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Tampa Bay August 2008 Archive


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Ringling’s UnParty Fundraiser To Launch Sarasota’s Social Season

Sunday August 31, 2008
To kick-start the momentum for the annual UnGala Gala and raise money for the John and Mable Ringling Museum, this year’s UnParty will be Friday, Sept. 5, 8 p.m. to ... Read More

Gulf Coast Museum Of Art To Close Largo Facility

Saturday August 30, 2008
Pinellas art-lovers were saddened by the news that the Gulf Coast Museum of Art plans to cease operations at its Largo location effective first quarter, 2009. According to David Barshel, president ... Read More

Robert F. Kennedy To Kick Off USF Lecture Series

Thursday August 28, 2008
Political speaker and activist Robert F. Kennedy Jr. will kick off the University Lecture Series on Thursday, Sept. 4, 7 p.m., in the new Marshall Student Center Ballroom at the ... Read More

Last Chance To Catch Jobsite's 'Embedded'

Sunday August 24, 2008
If you haven’t already done so, you still have another weekend to catch the southeastern U.S. premiere of Tim Robbins’ Embedded, presented by Jobsite Theatre, the resident theater company of ... Read More

'Dark Knight' Comes To MOSI's IMAX Dome Theatre

Thursday August 21, 2008
The Museum of Science and Industry will present The Dark Knight on the IMAX Dome Theatre's five-story dome-shaped screen beginning Friday, Aug. 29, for a special limited engagement. The opening night ... Read More

American Stage To Present The Vagina Monologues

Thursday August 21, 2008
Eve Ensler’s The Vagina Monologues will be presented Tuesday, Sept. 23 through Sunday, Oct. 12, at American Stage Theatre, 211 Third St. S. The production will be the first in American ... Read More

Tampa Bay Area Spared Tropical Storm Fay's Fury

Tuesday August 19, 2008
As of the 1 p.m. update on Tuesday, Aug. 19, the National Hurricane Center places the center of Tropical Storm Fay near Moore Haven, Fla., in Glades County, on the ... Read More

Tampa Area, Florida Monitors Approach of Tropical Storm Fay

Sunday August 17, 2008
Although the tropical system is far from the Tampa Bay area right now, the National Hurricane Center is forecasting that Tropical Storm Fay may impact Hillsborough, Manatee, Pinellas and Sarasota ... Read More

Ellis, 3rd Stone To Perform At Skipper's

Saturday August 16, 2008
Guitarist/vocalist/songwriter Tinsley Ellis will perform on Friday, Aug. 22, 8 p.m., at Skipper’s Smokehouse, 910 Skipper Road, Tampa. Ellis was born in Atlanta in 1957 but grew up in southern Florida, ... Read More

Tampa Bay Area Cities Named As Top Arts Destinations

Saturday August 16, 2008
Readers of AmericanStyle Magazine recently ranked the country’s Top Arts Destinations, and several Tampa Bay area cities earned respectable positions on the final roll. The magazine has been polling readers annually ... Read More

MOSI To Host From The Farm To The Fridge Exhibit

Saturday August 16, 2008
Dairy Farmers Inc., Florida’s milk promotion organization, has brought its From The Farm To The Fridge exhibit to the Museum of Science and Industry, 4801 E. Fowler Ave., Tampa. Where does ... Read More

Tampa’s Photographer Laureate To Exhibit Portfolio

Wednesday August 13, 2008
An exhibition displaying the portfolio of Tampa’s fifth Photographer Laureate will open to the public on Monday, Aug. 25, at the American Institute of Architects Gallery, 200 North Tampa St., ... Read More

Volunteers To Search For Elusive Bay Scallop

Sunday August 10, 2008
Tampa Bay Watch and the Tampa Bay Estuary Program, two organizations committed to protecting Tampa Bay, will join forces to sponsor the Great Bay Scallop Search, on Saturday, Aug. 16, ... Read More

Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo Welcomes Newborn Bornean Orangutan

Sunday August 10, 2008
Dee Dee, a Bornean orangutan, gave birth on Sunday, Aug. 3, at Lowry Park Zoo. The newborn orangutan is Dee Dee's fourth baby, but it is her first to ... Read More

Finkelstein's Photojournalism To Be Featured In Leepa-Rattner Exhibit

Thursday August 7, 2008
Mel Finkelstein: Playing a Hunch, an exhibition featuring the work of Pulitzer Prize-nominated photojournalist Mel Finkelstein, will run from Sunday, Aug. 17, through Sunday, Oct. 19, at the Leepa-Rattner Museum ... Read More

Free Admission For Florida Residents At SPMOH Diversity in Aviation Event

Sunday August 3, 2008
Florida residents will enjoy free admission during a special Diversity in Aviation art exhibit event on Sunday, Aug. 10, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the St. Petersburg Museum of ... Read More

Moffitt Center Skin Cancer Specialists Set To Visit Clearwater Beach

Sunday August 3, 2008
For the 12th year in a row, beach-combers and sunbathers can expect a visit from Moffitt Cancer Center’s Mole Patrol® on Saturday, Aug. 9, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., at ... Read More

Clearwater Marine Aquarium Sets Attendance Record

Friday August 1, 2008
Clearwater Marine Aquarium saw its busiest month ever in July with more than 20,700 people visiting the facility. What makes the increase even more significant is the fact that the Florida ... Read More

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