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All student jam band Speak Easy debuts at Ale and the Witch

By Anna Bryson The newly-formed jam band Speak Easy showcased its folksy, get-on-your-feet-swinging sound for the first time, at Ale and the Witch last week. The band is mostly made up of USF students and explores different types of music, fusing rock, alternative and other genres to form their own sound. Bassist Brendon Porter, a […]

Pendulums and countdowns: Student group shakes misconceptions of hypnosis

Zines rule supreme at second annual festival

By Anna Bryson Zine makers, photo takers and culture shakers lined up booths alongside Daddy Kool Records Saturday for the record store’s second annual Zine Fest. Designers set up tables on 7th St. in front of an Arlin mural, which set the perfect scene for them to showcase of creativity. Creatives from St. Petersburg and […]

Pendulums and countdowns: Student group shakes misconceptions of hypnosis

SHINE wraps up, blesses city with new murals

By Anna Bryson Over a dozen local, national and international street artists spent the past 10 days transforming St. Petersburg’s downtown with spray paint for the city’s third annual SHINE Mural Festival. Ending Saturday, the festival revitalized public spaces, inspired dialogue and united the community with the power of art. The world-class talent that SHINE […]

Pendulums and countdowns: Student group shakes misconceptions of hypnosis

Art and media in the era of extremism

By Tiffany Beyer Gregory Green’s art installation, “Worktable no. 9, he of Righteousness,” ignited a conversation about terrorism, media and free speech at a panel discussion titled “Art and Media in the Era of Extremism” at the Museum of Fine Arts Tuesday evening. The distinguished panel, comprised of female speakers, compared the purpose and responsibility […]

Pendulums and countdowns: Student group shakes misconceptions of hypnosis

Glazing up new doughnut concept

By Brianna Rodriguez Donut Freak makes the concept of eating doughnuts for breakfast, lunch and dinner possible. Think doughnut sandwiches. Think delectable and delicious. The doughnut shop opened its doors in August as an extension of Genaro Cafe on Central Avenue, and the merging of coffee and doughnuts was created. The concept, however, did not […]

Pendulums and countdowns: Student group shakes misconceptions of hypnosis

Young professionals talk change and engagement in a growing city

By Whitney Elfstrom Young professionals met Wednesday night for the Engage St. Pete: Grow With Your City panel discussion to explore new ideas of how to further innovate and diversify downtown St. Petersburg. The event was held in the heart of downtown at the Museum of Fine Arts with the first hour set aside for […]

Pendulums and countdowns: Student group shakes misconceptions of hypnosis

Review: Gruesome new Holocaust museum exhibit is a must see

By Sara McDonald In the three years I’ve worked at the Florida Holocaust Museum, no exhibit on the second floor came close to the dynamic nature of Murray Zimiles’ explosive “The Holocaust and the Book of Fire.” Zimiles, the stepson of a Holocaust survivor, felt compelled to create a collection of work that dealt with […]

Pendulums and countdowns: Student group shakes misconceptions of hypnosis