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Ringling International Arts Festival Takes Some New Turns

The festival, running Oct. 18-21, welcomes dance, theatrical spectacle and new work.

03/23/2017 By Kay Kipling

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Asolo Repertory Theatre Announces 2017-18 Season

The line-up for the company and FSU/Asolo Conservatory includes several musicals, new plays and a classic or two.

03/21/2017 By Kay Kipling

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Sarasota Film Festival 2017 On Its Way

A kickoff party Monday night revealed details of the fest's schedule and focus.

03/14/2017 By Kay Kipling Photography by Staff

The Image Maker

Photographer David Burnett Wins Greenfield Prize

Burnett's commission project will center on senior athletes in competition.

03/13/2017 By Kay Kipling Photography by David Burnett

Local Girl Makes Good

Sarasota Magazine Contributor Wins Grant

The Creators for Creators grant will support Molly Dean's work on a new comic.

03/09/2017 By Kay Kipling Illustrations by M. Dean

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Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe's Girl Groups Show Brings Back the Hits

The cast of this new revue covers music from The Supremes, Martha and the Vandellas and more.

03/08/2017 By Kay Kipling Photography by Don Daly Photo

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Jewish Film Festival Promises a Varied Line-up of New Movies

The eighth annual fest kicks off March 12 and runs for an entire week.

03/07/2017 By Kay Kipling

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Go Behind the Scenes at the Creators & Collectors Tour

The Fine Arts Society tour offers access to the studios and work of a number of area artists.

03/07/2017 By Kay Kipling

When the Environment Turns Extreme

Photographer James Balog Talks About Climate Change

The Pulitzer Prize winner for Distinguished Commentary, famous for his documentary, Chasing Ice, spoke as part of the Ringling College Library Association Town Hall Lecture Series.

03/06/2017 By Kay Kipling

Words of Wisdom

Historian David McCullough Enlightens and Entertains at Gulf Coast Community Foundation Luncheon

The author of books on Harry Truman, John Adams and more offered insights into leadership and community as well.

03/02/2017 By Kay Kipling Photography by Rebecca Baxter

All Sewn Up

This Month's "Quilts in Paradise" Goes Beyond the Expected

The show features artistic creations that are inspired by Sarasota sights.

03/01/2017 By Kay Kipling

Circling Back

Two Nitty Gritty Dirt Band Members Call Our Region Home

Jimmie Fadden and John McEuen on their 50-year-career and why they love Sarasota-Manatee.

03/01/2017 By Kay Kipling

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Jazz Legend Dick Hyman Leads 2017 Sarasota Jazz Festival

The Venice-based pianist will both perform and be honored during the festival, as he celebrates his 90th birthday.

02/28/2017 By Kay Kipling

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FABulous Arts Boutique Offers Works by Local Creatives

Fiber, jewelry and mixed-media pieces are among the items for sale.

02/28/2017 By Kay Kipling

So You Want to Be in Pictures

Pine View Grad Adele Romanski Produced the Academy Award-Nominated Moonlight

Plus, just in time for the Oscars, meet a few film actors, writers and producers with Sarasota connections.

02/23/2017 By Kay Kipling

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FSU/Asolo Conservatory Hits the Town with The Drunken City

The Adam Bock comedy about a bachelorette party gone awry entertains, but it touches, too.

02/23/2017 By Kay Kipling Photography by Frank Atura

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Asolo Rep's Born Yesterday is More Timely Than Ever

In a year where politics continues to dominate the conversation, this Garson Kanin comedy both sparkles and inspires.

02/15/2017 By Kay Kipling Photography by Gary W. Sweetman

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Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe Announces 2017-18 Season

Artistic director Nate Jacobs let WBTT supporters in on the news at a "Hush Hush" party.

02/14/2017 By Kay Kipling Photography by Staff

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After a Devastating Accident, The Circus Proves the Show Must Go On

Here's our review of Circus Sarasota's 20th anniversary performance.

02/13/2017 By Kay Kipling Photography by Ian Dean

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An Evening of Classic Lily Tomlin

The ageless comedienne-actress fills the Van Wezel with her memorable characters and energy.

02/09/2017 By Kay Kipling