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Local Talent: Country with a twist

Local Talent: Country with a twist

Lake County singer often takes his talents to Nashville. Country artist Rob Nichols, who started performing professionally when he was about 22, thinks back to growing up and listening to his parents’ Elvis Presley 45s, Merle Haggard, Johnny Cash and…
Local Talent: Moved by the wind and tides

Local Talent: Moved by the wind and tides

Made of Earth brings nature’s elements to the stage through its lyrics. When three Lake County musicians were trying to name their band, they looked to their Christian faith and the name “Made of Earth” just flowed. “As Genesis 2:7…
Local Talent: Free spirit

Local Talent: Free spirit

Singer Christina Adinolfi spreads energy through her music. Spirituality plays a part in singer Christina Adinolfi’s performances, and listeners felt that one recent evening as her voice floated from the patio of Magical Meat Boutique to the heavens above Mount…
iSparkle Talent Show in Villages to raise scholarship funds

iSparkle Talent Show in Villages to raise scholarship funds

Organizers of iSparkle Got Talent 4 are booking seats in advance for the February show. The talent show, which raises scholarship funds for iSparkle, an anti-bullying program, is scheduled from 7-9pm Feb. 9 at Mulberry Grove Recreation Center, 8445 SE…
Here’s your chance to be a star

Here’s your chance to be a star

Got talent? Organizers of a fundraiser for a college scholarship fund are looking for “crazy fun people” who can sing, dance, perform comedy skits, or have any other act of no more than five minutes for a talent show. You…
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…
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…
LOCAL TALENT: Gary McKechnie — Pages from the past

LOCAL TALENT: Gary McKechnie — Pages from the past

The bright yellow cottage on McDonald Street in Mount Dora is the Coconut Cottage Inn, a delightful bed and breakfast owned by husband-and-wife innkeepers Gary McKechnie and Nancy Howell. As innkeepers, they have studied the history of Mount Dora and…
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