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Welcome Kathleen Spehar!
At "COCA" - Council on Culture & Arts
Beginning Monday, August 12, 2019

COCA

A message from Kathleen Spehar! 

"Today is an amazing day, as I officially start my new role as COCA's Executive Director. I'm excited, proud and humbled to join this community, and look forward to getting acquainted over the next several weeks. Want to see me at your event? Submit your event to our calendar on the Tallahassee Arts Guide at www.tallahasseearts.org, and send me an invitation at info@tallahasseearts.org. And check out COCA's Facebook and Instagram all week for my posts."

We are so happy to welcome Kathleen to COCA and our community!

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Fusion World Dance Concert
Presented by the Asian Coalition at Turner Auditorium
Saturday, August 17, 2019


Visit faraway places and glimpse the magical beauty of dances from diverse cultures rarely seen. Look through the eyes of yesterday to unravel the mysteries surrounding the fusion of cultures to create new and exciting movements. This event is a fundraiser for the Asian Coalition of Tallahassee - a non-profit.

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A League of Their Own
Presented by Tallahassee Film Society at All Saints Cinema
Saturday, August 17, 2019


Starring Geena Davis and Tom Hanks. As America's stock of athletic young men is depleted during World War II, a professional all-female baseball league springs up in the Midwest, funded by a publicity-hungry candy maker. Competitive sisters Dottie Hinson and Kit Keller spar with each other, scout Ernie Capadino and grumpy has-been coach Jimmy Dugan on their way to fame. 

12th Annual Jazz Showcase
Presented by Thursday Night Music Club at Ruby Diamond Concert Hall
Thursday, August 15, 2019


Hear the delightful musings of the Thursday Night Music Club as they play music from the swing era to the present, including  traditional jazz, swing, funk, blues, rock, and Latin jazz arrangements. Featured vocalists are Fred Lee, Denise Tansey, and Lisa Foltz.  The band is a diverse group of mostly amateur musicians from around the community who meet every Thursday evening to practice and learn about music and the jazz ensemble.

COCA Spotlight:
Bernice "Penny" Hackett

Sundown Concert Series: Drivin n Cryin with Revival
Saturday, August 17, 2019


Enjoy live music from Drivin' N Cryin' right in the heart of Tallahassee's Cascades Park. Attendees are welcome to bring their own food and drinks. Local nonprofits and food trucks will also be on-site with food and drink. All alcohol sales at the events go to support Capital City Youth Services, Big Bend Homeless Coalition, and CESC, Inc.

August at Southern Exposure Art Gallery
Presented by Southern Exposure Art Gallery
August 2 - August 31, 2019


Explore fantastic artwork by guest artists Linda Pelc and Ann Marie Marquardt at the Southern Exposure Art Gallery in Railroad Square. Other new works will be featured from regular members including Lisa Cesare, Bart Frost, Bill Humphries, Josh Pittman, Starr Shumaker, Tommy Tompson and Franky Verdecia. 

The Drowsy Chaperone
Presented by Theatre Tallahassee
August 15 - September 1, 2019


Take a trip through the imagination of the narrator as he listens to a rare recording of an old Jazz-Age musical. The characters appear in his dingy apartment, his flat is transformed into an impressive Broadway set, and both the narrator and the audience are taken on a 90-minute roller coaster ride of song, dance and laughter.

Gypsy
Presented by Quincy Music Theatre
August 16 - 25, 2019


Gypsy, is considered one of the top musicals of the 20th-century. This stage adaptation is based on the 1957 memoirs of Gypsy Rose Lee, the famous striptease artist, and focuses on her mother, Rose, whose name has become synonymous with "the ultimate show business mother."

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Cape St. George Lighthouse Full Moon Climb
Presented by St. George Lighthouse Association
Wednesday, August 14, 2019


Watch the sun set and full moon rise from the top of the Cape St. George Lighthouse during the full moon climb. After sunset, people are invited to climb to the top of the lighthouse for a breathtaking view of the full moon, as space and time permit. Light refreshments will be served.


