Here's a list of some of the artistic cooperatives and places in the Tampa Bay Area and beyond. We've also collected a few of the events that popped up on the radar. If you have an event, venue, or group, or know of one that would generate some interest, shoot us the details at email@example.com.
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Sites, Collectives, and Venues
This is the hub for all underground and up-and-coming experimental art in the Bay Area. Keep track of local shows and events, and staying in touch with the experimental scene. 727 has got it covered.
An on-going experimental concert series. It's extremely inclusive of new artists and bands, whether you're justing getting into the scene, or an experienced sound scientist. For booking and info, visit their blog.
Want to go to school, but don't have the money or patience? This group connects people with particular skills and knowledge with people who have an interest to learn. Circumnavigate the system.
Based in Tampa, ARTISTIK magazine collects the creative ideas of students and faculty from various Art & Design colleges throughout the Career Education Corporation.
This non-profit organization exists solely to promote and help local artists---by means financial or otherwise---and generate audience interest, as well as establish new venues for creative events. Have an idea? Start here.
This is a project established by Hampton Arts Management. It's designed to provide small grants for new and different creative ideas.
This Sarasota-based gallery hosts regular art and music events. It's got that hard-to-find-nowadays, DIY Indy feel. With Ringling just around the corner, you know it's legit.
Art, music, coffee. Sold.
Brasky keeps tabs on Florida---from popular bands and big events, to Indy gems and local gatherings. They've got a section for beer: enough said. They claim to be a blog, but there's a whole lot more going on there.