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“Xtreme Ethel” highlights St. Petersburg’s long history with AARP

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Last month’s SHINE mural festival has been all the talk of St. Petersburg residents and visitors, but if you don’t think AARP when you think of the city’s burgeoning mural scene, you don’t know … Ethel. Among the many new spray-painted artworks gracing the city’s walls, one in particular is my favorite. On the 8th Street side of the Morean Arts Center, local star muralist Derek Donnelly has painted “Keep on Cruisin’ (Xtreme Ethel)” on the wall of the elevated…

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Dali Museum kicks off SPF 15 with party tonight

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St. Pete’s SPF 15 arts and culture celebration officially kicks off this evening at the Dali Musuem with a celebration beginning at 7 p.m. Events will be occurring throughout the month of September at various spots around the city. Already underway is the Shine Mural Festival showcasing more than 10 large wall murals being painted on buildings lining the streets of St. Pete. The festival continues through September 12. Muralists and murals are located at 14 locations across the city including…

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