Photo story: Whinge! Festival hits Ybor City

The first Whinge! Festival hit multiple venues inside the historic Ybor Kress Building on December 16th and 17th. 

Attendees rush from one performance to another during the Whinge! Festival in the historic Ybor Kress Building.The co-founders of the Tampa International Fringe Festival and Fringe Theatre have launched Whinge! as a place for performers from the Tampa Bay region to try out new ideas before a live audience. 

The two-day event includes group discussions about the performances and the arts scene in Tampa Bay. Photographer Jay Nolan captures scenes from the festival in the photo story in the slideshow above.
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Jay Nolan is an award-winning photographer and visual storyteller based in the Tampa Bay Area of Florida. A former Tampa Tribune photographer, his images have appeared in the Tampa Bay Times, Associated Press and Der Speigel. He also covers events for clients such as Hillsborough Community College, Tampa General Hospital and the University of South Florida. He attended the University of Minnesota and now lives in Tampa. View more of his work at Jay Nolan Media.