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2021-05-03T16:54:50-04:00

Zooming into Auditions with Pinellas County Center for the Arts

March 23, 2021 | By Talia Fish Zooming into Auditions with Pinellas County Center for the Arts Details here It’s safe to say that there is a lot going on in the world right now – for everyone. But the trials and tribulations of middle school students looking to prospective high schools this year is assuredly daunting. Imagine learning how [...]

2021-05-03T16:55:06-04:00

Breath of Influence

March 23, 2021 | By Tom Winchester Breath of Influence Through June 13 The Gallery at Creative Pinellas Details here . . . Collaborative artists Carol Mickett and Robert Stackhouse recently finished installing the centerpiece of their environmentally conscious exhibition, Expanding Waters, in the main room of the Creative Pinellas Gallery. It's a room-sized, immersive installation titled, Breath of Influence [...]

2021-05-03T16:55:28-04:00

Beethoven Won’t Keep Quiet at this Library

March 19, 2021 | By Kurt Loft Beethoven Won’t Keep Quiet at this Library Free Available at loc.gov Ludwig van Beethoven wouldn’t believe his ears after 250 years. The music world continues to celebrate the anniversary of his birth in 1770, as concerts keep coming after all the performance delays and cancelations due to COVID. This includes a trove from [...]

2021-05-03T16:55:52-04:00

Students Explore Surrealism and Fashion Design at The Dalí

March 18, 2021 | By Carlene Cobb Students Explore Surrealism and Fashion Design at The Dalí March 25 at 7 pm Online Event Details here Virtual Gallery here Design by Annie Miller, Gibbs PCCA, Grade 11, inspired by Un Chien Andalou's image of the Moon slicing a cloud, and the weight of sexual oppression The Fashion Designs at [...]

2021-05-03T16:56:11-04:00

Noelle Mason – X-Ray Vision vs Invisibility

March 3, 2021 | By Robin O’Dell Noelle Mason - X-Ray Vision vs Invisibility Through May Florida Museum of Photographic Arts Details here (c) Noelle Mason, Backscatter Blueprint (Los Bananos), cyanotype, 18 x 24 in. . . . I have had conversations with people on multiple occasions about the future of photography. With digital cameras in everyone’s pockets, [...]

2021-05-03T16:56:34-04:00

Bob Devin Jones on Photojournalist Griffith J. Davis

March 1, 2021 | By Bob Devin Jones See Here Works by Griffith J. Davis at the USF Contemporary Art Museum Through March 6 Details here Virtual Exhibition here Griffith J. Davis – Griff Davis reviews the script for Liberia’s first promotional film “Pepperbird Land” with its narrator, emerging actor Sidney Poitier in Monrovia, Liberia, 1952. Griffith J. Davis [...]

2021-05-03T16:56:51-04:00

Expanding Waters – Setting the Stage

March 2, 2021 | By Tom Winchester Expanding Waters – Setting the Stage A Conversation with Mickett-Stackhouse . . . . . . Creative Pinellas artist laureates, Dr. Carol Mickett and Dr. Robert Stackhouse, will be exhibiting recent artworks and a site-specific installation at the Creative Pinellas Gallery from March 17 to June 13. Titled Expanding Waters, the exhibition will approach [...]

2021-05-03T16:57:06-04:00

Behind the Scenes from Behind Screens – How Theatres Are Adapting

February 26, 2021 | By Talia Fish Behind the Scenes from Behind Screens How Tampa Bay Theatres Are Adapting    A view from backstage during freeFall's live drive-in performance of War of the Worlds - photo by Thee Photo Ninja . . . Theatre in Tampa Bay, and across the country, still holds its breath as case numbers [...]

2021-05-03T16:57:49-04:00

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 [...]

2021-05-03T16:58:14-04:00

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 [...]

2021-05-03T16:58:41-04:00

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 [...]

2021-05-03T16:59:01-04:00

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 [...]

2021-05-03T16:59:14-04:00

A Time of Wintering, Even in Florida

February 22, 2021 | By Margo Hammond A Time of Wintering, Even in Florida . . . A Poem for Wintering "Winter beauty - Beauté d'hiver" by monteregina is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0 . . . In January, I attended a Theater of War Productions event online that was held to help people [...]

2021-05-03T17:00:04-04:00

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 [...]

2021-05-03T17:00:18-04:00

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 [...]

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