The Cuban Sandwich Show is planned for the entire month of June in Tampa, Florida, as an annual arts celebration with “Tampa and/or Cuban sandwiches” the subject of ALL the art, in ALL mediums.
The event is family-friendly and inclusive of all individuals (children, emerging artists, professionals, non-Tampa residents), organizations, venues and businesses to participate in a capacity of their choosing, be it one hour or the full month. The Artists and Writers Group intends this to become a cultural highlight of the summer season in Florida.
The purpose of the Cuban Sandwich Show is to introduce and draw new audiences to ALL corners of Tampa and its many unique neighborhoods. The month-long festival will provide destinations across the city with events both day and evening hours, encouraging exploration of Tampa.
Activities will range from single-night performances to month-long visual art exhibitions, with the majority of events free and open to the public.
Participating businesses, cultural centers, restaurants, galleries, museums and other venues will design and control their specific participation/event with guidance and marketing from the Artists and Writers Group at a level appropriate for each participant.
Participants include The Pyramid, Arts Council of Hillsborough County Advisory Committee, Tre Amici, Ybor City Saturday Market, La France, King Corona, MC Filmfest, HCC-Ybor City art gallery, Don Vicente Inn, New World Brewery, Silver Meteor Gallery, Michelle Faedo’s Deli,Florida Museum of Photographic Art, Bamboozle Café’, Community Stepping Stones, McDonald Training Center, WMNF Radio, Hyde Park Art Center, Grown Man Studios, Gram’s Place, among numerous others.