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Creative Pinellas recounts the “long and groovy friendship” behind our Little Jake soul show this Saturday

This week’s issue of Creative Pinellas’ Arts Coast Journal, the online arts magazine,  has a story from veteran music writer Eric Snider about Little Jake Mitchell and Charles Steadham. They are appearing together this Saturday in the Side Door with Little Jake and the Soul Searchers.   The Soul Searchers[…]

TBTimes & CL recommend tonight’s musical exploration by Elizabeth A. Baker and friends

Both Tampa Bay Times and Creative Loafing are recommending tonight’s program by Elizabeth A. Baker, Intersect, which premiers in the Side Door at 7:30.   Baker will be joined by local pianist John O’Leary, Tampa Bay native turned Oakland-based composer/improvisor Nathan Corder, Oakland-based saxophonist Tom Weeks, and Toronto-based saxophonist Robert[…]

Palladium Director selected for National Dance Presenters Forum at Jacob’s Pillow

I’m excited to announce that I’m spending the next week in the Berkshires.   PalladiumPaul (AKA Paul Wilborn, the Palladium’s Executive Director) has been selected to attend the distinguished National Dance Presenters’ Forum at Jacob’s Pillow. This four-day dance leadership development intensive is held at Jacob’s Pillow’s 220-acre site in[…]

Side Door showcase series kicks off with the “Speakeasy Swing” of Dean Johanesen on July 11

This summer we’ve added a series of Thursday night showcases to the Palladium’s line up that feature artists and bands that don’t fit our regular jazz/blues/stand-up comedy formats.   And there’s nobody better to kick off this series than Sarasota’s enigmatic singer, songwriter and swingster Dean Johanesen. I’ve enjoyed Dean’s[…]

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