Take Your Time and Look Slowly
Jeannette Paladino
The Arts
For years I lived around the corner from the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, and it was a regular stop for me, especially to view ne...
Still Going Strong
Jeannette Paladino
The Arts
Time hasn't slowed Jean Allen, a member of Arts Advocates for almost 40 years. At age 98, she recently renewed her driver's license and drov...
Breathtaking Glass Art
Jeannette Paladino
The Arts
Located in an old industrial area, just a short drive away in St. Petersburg, the Imagine Museum houses one of the largest collections ...
Opening Night at the Asolo - Saturday, April 23rd
Jeannette Paladino
The Arts
The new musical Knoxville opens tonight at the Asolo Repertory Theater in Sarasota. The Tony-award winners composer Stephen Flaherty and lyr...
How I Learned to Write a Play
Jeannette Paladino
The Arts
As a writer, I've been a newspaper reporter, written blogs and websites, annual reports and more. But I've never written a play, so I decide...
Backstage at the Asolo
Jeannette Paladino
The Arts
The smell of the grease paint – the roar of the crowd. How our heart races in anticipation of a theater performance as the lights dim a...
So, You Want to Play the Piano
Jeannette Paladino
The Arts
Have you ever dreamed that you could play the piano? Or maybe you yearn to strum the strings of a guitar. It's never too late to learn to pl...
What Does a Curator Do?
Jeannette Paladino
The Arts
An interview with Mark Ormond, curator for the Arts Advocates collection of paintings and sculptures. With over 25 years of experience in th...
Fanfare for the New Year
Jeannette Paladino
The Arts
It's thrilling to hear a trumpet fanfare preceding the entrance of a luminary or start of a special event. The rich, piercing sound of this ...

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