Sneak Peek

Sarasota Film Festival Announces First Films and Stars

The 20th annual event kicks off Friday, April 13.

03/16/2018 By Kay Kipling


Advertising Award Winners Named

AdFed Suncoast recently held its annual American Advertising Awards gala and unveiled the winners.

03/09/2018 By Staff

Sneak Peek

Sarasota Film Festival Unveils 20th Anniversary Poster

The poster design is by Florida native and Sarasota resident Kelsey Hunt-Dolan.

02/20/2018 By Kay Kipling

Star Power

Woody Harrelson Visits Ringling College of Art and Design

Harrelson talked about his new film, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri—for which he's nominated for an Oscar—and his dream collaboration.

02/01/2018 By Megan McDonald

Guten Tag

Meet 'Der Bachelor'

The star of the new season of the German version of "The Bachelor" lives right here in Sarasota.

01/15/2018 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Year in Review

Our Top 10 Stories of 2017

Hurricane Irma, MTV's Siesta Key, the best restaurants in Sarasota and more—here's what you were buzzing about this year, Sarasota.

12/14/2017 By Sarasota Magazine Staff

Insider's Guide 2017

MTV's Siesta Key Shines a Light on Local Nightlife

Millions of Americans now know about some of Sarasota’s most popular nightspots.

11/30/2017 By Megan McDonald

From the Editor

From the Editor: Life Without Art

Pam Daniel on the intersection of art, politics and freedom.

10/30/2017 By Pam Daniel


Siesta Key Reality TV Show Extended

MTV is shooting an additional eight episodes of the reality show Siesta Key, set in and around Sarasota.

10/03/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker


Fabulous Independent Film Festival Hits Town This Weekend

An opening night party and a free outdoor screening are part of the festival.

10/02/2017 By Kay Kipling

TV Watch

What We're Watching This Fall

Here's what our editors will be viewing this fall.

08/31/2017 By Kay Kipling

Crazy in Love

Ringling College Graduates' Animated Short Goes Viral

The short animated film about a boy with a crush on another boy has captivated the internet.

08/07/2017 By Rick Morgan

Shark Tank

Real Life Controversy Dogs MTV's Siesta Key

Just days before the show premiered, social media sleuths connected star Alex Kompothecras to a viral video that showed four young men, two from prominent Manatee County families, gleefully dragging a shark behind their boat at high speed until it died.

08/02/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Cruel Summer

MTV Releases Official "Siesta Key" Trailer

Siesta Key, a new reality show from MTV that is being filmed in and around Sarasota, will premiere at 10 p.m. Monday, July 31.

07/11/2017 By Staff

Mr. Chatterbox

Two Sarasota Summer Scandals

A new MTV reality show set on Siesta Key reminds our columnist how things can go wrong during a Sarasota summer.

06/28/2017 By Robert Plunket

Monster Mash

Kevin Smith Films Latest Horror Movie in Sarasota

It was all hands on deck at Nathan Benderson Park last night for Smith's new project Killroy Was Here.

06/15/2017 By Rick Morgan

Claws Out

A New TV Show Set in Manatee County Tackles Sex, Drugs and Beauty Products

Show creator Eliot Laurence chose to set the Claws in the Sarasota-Manatee area after falling in love with the region during trips here with his mother.

06/05/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Now Screening

What We're Watching This Summer

Our editors make their picks of the season's coming movies and TV shows.

06/01/2017 By Staff

Star Turn

Dylan McDermott Screens Sugar at Ringling College

The actor was on hand for the screening of his new project and an audience Q&A.

05/03/2017 By Megan McDonald

Movie Date

Required Viewing: What to Watch at This Year's Sarasota Film Festival

SFF creative producer Michael Dunaway shares his picks.

03/29/2017 By Jasmine Respess