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Scientists and Artists Collaborate at USF’s College of Marine Science

Steel transmission parts, rebar. 50" tall, 2020 Don Gialanella Emiliania Huxleyi Inspired by seeing the phytoplankton, Emiliania Huxleyi, under the microscope, this eclectic sphere is composed of dozens of transmission gears welded together. It is a sculptural interpretation of a beautifully intriguing tiny marine organism that forms the basis of the global food chain. The sphere is the perfect [...]


Victoria Block: Tree Inspirations 

Printing Without a Press - A Workshop by Victoria Block Saturday, February 15 10 am to 1 pm Victoria Block will teach a printmaking workshop on Saturday, February 15 in the Brooker Creek Preserve Environmental Education Center Classroom.   This introductory class requires no printmaking experience and is based on a simple printing process that resembles linocut, but without lengthy [...]


How Isabel Allende Encouraged Me to Read and Write in My Mother Tongue

January 20, 2020 | By Gloria Muñoz How Isabel Allende Encouraged Me to Read and Write in My Mother Tongue Isabel Allende will be speaking on Monday, January 27 at Tampa Theatre Details here Gloria Munoz - photo by Stephen Zane Growing up in the U.S., I did not read many authors who looked or sounded like me. [...]


On His 250th Birthday, Beethoven Never Grows Old

January 20, 2020 | By Kurt Loft Discovering the genius of Beethoven, up close and personal Wednesday, February 5 The Palladium Theater Details here photo by Marco Borggreve Beethoven will be busting out all over this year as the world celebrates the 250th anniversary of the great composer’s birth. Festivals and musical groups everywhere are making Beethoven the [...]


Kehinde Wiley Brings The World Stage Close to Home

January 10, 2019 | By Steven Kenny Kehinde Wiley Brings The World Stage Close to Home Now part of the permanent collection Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg Details here One of the many ways in which art functions is to help familiarize us with ideas, cultures and individuals we may otherwise not be exposed to. This has always been [...]


Daniel Barojas

January 9, 2019 Arts In: Daniel Barojas . . .  Muralist, painter, designer and all-over creative Daniel Barojas talks with Barbara St. Clair about the art of graffiti, the inspiration he draws from indigenous communities and his own Mexican heritage, experiments with Op Art-style patterns and illusions. . .  and the stories behind two murals in St. Pete that are [...]


Journeys in Journalism Photography Showcase

January 6, 2019  Through Our Eyes Midtown and Beyond January 10-29 The Studio@620 Details here The Studio@620 in downtown St. Pete welcomes what's grown into an annual celebration of Pinellas County Schools' Journeys in Journalism program, on display January 10-29.  Midtown and Beyond is a photography exhibit created by scholars in grades K-12. The three-school magnet program immerses students [...]

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