Dance came to Lewis Auditorium during the Romanza Festivale 2019.
Category: Events & Festivals
This last Thursday the St Augustine Tonight Show with host Jorge Rivera was just fabulous, once again at Garrett Bros Home Decor with our guests, publicist Leigh Cort, photographer Lenny Foster, film makers Adam and Monique Madrid, and musical guests The Groov Band. Also a special guest cameo by Amy Hendrickson with her three months old baby Wyatt Oak Ingraham, and let us not forget the wonderful food by caterer Sherry Stoppelbein.
On Sunday (May 5) at the Gazebo in the Plaza de la Constitucion in St Augustine, FL sounds of Mexican Mariachis (Mariachi Garibaldi) and Caribbean salsa (Caribeño Tropical) filled the air, where the audience danced, sung along and cheered.
Unidos en la Música celebrated the art, music, dance, games, and, of course, delicious food of Latin America. The all-day festival was held from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 4, 2019, at Francis Field, and served as one of the kick-off events for St. Augustine’s Romanza Festivale of Music and the Arts.
Sarbez! was the host of the Geek Out Art Show Vol. 3 on Saturday, May 4, 2019, as part of the Romanza Festivale of the Arts. A combination of an art show and a mini comicon, the event featured artists and comic book lovers from all over Florida gathering to showcase their talents.
In addition to the art on display, there was live music and booths set up by sponsors offering collectibles and accessories for sale.
Guests were invited to come in costume, and to bring their little Tanks Girls, Flashes, Wonder Women, Dr. Who’s, and Supermen along.
North Florida Women’s Chorale was part of the Romanza Festivale, and performed at the Ancient City Baptist Church on Saturday, May 4th at noon. The title of their performance was “Much Ado About Women”.
Romanza Festivale of Music and the Arts presented Cuban pianist Juana Zayas in the Festival’s opening headliner concert on Friday, May 3, 2019, at the Cathedral Basilica.
Havana-born pianist Juana Zayas has been winning awards for her artistry on the piano since she was a little girl. She gave her first recital at age 7, graduated with a Gold Medal from the Peyrellade Conservatory at age 11, and went on to study at the Conservatoire National Superior de Musique de Paris.
Ms. Zayas is known for her sensitive rendering of the music of Chopin. She has toured throughout Europe, South America, and the United States as a Steinway artist, and has had several performances broadcast by National Public Radio and New York’s WQXR.
A beautiful St Augustine Tonight Show was taped at Garrett Bros Home Decor this last Thursday May 2nd. Our guests were artist and activist Wendy Tatter, general manager of the St Augustine Record, Mark Cox and musical guest Jory Lyle (with cellist Sam Shin). We also thank ABC Fine Wine & Spirits and Amici Fine Italian Cuisine.
This special exhibition provides a rare look at over 100 original works on paper by the pioneering artist and his circle of friends. From the private collection of curator Robert Flynn Johnson and organized by Landau Traveling Exhibitions, Los Angeles, CA in association with Denenberg Fine Arts, West Hollywood, CA., Edgar Degas: The Private Impressionist offers unique insights into Degas’ inner world. Johnson’s collection includes more than 50 works by Degas himself along with a collection of drawings, prints, photographs, and monotypes created by Degas’s inner circle of artists. Pieces offering a fascinating look at the artist’s life and time include works by Mary Cassatt, Édouard Manet, Jean Leon Gerome, Alfred Stevens, Camille Pissarro, and Paul Cézanne to name a few.
Edgar Degas: The Private Impressionist is on view at the Lightner from April 12, 2019 – June 16, 2019.
An Alice in Wonderland experience in the culinary is the only way to describe the event at Urban Asado this last Sunday afternoon. It was a sold out event, and when you are there you’ll know why. Local chefs come to cook and create on the Argentinian grills created by Nick Carrera. The things that come off those grills defy the imagination of taste and culinary visuals, a true experience not be missed next time it happens…