Creative Tampa Bay is…
A catalyst for economic and social development by promoting principles of the creative economy and supporting our creative industries. Our goal is to serve as a connector of people, ideas, experiences and places. We believe that business, economic development, arts/culture, social and environmental principles must work together to create vibrant, sustainable communities.
“The Friendship Trail Bridge is, and can continue to be, a symbol of UNITY of our community. When built it was a sign of progress. In its reinvention it became a playground. We have reached the crossroad where we have the opportunity to revision it into a new experience of our future. This is a [...]
Dear buzz readers,
I have truly enjoyed the privilege of serving as your editor for the past two years. As someone who has been involved in Creative Tampa Bay since inception in 2004, I have watched in awe as the organization had a hand in transforming the conversation of creativity in the Tampa Bay region. When [...]
In a survey conducted by IBM last year, 1,500 CEOs identified creativity as the number one competitive edge” of the future. And Secretary of Education Arne Duncan recently wrote that dance, music, theater, and visual arts “are essential to preparing our nation’s young people for a global economy fueled by innovation and [...]
This is the last issue of the BUZZ…..temporarily.
In order to meet the needs of the creative class and Tampa Bay community, The BUZZ, the weekly newsletter of Creative Tampa Bay, is taking a step back to evaluate our content and is temporarily going on vacation, getting a remodel, a reconstruction.
The Buzz has been a primary [...]
The Bradenton Times
A team of artists plan to bust out cans of spray paint Saturday to cover the amateur tags littering the back of the Hope Thrift Store on 9th Avenue with gallery-worthy graffiti. The project will become the largest mural in Bradenton, covering 2,200 square feet.
Hector Ferran is the project’s facilitator. [...]