So You Want to Be in Pictures

Pine View Grad Adele Romanski Produced the Academy Award-Nominated Moonlight

Plus, just in time for the Oscars, meet a few film actors, writers and producers with Sarasota connections.

02/23/2017 By Kay Kipling

Weekend Planner

Your Top 9 Things to Do: Feb. 23-March 1

Spring training starts, Mote premieres an exhibit with teeth, Lang Lang at the Van Wezel and more.

02/23/2017 By Ilene Denton

Review

FSU/Asolo Conservatory Hits the Town with The Drunken City

The Adam Bock comedy about a bachelorette party gone awry entertains, but it touches, too.

02/23/2017 By Kay Kipling Photography by Frank Atura

Limelight

Sarasota Orchestra Gala

"A Little Night Music" was the theme for the evening, held at the Sarasota Municipal Auditorium.

02/22/2017 Photography by Rebecca Baxter

Limelight

SPARCC Fashion Show

A pop-up fashion boutique and gourmet lunch were also part of the event at the Ritz.

02/20/2017 Photography by Rebecca Baxter

Limelight

Iconcept 2017

Area artists created wearable outfits from unconventional materials for the Art Center Sarasota event.

02/20/2017 Photography by Rebecca Baxter

Limelight

ARC Unconditional Love Gala

Dinner, a live auction and dancing to the Big Z Band filled the evening at Michael's On East Ballroom.

02/20/2017 Photography by Rebecca Baxter

Star Trekker

De Soto Memorial No. 116 on Millennial's National Parks Tour

Mikah Meyer is visiting all 417 National Park Services sites to break a world record, inspire LGBT youth and remember his father.

02/18/2017 By Hannah Wallace

Jazzy Afternoon

Punta Gorda's Wine & Jazz Festival Returns Feb. 25

Wine, music and more at a Punta Gorda fest.

02/17/2017 By Pam Daniel

Get Into the Groove

Meet Walker Lukens, the Excellent Austin Singer Who Headlines the Next Ringling Underground Concert

"Bands don't go to Florida very often, but it's actually a great place to build a fanbase because of that. Audiences are a little more appreciative of people coming."

02/17/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Weekend Planner

Your Top 10 Things to Do: Feb. 16-22

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Cynthia Sayer’s Hot Banjo Show, Orioles Springfest and more.

02/16/2017 By Ilene Denton

Review

Asolo Rep's Born Yesterday is More Timely Than Ever

In a year where politics continues to dominate the conversation, this Garson Kanin comedy both sparkles and inspires.

02/15/2017 By Kay Kipling Photography by Gary W. Sweetman

Girl Interrupted

A Local Syrian Student is Derailed by War

We spoke to former New College student Racha Masara shortly after President Trump's travel ban, affecting Syria and six other Middle Eastern countries, went into effect.

02/15/2017 By Pam Daniel

Should I Stay or Should I Go?

Why Millennials Struggle in Sarasota

The good news: Not all young people hate Sarasota. The bad news: The obstacles to keeping them here are bigger than most people realize.

02/14/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker Photography by Everett Dennison

Preview

Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe Announces 2017-18 Season

Artistic director Nate Jacobs let WBTT supporters in on the news at a "Hush Hush" party.

02/14/2017 By Kay Kipling Photography by Staff

In Town

Geena Davis Is On a Mission for Gender Equality in the Media

In Sarasota, the Academy Award-winning actor talks movies, politics and even archery.

02/13/2017 By Ilene Denton

Limelight

Orchid Ball

The ball to benefit Selby Gardens was hosted by Liebe Gamble, Katie Hollingsworth, Ashley Kozel and Emily Stroud.

02/13/2017 Photography by Rebecca Baxter

Limelight

Van Wezel Foundation Gala

Dinner and a live auction preceded the evening's performance featuring Steve Martin and Martin Short.

02/13/2017 Photography by Rebecca Baxter

Limelight

Tidewell Hospice Luncheon

NBC News' Ann Curry was the keynote speaker at the annual luncheon.

02/13/2017 Photography by Rebecca Baxter

Review

After a Devastating Accident, The Circus Proves the Show Must Go On

Here's our review of Circus Sarasota's 20th anniversary performance.

02/13/2017 By Kay Kipling Photography by Ian Dean