Cultural Council News
2/24/2017

The St. Augustine Celtic Music & Heritage Festival is partnering with the Celtic Woman tour, The Chieftains tour, and the Jacksonville Symphony to make March 10-19 a VERY CELTIC WEEK!

2/21/2017

It was in the 1920s when the now infamous, Ringling Brothers, started a traveling circus of freaks and mysteries alike. On the evening of April 29th, you will be transported back to that magical time when the Lightner Museum will come to life.

2/08/2017

Flagler College Art Professor Laura Mongiovi will discuss how sensory experiences involving color and texture impact individuals’ critical thinking skills on Tuesday, Feb. 21.

2/02/2017

If you attended one of the many celebrations held in conjunction with St. Augustine's 450th anniversary last summer, chances are, you may have been one of the 450 faces included in Michael LeGrand's "Faces of the 450th" project. 

1/25/2017

Brian Goeken, chief of Technical Preservation Services with the National Park Service, will address contemporary challenges in historic preservation, as part of Flagler College’s Ideas & Images series on Thursday, Feb. 9. The lecture will be held in Lewis Auditorium at 7 p.m.

1/23/2017

The St. Augustine Art Association will host a 10-day citywide St. Augustine Plein Air Paint Out, April 21 - 30, 2017.  The event is open to local, regional and national artists and is designed to capture "Impressions of the Flagler Era."

12/22/2016

The Crisp-Ellert Art Museum at Flagler College will showcase the work of Los Angeles-based artist Jake Longstreth in an exhibition titled “Pastures and Parking Lots: Outtakes and Other Rarities, 2003-2016” on Jan. 13.

 

12/22/2016

Flagler College’s Writers-in-Residence series will kick off its spring semester of lectures with writer Polly Buckingham, who will read from her award-winning book “The Expense of a View” on Thursday, Jan. 12.

12/06/2016

Thursday December 22, 2016 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., Lightner Museum’s Grand Ballroom Gallery:  The Lightner Museum is throwing away its traditional classic flare for a more pleasingly distasteful holiday cocktail party.

 

12/02/2016

St Johns Cultural Council will host another in a series of Technical Assistance workshops on Sponsorship Development for the arts culture and heritage industry in St Johns County.  The workshop conducted by Mix It Marketing from Atlanta is free and open to the public.   

11/22/2016

For the past four months, rehearsals for Saint Augustine Ballet’s annual production of The Nutcracker have been underway in the studios of Abella’s School of the Dance.  The enthusiasm of Artistic Director, Luis Abella is evident when he talks about this year’s production.

11/21/2016

The North Florida Women’s Chorale is excited to present its annual Christmas performance on Friday, December 30th, at 6 pm. The Cathedral Basilica in St. Augustine, 38 Cathedral Place, will host the concert.

11/18/2016

In this fall’s Senior Conservatory Plays at Flagler College on Dec. 1, three productions challenge characters’ understanding of reality: the world around them is not what it seems.

 

11/07/2016

Flagler College will be hosting its seventh annual Flagler Creates! festival, featuring handmade items by the college’s students, faculty, staff and alumni on Saturday, Nov. 19.

11/01/2016

As part of a two-day Ideas & Images event focused on “Historic Preservation, Building Codes and Resiliency,” Cuba conservation expert Dr.

11/01/2016

Ten New Exciting Art, Music and Cultural Programs Funded

11/01/2016

Dr. Catherine Clinton, a well-known historian of the American South, will be giving a talk at Flagler College titled “Recreating the Lincolns: Consulting on Spielberg’s ‘Lincoln,’” about her experience working with the famous filmmaker on the 2012 drama.

 

11/01/2016

Absurdist playwright Jean Genet’s dark, deeply tragic story of illusion and theatricality in response to oppression by authority will take the stage this fall at Flagler College, as the Department of Theatre Arts presents a new adaptation by Benedict Andrews and Andrew Upton of the classic “The M

10/28/2016

The Florida Literary Arts Coalition will be hosting the 2016 Other Words Literary Conference between Nov. 3 and Nov. 5 at Flagler College. This year's theme of “Writing Funny: The Literary Art of Humor” will focus on the intersection of comedy and literary writing.

10/26/2016

“Get your zombie on” Sunday, October 30th, 2016 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m as the Lightner Museum hosts a special dance performance by Abella’s School of Dance:  Thriller at Lightner.

 

10/26/2016

Infuse yourself with the joy of the season on Sunday November 20, 2016 at the Lightner Museum. Make memories and keepsakes with friends and family while experiencing the holidays the Victorian way!

10/19/2016

Music Benefit - Wednesday Nov 2 at 8 pm.

The St. Augustine Orchestra will perform for free at the Lightner Museum, and will solicit voluntary donations for a local relief effort to aid displaced residents of St Augustine.

