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.

10:59am 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

Let's fantasize

Five Fake Hallmark Holiday Movies Set in Sarasota That Need to Happen ASAP

If you are rich and would like to finance any of these, have your people call my people.

12/16/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker

A Gift That Will Last a Lifetime

Looking for an Unusual Holiday Gift? Book a Personalized Message From a Local Celeb.

Paul Reubens, Jerry Springer, Nik Wallenda and several cast members from MTV's 'Siesta Key' are using Cameo to send customized messages to fans.

12/01/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker

What We're Watching

What We'll Be Streaming This Thanksgiving Holiday

Need a rest after all that turkey? Try one of these binge-worthy shows.

11/19/2021 By The Editors

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota This Weekend

"Come From Away" and a Mannheim Steamroller Christmas at the Van Wezel, "Nine Sinatra Songs" from the Sarasota Ballet, a waterfest and more.

11/17/2021 By Kay Kipling

Film

2021 'Visions of the Black Experience' Film Series Announced

The free series celebrates and illuminates the historical, social and cultural aspects of Black life through film.

11/09/2021 By Staff

Film

New Scholarship Will Support Emerging Black Filmmakers

The Visions of the Black Experience film series will award more than $2,500 to filmmakers under the age of 25.

10/28/2021 By Allison Forsyth

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Two Former Ritz-Carlton Pastry Chefs Are Competing on the Food Network

Lyndsy Velasquez and Amy McBride teamed up to make a "scary sci-fi" chocolate sculpture for Chocolate Meltdown: Hershey's After Dark.

10/01/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker

All Good Things Must Come to an End

The Final Season of Claws Starts Right After Christmas

How will all the dangling plot threads be resolved? You'll have your answers soon.

09/24/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota This Weekend

The FabAF-IFF Music & Arts Festival, new shows at Selby Gardens, Venice Theatre , FST and more.

09/23/2021 By Kay Kipling

One Perfect Shot

Film Festival Challenges Directors to Make a Great Movie With Just One Shot

The free event runs Oct. 8-10.

09/21/2021 By Marc Griffin

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota This Weekend

A new production at Manatee Performing Arts Center, an opera movie screens, art museum talk and butterfly lore.

09/09/2021 By Kay Kipling

What We're Watching

Everything We're Streaming This Labor Day Weekend

"White Lotus," "Only Murders in the Building," "The Chair," "Real Housewives of Potomac"—there's so much good TV right now.

09/02/2021 By The Editors

A Fabulous Time

The Harvey Milk Festival Has a New Name, and It's Back and Bigger Than Ever

Now known as the Fabulous Arts Foundation, the organization's art, music, dance and film festival celebrates LGBTQ identity, representation and pride. It returns to Sarasota Sept. 23-Oct. 2.

09/01/2021 By Marc Griffin

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota This Weekend

Art for sale at Selby Gardens, a musical back-to-school bash, Godspell onstage and more.

08/19/2021 By Kay Kipling

First Person

Siesta Key Doesn't Reflect Reality in Sarasota—But That's OK

The love-it-or-hate-it MTV show recently wrapped its fourth season.

08/12/2021 By Elizabeth Djinis

Newsflash

Stephen King Talks Writing, Covid, Piney Point and Red Tide on The Late Show

For such a small city, Sarasota sure seems to make the news a lot.

08/10/2021 By Megan McDonald