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Tuesday, December 7, 2021

Social Spotlight

Social Spotlight: A hard look in the mirror

Social Spotlight: A hard look in the mirror

‘Cracked Mirrors’ web series, produced in Lake County, will reflect today’s social issues. A living hell.  That’s how Lori Bajares, of Eustis, describes a five-year period of her life in the early 1980s while living in Texas. Her bruises and…
Social Spotlight: The nuns return to The Villages

Social Spotlight: The nuns return to The Villages

The Little Sisters of Hoboken will sing at the Hollywood Bowl(-A-Rama).  A musical that includes a scene with Bette Davis’ 1962 film character “Baby Jane” surrounded by nuns in wheelchairs might sound like a bunch of nonsense. Actually, it’s just…
Social Spotlight: Catch the holiday spirit

Social Spotlight: Catch the holiday spirit

In Lake and Sumter counties, it’s beginning to light up a lot like Christmas. The holidays are here, and we know what that means.  People in jolly moods can drive around neighborhoods and see roofs lined with winking bulbs, large…
Social Spotlight: November in Paris

Social Spotlight: November in Paris

Leesburg hosts the annual Fashion Designers Showcase and Modeling Competition. Paris comes to Lake County with a colossal replica of the Eiffel Tower in Leesburg Towne Square. Leesburg will be in the fashion spotlight Saturday, Nov. 9, during the seventh…
Social Spotlight: Nature calls

Social Spotlight: Nature calls

A festival in Umatilla allows visitors to take a walk on the wild side.  Story: Angela Love If learning more about wildlife and plants indigenous to Florida in a small-town setting appeals to you, then the place for you to…
Social Spotlight: Awesomesauce

Social Spotlight: Awesomesauce

Clermont expands the Sips & Salsa Festival for its second year. What’s hot in Lake County? For people who like salsa both on the dance floor and on their chips, one of the county’s newest festivals is “en fuego.” Clermont’s…
Social Spotlight: The Highwaymen

Social Spotlight: The Highwaymen

These famous artists still show the world the unique and beautiful areas of Florida. Story: Leigh Neely // Photos: Anthony Rao The Highwaymen are a group of artists who enjoy painting. The name was coined in an article written in…
Social Spotlight: Dance to the music

Social Spotlight: Dance to the music

It’s that time of year again when some of Lake County’s familiar faces hit the dance floor for Stepping Out for Education. Locally, it’s more popular than “Dancing with the Stars” because the contestants are familiar. Stepping Out for Education…
Social Spotlight: Up, up, and away

Social Spotlight: Up, up, and away

Beautiful balloons are flying in for a Villages festival. Dan Stukas has flown Air Force supersonic jets and Delta airliners. But there’s a thrill about piloting a hot-air balloon that other aircraft can’t provide. “When you take off, no matter…
Social Spotlight: A symphony tribute

Social Spotlight: A symphony tribute

‘Ballade in Blue’ is a special performance for the Florida Lakes Symphony Orchestra and its co-founder, Audrey Sanders. Guy Saint-Clair and his wife, Audrey Sanders, had a vision for an orchestra in Lake County, and now the Florida Lakes Symphony…
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