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Tampa Bay area musicians protest Trump’s inauguration with song

It's no secret that the creative community isn't exactly enthusiastic about the Trump win. It became apparent when Trump had problems booking musicians to perform at his inauguration. Instead, many chose to perform at inauguration protest concerts around the country. The Venture Compound in St. Pete's Warehouse Arts District hosted its own

USFSP Gets Lit (I mean literature)

The beautiful St. Petersburg campus of The University of South Florida (USFSP) was taken over by literary types yesterday, as the Tampa Bay Times hosted their annual festival of reading. There were over 50 participating authors at the festival, speaking and signing books at the Poynter Institute for Media Studies and

Celebrating Black History Month with Art

Unbeknownst to me, on the same Saturday night that Facing Deconstruction was opening at Dunedin Wine & Brew, The Safety Harbor Museum & Cultural Center was hosting a Black History Month Celebration with artwork from Gallery 909, an African-American art gallery located in St. Petersburg's historic Midtown neighborhood. Thankfully, it is still

Art & Sport on Central Avenue – St. Pete

It's an exciting time to take a stroll down Central Avenue in St. Petersburg, FL.  It's baseball season, football season, and mural season all wrapped up in one. Mural season?  This year St. Petersburg is hosting two new festivals dedicated to local art and murals.  These are the SHINE festival, from

Getting ready for college football season, Big 10 style, at Ferg’s

Ferg's Sports Bar is traditionally a Ray's bar.  Located on Central Avenue in St. Petersburg's EDGE district, it's within walking distance of Tropicana Field, home of the Tampa Bay Ray's baseball team.  But it's not always baseball season.  Soon baseball season will turn into football season, and come September, Ferg's will