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© St. Petersburg Times, published December 8, 2000
ART: UT's December Bachelor of Fine Arts graduates will display their creations from Wednesday to Dec. 16 in the Scarfone/Hartley Galleries. A reception will be held Dec. 15 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Featured will be the works of Theresa Hampton, Thammi Muriel, Kreg O'Leary, Christopher Raymond and Wendy Spigutz. This exhibition will include a variety of media, including drawing, painting, sculpture, photography, computer imaging and mixed media. Admission is free. Call (813) 253-6217.
HOLIDAY EVENTS: USF's campus is hosting the Eckerd Celebration of Lights every night from now until Jan. 1. The 1 1/2-mile route features huge, animated and lighted scenes that depict the holidays. Features in the brightly lit park include diving dolphins, swimming seahorses and marching soldiers. Portions of the proceeds from every ticket sold go to the Children's Miracle Network and the Hillsborough Education Foundation. Hours for the park are Sunday through Thursday, 6-10 p.m., and Friday and Saturday, 6-11 p.m. Admission is $10 per vehicle. Buses are $1 per passenger. No walking is permitted. Tickets are available on site or at any Ticketmaster location.
UT presents the 19th Annual Victorian Christmas Stroll: Toys, Trees and Tradition from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. now until Dec. 23 at the Henry B. Plant Museum. Live musical entertainment will be featured each evening between 6 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Experience the charm of the holidays at the turn-of-the-century Tampa Bay Hotel. Each individually decorated museum gallery evokes the spirit of Christmas of another era. Proceeds from the event will help fund museum restoration and preservation. Admission is $7 adults, $3 children, $6 seniors. Call (813) 254-1891, ext. 23.
MUSIC: UT's music department presents An Evening with CLAS (College of Liberal Arts and Sciences) today from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. in Plant Hall. Highlights of the evening will include student ensembles, Nutcracker Suite arrangements for piano, readings by English and writing faculty, and Poet Laureate James Tokley. The event is free. Call (813) 253-6212.
UT's music department presents the Quad-County Honor Band Saturday at 7 p.m. in the Falk Theatre. Guests include the conductor, Dr. Jeffrey L. Traster, and 70 high school musicians from Hillsborough, Pinellas, Pasco and Polk counties. Admission is free. Call (813) 253-6212.
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