 

DANCE

Fusion World Dance Concert
Presented by Asian Coalition of Tallahassee at Turner Auditorium at TCC
Aug 17, 2019

FILM

Kids' Free Day
Presented by Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee at Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee
Aug 17, 2019

Echo in the Canyon
Presented by Tallahassee Film Society at All Saints Cinema
Aug 10, 2019 - Aug 17, 2019

A League of Their Own
Presented by Tallahassee Film Society at All Saints Cinema
Aug 17, 2019

The Waldheim Waltz
Presented by Tallahassee Film Society at All Saints Cinema
Aug 16, 2019 - Aug 18, 2019

APOLLO 11: First Steps Edition
Presented by Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee at Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee
Jul 12, 2019 - Sep 30, 2019

The Lion King
Presented by Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee at Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee
Jul 19, 2019 - Sep 30, 2019

HISTORY & HERITAGE

Cape St. George Lighthouse Full Moon Climb
Presented by St. George Lighthouse Association at St. George Lighthouse Park
Aug 14, 2019

Crooked River Full Moon Climb
Presented by Crooked River Lighthouse at Crooked River Lighthouse
Aug 15, 2019

Starry Summer Nights Sips & Stories
Presented by Florida Historic Capitol Museum at Florida Historic Capitol Museum
Aug 15, 2019

Free Back-To-School Event
Presented by Mission San Luis at Mission San Luis
Aug 17, 2019

Alligators: Dragons in Paradise
Presented by Museum of Florida History at Museum of Florida History
Jul 13, 2019 - Sep 08, 2019

"Flourishing Roots of Our Past:" The Kinsey Collection at FAMU
Presented by Meek-Eaton Southeastern Regional Black Archives and Museum at FAMU Meek-Eaton Southeastern Regional Black Archives and Museum
Mar 28, 2018 - Feb 29, 2020

Tallahassee Scavenger Hunt: Outdoor Activities in Tallahassee
Presented by Let's Roam at Strozier Library
Jul 01, 2019 - May 31, 2020

African-American Pioneers in Medicine & Science Featuring Dr. Alexander D. Brickler
Presented by Meek-Eaton Southeastern Regional Black Archives and Museum at FAMU Meek-Eaton Southeastern Regional Black Archives and Museum
Apr 23, 2019 - Dec 18, 2020

Willie L. Bryant, Sr., D.D.S. Dental Exhibit
Presented by Meek-Eaton Southeastern Regional Black Archives and Museum at FAMU Meek-Eaton Southeastern Regional Black Archives and Museum
Apr 23, 2019 - Dec 18, 2020

MUSIC

Tallahassee Breezes: Season 3 Opening Concert
Presented by Tallahassee Breezes at Maguire Center at Westminster Oaks
Aug 12, 2019

Mariano Rodriguez Band hosting the Lab
Presented by Jim Crozier at Bird's Aphrodisiac Oyster Shack
Aug 14, 2019

TNMC 12th Annual Jazz Showcase Concert
Presented by Thursday Night Music Club at Ruby Diamond Concert Hall - Florida State University
Aug 15, 2019

John Ford: Bluesman
Presented by Room Full of People at Blue Tavern
Aug 15, 2019

The Maurice John Vaughn Revue
Presented by Bradfordville Blues Club at Bradfordville Blues Club
Aug 16, 2019

15th Annual ParrotHead Phrenzy
Presented by The Moon at The Moon
Aug 17, 2019

Sundown Concert Series: Drivin n Cryin w/ Revival
Presented by Tallahassee Downtown at Capital City Amphitheater/Cascades Park
Aug 17, 2019

The Shirley Johnson Blues Band with Maurice John Vaughn
Presented by Bradfordville Blues Club at Bradfordville Blues Club
Aug 17, 2019

Passerine
Presented by Room Full of People at Blue Tavern
Aug 17, 2019

Kathryn Belle Long & Mickey Abraham
Presented by Cat Pointe Music at Cat Pointe Music
Aug 18, 2019

Inspirational & Gospel Concert
Presented by The Tallahassee Chapter of the Barbershop Harmony Society at Crawfordville United Methodist Church
Aug 18, 2019

