Forward Festival: Sybarite 5
Coming Together is the theme for a new, innovative music festival launched by SYBARITE5—the popular, genre-defying string quintet. The Forward Festival serves as a celebration of the unifying power of music by joining SYBARITE5 with local and internationally known artists. SYBARITE5 will perform and curate a week of concerts and events at Sarasota venues. For information, visit forwardmusicfest.org.
2014 AIA Gulf Coast Design Awards Ceremony
The Florida Gulf Coast Chapter of the American Institute of Architects presents its annual Design Awards Competition and Awards Ceremony at the Lido Beach Resort. The awards serve to honor excellence in architecture, recognizing local owners, designers and contractors. This year a special “Spirit of Sarasota” award winner will be selected by Sarasota Magazine readers. For information, visit aiagulfcoast.org.
Intent to Deceive
May 23- Aug. 14
Art lovers: Does the discovery of a fake make it any less of a work of art? Learn about the tangled webs forgers have woven at the thought-provoking Intent to Deceive at the Ringling Museum. This groundbreaking exhibition spotlights some of the world's most notorious con artists, illuminating their dubious legacies and examining how their talents, charm and audacity beguiled and assaulted the art world for much of the 20th century through the present day. For tickets and information, visit ringling.org.