Closing Reception of Star Wars Show @ West Tampa Center for the Arts - Remember my review of the "I still have a bad feeling about this" Star Wars show at the West Tampa Arts Center? [Link]. They're having a closing reception for this show tonight, Friday, Dec. 30th, and I am assured there will be lots of additional new work not shown at the opening. This is the hottest arts event in the Bay Area tonight. WTCA, 7:30 PM, 1906 N. Armenia Ave, Tampa.
First Night @ St Petersburg (several locations) - First Night is the New Year's Eve (Saturday, Dec 31st) event held in downtown St Pete. There's lots of venues and performances by many of the top groups in the area. See here [Link]. Buy your buttons beforehand if you can. Rebecca Pulley and Ronnie Elliott at the History Museum? Yes. But...one of the best, must-see things on First Night will be...
The Peek in a Pod from 6–to-Midnight, South Straub Park
- In PODS mobile storage units selected artists including Blue
Lucy, Coralette Damme, Sara McClaron and Kim Radtaz will create unique
one of a kind spaces. South of the Fine Arts Museum, towards the water from the maze. I can recommend this without reservation.