St. Pete Catalyst has received a full list of the approved and denied business applications for Fighting Chance. Based on figures provided by City Development Administrator Alan DeLisle, the city approved just under 30 percent of business applications in the first round, and 34 percent of individual applications.
Brought to you by Bill DeYoung, St. Pete Catalyst Culture Editor and author of "Skyway: The True Story of Tampa Bay's Signature Bridge and the Man Who Brought it Down," is a full five-part series on the victims and survivor of the Skyway Bridge disaster.
Friday’s guest on The Catalyst Sessions, Cindy Stovall, is well-known to St. Petersburg and its vast, varied arts community. Since 2014, she’s been the host of the Beauty and the Burg podcast, which has an enormous – and global – audience via the Helium Radio Network.
The first 22 minutes of the 70-minute play will premiere on the Mayday Facebook page at 7 p.m., Saturday, May 9, the 40th anniversary of the disaster. The virtual production was filmed in just two hours while the actor, director, video crew and playwright were all social distancing, six feet apart at Opera Central.