Arts

Hernando Beach Coast Guard Auxiliary Mural Dedication

A new mural adorns the north side of the Coast Guard Auxiliary Building on Hernando Beach.  On a beautiful Saturday morning, members of United Community Hernando Beach and several dignitaries came to dedicate the artistry of Diane Liptak and Steve Krou.  Krou and Liptak are also known for other murals in the area, including the doors of Fire Station 6 on Hernando Beach.

Bid on Mobile Mini Murals by Local Artists

This marks the second year that the Mini Mobile Murals effort hosted by Brooksville Main Street and the Hernando County Fine Arts Council, has graced the Hernando art scene. With these beautiful original artworks, many of which were created by local artists, playing a major role in two Brooksville Main Street events this spring: Murals in the Park and the May Art Stroll. These murals are so mobile, in fact, that they have found yet another new home this year: online.

Live Oak Theatre and Conservatory Annual Spring Festival

Live musical entertainment, a dramatic Whoville experience, games, food, and more will be offered at the Live Oak Theatre and Conservatory Annual Spring Festival, to be celebrated May 22, from noon to 5:30 p.m., at the Carol & Frank Morsani Center for the Arts, 21030 Cortez Boulevard, Brooksville. And vendors are being sought to offer their wares at this vibrant springtime festival.

‘The Healing’ of Hernando Beach

There stands, at the intersection of Commercial Way and Osowaw Boulevard, just beside the Hernando Beach sign, a true artistic landmark that represents the living gems of the ocean: a trio of radiant, leaping dolphins. Their status reigns as a community tradition, and according to the Florida's Adventure Coast website, "marks the start of the coastal art tour."    

Their names are Larry, Curly and Moe. 

Improv is a valuable skill and a lot of fun!

A night of family-friendly unpredictability, laughter, and joy is promised at Live Oak Theatre's Improv Night, Friday, April 23, at 7:30 p.m., at the Carol & Frank Morsani Center for the Arts, 21030 Cortez Boulevard, Brooksville. Doors open at 7 pm. Seats are $10 per person in advance and $15 at the door. Concessions will be available for purchase before the show and during intermission.

Stage West performs 'The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)'

by MEGAN HUSSEY

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The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged) offers funny and novel takes on the Bard's plays--37 of them, in a single production. The play will be performed Thursday, Apr 15, 7:30 p.m. - Sunday, April 25, 4 p.m. at Stage West Community Playhouse, 8390 Forest Oaks Blvd., Spring Hill. 

Youth theatre group performs Aladdin Jr.

In many of its versions and retellings, the legend of Aladdin has captured the imaginations of children around the world. So it seems only fitting that Live Oak Theatre's Acorn Theatre, a theatre of, by and for young people, will perform “Aladdin Jr.” March 18 through March 28 at the Carol and Frank Morsani Center for the Arts, 21030 Cortez Boulevard, Brooksville. Seats are $15 for adults and $8 for children ages 13 and under when accompanied by an adult.