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2020-03-27T16:29:11-04:00

Community art centers ramp up efforts to help people stay creative

March 20, 2020 | By Jennifer Ring Making Art in a Time of Social Distancing Community art centers ramp up efforts to help people stay creative during the pandemic . . .  Pack It In by Ronnie Stewart, courtesy of @ronniestewart1 The list of closures keeps getting longer as the coronavirus crisis rages on in Tampa Bay. As [...]

2020-03-20T11:30:34-04:00

A Season of Highs, a Sudden Silence – and Reflection on the Power of Music

March 18, 2020 | By Kurt Loft A Season of Highs, a Sudden Silence – and Reflection on the Power of Music . . . Calidore String Quartet The viral pandemic gripping our planet has put much of humanity in a lockdown mode, changing how we socialize, travel, dine and earn a living. It’s also given us time [...]

2020-03-20T18:25:33-04:00

Shawn Dell Joyce Moves Her Plein Air Painting Class Online

March 18, 2020 | By Jennifer Ring Making Art in a Time of Social Distancing Shawn Dell Joyce Moves Her Plein Air Painting Class Online . . . Shawn Dell Joyce I first met Shawn Dell Joyce while working on Creative Loafing’s art- and nature-themed Fall Guide in August 2019. As I was searching Google for nature-inspired art [...]

2020-03-18T10:33:02-04:00

Talking About Music is the Last Thing on Nellie McKay’s Mind

March 16, 2020 | By Eric Snider Talking About Music is the Last Thing on Nellie McKay’s Mind Musician Nellie McKay was not interested in talking about music. For 15 minutes on a Wednesday afternoon, over the phone, I asked what I considered to be easy-to-field questions about her unique and eclectic career as a singer of vintage songs, a [...]

2020-03-09T17:18:08-04:00

Fiction and Poetry

March 9, 2020 | Curated by Maureen McDole Fiction and Poetry Poems by Janet A. Hopkins Janet A. Hopkins The Vole  It was well covered and alone, in a frosted weald in winter loam, a tiny creature curled up tight, dreaming dreams that winter night. It dreamt of things I could not [...]

2020-03-08T10:51:17-04:00

Brandie Dziegiel

Arts In: Brandie Dziegiel . . . Brandi Dziegiel Brandie Dziegiel (pronounced “Diesel”) is a young artist embracing the age-old craft of printmaking. She tells Barbara St. Clair how she chose to get an art degree after serving in the Coast Guard. Brandie shares her passion for the physical craft of cutting away to reveal an image, [...]

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