Archive for March, 2012

03/1/2012

Only in Sarasota

Like many other retirees, John Olenick has found a place—and purpose—by volunteering for one of Sarasota’s myriad arts and social service organizations. At 99, Olenick is assistant house manager for Sarasota Opera and a familiar presence at almost every performance. Photographer Mike Short caught him in a rare moment of repose. Photo by>>Michael Short   |   […]

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03/1/2012

March Highlights

Art Art Center Sarasota. Continuing on view here through March 10 are two exhibitions: Artists Who Made Sarasota Famous and The Story of the Sarasota Art Association 1926-1966, both providing glimpses into the visual arts community of yesterday, with works by such artists as Julio De Diego, Jerry Farnsworth, Syd Solomon, Eric von Schmidt and […]

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03/1/2012

Health Report

Shaping, Sculpting, Lifting, Reducing, Resurfacing… This may be a banner year for cosmetic surgery. Despite a sputtering economy, experts expect growing numbers of people will seek out aesthetic procedures in 2012. The economy may be partly responsible, as a competitive job market encourages people to do everything they can to feel confident and look their […]

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03/1/2012

Fashion IQ

Men: Sometimes all your outfit needs is a little pop-o-somethin.’ Try a handkerchief with some personality, like this Paul Smith multi-stripe. And you’re done. paulsmith.com, $60 5,343 Total number of costumed characters appearing at the Ringling College of Art and Design’s Avant-Garde over the past 13 years. Don your best red-carpet look for the Hollywood Premiere […]

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03/1/2012

Mr. Chatterbox

The older I get and the more I look back on my life, the more I see the roads not taken. Maybe I should have gone to law school. Maybe I should have moved to Atlanta. Maybe I should have become a woman. Yes, you can do that nowadays. You can actually fiddle around with […]

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03/1/2012

From The Editor

Somebody recently asked when I plan to retire, and the question stopped me in my tracks. Yes, I’ve been getting letters from AARP, but I didn’t dream anyone else might think the “R” word could be in my future. I’m still entranced by my job, count my co-workers among my best friends and can barely […]

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03/1/2012

Gathering The Tribes

My brother, Brian, raises goats on our family’s farm in Nokomis. Last fall he sold two especially tasty youngsters to the St. Saba Serbian Orthodox Church in North Port. They were the highlight of a festival the church puts on every year to raise money for its building fund. Now the Rev. Dragan Zaric calls […]

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03/1/2012

From New York with Love

Botanical themes are nothing new to art and jewelry. Ancient Persians, Chinese and Egyptians carved, wove and painted flowers, vines and trees on everything from furniture and tapestries to body adornments in veneration of nature’s beauty and perceived mystical powers. David Lee Holland and Yannis Kyriazis, New York-based jewelers with a growing Sarasota connection, are […]

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03/1/2012

Rescue Me

I’ve Always loved animals. Just ask my pug, Pee-wee. But when one of those TV ads comes on, with the sad-eyed dogs and cats and Sarah McLachlan singing in the background, I pretty much go to pieces. I want to send them money and then run over to the animal shelter and adopt the saddest-eyed […]

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03/1/2012

A Guide to Manly Beauty

No guy wants to be just another pretty face, but these days, most men are interested in looking as good as they can for as long as they can. Part of that may be our youth-obsessed culture; part of it may be a shrinking job market that favors the survival of the fresh and the […]

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