Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota This Weekend: Sept. 16-22

Arts Day LIVE, Aladdin the Ballet, a big costume sale and more.

3:05pm By Kay Kipling

Q & A

New York Times Contributor Margaret Renkl Discusses Nature, Politics and Her New Book

Renkl’s new book Graceland, at Last: Notes on Hope and Heartache From the American South collects 60 of her opinion pieces.

09/14/2021 By Marc Griffin

Talks

Author Craig Pittman to Speak at Local Public Relations Association’s September Program

Pittman, an award-winning journalist, author and Sarasota Magazine contributor, will take attendees on a virtual journey through Florida on Sept. 21.

09/09/2021 By Staff

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota This Weekend

A new production at Manatee Performing Arts Center, an opera movie screens, art museum talk and butterfly lore.

09/09/2021 By Kay Kipling

Philanthropy

Friends of the East Manatee Library at Lakewood Ranch Announces Fundraisers

Heather Graham will preview her upcoming book, The Unknown, and Mary Walton will discuss the life of suffragist Alice Paul.

08/30/2021 By Staff

Table talk

Food Writer Alexander Lobrano Discusses His New Memoir, My Place at the Table

Lobrano will discuss his work and career during a Bookstore1Sarasota Zoom event on Thursday, Aug. 19.

08/16/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker

What We're Reading

What Our Editors Are Reading Right Now

Need a good book for lounging by the pool? We've got you covered.

08/11/2021 By The Editors

Newsflash

Stephen King Talks Writing, Covid, Piney Point and Red Tide on The Late Show

For such a small city, Sarasota sure seems to make the news a lot.

08/10/2021 By Megan McDonald

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota This Weekend

A virtual play fest, treetops talk, summer movies and more.

08/05/2021 By Kay Kipling

Bird's Eye View

Ecologist Meg Lowman Will Discuss New Memoir at Bookstore1

Global pioneer in forest canopy ecology, author and speaker Meg Lowman, aka "Canopy Meg," will be talking about her new memoir, "The Arbornaut," next week.

08/03/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Preview

The Ringling Will Host 'Ecoperformance Week' in September

The field of ecoperformance looks at climate change and environmental justice as multifaceted environmental and social phenomena that can be transformed through the arts.

07/23/2021 By Staff

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota: July 8-14

Florida Studio Theatre and Marie Selby Botanical Gardens both offer two new shows, plus Venice Theatre's "Young Frankenstein" and more.

07/08/2021 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota: June 10-16

Florida Studio Theatre rocks out, the Sarasota Music Festival carries on, a new exhibit at Sarasota Art Museum, free hip-hop at Van Wezel and more.

06/10/2021 By Kay Kipling

What We're Reading

Here's What Our Editors Are Reading Right Now

Need a book recommendation? We've got you covered.

06/04/2021 By The Editors

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota: June 3-9

Pride Month celebrations, summer movies at Sarasota Opera House, a jazz brunch and more.

06/03/2021 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota: May 27-June 2

The Myakka River Blues Festival returns, a Patriotic Pops concert, Savor Sarasota kicks off and more.

05/27/2021 By Kay Kipling

Race Talk

Two Professors to Speak About Racial Reconciliation

Richard Harris, a former Klansman, and Kenneth Stephens, whose brother was murdered by two white men, will speak about race, accountability and forgiveness at The Church of the Redeemer tomorrow evening.

05/24/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota: May 20-26

The Sarasota Ballet closes its season, downtown welcomes a seafood and music fest, a 10-minute play festival and more

05/20/2021 By Kay Kipling

Bye Bye Bully

Anti-Bullying Children’s Book Delivers a Message of Self-Love

Local author and pageant queen Noelia Voigt will read her anti-bullying book to families at Children's World on May 15.

05/12/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Ladybug Love

Sarasota Artist Publishes Her First Children's Book

A lesson about positive body image—with a dash of garden science—brings the bugs in Vicki Chelf's new book to life.

05/10/2021 By Kim Doleatto