Arts/Conference: Convergence 2008

Wednesday, June 25

Convergence 2008 — the long-awaited biennial international fiber arts conference hosted by the Handweaver's Guild of America — has finally arrived. More than 50 related exhibits take place all over town, and beginning today, the public is invited to the conference's "Convergence Vendor Hall," which features an exhibition of everything fiber, informal fashion shows, product demos and more. Through June 29, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Wed., 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Thurs., 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Fri., 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sat., Tampa Convention Center, 333 S. Franklin St., $10,