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PHOTO OF THE DAY: Multiple Oneness

PHOTO OF THE DAY: Multiple Oneness

January 9, 2012

Ken Cro-Ken painted live to oboist Matt Sullivan and live-streamed video footage for attendees at Longboat Key Center for the Arts, a Division of Ringling College of Art and Design on Friday, Jan. 6.

PHOTO GALLERY: Save Our Seabirds Clean Up

PHOTO GALLERY: Save Our Seabirds Clean Up

January 9, 2012

It was all the birds could squawk about when 26 volunteers showed up for a long day of labor at Save Our Seabirds on Saturday, Jan. 7. “It is surprising to see the amount of people come to give us a face lift we so badly needed,” Lee Fox, Executive Director, says. Some volunteers scraped paint, others painted; some cleaned, and others cleared brush, but everyone was hard at work.

PHOTO GALLERY: Affinities performance

PHOTO GALLERY: Affinities performance

January 8, 2012

The opening to Affinities included a performance incorporating Rebecca Allan and Ken Cro-Ken’s work on Friday, Jan. 6 at Longboat Key Center for the Arts, a Division of Ringling College of Art and Design. The performance presented Multiple Oneness Ken Cro-Kens live painting and video-streaming of his work to Oboist Matt Sullivan’s music. Horizon Lines followed, featuring Hermitage Artist Retreat Fellow and composer Laura Kaminsky’s music performed by Oxygen 3 during a film incorporating Hermitage Artist Retreat Fellow Rebecca Allen’s work. Attendees could view the exhibition following the performance. The exhibition runs through Feb. 24 and features the artist’s work.

PHOTO GALLERY: Fuzión Dance

PHOTO GALLERY: Fuzión Dance

January 8, 2012

The Longboat Key Education Center held its first “In the Spotlight” performance with members from the modern dance troupe Fuzión Dance on Friday, Jan. 6. Rehearsal Director Alyson Dolan, dancer Jahrel Thompson and Artistic Director Leymis Bolaños performed a variety of their selections. After a few numbers, the audience joined in the fun with some salsa dancing.

PHOTO GALLERY: Goodbye party for Dave Sparks

PHOTO GALLERY: Goodbye party for Dave Sparks

January 6, 2012

Hundreds of people came out to celebrate and give their best wishes to Dave Sparks, Thursday, Jan. 5, at the Gulf Drive Café.

PHOTO OF THE DAY: Pot of Gold

PHOTO OF THE DAY: Pot of Gold

January 5, 2012

This coin is estimated to be worth around $10,000. It is one the International Coin Collectors Association purchased for $6,000 at its event at the Hilton Longboat Key.

Save Our Seabirds seeks cleanup volunteers

Save Our Seabirds seeks cleanup volunteers

January 5, 2012

Volunteers are needed this Saturday for a cleanup of the bird-rescue facility.

It's a 'classy' season for Longboat fitness offerings

It's a 'classy' season for Longboat fitness offerings

January 4, 2012

Residents, snowbirds and visitors have lots of options for staying in shape this season. Public classes are offered at the Longboat Key Education Center and the town’s Bayfront Park Recreation Center.

PHOTO GALLERY: Villagers celebrate at holiday open house

PHOTO GALLERY: Villagers celebrate at holiday open house

January 4, 2012

Kip O'Neill's annual Holiday Open House Dec. 29 was a delightful gathering of new residents mingling with long-time Villagers. It was also an occasion for snowbirds to catch up on the latest news on the Key. Usually a number of peacocks gather on O'Neill's lawn to join in the festivities, but, on this evening, there wasn't one in sight. Someone must have forgotten to update the peacocks' social calendar.

The good, bad, ugly and bizarre

The good, bad, ugly and bizarre

January 4, 2012

It's been six years since we reported on our excursion to the bewildering world of Art Basel Miami Beach.



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