Film

New Scholarship Will Support Emerging Black Filmmakers

The Visions of the Black Experience film series will award more than $2,500 to filmmakers under the age of 25.

10/28/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Share the Shore

Nature Is on Parade in a New Show at the Conservation Foundation

An exhibition of nature photography by Mary Lundeberg opens Nov. 1 at the Conservation Foundation's Bay Preserve.

10/28/2021 By Kay Kipling

Trick or Treat

The Best Halloween Events in Sarasota-Manatee

Enjoy trick-or-treating, costume contests, food and plenty of sweets at these Halloween events in Sarasota and Manatee.

10/28/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Art For Us All

New Murals Around Town Remind Us of Our Shared Humanity

These murals, created over the past several months, gave us a sense of togetherness in a time of distance and separation.

10/27/2021 By Emma Moneuse

Women of Influence

Don't Miss Our 2021 Women of Influence Event

Rediscover the energy and enthusiasm you’ve missed during these past months.

10/27/2021 By Staff

Human Skins

Kirk Ke Wang's New Art Center Sarasota Exhibit Tells a Tale of Class Disparity

Kirk Ke Wang is known for his thought-provoking abstract art that opens up dialogue on social issues such as racism and classism.

10/26/2021 By Marc Griffin

Health

Can Improv Classes Sharpen Your Mind?

Improvisation classes are not just for actors. Florida Studio Theatre offers improv for anyone looking to improve mental health, cognition and memory.

10/26/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Lemur Love

Meet the Winners of the Lemur Conservation Foundation's Juried Art Exhibition

Plus, vote for your favorite piece for the Community Award.

10/25/2021 By Megan McDonald

Fine Art

Watercolor Society Names Prize Winners in Its First Show of the Season

See all 10 award-winning watercolor pieces here.

10/22/2021 By Allison Forsyth

The Arts

Michael Saunders & Company President Joins Van Wezel Foundation Board

Drayton Saunders was recently appointed to the position.

10/21/2021 By Staff

The Arts

Hermitage Artist Retreat Announces New Collaboration With Booker High School

Hermitage @ Booker will kick off on Friday, Dec. 17, with a performance by jazz bassist and composer Luke Stewart.

10/21/2021 By Staff

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota This Weekend

The Sarasota Ballet is back live, a cookbook talk, a new night market in the Rosemary District, dinosaur adventures and more.

10/21/2021 By Kay Kipling

For the Love of Our Arts

Wellen Park Welcomes Arts Lovers and New Residents

A cocktail reception at the community's new Welcome Center presented information about the arts scene.

10/19/2021 By Kay Kipling

Rowing

Sarasota Lawyer Named Lead Broadcast Commentator for Cambridge Rowing Regatta

David L. Wyant Jr. will be a lead broadcast commentator for the Head of the Charles Regatta in Cambridge, Mass.

10/18/2021 By Staff

Talks

Dr. Henry Louis Gates, Jr. to Headline Library Foundation Author Luncheon

This year’s event will be held in person on Feb. 3, 2022, at the Sarasota Municipal Auditorium.

10/18/2021 By Staff

Cruel Summer

Put a Florida-Friendly Spin on Halloween With 'Summerween' Decor

Flamingos can definitely be ghoulish.

10/18/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Networking

Downtown Improvement District to Present 'Fresh Fridays' Event Initiative

The inaugural Fresh Friday event will take place on Friday, Nov. 5, from 8-11 p.m. on Lemon Avenue between First Street and Paul N. Thorpe Jr. Park.

10/15/2021 By Staff

Fast Track

Jessica Hung Named Associate Concertmaster at The Venice Symphony

Hung has served as concertmaster of the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra in Ohio since 2008.

10/14/2021 By Staff

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota This Weekend

Dance parties everywhere, new theater productions in Manatee, exhibits at Art Center Sarasota and Ringling College, and more.

10/14/2021 By Kay Kipling

Preview

Sarasota Jewish Theater Announces Coming Season

The company will present three plays in its second year of productions.

10/14/2021 By Kay Kipling