Jazz Night at the Level 8 Lounge
Presented by Level 8 Lounge at Level 8 Lounge
Aug 08, 2019 - Dec 26, 2019

Tallahassee Swing Band Tuesday Dances
Presented by American Legion at The American Legion Hall, Post 13
Jul 23, 2019 - Jul 23, 2020

Pink Floyd: Music Shows
Presented by Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee at Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee
Feb 08, 2019 - Dec 31, 2020

THEATRE & LITERATURE

Big Bend Poets & Writers at Barnes & Noble Books
Presented by Big Bend Poets & Writers at Big Bend Poets & Writers at Barnes & Noble Books
Aug 13, 2019

Storytime at The Grove Museum
Presented by The Grove Museum at The Grove Museum
Aug 14, 2019

CosmicCon 2019
Presented by Leon County Public Library at LeRoy Collins Leon County Public Library
Aug 17, 2019

Gypsy at the QMT
Presented by Quincy Music Theatre at Quincy Music Theatre
Aug 16, 2019 - Aug 25, 2019

The Drowsy Chaperone
Presented by Theatre Tallahassee at Theatre Tallahassee
Aug 15, 2019 - Sep 01, 2019

VISUAL ART

Opening Reception for Paige Brown Exhibit
Presented by Firehouse Arts Center at Jimmy Harrell Gallery
Aug 15, 2019

Fins and Feathers All-Media Art Show
Presented by The Joe Center for the Arts at The Joe Center for the Arts
Jun 28, 2019 - Aug 16, 2019

Skateboard Deck Art Challenge Exhibit Opening and Awards
Presented by Panama City Center for the Arts at Panama City Center for the Arts
Aug 16, 2019

Jimmy Nicholson: Under the Tapper Bridge
Presented by Gadsden Arts Center & Museum at Gadsden Arts Center & Museum
Jun 29, 2019 - Aug 17, 2019

Master Artist Workshop Wendy Devarieux: Painting the Lanscape in Soft Pastel
Presented by Gadsden Arts Center & Museum at Gadsden Arts Center & Museum
Aug 16, 2019 - Aug 17, 2019

PreK Art Sparks
Presented by LeMoyne Arts at LeMoyne Arts
Aug 17, 2019

Transcend the Ordinary: Infrared photographs by Michael Riffle
Presented by Council on Culture & Arts (COCA) at Artport Gallery
Jun 12, 2019 - Aug 19, 2019

Mickey Adair's Homage to the Artemis Jegart Airport Mural
Presented by Council on Culture & Arts (COCA) at Airport Observation Room
Jun 12, 2019 - Aug 19, 2019

31st Art in Gadsden Regional Exhibition of Fine Art in Quincy
Presented by Gadsden Arts Center & Museum at Gadsden Arts Center & Museum
Jun 15, 2019 - Aug 24, 2019

Mark Dickson: Construction to Commemorate
Presented by Gadsden Arts Center and Museum at Gadsden Arts Center & Museum
May 28, 2019 - Aug 24, 2019

A Mile in Their Shoes - Art Exhibition
Presented by Panama City Center for the Arts at Panama City Center for the Arts
Jul 27, 2019 - Aug 24, 2019

"A Taste of the South" at Jefferson Arts Gallery
Presented by Jefferson Arts Gallery at Jefferson Arts Gallery
Jun 01, 2019 - Aug 31, 2019

Perspectives: Studio Art Quilt Associates Exhibition (SAQA)
Presented by LeMoyne Arts at LeMoyne Arts
Jul 18, 2019 - Aug 31, 2019

August at Southern Exposure Art Gallery
Presented by Southern Exposure Art Gallery at Southern Exposure Art Gallery
Aug 02, 2019 - Aug 31, 2019

Gadsden Arts Artist Guild
Presented by Gadsden Arts Center & Museum at Gadsden Arts Center & Museum
Jun 27, 2019 - Sep 14, 2019

Royal Flipping Skateboard Deck Art Challenge Exhibition
Presented by Panama City Center for the Arts at Panama City Center for the Arts
Aug 17, 2019 - Sep 14, 2019

