Rescheduled

New Dates Announced for RCLA Town Hall Lectures

Speakers Lisa Genova and Annie Leibovitz will now appear in the series this fall.

03/25/2020 By Kay Kipling

Book Report

What We're Reading: Books Getting Us Through These Uncertain Times

Our editors suggest some good reads.

03/23/2020 By Ilene Denton

Mental Health

Best Selling Author Ron Suskind Provides Hope for Those with Autism

Best selling author Ron Suskind will share his son Owen's journey with autism at the Inspiring Hope Dinner on Saturday, March 14.

03/12/2020 By Allison Forsyth

Lectures

Historical Society to Present 'Boys of Spring' Lecture

The March 10 lecture, given by former county historian Jeff LaHurd, will focus on spring training and Florida's Grapefruit League.

03/05/2020 By Staff

Health

Sarasota Institute Cancels Health Symposium Scheduled for March 7

The Institute felt it was inappropriate to hold the event in the wake of the Hillsborough and Manatee County coronavirus diagnoses.

03/04/2020 By Staff

Fins and Fun

Writer and Nature Enthusiast Randy Wayne White Targets a Young Audience With His New Adventure Book

White, a longtime fishing guide-turned-writer, debuts his first-ever book aimed at middle-schoolers this month.

03/02/2020 By Kay Kipling

Lectures

Broadcaster Yamiche Alcindor to Moderate RCLA Town Hall on Feb. 17

The PBS NewsHour correspondent will lead the discussion with Ambassador Wendy R. Sherman.

02/12/2020 By Staff

Conferences

Florida Creativity Conference Set For March 6-8

The annual symposium features professionals from the business, education, the arts, philanthropy and health and wellness industries who study creativity and how it transforms lives.

02/10/2020 By Staff

Education

New Local Think Tank Holds Lectures on Future Tech Disruptions

By 2030, “40 percent of all existing jobs will be gone. Anything repetitive will be made redundant” by artificial intelligence.

02/07/2020 By David Klement

Cat Tale

Author and Journalist Craig Pittman to Discuss the Future of the Florida Panther

Author Craig Pittman will speak about his book "Cat Tale: The Wild, Weird Battle to Save the Florida Panther" on Feb. 12 at Gulf Gate Library.

01/28/2020 By Susan Burns

Lectures

Ringling College Town Hall Lecture Series Subscriptions on Sale

A small selection of tickets remain for the 2020 season.

01/17/2020 By Staff

Lectures

Manatee Community Foundation to Host 'What We Can Learn From Fred Rogers' Event

Hedda Sharapan, Rogers' frequent collaborator of more than 50 years, will give a presentation and answer audience questions.

01/15/2020 By Staff

Philanthropy

Local Author Donates Proceeds From First Book to Area Nonprofits

Mitchell Epstein's book was inspired by his time mentoring homeless youth.

01/06/2020 By Staff

Jeweler to the Stars

Downton Abbey Jewelry Designer Talks History, Jewelry and Maggie Smith

Andrew Prince comes to town this month as part of New College's New Topics Lecture Series.

01/02/2020 By Kay Kipling

Lectures

Former U.S. Ambassador Highlights New USF Sarasota-Manatee Diversity Lecture Series

Eric S. Rubin is the former U.S. ambassador to Bulgaria.

12/16/2019 By Staff

Future's So Pinc

PINC's Sixth Annual Event Brings Global Speakers to Sarasota

PINC stands for People, Ideas, Nature and Creativity.

12/16/2019 By Susan Burns

Memory Lane

Best-Selling Author Meik Wiking on The Art of Making Memories

Wiking, hygge expert and CEO of the Happiness Research Institute in Copenhagen, has created a handbook for how to create and remember happy moments.

12/16/2019 By Heather Dunhill

Education

Sarasota Institute of Lifetime Learning Launches 49th Season

Speakers will explore topics including the U.S. role in the world, income inequality, climate change, migration, artificial intelligence and foreign policy.

12/12/2019 By Staff

Lectures

Dr. Sylvia Earle to Speak at Gulf Coast Community Foundation Luncheon

Earle was named TIME's first “Hero for the Planet" and a “Living Legend” by the Library of Congress.

12/11/2019 By Staff

Page Turner

Sarasota's 2020 One Book Selection Covers a Dark Chapter of American History

Kate Moore, the author of "The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America’s Shining Women," will speak in North Port and in Sarasota next month.

12/04/2019 By Shelby Schwartz