Previous Programs & Events (2005)
An Overview of Past Performances, Exhibits & Event

2005 | 2006 | 2007 | 2008

 



Grand Ma's Hands


12/26/04 - 02/13/05



Numerous quilts dating from 1880-1970 made by African-Americans (2 barkcloths from The Kingdom of Kuba, Africa; 2 Gee’s Bend quilts / multiple quilts are also displayed at The Arts Center (January 14 - February 13), the rest are at The Studio @ 620.

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Japenese
Shakuhachi Flute


02/02/05



Philip Gelb is one of the most active shakuhachi performers and teachers in North America.  His current projects include: the Natto Quartet, the Wind Trio of Alphaville, The Space Between with Pauline Oliveros and Dana Reason, a trio with Alex Cline and Dana Reason, and collaborations with dancer/choreographer, Eri Majima. He is also a member of two of California's prominent new music ensembles: The SFSound Ensemble and The Triaxium Ensemble.

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SAY WHAT?

03/03/05 - 03/19/05



SAY WHAT? will be a unique spoken word experience, the first of it's kind in the Tampa Bay area. This event is a celebration of the richness and diversity of the spoken word in the Tampa Bay area showcasing local poets and venues. 

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The Hawthorne Trio

03/24/05



The Hawthorne Trio is a faculty artist ensemble at Southwest Missouri State University in Springfield, Missouri. Founded in 1985, the trio has performed across the United States and has recorded for Albany Records. The Hawthorne Trio opened the 2000-2001 Season of Concerts at the Chopin Academy in Warsaw and gave recitals in the Czech Republic. Most recently, the ensemble has appeared at the Imperial College in London and the University of Arkansas-Little Rock. Of their performances, one critic was led to write: “the Hawthorne Trio is focused and expressive in a fashion that doesn’t get in the way of the composer. And therein lies the genius of these unpretentious, unsung, remarkable artists.”

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Tampa Bay Association of Black Journalists

04/29/05



Chapter members, area journalists, any, and all (open to the public) are invited to bring their spoken word creations with media and/or journalism as a theme. There will be prizes for the top three performers, so polish up your work quickly.

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Creative Clay Friendraiser

05/19/05



Creative Clay was co-founded on May 5, 1995 by executive director Grace-Anne Alfiero.  The philosophy behind Creative Clay is to provide a safe, creative, nurturing environment and service where people can learn and express themselves through the arts.

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6/20 @ 620 at 6:20 Weekend

06/17/05 - 06/20/05

The Studio@620

An Annual Celebration and Fundraiser for The [email protected] A weekend packed with creative energy in celebration of our first year anniversary!

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Electro-Acoustical Artist : Emit Concert Series

06/25/05

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Legendary electro-acoustic artist Pauline Oliveros performs in concert. Pauline Oliveros' life as a composer, performer and humanitarian is about opening her own and others' sensibilities to the many facets of sound. Since the 1960's she has influenced American Music profoundly through her work with improvisation, meditation, electronic music, myth and ritual. Many credit her with being the founder of present day meditative music. All of Oliveros' work emphasizes musicianship, attention strategies, and improvisational skills.

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Outside it was Hot


05/13/05 - 06/30/05

Neverne Covington

The program will feature recent fine art works of Neverne Covington. The work of Neverne Covington’s is an ecology of near dream landscapes, of Paradise regained, lost and re-found among the anthropomorphic and the ironic. The playful intersection of what you imagined your mother told to you, and the evidence of the things not seen of what she actually said.

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Voices of the
Harlem Renaissance


07/20/05

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A performance focusing on the African American cultural rebirth in America.
Portrayals of Zora Neale Hurston, Weldon Johnson, and Langston Hughes.

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Mr. Wooten's Big Nite!

07/22/05 - 07/30/05

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Mr. Wooten’s Big Nite! is an eclectic mix of seven short plays written by man about town Mr. T. Scott Wooten.  This inaugural performance bodes to be a theatrical event unlike anything else in St. Petersburg; a kaleidoscope of silly, surprising, and surrealist sketches that will tickle your funny bone and leave your brain boiling.  Join the merry band of Mr. Wooten’s Big Nite! as they bring these original works to life at The [email protected]  Seven original pieces, nine fantastic actors, four performances only…that adds up to 20!

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15 Days in Libya
& 40 Invitations


08/14/05




Travel the upper continent of Africa with Detlef Szibor (riding on his BMW motorbike) during the first third of his round the world tour. Detlef will have a conversation about the people, the sights and the beautiful noise he encountered in Algeria, Tunisia, Libya, Egypt, Jordan, and Syria. Foods from the region will be on offer for tasting.


