Weekend Planner

Your Top 5 Things to Do: June 14-20

Jazz guitar at Selby Gardens, a tribute to Carole King, a free Father’s Day offer and more.

06/14/2018 By Ilene Denton

Art Advocate

The Exchange Awards $250,000 to Local Students and Arts Organizations

The organization has awarded more than $8 million in grants since its inception.

06/13/2018 By Vanessa Blankenship

Sports

Atlanta Braves Spring Training Season Tickets Go on Sale Saturday

The Braves' new North Port stadium, now under construction, will host the team's final game of its 2019 season, before opening fully in 2020.

06/13/2018 By Staff

Publishing

Magazine Names Sarasota One of America's Top Cities in Which to Retire

Sarasota was named one of America's top cities for 'downtown living' by Where to Retire magazine, which cited the city's extensive cultural offerings.

06/11/2018 By Staff

Deals

TV Station Owner Purchases New Space

SNN's parent company recently purchased a 7,113-square-foot Sarasota office building for $925,000.

06/11/2018 By Staff

Review

Asolo Rep Engages Audiences with a New Jungle Book

The cast and crew bring a classic to life with modern-day techniques and takes.

06/10/2018 By Kay Kipling

Review

Urbanite Theatre's Incognito Enthralls

This Nick Payne play poses intriguing questions while telling some fascinating tales.

06/10/2018 By Kay Kipling

People's Choice

Vote Now for the 2018 Spirit of Sarasota Architecture Award

Choose from 10 iconic buildings that represent Sarasota’s unique sense of place.

06/07/2018 By Ilene Denton

Weekend Planner

Your Top 5 Things to Do: June 7-13

Openings for the Sarasota Music Festival and Summer Circus Spectacular, and more.

06/07/2018 By Ilene Denton

A Land Re-Remembered

A Florida Classic Gets a Graphic Novel Remake

Sarasota's Pineapple Press recently published an illustrated version of Patrick D. Smith's well-loved Florida novel, A Land Remembered.

06/06/2018 By Vanessa Blankenship

Deals

Rosemary District Properties Fetch Almost $2 Million

Florida Studio Theatre recently sold two properties on Fifth Street.

06/06/2018 By Staff

A classic gets a makeover

Selections From A Land Remembered: A Graphic Novel

Andre Frattino recently published a graphic novel adaptation of Patrick D. Smith's classic Florida novel, A Land Remembered. See some sample pages here.

06/06/2018 By Vanessa Blankenship Photography by Andre Frattino

Back in Business

Season Two of Claws Starts June 10

The popular TNT drama is set in a fictional nail salon in Manatee County.

06/05/2018 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Entertainment

Van Wezel Foundation Supports Plan for New Performing Arts Center

The future of the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall has been debated during planning for The Bay redevelopment project.

06/04/2018 By Staff

Review

FST Pleases with Perennially Popular Patsy Cline

A two-woman show revives the magic of the legendary country star.

06/02/2018 By Kay Kipling

Sailor Circus

A New Day to Dawn for Circus Arts Conservatory

The Conservatory started groundbreaking for renovations thanks to $3.6 million from a fund-raising campaign.

05/31/2018 By Vanessa Blankenship

Weekend Planner

Your Top 5 Things to Do: May 31-June 6

Jungle Book at the Asolo Rep, Savor Sarasota starts and more.

05/31/2018 By Ilene Denton

Writers World

10 Sarasota-Based Authors, Past and Present

Sarasota has long prided itself on its authors, some of them household names. Here are 10 who belong in our Writers’ Hall of Fame.

05/30/2018 By Kay Kipling

Sports

Ranking Puts Florida at No. 17 for Producing Pro Athletes

Both IMG Academy in Bradenton and Sarasota High School were recognized as top high schools for young athletes.

05/30/2018 By Staff

Adventures in Reading

Move Over, Amazon—Sarasota's Got a Dozen Great Bricks-and-Mortar Bookstores

These 12 shops help book lovers get their fix.

05/30/2018 By Kay Kipling