Sarasota Pride celebrates 25 years with thousands in attendance

By : Steve Blanchard
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Sarasota – Shelly Adams started coming to Sarasota Pride when she learned the festival relocated along Sarasota’s waterfront five years ago. But something felt different as she wandered among the booths on Oct. 18 this year.

“There’s so much music,” she said. “It seems like non-stop entertainment. I’ve tried to see all of the vendors, but I also don’t want to miss any of the entertainment. It’s a fun problem to have.”

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Issue 21.21: Celebrar Mi Orgullo

By : Jake Stevens
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Celebrar Mi Orgullo: Orlando TV anchor Jorge Estevez is among many out Florida Hispanics who balance cultural and LGBT Pride, Coco Peru’s therapy comes to St. Pete and Orlando, Sarasota brings headliner Dario to its Pride fest, Supreme Court decision could impact Florida’s marriage ban, local news, celebrity interviews, and much, much more!

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Dario could double attendance at Sarasota Pride

By : Joseph Kissel
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Sarasota – If pop singer Dario can nearly double the number of people at Lexington’s 2014 Pride event, the organizer of Sarasota Pride believes he can do the same there.

“His commitment to the prides has been great,” said Sarasota Pride Chairman Cindy Barnes.

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Sarasota Pride preps for its biggest year yet

By : Steve Blanchard
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Sarasota–Ever since Cindy Barnes pulled Sarasota Pride out of the shadows and onto Main Street five years ago, the festival has grown exponentially each year. In 2014, the Oct. 18 festival is expected to bring more than 5,000 to J.D. Hamel Park in one of the most visible areas of the city.

“More than 225,000 people pass by that park every six hours,” explained Barnes, chairman of Sarasota Pride. “Visibility is key to Pride and we have to be out there to let people know we are a part of the community.”

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Sarasota Pride 2014 Guide

By : Jake Stevens
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The fabulous Sarasota Pride 2014 Guide featuring Dario!

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