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Experience China

08/26/05



A evening of exotic performances by members of the local Chinese community will include ancient and contemporary music played on traditional instruments. In addition there will be a demonstration of the meditative movements of Tai Chi.

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The Florida Highwaymen


07/14/05 - 09/11/05



An exhibition of paintings... to include lectures by scholars, visits and demonstrations by the artists as well as sales of their paintings, a brunch and a theatrical event written by BDJ highlighting the rough civil rights period in which the Highwaymen worked.

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The Spirit in the Glass

09/13/05



Garvin Sealy, a local young artist, has found his calling in stained glass. His work ranges from contemporary abstract to more traditional religious themes. While studying at Eckerd College, his talent and ambition was recognized by the College when they awarded him the Spirit of Creative Arts award.

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Theater Beyond Entertainment

09/23/05

Theater Beyond Entertainment

An intimate conversation between two veteran "theater workers." Craig Christie and Bob Devin Jones share their experiences on how theater can be used to not only entertain, but also educate, inspire and develop communities. Their experiences, though continents apart, have powerful similarities and lessons to be shared on the transformative power of theater.

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Midtown
Through Our Eyes


09/16/05-10/02/05

Over the course of three weeks, 32 students from Melrose Elementary and John Hopkins Middle schools explored Midtown, chronicling that journey through photos and words. The result is Midtown Magazine and Midtown Through Our Eyes, a photo exhibit. Both of them will debut in September at The [email protected]

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Celebrating the Surviving Strength of All Women

10/13/05

CASA

An evening of reflective words, art, and music. CASA's mission is to advocate for social change by providing community education, outreach support, crisis intervention, and safe environments for survivors of domestic violence and their children.

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Living Sacrifice: The Life of Fannie Lou Hamer

10/21/05

Fannie Lou Hamer

"Living Sacrifice: The Life of Fannie Lou Hamer" is a documentary play based on the collected speeches and writings of civil rights activist Fannie Lou Hamer. It is also based on her two biographies, "For Freedom's Sake" by Chana Kai Lee and "This Little Light of Mine" by Kay Mills. This is the powerful story of a woman whose unswerving Christian faith resembles that of Martin Luther King, Jr. while her outspoken demand for social justice matches that of Malcolm X, both of whom she worked with in the civil rights movement.

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Asher Dance Eclectic

10/29/05

Asher Dance Eclectic

Acclaimed as Central Florida's first mixed-mobility dance company, "Asher Dance Eclectic" has received numerous awards for its benefits to the community and quality productions. The Weekly Planet voted A.D.E. "Best of the Bay" for community dance organizations in 2003. In 2004, A.D.E. received the "Salty Cares" Award recognized by WMOR T.V. for organizations that touch many lives by doing great things in the community.

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Home Ties

10/14/05 - 11/12/05

Home Ties

Judith Salmon, working with friend and colleague Rachel Stewart, create an assemblage to explore similar notions of journey, time and memory. Judith, working with mixed media on canvas and with hand built forms using string, clay, wood, and paper will explore memory by using language, and by pulling on the icons which reside within. These are the ties to home.

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New Year's in November

11/19/05



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New Year's in November ', a fundraiser for Creative Clay Cultural Arts Center and The [email protected], is an enchanted evening of music, food, and art. Attire is creative semi-formal. Creative cuisine is provided by local resturants.

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Film Noir - Film Festival

11/21/05-12/06/05

Film Noir

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The program will feature over 20 films that will be screened in repertory. The film festival will explore the genre of cinema know as "Film Noir." Also included are lectures, radio plays, a jazz concert, and a fashion show.

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Two New Plays
by chad Simonds


12/10/05

chad Simonds

chad believes that, "theatre is not a luxury to be enjoyed by the few, but a necessity for the growth of humankind through the arts."

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Piano Dedication Party

12/11/05

Sheila Allen Steinway Piano

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This is a piano dedication party to celebrate the arrival of our Sheila Allen Steinway Piano, a gift of Jules Allen.

A number of piano artists will play welcoming pieces. The evening will echo with classical, jazz, blues, broadway and more. It will be an evening of music, food and companionship..

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Lothar Bergeest Performance

12/28/05

Lothar Bergeest

Mr. Bergeest will sing selections from 17th century Italian, 18th century English and 19th century American composers. These selections will be chosen to compliment Mr. Perenyi's paintings. In addition Mr. Bergeest will sing some holiday pieces to keep us in the spirit of the season.

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First Night 2006

12/31/05

First Night 2006

Spirituals, gospels and traditional Chinese chamber music

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Old Masters, New Eyes : Ken Perenyi, Artist

12/13/05 - 01/07/06

Film Noir

An exhibition of old masterworks as seen through the eyes of a contemporary artist.

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