Demetrius Fuller Gives His Take on Sinfonia Gulf Coast’s 17th Season By Zandra Wolfgram Sinfonia Gulf Coast has a stellar 2022-2023 season line up. From world-renowned vocalists and violinists to Broadway’s brightest stars, Beethoven musically mashed with rock bands. Curating a season that “sings” is an artform and Sinfonia Music &...
Local award-winning Author Tom Patrick McAuliffe of Fort Walton Beach has been a busy writer of late! He has not one but two new books out now: Mr. Mulligan–The Life of Champion Armless Golfer Tommy McAuliffe and his latest effort, NUTS! The Life and Times of General Tony McAuliffe....
In high school, my drama teacher showed me how to draw a ground plan to design a set. He taught me that every set designer starts their ground plan by drawing a centerline. This is a vertical dotted line down the center of the page, ending with the letters...
From celebrated storyteller “Sean of the South” comes a laugh-out-loud funny true story of a loving relationship, a grand adventure and a promise kept. It was only a few years after the starry-eyed young couple got married when scary news threatened to take the wind out of their sails. But...
The Northwest Florida Ballet 53rd season kicks off with The Ugly Duckling, performed by Lightwire Theater, Saturday., Oct. 1, at 7:30 p.m. in Grand Boulevard at Sandestin’s Grand Park. This audience favorite brings a classic tale to the modern stage in an unforgettable theatrical experience. Lined with electroluminescent wire,...
By Don Lambert, ECC Member Singing has the power to make individuals and communities healthier and happier! And we are blessed to have The Emerald Coast Chorus (ECC), a singing organization based in Fort Walton Beach that serves communities throughout the Florida panhandle. The chorus has been a chapter in...
By Toni Dineen, OPA Secretary/Historian Okaloosa Public Arts (OPA) has many exciting opportunities for artists to share their talents in the upcoming months including our annual “Artists Choice” show at the Okaloosa County Administration Building, High School Art Banner Competition, Middle School Art Competition and the new “Happy Heron” project....
There will be a free, family-friendly 4th of July Concert at The Landing from 6-8 p.m. featuring a local favorite, Six-Piece Suits. Led by the vocals of Kyle Hooks and the musicianship of Nicky, Mike, Corey, Raywood and Nick Hooks, you’ll sing and dance to the powerhouse sound and...
Nashville recording artist Casey Kearney, a well-known artist with local roots and featured in past Destin Life issues, has proven her songwriting prowess once again in her most recent release, “Was it You Was it Me,” where Casey’s writing skills are front and center. In this country meets sassy...