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Upcoming Events this Month...
Silent Voices: The Culture of Signs in the Southern Landscape
Where: Crealdé School of Art
Where: Sands Theater Center
Where: Florida Museum of Photographic Arts - Tampa
Where: Stephen C. OConnell Center
Where: Cultural Center at Ponte Vedra Beach
Combined Talents: The Florida International
Where: FSU MoFA
Southeast & Keys
Where: Art and Culture Center of Hollywood
inAppropriations: Contemporary Artists that Copy, Sample, Beg, Borrow
Where: Florida Gulf Coast University Art Gallery
Secretary of State Announces 2007 Florida Main Street Award
Tallahassee, FL Secretary of State Kurt S. Browning has announced
the recipients of the Secretary of States 2007 Florida Main
Street Awards. I am proud to recognize the activities and
accomplishments of this years honorees, said Secretary
Browning. Their contributions to Main Street programs across
the state are essential to the revitalization of Floridas
traditional commercial corridors. Kissimmee Main Street is
very proud to have received eight of those awards:
Outstanding Fundraising or Membership Development Effort
Lucky Days Membership Drive
Outstanding Private-Public Partnership Kissimmee Utility
Outstanding Image Campaign or Promotional Materials
Kissimmee Sculpture Experience
Outstanding Economic Restructuring Program or Project
New Business Start-up Flow Chart
Outstanding Local Florida Main Street Program Supporter
Outstanding Rehabilitation Project Charlie & Annette
Diauto 26/28 Broadway
Outstanding Special Event Salsa Off Broadway
Outstanding Business of the Year Shane Richards
Overwhelming Response Received for Palm Beach PopStar Competition
West Palm Beach, FL - Within just a few days of beginning the search
for the first-ever Palm Beach PopStar, the staff at Bob Lappin and
the Palm Beach Pops has received an abundant number of entries.
Talented individual singers were invited to compete in the Palm
Beach PopStar competition with the winner appearing live in concert
with the Palm Beach Pops at their November performance of Contemporary
Composers in West Palm Beach and Boca Raton, along with a
prize of $500.
The Next Pop Star Announces Celebrity Judges: Joss Stone, Aubrey
ODay to Join Betty Wright and Other Industry Professionals
Adding Excitement to Auditions
MIAMI BEACH - Pop Starz Productions, Inc., an affiliate of Pop Starz,
Inc. (Stock Symbol: PSRZ) announced today the addition of two celebrity
guest judges at upcoming auditions for its new televised reality
vocal competition, The Next Pop Star (www.bethenextpopstar.com).
Two-time triple Platinum award winning singer/songwriter, Joss Stone
and Platinum award winning Pop singer Aubrey ODay of Danity
Kane have agreed to join an already impressive panel of judges to
select contestants for The Next Pop Star. Multiple Grammy-award
winning recording artist, vocal producer and vocal coach Betty Wright
along with finalist for the 2004 National competition entitled Fame
for triple threat performers (singing, dancing &
presentation) Moy, and former V.P of A&R International
Publishing for Warner Chappell Music, Patrick Conseil, round out
the dream team of judges for the competition.
Art and Culture Center Announces Board Changes for 2007-08
Hollywood The Art and Culture Center of Hollywood announces
the following board officers for the 2007-08 year:
Alan Koslow, Esq., re-elected chair.
Michael Goodman, vice chair.
Dave Lottes, vice chair.
Tanya I. Davis, CPA, re-elected treasurer.
Carmen Hotchkiss, secretary.
David W. Singer, Esq. and Anna Smith were elected to serve
as at-large members on the boards executive committee.
Board members previously elected and continuing their service
include Patty Asseff; Bonnie Barnett; Susan Best; Erika Butler;
Donna Dickey; Steven Kozlowski, Esq.; Tony Lesesne; Barbara A. Marks;
Jo Motlow-North; Nina Nissenfeld; Drazia S. Rubenstein; Hon. Eleanor
Sobel; Wally Vincenty; and Misty Weinger, CPA, CVA. Honorary board
members are Steve Becker, Gary Bitner, state Sen. Steve Geller,
Dara Levan and Hollywood Police Chief James Scarberry.
FLORIDA THEATRICAL ASSOCIATION
ANNOUNCES 2007-2008 CASTING OF ORLANDO'S BROADWAY'S CLASS ACT
ORLANDO - Joining forces to implement their mission to educate
and develop new audiences throughout the state, Florida Theatrical
Association will support the student-based performance troupe, BROADWAY'S
CLASS ACT, for a fourth year in Orlando. BROADWAY'S CLASS ACT consists
of an ensemble company of 22 freshman-to-senior high school students
selected from several who auditioned.
The 2007-2008 Orlando performance ensemble of BROADWAY'S CLASS
ACT is as follows:
Noelle Adderton, Longwood
Kenneth Barton, Longwood
Emma Broming, Orlando
Jade Budowsk,i Orlando
Kevin Bryant, Winter Garden
Bruce Costella, Orlando
Michael Kanago, Ocoee
Scheherezade Kahn, Winter Park
Savannah Lowe, Lake Mary
Shannon Lynch, Clermont
Lily MacKenzie, Orlando
Deirdre Manning, Oviedo
Joseph Manning, Oviedo
Leah Martin, Longwood
Dominque Minor, Chuluota
Kyle Mulcahy, Apopka
Dustin Russell, Clermont
Alex Salup, Clermont
Rebecca Santiago, Winter Park
Ansley Schulte, Oviedo
James Smith, Apopka
Marissa Toogood, Gotha
This month's featured artist is painter, Marco
Bronzini. Marco Bronzini's love of his native Provence and his
passion for classical music and Italian Opera are reflected in the
vivid colors and the sensuous lines of his paintings.
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