Halo Arts Project celebrates the best of the best at Siesta Key Wine Bar By Jane Bartnett Siesta Key has always welcomed artists. It was only fitting that the Halo Arts Project, a Sarasota-based non-profit arts organization that supports a diverse range of local visual artists, chose the Key as the place to celebrate this […]
Glebe Park, at 1000 Glebe Lane behind St. Michael’s Church, will be the next stop for a mobile studio that promotes crafts for kids. There is no charge to participate. It pulls in Saturday morning. See the details below.
By Rodger Skidmore Go-Go, Van Gogh You already know the answer to the question, “Who has played Vincent Van Gogh in the movies?” — Kirk Douglas, Martin Scorsese, Benedict Cumberbatch, and Willem Dafoe, as well as a lot of other actors of whom you might not have heard (like the French actor/singer Jacques Dutronc — […]
By Rodger Skidmore Is this our fourth year of COVID? Sure seems like it. But then time flies when you’re having fun. And speaking of flying, wouldn’t it be fun to fly out of here and escape Sarasota’s freezing temperatures now that they’re way down in the 60s? But there are so many countries […]
By Jane Bartnett The calendar has turned to February. Not only is it one of the best months of the year here in sunny Sarasota, it is also the month made famous by that noted third-century fellow from ancient Rome known as Saint Valentine, the patron saint of lovers. With that in mind, why not […]
Mellow Mushroom is hosting another of its popular arts and crafts events at 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 22, as participants get the chance to paint their own beer stein or wine glass. Pick a stencil from the large array of subjects, from pop culture to band logos to sunsets. One-on-one assistance from instructors will bring […]
The Key Chorale concert set for Jan. 15 at St. Boniface Episcopal Church on Siesta Key has been postponed and rescheduled for May 6 due to COVID-19-related concerns. On that day, the award-winning symphonic chorus will present Choral Splendor in 40 Parts. Tickets are $40. Visit keychorale.org for more information.
By Rodger Skidmore It will be a good New Year How do we know? Well, for starters, last year is over. And, Rachmaninoff is alive and well, and will be here in Sarasota this month. Well, at least his fingers will be — in that Garrick Ohlsson will be performing Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 3 […]
By Rodger Skidmore Shape-shifters of yesteryear Opera takes many forms. Because the French like ballet, around 1645 many Italian operas that were produced in France included a mini-ballet — if you want an audience to buy tickets, give them what they want. Soon, many operas featured a ballet between acts and the Paris Opera became […]
Enjoy a look at the incredible creations brought forth by the artists during the Siesta Key Crystal Classic International Sand Sculpting Festival, held Nov. 12-15 on Siesta Beach. Check out the video on this website as well!