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Cirque Italia presents ACT XII at MOSI

Cirque Italia presents ACT XII at MOSI

Tampa, Florida – Cirque Italia comes to MOSI’s adjacent property, Nov. 1 – Dec. 2, to perform ACT XII, its 2012 opening show. With talented artists from across the world, Cirque Italia will have audiences dazzled under the big top. ACT XII will feature unique aerial acts, hand-balancing acts, contortionists, hula hoops and many more stunning performances.

Cirque Italia is an Italian entertainment company that brings a European style to its performances. It has been described as a “vivid, dramatic, and moving experience under a customized traveling tent.” Cirque Italia brings the appreciation of production and circus arts together to create a night audiences will remember.

Manuel Rebecchi, the owner of Cirque Italia, was born and raised in Milan, Italy, and came to the United States in 2000. He spent his childhood traveling across Europe with his renowned aunt, Moira Orfei, and her circus. His uncle, Massimiliano Nones, is a recipient of the prestigious Gold Clown Award, which was given to him by Prince Rainier of Monaco. Rebecchi’s passion for the circus and love of performance runs deep.

“To finally have the opportunity to make this passion a reality in America is a dream come true for me, and I am thrilled to be able to share this reality through the presentation of Act XII,” said Rebecchi. “Cirque Italia is not an average or traditional circus – it’s more of a Soleil meets Age of Aquarius.

Rebecchi’s vision is to present something new and fresh, with an exceptionally modern theme that has never been seen before. Act XII is unique with its moveable water stage and colorful dancing fountains. This Cirque Italia production will stun and charm audiences with its all-European style, performance art, drama and quirkiness, said Rebecchi.

For tickets or more information, visit mosi.org or CirqueItalia.com.

7th Annual Festival del SABOR

7th Annual Festival del SABOR

Tampa, Florida – Let’s celebrate! On Saturday, Sept.15, Tampa Hispanic Heritage, Inc. is celebrating their 33rd anniversary and will kick-off festivities for Hispanic Heritage month at Festival del Sabor.

This annual celebration will be held at Centennial Park from noon to 5 p.m. Bring the kids and explore our area’s Hispanic culture through food, music and art. There will be cooking contest, folklore, Latin music, and entertainment.

Admission is FREE! Items and food are available for purchase and you can ride the Teco Line Streetcar into Ybor City.

Middle School Night at Art Monkey Studio

Middle School Night at Art Monkey Studio

Lithia, Florida -- Middle school kids hang out and get creative at the Art Monkey Studio! You can drop in and just pay for whatever project you choose, or you can sign up for the month and do our planned project, which is a multi-step art piece.

Pizza is available for $1 a slice!

They meet every Thursday 6 p.m. - 7 p.m. at 16144 Churchview Drive in Park Square at FishHawk Ranch.

Live music with Keel & Curley

Live music with Keel & Curley

Plant City, Florida-- Tomorrow night, the Keep & Curley winery features Plant City's own Charlie O. as he performs an "incredible" acoustic performance.

The winery says the show starts at 630 p.m., with happy hour from 6 - 7 p.m.  

Food will be offered by Jimbos BBQ out of Lakeland including pork, beef, or ribs with all the fixings. 

Bring $5 to enter! The winery is located at  5202 W Thonotosassa Rd. in Plant City

Rockstar Energy Drink Uproar Festival

Rockstar Energy Drink Uproar Festival

Tampa, Florida-- The Rockstar Energy Drink Uproar Festival arrives to the 1-800-Ask-Gary Ampitheatre on Thursday, September 13. 

The Festival features tons of bands and performers, including: 

  • Shinedown
  • Godsmack
  • Staind
  • Papa Roach
  • Adelitas Way
  • P.O.D.
  • Fozzy
  • Thousand Foot Krutch
  • Mindset Evolution
  • Deuce
  • Redlight King
  • Candlelight Red

Want to rock out at this event?! Purchase your tickets today!

Sculptures Exhibit on August 30

Sculptures Exhibit on August 30

Plant City, Florida--The Plant City Photo Archives & History Center presents the Sculptures Exhibit.

The private reception and tour will feature eight "Man on the Street" sculptures by J. Seward Johnson.

There will be wine, cheese, hors d'oeuvres and other refreshments served.

It takes place Thursday, August 30 from 6 - 8 .m.

Plant City Photo Archives Members can purchase tickets for $10 and $20 for non-members.

Space is limited to 20 people. 

For more information call 813-754-1578

Telemundo TV visits GaYBOR

Telemundo TV visits GaYBOR

Tampa, Florida - Carrie West, the Presdient of the GaYBOR District Coalition, says Telemundo TV recently visited Ybor City for a segment that will air during the Republican National Convention.

Below is what West reported on his weekly blog:

Telemundo TV (America's Spanish speaking TV Network) host Grace Solorzano called MC Film and asked for a tour of the GaYBOR District. Grace explained she wanted to do a show for the RNC from a Gay point of view. GaYBOR definitely has a great Gay point of view!