Big Moves

Mote Moves to the Mainland

The exhibits will total more than 1 million gallons and will feature sharks, coral reefs, manatees, sea turtles, otters, seahorses, jellyfish and myriad other marine species.

02/09/2018 By Isaac Eger

Weekend Planner

Your Top 8 Things to Do: Feb. 8-14

Andy Warhol at Selby Gardens, Circus Sarasota opens and more.

02/08/2018 By Ilene Denton


Warhol: Flowers in the Factory to Open at Selby Gardens

A sneak peek at the coming exhibition reveals little-seen images of Warhol himself, along with living art displays.

02/08/2018 By Kay Kipling


Mote Announces Plans for New $130 Million Aquarium

Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium plans to build a new $130 million aquarium on 5 acres of land at Nathan Benderson Park.

02/08/2018 By Staff


Library Foundation Luncheon

Superstar author James Patterson entertained a sold-out audience at the sixth annual author luncheon.

02/08/2018 Photography by Rebecca Baxter


On Pointe Luncheon

Supporters of the Sarasota Ballet's Dance--The Next Generation gathered at Michael's On East.

02/07/2018 Photography by Rebecca Baxter


Diana Krall's Van Wezel Concert Delivers a Helping of Romance

The singer-pianist and her band offered often quiet but memorable classics and more.

02/07/2018 By Kay Kipling

Public relations

Lunchtime Presentation Focuses on Crisis Communications

Joseph Grano, Jr., president and founder of Sarasota's Next-Mark, LLC, will speak to the Greater Sarasota Coaches Alliance on Monday, Feb. 19.

02/06/2018 By Staff


Palm Ball

"Mangroves in the Moonlight" was the theme for the ball at Bay Preserve in Osprey.

02/05/2018 Photography by Rebecca Baxter


SKY Family YMCA Gala

The gala at the Y celebrated the organization's expansion and programs.

02/05/2018 Photography by Rebecca Baxter


Sarasota Opera Gala

The evening at the Ritz-Carlton was filled with French surprises, leading up to the opera Manon Lescaut.

02/05/2018 Photography by Rebecca Baxter


Van Wezel Foundation Selects New Chief Operating Officer

The 501(c)(3) that supports arts education at the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall recently promoted Jim Selinski.

02/02/2018 By Staff

Superbowl LII

Mote Manatees Predict the Winner of Super Bowl LII

The yearly tradition of manatees Buffett and Hugh picking the winner continues.

02/01/2018 With Ashley Cooper

Star Power

Woody Harrelson Visits Ringling College of Art and Design

Harrelson talked about his new film, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri—for which he's nominated for an Oscar—and his dream collaboration.

02/01/2018 By Megan McDonald

Weekend Planner

Your Top 7 Things to Do: Feb. 1-7

Balletboyz at the Van Wezel, a water circus in Ellenton, Shakespeare’s Greatest Hits and more.

02/01/2018 By Ilene Denton


Sarasota Orchestra Black & White Gala

The gala dinner at the Municipal Auditorium also offered music from the orchestra's wind quintet and string quartet.

02/01/2018 Photography by Rebecca Baxter

First Act

Theatre Odyssey's 6th Annual "Student Ten-Minute Playwriting Festival" Kicks Off This Weekend

Eight student playwrights create original works to compete for cash prizes.

01/31/2018 By Jordan Noyes


Florida Education Commissioner to Speak in Sarasota

Pam Stewart will speak at a luncheon hosted by The Argus Foundation on Thursday, April 12.

01/31/2018 By Staff


Braves to Play Most of 2019 Spring Training in Orlando Before Move to North Port

The team will play its first spring training game in its new North Port stadium at the very end of the April 2019 spring training season.

01/31/2018 By Staff


Urbanite Theatre's Northside Hollow Takes You Deep

Audiences will feel trapped inside a coal mine along with this drama's characters.

01/31/2018 By Kay Kipling