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July 2014

Sam Woolf Returns to Bradenton on American Idol Live! Tour

An interview with Bradenton’s Sam Woolf, a contestant on American Idol this season who will return to our region as part of the show’s live summer tour.

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Syd Solomon Annie Solomon
June 2014

J.B. McCourtney’s “Florida Potraits 1977-2005″ Opens at The Terrace Building

A look at photographer J.B. McCourtney’s new exhibition.

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michellephan
May 2014

YouTube Phenom Michelle Phan Receives Honorary Doctorate from Ringling College

YouTube phenom Michelle Phan was in town to receive an honorary doctorate from Ringling College, where she first began posting her popular makeup tutorials.

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Luke Wilson Ringling College Sarasota
February 2014

Actor Luke Wilson Speaks at Ringling College

Actor Luke Wilson premiered his new short film, “Satellite Beach,” to a packed crowd at Ringling College of Art and Design.

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Kitty Kelley Sarasota
January 2014

Five Questions with Author Kitty Kelley

Bestselling author Kitty Kelley returns to the Women’s Resource Center to discuss her new book about the March on Washington.

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George W Bush Ringling Town Hall Sarasota
January 2014

Former President George W. Bush Opens 2014 Ringling Town Hall Lecture Series

Bush spoke to two sold-out and enthusiastic crowds.

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Nock Family Circus America's Got Talent
July 2013

Nock Family Circus Heads to Radio City Music Hall Portion of “America’s Got Talent”

Sarasota’s Nock Family Circus heads to Radio City Music Hall to perform on “America’s Got Talent” in August.

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April 2013

Actor Dylan McDermott Visits Ringling College

What do you get when a famous actor visits Ringling College of Art and Design? A jam-packed few days that, it turns out, are just as educational for the celebrity as they are for the students.

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Today correspondent Sara Haines with Pinecraft's Sherry Gore.
April 2013

Thanks to Today Show Segment, Pinecraft Takes National Stage

DVR alert! The Today show takes a loving look at Pinecraft for an upcoming segment. A Today crew toured the little Amish-Mennonite community off Bahia Vista Street in Sarasota in late March and taped our friend, Sherry Gore, cooking Amish pot-pie stew with correspondent Sara Haines. (That’s Sara and Sherry hamming it up in the […]

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April 2013

Tom Brokaw Visits Sarasota

The Ringling College Library Association Town Hall concluded its 2013 lecture series with an appearance by veteran TV newsman Tom Brokaw, Monday morning at the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall. (Brokaw also appears tonight.) Brokaw met first with a group of journalists backstage, feigning surprise at the number gathered there (“Good Lord, there must be […]

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