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Arts on the Horizon

By Rodger Skidmore  Young at Heart      Back in the day, Mister Blue Eyes, Frank Sinatra, sang “Fairy tales can come true, it can...

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By Rodger Skidmore Luciano Pavarotti was famous for singing O Solo Mio (My own sun)      Yes, Solo in Italian means “sun” while...

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By Rodger Skidmore A Great Day for Sarasota      The singer, Billie Holiday, had, one supposes, a number of great days. Great, in...

Arts on the Horizon

By Rodger Skidmore Why go to a museum?      Well, probably for as many reasons as there are works of art on display...

Arts on the Horizon

By Rodger Skidmore How do we know hurricane season is over?      One indicator is when the Snowbirds start winging their way south....

Arts on the Horizon

By Rodger Skidmore How do you pronounce RIAF?    The Ringling International Arts Festival (RIAF) has been an evolving thing. “Evolving” as in something continually...

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By Rodger Skidmore Thanksgiving in August      The pilgrims arrived in the land of the Wampanoag and Mahigan on November 9th, 1620 after leaving England...
Absolute Brightness

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By Rodger Skidmore George Orwell’s Newspeak      In Orwell’s novel, 1984, “blackwhite”  referred to the usage of a word with the understanding that...

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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...

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By Rodger Skidmore The Hurricane that missed Sarasota      Hurricane season is June – November, and October is one of the season’s peak...
Carle Mayle - Losing his marbles

Arts on the Horizon

By Rodger Skidmore Transition   Noun: the process or a period of changing from one state or condition to another. synonums: change, passage, move, transformation,...

Arts on the Horizon

By Rodger Skidmore How old does New Music have to be to no longer be new?      Have you ever been to Berlin?...