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Palladium Champions Chamber Concerts via Video Stream

February 26, 2021 | By Kurt Loft Palladium Champions Chamber Concerts via Video Stream March 5 at 8 pm Online from The Palladium Theater More here The Mile-End Trio. . . Marika Bournaki, Julian Schwartz and Jeffrey Multer Zoom meetings are the new normal in business, so it’s only natural for the business of classical music to focus [...]


Tenea D. Johnson’s Installation “Future Artifacts & New Histories”

February 25, 2021 | By Denzel Johnson-Green Tenea D. Johnson’s Installation Future Artifacts & New Histories Recently at The Studio@620 curated by Bob Devin Jones, hung by Marcus Wehby The Installation: The Three Petal Dance . . . Jazz sucker punches from the Studio@620’s speakers an invisible saxophone leads lively conversation with the paintings and photographs on the wall. Beautifully [...]


Autistic Teen Thrives as Pinellas County Center for the Arts Piano Major

February 23, 2021 | By Jennifer Ring Autistic teen thrives as Pinellas County Center for the Arts piano major . . . Milosz Gasior accompanies dance students at PCCA's 2019 concert, “Dances Through the Ages.” German Language Instructor Bozena Gasior named her son Milosz after the accomplished Polish-American poet, Czeslaw Milosz. In addition to publishing multiple volumes of [...]


TheatreUSF’s Magnetic North – Arctic Dreams, Isolation and Shattering Reality

February 23, 2021 | By Kristina Kourkoulos TheatreUSF’s Magnetic North Arctic Dreams, Isolation and Shattering Reality February 26-March 7 Streaming Live on Zoom Details here Jada Griffin in Magnetic North Theatre has not been the same since Covid-19 knocked (not so kindly) on our doorsteps last March. It’s been almost a year since the world locked down in [...]


The St. Pete Arts Alliance Imagines a New Future as John Collins Retires

February 9, 2021 | By Cindy Stovall You Say Goodbye, She Says Hello The St. Petersburg Arts Alliance Imagines a New Future as John Collins Retires . . . John Collins Do you ever hear news that makes you feel sad and yet happy at the same time? It’s an interesting conundrum to be sure. Well, that’s how [...]


The Rookery – New Creative Writing Series

February 9, 2021 | Curated by Gloria Muñoz The Rookery New Creative Writing Series . . . . . . Welcome to The Rookery, a quarterly creative writing series published by the Creative Pinellas' Arts Coast Journal that welcomes fledgling new voices and seasoned writers alike. I am beyond excited to be The Rookery’s editor and curator.  We welcome [...]


The Dalí’s Innovation Labs – Where Creativity is Serious Business

February 2, 2021 | By Margo Hammond The Dalí’s Innovation Labs Using Creativity to Spark Problem Solving and Empower Women . . . A workshop at The Dalí Museum’s Innovation Labs, before the pandemic, of course (Photo from . . . Salvador Dalí, the wide-eyed artist of melting watches and lobster telephones, may not be the first [...]


WOMAN-MADE Exhibit at the Leepa-Rattner

]January 29, 2021 | By Carlene Cobb Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art Honors Women in Contemporary Art with WOMAN-MADE Through February 7 Leepa-Rattner Museum, Tarpon Springs Details here available online anytime here Yes, there is still time to experience WOMAN-MADE: A Celebration of Female Artists in the Collection at the beautiful Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art at St. Petersburg College (LRMA). This [...]


St. Pete Opera Offers Greatest Hits of Song

January 26, 2021 | By Kurt Loft St. Pete Opera offers greatest hits of song January 29-31 Details here Mark Sforzini The 18th-century English writer Samuel Johnson once described opera as “exotic and irrational entertainment,’’ and he was right. Its exoticism is what makes it so appealing, and nobody can accuse opera of making sense. Let’s face it [...]


Color Riot! – Face to Face with Glorious Navajo Textiles

January 25, 2021 | By Tony Wong Palms Color Riot! The Navajo Weaving exhibition at St. Petersburg’s Museum of Fine Arts Through March 14 Details here . . . The Museum of Fine Arts in St. Petersburg has converted their galleries into a Navajo textile heaven, welcoming visitors with chief blankets, sarapes, saddle covers, transitional textiles, contemporary weavings – and [...]


A Long-Distance Love Story Through Lenses

January 23, 2021 | By Laura Kepner A Long-Distance Love Story Through Lenses . . . Mauricio Santos, with Heike reflected in his lens While attending St. Pete College to improve his English, Mauricio Santos noticed the college also offered photography classes. Mauricio had always wanted to learn more about photography and develop his skills, but it was [...]


Art and Madness

January 21, 2020 | by Tom Winchester Art and Madness a Conversation with Jordan Kriseman   Jordan Kriseman Jordan Kriseman recently graduated from the University of Florida, where she majored in Art History and minored in Sustainability Studies. This Friday, The Dalí Museum will be presenting Kriseman’s pre-recorded lecture on Vincent Van Gogh titled Madness, Genius, and the [...]

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