Bilmar Beach Resort featuring John Gascot

John Gascot

Queer Latin American/Caribbean artist John Gascot spent the first twelve years of his life in Puerto Rico, a fact to which he attributes his love of bold color. While he… Read More

Bilmar Beach Resort

The Bilmar Beach Resort, nestled in the picturesque Treasure Island of Florida, offers a blend of coastal charm and modern amenities…. Read More

Artsy Places to Visit in the Area

In Arts Coast News

The Economic Impact of the Arts

By Cindy Stovall

By Cindy Stovall. Those of us who call Pinellas County home have witnessed firsthand the rapidly increasing influence of the arts in our communities. Now a nationwide study by Americans for the Arts proves it…. Read More

Welcome to YOUR Arts Coast Cultural Plan

By Creative Pinellas

We will begin in early September to examine the current state of the arts in Pinellas County, while working over the next year to develop strategic initiatives designed specifically to positively impact our cultural institutions, residents, tourists, artists, and business community…. Read More

Something Blue

By Alice Ferrulo

By Alice Ferrulo. Inspired by all that is “blue” and a play on the wedding theme “something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue,” this collaborative visual and performing arts installation at the ArtsXchange took two years in the making…. Read More

Book Banning

By Margo Hammond

By Margo Hammond. Lately I’ve been experiencing Yogi Berra’s déjà vu all over again, that dreaded sense of being caught up in an endless loop like in the movie “Groundhog Day.” Except in this loop, the events that are being repeated are getting scarier and scarier…. Read More

Paradise Found – Take a Book. Leave a Book.

By Margo Hammond

. . . “I have always imagined Paradise as a kind of library.” I thought of that quote by Argentinian writer Jorge Luis Borges when all the public libraries were… Read More