Thursday, November 17, 2011

This Twilight Weekend, Nov. 18th-20th.

Bud Lee's America @ Florida Museum of Photographic Arts -  Bud Lee, photographer extraordinaire -- with two LIFE magazine covers -- arts activist, and one of the best things to ever happen to Tampa, will be showing his photographs at the Florida Museum of Photographic Arts, opening Thursday (today) Nov. 17th., from 6-8 PM. 200 N. Tampa St. Tampa. $6.00 admission. 10 AM to 5 PM, Tuesday - Saturday.

Pulchritudinous @ West Tampa Arts Center (WTAC)- WTAC's first event of its 2010-2011 season is "Pulchritudinous", which explores the idea of beauty from many angles. Opening reception is Friday, Nov. 18th, at 7:00 PM. Runs through Dec 3. 1906 Armenia Ave., Tampa. Welcome back, WTAC! Free.

 The Intimate Order, Bryan Taylor Woodcuts @ Tempus Projects - Opens Friday, Nov 18th. 7-11 PM. Runs through Dec 4th. 5132 N. Florida Ave. Tampa. Free.

Cosmopolitan, a Square One Event @ The Ritz, and other venues - Okesene Tilo and his crew at Square One step up and present a two day event. Friday, Nov 18th, there will be an Arts Walk with shows at The Bricks, Ybor Art Colony, The Stone Soup Company, Collage Ybor, Singing Stone, Tres Amici @ The Bunker, Hoffman Porges Gallery, and Sunday's Fine Dining.  7-11 PM.

Saturday, Nov 19th, Square One will shine at the Ritz, with 75 artists, and performances, fashion, etc. These are always first-rate parties, beautifully produced and with extreme attention to detail. 7-midnight. $5 admission. The Ritz is at 1503 E. Seventh Avenue, Ybor City, Tampa.

Photography Field Trip - Sacred Lands with Suzanne Williamson
Saturday, November 19, 2011, 10 - 4 pm

Field trip to a mound site with Suzanne Williamson

Rocky Bridges @ Salt Creek - Sculptor Rocky Bridges will be having a one-man show at Salt Creek Arworks starting Friday, Nov 18th. 6-9 PM. Runs through Dec 24th. 1600 4th St S. St Pete.

Occupy Your Art @ Czar - OWS Arts & Culture is having a fundraiser at Czar on Saturday, Nov 19th at 8:00 PM. A wild fashion money-clothing show and three bands are scheduled.
***Map to Czar:  Address: 1420 E. 7th Ave Ybor city.

Michael Peart Sculptures @ Rob Davidson Fine Arts - Michael Peart is showing his metal sculptures based on a myth (see guest blog post directly below this one) on Saturday, Nov 19th. Opening is at 6:00 PM, 1100 First Ave. North, St Pete.

Faces of Hope, the Forgotten Children of Peru - Work by Danielle Grams, based on a Foundation in Lima that cares for dozens of sick kids for free. The Founder of El Hogar, Dr. Lazzara, will be there, as well as one patient. Opens Friday, Nov. 18th, 6-8 PM. Traditional Peruvian food will be provided. Centre Gallery, Phyllis B. Marshall Center, USF-Tampa Campus. Tampa. Free, but please make a donation, if you can, to this worthy enterprise.

Faces of Deck & The Hang Ten Art Show @ The Bricks - Two shows at this hipster enclave this weekend. The first consists of 50 skateboard decks on which the artist has done his work, the second, is in conjunction with the Square One event at the Ritz. Saturday, Nov 19th, at 1327 Seventh Ave. Ybor City, Tampa.

(this post is in progress. More to come today...)

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