Featured Articles

From the Guest Editor, Paul Wilborn

What is an arts town? If you follow most media reports, you might think an arts town is where 18,000 people grab up all the Paul McCartney (...)

BY GUEST EDITOR | FEATURED ARTICLES, GUEST EDITOR, MUSIC, PERFORMING ARTS, VISUAL ARTS

Maestro Mark Sforzini Orchestrates a Modern-Day Appreciation of Opera

The Executive and Artistic Director of the St. Petersburg Opera speaks in a Q&A about growing audiences with a spirit of fun and community (...)

BY JULIE GARISTO | FEATURED ARTICLES, MUSIC, PERFORMING ARTS

Catherine Woods on Art Going Public

Catherine Woods decided to sell her house to support herself making art full time during a three-week trip to South Africa. The St. Pete-based (...)

BY EVA AVENUE | FEATURED ARTICLES, VISUAL ARTS

Selwyn Birchwood Works Hard for His Blues

Lessons in art and life from an ax-shredding MBA . . . who’s never held a day job. Award-winning young blues musician Selwyn Birchwood is living (...)

BY DAVID MORRIS | FEATURED ARTICLES, MUSIC

On This Magnetic Field Called Jazz

Two local jazz linchpins discuss their love of music and the local scene. What does it mean to be a jazz musician in Tampa Bay today? Creative (...)

BY DANIEL VEINTIMILLA | FEATURED ARTICLES, MUSIC

From the Guest Editor, Kirk Ke Wang

Our guest editor during the month of March 2017 is artist Kirk Ke Wang. In addition to creating work in painting, sculpture photography and more, (...)

BY DANNY OLDA | FEATURED ARTICLES, GUEST EDITOR, VISUAL ARTS

“Don’t Come Back.”

Kirk Ke Wang’s Journey from China to the U.S. and the Tampa Bay Arts Community’s Journey to the Present Kirk Ke Wang moved to Tampa (...)

BY DAVID MORRIS | FEATURED ARTICLES, VISUAL ARTS

A Look at Cuba and a Look Inward

I’ve always felt a double sense of blurriness in regards to U.S. foreign policy. My parents immigrated to the United States from a socialist (...)

BY DANNY OLDA | FEATURED ARTICLES, VISUAL ARTS

“I Wish to Say”

Sheryl Oring’s unusually well-written artist website says she “examines critical social issues through projects that incorporate old and new (...)

BY EVA AVENUE | FEATURED ARTICLES, VISUAL ARTS

The Ever-Changing Art of Collecting

From high-profile collectors commissioning works for four digits-plus to $3 magnets at the indie market, art collecting remains a personally (...)

BY JULIE GARISTO | FEATURED ARTICLES, VISUAL ARTS

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