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Tallahassee Arts Guide

 
 
 
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Sonnet Contest Winner Announcement
Presented by Southern Shakespeare Company (Online)
Saturday, May 9, 2020 
 
 
Devon Glover aka Sonnet Man will be joining Southern Shakespeard from NYC for this online event, reading the winner's original sonnets aloud. Shakespeare's sonnets, 154 in all, demonstrate his mastery of the English language in a way that some of us might appreciate, if not fully understand, and perhaps even want to imitate.
 
Daryl Freed: Learning to Fly
Presented by Live Oak Gallery (Online)
May 1 - 31, 2020 
 
 
View cedar driftwood duck carvings by sculptor Daryl Freed on the Live Oak Gallery webite. Daryl Freed is an artist who crafts his three-dimensional wall pieces out of cedar driftwood collected from once-flooded cedar groves near his home in the Ozark Mountains of Northwest Arkansas.
 
Virtual Exhibition: The Floating World
Presented by Venvi Art Gallery (Online)
April 3 - June 7, 2020
 

The Floating World, a series of abstracted landscape, is a virtual solo exhibition of acrylic and oil paintings by Tuscaloosa-based artist Bryce Speed. This virtual exhibit provides the art community with an experience that can be enjoyed from home during this period of isolation.
 
A White, White Day
Presented by Tallahassee Film Society (Online)
May 1 - June 1, 2020
 

In a remote Icelandic town, an off-duty police chief (Ingvar Sigurdsson) begins to suspect a local man of having had an affair with his late wife, who died in a tragic accident two years earlier. Gradually, his obsession for finding out the truth takes over his life and inevitably begins to endanger himself and his loved ones. 109 min.
 
Three-Week Theatre Class
Presented by Making Light Productions (Online)
May 4 - 22, 2020 
 
 
This virtual three-week theatre class is led by experienced instructors over Zoom. These classes will incorporate costuming, cool backgrounds, props, and sound effects. Students will divide into supervised groups, rehearse short plays, and produce their own shows online.
 
Virtual Dance Lessons
Presented by Tallahassee Live Music Community Charity Group (Online)
April 22 - May 27, 2020
 
 
Participate in weekly virtual dance lessons presented by Tallahassee's Studio B Dance Company. This class is for ages 6 and up, so you and the kids can practice together from the comfort of your home.
 
 
COCA Spotlight:
Kim Anton
Co-owner of Bradfordville Blues Club
 
  
 
   
 
Community Resources 
 
 
     
COCA Classifieds: Info for artists working in all disciplines, as well as arts philanthropists, and arts professionals, including COVID-19 resources (funding and workshops.) Classifieds are listed on the Tallahassee Arts Guide newsletter and there is a Classifieds newsletter every Thursday. Update your email preferences here.
TLMC Fully Plugged Featuring Lunar Urge 
Presented by The Warrior on the River Theatre of the Peforming Arts (Online)
Saturday, May 9, 2020 
 
 
With an eclectic influence of rock across different eras, Lunar Urge brings a "New Rock" sound and a deep, heartwarming, and humorous interview about each song they perform. This is a fundraiser for out-of-work musicians during the COVID-19 shutdowns as well as TLMC. The recording features a concert with full production and interview recorded in the Warrior on the River Music Hall.
 
Mask Maker Monday with the Mayor and Mitch
Presented by Masks for Tally (Online)
Monday, May 4, 2020 
 
 
Mayor John Dailey gives the latest update on City of Tallahassee efforts relating to COVID-19. Hear suggestions for wearing face masks, and how we can all work together to protect our community health and economic vitality. Divvy Up co-founder Mitch Nelson will explain how his company is departing from their usual operations to partner with COT and other Tallahassee organizations to expand the community masks supplies.
 
Bill Thursby: East Winds
Presented by Gadsden Arts Center & Museum (Online)
April 16 - June 30, 2020
 

East Winds is available for viewing on the Gadsden Arts website. The work features an open architectural facade in Thursby's distinct checkerboard and brick pattern, with columns and stair steps flanking the sides. Like most of the environments he depicts, Thursby illustrated this building in lush and vibrant color and adorned the nooks with his interpretation of local fauna.
 
Virtual Happy Hour in the Garden with Aaron Hayden
Presented by Jeri's Midtown Cafe (Online)
Friday, May 8, 2020
 

Hear Aaron Hayden, saxophonist and FAMU graduate, perform smooth jazz and his own saxophone arrangements live from Jeri's Midtown Cafe. The performance will be live streamed on Facebook.
 
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COCA Arts Education: Resources for Educators
 
 
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Did you know that Census data is used to help determine federal grants for arts funding? By making sure you get counted, #LeonCounty and @ the city of Tallahassee will be properly represented and our region can receive all the appropriate arts and cultural funding for the next decade. 
 
