"Worker," a photo series shot by Barbara Banks, highlights construction workers who restored the old Sarasota High building.
A chorus of voices speaks out about racism, justice and our future.
Susan Burns, Megan McDonald, Heather Dunhill, Kay Kipling, Jessika Ward, and Cooper Levey-Baker
But there is rising concern about how the economic toll of the COVID-19 pandemic may lead to more homelessness.
The Hermitage has also received a $50,000 pledge from a group of supporters to extend this matching challenge.
Photographer Barbara Banks snapped these portraits of masked Sarasotans as they try to go about their lives—sometimes cautiously, sometimes joyfully, sometimes in spite of all the odds.
What does Sarasota look like with social distancing and "safer at home" guidelines in place? We took to the streets to find out.
Barbara Banks and Gigi Ortwein
'We're definitely concerned,' says SPARCC executive director Jessica Hays, 'because people are really isolated right now.'
Here's how some organizations are pivoting.
2020-21 Season Just Announced.
In addition to encouraging young people with an interest in aviation, the Teen Aircraft Factory of Manasota is also aimed at helping at-risk kids.
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“We’re real pioneers,” Michael Smullen says, “but we’re just scratching the surface of what this could really look like.”
Michele Des Verney Redwine has been named Director of New Initiatives and Ria Cooper has been named Director of Education.
What I've Learned
"I was proud to be a pioneer."
As the number of overdoses has increased, so has the number of babies born suffering from withdrawal, the pain of addiction cascading from one generation to the next.
"Playing to your strengths is crucial.”
Troy Quinn’s exciting programming has ticket sales soaring.
The season celebrates both Earth Day and composer Stephen Sondheim.
Knight will not seek re-election after his current term ends in January 2021.
Lazin, 75, remains active, including as president of Siesta Key’s Gulf & Bay Club condo association, where he lives part of the year.