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

Weekend Planner

Your Top 7 Things to Do: Nov. 29-Dec. 5

The big, big downtown Sarasota holiday parade and more.

11/29/2018 By Ilene Denton

SPOTLIGHT

Five Questions with Filmmaker and Humanitarian Caroline Baron

The Golden Globe winning filmmaker and founder of FilmAid International comes to Sarasota next month as one of the speakers of the 2018 PINC Conference.

11/28/2018 By Giulia Heyward

Lights, Camera, Action

Ringling College Completes Its State-of-the-Art Studio Lab Complex

Screenwriter Zak Penn ("The Avengers," "Ready Player One") was on hand for the festivities.

11/28/2018 By Megan McDonald

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

SOIL SISTER

Five Questions With Detroit Dirt's Pashon Murray

The cofounder of Detroit Dirt has appeared in Ford commercials and spoken at the White House. Now, she's coming to Sarasota.

11/20/2018 By Giulia Heyward

'Tis the Season

Your Guide to the 2018 Holiday Season

Let's get festive.

11/20/2018 By Giulia Heyward

Education

Sarasota Teacher Wins National Award for Poetry Program

Joanna Fox of Booker Middle School was recently awarded a $10,000 grant from Penguin Random House and received the publisher's Maya Angelou Teacher Award for Poetry.

11/20/2018 By Staff

Weekend Planner

Your Top 6 Things to Do: Nov. 22-28

Last chance for the Orchid Show at Selby Gardens, the mammoth Downtown Venice Holiday Parade and more.

11/20/2018 By Ilene Denton

Publishing

Library System Picks New 'One Book, One Community' Read

Sarasota County will offer a series of events centered around David Grann's Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI.

11/20/2018 By Staff

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

Limelight

Equality Florida Suncoast Celebration

A Breakfast at Tiffany's themed-meal, great band and speakers were highlights of the event.

11/19/2018 Photography by Lori Sax

Limelight

WBTT Let's Get It On Gala

Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe celebrated 19 years with a dinner and live entertainment at the Municipal Auditorium.

11/19/2018 Photography by Lori Sax

Review

Asolo Rep Kicks Off Season with a Joyous Music Man

Rousing, colorful and nostalgic, the production touches all the right notes.

11/18/2018 By Kay Kipling

Limelight

Big Brothers and Sisters 50th Anniversary Luncheon

The celebration took place at Michael's On the Bay.

11/16/2018 Photography by Lori Sax

Found in Translation

Meet Jay Rubin, the Translator Who Helped Introduce Haruki Murakami to America

Rubin is coming to Sarasota on Sunday, Dec. 9, to discuss his new anthology, "The Penguin Book of Japanese Short Stories."

11/15/2018 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Weekend Planner

Your Top 6 Things to Do: Nov. 15-21

The Music Man opens Asolo Rep’s season, Venice Blues Fest and more.

11/15/2018 By Ilene Denton

Limelight

Planned Parenthood Always in Style Luncheon

The annual luncheon at Michael's On East included a fashion show featuring community models, true patient stories, and a musical performance by Syreeta Banks.

11/14/2018 Photography by Robert Castro

Limelight

Sarasota MOD Weekend Dinner Under the Umbrella

Architect Paul Rudolph's iconic Umbrella House was the setting for a dinner honoring his work.

11/14/2018 Photography by Robert Castro

Limelight

Venice Symphony Gala

The Venice Symphony welcomed new conductor Troy Quinn and celebrated its 45th anniversary at its Sapphire Gala at the Venetian Golf Club.

11/14/2018 Photography by Robert Castro