The Background: Sarasota’s oldest arts organization, Art Center Sarasota, and Sarasota’s music event coordinator extraordinaires, The Closet, teamed up last Friday, August 31, to present a four-band, five-dolla, concert at the recently renovated Art Center. Darwin’s on 4th contributed to the event by donating two pony kegs of their fabulous locally brewed beer. The Shamrock Pub, another regular supporter of arts and music, also donated beer for the event. The Set-up: Last year’s renovations at Art Center Sarasota made the building into a unique local music venue. The newly walled and renovated sculpture [...]Read more ›
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Ringling Underground starts on the 6th (not the 7th). In my excitement and possible heat stroke I said the wrong date. It’s Labor Day weekend so being on the water for the 66th Labor Day Regatta at The Sarasota Sailing Squadron. It will be a great way to embrace the heat rather than fight it. Let me know how you’re going to spend your weekend embracing the heat. John and Mable Ringling Museum Ringling Undergroundhttp://www.facebook.com/events/450459731653794/Art Center Sarasota The Equines/Nota a Planet/Sparta Philharmonic/Physical Planthttp://www.facebook.com/ArtCenterSarasotahttp://www.facebook.com/events/273576429417568/Growlers Villanova Junctionhttp://www.facebook.com/growlerspubhttp://www.facebook.com/events/163541627115066/Brides Against Brest Cancerhttp://www.facebook.com/BABCTourSpectacular Fashion Event [...]Read more ›
I have a problem when it comes to discovering an infectious new tune. I’ll play it over and over until I murder it, only to stop when family and friends intervene. If only I could allow the music to breathe, exhale and be savored for another day, I might find time to delve into the back catalogue of so many bands I’ve grown to love. Truthfully, I hadn’t put much thought into this serial song-killing pattern until the recent release of Bard and Mustache’s Bitter Painter EP. From my first [...]Read more ›
The Special Meeting of the Sarasota City Commission meeting scheduled for May 24, 2012 to discuss zoning enclaves and special events has been rescheduled for Wednesday, June 6, 2012 at City Hall at 3 p.m. According to a press release signed by Public Information Officer Jan Thornburg, the meeting’s discussion “will center on developing a mutually agreeable special events plan for downtown merchants, residents and the City.” The release further states, “The city commission has no intention of banning special events in Selby Five Points Park.” Still, the question remains: [...]Read more ›