A little pudgy-cheeked girl in the gallery once looked up at Carla Nierman, Executive Director of ArtCenter Manatee, and said, “You sparkle.”
“I’m delighted to say my jewelry and three paintings have been accepted into the new clothing and art gallery, Michael’s on the Boulevard on St. Armands,” wrote Marcia Louise in a text she sent me after a recent interview. “This feels like the best news of my life…other than having a baby!”
Downtown Bradenton’s Old Main Street will be transformed into a creative zone during Realize Bradenton’s 8th annual ArtSlam, March 4, 2017, from 9 a.m.–4 p.m. The free event features live performances, site-specific installations, and interactive art experiences by Manatee County art students and professional local artists.
SaraSolo Festival 2017 is one of Sarasota’s most exciting new arts festivals. It provides a unique theatre experience, which celebrates the solo artist, showcasing an eclectic mix of 45-90 minute solo performances by 22 national and international artists – featuring music, dance, cabaret, comedy, performance art, stand-up, and storytelling, as well as historical, biographical and poetic plays.
The next event presented by Art, Rhymes & Beer takes place on Sunday November 20th, 2016 5pm-9pm in benefit to The All Faiths Food Bank at the Fogartyville Community & Media Arts Center.