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Photofest 2019
Presented by Council on Culture & Arts (COCA) at Artport Gallery
November 6 - January 13, 2019
 

From breathtaking landscapes to mind-bending altered images, the Photofest 2019 exhibition features fine art photographs by 38 local artists. The artworks were selected by a volunteer jury comprised of accomplished photographers who reviewed the submitted images and selected work for exhibition. 
 
The opening reception will be held on Friday, November 15.
 
More Info on the exhibition
 
More Info on the opening reception.
 
Madison County Florida Storytelling Festival
Presented by Madison County Florida Storytelling at Madison County Agricultural Building
November 15 - 16, 2019
 

Enjoy a family-friendly event that promotes the art and tradition of storytelling from the heart of North Florida, Madison. Hear special guest Michael Reno Harrell from North Carolina tell and sing stories about the people and stories of Southern Appalachia. 
 
 
Fanny's Follies
Presented by Goodwood Museum & Gardens
Friday, November 15, 2019
 

Wear your finest speakeasy attire, enjoy once unlawful libations, and dance the night away with Colleen Nixon and Avis Berry. Hors d'oeuvres from chef sponsors, bathtub gin, specialty cocktails, and saucy sinful secrets are just a password away.
 
Mew-vie Night: The Fifth Element
Presented by Tally Cat Cafe'
November 7 - 17, 2019
 
 
See The Fifth Element in a cat lounge for a movie night. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to Leon County Humane Society. Popcorn and soda will available for purchase at the coffee bar to enjoy with the movie.
 
Jon Paul White
Presented by Fifth & Thomas
Wednesday, November 13, 2019
 

John Paul White, formerly of The Civil Wars, has crafted an album that draws on the lush, orchestrated music made in Nashville in the early 1960s. Hear his songs about overwhelming love, unraveling relationships, and the fading memory of a loved one.
 
 
COCA Spotlight:
Rob Nixon
 
 
 
Majestic Mozart
Presented by Tallahassee Community Chorus at Ruby Diamond Concert Hall
Sunday, November 17, 2019
 
 
This concert will include the Requiem in D minor performed with orchestra and soloists, and a welcome to Dr. Michael Hanawalt, the new artistic Director/cconductor, who will give a pre-concert lecture about the works to be performed.
 
Mystery of the Violated Vagina
Presented by Mickee Faust Club for the Really Dramatic Arts at Mickee Faust Clubhouse
November 14 - 23, 2019
 
 
This original musical straddles the lines of melodrama, absurdism, vaudevillian variety shows and the late twentieth century television to address physical and emotional trauma, the grey area of consent, and damage done deep inside survivors and those close to them.
 
Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice
Presented by Tallahassee Film Society at All Saints Cinema
November 9 - 11, 2019
 
 
The Sound of My Voice is a musical biography of one of the most successful female singers. Linda Ronstadt turned away from pop music to explore her family roots with traditional Mexican canciones.
 
Fun Home
Presented by New Stage Theatreworks
November 15 - 24, 2019
 
 
Fun Home is a refreshingly honest and original musical about seeing your parents through grown-up eyes. 
When her father dies unexpectedly, graphic novelist Alison dives deep into her past to tell the story of the volatile, brilliant, man whose temperament and secrets defined her family and her life.
 
Flavors of Fall: Paintings by Karen Stewart
Presented by Jefferson Arts Gallery
November 2 - December 4, 2019
 
 
Jefferson Arts Gallery invites you to view the Flavors of Fall paintings by Karen Stewart. Karen is an award-winning artist who paints in the photo-realistic style. You can almost taste and smell the fruits and vegetables that reside on her canvases.
 
Belly Dance Workshops
Presented by Palaver Tree Theater Co.
July 24 - November 20, 2019
 
 
Belly dancing is about experiencing life to the fullest with all your senses. As a sensuality coach, Janis David has taught many women how to empower themselves by re-connecting with their sensual side. Her Belly Dancing workshop gives you the understanding of basic technique, posturing, language, and move execution to help build necessary core strength.

