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Sun and sound combine for art exhibit

Sun and sound combine for art exhibit

 Sarasota, Florida -- Art Center Sarasota launched its season this week with "CUBEMUSIC," a site-specific installation created by Craig Colorusso, who explores the intersection of sound, light, and space in his sculpture.

Art at Armands

Art at Armands

Sarasota, Florida -- If you're looking for unique holiday gifts, St. Armands Circle could be a good bet this weekend. Some 175 artists and craftsman will be displaying their works.

The art festival features paintings, ceramics, jewelry and sculpture and is considered one of the best in the country.

The festival runs from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. both Saturday and Sunday.

 

Top O' The Bay Oktoberfest

Town 'N Country, Florida - The Upper Tampa Bay Chamber of Commerce is hosting it's 18th Annual Top O' The Bay Oktoberfest from Friday October 18 through Sunday October 20 at the Tampa Bay Downs, 11225 Racetrack Road, Tampa.

Venice Theatre to hold open auditions September 15 & 16

Venice Theatre to hold open auditions September 15 & 16

Venice, Florida -- Venice Theatre is seeking four strong singers with a flair for harmony and comedy to perform in the upcoming Cabaret, The Marvelous Wonderettes.  The actors will be playing characters that are in their late teens in Act I and late 20s in Act II.

Venice Community Center season tickets now available

Venice Community Center season tickets now available

Sarasota, Florida -- SARASOTA COUNTY - Whether you're a toe-tapping country fan, pop-the-collar disco junkie or you just want to sway the night away, the upcoming lineup at the Venice Community Center is sure to please. And, if you have mixed musical tastes, all the better, because VCC is offering a new five-show, season ticket option for purchase.

Become a calendar county!

Become a calendar county!

Do you have spectacular pictures of your county's natural landscapes that you feel are calendar worthy? If so, you may want to submit them to the Florida Association of Counties for their 2014 calendar! 

According to the FAC, all interested parties are encouraged to send in scenic shots of their county's "Beautiful Roads & Trails" for consideration:

"Incredible Journey" Art Center Sarasota Announces new season

"Incredible Journey" Art Center Sarasota Announces new season

Sarasota, Florida -- Art Center Sarasota’s 2013-2014 exhibition season, entitled “Incredible Journey,” runs November 7, 2013, through September 30, 2014. It comprises seven exhibition cycles, each encompassing up to four exhibits. According to Lisa Berger, the center's director, the season “celebrates engaging, relevant art by contemporary artists from around the region and the world.” She anticipates that these dynamic exhibitions will draw more than 25,000 visitors throughout the year.