Brazilian band O Som Do Jazz gives a free concert at the Signature Tower on Friday, December 4 from 5 - 7:30 PM. The sextet features Rio de Janeiro singer Andrea Moraes Manson and performs Bossa Nova, samba-jazz, MPB and baion. The Singature Tower is located in downtown St. Petersburg, just south of Jannus Landing on 2nd St. South.
AAA auto club predicts that more people will travel by car this holiday season but it is predicted that air travel will decrease slightly, Florida Senator Bill Nelson adressed the Southwest Florida Chamber of Commerce about the economy, home sales, and Chinese drywall. And the Florida Department of Law Enforcement reports an increase in accidental deaths related to controlled substances compared to the same time period last year.
Sales for existing homes in Florida were up again last month making it the 14th month in a row, A woman was shot and killed in a courthouse annex parking lot in Venice and Police shot and killed one suspect (in self defense) possibly related to the matter, recent studies show that the recession has put stress on families; so much so that it has created waiting lists at local mental health facilities, Forty-Three year old man who won the lottery in 2006 is missing, teenager involved in fatal hit and run will not be doing any jail time, and an increase in drug related deaths in Florida.
Florida Pro Musica’s seventh annual concert of Gregorian Chant will be at Sacred Heart Catholic Church at 4:00 p.m. on December 20, 2009. This concert recreates a chanted mass as it might have sounded 1,000 years ago, featuring the original Latin with appropriate lessons read in English.