Water Safety

City of Sarasota to Host Lifeguarding Class

Classes will be held during Sarasota County's spring break on March 15, 16 and 17 from 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

02/26/2021 By Staff

Review

Urbanite Theatre's Safe House: Can You Solve the Mystery?

A new interactive work springs up out of pandemic-enforced necessity.

02/25/2021 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota: Feb. 25-March 3

Baseball is here! Plus, a world golf championship, a daredevil rally, digital ballet performances and more.

02/25/2021 By Kay Kipling

Parallel Universe

Kids' Film Contest Helps Them Imagine Life Beyond the Pandemic

The Sarasota Film Festival will host a contest called "Parallel Universes," where kids can imagine a world without the pandemic.

02/24/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Soaring High

Circus Arts Conservatory Will Prevail with a Special Benefit Show

Many Cirque du Soleil stars will shine in the March performances.

02/23/2021 By Kay Kipling

Good News, Bad News

The Sarasota Ballet to Offer Outdoor Performances; La Musica Has to Cancel

The ballet marks a return to performing before live audiences, while Covid-19 concerns block the annual chamber music festival.

02/23/2021 By Kay Kipling

Coming Up

Bradenton Blues Festival Returns in December, Starring Bobby Rush

The festival has announced its dates and musical lineup.

02/22/2021 By Kay Kipling

Review

Asolo Rep's The Music and Life of Fannie Lou Hamer Tells a Powerful True Story

E. Faye Butler stars as the civil rights activist whose dedication to the cause was complete--and meaningful.

02/21/2021 By Kay Kipling

Take a Look

New Murals to Celebrate Sarasota Chamber Centennial Unveiled

The murals depict leaders in Sarasota history, as the county and the Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce both mark 100 years.

02/18/2021 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota: Feb. 18-24

A world premiere at Asolo Rep, a second production for Sarasota Opera, Thunder by the Bay weekend and more.

02/18/2021 By Kay Kipling

Man of the Hour

Exhibit Honoring Baseball Legend Buck O'Neil Opens This Week

O'Neil, who grew up in Sarasota, was a star of the Ken Burns documentary "Baseball."

02/18/2021 By Kay Kipling

Ready, Set, Read

Sarasota County Announces 2021 One Book Selection

A history of pioneering Sarasota entrepreneur Bertha Palmer takes the spot.

02/17/2021 By Kay Kipling

Sending a message

New Art Gallery Hopes to Celebrate Local Talent

Love ~ Art ~ Repeat opens in the Rosemary District on Monday, March 1.

02/16/2021 By Kim Doleatto

On the Case

Outdoor Murder Mystery Game Comes to Sarasota in March

Think you have what it takes to be the world's top detective? Test your skills with The Sarasota Ripper, an interactive murder mystery game.

02/12/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Local Author

Sarasota Author Releases First Children's Book

When the Covid-19 pandemic hit, Amy Diamond moved from L.A. to Sarasota and just published her first children's book.

02/12/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota: Feb. 11-17

It's opera season at last, Selby Gardens goes Pop!, WBTT lights up the night, and much more.

02/11/2021 By Kay Kipling

Take a Peek

Selby Gardens Opens Roy Lichtenstein: Monet's Garden Goes Pop!

A pop art twist switches things up with this version of Monet's famous Giverny gardens.

02/11/2021 By Kay Kipling

Made in SRQ

A New Electric Moke Delivers James Bond Style

Just 250 of the electric, street-legal, 007-edition Mokes are slated for production.

02/10/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Rowing

Olympic Rowing Trials Set for This Weekend at Nathan Benderson Park

More than 120 athletes in 93 boats are scheduled to race in Sarasota from Feb. 22-26.

02/09/2021 By Staff

Music and More

Seven Valentine's Day Events to Help Set the Mood

With a mix of in-person or virtual options, there's something for everyone.

02/09/2021 By Kay Kipling