Movies / Theater

Slash and learn: The story of locally produced horror flick Mangrove Slasher II’s murder, and how the film is now rising from the grave

Published September 15, 2010 Mangrove Slasher II Casting Call 2-5 p.m. Sat., Sept. 25, The Venue, 500 Central Ave., Sarasota, 539-0010 …

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Theater

On in 60 Seconds

Jeffrey Kin (second from left) and friends Published August 25, 2010 (Photo courtesy sarasota.anythingarts.com) The 5th …

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Absolutely fabulous: The 12th Annual LGBT Film Fest covers the full spectrum of gay life

Published August 18, 2010 The 12th Annual LGBT Film Festival runs 2-10 p.m. Sat., Aug. 21 and Sun., Aug. 22, …

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Once upon a time: Anthony Paull and Something Spilled Productions represent SRQ at this year’s LGBT Film Festival.

Published August 18, 2010 This weekend Burns Court Cinemas invites Sarasota to celebrate diversity with The Fabulous LGBT Film Festival, a two-day …

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War is hell: Award-winning documentary Restrepo sends viewers on a deployment to the deadliest place in Afghanistan

Published August 4, 2010 The treacherous terrain of the Korengal Valley in eastern Afghanistan is regarded throughout the U.S. military …

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Movies

Diamond in the rough: The producers of Beautiful Noise are making Suncoast film production a top priority

Published July 21, 2010 Visit beautifulnoisethemovie.com for more more information. When Steve Tatone hit his 50th birthday after a successful 30-year …

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On the world stage: Acting troupes from 11 countries make their way to Venice for the 2010 International Theatre Festival

Published June 16, 2010 American Association of Community Theatre’s 2010 International Theatre Festival June 22-27, Venice Theatre, 140 W. Tampa Ave., …

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The horror film, the horror film: On the set of the eminently quotable Mangrove Slasher II

Published April 28, 2010 “DID YOU KNOW IT WAS ILLEGAL TO CUT DOWN THESE MANGROVES?”: The Mangrove Slasher II trailer …

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What next? The Olympia Performing Arts Center is born

Published Dec. 29, 2009 A&E The story: The historic Olympia Theater in Palmetto reopens after decades as the Olympia Performing Arts Center. …

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Immaculate Perception: On the Sarasota set of movie director John Pocino’s latest labor of love

  Published Dec. 21, 2009 John Pocino, left, shooting a scene from Perception Beautiful people gather on the dance floor at …

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As the Sarasota Film Society celebrates two decades of its popular annual film festival, Cine-World, we take a look at three of this weekend’s big features

Published Nov. 3, 2009 A still from Delta Rising, which will be screened at Burns Court Cinemas at 5:45 p.m. Sun., …

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2009 Fall Arts Preview: Venice Theatre’s Stage II

Published Sept. 21, 2009 Venice Theatre’s Stage II was founded 15 years ago in order to create a truly adaptable …

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True Hollywood Screen Test gives me a shot at acting in front of the green screen

                                Published Sept. 16, 2009 …

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Star search: True Hollywood Screen Test ups its game with its first green-screen talent exposition

Published Sept. 14, 2009 Gulf Coast Talent & Film Expo Manatee Convention Center, 1 Haben Blvd., Palmetto, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. …

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Burns Court Cinemas hosts a touching documentary about the early days of the Allman Brothers Band this Friday

Jul. 27, 2009 Southern rock was born at 2321 Vineville Ave. in Macon, Ga. Affectionately dubbed “The Big House,” this …

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How a Sarasota karate instructor teamed up with an Arkansas man born with cerebral palsy to create a specialized karate for the handicapped

Jun. 16, 2009 Donna Judge’s karate credentials are flawless. In her 11 years in competition, the Sarasota Shihan — aka …

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A history-heavy Palmetto venue, the Olympia Theater, finds new life

Jun. 5, 2009 The first place to serve Coca Cola in Florida is back! Yep, Palmetto’s legendary Olympia Theater has …

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Night Scream trailer: CL Exclusive!

We’ve all been waiting in excruciating anticipation for Neil “Davis” McCurry’s new vampire flick Night Scream to be released on …

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Townie Q&A: Local horror filmmaker Neil McCurry

Mar. 13, 2009 Neil McCurry is the director of Night Scream, a new vampire movie that was filmed and produced …

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Top 11 Stories I Want to Write in 2009: My Big Adventure (with Pee-Wee!)

3. My Big Adventure (With Pee-Wee) I got the word from a little birdie that Paul Reubens, the actor who …

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Do It Today: Little Women

A musical based on the timeless classic novel by Louisa May Alcott about four little ladies growing up in Massachusetts …

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