Update

Van Wezel Announces Changes to 2020-21 Subscription Series

Two shows announced earlier have been taken off this season's schedule.

05/18/2020 By Kay Kipling

Preview

Looking Ahead to Sarasota Opera Season

The 2020-21 season is set to begin in late October.

05/14/2020 By Kay Kipling

An Evening of Soul

WBTT Presents April Fools Fete Fund Raiser Online

Popular WBTT performers entertain in a recorded program, and you can get a meal, too.

05/13/2020 By Kay Kipling

Preview

Sarasota Concert Association Announces 2021 Great Performers Series

Among the highlights: a performance by the Cleveland Orchestra.

05/12/2020 By Kay Kipling

Future Prep

Florida Studio Theatre at Work Behind the Scenes

Although theaters are closed right now, there's a lot going on to get ready for reopening.

05/12/2020 By Kay Kipling

In the Works

A New Public Art Idea Salutes Diversity

Plans are afoot for a permanent piece in Bayfront Park.

05/12/2020 By Kay Kipling

Best of Sarasota

Readers’ Choice: Best Arts & Entertainment

Our readers share their picks for organizations that inspire creativity

05/11/2020

Coronavirus

Sarasota Powerboat Grand Prix Postponed Until 2021

Next year’s race is scheduled for June 25-27, 2021.

05/11/2020 By Staff

#SarasotaHeroes

You're Invited: Our Virtual Ribbon-Cutting to Celebrate 'Sarasota Heroes,' Our Mural of Gratitude

The mural is dedicated to our local health care professionals and their tireless work throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.

05/11/2020 By Staff

Sing Out!

Venice Theatre Seeking Cabaret Performers

At the moment, VT is planning to stage its summer cabaret festival as usual.

05/11/2020 By Kay Kipling

The Perfect Gift

On Mother’s Day, Walk This Way to Payne Park

The city park is beautiful, easy to access, and—important right now—has plenty of room to roam.

05/06/2020 By Ilene Denton

Get Creative!

Mother's Day Gifts Kids Can Make at Home

Garden Elementary School art teacher Joanna Davis-Lanum has three easy, artsy ideas to surprise Mom.

05/06/2020 By Kay Kipling

Things To Do

Learn to Row at Nathan Benderson Park

The four-day course starts May 16.

05/06/2020 By Ilene Denton

Music, Images and More

The Ringling to Broadcast ETHEL's Circus: Wandering City

The piece originally bowed at The Ringling in 2018; this is its first broadcast.

05/05/2020 Photography by Kay Kipling

Hot fun in the summertime

MTV's Siesta Key Returns Tonight

New episodes of the show promise plenty of sun, surf and "sabotage."

05/05/2020 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Walk of Art

Ringling College Senior Thesis Shows Go On, Virtually

Viewers can take a stroll through the virtual gallery spaces to see art in all majors.

05/04/2020 By Kay Kipling

Media Picks

These Were the Top 5 E-Books Borrowed at Sarasota County Libraries in April

Murder, mayhem and old-fashioned romance ruled—online, of course.

05/04/2020 By Ilene Denton

Preview

Ringling College Library Association Announces 2021 Town Hall Speakers

Among them: reporter-author Ronan Farrow, former New Jersey governor Chris Christie, and football coach Tony Dungy.

05/01/2020 By Kay Kipling

Best Of Sarasota 2020

Editors' Picks: The Best New Restaurants, Shops, Arts Experiences and More in Sarasota

When the coronavirus pandemic is over, our editors have chosen the places you've got to visit. We're counting on them pulling through.

04/30/2020

Sewing Strong

Local Arts Groups Are Turning Out Needed Face Masks For First Responders

Costumers and seamstresses have turned their skills from creating attire for performers onstage to masks for their fellow community members.

04/30/2020 By Kay Kipling