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Sunday, October 25, 2020

Local Talent Profile

History of Stripping

History of Stripping

If your idea of a “historian” is a rather bland, even boring personality, then you’ve never had the pleasure of reading the works of Allan Holtz of Tavares. Story: Debbi Kiddy Allan researches and writes about newspaper comics for his…
Local Talent: Apollo Electric

Local Talent: Apollo Electric

Story: Leigh Neely They are five guys who are full of energy and music. You can almost hear the notes swirling around them even though they have no instruments. Eddy Wiggins, Ryan Wilnau, Anthony Smith, Steve Wild, and John Carter are…

Triumph and Tragedy on Denali

Story: Theresa Campbell PHOTO: FRED LOPEZ “We all have a story to tell, and this is mine,” Lake County Circuit Judge Larry Semento penned in “Tears in the Wind: Triumph and Tragedy on America’s Highest Peak,” where he reflects on…
LOCAL TALENT: The Case of The Mystery Writer

LOCAL TALENT: The Case of The Mystery Writer

Author Ray Moore is a dapper Englishman who loves living in The Villages and writing mysteries with a delightful twist. He taught English to Secondary School students for 38 years before retiring and moving to Florida. On his first day…
LOCAL TALENT: Kirk Thomas Simpson & Tatum Donovan

LOCAL TALENT: Kirk Thomas Simpson & Tatum Donovan

Photo: Fred Lopez The Historic State Theatre in Eustis keeps an eye on the future with their successful program, the Young People’s Theatre. The theatre was built in 1916. It’s home to the Bay Street Players, established in 1975 by…
AMBER JESSEE: The Frau is in the Haus

AMBER JESSEE: The Frau is in the Haus

Moonlight Players Theater in Clermont is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year. Founded by Jan Sheldon, who is president emeritus, the theater has been a popular place ever since. Shows are sponsored by internationally known comic book artist George Perez,…
laurie sullivan: All her world’s a stage

laurie sullivan: All her world’s a stage

PHOTO: FRED LOPEZ This is the first in a series of articles featuring talent from local theaters. In the fall of 1948, a group of theater enthusiasts met to discuss starting a community theater. They found a former ice plant…
Jeffrey Ryerson: A Bit of Red, Yellow, and Faith Make Great Art

Jeffrey Ryerson: A Bit of Red, Yellow, and Faith Make Great Art

PHOTO: Fred Lopez Jeffrey Ryerson came to the expressive art he does now by way of biomedical illustration, which was his major at the University of Tennessee, the school of abstract expressionism and the premier school for theory. “My specialty…
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