 

10/19/2016

On Thursday, October 20 starting at 10:00am, Florida's Division of Historic Resources is offering a one-hour webinar specific to the topic of Disaster Recovery and Assistance for Historic Properties

 

10/19/2016

The Crisp-Ellert Art Museum will kick off its newly-initiated artists-in-residence program the week of Oct. 24 with workshops and class visits by Chicago-based artist Olivia Block. On Wednesday, Oct.

10/16/2016

Flagler College’s Department of Theatre Arts will launch its 2016-2017 season with “God of Carnage,” a Tony award-winning play about the unraveling of civility between two sets of modern-day parents, from Oct. 26 through Oct. 30.

 

10/14/2016

As part of Flagler College’s Writers-in-Residence series, Professor Emeritus Dr. Constantine Santas will be discussing his recently published book, “The Essential Humphrey Bogart,” on Thursday, Oct. 27 at 6 p.m. in the Gamache-Koger Theater.

10/03/2016

It’s never too soon to purchase tickets to see Saint Augustine Ballet’s annual production of The Nutcracker. With mischievous mice, a mysterious uncle, beautiful Clara, a heroic Nutcracker, and world class guest artists, tickets to the holiday favorite sell out quickly each year.

 

9/29/2016

Presented by the St. Johns Cultural Council

Wednesday, Oct 26, 2016, 11am-1:30pm

9/20/2016

In conjunction with Crisp-Ellert Art Museum’s current exhibition “SOUND,” Jacksonville-based singer, composer and multi-instrumentalist Robin Rütenberg (Insel) will perform at the museum on Friday, Oct. 7 at 7 p.m.

 

9/20/2016

Flagler College will kick off its 2016-2017 Writers-in-Residence program on Thursday, Oct. 6, at 7 p.m. with poetry readings by acclaimed poet Dan Albergotti.

9/19/2016

The City of St. Augustine, in cooperation with the St. Augustine Neighborhood Council, is hosting a series of public meetings to gather the community’s input for the development of the city’s first Historic Preservation Master Plan.

9/15/2016

Initial public meeting scheduled for Thursday, September 29.

9/14/2016

Flagler College Associate Professor of History Dr. Michael Butler will be giving a reading on his new book “Beyond Integration: The Black Freedom Struggle in Escambia County, Florida, 1960-1980” on Thursday, Sept. 29.

9/14/2016

Award-winning artist Claire Kendrick will give a fascinating talk about her summer artist residency experience in Cape Cod on Tuesday, September 20, 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the St. Augustine Art Association. 

 

9/14/2016

Keeping with their tradition of featuring world class artists in their annual production of The Nutcracker, Saint Augustine Ballet’s Artistic Director, Luis Abella, is pleased to announce the guest artists for the holiday favorite.

9/13/2016

St. Augustine-based artist and Flagler College alumnus Andrew Scott Wilson will be showing select paintings on Friday, September 30, 2016. This pop-up art show will take place from 6 to 9 p.m. at YIELD Design headquarters on 25 Palmer Street in St. Augustine.

9/12/2016

Tale Tellers of St. Augustine present THEATER OF THE MIND: STORYTELLING, Tuesday October 4, at Limelight Studio Theatre.  "A Dark and Stormy Night, VI," the most popular Tale Teller of St.

8/25/2016

Lightner Museum Curator Barry Myers conducts monthly tours featuring unique and special treasures of the Museum.  The tours are the first Wednesday of each month at 10am and offer guests an intimate encounter with a select few of the Lightner's eclectic relics.

8/12/2016

Palm Coast, Florida – July 8, 2016 – An adaptation of Neil Simon’s ‘Chapter Two’ will be presented as a staged reading in Flagler Auditorium’s Black Box Theater for an intimate audience experience to include Viennese pastries and tea.

8/11/2016

The Friends of Anastasia Island Branch Library (FAIBL) will be holding their Fall Two-Day Book Sale on Friday, October 7 and Saturday, October 8, 2016 at the library at 124 Seagrove Main Street, St. Augustine Beach.

8/11/2016

On Saturday, August 27th from 11am-4pm, an art showing will be held at St. Augustine Outlets to benefit four Northeast Florida charities.  Those charities include St. Augustine Youth Services (SAYS), Learn To Read of St. Johns County, Mission House and Dreams Come True. 

7/19/2016

United Way of St. Johns County is pleased to partner with the St. Johns Cultural Council for an inspirational exhibit of photographs showcasing the work of nearly 30 non-profit organizations serving residents in St.

7/15/2016

On August 11, 2016, Robert Burns and Victoria Van Arnam combine their passions for hammered dulcimers, eclectic music and education into a dynamic concert experience.  The concert is from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in the Historic Pool of the Lightner Museum and is free and open to the public.

7/13/2016

Pop songs include hits from Cyndi Lauper, Paula Abdul, and Katie Perry.

EMMA A Pop Musical features local middle and high school students on the Matuza Main Stage at Limelight Theatre.

7/08/2016

Inaugural Monthly Happy Hour Starts July 28, 2016.

