ARTS AND CULTURE
American Stage Theater Company
offers regular programming at
Raymond James Theater, as well as a
popular annual outdoor performance
in the park every spring. Visit www.
freeFall Theatre stages original,
innovative programming at a small
intimate venue. Visit www.freefalltheatre.
The Duke Energy Center for the
Arts Mahaffey Theater, the city’s performing
arts venue on the downtown
waterfront, offers comedy, concerts
and Broadway shows. www.themahaffey.
Studio@620 is a small community
event space showcasing local programming
in dance, art, music and
literature. Visit www.thestudioat620.
Whether you prefer jazz or classic,
blue or rock, you’ll be enjoy live performances
at one of St. Pete’s many
clubs and concert halls.
CLASSIC FARE: The Florida
Orchestra is the largest professional
symphony orchestra in Florida
with performances at the Mahaffey
Theater in downtown St. Pete. Visit
OPERA: The St. Petersburg Opera
Company offers traditional opera at
the historic Palladium Theater and
community outreach programs in
pop-up locations throughout the city.
JAZZ & BLUES: The Al Downing
Jazz Association, www.aldowningjazz.
com, brings concerts and jazz improv
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