Found in Translation

Meet Jay Rubin, the Translator Who Helped Introduce Haruki Murakami to America

Rubin is coming to Sarasota on Sunday, Dec. 9, to discuss his new anthology, "The Penguin Book of Japanese Short Stories."

1:35pm By Cooper Levey-Baker

Weekend Planner

Your Top 6 Things to Do: Nov. 15-21

The Music Man opens Asolo Rep’s season, Venice Blues Fest and more.

9:50am By Ilene Denton

Limelight

Planned Parenthood Always in Style Luncheon

The annual luncheon at Michael's On East included a fashion show featuring community models, true patient stories, and a musical performance by Syreeta Banks.

11/14/2018 Photography by Robert Castro

Limelight

Sarasota MOD Weekend Dinner Under the Umbrella

Architect Paul Rudolph's iconic Umbrella House was the setting for a dinner honoring his work.

11/14/2018 Photography by Robert Castro

Limelight

Venice Symphony Gala

The Venice Symphony welcomed new conductor Troy Quinn and celebrated its 45th anniversary at its Sapphire Gala at the Venetian Golf Club.

11/14/2018 Photography by Robert Castro

Sand Sensations

Meet the Winners of the 2018 Siesta Key Crystal Classic International Sand Sculpting Competition

The annual competition drew thousands of people to Siesta Key Beach.

11/12/2018 By Megan McDonald

Limelight

Hermitage Artist Retreat Artful Lobster

Hermitage Artist Retreat supporters gathered at the beachfront spot for the annual lobster luncheon.

11/12/2018 Photography by Lori Sax

Limelight

Wine, Women and Shoes Luncheon 2018

The annual event at the Ritz for Forty Carrots Family Center always draws an enthusiastic crowd.

11/12/2018 Photography by Lori Sax

Review

Walls of the Soul Divide in Urbanite Theatre's Dike

Hannah Benitez's new play centers on sisters on different sides.

11/11/2018 By Kay Kipling

Review

FST Presents Killer Comedy with A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder

Murder and mayhem are played for laughs in this Tony-winning musical.

11/11/2018 By Kay Kipling

My Shot

Hamilton Tickets Go on Sale Next Friday, Nov. 16, at The Straz

Mark your calendars, y'all.

11/09/2018 By Megan McDonald

Take a Peek

Arcos Grand Opening Features New Daniel Arsham Sculpture

The luxury apartment development in the Rosemary District has an artistic bent.

11/09/2018 By Kay Kipling

Sports

IMG Academy Hires Former Tennis Pro as New Director of Player Development

Longtime pro Jimmy Arias was one of the original tennis students at IMG Academy, then the Nick Bollettieri Tennis Academy, when it opened in 1978.

11/09/2018 By Staff

Weekend Planner

Your Top 6 Things to Do: Nov. 8-14

Sandcastles on Siesta Beach, the Medieval Fair continues and more.

11/08/2018 By Ilene Denton

Sand Sport

Siesta Key Crystal Classic Brings Friendly Competition to a Childhood Pastime

The 2018 Siesta Key Crystal Classic International Sand Sculpting Festival is less "fun in the sun" and more "blood, sweat and tears."

11/08/2018 By Giulia Heyward

Extra stuffing

This Week's Best Food and Drink Events

From medieval pub crawls to funky fermentation, there are plenty of stops on the way to Flavor Town this week.

11/07/2018 By Giulia Heyward

Row Your Boat

Magic Boat Relaunch: Where Did the Magic Go?

After a summer of scheduled maintenance, Historic Spanish Point has relaunched the Magic for tours along Little Sarasota Bay.

11/07/2018 By Jonathan Goodman

Coming Soon

Talking with Musician Dave Koz, Coming to Van Wezel for Christmas

The Dave Koz Christmas Tour 2018 heads to town Nov. 23.

11/06/2018 By Giulia Heyward

Limelight

New College Foundation Clambake 2018

The 40th annual clambake netted over $350,000 for student scholarships.

11/06/2018 Photography by Cliff Roles

Limelight

Brunch on the Bay 2018

The brunch has been raising money for scholarships for University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee for 25 years.

11/05/2018 Photography by Lori Sax