- Friday February 1, 2013
- 3:00pm - 4:30pm
- Longboat Key Education Center, 5370 Gulf of Mexico Drive
- Contact Phone:
Veteran actor and director Tom Aposporos narrates "Frost, Whitman and Langston Hughes: Poems About America," which captures the breadth of the American experience with quintessential examples of the power of poetry. The production looks at America from a variety of poetic lenses: Whitman’s ecstatic Civil War-era odes to our land and people, Frost’s meditative and philosophical homage to traditional New England values and Hughes rhythmic, pounding and incisive personification of the Black experience in America. Readings will be interspersed with narration exploring the poems, their meanings, and why they are as prescient now as when they were written.
PHOTO GALLERY: Forty Carrots visits Mote Marine
Mote Marine Laboratory hosted a morning of learning for Forty Carrot families Tuesday, July 22. The field trip was part of Mote’s Partners In Play series that invited families to meet Moonshine, Hugh and Buffet— Mote’s resident manatees and dolphin. After exploring the facilities, families cooled off inside where they met jellyfish, clownfish and cuttlefish.
Sheriff’s Office outsources crossing guard services
The Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office has contracted with a Ft. Lauderdale-based firm to take over its crossing guard duties for local schools.
Raccoons attack dog at dusk in Durante Park
Neighbors on St. Judes Drive say the owner of a large black dog fought off at least eight raccoons to rescue his pet.
City withdraws from shelter conversation
In response to a letter from the Sarasota County Commission, the City Commission voted to end its pursuit of a city-located come-as-you-are homeless shelter.