See all Workshops & Classes here
 
 
 

FESTIVALS

6th Annual Madison County Florida Storytelling Festival
Presented by Madison County Florida Storytelling at Madison County Agricultural Building
Nov 15, 2019 - Nov 16, 2019

FILM

The Guns of Navarone
Presented by Tallahassee Film Society at All Saints Cinema
Nov 11, 2019

Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice
Presented by Tallahassee Film Society at All Saints Cinema
Nov 09, 2019 - Nov 11, 2019

The Sound of Music
Presented by Student Life Cinema at Askew Student Life Center
Nov 12, 2019

The Peanut Butter Falcon
Presented by Student Life Cinema at Askew Student Life Center
Nov 13, 2019 - Nov 15, 2019

The Fifth Element Mew-vie Night
Presented by Tally Cat Cafe at Tally Cat Cafe
Nov 15, 2019

Heading Home: The Tale of Team Israel
Presented by Tallahassee Film Society at All Saints Cinema
Nov 15, 2019 - Nov 17, 2019

Mysteries of China
Presented by Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee at Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee
Sep 06, 2019 - Dec 06, 2019

GALA

Fanny's Follies
Presented by Goodwood Museum & Gardens at Goodwood Museum and Gardens
Nov 15, 2019

HISTORY & HERITAGE

The Matzo Ball Diaries
Presented by Temple Israel at Temple Israel
Nov 11, 2019

Crooked River Full Moon Climb
Presented by Crooked River Lighthouse at Crooked River Lighthouse
Nov 11, 2019

Nature Walk
Presented by The Grove Museum at The Grove Museum
Nov 16, 2019

The Moon, Stars and Sunshine State
Presented by Florida Historic Capitol Museum at Florida Historic Capitol Museum
Jul 16, 2019 - Dec 08, 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

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

Housewright Guest Artist Masterclass - Allen Vizzutti, trumpet
Presented by Florida State University College of Music at Westcott Building - Room 060
Nov 12, 2019

Vocal Jazz
Presented by Florida State University College of Music at Opperman Music Hall - Florida State University
Nov 12, 2019

James LeBlanc & The Winchesters
Presented by Opening Nights at Florida State University at Goodwood Museum and Gardens
Nov 12, 2019

Bumpin Uglies w/ Sway Jah Vu, Trial By Stone
Presented by Cow Haus Presents at The Wilbury
Nov 12, 2019

University Wind Ensemble (UMA) - Live Streamed
Presented by Florida State University College of Music at Ruby Diamond Concert Hall - Florida State University
Nov 13, 2019

John Paul White
Presented by Fifth and Thomas Kitchen & Musichouse at Fifth & Thomas
Nov 13, 2019

Shannon Stovall and Chris Manuel with Jim Crozier in the Lab
Presented by Jim Crozier at Bird's Aphrodisiac Oyster Shack
Nov 13, 2019

An Evening with John Paul White
Presented by Fifth and Thomas Kitchen & Musichouse at Fifth & Thomas
Nov 13, 2019

Tuesday Supper Club at Food Truck Thursday
Presented by Tallahassee Food Truck Association, Quarter Moon, Lake Ella Shops at The Shops at Lake Ella
Nov 14, 2019

The RockitZ Tallahassee
Presented by North Florida College Artist Series at Van H. Priest Auditorium (North Florida College)
Nov 14, 2019

Badfish: A Tribute to Sublime w/ Roots of Creation & Flip Flop Republic
Presented by Cow Haus Presents at The Wilbury
Nov 14, 2019

University Philharmonia
Presented by Florida State University College of Music at Opperman Music Hall - Florida State University
Nov 15, 2019

Adams St. Block Party
Presented by Andrew's Downtown at Andrew's Downtown
Sep 06, 2019 - Nov 15, 2019

The Gospel of Jazz and Soul Benefit Concert
Presented by Cross-Cultural Coalition of South Side Tallahassee, Inc. at Rickards High School
Nov 16, 2019

Tofurkey Jamboree featuring Mike Rychlik and Friends
Presented by Canopy Arts Collaborative at Canopy Arts Collaborative
Nov 16, 2019

Symphonic & Concert Bands
Presented by Florida State University College of Music at Opperman Music Hall - Florida State University
Nov 17, 2019

Majestic Mozart - Fall Concert
Presented by The Tallahassee Community Chorus at Ruby Diamond Concert Hall
Nov 17, 2019

Compline at St. John's
Presented by Music at St. John's at St. John's Episcopal Church
Sep 08, 2019 - Dec 08, 2019

Jazz Night at the Level 8 Lounge
Presented by Level 8 Lounge at Level 8 Lounge
Aug 08, 2019 - Dec 26, 2019

Tallahassee Swing Band Tuesday Dances
Presented by American Legion at The American Legion Hall, Post 13
Jul 23, 2019 - Jul 23, 2020

