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Archive for January, 2013

01/31/2013

Photo of the Week: Circus Sarasota

By Taylor Meredith Think jumping rope is easy? How about when your partner is a little four-legged pooch? Mark Bolden, Sarasota Magazine’s web manager, snapped this fun shot of a performer and his dog mid-jump at Circus Sarasota. Photo by Mark Bolden

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01/30/2013

More Photos from Nik Wallenda’s Wire Walk

Photos by Ian Dean     Nik Wallenda–in spite of wind and loose wires–completed his untethered “Skywalk” across U.S. 41 yesterday morning. Here are some photos from the event, which drew between 10,000-12,000 spectators, according to the Sarasota Herald-Tribune.

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01/28/2013

NPR Correspondent Ari Shapiro: A Man of Many Talents

By Charlie Huisking When NPR White House Correspondent Ari Shapiro stepped to the podium in Sarasota last week, he looked out at his audience and smiled. “You all look nothing like I thought YOU would, either,” he said. A funny line from a reporter who is heard but not seen by millions on such National […]

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01/25/2013

What To Do in Sarasota This Weekend: 1/25/2013

Your Weekend Top 5 1. On the heels (pun intended) of his history-making walk over Niagara Falls and before he tackles the Grand Canyon this summer, daredevil wire walker Nik Wallenda will headline this year’s edition of Circus Sarasota, opening Friday in the Big Top on 12th Street and Tuttle Avenue. Through Feb. 15; tickets start at […]

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01/24/2013

Photo of the Week: Painterly Sunset

By Taylor Meredith Some days the sunset is pretty. Other days it is downright stunning, as you can see here in Paul Martin’s photo of Sarasota Bay. It’s almost like a painting, isn’t it? Photo by Paul Martin

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01/22/2013

Florida Homebuyer Launches New Website

  Florida Homebuyer, part of Gulfshore Media, which also publishes Sarasota Magazine and Biz(941), has just launched www.thefloridahomebuyer.com, a new and improved website with comprehensive new home listings for Jacksonville, Orlando and the Tampa Bay area, including Sarasota. You can search for a home that meets all your criteria, find helpful information about the latest […]

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01/21/2013

It Worked For Them: Three Body-Changing Local Workouts

Edy Wollheim Attanasio What: Crossfit Suncoast Where: 6300 Tower Lane, #9, Sarasota The skinny: Constantly varied movements performed at high intensities. I like that it’s every aspect of fitness—cardio, flexibility, agility, gymnastics, weight training. The endorphins are like nothing I’ve ever experienced before. Because you want to do better, you eat better, so the Paleo diet—lean […]

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01/18/2013

What to Do in Sarasota This Weekend: 11/18/2013

Your Weekend Top 5 1. If you’re nuts for musical theater, Sarasota Orchestra’s pop series opener is right up your (Shubert) Alley. “Bravo Broadway” features Doug LaBreque (Phantom of the Opera, Showboat), Susan Egan (Beauty and the Beast) and Lisa Vroman (Les Miserables) backed by the full orchestra. Friday and Saturday night at the Van […]

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01/17/2013

Photo of the Week: Downtown Sarasota Puppeteer

We love people-watching in downtown Sarasota because you never know who you’ll see. Case in point: This puppeteer, performing for his sidewalk audience one day on Main Street. Photo by Tim Gilbreath 

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01/15/2013

Artist Patrick Dougherty’s “Stickwork” Takes Shape at SMOA

[easyrotator align=”left”]erc_65_1358200913[/easyrotator] Artist Patrick Dougherty is in the midst of creating one of his famous “Stickwork” sculptures on the Sarasota High School campus, the future home of the Sarasota Museum of Art. Dougherty will be working on the sculpture, which has a circus theme, through January 26; photographer Ian Dean snapped these photos of the […]

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