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PK Visitor Guide 2017

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53 VISITPERDIDO.COM A MUSICIAN AT THE FRANK BROWN INTERNATIONAL SONGWRITERS' FESTIVAL PLAYS FOR AN INTIMATE CROWD ; : AN ARTIST PAINTS A MURAL DURING PENSACOLA'S BACK TO THE BLOCK FESTIVAL Perdido Key These are just a few of the many art and culture options in our neighboring cities. Looking for more? Don't forget about the Sea Oat Studio (1009 E Canal Rd., Gulf Shores, AL 36542), which features master potters from Gulf Shores. The Studio specializes in wood-fired and electric-fired stoneware pottery and sculptures; the South Baldwin Community Theatre's (2022 W 2nd St., Gulf Shores, AL 36542) group members combine their array of talents to bring the performing arts to the Gulf Coast. Founded in 1972, the nonprofit theatre holds breath-taking performances throughout the year; The Wharf Amphitheatre (23101 Canal Rd., Orange Beach, AL 36561) sees a large number of world-famous and up- and-coming artists throughout the year. From country to pop to oldies, you will find it at the Wharf. Recent performing artists include Twenty One Pilots, Train, Keith Urban, Brantley Gilbert, and Florida Georgia Line. As we encounter Perdido Key, we also find one of our favorite local gems: Artworks Studio & Gallery (13700 Perdido Key Dr., Pensacola, FL 32507). Housed on the first floor in the Villagio Town Centre, Artworks is an eclectic co-op of local artists. The gallery is currently showcasing approximately 14 different artists, whose talents and mediums include photography, musical instruments, water colors, wire-wrapped and beaded jewelry, and much more that you will have to see for yourself. Artworks also offers a weekly Paint & Wine class on Wednesday evenings with local artist Talis Jayme. Have you ever seen beautifully twisted and colorful glass glow in the dark? No matter the answer, the next artist to experience is Hot Sands Glass, created by Lyn Gentry. From small jewelry like earring and necklaces to large 6-foot-tall sculpture and home installations, Hot Sands Glass is sure to leave you in awe. Gentry uses dichroic glass and a variety of colors that play with natural light to create custom wall art for each individual collector. The gorgeous jewelry can be purchased at the Hilton Pensacola Beach, Perdido Pack & Ship, Perdido Key Souvenir's, and St. Charles Place gift shop in Orange Beach, Ala. Downtown Pensacola is where the artistic heart can soar. From historical exhibits to modern

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