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- D'Ann White
Saturday, December 8, 2012
CHRISTMAS FESTIVAL The Music Showcase Christmas Festival will be Saturday, Dec. 8, from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at 402 Oakfield Dr. in Brandon. There will be more than 60 vendors selling their homemade crafts, jewelry, makeup, clothing, food and more. Some of the vendors include Pampered Chef, Mary Kay, Thirty One, Miche Bag, PJ's Crafts World, Zumba, Visalus Sciences, Shaklee and Paparazzi. The event will feature live music inside the auditorium with Music Showcase students and outside on the patio with groups throughout area schools and the community including Riverview High School, Seffner Christian Academy, Leonard's Dance Academy, Dowdell High School and a Zumba demonstration. There also will be a bounce house, crafts, face painting and …
Also from the Theatre Arts and Dance Alliance, show dates for "Beauty and the Beast" and audition dates for "The Nutcracker," at the TADA studios on FishHawk Boulevard in Lithia.
The Theatre Arts and Dance Alliance on FishHawk Boulevard in Lithia is congratulating eight dancers who are studying this summer with prestigious ballet schools, including the Joffrey Ballet. Studying with the Joffrey Ballet are Isabel Provenzano, Stefanie Lebarre and Jesmen Grullon. With Modas Dance, Chelsea Reeves. With the Sarasota Ballet, Jenna Barry. With The Rock School, Jayden Capella. With Next Generation Ballet, Ainsley Basham. And with the North Carolina Dance Theatre, Annabel Fobert. Also, TADA, in collaboration with the Progress Village Middle Magnet School of the Arts, will take to the stage with a Broadway Junior production of Beauty and the Beast. The show will be performed at Blake High School on Aug. 4, at 7 p.m., and …