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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 [...]

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

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 [...]

2021-05-03T17:35:25-04:00

How Has Your Artistic Practice Changed During the Pandemic?

January 12, 2020 How Has Your Artistic Practice Changed and what have you discovered? . . . It’s a challenging time for artists, but creative work continues. The Arts Coast Journal asked a wide range of artists how their artistic practice has changed during the pandemic – and if they’ve discovered anything helpful, that they plan to keep on [...]

2021-05-04T11:23:15-04:00

Sun Xun – In Your World, You Are the Spy of Yourself

September 23, 2020 | By Tom Winchester In Your World, You Are the Spy of Yourself A Surreal Exploration of Time and Power Ringling Museum of Art Through October 4 Details here . . . Sun Xun: Time Spy, currently on view at the John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art in Sarasota, consists of a 3-D film and an [...]

2021-05-04T11:27:07-04:00

The Year of Adventure

September 3, 2020 | By Tom Winchester The Year of Adventure A Conversation with Elizabeth Gelman and Erin Blankenship . . . Part of the online exhibit, Beaches, Benches and Boycotts – Louis Armstrong appearing at the Manhattan Casino on March 3, 1957. Times photo by Bob Moreland. The Florida Holocaust Museum in downtown St. Petersburg has responded [...]

2021-05-04T11:28:50-04:00

Voice Your Vote Music Video

August 13, 2020 | By Stephanie Powers St. Pete Woman Creates Music Video to Get Out the Vote . . .  . . .  2020 has been a game-changer for everyone. Most people have had to adapt their careers, interests or goals to whatever the year has brought. St. Petersburg resident Michelle Passoff was no different. The pandemic hit soon [...]

2021-05-04T11:36:10-04:00

The Everchanging Imperatives of Tampa Bay Arts in 2020

Online Performance Favorites Theater professionals weighed in on their favorite online programming from other performers (with some overlap) during the quarantine period.  “One super-creative program was the Tiny Bedtime Stories for Kids and the Stressed-Out that was created by Sheila Cowley and brought live actors and audience together over conference calls for short plays for kids. I thought that [...]

2021-05-04T13:20:26-04:00

Financial Literacy for the Artist or, Now is a Horrible Time to Talk about My Finances!

May 7, 2020 | By Jeff Cook Now is a Horrible Time to Talk About My Finances!! One Person’s Take on Financial Literacy for the Artist . . . "money" by decapod73 is licensed under CC BY-NC 2.0 I have been a professional musician for most of my working life and my family, including my mother who has [...]

2021-05-05T13:54:29-04:00

Pinellas Arts Community Relief Fund

March 31, 2020 Pinellas Arts Community Relief Fund * Thank you to the 436 artists who applied for this $500 grant in our first week. This grant is now on pause until we raise more funds. You can contribute to the Pinellas Arts Community Relief Fund here. . . .   With an indefinite suspension of arts programs throughout our [...]

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