Introducing Mad 'Live' Arts to the LCLS TeenLiB family Covering Lake County's exploding Theatre and Arts. Posting current productions, Reviews, even Cast Interivews in this Live Madness. Part of the Lake County Library System, the sister program of 'Hear That Tune Music' and 'Fashion Is The Me' Created By the LCLS Teen Department.

LCLS Photo & Poetry Contest

This Year adding to the 13th annual BookMark design contest The Lake County Library System is proud to announce the first annual Photography Contest for K-12 students and adults. This year’s theme will be ¡Viva Libros! to support the 10th annual Lake County BookFest. Photo entries must be received by February 22, 2013 at 5 p.m.

Also A special poetry event will be held this year as part of the 2013 Lake County BookFest. The ¡Viva Libros! Poetry Contest is designed to offer local writers, finalists in the contest, the opportunity of being reviewed by Pulitzer Prize nominee Vivian Shipley. The Poetry Contest is for ages 18 and up and entries are being accepted until February 8th. Qualifying entries may be on any topic and may be any style of writing.Entries are being accepted now through February 8, 2013. Finalists will be selected by members of the Palm Writers’ Group. For submission information and guidelines, please check the website

Vote for J. Gabriel Gates

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Gates novels include: Dark Territory (The Tracks Book 1), Ghost Crown (The Tracks Book 2), The Sleepwalkers, and his new sci-fi, thriller Blood Zero Sky.

The Reviewers of The Paranormal Romance Guild 

have nominated their favorite books reviewed in 2012

Now it’s your turn - Vote for your favorite by PRG this year!

Plaid Tidings @ Bay Street Theatre

Playing through December 9, 2012 at the Historic State Theatre.

The gleeful heavenly quartet The Plaids are back singing swingin’ ‘50s and ‘60s musical favorites!  Plaid Tidings – A Special Holiday Edition is a nostalgic holiday extravaganza with the very best of Forever Plaid wrapped up in a nifty package with a big bow on top! Stuffed with favorite Christmas standards, Plaid Tidings, written by Stuart Ross, is an ideal holiday treat for the whole family that is truly heaven sent. 

Improv-O-Rama

Sunday November 18th at 2pm Come out to the Orlando Public Library Main Branch, To see three great Improv troupes perform in the Improv O Rama. 

The troupes playing are Power 2 Improv , Improv Addicts , and Humor Resources. This show is family friendly , Totally Interactive and Audience Participation.This is a FREE show. This Showcase is about FUN! so come out and be apart of the show and have a Laugh with us and lets play!

Blood Zero Sky

J. Gabriel Gates is the young adult author of the novels: “The Sleepwalkers,” “Dark Territory: The Tracks, Book 1,” “Ghost Crown, The Tracks, Book 2,”. And Now ‘Blood Zero Sky’ in stores Now!

~Unprofitable’s are banished to work camps to pay off their credit. Other tie-men and women look on apathetically. Fair is fair. Everyone knows you shouldn’t use more credit than you are worth to the Company. They turn their attention to the next repackaged but highly coveted N-Corp product on the market, creatively advertised on the imager screens that adorn virtually every available flat surface. All the while, their mandatory cross-implants and wrist-worn “ICs” keep them focused on the endless cycle of work and consumption to which they are enslaved.~…

Comedy Mayhem

An evening of Retro & Current Comedy Stylings that includes:

“Spur of the Moment” Improvisations based on Audience Suggestions

Vintage Comedy Sketches & Routines

Edgy Stand Up Comedians

Masterful Musical Segments Performed by a LIVE Band

and A Rollicking Radio “Play”

Saturday, November 3, 2012 at 8 PM

Ticket Price is $15.00

Comedy Mayhem

Saturday, November 03, 2012 at 8:00 PM

Historic State Theatre

109 North Bay Street

Eustis, FL 32726

hearthattune:

WE THE KING’S live acoustic set @ Macy’s Mall of Millienia, Orlando Saturday October, 20th @ 2pm

hearthattune:

WE THE KING’S live acoustic set @ Macy’s Mall of Millienia, Orlando Saturday October, 20th @ 2pm

'WAIT UNTIL DARK'

A Broadway hit written by Frederick Knott, this masterfully constructed thriller moves from one moment of suspense to another as it builds toward an electrifying, breath-stopping final scene.

Single tickets: $12 adults/$11 students. Call the box office at 352-357-7777 to reserve your seats or book online at baystreetplayers.org. Season tickets still on sale!

http://www.baystreetplayers.org/Home_Page.html

PARANORMAN ‘a must-see’,

A misunderstood boy who can speak with the dead, takes on ghosts, zombies and grown-ups to save his town from a centuries-old curse.

Lake County Library System Features the Mad Master of Mystery, Tim Dorsey

Lake County Library System is honored to present nationally best-selling author Tim Dorsey, on Friday, June 29th at 2 p.m. in the Lady Lake Public Library and again at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, June 30th in the Leesburg Public Library.  Tim will be greeting readers and speaking about finding inspiration in Florida and his new book, Pineapple Grenade.  “Fans of Dorsey’s slapstick-comedy style will find plenty to like. Dorsey again proves he’s some sort of mad master with a concoction that features zany physical comedy, dark humor, social commentary, and Florida history.” — Tampa Tribune

Gloriously unrepentant Florida serial killer Serge Storms is back—and he’s finagled his way into becoming a secret agent in Miami—in another outrageous crime comedy from New York Times bestselling author, Tim Dorsey. In Pineapple Grenade, the incomparable Serge takes up spying for the president of a banana republic, and now Homeland Security wants to bring him down. It’s always a wild ride when Dorsey’s at the wheel, and with Pineapple Grenade he delivers his most explosively hilarious road trip to date.

Tim Dorsey was a police and courts reporter for The Alabama Journal, the now-defunct evening newspaper in Montgomery. He joined The Tampa Tribune as a general assignment reporter and also worked as a political reporter in the Tribune’s Tallahassee bureau. From 1994 to 1999, he was the Tribune’s night metro editor. He left the paper in August 1999 to write full time.

Tim has since published fifteen novels in several languages: Florida Roadkill, Hammerhead Ranch Motel, Orange Crush, Triggerfish Twist, The Stingray Shuffle, Cadillac Beach, Torpedo Juice, The Big Bamboo, Hurricane Punch, Atomic Lobster, Nuclear Jellyfish, Gator A-Go-Go, Electric Barracuda, When Elves Attack and Pineapple Grenade. Don’t miss these chances, Serge with be looking for you! 

The events are free sponsored in part by the Friends of the Leesburg and Lady Lake Libraries.  For additional information call 352-253-6167 or check the schedule of events on the Lake County Library System website at www.lakeline.lib.fl.us.