In this joint presentation, artist William Woodward will discuss the techniques used to create The Greatest Show On Earth mural and Peggy Williams, Education Outreach Manager, Feld Entertainment, will introduce you to the performers painted in this colossal creation.
Singer and songwriter, Meklit Hadero performs in the Historic Asolo Theater. “I’ve always felt at home with movement,” murmurs Meklit Hadero in the same gentle voice with which she traces her songs’ supple melodies. “All of us are made of many places.”
Artist Series Concert. The Ritz Chamber Players is hailed by The Baltimore Sun as “one of the most interesting and dynamic ensembles to emerge in recent years.” Boasting some of the world’s preeminent musicians spanning the African diaspora, it brings a fresh, new energy to the classical music genre.
Mickey Rooney stars as the incorrigible youth who was "born to be hung." MGM/UA; Directed by Norman Taurog. B & W; Not Rated; 94 minutes; 1938
Just as James Turrell empowers the viewer "to be aware of how you are framing the reality you see" (Smithsonian), Choreographer Jamie Jewett illuminates the dynamics of human imagination in the saturating imagery of a digitized world.
For little eight-year-old Rhoda (Patty McCormack), murder is child's play. Warner Brothers; Directed by Mervyn Leroy Black and White; Not Rated; 129 minutes; 1956.
In 1946, Annie Solomon settled in Sarasota with her husband, artist Syd Solomon. Explore Sarasota’s cultural history through a series of Informative one-hour interviews recorded for The Ringling Archives at the Historic Asolo Theater.
Artist of the Hermitage, Fay Ku’s works on paper are narrative, figurative and psychological. She describes her mind as associative where current events recall historical or mythical ones, and relate to ideas in language, science, and stories.
Six-year-old "Scout" Finch (Mary Badham) witnesses the powerful lessons of prejudice and hate. Universal Pictures; Directed by Robert Mulligan. Black and White; Not Rated; 129 minutes; 1962
In concert with Ethel, the pioneering string quartet, musician and storyteller Robert Mirabal creates musical textures that evoke striated images of a rising sun; “informed by the ceremonial music that I’ve heard all my life, a desire to take care of the spirits of the earth.”