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Commission Candidate Forums

Recorded Live Moderated by Jim Shirley, Executive Director, Arts and Cultural Alliance of Sarasota County Candidates also completed surveys in August, read their responses here. CITY OF SARASOTA COMMISSION CANDIDATESRecorded ...

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Sarasota County Commission Candidates Survey

We invited the Sarasota County Commission candidates to share their views about local arts and culture. We have provided their responses to help you make an informed decision. Respondents were ...

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City of Sarasota Commission Candidates Survey

We invited the City of Sarasota Commission candidates to share their views about local arts and culture. We have provided their responses to help you make an informed decision. Respondents ...

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City of North Port Commission Candidates Survey

We invited the City of North Port Commission candidates to share their views about local arts and culture. We have provided their responses to help you make an informed decision. ...

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Candidates’ Views on the Arts

To assist our local voters in informed decisions, the Alliance has conducted surveys with candidates for Sarasota County School Board, Sarasota County Commission, City of Sarasota Commission, and City of ...

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Arts and Culture Guide Submissions

Submission Deadline: Monday, August 17, 2020 At the Arts & Cultural Alliance of Sarasota County, we want you to know we recognize the need to promote the arts in Sarasota ...

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The Ad Valorem Exemption

The choice by the Sarasota County property appraiser’s office to challenge the ad valorem exemption of several arts and cultural not-for-profit organizations opens a potential “pandora’s box” for all Sarasota ...

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Alliance News, Call to Artists

Paint Sarasota with Love

A Call for Muralist and Walls The City of Sarasota was founded on a legacy of art and during times of uncertainty we continue to turn to the arts for ...

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Support Local Art

The Arts and Cultural Alliance of Sarasota County (Alliance) is currently selling “Support Local Art” t-shirts and bags to support the John Ringling Tower Fund. Through this fund, the Alliance ...

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Happy Birthday, Willie!

On May 5, 2020 legendary circus performer Willie Edelston celebrated his 97th birthday! His friends surprised him with a birthday parade – a circus parade, of course. Willie’s friends arrive ...

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