By Ron Sandstead, owner Flutterby Antiques For an artist, creating is part of being. They don’t ask why, they just do. Fortunately for us, we live in a beautiful area and artists like living here. So, they paint what they see and we are better for it. Our Banner Art Project...
Artworx 2 kicks off this month, featuring wonderful new art by a selection of talented Emerald Coast artists from Navarre to Panama City. You are invited to mix and mingle with the artists at an opening celebration on Thursday, March 21 from 5-7 p.m. at Beachworx. Featured artists include...

Artworx @ Beachworx

The first season of ARTWORX @ BEACHWORX has been a success with 16 featured local artists. With the fresh atmosphere of the contemporary co-work space, the walls of BEACHWORX offer a perfect palette for a display of local color. The centrally located space offers an opportunity for a wide...

Banner Artists Highlight

By Ron Sandstead, Flutterby Antiques Our Emerald Coast has many wonderful artists. A number of them have joined me in what we call the Destin Banner Art Project. Our objective was to beautify Destin by creating art that could be placed on banners and displayed on Main Street. This became...
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Emerald Coast Theatre Company continues its 6th season with a new offering, the StoryTeller series, featuring professional actors and authors presenting compelling stories and dramatic works. There are four StoryTeller presentations on Wednesdays in February (13, 20 and 27) at 7 p.m. staged at ECTC’s performance space located at...
By Dee Cruce It’s a known fact that our area is home to many of the South’s most acclaimed artists. And world-renowned artist and Destin local Clint Eagar, owner of Clint Eagar Designs is no exception. When you first walk into Clint Eagar’s gallery, you might wonder how many artists...
By Lori Leath Smith “Art is not just for the multitalented.It's not just for the rich. It’s really for everybody, and everybody should feel comfortable with art.” -Painting with a Twist co-founder Cathy Deano “Painting with a Twist is fun art, not fine art,” says Barbara Dean and David Presnell, franchise...
Stage Crafters: A Chorus Line A Chorus Line examines one day in the lives of seventeen dancers, all vying for a spot in the “chorus line” of a Broadway musical. After the first round of cuts, Zach, the director and choreographer, asks each dancer to speak about themselves. Discomfort opens...
Sinfonia Gulf Coast is kicking off their 2018 Classical Connections series with a concert featuring accordionist Hanzhi Wang. Ms. Wang joins Sinfonia for the first Silver Sands Premium Outlets’ Classical Connections concert series, where she will perform “Concerto for Bandoneon & Orchestra” by Astor Piazzolla. Also, on the program...
By Bobby Parker The Emerald Coast has become home to artists of all sorts over the years with its natural beauty and its bountiful sources of inspiration. However, every once and awhile we find a local artist nestled amongst the rolling sand dunes and ever-changing tourists, such as the 2018...

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