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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 […]

Graphic design takes control in Command + New exhibition

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 […]

Graphic design takes control in Command + New exhibition

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 […]

Graphic design takes control in Command + New exhibition

Review: Drake’s “More Life” deserves a poor life

Drake’s worthiness as the top artist in the world has all but disappeared after dropping his 22-song playlist, “More Life.” The playlist follows a mediocre “Views” album, released last April, and demonstrates Drizzy’s ability to find trends in order to remain relevant in a world that should’ve left him behind, especially after his weak collaboration […]

Graphic design takes control in Command + New exhibition

Fast-paced, cut & paste college competition at Cage Brewing

Armed with a pair of scissors and magazines, Sierra Schneider, an alumna of USF St. Petersburg’s graphic design program, had just 30 minutes to make something beautiful. She struggled through pages and pages of pictures and text while considering the prompt the judges gave her —  the future. Then she found it: a picture of […]

Graphic design takes control in Command + New exhibition