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Thursday, May 5, 2011
Event Title: Singin' in the Rain
Where: Manatee Players
Thursday, May 5, 2011
Singin' In the Rain
Final Mainstage Production of this Season

May 5 - May 22
You won't want to miss this tap dancing musical extravaganza where it will actually, intentionally rain on our stage! Based on the classic MGM film, our production stars DeWayne Barrett as Don Lockwood (Gene Kelly's role) and Jonah Wright as Cosmo Brown (Donald O'Conner's role). The 2 female leads will be performed by Andrea Wright and Kim Betts. Tickets are on sale now at the Box Office and also online.

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Event Title: Art after 5
Where: THE JOHN AND MABLE RINGLING MUSEUM OF ART
Thursday, May 5, 2011
Art after 5
5 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Adults $10 / Children (6-17) $5 / Children 5 & under Free
May 5, 2011
May 12, 2011
May 19, 2011
May 26, 2011
June 2, 2011
June 9, 2011
June 16, 2011
June 23, 2011
June 30, 2011
Enjoy a cocktail on the Museum of Art loggia and stroll through the permanent collection and special exhibition galleries. Children of all ages will marvel at the Circus Museum's Howard Bros. Circus miniature and the Wisconsin railroad car.
For more information call 941.359.5700 or visit www.ringling.org

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Where: Art Center Sarasota
Thursday, May 5, 2011
The North Sarasota County Schools Spring Art Show
April 26 - May 14, 2011
Please join us for the Opening Receptions
Elementary Schools - Wed, April 27, 5-6:30pm
Middle & High Schools - Thurs, April 28, 5-6:30pm
Free and open to the public
This annual exhibition is coordinated by Debra Markley, MS- Art Department Chair and AP Art Teacher at Sarasota High School. Elementary and Middle school teachers will award 10-12 Best of the Best awards to their students. High school students will compete in 12 categories (Non-Graphite Drawing in Color, Non-Graphite Drawing in Black and White, Tempera and Watercolor Painting, Oil and Acrylic Painting, Printmaking, Sculpture, Photography, Ceramics, Crafts, Mixed Media, Digital Design) for 1st, 2nd, Honorable Mention. Several Special awards will be given for: Most Creative, Most Original, Most Expressive, Most Marketable, and Esther Freeman Best of Show Award. Ringling College of Art and Design will award two $5,000.00 scholarships to seniors in the show and State College of Florida will award two $1,000.00 scholarships to seniors. Art Center Sarasota, 707 N. Tamiami Tr., 941-365-2032, www.artsarasota.org
For more information please contact Zach, Chief Exhibition Coordinator zach@artsarasota.org or (941) 365-2032 707 N. Tamiami Trail Sarasota, FL 34236 www.artsarasota.org


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Event Title: Classical Christian Academy art students
Where: Art League of Fort Myers
Thursday, May 5, 2011
Reception: Mother's Day from 2:00-4:00 pm
Show on display through May 16th
Location: Art League of Fort Myers
1451 Monroe Street
Fort Myers, FL 33902
The Art League of For Myers proudly presents Classical Christian Academy art students, 5th through the 9th grade in our gallery in the Heart of the River District. Students of art instructor Sherry Diaz will exhibit from May 2nd to May 16th. Ms. Diaz chose a beautiful array of delightful art from each her student's portfolio. 30 pieces will be available for your visual pleasure.
The students will have their art for sale providing you with an opportunity to add to your collection of original works. Sales of student art to benefit CC Academy art program.
A reception will be held on Mothers Day from 2-4 at the Art League for parents, students, friends, neighbors and family. This event is free and open to the public.
We will have an exciting time! Come join us to celebrate our great artists of the future! And, of course buy some wonderful art. The kids are really excited to share their work with you.

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