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Arts on the Horizon

Arts on the Horizon

April 1, 2018 | Comments (0)

By Rodger Skidmore Spend a day on an island         February and March provided us with many cold days this year. Perhaps Mother Nature was just showing us, in her fun way, how lucky we are to be in Sarasota. Lucky because it sure was cold, snowy and blowy up north where they […]

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Arts on the Horizon

Arts on the Horizon

September 30, 2017 | Comments (0)

By Rodger Skidmore How do you pronounce RIAF?    The Ringling International Arts Festival (RIAF) has been an evolving thing. “Evolving” as in something continually changing. “Thing” as in we don’t always know what to make of it. And that is a good thing. What we do know is that it is always in October and […]

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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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Arts on the Horizon

Arts on the Horizon

March 1, 2017 | Comments (0)

By Rodger Skidmore The Hurricane that missed Sarasota      Hurricane season is June – November, and October is one of the season’s peak months. The areas affected include the Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean Sea and Gulf of Mexico. The storms usually form off the southern edge of Africa and are driven west as far as […]

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Carle Mayle - Losing his marbles

Arts on the Horizon

January 1, 2017 | Comments (0)

By Rodger Skidmore Transition   Noun: the process or a period of changing from one state or condition to another. synonums: change, passage, move, transformation, metamorphosis, alteration, etc. Painting material and a painting are things that are static, they are not things in transition. While they are the “before” and the “after”, they are certainly not […]

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Beauty & the beast

Arts on the Horizon

December 1, 2016 | Comments (0)

By Rodger Skidmore A young one visiting – or living with you? December is a wonderful month – a time to do for the young ones. And the best way to do that is to show them how much you care. Of course, how much they weigh is in direct correlation with how you show […]

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Arts on the Horizon

Arts on the Horizon

May 1, 2016 | Comments (0)

By Rodger Skidmore Sarasota incubator The world premiere of the musical 1776 (actually a remake of the 1997 original, but who’s counting) was held in Sarasota back in 2012. Not just that it opened here, but that this version was developed locally at the Asolo Repertory Theatre and went on for a try on Broadway. […]

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