The Space Coast Progressive Alliance hosts a discussion about the "Indian River Lagoon: What We Know and What We Don't Know" Thursday, February 13th, at 6:30 pm at the Front Street Civic Center. This discussion is free and open to the public.
The critically acclaimed Christian Tamburr Quintet will be performing in the Gleason Center for the Performing Arts on Tuesday, February 11, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. This event marks the beginning of Christian's Artist in Residency with the Florida Tech Music Department under the direction of Dr. Jamie Annette Younkin.
Christian has performed with Dave Brubeck, Clark Terry, James Moody, Bunky Green, Kenny Barron, Benny Green, Milt Hinton, Bucky Pizarelli, Tal Falow, Nicholas Payton, Billy Drummond, Matt Wilson, Eric Marienthal, Marcus Printup, Mark Murphy, Clint Holmes and Rene Marie.
Over the past 8 years, Christian and his group have performed at some of the most prestigious venues around the world including The Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Dizzy’s Club Coca Cola at Lincoln Center, The Blue Note, Ravinia, The Brubeck Institute, Yoshi’s Jazz Club, The North Sea Jazz Festival and many others venues.
Christian will be Dave Fries’ special guest on A Taste of Jazz, Monday February 10, 7 p.m.on WFIT.
Winners Ellen Straub and Brooke Bayer of Palm Bay High join Pooja Shah, Anna Osborne and Emma Welman from the West Melbourne School for the Sciences as they discuss their entries in the Youth Making Ripples Film Competition.
The Children's Hunger Project will host the World's Largest Packing Event on February 8th on the FL Tech campus. Both individuals and teams are being recruited to help and Winn Dixie will have over 30 associates on hand unloading the pallets of food from the semis and organizing the distribution stations. The Children's Hunger Project provides hungry young people on the Space Coast with weekend backpacks with a goal of ensuring elementary school-age children do not have to experience hunger and malnutrition.