Arts&Entertainment: September 22, 20002 local venues among the top moneymakers
Clearwater's Ruth Eckerd Hall ranks fourth this year among U.S. theaters of its size in concert revenue, and Tampa's Ice Palace ranks sixth in its category, according to a survey by Amusement Business, a trade weekly.
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Florida Orchestra's pops gain corporate sponsor
TAMPA -- For the first time in four years, the Florida Orchestra has a sponsor for its pops concerts. St. Petersburg-based Raymond James Financial signed a three-year deal to underwrite the pops series, which opens this weekend. The sponsorship is worth $225,000 to the orchestra, said Julie Swanson, director of development, in making the announcement Thursday.