Lightner Museum Grand Ballroom Gallery:  Celebrate summer in style at the Lightner Museum with an inaugural cocktail hour beginning Thursday July 28, 2016 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

7/08/2016

The Spotlight Performers stage musical in Pioneer Barn.

7/07/2016

More than 30 award-winning writers and literary enthusiasts will share their experiences and tips of the writing profession with hundreds of veteran and emerging writers, as part of the ninth annual Florida Heritage Book Festival (FHBF).

6/30/2016

Swamp Radio, Northeast Florida's culture and arts variety live radio experience, will take its annual summer road trip to St. Augustine to celebrate all things summer, St.

6/28/2016

The Summer Musical TheatreCamp opens its twenty-second season with a contemporary musical theater production this week.  In the Heights will be performed at Lewis Auditorium at Flagler College.

6/20/2016

Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. (June 15, 2016) — Due to scheduling issues, this Friday, June 17’s WAR performance at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall has been rescheduled for Sunday, November 13.

6/07/2016

Lightner Museum, Thursday June 30, 2016 at 6:30 p.m.:  Dr. Ann Browning Masters will present “Writing Floridanos, Menorcans, Cattle Whip Crackers:  Growing Up in St. Augustine”.  In a short talk before the reading, Masters will share some of the “old St.

6/02/2016

St. Augustine restaurants Blackfly, Collage, Culinary Outfitters, Michael's Tasting Room, La Pentola, O.C. White’s, and The Reef have partnered with the St Johns Cultural Council to celebrate the National Parks 100th Anniversary by creating summer menu specials on the National Parks theme.

5/23/2016

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. - To celebrate the National Park Centennial, the National Park Service and St.

5/23/2016

The St. Johns Cultural Council is hosting the Opening Reception of "America's Parks" Celebrating 100 years of National Parks at the elegant Lightner Museum on June 9, 2016 from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm.

5/09/2016

For over a hundred years, children have dreamed of sharing the adventures of an enchanting boy named Peter Pan and his mischievous sidekick, Tinkerbell, just like the three fortunate children that learn to fly in the famous tale.  Saint Augustine Ballet has captured the magic and raucous delight

5/03/2016

The Evenings at Whitney Lecture Series hosted by the University of Florida Whitney Laboratory returns on May 12, 2016, at 7 p.m. with the program titled Historic Trees: The Science Behind the Preservation and Conservation of our Largest Specimens.

4/26/2016

Showcase set for April 30 at the Colonial Quarter  

St. Augustine, FL — Nine local students will be a part of the Youth Music Competition and showcase on April 30 during The Gamble Rogers Music Festival at the Colonial Quarter, 33 Saint George St., downtown St. Augustine.

4/19/2016

St. Augustine, FL (April 15) - The St. Augustine Art Association presents "Brave Women: 150 Years of Courage," a concert and reception honoring the 150th Anniversary of the Sisters of St. Joseph. The performance by Cantorae St. Augustine takes place on Sunday, May 22, 3 p.m.

4/19/2016

St. Augustine, Fla. – What does a Civil War general have to do with the Catholic Church and St. Augustine?

4/18/2016

Saint Augustine Ballet is pleased to announce the cast for their encore performances of   Peter Pan. This classic story will be performed in Lewis Auditorium on Saturday, May 14th at 2:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. and on Sunday, May 15th at 2:00p.m.

4/18/2016

St. Augustine, Fla. — The Department of Theatre Arts at Flagler College announces “A Separate Reality,” a two-night series of one-act plays presented by the department’s graduating seniors as part of the college’s Senior Conservatory program.

4/18/2016

Performances set for April 29-May 1 event at the Colonial Quarter

St. Augustine, FL — The 21st Annual Gamble Rogers Music Festival will feature national, regional and local musicians April 29 through May 1 at the Colonial Quarter, 33 Saint George St., downtown St. Augustine.

4/15/2016

What: 

Dedication Ceremony for the installation of framed watercolor paintings, Windows to Florida’s Past, done by students in the Julington Creek Elementary School 5th Grade Art Club depicting Florida and St. Johns County history.

Where:

3/30/2016

St. Augustine, Fla. – The Crisp-Ellert Art Museum at Flagler College will host its third one-night only screening of video art by a national and international array of artists on Thursday, April 7 at 7 p.m.

3/30/2016

Lightner Museum Curator Barry Myers conducts monthly tours featuring unique and special treasures of the Museum.  The tours are the first Wednesday of each month at 10am and offer guests an intimate encounter with a select few of the Lightner's eclectic relics.

3/30/2016

St. Augustine, Fla. — The second annual Women of Vision Power of the Purse® scholarship fundraising luncheon will take place on May 12 in Flagler College’s historic Ponce de Leon Hall.

3/30/2016

St. Augustine, Fla.— Flagler College’s Dr. Felix R.

