Tag: "Sarasota Artists"

A DREAM LAST NIGHT to be filmed in Southwest Florida

A DREAM LAST NIGHT to be filmed in Southwest Florida

April 1, 2014 | Comments (0)

By Diana Colson Independent film producer K.C. Schulberg recently addressed a group of film enthusiasts at a Sarasota Film Commission Mixer. Jeanne Corcoran, Director of the Sarasota County Film & Entertainment Office, had invited this third generation film executive to tell about the feature film he will soon be shooting in Southwest Florida. The film […]

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Arts on the Horizon!

Arts on the Horizon!

April 1, 2014 | Comments (0)

By Jaye Clements Another month of great line-ups.  See what’s in store for April…     April 1 @ 8pm – at the Van Wezel – Mandy Patinkin: Dress Casual with Paul Ford on Piano.  http://www.vanwezel.org/ …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… April 1 to April 19 – at the Venice Theatre – Five Guys Named Moe (a musical) A […]

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Who's Playing Tonight?

Who’s Playing Tonight?

April 1, 2014 | Comments (0)

An interview with Derek Decesare by Mike Sales When I came to Siesta Key for the first time; I naturally gravitated to the village and wound up at SKOB, where I found an open air party on the porch, bustling with vacation revelers, food, drinks, dancing and music…good music, with Derek Decesare playing percussion. I’ve since […]

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THE DRAMATIC WORLD OF JACK GILHOOLEY

THE DRAMATIC WORLD OF JACK GILHOOLEY

March 1, 2014 | Comments (0)

By Diana Colson  A gifted and prolific playwright lives in our midst. Jack Gilhooley has been the recipient of dozens of grants, awards, staged productions and readings of his work not only in the United States but also in Scotland, Ireland, Canada and Australia. In February of 2014, there was a reading of his newest […]

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Arts on the Horizon

Arts on the Horizon

March 1, 2014 | Comments (0)

By Jaye Clements March is filled with concerts, art exhibits, plays, and celebrity entertainers.  With so much to see be sure to take in some of the wonderful entertainment available.   Below are some highlights of what’s coming on the horizon. Mar 1, 4pm to 9pm – Family Night – The Science of Art – South Florida Museum. Create […]

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Arts on the Horizon

Arts on the Horizon

February 1, 2014 | Comments (0)

By Jaye Clements Something new at the Ringling Every Friday and Saturday, 10:30am to noon – Garden tours at the Bayfront Gardens.  A guided tour of the incredible grounds at the Ringling!  You’ll learn about their interesting living collections.  Wear comfortable shoes, the tour covers about a mile! $20 (Weather permitting) …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… February 1, 6:30pm – The Opera Gala […]

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The Creative World of Diana Colson

The Creative World of Diana Colson

February 1, 2014 | Comments (0)

By Emy Stein   Diana Colson has the soul of a creator. An award-winning filmmaker, she is a published songwriter, composer, lyricist, and journalist who was once named as Sarasota County Teacher of The Year. She has produced 16 short films and created or co-created three full length musicals which have been produced on stage in […]

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Who's Playing Tonight?

Who’s Playing Tonight?

January 1, 2014 | Comments (0)

An interview with “Democracy” lead singer Damie Caines by Mike Sales About six or seven years ago, when I was still fairly new to the area, I’d met up with some of my restaurant friends on Anna Maria Island, after a gig, to go listen to music, chat and unwind. The sign outside of the […]

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Arts on the Horizon

Arts on the Horizon

January 1, 2014 | Comments (0)

By Jaye Clements January 1 to May 30 – Sarasota’s Season of Sculpture at Bay Island Park – Season VII– A number of beautiful pieces line the Sarasota Bayfront. Talk a stroll along the sidewalk to view these large works of art!  Eight regional, national and international renowned artists and eighteen sculptures are on display […]

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The Fearless World of M.P.Manilla

The Fearless World of M.P.Manilla

January 1, 2014 | Comments (0)

By Diana Colson  Sarasota is home to Mary Pangalos Manilla, a television journalist with stellar credentials. A former New Yorker who was twice nominated for the Pulitzer Prize for her thought provoking television documentaries, Mary has written a fact-based novel on the subject of a possible disaster at Nevada’s Yucca Mountain, a government site where […]

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The Creative World of Kenny DeCamp

The Creative World of Kenny DeCamp

December 1, 2013 | Comments (0)

By Diana Colson The creative life of Kenney DeCamp is one that is truly unique. In the 1970’s while working as an orthopedic Physician’s Assistant (PA) at Patterson Army Hospital in New Jersey, Kenney met Bruce Springsteen. He soon became involved with the production company that was booking Bruce’s first band, Steel Mill. They brought […]

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Who's Playing Tonight?

Who’s Playing Tonight?

December 1, 2013 | Comments (0)

An interview with Kara Nally by Mike Sales The first time I heard Kara Nally, was at SKOB. She was guest hosting the open mic, with Sandi Grecco, singing a little, introducing the various participants and making the rounds to make everyone feel welcome. Every time I go to see her, like on Thursdays at […]

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