Preview

Florida Studio Theatre 2017-18 Season Includes a World Premiere

The company has revealed its line-up for mainstage and cabaret productions.

09/21/2017 By Kay Kipling

Who's a Good Dog?

Southeastern Superheroes on Parade

This 2017 campaign combines art and community to benefit Southeastern Guide Dogs.

09/21/2017 By Ella Melzer

Weekend Planner

Your Top 7 Things to Do: Sept. 21-27

World Rowing Championship opening ceremonies, a Venice beach party, the Sarasota Orchestra season begins and more.

09/21/2017 By Ilene Denton

Behind the Scenes

Protecting The Ringling's Art During Irma

As the hurricane approached, staff at The Ringling worked diligently to ensure no precious pieces were damaged.

09/20/2017 By Alice Murphy

Irma

Social Media App Nextdoor Kept Neighbors Connected During Hurricane Irma

In times of crisis, the Nextdoor social media app brings Sarasotans together.

09/14/2017 By Ilene Denton

Irma

World Rowing Championships a Go After Hurricane Irma

The international rowing races will go on as planned thanks to minimal damage from Hurricane Irma.

09/12/2017 By Megan McDonald

Irma

Why Sarasota Lucked Out With Hurricane Irma

Weather Underground's Jeff Masters—a former NOAA Hurricane Hunter—shares his insight.

09/12/2017 By David Hackett

Weekend Planner

Your Top 5 Things to Do: Sept. 14-20

Friday Fest at the Van Wezel, the Sarasota Opera’s Taste of Downtown and more.

09/12/2017 By Ilene Denton

Irma

"I Survived a Category 5 Hurricane"

Sarasota's Loren Mayo thought she was taking a group on a relaxing, rejuvenating fitness retreat to St. Martin. What wound up happening was a nightmare.

09/12/2017 By Megan McDonald

Irma

Updates on Selby Gardens, Mote and Historic Spanish Point After Hurricane Irma

The Sarasota area is slowly coming back to life after the wildest weekend we can remember. We checked in with three cultural institutions to see how they fared.

09/12/2017 By Ilene Denton

Weekend Planner

Your Top 6 Things to Do: Sept. 7-13

Tony Bennett at the Van Wezel, Young Guns of Country and more.

09/07/2017 By Ilene Denton

On View

Salome's Sensual Dance

This Robert Henri painting at The Ringling creates quite a sensation.

09/06/2017 By Alice Murphy

Weekend Planner

Your Top 5 Things to Do: Aug. 31-Sept. 6

Free Family Day with Selby Gardens, Florida Studio Theatre and Sarasota Opera; Mote’s full moon kayak trip and more.

08/31/2017 By Ilene Denton

TV Watch

What We're Watching This Fall

Here's what our editors will be viewing this fall.

08/31/2017 By Kay Kipling

Different Strokes for Different Folks

What to Look for in the Rowing Motion

To get a sense of different stroke styles, keep an eye on the athletes’ torsos.

08/29/2017 By Hannah Wallace

Days of Heaven

How a Yale Student Learned to Love Rowing Growing Up in Sarasota

"The feeling of freedom, of finding and challenging my limits, and the beauty of those early-morning hours on Little Sarasota Bay helped form me and will follow me wherever I go."

08/28/2017 By Kate Flanders

Preview

Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall Presents Its 2017-18 Line-up

Willie Nelson, George Benson, Audra McDonald and Diana Krall are among the stars headed our way.

08/27/2017 By Kay Kipling

World Rowing Championships

The Ultimate Spectator's Guide to the World Rowing Championships

What to watch, cheer and enjoy at next month’s competition.

08/25/2017 By Hannah Wallace

Preview

The Pops Orchestra Heads Into "A Season of Celebrities"

The community orchestra offers pop, classical and jazz concerts featuring well-known names.

08/24/2017 By Kay Kipling

Life's a Circus

A Peek At What's Underneath the Big Top at Ringling's Circus Museum

Explore the rich history of the circus and its ties to Sarasota at Ringling's Circus Museum.

08/24/2017 By Stephanie Hagan