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The Suncoast Culture Club podcast is your weekly dose of what’s happening in the performing and visual arts on Florida’s Suncoast, including interviews, reviews, discussions, behind the scene tidbits, and insider trading. Join State College of Florida arts faculty and staff members as they bring you all the arts happenings on the Suncoast from music to dance to art to theatre. Come along and join our club.

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The Suncoast Culture Club podcast is your weekly dose of what’s happening in the performing and visual arts on Florida’s Suncoast, including interviews, reviews, discussions, behind the scene tidbits, and insider trading. Join State College of Florida arts faculty and staff members as they bring you all the arts happenings on the Suncoast from music to dance to art to theatre. Come along and join our club.

    Urbanite Theatre Presents Gracie Gardner's Play "Athena," Now Through July 10

    Urbanite Theatre Presents Gracie Gardner's Play "Athena," Now Through July 10

    Actors Lea Sevola and Emma Giorgio, along with director Summer Dawn Wallace, join the Suncoast Culture Club Podcast to talk about their lives, journey to Urbanite, and this amazing story of two strong young ladies who start as fencing foes and end up wanting something for each other...something more than they want for themselves.
    Urbanite Theatre's production of "Athena" is running now through July 10. Get your tickets and watch these wonderful actors bring the story to life.

    • Urbanite Theatre Website & Facebook & Instagram & YouTube

    • Summer Dawn Wallace Website & Facebook

    • Lea Sevola Website & Facebook & Instagram

    • Emma Giorgio Website & Facebook & Instagram

    • SCF Theatre Program Website & Facebook Page & Instagram
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    • 32 min
    Olivia Steinman Deems, Artistic Operations Manager for the Sarasota Music Festival, Joins the Club

    Olivia Steinman Deems, Artistic Operations Manager for the Sarasota Music Festival, Joins the Club

    After a two year pandemic induced hiatus, the Sarasota Orchestra is bringing back the Sarasota Music Festival, June 6 -25 at the Sarasota Opera House and Holley Hall. Here to introduce herself to the podcast and tell us all about this incredible summer festival for approximately 60 pre-professional music fellows and their faculty mentors is Dr. Olivia Steinman Deems, Artistic Operations Manager for the Sarasota Orchestra and Sarasota Music Festival. Come along and join the club!

    • Sarasota Music Festival Website & Facebook & Instagram

    • Sarasota Orchestra Website & Facebook & Instagram & Twitter &  YouTube

    • Dr. Olivia Steinman Deems Facebook & Instagram & LinkedIn

    • Gabriel Kahane Facebook & Instagram & Twitter

    • Caroline Shaw Website & Facebook & Instagram & Twitter

    • Calidore String Quartet Website & Facebook & Instagram & Twitter & YouTube

    • SCF Music Program Website & Facebook & Instagram
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    • 37 min
    Cory Woomert & Michelle Anaya Starring in Manatee Players' Production of Titanic the Musical

    Cory Woomert & Michelle Anaya Starring in Manatee Players' Production of Titanic the Musical

    Based on real people aboard the most legendary ship in the world, TITANIC-The Musical is a stunning and stirring production focusing on the hopes, dreams and aspirations of her passengers who each boarded with stories and personal ambitions of their own. All innocently unaware of the fate awaiting them, the Third Class immigrants dream of a better life in America, the Second Class imagine they too can join the lifestyles of the rich and famous, whilst the millionaire Barons of the First Class anticipate legacies lasting forever. 

    See this show playing at the Manatee Performing Arts Center April 28 through May 15.
    Join cast members Cory Woomert and Michelle Anaya as they tell us about this wonderful production, their characters in the show, some behind the scene tidbits, and which is their preference, opening night or closing night! Come along and join the show!

