Weekend Planner

Your Top 6 Things to Do: Nov. 23-29

Last chance to catch Selby Gardens’ Orchid Show, a mammoth Venice holiday parade and more. Happy Thanksgiving, everyone!

11/20/2017 By Ilene Denton

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Miracles on 17th Street

At a festive dinner Sunday evening, the Glasser-Schoenbaum Human Services Center kicked off a fund-raising drive for a much-needed campus expansion.

11/20/2017 Photography by Rebecca Baxter

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Boys and Girls Club Champions for Children Gala

Honored at the event were Drs. Robert and Patricia Gussin.

11/20/2017 Photography by Rebecca Baxter

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Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe's Motown Mania

The evening at the Municipal Auditorium featured performances by troupe members and by guest artist Chester Gregory.

11/20/2017 Photography by Rebecca Baxter

Review

Asolo Rep's Evita Breathes New Life into This Lloyd Webber-Rice Hit

Under the direction of Josh Rhodes, the season opening production is compelling and assured.

11/19/2017 By Kay Kipling

Review

Urbanite Theatre's Echoes Haunts with Two Dramatic Stories

Two women, decades apart, face harsh realities when they leave home on a mission.

11/19/2017 By Kay Kipling

It's Getting Hot in Here

98 Degrees Will Perform at the Van Wezel During Its Christmas Tour

Celebrating their 20th anniversary with a second Christmas album and holiday tour.

11/16/2017 By Stephanie Isaac

Weekend Planner

Your Top 6 Things to Do: Nov. 16-22

Elvin Bishop headlines the Venice Blues Fest, powerboat racing in Englewood and more.

11/16/2017 By Ilene Denton

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Planned Parenthood "Leaving in High Style" Luncheon

The luncheon and fashion show at Michael's On East was a farewell event in honor of departing CEO Barbara Zdravecky.

11/14/2017 Photography by Rebecca Baxter

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Wine, Women and Shoes Luncheon

Nearly 600 guests filled the Ritz-Carlton ballroom to benefit the parenting programs of Forty Carrots Family Center.

11/14/2017 Photography by Rebecca Baxter

Let's Get Sandy

Meet the 2017 the Siesta Key Crystal Classic Winners

The Crystal Classic brings together locals, tourists, and international sand sculpting teams.

11/13/2017 Photography by Ella Melzer

Review

Musical Once Charms Audiences at Florida Studio Theatre

The lively, touching show draws viewers into its simple story.

11/12/2017 By Kay Kipling

Picture This

Clyde Butcher's New Gallery Opens on St. Armands Circle

Nature photographer Clyde Butcher invites you to "get a little taste of Florida" at his new gallery on St. Armands Circle.

11/09/2017 By Ella Melzer

Weekend Planner

Your Top 10 Events: Nov. 9-15

Evita at the Asolo Rep, Once at FST, the Chalk Festival returns to Venice and much, much more.

11/09/2017 By Ilene Denton

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Snooty's Gala

The theme of this year's gala—which celebrated its 25th anniversary—was "elements."

11/06/2017 By Rebecca Baxter

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Brunch on the Bay 2017

USF Sarasota-Manatee's Brunch on the Bay celebrated its 24th anniversary this year.

11/06/2017 Photography by Rebecca Baxter

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Flip Flops & Fashion

The 10th annual fashion show and luncheon took place on the beach at Sharky's on the Pier.

11/03/2017 Photography by Rebecca Baxter

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Moffitt Cancer Center Luncheon

The annual luncheon keeps attendees aware of the latest news in cancer research.

11/02/2017 Photography by Rebecca Baxter

Review

A Greek Tragedy That Still Resonates

The FSU/Asolo Conservatory tackles Sophocles' Oedipus.

11/02/2017 By Kay Kipling

Weekend Planner

Your Top 7 Events: Nov. 2-8

InspireSarasota! outdoor arts festival, Taste of Manatee, the Sarasota opera season opens with "La Traviata," and more.

11/02/2017 By Ilene Denton