Chargaux: ribbons, rhythm and beats

Brooklyn-based artist, CHARGAUX, put on a pre-Ringling Underground performance. They performed in Anne Patterson’s Pathless Woods, an interactive, multimedia installation. Paterson’s pieces featured multicolored ribbons in a dark room.  CHARGAUX consistently mix visual and audio art. Both Charly and Anne Patterson have synesthesia - they…

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Theatrical theses are in the spotlight

Taking on the task of creating an entire theatrical production in a matter of mere weeks can be daunting to many. Still, our thesising students take on these types of intimidating projects with each passing year. Consequently, this semester has seen not one, but two…

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Suiting up for Sarasota Democrats’ dinner party

The Sarasota Democratic Party’s Annual Kennedy-King Dinner is a fine opportunity to meet and mingle with local democrats and tap into political and activist currents in the area. It is also a chance to sit pretty for a night. The first thing to know about…

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Students ‘redefine activism’ at BHM Symposium
Students listen to a raw Keynote Address given by Kavindu Ade.

Students ‘redefine activism’ at BHM Symposium

  All photos by Giulia Heyward The Redefining Activism: Navigating Identity and Self-Care Symposium took place on Sunday, March 5 in the Jane Bancroft Cook Library. The symposium was one of the few last events part of the 2017 Black History Month programming centered around…

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The Reserve:  a cozy place to get work done
Photo by Magdalene Taylor

The Reserve: a cozy place to get work done

From the outside, The Reserve might look a little too nice for us college kids. The new coffee joint, situated in a cluster of buildings previously owned by Charles Ringling (before his bayfront mansion days), touts itself as a coffee house, bookstore, market and tasting…

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BEE-utiful Myakka
Thesis student and Catalyst staff writer Jasmine Respess suits up and observes honey bees, subdued by smoke. Photo by Jasmine Respess.

BEE-utiful Myakka

Shaded by the trees and hanging Spanish moss, I drove down a dirt road to meet Jim Cutway of Myakka’s Gold Apiary. Cutway is a beekeeper with a biker-like black and gray beard and ponytail combo and a welcoming smile. He specializes in raw honey,…

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