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TSO Jazz Concert: Streamed Live from The Moon
Presented by Tallahassee Symphony Orchestra (Online)
Saturday, May 23, 2020 
 
 
Enjoy a free performance by the Tallahassee Symphony Jazz Orchestra live streamed from The Moon. Vocalist Avis Berry, bandleader Leon Anderson, and an all-star lineup of musicians will present some of your very favorite jazz standards. 
 
Annual Celebration of the Tallahassee Bus Boycott
Presented by National Education and Empowerment Coalition, Inc. (Online)
May 20 - 21, 2020 
 
 
The Anniversary Observances will serve as a reminder of many community successes and the need for continued activism to make our communities better and welcoming to all citizens. The 2020 Observance will include panel sessions, performances, artistic productions, and workshops for the year-long series of activities and programs.
 
 
20th of May--Emancipation in Florida 
Presented by Knott House Museum (Online)
Wednesday, May 20, 2020 
 
 
The Knott House Museum and John G. Riley Museum invite you to experience a virtual 20th of May celebration; the date is the anniversary of the freeing of enslaved persons in Tallahassee. This historic event took place in 1865 at the building that is today the Knott House Museum. The 20th of May virtual event will include speeches, music, and a dramatic reading of the Emancipation Proclamation.
 
 
The Ethermage Saga 
by David Ekrut
Presented by Author Dr. David Ekrut (Online)
Ongoing
 
 
Rather than writing his novel for publication, best-selling author David Ekrut is posting each chapter on a blog and letting readers get involved in the writing process by voting on the direction of the story. This action-packed urban fantasy is based out of Tallahassee, Florida and one new chapter will be released per week.
 
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COCA Spotlight:
Norine Cardea
Mental Health Counselor
 
Emancipation Tour
Presented by The Grove Museum (Online)
Wednesday, May 20, 2020 
 
 
In honor of the emancipation in Florida, The Grove Museum will offer a special Facebook Live tour focused on African American families and individuals who shaped Tallahassee's history before and after emancipation.
 
Del Suggs & Grant Livingston: The Virtual Gazebo Show
Presented by Dell Suggs (Online)
Saturday, May 23, 2020 
 
 
For the past twenty-something years, Florida songwriters Del Suggs and Grant Livingston have shared the stage at the Gazebo on the banks of the Suwannee. The 2020 Festival has been cancelled, but Del and Grant will reprise their annual set on Zoom and Facebook Live.
 
Bill Thursby: East Winds
Presented by Gadsden Art Center & Museum (Online)
April 16 - June 30, 2020 
 
 
East Winds features an open architectural facade in artist Bill Thursby's distinct checkerboard or 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.
 
Brian Panowich, Author of Hard Cash Valley
Presented by Midtown Reader (Online)
Thursday, May 21, 2020
 

Midtown Reader's Sally Bradshaw will moderate a Q&A with crime fiction writer Brian Panowich about his latest novel Hard Cash Valley. Brian Panowich is an award winning author, a Georgia firefighter, and a father to four incredible children. 
 
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FILM

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

Beyond the Visible: Hilma af Klint
Presented by Tallahassee Film Society at Online/Virtual Space
May 08, 2020 - Jun 30, 2020

Clementine
Presented by Tallahassee Film Society at Online/Virtual Space
May 08, 2020 - Jul 08, 2020

Crescendo
Presented by Tallahassee Film Society at Online/Virtual Space
May 15, 2020 - Jul 15, 2020

A Towering Task: The Story of the Peace Corps
Presented by Tallahassee Film Society at Online/Virtual Space
May 22, 2020 - Jul 22, 2020

HISTORY & HERITAGE

Facebook Live Emancipation Tour
Presented by The Grove Museum at Online/Virtual Space
May 20, 2020

Annual Celebration of the Tallahassee Bus Boycott
Presented by National Education and Empowerment Coalition, Inc. at National Education and Empowerment Coalition, Inc.
May 20, 2020 - May 21, 2020

Goodwood A to Z: A 26-Day Virtual Tour of the Museum
Presented by Goodwood Museum & Gardens at Online/Virtual Space
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

Thomasville's Historic Walking and Driving Tour
Presented by Thomasville Visitors Center at Thomasville Visitors Center and Municipal Auditorium
May 06, 2020 - May 31, 2021

KIDS

TSO Kids Trivia Night
Presented by Tallahassee Symphony Orchestra at Online/Virtual Space
May 19, 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
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
Presented by NRM Performance Studio at Online/Virtual Space
Mar 27, 2020 - Mar 26, 2021

MUSIC

Grant Peeples presents Clay Tablets Episode 3
Presented by Grant Peeples at Online/Virtual Space
May 19, 2020

The Wednesday Night Lab Session
Presented by Jim Crozier Music at Online/Virtual Space
May 20, 2020

Friday at Noon: Hewlett Anderson Duo
Presented by Arts for the Community at Thomas University at Online/Virtual Space
May 22, 2020

TSO Jazz Concert: Streamed Live from The Moon
Presented by Tallahassee Symphony Orchestra at Online/Virtual Space
May 23, 2020

Del Suggs & Grant Livingston: The Virtual Gazebo Show
Presented by Del Suggs at Online/Virtual Space
May 23, 2020

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

Bach Parley Book Party
Presented by Tallahassee Bach Parley at Online/Virtual Space
May 17, 2020 - May 31, 2020

Facebook Live Virtual Happy Hour in the Garden
Presented by Jeri's Midtown Cafe at Facebook Live
May 15, 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 Local Author Storytime with Amon Rwito
Presented by Leon County Public Library at Online/Virtual Space
May 21, 2020

Brian Panowich, Author of Hard Cash Valley
Presented by Midtown Reader at Midtown Reader
May 21, 2020

Virtual Bucket List Book Club
Presented by Leon County Public Library at LeRoy Collins Leon County Public Library
May 22, 2020

Mickee Faust Goes Corona-Viral
Presented by Mickee Faust Club for the Really Dramatic Arts at Online/Virtual Space
May 11, 2020 - Aug 31, 2020

The Ethermage Saga by David Ekrut
Presented by Author Dr. David Ekrut at Online/Virtual Space
Mar 30, 2020 - May 31, 2021

VISUAL ART

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

Online Members Exhibition
Presented by 621 Gallery at 621 Gallery
May 06, 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 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

Backyard Baskets - 2 Day Workshop
Presented by Tallahassee Senior Center at Online/Virtual Space
May 19, 2020 - May 26, 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

Virtual Annie Get Your Glue Gun
Presented by Leon County Public Library at Online/Virtual Space
May 09, 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

May the Fourth Be With You: Star Wars Day
Presented by Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee at Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee
May 04, 2020 - Jul 31, 2020

Kitchen Chemistry: Tie Dye with Food
Presented by Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee at Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee
May 07, 2020 - Jul 31, 2020

Engineering is Elementary: Mariana Becomes a Butterfly
Presented by Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee at Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee
May 13, 2020 - Jul 31, 2020

Engineering is Elementary: Make a Hand Pollinator
Presented by Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee at Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee
May 13, 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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