Recap

Caroline Kennedy Appears at Ringling College Library Association's Town Hall

Kennedy spoke of White House memories, international relations and her love of reading.

03/04/2019 By Kay Kipling

Limelight

Paws on the Catwalk

The 13th annual luncheon-fashion show benefits the Humane Society of Sarasota County.

03/04/2019 Photography by Lori Sax

Sports

New Minor League Soccer Team Opens Play in May

Sarasota Metropolis FC will be part of USL League Two.

03/04/2019 By Staff

Picture This

A Day in the Life of Sarasota

Photographers Jenny Acheson, Everett Dennison, Chris Lake, Brad McCourtney and Chad Spencer span the region to capture the things people do and the places they go, from sunrise to moonrise.

02/28/2019 Photography by Jenny Acheson, Everett Dennison, Chris Lake, and Brad McCourtney By Chad Spencer

Only in Sarasota

Only in Sarasota: Bahi Hut

The Bahi Hut lounge on North Tamiami Trail is a cultural landmark of Sarasota’s history, dating back to 1954.

02/28/2019 Illustrations by John Pirman

The Lion King

Actor Jared Dixon Perfects His Craft in Disney's The Lion King

Dixon stars as Simba in the Tony Award-winning musical, coming to the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall in March.

02/28/2019 By Giulia Heyward

Global Game

Victory Rock's Athletes Travel Across the World for Their Basketball Dreams

A former warehouse deep in an industrial park off U.S. 301 in north Sarasota has become a veritable United Nations of basketball.

02/28/2019 By David Hackett

Just Say Yes

We Tried It: FST's Improv Workshop

“Anatomy of the Story” is a class taught by two members of the Austin-based improv comedy troupe Available Cupholders.

02/28/2019 By Isaac Eger

Construction

Former NBA Player Hired By Sarasota Homebuilder

Pearl Homes recently hired Dahntay Jones as managing partner and vice president.

02/28/2019 By Staff

Law

Pulitzer Prize Winner to Speak at Legal Aid Fundraiser

Gilbert King, author of Devil in the Grove: Thurgood Marshall, the Groveland Boys and the Dawn of a New America, will speak in Sarasota on Thursday, March 28.

02/28/2019 By Staff

A Night at the Opera

Sarasota’s Own Adelaide Boedecker Makes Her Sarasota Opera Professional Debut This Month

Boedecker became involved with the Sarasota Youth Opera the summer after second grade and says, “I fell in love with it."

02/28/2019 By Kay Kipling

Weekend Planner

Your Top 7 Things to Do: Feb. 28-March 6

The Sarasota Jazz Festival kicks off, David Foster at the Van Wezel and more.

02/28/2019 By Ilene Denton

WEEKLY PLANNER

Afternoon Tea, Berry Festivals and other Local Dining Events

Including Brunch for the Bay, a workshop on baking breads and a social hosted by the Home brewers Association of Manatee Sarasota.

02/27/2019 Photography by Giulia Heyward

Home of the Braves

The Atlanta Braves' New Spring Training Facility Opens March 24

The Braves, who have relocated from their 20-year home at Disney’s ESPN Wide World of Sports complex in Orlando, will play their final spring training game of 2019 at Cool Today Park against the Tampa Bay Rays.

02/27/2019 By Ilene Denton

TV RECAP

Recap: MTV's Siesta Key Season 2, Episode 7: 'It's Been A Day'

This week, we learn that this show takes monogamy and throws it out the window. We also find out when peak "booty-call hours" take place.

02/27/2019 By Giulia Heyward

40th Anniversary

40 Years of Limelight Photos

This town has always known how to throw a party.

02/27/2019 Photography by Rebecca Baxter

Education

Booker Middle Principal Picked for National Arts Education Nonprofit Board

LaShawn Frost was recently selected to serve on the board of the Arts Schools Network.

02/26/2019 By Staff

40th Anniversary

The Best of Mr. Chatterbox: Hanging Out With the Art Crowd in 1991

When the local arts crowd gets together, the atmosphere is redolent with famous names, serious politics, and lots and lots of money.

02/26/2019 By Robert Plunket

40th Anniversary

The Best of Mr. Chatterbox: Fame and Fortune on the Book-Tour Circuit

Mr. Chatterbox reflects on the success of his book, Love Junkie, in October 1992.

02/26/2019 By Robert Plunket