Archive for November, 2010

11/1/2010

Here comes Trombone Shorty!

Hot, hot, hot (just off opening for Jeff Beck in Europe, guest-starring as himself on HBO’s Treme and performing with his band for NFL Kickoff 2010 and Jimmy Kimmel Live), Troy Andrews, aka Trombone Shorty, drops in for the 20th annual Sarasota Blues Fest Nov. 6 at Ed Smith Stadium. Only 24, Andrews has already […]

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11/1/2010

Fabulous Faux Bois

1 Faux bois, the ancient art of capturing wood grain texture in cement ornaments, is updated in this glass vase ($40). Coquillage, 1515 Main St., Sarasota, (941) 487-7160. 2 Sculpted wood grain soap with its own wooden soap dish from Gianna Rose ($12.40) at Seaside Chic, 217 W. Venice Ave., Venice (941) 483-1177. 3 The […]

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11/1/2010

Shop

You don’t just shop at Bradenton’s Village of the Arts; you cultivate your inner artist. Browsing a bewitching blend of galleries, crafts workshops, boutiques, magic and music studios, you feel the latent painter, potter or quilter in you emerge. Hold that feeling and sign up for one of the tempting classes offered by the artists […]

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11/1/2010

Arts Capital

Pas De Duel? The new Carreño Dance Festival sounds like a great addition to Sarasota’s busy cultural calendar. But is it bad news for the Sarasota Ballet? Publicly, ballet officials have wished the new venture well. But I hear they were taken aback and irritated when their former artistic director, Robert de Warren, informed them […]

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11/1/2010

Hot Dish

  What’s the must-order dish at Libby’s right now? The baked-to-order Kobe meatloaf, and I really mean baked to order. A big part of what makes this dish so great is not only the tenderness of the Kobe beef, but the cheddar cheese that’s mixed into it. Why the fried egg on top? This is […]

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11/1/2010

Top Tickets

  Killer Couple Will the Asolo Repertory Theatre’s Broadway-bound production of Bonnie & Clyde, a new musical about that Depression-era duo by Frank Wildhorn, steal theatergoers’ (and critics’) hearts? There just may be a certain sneaky admiration out there right now for people who rob banks for a living. The season opening production runs Nov. […]

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11/1/2010

Stay Tuned

Sarasota just got the radio station it’s long deserved, says Jennifer Berges Meyer, associate director of development for Tampa’s WUSF Public Media (and WUSF’s sole Sarasota employee). In September, WUSF switched to all news on 89.7 and introduced WSMR 89.1, an all-classical station based in Sarasota. Meyer, 29, says 30 percent of WUSF listeners live […]

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11/1/2010

From The Editor

The end of September can be the deadest time of the year in Sarasota, when the only thing that’s brewing might be a tropical storm in the simmering Gulf. But this year something else was in the air. At the Sarasota Orchestra, a near-full house listened to four young performers depict “Portraits in Passion.” The […]

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11/1/2010

Havana, 1960

I moved recently, and in doing so I found, way back in the corner of the dusty storeroom, my mother’s silver. Ah, the famous silver. Then the real shock hit me—50 years! It had been 50 years ago that the silver and I had our rendezvous with destiny . . . My mother, I should […]

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11/1/2010

Rare Beauty

In his new book Rare, acclaimed National Geographic photographer Joel Sartore presents 69 images of species hovering on the brink of extinction. These portraits, shot against stark backgrounds, are both intimate and immediate, revealing the exquisite beauty of even the smallest insect and making a powerful case for us to act before such beauty is […]

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