Category: Arts & Entertainment

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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Great Mother's Day Race

Great Mother’s Day Race

June 1, 2017 | Comments (0)

By Trebor Britt More than 350 participants of all ages gathered on spectacular Siesta Beach for the sixth annual "Great Mother's Day Race". This delightful race brought entire families together to honor or remember their moms by running, jogging or even walking the 3.1 mile/5K distance. Everyone registered received free race pictures, a dry fit […]

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Who’s Playing Tonight…an interview with Lenny Brooks

Who’s Playing Tonight…an interview with Lenny Brooks

June 1, 2017 | Comments (0)

By Mike Sales My favorite interviews are with artists of whom I’m already a fan before I write about them. I first heard Lenny’s name when he was recommended as the “go to” guy to solve a problem I was having with my new-to-me Fender Stratocaster. I met him at his Twinkle gig to drop […]

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Arts on the Horizon

Arts on the Horizon

June 1, 2017 | Comments (0)

By Rodger Skidmore When is 13 a lucky number?  When it’s June in Sarasota, that’s when. Spring is turning into summer and the Sarasota Music Festival is turning in a stellar series of 13 performances at the Sarasota Opera House and Holly Hall. Composers, they have a few – from the well known to the […]

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June Island Girl

June Island Girl

June 1, 2017 | Comments (0)

  This month's Island girl is Carissa, a Sarasota native. She works for a local dermatologist and is a devoted mother to her two year old son. Carissa loves to stay busy and is always on the go, enjoying the beach, fishing, and other outdoor activities but her passion is fitness and working out. Carissa will […]

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siesta key bartender

June Bartender of the Month

June 1, 2017 | Comments (0)

Name of Bartender: Ashley Q: How long have you been bartending? A: For 7 years and counting.  Q: What was the strangest or funniest thing you experienced at work?  A: We have 3 signs pointing to the bathroom . Every customer always goes down the other way. So I had this guy one day. When […]

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Photo Gallery

Photo Gallery

May 1, 2017 | Comments (0)

It’s summertime all year long, at Siesta Key Beach! (Photos by Sarasota Photography/Jaye Clements)                 

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Ski-a-Ree

Arts on the Horizon

May 1, 2017 | Comments (0)

By Rodger Skidmore Madea it ain't      But that could be a good thing. Tyler Perry has written a slew of movies starring the character Madea, an elderly black lady who gets into (and out of) a ton of predicaments. But while many of the various Madea movies have been presented as plays across the US, none […]

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May's Island Girl - Brooke

May’s Island Girl – Brooke

May 1, 2017 | Comments (0)

This month's Island Girl is Brooke, the sister of last month's Island Girl Brandie. She was visiting from Little Falls, MN. This St. Cloud Technical Community College student has a passion for both dancing and fishing. She said if she could spend a day with anyone in the world, living or deceased, hands down it […]

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Siesta Key Easter Egg Hunt a success for the kids

Siesta Key Easter Egg Hunt a success for the kids

May 1, 2017 | Comments (0)

On Saturday, April 15th, nearly 175 children and their families came out to enjoy the Siesta Key Children’s Easter Party & Easter Egg Hunt at Turtle Beach.  Family-friendly activities included the egg hunt, face painting, games, Mote Marine’s mobile laboratory, the Girl Scouts, Sherriff’s mounted patrol, as well as fire truck and ambulance tours. This event […]

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Who’s Playing Tonight…an interview with Hatley

Who’s Playing Tonight…an interview with Hatley

May 1, 2017 | Comments (0)

A few months ago, while setting up to play a party in one of the private rooms at the Polo Grill, I heard a band on the other side of the wall playing country music for a wedding in the banquet hall. The music sounded so good and the songs were so well chosen that […]

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Photo Gallery

Photo Gallery

April 1, 2017 | Comments (0)

With temperatures dropping around the country… Spring Break 2017 meant everyone heading south to enjoy the warm weather at Siesta Key Beach!  Photos by Sarasota Photography/ Jaye Clements                             

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