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 with special guest Mark Mustian
Presented by Big Bend Poets & Writers at Barnes & Noble Books
Nov 12, 2019

Storytime at The Grove Museum
Presented by The Grove Museum at The Grove Museum
Nov 13, 2019

Stories for an Autumn Night w/ Master Storyteller Linda Schuyler
Presented by Thomas County Public Library at Thomas County Public Library
Nov 14, 2019

Narratives of Necessity Book Club Meeting #3
Presented by Foster-Tanner Fine Arts Gallery at Foster-Tanner Fine Arts Gallery- FAMU
Nov 16, 2019

Read Between the Wines with Lyla Faircloth Ellzey
Presented by My Favorite Books at My Favorite Books
Nov 16, 2019

Peter Pan - Broadway's Timeless Musical
Presented by Community Christian School at Community Christian School
Nov 14, 2019 - Nov 16, 2019

Mystery of the Violated Vagina
Presented by Mickee Faust Club for the Really Dramatic Arts at Mickee Faust Clubhouse
Nov 14, 2019 - Nov 23, 2019

The Hunchback of Notre Dame
Presented by Monticello Opera House at Monticello Opera House
Nov 08, 2019 - Nov 24, 2019

Fun Home
Presented by New Stage Theatreworks at Theatre Tallahassee
Nov 15, 2019 - Nov 24, 2019

VISUAL ART

D U S T: A Solo Art Exhibition of Particle Studies by Channing Gray
Presented by The League of Graduate Artists at Carnaghi Arts Building
Nov 08, 2019 - Nov 12, 2019

Fall For Art Opening Reception and Sale
Presented by Pines & Palms: The Georgia-Florida Artists Association at The Top Shelf
Nov 14, 2019

Artists at Work: Sound Design with Glenn Swan
Presented by Museum of Fine Arts at FSU at Museum of Fine Arts, Florida State University
Nov 14, 2019

Opening Reception for Photofest 2019
Presented by Council on Culture & Arts (COCA) at Artport Gallery
Nov 15, 2019

Jim Draper: Florida Suite
Presented by Signature Art Gallery at Signature Art Gallery
Nov 15, 2019

Open Studio and Group Show
Presented by Natalia Andreeva Art Studio at Natalia Andreeva Art
Nov 15, 2019 - Nov 16, 2019

North Florida Fair Art Show
Presented by Tallahassee Senior Center at North Florida Fair Grounds i
Nov 07, 2019 - Nov 17, 2019

Dean Gioia Art Benefit for St. Francis Wildlife
Presented by St. Francis Wildlife Association at Dean Gioia studio
Nov 17, 2019

The Annual Brush Strokes Exhibition
Presented by Council on Culture & Arts (COCA) at City Hall Galleries
Sep 25, 2019 - Nov 18, 2019

25th Annual Art Auction at 621 Gallery
Presented by 621 Gallery at 621 Gallery
Nov 01, 2019 - Nov 23, 2019

Homegrown Humor: Editorial Cartoons by Nathan Archer
Presented by Nathan Archer at LeRoy Collins Leon County Public Library
Nov 01, 2019 - Nov 30, 2019

November at Southern Exposure Art Gallery
Presented by Southern Exposure Art Gallery at Southern Exposure Art Gallery
Nov 02, 2019 - Nov 30, 2019

Joan Matey: Guest Visual Artist
Presented by The Gallery at High Cotton at JOBA Art Studios
Nov 16, 2019 - Nov 30, 2019

Flavors of Fall: Paintings by Karen Stewart
Presented by Jefferson Arts Gallery at Jefferson Arts Gallery
Nov 02, 2019 - Dec 04, 2019

Walls Turned Sideways are Bridges: Narratives of Necessity
Presented by Foster-Tanner Fine Arts Gallery at Foster-Tanner Fine Arts Gallery
Aug 26, 2019 - Dec 06, 2019

Gadsden Arts Artist Guild Exhibition
Presented by Gadsden Arts Center & Museum at Gadsden Arts Center & Museum
Sep 21, 2019 - Dec 07, 2019

Elemental Iceland
Presented by Museum of Fine Arts at FSU at Museum of Fine Arts, Florida State University
Oct 14, 2019 - Dec 07, 2019

Mark Dickson & Charity Myers
Presented by Tallahassee Community College Fine Art Gallery at TCC Fine Art Gallery
Oct 10, 2019 - Dec 12, 2019

