Arts

Theater Names New Associate Artistic Director

Celine Rosenthal, previously an artistic associate and directing fellow at Asolo Rep, has joined the theater's senior leadership team.

09/10/2018 By Staff

Tourism

Report Puts Powerboat Race Economic Impact at $21.9 Million

That's down from last year's event, which generated $36.2 million in economic impact.

09/10/2018 By Staff

Preview

Florida Studio Theatre Brings Premieres and More to the Stage This Season

Four mainstage productions and three original cabaret shows are in the mix.

09/10/2018 By Kay Kipling

Preview

Choral Artists of Sarasota to Launch 40th Anniversary Season

Six concerts will highlight the talents of the long-established ensemble.

09/07/2018 By Kay Kipling

Mais Oui

French Beauty Tips from Third-Generation Expert Clémence von Mueffling

The author and beauty expert will be at the Florida Poodle Rescue's fundraiser Nov. 5 at Michael's On East. In the meantime, she's spilling her style secrets.

09/07/2018 By Heather Dunhill

Star Power

Crazy Rich Asians Star Victoria Loke Talks Fashion, Beauty and More

The Singaporean actress talks street style, how to get dressed for a big night out, and her 12-step skincare routine.

09/07/2018 By Heather Dunhill

Weekend Planner

Your Top 5 Things to Do: Sept. 6-12

A tribute to the Queen of Soul, Music on Main at Lakewood Ranch and more.

09/06/2018 By Ilene Denton

Francophile

Ringling Museum Showcases French Art at New Exhibit

With over 60 drawings on display, as well as accompanying prints and paintings, Storytelling: French Art from the Horvitz Collection will give viewers a crash course in the tradition of French art.

09/06/2018 By Giulia Heyward

Preview

New Music New College Arrives at 20th Anniversary Season

Expect the unexpected in the sounds of the season.

09/06/2018 By Kay Kipling

Opening This Weekend

A Sneak Peek at Selby Gardens' 38th Annual Photo Competition

Marie Selby Botanical Gardens hosts the only local photography competition that's left in the area.

09/06/2018 By Giulia Heyward

Art for a Cause

Regan Dunnick's One-Man Show Opens Sept. 7 at Ringling College

A portion of the proceeds from prints sold will go toward St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in honor of Dunnick’s late wife.

09/05/2018 By Giulia Heyward

Arts

Van Wezel Makes Three New Marketing Department Hires

Sarasota's Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall recently hired Stephen Baker, Thomas Gravelle and Natasha Herrera.

08/31/2018 By Staff

Water Ways

Watercolor Artists, Teachers and Enthusiasts Gather for a Really Big Show

The Florida Watercolor Society's 47th annual exhibition, convention and trade show takes place here this month.

08/31/2018 By Kay Kipling

Sports

Atlanta Braves Announce Date of First Game in New Spring Training Facility

The Atlanta Braves will play their first spring training game in their new North Port stadium on Sunday, March 24, 2019.

08/30/2018 By Staff

Entertainment

Movie Rental Shop Closing

Video Renaissance, which houses a collection of more than 35,000 titles, is shutting down this Saturday.

08/30/2018 By Staff

Time travel

Vickie Oldham Kicks Off Monthly Newtown Bus Tours This Weekend

The Newtown & Overtown History Bus Tour takes place at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 1.

08/30/2018 By Giulia Heyward

Weekend Planner

Your Top 4 Things to Do: Aug. 30-Sept. 5

Reggae fest at Benderson Park, Blue Rooster gospel brunch and more.

08/30/2018 By Ilene Denton

Preview

Shades of Noel Coward Appear in FST Play Reading

Actress-playwright Sandy Rustin tests her in-progress comedy on the Keating Theatre stage.

08/29/2018 By Kay Kipling

Music Behind Bars

Can Music Help Prisoners Dealing with the Stresses of Incarceration?

“A lot of inmates believed they benefited from the performances and look forward to more opportunities," says Sarasota corrections treatment specialist Sandra Goluch.

08/29/2018 By Kay Kipling

What I've Learned

At 74, Tony Jacklin Has Never Been Happier

Jacklin still swings the sticks, but now devotes more of his time to artistic woodworking, as well as to designing and renovating golf courses and co-writing his first novel, Bad Lies, published this summer.

08/29/2018 By David Hackett