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Arts and Entertainment Monday, Jul. 12, 2010 7 years ago

Arts groups to receive $1 million

by: Robin Roy City Editor

On the recommendation of the Sarasota County Arts Council, county commissioners are expected to approve more than $1 million in grants to local arts and cultural organizations tomorrow.

The SCAC’s Cultural/Arts Grant Panel has recommended awarding $1,063,162 to 25 groups.

The half-cent tourist-development tax generates the money for the grants.

Groups to receive awards include:

Asolo Theatre: $87,180
Florida Studio Theatre: $87,634
Marie Selby Botanical Gardens: $84,456
Sarasota Ballet: $87,180
Sarasota Film Festival: $49,817
Sarasota Opera: $88,088
Sarasota Orchestra: $86,272
The Players Theatre: $48,961

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