Innovation Station

Florida Creativity Conference This Weekend

Fifty creativity workshops over three days.

03/20/2018 By Staff

Knowledge is Power

Facing the Medical Future with Siddhartha Mukjerhee

The Pulitzer Prize-winning author and physician spoke about cancer prevention, detection and treatment in the Ringling College Library Association Town Hall series.

03/19/2018 By Kay Kipling

Arts and Culture

Jim Shirley to Speak About Arts Impact

The presentation will take place Friday at Alderman Oaks.

03/19/2018 By Staff

Star Power

John Lithgow Visits Ringling College of Art and Design

Lithgow shared stories from his long career on stage and screen (and also sang a song about manatees).

03/07/2018 By Kay Kipling and Megan McDonald

Top Takeaways

Town Hall Speaker Jon Meacham on Trump, George H.W. Bush and the Nation

The historian spoke Monday in the Ringling College Library Association series.

02/12/2018 By Kay Kipling


Florida Education Commissioner to Speak in Sarasota

Pam Stewart will speak at a luncheon hosted by The Argus Foundation on Thursday, April 12.

01/31/2018 By Staff

Public relations

Universal Orlando Communications Director to Speak in Sarasota

Alyson Lundell will share the strategy created to launch Universal’s Volcano Bay water park, as well as the positives and negatives of the process.

01/30/2018 By Staff

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

Holiday Cheer

White House Decorator Coleen Christian Burke Will Speak at Selby Gardens Next Week

Coleen Christian Burke shares behind-the-scenes stories of all the "blood, sweat and glitter" involved in decorating the White House for the holidays.

12/01/2017 By Megan McDonald

Season Preview 2017

The Ultimate Guide to Sarasota's 2017 Arts and Entertainment Season

In a season packed with drama, dance, music, arts and more, the shows, festivals and concerts you must see.

10/30/2017 By Kay Kipling

The Spoils of War

Lawyer Don Burris Helps Rescue Art Looted by the Nazis

Burris helped recover an iconic Gustav Klimt painting stolen from Maria Altmann's family by the Nazis. He'll give a talk about the case on Oct. 23.

09/27/2017 By Kay Kipling

Starry Night

Explore the Universe in the Bishop Planetarium at the South Florida Museum

You can have an "off Earth" experience.

07/06/2017 By Stephanie Hagan


David Sedaris' Sarasota Debut Offers Laughs and a Touch of Heart

The humorist read from his writings on the Van Wezel stage and took questions from the audience.

04/20/2017 By Kay Kipling Photography by Ingrid Christie


Feel the Beat at the Sixth Annual PoetryLife Weekend

The event welcomes both established and aspiring poets to Florida Studio Theatre.

04/18/2017 By Kay Kipling

Strictly Sedaris

David Sedaris Talks Comedy

Sedaris will give a talk April 19 at the Van Wezel.

03/29/2017 By Kay Kipling

View from Mexico

“Stronger Together”: Former Mexican President Felipe Calderon Speaks at Ringling College Town Hall

Former Mexican President Felipe Calderon lays out the case for greater cooperation between our two countries.

03/22/2017 By Ilene Denton


Here's Who's Speaking at the Ringling College Town Hall Lecture Series in 2018

The lineup for 2018's Town Hall Lecture Series includes the former CIA director, a cancer physician and author and the founder of Girls Who Code.

03/22/2017 By Ilene Denton

Gulf Watch

Expert Says No Cure for Red Tide

Mote researcher say they're focusing on alleviating its effects.

03/15/2017 By Pam Daniel

Chapters and Chow

New Book, Coffee, Sandwich Spot Opens Near Ringling College

A new North Trail business with a smart selection of used books and tasty snacks.

03/08/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker

When the Environment Turns Extreme

Photographer James Balog Talks About Climate Change

The Pulitzer Prize winner for Distinguished Commentary, famous for his documentary, Chasing Ice, spoke as part of the Ringling College Library Association Town Hall Lecture Series.

03/06/2017 By Kay Kipling