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The Lost Art of Communicating by Snail Mail

MAIL ART PROJECTS YOU CAN DO FROM HOME Pandemic Postcard Project To help us connect during the pandemic, local fiber artist and teacher Sara Norine James has created “Greetings from Home: the St. Pete Postcard Project.” As part of her socially engaged project, Sara will be sending 1,500 people a zine explaining the tradition of postcards in St. Petersburg, [...]


Eckerd College Theatre Professor Uses Her Skills to Help Medical Workers and More

May 28, 2020 | By Laura Kepner Eckerd College Theatre Professor Uses Her Skills to Help Medical Workers and More . . . Jessica Thonen Eckerd College Theatre Professor Jessica Thonen has designed scenery and costumes in Europe, Off-Broadway and throughout the United States. Her work has included dance, performance art and anime Shakespeare. She’s worked at Radio [...]


We Are One: A Global Film Festival

May 26, 2020 | By Victoria Jorgensen We Are One: A Global Film Festival A Historic Film Event May 29th - June 7th 2020 . . . Film festivals have been the holy grail for filmmakers to network, learn, find distribution and generally refresh while basking in the extreme talent of their industry. Then came 2020, Covid-19 and quarantine rules [...]


Tenea D. Johnson Crafts Blueprints for Better Worlds

May 20, 2020 | By Jake-ann Jones Tenea D. Johnson a Multidisciplinary Artist Crafts Blueprints for Better Worlds . . . The future is now. Whether you’re a fan of sci-fi and speculative fiction, study quantum physics or biotech, or worry about the grim predictions of conservationists raising the alarms about mankind’s destruction of the planet, Tenea D. Johnson has [...]


Art, Business and Good Deeds Meet  

May 13, 2020 | By Cindy Stovall Where Art, Business and Good Deeds Meet    . . . Coast Brothers General Manager, Patrick Collins - Mural by the Vitale Bros. Stephen Collins, a Connecticut native, bought Coast Bothers janitorial supply firm a decade ago. It was an established business of several decades that services Central Florida schools, hotels, laundries [...]


Jeremy Gloff Creates Community Online at the Straz

May 7, 2020 | By Stephanie Powers Jeremy Gloff Creates Community Online . . . Jeremy Gloff - photo by Chuck Terzian Tampa Bay musician Jeremy Gloff was one of many local artists whose plans had to pivot when the Covid-19 crisis struck. He was set to film a video for the song “Tampa” from his last album [...]

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