Reality check

Siesta Key Star Fired for Alleged Racist Social Media Posts

Alex Kompothecras 'will not be in future seasons of Siesta Key,' according to an MTV spokesperson.

06/17/2020 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Editors' Picks

What We're Watching to Take Our Minds Off the Pandemic

Looking for some non-COVID-19 entertainment on TV? Try these.

05/22/2020 By The Editors

Hot fun in the summertime

MTV's Siesta Key Returns Tonight

New episodes of the show promise plenty of sun, surf and "sabotage."

05/05/2020 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Coming Attractions

Sarasota Film Festival Announces a Virtual Movie Lineup

The shows must go on, despite COVID-19.

04/21/2020 By Kay Kipling

They Did It!

Local Couple Takes Home the Lego Masters Championship

Tyler and Amy Clites scored with their prize-winning creation Wednesday night on the season finale of the Fox TV show.

04/16/2020 By Kay Kipling

Ready Player One!

Stuck at Home Playing Video Games? Here's a Few to Try

I used to think video games were a waste of time. Now, maybe not.

04/15/2020 By Kay Kipling

Playing Soon

Music, Movies, and (Some of) Romeo and Juliet, All Coming Up

A virtual happy hour concert, Shakespearean monologues, and an all-new Sarasota Film Festival.

04/14/2020 By Kay Kipling

Design Duo

Local Lego Masters Pair: Building to a Big Finish

Young couple Tyler and Amy Clites head to the TV competition show's season finale next week.

04/10/2020 By Kay Kipling

Ready, Set, Build!

Local Couple Still Competing on TV's Lego Masters

Tyler and Amy Clites are still in the running on tonight's penultimate episode.

04/08/2020 By Kay Kipling

Screenshot

Hollywood We’re Not, But Sarasota Attracts a Variety of Film Productions

Production companies are here all year long, filming TV shows, indie movies and commercials.

04/01/2020 By Susan Burns

Spell check

Sarasota Native's Documentary About the National Spelling Bee Will Be Streaming on Netflix Next Month

Spelling the Dream will begin streaming on Saturday, May 23.

03/31/2020 By Allison Forsyth

Public Health

2020 Sarasota Film Festival Cancelled

SFF officials said they will look to reschedule the event at a time "when the public can safely attend large-scale events."

03/13/2020 By Megan McDonald

Preview

Sarasota Film Festival Announces Its Lineup

The 22nd annual event kicks off March 27 and continues through April 5, showcasing new films and filmmakers.

03/10/2020 By Kay Kipling

Inside Story

Inside the Mind of Neurologist and Author Oliver Sacks

A new documentary gets up close and personal.

03/02/2020 By Kay Kipling

Women in Film

Through Women's Eyes Film Festival Celebrates International Female Filmmakers

The festival will showcase women-inspired films and celebrate International Women's Day from March 6-8.

02/27/2020 By Allison Forsyth

Killroy Was Here

Kevin Smith Screens Trailer for Sarasota-Shot Movie at Ringling College

"I’m in my environment when I’m around kids who want to make a movie," Smith said Monday. "I was once that kid."

02/25/2020 By Jessika Ward

Outward Bound

Rick Steves Says His Mission Is to Inspire Americans to 'Venture Beyond Orlando'

The popular guidebook author and travel TV host spoke in Sarasota on Tuesday as part of the Ringling College Library Association Town Hall lecture series.

02/11/2020 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Drinking beer for a good cause

Brewery's Shelter Dog Beers Spotlighted on National TV

Motorworks Brewery was featured on Thursday's episode of The Ellen DeGeneres Show.

01/31/2020 By Rachel Suwak

Tune In

Sarasota Acrobat and His Dog Will Compete on America’s Got Talent: The Champions

Christian Stoinev and his other dog, Scooby, were finalists on season nine of America’s Got Talent.

01/24/2020 By Rachel Suwak

Film

First Ever Sarasota Native American Film Festival Takes Place This Weekend

The festival will feature workshops, conversations with filmmakers and special guests, Native American music and dance, and food.

01/24/2020 By Megan McDonald