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Children First Fairytale Ball

The "Sea of Dreams" party at Michael's On East celebrated Children First CEO Philip Tavill's 20th anniversary.

04/11/2016 Photography by Rebecca Baxter

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Sarasota Film Festival Closing Night Red Carpet

The festival's official close presented jury and audience awards and the movie The Congressman.

04/11/2016 Photography by Rebecca Baxter

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Sarasota Film Festival In Conversation with Matthew Modine

The actor discussed Full Metal Jacket and his current movie, The Brainwashing of My Dad.

04/11/2016 Photography by Rebecca Baxter

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Sarasota Film Festival Cinema Politicale

For this election year, the Cinema Tropicale party at Michael's On East was dubbed Cinema Politicale.

04/11/2016 Photography by Rebecca Baxter

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Sarasota Film Festival Luncheon with Olympia Dukakis

The star was honored with the Impact Award at the event at the Sarasota Yacht Club.

04/11/2016 Photography by Rebecca Baxter

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Paws on the Catwalk Luncheon

The 10th annual Paws on the Catwalk Luncheon took place April 7 at the Ritz, to benefit the Humane Society of Sarasota County.

04/08/2016 By Rebecca Baxter

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Goodwill Manasota's Ambassador Recognition Luncheon

This "positive vibe" luncheon to thank community volunteers and business partners took place April 6 at Michael's on East.

04/07/2016 By Rebecca Baxter

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Sarasota Film Festival In Conversation with Rosie Perez

The actress, who appears in the festival movie Five Nights in Maine, spoke about her career April 3 at Florida Studio Theatre.

04/04/2016 Photography by Rebecca Baxter

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Friendship Center Friendship Around the World Gala

Attire and entertainment from other countries were a highlight of the April 3 event.

04/04/2016 Photography by Rebecca Baxter

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Sarasota Film Festival Opening Night Party

The opening night party followed the film Other People in the Grand Foyer of the Van Wezel and outside on the bayfront.

04/04/2016 Photography by Rebecca Baxter

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Wine Walk to Ca' d'Zan

The fourth annual self-guided wine walk on TheRingling grounds took place Friday, April 1.

04/04/2016 Photography by Rebecca Baxter

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Greenfield Prize Dinner

Visual artist Coco Fusco was presented this year's prize, administered by The Hermitage Artist Retreat, at a dinner Saturday, April 2, at Michael's On East.

04/04/2016 Photography by Rebecca Baxter

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Sarasota Film Festival Opening Night Red Carpet

The 18th annual festival kicked off Friday, April 1, with a movie and party at the Van Wezel.

04/04/2016 Photography by Rebecca Baxter

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Girls Inc. Celebration Luncheon

A crowd gathered at the Ritz April 1 to honor Aimee Cogan, Donna Brace Ogilvie, and Girl of the Year Tyesha Brown.

04/04/2016 Photography by Rebecca Baxter

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Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe April Fools Fete

Special guest performer Teresa Stanley, now a Broadway veteran, returned to town for this party.

04/01/2016 Photography by Rebecca Baxter

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Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall Subscription Event

Subscribers gathered as the hall announced its upcoming Broadway, classical and dance seasons.

04/01/2016 Photography by Rebecca Baxter

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Neuro Challenge Shak'n Not Stirred Gala

The Neuro Challenge Foundation's Cause4Hope gala featured a Bond-inspired theme: Licensed to Thrill...Dressed to Kill, at Michael's On East March 24.

03/28/2016 Photography by Rebecca Baxter

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Verdi Cycle Grand Finale Celebration

Sarasota Opera patrons gathered under tent for dinner before a concert marking the conclusion of the 28-year cycle of producing all of Verdi's music.

03/21/2016 Photography by Rebecca Baxter

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Florida Winefest Wine on the Water

The annual event brought together food and wine lovers to benefit charities serving disadvantaged children.

03/21/2016 Photography by Rebecca Baxter

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Lakewood Ranch Community Fund Disco Ball

Guests at the Lakewood Ranch Community Fund gala were moving to the groovin' at the disco-themed event at Lakewood Ranch Golf & Country Club.

03/21/2016 Photography by Rebecca Baxter