Cultural Events through 8/4/2010

St. Johns Cultural CouncilSt. Johns County Cultural Council, the county’s designated local arts agency, periodically reports upcoming cultural events to local Historic City News reporters for the benefit of our readers.

Limelight Theatre and Raintree Restaurant present MURDER IN THE OLDE CITY
102 San Marco Avenue, St. Augustine Phone: 904- 825-1164

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Event Pricing: $35.00 per person
The Raintree Restaurant and the Limelight Theatre are teaming up to bring patrons the acclaimed murder mystery, “Murder in the Olde City.” Featuring a sumptuous sit-down dinner and professional performers in full period attire, this powerful tale of murder, scandal, love, and deceit is presented in an entertaining ‘you are there’ style of staging.
Friday, July 16, 2010
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Friday, September 3, 2010
7p.m.

The Lincolnville Summer Music Series at
85 Martin Luther King Ave, St. Augustine Phone: n/a
Event Pricing: Free
Come out every from 2-4 PM to the newest Free Summer Music Series in St Augustine. Located in the breezy, shady field, across from St Paul AME Church in Lincolnville. Bring a chair or rent one for a $1.00 donation. Pop Terrywill be cooking his famous Bar-B-Que each week, plus refreshments and homemade cakes will be offered for sale.ALL money raised will go to the rebuilding of Historic Echo House into the St Paul School of Excellence.
Sunday, July 25, 2010
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Sunday, September 05, 2010
2-4p.m.

Grapes of Roth at the SJC Pier Pavilion
350 A1A Beach Blvd., St. Augustine Phone: 904-347-8007
http://www.thecivicassociation.com
Event Pricing: Free
Grapes of Roth play classic and modern rock and roll. Zaharia’s will have dinner available at 6p.m.
Wednesday, July 28, 2010
7p.m.

The Mike Hart Band
Downtown Plaza, St. Augustine Phone: 904-825-1004
http://www.plazaconcerts.com
Event Pricing: Free
The Mike Hart Band plays blues, jazz, and rock.Bring a chair or blanket to sit on.
Thursday, July 29, 2010
7p.m.

Ceremony & Fiesta on Aviles Street
Aviles Street, St. Augustine Phone: 904.819.9990
http://www.ci.st-augustine.fl.us/
Event Pricing: Free
Members of the St. Augustine City Commission will lead a ceremony to mark the commencement of the Aviles St. Rehabilitation Project on Friday, July 30 at 9:00am. The public is invited to the ceremony on Aviles St. between King St. and Artillery Ln. Following the ceremony, businesses along Aviles St. will host the Fiesta de Aviles through the day and into Friday night with a wide variety of activities including live music by Lonesome Bert and Skinny Lizard. Aviles St., between King St. and Cadiz St., will be closed to vehicular traffic on Friday, from 8:00am until midnight.
Friday, July 30, 2010
9a.m. and into the evening

Journey through Natural Florida: An Interactive Travelogue
St. Augustine Art Association, 22 Marine St. , St. Augustine Phone: 904-824-2310
http://www.staaa.org
Event Pricing: Free
Film maker Elam Stoltzfus shares his experiences creating documentary films while navigating Florida’s political and conservation landscape. Film enthusiasts and naturalists will enjoy the breathtaking scenery and engaging storytelling. Co-sponsored by the Florida Wildlife Federation. Reservations required.
Friday, July 30, 2010
7 p.m.- 8:30 p.m.

Live Painting Demonstration at Zhanras
108 Anastasia, St. Augustine Phone: (904) 823-3367
http://www.zhanras.com
Event Pricing: n/a
Francoise’s art show her love of color and their vibrancy reflects the warmth and passion with which she embraces her art. Her interest in impressionism is evident in the manner of her brush strokes and richness of her palette. She chooses a variety of subjects from seascapes, beach scenes and tropical wildlife.
Friday, July 30, 2010
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Saturday, July 31, 2010
6p.m. to 9p.m.

