Limelight

NCJW Women In Power Luncheon 2020

The 38th annual luncheon took place at Michael's On East and honored four extraordinary women.

01/23/2020 Photography by Lori Sax

Comedy

Shane Mauss Brings Smart Comedy to Sarasota

The award-winning stand-up comic appears at McCurdy's Comedy Theatre Jan. 28, and brings along two local scientists.

01/23/2020 By Rachel Suwak

Weekend Planner

What to Do in Sarasota This Weekend: Jan. 23-29

Loads of laughs with Steve Martin, Martin Short, Louie Anderson and Rita Rudner at the Van Wezel, and more.

01/23/2020 By Ilene Denton

Flying Free

Butterfly House to Be Part of Dalí Exhibition at Selby Gardens

The gardens will erect a structure filled with Florida native butterflies and plants.

01/22/2020 By Staff

Limelight

Alpha Phi Alpha Dinner-Dance

The event at the Lakewood Ranch Golf and Country Club honors Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

01/20/2020 Photography by Lori Sax

Review

Florida Studio Theatre Visits a Strange New World in The Nether

What would you do in a virtual reality world with no consequences?

01/20/2020 By Kay Kipling

Rowing for Life

Sarasota Breast Cancer Survivors Will Paddle in the 2020 International Dragon Boat Championship

The team is one of seven U.S. squads participating.

01/17/2020 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Take Flight

Aviation Tour Brings Rare World War II-Era Planes to Venice

This is your chance to view or even fly in a B-24 bomber or a P-51 fighter.

01/17/2020 By Rachel Suwak

Lectures

Ringling College Town Hall Lecture Series Subscriptions on Sale

A small selection of tickets remain for the 2020 season.

01/17/2020 By Staff

Review

Urbanite Theatre's Sender: Chicago Blues for Millennials

Ike Holter's play about four flailing friends can be laceratingly funny--and heartbreaking.

01/16/2020 By Kay Kipling

Weekend Planner

What to Do in Sarasota This Weekend: Jan. 16-22

The Naked Magicians visit the Van Wezel, Mozart and Mahler with the Sarasota Orchestra and lots more.

01/16/2020 By Ilene Denton

Lectures

Manatee Community Foundation to Host 'What We Can Learn From Fred Rogers' Event

Hedda Sharapan, Rogers' frequent collaborator of more than 50 years, will give a presentation and answer audience questions.

01/15/2020 By Staff

Recap

An Actor's Life: Bradley Whitford Guests at Ringling College's Studio Labs Inside the Industry

Whitford and longtime friend Paul Schiff discussed Whitford's career, including that stint on "The West Wing."

01/15/2020 By Kay Kipling

Preview

Lil & Louis Tells the True Story of Musicians Lil Hardin and Louis Armstrong

Local playwright Jo Morello explores the woman behind the legendary Louis in this play with music.

01/14/2020 By Kay Kipling

Limelight

Sarasota Memorial Hospital Foundation Gala 2020

The evening raised more than $1 million to support Sarasota Memorial Hospital’s cancer services, specifically patient care.

01/13/2020 Photography by Lori Sax

Review

Westcoast Black Theatre Faces the Past—and Its Own Future—with Caroline, or Change

The musical, set in the 1960s in the South, is a complex and compelling work

01/12/2020 By Kay Kipling

Review

Asolo Rep's Murder on the Orient Express Takes a Comedic Turn

In Ken Ludwig's adaptation, laughs are the bill of fare over mystery.

01/11/2020 By Kay Kipling

Let's start the bidding!

Circus Auction Includes Vintage Posters, Rare Costumes and Much-Sought-After Photos

Valuable items from more than 100 different circuses will be up for sale this Saturday.

01/09/2020 By Rachel Suwak

Review

The Book of Mormon: Still Funny After All These Years

The Trey Parker-Robert Lopez-Matt Stone musical is in town with a rousing production at the Van Wezel.

01/09/2020 By Kay Kipling

Art

Embracing Our Differences 2020 Exhibit Opens Jan. 18

The organization received 16,118 entries from 127 countries and 50 states in submissions for the 17th annual outdoor art exhibit celebrating diversity.

01/09/2020 By Staff