Arts & Entertainment

Women in Film

The Ultimate Movie Night: Stream Films from the 'Through Women's Eyes' Film Festival

The festival is showcasing 37 female-made films.

03/09/2022 By Chloé Cuyler

The Show Must Go On

Two Years After It Was Supposed to Debut, Knoxville Will Open at Asolo Rep

The show was delayed for two years by the Covid-19 pandemic.

03/04/2022 By Kay Kipling

Wood You?

Brush & Board is Coming to Lakewood Ranch

The woodworking studio is the first of its kind in Manatee and Sarasota counties.

03/04/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Public Art

City of Sarasota to Host Virtual Meeting on Public Art Master Plan

Feedback gathered at the meeting will be incorporated into the plan, which will provide a framework for implementing public art citywide.

03/04/2022 By Staff

Open Your Eyes

Beyond Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience Opens Near University Town Center

About 300 of Vincent van Gogh's works are incorporated into this exhibit, complete with music and movement.

03/04/2022 By Kay Kipling

Tre Strong

Doctors Hospital Occupational Therapist Kyle McCreight Will Compete on 'American Ninja Warrior'

McCreight works at HCA Florida Sarasota Doctors Hospital and trains at gyms in Palmetto and Pinellas County.

03/03/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Creativity

Florida Creativity Conference Takes Place Next Weekend at Ringling College

Workshops and featured speakers will offer tips for creative thinking, problem solving, and innovation.

03/03/2022 Photography by Staff

Empty seats

Spring Training Is Postponed—Again

As of today, spring training could begin on Saturday, March 12, at the earliest.

03/03/2022 By Samantha Lane

Here to stay

The Manatee Pride Festival Is Back

Following a two-year pause, the Manatee Pride Festival returns this Saturday, March 5.

03/02/2022 By Samantha Lane

The Next Act

Florida Studio Theatre Unveils Plans for New Arts Plaza

The project will include three new theaters, parking, and housing for guest artists and local arts workers.

03/02/2022 By Kay Kipling

Education

Renowned Rabbi in Sarasota for Scholar-in-Residence Weekend

Salkin, who is known for his writing, teaching and activism, will focus on the theme of healing at Temple Sinai.

03/01/2022 By Staff

Top Tickets

Here Are the Best Things to Do in Sarasota This Month

A lineup of exhibits, concerts, plays and more to catch during March.

03/01/2022 By Kay Kipling

At Seventy

Janis Ian Talks Writing, Her Legacy and Why She Moved to Anna Maria Island

The acclaimed singer-songwriter sets out on her final North American tour.

03/01/2022 By Kay Kipling

Chalk Walk

Stroll Through a 3D World at the International Chalk Festival

This year, the festival’s theme is resilience. It will take place at Venice Municipal Airport.

03/01/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Crisis in Ukraine

New College to Hold Community Conversation on War in Ukraine Tonight

The community is invited to attend an event at the college's Sudakoff Center tonight from 7-8:30 p.m.

02/28/2022 By Staff

Don't Play Ball

Will Spring Training Happen This Year?

The start of spring training has been postponed because of the ongoing Major League Baseball lockout, and a deadline to reach a deal is looming.

02/25/2022 By Samantha Lane

Q&A

Poet Katerina Canyon Opens Up About Writing Her Latest Book, 'Surviving Home'

Author, activist and essayist Katerina Canyon will be reading from her new book 'Surviving Home.'

02/24/2022 By Chloé Cuyler

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota This Weekend

Classical concerts, an Italian feast and carnival in Venice, Disney's Beauty and the Beast onstage and more.

02/24/2022 By Kay Kipling

Politics

Val Demings Will Keynote Sarasota County Democratic Party Annual Dinner

Demings, currently running against Marco Rubio for U.S. Senate, will receive the group's Champion Award.

02/23/2022 By Staff

Review

Circus Sarasota Offers the Usual Popular Mix of Daring, Dogs and More

Performances of the circus last season were affected by the pandemic, but now the one-ring show returns with the fun and feats fans are used to.

02/21/2022 By Kay Kipling