Sweet victory

Sarasota Pastry Chef Wins Food Network Competition

Ritz-Carlton executive pastry chef Lyndsy McDonald swapped candy canes for candy corn to win Food Network's 2018 Halloween Baking Championship.

10/30/2018 By Giulia Heyward

Closing Credits

Sarasota's Iconic Video Renaissance Closes Its Doors

“I accept it,” says owner Bill Woolridge. “It’s been a great run. You know when Netflix started, I thought we were going to be outta here and gone by 2003-2004.”

10/25/2018 By Isaac Eger

And the Award Goes To...

Another Ringling College Student Wins an Oscar

Shukla’s bronze makes 14 Ringling computer animation students who have won a Student Academy Award.

10/25/2018 By Susan Burns

From the Editor

From the Editor: The Restorative Tonic of the Arts

"Hope may not be at the heart of everything I pick this season—and I can’t completely avoid my phone and current events—but the arts are beautiful, tragic, poignant and ultimately a tonic for the soul."

10/25/2018 By Susan Burns

Turn Your Television On

A New Documentary on the Circus Highlights the Ringling Brothers' Contributions

If the name Ringling isn’t reason enough to tune in, then the appearance of current Sarasotans interviewed will be.

09/28/2018 By Giulia Heyward

Preview

Fabulous Independent Film Festival Back on the Big Screen

The 2018 Fabulous Independent Film Festival will screen a roster of some of the year's best LGBT films this weekend.

09/27/2018 By Giulia Heyward

Just Desserts

Ritz-Carlton Pastry Chef Lyndsy McDonald Shares Ghoulish Goodies on Food Network

McDonald will compete on the Halloween Baking Championship, which is currently airing.

09/26/2018 By Giulia Heyward

Binge-Worthy!

What Our Editors Are Watching This Fall

From romance to comedy to chills, the coming season has it all.

09/18/2018 By Kay Kipling

Fin

Can We Save Video Renaissance’s Film Collection?

Two fans of the legendary video store are raising money to purchase its immense collection and donate it to the Sarasota County library system.

09/13/2018 By Isaac Eger

Star Power

Crazy Rich Asians Star Victoria Loke Talks Fashion, Beauty and More

The Singaporean actress talks street style, how to get dressed for a big night out, and her 12-step skincare routine.

09/07/2018 By Heather Dunhill

Entertainment

Movie Rental Shop Closing

Video Renaissance, which houses a collection of more than 35,000 titles, is shutting down this Saturday.

08/30/2018 By Staff

Civil Rights

Sincerely, the Black Kids Examines Racism on College Campuses

Miles Iton, a New College of Florida graduate, says he faced racially motivated backlash from fellow students that shocked him.

08/29/2018 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Entertainment

Claws Renewed for Third Season

The TV network TNT announced Monday that its show Claws, set in Manatee County, will be renewed for a third season.

07/02/2018 By Staff

Local Star

Sarasota's Annaliese Nock Makes Her Debut on "America's Got Talent"

The female daredevil follows her family's legacy by presenting a risk-taking performance.

06/22/2018 By Vanessa Blankenship

Deals

TV Station Owner Purchases New Space

SNN's parent company recently purchased a 7,113-square-foot Sarasota office building for $925,000.

06/11/2018 By Staff

Back in Business

Season Two of Claws Starts June 10

The popular TNT drama is set in a fictional nail salon in Manatee County.

06/05/2018 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Mr. Chatterbox

Mr. Chatterbox Gets His Moment on Antiques Roadshow

For a week, Mr. C paced around the house, critically inspecting all the junk he'd collected over the years. Which might do the trick and get him an on-the-air spot?

05/29/2018 By Robert Plunket

Screen Savors

What Our Editors Are Watching This Summer

Surprise! There's not a superhero in sight.

05/16/2018 By Kay Kipling

Show Biz News

Sarasota's Charlie Barnett to Star in Upcoming Netflix Comedy

A locally raised actor has a new show in the works.

05/08/2018 By Jordan Noyes

Media

Workshop Helps Business Leaders Prep for Video Shoots

Media trainer Joan Lowery is offering a free workshop to help business leaders optimize their video messaging.

04/26/2018 By Staff