September 19, 2023

LWR Library Friends surpasses fundraising goal for Manatee

By Homepage - Story of Impact,

The Friends of the Lakewood Ranch Library recently surpassed their fundraising goal to support the Manatee County Public Library System by raising more than $410,000 to purchase children's boo…

September 6, 2023

A Very Late Arrival

By SRQ Media,

When the train finally pulled into the station, it was approximately 18 years overdue. Still, Mary Huba and George Miller celebrated as they watched the old car roll down the tracks towards t…

July 6, 2023

Tickets now on sale for WBTT's 'Stage of Discovery' student show

By Sharon Kunkel, Story of Impact - Featured, The Glasser/Schoenbaum Human Services Center,

Local teens who are enjoying the free summer musical theater program to perform 'FAME The Musical' For the eighth summer, aspiring actors, dancers and singers ages 13-18 are taking the stage…

July 6, 2023

Kinsey Robb is giving Art Center Sarasota a makeover

By Homepage - Story of Impact, Story of Impact - Featured,

The Gagosian gallery veteran is upgrading the arts venue's interiors and technology and revamping the submission process for juried shows. If she wasn't an arts administrator, Kinsey Robb woul…

June 20, 2023

A New Mural in the Rosemary District Pays Homage to Leonard Reid, One of Sarasota's Most Important Black Leaders

By Story, Sarasota Magazine, Story of Impact - Featured,

A large image of Reid, the “right-hand man” of Sarasota’s first mayor, is now displayed on the side of The Sarasota Modern hotel in the Rosemary District. A century-old…

June 6, 2023

WBTT to present Juneteenth Arts Festival

By Homepage - Story of Impact, Sharon Kunkel,

Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe is proud to host its first-ever Juneteenth Arts Festival. On Sunday, June 18, from 1-9 p.m., WBTT will host numerous businesses, organizations and food trucks (…

June 2, 2023

Always Remember

By Blog, Homepage Spotlight Item,

Like many Americans, I had the opportunity over the Memorial Day holiday to reflect on the sacrifices of those who gave everything they had to ensure our freedom. It is humbling to consider th…

May 25, 2023

The Venice Symphony presents annual Patriotic Pops concert

By Homepage - Story of Impact, Story of Impact - Featured,

The Venice Symphony returns for its fourth annual Patriotic Pops Concert and Fireworks at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 27, at CoolToday Park, the spring training home of the Atlanta Braves. Gates o…

May 22, 2023

Asolo Rep Presents Dancing in the Blue Light

By Homepage - Story of Impact, SRQ Media,

Asolo Repertory Theatre’s new work development program, Ground Floor, will present a free staged reading of the play, Dancing in the Blue Light, conceived by Tomé Cousin and Monte…