RSS

Archive | Artists

2019 Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance Best Of Show

Monday, March 11, 2019

0 Comments

2019 Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance. Who Took The Honors? Concours founder and chairman Bill Warner, a small paid staff and 600 volunteers set up the annual Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance classic car event at the Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island and the Golf Club of Amelia Island. What a show it was. Sunny skies and fabulous automobiles; creations of art, made up the show. “The judges told me they really struggled with it,” Warner said (Amelia Concours Founder). “But when you look at the two Best of Shows, the Ferrari 335S and Autobahn Courier, it had to be those two. There were […]

Share

REAL cares – Makers United for Children’s Hope Foundation

Thursday, February 22, 2018

0 Comments

Makers United for Children’s Hope Foundation By: Nicole Carbon Photography By: Chuck Carroll & Julie Hirsch Sitting across from me one recent afternoon, dressed in normal everyday attire, was a real, live super hero. I kid you not. Meet Zachary Hurst, Founder and Executive Director of the nonprofit Makers United for Children’s Hope Foundation (MUCH), whose board members include Ben Jayko, Laurie Sore, and Joe Davison. They make magic happen by uniting experts in the medical, engineering, and technology worlds who donate their extraordinary talent to help children in need. In turn, these makers get the rare opportunity to create […]

Share

REAL Interview – Olivia Newton John Part 1

Friday, October 27, 2017

0 Comments

Olivia Newton John Wellness And Healthy Living By Kimberly Burns, OTR/L, CLT I had the opportunity to speak with Olivia Newton-John about her wellness and healthy living passions. ONJ supports Alternative and Complimentary Medicines as evidenced by her development of the Olivia Newton-John Cancer Wellness & Research Centre (ONJ Centre) in Australia. After experiencing her own journey with cancer, ONJ feels she has become a “Cancer Thriver” and believes strongly that natural therapies should be included for a whole person plan of care. ONJ talks more about how she became the spokesperson for FYZICAL and about her Wellness Centre. ONJ: […]

Share

REAL Interview – Olivia Newton John Part 2

Friday, October 27, 2017

0 Comments

Olivia Newton John Wellness And Healthy Living By Kimberly Burns, OTR/L, CLT “Did Sandy sell-out and become Danny’s leather clad dream or did she claim her sexuality and her inner self?” Unfortunately I did not ask this question. Too much speculation has already been made about the ending and my focus was to reach into the mind of ONJ on health and wellbeing. Live on, live on More than just survive my friend We learn how to thrive and then live on, live on Shining like the words inside this song, live on Love is all we leave when we […]

Share

REAL cares – The Players Centre For Performing Arts

Thursday, October 26, 2017

0 Comments

The Players Centre for Performing Arts Making Our Move! By Ed Bertha The Players Centre for Performing Arts, a 501(c)3 non-profit, is Sarasota’s first performing arts organization and the second oldest in the State of Florida. The theatre opened in 1930, in the midst of the Great Depression, with a series of one-act plays. Two hundred and eighty-one member-patrons each paid a two-dollar subscription fee for the play series. Today, The Players Centre has grown from a grassroots arts organization into a major cultural institution that touches the lives of over 75,000 people annually. Last year, The Players Centre for […]

Share

REAL Video – IMAGINE Action

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

0 Comments

REAL Exclusive Magazine Presents IMAGINE Featuring Suncoast Charities for Children Host Robert Dinan Dinan Realty Group

Share

REAL Comedy – Interview With Steve Mittleman

Sunday, April 16, 2017

0 Comments

Steve Mittleman Stand Up Comedy At Its Best Interview by Ed Bertha When LA’s Comedy Store hosted auditions for Steve Martin’s film ‘Roxanne’, dozens of great comics, Steve Mittleman included, faced a professional’s worst enemy, lack of time to prepare. The Store also had a limited number of spots for auditions. Steve stopped by anyway, someone cancelled, and he got the shot. After the auditions, the film’s producers asked for only one comedian they’d seen that evening. Before he knew it, Mittleman found himself hauling a fire hose around Canada playing the quirky fireman in Steve Martin’s hit film. Let’s […]

Share

REAL Cares – Nautical Renderings

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

0 Comments

Nautical Renderings Featuring Love & Light For World Peace Host: CHARITY & WEISS International Realty Gabriele Charity Rudi Weiss Special Guests: Artist R.o. Schabbach Architect William Tagland Click HERE to download the event PDF. Slide show below.