3/28/2016

Following last year’s school-record-breaking smash hit musical Hairspray, Ponte Vedra High School announces its 2016 Spring Musical Wedding Singer.

3/21/2016

The KidzfACTory program at Limelight Theatre will stage Once Upon A Mattress this weekend in the Koger-Gamache Studio Theatre, a 75-seat black box space. This spring musical features 17 local students who dance, sing, and act their way through this fairytale with a few fun twists.

3/21/2016

The St. Johns Cultural Council celebrated the 2016 Dr. Gail Pflaster ROWITA Awards at their Celebration Ceremony on Sunday, March 13, 2016 at the Limelight Theatre.

3/17/2016

It’s the perfect partnership! The “Fresh Starts” cooking class at St. Francis House, led by Executive Chef Ted Kowalski of FCTC, will be simmering up some tasty fare on March 19th for this Saturday’s First Annual Low Country Boil & Beer Fest.

3/03/2016

The time, 1922. The evening, unforgettable. From stylish décor to decadent entertainment, join the festivities and cavort without restraint. Escape from normality and satisfy your tender curiosities of all things magical in a magnificent evening of true luxury.

3/02/2016

St. Augustine, Fla. — Faisal Abdu’Allah, a visiting artist and barber by trade, will be performing his “Live Salon” artist talk on Thursday, March 10 at Flagler College, where he sets up his barber chair and tools and cuts the hair of a willing participant.

2/26/2016

St Augustine Fl. - February 4th, 20116 - Amiro Art & Found is proud to participate again
in the First Friday Art Walk. This month we will be featuring a special wine tasting by
the experts at Carrera Wine Cellar, who can be visited at their location at 35 San Marco

2/25/2016

St Augustine Fl. - February 4th, 20116 - Amiro Art and Design is proud to participate again in the First Friday Art Walk. This month we will be featuring the following artists -

2/25/2016

Join us for a “Starry Night in Black and White”, a gala event to benefit the St. Augustine Orchestra. Enjoy live music, hors d’oeuvres, wine and desert in an elegant setting.

2/25/2016

(Saint Augustine, FL, February 25, 2016);  Due to overwhelming popularity, the Lightner Museum and WJCT will host a second early screening of the Downton Abbey series finale on March 6 at the Corazon Cinema and Café. The event begins at 2 p.m.

2/25/2016

Lightner Museum Curator Barry Myers conducts monthly tours featuring unique and special treasures of the Museum.  The tours are the first Wednesday of each month at 10 a.m. and offer guests an intimate encounter with a select few of the Lightner's eclectic relics.

2/25/2016

St. Augustine, Fla. — Flagler College’s Theatre Arts department will be performing “The Spitfire Grill,” an American musical that explores life at a crossroads, transitions and new beginnings, March 9 through 13 at Lewis Auditorium.

2/25/2016

This Dark Comedy is a Florida Premiere!

St. Augustine, FL - The Florida premiere of A Facility for Living opens with the preview show on March 3 at Limelight Theatre. 

2/22/2016

Live music each month at Limelight Theatre

St. Augustine, FL — Dennis Fermin, Jacqualine Fermin and Dorian Lopez will perform at the Fermin Spanish Guitar Trio on Sunday, Feb. 28 at Music in the Box at Limelight Theatre.

2/22/2016

From R.J. Murray Middle School

Join in the Circle of Life with Simba, Nala, Timone, Pumba, and other popular characters from Disney’s The Lion King Jr., on stage at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 15 at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre, 1340A A1A South, St. Augustine.

2/19/2016

St. Augustine, Fla. – February 15, 2015—233 West King is proud and excited to introduce Joe Lemmon at the First Friday Art Walk, March 4, 2016 and the grand re-opening of the 233 West King Studio. The studio is located on West King Street across Hwy U.S.

2/19/2016

Tap dancing pirates, beautiful mermaids, a revenge filled crocodile, a one handed pirate, and a mischievous boy who doesn’t want to grow up will all be on the Lewis Auditorium stage when Saint Augustine Ballet presents an encore of last year’s performances of Peter Pan.

2/10/2016

Congratulations! ...to two of our very own St. Johns County arts champions, Recognizing Outstanding Women in the Arts (ROWITA) Award Recipients Caren Goldman, Executive Director, Cofounder of Compassionate St.

2/08/2016

The St. Johns Cultural Council will hold the eighth annual ROWITA Celebration Ceremony on March 13 at 5:00p.m. in the Limelight Theatre located at 11 Old Mission Avenue.

2/05/2016

St. Augustine, Fla. – Award-winning radio producer Sonja D. Williams will discuss the fascinating life and times of Richard Durham, an African-American radio and TV dramatist from the 1940s and 1950s, on Feb. 18 at 7 p.m. in Flagler College’s Solarium. Her talk, titled “Media's Jackie Robinson?

2/05/2016

St. Augustine, FL -  Romanza St. Augustine’s Gathering will be on February 9, 2016 from 5:00 - 7:00pm at Corazon Cinema and Cafe, 36 Granada Street, downtown St. Augustine.

