Since the earthquake last month in Haiti Florida has taken in about 500 patients and despite recent rumors that Florida has been turning petients away it plans on accepting more, school officials for Trapnell Elementary in Plant City say that "big trucks with lots of grout started pulling in yesterday" and school offcials hope to begin filling in a potential sink hole that caused the school to close temporarily, and WUSF takes an in depth look at the controversy surrounding two new Priests that are expected to be ordained in the coming days.
Medical flights from Haiti have resumed amid rumors and concerns that states have reached a saturation point and have began turning patients away, Toyota owners and would be buyers are eagerly awaiting a conference call regarding how Toyota plans to respond to the massive recall on many of its late model vehicles, WUSF takes an in depth look at the lesser known Florida Cowboys, Tampa is one of the finalists to host the Republican National Convention, and due to budget cuts NASA will not be going back to the moon.
Tickets for the general public are available for purchase in-person at the Progress Energy Center for the Arts - Mahaffey Theater Box Office, located at 400 1st Street South in downtown St. Petersburg. Box Office hours are Wednesday to Saturday from 12 Noon to 6 p.m. Tickets may also be purchased through Ticketmaster by phone at 1-800-745-3000, www.ticketmaster.com or www.mahaffeytheater.com.
On February 14th, the History Center welcomes Dr. Canter Brown, Jr., Professor of History at Ft. Valley State University in Georgia, for a lecture -- "The Flowering of Tampa’s African American Community at the Dawn of the Twentieth Century." His presentation will focus on Tampa between the years 1898 and 1905 when Tampa’s African American population began to grow in number.
Shades of Greatness is the first-ever collaborative professional art exhibition inspired by Negro leagues baseball. Raymond Doswell, curator and education director for the Negro League Baseball Museum (NLBM), wanted to offer a new interpretation of the story of the Negro leagues, one that differed from the painted portraiture that dominated Negro leagues art.