+ Welcome and welcome back
Asolo Rep has added two to its development staff. Amanda Chandler signs on after completing her MFA in Theatre Management at FSU, in Tallahassee. Vanderbilt graduate Anna Fogelman is returning to her hometown after five years in New York City. Laura Wood, who ran events for the Asolo for five years before leaving for the "Big Apple" is returning July 1, much to the delight of all.
+ Time flies when you're having fun …
Headed into the theatre for the opening of "My Brilliant Divorce" on Wednesday, June 26, Asolo Producing Artistic Director Michael Donald Edwards ran into Sarasota Ballet Artistic Director Iain Webb. Edwards was telling him how quickly he had come to the 10th show of the season, which made the 60th show of his time here. Webb had to set him straight; "It's your 70th show," he said, "You've been here seven years." Sometimes a fella needs a friend ….
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7 Sarasota Orchestra presents Exotic Stories
8:00 pm - 4:30 pm
7 Ring Sarasota
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
13 Founder's Talk & Tea
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
13 Paris Flea Market - An Upscale Sale
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
13 Mozart Madness 1
13 Fuzion Dance Artists Presents "Dance Couture: Art Meets Dance"
7:30 pm - 2:00 pm
14 The Fine Arts Society of Sarasota Presents Their Creators & Collectors Art & Studio Tour
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
14 The Fine Arts Society of Sarasota Presents Their 2014 Creators & Collectors Self-Guided Art & Studio Tour
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Daylight Saving Time starts 2 a.m. Sunday, so be sure to set your alarm accordingly.
The Tabernacle Christian School middle school student Lauren Medred, an East County resident, earned top vocal honors, taking first place in vocal solo female category of the Florida League of Christian School’s Festival of the Academics and Arts Feb. 28 and March 1 at Southeastern University in Lakeland.
Manatee County schools dominated a state technology competition with five of six top-three finishes earned by Manatee County schools during the 35th annual Technology Student Association State Competition late February.