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Gamma Xi Boule Foundation A Valentine at the Ritz

The gala at the Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota, helps fund youth development initiatives and the Journey to Success program.

02/18/2020 Photography by Lori Sax

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Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Suncoast Extravaganza

The "Live, Laugh, Love" Extravaganza at the Ritz featured luncheon, vendors and a Bigs & Littles fashion show.

02/10/2020 Photography by Lori Sax

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Thunder By The Bay Kickoff Party

The "Born to Be Wild" party took place at the White Buffalo Saloon and featured country casual wear.

02/10/2020 Photography by Lori Sax

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SKY Family YMCA Gala

The 33rd annual event featured dinner, dancing and both silent and live auctions.

02/03/2020 Photography by Lori Sax

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Circus Arts Gala 2020

Performances from both Sailor Circus and this season's Circus Sarasota entertained the crowd under the Big Top.

02/03/2020 Photography by Lori Sax

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Senior Friendship Center's Blooming Friendships

Selby Gardens was the fitting backdrop for Senior Friendship Center's Blooming Friendships dinner-dance.

01/31/2020 Photography by Lori Sax

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Halo Arts Project

Halo Arts Project held its first annual Angels for Artists event with a silent auction to help fund the work and advancement of local artists.

01/31/2020 Photography by Lori Sax

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Generocity 2020

Sarasota Magazine's event at the Municipal Auditorium brought together more than 60 nonprofits and guests from Lakewood Ranch to Venice interested in learning about them.

01/30/2020 Photography by Lori Sax

From the Editor

From the Editor: Do You Believe in Magic?

Some love stories coming with a sprinkling of pixie dust.

01/30/2020 By Staff

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Embracing Our Differences 2020 Annual Luncheon

Supporters of the annual outdoor art exhibit at Bayfront Park filled Michael’s On East to celebrate its mission.

01/29/2020 Photography by Lori Sax

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Seafood & Sailboats

Historic Spanish Point supporters gathered at the bayfront White Cottage, part of Chicago socialite Bertha Palmer’s original winter estate, to feast on smoked mullet and christen a new volunteer-built sailboat.

01/27/2020 Photography by Lori Sax

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Sarasota Concert Association 75th Diamond Anniversary Celebration

The brunch at Michael's on the Bay at Selby Gardens brought together fans for festive food and the music of the Brandon Goldberg Trio.

01/27/2020 Photography by Lori Sax

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Forks and Corks 2020 Grand Tasting

This year's food and wine event in the Ringling Museum courtyard was blessed with perfect weather.

01/27/2020 Photography by Lori Sax

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NCJW Women In Power Luncheon 2020

The 38th annual luncheon took place at Michael's On East and honored four extraordinary women.

01/23/2020 Photography by Lori Sax

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Alpha Phi Alpha Dinner-Dance

The event at the Lakewood Ranch Golf and Country Club honors Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

01/20/2020 Photography by Lori Sax

Philanthropy

V Foundation Announces 15th Annual Dick Vitale Gala

The honorees at this year's gala are Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach Bruce Arians, Gonzaga University head coach Mark Few and ESPN commentator Stephen A. Smith.

01/16/2020 By Staff

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Sarasota Memorial Hospital Foundation Gala 2020

The evening raised more than $1 million to support Sarasota Memorial Hospital’s cancer services, specifically patient care.

01/13/2020 Photography by Lori Sax

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Sarasota Ballet Gala 2020

This year's gala honored Margaret Barbieri, assistant director of the ballet and longtime prima ballerina at The Royal Ballet.

01/06/2020 Photography by Lori Sax

From the Editor

What Do Local Experts Predict for Our Region in 2020—and Beyond?

We’re ringing in a whole new decade, and we’re wondering what lies ahead.

01/01/2020 By Susan Burns

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Debutante Ball 2019

This season, 28 new debs, their escorts and their families graced the annual event at the Sarasota Municipal Auditorium.

12/26/2019 Photography by Lori Sax