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Officials break ground for new stage at Land O' Lakes Community Park

The dream of Heritage Park Foundation members is finally coming true. Pasco County Officials have broken ground for a stage at Land O' Lakes Community Park.

Gobioff Foundation to launch creative placemaking program in September

The Gobioff Foundation is launching a creative placemaking initiative on Sept. 19 and offering up to $30,000 for a project that will improve Tampa through arts and cultural activities.

Crescent Westshore installs giant sculpture near leasing office in Tampa

New Westshore apartments in Tampa feature giant sculpture by local artist from St. Petersburg.  

Downtown St. Pete gets new ramen restaurant, townhomes

Downtown St. Petersburg gets its first ramen restaurant in the Edge District, plus another upscale townhome community, as development continues in the city. 

Western, wildlife art focus of new museum in downtown St. Petersburg

Raymond James co-Founder Tom James is opening an 80,000-square-foot art museum in downtown St. Petersburg. The Tom & Mary James Museum of Western & Wildlife Art, otherwise known as the James Museum, will open fall 2017. 

Hopes for New Tampa Cultural Center live on

A long-awaited cultural center in New Tampa would seat 300 and be built for future expansion if all goes as planned.

Outdoor public art adds to Tampa Riverwalk experience

As the sun sets and the evening begins to cool, we can't think of a better place to take an after dark stroll than along the Tampa Riverwalk where you can discover new public art on display.

City of Sarasota issues call to artists for public art at downtown roundabout

The City of Sarasota’s Public Art Committee plans to acquire and install landmark sculptures at the center island of each new roundabout in a placemaking effort spearheaded by the City Commission to highlight Sarasota’s identity as a hub for the arts on Florida’s Gulf Coast.

The Space theater in West Tampa grows a loyal following

Couches and round tables replace traditional theater seating at The Space in West Tampa, where actors sit in the audience and perform on raised platforms as opposed to a traditional stage. 

Historic Tampa Theatre needs your donations to continue renovation

Tampa Theatre is in need of upgrades to the tune of $10 million. In order to meet this goal, the 90-year-old theatre is in the process of fundraising and has raised nearly $2 million thanks to generous support from the community. 

Community art giveback begins in Channel District, Tampa

The Grand Central at Kennedy looks spruced up a bit as a new mural has been added as part of the Channel District Community Alliance's art giveback to the community. The piece is the first installment of more pieces to come around the neighborhood under the project titled, "Waves of Change."

Tampa Bay area private schools grow, invest in new buildings

Tampa Bay area private schools are investing in their campuses as a way to enrich the educational experience for their students. Academy of the Holy Names, Berkeley Prep and Jesuit High School are each making multi-million dollar improvements. 

Unique theater prepares to open in West Tampa

Theater lovers will be happy to hear a new theater is coming to West Tampa. The Space at 2106 Main is unique in its design as it is an old restaurant being renovated into an immersive theater with moving chairs, booths and tables making a completely different experience for the audience. 

Urbanism on Tap open mic event: Let's talk about role of arts in Tampa's urban scene

Led by Urban Charrette and CNU Tampa Bay, Urbanism on Tap is a series of recurring open mic events focused on generating constructive conversations about current ideas and trends shaping the urban scene.

BLUE Ocean Film Festival opens new headquarters in St. Pete

BLUE Ocean opens its headquarters in St. Pete as it prepares for the 2016 film festival. 
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