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Art Center Sarasota presents the third annual “Florida Flavor”
Wed  Jun 24 2015 08:30AM
Art Center Sarasota presents the third annual “Florida Flavor,” a juried exhibition of works by Florida artists, July 9 through Aug. 14. The opening reception is Thursday, July 9, 5 … Find out how to read more online.
The Mystery of the Mayan Medallion
Wed  Jun 24 2015 08:30AM
Don’t miss out on the newest exhibition coming to the South Florida Museum, “The Mystery of the Mayan Medallion.” There is an opening reception on June 25 at 5:30 p.m. … Find out how to read more online.
Disco Queen sings Jazz at JD’s
Wed  Jun 24 2015 08:30AM
Known worldwide for her disco hits of the 1970s and ’80s, Evelyn Thomas is now singing jazz at JD’s Bistro & Grille in Port Charlotte. Supported by a piano, drums … Find out how to read more online.
Rock Out at Elvis Fest 7, a Tribute to the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll
Wed  Jun 24 2015 08:30AM
Seminole Casino Immokalee invites Elvis Presley enthusiasts to its Elvis Fest 7 on Saturday, June 27 and Sunday, June 28. The best Elvis tribute artists from all over the United … Find out how to read more online.
BrewBurger's — a great place to meat
Wed  Jun 24 2015 08:30AM
It’s “meat” not “meet” at BrewBurger’s where serious hamburger lovers order burgers and more burgers at two popular Venice locations: 370 Commercial Court and 525 Tamiami Trail, S. Both BrewBurger’s … Find out how to read more online.
Looking for Father’s Day Fun?
Fri  Jun 19 2015 11:36AM
The year was 1908. Sonora Smart Dodd, who was raised by her widowed father, wanted to honor him with a day similar to Mother’s Day, which had just begun to … Find out how to read more online.

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PUNTA GORDA Fishermen’s Village Marina to host ‘National Marina Day’ Fishermen’s Village Marina is hosting the upcoming National Marina Day, Saturday, June 13, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., to … Find out how to read more online.
Whiskey Creek: A taste of the West in Port Charlotte
Wed  Jun 24 2015 08:30AM
A distinctive, tasty aroma wafts daily over Tamiami Trail between West Tarpon and Port Charlotte boulevards in Port Charlotte. It’s from the steaks being grilled over white oak logs at … Find out how to read more online.
What it’s like to be a father
Fri  Jun 19 2015 11:34AM
When I first heard I was going to be a father I was in awe and excited. Being a father for the first time I prayed that my son would … Find out how to read more online.
Murder, mystery and (the) moor: FST presents ‘The Hound of the Baskervilles’
Wed  Jun 24 2015 08:30AM
Who let the hound out? This summer, Sherlock Holmes attempts to solve the mystery of the moor at Florida Studio Theatre (FST). “The Hound of the Baskervilles,” by Steven Canny … Find out how to read more online.

Wed  Jun 24 2015 11:35AM
OPENING THIS WEEK Max Runtime: 1 hr. 51 min. | Rated PG | Adventure, family A precision-trained military dog, Max serves on the frontlines in Afghanistan alongside his handler, U.S. … Find out how to read more online.
Kitt Moran entertains weekly at area bistros
Wed  Jun 24 2015 08:30AM
Fans of Kitt Moran and her quartet are doubling their fun this summer. The popular jazz singer performs every Monday at Allegro Bistro in Venice and each Wednesday at JD’s … Find out how to read more online.
Stroll along Sarasota Bay at Selby Gardens
Wed  Jun 24 2015 08:30AM
After moving to Venice from Shaker Heights, Ohio, the one thing I knew was that I knew nothing about Florida gardening. Fortunately, Marie Selby Botanical Gardens was just up the … Find out how to read more online.
Relaxing anywhere, anytime
Wed  Jun 3 2015 08:30AM
If you've never taken a kayak for a spin around our local waters, you may be in the minority, because it seems that more and more people are getting caught … Find out how to read more online.

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OPENING THIS WEEK Jurassic World Runtime: 2 hrs. 4 min. | Rated PG-13 | For intense Sci-fi violence and peril Twenty-two years after the events of Jurassic Park (1993), Isla … Find out how to read more online.


New face of country to help ignite Six Gun Country Showcase
Wed  Jun 10 2015 08:30AM
James Carothers is the new face of country music, but his music style is old-school country. If you want to understand the real James Carothers, jump on YouTube or iTunes, … Find out how to read more online.

