Artists, Writers and Musicians
These artists, writers and musicians are featured in the June 2012 Cuban Sandwich Show events throughout the Tampa area.
Sarah Butz is a resident of St. Petersburg, Florida, and graduated from Georgia State University
in Atlanta with a BFA in Surface Design. She manipulates cloth through dyes, stretching, stitching and other
Linda Dawson, born and raised in Kansas, is an artist working in Northeast St Petersburg, Florida. She
has chosen fiber as her means of expression and works with large pieces and
Melissa Fair is a visual artist and the author of a chapbook, "Tornadoes, Love and Other Natural Disasters".
Her work has appeared in Ninth Letter, GulfStream Review, Apalachee Quarterly,
Bitter Oleander and other journals.
Marlene Glickman has been creating with fabrics for more than 40 years including fashion design and
fabric art wall hangings. Her work has been exhibited in the United States and internationally including
Pakistan, Africa and Russia. She has had her work published in Quilting Arts magazine,
America: From the Heart and art compilations of the United States Embassy.
Susan Greenbaum, Ph.D., is Professor of Anthropology at the University of South
Florida. Her association with Ybor City includes programs on "Cubans in Tampa:
Common Histories, Common Paths. Joint celebration of 100 years of Cuban mutual aid
societies in Ybor City", "Tampa Afro-Cubans & Buffalo Soldier Sites Survey Project",
an archival and archaeological survey in connection with centennial of the Spanish
American War, and other projects about the historic district.
Paul Guzzo has produced several independent films including "Charlie Wall: The Documentary", "Joyce Story",
the award-winning short "The Dance", the multi-award winning feature film "99" and
"The Ghosts of Ybor", a series of films about Ybor City. He currently is senior writer at Ybor City's
Cigar City Magazine.
Producer-Director-Writer Gayla Jamison has produced social issue and human rights documentaries and
documentary series filmed in 17 countries on five continents. She is the founder and executive producer at
Lightfoot Films, Inc., and the director of "Living in America".
Kurt Piazza is a multi-media artist working primarily in video, installation and performance. His video work
deals with space, architecture and sound as reactionary elements of the visual narrative and explores the notion that
physical space has a history and architecture can serve as a metaphor for the fusion of time and space.
Taste of Sandwiche Cubano Food Fest
When: 11:00am - 4:00pm, Saturday August 18, 2012
Where: Hillsborough Community College-Ybor Campus, 2204 N. 15th Street Tampa, FL 33605
(moved from Cuban Club)
Ticket: free admission, $ for food
Food fest featuring traditional Tampa cuisine, including an attempt to create the world's longest Cuban Sandwich, besting Miami's 30-foot long record set in December 2011, winners of the Cuban Sandwich Festival held in Ybor in May, and Cuban sandwiches from numerous local restaurants; plus roast pork, deviled crabs, empanadas, flan.
Rooster Promenade and BBQ!
When: 6:00pm Sunday August 19, 2012
Where: Big Al's Finger Licking Good BBQ, 1609 18th Street, Gaspar's Grotto, 1805 E. 7th Avenue, Dirty Shame, 1929 E. 7th Avenue, all in Ybor City, Tampa, Florida
Ticket: Free admission; $ for food
Lots of BBQ and drinks, live music, and a costumed Rooster Promenade parade open to everybody: children, dogs, pirates, hipsters, and, of course, fowl of all feathers.