Story & Song launches Center for Arts & Culture

Tale & Song Bookstore Bistro
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April 4, 2022

Story & Song launches Center for Arts & Culture
Donna and Mark Kaufman

Amelia Island, Florida — Tale & Music Bookstore Bistro Inc., launched by Amelia Island citizens Mark and Donna Paz Kaufman in 2018, will be guided by a bigger not-for-gain work under a freshly formed personal functioning foundation, Tale & Song Centre for Arts & Tradition.

The catalyst for its development was the guidance Tale & Music gained throughout the pandemic. According to Donna Paz Kaufman. “Each day folks would inquire how Story & Track was faring in the course of the huge problem of surviving the pandemic, and we listened to persons inform us how significantly Story & Track had appear to necessarily mean to them personally.”

On opening its doors in 2018, Story & Music contributed to the local community in a selection of ways. Donna Paz Kaufman observed that a lot of ongoing courses like reserve clubs, creator talks, TED Communicate facilitated discussions, impartial film night time, and tale time for small children have always been totally free and open to all to foster dialogue, relationship and community. The shop was named following a live performance collection the few launched in 2005 following shifting to Amelia Island from Nashville, Tennessee.

For the duration of the pandemic, Kaufman described the range of further attempts that went into movement. “Story Time applications and ‘A Banquet of Words’ with Ron Kurtz went dwell online, Story & Track led a fundraiser and partnered with the Nassau County Boys & Girls Club so every single little one in Nassau County schools meals application obtained a absolutely free guide although they researched from household and designed the library at Micah’s Position.” She included, “Story & Song not long ago donated thirty-two $20 gift cards to the Boys & Women Club to use to reward neighborhood students and hosts songs classes in a partnership with Arts Alive Nassau.”

Introducing Story & Song Middle for Arts & Society, the few points out, “allows us to leave all we have labored tricky for to the private operating foundation to make sure that Tale & Track stays as our present to the group extensive right after we’re absent.” Getting to be a not-for-revenue arts corporation also makes it possible for Tale & Track to be suitable for tax-deductible non-public donations and grant funding to extend programming.

Tale & Song Bookstore Bistro was identified as “Small Enterprise of the Year” by the Chamber of Commerce following its very first 12 months as a collecting location in the community for meaningful connection and celebration of the literary, culinary, visible, and performing arts. Positioned in the central island neighborhood of Amelia Park at 1430 Park Ave., Story & Tune is also on the internet at For a lot more information call (904) 601-2118.


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