Celebrate 450! Events Schedule

Celebrate 450! Street and Music Festival entertainment and cultural programming schedule announced Over 80 separate acts will serve up more than 60 hours of entertainment over three days The City of St. Augustine announced today the complete entertainment schedule for Celebrate 450! Street and Music Festival, the culminating event of St. Augustine’s multiyear commemoration of the 450th anniversary of the city’s founding. The Street and Music Festival portion of the commemoration is scheduled for Friday-Sunday, September 4-6. In a collaborative effort, the city has worked closely with the St. Johns County Cultural Events Division, a 450th Commemoration Alliance Partner and operator of the St. Augustine Amphitheatre and the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall, to secure entertainment and provide logistical support for the festival. [ More ]

Paint the Beach, a plein air art festival: Call to Art-ists!

Fort Myers Beach, FL – (June 17, 2015) Planning is well underway for the 6th annual Paint the Beach, a plein air painting competition and art show. This Festival is free to the public and will take place on November 2-8, 2015 on Fort Myers Beach. The Fort Myers Beach Art Association is accepting applications starting July 15 for artists to participate in the festival. Artists who work in a variety of media are encouraged to apply. Registration is limited to 60 artists for the main competition and 30 artists for the quick draw competition. Those interested in applying should go to our website, www.fortmyersbeachart.com, and complete the application. Deadline for registration is Oct. 30, 2015. [ More ]

Dawn Morrow Joins Abella’s School of Dance Staff

Icon Abella’s School of Dance welcomes Dawn Morrow to their staff of teachers. Dawn will be teaching Ballet Pointe, Modern, Contemporary, Lyrical, and Jazz dance classes Monday through Friday as well as a Hip-Hop class on Saturday mornings. Dawn has been dancing for over 20 years. She grew up in Jacksonville, Florida where she trained, taught at various local studios, and danced with The Florida Ballet. In 2005, she moved to Los Angeles to pursue her dance career. Her dancing credits include: Nickelodeon’s Victorious, recurring appearances on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, over 20 music videos, films (Walk Hard and Struck By Lightning), national commercials, (Coca-Cola, Tampax, and Kia), and a national tour with Keke Palmer. [ More ]

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