Limelight

CAN Dance 2019

Ten past dance champions competed once more at this 20th anniversary event.

10/07/2019 Photography by Lori Sax

Sneak Peek

Vanishing Old Florida to Open at Ringling College Gallery

The images are by photographer Virginia Hoffman, a Ringling alum.

10/04/2019 By Robert Plunket

Preview

Art Center Season Opens, Welcoming Atlanta Artist Horace Imhotep

The artist's new series, Lion, Tigers, Bears and a Draco, explores the black experience.

10/03/2019 By Kay Kipling

Weekend Planner

Your Top 6 Things to Do: Oct. 3-9

A water lantern festival, Old Miakka Hootenanny and more.

10/03/2019 By Ilene Denton

October is the coolest month

Student Poets Will Be in Residence at Art Ovation Next Week

Led by educator Joanna Fox, creative writing students from Booker Middle School will be typing up poems inspired by random words plucked from a jar.

10/03/2019 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Baseball

Baltimore Orioles Name New Management Team

The Orioles' re-organization includes the promotion of Sarasota's Jennifer Grondahl to senior vice-president of community development and communications.

10/02/2019 By Staff

Blossoms of Asia

Asian Art Comes to Life in Selby Gardens' Newest Orchid Show

In Asian cultures, the orchid, plum blossom, bamboo and chrysanthemum are known as the Four Gentlemen, representing the four seasons; the orchid is spring.

10/01/2019 By Ilene Denton

Cut!

Claws Will Return for a Fourth and Final Season

The program is one of TV's most entertaining shows, a witty blend of Florida noir, dark comedy and outlandish style.

10/01/2019 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Dance Month

All Kinds of Dance Leap Onto Area Stages This Month

If there were ever a month to rejoice in what Sarasota’s dance professionals and patrons have before them, this October would seem to be it.

10/01/2019 By Kay Kipling

This is Halloween

The Ultimate Guide to the Best Halloween Events in Sarasota

From haunted hayrides to ghostly tours, discover how to stay in fine spirits this season.

10/01/2019 By Sarafina Murphy-Gibson

Limelight

All Faiths Food Bank Autumn Harvest

The second annual farm-to-table dinner helps raise money to distribute fresh fruit and vegetables to people in need.

09/30/2019 Photography by Lori Sax

Limelight

Girls Scouts of Gulfcoast Florida: Denim and Pearls

Guests turned out in casual wear to support the Girl Scout chapter.

09/30/2019 Photography by Lori Sax

Limelight

Sarasota Magazine Platinum Party 2019

The party celebrated those retailers on the magazine's Platinum list for upscale shopping locally.

09/27/2019 Photography by Lori Sax

A whole new world

The Bishop's New 'Backyard Universe' Opens Oct. 1

The new space is intended to offer a fun, hands-on experience that encourages children to interact with science.

09/26/2019 By Shelby Schwartz

Preview

Urbanite's 2019 Modern Works Festival Celebrates Women in Theater

The second annual festival presents new plays in staged readings Oct. 8-13.

09/26/2019 By Kay Kipling

Weekend Planner

Your Top 6 Things to Do: Sept. 26-Oct. 2

Ski-A-Rees kicks off its fall show season, a big Venice Beach party, the Sarasota Orchestra performs Beethoven’s Fifth and more.

09/26/2019 By Ilene Denton

Theater

Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe Launches 'Single Ticket Club'

The program offers tickets for theater lovers who don't have anyone to attend shows with and don’t like to go alone.

09/25/2019 By Staff

Lectures

New College of Florida Presents 'Religion in Sarasota' Series

Talks will focus on religious identity, mindfulness, faith and ethics.

09/24/2019 By Staff

Conferences

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Ringling College Announces Fall Conference

This fourth annual event features speakers and networking sessions offering useful strategies on retirement’s social, financial, and practical implications.

09/24/2019 By Staff

Toy Story

Local Artist Upcycles Nostalgic Children's Toys

Environmentally conscious painter Suzy Kalin turns old Troll Dolls into miniature works of art.

09/24/2019 By Sarafina Murphy-Gibson