Wed  Jun 10 2015 08:30AM
Charlotte County Jazz Society presents Bill Allred’s Jazz Band on March 9, 2015 at 7 pm. Tickets are available the night of the concert or in advanced at the Cultural … Find out how to read more online.
Strawberry Festival celebrates 80 years
Wed  Jun 10 2015 08:30AM
If you love strawberries or just love festivals, you’re in luck for the next five days as the last half of the annual Florida Strawberry Festival continues in Plant City. … Find out how to read more online.
Sample wines from around the world at Wine Walk
Wed  Jun 10 2015 08:30AM
Vino Loco, a wine and gourmet restaurant/retail wine and cheese shop, and The Arts Alliance of Lemon Bay have a great deal in common. Both are located on Dearborn Street … Find out how to read more online.

Wed  Jun 10 2015 08:30AM
‘Road to Nirvana’ opens March 12 Venice Theatre’s next Stage II production will be the caustic comedy Road to Nirvana, Arthur Kopit’s thinly disguised spoof of David Mamet’s casting of … Find out how to read more online.
Third Thursday Gallery Walk tomorrow in Punta Gorda
Wed  Jun 10 2015 08:30AM
Third Thursday Gallery Walk is tomorrow from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. in downtown Punta Gorda. All of our fine shops will be open until 8 p.m. for your shopping … Find out how to read more online.

Wed  Jun 3 2015 08:30AM
Upbeat focuses on pop and rock music of the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s. By Tom Lovasko, Sun Correspondent … Find out how to read more online.
Venice Theatre and Loveland Center present ‘Something Wonderful’
Wed  Jun 3 2015 08:30AM
The Venice Theatre and the Loveland Center are celebrating their 20 years of partnership. Regina Cahill said, “I can’t believe it’s been 20 years.” “The progress that I have seen … Find out how to read more online.
‘I cook’ for a living
Wed  Jun 3 2015 08:30AM
When Kim Lemonde first asked Alan Laskowski what he did for a living, he told her, “I cook.” Right. Just like Cesar Millan walks dogs. Kim would soon learn that … Find out how to read more online.
The Murdock section of Port Charlotte has much to offer
Wed  Jun 3 2015 08:30AM
When Florida became the 27th state in 1845, much of Port Charlotte was not developed. With the exception of a few small farms and cattle ranching, the railroads had ignored … Find out how to read more online.
Alliance for the Arts’ Fourth Annual Artists Studio Tour
Wed  Jun 10 2015 08:30AM
While art lovers are used to seeing artworks in galleries, museums and art fairs they rarely have a chance to explore where the art was made. That’s exactly what will … Find out how to read more online.

Wed  Jun 10 2015 08:30AM
Sea Grape Gallery Announces Two Guest Artists for March, 2015 Sea Grape Gallery is proud to announce that they will be showcasing the works of two Guest Artists during the … Find out how to read more online.

Wed  Jun 10 2015 08:30AM
March Madness, Carnival of Crafts March 5, 2015, 11 AM to 2 PM, you are invited to join friends and neighbors at the Gifted Gator Boutique’s annual home and body … Find out how to read more online.

Wed  Jun 10 2015 08:30AM
Manasota Theatre Organ Society presents organist Ken Double March 15 In the final of three 2015 performances, the Manasota Theatre Organ Society (MTOS) is bringing acclaimed organist Ken Double to … Find out how to read more online.

Wed  Jun 10 2015 08:30AM
Pastels are the colors of the month at North Port Art Center The increasingly popular medium of pastels takes center stage this month at North Port Art Center with a … Find out how to read more online.

Wed  Jun 10 2015 08:30AM
OPENING THIS WEEK The DUFF Runtime: 1 hr 41 min . | Rated PG-13 | For crude and sexual material throughout, some language and teen partying Bianca is a content … Find out how to read more online.
Art Center Sarasota featuring ‘Confluence: France’
Wed  Jun 3 2015 08:30AM
The latest cycle of Art Center Sarasota’s 2014-2015 exhibition season includes “Confluence: France,” featuring the work of 11 artists from the region of Sarasota’s sister city, Perpignan, France. The exhibit … Find out how to read more online.
Recitals to fund musical dreams
Wed  Jun 3 2015 08:30AM
Noted area sopranos Deborah Polkinghorn-Šuta and Kira Gaillard have recently been awarded prestigious positions as musicians in residence in the Gloucester Cathedral Residence Program, Gloucester, England. At this beautiful cathedral … Find out how to read more online.
The Crashers making an impact on the music scene
Wed  Jun 3 2015 08:30AM
Yahaloma Ramos, lead singer with The Crashers, said the band features a mix of Motown, Hip-Hop, Funk, Blues and Soul music, performing at festivals, clubs and corporate engagements all over … Find out how to read more online.
Indonesian flavors, Florida favorites at Curry Creek Cafe
Wed  Jun 3 2015 11:24AM
Thirteen years ago, after months of corresponding via email, David Arbuckle flew to Indonesia to meet Rofi, the Javanese lady who would eventually become his wife. After an extended courtship, … Find out how to read more online.


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