It wouldn’t be much of an exaggeration to say that Corinne Woodland has been performing nonstop since she was nine. What’s remarkable is that she doesn’t take any kind of a break between shows, nor does she see it as a choice. It’s more of a “way of being,” as much a part of her identity as being raised in Bradenton or having hazel eyes.Read more ›
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Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Sun Coast (BBBSSC) – Manatee County will showcase some classic vehicles at their “BIG” Car Show this Saturday, March 23 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at downtown Bradenton’s new Riverwalk. Admission to the show is free, and if you want to show off your hot set of wheels, you still can!Read more ›
I approach art, food and live music with an epicurean appetite that borders on insatiable — which is why, as I sit here munching on the artisan lavender flat bread graciously provided by Jim Copening, chef at Bradenton Village of the Arts’ upcoming restaurant Arts and Eats, I think I might finally understand the concept of Christmas in July. Yes, it really is just that good. Copening co-owns Arts and Eats with his wife, artist Donna Slawsky. Once it’s up and running in August, the restaurant will double not only as a [...]Read more ›
With Sarasota’s seemingly endless supply of arts and culture, festivals, attractions and shenanigans, those of us at This Week in Sarasota who make a living by pressing the letter buttons to make words happen have plenty of material to work with right here in our own backyard. Sometimes, though, we emerge from our cocoon to venture 20 minutes north into the great unknown, to the actually-not-so-distant city of Bradenton, home to a bountiful wealth of culture just begging to be explored. As of late, I’ve been spending quite a [...]Read more ›
Move over, Asheville. There’s a new small city in focus at the center of the United States’ arts radar, and that city is Sarasota. AmericanStyle Magazine announced the Top 25 Cities for Art (ranked by population into three categories of small, mid-sized and large). Sarasota skyrocketed to first place on the list, with Bradenton hot on its heels claiming the #2 spot. AmericanStyle Magazine publishes quarterly, and each summer issue features the lists of top destinations for the arts in the United States, based on feedback from reader polls. In [...]Read more ›