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Aida: The Musical
Presented by Leon Performing Arts at Leon High School
July 12 - 21, 2019
 
 
You'll love Leon Performing Art's production of Elton John and Tim Rice's Aida. Winner of four 2000 Tony Awards, Aida is an epic tale of love, loyalty and betrayal, chronicling the love triangle between Aida, a Nubian princess stolen from her country, Amneris, an Egyptian princess, and Radames, the soldier they both love.
 
 
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31st Art in Gadsden Regional Exhibition of Fine Art in Quincy
Presented by Gadsden Art Center & Museum
Exhibition on display on August 24, 2019
 
 
Art in Gadsden, the annual celebration of our region's creative work, presents 101 works by 82 artists. This exhibition was selected by committee from submissions by a record 113 artists. Exhibited works span the mediums of watercolor, egg tempera, acrylic, oil, photography, clay, encaustic, wood, metal, glass, papier maché, and serigraph.
 
Alligators: Dragons in Paradise Exhibition Opening
Presented by Museum of Florida History
Opening reception Saturday, July 13, 2019
Exhibition on display until September 8, 2019
 
 
Explore the enduring fascination of the alligator and its symbolic role in Florida's environment and history at this exhibition. There will be family-friendly activities including alligator story time, sing-along, hands-on crafts, and more. If you snap a photo with the 13-foot alligator and post it to social media, you will receive a tiny toy alligator.
 
 
COCA Spotlight:
Tabitha Peck "Aida"
 
Swamp Stomp
Presented by Tallahassee Museum
Saturday, July 13, 2019
 
 
Stake out a shady spot among the lakeside oaks and enjoy hours of great outdoor performances into the cool of the evening. Kick back and savor the summer flavor of acoustic performances by talented singer and songwriters at this music festival. A staple of the Big Bend's cultural calendar, this outdoor event features folk, blues, contemporary acoustic, ballads, highlands, saltwater music, and much more.
 
 
Summer Sinfonietta Concert: Let's Get Romantic
Presented by Summer Sinfonietta at First Baptist Church of Tallahassee
Friday, July 12, 2019
 
 
Experience the power of the symphony orchestra through romance. The definition of Romanticism has changed and evolved overtime, but it is an ideal that every human can relate to in some way. Each piece on the this program provides a different perspective of Romanticism which will offer fresh interpretations to how we think of this word. 
 
 
Lewis Spring House Second Sunday Tours
Presented by Spring House Institute at Frank Lloyd Wright Spring House
Sunday, July 14, 2019
 
 
Go on a tour of the Lewis Spring House, one of only 74 Frank Lloyd Wright designs open to the public. The second Sunday of every month, Spring House Institute conducts continuous tours of the only private residence designed by one of America's greatest architects.
 
 
Big Bend Poets & Writers
Presented by Big Bend Poets & Writers at Barnes & Noble Books
Tuesday, July 9, 2019
 
 
Hear Michael Rothenberg, FSU Libraries Poet-in-Residence, read from selected works and talk about his creative process. His poetry is often in the best tradition of beat poetry, including dramatic presentation, vivid and imaginative imagery, and political and social commentary. 
 
 
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CAMPS

Frozen Dance Camp
Presented by The Tallahassee Ballet at The Tallahassee Ballet School
Jul 08, 2019 - Jul 12, 2019 

Marching Band Leadership and Color Guard Camp
Presented by FSU Summer Music Camps at Ruby Diamond Concert Hall - Florida State University
Jul 07, 2019 - Jul 12, 2019 

Camp Challenger: July 8-12
Presented by Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee at Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee
Jul 08, 2019 - Jul 12, 2019 

Summer Poetry to Last A Lifetime
Presented by Knott House Museum at Knott House Museum
Jul 08, 2019 - Jul 12, 2019 

Band Camp for Middle School
Presented by FSU Summer Music Camps at Ruby Diamond Concert Hall - Florida State University
Jul 07, 2019 - Jul 13, 2019 

Gadsden Arts Summer Art Camp
Presented by Gadsden Arts Center & Museum at Gadsden Arts Center & Museum
Jun 10, 2019 - Jul 26, 2019 

Performing Arts Summer Program
Presented by The Next Step Performing Arts Studio at The Next Step Performing Arts Studio
Jun 03, 2019 - Jul 26, 2019 

Arts in Nature Summer Camp
Presented by LeMoyne Arts at LeMoyne Arts
Jun 03, 2019 - Aug 02, 2019 

Girls Can Do Anything Summer Camp
Presented by The Oasis Center for Women & Girls at The Oasis Center for Women and Girls
Jun 03, 2019 - Aug 02, 2019 

Pas de Vie Ballet's Summer Dance Camp
Presented by Pas de Vie Ballet at Pas de Vie Ballet Studio
Jun 03, 2019 - Aug 09, 2019 

