Hollander Hotel featuring Don Gialanella

Donald Gialanella

Donald Gialanella (Jell-a-nella-a) is an artist specializing in the field of public art. Originally from Maplewood, NJ, he now works out of his studio in St Petersburg, Florida. Donald apprenticed… Read More

Hollander Hotel

The Hollander Hotel in St. Pete, Florida, epitomizes urban chic and modern comfort in the heart of the vibrant downtown area…. Read More

Artsy Places to Visit in the Area

In Arts Coast News

Exploring Handel’s Messiah

By Kurt Loft

By Kurt Loft. Could any single piece of music be more popular and performed than Handel’s Messiah? What makes this 282-year-old work so popular?… Read More

How to Start to Make a Film

By Susana Darwin

St. Pete filmmaker Susana Darwin shares the pre-production steps she takes to develop an idea into a workable plan – the complex array of things that have to happen before a filmmaker starts filming…. Read More

Harmony & Discourse

By David Manson

The Warehouse Arts District Association, in collaboration with EMIT and Jazz on Arts Axis Florida are hosting a December 1 concert with Helios Jazz Orchestra featuring Fred Johnson – and a roundtable discussion on Food Insecurity and South St Pete Food Deserts…. Read More

Down the Rabbit Hole

By Margo Hammond

By Margo Hammond. White Rabbit, Red Rabbit by Nassim Soleimanpour is, hands down, the strangest play I’ve ever seen. And that that, from me, is high praise…. Read More

Exploring a Cinematic Dreamscape

By Susana Darwin

By Susana Darwin. Dreamlike and layered with references, Corazón Azul (Blue Heart, 2021) shows its audience a Cuba alien yet familiar.
Filmmakers Miguel Coyula and Lynn Cruz presented the film at Eckerd College’s free International Cinema Series… Read More

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