Sunday, May 26, 2019

Entertainment

De Soto Memorial a haven for history, nature

BRADENTON – De Soto National Memorial is open, now that another federal government shutdown has been averted. The park had closed its exhibits and programs...
Historical society readies for busy season

Historical society readies for busy season

ANNA MARIA - A record 8,000 people visited the Anna Maria Island Historical Society Museum last year, according to Society President Lynn Brennan. She...
Vassar rocks The Center

Vassar rocks The Center

ANNA MARIA - Soulful songs, the pounding of piano keys and cheering Phil Vassar fans shook the rafters of The Center of Anna Maria...
JazzFest coming to Island next week

JazzFest coming to Island next week

ANNA MARIA - The 16th Annual JazzFest will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 12 from 3-5 p.m. at the Sandbar restaurant, 100 Spring Ave. JazzFest...
Janis Ian charms the Island

Janis Ian charms the Island

HOLMES BEACH - Grammy Award-winning singer, composer and author Janis Ian shared her wit and musical talent with three groups of listeners estimated to...
Cortez will rock, swing, jump and jive during fest

Cortez will rock, swing, jump and jive during fest

CORTEZ - The 37th Annual Cortez Commercial Fishing Festival will feature eight musical acts the weekend of Feb. 16-17, including homegrown Cortezians Eric Von...
Cortez Commercial Fishing Festival

Solve the Cortez history mystery

Updated Jan. 25, 2019 CORTEZ - We have a winner! Hugh Holmes Jr. of Terra Ceia, Florida submitted a photo of the 2000 Cortez Commercial Fishing...
Jane Seymour

Jane Seymour wows ‘em at Studio

ANNA MARIA - Actress Jane Seymour capped a busy day in Manatee County by hosting as many as 200 people at a party at...
Island players I Hate Hamlet cast

You’ll love ‘I hate Hamlet’

ANNA MARIA – Every once in a while an actor finds that perfect role, or is it the role that finds that perfect actor?...
Studio at Gulf and Pine

Jane Seymour artwork at The Studio

The Studio at Gulf and Pine, 10101 Gulf Drive in Anna Maria, will host Up Close and Personal: The Art of Jane Seymour on...

Shamrock Shiver leaves them laughing

The New Year got off to a great start on Cortez Beach when as many as 150 people watched and participated in the annual...

Fireworks to bring in the New Year

The Beach House restaurant at 200 Gulf Drive N. in Bradenton Beach will again be the site for the Chiles Group’s annual New Year’s...

Dolphin Dash returns to AME

HOLMES BEACH – The Dolphin Dash begins on Saturday, Jan. 19 at 8 a.m. at Anna Maria Elementary School (AME), 4700 Gulf Drive, with a...

Take a New Year’s dip at Shamrock Shiver

BRADENTON BEACH - The 11th Annual Shamrock Shiver Charity Plunge, a local fundraiser for at-risk children, will take place on Tuesday, Jan. 1 at...
Bradenton Beach Christmas on Bridge Street Winning boat

Holiday celebrations on Bridge Street

BRADENTON BEACH – The celebration spotlight Saturday night was on Bridge Street as merchants opened their stores, offering snacks and drinks to shoppers and...