2/04/2016

St. Augustine, FL -  Solo artist Emmet Cahill, formerly a singer/performer with Celtic Thunder for three years, will bring his music to the main stage of the 6th Annual St. Augustine Celtic Music & Heritage Festival. He will perform from 4:45 to 6 p.m. Saturday, March 12.

2/04/2016

The St. Johns Cultural Council recently announced the names of the women selected to receive the eighth annual Dr. Gail Pflaster Recognizing Outstanding Women in the Arts (ROWITA) Awards for their lifetime contributions to the arts in St Johns County.

1/27/2016

Dublin City Ramblers and Emish will be on the main stage of the 6th Annual St. Augustine Celtic Music & Heritage Festival

1/21/2016

Lightner Museum Curator Barry Myers conducts monthly tours featuring unique and special treasures of the Museum.  The tours are the first Wednesday of each month at 10am and offer guests an intimate encounter with a select few of the Lightner's eclectic relics.

1/21/2016

St. Augustine, FL - The Limelight Theatre Guild suggests leaping into supporting live community theatre by attending the annual Magnolia luncheon fundraiser. 

The event will be held Monday, Feb. 29 at Marsh Creek Country Club from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. 

1/21/2016

St. Augustine, Fla. – Novelist Andrea Chapin will read from her work, “The Tutor,” as part of Flagler College’s Writers-in-Residence series on Jan. 28 at 7 p.m. in the Flagler Room.

1/19/2016

First, we have two concerts coming up in February. First will be Brother Brother (aka the Anderson Brothers) on February 6th at the Lohman Auditorium of the Whtiney Lab. Our own Mike Lagasse will be opening for Brother Brother.

1/15/2016

The savory scent of fresh seafood will fill the St. Augustine Marina on Saturday, March 19th as the St. Augustine First Annual Low Country Boil and Beer Fest starts at 11 am.

1/14/2016

What do local artists and performers really need to thrive in St. Johns County? What are the greatest needs for our community in Arts, Heritage and Culture?  Local people now get a chance to share their experiences, dreams, desires and expectations. 

1/14/2016

St. Augustine, Fla. – Flagler College continues its 2015-2016 Ideas & Images series this month with an examination of the threat from climate change to our region’s landmarks and heritage sites.

1/12/2016

Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. (January 11, 2016) — The Ponte Vedra Concert Hall welcomes comedian, actor and author Jim Breuer to the stage on Wednesday, March 9, 2016. Tickets go on sale to the public this Friday, January 15 at 10 a.m.

1/12/2016

Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. (January 11, 2016) — The Ponte Vedra Concert Hall proudly presents true New Orleans institution and GRAMMY-winning Rebirth Brass Band on Friday, April 8, 2016. Tickets for Rebirth Brass Band will go on sale this Friday, January 15 at 10am.

1/12/2016

Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. (January 11, 2016) — The Ponte Vedra Concert Hall proudly presents global-guitar virtuoso and Nuevo Flamenco innovator Jesse Cook live in concert on Monday, April 18, 2016. Tickets for Jesse Cook will go on sale this Friday, January 15 at 10am.

1/11/2016

Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. (January 11, 2016) — The Ponte Vedra Concert Hall proudly presents GRAMMY-nominated “Rockstars of Bluegrass” Dailey & Vincent, on Thursday, April 7, 2016. Tickets for An Evening with Dailey & Vincent will go on sale this Friday, January 15 at 10am.

1/07/2016

St. Augustine, Fla. — An exhibition titled “Layout,” featuring woven textile as sculptural object, will kick off the new year at the Crisp-Ellert Art Museum from Jan. 15 to Feb. 27.

1/07/2016

St. Augustine, FL (Jan 5) - The St. Augustine Art Association celebrates the New Year with three new exhibitions opening Friday, January 8, during a reception from 5 to 9 p.m. at 22 Marine Street.

1/07/2016

Special Event will open St. Augustine Celtic Music & Heritage Festival at Memorial Presbyterian Church in downtown St. Augustine

1/04/2016

National Endowment for the Arts Offers New Funding Opportunity, Creativity Connects 

You're invited to the National Endowment for the Arts' free webinar series, hosted by the St. Johns Cultural Council. 

1/04/2016

3 Blind Dates -- Denver's only unscripted romantic comedy -- is coming to St. Augustine's Colonial Quarter on Valentine's weekend, February 11th -- 14th.

1/04/2016

Drama featuring local actors runs Jan. 22-Feb. 14

ST. AUGUSTINE, FL — The Grapes of Wrath will be on the Matuza Main Stage of Limelight Theatre Jan. 22 through Feb. 14.

12/15/2015

Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. (December 15, 2015) — The Ponte Vedra Concert Hall, in partnership with Flying Saucer Presents, is pleased to welcome GRAMMY-winning “Rural Folk” Pianist George Winston on Tuesday, March 8, 2016.

