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Dick Vitale Gala 2021

The 16th annual gala raised $5 million for pediatric cancer research, and welcomed some top athletes and celebrities.

05/10/2021 Photography by Lori Sax

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Asolo Repertory Theatre Gala: Sock Hop at the Drive-In

Nathan Benderson Park was the setting for a more casual, nostalgic annual gala with live entertainment and a big screen.

05/03/2021 Photography by Lori Sax

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Selby Gardens' Orchid Experience

The reimagined outdoor experience played with a Pop art theme tied to the current Roy Lichtenstein exhibit.

04/19/2021 Photography by Lori Sax

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The Hermitage Greenfield Prize Celebration 2021

This year's winner, playwright Aleshea Harris, received the prize officially at a dinner Sunday evening.

04/12/2021 Photography by Lori Sax

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Photos: The Ringling's Wine and Roses 2021

For the first time in a long while, people dressed up and headed to a fund raiser.

03/29/2021 Photography by Lori Sax

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Hermitage Artist Retreat Artful Lobster 2020

The annual outdoor celebration was held on the retreat campus on Manasota Key.

11/16/2020 Photography by Lori Sax

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Jewish Film Festival

The opening night of the 11th annual festival brought together film fans and supporters of the Jewish Federation of Sarasota-Manatee.

03/12/2020 Photography by Lori Sax

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Artist Series Concerts of Sarasota 'Up The Tempo'

The annual fund-raising gala for Artist Series Concerts featured cocktails, dinner, a live auction and, of course, music.

03/12/2020 Photography by Lori Sax

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Teen Court Scholarship Awards Dinner

The annual Teen Court of Sarasota dinner at Michael's On East honored area teens.

03/11/2020 Photography by Lori Sax

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Asolo Repertory Theatre Gala 2020: A Bollywood Ball

The evening at the Ritz-Carlton offered music from a five-piece Indian band, dance from Shivali Bhammer, songs from Navin Kundra, and more.

03/09/2020 Photography by Lori Sax

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Planned Parenthood Dinner 2020

Planned Parenthood of Southwest and Central Florida welcomed hundreds to its annual fund raiser at the Sarasota Sailor Circus Arena, which was decked out in hot pink for the occasion.

03/09/2020 Photography by Lori Sax

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Easterseals Abilities Shining Luncheon 2020

Easterseals students from age 5 to teen shared the skills they've accomplished thanks to the caring physical therapists at Easterseals.

03/05/2020 Photography by Lori Sax

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Goodwill Manasota Mardi Gras 2020

The event marked its 15th anniversary with lively Dixieland music and New Orleans cuisine.

03/02/2020 Photography by Lori Sax

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Glasser Schoenbaum Gala

The Glasser/Schoenbaum Center celebrated 30 years of serving nonprofits at its Believe gala at the Hyatt Regency Sarasota.

03/02/2020 Photography by Lori Sax

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Paws on the Catwalk 2020

An emphasis on art drove this annual luncheon this year, with music and painting part of the mix.

03/02/2020 Photography by Lori Sax

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Harvest House Home Again Luncheon

The luncheon benefits more than 1,000 families, unaccompanied youth, veterans and adult men and women aided by supportive housing.

02/27/2020 Photography by Lori Sax

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Florida Studio Theatre Dangerous Ladies Shindig

The theater's annual fund raiser supports the artists, projects and programs of its year-long Suffragist Project.

02/25/2020 Photography by Lori Sax

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CAN Red Ribbon Gala 2020

CAN Community Health programs related to HIV awareness and prevention benefit from the evening at the Ritz.

02/24/2020 Photography by Lori Sax

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ARC Unconditional Love Gala 2020

Puppies posed with guests at the annual gala at Michael's On East.

02/24/2020 Photography by Lori Sax

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Van Wezel Foundation Inspiration Gala 2020

The gala brought together hundreds on the Van Wezel bayfront to benefit educational programs.

02/24/2020 Photography by Lori Sax