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New Hyde Park Village Sweetgreen location is opening tomorrow

Tampa Bay Times 27 Mar 2023
Just a few months after opening its location in Tampa Heights, Sweetgreen is opening in Hyde Park Village on Tuesday ... Tampa's first Sweetgreen opens next week ... Tampa-based artist Ashley Cassens was commissioned to paint a mural at the restaurant.

This bodega owner left home in Cuba and made one in West Tampa

Tampa Bay Times 26 Mar 2023
in West Tampa ... “There’s a big community of people that call Tampa home,” said Annie Gonzalez, a family friend who grew up helping behind the register at La Loma. “Tampa really wasn’t home, but they were Cubans, and a lot of them were very successful ... Tampa wasn’t home for José Alvarez ... and Carmen, owned La Loma in West Tampa for more than 40 years.

Christian McCaffrey says goodbye to Carolina penthouse, on sale for $3.7M

New York Post 18 Mar 2023
More On. luxury real estate. Deal-hungry buyers interested in fire-damaged home tied to Guo Wengui ... Lawsuit ... The main-floor hallway features a barrel ceiling and a custom mural by Tampa-based artist Michael Vahl, which depicts real-life and fictional characters that have inspired McCaffrey throughout his life, according to the statement ... ....

Historic St. Elmo Presbyterian Church selects new pastor

Chatanooga Times Free Press 14 Mar 2023
He planted and pastored Hill City Church in Rock Hill, South Carolina, before moving to his position in upstate New York -- all a contrast from his upper middle class, Nintendo video game-heavy upbringing in Tampa, Florida. "I went from a church full of artists to a church full of ...

Healing war through art

The Newport Plain Talk 08 Mar 2023
Life for the Vietnam veteran and their families was difficult for those that suffered from the trauma of war that followed them ... In the late 70s I started an organization, the Vietnam Veterans Artists Alliance, in the Tampa Bay area. The group consisted of 35 veterans, their wives and children ... It is open to all veterans and their families ... 10 a.m ... ....

Joe Testa-Secca spent decades making art in Tampa. Here’s where you can see it.

Tampa Bay Times 05 Mar 2023
But if you look around Tampa, you’ll see him. The prolific and versatile artist was among the people who introduced contemporary art to Tampa Bay, helped build the University of Tampa’s arts program and gallery, created works of art that still hang in hundreds of homes around the country and made art that’s become part of the city.

Gasparilla Festival of the Arts returns to Tampa. Here’s what to know

Tampa Bay Times 01 Mar 2023
Tarpon Springs-based artist Michelle Mardis' piece "Sunny" is the featured artwork of the Gasparilla Festival of the Arts, which takes place in Tampa March 4-5 ... Tampa-based artist Nneka Jones won the Best of Show award at the Gasparilla Festival of the Arts in 2022.

US Copyright Office rules AI-generated artwork, content not legally protected

Fox31 Denver 24 Feb 2023
TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) — While anyone can be an artist, writer, or musician and therefore entitled to copyright protections for their work, content made by artificial intelligence is no longer open to those same legal shields ... for copyright purposes than other tools used by artists.".

Google pushes back over DOJ claims

The Hill 24 Feb 2023
Close. Thank you for signing up!. Subscribe to more newsletters here. The latest in politics and policy. Direct to your inbox ... TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) — While anyone can be an artist, writer, or musician and therefore entitled to copyright protections for their work, content made by artificial intelligence is no longer open to those same legal shields ... .

What Deivi Garcia has to show Yankees this spring … or else

Marietta Daily Journal 19 Feb 2023
TAMPA — Good pitchers sometimes are called artists or painters. Yankees right-hander Deivi Garcia at least has that going for him. The Dominican showed up for spring training with a new colorful portrait on the inside of his left forearm ... .

‘My art opened up doors’: St. Pete exhibit features artists impacted by legal system

Tampa Bay Times 16 Feb 2023
The exhibit was curated by The Well for Life, a center focused on the needs of communities of color, and creative production company Artists Change the World, along with the Warehouse Arts District Association and Green Book of Tampa Bay. More than 30 pieces of art from five artists will be for sale at the gallery through Feb.

Tampa rapper to remain jailed while awaiting 2nd murder trial

Tampa Bay Times 14 Feb 2023
TAMPA — Billy Adams III, the hip-hop artist accused of a fatal shooting for the second time after an earlier acquittal, will remain jailed until he can face trial on charges that he killed Alana Sims and caused the death of her unborn child ... Jury finds Tampa rapper not guilty in fatal double shooting ... Tampa rapper claimed self-defense in new killing.

‘Here’s to the robots’: AI, tech investments star at Tampa’s Synapse

Tampa Bay Times 14 Feb 2023
TAMPA — Just before the first keynote address at Tuesday’s Synapse Summit, a daylong innovation and investing conference at Amalie Arena, Brian Kornfeld gave the future the floor ... But Tim Moore, CEO of Tampa video production studio company Vu, said those artists would be able to use AI in new ways.

Top Tampa Bay area events for the week of Feb. 13-19

Tampa Bay Times 13 Feb 2023
Andrea Bocelli will perform with the Opera Tampa Chorus at Amalie Arena in Tampa on Thursday ... Known as “the world’s most romantic voice,” the multi-platinum selling Italian tenor performs a Valentine’s Day concert with the Opera Tampa Chorus ... Amalie Arena, 401 Channelside Drive, Tampa ... Seminole Hard Rock, 5223 Orient Road, Tampa ... Tampa Bay Strikers.

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