Journey Through Natural Florida with Filmmaker Elam Stoltzfus
22 Marine Street , St Augustine Phone: 904-824-2310
Event Pricing: Free
Filmmaker Elam Stoltzfus will personally take you on a journey around natural Florida while sharing his stories of capturing our state’s coastal and aquatic habitats.Sponsored by the Florida Wildlife Federation and the St Augustine Art Association in conjunction with the Judith Ryan Williams Memorial Nature and Wildlife Art Exhibition
Friday, July 30, 2010
7:00 to 8:30 p.m.

Dixie Swim Club at the Limelight Theatre
11 Old Mission Ave., St. Augustine Phone: 904-825-1164

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Event Pricing: $20
Five southern women, whose friendship began on their college swim team, meet every year at the same beach cottage on the Outer Banks. Free from husbands, kids and jobs they catch up, laugh and meddle in each other lives. A hilarious and touching comedy about friendships that last forever.
Friday, July 30, 2010
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Sunday, August 22, 2010
Th-Sat: 7:30p.m. Sunday: 2:00p.m.

Hitchcock’s “Vertigo” at St. Augustine Beach Library
124 Seagrove Main Street, St. Augustine Beach Phone: 209-3730
http://www.sjcpls.org/content/hitchcock-film-vertigo
Event Pricing: FREE
Hitchcock’s tale of murder and obsessive love is one of the best remembered films of the late 1950s. Another great performance by Jimmy Stewart and the mysterious good looks of Kim Novak! Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Library.
Saturday, July 31, 2010
2:00 P.M.

Uptown Saturday Night
Along San Marco Avenue , St. Augustine Phone: n/a
Event Pricing: Free
Galleries and shops are open late along San Marco Avenue. Light refreshments, music, new merchandise and artwork are all on view and for sale. Come out and enjoy the cool summer evening as you stroll and shop on the Avenue.
Saturday, July 31, 2010
5-9p.m.

Please join us as we unveil the new collection “Blancos” from the artist Royo on Saturday, July 31st.
25 King Street, St. Augustine Phone: 904-810-0460
http://www.cutterandcutter.com
Event Pricing: free
On July 31, 2010, Brilliance In Color Gallery will open “Blancos” (Whites), anexhibition of paintings by contemporary Spanish figurative painter, Royo. Thisexhibition comprises 35 new oil paintings on canvas together with a selection ofdrawings, bronze sculptures and serigraphs. Royo has passionately and wholeheartedlydedicated the last 30 years of his career to the same subject matter: the femaleform. He is inspired by many historical periods from the Old Masters, such asVelazquez and Goya, to the 19th-century Impressionists, such as Sorolla. This newcollection of paintings combines formal elements with a subtlety of the contemporarymaster’s eye. In this collection of Royo’s paintings, subjects are depicted by avast range of different whites, applied with a broken-color technique used to createa dramatic light across the painting. The “whites are composed of a thousandwhites”, as Royo notes.
Saturday, July 31, 2010
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Tuesday, August 31, 2010
11:00am – 6:00pm Sun-Thur. | 11:00am – 10:00pm Fri. & Sat.

Uptown Saturday Night at SACSPA
214 San Marco , St. Augustine Phone: n/a
http://www.sacspa.org.
Event Pricing: Free
Georgia “Gayle” Nick will be the featured artist at St. Augustine Community School of Performing Arts during the month of August with “Spain.” The exhibit is a new series of photographs from her many trips to Spain. Everything from the pictures to the processing is imaginative and original.
Saturday, July 31, 2010
5-9p.m.

Kidzart Camp-Sizzling Summer Fun!
1820 State Rd 13 Ste. 2, St Johns Phone: 904-287-8603
http://www.kidzartnfl.com
Event Pricing: $169.00
Tropical Island Adventure-Campers will create colorful artwork with an island flair! We will explore sandy beaches, exotic sea life and pirate treasures as we journey through the Caribbean!
Monday, August 02, 2010
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Friday, August 06, 2010
9am-12:30pm

Mid-Life Crisis at the SJC Pier Pavilion
350 A1A Beach Blvd., St. Augustine Beach Phone: 904-347-8007
http://www.thecivicassociation.com
Event Pricing: Free
Mid-life Crisis plays classic rock and roll at the SJC Pier Pavilion. Dinner from La Strada available at 6p.m.
Wednesday, August 04, 2010
7p.m.

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