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Whiskey Obsession Festival Grand Tasting

The seventh annual festival offered attendees pours of bourbon, whiskey, Scotch and more over the weekend, including the grand tasting at the Hyatt Regency Sarasota.

04/15/2019 Photography by Lori Sax

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Visible Men Academy's Shine On!

Supporters of the academy, which serves at risk elementary and middle school boys, turned up in island attire or wearing yellow for the spring fund raiser.

04/15/2019 Photography by Lori Sax

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The Ringling Blossoms Garden Party

The luncheon gathering near Mable Ringling's rose garden offered mimosas, food, music and more.

04/15/2019 Photography by Lori Sax

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Artist Series Concerts of Sarasota Gala

"With Eyes to the Future" featured dinner, a live auction, drawings and musical performances by area scholarship winners.

04/12/2019 Photography by Lori Sax

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Ringling College President Larry Thompson's 20th Anniversary Dinner

The Ringling College president was honored for his decades of leadership with a champagne toast, video tribute and more.

04/11/2019 Photography by Cliff Roles

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Blue Ties & Butterflies 2019

The seventh annual gala to benefit the Child Protection Center featured dinner, a live auction, dance performance, and stories highlighting the importance of the center's work.

04/11/2019 Photography by Lori Sax

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Sarasota Opera 60th Anniversary

The opera celebrated its diamond anniversary with a concert and dinner.

04/08/2019 Photography by Lori Sax

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Sarasota Film Festival Opening Night Red Carpet

The 21st annual festival kicked off with a screening at the Sarasota Municipal Auditorium and a party at the Sarasota Modern Hotel.

04/06/2019 Photography by Lori Sax

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Historic Spanish Point Bee-Dazzled Spring Luncheon

A bee-inspired menu was served, and Sarasota Honey Company head beekeeper Alma Johnson spoke about bees and the products she sells.

04/03/2019 Photography by Lori Sax

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WBTT April Fool's Fete 2019

The family picnic-style event raised money for Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe's education programs.

04/02/2019 Photography by Lori Sax

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Firefly Gala 2019

The ninth annual gala also celebrated 25 years of Forty Carrots Family Center's programs for children and parents.

04/01/2019 Photography by Lori Sax

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Wine Walk to Ca' d'Zan

With the theme of the World's Fair, the seventh annual walk featured international food and wine pairing stations on The Ringling grounds.

04/01/2019 Photography by Lori Sax

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Women & Medicine Educational Luncheon

Sarasota Memorial Healthcare Foundation’s Women & Medicine luncheon focused on the importance of being a partner with your doctor.

04/01/2019 Photography by Lori Sax

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Legal Aid Manasota Access To Justice

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Gilbert King spoke about his latest book, Beneath a Ruthless Sun, at Legal Aid Manasota’s 2019 Access to Justice dinner at the Art Ovation Hotel.

03/29/2019 Photography by Lori Sax

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Glasser Schoenbaum Collaboration Celebration Luncheon

The luncheon at the Westin welcomed speaker urban planner Elma Felix-LaMontagne.

03/27/2019 Photography by Cliff Roles

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Ringling College Avant-Garde: A Magical Evening

Guests at the party got creative with costumes including fairies, elves, wizards and more.

03/25/2019 Photography by Cliff Roles

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Ear Research Foundation 40th Anniversary

The Foundation's "Hear and Now" gala featured an anniversary video, live auction, testimonials and a paddle raise.

03/21/2019 Photography by Lori Sax

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Hero of History Award: Michael Saunders

The very successful real estate company leader was honored at a luncheon at Michael's On East by the Historical Society of Sarasota County.

03/21/2019 Photography by Lori Sax

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The Lion King Premiere Evening

It was a picture perfect evening on the Van Wezel bayfront as families and guests gathered to celebrate the Sarasota premiere of the hit Disney musical.

03/20/2019 Photography by Lori Sax

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CAN Red Ribbon Gala

Guest speakers Billy Porter and MJ Rodriguez performed a duet at the fund raiser for CAN Community Health.

03/18/2019 Photography by Lori Sax