12/14/2015

Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. (December 14, 2015) — The Ponte Vedra Concert Hall proudly presents Dave Mason’s Traffic Jam, a sight and sound retrospective of Traffic as seen through the eyes of band co-founder Dave Mason, on Sunday, February 14, 2016.

12/08/2015

Saint Augustine, Florida (December 3, 2015) – The 6th Annual Saint Augustine Film Festival will run January 28 – 31 in downtown St Augustine.  The Festival will feature 35 films from around the world, 3 parties, and filmmakers. 

12/08/2015

Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. (December 7, 2015) — The Ponte Vedra Concert Hall proudly presents the “Screaming Eagle of Soul” Charles Bradley and His Extraordinaires live in concert on Wednesday, February 24, 2016.

12/08/2015

Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. (December 7, 2015) — The Ponte Vedra Concert Hall proudly announces that chart-topping singer/songwriter Richard Marx will return to the Concert Hall on Saturday, February 27, 2016. Tickets for Richard Marx go on sale this Friday, December 11 at 10am.

12/07/2015

Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. (December 4, 2015) — The Ponte Vedra Concert Hall proudly welcomes the return of Newfoundland’s Contemporary Celtic musician Alan Doyle to the Concert Hall on Sunday, March 20, 2016.

12/02/2015

Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. (December 2, 2015) — The Ponte Vedra Concert Hall proudly announces that five-time GRAMMY award-winning country music artist Marty Stuart and The Fabulous Superlatives will be live in concert on Friday, February 12, 2016.

12/01/2015

A cornucopia of holiday favorites performed by the St. Augustine Orchestra and Jacksonville Masterworks Chorale, directed by guest conductor Dr. Mark Stallings

12/01/2015

St. Augustine, Fla. -- Flagler College Bachelor of Fine Arts and Bachelor of Art candidates will be showcasing their artwork at the Crisp-Ellert Art Museum as part of a bi-annual exhibition, led this semester by Associate Professor Leslie Robison and Professor Patrick Moser.

12/01/2015

Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. (November 30, 2015) — The Ponte Vedra Concert Hall proudly announces that roof-raising soul group St. Paul and The Broken Bones will perform on Friday, February 19, 2016. Tickets for St.

12/01/2015

St. Augustine, Fla. (November 30, 2015) – Psychedelic rock and pop legend Steve Miller will return to the St. Augustine Amphitheatre on Friday, March 4, 2016. Steve Miller Band last performed to a sold out crowd at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre on March 8, 2014.

12/01/2015

 Featuring Mayor Nancy Shaver 

Music by The Danielle Eva Jazz Shebang

December 12th, 7pm at DOS Coffee

300 San Marco Avenue, Saint Augustine, Florida

11/30/2015

Parks & Recreation in conjunction with the Stetson Kennedy Foundation and the Jacksonville Songwriters Residency, is excited to announce the Stetson Kennedy Songwriter Residency at Beluthahatchee Park.

11/24/2015

The holidays will be a little brighter for twenty-five homeless students and their families this year.    Thanks to a grant from the St. Johns Cultural Council, the  Saint Augustine Ballet will be giving them the gift of the arts.

11/24/2015

Eclipse Studios in St. Augustine produces a Christmas CD each year featuring local musicians. All proceeds from the CD goes to the St. Augustine Record's Empty Stocking Fund, providing local families gift certificates for food and other holiday items. 

11/20/2015

St. Augustine, Fla. — The Department of Theatre Arts at Flagler College announces “Façade of a Life,” a two-night series of one-act plays presented by the department’s graduating seniors as part of the college’s Senior Conservatory program. 

11/17/2015

 
On stage Dec. 10 through Jan. 3 at Limelight Theatre 
 

11/17/2015

Due to a scheduling conflict , The Saint Augustine Ballet had a change in two of their principal dancers.  Adam Schiffer and Ashley Hathaway, both from the Carolina Ballet will now be dancing the roles of the Cavalier and Sugar Plum Fairy.

11/17/2015

EVENT: 50TH ANNUAL ST. AUGUSTINE ART & CRAFT FESTIVAL
DATE:  SAT, NOV 28; 10am to 5pm; SUN, NOV 29; 10am to 4:30pm
LOCATION: FRANCIS FIELD, 29 W. CASTILLO DR., ST AUGUSTINE, FL 32084

11/04/2015

Ten New Exciting Art, Music and Cultural Programs Funded

11/03/2015

Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. (November 3, 2015) — The Ponte Vedra Concert Hall proudly presents Americana singer/songwriter Amy Helm live in concert on Tuesday, April 12, 2016. Tickets for Amy Helm will go on sale this Friday, November 6, 2015 at 10 a.m.

11/03/2015

Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. (November 3, 2015) — The Ponte Vedra Concert Hall, in partnership with Jax Live, present Colorado-based bluegrass ensemble Yonder Mountain String Band with special guests Trout Steak Revival on Tuesday, February 9, 2016.

