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Booker grad says farewell to 'Chicago Fire'

Charlie Barnett starred for three seasons as firefighter and paramedic Peter Mills on NBC drama… Read more »

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Culture Club taking artist submissions

Local group organized to promote the work of emerging artistic talents in all disciplines is seeking submissions for its first public showcase…… Read more »

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This is P.E.???

School janitor turns hip hop teacher and transforms Phys. Ed. classes…… Read more »

Vinton embarks on new venture

Director of the long-beleaguered and recently-demised West Coast Civic Ballet tries another reincarnation…… Read more »

Booker VPA dancers spring into annual concert

Dancers from the acclaimed visual and performing arts program put on a good show…… Read more »

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A career on 'Fire'

Booker VPA and Juilliard graduate Charlie Barnett finds a breakout role on an NBC drama…. Read more »

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Try a visit to 'Sleepy Hollow' at Booker High VPA

Booker teachers create engaging new musical version of Washington Irving novel… Read more »

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Wanted: Younger audiences

Sarasota’s arts organizations face an uphill battle to attract high school and college students…. Read more »

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Charlie Barnett's Baptism by 'Chicago Fire'

Booker High grad Charlie Barnett stars in new Dick Wolf series “Chicago Fire” on NBC… Read more »

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Booker grad books NBC fall series

Charlie Barnett started in the Sarasota Youth Opera and graduated from Juilliard School before landing some major film and TV work…. Read more »

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Elvis meets Shakespeare in 'All Shook Up' at Booker VPA

Elvis Presley and William Shakespeare may seem an odd pair, but 1950s rock and the story of the play “Twelfth Night” come together in “All… Read more »

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PHOTO GALLERY: "Dancing with Jenkins," a collaboration of Key Chorale and the Sarasota-Manatee Dance Alliance

Photos from a collaborative performance of Karl Jenkins’ “Requiem”…… Read more »

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A collaboration that grew to impressive proportions

The newly-formed Sarasota-Manatee Dance Alliance and Key Chorale have joined forces for a multi-discipline performance of Karl Jenkins’ “Requiem”…… Read more »

Dance Alliance to present multi-collaboration

Dance and musical groups join together for February performance…… Read more »

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REVIEW: Venice Theatre's "Spelling Bee" is, in a word, charming

A quirky but hilarious script, a gifted young cast and an upbeat tempo make the Venice Theatre’s production of a Tony-award winning musical sing…… Read more »