Scrapping for the Arts – a community collaborative

16 May
A finalist in Creative Tampa Bay’s 10/100/1000 project, Scrapping for the Arts is a grassroots alternative fundraising project that supports the local arts community. The project is run by a local arts collaborative by the name of Experimental Skeleton, inc. The organization secures donations...
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Tampa Changing – history restored

11 May
Tampa has a wonderful history and is lucky enough to have had its earlier days photographed by local photographic studios, such as the Burgert Brothers and Robertson & Fresh. Unfortunately, many of today’s residents are out-of-touch or unaware with their...
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TedxTampaBay: creativity, community and love

27 Apr
Tampa Bay’s own Tedx event was nothing short of inspiring. As an independently organized TED event (technology, entertainment and design), the organizers aimed to synthesize, mobilize and humanize. The locally organized event brought people together to learn from others who are making...
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Another look at young professionals

12 Oct
The Young and the Restless Creative Tampa Bay (CTB) formed in 2004 after Richard Florida spoke in Tampa on “The Rise of the Creative Class.” Florida noted that cities that have a large population of talented, creative, young professionals thrive...
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What is CreativeTampaBay? (and meet your editor!)

17 Feb
cre?a?tiv?i?ty, noun The ability to transcend traditional ideas, rules, patterns, relationships, or the like, and to create meaningful new ideas, forms, methods, interpretations, etc.; originality, progressiveness, or imagination. At the strategic planning session CreativeTampaBay (CTB) had at Collaborative Labs last...
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Tampa Downtown Market

2 Jan
I’ve visited the market twice now, and it’s one of the best local markets I’ve been to. On my first visit, I bought the following (some for myself, some for Christmas gifts): soap made locally from goat’s milk, homemade semolina...
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Where’s the bailout for non-profits?

3 Dec
I’m re-blogging this because I think it’s so important. It’s from a worker at a NPO in California who makes some very good points about the government bailing out large industries while non-profits suffer. Nonprofits in a faltering economy Where’s...
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