Archive for April, 2012

04/1/2012

April Highlights

Art Art Sarasota. International Fine Art Expositions’ second annual event aboard the megayacht SeaFair, docked at Marina Jack, continues through April 2, with 28 galleries presenting paintings, sculpture and more. Go to expoships.com for more info. Venice Art Center. The Members-Only All-Media Spring Show continues here through April 6; it’s followed by a Photography & […]

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04/1/2012

Health Report

Breathe Easy Could your mouth be causing your sleep problems? There’s an often overlooked connection between sleep apnea and dental issues, according to Dr. Jill Morris. She says sleep apnea, TMJ and other conditions can often be linked to underdeveloped dental arches. When the dental arches don’t reach adult width, the result is a narrower palate […]

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04/1/2012

Fashion I.Q.

Is it a gloss? Stain? Lipstick? On every beauty editor’s must-list, this intensely pigmented lip color comes in 18 shades and promises staying power even after nine hours. The long-winded name is Yves Saint Laurent’s Rouge Pur Couture Vernis à Lèvres Glossy Stains—I vote just ask for the new “glossy stain.” Saks Fifth Avenue, $32 […]

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04/1/2012

Mr. Chatterbox

Socialized medicine is the one thing you’re not allowed to say anything good about—at least not in this country. But how bad—or good—can it be? Well, I recently found out, and here’s my report. Notice I just report the facts. I’ll let you draw the appropriate conclusions. It all happened on my recent trip to […]

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04/1/2012

From The Editor

I once heard the publisher of Outside magazinespeak, and what he said still resonates with me: “The best moments of our life happen when we are outside.” That’s been true for me; and it’s especially true for my children, since they were lucky enough to grow up on Siesta Key, as preschoolers catching crabs in […]

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04/1/2012

Fashion: Escape to Egmont

Escape to Egmont Karina Grimaldi wrap dress, $240, Influence; locket bracelet, $69.95, Binjara Traders; wooden bracelet, $25, Ivory Coast; earrings, $38, Oh My Gauze. Va Va Voom floral one-piece, $125, Ana Molinari; pink coral necklace, $240, and pink cluster earrings,$140, The Met. Gypsy 05 Carine dress, Influence, $253; crystal drop earrings, $140, pink crystal rosary […]

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04/1/2012

The Next Hot Sarasota Neighborhoods

Bob Plunket highlights five up-and-coming Sarasota neighborhoods.

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04/1/2012

The Land He Sees

Artist Bruce Marsh says that throughout his life he has always “painted what’s around me,” whether it was the Southern California setting where he grew up, the cabin in the North Carolina woods he built from scratch, or what he now sees from the Ruskin home he shares with wife and fellow artist Dolores Coe. […]

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04/1/2012

Into the Wild

It’s dark. I rub my arms against the cold as a red light appears 30 feet ahead. I hold up a compass and call toward the light, “A few steps to the left.” I check the compass again, and the light lines up exactly: 127 degrees. I start gingerly stepping through the chest-high undergrowth, my […]

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