Get the facts about the #2020Census: 2020census.gov or LeonCountyFL.gov/Census. #MakeitCount #COCAConnects #TallahasseeArts
 
Behind the Scenes with COCA: Artist Studio of Randy Brienen and Debby Brienen
 
 
Learn more about Randy Brienen
See her Behind the Scenes feature on Facebook.
 
Marina BrownJim RussellDeitra KemmerKent Putnam, and Natalia Andreeva. The complete series is on our website here.
 
Submit your own Behind the Scenes feature here.
 
 
 
 

FILM

The Times of Bill Cunningham
Presented by Tallahassee Film Society at Online/Virtual Space
Apr 10, 2020 - May 08, 2020

Best of Cat Video Fest
Presented by Tallahassee Film Society at Online/Virtual Space
Apr 10, 2020 - May 08, 2020

And Then We Danced
Presented by Tallahassee Film Society at Online/Virtual Space
Apr 17, 2020 - May 17, 2020

Incitement
Presented by Tallahassee Film Society at Online/Virtual Space
Apr 17, 2020 - May 17, 2020

Vitalina Varela
Presented by Tallahassee Film Society at Online/Virtual Space
Apr 17, 2020 - May 17, 2020

Fantastic Fungi
Presented by Tallahassee Film Society at Online/Virtual Space
Apr 21, 2020 - May 21, 2020

Santiago, Italia
Presented by Tallahassee Film Society at Online/Virtual Space
Apr 30, 2020 - May 22, 2020

A White, White Day
Presented by Tallahassee Film Society at Online/Virtual Space
May 01, 2020 - Jun 01, 2020

The Whistlers
Presented by Tallahassee Film Society at Online/Virtual Space
Mar 29, 2020 - Jun 07, 2020

HISTORY & HERITAGE

Goodwood A to Z: A 26-Day Virtual Tour of the Museum
Presented by Goodwood Museum & Gardens at Goodwood Museum and Gardens
Apr 26, 2020 - May 22, 2020

History in Your Hands Historical Map
Presented by Leon County Government at Online/Virtual Space
Mar 16, 2020 - Dec 31, 2020

Virtual Tours of The Grove Museum
Presented by The Grove Museum at Online/Virtual Space
Apr 28, 2020 - Dec 31, 2020

KIDS

Virtual Local Author Storytime with Gordon Halleck and Perdita Ross
Presented by Leon County Public Library at Online/Virtual Space
May 07, 2020

Virtual Sing Along Time with the Leon County Public Library
Presented by Leon County Public Library at Online/Virtual Space
May 05, 2020 - May 26, 2020

Virtual Babytime on Zoom
Presented by Leon County Public Library at Online/Virtual Space
May 06, 2020 - May 27, 2020

Virtual Familytime through Zoom
Presented by Leon County Public Library at Online/Virtual Space
May 02, 2020 - May 30, 2020

Daily Challenges and Activities
Presented by Tallahassee Museum at Online/Virtual Space
Apr 08, 2020 - Jun 01, 2020

School's Out Story Time - Online
Presented by NRM Performance Studio at Online/Virtual Space
Mar 27, 2020 - Mar 26, 2021

MUSIC

The Wednesday Night Lab Session 8
Presented by Jim Crozier Music at Online/Virtual Space
May 06, 2020

Live Streaming from the Bradfordville Blues Club
Presented by Moose Magnificat Radio at Online/Virtual Space
Mar 21, 2020 - May 30, 2020

Facebook Live Virtual Happy Hour in the Garden
Presented by Jeri's Midtown Cafe at Facebook Live
May 01, 2020 - Aug 28, 2020

TSO at Home
Presented by Tallahassee Symphony Orchestra at Online/Virtual Space
Mar 23, 2020 - Dec 31, 2020

THEATRE & LITERATURE

Virtual Pop-Up Book Club
Presented by Leon County Public Library at Online/Virtual Space
May 09, 2020

Southern Shakespeare Community Read-Along
Presented by Southern Shakespeare Company at Online/Virtual Space
Apr 14, 2020 - May 12, 2020

Virtual Familytime on Zoom
Presented by Leon County Public Library at Online/Virtual Space
May 02, 2020 - May 30, 2020

VISUAL ART

Daryl Freed - "Learning to Fly"
Presented by Live Oak Gallery at Live Oak Gallery
May 01, 2020 - May 31, 2020

Video Tour of Rick Seguso's Exhibition
Presented by Gadsden Arts Center & Museum at Online/Virtual Space
Mar 30, 2020 - Jun 01, 2020

Browse Former Exhibition Tours - Gadsden Arts at Home
Presented by Gadsden Arts Center & Museum at Online/Virtual Space
Mar 30, 2020 - Jun 01, 2020

