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Sept. 3, 2020 Weekly Arts Updates

Weekly Arts Happenings Updates on Florida's Suncoast

Checkout what the Sarasota Orchestra, Asolo Repertory Theatre, Sarasota Opera, The Pops Orchestra, and SCF Music Program are work…

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Aug. 30, 2020 Robyn Bell Interviews

Mary Bensel, Executive Director of the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall…

From a projected $2 million surplus for the season to a completely dark hall for the next six months, executive director of the V…

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Aug. 25, 2020 Robyn Bell Interviews

Dr. Carol Probstfeld, President of the State College of Florida, Join…

From drum major of her high school band to the 6th president of the State College of Florida, Dr. Carol Probstfeld brings an abun…

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Aug. 20, 2020 Robyn Bell Interviews

The Artist Series Concerts of Sarasota Joins the Club

What started as a series of small house concerts in a private home on Lido Beach 25 years ago has turned into the successful Arti…

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Aug. 18, 2020 Robyn Bell Interviews

Suncoast Musical Power Couple, Rich and Stacy Ridenour, Join the Club

He's a concert pianist who will have you in stitches, while she has made her musical career as an administrator from the Kalamazo…

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Aug. 16, 2020 Robyn Bell Interviews

Cassandra Holmes, Executive Director of the State College of Florida …

How does a little girl from Arcadia go from working at Disney to leading the $62 million endowment fund as the Executive Director…

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Aug. 13, 2020 Robyn Bell Interviews

Steve Orich, Orchestrator for the Jersey Boys Broadway Musical, Joins…

He lives 20 paces from the Asolo, has worked with Stephen Sondheim to Angela Lansbury to David Letterman and everybody in between…

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Aug. 11, 2020 Robyn Bell Interviews

Suncoast Musical Power Couple, Lynne Lash and Bernadette Cattanach, J…

Lynne plays oboe in the Pops Orchestra, the Bradenton Symphony Orchestra, and sings in Key Chorale. Bernadette sings in Diversity…

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Aug. 9, 2020 Robyn Bell Interviews

Band Director at Manatee County's Braden River High School, Jeramiah …

Over 500 students participate in the arts programs at Braden River High School and band director Jeramiah Bowman oversees one of …

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Aug. 6, 2020 Robyn Bell Interviews

The Ringling College of Art and Design's President, Dr. Larry Thompso…

From the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame to the Ringling College of Art and Design, find out how Dr. Larry Thompson came to the helm o…

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Aug. 4, 2020 Robyn Bell Interviews

Musical Power Couple Fernando and Betsy Traba Join Our Club

He is the principal bassoon and she is the principal flute of the Sarasota Orchestra. Together, they have been making music in th…

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The Players Centre for the Performing Arts's Artistic Director, Jeffe…

From Ohio farm boy to Sarasota Renaissance man, Jeffery Kin has found his home in our theatre world at the Players Centre for the…

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Liz Bergmann Dances Into Our Club

What's it like to teach dance for a living? To be on the faculties of the University of Michigan, Cal State Long Beach, Shenandoa…

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The Asolo Repertory Theatre's General Manager, Corinne Deckard Joins …

You've seen a play or a musical at the Asolo Repertory Theatre, you've marveled at the talent and magic before your very eyes, bu…

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July 26, 2020 Robyn Bell Interviews

The Sarasota Opera's Executive Director, Richard Russell Joins the Cl…

What's it like navigating a $9 million opera company through a pandemic? Richard Russell can tell you, and he does so openly and …

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July 23, 2020 Robyn Bell Interviews

Meet Suncoast Music Power Couple-Jon Godfrey and Jenny Kim-Godfrey

It's Couples Day and Robyn Bell is interviewing Suncoast musicians Dr. Jon Godfrey (guitarist, composer, teacher, and church musi…

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July 20, 2020 Robyn Bell Interviews

Janene Amick, Chief Executive Officer of the Manatee Performing Arts …

Join Robyn Bell as she welcomes Janene Amick to the club. They talk about everything from the Manatee Performing Arts Center's pa…

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July 9, 2020 Trailers

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The Suncoast Culture Club podcast is your weekly dose of what’s happening in the performing and visual arts this week on Florida’…

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