Here are the biggest trends for the new year. Here’s what we’ll be looking out for come 2014…
The Gatsby film legacy lives on but in a more substantial form. a trend for art deco furniture, particularly three-piece suites and cocktail bars. Ideal for the new year.
The market in real pearls is climbing. Recent auctions show that jewellery as a whole is doing well –
There’s an emerging trend of combining contemporary art with antiques, to mix - the new with the old, the functional with the decorative, and the intensely personal with the purely practical.'
From actual lustreware to simply something with a shine, 2014 will be about having a bit of glitz. Wedgwood lustre bowls such as this one (below) are selling well.
Make this House a Home
They need your help to turn this handsome historic house into a second home for LGBT youth and visitors. With your contributions*, the house will become: A Welcome Center As the area’s LGBT Welcome Center, we will offer travel resources, package deals and insider tips on how visitors can get the most out of their stay in Tampa Bay. If you’re a resident, we’ll help you discover the latest arts & cultural events, get connected to ticket locations, and access deals to dine, play and be entertained in the area. An LGBT Coffee HouseWe’ll also be your local LGBT coffee house, where you can meet friends, study, hold meetings, enjoy first dates, read a book, and participate in enriching programs. We’ll specifically focus on being a safe space for LGBT youth, where they can freely be themselves in a supportive environment with their peers. This safe space is so important considering the fact that HALF of LGBT youth are bullied and 40% of homeless youth are LGBT. * Every dollar you donate will be MATCHED by another dollar from a private donor. What We Need & What You Get To become a space where neighbors and strangers can meet, the house needs renovations including: new windows, fire protection, air conditioning (it is Florida), and an access ramp for people living with disabilities. Once the house is up to code, it must then be filled with quality, durable furnishings that are flexible enough to fit any configuration needed for meetings and gatherings. With a warm, inviting space, the house can become the area's only LGBT coffee house!We'll also build online and offline promotional resources to give local, national and international LGBT individuals access to visitor options, travel packages and LGBT gatherings. The Impact Your contribution will make a difference in providing these unique services: Safe Space for youth to be themselves through programs and events. (About 40% of homeless youth are LGBT and need connections and resources.)The nation's third LGBT travel resource center.The area's only LGBT coffee house.This is a new project of Metro Wellness and Community Centers, which has served the LGBT community for more than 20 years. Other Ways You Can Help Help us spread the word by sharing our story! * Every dollar you donate will be MATCHED by another dollar from a private donor.
Thirty-Nine years ago, boldly when Gays were shunned by most all Churches, and barely had any Government rights....a group formed King of Peace MCC with no more than 12 people attending.Pictured
here (Right) Rev. Elder Troy Perry, MCC
Founder, King of Peace MCC founding pastor
Gloria Merrill at the church’s 30th
Anniversary celebration. A lot of gay people
have left the Churches in droves. The MCC
Churches are growing in huge numbers across the world. King of Peace's Vision Statement is pretty incredible, based on a belief that..............
As followers of Jesus, King of Peace MCC will be a community of radical welcome, passionately celebrating the unlimited nature and power of God’s love.AND wow you will feel the LOVE when you walk through the doors. The organization helps Churches in Australasia, Asia & Pacific Islands,Canada, Eastern Europe, Latin America,the United States and Western Europe.
Associate Pastor for Congregational Life
Assistant Pastor for Congregational Care
Director of Music
“The interim journey from transition to transformation is such a special time in the life of a church,” said Rev. Sutherland, “It is a privilege to be invited to pastor and companion a community between settled pastorates. Perhaps the best gift in the process is not so in much preparing for and finding the next Senior Pastor, but the excitement that comes when a community finds itself again and its mission. I am looking forward to meeting you."
of celebrity and fame, and finally his treatment of painting and image as it pertains to human mortality.
"Warhol and Dali lived in New York City at the same time. The photos of the two of them suggest a certain reticence. Perhaps they knew how much alike they were. Artistically they are of the same species - both radical. Warhol was one of the American artists most marked by the legacy and model of Salvador Dali." - Dr. Hank Hine, Executive Director of The Dali
"Warhol: Art. Fame. Mortality." explores how Andy Warhol learned from Dali's public visibility and was equally attuned to the images derived from mass culture. The exhibit considers Warhol's seldom discussed engagement with other artists through his own painting, how he constructed an approach to the image in terms
ArtwalK St Petersburg
Get out of your house & check out some art! Every 2nd Saturday of the month studios & galleries all over St. Petersburg, Florida, swing open their doors, inviting anyone & everyone to check out their latest work for free!