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Art Uptown Gallery Features “Artists in Action” May 25
The artists of Art Uptown, Sarasota ’s oldest cooperative fine art gallery, invite the public to join them for Artists in Action, a daylong program of artist demonstrations on the sidewalk in front of the gallery on Saturday, May 25, from 11 am to 3 pm.
Among the artists participating will be Patricia Sorg, Amy Webber, Cecile Moran, Jacquie Clark and Karen Schunk. The artists will demonstrate, oil painting, acrylic painting and resist techniques, watercolor techniques and ceramics work.
The gallery, located at 1367 Main Street , Sarasota , has been continuously exhibiting the works of local artists for over 30 years. Regular gallery hours are Tuesday-Friday 11-5, Saturday 10-4, and Sunday 12-5. Tel. 941-955-5409. www.artuptown.com.
(The Village: Radio Newsletter is broadcast on AMI 1700am at the Anna Maria Island Radio station on Bridge. St. every other Monday at 10:30am and rebroadcast twice a day throughout the week)
Burlesque With a Circus Twist:
The Girlie Show Big Top Burlesque is the debut show of production company “Where House Arts” set to begin May 22 at Tampa’s The Honey Pot 1507 E 7th Ave. Featuring local and international talent The Girlie Show is a celebration of differences, women, comedy and the re-embrace of “traditional Burlesque”. Read the rest of this entry →
Attention all vintage lovers! It’s time for the once-a-year clearance sale at Retro Rosie’s and Cobweb’s Unique Finds.
Starting Thursday and going through Saturday, Retro Rosie’s Fourth Annual Clearance Sale! The whole store will be at least 20% off. Household items, furniture, and sewing stuff are 25% off. There’ll be 25-50% off clothing, 20% off jewelry and accessories, and the $5 FILL-A-BAG!
Get their now through Saturday!
Retro Rosie’s and Cobweb’s Unique Finds is located at 817 Manatee Ave East, just off the corner of 9th St. East and Manatee Ave (St. Rd 64) and their phone number is (941) 708-0913.Their neighbors include Braden River Antiquesand Pelot’s Rexall Drug Store, as well as the fantastically addictive Central Cafeand Bradentown Scoop! Just a few blocks away, you’ll find the artists’ district Village of the Arts, home of The Village Magazine. Together, we’re all an integral part of the downtown revitalization. We love our community and hope you will too!
Nuzzled up against St. Pete and on our shared bay, Gulfport has a vibrant arts community with things happening all the time and it’s only 20 minutes away. Here’s what they have going on in May.
First up, Domain Home Accessories & Gallery will host its next “Meet the Artists” event with a showing of work by three generations of artists from one local family. Read the rest of this entry →
The Dancing Crane Gallery in Bradenton’s Village of the Arts, and Soma Diner in Bradenton will be hosting a special Mother’s Day event on Sunday May 12th from 11am to 2pm. The dining experience will encompass the gallery property with entertainment in the garden. Tickets will be $35.00 per person and reservations are going fast.
- Bloody Mary “Bar”, Mimosa’s and Sangria
- Assorted Pastries, Blackberry Sweet Tea, Coffe
- Gulf Shrimp & Grits “Bar”
- Prime Rib natural ‘Jus carved
- Truffle, Parmesan whipped potato
- Redskin hashbrowns
- Grilled Roman Vegetable platter
- Assorted Quiche
- Amazing Eggs Benedict “Bar”
- Southern stuffed French Toast with local orange honey almond butter
- Butter seared Angel Food cake with fresh fruit, sake compote’
Call Soma Diner @ 941-748-0002 to set up reservations and get more information.
Keep up with the event on Facebook.
The 4th Annual Harvey Milk Festival (HMF) will take place May 16-18th, 2013 in the historic downtown district of Sarasota, Florida. The mission of the Harvey Milk Festival is to honor the life of Harvey Milk, one of the first openly gay Americans elected to public office, by fostering emerging talent in musicians and artists who support diversity and reject discrimination, and to promote equality for LGBTQ people through supporting equal rights legislation.
Admission is free to all events with the exception of the HMF film component. Read the rest of this entry →
Art Center Sarasota Presents Four New Exhibits
Opening May 30, 5-7pm
African Nouveau - Sculptures of Woodrow Nash
The Leaf and The Textile - A community project by Jackie Peters Cully
Inaugural Black Box Projects - Installation by Zachary See
New Works - Art Center’s Annual Members Only Exhibition Read the rest of this entry →
Washington Glass: A Group Exhibition. Presented by the Duncan McClellan Gallery May 11, 2013 from 5:30-9:30pm
The Duncan McClellan Gallery is pleased to present five amazing glass artists from the renowned Washington Glass Studio and School. Read the rest of this entry →
Art Center Sarasota presents
Sarasota North County Schools
Spring Art Show
April 30 – May 18, 2013
Elementary: Monday May 6, 5 – 6:30pm
Middle and High School: Tuesday May 14, 5 – 6:30pm Read the rest of this entry →
Skating for a Cause: Bradentucky Bombers Roller Derby to Support
the Lakewood Ranch Humane Society in April Bout
Bradenton, FL (April 4, 2013) – The Bradentucky Bombers, Manatee County’s flat track women’s roller derby team, will bout against Ft. Myers Derby Girls on Sunday, April 28, 2013 at Astro Skate & Fun Center in Bradenton (3611 3rd Street West ).
At every home bout, the Bradentucky Bombers donate items or funds to local organizations thus embodying their slogan “Strong Women Rolling for a Strong Community.” For this game, a portion of the raffle proceeds will be donated to the Humane Society at Lakewood Ranch, a not for profit rescue and shelter organization whose goal is to save and rehome at risk animals with emphasis on those targeted for euthanasia due to overpopulation.
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The Players rounds out its 83rd Broadway Series with the sensational production “Side Show”. The musical was written by Bill Russell with music by Henry Krieger. It follows the real life story of conjoined twins Violet and Daisy Hilton (played by Danae DeShazer and Alana Opie) from their beginnings as freak show oddities to becoming Vaudeville stars in the 1930’s. Along the way they outsmart the evil people in their lives, fall in love, and learn to balance their two different lives into one. Read the rest of this entry →