NewStart

EnsembleNEWSRQ Announces 2020-21 Season

The chamber music ensemble begins its season with an October concert streamed online.

09/28/2020 By Kay Kipling

Life of the Party

A Life Well Lived: Annie Solomon Passes Away at 102

It's a great loss for family, friends and the arts community.

09/27/2020 By Kay Kipling

Going dark

Will Movie Theaters Survive the Pandemic?

Movie studios have delayed the release of blockbuster films and customers are scared of Covid-19, leaving local theaters reeling.

09/25/2020 By Allison Forsyth

Active Listening

Doug Holland Runs Bradenton's Jerk Dog Records From His Home

Holland converted his porch into a cozy, one-room record shop that attracts listeners who span the gamut.

09/25/2020 By Sarafina Murphy-Gibson

Events

Sarasota Chamber Announces October 2020 Events

Here's what's coming up next month.

09/24/2020 By Staff

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota Sept. 24-30

The Fabulous Independent Film Festival returns, Venice Theatre reopens and more.

09/24/2020 By Kay Kipling

The New Guy

New Music New College’s New Artistic Director Takes Audiences on a Discovery of Exciting 'New Sounds'

“It’s a wild time to be planning a concert series,” Mark Dancigers admits.

09/22/2020 By Kay Kipling

Translator, traitor

Elena Ferrante's Translator Discusses the Difficult Work of Bringing Italian Fiction to English Readers

Ann Goldstein, who has translated all of Ferrante's novels, including her newest, "The Lying Life of Adults," is participating in a Bookstore1Sarasota Zoom event on Tuesday, Oct. 20.

09/22/2020 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota Sept. 17-23

A bayside cabaret show, a new exhibit at The Bishop Museum of Science and Nature, and more.

09/17/2020 By Kay Kipling

The Latest News

A Season of Change for the FSU/Asolo Conservatory for Actor Training

The 2020-21 schedule now features only two productions, one digital and one outdoors.

09/17/2020 By Kay Kipling

Gallery grub

New Restaurant in the Sarasota Art Museum Opens Oct. 1

The menu at Bistro will include soups, tartines, salads, sandwiches, charcuterie and cheese platters, breads and pastries.

09/17/2020 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Baseball

Orioles Announce 2021 Spring Training Schedule

The 16-game home schedule will feature eight weekend games.

09/16/2020 By Staff

Art for All

New Murals Herald the History of Lido Beach Pavilion

Work on a series of murals begins this weekend, and some community members are participating.

09/16/2020 By Kay Kipling

Moment of Joy

The Many Pleasures of Mah Jongg

I loved to play with friends. Then, due to Covid, we couldn't. But a surprise visit brought a wonderful new opportunity.

09/10/2020 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota Sept. 10-16

Outdoor fun, an art exhibition, Manatee Players' "Doubt" in drive-in format, and more.

09/10/2020 By Kay Kipling

Sad Trombone

The Venice Symphony Postpones 2020-21 Season

The symphony plans to announce virtual concerts soon.

09/09/2020 By Kay Kipling

Timely Talk

New College Foundation's New Topics Series Season Announced

The six-part lecture series, via Zoom, will touch on issues from politics to economics to cybersecurity.

09/08/2020 By Kay Kipling

The Song Plays On

Choral Artists of Sarasota Announces 2020-2021 Season

The season will feature both in-person and virtual concerts, along with a long-delayed world premiere.

09/04/2020 By Kay Kipling

Curtain Call

Paying a Last Visit to the Players Centre for Performing Arts' Longtime Home

A "So Long, Dearie" tour at the community theater means music, memories and the end of one part of the company's history.

09/04/2020 By Kay Kipling

Editors' Picks

Everything We're Reading Right Now

We love curling up with a good book.

09/03/2020 By Staff