The St. Petersburg Chapter of the American Guild of Organists will hold a Choral Festival at First Presbyterian Church of St. Petersburg, 701 Beach Drive NE, on Sunday, February 21, at 4:00 p.m. The concert is free and open to the public, and a free-will offering will be received to benefit victims of the Haiti earthquake.
A high-octane string group that features an international, multi-talented cast performing an eclectic mix of music, song and dance brings its show to the Harrison School for the Arts on Wednesday, Feb. 10, at 7:00 p.m. in the Harrison Main Stage Theatre. Tickets for the show are $15 for adults and $10 for students and can be purchased by contacting Jean Glover at firstname.lastname@example.org .
Best deal around for Valentine's dinner. Delicious 5 course dinner (your choice of steak with madiera mushroom sauce or grilled chicken with mango salsa), romantic table for two seating, souvenir toasting glass, flower for the ladies, followed by the full length feature film "Fireproof", the movie sparking a marriage movement. All this for a donation of $40.00. And FREE childcare!
An in-depth look at President Obama's visit to the University of Tampa where he discussed funding for high speed rail among other things, also WUSF checked in with Tampa airman Rex Temple for another installment of My Last Tour.
Frances Engel with Angelina and Cleopatra Samreny
In December 1960, Frances Engel left Ecuador for Chicago searching for a new life and a fresh start. She brought only her oldest daughter Maria with her, but she immediately started searching for work so she could bring the rest of her children. In a conversation with her daughter Cleopatra and her granddaughter Angelina, Frances recalls what it was like to be an immigrant in the United States. And she shares the family’s struggle to be reunited.