15th TOWN Show
Presented by Council on Culture & Arts (COCA) at City Hall Galleries
Jul 31, 2019 - Sep 23, 2019

Roots: Leading Regional Artists from the Permanent Collection
Presented by Gadsden Arts Center & Museum at Gadsden Arts Center & Museum
Feb 12, 2019 - Dec 21, 2019

WORKSHOPS & CLASSES

Crepe Cooking Class with KitchenAble
Presented by KitchenAble Cooking School and Catering at KitchenAble Cooking School and Catering
Aug 13, 2019

Fused Glass Jewelry-Making Class: Tallahassee
Presented by Haute Art at Lafayette Arts & Crafts Center
Aug 16, 2019

Craft Night with Crafts + Drafts Tally at Lake Tribe Brewing
Presented by Crafts and Drafts Tallahassee at Lake Tribe Brewing
Aug 17, 2019

Fused Glass Jewelry-Making Class: Crawfordville
Presented by Haute Art at Wakulla Community Center
Aug 17, 2019

Intro to Modern Calligrapy Workshop
Presented by Social Catering & Events / Honey Honey Calligraphy at The Gathering
Aug 17, 2019

Brush Lettering Workshop
Presented by Social Catering & Events at The Gathering
Aug 17, 2019

Wakulla Line Dance
Presented by Palaver Tree Theater at Palaver Tree Theater
Jul 09, 2019 - Aug 27, 2019

Acrylic Painting for Pleasure with Robin Gray
Presented by Tallahassee Senior Center at Tallahassee Senior Center Art Gallery
Aug 15, 2019 - Oct 03, 2019

Clay Creations
Presented by Tallahassee Senior Center at Tallahassee Senior Center Art Gallery
Aug 12, 2019 - Oct 07, 2019

Youth Pre-K ArtSparks (Ages 3-5)
Presented by LeMoyne Arts at LeMoyne Arts
Aug 10, 2019 - Oct 19, 2019 

Belly Dance Workshops
Presented by Palaver Tree Theater Co. at Palaver Tree Theater Co.
Jul 24, 2019 - Nov 20, 2019

Meditation Workshop
Presented by Palaver Tree Theater Co. at Palaver Tree Theater Co.
Jul 22, 2019 - Nov 25, 2019

Wakulla Line Dance Tuesdays
Presented by Palaver Tree Theater Co. at Palaver Tree Theater Co.
Jul 23, 2019 - Nov 26, 2019

American Tribal Inspired Belly Dance
Presented by Expressions Movement Studio at Expressions Movement Studio
Aug 07, 2019 - Dec 30, 2019

Beginner's Belly Dance at Studio B
Presented by Studio B at Studio B
Jul 30, 2019 - Dec 31, 2019

Thursday Belly Dance Classes with Omaris
Presented by Hip and Heart Movement Studio at Hip and Heart Movement Studio
Mar 07, 2019 - Dec 05, 2019

Saturday Belly Dance Classes with Omaris
Presented by Expressions Movement Studio at Expressions Movement Studio
Mar 09, 2019 - Dec 07, 2019

Clogging Lessons - Beginner
Presented by Mountain Dew Cloggers at Jackson Lodge
Jan 09, 2019 - Dec 18, 2019

ArtZone Drop-in Studio
Presented by Gadsden Arts Center & Museum at Gadsden Arts Center & Museum
Jan 04, 2019 - Dec 21, 2019

Zumba
Presented by Expressions Movement Studio at Expressions Movement Studio
Jan 30, 2019 - Dec 24, 2019

Beginner's Belly Dance
Presented by Expressions Movement Studio at Expressions Movement Studio
Jan 30, 2019 - Dec 25, 2019

Tribal Basics Bellydance
Presented by Expressions Movement Studio at Expressions Movement Studio
Jan 28, 2019 - Dec 30, 2019

Traditional Flamenco with Kelly
Presented by Expressions Movement Studio at Expressions Movement Studio
Jan 29, 2019 - Dec 31, 2019


 

 
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