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SunLit Festival Kickoff Party

April 6, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

| $30

Come celebrate the kickoff of the 3rd Annual SunLit Festival! Enjoy cocktails and hors d’oeuvres, as you explore the new home of the Chihuly Collection.

The SunLit Festival brings together over 30 cultural organizations and businesses for 15 days of “Litertainment.” It runs April 10-25, 2017.

We will have guest speakers including:
Roy Peter Clark, Former VP of Poynter Institute; Helen Pruitt Wallace, St. Petersburg Poet Laureate; Lisa Unger, NYT Times Bestselling Author; Bob Devin Jones, Studio@620; Collette Bancroft, Tampa Bay Times Book Editor; and Ray Hinst, of Haslam’s Book Store.

There will be featured storytellers sharing their love of books including: David Warner, Editor of Creative Loafing; Lisa L. Kirchner, founder of True Stories, and more.

We will also be giving out the 2017 SunLit Award!

Music by JJ Pattishall.

Tickets – $30
Proceeds will support Keep St. Pete Lit’s summer writing camp for kids at Morean Center for Clay.

THANK YOU to our sponsors: Tampa Bay Times, Chihuly Collection, Morean Arts Center, Festival of Reading, Jeremiah Khokhar Photography, Kathleen McDole, Patricia Hubbard, Barbara Poore, Banyan Cafe, Black Crow Coffee, Coast Bike Share, and J. Clayton Pruitt Foundation.

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Venue

Chihuly Collection
400 Beach Drive NE
St. Petersburg, FL 33701 United States
Phone:
727-896-4527
Website:
http://www.moreanartscenter.org/content.php?id=90

Organizer

Keep St. Pete Lit
Phone:
(727) 798-4530
Email:
keepstpetelit@gmail.com
Website:
http://keepstpetelit.org