What The Heck Is A Foo Foo Fest?

Date Posted: Aug 22, 2014

Pensacola invites you to attend Foo Foo Fest 2014, a 12-day celebration of existing and new culturally creative happenings, events and moments under one banner, occurring throughout beautiful Pensacola, Fla., Nov. 6-17.

Highlights include the Great Gulfcoast Arts Festival, the Blue Angels Homecoming Air Show at NAS Pensacola, the Frank Brown Songwriters Festival, and the Pensacola Marathon. Additionally, 17 of our area’s best and brightest arts and cultural organizations have developed some of the best events and programming (paid and FREE) for your enjoyment. See below for a sampling of this year’s supporting events!

  • World-Class 3D Video-Projection Mapping at Artel Gallery
  • “Diva’s” presented by Ballet Pensacola
  • “Back on the Blocks,” and “Truth for Youth,” presented by the Belmont DeVilliers Neighborhood
  • “Art Jam: A Glass & Clay Event,” by First City Arts Center
  • “Remembering Songwriter Larry Butler,” presented by Frank Brown Songwriters Festival
  • “Japanese Film Festival,” presented by The Japan-America Society of NW Florida
  • “The Janet Knowles Memorial Jazz Gumbo: A Night with the ‘Dukes of Dixieland,’” presented by the Jazz Society of Pensacola
  • “Around the World in 80 Minutes, featuring world-famous trumpet soloist Allen Vizzutti,” presented by the Pensacola Civic Band
  • “The Pensacola Pop Expo 2014 w/ actor Ernie Hudson & Star Wars artist Dave Dorman,” presented by sci-fi and comic fan group Pensacon
  • “An American Tribute honoring great Americans Will Rogers, Mark Twain, and George Gershwin,” presented by the Pensacola Children’s Chorus
  • Pulitzer-Prize winning play How I Learned to Drive, “Musical Rewind 2014 and Patriotic Salute,” presented by the Pensacola Little Theatre
  • Menotti’s The Medium, presented by the Pensacola Opera
  • “An Adventure in Arts: A traveling exhibit from the Guild Hall Museum in East Hampton, N.Y.,” presented by the Pensacola Museum of Art
  • “Clarinet Bel Canto,” featuring Anthony McGill, principal clarinet of the New York Philharmonic, presented by the Pensacola Symphony Orchestra
  • “Against the Odds: The Art of the Highwaymen,” presented by the UWF Historic Trust

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