Preview

Fabulous Independent Film Festival Hits Town This Weekend

An opening night party and a free outdoor screening are part of the festival.

10/02/2017 By Kay Kipling

Limelight

Sunset on the Bay

Guests from the World Rowing Championships and visitors from around the world attended the event at the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall.

10/02/2017 Photography by Rebecca Baxter

Ready for the Road

"Hail Caesar" Continues FSU/Asolo Conservatory's Winning Formula

An FSU/Asolo Conservatory touring production of Julius Caesar aims to introduce students to Shakespeare.

10/02/2017 By Kay Kipling

Sunshine Memories

Vintage Sarasota: A Walk Down Main Street

It's a blast from the past.

09/28/2017 By Ella Melzer

Weekend Planner

Your Top 7 Things to Do: Sept. 28-Oct. 4

The World Rowing Championships continue with a Sunset on the Bay party at the Van Wezel and lots, lots more.

09/28/2017 By Ilene Denton

Sneak Preview

CineBistro to Screen Met Opera Live in HD Broadcasts Starting Oct. 7

Ten Metropolitan Opera productions will air live, with additional taped rebroadcasts.

09/27/2017 By Ilene Denton

Heat Index

The Ultimate Frisbee Championships Return to Sarasota

It's the 49th annual celebration.

09/27/2017 By Hannah Wallace

Mutt-opia

A Dog's Guide to Sarasota

The ultimate canine compendium.

09/27/2017 By Megan McDonald and Emma Burke

The Spoils of War

Lawyer Don Burris Helps Rescue Art Looted by the Nazis

Burris helped recover an iconic Gustav Klimt painting stolen from Maria Altmann's family by the Nazis. He'll give a talk about the case on Oct. 23.

09/27/2017 By Kay Kipling

Ready for RIAF

Preview: Ringling International Arts Festival

Hot tickets at this month’s festival at The Ringling.

09/27/2017 By Kay Kipling

World Rowing Championships

Students Partner With World Rowing Championships for "Adopt a Team" Initiative

Sarasota and Manatee Country students learn about the countries participating in the World Rowing Championships, all while becoming good global citizens.

09/26/2017 By Ella Melzer

Preview

Florida Studio Theatre 2017-18 Season Includes a World Premiere

The company has revealed its line-up for mainstage and cabaret productions.

09/21/2017 By Kay Kipling

Who's a Good Dog?

Southeastern Superheroes on Parade

This 2017 campaign combines art and community to benefit Southeastern Guide Dogs.

09/21/2017 By Ella Melzer

Weekend Planner

Your Top 7 Things to Do: Sept. 21-27

World Rowing Championship opening ceremonies, a Venice beach party, the Sarasota Orchestra season begins and more.

09/21/2017 By Ilene Denton

Behind the Scenes

Protecting The Ringling's Art During Irma

As the hurricane approached, staff at The Ringling worked diligently to ensure no precious pieces were damaged.

09/20/2017 By Alice Murphy

Irma

Social Media App Nextdoor Kept Neighbors Connected During Hurricane Irma

In times of crisis, the Nextdoor social media app brings Sarasotans together.

09/14/2017 By Ilene Denton

Irma

World Rowing Championships a Go After Hurricane Irma

The international rowing races will go on as planned thanks to minimal damage from Hurricane Irma.

09/12/2017 By Megan McDonald

Irma

Why Sarasota Lucked Out With Hurricane Irma

Weather Underground's Jeff Masters—a former NOAA Hurricane Hunter—shares his insight.

09/12/2017 By David Hackett

Weekend Planner

Your Top 5 Things to Do: Sept. 14-20

Friday Fest at the Van Wezel, the Sarasota Opera’s Taste of Downtown and more.

09/12/2017 By Ilene Denton

Irma

"I Survived a Category 5 Hurricane"

Sarasota's Loren Mayo thought she was taking a group on a relaxing, rejuvenating fitness retreat to St. Martin. What wound up happening was a nightmare.

09/12/2017 By Megan McDonald