Weekend Planner

Your Top 7 Things to Do: Jan. 18-24

Taste of St. Armands, Moon Over Myakka, two new plays at FST and more.

01/18/2018 By Ilene Denton

Funny Guy

Comedian Brian Regan Returns to the Van Wezel Next Month

"Laughter is powerful."

01/18/2018 By Megan McDonald

Review

Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe's The Mountaintop Aims to Inspire

The fictionalized version of the last night of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s life packs some surprises.

01/18/2018 By Kay Kipling

Philanthropy

GeneroCity Event Postponed

Sarasota Magazine is postponing its GeneroCity events, originally scheduled to take place Wednesday evening in Lakewood Ranch and Thursday evening at Ringling College of Art and Design.

01/17/2018 By staff

Deals

Players Theater Sells North Sarasota Property

The price was not disclosed, but the agreed-upon price is higher than the theater's $9.5 million listing price, according to a press release.

01/17/2018 By staff

Limelight

Muse Luncheon

Award-winning choreographer Bill T. Jones was the speaker at Hermitage Artist Retreat’s annual Muse Luncheon.

01/17/2018 Photography by Rebecca Baxter

Education

Workshop on 21st Century 'Thought and Trends' Starts Jan. 22

Ringling College of Art and Design 'futurist in residence' David Houle is presenting a new workshop as part of the college's Lifelong Learning Academy.

01/17/2018 By staff

Limelight

Sarasota Memorial Hospital Gala 2018

Sarasota Memorial Hospital held its inaugural Hospital Gala at the Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota.

01/15/2018 Photography by Lori Sax

Philanthropy

Van Wezel Foundation President and CEO Steps Down

Monica Slater Van Buskirk recently resigned as the leader of the nonprofit after six years in the role.

01/15/2018 By staff

Guten Tag

Meet 'Der Bachelor'

The star of the new season of the German version of "The Bachelor" lives right here in Sarasota.

01/15/2018 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Review

Asolo Rep's Shakespeare in Love Offers Theatrical Fun with Flair

The stage adaptation of the hit movie entertains in a lively, flavorful production.

01/14/2018 By Kay Kipling

Weekend Planner

Your Top 9 Things to Do: Jan. 11-17

Renee Fleming, Tommy Tune and Chita Rivera at the Van Wezel; Shakespeare in Love at the Asolo Rep and lots more.

01/10/2018 By Ilene Denton

Time Travel

Four Generations of Local Women Collaborate on New Book

"Everybody has a story in them. Everybody has something they can either teach or something they can tell."

01/10/2018 By Stephanie Isaac

The arts

Circus Conservatory Names New Fundraising Leader

The Circus Arts Conservatory recently hired Zoltan Karpathy as the organization's vice president of philanthropy.

01/09/2018 By staff

New hires

Elections Supervisor Names New Communications and Voter Outreach Manager

The office of Sarasota County Supervisor of Elections Ron Turner recently hired Rachel Denton.

01/08/2018 By staff

Deals

Tech Company Inks Deal to Provide Camera Equipment to European Company

Vislink, a subsidiary of Sarasota's xG Technology, Inc., recently landed a $1 million-plus deal to provide camera transmitters, camera control equipment and more to France's AMP Visual TV.

01/05/2018 By staff

Arts

Theater Troupe Recognized By State for Diversity Efforts

Sarasota's Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe was recently honored by the Florida Department of State’s Division of Cultural Affairs.

01/04/2018 By staff

Weekend Planner

Your Top 7 Things to Do: Jan. 4-10

Peter Cetera, Ramsey Lewis and John Pizzarelli at the Van Wezel; a Syd Solomon exhibit opens at Allyn Gallup Gallery, and more.

01/04/2018 By Ilene Denton

Review

FSU/Asolo Conservatory Punches Hard with The Motherf***er with the Hat

Language is a weapon used powerfully by the hurting characters in this Stephen Adly Guirgis play.

01/04/2018 By Kay Kipling

Only in Sarasota

Only in Sarasota: SRQ Airport, Winter Afternoon

Illustrator John Pirman sketches the local airport on a sunny afternoon.

12/27/2017 By John Pirman