On the Radar: see bio-docs on author Zora Neale Hurston and architect Antonio Gaudi

talk-back session with Hurston’s great-niece, Dr. Lois Gaston. Antonio Gaudi,  6 p.m. Thurs. Aug. 5, The Salvador Dali Musuem, 1000 Third St. S., St. Petersburg, $5 admission after 5 p.m., salvadordalimuseum.org; Jump at the Sun, 7 p.m. Thurs., Aug. 5, Tampa Bay History Center, 801 Old Water St., Tampa, $10, tampabayhistorycenter.org. --Lily Reisman

Welcome to On the Radar, where we preview upcoming events to mark your calendar for. Coming up in August are documentaries about two remarkably influential people.

The Dali Museum screens a film on Spanish architect, Antonio Gaudi. Despite the sparse dialogue, it takes the viewer on an otherworldly tour through each of Gaudi’s buildings. The enchanting visual journey is accompanied by a poignant score by Toru Takemitsu that seamlessly complements Gaudi’s work.

Also playing is Jump at the Sun, which celebrates author Zora Neale Hurston (pictured). The picture – written by St. Pete resident Kristy Andersen – follows Hurston’s life travels and highlights her accomplishments and impact — from writing Their Eyes Were Watching God, to working for the Works Progress Administration, to her significant role in the Harlem Renaissance. The bio-doc features interviews with Maya Angelou and Alice Walker. Stay after the screening for a


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