Education

Professors Win Arts Education Grants

University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee professors Helene Robinson and Phillip Wagner were recently awarded Pilot Research Grants of $5,000 each.

02/22/2019 By Staff

HOME BASE

Streets of Paradise Establishes First Office in Sarasota

Following collaborations with the Suncoast Partnership to End Homeless and Showered and Empowered, Inc., Streets of Paradise co-founders Greg Cruz and Allan Mestel are optimistic about where the newly formed 501(c)(3)nonprofit is headed.

02/07/2019 By Giulia Heyward

Only in Sarasota

Only in Sarasota: Spencer House

This ultra-modern design has become iconic to Sarasota.

02/01/2019 Illustrations by John Pirman

Friendly Competition

Art Battle Comes to Sarasota This Weekend

A dozen local painters will battle it out on Saturday, Jan. 26, at Selby Library—the first time an Art Battle event has taken place in the city.

01/24/2019 By Giulia Heyward

Pictures of Paradise

The Exotic Art of Paul Gauguin Meets the Beauty of Selby Gardens in a New Show

The pairing takes place starting this month with "Gauguin: Voyage to Paradise."

01/24/2019 By Kay Kipling

Teen Dream

Sarasota's Truly Valued Mentors Teenage Girls and Helps Build Their Self-Esteem

The Truly Valued: Who Am I? exhibit features work from a group of teenage girls, and premieres this month.

01/08/2019 By Giulia Heyward

Get Real

Ringling College’s Fashion Photography Exhibit Challenges the Industry’s Notions of Beauty

Don’t expect the usual glamorous, upscale luxury magazine fashion photos.

01/03/2019 By Kay Kipling

Year in Review

Our Editors' Favorite Stories of 2018

11 pieces that made us proud.

12/27/2018 By Staff

Surviving Season

Eight Ways to Survive the Busy Months in Sarasota

From mastering roundabouts to dabbling in CBD, here's how to stay sane during season.

12/26/2018 By Staff

Snapshot

Streets of Paradise Puts Homelessness in Focus

Greg Cruz and Allan Mestel created an online photo series to raise awareness about homelessness in the area, then flipped it into a full-fledged nonprofit.

12/06/2018 By Giulia Heyward

Through the Lens

Five Questions with Celebrity Portrait Photographer Beowulf Sheehan

Sheehan comes to Sarasota on Dec. 12 to promote his new book AUTHOR.

12/06/2018 By Jonathan Goodman

'Tis the Season

Liz Taylor and Olivia D'Amico of Kinspoke Want to Bring the Community Together This Holiday Season

The pair are hosting a wreath-making workshop at Oscura Cafe in Bradenton this Saturday, Dec. 8, and Wednesday, Dec. 19, at the Market at Lakewood Ranch.

12/05/2018 By Megan McDonald

Only in Sarasota

Only in Sarasota: Seagulls on Siesta Beach

Native seagulls are easily summoned with any small, tasty offering.

12/03/2018 Illustrations by John Pirman

Art of Our Time

The Ringling’s New Stages Expands to Offer More Performances, More of the Time

“By elevating New Stages into a yearlong series, we are ensuring that more members of our community can be a part of performance at The Ringling," says executive director Steven High.

11/29/2018 By Kay Kipling

It's Here!

Finally Approved, Huge Civic Project The Bay Begins With a Linear Park

Phase 1A is expected to be completed in 2020.

11/29/2018 By Ilene Denton

Winning Works

Local Students Awarded for 2019 Embracing Our Differences Exhibit

The 2019 international art exhibit Embracing Our Differences runs Jan. 19 through March 15 in Bayfront Park.

11/28/2018 By Giulia Heyward

Preview

Japanese Woodblock Prints On View at The Ringling

The pieces at the museum's center for Asian art date from the post World War II era.

11/19/2018 By Kay Kipling

Sand Sensations

Meet the Winners of the 2018 Siesta Key Crystal Classic International Sand Sculpting Competition

The annual competition drew thousands of people to Siesta Key Beach.

11/12/2018 By Megan McDonald

Take a Peek

Arcos Grand Opening Features New Daniel Arsham Sculpture

The luxury apartment development in the Rosemary District has an artistic bent.

11/09/2018 By Kay Kipling

Arts

New Art Gallery Opens Saturday

Gaze Modern is opening to the public this weekend at 340 Central Ave., Sarasota.

10/31/2018 By Staff