Month: January 2018

‘The Shape of Water’ Receives 13 Oscar Nominations

“The Shape of Water” has received 13 Oscar nominations, which includes Guillermo del Toro for best director and also for best picture. 

Video trailer courtesy of FOX Searchlight


A Journey Through Counterculture America

“The Family Acid” exhibition opens Friday at the Florida Museum of Photographic Arts and features photographs by Roger Steffens.

“The Family Acid: Marrakech Rainbow,” April 1971. By Roger Steffens.  Photo courtesy of FMoPA. 


Evening of Fun at Capitol Press Skits

The Press Skits 2018 by the Florida Capitol Press Corps pokes fun at elected officials. The annual event raises funds for the Barbara L. Frye Scholarship.

Photo courtesy of Barry S. Edwards


TBBCA Announces 2018 Leadership

Tampa Bay Business for Culture & the Arts announced on Monday the election of six new members to its board of directors and the reappointment of board officers.

“Galileo” by Cass Womack at “Chalk Walk,” an event produced last November in St. Petersburg by TBBCA.
Photo by Christine Barlow


Photograph by Shai Kremer Selected at MFA’s Annual ‘Pick-a-Pic’ Event

“Beautiful and thought provoking, this important photograph will remain on view through Feb. 25,” said Robin O’Dell, curator of the Museum of Fine Arts Photographic Collection.

This year’s winner: “Gidon, Dining Room,” 2008.  By Shai Kremer.  Archival pigment print. Courtesy of the Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg, Fla. Museum purchase with funds provided by the Friends of Photography.


‘Red Sparrow’ Stars Jennifer Lawrence

Dominika Egorova is many things. A devoted daughter determined to protect her mother at all costs.’Red Sparrow’ is directed by Francis Lawrence.

Video traliler courtesy of 20th Century FOX


‘Pick-a-Pic’ on Sunday at the Museum of Fine Arts

The popular event is from 4 to 6:30 p.m. on Sunday (Jan. 21) at the St. Petersburg museum. The MFA has one of the finest photography collections in the Southeast.

The image of last year’s winner. “Woman with a Purple Cape,” 2015.  By Harsha Biswajit. Courtesy of the Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg, Fla. Museum purchase with funds provided by the Friends of Photography.


The Apartment Features Japanese Architecture

The Fellini of Fashion, Alexandre de Betak and his wife, the most stylish woman in NYC Sofía Sanchez Barrenechea de Betak, guide us through their apartment.

Video courtesy of Architectural Digest

Welcome to Tampa

Masthead | Advertising | Contact Us

Greg C. Truax - Publisher

David R. Wheeler - Contributing Editor

Joe Registrato - Contributing Editor


Subscribe to AliveTampaBay
Get the latest content first.