For a decade Ines was “the image of fashion” in Italy. Her class and spontaneity in front of the camera served as an example and contributed to the changing image of women. Thanks to her a new profession was born that required not only beauty but intelligence and self irony.
Jack Dowd’s 27: Robert Johnson, Brian Jones, Alan Wilson, Jimi Hendrix, Jim Morrison, Janis Joplin, Jean Michel Basquiat, Ron Mckernan, Kurt Cobain and Amy Winehouse. Talented musicians all dying at age 27. 27 years is not a long life, hardly enough time to leave a mark that will not wash away faster than it was created.
One of the leading American pianists of his generation, Derek Han has dazzled audiences across six continents. Playing private performances for three presidents, his public performances have touched the lives of many, from Milan’s La Scala to New York’s Lincoln Center. Let’s meet this accomplished pianist.
May 12th Band Slam Benefiting Manatee Children’s Services. A different type of charity fundraiser is roaring its way into the Sarasota Bradenton International Convention Center. From blues to jazz to cover bands, see the Suncoast’s hottest bands under one roof. For more information visit www.manateechildrensservices.com.
An invitation to opera and a chance meeting with distinguished pianist Derek Han inspired Piero Rivolta’s creation, La Musica. Now entering its 26th season, La Musica is firmly established on Sarasota’s cultural calendar at the Sarasota Opera House, and beyond.
Sarasota’s bay front once again takes center stage in the art world as Sarasota Season of Sculpture celebrates its sixth season with a remarkable exhibition called “Under Azure Skies.”
“The whole story behind doing something so sophisticated as custom yacht building, losing everything and then totally reinventing one’s self (aka The Tube Dude), has so much power and leg because right now so many people can relate to it.” Scott Gerber
Anchored by the Tube Dude Gallery, Scott Gerber’s vision is to turn space in the Rosemary District into multiple art galleries, open seven days a week, with the coupe de-gráce a weekly art show each Saturday, after Sarasota’s Farmers Market closes.
The inaugural Dance, Art & Food Festival. DAFF takes place Saturday, April 30th, at the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall. Taste your way around the globe, watch authentic ethnic dances from different cultures and view stunning artwork.
Giovanni Lunardi shares his collection of 3D artwork with us. For the first time the art is available for purchase. Some pieces date back thirty years. Enjoy!