Full plate

A Brewery Trolley Tour, a Wine Walk and More of This Week's Top Dining Events

Hope you're hungry, because this week is packed with fun culinary events.

03/27/2019 By Giulia Heyward


Asolo Repertory Theatre Announces 2019-20 Season

Titles were also announced for Dog Days Theatre and FSU/Asolo Conservatory seasons this week.

03/26/2019 By Kay Kipling


Ringling College Avant-Garde: A Magical Evening

Guests at the party got creative with costumes including fairies, elves, wizards and more.

03/25/2019 Photography by Cliff Roles

The politics of pours

Black Bourbon Society Founder Participating in Whiskey Obsession Festival

Samara Rivers wants more diversity in the whiskey world, and she's bringing her message to Sarasota.

03/25/2019 By Cooper Levey-Baker


FST's Buyer & Cellar Both Entertains and Touches

The one-man show offers a fictional peek into the world of Barbra Streisand's Malibu basement.

03/24/2019 By Kay Kipling


Timing Is Everything with Asolo Rep's Noises Off

Michael Frayn's ever-popular farce continues to deliver.

03/24/2019 By Kay Kipling


Bike Rack Maker Partners With Pro Cycling Team

The Bradenton company SeaSucker recently partnered with the Dutch World Tour cycling team Jumbo Visma.

03/21/2019 By Staff


New Mobile Golf Cart Repair Company Launches

A Venice couple invests in a man profiled by Sarasota Magazine as part of a story about life after incarceration.

03/21/2019 By Cooper Levey-Baker


Ear Research Foundation 40th Anniversary

The Foundation's "Hear and Now" gala featured an anniversary video, live auction, testimonials and a paddle raise.

03/21/2019 Photography by Lori Sax


Hero of History Award: Michael Saunders

The very successful real estate company leader was honored at a luncheon at Michael's On East by the Historical Society of Sarasota County.

03/21/2019 Photography by Lori Sax

Weekend Planner

Your Top 5 Things to Do: March 21-27

Cirque des Voix under the Big Top, Five Centuries of Florida History festival and more.

03/21/2019 By Ilene Denton


The Lion King Premiere Evening

It was a picture perfect evening on the Van Wezel bayfront as families and guests gathered to celebrate the Sarasota premiere of the hit Disney musical.

03/20/2019 Photography by Lori Sax


Recap: MTV's Siesta Key Season 2, Episode 10: 'I Had High Hopes for You.'

With only two episodes left before the season finale, this is truly the show that runs out my patience.

03/20/2019 By Giulia Heyward


Sarasota Film Festival 2019 Announces Its Line-up

Festival organizers revealed film titles, special events, stars and more during a kickoff party Tuesday evening.

03/20/2019 By Kay Kipling

Weekly Planner

Beer Bingo, Chicken Keeping and More Local Dining Events

Including a Meal Prep Class, Beer Garden and the Farmers Market

03/19/2019 By Giulia Heyward


CAN Red Ribbon Gala

Guest speakers Billy Porter and MJ Rodriguez performed a duet at the fund raiser for CAN Community Health.

03/18/2019 Photography by Lori Sax


New College of Florida Scholars Inaugural Luncheon

New College of Florida held its Scholars Inaugural Luncheon last week at Michael's On East, raising funds for 23 one-semester scholarships.

03/18/2019 Photography by Lori Sax


Aretha Franklin Gets Her Due in Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe's Season Closer

Love Sung in the Key of Aretha delivers a blend of the Queen of Soul's many hits.

03/17/2019 By Kay Kipling


The Lion King Brings Spectacle, Imagination and Heart to the Van Wezel

At long last, the megahit musical roars its way into Sarasota.

03/17/2019 By Kay Kipling


The Ringling Opens Two New Shows Focused on Contemporary Art

One combines modern work from the museum's collections with gifts from private collectors; the other is a solo debut.

03/15/2019 By Kay Kipling