11/02/2015

Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. (November 2, 2015) — The Ponte Vedra Concert Hall presents Butch Trucks, founding member and drummer of The Allman Brothers, and The Freight Train Band featuring members of the extended Allman Brothers family live in concert on Sunday, December 27, 2015.

11/02/2015

Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. (November 2, 2015) — The Ponte Vedra Concert Hall proudly announces the return of genre-bending Irish band Gaelic Storm to Ponte Vedra Beach on Saturday, January 30, 2016. Tickets for Gaelic Storm will go on sale this Friday, November 6, 2015 at 10 a.m.

11/02/2015

Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. (November 2, 2015) — The Ponte Vedra Concert Hall proudly announces that x102.9 will present melodic, alternative rock band Silversun Pickups on Sunday, January 10, 2016. Tickets for Silversun Pickups will go on sale this Friday, November 6, 2015 at 10 a.m.

11/02/2015

St. Augustine, Fla. (November 2, 2015) – Rock legends The Moody Blues announce the lineup for their 2016 Spring tour titled Fly Me High which will include a stop at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre on Friday, March 11, 2016.

10/29/2015

St. Augustine, Fla. (October 29, 2015) – Community First Credit Union's A December To Remember proudly presents Clint Black live in concert on Saturday, December 5 at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre. This event is FREE with the donation of at least one non-perishable canned food item per person.

10/29/2015

St. Augustine, Fla. (October 29, 2015) – Community First Credit Union's A December To Remember proudly announces that gospel legends The Blind Boys of Alabama will perform their “Talkin’ Christmas” Show on Sunday, November 29 at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre.

10/29/2015

Lightner Museum Curator Barry Myers conducts monthly tours featuring unique and special treasures of the Museum.  The tours are the first Wednesday of each month at 10 a.m. and offer guests an intimate encounter with a select few of the Lightner's eclectic relics.

10/23/2015

Crealdé's St. Augustine at 450 documentary project opens in St. Augustine

10/23/2015

ST. AUGUSTINE, FL – October 22, 2015 – On Saturday, November 14th, 2015, Florida Living History, Inc.

10/23/2015

With a handsome prince, twirling flowers, mischievous mice, dancing dolls, a mysterious uncle, beautiful Clara, and a heroic Nutcracker, Saint Augustine Ballet returns to the stage of Lewis Auditorium  with their holiday favorite, The Nutcracker.

10/22/2015

Ponte Vedra High School Theatre will be presenting Harper Lee’s masterpiece To Kill a Mockingbird on November 6th at 7:00 pm and November 7th at 2:00 pm and 7:00 pm at the Ponte Vedra High School Auditorium at 460 Davis Park Road. 

10/22/2015

To all St Johns County School District Principals, Curriculum Coordinators, Teachers

10/21/2015

St. Augustine, FL - Tickets for the St. Augustine Winter Spectacular go on sale to the general public this Saturday, October 24th at 10:00 AM.

10/21/2015

The next Music in the Box at Limelight Theatre musician is Nicholas Williams (Vocals, Guitar, Harmonica, Ukulele, Banjo) as the Whetherman! 

10/21/2015

Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. (October 20, 2015) — The Ponte Vedra Concert Hall proudly announces that Under the Streetlamp, featuring cast members of “Jersey Boys” and other hit musicals, will perform classic hits of the 1950s-1970s on Friday, February 5 and Saturday, February 6, 2016.

10/21/2015

Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. (October 19, 2015) — The Ponte Vedra Concert Hall proudly presents the distinctive, groove-heavy and danceable American roots music group Donna the Buffalo live on Wednesday, December 30, 2015. Tickets for Donna the Buffalo are on sale now.

10/15/2015

St. Augustine, Fla. (October 15, 2015) – Community First Credit Union and the St. Johns County Cultural Events Division proudly announce the return of Community First Credit Union’s A December To Remember to the St. Augustine Amphitheatre and Ponte Vedra Concert Hall.

10/14/2015

                                                                   

10/14/2015

Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. (October 12, 2015) — The Ponte Vedra Concert Hall announces that Seattle post-grunge rockers Candlebox will perform an acoustic concert at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall on Sunday, November 15, 2015.

10/14/2015

Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. (October 12, 2015) — The Ponte Vedra Concert Hall proudly announces that legendary rock ‘n’ roll session man and Hall of Fame Inductee Leon Russell will return to Ponte Vedra on Thursday December 17, 2015.

10/07/2015

Compassionate St. Augustine and the Junior Service League of St. Augustine are excited to announce that the Obelisk Art 450 Auction* is scheduled for this year's JSL black tie gala, Masquerade at the Alcazar on Saturday, October 17, 2015. The evening begins at 6:30 at the Lightner Museum.

10/05/2015

Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. (October 5, 2015) — The Ponte Vedra Concert Hall announces that Gary Mullen & The Works will perform One Night of Queen on Wednesday, April 20, 2016. Tickets for One Night of Queen will go on sale to the public this Friday, October 9, 2015 at 10 a.m.

