July 13, 2020

Art to Walk On

Registrar: Elaine Nutlay ern918@gmail.com 941-907-8457

Location: 54 S. Palm Avenue Day: WEDNESDAY

Time: 10:00-11:00

Description: View a display and hear the history of the most interesting rugs. Compare and contrast certain aspects and structure of the rugs. Learn how to buy a rug at auction, the best process for stain removal and minor repairs. The presenter has given formal lectures in various parts of the world. . .can we call her a “rugologist????”

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Golden Age of TV Comedy

Leader: Jordan Shifrin

Registrar: Rookie Shifrin rookies@me.com 941-907-0985

Location: Roskamp 1226 N. Tamiami Trail Dates: Feb 27 – Mar 27 Evening: WEDNESDAY Time: 7:00-9:00 p.m.

Description: “What caused millions of Americans to go out and buy TV sets in 1953? Where were you on Tuesday nights? Return to the heyday of situation comedies and comedy variety shows when there were three networks, cigarette commercials, and writing was just short of brilliant. First the live shows and the film came with canned laughter, followed by the age of live studio audiences. Revisit the past with Lucy, Ralph, Uncle Miltie, Red, Jack and then Rob, Laura, Felix and Oscar, Sam and Diane, Alex and Latka and many more. Our favorite TV and Movie facilitator, Jordan Shifrin, will lead us down the path from the early beginnings of television comedy all the way to “the show about nothing”. One laugh per minute, guaranteed.


Taste of Italy II

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Registrar: Rookie Shifrin rookies@me.com 941-907-0985

Location: Oh Mamma Mia 2324 Gulf Gate Drive

Date: Dec 16 Evening: MONDAY Time: 6:00-8:30 pm


COST: $50.00 PER PERSON (Due when you register because of guarantee.)


Description: Watch master chef Guiseppi Urbano prepares gourmet feast before your eyes. He will share his private cooking techniques, food handling suggestions, and give you copies of each of the recipes. You will enjoy eating his dinner that will include two appetizers, one entre dish, one pasta dish, two glasses of wine, coffee or cappuccino and dessert and gratuity. Lots of laughs and Boun appetit!

Event: Jewish Voting in the 2012 Presidential Election

Free Open Lecture in Sarasota, FL on October 25, 2012.The Jewish Vote talk at the Sarasota BNC

Call: (941) 315-8262 or
Email: bncsarasota@gmail.com

The American Jew as Voter: Brandeis Professor Stephen Whitfield offers a free lecture on Thursday, October 25, 2012 in Sarasota, FL. Open to the public.

Join us for wine and cheese and a unique perspective on the American Jewish voter. Sponsored by BNC Sarasota and Brandeis University.

Thursday, October 25, 2012, 5-7pm
The Jewish Federation of Sarasota-Manatee
The Klingenstein Jewish Center, Zell Room
580 McIntosh Road
Sarasota, Florida 34232

Topic Details:
“The American Jew as Voter”: Why does the axiom that the more affluent the voter, the more likely to be a Republican, not apply to American Jewry?  Why are they so unusual in not defining their interests in the same way as their neighbors?

About the Speaker:
Stephen Whitfield is the Max Richter Professor of American Civilization at Brandeis, where he has taught since receiving hisStephen Whitfield The American Jew as Voter PhD in 1972. He also holds a BA from Tulane University and an MA from Yale University.

Professor Whitfield is especially interested in the intersection of politics and ideas in twentieth-century America.  He taught as a Fulbright visiting professor at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and the Catholic University of Louvain in Belgium.  He also taught as a visiting professor of American Studies at the Sorbonne twice (spring of 1994 and spring of 1998).

Professor Whitfield is the author of several books, including A Death in the Delta: The Story of Emmett Till; The Culture of the Cold War; and In Search of American Jewish Culture. He is also the editor of A Companion to 20th-Century America. In 2010, Professor Whitfield published a manuscript about Brandeis in the 1950s, entitled Brandeis University: In the Beginning. He is a recipient of the Louis D. Brandeis Award for Excellence in Teaching.


Ballet: Sir Frederick Ashton’s La Fille mal Gardée

Title: Ballet: Sir Frederick Ashton’s La Fille mal Gardée
Description: Sir Frederick Ashton’s “La Fille mal Gardée” (“The Wayward Daughter”), a full-length ballet for fans of all ages, accompanied by a live orchestra.

Date: 2013/04/18

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Book and Author Event: Karen Koenig on Nice Girls Finish Fat

Title: Book and Author Event: Karen Koenig on Nice Girls Finish Fat
Location: University Park
Description: Author Karen Koenig will speak on her latest book, “Nice Girls Finish Fat.” She will set forth weight-control strategies peppered with anecdotes that will keep the audience engaged.

Date: 20130208

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January 4, 2012 General Meeting

Title: General Meeting
Description: Federation.
The guest speaker at this meeting will be from the Ringling Museum of Art in Sarasota.

Start Time: 10:30
Date: 20130104
End Time: 12:00






Historic Asolo Theater Event “1776”

Title: Asolo Repertory Theater – 1776                                                                                                Location: 5555 North Tamiami Trail, Sarasota
Description: Spend the afternoon at a pre performance talk, the performance of 1776 and a catered lunch at the Asolo Repertory Theater.

For more information contact 941-388-9624.

Date: 2012/12/16

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Art in the Afternoon

Title: Art in the Afternoon
Description: Join us for a special three afternoon Brandeis series of “Art in the Afternoon”.  Featuring Roxanne Fay, John Goodman and Carole Kleinberg.

Dates: January 8, 2013; February 12, 2013; March 12, 2013
Time: 11 a.m.
Location: Cafe Baci at 4001 South Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL

Please contact us to reserve your spot! Email: bncsarasota@gmail.com

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Art in the Afternoon

Title: Art in the Afternoon
Description: Details to come!
Date: 20130212

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