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2020-07-01T14:08:53-04:00

Colleen Cherry Pens Personalized Songs About Other People’s Pets

June 25, 2020 | By Eric Snider A Pet Project Colleen Cherry creates personalized songs about people’s pets. She once wrote and recorded 61 songs in a week. . . . Colleen Cherry and an SPCA client When SPCA Tampa Bay held a fundraiser in mid-May —  including its first virtual pet walk — Colleen Cherry, who [...]

2020-06-29T09:57:44-04:00

Everything is Water – A Conversation with Carol Mickett and Robert Stackhouse

June 22, 2020 | By Tom Winchester Everything is Water A Conversation with Carol Mickett and Robert Stackhouse Tuesday, June 30, 7-9 pm Facebook Live Collaborators Carol Mickett and Robert Stackhouse create artworks that investigate the structures of the world around us. Mickett, who has a Ph.D. in philosophy from the University of Minnesota, analyzes the concepts conveyed by [...]

2020-06-22T12:24:03-04:00

Socially-Distant Dance Photos – and More Dance to Come

June 15, 2020 Dancing in the Time of Coronavirus . . Cheers to choreographers Andee Scott and Amanda Sieradzki, who created a beautiful socially-distant dance performance along St. Pete's 1st Avenue South this past Saturday.  The Dance in the Time of Coronavirus series organized by Poetica and Dance Linkages is just getting started, with a ride/drive-by performance planned for [...]

2020-06-23T14:25:15-04:00

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 [...]

2020-06-15T12:26:07-04:00

We Are Here: A Celebration of Resilience, Resistance and Hope

We Are Here: A Celebration of Resilience, Resistance and Hope Sunday, June 14 at 2 pm wearehere.live . . . Join The Florida Holocaust Museum and 60 other museums and cultural institutions around the world for We Are Here: A Celebration of Resilience, Resistance, and Hope on Sunday, June 14 at 2:00 p.m. EST. . . . This special concert event commemorates [...]

2020-06-05T10:27:22-04:00

The Lost Art of Communicating by Snail Mail

MAIL ART PROJECTS YOU CAN DO FROM HOME Pandemic Postcard Project To help us connect during the pandemic, local fiber artist and teacher Sara Norine James has created “Greetings from Home: the St. Pete Postcard Project.” As part of her socially engaged project, Sara will be sending 1,500 people a zine explaining the tradition of postcards in St. Petersburg, [...]

2020-06-15T17:24:05-04:00

Dancing in the Time of Coronavirus

June 1, 2020 | By Kurt Loft Dancing in the Time of Coronavirus Saturday, June 13, 11am-noon 1st Ave. South from 27th-23rd Streets St Petersburg Free Charlotte Johnson performing look/see (the view from here), choreographed by Helen Hansen French, from OUR TOWN: A Moving Dance Tour of St. Pete - photo by Tom Kramer We could all use [...]

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