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January


Tidewell Foundation Linen Drive
Sun. Jan. 17 thru Sun. Feb. 14
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Junior League Sustainers in partnership with the Tidewell Foundation and Leadership Sarasota is hosting a linen donation drive. You can help us create a closet of donated linens available to Tidewell Hospice’s field teams for patients who need sheets and towels for in-home and assisted living facility hospice care. Will you help us provide clean sheets and towels to our patients who are limited in resources and care? Donations needed include NEW sheets and towel sets.
Location: 1945 Fruitville Road
Information: bit.ly/TidewellLinen2021 or 941.552.7546
Dance Makers - 15th Annual Concert
Fri. Jan. 22
7:30 PM
“Dance Makers” features imaginative dance works and interdisciplinary collaborations by nationally acclaimed contemporary choreographers, Matt Reeves and Colette Krogol of Orange Grove Dance, Sarasota’s own Zoe Austin, a new collaborative duet by musician and composer Mark Dancigers and Artistic Director Leymis Bolaños Wilmott, and a restaging of a Dali inspired collective work with original costumes by Sheryl Haler of the Ringling School of Art & Design to original score by group of musicians; Eduard Cosla, Stephanie Heidman, Julian Douglas, Michael Rutherford, and James Campbell. The choreography is diverse and the dancers are utterly captivating.
Location: Jane B. Cook Theater at the FSU Center for the Performing Arts
Information: www.sarasotacontemporarydance.org/ or 941.260.8485
Dance Makers - 15th Annual Concert
Sat. Jan. 23
7:30 PM
“Dance Makers” features imaginative dance works and interdisciplinary collaborations by nationally acclaimed contemporary choreographers, Matt Reeves and Colette Krogol of Orange Grove Dance, Sarasota’s own Zoe Austin, a new collaborative duet by musician and composer Mark Dancigers and Artistic Director Leymis Bolaños Wilmott, and a restaging of a Dali inspired collective work with original costumes by Sheryl Haler of the Ringling School of Art & Design to original score by group of musicians; Eduard Cosla, Stephanie Heidman, Julian Douglas, Michael Rutherford, and James Campbell. The choreography is diverse and the dancers are utterly captivating.
Location: Jane B. Cook Theater at the FSU Center for the Performing Arts
Information: www.sarasotacontemporarydance.org/ or 941.260.8485
Dance Makers - 15th Annual Concert
Sun. Jan. 24
2:00 PM
“Dance Makers” features imaginative dance works and interdisciplinary collaborations by nationally acclaimed contemporary choreographers, Matt Reeves and Colette Krogol of Orange Grove Dance, Sarasota’s own Zoe Austin, a new collaborative duet by musician and composer Mark Dancigers and Artistic Director Leymis Bolaños Wilmott, and a restaging of a Dali inspired collective work with original costumes by Sheryl Haler of the Ringling School of Art & Design to original score by group of musicians; Eduard Cosla, Stephanie Heidman, Julian Douglas, Michael Rutherford, and James Campbell. The choreography is diverse and the dancers are utterly captivating.
Location: Jane B. Cook Theater at the FSU Center for the Performing Arts
Information: www.sarasotacontemporarydance.org/ or 941.260.8485
Nosh and Knowledge with Congressman Ted Deutch
Sun. Jan. 24
11:00 AM
The Sarasota County Democratic Jewish Caucus presents Congressman Ted Deutch at this Nosh and Knowledge program. Ted is in his 6th term in Congress and he serves northern Broward County and Palm Beach County. Deutch is considered a rising star. He has key positions in numerous committees and is a member of 30 caucuses. Come hear what he has to say! We will be doing a toast to Biden/Harris so think about having a mimosa! Visit our website for more info. SrqJewishDems.org
Location: zoom
Information: www.mobilize.us/sarasotacountydec/event/368376 or 941.330.9411

 