Pas de Vie Ballet's Summer Intensive
Presented by Pas de Vie Ballet at Pas de Vie Ballet Studio
Jun 03, 2019 - Aug 09, 2019 

DANCE

Contra Dance
Presented by Contra Dance at Tallahassee Senior Center for the Arts
Jul 12, 2019 

Transforming Through Moving (TN)
Presented by Transforming Through Moving (TN) at Namaste Yoga Studio
Jul 13, 2019 

FILM

Field of Dreams
Presented by Tallahassee Film Society at All Saints Cinema
Jul 14, 2019 

APOLLO 11: First Steps Edition
Presented by Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee at Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee
Jul 12, 2019 - Sep 30, 2019 

HISTORY & HERITAGE

Alligators: Dragons in Paradise Exhibit Opening
Presented by Museum of Florida History at Museum of Florida History
Jul 13, 2019 

Saturday Research Hours and Genealogy Workshop
Presented by State Archives of Florida at State Archives of Florida
Jul 13, 2019 

Lewis Spring House Second Sunday Tours
Presented by Spring House Institute at Spring House
Jul 14, 2019 

"Flourishing Roots of Our Past:" The Kinsey Collection at FAMU
Presented by Meek-Eaton Southeastern Regional Black Archives and Museum at FAMU Meek-Eaton Southeastern Regional Black Archives and Museum
Mar 28, 2018 - Feb 29, 2020 

Let's Roam's Tallahassee Scavenger Hunt: Outdoor Activities in Tallahassee
Presented by Let's Roam at Strozier Library
Jul 01, 2019 - May 31, 2020 

African-American Pioneers in Medicine & Science Featuring Dr. Alexander D. Brickler
Presented by Meek-Eaton Southeastern Regional Black Archives and Museum at FAMU Meek-Eaton Southeastern Regional Black Archives and Museum
Apr 23, 2019 - Dec 18, 2020 

Willie L. Bryant, Sr., D.D.S. Dental Exhibit
Presented by Meek-Eaton Southeastern Regional Black Archives and Museum at FAMU Meek-Eaton Southeastern Regional Black Archives and Museum
Apr 23, 2019 - Dec 18, 2020 

MUSIC

Clyde Ramsey with Jim Crozier in the Lab
Presented by Jim Crozier at Bird's Aphrodisiac Oyster Shack
Jul 10, 2019 

Rachel Hillman Band at Food Truck Thursday
Presented by Tallahassee Food Truck Association at The Shops at Lake Ella
Jul 11, 2019 

Kat Riggins & Blues Revival
Presented by Bradfordville Blues Club at Bradfordville Blues Club
Jul 12, 2019 

Let's Get Romantic
Presented by Summer Sinfonietta at First Baptist Church of Tallahassee
Jul 12, 2019 

Swamp Stomp
Presented by Tallahassee Museum at Tallahassee Museum
Jul 13, 2019 

The Deb Callahan Band
Presented by Bradfordville Blues Club at Bradfordville Blues Club
Jul 13, 2019 

Pink Floyd: Music Shows
Presented by Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee at Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee
Feb 08, 2019 - Dec 31, 2020 

THEATRE & LITERATURE

Big Bend Poets & Writers at Barnes & Noble Books
Presented by Big Bend Poets & Writers at Big Bend Poets & Writers at Barnes & Noble Books
Jul 09, 2019 

Museum of Florida History Summer Reading Program: A Universe of Stories
Presented by Museum of Florida History at Museum of Florida History
Jul 11, 2019 

Book Signing with Virginia Burton Stringer
Presented by My Favorite Books at My Favorite Books
Jul 13, 2019 

The House of Jean-Rene by James Webb
Presented by Irene C. Edmonds Youth Theatre at Charles Winter Wood Theatre
Jul 11, 2019 - Jul 13, 2019 

Storytime with Becca Engelbrecht
Presented by My Favorite Books at My Favorite Books
Jul 14, 2019 

Aida: The Musical
Presented by Leon Performing Arts at Leon High School
Jul 12, 2019 - Jul 21, 2019 

Summer Programs: Monday Nights at Main
Presented by Leon County Public Library at LeRoy Collins Leon County Public Library
Jun 03, 2019 - Jul 22, 2019 

Summer Programs: Wednesdays at the Woodville Branch Library
Presented by Leon County Public Library at Woodville Branch Library
Jun 05, 2019 - Jul 24, 2019 

Summer Programs: Wednesdays at the B. L. Perry Branch Library
Presented by Leon County Public Library at B. L. Perry Branch Library
Jun 05, 2019 - Jul 24, 2019 

Summer Programs: Thursdays at the Northeast Branch Library
Presented by Leon County Public Library at Northeast Branch Library
Jun 06, 2019 - Jul 25, 2019 

