By Rita L. Sherwood Local artist Clint Eagar has won Artist of the Year for Safari Club International with his work entitled “Mountain Ram.” Raised in South Africa around Kruger National Park, Clint was around big game for most of his childhood and has deep roots and a love for...
Lynn Craft
By Ron Sandstead, Flutterby Antiques According to author Seth Godin, “Art is what we call the thing an artist does. It’s not the medium - or the oil - or the price - or whether it hangs on a wall - or if you eat it. What matters - what...

Kite Film Fest Nov. 9

The 4th annual Kite Film Fest will take place Saturday, Nov. 9th at Club LA in Destin. The mother/daughter team behind 850 Music & Entertainment, with the support from Rock Destin and Club LA, launched Kite Film Fest in 2016. “Our goal is to create an event to highlight the...
Marie Chapman
By Ron Sandstead, Flutterby Antiques Public art displays make a difference in how you feel about where you live. It doesn’t seem to matter whether they are murals, banners, mosaics or statues. It all makes for a prettier, more interesting city. There are many in Destin who believe in this...
James Mulling
By Ron Sandstead, Flutterby Antiques, Destin Artists love being Artists! It makes them happy. They probably can’t explain the process of combining thought, imagination and experience. They don’t care how it happens. They just know it happens and they love it. Over time, their style, medium and skill level all...
ECTC Wizard of Oz
Calling all ‘drama queens’ (and kings) from tots to teens to take the stage and take part in Emerald Coast Theatre Company’s (ECTC) Fall 2019 Theater Educational Programs. “We realize most of the schools in our community cannot offer the theater arts and so we are thrilled to be...
Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation (MKAF) names popular Destin artist, Kelly Pierre, the 2019 Festival of the Arts poster contest winner. Born and raised in Southern Louisiana, Kelly Pierre’s passion for arts sparked at a young age. As a child, Pierre spent a lot of his time sketching marine life...
Peggy Rowe
By Ron Sandstead, Flutterby Antiques on Main St. Creating art does not require a lot of tools or equipment. An artist can work with the simplest of things. Give them some charcoal, a hammer, a chisel, clay, tile, paint or even broken glass and they will make something beautiful. For...
Back by popular demand, Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation and the E.O. Wilson Biophilia Center join forces, once again, to really rock the summer! For grades 2nd through 8th, choose from two week-long summer camps exploring theatre, music, and nature, all while exploring the dynamic and engaging E. O. Wilson...
Dill Beaty
By Ron Sandstead, Flutterby Antiques on Main St. There are many of us who believe that displaying art on the street can help change the way we feel about where we live. Personally, it makes me feel good — especially if that art is created by someone I know. With...

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