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Oldest community theater, St. Petersburg City Theatre set to close

The stage door is broken, the roof leaks and the air conditioning needs to be updated, but St. Petersburg City Theatre feels more like a well-loved home than a rundown building. For the past 59 years, cast and crew members have signed their names on the walls backstage. The theatre has been collecting these memories […]

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Fringe market provides social justice outlet

One of a kind artwork, handcrafted jewelry and social justice awareness populated the brand new Fringe District pop up market. Visitors poured over each booth, which highlighted the passions of their owners. Sunshine City Books, owned by Rose Robbins, encourages empathy, promotes diversity and tolerance, all while providing socially aware books to children. You may […]

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Review: The future of podcasting is here, and it’s “S-Town”

If you haven’t listened to an entire podcasts series in a single day, you haven’t lived. That is the conclusion I’ve come to after binging “S-Town,” the critically acclaimed narrative podcast brought to you by the creators of “This American Life” and “Serial.” Unlike its predecessors, all seven episodes were released simultaneously on Tuesday, April […]

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Women proudly showcase solidarity at feminist art show

Nasty women are “grabbing back.” That’s how St. Pete Women’s Collective President Ashley Sweet describes the lease that the organization recently signed to house female art. The new headquarters at 2800 2nd Ave N. is home to two of the Collective’s members. These “Boss Ladies of the Burg’” belong, in part, to the displaced artists […]

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Nautical Troupe washes confusion and excitement ashore

Three aerialists suspended high in the air traverse smooth and shimmering strips of red fabric draped above the deck of the Amara Zee. The cirque-style aerial show was complete with video projections and special effects, all aboard the 85-foot replica of a 19th-century sailing barge owned by the Caravan Stage Company. Titled “Nomadic Tempest,” the […]

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MFA welcomes spring with floral arrangements

Elegant blossoms and bouquets breathed new life into the collection of artwork at the Museum of Fine Arts. The event celebrated the unique perspective flowers provide to artistic classics. The museum hosted its 20th annual Art in Bloom event over the weekend, inviting artists to reimagine 40 works from its collection. Professional florists, hobbyists and […]

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Local business plants herbal roots in St. Petersburg

From a sickly childhood to attending a college that didn’t advocate natural health, local business owner Destini Crosby (pictured above, left) now shares her knowledge of holistic health with downtown St. Petersburg. “I was sick all the time. I always got colds, strep throat and different viruses. So when I actively took a role in […]

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