Building for the Future

"The Ringling Inspires" Campaign Marks a New High

A new $5 million gift to the museum's capital and endowment campaign pushes closer to the overall $100 million goal.

03/03/2018 By Kay Kipling


Allyn Gallup Contemporary Art's Exhibition of Craig Rubadoux Opens Today

A Florida master has his art showcased anew.

03/02/2018 By Jordan Noyes


Chorus Artistic Director to Take on Business Role, Too

Key Chorale artistic director Joseph Caulkins will expand his role to manage the symphonic chorus' business and administrative functions.

03/02/2018 By Staff

Fine find

Green Bay Packers Fan Finds Luck at Goodwill

A helmet worn by former Packers cornerback Tyrone Williams in the 1998 Super Bowl cost one local fan $4.99.

03/02/2018 By Jordan Noyes

Weekend Planner

Your Top 8 Things to Do: March 1-7

A World of Jazz, the Suncoast Blues Festival, ArtSlam in downtown Bradenton and more.

03/01/2018 By Ilene Denton


Ed Smith Stadium Named Top Spring Training Facility

A data firm analyzed 36,000 online reviews of 23 spring training stadiums to arrive at its rankings.

02/28/2018 By Staff


New Participatory Drumming Center Opens on Siesta Key

Positive RePercussions, a group drumming center, recently opened at 5049 Ocean Blvd., Sarasota.

02/28/2018 By Staff

Calling the Shots

Meet Nate March, Announcer for the Bradenton Marauders

"If I’m not entertaining, then no one’s listening."

02/28/2018 By Hannah Wallace

Exit Interview

14 Amazing Objects in the Ca d'Zan Mansion

Outgoing curator Ron McCarthy shares his favorite parts of the Ringlings' Italianate home.

02/28/2018 By Ilene Denton


Junior League Legacy Luncheon

This year's luncheon welcomed longtime news anchor Judy Woodruff.

02/28/2018 Photography by Rebecca Baxter

Made in SRQ

Made in SRQ: Super-Sensitive Musical Strings

What better way to compliment that Stradivarius you've got laying around?

02/28/2018 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Only in Sarasota

Only in Sarasota: Rae House, Siesta Key

Illustrator John Pirman sketches a restored Sarasota School of Architecture house on Siesta Key.

02/28/2018 Illustrations by John Pirman

Mr. Chatterbox

Mr. Chatterbox Takes Us on the Artists Studios Tour

A group of 10 or so visual artists—all first rate and nationally known—have banded together to give you a view of what the artistic life in Sarasota is all about.

02/28/2018 By Robert Plunket


Florida Studio Theatre's Shakespeare's Shindig

Live performances by FST Improv and other artists highlighted the fund-raising event.

02/27/2018 Photography by Rebecca Baxter


ARC Unconditional Love Gala

The gala featured dinner, dancing, live and silent auctions and the chance to benefit the Animal Rescue Coalition's programs.

02/26/2018 Photography by Rebecca Baxter


Cooking for Wishes Luncheon

The eighth annual event from Make-A-Wish Southern Florida raised $320,000 to grant life-changing wishes to 40 critically ill children.

02/26/2018 Photography by Rebecca Baxter


Florida Studio Theatre's Constellations Explores the Possibilities

In one act, with two players, Nick Payne's work tackles some big issues.

02/26/2018 By Kay Kipling


Report Estimates Orioles' Economic Impact at $97 Million

The report looks at the club’s marketing and promotion of Sarasota tourism to its fan base across seven states and more.

02/22/2018 By Staff


FSU/Asolo Conservatory's The Rehearsal Has a Dark Side

The production of Jean Anouilh's 1950s play goes behind the glitter of a pleasure-seeking aristocracy.

02/22/2018 By Kay Kipling

Weekend Planner

Your Top 8 Things to Do: Feb. 22-28

Midori, Ballet Hispánico, Toni Dove, Spring Training starts and more.

02/22/2018 By Ilene Denton