Weekend Planner

Your Top 4 Things to Do: Aug. 16-22

Remembering Ricky Nelson, Paws at the Park at Ed Smith Stadium and more.

08/16/2018 By Ilene Denton

Weekend Planner

Your Top 6 Things to Do: Aug. 9-15

A free outdoor movie at Benderson Park, Rob Schneider at McCurdy's Comedy Theatre, drumming at the Ringling Museum and more.

08/09/2018 By Ilene Denton


Ezra Masch's VOLUMES Opens This Weekend at the Ringling

This interactive, site-specific installation will include performances by 66 drummers during its one-month run.

08/08/2018 By Audrey Warne

Weekend Planner

Your Top 6 Things to Do: Aug. 2-8

Two new plays at FST and Urbanite Theatre, a YMCA Back to School Bash, Selby Library celebrates 20 years and more.

08/02/2018 By Ilene Denton

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Your Top 5 Things to Do: July 26-Aug. 1

Van Wezel Friday Fest, Sinbad at McCurdy’s and more.

07/26/2018 By Ilene Denton


Mark Your Calendar: "Brothers in Song" Free Event at the Hermitage

Musicians Ralph Farris and Robert Mirabal team up on a new work.

07/24/2018 By Kay Kipling


Creative Conference Returns for Fifth Year in December

PINC (People, Ideas, Nature, Creativity) will return for its fifth year from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 6.

07/19/2018 By Staff

Weekend Planner

Your Top 5 Things to Do: July 19-25

Star Wars Night at the Bradenton Marauders, a family-friendly WBTT musical and more.

07/19/2018 By Ilene Denton

Ballerino in Bronze

Sarasota Cuban Ballet School Summer Showcase Features Performance by Bronze Medalist Harold Mendez

Mendez, a student at the Sarasota Cuban Ballet School, won bronze at the 11th annual U.S.A. International Ballet Competition.

07/18/2018 By Audrey Warne

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Your Top 4 Things to Do: July 12-18

Sarasota Improv Festival invades FST, an art glass exhibit at Selby Gardens, Dog Days Theatre opens summer season.

07/12/2018 By Ilene Denton

Harmonica History

Local Harmonica Enthusiast Hosts Civil War Harmonica Workshop at Manatee Historical Park

Dr. Erwin Wunderlich wants to bring back the golden age of the harmonica.

07/11/2018 By Audrey Warne


Impro Theatre Performs Tennessee Williams UnScripted at Sarasota Improv Festival

The Los Angeles-based improv company performs full-length improvised plays inspired by the work of famous playwrights.

07/11/2018 By Audrey Warne


Peruvian Restaurant Brasa & Pisco Hosts Exhibit by Photographer Rodrigo Riz

"Lima & Iconic Cities to Dream About" by the Peruvian-born photographer explores urban landscapes around the world.

07/11/2018 By Audrey Warne


Communications Executive to Discuss 'True Value of Networking'

The founder of the Nierenberg Consulting Group is speaking at an upcoming Florida Public Relations Association luncheon.

07/06/2018 By Staff

Weekend Planner

Your Top 6 Things to Do: July 5-11

Splashin’ Saturdays at Selby Gardens, World Series of Comedy at McCurdy’s and more.

07/05/2018 By Ilene Denton

Let Freedom Ring

Where to Watch the Fireworks on the Fourth of July

From Anna Maria down to Venice, here's where to celebrate Independence Day.

06/28/2018 By Ashley Cooper

Weekend Planner

Your Top 5 Things to Do: June 28-July 4

Sarasota Powerboat Grand Prix, Fourth of July fireworks and more.

06/28/2018 By Ilene Denton

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Your Top 4 Things to Do: June 21-27

Van Wezel’s free Friday Fest outdoor concert and more.

06/21/2018 By Ilene Denton

Mark Your Calendars

The Ninth Annual Siesta Key Crystal Classic Takes Place November 9-12

In 2017, the festival welcomed more than 60,000 attendees and brought in $9 million in economic impact from tourists.

06/21/2018 By Vanessa Blankenship

Show Time

The Circus Arts Conservatory and The Ringling Present Summer Circus Spectacular 2018

Summer Circus Spectacular features acts containing comedy, aerial skills, crossbow, hand-balancing and more.

06/21/2018 By Vanessa Blankenship