Quiet Now at the Florida Dance Theatre

Don’t let the name fool you. No one is racing cars at the Youth America Grand Prix (YAGP). They’re dancing. The world’s largest student ballet scholarship competition awards over $250,000 annually in scholarships to leading dance schools and students 9 to 19 years old. YAGP competitions are held worldwide. Lakeland’s own Florida Dance Theatre (FDT) […]

One Week On Set

[box type="shadow"]Editor’s Note: We’re proud to present a column by one of Lakeland’s hard-working young professionals. After making a stab at the LA scene, filmmaker Laura Ward decided to return to Lakeland. Between directing her own films and working for other firms, she’s making her own opportunities in Lakeland.[/box] First, a little about my background. […]

Heading Home at 15 MPH

[box type="shadow"]Editor’s Note: Tammy Wright is on Amtrak tonight. She’s trying to get back to Lakeland. What is supposed to be a quick trip is proceeding at a, well, fast trot. Lakeland Local has collected her tweets from the track…[/box] View the story “Heading Home at 15 MPH ” on Storify] image credit: John Pastor