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‘Present Laughter’ leaves ‘em laughing

‘Present Laughter’ leaves ‘em laughing

ANNA MARIA – The Island Players production of Noel Coward’s “Present Laughter” was brilliantly played with good timing and a beautiful art deco look...

Beach ‘n good food and fun

Hot weather didn't stop people from enjoying the music, car show, kids zone and food served by a dozen food trucks at the Beach...
Rise and shine on Easter

Rise and shine on Easter

ANNA MARIA ISLAND - Kiwanis of Anna Maria Island invites all to experience the 55th Annual Easter Sunrise Service on Sunday, April 21 at...
Bottle boats do battle

Bottle boats do battle

On Saturday, April 13, the 41st Annual Bottle Boat Regatta brings wet and wild fun to the waters south of the Palma Sola Causeway...
Fewer storms forecast, but it only takes one

Fewer storms forecast, but it only takes one

FORT COLLINS – The Colorado State University hurricane research team has issued its first prediction for the 2019 tropical storm season and it is...
Students learn about the bay beyond

Students learn about the bay beyond

Anna Maria Elementary School is unique because of its location on Anna Maria Sound and every year teachers take advantage of that to further...
Chiles Group offers an old-fashioned Easter for all

Chiles Group offers an old-fashioned Easter for all

ANNA MARIA – The Chiles Group wants to provide an old-fashioned Easter for kids and adults with three activities on Saturday, April 20. The...
The Bright Lights

The bright lights of the stage at AME

Anna Maria Elementary second graders performed "Broadway Beat" on Tuesday, March 19, following the PTO dinner from the Columbia Restaurant, thanks to restaurant manager...
Divas will be divas

Divas will be divas

Three Anna Maria Island Concert Chorus and Orchestra (AMICCO) sopranos entertained at the last concert of the season Sunday at Neel Auditorium in Bradenton,...

Waterspout west of the Martinique

A waterspout formed west of the Martinique condominiums in the Gulf of Mexico this morning, pictured here behind Island Gallery West in Holmes Beach;...

Clydesdales visit the Island

Budweiser Brewery's signature advertising logo - a bright red wagon with brass accessories pulled by a team of husky Clydesdale horses - visited Anna...

BJ Thomas at The Center

BJ Thomas performed at The Center of Anna Maria Island on Thursday night, including his hits, "Raindrops Keep Falling on My Head" from "Butch...
St. Patrick's Day parade Sunday

St. Patrick’s Day parade Sunday

HOLMES BEACH - The 20th Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade on Anna Maria Island is set for Sunday, March 17 at 4 p.m. along...
‘Flea’ a funny, French farce

‘Flea’ a funny, French farce

ANNA MARIA – "A Flea in Her Ear" is a funny story written in 1907 by Frenchman Georges Feydeau and adapted by David Ives....
Expect comic mayhem at next Island Players show

Expect comic mayhem at next Island Players show

A new play is coming to the stage at The Island Players Theater this weekend. From March 7 to 24, The Island Players will...