Cultural Events through June 16th

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.

Florida Artists Group Exhibit
St. Augustine Art Association, 22 Marine St., St. Augustine Phone: (904)-824-2310
http://staaa.org
Event Pricing:
An exhibition of selected works by members of the Florida Artists Group.
Wednesday, June 02, 2010 to Sunday, June 27, 2010

Death of a Salesman
Limelight Theatre, 11 Old Mission Avenue, St. Augustine Phone: 904-8251164

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Event Pricing: $25
Arthur Miller’s drama about Willy Loman, a salesman who is past his prime and sinking fast in the pursuit of a goal that is not only unattainable but was never real to begin with. Terrific two-for Tuesday on June 8.
Friday, June 04, 2010 to Sunday, June 20, 2010
Th-Sat: 7:30p.m. Sunday: 2:00p.m.

Annual Honors Show at St. Augustine Art Association
22 Marine Street, St. Augustine Phone: 904-824-2310
http://www.staaa.org
Event Pricing: Free
Open subject, open media. New works by artists who have won awards in STAAA exhibits during the previous three years. June 4 First Friday Art Walk Preview from 5-9p.m.
Sunday, June 06, 2010 to Sunday, June 27, 2010
Tue-Sat: Noon to 4pm, Sun: 2-5p.m.

Funk Shui at SJC Pier Park
350 A1A Beach Blvd., St. Augustine Beach Phone: 904 347-8007
http://www.thecivicassociation.com
Event Pricing: Free
Dinner available from Barnacle Bill’s at 6p.m.Classic rock and roll and blues by Funk Shui at 7p.m.
Wednesday, June 09, 2010
7p.m.

St. Augustine Enters the Twenty-First Century with Karen Harvey
74 King Street, St. Augustine Phone: 904-819-6395
http://www.flagler.edu
Event Pricing: Free
Author Karen Harvey will be making a presentation on her new book, “St. Augustine Enters the Twenty-First Century,” on Thursday, June 10 at 7 p.m. in the Flagler Room at Flagler College. This inaugural presentation of the coffee-table-sized pictorial includes a section on the changes in the former Ponce de Leon Hotel, now home to Flagler College.
Thursday, June 10, 2010
7p.m.

Mid-Life Crisis at Concerts in the Plaza
Downtown Plaza, St. Augustine Phone: 904-825-1004
http://www.plazaconcerts.com
Event Pricing: Free
Mid-life Crisis will play a variety of pop and rock classics. Bring a chair or blanket!
Thursday, June 10, 2010
7p.m.

Lunch and Learn: The History of Rum
River House, 179 Marine Street, Saint Augustine Phone: 904-209-3646
Brad Taylor-Hicks will be the featured speaker for this fascinating lecture. Taylor-Hicks is a uniquely qualified ‘expert’ on dark rum. His love of this liquor ~ and its history ~ has taken him from distilleries in the British Virgin Islands to the oldest tavern in the U.S.! Dark rum is stronger than it’s light and gold counterparts, has hints of molasses or caramel and is the type of rum most often used in cooking. But that’s not all! Let Taylor -Hicks enlighten you as to the beauty of dark rum. The presentation is free and open to the public and lunch is available for purchase. Call Linley Harriss at (904) 209-3646 or email lharriss@stjohnscoa.com for details.
Thursday, June 10, 2010
1-2PM

Just TRI It! A Kids Triathlon 2010
Solomon Calhoun Center, 1300 Duval St, St. Augustine
http://www.explorecmsj.eventbrite.com
Event Pricing: early registration $20,After May 12, $30
The Children’s Museum of St. Johns will host the third annual Just TRI It! A Kids Triathlon 2010, a non-competitive triathlon for children ages 5-12.It will consist of a swim, a bike ride, and a run, with distances adjusted for each age group (5-6, 7-8, 9-10, and 11-12. All proceeds will benefit the Children’s Museum of St. Johns (CMSJ), a 501(c) 3 non-profit organization
Saturday, June 12, 2010
8:30a.m.

Beaches Unplugged at Cultural Center at Ponte Vedra Beach
50 Executive Way, Ponte Vedra Beach Phone: 904 280-0614
http://www.ccpvb.org
Event Pricing: Free
The Beaches Unplugged is a series of free community concerts produced by VIP Productions. Each concert features up to 20 local musicians performing a variety of music including blues, jazz, Latin, classical, and more. Wine is served (donation) and coffee is provided from Fazzini’s Coffee and Tea.
Sunday, June 13, 2010
6-8p.m.

The Dance Company Recital, ‘Walking on Air,”
Flagler College Auditorium. 14 Granada Street Phone: 904-4714946
http://www.thedanceco.com/
Tickets can be purchased at Flagler College Auditorium Tuesday & Wednesday from 5pm to 8pm and Thursday from 9am to 7pm. You can also purchase tickets at the box office on the day of the show (if available). Tickets are going fast. You don’t want to miss a great show.
Saturday, June 12 at 2p.m. and 7p.m.
Sunday June at 2p.m.

Amy Alysia & The Soul Operation at SJC Pier Park
350 A1A Beach Boulevard, St. Augustine Beach Phone: 904-347 8007
http://www.thecivicassociation.com
Event Pricing: Free
Dinner from Amici’s Restaurant at 6p.m.Amy Alysia and The Soul Operation plays rhythm and blues and Motown tunes at 7p.m.
Wednesday, June 16, 2010
7p.m.

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For additional details on the cultural events reported to Historic City News by St. Johns Cultural Council, visit their website at www.stjohnsculturalcouncil.org

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