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Immersed in local arts, Cuba delegation visits St. Petersburg

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Representing Cuban arts and culture, an eight-person delegation visited St. Petersburg this weekend, to meet with civic leaders and elected officials for a three-day immersion in all things St. Pete — particularly the arts. Though invitations by Mayor Rick Kriseman, the Dali Museum, and the Downtown Partnership, the delegation, which included representatives of the Ministry of Culture, explored a potential for artistic exchange in the Tampa Bay region. The delegation’s arrival was timed to coincide with “D-17” — December 17 —…

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Studio@620’s Social Justice Pioneers Gala

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The series of anniversary fundraising celebrations culminates with the 620 Social Justice Pioneers Award Gala to be held at the Mickett/Stackhouse studios at 6:20 pm. The grand event will honor five social justice pioneers: Ray Arsenault, John Lewis, Susan Sarandon, John Hope Franklin, who sadly passed away recently, and a special surprise honoree!  The gala includes a dinner catered by Chef Tom Pritchard, Executive Chef of the Baystar Restaurant Group featuring Island Way Grill. Awards designed by glass artist…

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