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What to Do in Sarasota

Pride Month comes to an end this week, but there are plenty of other things to do around town, including a food truck festival, Fourth of July fireworks and more.

06/23/2022 By Staff

Film History

Costa Ronin Stars in a New Documentary About Late Soviet Film Star Oleg Vidov

"Oleg: The Oleg Vidov Story" recounts the life of a celebrated Russian film star who was blacklisted during the Cold War and defected to America.

04/18/2022 By Megan McDonald

Star Turn

Jacqueline Bisset on Her Long Career and New Film

The film star sat down for an interview hours prior to the screening of her latest movie, "Loren & Rose," at the Sarasota Film Festival.

04/10/2022 By Kay Kipling

Opening Night

Jena Malone and Porcupine Open Sarasota Film Festival

The festival kicked off Friday night with a screening at the Sarasota Municipal Auditorium.

04/02/2022 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 during April.

04/01/2022 By Kay Kipling

Star Power

Here Are the Celebs Coming to the 2022 Sarasota Film Festival

Kenny G! Jacqueline Bisset! Here's who you might bump into at the Sarasota Film Festival this year.

04/01/2022 By Megan McDonald

Local Talent

This Ringling College Student's First Feature Is Headed to the Sarasota Film Festival

Ringling College of Art and Design student Will Mauricette's film "Monopoly Money" is headed to the 2022 Sarasota Film Festival.

03/29/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Globetrotting

A Part-Time Sarasota Resident Is Making a Fun New Wine Show on PBS

The show follows Liora Levi and Yolanda Año as they visit different wine regions around the world.

03/23/2022 By Bob McGinn

Raw Deal

Yes, That's Sarasota You See in Netflix's Hit Series Bad Vegan

The true-crime docuseries follows the life of a raw food restaurateur who loses everything in the name of love.

03/22/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Halfway there

Filmmaker Launches Kickstarter to Complete Marcella Hazan Documentary

The filmmaker hopes to raise $40,000 to complete his film about the legendary cookbook author.

03/18/2022 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Lights, Camera, Action!

Sarasota Film Festival Once More Brings Movies and Stars to Town

The fest will take place April 1-10, with a mix of in-person and virtual screenings and events.

03/16/2022 By Kay Kipling

Women in Film

The Ultimate Movie Night: Stream Films from the 'Through Women's Eyes' Film Festival

The festival is showcasing 37 female-made films.

03/09/2022 By Chloé Cuyler

Tre Strong

Doctors Hospital Occupational Therapist Kyle McCreight Will Compete on 'American Ninja Warrior'

McCreight works at HCA Florida Sarasota Doctors Hospital and trains at gyms in Palmetto and Pinellas County.

03/03/2022 By Allison Forsyth

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

Black History Month

Cinematographer Sean Presley Shares Power of Film with the Black Community

Sean Presley Projects has created 88 promotional videos and two short films since its opening in 2020.

02/11/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Skate Clips

A Documentary About Local Olympic Skateboarder Jake Ilardi Is Coming Out This Year

Nate Ilardi is filming a documentary about his brother Jake's illustrious skateboarding career.

02/08/2022 By Kim Doleatto

On Screen

The Historic Asolo Theater Is Celebrating Black History Month With a New Film Series

Beginning Thursday, Feb. 3, the theater will be presenting a mix of documentaries and feature films.

01/21/2022 By Chloé Cuyler

Women in Film

Ringling College Alum Debuts 'Code Red,' a Film About Period Poverty Shot in Sarasota

"Code Red" is about a sixth-grader girl named Karman who gets her period for the first time. The film brings awareness to the scarcity of feminine products provided at schools.

01/20/2022 By Allison Forsyth

E.T. Phone Home

Our Editors' Favorite Sci-Fi Movies

January 2 is (unofficially) Science Fiction Day, in honor of sci-fi author Isaac Asimov's birthday. Here are our editors' favorite sci-fi films.

12/30/2021 By The Editors

Meet Me at the Fishin' Hole

You've Got to See This Incredible Collection of Mayberry Memorabilia

Check out this holiday display of Mayberry memorabilia.

12/22/2021 By Susan Burns