St. Augustines Romanza Festivale of the Arts

Monday, May 10, 2021 at 12:00pm

Various Location
Saint Augustine, FL 32080

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Schedule:

Chamber Music Series: “Songs and Poems of St. Augustine” with the Ancient City Poets and Sam Pacetti

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

This celebration of St. Augustine in words and music will feature guitarist, Sam Pacetti, setting the scene with his special brand of storytelling through music and then move to a member of the Ancient City Poet Society who will share a relevant theme in words.  This very unique program will interweave music and poetry highlighting our own Ancient City bringing our heritage to life through these art forms. A downtown mainstay for the past ten years, the Ancient City Poets gather for open microphone readings on the last Sunday of every month.  All readings have free admission.  Everyone is welcome and encouraged to present their work or just enjoy the spoken word scene.  “We are giving our community an opportunity to speak”, says founding member Chris Bodor.  “Anyone who puts his or her name on the sign-up sheet and reads a poem becomes an Ancient City Poet.”

Featured Ancient Poets for this program are:  Chris Bodor, Robert Waldner and Kimmy Van Kooten.

Location: Ancient City Baptist Church - 27 Sevilla St.

Headliner: Romanza Dance Kaleidoscope

7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Kaleidoscope of Dance VI will be staged at Lewis Auditorium on Monday evening, May 10, and will feature a variety of dance styles performed by the amazing dancers who live on the First Coast of Florida.  The entire lineup will be announced soon but the show will include these favorites from past years:

Aerial Athletes

Ancient City Sirens

Blue Lotus World Belly Dance

Arthur Murray St. Augustine and South Jacksonville

Tango Miel – Honey Burton

Perla Ballet

Salt Marsh Dance

Noise Complaint

St. Augustine High School

Ponte Vedra Ballet

Fusion Performing Arts Academy

St. Augustine Dance Academy

The show is chaired by Lynn Abjornson with the help of Kim McClure.  Judith Woodruff is serving as consultant.  Bill Mc Clure will be the host and commentator.

This is a FREE event!

Location: Lewis Auditorium, Flagler College

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