- Wednesday March 20, 2013
- 6860 Longboat Drive S., Longboat Key
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- Longboat Key Center for the Arts
- Allison Hedrick
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WEDU, West Central Florida’s primary PBS station, continues its Community Cinema season this month with a free preview screening of "Wonder Women: The Untold Story of American Superheroines." The film traces the fascinating evolution and legacy of Wonder Woman. From the birth of the comic book superheroine in the 1940s to the blockbusters of today, Wonder Women looks at how popular representations of powerful women often reflect society’s anxieties about women’s liberation. The film goes behind the scenes with TV stars Lynda Carter (Wonder Woman) and Lindsay Wagner (The Bionic Woman), comic writers and artists, and real-life superheroines such as Gloria Steinem, Kathleen Hanna, and others, who offer an enlightening and entertaining counterpoint to the male-dominated superhero genre. A film by Kristy Guevara-Flanagan and Kelcey Edwards.
FYI Friday — Your weekly news roundup
Catch up on the week's most important and most interesting news stories from Sarasota, Longboat Key and East County with FYI Friday.
Sarasota Memorial names new CEO
The Sarasota County Public Hospital Board named former Sarasota Memorial Chief Operating Officer David Verinder as CEO in a unanimous vote Friday. Verinder has served as interim CEO since the departure of Gwen MacKenzie in May.
PHOTO GALLERY: Mattison's Forty-One cooking camp
Mattison’s Forty-One has hosted a cooking camp for campers ages 11 through 14 for the past four years. It’s so popular the four week-long camps limited to 15 campers gets full the first day of signups — there’s always a waiting list.
PHOTO GALLERY: Tabernacle VBS
More than 200 children enjoyed a week of animal-themed adventures during The Tabernacle church's Weird Animals Vacation Bible School July 21 through July 25.