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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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Sarasota Film Festival Cinema Tropicale
May 2014

Party Girl: Behind the Scenes at Sarasota Film Festival’s Cinema Tropicale

Our Party Girl, Loren Mayo, takes us behind the scenes of the 2014 Sarasota Film Festival’s Cinema Tropicale.

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May 2014

Top Tickets: Sarasota Events, June 2014

Our picks for June.

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Elmyr de Hory Clifford Irving
May 2014

Behind the Fake: An Interview with Author Clifford Irving

Elmyr de Hory, featured in a new Ringling Museum exhibition, was one of the world’s most famous art forgers. We ask his friend and biographer, Sarasota’s Clifford Irving, about the man and his motives.

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Vintage Sarasota
May 2014

Should Sarasota Create a Cultural District on the Downtown Waterfront?

Hot topics, talk and history.

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At left, our first issue (we changed the name to Sarasota in 1987).
May 2014

Mr. Chatterbox: What Sarasota Was Like 35 Years Ago

This month: Let’s take a little time-travel tour and visit Sarasota 35 years ago.

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Best of Sarasota 2014
May 2014

The Best of Sarasota 2014

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partygirl_2
May 2014

Party Girl: Asolo Rep’s 2014 Annual Gala

Loren Mayo spends a night in the Rainbow Room.

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Sir Frederick Ashton Festival Sarasota Ballet
May 2014

Top Tickets: Sarasota Events, May 2014

Our top picks for Sarasota events this month, including PoetryLife Weekend and the Sarasota Ballet’s Sir Frederick Ashton Festival.

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David Budd
April 2014

Abstract Expressionist David Budd’s Exhibit Opens at the IceHouse

A new exhibition at the IceHouse revives memories of Abstract Expressionist David Budd.

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Vijay Iver Sarasota
April 2014

Pianist Vijay Iyer Returns to Sarasota to Premiere New Work

Vijay Iyer premieres “Bruits,” inspired by the state of Florida.

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Ringling Fan Jeremy Zhang asian art
March 2014

My New Hometown: Ringling Museum Asian Art Curator Fan Jeremy Zhang

Fan Jeremy Zhang, the Ringling Museum’s new Asian art curator, settles into Sarasota.

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fuzion dance sarasota
March 2014

Top Tickets: March 2014 Sarasota Events

Arts editor Kay Kipling’s top tickets for March 2014.

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The actors of The Intergalactic Nemesis
February 2014

Ringling International Arts Festival 2014 Announced

A mix of dance, music, theater and more is planned.

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NPR Susan Stamberg
January 2014

An Interview with NPR’s Susan Stamberg

Kay Kipling interviews NPR’s Susan Stamberg about her 40-year career with NPR.

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