Arts

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Got a hot new fling? Hoping to spice things up with your longtime partner? We’re here to help plan your next date in Swan City.
The actor and wrestler stopped by a Swan City staple to fuel up before heading to work.
Check out our guide to the many meaningful murals you can find around our city.
We’re commemorating 2023 the best way we know how — highlighting local photos through our LALtoday Picture of the Year contest.
We’ve brought you Lakeland’s top stories all year long, but which articles were you most interested in? See what took the top spot in categories like development, food + drink, real estate, and more.
From historic homes to a flourishing small business scene, there’s something for residents and visitors alike to explore in Dixieland.
We sat down with Ahmad to learn about his local roots, latest ventures, and what he would do to spark Lakeland’s arts scene.
If Lakeland hosted your dream music festival, what would it be like? Our readers put on their event producer hats and share their ideal scenarios.
Here’s everything you need to know about Art Crawl, Lakeland’s free outdoor art festival for the whole family.
Did you know that Lakeland once hosted the largest music festival in the state? Learn the history of 1977’s Florida Sunfest, plus a reader’s own story of how it all went down.
From comedy shows and Broadway tours to local organizations supporting Lakeland’s arts community, we’ve rounded up 19 places to get your arts and culture fix around Swan City.
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We’ve made a concerted effort to orchestrate this roadmap, so you can focus on finding the artists you adore.
Whether you’re a history buff, art aficionado, or aviation fan, these nine museums around Lakeland have it all.
We’ve got the keys to everything you need to know about this annual piano festival with free events.
In the mood to bust a move? Shimmy down to these local spots and events for open dance floors, performances, and dancing lessons.
With news of the Lakeland Magic, Florida Tropics, and the RP Funding Center’s executive director leaving, we’re putting you in the director’s seat.
No matter what type of moms we have, they deserve to be celebrated this Mother’s Day.
The museum has broken ground on the project, slated to be complete in 2024.
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Lakelanders can see the stunning works of Imogen Cunningham now through July 15 and Steven Kenny now through August 6.
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The free, two-day festival is a staple of the Florida art scene and has ranked among Sunshine Artist Magazine’s “200 Best Art Shows” for ten years running.
Owner Jessi Zilka shared how you can support this local shop during the international Record Store Day event.
We’ve matched some of Taylor Swift’s lyrics to our favorite local sites and stories.
Where do you think an artist should pull out a paintbrush next?
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