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Sarasota Opera Studio Artists Sunday, January 20 in Bradenton

Sarasota Opera Studio Artists

Sunday, January 20, 2013 4:00 pm

Each season, the Bradenton Community Fine Arts Series presents the Sarasota Opera Studio Artists -- brilliant young singers who are the opera stars of tomorrow -- in a varied program of exciting arias and show tunes. This thrilling concert always plays to a packed house and a standing ovation. Come early!

First United Methodist Church

603 11th Street West

Bradenton,…

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WSLR Presents EMEFE, Afrobeat band from New York in Fundraiser on Jan 17

WSLR Presents EMEFE, Afrobeat band from New York

EMEFE has only one intention: to play music that frees everybody in the audience and everybody in the band. The band was created by drummer Miles Arntzen in 2009 to explore and share the Afrobeat music pioneered in the 1970s and 80s by Fela Anikulapo Kuti and carried on today by Antibalas. Likewise, EMEFE draws heavy influence from the funk music of Sly Stone, James Brown and Earth Wind and Fire, as well as hip-hop and neo-soul…

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Susanna Phillips, soprano, sings Copland, Schubert, Chausson, Granados and Messiaen Jan 12 and 13

Susanna Phillips, soprano

Featuring the music of Copland, Schubert, Chausson, Granados and Messiaen

Artist Series Concerts of Sarasota presents award-winning soprano, Susanna Phillips at the Historic Asolo Theater on Saturday, January 12 and Sunday, January 13 at 7:30 p.m. The program will feature the music of Copland, Schubert, Chausson, Granados and Messiaen.

Alabama native Susanna Phillips has attracted special recognition for a voice of striking beauty and…

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HERMITAGE COMPOSERS OFFER TWO PROGRAMS AT HISTORIC ASOLO THEATER

The Hermitage Artist Retreat, in partnership with the John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art and its Art of Our Time programming at the Historic Asolo Theater, announces that two programs are scheduled in January featuring Hermitage Fellows working as composers. These events are part of the community programs requested of artists who are invited to work at the Hermitage in exchange for their residencies. The Hermitage Series at the Historic Asolo Theater is offered free to museum members,…

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Grant Peeples: No Prior Convictions Tour

Grant Peeples is a compelling and gritty performer; his fresh, honest, incisive, and eloquent songs command your attention. He’s an original writer with a strong political awareness, writing for the little guys downtrodden by the world in the rush for ever greater prosperity. Grant will perform in benefit for WSLR Community Radio at 8pm on Friday, January 11th at the Fogartyville Community Media and Arts Center. Local songwriter Dean Johanesen will open the show. Tickets are $8 in…

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HomeResource Hosts Unique Performances in a Unique Space

If you have not attended a show at HomeResource, the contemporary furnishings store on Central Ave in the Rosemary District, then you have not experienced real Sarasota creativity. (OK, maybe an overstatement, but it's pretty cool.)

For a number of years now Mike and Kathy Bush have opened the store doors in the evening for the public to enjoy improv, dramatic presentations and such in a truly unique performance sapce, their showroom filled with awesome contemporary…

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There's Nothing Like Baroque Music on Period Instruments

SARASOTA-MANATEE BACH FESTIVAL

TO PRESENT CONCERT

PERFORMED ON PERIOD INSTRUMENTS

The Sarasota-Manatee Bach Festival will present the second concert of its 2012-2013 season on January 12 and 13.

The concert features Baroque chamber music performed on period instruments by Carol Lieberman, Baroque violin, and Mark Kroll, harpsichord. On Saturday, January 12 at 7:30 p.m. the duo will perform at the Church of the Redeemer, Sarasota; and on Sunday, January 13, they will…

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THEATRE OF THE MIND “The Belle of Amherst” on Jan 13

THEATRE OF THE MIND

“The Belle of Amherst”

January 13, 2013 4pm

Theatre of the Mind and Art Center Sarasota present a fully staged play “The Belle of Amherst” by William Luce on Sunday, January 13, 2013 at 4 pm. This production, directed by Eve Caballero stars Janet Davies. Julie…

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FSU/ASOLO CONSERVATORY presents THE ALIENS By Annie Baker JANUARY 2-20, 2013

FSU/ASOLO CONSERVATORY FOR ACTOR TRAINING PRESENTS

THE ALIENS

By Annie Baker

JANUARY 2-20, 2013



"A gentle and extraordinarily beautiful new play…" The New York Times

"A dazzling, offbeat oratorio of inarticulate thought and emotion." Austin Live

"Baker's gift is for humor…

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David Pruyn and The Paramount Swing 6 In a Joy of Jazz Concert January 13

