Arts & Entertainment

Dance, Dance, Dance

At The Ringling, Elizabeth Doud Is Committed to Showcasing Diverse Performances

The final show of the fall 2022 season runs Dec. 1-3.

11/30/2022 By Andrea González

Q & A

Yoleidy Rosario-Hernandez on Warriors of Sarasota and Cultivating 'Spaces of Healing and Dialogue'

The documentary highlights the stories of women of color in Sarasota. It debuts at an event this Friday, Dec. 2.

11/30/2022 By Sylvia Whitman

All That Jazz

'Chicago' Stars Say the 2022 National Tour Is More Inclusive Than Ever

A conversation with actors Christina Wells and Logan Floyd.

11/28/2022 By Andrea González

Review

Asolo Repertory Theatre Opens Its Season With an Often Stunning Cabaret

Put down the knitting, the book and the broom and enter the world of the Kit Kat Klub.

11/21/2022 By Kay Kipling

Limelight

Photos: USF's Brunch on the Bay

The annual event on the Sarasota bayfront raised a record $537,000 this year.

11/21/2022 Photography by Cliff Roles

The Beautiful Game

The World Cup Starts This Weekend and Local Soccer Fans Are Stoked

We asked four IMG Academy soccer coaches from around the world about their countries' teams and chances.

11/17/2022 By Hannah Wallace

Reunion Time

Perlman Music Program Suncoast Alum Randall Goosby Returns in Concert

The acclaimed young violinist performs Dec. 8 at the Sarasota Opera House. We talked with him about his PMP experiences and his career.

11/17/2022 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota This Weekend

Don't miss the Grilled Cheese Festival, Paul Reiser at the Van Wezel and the Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe's performance of Guys and Dolls.

11/17/2022 By Bethany Ritz

Deck the Palms

All the Best Holiday Events Happening in Sarasota This Year

From twinkly palm trees to boat parades, Southwest Florida shines during the holidays.

11/16/2022 By Laura Paquette

Crystal Crowns

Meet the Winners of the 2022 Siesta Key Crystal Classic

The annual sand sculpture competition turns the beach into an outdoor art gallery.

11/15/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Review

FST's 'Something Rotten!' Delivers Lots of (Intentionally) Silly Fun

The musical comedy brings us playwright brothers inventing a new art form in Elizabethan England.

11/14/2022 By Kay Kipling

Film Screening

'Outta The Muck,' a Documentary About Black Life in Florida, Screens Tuesday Night at Fogartyville

This documentary celebrates a community, and a family, that resists despair with love, remaining fiercely self-determined, while forging its own unique narrative of Black achievement.

11/14/2022 By Yasi Bahmanabadi

New Kids on the Block

Four New Arts Leaders Shaping Our Future

All of them are charged up to enhance our cultural landscape.

11/13/2022 By Kay Kipling

Public Displays of Affection

Sarasota's Collection of Public Art Features More Than 95 Works Citywide

We have a love affair with public art, but the road to a happy marriage isn’t always smooth.

11/12/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Where the Magic Happens

The Hermitage Artist Retreat Has Become an Incubator for Artists from Around the Country

More than 600 artists have found inspiration there, and the work they have done at the retreat has gone on to stages and museums around the world.

11/12/2022 By Kay Kipling

Smells Like Teen Spirit

A Huge List of Fun Things to Do and See With Teenagers

Teens can be a tough crowd, so here's a handy list to make entertaining them in Sarasota and Manatee counties a cinch.

11/09/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Tourney Time

Women’s Pro Baseball Is Coming to Sarasota's Ed Smith Stadium Nov. 19-22

Ballplayers? We’ve got ballplayers.

11/07/2022 By Hannah Wallace

Sandy gallery

The Siesta Key Crystal Classic Is Back

Professional and amateur artists at the 2022 international sand sculpting competition are primed to make jaws drops with these sandy creations.

11/01/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Review

Texts Tell a Tale in Urbanite Theatre's The Burdens

Matt Schatz's two-character play is often LOL funny, but there's emotion behind it.

10/31/2022 By Kay Kipling

Fare Thee Well

Siesta Key Is Leaving Sarasota Behind, But It Never Got Our City Right Anyway

The show’s new season, subtitled "Miami Moves," debuts tonight.

10/27/2022 By Elizabeth Djinis