Van Jazmin is well-known in Sarasota. From his prolific art portfolio as a Ringling graduate, to his work producing "No Real Than You Are," Sarasota's most recent successful film export, to landing his dream job working with eccentric rap artist RiFF RAFF, Jazmin created a name for himself, a name sparkling with the drive and intention of a serious artist.
Sarasota’s iconic Ivory Lounge has suffered its fair share of criticism recently. But the club’s owner, Ambrish Piare, refuses to be browbeaten, and is looking instead to a bright new future for his business interest. Awash with construction work detritus, the interior of the Ivory Lounge is, for the moment, a shadow of its former self.