February


12th Annual Tidewell Foundation Signature Luncheon
Fri. Feb. 5
11:30 AM
A healthcare advocate, Broadway star, noted author and daughter of the legendary actress, Judy Garland, Lorna talks candidly about the challenges of terminal illness and the power of hospice care, and the positive impact it has for patients and families. Signature Luncheon participants will be able to enjoy the program via live streaming. A link to watch the program will be emailed along with detailed instructions several days prior to the event. Virtual experience tickets are $200.
Location: Virtual
Information: www.eventbrite.com/e/12th-annual-signature-luncheon-featuring-lorna-luft-tickets-132965602697?ref=es or 941.552.7546
10th Annual Bridge A Life Superhero Run
Sat. Feb. 20
7:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Join Bridge A Life for the 10th Annual Superhero Race! The event features a 1-mile Fun Run, 5K and 10K. Bring the whole family! Race like a superhero to help children in our community who come from hard places. These kids – and the loving adults who advocate for them – are our community's heroes.
Location: Nathan Benderson Park
Information: www.5khero.com or 310.422.7179

 

March


SPARCCle on the Runway - Return to Fashion 2021
Tue. Mar. 2
11:00 AM
Virtual Fashion Show, Online Auction and Socially Distanced Shopping Boutique Michael's on East Ballroom
Location: Michael's on East Ballroom
Information: www.sparcc.net/events/ or 941.365.0208
Sarasota Dance Challenge
Sat. Mar. 27 thru Sun. Mar. 28
8:00 AM11:00 PM
Dancers from all over the country will be competing in variety of styles in Pro/Am divisions. Sarasota Challenge competition is a unique opportunity to see aspiring amateur dancers competing with their professional instructors throughout the day, as well as renowned professional couples in exhibitions during the evening sessions.
Location: Hyatt Regency Sarasota
Information: www.sarasotachallenge.com/ or 941.799.0800

 

April


Tribute to Muriel Myers
Thu. Apr. 29
7:30 PM
The last production of our season, Tribute in honor of Founding Board Member of Sarasota Contemporary Dance, Muriel Mayers, who has been part of laying the administrative foundation of the company and a sounding boards for Leymis artistically. This production presents some of Muriel’s favorites of Leymis’ work, offering a diverse palette of contemporary dance. This is a great opportunity to experience a timeline of Leymis’ work and how its evolved through the years.
Location: Jane B. Cook Theater at the FSU Center for the Performing Arts
Information: www.sarasotacontemporarydance.org/ or 941.260.8485
Tribute to Muriel Myers
Fri. Apr. 30
7:30 PM
The last production of our season, Tribute in honor of Founding Board Member of Sarasota Contemporary Dance, Muriel Mayers, who has been part of laying the administrative foundation of the company and a sounding boards for Leymis artistically. This production presents some of Muriel’s favorites of Leymis’ work, offering a diverse palette of contemporary dance. This is a great opportunity to experience a timeline of Leymis’ work and how its evolved through the years.
Location: Jane B. Cook Theater at the FSU Center for the Performing Arts
Information: www.sarasotacontemporarydance.org/ or 941.260.8485

 

May


Tribute to Muriel Myers
Sat. May. 1
7:30 PM
The last production of our season, Tribute in honor of Founding Board Member of Sarasota Contemporary Dance, Muriel Mayers, who has been part of laying the administrative foundation of the company and a sounding boards for Leymis artistically. This production presents some of Muriel’s favorites of Leymis’ work, offering a diverse palette of contemporary dance. This is a great opportunity to experience a timeline of Leymis’ work and how its evolved through the years.
Location: Jane B. Cook Theater at the FSU Center for the Performing Arts
Information: www.sarasotacontemporarydance.org/ or 941.260.8485
Tribute to Muriel Myers
Sun. May. 2
2:00 PM
The last production of our season, Tribute in honor of Founding Board Member of Sarasota Contemporary Dance, Muriel Mayers, who has been part of laying the administrative foundation of the company and a sounding boards for Leymis artistically. This production presents some of Muriel’s favorites of Leymis’ work, offering a diverse palette of contemporary dance. This is a great opportunity to experience a timeline of Leymis’ work and how its evolved through the years.
Location: Jane B. Cook Theater at the FSU Center for the Performing Arts
Information: www.sarasotacontemporarydance.org/ or 941.260.8485