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Posted on December 27th, 2011 by

Categories: General, Soccer

Disney Soccer Showcase
:  12/27 – 1/3
Venue:  Lake Myrtle Sports Park

The Boys Showcase Dates: 12/27-30/2011
Times: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM 27th-29th, 9:00 AM – 1:30 PM 30th
Games: 151, Unique Teams: 152
Athletes: Approximately 2,700 unique athletes
Age groups: U15-U19

The Girls Showcase Dates: 12/31/11-1/3/12
Times: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM 31st – 2nd, 9:00 AM – 1:30 PM 3rd
Games: 138, Unique Teams: 96
Athletes: Approximately 1,900 unique athletes
Age groups: U15-U19
For more information, visit www.espnwwos.disney.go.com

Polk Museum of Art “Hunt Slonem Paintings” – Exhibition
: 12/17-3/24
Venue: Polk Museum of Art, Lakeland
-Internationally renowned American artist Hunt Slonem will be featured in a solo exhibition at Polk Museum of Art beginning in December 2011.  Slonem, 60, has had more than 250 exhibitions at prestigious galleries and museums around the nation and world since 1977.  More than 100 museums include his work in their collections, among them the metropolitan Museum of Art, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York City and Polk Museum of Art.  He has been commissioned to paint large-scale murals, including at the former World Trade Center in New York.  Slonem received the prestigious “Stars of Design” award in art October 2009 in New York City, the Greenshields Foundation award in 1976, the national Endowment for the Arts Grant in 1991, and numerous others.  This year, Vendome Publishers will publish a monograph on Slonem that includes a 20-year survey of his work.  Slonem divides his time between Louisiana and New York.  www.polkmuseumofart.org or www.visitcentralflorida.org

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