What next? The Olympia Performing Arts Center is born

Published Dec. 29, 2009 A&E The story: The historic Olympia Theater in Palmetto reopens after decades as the Olympia Performing Arts Center. What next? The Olympia Performing Arts Center didn’t exactly have the wildly successful first six months it was expecting. They tried to start strong with a solid lineup of plays and musical acts, but they couldn’t […]

True Hollywood Screen Test gives me a shot at acting in front of the green screen

                                Published Sept. 16, 2009 True Hollywood Screen Test is upping their game with the Gulf Coast Talent & Film Expo at the Manatee County Convention Center this Saturday, September 19. I decided to test my skills in their home-made audition […]

Star search: True Hollywood Screen Test ups its game with its first green-screen talent exposition

Published Sept. 14, 2009 Gulf Coast Talent & Film Expo Manatee Convention Center, 1 Haben Blvd., Palmetto, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sat., Sept. 19, 920-4371 orwww.truehollywoodscreentest.net, free When Creative Loafing covered a budding company called True Hollywood Screen Test 14 months ago, the operation was basically two brothers, Mark and Brian Ibasfalean, filming amateur auditions out of […]