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Artist Laureate Conversations with Guests Celeste Davis & Reginald Gordon

Carol Mickett & Robert Stackhouse

Arts In: Premiere | 

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Typewriter Talks: ep 21

Maureen McDole

keepstpetelit | Episode 21: Maria Ingrande Mora – Typewriter Talks with Keep St. Pete Lit is a weekly online series where we interview and showcase literary works by Tampa Bay writers.

LIBERTAIRE

Elizabeth Indianos

ElizabethIndianos | Award-Winning Screenplay becomes Award-Winning Stageplay. Footage from Toronto Female Eye Film Festival with Actors doing the first read, to stage production and interviews with City and Government Officials, from the City, College, Greek Consulate General, Actors, and Audience members.

Something Out of Nothing

Aurailieus Arts

aurailieus | Artists make something out of Nothing!! Watch Aurailieus hit the streets of St Pete and make art out of scraps of wood discarded in the streets.

Visual Arts

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Paint With Me: Serenity Found

Caroline Karp

carolinekarpartist  | Serenity Found… River Painting in Oils where I take you on an adventure down the river on my kayak - Well, of course, I’m painting in my outdoor studio. Serenity Found is a place of resilence away from all the noise and into the wild of the wilderness.

Paint Without A Plan

Aurailieus Arts

aurailieus | Sometimes you just gotta make that art and have fun doing it ;p Watch Aurailieus paint something from his imagination!!

Paint With Me: Island Delight

Caroline Karp Artist

carolinekarpartist.com  | In this 5 min video I show how I painted "Island Delight" a mixed media painting of sailboats at sunset.  “A piece of art can be a visual anchor that draws us in and triggers an emotional and spiritual adventure.” - Caroline

Stories & Words

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Beauty & the Burg: Overcoming Obstacles

Cindy Stovall

Arts In: Premiere | The September episode of Beauty & the 'Burg focused on artists that have overcome challenges. During these uncertain days, we all face many challenges. This month’s guests, Cranstan Cumberbatch, an award-winning actor, writer, director, producer, and vocalist; Bob Devin Jones, a playwright, director and actor and the Founding Director of the Studio@620; and Frederick “Rootman” Woods, a self-taught visual artist whose inspiration comes from naturally occurring designs, discussed how they faced some of life's most formidable obstacles....and prevailed.

Typewriter Talks: ep 20

Maureen McDole

keepstpetelit | Episode 20: Michael Scott Novilla – Typewriter Talks with Keep St. Pete Lit is a weekly online series where we interview and showcase literary works by Tampa Bay writers.

True Stories Lab: Rubin Drew

Lisa Kirchner

truestories | Spoken word artist Rubin Drew tells the story of "Bug Girl," and how she touched his life. In this session, we talk about how details can make, or break, a story.

Music

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Chartreuse

Deb Ruby

DebRubySings  | Deb Ruby sings her original song, "Chartreuse" inspired by the color spectrum of life experiences and the vulnerabilities we all share.
Deb Ruby: Vocals/Guitar - Produced by Dylen Terflinger of The Ghost Motel.

 "Love & Bossa Nova"

Daniela Soledade and Nate Najar

natenajar| Daniela Soledade and Nate Najar have been live-streaming "Love & Bossa Nova" concerts every Friday evening since March 20 when social distancing guidelines became effective. Nate's birthday concert was shot at our favorite arts organization in St Petersburg, the great Studio@620.

Alexis Cole & Helios Jazz Orchestra

St. Petersburg Jazz Festival

stpetejazzfest | Singer Alexis Cole is featured with the Helios Jazz Orchestra in the 2019 St. Petersburg Jazz Festival presented by EMIT.  Alexis Cole (singer/pianist), Helios Jazz Orchestra, David Manson (director) & Jim McNeely (videographer).

Performing Arts

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People Over Property Pt. 2

The Studio@620

TheStudio@620  | Enjoy a series of poems and songs by local St. Pete talent, in support of the Black Lives Matter movement and all the unfortunate victims of police brutality in the United States of America. Creative Direction/Conceptualization by Selena Ferrer and Christina Lee. Film Production by Fracas Live Loud. Intro Music: H.E.R. - I Can't Breathe. Transition Music: Pongo - Baia

Al Downing Tampa Bay Jazz Association

Al Downing Tampa Bay Jazz/Creative Pinellas

Arts In | Creative Pinellas continues its live stream interview series with the Al Downing Tampa Bay Jazz Association. We'll be talking to J.J. Pattishall an accomplished guitarist and singer, and president Dwayne White, an education chair, an experienced jazz trumpeter, music educator, composer, and arranger. Tune in to learn about the mission and vision of the Association, the abundance of Jazz musicians in Pinellas County, and the future of live music in a socially distanced world.

People over Property Pt. 1

The Studio@620

TheStudio@620  | Local freeform dancers perform in support of Black lives around the globe. A collaborative movement project, hosted by The Studio @620 in St. Petersburg, FL. Creative Direction/Conceptualization by Selena Ferrer and Christina Lee. Film Production by Fracas Live Loud.

Film

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The Plastic Human

Phoenix Ridings

adammaxwellenjoy | A performance art video featuring a handmade wearable sculpture entirely made of plastic bags from the Pinellas County area (can you spot Publix?). This video highlights the daunting impact humans have on our shared natural environment, especially the oceans. It imagines a future world where humans and trash coexist in a fragile, twisted ecosystem.

More Than Friends (Addicted To Love Part 2)

Cranstan Cumberbatch/DreamMakerz Production

amazncran | Jermaine (Cranstan Cumberbatch) finds himself doing a favor for Jackie (his best friend), that he's not too comfortable with-especially considering the feelings he's always had for her and adding the antics of his other best friend Brad (Bryan Carty), and sexy model and aspiring entrepreneur Sam (Nina Marlena)... the term more than friends takes on a whole new meaning.

More Than Friends (Addicted To Love Part 3)

Cranstan Cumberbatch/DreamMakerz Production

amazncran | Amazncran's Creative Works Inc. & Lavaland Productions presents the 3rd installment in the More Than Friends (Addicted To Love) film series. In this episode, Jermaine discovers outside of Club Manje' that Brad is seeing his ex-girlfriend Nikea, and Jackie shares more of how she feels about her relationship with Jermaine. Meanwhile, Sam has a plan all her own to keep Jermaine's attention. All this and more in this exciting romantic comedy roller coaster.

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