Latest Afternoon News for March 3rd, 2015

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WUSF 89.7 Afternoon News for March 3rd, 2015
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News

Latest Afternoon News for March 3rd, 2015

‘Amazing Woman of the Suncoast’ is organist for Lenten recital

Cynthia Roberts-Greene

For the Wed., March 18, midday Lenten organ recital, the Church of the Redeemer, 222 S. Palm Ave., Sarasota, welcomes Cynthia Roberts-Greene, music director and organist at both Siesta Key Chapel and Temple Emanu-El.

Location

The Church of the Redeemer
222 S. Palm Ave.
Sarasota, FL 34236
United States
Presenting Organization
Phone: 
941-955-4263

Sarasota Concert Association presents The Takács Quartet with Joyce Yang, Piano

The Sarasota Concert Association (SCA) continues its 70th season with the renowned Takács Quartet, with pianist Joyce Yang, Tuesday, March 17, 8 p.m.

Location

Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall
777 N. Tamiami Trail
Sarasota, FL 34236
United States
Presenting Organization
Name: 
Sarasota Concert Association
Phone: 
941-225-6500
Additional: 

The Sarasota Concert Association (SCA) exists to foster the development of an appreciation for the musical arts by sponsoring professional presentations that are not otherwise available in the community, through a not-for-profit, organized-audience plan. SCA aims to set reasonable fees for all performances. The organization is not designed to make a profit but does intend to be self-supporting. It provides outreach to all members of the regional community by offering a series of free concerts, Munchtime Musicales, held every year. For more information about SCA, visit www.scasarasota.org.

Ticketing Information
Name: 
Sarasota Concert Association
Phone: 
941-225-6500
Additional: 
Individual tickets are $40, $50, $60, and $70. Tickets and information for the Great Performers Series are available by calling 941-225-6500 or online at www.scasarasota.org.

Organist Ken Double on Historic Wurlitzer Theatre Pipe Organ With Vocalist Amy Connours

In the final of three 2015 performances, the Manasota Theatre Organ Society (MTOS) is bringing acclaimed organist Ken Double to perform on the historic Wurlitzer theatre organ it owns and maintains in Grace Church, March 15, 2:30 p.m.

Location

Grace Church
8000 Bee Ridge Road
Sarasota, FL 34231
United States
Presenting Organization
Name: 
Manasota Theatre Organ Society
Phone: 
941-776-3668
E-mail: 
cpipes@aol.com
Additional: 

Manasota Theatre Organ Society (MTOS), a branch of the American Theatre Organ Society, was founded in November 1991. Its first project was the renovation of the 1926 Aeolian Duo Art pipe organ in the Charles Ringling Mansion, which is now part of New College of the University of South Florida. MTOS strives to promote the awareness of America’s theater pipe organ heritage and continues to present concerts featuring the 4/32 Wurlitzer theater pipe organ located at Grace Church in Sarasota.

Ticketing Information
Name: 
Manasota Theatre Organ Society
Phone: 
941-776-3668
E-mail: 
cpipes@aol.com
Additional: 
Tickets are $15 in advance and $18 at the door. For more information and to purchase tickets, call 941-776-3668.

Pygmy Fringe Tree Wildflower Festival, SFSC MOFAC

The Pygmy Fringe Tree, a shrub native to Florida's Lake Wales Ridge, has inspired three organizations in Highlands and Polk counties to celebrate it through the Pygmy Fringe Tree Wildflower Festival, March 12-14.

Locations

Archbold Biological Station
123 Main Street
Venus, FL 33960
United States
South Florida State College, Museum of Florida Art and Culture (MOFAC)
600 West College Drive
Avon Park, FL 33825
United States
Bok Tower Gardens
1151 Tower Boulevard
Lake Wales, FL 33853
United States
Presenting Organization
Name: 
South Florida State College, MOFAC
Phone: 
863-784-7240
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