Lectures

Lecture Series to Feature New College Alum and Former White Nationalist Derek Black

During his tenure at New College, Black—a former leader of the white nationalist movement—renounced the values he grew up with an is now speaking out against the reality of white supremacist political activism.

01/08/2021 By Staff

In Town (Virtually)

Author Susan Orlean on the Importance of Libraries

Orlean will give a free talk as part of the Library Foundation for Sarasota County's "Love Our Libraries" celebration on Feb. 9.

12/30/2020 By Kay Kipling

Lectures

Ringling College Library Association Town Hall Announces 2022 Dates

Speakers include Ronan Farrow, Tony Dungy and Chris Christie.

12/29/2020 By Staff

Talks

Former New York Fed President, CEO to Speak at New College

William C. Dudley will discuss the country's economic future in light of the Covid-19 pandemic.

11/09/2020 By Staff

Local Lessons

New Children's Book Explores Bradenton's History

More than 6,000 copies of "Old Manatee A to Z" have been donated to local third- and fourth-graders.

10/21/2020 By Allison Forsyth

Editors' Picks

What We're Reading Right Now, October 2020 Edition

From absorbing mysteries to Black history, here are the books we've been picking up these days.

10/09/2020 By The Editors

Notepad

David Klement Writes About Life as a Small-Town Journalist in His New Book

"Comfort the afflicted and afflict the comfortable" is the former Bradenton Herald editorial writer's credo.

10/01/2020 By Susan Burns

Translator, traitor

Elena Ferrante's Translator Discusses the Difficult Work of Bringing Italian Fiction to English Readers

Ann Goldstein, who has translated all of Ferrante's novels, including her newest, "The Lying Life of Adults," is participating in a Bookstore1Sarasota Zoom event on Tuesday, Oct. 20.

09/22/2020 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Timely Talk

New College Foundation's New Topics Series Season Announced

The six-part lecture series, via Zoom, will touch on issues from politics to economics to cybersecurity.

09/08/2020 By Kay Kipling

Editors' Picks

Everything We're Reading Right Now

We love curling up with a good book.

09/03/2020 By Staff

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota Sept. 3-9

The launch of a memoir at Bookstore1Sarasota, new art exhibitions, saying goodbye to the Players' longtime home, and more.

09/03/2020 By Kay Kipling

Destined to Play

Former NFL Linebacker—and Sarasota Resident—Reggie Williams Shares His Life in His New Autobiography

In the book, Williams recounts many moments of providence in his life.

08/31/2020 By Isaac Eger

The Future Was Female

A List of Books, Plays and Films to Illuminate Your Understanding of the Suffragist Movement

There's something for everyone.

08/18/2020 By Staff

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