10/01/2015

First Coast Opera takes you to Paris for its 2015-16 season! Beginning in November with an evening of semi-staged excerpts from La Traviata and La Boheme, performed in the intimate confines of the Lightner Museum "swimming pool" area.

10/01/2015

Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. (October 1, 2015) — The Ponte Vedra Concert Hall, in partnership with Bridge of Lions Entertainment, welcomes modern-day world, folk and soul troubadours Rising Appalachia to the stage on Sunday, December 13, 2015.

9/30/2015

St. Augustine, Fla. – As part of Flagler College’s Writers-in-Residence series, poet Aja Monet will be reading some of her work, centered on the complexity of identity, in the Flagler Room on Thursday, Oct. 1, at 7 p.m.

9/29/2015

Lightner Museum Curator Barry Myers conducts monthly tours featuring unique and special treasures of the Museum.  The tours are the first Wednesday of each month at 10am and offer guests an intimate encounter with a select few of the Lightner's eclectic relics.

9/29/2015

Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. (September 28, 2015) — The Ponte Vedra Concert Hall proudly announces the return of The Fab Four: The Ultimate Tribute for two special performances on Saturday, March 19, 2016.

9/29/2015

St Augustine Community School of Performing Arts, Inc ( SACSPA ) received a  $1000 check from the Allstate Foundation with support from Luis Vienrich  for SACSPA

9/25/2015

St. Augustine, Fla. (September 25, 2015) – The St. Augustine Amphitheatre and Swamp Radio present Early Thanks, a southern-style Thanksgiving dinner and radio show event, live from the St. Augustine Amphitheatre. Tickets for Swamp Radio presents Early Thanks are on sale now.

9/22/2015

The award-winning civil rights documentary “Passage at St. Augustine,” will debut at the Florida Heritage Book Festival and Writer’s Festival. 

9/22/2015

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, 9/21/15 - Quilts for a Cause is a special exhibition honoring the work of Jacque Huber.  Jacque has generously donated a series of seventeen of his hand-made quilts to be exhibited and raffled off to raise funds for the Cultural Center's outreach programs.

9/17/2015

Lightner Museum, St. Augustine, Fla. – The Garden Club of St. Augustine will host “Art in Bloom”, a floral design presentation inspired by Lightner Museum fine art pieces during St. Augustine’s First Friday Art Walk held from 5 p.m. – 9 p.m. on October 2, 2015.

9/16/2015

St. Augustine, Fla. (September 15, 2015) – The Jacksonville Symphony, in partnership with the St. Augustine Amphitheatre, will open its 2015-2016 Symphony season with Beethoven and More at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre on Thursday, October 1, 2015.

9/16/2015

Ring of Fire opens Limelight Theatre’s 24th season

9/14/2015

Area residents and visitors will have a one-time opportunity to peek inside Clara’s Closet and discover what the young lead dancer from the Nutcracker Ballet has stored there from Christmas pasts. This event will benefit the St.

9/14/2015

Live at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall February 11, 2016

9/14/2015

St. Augustine, Fl.  The season opener for the ROMANZA Gatherings will be held on Tuesday, October 13th at the beautiful Raintree Restaurant at 102 San Marco Avenue, uptown St. Augustine from 5-7pm.  Complimentary hors d’oeuvres provided by the Raintree and a cash bar will be available.

9/14/2015

Free Admission on September 26, 2015, with a Downloadable Museum Day Live! Ticket.

9/11/2015

The Cultural Center at Ponte Vedra Beach is pleased to announce the exhibition opening for "New Directions," works from the students of Ellen Diamond's Advanced Acrylic Painting Class.  Ellen has been an art instructor for the Cultural Center for over twenty years.

9/11/2015

ST. AUGUSTINE, FL – September 10, 2015 – Four hundred and fifty years ago, on September 16, 1565,
Admiral Don Bartolomé Menéndez de Avilés, Don Pedro’s older brother and San Agustín’s first mayor,

5/11/2015

St. Augustine, FL – Something different is the air for the Romanza monthly Gathering for May. It is being held as usual on the second Tuesday of the month, Tuesday, May 12 at 5-7pm . BUT it will be held in the Colonial Quarter at 33 St.

5/08/2015

A wide variety of music at Colonial Quarter and Plaza during St. Augustine's Romanza Festivale of the Arts

5/08/2015

Saint Augustine Ballet is pleased to present the premier of their newest production, The Ballet of Peter Pan during the Romanza Festivale week.  This classic story about growing up that never grows old will be performed at Lewis Auditorium on May 16, 2015 at 2:30 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.

5/08/2015

Saturday, May 9, 2015, at 7:30 p.m.
Lewis Auditorium at Flagler College, downtown St. Augustine

5/08/2015

“An Affair to Remember” – St. Augustine Youth Orchestra Benefit