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Sarasota Rising Sets the Stage for The Living Arts Festival with "An Evening With..." Featuring Broadway Icon Andrea McArdle
This exclusive event showcased the timeless talent of Andrea McArdle, captivating the audience with her iconic performances and sharing behind-the-scenes stories from her illustrious Broadway career. Plus, the unveiling of the official poster for Sarasota Rising's upcoming Living Arts Festival. As the evening concluded, attendees were treated to a thrilling countdown, building anticipation for the forthcoming Living Arts Festival—an immersive celebration set to showcase the diversity and vibrancy of Sarasota's artistic landscape.
Around Town | Jeffery Kin
You may know the dashing, innovative, and talented Jeffery Kin for his stage acting, or perhaps for his award-winning writing and direction of local theater productions, especially during his time as Managing Artistic Director at The Players Theatre for Performing Arts. These days Kin is spearheading Sarasota Rising—an exciting new arts and cultural organization whose mission is to enhance our area as a year-long arts destination through exciting events that build community pride, elevate artistic expression, and boost economic prosperity. Jeffery tells us all about this and more as we connect with him “Around Town”!
The Florida Festival & Events Association (FFEA) Convention
This past August, for the 2nd year in a row, I was able to attend one of the largest and most prestigious festival and event conferences in the country! The FFEA or Florida Festival & Events Association produces this event where event managers, creators and workers all meet and learn from, the best minds in the industry.
Suncoast People - Jeffery Kin of Sarasota Rising provides an update for their week long festival.
Jeffery Kin shares some stories and give an update on Sarasota Rising, a week long arts festival that’s in the works.