Artsqueeze Weekend Roundup, Feb. 13-14

8 p.m.-12 a.m. – The Muse at ARTpool.


10 a.m.-3 p.m. – Contain It! and Trashy Treasures cont’d. Free.

Megan Voeller is Creative Loafing’s visual art critic. She teaches at the University of Tampa and The Art Institute of Tampa and blogs at

Target by photographer Ryan Prado.

This weekend's visual art prospects include a solo exhibition of work by photographer Ryan Prado, the David LaChapelle of Tampa's burgeoning fashion scene, and DFAC's annual Contain It!, inspired by Art Positions, the shipping container showcase at Art Basel Miami Beach.


6-9 p.m. – Opening reception for the Juried Art Show 2009 at the [email protected].

7-9 p.m. – Reception for The (Police) State at the William & Nancy Oliver Gallery at USF Tampa.

7-9 p.m. – Closing reception for Fascicles: New Work by Lauren Garber Lake at [5]art.

7-11 p.m. - Opening reception for Ryan Prado SHOT Me! presented by Square One at Gallery Live, 1901 15th Street, Ybor City. Live models, photo shoots, music and more.

7 p.m.-late – Contain It!, an exhibition of site-specific installations in 11 PODS storage units, and Trashy Treasures, an art garage sale, at the Dunedin Fine Arts Center. Contain It! artists: Yoko Nogami, Allen Hampton & April Childers, Stephen (AG) Carey, Kim Michelle Coakley, Rocky Bridges, Jason Leigh, Jeff Whipple, Brandon McLean, Christine Renc-Carter, and Victoria Block. DJ, hot dogs and Giddy Up Helicopter!; $10.

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