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March 27: Firehouse Pub

Mike Donahue • Irish Music

IrishSt. Patrick’s Day continues with Mike Donahue and his fellow musicians playing joyful & nostalgic Irish & Celtic melodies. Cash Bar.

Mar 18 – Apr 22: Workshops & Classes

Robotics and Lego Mindstorms

MindstormsThis is a class for kids 10 – 14, this is a hands on class exploring beginning electronics and making robotic vehicles!  The Lego Mindstorms are programmable small vehicles, which give kids a taste of simple robotics! There is no equipment or experience required!

Mr. Reve is a professional engineer, and an outstanding faculty member at Lennard High School.

Apr 11: Firehouse Pub

Valerie Gillespie does Broadway

The Valerie Gillespie Ensemble blends vocal and instrumental styles to produce an energetic sound that draws audiences in with a vide variety of familiar songs. Combining the beautiful sounds of local keyboard talent and Dave Rudolf with the world-class talent of Valerie Gillespie, the group has produced a product that is appealing to all types of audiences. This time the group will be performing Broadway Hits.

Apr 25: Firehouse Pub

Prince & Princess Comedy Show

kojo traci2Kojo Prince’s comedy style, best described by him, is silly and superficial but yet satisfying. Extremely energetic and animated. It is often said that you burn calories just by watching him perform. Traci Kanaan continues her irreverence by creatively combining stand up comedy with her piano and vocal performances. She covers numerous topics, including her life and family, pop culture, and current events.

May 9: Firehouse Pub

Victoria Ginty & LadyHawke

Victoria Ginty

Victoria will be joined by bassist and partner Mike Ivey, providing solid bass, acoustic guitar, with lead and harmony vocals; and Ed Wright, one of the States most highly regarded guitarists & vocalist. An eclectic mix of Modern Blues, Country and Americana that will satisfy music lovers.

May 16: Firehouse Pub

Tom “T-Bone” Hamilton

Tom HamiltonTom Hamilton is a straight ahead jazz band, well known in the Tampa Bay area as one of leading jazz/blues bassists. As a studio musician, he recently recorded on bluesman Roy Book Binder’s new album, “The Good Book,” which reached #3 in the Americana charts. Currently, he is recording and producing a Willie Dixon tribute album.

May 30: Firehouse Pub

25 to Life Comedy Show

riveraMike Rivera appeared on ABC’s “The View” where he won their America’s Most Hilarious Teacher contest. He teaches in Pinellas County. This is an evening of award winning comedy club veterans who have built a solid reputation as consistent crowd favorites. An evening of award winning comedy club veterans who have built a solid reputation as consistent crowd favorites. Also who has been performing for decades! All seen on Evening at the Improv, Showtime, Comic Strip Live, America’s Funniest People and more!!

  • Firehouse Pub

    Experience top quality entertainment as you enjoy drinks & snacks in a relaxed, intimate space. Live music of nearly every genre from jazz to show tunes, comedy shows and more are all on tap at the Firehouse Pub!

  • Artist in Residence Program

    Firehouse Residency public programs provide direct and intensive experience with significant artists, performers and writers in a full range of the arts.

  • Summer Arts Camps & Studios

    Discover your great summer adventure at the Firehouse Cultural Center! For 2014 we are offering 4 one-week programs filled with fun, exciting, creative activities. Arts Camps for ages 8–10 and Arts Studios for ages 11–14.

  • Theater at the Firehouse

    Visiting theater groups, film screenings, and our Family Theater Series provide a wide range of evening and matinee performances to entertain all ages.

  • FCC Film Series

    The Firehouse screens the best independent films from around the world in a wide range of genres, in partnership with the Gasparilla International Film Festival. These are award-winning independent films rarely seen outside the Festival Circuit.

  • Arts in Education: Field Trip Performances

    Firehouse Cultural Center partners in the Arts in Education Program with the Arts Council of Hillsborough County and Hillsborough County School System as a venue for high quality performances for students.

  • Workshops & Classes

    Intensive working retreats & workshops conducted by visiting artists. For-credit classes offered by Hillsborough Community College. Figure Drawing Group, open to all, working from a live model. Theater & Improv classes offered in partnership with the Patel Conservatory. The Brenda Knowles ‘Inside Journalism Series.’ What will you learn at the Firehouse?

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Every Thursday, 6:00 – 9:00 pm

Figure Drawing Group

Open to all (18 and up). $10 per session. Bring your own materials, work from a live model. Monitored by Bruce Marsh.Figure Drawing

Next session: Thursday, March 26, 2015

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