Monday, May 6, 2013
The voice of Buzz Lightyear and star of 'Santa Clause' is offering a night of adult comedy for parents whose kids have enjoyed the comedian's movies.
All American TV/film comedian Tim Allen is bringing his adults only standup tour to Ruth Eckerd Hall on July 25 at 8 p.m., according to the Tampa Bay Times. Allen is well-known for his G-Man roles -- that is, "G" for General Audiences. He played Tim Taylor on "Home Improvement." He was the elf Himself in "Santa Clause" movies. And Allen was the voice of Buzz Lightyear in the "Toy Story" movies. You can't get much more wholesome than that. But Allen will star in his own standup routine on July 25 that is being promoted for Mature Audiences. Message: Leave the kids home with a babysitter, and enjoy a night out with the Comedian Next Door. Tickets are expected to go on sale Saturday, May 11, at the Ruth Eckerd Hall ticket office, 1111 …
Friday, May 3, 2013
Looking to celebrate this weekend? Here's what's happening, straight from the Clearwater Patch Events Calendar.
Looking for a fiesta to celebrate Cinco de Mayo? Help honor the Mexican Army’s 1862 victory over the French at the Battle of Puebla in a plethora of ways in Clearwater. Here is a rundown of some events throughout the city, as posted in the Clearwater Patch Events Calendar. (Hosting another event we missed? Please add it to our calendar here): What: This family-friendly celebration starts with the Gateway Farmers Market and features main events, from 3 to 8 p.m., include live bands and authentic Mexican entertainers, folk dancing and children’s activities. Headline performers include Yoshiee, Cortez de la Sierra, the Trio Amistad Huasteca, the Mariachi Invasor de Mexico and Grupo Mahetzy. When: 9 a.m. - 8 p.m. Saturday, May 4 Where: 1200 …
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
As crews work to renovate the Capitol Theatre they discovered a nearly 20-foot-tall, painted “Wall of Honor” listing names most likely compiled from Clearwater servicemen during World War I.
The names appear clearly enough through the nearly 100-year-old paint. Rudolph Petree. Newlan C. Plumb. Grover and Aubrey McMullen. John B. Stetson. The powerful and pioneering family names appeared as the plaster was removed inside the Capitol Theatre this week, revealing a "Wall of Honor" listing names of residents who served in various military branches during World War I, according to Clearwater historians. “This was completely unexpected,” said Katie Pedretty, spokeswoman at Ruth Eckerd Hall, who is undertaking the renovation project of the more than 90-year-old theater in partnership with the city. The discovery Tuesday has planners scrambling to figure out a way to preserve and incorporate the nearly 20-foot-tall wall into …
Sunday, April 7, 2013
The musical, 'The Seussical,' is coming to Countryside High School April 11-13.
Thursday, April 4, 2013
The Calvin Hunsinger Student Art Show is Sunday.
Monday, March 25, 2013
Work on nearly $127,000 of Main Library entrance improvements is expected to start soon, according to library officials.
The permits are in place and some of the art that could be on display as part of the renovated and gated Main Library entrance is part of the Clearwater's Dolphin pod. The project will get underway after library officials hear back from developers regarding final costs to install the seven-foot tall wrought iron style gate and fence around the entrance to the Main Library as well as other courtyard improvements, said Barbara Pickell, library director, during a February library advisory board meeting. The entrace could also become home to a Clearwater's Dolphin designed in a “Where the Wild Things Are” theme by Cathie Carol Zurich-Wus, Pickell said. Six dolphins were purchased by the Downtown Development Board to help attract people to the …
Saturday, March 23, 2013
A 500-pound, life-size steel dolphin unveiled Friday at Pier 60 Park on Clearwater Beach marks the start of the Dolphin Trail which is also expected to expand to state Welcome Centers soon.
A life-size steel dolphin unveiled Friday at Pier 60 Park on Clearwater Beach marks the start of the Dolphin Trail which is also expected to expand to state Welcome Centers soon. There are more than 100 decorated dolphins in lobbies of restaurants and offices and on sidewalks outside of businesses throughout the state. Dolphins also will be delivered to all Official Florida Welcome Centers next week. Daughter Suzanne and her mother Madeline Dallefeld donated the 500-pound, steel rod trio of dolphins sculpture by the late George Dallefeld to the Clearwater Regional Chamber. "I am very excited for this honor for my dad so that the world can see his work," Suzanne said in a release. New dolphins will continue to be added to the trail. Four …
Friday, March 15, 2013
A local producer is looking for a condo use for a day of shooting for an independent foreign film .
The St. Petersburg/Clearwater Film Commission is seeking suggestions for a condo to use for a day of shooting for an indie film. See the announced posted below by Pinellas County Economic Development. A local producer urgently needs a condominium building as a filming location for ONE day. Send your suggestions to : info@Filmspc.com The location needs are very specific: The entry way will be crucial to the scene. It would easily accommodate the actors and a car without cramping. The example in the photo is perfect, but building owners and manager are asking an amount that greatly exceeds the budget. The production will pay a location fee and insurance, but the budget is indie-film sized. This location will be used for one day. …
Thursday, March 14, 2013
Round one voting ends at noon on Friday.
By voting in an online poll, you can help bring the 'SoMeT13US', or Social Media Tourism Symposium 2013, to Clearwater/St. Petersburg Nov. 6 - 8. The symposium is, "the only conference of its kind that provides an opportunity for destination marketing organizations, hotels, resorts, attractions, and tourism related entities to share ideas and learn more about how to leverage social media within the tourism industry," a news release said. Round one voting ends at noon on Friday. You can vote for Clearwater/St. Petersburg, or other U.S. locations, on Facebook by clicking here. According to a Facebook post by symposium organizers, Clearwater/St. Petersburg trails other U.S. cities to host the event, but looks safe to advance to the next …
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
The Clearwater Alumnae Panhellenic will hold its annual fundraiser scholarship night Thursday at the premier of 'The Producers' Thursday.