An Evening of Jazz, 7 p.m., Tuesday, April 20, 2010, Octagon Arts Center, 2470 Nursery Road, Clearwater, FL 727-531-7704. Join jazz performers Catherine Costa, vocals, Norman Thalheimer, piano, and C. Barry Skeete, percussion, for a relaxing evening of jazz standards, piano instrumentals, improvisation and a suprise or two. An evening that will leave you mellow and smiling.
EXPERIENCE history by stepping inside “A Window to the Past,” an archaeology exhibition about the gulf coast region’s earliest people. This is the only place in the United States where you can be surrounded by a 15 foot high prehistoric shell mound called a midden. View a recreated dwelling from 1,000 years ago. See artifacts from the past.
Nature’s Classroom is celebrating Earth day by hosting an open house event on Saturday, April 24th and Sunday, April 25th from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The event will feature nature art displays and sales, live music, children’s activities, live animal handling, food, and a variety of environmentally focused exhibits. Visitors may tour the new animal compound and native plant garden.
SolarBeat planets spinning around the sun making music
From the design house "Whitevinyl" in Britain, comes a music box called Solar Beat. It shows the orbits of the eight planets plus Pluto and the asteroid called Ceres; that's ten heavenly bodies circling the sun.
The Harrison Visual Arts Department will host "Idealistic Notions: a group exhibition of Florida artists," the first annual professional visual arts exhibit, from Friday, Apr. 23 to Sunday, May 23, 2010. The opening reception will take place on Friday, Apr. 23 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., in the new Harrison Gallery.