Can a performer get in the way of a composer?

By Kurt Loft. “I honestly feel that the music always goes first and our main goal as musicians is to be just a kind of translator of what we think the composer may want,’’ says pianist Javier Perianes, who joins The Florida Orchestra for Beethoven’s Emperor Concerto…. Read More

Carole Rosefelt’s Bold Abstracts

By Carole Shelton. Carole Rosefelt has been a visual artist for over 70 years. The current exhibition at St Pete ArtWorks is a slice from her artistic life – large contemporary canvases that explore geometric composition with a touch of nature… Read More

Exploring the Arts Annual

Exploring the current Arts Annual exhibit as sculptor Don Gialanella shares how he developed his new large-scale work, “Climate Change Evolution.”… Read More

Postcards from Pinellas

By Jennifer Ring. On my recent arts scavenger hunt from North County to South County, I explored many ways you can enjoy arts and culture in Pinellas County…. Read More

Brimming with Excitement

. . . Brimming with excitement. That is how it feels to have been awarded the Emerging Artist Grant from Creative Pinellas. I admit that painting on larger canvases instills… Read More

The Economic Impact of the Arts

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

Exploring Afrofuturism This Month

By Fatemah Tuwainah. I shared a conversation with creative members of the Pinellas Diaspora Arts Project, who serve neighborhoods with art, love and healing in mind. This weekend begins their 2023 Tampa Bay Afrofuturism Festival… Read More

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