Explore the classical discipline of drawing the human form through direct observation of a live nude model.
Create your own finished works of art on paper through the mastery of academic drawing techniques using pencil, colored pencil, and charcoal.
Take advantage of live drawing demonstrations, personalized one-on-one instructor guidance and supportive class critiques based on the elements of art and the principles of design.
Concepts taught include proportion, intuitive perspective, anatomical correctness, cross contouring, foreshortening, chiaroscuro, and color theory. Whether you are a student developing your college portfolio or an experienced artist looking for a fresh perspective,
come experience the discipline of figure drawing from a live model in an inspiring classroom setting.
Join us at the American Cancer Society Polk County Cattle Baron’s Ball on November 16th for a one-of-a-kind evening, featuring great food, dancing, a spectacular auction, and much more. With your support, the American Cancer Society saves lives by helping people stay well and get well, by finding cures, and by fighting back against cancer.
The American Cancer Society is working to finish the fight against every cancer in every community. We are the largest private, not-for-profit funder of cancer research in the United States, investing more than $4 billion since 1946. Thanks in part to our contributions, more than 1.5 million lives have been saved in the US in the past two decades. Now, that is a reason to celebrate, so please join us.
Join us for the 17th annual Plant City Pig Jam on November 22nd and 23rd, 2019! Don’t miss out on fabulous food, live entertainment, kid’s activities, great merchandise, and of course BBQ! Pig Jammers will have BBQ and a lot more to enjoy – while grills will be busy most of the two days, there will also be a rock climbing wall, moon walks, vendors, and live music to enjoy. DO YOU MAKE THE BEST BBQ? If you think you do, enter this Kansas City Barbeque Society (KCBS) sanctioned competition and see how you stack up against competitors from around the country. Teams will compete in both professional and amateur divisions, prizes for the top ten teams will be awarded in each of the following categories: BBQ Ribs, BBQ Pork, Beef Brisket, and Chicken.
Join storied Nashville singer-songwriter and author Andrew Peterson whose Behold the Lamb of God Tour is celebrating its 20th Anniversary this Christmas season and will be performing at the RP Funding Center in Lakeland on December 4, 2019 at 7:00 PM.
This year’s edition of the annual Christmas tradition will feature guest artist Jess Ray, along with an all-star cast of Nashville songwriters and session musicians. The concert brings the singing and playing of Peterson’s original folk-roots infused rendition of the Christmas story as it is foreshadowed in the Old Testament and brought to bear in the New. The tour is sponsored by Compassion International.
Single show tickets went on sale Friday, July 19th at 9:30 am. Ticket prices are $34, $23 General Admission seating (other fees may apply) and are available by visiting the RP Funding Center Box Office, toll-free 888-397-0100, and online at www.rpfundingcenter.com. All dates, acts, and ticket prices are subject to change without notice.
The story that inspired the soundtrack of a generation BEAUTIFUL – THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL is coming to the RP Funding Center December 23, 2019 at 7:30 PM.
The Carole King Musical tells the inspiring true story of King’s remarkable rise to stardom, from being part of a hit songwriting team with her husband Gerry Goffin, to her relationship with fellow writers and best friends Cynthia Weil and Barry Mann, to becoming one of the most successful solo acts in popular music history. Along the way, she made more than beautiful music, she wrote the soundtrack to a generation.
Featuring a stunning array of beloved songs written by Gerry Goffin/Carole King and Barry Mann/Cynthia Weil, including “I Feel The Earth Move,” “One Fine Day,” “(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman,” “You’ve Got A Friend” and the title song, BEAUTIFUL has a book by and Tony® Award-nominee and Academy® Award-nominated writer Douglas McGrath, direction by Marc Bruni, choreography by Josh Prince, and took home two 2014 Tony® Awards and a 2015 Grammy® Award.
Single show tickets go on sale Monday, August 19th at 9:30 am. Ticket prices are $77, $64, $59 (other fees may apply) and are available by visiting the RP Funding Center Box Office, toll-free 888-397-0100, and online at www.rpfundingcenter.com. All dates, acts, and ticket prices are subject to change without notice.