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June 2013

Top Tickets: June 2013 Events

Arts editor Kay Kipling picks her June 2013 top tickets.

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June 2013

Exclusive: Nik Wallenda on Family, Fame, Fortune—and the Grand Canyon

Nik Wallenda strides into this month’s walk across the Grand Canyon with a worldwide fan base and high hopes for expanding his family’s fame—and fortune.

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June 2013

Party Girl Saddles Up for the 2013 Cattle Baron’s Ball

Veronica Pastore hits the 2013 Sarasota Cattle Baron’s Ball–here are the details.

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May 2013

Catching the Rhythm: Choreographer Noah Racey

Choreographer Noah Racey’s “Pulse” opens at Asolo Rep this month.

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May 2013

Sarasota Events: May 2013 Top Tickets

Arts editor Kay Kipling picks her top Sarasota arts and entertainment events for May 2013.

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May 2013

Party Girl: Planned Parenthood Annual Dinner Celebration

Embracing the mission at Planned Parenthood’s annual dinner.

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Sarasota Count Fair, March 15-24.
March 2013

March 2013 Highlights

By Kay Kipling   ART Selby Gallery. Showing here through April 3: Abstract, adj.; Expressing a quality apart from an object, featuring works by a range of abstract artists. 359-7563. Ringling Museum of Art. Remaining on view through April 14: Paolo Veronese: A Master and his Workshop in Renaissance Venice. Continuing in the Searing Wing […]

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February 2013

WEB EXTRA: Matthew McLendon Talks Ringling and Ritts

By Taylor Meredith   As the curator of modern and contemporary art at The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, Matthew McLendon has many responsibilities—including overseeing around 5,000 objects (a third of the museum’s permanent collection), conducting research on all the museum’s different collections, and perfecting and sharing those  collections with an audience. His […]

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February 2013

February Highlights

By Kay Kipling Nick Wallenda appears with Circus Sarasota, through Feb. 15.   Art Venice Art Center. A portrait and figure open show continues through Feb. 15, with a special fine arts show also set for Feb. 23 and 24. 485-7136. Selby Gallery. Remaining on view through Feb. 16: Phases of Identity, a collaborative installation […]

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February 2013

Top Tickets: February 2013

By Kay Kipling Sheryl Crow Multiple Grammy winner Crow (All I Wanna Do, Soak Up the Sun) makes her Sarasota debut with a rocking concert at 8 p.m. Feb. 15 at the Van Wezel; it’s also the night of the Van Wezel Foundation’s gala, with dinner and a cocktail hour part of the package. Show […]

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February 2013

L.A. Style

        Herb Ritts was a California kid who grew up to photograph some of Hollywood’s biggest celebrities, along with famous fashion models and other beautiful bodies. He often photographed his arresting subjects in iconic California sunshine, sometimes on the beach or in the desert, giving a fresh and accessible modern image to […]

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November 2012

Curtain Goes Up for Florida Studio Theatre’s New Additions

By Kay Kipling Florida Studio Theatre formally opened its new, renovated, revitalized Gompertz Theatre on First Street Thursday night during its “Next Act” gala, which also took a look back at the theater’s 38-year history in Sarasota. Theater patrons had actually glimpsed the inside of the venerable theater (which started life as a silent motion […]

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