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Arts Alliance hosts Sarasota Commission forum

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Candidates for Sarasota City Commission seats are being invited to take part in a forum hosted by the Arts and Cultural Alliance of Sarasota from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tues. Feb. 8 at Holley Hall.

"This is our opportunity to let our elected officials know that we want them to support and promote arts and culture as a vital foundation of our community," said Jim Shirley, executive of the alliance (formerly known as the Sarasota County Arts Council.

The event is free and open to the public. Candidates will be given time to share their views on the role of arts and culture in Sarasota, and the public will be given time to ask questions of the candidates.

Holley Hall is in the Beatrice Friedman Symphony Center, 709 S. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota.

For more information, 365-5118; sarasotaarts.org

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Jay Handelman

Jay Handelman is the theater and television critic for the Sarasota Herald-Tribune, where he has worked since 1984. He also is President of the Foundation of the American Theatre Critics Association and a two-time past chairman of the association's executive committee. He can be reached by email or call (941) 361-4931. Follow him at @jayhandelman on Twitter. Make sure to "Like" Arts Sarasota on Facebook for news and reviews of the arts.
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