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Acclaimed pianist performs Rachmaninoff at Straz

Acclaimed pianist performs Rachmaninoff at Straz

Tampa, Florida -- Renown Pianist, Lilya Zilberstein is performing at the David A. Straz Center for the Performing Arts in downtown Tampa.

Acclaimed by The Boston Globe as a "dazzling Russian pianist", Lilya Zilberstein performs Rachmaninoff's Piano Concerto No. 3 with its cascading luscious melodies and thundering chords.

The program includes the melancholic beauty of Sibelius' Symphony No. 7 as well as his melody-rich tone poem En Saga.

Free screening of new film about Freedom Riders

Free screening of new film about Freedom Riders

Tampa, Florida -- There's a new documentary being released about the Freedom Riders and people in the Tampa Bay area are invited to a special free screening of the film Wednesday night at the Tampa Theatre located at 711 N. Franklin Street in Tampa.

Click here to watch the trailer.

From May until November of 1961, more than 400 Black and White Americans risked their lives to travel together on buses and trains in the Deep South in an effort to end the Jim Crow laws of segregation.

Painter gets attention in Channelside

Painter gets attention in Channelside

Nearly every night, when you head down to Channelside, you see him sitting in the atrium painting beautiful pictures.  His name is  Manuel. And he's famous for his spray paint arts.

From sunsets, to waterfalls to turtles, he paints it all. And right in front of you.

He charges anywhere from $60 - $70 for most of the paintings and will paint something specific if you ask him.

Meet the authors in New Tampa

Meet the authors in New Tampa

Tampa, FL -- You have an opportunity to meet 28 local authors at the New Tampa Regional Library this Sunday.


From 1 p.m. - 4 p.m., local authors will be on hand at the library on Cross Creek Blvd to have book talks and sell autographed copies of their latest books.

Local musician to shoot video in Ybor Fri night

Local musician to shoot video in Ybor Fri night

Tampa, FL - Have you ever wanted to be in a music video? Friday night may be your chance.


Ken Apperson, a local musician, will be performing with a full band Friday, April 8 at The Market on 7th Avenue in Ybor City.


A music video will also be shot during the band's performance.

Murals to beautify Ruskin: Learn more Friday night!

Murals to beautify Ruskin: Learn more Friday night!

Apollo Beach, FL -- Friday night the public is invited to learn more about plans to beautify Ruskin.


The MiraBay Welcome Center in Apollo Beach is hosting a reception for the Ruskin Community Art Project from 5:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m.


The Welcome Center is located at 205 Manns Harbor Drive in Apollo Beach.

Rock the Park hits Curtis Hixon Thursday night

Rock the Park hits Curtis Hixon Thursday night

Tampa, FL -- Downtown Tampa is expected to rock again Thursday night with the city's Rock the Park from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Curtis Hixon Park.


Peter BaldwinThe Hip Abduction and Corey Cottrell are this months featured acts.


Rock the park is downtown's free monthly music event scheduled the first Thursday of every month.