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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

Overheard

Food News About Our Best of Sarasota 2016 Party

Our Best of Sarasota party planner extraordinaire teases the big bash on April 19.

03/29/2016 By Eat Beat Team

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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

Applause and Accolades

Sarasota Magazine Group Publisher Kelley Lavin Honored by Neuro Challenge Foundation.

Along with founder Doreen Sutherland, Kelley Lavin was recognized for her longtime service to the organization.

03/25/2016 By Pam Daniel

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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

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An Evening at the Avant-Garde

"Bringing Characters to Life" was the theme for this year's Ringling College of Art and Design fund raiser March 19, and many guests dressed in costume.

03/21/2016 Photography by Rebecca Baxter

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Longboat Key Education Center 30th Anniversary Celebration

The center marked its 30th anniversary with dinner and a show at the Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe theater.

03/17/2016 Photography by Rebecca Baxter

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Pique-Nique Fashion Show

Fashions from The Met and horseback and circus entertainment highlighted the annual New College luncheon.

03/16/2016 Photography by Rebecca Baxter

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Pique Nique

New College of Florida's Pique-nique sur la Baie, along the bayfront campus on March 11, celebrated 33 years of raising funds for the college and the Jane Bancroft Cook Library.

03/15/2016 Photography by Rebecca Baxter

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Cat Depot Gala

Cat Depot's annual gala was held at the Hyatt Regency Sarasota with a Beatles-inspired "Love Me Do" theme--and plenty of feline power.

03/09/2016 Photography by Rebecca Baxter

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Women's Resource Center Luncheon

The Women's Resource Center's annual Renaissance luncheon was held at Michael's On East and featured author Gayle Tzemach Lemmon, author of the book Ashley’s War.

03/08/2016 Photography by Rebecca Baxter

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Asolo Rep Gala

The Asolo's annual gala featured a festive "Cabaret at the Tropicana" theme.

03/07/2016 By Rebecca Baxter