Category: Arts & Entertainment

Photo Gallery

Photo Gallery

August 1, 2017 | Comments (0)

With warm summer temperatures, I think we’re all thankful to visit Siesta Key Beach! Photos by Sarasota Photography/Jaye Clements                        

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August Island Girl

August Island Girl

August 1, 2017 | Comments (0)

This month’s island girl hails from the west coast; Glendale, California. Paige enjoys gaming (Zelda is her all-time favorite), good food and modeling. She paints with acrylics and has some of her artwork hanging in a gallery in Lakeland. She’s also built her own computer from scratch. She currently works as a freelance model/brand ambassador […]

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chris otto

Who’s Playing Tonight? An Interview with Chris Otto revisited

August 1, 2017 | Comments (0)

By Mike Sales I first saw Chris Otto perform, when I was at a gig, on break, taking a walk and heard the most amazing guitar-shredding solos echoing over the water from across the marina. I HAD to go see who and what was making that sound, so I borrowed my venue’s golf cart and […]

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Seagulls and Volleyballs sail through the air on Siesta Beach

Seagulls and Volleyballs sail through the air on Siesta Beach

August 1, 2017 | Comments (0)

By Trebor Britt     More than 750 Pro, Amateur and Junior beach volleyball players participated in the final "Dig The Beach Volleyball Series" tournament of the season on spectacular Siesta Beach. Over $4000 of prize money was awarded to top men's and women's Pro Division winners. Adult and Junior players each have their choice of […]

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Bartender of the Month - Taylor

Bartender of the Month – Taylor

August 1, 2017 | Comments (0)

Name of Bartender: Taylor Hometown:   Sarasota, FL Q: What’s your bartending experience and how long have you worked at Blasé Cafe? What drink have you perfected? A:  I have been officially bartending for a year. I have always done small bartending events but Blasé Cafe was my first bartender opportunity. I have been in the restaurant business […]

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Arts on the Horizon

Arts on the Horizon

August 1, 2017 | Comments (0)

By Rodger Skidmore Thanksgiving in August      The pilgrims arrived in the land of the Wampanoag and Mahigan on November 9th, 1620 after leaving England on September 6th. They were probably buying supplies in August of that year, but those free market acquisition activities are not what we are celebrating. The pilgrims that settled in America were […]

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Photo Gallery

Photo Gallery

July 1, 2017 | Comments (0)

Siesta Key Beach… Summertime Fun! So many wonderful visitors enjoying the white powder-fine sand of our beautiful No.1 beach.   Photos by Sarasota Photography / Jaye Clements~                       

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Absolute Brightness

Arts on the Horizon

July 1, 2017 | Comments (0)

By Rodger Skidmore George Orwell’s Newspeak      In Orwell’s novel, 1984, “blackwhite”  referred to the usage of a word with the understanding that it meant its opposite. Thus, when the leaders spoke of peace, everyone understood them to mean war, and it is sometimes the same with theater. When one says Absolute Brightness everyone […]

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July Bartender of the Month

July Bartender of the Month

July 1, 2017 | Comments (0)

Name of Bartender: Alex Hometown: Saline, MI           How long have you been bartending? 6 years Q: What was the strangest or funniest thing you experienced at work? A: I love when people dance at bars and the energy it can spread. With that in mind, this young lady was dancing with her friends in […]

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siesta john

Who’s Playing Tonight?

July 1, 2017 | Comments (0)

Or this morning??… Siesta John (Sollazzo) Revisited by Mike Sales Two very cool things happen on Sunday mornings; I get to sleep in and enjoy another glorious day of summer hiatus and the Siesta Key Farmer’s Market, in Davidson’s Plaza, is once again, open for business. While the fruit and vegetable stand is the market's […]

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July 2017 Island Girl

July 2017 Island Girl

July 1, 2017 | Comments (0)

Mariah Rivera is a local Florida girl, living in Sarasota. She is adventurous, outgoing and all around fun. If she's not home studying to become a nurse, she's out finding new locations for her many photo shoots. Through social media she's been given the opportunity to grow into the model that she is today. She still […]

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Photo Gallery

Photo Gallery

June 1, 2017 | Comments (0)

The faces may change every month in our photo gallery, but the smiles never do!  Everyone Loves Siesta Key Beach, especially now since it has been named the #1 Beach again by Dr. Beach!  Please remember to keep our beach clean so others can enjoy its beauty.  Take responsibility of your trash and leave the […]

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