Summer Programs: Thursdays at the Eastside Branch Library
Presented by Leon County Public Library at Eastside Branch Library
Jun 06, 2019 - Jul 25, 2019 

Summer Programs: Thursdays at the Ft. Braden Branch Library
Presented by Leon County Public Library at Ft. Braden Branch Library
Jun 06, 2019 - Jul 25, 2019 

Summer Programs: Teen Thursdays at the Collins Main Library
Presented by Leon County Public Library at LeRoy Collins Leon County Public Library
Jun 06, 2019 - Jul 25, 2019 

Summer Programs: Fridays @ the Lake Jackson Branch Library
Presented by Leon County Public Library at Lake Jackson Branch Library
Jun 07, 2019 - Jul 26, 2019 

Kids Summer Story Hour
Presented by Hearth & Soul at Hearth & Soul
Jun 13, 2019 - Aug 01, 2019 

VISUAL ART

A Mile In Their Shoes
Presented by Tallahassee Memorial Foundation at Goodwood Museum and Gardens
Jul 11, 2019 

Artists' League Summer Annual Exhibition
Presented by Museum of Fine Arts at FSU at Museum of Fine Arts, Florida State University
May 31, 2019 - Jul 12, 2019 

July Exhibitions Opening Reception
Presented by Panama City Center for the Arts at Panama City Center for the Arts
Jul 12, 2019 

The Abstracts
Presented by Venvi Art Gallery at Venvi Art Gallery
Jun 07, 2019 - Jul 13, 2019 

Anna Feil Exhibit and Reception "Paradise Found"
Presented by Apalachicola Center for History, Culture and Art at Apalachicola Center for History, Culture and Art
Jun 15, 2019 - Jul 13, 2019 

The Art of Florida Cartoonists Exhibition
Presented by Panama City Center for the Arts at Panama City Center for the Arts
Jun 08, 2019 - Jul 20, 2019 

Artist Robin Renee Hix: Hand Painted Photographs
Presented by The Gallery at High Cotton at The Gallery at High Cotton
Jul 12, 2019 - Jul 20, 2019 

The Artwork of April Cluess
Presented by Dirac Library at Dirac Science Library
May 20, 2019 - Jul 26, 2019 

ABG Charity Art Auction
Presented by Anderson Brickler Gallery at Anderson Brickler Gallery
Jun 26, 2019 - Jul 27, 2019 

Liu Nan: Still Lives and Landscapes
Presented by Southern Exposure Art Gallery at Southern Exposure Art Gallery
Jul 05, 2019 - Jul 27, 2019 

Unity in the Community Quilt Show
Presented by Quilters Unlimited at City Hall Galleries
Jun 05, 2019 - Jul 29, 2019 

Unity in the Community Fiber Art Exhibition
Presented by Council on Culture & Arts (COCA) at City Hall Galleries
Jun 05, 2019 - Jul 29, 2019 

Art Designed by Nature: Staci Doucett Photography Exhibition
Presented by Panama City Center for the Arts at Panama City Center for the Arts
Jul 13, 2019 - Aug 09, 2019 

Flowers, Hearts, and Things That Soar: Paper Cutting Exhibition by Julie Walton Radke
Presented by Panama City Center for the Arts at Panama City Center for the Arts
Jul 13, 2019 - Aug 09, 2019 

Fins and Feathers All-Media Art Show
Presented by The Joe Center for the Arts at The Joe Center for the Arts
Jun 28, 2019 - Aug 16, 2019 

Jimmy Nicholson: Under the Tapper Bridge
Presented by Gadsden Arts Center & Museum at Gadsden Arts Center & Museum
Jun 29, 2019 - Aug 17, 2019 

Transcend the Ordinary: Infrared Photographs by Michael Riffle
Presented by Council on Culture & Arts (COCA) at Artport Gallery
Jun 12, 2019 - Aug 19, 2019 

Mickey Adair's Homage to the Artemis Jegart Airport Mural
Presented by Council on Culture & Arts (COCA) at Airport Observation Room
Jun 12, 2019 - Aug 19, 2019 

31st Art in Gadsden Regional Exhibition of Fine Art in Quincy
Presented by Gadsden Arts Center & Museum at Gadsden Arts Center & Museum
Jun 15, 2019 - Aug 24, 2019 

Mark Dickson: Construction to Commemorate
Presented by Gadsden Arts Center and Museum at Gadsden Arts Center & Museum
May 28, 2019 - Aug 24, 2019 

A Taste of the South
Presented by Jefferson Arts Gallery at Jefferson Arts Gallery
Jun 01, 2019 - Aug 31, 2019 

