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Putting the Confederate flag to rest

John Sims plans a Memorial Day 13-state event to change the symbolism of the South’s flag…. Read more »

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String quartet ETHEL to present free concert Saturday

String quartet ETHEL will present “A Salute to the Hermitage and Hermitage Composers” in a free concert at 7:30 p.m. Saturday on the bayfront at… Read more »

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Like father, like son

Duncan Chamberlain may work in the same materials as his famous sculptor father, but he finds a different direction…. Read more »

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AUDIO BOOK REVIEW: A mysterious amnesia falls over 6th-century Britain in 'The Buried Giant'

Kazuo Ishiguro’s first book in 10 years uses fantasy to explore the history of post-Arthurian Britain…. Read more »

OBITUARY: Sarasota artist and journalist Clyde Burnett struggled to find recognition

W.C. “Clyde” Burnett raised his children, Kenneth and Karen, with one foot in the outdoors and one foot in an art museum. Although art was… Read more »

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CREATIVE PROCESS: Latecomer to art

The beige wall-to-wall carpet in Matt Pecson and Jennifer Carroll’s Lakewood Ranch home looks like a Jackson Pollock painting, with spots of black and red,… Read more »

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NONFICTION: A church caught in the civil rights struggle

On the night of June 21, 1964, three civil rights workers in Neshoba County, Mississippi, were murdered by the Ku Klux Klan and law enforcement,… Read more »

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John Whitney's 'whimsical' work on display

“Whimsy,” an exhibition of whimsical and fantastic figurative works by Sarasota artist John Whitney will be exhibited along with original works by Deborah Rolig, Cassie… Read more »


Billy Collins at PoetryLife Weekend: To write well, read more

Despite his status as a veritable rock star of the poetry world, Billy Collins opened PoetryLife Weekend at Florida Studio Theatre on Friday with self-deprecating… Read more »

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A tribute to American idols, from Lincoln to Syesha

Syesha Mercado will accompany the Sarasota Orchestra at “Orchestra in the Outfield.”… Read more »

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Arts and Lecture Series kicks off Monday with Lisa Unger

Mystery writer Lisa Unger will discuss her “journey from aspiring writer to published writer, and all the adventures along the way” when she speaks Monday… Read more »


AUDIO BOOK REVIEW: Another thriller with people you'll hate: 'Girl on the Train'

A woman riding the commuter train into London every morning gazes out the window of the train at a block of suburban houses. Each day… Read more »


Photography exhibit opens tonight at Selby Gardens

Selby Gardens’ 35th annual juried photographic exhibition opens with a reception and awards presentation this evening from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on the Great Lawn… Read more »

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Diversity: Voices of Sarasota celebrates 18th season

“When You Wish Upon a Star: Music of the Silver Screen” is the theme for this weekend’s two concerts by Diversity: The Voices of Sarasota,… Read more »

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Gulf Coast Community Choir celebrates its 15th anniversary

Music, diversity and charity come together Sunday afternoon when the Gulf Coast Community Choir presents its 15th anniversary celebration concert. The 30-member ensemble has as… Read more »

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