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.
Her artwork is in several private collections and her "Day by Day: Pieces of Life" (26 panels) are in the permanent collection of the United States Embassy in Sudan, Africa.
She loves to share with others what she has learned through her fiber explorations in dyeing, collage and three-dimensional designs and to help them tap into their own well of creative intuition.
She is routinely rated as five stars out of five for enthusiasm and just plain fun in her workshops. Her artwork can be seen at her website as well as her schedule for shows and workshops at www.SilkDyes.com.
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.