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Marly Music: Trio Solisti

June 3 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Labeled “the most exciting piano trio in America” by The New Yorker, Trio Solisti returns to the MFA to present a dynamic performance. Highlights of the 2017-2018 season include a performance of Beethoven’s Triple Concerto with the Wisconsin Philharmonic and conductor Alexander Platt, and appearances at Lincoln Center’s Mostly Mozart Festival. Tickets…

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Marine Science, Yoga, and Art Camp

June 11 @ 8:30 am - June 15 @ 3:30 pm

For rising second- to sixth-graders (exceptions may be made with the instructor’s approval). This unique camp is led by certified children’s yoga teacher and marine scientist Katie Toth and offers daily yoga classes, science instruction, and art projects. A different theme of marine ecology, conservation, and community service will highlight…

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Coffee Talk with Nan Colton: The Muse of History

June 13 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Connect with the arts through monthly performances that give voice and embodiment to the two-dimensional. The MFA’s ever popular performing artist-in-residence Nan Colton invites us to meet an artist or historical figure in a 30-minute presentation that includes a cup of coffee and delectable pastries. Today’s program is entitled The…

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Marly Music: The James Suggs Quartet

June 17 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Suggs began playing the trumpet at age 9.  At 16, he started performing professionally and toured the US and Europe with the Continental Singers.  He has shared the stage with such artists as Kenny Burrell, Robin Eubanks, Dick Hyman, Sean Jones, Chuck Mangione, Maria Schneider, and Frankie Avalon.  In 2015,…

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Simmer and Sift: Callaloo

June 27 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Tampa native Chef Gary Moran has trained and worked in some of the best restaurants in the Northeast after training in Europe. Former Chef d’ Cuisine at the famed Tavern on the Green in New York City, he moved back to Tampa, commanding his own kitchen as the executive chef…

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Marly Music: Christopher Johnson

July 1 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Winning high critical acclaim, pianist Christopher Johnson has given 18 annual solo recitals at the Bar Harbor Music Festival in Maine and has made his 10th appearance at the Marcella Sembrich Opera Museum.  He performed the Horowitz/Sousa “Stars and Stripes Forever” in Washington, D.C. at the 2001 Presidential All-Star Gala…

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Coffee Talk with Nan Colton: Designing Architecture

July 11 @ 10:00 am

Connect with the arts through monthly performances that give voice and embodiment to the two-dimensional. The MFA’s ever popular performing artist-in-residence Nan Colton invites us to meet an artist or historical figure in a 30-minute presentation that includes a cup of coffee and delectable pastries. Today’s program is entitled Designing…

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Marly Music: Claire Huangci

July 15 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The award-winning pianist returns to the MFA to captivate audiences with her “radiant virtuosity, artistic sensitivity, keen interactive sense and subtle auditory dramaturgy.” – The Salzburger Nachrichten  Huangci is the 2009 International Chopin Competition and 2010 National Chopin Competition winner. Tickets are issued on a first come, first served basis. Tickets include general…

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Marine Science, Yoga, and Art Camp

July 23 @ 8:30 am - July 27 @ 3:30 pm

For rising second- to sixth-graders (exceptions may be made with the instructor’s approval). This unique camp is led by certified children’s yoga teacher and marine scientist Katie Toth and offers daily yoga classes, science instruction, and art projects. A different theme of marine ecology, conservation, and community service will highlight…

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Simmer and Sift: Ichicoro Ane

July 25 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

St. Pete’s renowned izakaya and ramen bar offers up Japanese delicacies while pushing the boundaries of creative dining for an eager audience. Sister to the smaller Seminole Heights location, Ane is both destination and retreat, allowing diners to enjoy Spicy Crab Abura Soba, charred octopus and Mapo Tofu amidst a…

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Bourbon, Jazz, and Herb

July 26 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join the Friends of Photography for this celebration of the exhibition Can I Get a Witness: Photography by Herb Snitzer before it closes. Listen to live jazz from James Suggs and Friends, sip a signature bourbon, and rub elbows with the famed photographer himself. $20 for Members of Friends of…

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Marly Music: Kristin Lee

August 5 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

A recipient of the 2015 Avery Fisher Career Grant, as well as a top prizewinner of the 2012 Walter W. Naumburg Competition and the Astral Artists’ 2010 National Auditions, Kristin Lee is a violinist of remarkable versatility and impeccable technique who enjoys a vibrant career as a soloist, recitalist, chamber…

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Coffee Talk with Nan Colton: All About Focus

August 8 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Connect with the arts through monthly performances that give voice and embodiment to the two-dimensional. The MFA’s ever popular performing artist-in-residence Nan Colton invites us to meet an artist or historical figure in a 30-minute presentation that includes a cup of coffee and delectable pastries. Today’s program is entitled All…

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Marly Music: Wayne Bethanis

August 19 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Bethanis is a true original.  He is a best-selling, award-winning New Age Piano recording artist and a popular expert on music, with a PhD in Music.  Since early childhood Bethanis has been known for his great talent and engaging personality. Tickets are issued on a first come, first served basis. …

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Simmer and Sift: Join the Chef/Owners of The Restorative

August 22 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Dunedin’s newest entry into adventurous and innovative food featuring dishes such as tartine, burrata, black garlic, and cherry tomatoes or  a dessert comprised of lemon curd, ginger marshmallows, mint cremeux, and cucumber. Refreshingly simple food, made with the best of ingredients, The Restorative is leading the way in an area…

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Coffee Talk with Nan Colton: My Backyard

September 12 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Connect with the arts through monthly performances that give voice and embodiment to the two-dimensional. The MFA’s ever popular performing artist-in-residence Nan Colton invites us to meet an artist or historical figure in a 30-minute presentation that includes a cup of coffee and delectable pastries. Today’s program is entitled My…

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Simmer and Sift: Il Ritorno

September 26 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

From the James Beard House to Central Ave, the lauded husband-wife team of Dave and Erica Benstock bring their modern take on Italian classics to the MFA. Chef David worked his way through the ranks at various restaurants, eventually running front line at Wolfgang Puck Spago in Colorado. A sharp…

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Coffee Talk with Nan Colton: A Master Image-Maker

October 10 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Connect with the arts through monthly performances that give voice and embodiment to the two-dimensional. The MFA’s ever popular performing artist-in-residence Nan Colton invites us to meet an artist or historical figure in a 30-minute presentation that includes a cup of coffee and delectable pastries. Today’s program is entitled A…

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Coffee Talk with Nan Colton: Conceptualizing Cindy

November 14 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Connect with the arts through monthly performances that give voice and embodiment to the two-dimensional. The MFA’s ever popular performing artist-in-residence Nan Colton invites us to meet an artist or historical figure in a 30-minute presentation that includes a cup of coffee and delectable pastries. Today’s program is entitled Conceptualizing…

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Coffee Talk with Nan Colton: A Self-Portrait

December 12 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Connect with the arts through monthly performances that give voice and embodiment to the two-dimensional. The MFA’s ever popular performing artist-in-residence Nan Colton invites us to meet an artist or historical figure in a 30-minute presentation that includes a cup of coffee and delectable pastries. Today’s program is entitled A…

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