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March 2018

TOWN HALL Lecture Series: Siddhartha Mukherjee

March 19
Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall, 777 N Tamiami Trail
Sarasota, FL 34236 United States

Siddhartha Mukherjee, M.D., Ph.D., is a leading cancer physician and researcher. He is an assistant professor of medicine at Columbia University and a cancer physician at the CU/NYU Presbyterian Hospital. His first book, The Emperor Of All Maladies, is a story that touches on the brilliance and tenacity that frequently make scientific history—and also on the serendipitous discoveries. He approaches the subject of cancer with the passion and fixation of a biographer and the flourish of a novelist. Mukherjee tells…

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April 2018

TOWN HALL Lecture Series: Ali Wentworth

April 9
Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall, 777 N Tamiami Trail
Sarasota, FL 34236 United States

Actress, Author -- Ali Wentworth -- Wraps Up RCLA Town Hall 2018 Lecture Series   Wentworth Replaces Reshma Saujani on Monday, April 9      SARASOTA, FL – American actress, comedian, author and producer, Ali Wentworth, will wrap up the 2018 Ringling College Library Association Town Hall Lecture Series with a lecture scheduled for Monday, April 9.  She replaces Reshma Saujani, who has canceled her appearance due to unforeseen circumstances.   “Ms. Wentworth’s appearance will delight our audiences with her humorous…

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RCLA Presents: Karin Jones – An Architectural Tale of Two Cities

April 17 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Larry Thompson Academic Center, Ringling College, 2700 N Tamiami Trail
Sarasota, 34234 United States

Karin Jones is a native of Chicago and received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Michigan and a degree in design and historic preservation from the Savannah College of Art and Design. In 1871, both Paris and Chicago were nearly destroyed within months of each other. Each city would rebuild from the ashes during the next three decades, one with a focus on elegance, conformity and classical decorum, and the other with the brash, masculine energy of…

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May 2018

Andrea Wulf

May 8 @ 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Sarasota Opera House, 61 N Pineapple Ave.
Sarasota, FL, 34236 United States

AN AFTERNOON WITH ANDREA WULF   Ringling College Library Association together with the Conservation Foundation of Gulf Coast present:      AN AFTERNOON WITH ANDREA WULF Best-Selling Author of The Invention of Nature, Science + Design Historian, Lover of Nature    TUESDAY, MAY 8TH, 2018 3:00 PM + LECTURE AND BOOK SIGNING   SARASOTA OPERA HOUSE 61 N PINEAPPLE AVE, SARASOTA, FL   VIP Seating + Post Lecture Reception: $75 RCLA / CFGC Members | $90 Non-Members General Admission Seating Only: $45…

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RCLA Presents: Asolo Repertory Theatre – Tour, Lunch and Matinee of the Production “Ragtime”

May 16 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

  The tour of the Asolo Repertory Theatre will begin with the international story of the company and historic Mertz Theatre. Guests will be taken on-stage and back-stage for an in-depth look at what it takes to produce world-class theatre. Guests will see behind the-scene spaces for the two theatres used by the Asolo Rep: the Mertz, and the Cook. As well as the Asolo Rep’s costume shop—where Costume Shop Manager, David Covach, takes guests through the ins and outs…

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