This tub of chicken below, created by Pine View high school student, Louie Zuniga, is just one example of the creative student artwork in the 2009 Spring Art show exhibit, ongoing through May 1, at Art Center Sarasota.
The exhibit, also held at the Venice Art Center through May 14, includes more than 5,00 works of art created by students from every public elementary, middle and high school in the district.
Ringling College of Art and Design awarded two $5,000 portfolio awards to Alexandra Orwasky of Riverview High School and Nichole Timoney of Venice High School. Two $1,000 portfolio awards from Manatee Community College went to Booker High School students John Frelinghuysen and Chris Leverett.
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18 Jungle Trails & Bunny Tails Easter Event
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
18 Goodwill Hosts Electric Vehicle Revolution Luncheon
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
18 Friday Fish Fry
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
19 Shamrock Beer Circus
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
PHOTO GALLERY: Stations of the Cross
Members of the community observed the beginning of Good Friday with the Stations of the Cross Friday, April 18. The walk was held on Main Street and was led by Fr. Fred Robinson and Rev. David Bumsted from Church of the Redeemer. More than eight churches were represented at the walk, which ended at Church of the Redeemer. "It helps people focus on what Jesus did," says Mike Dull.
VIDEO: Downtown advocates test new circulator vehicle
A low-speed vehicle is traveling through the heart of Sarasota today as part of an ongoing effort to find a fleet for a proposed downtown circulator route.
Reader-submitted photos of the sun halo
Check out these reader-submitted photos of the sun halo, which formed a rainbow-colored ring around the sun Wednesday, April 16. Clouds containing ice crystals cause the sun's light to refract, resulting in this phenomenon.