Books & Talks

Q&A

Poet Katerina Canyon Opens Up About Writing Her Latest Book, 'Surviving Home'

Author, activist and essayist Katerina Canyon will be reading from her new book 'Surviving Home.'

02/24/2022 By Chloé Cuyler

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota This Weekend

Classical concerts, an Italian feast and carnival in Venice, Disney's Beauty and the Beast onstage and more.

02/24/2022 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota This Weekend

Meet the champions of the Atlanta Braves, rev your motors for Thunder by the Bay, enjoy fresh seafood at a festival in Cortez, and more.

02/17/2022 By Kay Kipling

A Tribute

Patti Smith Performs at Selby Gardens and Reminisces About Photographer Robert Mapplethorpe

The one-time punk rocker spoke about her life and work with the late Robert Mapplethorpe, in connection with a Selby exhibit of their art.

02/16/2022 By Kay Kipling

Moving

Bookstore1 Moves to The Mark Next Week

The store plans to reopen by Friday, Feb. 18.

02/10/2022 By Staff

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota This Weekend

Circus Sarasota returns, the opera season opens with Tosca, work by Robert Mapplethorpe and Patti Smith on view at Selby Gardens, and more.

02/10/2022 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota This Weekend

Giving Hunger the Blues, orchestral concerts, Dave Barry speaks and more.

02/03/2022 By Kay Kipling

Top Tickets

Here Are the Best Things to Do in Sarasota This Month

A lineup of exhibits, concerts, plays and more to catch this month.

02/01/2022 By Kay Kipling

Coming To A Bookstore Near You

Add to Cart: You Can Pre-Order 'Fairy Tale,' Stephen King's New Book

"Fairy Tale" will hit shelves in September and is available now for pre-order.

01/31/2022 By Chloé Cuyler

Hot Chocolate and Chill

Cozy Up With a Cup of Cocoa and a Book for National Hot Chocolate Day

Curl up with a cup of cocoa and a good book at Shelf Indulgence Used Book Café on Tamiami Trail.

01/28/2022 By Chloé Cuyler

Black History Month

How to Celebrate Black History Month in Sarasota

Live music, poetry, art and discussion: Check out our roster of virtual and live events happening throughout the month of February.

01/28/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Lectures

New College Foundation Lecture Series Continues With Author Tony Hiss

Hiss's talk is based on his book "Rescuing the Planet: Protecting Half the Land to Heal the Earth."

01/25/2022 By Staff

Bragging Rights

Our Editor Cooper Levey-Baker Releases His Debut Novel Today

And Sarasota readers will recognize some familiar themes in "Dead Fish Wind."

12/10/2021 By Megan McDonald

Lectures

Registration Opens Nov. 30 for OLLI at Ringling College 'Listening to Women' Series

The seven-session series features women whose innovations and accomplishments are having an impact.

11/23/2021 By Staff

Lectures

New College Lecture Series Continues With Water Quality Discussion

Suncoast Waterkeeper and environmental attorney Justin Bloom will share his experiences working to protect communities from pollution and over-development.

11/16/2021 By Staff

Friendly City Food

New Cookbook Spotlights Recipes and Stories From Bradenton

"Tales From the Table: Flavors, Families, and Friends" contains 10 local recipes.

11/16/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Tiger Bay

Sarasota Tiger Bay Club Announces December Lineup

This month's event focuses on water quality and management.

11/15/2021 By Staff

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota This Weekend

The Sarasota Ballet is back live, a cookbook talk, a new night market in the Rosemary District, dinosaur adventures and more.

10/21/2021 By Kay Kipling

Talks

Dr. Henry Louis Gates, Jr. to Headline Library Foundation Author Luncheon

This year’s event will be held in person on Feb. 3, 2022, at the Sarasota Municipal Auditorium.

10/18/2021 By Staff

Season Preview

The Best Arts and Culture Events in Sarasota This Season

A preview of the top tickets in town.

10/13/2021 By Kay Kipling