Career Services Brings Music Industry Speaker Series to SP/G Campus






St. Petersburg/Gibbs Campus’ Career Services has partnered with both national and local music professionals for the Spring 2017 St. Petersburg College Speaker Series, running from Feb. 23 through April 6. These events are open to the public as well as to SPC students and employees. The series aims to teach attendees employability skills that will help … Continue reading Career Services Brings Music Industry Speaker Series to SP/G Campus

2017 St. Petersburg Jazz Festival kicks off Feb. 22






The 2017 St. Petersburg Jazz Festival is set for Feb. 22-26 at the Palladium Theater.  Now in its ninth year, the popular jazz festival is directed by SPC music professor David Manson and is a community cultural outreach event presented by St. Petersburg College and EMIT, a nonprofit arts organization directed by Manson. In addition … Continue reading 2017 St. Petersburg Jazz Festival kicks off Feb. 22

20th Century African-American Art Exhibition Launches in February






In celebration of African-American History Month, don’t miss this extraordinary African-American art exhibition featuring works by renowned artists Benny Andrews, Romare Bearden, Charles Bibbs, Elizabeth Catlett, Jonathan Green, Jacob Lawrence, Hughie Lee-Smith, Dane Tilghman, and more at the SPC St. Petersburg/Gibbs Campus. The exhibition centers around the themes of civil rights, education, family and music. Throughout the … Continue reading 20th Century African-American Art Exhibition Launches in February

Empty Bowls At SPC Fights Hunger In Pinellas County

Empty Bowls Table






The St. Petersburg College Clearwater Campus hosted the college’s first Empty Bowls fundraiser on Nov. 12. Volunteers raised more than $3,000 to help RCS Pinellas feed the hungry in Pinellas County. Empty Bowls brings together artists, educators Donors enjoyed delicious soup from area eateries and got to pick out a one-of-a-kind bowl to take home with … Continue reading Empty Bowls At SPC Fights Hunger In Pinellas County

Students present MIRA Showcase this fall

mira showcase






Students from the Music Industry Recording Arts (MIRA) program at St. Petersburg College will present the 2016 MIRA Emerging Artist Series Fall Showcase on Monday, Nov. 28, at 7 p.m. at the Palladium Theater Side Door. What the MIRA Showcase is all about This twice-a-year event, free to SPC students, faculty and staff with ID, not … Continue reading Students present MIRA Showcase this fall

Recycled Tunes donation drive for musical instruments kicks off Nov. 14

SPC Recycled Tunes donation drive






St. Petersburg College is partnering with the Gasparilla Music Foundation (GMF) to support music and education through the Recycled Tunes donation drive. The music instrument drive for the community outreach program will kick off at noon on Monday, Nov. 14, at SPC’s St. Petersburg/Gibbs Campus, in Room SC-134, 6605 5th Ave N. The event will … Continue reading Recycled Tunes donation drive for musical instruments kicks off Nov. 14

St. Petersburg mural art featured on WEDU PBS video produced by SPC students






St. Petersburg mural art is all the rage recently. Almost everywhere you go in downtown St. Petersburg, people are talking about the artists who have turned the streets into an open air art gallery. St. Petersburg College students experienced the urban art form firsthand recently when they partnered with WEDU PBS to produce Concrete Canvas, … Continue reading St. Petersburg mural art featured on WEDU PBS video produced by SPC students

SPC theater students perform at LRMA gallery talk

SPC Theater students perform at a recent LRMA Gallery Talk.






On Sunday, Oct. 30 at the Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art (LRMA), four SPC theater students (and their professor) assisted in a gallery talk entitled “An Introduction to Satirical Opera”.   Gail Simon, LRMA docent and researcher, who is also a student of theater, presented an intricately detailed account of John Gay’s “Beggar’s Opera” and Bertolt … Continue reading SPC theater students perform at LRMA gallery talk