+ 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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16 The Gloria Musicae Singers in a Munchtime Musicales Performance
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
17 Piero Rivolta's Book Launch Party for One Life, Many Lives.
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
18 Paper Laine: Gracie Kennedy Solo-Show @ madeby Gallery Ringling College of Art and Design
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
18 Chroma Quartet
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Resident receives U.S. citizenship
For one Longboat Key resident, facing the American flag and reciting the Pledge of Allegiance held special meaning at the Kiwanis Club of Longboat Key’s April 3 breakfast meeting.
Lacrosse players engineer spring break
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) lacrosse team members hit the beach on Longboat Key during their recent spring break.
Observer wins 20 Local Media Association awards
Local Media Association, made up of 2,000 newspapers in U.S. and Canada, announced the winners of its 2013 Editorial Contest Monday. The Observer Group won a total of 20 awards among eight of its newspapers, making it the third top company winner.