Sarasota Herald Tribune

Articles from November 30, 2014

American Classics in a Short but Intense Concert
A trend in the performing arts toward shorter, family-friendly programs gets a boost next weekend when the Sarasota Orchestra's Masterworks series focuses on American composers.Guest conductor Evans Haile described the program as "like a chocolate volcano...
Before Any Fixing, He First Had to Break
After two decades of alcohol, marijuana and cocaine abuse, 44- year-old Michael Richker had finally landed in a detox center. He was there because his family had finally had enough. But he hadn't."I didn't want any part of it," says Richker, now 69....
Candid Camera, or Privacy Issue? Law Enforcement Is Wary
The fatal shooting of Michael Brown by a Ferguson, Missouri, policeman -- and the subsequent protests and violence -- will accelerate the emerging movement by law enforcement agencies to equip officers with "body cams."Police in Ferguson began wearing...
Chorus Lends Voice to Rogers
GLORIA MUSICAE: Backing up a 'Gambler,' the group proves to be a sure betGloria Musicae, Sarasota's professional choir, typically sings complicated and often sacred music. Singing backup for country music superstar Kenny Rogers on Saturday night was...
City to Revisit Sunday Alcohol
SARASOTA: Ordinance that would lift morning sales ban to be heard MondaySARASOTAWeeks after Sarasota County lifted its ban on Sunday morning alcohol sales, Sarasota may be the first city to fall in line behind it.An ordinance being brought to the City...
Downtown Merchants Look for a Saturday Lift
SARASOTADowntown Sarasota was busy with thousands of shoppers on Small Business Saturday, a shopping holiday that encourages spending at locally owned brick-and-mortar businesses.While merchants said they didn't see record-breaking crowds, they enjoyed...
Facebook Debate over Modernism
Social media can be a powerful forum for debating issues.Case in point is my Facebook page (Facebook.com/Harold.Bubil), in which I asked, on Nov. 13, "Private property rights vs. historic preservation -- where do you stand?"Somehow the ensuing, lengthy...
Having Home Isn't a Park Requirement
Just a couple of blocks north of Sarasota's Main Street is a nice public park ringed mostly by modest single-family homes.Gillespie Park is owned by the city and has a pond, a walking path, playground equipment, a few tennis courts, some shady oaks and a...
Herald Tribune Obituaries
Brickel, USAF (Ret.), Lt. General James RussellSep. 18, 1930 - Nov. 21, 2014Lt. General James Russell Brickel, USAF (Ret.), 84, of Sarasota, FL, died on Nov. 21, 2014. A service will be held in Arlington, VA. Funeral arrangements by: Toale Brothers Funeral...
Packs Full of Hope for Hungry Children
(SERIES: SEASON OF SHARING)FEEDING EMPTY LITTLE TUMMIES:' Help meeting an oft-overlooked need is a Manatee woman's legacyBRADENTONThe homeless and hungry are not just stereotypical stragglers sleeping at bus stops, panhandling at intersections and drinking themselves...
Rape in 2014
Inadequate progress on preventing sexual assaultsFor all of the consciousness-raising efforts on rape prevention, are we making actual progress?There's reason for doubt, judging by recent headlines. On campus, in Hollywood, in the military, and (shockingly)...
Room by Reclaimed Room
ONCE VACATION HOT SPOTS, NORTH TRAIL MOTELS ARE BEING USED TO OFFER THOSE IN NEED A 2ND CHANCE TO CALL SOMEPLACE 'HOME'SARASOTAIn the lobby of what used to be the Sarasota Airport Hotel, the manager must tell people -- sometimes, desperate people --...
Short-Handed Sailors End as Hosts with the Most
SARASOTAGIRLS BASKETBALL: Despite being without senior Zharia Grable, they rollHost Sarasota High placed the proper exclamation point on its annual Lady Sailors Thanksgiving Shootout on Saturday night with a 56-43 victory over Gulfport Boca Ciega.Senior...
Take a Chance on New Scripts
Each year, hundreds of playwrights write new scripts, hoping that they will find their way to a theater stage and an audience.Most of these works won't get far beyond the writer's computer or notebook. But even the best scripts (a rare breed) face difficulties.Finding...
The Universal Language of DANCE
A trip to Palestine for a mixed-ability dance workshop provides catalyst for new Fuzion workIf the trip Leymis Bolanos-Wilmott and Dwayne Scheuneman made to Palestine last summer proved anything, it was the ability of dance to overcome just about any...
Two Things OLD, Two Things NEW
Punta Gorda's Holly Days Home Tour breaks the mold with a modern house by Sarasota architect Mark SultanaThe Punta Gorda Garden Club has long made good use of the Historic District's wealth of vintage homes for its annual Holly Days Home Tour.This...
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