Archive for July 26th, 2012

PBS’ Washington Week with Gwen Ifill will take over the Palladium Theater at St. Petersburg College Aug. 24 for a special telecast before the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Eric Deggans with the Tampa Bay Times reported.  A limited number of free tickets are available online to locals at www.wedu.org/washingtonweek or by calling (813) 739-2909.

The Tampa Bay Times also posted an interview with Ifill. She said her mind is on Florida and St. Petersburg, where her Washington Week show will tape the Friday before the Republican National Convention in Tampa. “Well, of course (the political parties) are going to make it a publicity show, but we’re going to make it something more,” Ifill said. A post about the interview also is on PalladiumPaul’s blog that gives you all the information on the Palladium Theater at St. Petersburg College.

Read Full Post »

The Sarasota Herald-Tribune published an article July 21 about SPC graduate Natasha Clemons, the mother of a Bradenton man who died in an officer-involved shooting on June 11 in Sarasota County. Clemons’ classmates and professor, Dr. Sandra Campbell, helped her afterward. They pulled together to purchase her a new lab coat for work that lists her as having received her bachelor’s degree in nursing.

In the article, Clemons said when she walked down the aisle at SPC’s graduation ceremony she planned to carry a photo of her son. Clemons, 40, is the second in her immediate family to receive a college diploma. Her late son graduated from Eastern New Mexico University in December.

Read Full Post »

The second annual Jeff Norton Awards will be held Aug. 20 at the Palladium Theater at St. Petersburg College, BroadwayWorld.com posted. The event celebrates the best of professional theater in Tampa Bay. Awards will be presented to audience favorites in the categories of Outstanding Actor, Actress, Supporting Actor, Supporting Actress, Director, Lighting/Sound Designer, Costume Designer, and Set Designer.

Read Full Post »