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Limelight

Photos: USF's Brunch on the Bay

The annual event on the Sarasota bayfront raised a record $537,000 this year.

11/21/2022 Photography by Cliff Roles

The Beautiful Game

The World Cup Starts This Weekend and Local Soccer Fans Are Stoked

We asked four IMG Academy soccer coaches from around the world about their countries' teams and chances.

11/17/2022 By Hannah Wallace

Deck the Palms

All the Best Holiday Events Happening in Sarasota This Year

From twinkly palm trees to boat parades, Southwest Florida shines during the holidays.

11/16/2022 By Laura Paquette

New Kids on the Block

Four New Arts Leaders Shaping Our Future

All of them are charged up to enhance our cultural landscape.

11/13/2022 By Kay Kipling

Smells Like Teen Spirit

A Huge List of Fun Things to Do and See With Teenagers

Teens can be a tough crowd, so here's a handy list to make entertaining them in Sarasota and Manatee counties a cinch.

11/09/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Tourney Time

Women’s Pro Baseball Is Coming to Sarasota's Ed Smith Stadium Nov. 19-22

Ballplayers? We’ve got ballplayers.

11/07/2022 By Hannah Wallace

Sandy gallery

The Siesta Key Crystal Classic Is Back

Professional and amateur artists at the 2022 international sand sculpting competition are primed to make jaws drops with these sandy creations.

11/01/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Architecture

Architecture Sarasota Announces 2022 MOD Weekend

The ninth annual festival, which runs Nov. 10-13, celebrates "tropical modernism" and looks at how natural elements shape design then and now.

10/26/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Dress to Impress

These Sarasota-Specific Halloween Costumes Will Make You the Life of the Party

Don't know what to be this Halloween? We've got some thoughts.

10/25/2022 By Kim Doleatto

In the Pursuit of Freedom

The 'Back to Angola' Festival Returns This Weekend

The weekend-long event celebrates and commemorates Bradenton's history as a destination for Black Americans fleeing enslavement.

10/20/2022 By Isaac Eger

Trick or Treat

The Best Halloween Events in Sarasota-Manatee

There are a number of Halloween events and fall festivals happening in Sarasota and Manatee counties this year.

09/22/2022

wellen park art

Downtown Wellen Is Kicking Off a Mural Contest

A competition for artists invites creatives to submit concept ideas by Oct. 7 to be one of three artists to leave their mark on the fast-growing hub.

09/06/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Relax, Calm

Bliss Out With These Soothing Beach Shots by Photographer Gray Malin

The well-known photographer has added our region to his collection of light-filled aerial beach shots.

09/02/2022 By Megan McDonald

O Captain! My Captain!

Youth Poet Laureate Program Launches Locally

The Arts and Cultural Alliance of Sarasota County has partnered with Urban Word to launch this new program.

08/01/2022 By Dariela Delgado

Historic Home Run

A New Mural in the Rosemary District Honors Baseball Icon Buck O'Neil

A new, larger-than-life mural of baseball icon John "Buck" O'Neil is the first of a series that will memorialize local Black trailblazers.

07/19/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Comic relief

A Fun Cosplay and Comics Convention Is Coming to Sarasota Next Month

The fun event takes place in Sarasota in August.

07/13/2022 By Chloe Nelson

We All Fall Down

Domino Expert Nathan Heck Will Build and Topple More Than 10,000 Dominoes This Weekend

You can watch him do it at The Bazaar on Apricot and Lime this Friday and Saturday, July 15 and 16.

07/11/2022 By Dariela Delgado

Big Plans

Sarasota Activist Shannon Fortner Wants to Build an Arts Center Focused on LGBTQ+ Voices

Fortner hopes to create an arts and mental health hub where queer and trans voices can shine and thrive.

07/08/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Sail Away

Only in Sarasota: Sarasota Yacht Club Sailing Team

Illustrator John Pirman was captured by the visual rhythm of these small white sails.

07/01/2022 By John Pirman

O Canada

How to Celebrate Canada Day in Sarasota

Kick off the long holiday weekend by celebrating Canada's 155 birthday on Friday.

06/30/2022 By Kim Doleatto