An Evening For The Arts

The Tampa Bay area Thursday evening celebrated the 30th Annual IMPACT Awards, the arts recognition event by Tampa Bay Businesses for Culture & the Arts (TBBCA).

By Angela Alejandro, Correspondent

Photo by AliveTampaBay


Conversation Features Mernet Larsen and David Cohen at the Tampa Museum of Art

The conversation starts at 2 p.m. on Sunday (Feb. 11) at the downtown Tampa museum.

“Getting Measured,” 1999.  Acrylic, tracing paper and string on canvas. By Mernet Larsen.  Collection of the John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, the State Museum of Florida, Florida State University. Museum purchase with funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. Crouse, 2000 SN11041.1/ Image via the Tampa Museum of Art.


‘Cultural Encounter’ Features Artist Jenn Ryann Miller

The first Cultural Encounter of 2018 by Tampa Bay Business for Culture & the Arts will feature a talk by artist Jenn Ryann Miller on Friday at TEMPUS PROJECTS in Tampa.

Photo by David R. Wheeler, Editor


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


Chalk Art on Colorful Display in Downtown St. Petersburg

Chalk artist Cass Womack works on “Galileo” Saturday in downtown St. Petersburg at Chalk Walk, which is produced each year by Tampa Bay Business for Culture & the Arts.

By Greg C. Truax, Publisher

“Galileo” by Cass Womack/Photo courtesy of Chris Barlow


TBBCA ‘Chalk Walk’ Brings Public Art to the Streets

TBBCA Chalk Walk, which features seven specially commissioned chalk artists, is from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday (Nov. 18) in downtown St. Petersburg.

By Greg C. Truax, Publisher

TBBCA Chalk Walk logo courtesy of Tampa Bay Business for Culture & the Arts


A World of Impact: An Interview with Florida Orchestra Director Michael Francis

Tampa Bay Businesses for Culture and the Arts is honoring the conductor with its TBBCA International Artistic Achievement Impact Award.

By Julie Garisto, AliveTampaBay Correspondent

Michael Francis conducts members of the Florida Orchestra during an October 2016 rehearsal.
Photo by Daniel Veintimilla for AliveTampaBay

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