Browse Gadsden Arts Exhibition Video Tours
Presented by Gadsden Arts Center & Museum at Online/Virtual Space
Mar 31, 2020 - Jun 01, 2020

"Purvis of Overtown" - Gadsden Arts @ Home
Presented by Gadsden Arts Center & Museum at Online/Virtual Space
Mar 31, 2020 - Jun 01, 2020

Browse our Collection Online
Presented by Gadsden Arts Center & Museum at Online/Virtual Space
Mar 31, 2020 - Jun 01, 2020

Hands-On Art History
Presented by Tallahassee Senior Center at Online/Virtual Space
Apr 20, 2020 - Jun 01, 2020

Wood, Paper, Scissors - Virtual Exhibit
Presented by Thomasville Center for the Arts at Online/Virtual Space
Apr 02, 2020 - Jun 03, 2020

Virtual Exhibit - The Floating World
Presented by Venvi Art Gallery at Online/Virtual Space
Apr 03, 2020 - Jun 07, 2020

Online Video Gadsden Arts Artists Guild
Presented by Gadsden Arts Center & Museum at Online/Virtual Space
Apr 16, 2020 - Jun 08, 2020

Make Paper Art by Folding
Presented by Gadsden Arts Center & Museum at Online/Virtual Space
Apr 16, 2020 - Jun 30, 2020

Explore Bill Thursby's East Winds
Presented by Gadsden Arts Center & Museum at Online/Virtual Space
Apr 16, 2020 - Jun 30, 2020

Play Gadsden Arts BINGO on Instagram
Presented by Gadsden Arts Center & Museum at Online/Virtual Space
Apr 16, 2020 - Jun 30, 2020

WORKSHOPS & CLASSES

Online French Class : Beginner 1
Presented by Alliance Française de Tallahassee at Alliance Française de Tallahassee
Mar 23, 2020 - May 15, 2020

Online French Class : Conversation
Presented by Alliance Française de Tallahassee at Alliance Francaise de Tallahassee
Mar 23, 2020 - May 15, 2020

Online French Class : Beginner 2
Presented by Alliance Française de Tallahassee at Alliance Francaise de Tallahassee
Mar 23, 2020 - May 15, 2020

Online French Class : Intermediate 2
Presented by Alliance Française de Tallahassee at Alliance Francaise de Tallahassee
Mar 23, 2020 - May 15, 2020

Online French Class : Advanced 2
Presented by Alliance Française de Tallahassee at Alliance Francaise de Tallahassee
Mar 23, 2020 - May 15, 2020

Go With The Flow At-Home | 3 Dynamic Fluid Art Classes
Presented by Thomasville Center for the Arts at Online/Virtual Space
Apr 17, 2020 - May 15, 2020

Online Ballet 1 Class
Presented by Pas de Vie Ballet at Online/Virtual Space
Apr 04, 2020 - May 19, 2020

Online Ballet 2 Class
Presented by Pas de Vie Ballet at Online/Virtual Space
Apr 08, 2020 - May 21, 2020

Online Intermediate Ballet Class
Presented by Pas de Vie Ballet at Online/Virtual Space
Apr 04, 2020 - May 22, 2020

Online Boys/Men's Ballet Class
Presented by Pas de Vie Ballet at Online/Virtual Space
Apr 04, 2020 - May 22, 2020

Three Week Theatre
Presented by Making Light Productions at Online/Virtual Space
May 04, 2020 - May 22, 2020

Online Creative Movement Class
Presented by Pas de Vie Ballet at Online/Virtual Space
Apr 04, 2020 - May 23, 2020

Studio B Virtual Dance Lessons
Presented by Tallahassee Live Music Community Charity Group, Inc. at Online/Virtual Space
Apr 22, 2020 - May 27, 2020

Inclusive Theatre at Making Light Productions - Online
Presented by Making Light Productions at Making Light Productions
Jan 21, 2020 - May 29, 2020

Inclusive Visual Art at Making Light Productions - Online
Presented by Making Light Productions at Making Light Productions
Jan 21, 2020 - May 29, 2020

Inclusive Music at Making Light Productions - Online
Presented by Making Light Productions at Making Light Productions
Jan 21, 2020 - May 29, 2020

Inclusive Dance at Making Light Productions - Online
Presented by Making Light Productions at Making Light Productions
Jan 21, 2020 - May 29, 2020

Inclusive Arts-Centered Homeschool Tutoring - Online
Presented by Making Light Productions at Making Light Productions
Jan 07, 2020 - May 29, 2020

Online Advanced Ballet Class
Presented by Pas de Vie Ballet at Online/Virtual Space
Apr 04, 2020 - May 29, 2020

Online Adult Ballet Class
Presented by Pas de Vie Ballet at Online/Virtual Space
Apr 04, 2020 - May 29, 2020

