Drake plans Tallahassee show

Rapper Drake will appear at the Tallahassee-Leon County Civic Center on Feb. 24.

Rapper Drake will appear at the Tallahassee-Leon County Civic Center on Feb. 24.

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Tickets go on sale today at the Tallahassee-Leon County Civic Center and at all Ticketmaster locations for red-hot Young Money/Cash Money recording artist Drake’s Feb. 24 performance at the Tallahassee venue.

The Grammy-nominated rapper, whose current album “Take Care” has spawned the hits “Headlines,” “Make Me Proud” (with Nicki Minaj) and “The Motto” (with Lil Wayne), is on the road for his “Club Paradise” tour, which is hitting college campuses across the nation.

Touring with Drake, who first made a name for himself on the Canadian teen TV drama “Degrassi: The Next Generation,” are rising stars A$AP Rocky and Kendrick Lamar, two of the hottest young rappers in the business.

Drake kicks off the American leg of his tour Feb. 14 at the BankUnited Center in Miami. He’ll wrap up the 17-city jaunt March 11 at the Viejas Arena in San Diego before heading to Europe for shows in Dublin, Ireland; London and Nottingham, England; and stops in Scotland, France, Holland, Belgium, Germany, Sweden, Norway and Denmark.

Tickets for the Tallahassee show are available at the TLCCC box office at 505 W. Pensacola St., at www.livenation.com, at Ticketmaster outlets or by calling (850) 222-0400, (800) 322-3602 or (800) 745-3000.


OCILLA — Basketball entertainment legends the Harlem Globetrotters will take on a collection of Irwin County “All-Stars” Jan. 21 in a contest at the Irwin County High School Gymnasium here.

Tickets for the 7 p.m. performance are $8 in advance and $10 at the door on the day of the game. Tickets are available at Irwin County High School and at Irwin County Middle School.

For information, call the high school (229-468-9421), the middle school (229-468-5517) or contact Reggie Miller at (229) 424-5242 or regmiller@aol.com.


THOMASVILLE — A consultant who specializes in green building consulting will present a pair of workshops at the St. Thomas Episcopal Church Parish Hall at 216 Remington Ave. here Jan. 19 and 20.

Both workshops will be conducted by Carl Seville of Seville Consulting LLC and are being presented by Thomasville Landmarks, a nonprofit historic preservation organization.

The first workshop, planned from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Jan. 19 , is open to the general public and will cover topics such as green building, resource efficiency, durability of materials, and site and community impact. Dinner will be provided by Landmarks.

The second workshop, scheduled from 7:30 a.m. to noon Jan. 20, is specifically for building industry professionals, including Realtors, contractors and design specialists. It will focus on a specific building owned by Thomasville Landmarks. Breakfast will be provided.

There is no charge for either of the workshops, but space is limited so reservations are required.

To register or obtain more information, contact Brent Runyon of Thomasville Landmarks at (229) 226-6016 or visit www.ThomasvilleLandmarks.org on the Web.