Gadsden Arts Artist Guild
Presented by Gadsden Arts Center & Museum at Gadsden Arts Center & Museum
Jun 27, 2019 - Sep 14, 2019 

Roots: Leading Regional Artists from the Permanent Collection
Presented by Gadsden Arts Center & Museum at Gadsden Arts Center & Museum
Feb 12, 2019 - Dec 21, 2019 

WORKSHOPS & CLASSES

Quilters Unlimited of Tallahassee Meeting & Program
Presented by Quilters Unlimited at Temple Israel - Social Hall
Jul 11, 2019 

Identifying Inclusivity, Equality, Equity & Privilege in Ballet's Training & Culture
Presented by CORPS de Ballet International at Nancy Smith Fichter Dance Theatre
Jul 09, 2019 - Jul 12, 2019 

Quilters Unlimited of Tallahassee Class: Serendipity Block
Presented by Quilters Unlimited at Woodville Community Center
Jul 13, 2019 

SCIturdays: Lunar Explorers
Presented by Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee at Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee
Jul 13, 2019 

Hand Lettering Workshop
Presented by LeMoyne Arts at LeMoyne Arts
Jul 13, 2019 

Beginning Guitar Workshop
Presented by Music Lessons Express at Music Lessons Express
Jul 13, 2019 - Jul 14, 2019 

Youth Pre-K ArtSparks
Presented by LeMoyne Arts at LeMoyne Arts
Apr 13, 2019 - Jul 20, 2019 

The Tallahassee Ballet 2019 Summer Class Session
Presented by The Tallahassee Ballet at The Tallahassee Ballet
Jun 17, 2019 - Jul 25, 2019 

"Cats" Summer Intensive QMT
Presented by Quincy Music Theatre at Quincy Music Theatre
Jul 08, 2019 - Jul 26, 2019 

Summer Ukulele Class
Presented by Music Lessons Express at Music Lessons Express
Jun 01, 2019 - Jul 27, 2019 

Mastering Still Life Painting
Presented by Pines & Palms: The Georgia-Florida Artists Association at Pines & Palms Cigar Factory ArtSpace
Jun 25, 2019 - Jul 30, 2019 

Oglesby Art Center Summer 2019 Classes
Presented by Oglesby Union Art Center at Oglesby Art Center
May 13, 2019 - Aug 03, 2019 

Belly Dance Classes
Presented by Palaver Tree Theater at Palaver Tree Theater
Jul 10, 2019 - Aug 07, 2019 

Ballerinas and Cavaliers: Saturday Morning Camp
Presented by Pas de Vie Ballet at Pas de Vie Ballet Studio
May 11, 2019 - Aug 10, 2019 

Acting Workshops
Presented by Palaver Tree Theater at Palaver Tree Theater
Jul 13, 2019 - Aug 10, 2019 

Directing Workshops
Presented by Palaver Tree Theater at Palaver Tree Theater
Jul 13, 2019 - Aug 10, 2019 

Wakulla Line Dance
Presented by Palaver Tree Theater at Palaver Tree Theater
Jul 09, 2019 - Aug 27, 2019 

Thursday Belly Dance Classes with Omaris
Presented by Hip and Heart Movement Studio at Hip and Heart Movement Studio
Mar 07, 2019 - Dec 05, 2019 

Saturday Belly Dance Classes with Omaris
Presented by Expressions Movement Studio at Expressions Movement Studio
Mar 09, 2019 - Dec 07, 2019 

Clogging Lessons - Beginner
Presented by Mountain Dew Cloggers at Jackson Lodge
Jan 09, 2019 - Dec 18, 2019 

ArtZone Drop-in Studio
Presented by Gadsden Arts Center & Museum at Gadsden Arts Center & Museum
Jan 04, 2019 - Dec 21, 2019 

Zumba
Presented by Expressions Movement Studio at Expressions Movement Studio
Jan 30, 2019 - Dec 24, 2019 

Beginner's Belly Dance
Presented by Expressions Movement Studio at Expressions Movement Studio
Jan 30, 2019 - Dec 25, 2019 

Hula Hoop Dance
Presented by Expressions Movement Studio at Expressions Movement Studio
Jan 30, 2019 - Dec 25, 2019 

Level 1 Bellydance
Presented by Expressions Movement Studio at Expressions Movement Studio
Feb 23, 2019 - Dec 28, 2019 

American Tribal Inspired Belly Dance
Presented by Expressions Movement Studio at Expressions Movement Studio
Jan 28, 2019 - Dec 30, 2019 

Tribal Basics Bellydance
Presented by Expressions Movement Studio at Expressions Movement Studio
Jan 28, 2019 - Dec 30, 2019 

Traditional Flamenco with Kelly
Presented by Expressions Movement Studio at Expressions Movement Studio
Jan 29, 2019 - Dec 31, 2019 

 

 

 
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