in the community, a variety of classical programs with piano, strings, woodwinds, guitar and vocals will be presented. Reservations required through Bok Tower Gardens - call 863.734.1222 or programs@boktower.org to reserve your tickets.   Pinewood, Bok Tower Gardens, 4:00 p.m., $25/person or $85/person for the series. Member discounts available.

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Mar
25
7:00 PM19:00

Paolo Schianchi: From 6 to 49 Strings

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Meet Paolo Schianchi of Parma, Italy and his fascinating guitars. From 6 to 49 Strings is a journey through centuries and instruments - from the Classical period, to the present day, through experimental instruments, such as the unique 49­ string guitar which Paolo has designed. Paolo will perform on some of the most important varieties of the guitar (classical, jazz, electric, acoustic), talking about the incredible and fascinating stories behind the music he will perform. Classical music, jazz, blues, world music and many other musical nuances, from Bach to The Beatles, all in one performance. Reception to follow.

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Mar
19
4:00 PM16:00

Pinewood Chamber Music Series

The Lake Wales Arts Council and Bok Tower Gardens present Sunday Afternoon Chamber Music Concerts, featuring classical musicians in an intimate setting at Pinewood Estate.  To celebrate and foster a passion for music in the community, a variety of classical programs with piano, strings, woodwinds, guitar and vocals will be presented. Reservations required through Bok Tower Gardens - call 863.734.1222 or programs@boktower.org to reserve your tickets.  Pinewood, Bok Tower Gardens, 4:00 p.m., $25/person or $85/person for the series.

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Mar
9
6:30 PM18:30

Rick Smith: A Land Remembered

The Lake Wales Library Association and Lake Wales Arts Council present Rick Smith, son of the late Patrick Smith (best-selling author of the beloved Florida historical tale, A Land Remembered). Mr. Smith will deliver a lecture-style talk overviewing the history and stories encompassed in his father’s bestselling novel. Updike Hall, 7:00 p.m. No admission charge

 

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Mar
1
to Mar 31

La Florida exhibit: Blair Updike & Kerry Vosler

Tampa based artist Kerry Vosler has been collaborating with local Flamenco Dancers to create historic representational paintings depicting the art form of Classical Spanish Flamenco. Additionally, she creates luminous plein air vignettes of Floridian classics like magnolias and citrus. Highland Park based oil painter, and 8th generation Floridian, Blair Petersen Updike’s compositions highlight Florida icons -- Cabbage Palms, Crackers, Seminoles, and citrus. Included in the exhibit are history paintings, depictions of the native and cultivated landscapes, and portraits of the people who abide there. Michael Crews Gallery. No admission charge. Gallery hours are Monday-Thursday 9:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m., Fridays 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Closed on weekends.

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Feb
26
4:00 PM16:00

Pinewood Chamber Music Series

The Lake Wales Arts Council and Bok Tower Gardens present Sunday Afternoon Chamber Music Concerts, featuring classical musicians in an intimate setting at Pinewood Estate.  To celebrate and foster a passion for music in the community, a variety of classical programs with piano, strings, woodwinds, guitar and vocals will be presented. Reservations required through Bok Tower Gardens - call 863.734.1222 or programs@boktower.org to reserve your tickets.   Pinewood, Bok Tower Gardens, 4:00p.m., $25/person or $85/person for the series. Member discounts available.

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Jan
15
4:00 PM16:00

Pinewood Chamber Music Series

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The Lake Wales Arts Council and Bok Tower Gardens present Sunday Afternoon Chamber Music Concerts, featuring classical musicians in an intimate setting at Pinewood Estate.  To celebrate and foster a passion for music in the community, a variety of classical programs with piano, strings, woodwinds, guitar and vocals will be presented. Reservations required through Bok Tower Gardens - call 863.734.1222 or programs@boktower.org to reserve your tickets. Pinewood, Bok Tower Gardens, 4:00 p.m., $25/person or $85/person for the series. Member discounts available.

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Jan
3
to Jan 30

Artistic Legacy: Women at Work Exhibit

This exhibition honors the artistic expressions of longtime Arts Council patrosns Susan Abrahamson and Arabella Decker, along friends of Mountain Lake. Michael Crews Gallery. No admission charge. Gallery hours are Monday-Thursday 9:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m., Fridays 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Closed on weekends.

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Nov
12
7:00 PM19:00

Golden Opera Gala

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Enjoy your favorite arias and clips from the most well-known and beloved operas ever composed. The talented Resident Artists of MusicLive! Opera Company will dazzle and have you swaying in your seats. Champagne reception at intermission. Updike Hall, 7:00 p.m.

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Oct
3
to Nov 18

Shining Silk: Arts of Japan

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 In partnership with Polk Museum of Art

Nancy Sutherland presents her exquisite Japanese Embroidery artwork. Polk Museum of Art presents Japanese art from its permanent collection.  Michael Crews Gallery. No admission charge. Gallery hours are Monday – Thursday 9:00am–8:00pm Fridays 9:00am-5:00pm. Closed on weekends.

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Sep
23
7:00 PM19:00

Soirée de Jazz

Come enjoy an evening in a Parisian jazz club atmosphere as you enjoy the musical talents of Jazz musicians Charlie "Topp" Hines, Kelly Nelson and Victoria de Lissovoy accompanied by additional musicians. Indulge in a wine sampling bar as you nosh on delectable French-style hors d'oeurves. Sit and enjoy the music or get up and dance the night away!

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