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.
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, and WUSF takes an in depth look at the lesser known Florida Cowboys.
Alzheimer's-Cell Phones / INTO USF
In findings that are the exact opposite of what they expected, USF researchers have discovered that cell phone exposure may actually be good for you, as it could be a tool in the battle against Alzheimer’s. This week’s University Beat on WUSF-TV takes you inside the laboratories of the USF Florida Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center to show you the surprising results. Also: USF is just the second university in the U-S to sign on with a British company that helps schools better recruit international students. This week’s University Beat on WUSF 89.7 FM takes a closer look at the deal with “INTO University Partnerships,” and how it will benefit USF and all of its students—from both here and abroad.
Sarasota Italian Cultural Events is sponsoring Bacchanale Romano,dining like the ancient Romans on a four course feast of food and wine, prepared by Chef Phil Mancini of Michael's on East. Richard Storm, Master of Ceremonies will lecture while we are dining on the mythological gods of ancient Rome. The banquet takes place on Monday, February 15th at 11:30AM at Michael's on East.