Share

Cover – Giovanni Lunardi – Giovanni Lunardi Photography

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

0 Comments

Giovanni Lunardi’s View of the World By Richard F. Corrigan It is said that to understand a man’s life you have to walk in his shoes. You can’t, really. But for the first time, you will be allowed to look through another man’s eyes. This is an invitation to view something you have never before been allowed to experience. It’s not scary, but it may cause you to gasp. Your jaw may drop, and you may hear yourself utter words like, “Unbelievable! Amazing! Phenomenal! WOW!” There is not any one of your friends or acquaintances you are even close to […]

Share

Cover – James M. Towery – Coastal Gardens

Friday, August 28, 2015

0 Comments

James M. Towery The Art and Science of Design with Nature By Ed Bertha Photography by Giovanni Lunardi Layout by Christian Lunardi Growing up in Michigan, outside Detroit, James “Jim” Towery’s life was like so many others in The Motor City. His father worked in the automotive industry and mother in the local church. Jim could have followed his father’s footsteps, but a summer stint with a local gardener changed his trajectory. It was the love of the outdoors that set Jim’s future course, and led him to enroll at Michigan State University. Jim shares, “I’ve had an artistic flair […]

Share

Real cares – Urbanite Theatre

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

0 Comments

Urbanite Theatre Intimate, Compelling Performances By Brandy Coffey Ruiz del Vizo Urbanite Theatre, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, is Sarasota’s newest addition to the area’s cultural scene bringing compelling, intimate live theater experiences to downtown. The theater is committed to fresh works, burgeoning playwrights and actor-driven productions that will provide the region with exciting, contemporary play going opportunities. Urbanite Theatre is a lively new addition to a thriving Sarasota social scene. Co-Founders, Brendan Ragan and Summer Wallace credit their experience at the FSU/Asolo Conservatory and Asolo Rep, where they met, for grooming their artistry. “Brendan and I each have over a […]

Share

Cover – Dr. Herbert Silverstein – The Silverstein Institute, Composer/Musician

Sunday, January 11, 2015

0 Comments

Dr. Herbert Silverstein An Ear For Music By Ed Bertha Photography by Giovanni Lunardi Layout by Christian Lunardi Medicine Raised in the center city of Philadelphia, Herbert Silverstein was the number one son in the family. His father, a Neuro-Psychiatrist and Professor at Temple University, had big ideas for the boy. On Herb’s tenth birthday, his father informed him that he was going to be a doctor. Herb recalls, “In those days you did what you were told. And back then doctors were revered.” That being said, Herb’s future was slated to become a Neuro-Surgeon because, as his father had […]

Share

Featured – Bagni Di Lucca – International Art Show

Saturday, January 10, 2015

0 Comments

Bagni Di Lucca The Bagni di Lucca Art Festival in Ponte a Serraglio, Italy is born for the love of art. It creates a haven for artists to fully express themselves through the making, exhibiting or performing of their work to the enrichment of the local community and a wider audience. A revival of the former glory of Bagni di Lucca featured Pavel Kapic and Alyssia Lazin, seasonal Sarasota residents. Kapic and Lazin, husband and wife, combined their art as a painter and a photographer to create a body of work titled Confluence. The work embodies an interdisciplinary approach that […]

Share

Cover – Val Vasilef – Mr. America, Russian Bear & Vitol Products

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

0 Comments

Val Vasilef Rags To Riches 1971 Elvis Aron Presley By Ed Bertha Photography by Giovanni Lunardi Layout by Christian Lunardi Acquaintance by Christine Vester If I Can Dream 1968 Elvis NBC-TV Special Val’s father, Bob, was from Bulgaria. His mother, Anna, was from Russia. At 16 they ran from oppression to the states and established the good life. Raising four children the good life suddenly changed when Val’s father was severely injured, plunging the family into a life of poverty and a journey of hardship. Without income the Vasilefs were moved from their comfortable home and found themselves without electricity […]

Share

REAL cares – Fashion For A Cause

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

0 Comments

Art Meets Fashion Hosted By: Michael’s on Main Featuring: Boys & Girls Clubs Click HERE to download event collage. Slideshow below.

