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

Books

Suncoast Empire Selected as 2021 One Book Sarasota

The book explores the biography of Bertha Palmer, who changed Sarasota's social and topographical landscape.

04/29/2021 By Staff

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota: April 22-28

The Suncoast Boat Show returns, WBTT unveils a new production, the Sarasota Ballet presents Ashton, and more.

04/22/2021 By Kay Kipling

Palmistry

A Sarasota Environmentalist's New Book Is a Love Letter to the Cabbage Palm

Jono Miller's new collection of essays is meant to give the palm the credit it's due. Can he make our writer love it, too?

04/22/2021 By Isaac Eger

Story Time

Orioles to Host 'Storybook Street' Drive-Through Book Giveaway

The event will take place Saturday, April 24, from 9 a.m.-noon.

04/22/2021 By Staff

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota April 15-21

An outdoor concert at Asolo Rep, celebrating the circus at The Ringling, BBQ and bluegrass and more.

04/15/2021 By Kay Kipling

Lectures

Friends of the East Manatee Library to Host New York Times Best-Selling Author

Heather Graham will share stories about her career and read excerpts from her new book, Danger in Numbers.

03/29/2021 By Staff

Books

New Children's Book Exploring Loss Benefits Tidewell Foundation

A percentage of sales from “Ham’s Big Adventure” will support Tidewell’s care, including family grief services.

03/25/2021 By Staff

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota: March 25-31

A new piano show at Florida Studio Theatre, Venice Theatre reopens, concerts a-plenty and family fun outdoors

03/25/2021 By Kay Kipling

Beach Chat

Hermitage Artist Retreat Event Features Sarasota Magazine's Bob Plunket and Theater Columnist Michael Riedel

The two will discuss "Storied Stories of the Creative Process."

03/17/2021 By Kay Kipling

Lectures

Next Suncoast Black Arts Collaborative Panel Will Focus on Diversity in Arts and Media

The event will be moderated by award-winning journalist and civil rights activist Charlayne Hunter-Gault.

03/16/2021 By Staff

Workshops

Forty Carrots Presents 19th Annual Virtual Community Speaker Event

Bryson will present insights from the book "The Power of Showing Up: How Parental Presence Shapes Who Our Kids Become and How Their Brains Get Wired."

03/10/2021 By Staff

Ready, Set, Read

Sarasota County Announces 2021 One Book Selection

A history of pioneering Sarasota entrepreneur Bertha Palmer takes the spot.

02/17/2021 By Kay Kipling