History, Art & Culture Organizations

Florida A&M University Day at the Capitol

Date/Time: Thursday April 18, 2019 8:00 am - 5:00 pm 
Join the Florida A&M University National Alumni Association for FAMU Day at the Capitol. Visit www.famunews.com for more information. ... Read more

25th Annual Cooperman-Bogue KidsFirst Awards Luncheon

Date Friday, May 03, 2019
Time 11:30am to 1:30pm
Junenile Welfare Board of Pinellas County 25th Annual Cooperman-Bogue KidsFirst Awards Luncheon!
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Arts Conservatory for Teens' Co-Founder Alex Harris on Tampa Bay's Morning Blend

April 16, 2019
Arts Conservatory for Teens' Co-Founder and CEO, Alex Harris, sits down with Tampa Bay Morning Blend's Co-host, Natalie Taylor, to discuss the mission, what's on the horizon for ACT and how arts education can be a powerful catalyst for change in the lives of at-risk, under-served teens in our community.
Visit www.abcactionnews.com to read the full article. ... Read more

5th Annual Champions for ACT Breakfast

7:00AM Red Carpet Networking And Artist Meet And Greet
7:30Am Breakfast Program Begins
In its 5th year, Champion’s for ACT Breakfast has become synonymous with a morning of music, art, and inspiration! Enjoy an entertaining and empowering morning while raising funds to educate, enrich and empower the lives of youth and teens in our community!
Expect 300 of your closest friends an... Read more

Beyoncé's 'Homecoming' doc on Netflix is black excellence

April 19, 2019

In April 2018, Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter stood in her full goddess glory and drawled, "Coachella, you ready?"

The music festival wasn't ready, nor was the world, for what the pop star turned out: two nights of performances that were as much about history as they were history in the making.
Thanks to Netflix, we now have some insight into the performance that la... Read more

Celebrate Golf's Greatest Legends at the World Golf Hall of Fame

April 20, 2019
Charlie Sifford broke barriers all his life. He was the first African-American to play the PGA and the first to be inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame.
There was a time when none of this seemed possible. Jackie Robinson’s courageous integration of Major League Baseball in 1946 is widely and appropriately credited for changing the American sports landscape forever. O... Read more

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Dark Girls Viewing and Colorism's Effect on the African Diaspora

Directed and produced by, D. Channsin Berry and Bill Duke Dark Girls is a fascinating and controversial documentary film that goes underneath the surface to explore the prejudices that dark-skinned women face throughout the world. It explores the roots of classism, racism and the lack of self-esteem within a segment of cultures that span from America to the most remote corners of the globe. 
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Legends: Celebrating the Legacy of Tampa Bay Poets

Event Time: 8:00 pm -11:30 pm

It is the early 2000’s, envision yourself in the city of Tampa. You have managed to discover a phenomenon like no other, you have become introduced to Tampa’s verging African American poetry scene.

 

Small nightclubs, bars, and modest event halls became a place of solace. Thoughtful words written on paper and spoken out loud, allowed yo... Read more

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Film: The Hate U Give

Free for #SPCollege students and employees. Showing in the Clearwater Library Community Room, LI 109.This showing is sponsored by the Clearwater Student Government Association and is part of SPC Reads 2018-19. Get more information at stpe.co/spcreads201819.
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2019 Tampa Caribbean American Heritage Month Festival

Event Time: 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm 
SAVE THE DATE! Come and enjoy the diversity, cultures, food, and music as we celebrate the 2019 Caribbean American Heritage Month Festival.
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