Year in Review
By Kay Kipling
Image: Courtesy images, Shutterstock.com, Herb Goro/Wikimedia.org
Yes, 2021 provided challenges for the arts and entertainment industries here. There were some postponements, some cancelled performances, and we all got used to wearing masks and showing our vaccination cards to get inside venues. But the band…and the theaters, and the museums, and the dancers…played on.
The love-it-or-hate-it MTV show wrapped its fourth season this year.
Jon Thaxton’s holiday display of memorabilia from The Andy Griffith Show is jaw-dropping.
Yes, these sculptures are made of sand (!).
Covid-willing, a packed schedule of shows, performers and entertainment is on tap.
Given its subject matter, Grey Gardens seemed natural for the Manatee Players’ “Action Through Acting” series, which partners with nonprofits to raise awareness about community issues.
Lyndsy Velasquez and Amy McBride teamed up to make a ‘scary sci-fi’ chocolate sculpture for Chocolate Meltdown: Hershey’s After Dark.
We’ve found five rides off the beaten path, from urban to rural, inland to coastal, that offer variety in scenery and skill level.
Bramwell Tovey began his role as music director designate Sept. 1.
RADD Night Market will take place at the Overton on the first Thursday of every month.
These men are constantly creating new work—and challenging existing ideas about inclusion in the art world.
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