Sunday – Happening today in Romanza Week

Happening today in Romanza Week

Sunday, May 20

“ROMANZA WEEK”, Monday-Sunday, May 14-20, 2012, clusters over 50 shows and exhibitions in a single week to highlight the remarkable living culture of the Nation’s Oldest City.

This weeklong extravaganza builds to a “Monumental 1812 Constitucion Parade and Celebration” that on Saturday May 19 that commemorates the Bicentennial of Spain’s Constitution, and the only remaining monument to it in the whole world – right here in St. Augustine’s Plaza de la Constitucion.

10:00am–4:00pm Monday–Sunday, FREE
Phillip and Mark Estlund “Born of the Sun”
Crisp-Ellert Art Museum, Flagler College, 74 King St.
Information: (904) 826-8530 (see Monday).
PRESENTED BY: CRISP-ELLERT MUSEUM,
FLAGLER COLLEGE

11:00am–4:00pm, FREE
Lincolnville Farmer’s Market
Eddie Vickers Park, 399 Riberia St.
Live music from local artists, food from local vendors, arts, crafts and more.
Information: lincolnvillemarket@gmail.com
PRESENTED BY: LIFT UP LINCOLNVILLE
REVITALIZATION CORP

12:00 noon–6:00pm, $1 per ticket
“Taste of the Beach”
St. Augustine Beach Pier Park and Pavilion
An annual event featuring local restaurants within the beach community. Purchase tickets $1 each and use them to buy “tastes” from each restaurant (usually $2-$5 per taste.) Soda, water, beer and wine also available. Interactive piano bar. Shuttle from Anastasia Square to the Pavilion will be available during the event. Information: (904) 347-8007
PRESENTED BY: ST. AUGUSTINE BEACH CIVIC ASSOCIATION

12 noon–4:00pm, Tues.–Sat.;
2:00–5:00pm Sun. FREE
3rd Annual International
“Nature & Wildlife Exhibition”
St. Augustine Art Association,
22 Marine St. (see Tuesday)
Information: www.staaa.org
PRESENTED BY: ST. AUGUSTINE ART ASSOCIATION

12 noon–4:00pm, Tues.–Sat.;
2:00-5:00pm Sun. FREE
“War of 1812” Exhibit preview
St. Augustine Art Association,
22 Marine St. (see Tuesday)
Information: www.staaa.org
PRESENTED BY: ST. AUGUSTINE
ART ASSOCIATION

2:00pm, $20
“Piercing the Darkness – The St. Augustine
Lighthouse Keepers”
Koger-Gamache Studio Theatre at Limelight Theatre
A one-man play written and enacted by Lee Weaver.
Tickets and information: (904) 825-1164.
PRESENTED BY: LIMELIGHT THEATRE

2:00pm, $10
Vegas Review
with Kevon Re’Mon’Te & Trey Dees
The Pioneer Barn at Old Fort Menendez
A tribute to some of the greatest vocalists of all times: The Righteous Brothers, Marvin Gaye, Engelbert Humperdinck, Nat King Cole, Elvis Presley, Tom Jones, Lou Rawls and more. Tickets: (904) 824-8874.
PRESENTED BY: PIONEER BARN

3:00pm, $10, children under 12 FREE
St. Augustine Orchestra’s
“Our Golden Anniversary: Past, Present and Future”
Ponte Vedra United Methodist Church,
76 S. Roscoe Blvd., Ponte Vedra Beach
Encore performance of the 50th anniversary concert, featuring works by Beethoven, Saint-Saëns, Blake and Moore featuring James and Sylvia Kalal, Spanish guitarists and an appearance by the newly formed St. Augustine Youth Orchestra.
PRESENTED BY: ST. AUGUSTINE COMMUNITY ORCHESTRA

3:15pm, $20 (advance); $25; $5 (students)
“Four Rebels with a Cause”
Ancient City Baptist Church, 27 Sevilla St.
Featuring composers whose works helped transform music. Giovanni Gabrieli, “In Ecclesiis”; Richard Wagner, “Chorus and Finale” (Die Meistersinger); Igor Stravinsky, “Symphony of Psalms”; Leonard Bernstein, “Chichester Psalms.” Information: saccshs@att.net
PRESENTED BY: ST. AUGUSTINE COMMUNITY CHORUS & ST. AUGUSTINE CHILDREN’S CHORUS

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What’s happening today in Romanz`a Week? Sunday, May 20 (cont.)

4:00–10:00pm, $8 VIP $25
ROMANZA WEEK’S Closing Event
Fountain of Youth, 11 Magnolia Ave.
“Latin Beauty and Music”
Featured performances from
Miss Mundo Latina, Chrisally Espinal
and the Latin Beauty Queens;
Mariachi Charros de Mexico;
Luis Mario Peral playing Latin Jazz;
Hispanic American Youth Group of Deltona;
and Eli Magic Sound from Orlando.

Come and celebrate St. Augustine’s Spanish Heritage of with music, dance, food & more.
WEAR YOUR DANCING SHOES! THERE WILL BE A LARGE COVERED DANCE FLOOR.

Luis Mario Peral is a native Cuban composer who has dedicated most of his life creating rythms and melodies that will transport you to a tropical paradise: Flamenco, Cuban music, Boleros, Romance, Salsa.

Eli is one of Orlando’s Premier Pianists, Vocalist and Bass Guitarists. Magic Sound are dynamic high-energy entertainers vocalizing in English and Spanish.

Mariachi Charros de Mexico are remarkably talented musicians with an immense desire to promote the beauty and splendor of mariachi music.

Hispanic American Youth Group – Deltona (HAYGD) has been selected to perform in the 500th Anniversary Celebration of the discovery of Florida by Juan Ponce de Leon. Guest of this event will be the Queen and King of Spain. HAYGD was selected by judges as the Multi-Cultural Folkloric Youth Group for the authenticity and diversity of their folkloric dances.

Miss Mundo Latina is a beauty pageant that advances and supports today’s Latin American young ladies in the Central Florida region… These women are savvy, goal-oriented and aware.

General Admission is $8; for $25 VIP includes 2 Free Beers/Wine, VIP Seating & Souvenir Romanza Week Program Book. Children under 12 Admitted Free. Chairs and Blankets are permitted, No coolers. No animals are permitted on Fountain of Youth Park Grounds.

TO PURCHASE TICKETS, GO TO RomanzaWeek.com
PRESENTED BY: ROMANZA–ST. AUGUSTINE, INC.

8:00pm–midnight, FREE
Live Music with Colton McKenna
Ann O’Malley’s Deli and Pub, 23 Orange St.
Enjoy live music, a fun atmosphere, cold beer and great sandwiches.
Information: (904) 825-4040 or
www.annomalleys.com.
PRESENTED BY: ANN O’MALLEY’S DELI AND PUB

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