Gotta Dance

Sarasota Ballet Inspires a World Premiere by Marcelo Gomes

The ballet's passionate dancers—and Beethoven's Seventh Symphony—inspired Gomes' new work.

10/30/2017 By Kay Kipling

Season Preview 2017

The Ultimate Guide to Sarasota's 2017 Arts and Entertainment Season

In a season packed with drama, dance, music, arts and more, the shows, festivals and concerts you must see.

10/30/2017 By Kay Kipling

Limelight

NAMI Out of The Blue

Sarasota Architectural Salvage was the setting for this event to help those living with mental illness in Sarasota County.

10/30/2017 Photography by Rebecca Baxter

Mr. Chatterbox

Sarasota's Hottest New Arts Groups

A cartoon view of some unlikely new organizations.

10/30/2017 By Robert Plunket

Limelight

Mote Oceanic Evening

An Emerald City theme transformed the Ritz Ballroom into a sea of green.

10/30/2017 Photography by Rebecca Baxter

Biggest Man on Campus

A 6 Foot, 9 Inch, 400-Pound Teen at IMG Academy is Generating National Buzz

Football player Daniel Faalele is making headlines.

10/30/2017 By David Hackett

Ageless Annie

At 99, Annie Solomon Remains a Bright Light in the Local Arts Scene

Artists, art lovers, students and retirees all want to hang out with her.

10/30/2017 By Charlie Husking

Bowling Them Over

Sarasota Hosts the National Lawn Bowling Championships

The Bowls USA US Open takes place Nov. 11-18.

10/30/2017 By Kay Kipling

From the Editor

From the Editor: Life Without Art

Pam Daniel on the intersection of art, politics and freedom.

10/30/2017 By Pam Daniel

Viva Evita

Ana Isabelle Stars in Asolo Rep's Evita

Isabelle, named one of Billboard magazine's artists to watch, will play the controversial, charismatic Eva Peron.

10/30/2017 By Kay Kipling

Weekend Planner

Your Top 8 Things to Do: Oct. 26-Nov. 1

Sarasota Ballet opens its season with "The Secret Garden," Fright Night on St. Armands and more.

10/26/2017 By Ilene Denton

On View

Essential Info: Winter Sunday at The Ringling

This Abstract Expressionist painting is tied to a free art-making experience at the museum.

10/26/2017 By Alice Murphy

Limelight

Arts and Cultural Alliance Celebration of the Arts

Philanthropists, volunteers, artists and cultural champions were honored at the annual event held at the Van Wezel.

10/24/2017 By Kay Kipling Photography by Rebecca Baxter

Limelight

CANDance 2017

Proceeds raised from the dance party go directly to patient care through the Community AIDS Network.

10/23/2017 Photography by Rebecca Baxter

Review

Rounding Out RIAF 2017

A lively dance and a quiet work of film both entertain.

10/22/2017 By Kay Kipling

Review

RIAF 2017 Continues with African Music, Iranian Theater and More

Nobuntu, EnsemblenewSRQ and a mysterious one-person show intrigue audiences.

10/20/2017 By Kay Kipling

Limelight

RIAF Opening Night Party

The Ringling's West Courtyard was the setting for the event, which featured food from local restaurants and entertainment.

10/19/2017 Photography by Rebecca Baxter

Review

2017 Ringling International Arts Festival Kicks Off

The first performance of the fest features characters on the lam using a giant video screen.

10/19/2017 By Kay Kipling

Music to Our Ears

Violin Shop Sarasota Opens on First Street

Violin Shop Sarasota makes, sells and repairs string instruments in its new downtown Sarasota store.

10/18/2017 By Ella Melzer

Weekend Planner

Your Top 8 Things to Do: Oct. 19-25

Fall Garden Music concerts kick off at Selby Gardens, RIAF continues at The Ringling and more.

10/18/2017 By Ilene Denton