    • Manatee Performing Arts Center Website & Facebook & Twitter & YouTube

    • Michele Anaya Facebook
    • Cory Woomert Facebook & Instagram

    • SCF Music Program Website & Facebook & Instagram
    • SCF Theatre Program Website & Facebook Page & Instagram



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    • 31 min
    SCF Theatre Program Presents "Peter/Wendy," April 15-24 in the Howard Studio Theatre

    SCF Theatre Program Presents "Peter/Wendy," April 15-24 in the Howard Studio Theatre

    The SCF Theatre Program presents its final play of the season, "Peter/Wendy" written by Jeremy Bloom,  April 15 through April 24 in the Howard Studio Theatre on the SCF Bradenton campus.
    Join Theatre Assistant Professor Amanda Schlachter as she talks to guest director India Marie Paul and stage manager Madison Swanson about the play, their experiences putting the show together, and the importance of "play" in all of our lives.

    Performance dates and times are:
    Friday, April 15 at 8:00 p.m. (for tickets, click here)
    Saturday, April 16 at 2:00 p.m. (for tickets, click here)
    Saturday, April 16 at 8:00 p.m. (for tickets, click here)
    Friday, April 22 at 8:00 p.m. (for tickets, click here)
    Saturday, April 23 at 8:00 p.m. (for tickets, click here)
    Sunday, April 24 at 2:00 p.m. (for tickets, click here)

    • SCF Theatre Program Website & Facebook Page & Instagram

    • Amanda Schlachter Website & Facebook

    • India Marie Paul Website & Facebook & Instagram



    Support the show (https://scf-foundation.org/suncoastcultureclub/)

    • 38 min
    Dan Jordan and Rachel Halvorson, Members of the Sarasota Orchestra's String Quartet, Join the Club

    Dan Jordan and Rachel Halvorson, Members of the Sarasota Orchestra's String Quartet, Join the Club

    Dan Jordan has been the concertmaster for the Sarasota Orchestra for 23 years while Rachel Halvorson has been the principal violist for only two years, one and a half of which was through the pandemic!
    But together, along with their colleagues violinist Christopher Takeda and cellist Natalie Helm, they share the amazing experience of performing in the Sarasota Orchestra’s String Quartet.
     Hear Dan and Rachel talk about their very different life paths to the Sarasota Orchestra, the unique experiences of rehearsing and performing with the string quartet, the program selections for their upcoming concert on Sunday, December 19 at 4:00 p.m. at Holley Hall, and the importance of the Sarasota Orchestra to find a permanent home that serves everyone in our community.
     You can get tickets to the December 19 performance by the Sarasota Orchestra’s String Quartet through the Sarasota Orchestra’s website or the Suncoast Culture Club’s website Calendar of Events page. 
     Come along and join the club!
    • Sarasota Orchestra Website & Facebook & Instagram & Twitter &  YouTube
    • Rachel Halvorson Website
    • State College of Florida Music Program Website & Facebook & Instagram
     
     
    Support the show (https://scf-foundation.org/suncoastcultureclub/)

    • 48 min
    Rick Holdsworth, Conductor of Ring Sarasota, Joins the Club

    Rick Holdsworth, Conductor of Ring Sarasota, Joins the Club

    Sarasota's premier handbell choir, Ring Sarasota, joins the Pops Orchestra of Bradenton and Sarasota for its annual holiday concert, this year called "Ring in the Holidays!" 
    On this week's episode of the Suncoast Culture Club podcast,  conductor of Ring Sarasota, Rick Holdsworth and conductor of the Pops Orchestra, Robyn Bell, sit down to talk about Rick's life and career (30 years in the Navy Band!), everything you need to know about Ring Sarasota, and the music the handbell choir and the orchestra will be performing together. 

    You have two opportunities to catch this fabulous show:
    1. Sunday, December 12 at 3:00 p.m. at the Riverview Performing Arts Center in Sarasota
    2. Monday, December 13 at 7:30 p.m. at the Neel Performing Arts Center in Bradenton

    Get your tickets through the Pops Orchestra website at thepopsorchestra.org.
    We'll see you at the show!

    • The Pops Orchestra of Bradenton and Sarasota Website & Facebook & Instagram

    • Ring Sarasota Website & Facebook & YouTube

    • Pine Shores Presbyterian Church Website & Facebook

    • Dr. Robyn L. Bell Website & Facebook & Instagram



    Support the show (https://scf-foundation.org/suncoastcultureclub/)

    • 39 min

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