Share

Featured Properties

Ads

REAL HAPPENINGS

November 7, 2019 Ringling Underground

November 7, 2019 Ringling Underground

Ringling Underground Returns. Enjoy live music, and art in the Museum of Art Courtyard 8:00pm -1[...]
November 17, 2019 - February 2, 2020 Zodiac LEGO

November 17, 2019 - February 2, 2020 Zodiac LEGO

The Ringling To Feature LEGO Exhibit. Zodiac LEGO (2018) is a series of individual works that is[...]
DoorDash Suffers Data Breach

DoorDash Suffers Data Breach

If You Are A DoorDash User Were You Compromised? DoorDash suffered a data breach that affected a[...]
October 1, 2019 Fiction Writers Meeting

October 1, 2019 Fiction Writers Meeting

Author Pat McKanic presents “Creating a Mystery". “Creating a Mystery” is a fun, funny and inter[...]
Anheuser-Busch InBev Set To Pull Off World's 2nd Largest IPO Of 2019

Anheuser-Busch InBev Set To Pull Off World's 2nd Largest IPO Of 2019

The World's 2nd Largest IPO This Year Comes From A Beer Company. The brewer of Budweiser, Stella[...]
Budweiser's Serve Our Heroes Takes Top Spot

Budweiser's Serve Our Heroes Takes Top Spot

Serve Our Heroes Scores 100 Out Of 100. Budweiser's ad "Serve Our Heroes", a salute to fallen mil[...]
September 28, 2019 Scotch & Cigars

September 28, 2019 Scotch & Cigars

Maduro 41 Hosts: Scotch & Cigars. On Saturday, September 28th, from 5-8pm, join Maduro Cigar and[...]
September 21, 2019 AquaPalooza NEW DATE!

September 21, 2019 AquaPalooza NEW DATE!

MarineMax Sarasota Hosts: AquaPalooza 2019. It's back in a week, September 21st! MarineMax Saras[...]
September 27, 2019 Job And Career Fair

September 27, 2019 Job And Career Fair

North Port Area Chamber To Host Multi-Industry Job Fair. The North Port Area Chamber of Commerce[...]
Public Service Announcement

Public Service Announcement

KNOB Attack - Bluetooth Vulnerability Exposes Data To Hackers. A group of researchers has discov[...]
August 31st - September 1st, 2019 Venice Craft Show

August 31st - September 1st, 2019 Venice Craft Show

11th Annual Downtown Venice Craft Show. The 11th Annual Downtown Venice Craft Festival returns t[...]
September 21, 2019 AquaPalooza

September 21, 2019 AquaPalooza

MarineMax Sarasota Hosts: AquaPalooza 2019. It's back! MarineMax Sarasota brings you fun in the [...]
Public Service Announcement

Public Service Announcement

Equifax Data Breach Part II. Ashley Moody, Florida's Attorney General, warns of new phishing sca[...]
July 2019 Real Estate Market Activity Recap

July 2019 Real Estate Market Activity Recap

July Sarasota And Manatee Single Family Home, Condo And Townhome Sales. Housing trends are holdin[...]
Public Service Announcement

Public Service Announcement

Be Careful How You Charge Your Device! A bigger threat than charging cables are public USB char[...]
August 28, 2019 A Taste Of Venice FL

August 28, 2019 A Taste Of Venice FL

3rd Annual "A Taste Of Venice FL". The 3rd Annual "A Taste Of Venice FL" is coming your way on W[...]
Spanish Point - Call To Artists

Spanish Point - Call To Artists

Historic Spanish Point is soliciting artists for one or two person shows. Last year the Gallery [...]
The Daily Meal Selects The Best Burger In Florida

The Daily Meal Selects The Best Burger In Florida

What's Your Best Burger Place? I'll Start With Patrick's $5 Monday Burger In Sarasota! Best Flor[...]
The Concession Golf Club Expands Golf Course Facility

The Concession Golf Club Expands Golf Course Facility

Nicklaus Design Serves Up A 9-Hole Short Course And 1-Acre Putting Green. The Concession Golf Cl[...]
Oregon Becomes First State to Ban Single Family Zoning

Oregon Becomes First State to Ban Single Family Zoning

Duplexes Now Allowed In Single Family Neighborhoods. Oregon has become the first state in the na[...]
Translate »