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Fridays | March 22-May 3 | Old Florida Fish House on 30A By Lori Leath Smith Over the past few years, our area has become known as one of the best for songwriters to gather and perform some of their heartfelt lyrics and amazing vocals. Each has a story with a...
Stage Crafters Community Theatre, the oldest continuously running all-volunteer, not-for-profit community theatre in the state of Florida, proudly unveils its highly anticipated 52nd Season. Celebrating over 50 years of enriching lives through the magic of live theatre, Stage Crafters invites the community to join them for an extraordinary lineup...
Sinfonia Gulf Coast, fully professional symphony orchestra, is hosting its annual fundraiser “fun-raiser” weekend March 1-3, which culminates with Crescendo! Main Event Sun., March 3 at 11:30 a.m. at the Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa in Miramar Beach. A highlight of Crescendo! Main Event is the live performance...
By Scott Thomas As we cozy up indoors during this chilly weather, thoughts of sunny spring days filled with gardening and crafting activities dance in our minds. Drawing from over 50 years of gardening and crafting expertise, Scott Thomas shares a few gardening tips. Tip #1: When acquiring seeds for your vegetable...
By Wes Fell The only three-day, indoor music festival ever held in this area is coming to the Destin-Fort Walton Beach Convention Center Friday- Sunday, March 8-10. Event Promoter Wes Fell with Paradise Promotions of the Emerald Coast has contracted with seven awesome classic bands to perform, featuring four national,...
Music is a universal language that transcends borders and cultures. It has the power to evoke a myriad of emotions and connect people on a profound level. Beyond its rhythmic notes and melodic tunes, music serves as a unique love language, allowing individuals to express and communicate their deepest...

Crimes of The Heart

By Anna Fisher, Associate Artistic Director, Emerald Coast Theatre Company Back when I was a little baby acting student in grad school, I had the pleasure of playing the character of Meg in “Crimes of the Heart.” She’s the sister who has returned home after an unsuccessful attempt to make it...
The Cultural Arts Alliance of Walton County (CAA) and South Walton Artificial Reef Association (SWARA) are proud to reveal the nine new sculpture designs, chosen by jury for permanent exhibition in the fifth installation of the Underwater Museum of Art (UMA). The 2024 installation will include the following pieces of...
By Anna Fisher, Associate Artistic Director, Emerald Coast Theatre Company In 2012, The Mischief Theatre Company dreamed up a worst-case scenario play where absolutely everything that can go wrong, does go wrong. It is the stuff that us theatre-makers have nightmares about, like set malfunctions, missed cues, and actors getting bonked...

Arts News

Okaloosa Arts Alliance Receives Donation The Okaloosa Arts Alliance (OAA) has received a generous $1,000 donation from the German Club and Golden Age Club. The donation will be allocated towards OAA’s Arts Grants program, which will directly benefit a local school and arts organization in the upcoming spring. “We are...