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Dec 18: FCC Fall Film Series

Poster Boy’s or: The Art of Mobile Recording & Short Film “The Harlot”

Poster Boys

“Poster Boy’s or: The Art of Mobile Recording” Two adventuring musicians, whose band has earned glowing reviews from prestigious press outlets and has been a recurring fixture on the blogosphere, set out to record an album on the road. The catch – they have no money of their own and must use their traveling poster sales job to fund this ambitious recording project.

Also to be screened A Short Film: “The Harlot” A black and white silent film incorporating a dramatic spin on the classic story of Romeo & Juliet. This short is set in the present day featuring a woman unhappy in a loveless & abusive marriage until she finds the one man who sparks her hidden desires by leading her through a whole new world.

Jan. 10: Firehouse Pub

Roy Book Binder

book binder

ROY BOOK BINDER, has earned his stripes…. THE BOOK, travelled with The Rev. Gary Davis in the 60’s, Re-discovered Pink Anderson and revived his career in the 70’s and has been included in THE BLUES WHO’S WHO & THE BIG BOOK OF BLUES. Roy has appeared on TNN’s NASHVILLE NOW (TV SHOW), 30 times with many of Country Music’s biggest legends and has toured nationally with BONNIE RAITT, JJ CALE & HOT TUNA…you name it, he’s done it! Come see this SINGING-SONGWRITING-STORYTELLING-FINGERPICKIN’ BLUES LEGEND

  • 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 other 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, January 8, 2015

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