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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

AQUIFERious honors the beauty of Florida’s Springs

If you love blue, then AQUIFERious is for you.  With a subject like Florida's Springs, you're bound to see a lot of blue, and Tolbert delivers many brilliant shades of it.  Margaret Ross Tolbert is the organizing force behind AQUIFERious, a collection of paintings and photographs of Florida's springs.  Tolbert is

Facing Deconstruction at Wine & Brew – Dunedin, FL

With a title like "Facing Deconstruction," I wasn't sure what to expect from Wine & Brew's current art exhibit.  Deconstruction can mean many things: breakdown, analysis, dissection.  Deconstruction can also refer to the disassembly of physical structures into their component parts, and the re-use or repurposing of these parts. I've always loved the

Monday Night Jazz at USF

Last night was the season opener for the University of South Florida's Monday Night Jazz Series at the new music building. USF faculty gathered onstage to perform several Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers' hits. Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers were a jazz institution from the 1950's through the 1990's leaving about 300 songs for the faculty

Oh the Places You’ll Go

This year marks the 25th Anniversary of publication of the Dr. Seuss classic, Oh the Places You'll Go!  In celebration, his estate approved the travelling "Oh, the Places You'll Go! 25th Anniversary Gallery Exhibition." From September 12th through September 26th, 2015, Syd Entel Galleries & Susan Benjamin Glass in Safety Harbor, FL is hosting the exhibit. 

Dunedin Fine Art Center’s Wild! Quintuplet Gallery Opening

Last night, the Dunedin Fine Art Center went WIILD!, unveiling 5 new exhibits in a single evening. The theme: Wild.  Wild can mean many things, encouraging a diverse collection of artwork including Carlton Ward Jr.'s Florida Wildlife Corridor photographs; paintings of wildlife; and the unusual, or wild, arrangements of objects into art.