Jazz Club of Sarasota Presents

David Pruyn and The Paramount Swing 6

In a Joy of Jazz Concert

January 13  Centennial Park in Venice

The Jazz Club of Sarasota's Joy of Jazz concert series kicks off with David Pruyn and The Paramount Swing 6, Sunday, January 13, 2 to 4 p.m., in Centennial Park…

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Dirk Meyer and Sarasota Orchestra, “America and Beyond” on January 4, 2013

America and Beyond, New Music

Concert on Friday, January 4, 2013



7:30 pm | Holley Hall

Single Ticket Prices: C $15, B $20



Conductor: DIRK MEYER, conductor

Vocalist: BLYTHE GAISSERT-LEVITT, mezzo soprano



This concert of melodic and highly…

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The Venice Symphony Presents “Days of Glory-WWII” Pops Concerts Jan 17-19, 2013

The Venice Symphony’s always popular January Pops concerts will be held this year on January 17 and 18 at 8 PM, and January 19 at 4 PM & 8 PM. There are only four performances of this dazzling program entitled "Days of Glory, WWII” featuring popular music of the 1940's. Enjoy the music of Duke…

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Selby Gallery - Phases of Identity Jan 7 - Feb 16

Jan. 7 – Feb. 16, 2013

Phases of Identity

Selby Galleries I & II: Artists Carol Mickett and Robert Stackhouse have been working collaboratively for over twelve years. They make paintings, prints and site-specific sculpture. For the exhibition at Selby Gallery they have designed a new installation, including sculpture and paintings, that revolves around Galleries I and II and that continues their exploration of the dynamics of identity. They currently have a studio in St.…

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Christmas Doings at Venice Theater

The Sounds of Christmas: Sat 12/22



Enjoy a cozy evening of popular and sacred Christmas music with eight of your favorite Venice Theatre singers. This year's concert features Kristofer Geddie, Kim Kollar, Nidal Zarour, Bobbi Eschenbach, John Meyer, Laurie Colton, Sean…

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AUGUST WILSON’S JITNEY TO OPEN AT WBTT

Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe (WBTT) is pleased to announce that its second play for this season, August Wilson’s Jitney, will open on Friday, January 4, 2013 and run until Sunday, February 3. All performances take place in the Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe Theater at 1646 10th Way, Sarasota. Times are…

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DABBERT GALLERY presents "A LEGACY OF SARASOTA MASTERS" opening Jan 4, 2013

Sarasota's legacy of renowned artists making our gulf coast paradise their home began to blossom during the 1940"s and continues in full bloom today.



From this diverse group we are featuring artists who have left the world of art a rich legacy and artists who are currently creating their own contribution to "A Legacy of Sarasota Masters"

Past Sarasota masters are Ben Stahl, Syd Solomon, Jerry Farnsworth, Helen Sawyer, Jon Corbino, Jack Cartlidge and Barbara…

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Allyn Gallup Contemporary Art Presents “Town and Country" January 4-February 9, 2013

Allyn Gallup Contemporary Art Presents

“Town and Country"

January 4-February 9, 2013

The exhibit features paintings by Brooklyn-based artists

Jackie Battenfield and Deborah Brown

Allyn Gallup Contemporary Art gallery presents "Town and Country," January 4-February 9, 2013. The exhibit features paintings by Brooklyn-based artists Jackie Battenfield and Deborah Brown. A reception, with artists, is February 1, 6-8 p.m. They will offer remarks about themselves and…

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Acclaimed Sculptor Kicks Off Ringling College’s Sarasota Museum of Art/SMOA "ARTmuse" Program in January

Internationally renowned sculptor Patrick Dougherty weaves large-scale architectural forms from trees, twigs, vines, and other natural materials. This January, the artist will spend three weeks in Sarasota creating one of his unique sculptures on the grounds of the historic Sarasota High School and future home of the Sarasota Museum of Art/SMOA.

Renowned sculptor Patrick Dougherty will be arriving in Sarasota on January 7 to kick off SMOA's 2013…

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Jazz at Two in January 2013

The Jazz Club of Sarasota's "Jazz at Two" 2012-2013 concert series continues in January with the Betty Comora's Split Personality (January 4, 2013); Kitt and Mike Moran (January 11, 2013); and the Eddie Tobin Quartet (January 25, 2013). The series, which was founded in 2001, showcases the region's top jazz performers on Fridays, 2-4 p.m., at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Sarasota, 3975 Fruitville Road, Sarasota. Tickets are $7 for Jazz Club members and $12 for non-members. A portion…

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Call for Submissions - D.U.I.- Drawing Under the Influence- Uncorking and tapping the creative juices

D.U.I.- Drawing Under the Influence- Uncorking and tapping the creative juices.

An annual open call art competition and casual exhibition

to benefit Sarasota’s Public Elementary Schools.

Presented by Mr. Beery’s, and SarasotaVisualArt.com,

January 4-February 28, 2013

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Art and your local tavern --…

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