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Captain Mark Kelly
March 2013

Astronaut Mark Kelly Visits Sarasota

By Beau Denton For the fourth date in this year’s Town Hall series, the Ringling College Library Association welcomed Captain Mark Kelly—astronaut, retired U.S. Navy captain, prostate cancer survivor and husband of former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, who was the victim of an assassination attempt in January 2011. Kelly’s life reads a like a well-written […]

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February 2013

Anne-Marie Slaughter on Women and the Workplace

By Megan McDonald Dr. Anne-Marie Slaughter’s name catapulted to the forefront of dinner-table conversations everywhere last year thanks to her controversial article for The Atlantic, “Why Women Still Can’t Have It All.” The former director of policy planning for the State Department, Slaughter was inspired to write the piece based on the reactions of her peers […]

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heartsbeach
February 2013

What To Do in Sarasota This Weekend, 2/14/2013

Your Weekend Top 5 1. Rain or shine, get ready to chill tonight at the Hangar at Flight Source with pop star Jon Secada. (It’s moved indoors from the bayfront Powel Crosley Mansion due to inclement weather.) The Chillounge Night folks bring their chic outdoor lounge furniture to Flight Source for a “Return to Romance”: […]

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January 2013

More Photos from Nik Wallenda’s Wire Walk

Photos by Ian Dean     Nik Wallenda–in spite of wind and loose wires–completed his untethered “Skywalk” across U.S. 41 yesterday morning. Here are some photos from the event, which drew between 10,000-12,000 spectators, according to the Sarasota Herald-Tribune.

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January 2013

NPR Correspondent Ari Shapiro: A Man of Many Talents

By Charlie Huisking When NPR White House Correspondent Ari Shapiro stepped to the podium in Sarasota last week, he looked out at his audience and smiled. “You all look nothing like I thought YOU would, either,” he said. A funny line from a reporter who is heard but not seen by millions on such National […]

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