Sculpture: Art in Three Dimensions
Presented by Tallahassee Community College Fine Art Gallery at TCC Fine Art Gallery
Oct 10, 2019 - Dec 12, 2019

From the Cedar Chest: Southern Quilting, 1830s to Today
Presented by Gadsden Arts Center & Museum at Gadsden Arts Center & Museum
Sep 14, 2019 - Dec 14, 2019

Ten Artists: A Visual Conversion
Presented by Gadsden Arts Center & Museum at Gadsden Arts Center & Museum
Sep 14, 2019 - Dec 14, 2019

Big Bend Quilt Trail
Presented by Gadsden Arts Center & Museum at Gadsden Arts Center and Museum
Sep 01, 2019 - Dec 14, 2019

One Green Planet
Presented by Venvi Art Gallery at Venvi Art Gallery
Nov 01, 2019 - Dec 14, 2019

Photofest 2019
Presented by Council on Culture & Arts (COCA) at Artport Gallery
Nov 06, 2019 - Jan 13, 2020

Thornton Dial, Sr.: The Many Faces of Womanhood
Presented by Meek-Eaton Southeastern Regional Black Archives and Museum at Historic Union Bank Art Gallery (A Division of MEBA at FAMU)
Nov 09, 2019 - Apr 30, 2020

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

Creative Class
Presented by The Sharing Tree at The Sharing Tree
Sep 09, 2019 - Nov 11, 2019

Candle Pouring Workshop
Presented by The Bookshelf at The Top Shelf
Nov 12, 2019

Learn to Crochet
Presented by Fuzzy Goat at Fuzzy Goat
Nov 12, 2019

Quilters Unlimited of Tallahassee Meeting & Program
Presented by Quilters Unlimited at Temple Israel - Social Hall
Nov 14, 2019

PomPoms & Tassels
Presented by Fuzzy Goat at Fuzzy Goat
Nov 14, 2019

PreK Art Sparks
Presented by LeMoyne Arts at LeMoyne Arts Education Center
Nov 16, 2019

Make it at MoFA: Needle Felting
Presented by Museum of Fine Arts at FSU at Museum of Fine Arts, Florida State University
Nov 16, 2019

Star Garland (Crochet)
Presented by Fuzzy Goat at Fuzzy Goat
Nov 16, 2019

Belly Dance Workshops
Presented by Palaver Tree Theater Co. at Palaver Tree Theater Co.
Jul 24, 2019 - Nov 20, 2019

Digital Photography 101
Presented by LeMoyne Arts at LeMoyne Arts
Sep 26, 2019 - Nov 21, 2019

Learn to Knit
Presented by Fuzzy Goat at Fuzzy Goat
Nov 16, 2019 - Nov 23, 2019

Meditation Workshop
Presented by Palaver Tree Theater Co. at Palaver Tree Theater Co.
Jul 22, 2019 - Nov 25, 2019

Wakulla Line Dance Tuesdays
Presented by Palaver Tree Theater Co. at Palaver Tree Theater Co.
Jul 23, 2019 - Nov 26, 2019

Oglesby Art Center Fall 2019 Art Studio Classes
Presented by Oglesby Union Art Center at Oglesby Union Art Center
Sep 01, 2019 - Dec 14, 2019

Fall 2019 Ceramic Classes
Presented by Oglesby Union Art Center at Oglesby Art Center
Sep 01, 2019 - Dec 14, 2019

Fall 2019 Drawing Class
Presented by Oglesby Union Art Center at Oglesby Art Center
Sep 01, 2019 - Dec 14, 2019

Art Workshops
Presented by Tallahassee Senior Center at Tallahassee Senior Center Art Gallery
Oct 01, 2019 - Dec 18, 2019

American Tribal Inspired Belly Dance
Presented by Expressions Movement Studio at Expressions Movement Studio
Aug 07, 2019 - Dec 30, 2019

Beginner's Belly Dance at Studio B
Presented by Studio B at Studio B
Jul 30, 2019 - Dec 31, 2019

Tuesday Belly Dance Classes with Omaris
Presented by ARTS at ARTS Afterschool
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

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

The Tallahassee Ballet School 2019-2020 Classes
Presented by The Tallahassee Ballet at The Tallahassee Ballet
Sep 03, 2019 - May 16, 2020

Pas de Vie Ballet's 2019-2020 Classes
Presented by Pas de Vie Ballet at Pas de Vie Ballet Studio
Sep 03, 2019 - May 22, 2020

 

 

 
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