Darlene Love, red-carpet gala open Clermont's new arts center
Dressed to the nines, the crowd whooped and hollered as Darlene Love took the stage Saturday night. But the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer had to share the limelight with another star attraction: The new Clermont Performing Arts Center, which officially opened with a red-carpet gala.
In 2013, the city bought a former megachurch on South U.S. Highway 27 and transformed it into an arts and recreation center. The recreation programs are up and running; Saturday's soiree marked the start of its first arts season.
"We like the idea that they're bringing arts and culture to Clermont," said... read more