The following road closures will take place in the City of Clearwater:
On Sunday, November 22nd at 2 p.m., Ruth Eckerd Hall will present the powerful and thrilling taiko drumming of Yamato, The Drummers of Japan.
The Florida State Fair is conducting a search to find the League of Fair-ness Superheroes for the 106th Florida State Fair taking place on February 4-15, 2010.
Auditions will be held on October 29th and 30th at the Sweetbay Entertainment Hall in the Florida State Fairgrounds, Tampa. Registration for auditions will take place at 11 am. The auditions will begin at 12 pm, and end at 7 pm.
Classic rock band KISS will play the St. Pete Times Forum in Tampa on Wednesday, October 21st, at 7:30 pm. The concert follows the release of their album Sonic Boom, the band’s first new material in 11 years.
Toastmasters isn’t about toast as in bread and butter. It’s an international non profit organization that helps people do the scariest thing in the world – competently speak to an audience.
Moscow Ballet will present its Great Russian Nutcracker performance at the Mahaffey Theatre in St. Petersburg on December 27th 2009 at 3PM
Set against Valentin Fedorov's spectacular hand-painted backdrops and life-sized dancing puppets, the Great Russian Nutcracker delights audiences with a visual tapestry rich in detail and whimsy. It is especially distinctive for its unique setting of Act II in the “Land of Peace and Harmony” and for the introduction of a new character, a Christmas Dove. New this year is a fantasy clock with wings of an owl that cast a shadow over the battle between the Soldiers and the Mice.
The 1st Annual Clearwater Super Boat Offshore National Championship and Festival is looking for volunteers to help out with the 80,000 people expected to attend over the weekend of October 2nd - 4th.
Nine-time Grammy® Award winner Natalie Cole returns to Ruth Eckerd Hall for the first time since her sold out performance earlier this year on Valentine’s Day with her Holiday and Hits show on Monday, December 21 at 8 pm. Tickets go on sale Friday, September 18 at noon.
Natalie Cole has enjoyed success singing R&B, traditional pop and jazz during her incredible thirty-year career. Unforgettable, her duet with her famous father, won a Grammy® for “Record of the Year.” Miss You Like Crazy and When I Fall in Love were also big hits. During her long career she has released more than 20 albums and has had numerous hit singles. In September 2008, Ms. Cole released Still Unforgettable which included the timeless standards Walkin’ My Baby Back Home (duet with Nat King Cole), The Best Is Yet To Come and Something’s Gotta Give. The album reached #8 on the U.S. R&B album charts and #1 on the U.S. Jazz charts. She was awarded her ninth Grammy® in 2009 for Best Traditional Pop Vocal album.
High speed rail (HSR) may be coming to the Tampa Bay region with the construction starting as early as two years. The Federal Stimulus Bill Feb '09- American Recovery & Reinvestment Act made $8 billion available to HSR with Florida's final application to be submitted no later than October 2, 2009.
The 30th Anniversary of Clearwater’s Jazz Holiday begins this September 25th in real jazz style with the Clearwater Downtown Partnership kicking it off at their popular 4th Friday Clearwater Party on Cleveland Street event. Performances none other than local jazz celebrities, Level 10 and Jose Valentino, will infuse the crowd with their jazz inspirations. Two city blocks will be closed down in the Cleveland Street District to cater to the expected 1500-plus party-goers in attendance. The party is FREE and the details are as follows: