Premiere of "St. Petersburg: New Place in the Sun" a Hit!

Actor playing Tony Janis, Larry Elliston, Former Mayor of St Petersburg Rick Baker and WUSF Station Manager Tom Dollenmayer
Actor playing Tony Janis, Larry Elliston, Former Mayor of St Petersburg Rick Baker and WUSF Station Manager Tom Dollenmayer

As many turn to urban living, downtown St. Petersburg seems a ready-made destination. With its history, charm, emerging arts scene, one of a kind waterfront park system and walkability, the Sunshine City appears destined for a bright future despite the current economic downturn.

Santiago Calatrava the Architect and now Set Designer

Calatrava in NY by Virginie Lefour—AFP/Getty Images
Calatrava in NY by Virginie Lefour—AFP/Getty Images

Architect Santiago Calatrava, who is working on the University of South Florida Polytechnic's first building for the school's new campus in Lakeland, has recently acted as set designer of five new ballets for the New York City Ballet.

Florida Conversations

The 2009-2010 season of Florida Conversations continues with Deborah Sharp, author of Mama Rides Shotgun on Sunday, May 23rd, at 3:00 p.m. at the Tampa Bay History Center.

Author Open House

The Safety Harbor Public Library announces an Author Open House, on Saturday,

Every Wednesday @ The South Beach Grill: A Contemporary Jazz / Latin / Funk Fusion Experience w/ The Group Next Door

The Group Next Door is a project featuring some of the top skilled and in demand contemporary jazz musicians that Tampa Bay has to offer. These shows at the South Beach are NOT by any means, "background restaurant music", but a live concert experience within a classy restaurant.

Memorial Day Bluegrass Barbeque Fundraiser for the Blind

Memorial Day Bluegrass Barbeque on Sunset Beach features performances by Gypsy Wind, Bluegrass Parlor Band, Dennis Wallace Unit, Gator Grass, Skyway Bluegrass and Lions Bluegrass Bunch. Admission $15 includes exclusive parking. Spicy barbeque, hot brats, wine and beer available for purchase.

St. Petersburg Lions Beach House

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