Reader's Delight

Sarasota's Oldest Bookstore Fights For Its Future

Brant's Used Books owner Barbara Barone on the beloved bookstore's past—and what happens next.

08/05/2020 By Sarafina Murphy-Gibson

Exploring the New

New Unscripted Series Offers Peeks into the Artistic Process

The series presented by the Hermitage Artist Retreat and the Van Wezel Foundation kicked off last night.

07/31/2020 By Kay Kipling

The Suffragist Project

FST Celebrates 100th Anniversary of Women's Suffrage in August

Talks with women leaders and a centennial celebration highlight this historic moment.

07/24/2020 By Kay Kipling

Editors' Picks

What We're Reading Right Now

In need of a good book? Our editors have ideas for you.

07/23/2020 By Staff

Work It Out

Five Local Online Workshops to Try This Summer

From belly dance to furniture restoration, there's something for everyone.

07/08/2020 By Sarafina Murphy-Gibson

Editors' Picks

What We're Listening to Right Now

Our editors on what they're tuning into these days.

06/25/2020 By Staff

Openings

Barnes & Noble to Open at Mall at University Town Center

The store opens June 17 at 10:30 a.m.

06/16/2020 By Staff

What We're Reading

Take a Breather From the News and Pick Up a Book

Here's what our editors have been reading.

06/05/2020 By The Editors

Reading List

Required Reading: Books Set in Sarasota

Staying close to home? (Aren't we all these days?) Settle down with one (or more) of these works with Sarasota settings.

06/01/2020 By Kay Kipling

Love in the time of COVID

Professor Offers Tips on Dealing With Relationship Conflict During the Pandemic

Dr. Joanna DeValia recently shared her program "Romantic Competence" through Lakewood Ranch's Brain Health Initiative.

05/21/2020 By Allison Forsyth

Tiger Bay

Sarasota Tiger Bay to Hold Virtual Event June 4

A Zoom meeting will allow attendees to meet the candidates for the Sarasota City Commission District Two.

05/18/2020 By Staff

Media Picks

These Were the Top 5 E-Books Borrowed at Sarasota County Libraries in April

Murder, mayhem and old-fashioned romance ruled—online, of course.

05/04/2020 By Ilene Denton

Preview

Ringling College Library Association Announces 2021 Town Hall Speakers

Among them: reporter-author Ronan Farrow, former New Jersey governor Chris Christie, and football coach Tony Dungy.

05/01/2020 By Kay Kipling

More Media Picks

What We're Watching, Reading and Listening To: Round 2

Friends, neighbors, and a few famous people—including Mandy Patinkin and Bob Woodward—weigh in.

04/29/2020 By Ilene Denton

Media Picks

What We're Reading, Watching and Listening To

Our readers weigh in.

04/02/2020 By Ilene Denton

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