Friday's Singsation at the Largo Cultural Center gives audience members the opportunity to sing karaoke on stage with professional light and sound! Proceeds benefit the Eight O'Clock Theatre.
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Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Friday, April 12, 2013
Carmen Brandy is the latest finalist in the event to try to make it big in the music industry.
The Largo Teen Idol talent competition is becoming known as a springboard for contestants to get recognized in the entertainment industry. The winner of the 2012 competition, Dunedin’s Nathalie Hernandez, went on to enjoy a lengthy run on NBC’s televised singing competition, “The Voice”, and one of the top-ten finalists this year had to drop out in order to be at a “Voice” audition the same night. So the news that Carmen Brandy, the winner of the 2013 Largo Teen Idol event, is reportedly moving to Nashville to advance her singing career, comes as no surprise to those involved with the event. “The talent we see here every year, I’m just amazed,” event organizer and Largo Recreation official Andre Jones said. “The reason these performers …
Thursday, March 21, 2013
The annual teen talent competition features nine finalists from all over the Bay area, including one from Largo High School.
Largo Teen Idol 2013, the annual talent competition that features young performers from all over the Tampa Bay area, takes place at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Largo Cultural Center. Ten finalists were chosen from an original pool of roughly forty contestants, according to event organizer Andre Jones. As is the case each year since the competition began in 2006, Jones expects about 250 people to turn out to cheer on the talented contestants. “What makes this competition great is we meet talented people every year,” Jones said Wednesday night as the finalists went through rehearsals. “I’m a recording artist also, so to see all these talented kids on stage every year, it gets me totally excited. I love it.” Participants in the competition range…
Monday, March 18, 2013
Get your tickets for an Evening with Groucho at the Largo Cultural Center on April 21. The two-act performance includes one-liners, anecdotes and songs from Groucho Marx.
Sunday, March 17, 2013
The Project Broadway workshop will review dance steps, teach vocal harmony and work on scenes. At the end of the workshop participants will perform a showcase at the Largo Cultural Center. The workshop begins March 25, registration is underway.
Saturday, December 29, 2012
A 7-time lottery grand-prize winner speaks at the Largo Cultural Center on Jan. 4.
Many people purchased lottery tickets in the recent record lottery Powerball jackpot. Ever wonder about possible ways to increase the chance of winning? Richard Lustig, a 7-time lottery grand prize winner, will share tips to his lottery winning success at the Largo Cultural Center on Jan. 4 at 7:30 p.m. According to an article on Huffington Post, Lustig reportedly said 'luck' has nothing to do with winning. He encouraged playing on a regular basis, but only purchase the amount of tickets one can afford. He suggested picking your own numbers, instead of using machine picked numbers. He encouraged researching and seeing if the numbers have won previously. He favored picking ten sets of numbers and keeping those numbers, if an individual …
Monday, October 1, 2012
Dunedin's Nathalie Hernandez is scheduled to appear on the reality singing competition, which airs at 8 p.m. Monday, Oct. 1.
A former Largo Teen Idol winner is putting her singing talents on display tonight, Oct. 1, on NBC's "The Voice." Dunedin High student Nathalie Hernandez is scheduled to appear on tonight's episode of the reality signing competition, according to Jamie Munns, the family and community liaison at San Jose Elementary, Hernandez's former school. The Dunedin singer and songwriter, who won the 2011 Largo Teen Idol competition as a 14-year-old, told a Yahoo! blogger last year that she wrote her first song at age 11. "I write and play because it's how I express how I feel," she said in the interview. "I'm not selfish or overconfident, I just want to play my music and hope that other people can relate to it." Several of Hernandez's original songs …
Thursday, September 20, 2012
Here are our picks for fun things to do this weekend in Largo and around Pinellas. Have an idea of your own? Share it in the comments!
1. Open Air Market. Largo's fresh market returns to the community center Saturday. Shop for local produce, food, crafts and jewelry. There will be entertainment and family fun. 2. Glow Bowling. Head to Liberty Lanes on Sunday and help the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society at the "Glow in the Dark Cosmic Bowling Event." Call (727) 543-4536 for more information. 3. Belle of the Ball. For Homecoming 2012 the Belle of the Ball Project is distributing dresses Saturday to high school girls in need. The organization is also accepting donations of gently used or new party dresses, purses and shoes on Saturday. 4. Full Monty. Largo's Eight O' Clock Theatre presents "The Full Monty." Some unemployed steel workers decide to make some quick cash by …
Wednesday, August 29, 2012
Tickets for all shows will go on sale Aug. 30 at 10 a.m.
The Largo Cultural Center published its complete 2012-2013 season. The show season will span ten months and feature more than 30 artists, who will offer a diverse and exciting array of performances, including theatre, dance, family-friendly shows, jazz, classical, pop, and rock music. Tickets to all performances in the 2012-2013 season will go on public sale this Thursday, August 30 at 10 a.m. Tickets are available online at LargoArts.com or by calling (727)587-6793. Performances such as Bret Michaels, Jane Monheit, Tom Rush and Marty Stuart have already gone on public sale. Nine performances from the new season being announced for the first time this week are:
Wednesday, August 1, 2012
Tickets are on sale for the Elvis tribute concert on Aug. 5.
Can't make it to Graceland for Elvis Week? The Largo Cultural Center pays tribute to the "King of Rock and Roll" with a special Elvis 35th Anniversary Tribute concert on August 5 at 2 p.m. The Elvis concert features Las Vegas performers Gary Elvis Britt, David Morin and Manuel Rosado. Tickets are $25 in advance, $27 day of show, $22 group. Buy Elvis tickets online or over the phone at 727-587-6793.