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Preview

aactWorldFest Returns to Venice Theatre This Month

Against some challenging odds, the international community theater event will be back with a full slate of shows.

06/08/2022 By Kay Kipling

Preview

Heat Up Your Summer with The Summer Circus Spectacular

The show premieres June 10 at the Historic Asolo Theater and will run through Aug. 13.

06/08/2022 By Dariela Delgado

Go For the Gold

Rise and Nye's Celebrates the 2022 Special Olympics

The "Flame of Hope" made a special stop at the downtown Sarasota coffee and ice cream shop, which employs 35 people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

06/02/2022 By Lauren Jackson

Celebration

How to Celebrate Pride Month

A list of events and activities dedicated to celebrating and uplifting our LGBTQ+ community this month.

06/01/2022 By Chloe Nelson

Free Fun for a Good Cause

'Stop the Violence' Cookout Takes Place This Weekend in the Rosemary District

The free event aims to bring the Sarasota community together to reflect on lives lost to violence, but also to meet each other over food, music and fun.

05/31/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Golden Age Medals

These Sarasota Seniors Are Fighting Ageism in Competitive Sports

A local group of archers, a swimmer and a table tennis player all prove that competitive sports are for people of all ages.

05/27/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Class Reunion

The Sarasota Music Festival Is Back

For the first time since 2019, the classical music fest returns in full, June 6-25.

05/26/2022 By Kay Kipling

Unscripted Humor

The Available Cupholders Return to Sarasota for a Special Residency

The comedy group will perform next weekend at Florida Studio Theatre and host several workshops during its time in Sarasota.

05/24/2022 By Dariela Delgado

Limelight

Photos: Dick Vitale Gala

The annual event at the Ritz welcomed a host of well-known athletes and raised over $11 million for the fight against pediatric cancer.

05/09/2022 Photography by Lori Sax

Around the World

Celebrate Our City's Many Cultures at a Festival in Newtown This Weekend

The festival takes place May 6-8 and features sights, sounds and flavors from around the world. Proceeds will go to a new program for incarcerated folks re-entering society.

05/03/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Limelight

Photos: Asolo Rep Gala's 'An Evening in Sherwood Forest'

Robin Hood's lore (and an upcoming production about him), Maid Marian and more led to the evening's theme.

05/02/2022 Photography by Lori Sax

Disco and Tacos

Celebrate Cinco De Mayo With a Silent Disco

Sarasota's University Town Center is teaming up with local restaurants and Silent Vibes for the ultimate Cinco De Mayo celebration.

05/02/2022 By Chloé Cuyler

Sports

New World Championship Events Coming to Nathan Benderson Park

They include a canoe marathon and the stand-up paddling world championships.

04/11/2022 By Staff

Limelight

Photos: The Hermitage Greenfield Prize Dinner

The prize dinner honored this year's winner, composer Angélica Negrón, and welcomed musical artists Gavin Creel and Nick Photinos.

04/11/2022 Photography by Lori Sax

Limelight

Photos: Child Protection Center's Blue Ties & Butterflies

The evening at Michael's On East benefits the CPC's programs in the community.

04/07/2022 Photography by Lori Sax

Philanthropy

USF Receives $5 Million Gift from Jeff and Penny Vinik For On-Campus Stadium

The Viniks live in Sarasota on St. Armands Circle.

04/06/2022 By Staff

Limelight

Photos: WBTT's April Fools Fete 2022

This year's edition had a theme of "Serving Country Vibes."

04/05/2022 Photography by Lori Sax

Limelight

Photos: Tidewell Hospice Signature Luncheon

Actor Henry Winkler was the keynote speaker for the 13th annual luncheon.

04/04/2022 Photography by Lori Sax

Top Tickets

Here Are the Best Things to Do in Sarasota This Month

A lineup of exhibits, concerts, plays and more to catch during April.

04/01/2022 By Kay Kipling

Maine Event

Explore Sarasota's Maine Colony and Its Historic Clubhouse

The first Maine Colony Community Day takes place Saturday, April 2, and will raise money to preserve the historic Phillippi Crest Community Clubhouse.

03/31/2022 By Kim Doleatto