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This week in history 8.27.15

A glimpse of the way things were from the archives.

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Burns Court Cinema opened in 1993.
Burns Court Cinema opened in 1993.
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Aug. 26, 1993

At 506 Burns Court in downtown Sarasota, a bright pink and purple building was added to the arts landscape when the Burns Court Cinema opened its doors. The cinema became home to the Sarasota Film Society and has since played independent and critically acclaimed films for the community. In its opening weekend, the films showing included "Much Ado About Nothing." 

Aug. 26, 1999

Children try to milk the last few days of summer before the start of the new school year. Brothers Devon, 11 and Raymie Consul, 9, take it in stride and fly their kites. 



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