Category: Arts & Entertainment

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Photo Gallery

June 1, 2018 | Comments (0)

Photos by Jaye Clements / Sarasota Photography     It’s summertime! Time to hit SK beach with family & friends… we are enjoying our lazy days of summer on Siesta Key!

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Siesta Sounds

Siesta Sounds

June 1, 2018 | Comments (0)

By Charmaine Engelsman-Robins    If you love piano music of any style, you’ll love John Hetherington, Fridays at Flavio’s Brick Oven and Bar.    There are a lot of people for whom childhood piano lesson memories are, shall we say, “less than great.” They suffer through for as long as their parents insist, practice as […]

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Arts on the Horizon

June 1, 2018 | Comments (0)

Music is busting out all over      Musical compositions are gems so June is dazzling, thanks to the Sarasota Music Festival, as old favorites and lesser known pieces are played by the Sarasota Orchestra, and by up and coming students of the invited faculty. Do you like Andre Previn’s dreamy, lush, sparkling mood pieces illuminating […]

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Siesta Key Bartender of the Month

June 1, 2018 | Comments (0)

Congrats with a tip of the hat and highlight to KIM, who bartends at THE HUB BAJA GRILL, located at 5148 Ocean Blvd, in the Village.  KIM’S hometown is right here in Sarasota.  Here’s a light-hearted Q&A on KIM as our bartender of the month.    What’s your bartending experience and how long have you […]

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Photo Gallery

May 1, 2018 | Comments (0)

Photos by Jaye Clements / Sarasota Photography Some of my favorite memories were made at the beach!  I’m always happy to see families and friends enjoying Siesta Key Beach and making memories!  Thanks for the smiles everyone!  I’m glad to be part of capturing those moments that will last a lifetime!

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Siesta Key's Island Girl

Siesta Key’s Island Girl

May 1, 2018 | Comments (0)

This month’s Island Girl is Vanessa. Siesta Beach is one of her all time favorite places on earth. She loves to participate in as many volleyball tournaments on America’s number 1 beach as possible. Anytime there’s a volleyball tournament along the incredible Gulf coastline, you’ll probably find Vanessa enjoying the sun, warm breeze and competitive […]

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Siesta Sounds

Siesta Sounds

May 1, 2018 | Comments (0)

Ren·ais·sance man noun a person with many talents or areas of knowledge    When Marc Mosby and the Instigators take the Beach Club stage for Cinco de Mayo, you’re going to hear some great music. Mostly reggae, some from very well known and much-covered international artists, plus though hard to distinguish from these giants, a […]

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Bartender of the Month - Cage Unger

Bartender of the Month – Cage Unger

May 1, 2018 | Comments (0)

Blasé Café & Martini Bar 5263 Ocean Blvd, in Siesta Key Village 941-349-9822 www.theblasecafe.com Name of Bartender? Cabe Unger Hometown: Sarasota, Florida Q: What’s your bartending experience and how long have you worked at Blasé Café & Martini Bar? I am currently in my sixteenth year in the service industry. I’ve worked in dive college town […]

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32nd Annual "Run for the Turtles" on Siesta Key Beach

32nd Annual “Run for the Turtles” on Siesta Key Beach

May 1, 2018 | Comments (0)

By Trebor Britt More than 1,000 runners and walkers participated in the 32nd Annual Run for the Turtles on fabulous Siesta Beach. The run supports the Sea Turtle Conservation & Research Program at Mote Marine Laboratory and is the Program’s major fundraiser — it helps them help sea turtles! The event included a 1-mile fun […]

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Arts on the Horizon

Arts on the Horizon

May 1, 2018 | Comments (0)

By Rodger Skidmore Luciano Pavarotti was famous for singing O Solo Mio (My own sun)      Yes, Solo in Italian means “sun” while in English solo means “alone.” And in the art world “solo” means showing the work of an artist who is a star (sun), but not next to the work of any […]

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Photo Gallery

Photo Gallery

April 1, 2018 | Comments (0)

Photos by Sarasota Photography / Jaye Clements Have you buried you toes in our world famous sand lately?  There’s nothing like it!  Whenever I ask visitors, what’s your favorite thing about Siesta Key beach; I usually get “the sand!”  That white, fine, powdery, sand!   People are always in awe of its beauty!  Can you imagine […]

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April Island Girl

April 1, 2018 | Comments (0)

This month’s Island Girl is Jessalyn of Boca Raton. An avid volleyball player, she had to skip this year’s Dig the Beach Volleyball Series as she was recovering from hip surgery. She visits Siesta Key Beach nearly every weekend during the summer. As you can imagine, she’s particularly fond of the volleyball courts. Her favorites […]

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