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Ruskin photographers can show off their works

Ruskin photographers can show off their works

Ruskin, Fla. -- The John Crawford Art Advisory Board is looking for adult photographers to display their works in the Crawford Gallery at the SouthShore Regional Library.

Applications are available now for this juried show to be held July - August.

Applications are being accepted from March 1 through March 30.

The event is open to adult photographers.

Applications are available at the Information Desk at SouthShore Regional Library at 15816 Beth Shields Way in Ruskin.

Ruskin Woman's Club 100th Anniversary museum exhibit

Ruskin Woman's Club 100th Anniversary museum exhibit

Ruskin, Fla. -- The Ruskin Woman's Club is holding an exhibit of their historical documents at the Tampa Bay History Center and they will host the event wearing period clothing on Sunday, March, 4.

Artists receive grants from Arts Council

Artists receive grants from Arts Council

 

Hillsborough County, Fla. -- Ten artists have been awarded a total of $10,000 by the Arts Council of Hillsborough County as part of its 2012 Individual Artist Grants program.

The maximum grant of $1,000 was designed to advance the artist's career through support for specific projects that would further the artist's professional growth.

Seventeen artists from Hillsborough County applied for the grants which were reviewed by a panel of arts professionals. The Arts Council's Board of Directors approved their recommendations Feb. 23.

La Cage Aux Folles comes to the Straz Center

La Cage Aux Folles comes to the Straz Center

Tampa, Fla. This may be the best show yet!  On Tuesday, Feb. 21 at 7:30 p.m., winner of three 2010 Tony Awards including the award for Best Musical Revival will illuminate the stage at the Straz Center in Tampa.

This hilarious new production of LA CAGE AUX FOLLES was the biggest hit of the 2010 Broadway season, leaving audiences in awe and wanting more!

Opera Tampa Gala

Opera Tampa Gala

Tampa, FL – Join Opera Tampa as they honor the incomparable Maestro Anton Coppola in his final season with Opera Tampa on Saturday, Feb. 18 at the Straz Center.

This once in a lifetime evening includes festivities in conjunction with the Anton Coppola Fond Farewells Concert. This event will highlight the presentation of the Anton Coppola Excellence in the Arts Award to its namesake and their beloved maestro, Anton Coppola.

Opera Gala 2012 Festivities

6:30 p.m. – Pre-performance reception

Night Parade in Ybor set for Feb. 18

Tampa, FL - Mark your calendars, the 2012 Sant' Yago's Pinchasers Night Parade is set for Feb. 18.

Last year, organizers say the parade attracted 100,000 people to Ybor City for the event.

The 2012 parade will begin at 7 p.m. with the parade route once again traveling down 7th Avenue.

For more information visit the parade's official website.

Robert Zakanitch exhibit in downtown Tampa

Robert Zakanitch exhibit in downtown Tampa

Tampa, Florida -- Mural size painting and new monoprints of Robert Zakanitch will be on exhibit in the Scarfone/Hartley Galleries at the University of Tampa, 401 Kennedy Boulevard in downtown Tampa.

The exhibit runs through March 8, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tuesday - Friday and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturdays.

Zakanitch will be on campus Feb. 13 - 24 working in Studio-f on the campus. He will be creating monoprints. The event is free and open to the public.