Archive for the ‘Sarasota’ Category

Public Invited To “Sneak Peek” Charity Preview

Those anxious for a glimpse inside the gleaming new Mall at University Town Center taking shape at I-75 and University Parkway will get their first chance at the Sneak Peek Charity Preview on Wednesday, Oct. 15, the night before the area’s premier shopping and dining destination opens to the public.

 

Ten local charities have been selected to benefit from the charity preview. One hundred percent of the ticket price will be donated to the following local charities: All Faiths Foo…

Designing from the Ground Up

When we first profiled Sarasota-based interior designer Richard C. Carpenter, A.S.I.D. in July, 2011, he had only recently relocated to SWFL from New York City. Now, nearly three years later, Carpenter has established himself as a busy, award-winning interior designer and a highly visible contributor to the Sarasota Arts and Design community.

Last Spring, Carpenter opened “RCC Design + Studio” on one of the hottest downtown streets in Sarasota, at 1280 N. Palm Ave, directly across from …

New Mall to Spice up Sarasota Dining Scene

Gulf coast residents and visitors in search of new dining destinations will find some palate-pleasing options in store at The Mall at University Town Center, now under construction in Sarasota, Fla. Taubman Centers, Inc. (NYSE: TCO) and Benderson Development Company, LLC today revealed five restaurants – all new to the market – opening with the center next year.

 

The 880,000-square-foot, $315-million Mall at University Town Center opens Oct. 16, 2014. With anchors Saks Fifth Avenu…

2014 Sir Frederick Ashton Festival

The four-day festival will honor the life and works of the acclaimed British choreographer and feature 10 Ashton ballets

The Sarasota Ballet formally announced today that they will host a four-day festival, April 30 through May 3, which will honor the life and works of the British choreographer, Sir Frederick Ashton. With events located throughout Sarasota, Florida, the 2014 Sir Frederick Ashton Festival will feature 10 of the renowned choreographer’s ballets, as well as several films and l…

Palmer Ranch Celebrates 10th Anniversary

Kaleidoscope, a collage of member-created art depicting 20 different perspectives of life at The Glenridge, was unveiled in the atrium. The piece features a variety of media including watercolor, oils and papier-mâché.

The Glenridge on Palmer Ranch recently celebrated its 10th anniversary, marking a decade of milestones that have made an impact on both the Sarasota community and the senior living industry.

 

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Performance Kicks-off

The students of The Margaret Barbieri Conservatory of Dance, The Sarasota Ballet’s elite classical ballet program, are preparing for their first performance of the 2013-14 season. With three unique programs scheduled throughout the season, students will have the opportunity to showcase their evolving technique and artistry to the Sarasota community.

Hosted at the FSU Center for the Performing Arts on Oct. 29 at 7 p.m., the fall concert features a demonstration of the Conservatory’s vigor…

Marietta Museum Opening

Marietta Museum of Art & Whimsy

 

Marietta Museum of Art & Whimsy is pleased to announce the date for the museum’s fourth season Grand Re-opening Party – 19 October 2013. The public is invited to join museum staff, artists, volunteers and supporters to celebrate the museum’s fourth season which will run from 24 October 2013 – 31 May 2014.

 

Ahoy me treasured mate! I prithee ‘SAVE THE DATE’, for a voyage on the whim-sea, Taking in some new boot-tee. The Marietta Museum of Art & W…

Sarasota New Cosmotologist Emily Jamieson

Lasting Looks of Sarasota, a local business that offers a variety of specialty skincare and body treatments, recently added a new Cosmetologist, Emily Jamieson, to their team. Jamieson is a fully-licensed Cosmetologist and a graduate of Joe Blasco Make-Up School, the only accredited make-up school in the United States.

Jamieson has extensive experience all over the country including Los Angeles, where she did make-up for music videos as well as student films. She has worked at the Van Wez…

Soloist Joins the Sarasota Ballet

The Sarasota Ballet is pleased to announce the addition of Edward González Morgado, a new Soloist to their company. Recently defected from Cuba, González has gone through many obstacles in order to make his dream of dancing in the United States a reality. One of seven young dancers that left the National Ballet of Cuba during a recent tour in Mexico, González signed a contract with The Sarasota Ballet on Monday morning.

Having performed in ballets such as Swan Lake, Sleeping Beauty, La…

Designer Profile – Curveturiere

Curveturiere Intimates is a full-cup, full-figure foundation and sleepwear line with sizing available in 32 – 50 D – K and XS – 3X. The line has been expertly curated to hone in on the classic and key foundation and sleepwear silhouettes every woman needs to keep pace with her “on the go” lifestyle. Whether it is the Belle smooth cup, wire-free plunge bra under her tee shirts, the Lola camisole, wire-free for modesty under a low cut wrap dress or the Emilie lace and jersey gown wit…