Virtual Acting Workshop
Presented by Luree Gorden Workshops at Online/Virtual Space
Apr 18, 2020 - May 30, 2020

Stay at Home Photography Series with Kira Derryberry Photography
Presented by Kira Derryberry Photography at Online/Virtual Space
Mar 22, 2020 - May 31, 2020

Art at Home: Marbleized Paper
Presented by Gadsden Arts Center & Museum at Online/Virtual Space
Mar 30, 2020 - Jun 01, 2020

Acrylic and Mixed Media Online with Robin Gray
Presented by Tallahassee Senior Center at Online/Virtual Space
Apr 30, 2020 - Jun 04, 2020

Online Hand-building
Presented by LeMoyne Arts at Online/Virtual Space
Apr 25, 2020 - Jun 13, 2020

Online Fluid Acrylic Expressions
Presented by LeMoyne Arts at Online/Virtual Space
Apr 27, 2020 - Jun 22, 2020

Online Drawing
Presented by LeMoyne Arts at Online/Virtual Space
Apr 27, 2020 - Jun 22, 2020

Online Watercolors with Nina Freeman
Presented by LeMoyne Arts at Online/Virtual Space
Apr 27, 2020 - Jun 22, 2020

Online Introduction to Oil Painting
Presented by LeMoyne Arts at Online/Virtual Space
Apr 27, 2020 - Jun 22, 2020

Online Teen Drawing & Painting
Presented by LeMoyne Arts at Online/Virtual Space
Apr 27, 2020 - Jun 22, 2020

Online Acrylic Painting
Presented by LeMoyne Arts at Online/Virtual Space
Apr 27, 2020 - Jun 22, 2020

Online Music Lessons - Piano, Dulcimer, Cello
Presented by Cabin Hill Music at Cabin Hill Music Studio
Mar 23, 2020 - Jun 30, 2020

Art at Home: Nature Crayon Rubbing
Presented by Gadsden Arts Center & Museum at Online/Virtual Space
Apr 07, 2020 - Jun 30, 2020

Art at Home: Bubble Art
Presented by Gadsden Arts Center & Museum at Online/Virtual Space
Apr 07, 2020 - Jun 30, 2020

Art at Home: Big Bend Quilt Trail
Presented by Gadsden Arts Center & Museum at Online/Virtual Space
Apr 07, 2020 - Jun 30, 2020

Art at Home: Salt Dough
Presented by Gadsden Arts Center & Museum at Online/Virtual Space
Apr 07, 2020 - Jun 30, 2020

Art at Home: Paper Folding
Presented by Gadsden Arts Center & Museum at Online/Virtual Space
Apr 07, 2020 - Jun 30, 2020

Crochet Face Mask Ear Protector Tutorial
Presented by Tallahassee Museum at Online/Virtual Space
Apr 15, 2020 - Jul 01, 2020

Rags2Bags/Sustainable Tallahassee Cloth Mask Dropoff & Kit Pick-Up
Presented by Sustainable Tallahassee at Manna Cottage, Faith Presbyterian Church
Apr 16, 2020 - Jul 02, 2020

Make Galaxy Slime with Daniel
Presented by Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee at Online/Virtual Space
Mar 31, 2020 - Jul 31, 2020

Paper Chromatography with Liana
Presented by Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee at Online/Virtual Space
Mar 31, 2020 - Jul 31, 2020

Clouds with Christina
Presented by Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee at Online/Virtual Space
Apr 03, 2020 - Jul 31, 2020

Proper Hand Washing with Christina
Presented by Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee at Online/Virtual Space
Apr 07, 2020 - Jul 31, 2020

Bioplastic Bouncy Balls with Daniel
Presented by Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee at Online/Virtual Space
Apr 10, 2020 - Jul 31, 2020

Ice Fishing with Liana
Presented by Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee at Online/Virtual Space
Apr 14, 2020 - Jul 31, 2020

Build a Density Tower with Daniel
Presented by Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee at Online/Virtual Space
Apr 17, 2020 - Jul 31, 2020

IMAX Movie Monday: Wild Oceans
Presented by Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee at Online/Virtual Space
Apr 20, 2020 - Jul 31, 2020

Engineering is Elementary: "Saving Salila's Turtle"
Presented by Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee at Online/Virtual Space
Apr 20, 2020 - Jul 31, 2020

IMAX Movie Monday: The Water Brothers
Presented by Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee at Online/Virtual Space
Apr 20, 2020 - Jul 31, 2020

Secret Messages in Invisible Ink with Daniel
Presented by Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee at Online/Virtual Space
Apr 28, 2020 - Jul 31, 2020

Online Belly Dance Beginner Class
Presented by Expressions Movement Studio at Online/Virtual Space
Apr 04, 2020 - Aug 01, 2020

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

 

 

 
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