Preview

Through Women's Eyes International Film Festival Kicks Off This Weekend

Twenty-two movies tell stories of amazing women around the world.

03/28/2017 By Kay Kipling

Limelight

Sarasota Ballet Gala

The gala, which celebrated a decade under Iain Webb's artistic leadership, took place at the FSU Performing Arts Center.

03/28/2017 Photography by Rebecca Baxter

Review

Nitty Gritty Dirt Band Makes More Musical Memories in Van Wezel Debut

The band circled through many of their hits from five decades of performing and recording.

03/28/2017 By Kay Kipling

Only in Sarasota

Only in Sarasota: Ca'd'Zan

This month: Ca’ d’Zan at The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art.

03/28/2017 Illustrations by John Pirman

Limelight

Children First Fairytale Ball

"A Sprinkling of Pixie Dust" took place at Michael's On East.

03/27/2017 Photography by Rebecca Baxter

Limelight

Miracle Ball

The event at Sarasota Yacht Club raises funds for Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital and the Sarasota outpatient location.

03/27/2017 Photography by Rebecca Baxter

Review

Asolo Rep's The Little Foxes Hits All the Right Marks

Lillian Hellman's 1939 play about a greedy Southern family remains relevant and satisfying.

03/27/2017 By Kay Kipling Photography by Gary W. Sweetman

Review

FST's Grounded Delivers an Intense Experience

The one-woman show by George Brant is compelling theater.

03/27/2017 By Kay Kipling Photography by Matthew Holler

All That Jazz

Sarasota Native Evelyn Christina Tonn Returns This Weekend in National Tour of Chicago

Tonn will perform in this weekend's productions of "Chicago" at the Van Wezel.

03/23/2017 By Megan McDonald

Preview

Ringling International Arts Festival Takes Some New Turns

The festival, running Oct. 18-21, welcomes dance, theatrical spectacle and new work.

03/23/2017 By Kay Kipling

Weekend Planner

Your Top 8 Things to Do: March 23-29

"Chicago" comes to the Van Wezel, Cirque des Voix in the Circus Sarasota Big Top, a free Joy of Jazz concert and more.

03/23/2017 By Ilene Denton

View from Mexico

“Stronger Together”: Former Mexican President Felipe Calderon Speaks at Ringling College Town Hall

Former Mexican President Felipe Calderon lays out the case for greater cooperation between our two countries.

03/22/2017 By Ilene Denton

News

Here's Who's Speaking at the Ringling College Town Hall Lecture Series in 2018

The lineup for 2018's Town Hall Lecture Series includes the former CIA director, a cancer physician and author and the founder of Girls Who Code.

03/22/2017 By Ilene Denton

Limelight

Women's Resource Center's Renaissance Legacy Luncheon

The annual event at Michael's On East welcomed many of the center's supporters.

03/22/2017 Photography by Rebecca Baxter

Preview

Asolo Repertory Theatre Announces 2017-18 Season

The line-up for the company and FSU/Asolo Conservatory includes several musicals, new plays and a classic or two.

03/21/2017 By Kay Kipling

Limelight

Ringling College's An Evening at the Avant Garde

"Light Years Ahead" was the theme of the party, which raises money for student scholarships.

03/20/2017 Photography by Rebecca Baxter

Limelight

Lakewood Ranch Community Fund Gala

This year's event featured a Dixieland Jazz theme.

03/20/2017 Photography by Rebecca Baxter

Style & Substance

Mark Your Calendar: Joan Juliet Buck Reading and Book Signing at the Sarasota Museum of Art

Fashion editor Heather Dunhill catches up with former Vogue Paris editor-in-chief Joan Juliet Buck to talk about Buck's new memoir and tales behind the anecdotes. Buck will be in town for a reading and signing on March 25.

03/20/2017 By Heather Dunhill

Weekend Planner

Your Top 9 Things to Do: March 16-22

Once comes to the Van Wezel, Selby Gardens’ outdoor music series, a biocruise aboard the Carefree Learner and more.

03/16/2017 By Ilene Denton

Purple Reign

Ringling Grad Syd Weiler Is the Creator of the Insanely Popular "Trash Dove"

How a Sarasota resident designed and dealt with her internationally famous pigeon illustration.

03/16/2017 By Riley Board