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Van Wezel Sarasota
November 2014

2014 Vacation Guide: Arts & Entertainment

Your guide to Sarasota arts and entertainment.

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Van Wezel Sarasota
October 2014

Only in Sarasota: Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall

John Pirman sketches the sculpture “Applause,” by David E. Davis, at Sarasota’s Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall.

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WSLR Sarasota
October 2014

Sarasota’s WSLR Radio Station Finds Its Voice

How Sarasota’s community voice, WSLR, became the little station that could.

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Sarasota Ballet
October 2014

A Day in the Life of Sarasota Ballet’s Iain Webb

We follow Iain Webb, artistic director of Sarasota Ballet, through a typical day in his life.

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Sarasota Chalk Festival
October 2014

Top Tickets: Sarasota Events, November 2014

Arts editor Kay Kipling’s top picks for November 2014.

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Christian Stoinev hand balancer
October 2014

Hand Balancer Christian Stoinev and Chihuahua Scooby Wow National Audiences

Hand balancer Christian Stoinev and his chihuahua Scooby have wowed national audiences, including on America’s Got Talent.

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Drew Jacoby Sarasota International Dance Festival
October 2014

Sarasota Season Preview 2014-2015

From cutting-edge to classical, an insider’s guide to the top tickets and talents of the coming year.

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Drexel Crafted Sarasota
October 2014

Three Sarasota Experts on the Artful Creations That Inspire Their Love

Love leads to treasures when collectors and creators follow their passions.

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Ringling International Arts Festival 2014
September 2014

A Preview of Ringling International Arts Festival 2014

Actor Christopher Lee Gibson explains how a radio drama/graphic novel mashup will entertain at RIAF.

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Vintage Sarasota
September 2014

Homelessness Shadows Downtown Sarasota’s Rosemary District

Hot topics, talk and history.

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Big-Cypress--42
September 2014

Remembering Photographer Brian Braun

We remember photographer and frequent Sarasota Magazine contributor Brian Braun.

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Patriot Plaza Sarasota
August 2014

New Patriot Plaza Salutes Veterans With Inspired Works of Art

At Sarasota’s new, groundbreaking Patriot Plaza, unique works of art salute our veterans.

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Dolly Jacobs Sarasota
August 2014

A Day in the Life of Circus Arts Conservatory’s Dolly Jacobs

One day with Dolly Jacobs, co-founder of the Circus Arts Conservatory.

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Karl Albritton Sarasota
July 2014

Photographer J.B. McCourtney’s Portraits Capture Sarasota’s Story

J.B. McCourtney’s portraits of Sarasotans tell us so much about our city–and ourselves.

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Pablo Picasso La Reve
July 2014

Inside the Fascinating, Frenzied World of Art Collecting

Inside the always enthralling, often extravagant and sometimes bizarre world of serious collecting.

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Ringling Museum Art Conservation Lab
July 2014

Behind the Scenes of The Ringling’s Art Conservation Lab

Inside the Ringling Museum’s high-tech art conservation lab with new chief Barbara Ramsay.

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Sarasota cultural district
June 2014

How to Create World-Class Sarasota Cultural District in Sarasota

With other Florida cities building dynamic downtown cultural parks, it’s time for Sarasota’s plan to get off the ground.

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Kevin Dean Sarasota
June 2014

Remembering Kevin Dean

When Ringling College’s Kevin Dean passed away, Sarasota lost an artistic leader–and Mr. C lost a friend.

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Banyan theater company
June 2014

Top Tickets: Sarasota Events, July 2014

Our picks for summer.

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Pop Craft Pops Sarasota
June 2014

Your Guide to the Fourth of July in Sarasota

What to eat, drink, watch and do.

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