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Cuban films, international directors and famous actors are among the highlights at this year's Gasparilla Film Festival.
The Whiskey Obsession Festival features more than 250 whiskies from around the world plus several independent distillers representing the growing craft spirits scene in the greater Tampa Bay area.
Synesthesia plays on the medical term to describe a condition in which one sense, for instance: hearing, is perceived also as another sense, such as sight or taste.
“The Music Box: Tampa Bay” is an interactive public artwork and performance space that allows visitors to participate in creating sound and music through a temporary village of musical structures.
“Today, many boomers are trying to figure out how to leverage their skills and strengths in new ways that meet their needs,” says Bevan Rogel, Founder and President of Encore Tampa Bay. “Our event can help you go from thinking about how you want to redefine your next chapter to actually doing something about it.”
Job seekers, mark your calendars for these upcoming job fairs in Tampa Bay in spring 2016.
A huge selection of art from emerging artists to established artisans awaits those who carve out time to visit the annual Gasparilla Festival of the Arts the first weekend of March 2016.
Sign up for the free 'Community Pass' from the Community Foundation of Tampa Bay to receive discounts to local art and culture centers and special events.
Here are some of the companies hiring in the Tampa Bay region in February 2016.
Partners in SPARK include the city of Clearwater’s Economic Development and Housing Department, Clearwater Public Library, Clearwater Regional Chamber of Commerce, Florida Small Business Development Center of Pinellas County and Technical Arts Facility for Innovation and Entrepreneurship or TAFFIE.
The third annual MUSE awards recognizing local creative accomplishments in arts and culture will take place at the Museum of Fine Arts in St. Petersburg.
Hillsborough Community College has been selected as a partner of nonprofit Veterans Florida to provide a free entrepreneurship and business training program to veterans or active duty military who live in Florida or plan to move to the state to open a business.
“The world is facing increasing challenges from issues such as climate change, ocean acidification, nitrogen and phosphorous overload, changing land use patterns, threats to our water supply, chemical pollution, and more,” says David Randle of USF's Patel College. “These changes, while not always on the radar of the average Tampa resident, are changes that will impact us all.”
Sunstar Paramedics, the Pinellas County emergency medical service provider, hiring for EMT positions in early 2016 and offering five-year bonus of $35,000.
A UT student team is heading to a regional round of competition in spring 2016, where they will compete for a chance to win $1 million against teams around the globe.