The Fourth Quarter

Photojournalist David Burnett’s Ringling Museum Exhibit Turns the Lens on Senior Athletes

Burnett has captured senior athletes in Alabama, California, New Jersey, upstate New York, at a boxing gym in Brooklyn and at the Huntsman Senior Olympics in Utah, and at the National Senior Olympics in Las Vegas, where 20,000 people competed.

04/04/2019 By Ilene Denton

Weekend Planner

Your Top 9 Things to Do: April 4-10

Sarasota Film Festival and Chalk Festival return to downtown Sarasota, Free Day at the Ringling Museum and much more.

04/04/2019 By Ilene Denton

AMPED UP

Homegrown Palooza Wants to Revitalize the Local Music Scene

With a roster of nine local rock n' roll acts slated to perform, the first annual HomeGrown Palooza festival will take place on April 20 at the Sarasota Fairgrounds.

04/03/2019 By Giulia Heyward

End times

Recap: MTV's Siesta Key Season 2, Episode 12: 'Cheers to the End of Summer!'

In the season finale, the producers work overtime to tie up all the loose ends.

04/03/2019 By Giulia Heyward

Preview

Urbanite Theatre Announces 2019-20 Season

As always, new works and new voices in theater will be presented.

04/03/2019 By Kay Kipling

Eat up

An Adult Easter Egg Hunt, a Cheese Seminar and More of This Week's Best Dining Events

The 29th annual Florida Winefest Auction and a brewery drum circle are just some of this week's fun food happenings.

04/03/2019 By Giulia Heyward

BMX

Sarasota BMX Celebrates 45 Years

The organization will hold a full day of anniversary activities this Saturday, April 6.

04/03/2019 By Staff

Limelight

Historic Spanish Point Bee-Dazzled Spring Luncheon

A bee-inspired menu was served, and Sarasota Honey Company head beekeeper Alma Johnson spoke about bees and the products she sells.

04/03/2019 Photography by Lori Sax

PUBLIC ART

Sarasota Celebrates New Addition to Public Art Collection

Jeff Laramore's "Jumping Fish" sculpture is the 84th piece to be added to the City of Sarasota public art collection. A dedication ceremony will take place on April 8 at 5:30 p.m.

04/02/2019 By Giulia Heyward

Preview

Cartoonist Cathy Guisewite Visits to Sign New Book of Essays

The "Cathy" creator has long had a connection to Sarasota: her parents.

04/02/2019 By Kay Kipling

Heat Index

The Sarasota Film Festival Keeps the Movie Mojo Going All Year-Round

And this year's festival will take place April 5-14.

04/02/2019 By Kay Kipling

Au Revoir, Anu

Exit Interview: Departing Sarasota Orchestra Music Director Anu Tali

"One has to win people on your side in order to change things. We were able to achieve so much together thanks to agreeing on things.”

04/02/2019 By Kay Kipling

Limelight

WBTT April Fool's Fete 2019

The family picnic-style event raised money for Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe's education programs.

04/02/2019 Photography by Lori Sax

Limelight

Firefly Gala 2019

The ninth annual gala also celebrated 25 years of Forty Carrots Family Center's programs for children and parents.

04/01/2019 Photography by Lori Sax

Limelight

Wine Walk to Ca' d'Zan

With the theme of the World's Fair, the seventh annual walk featured international food and wine pairing stations on The Ringling grounds.

04/01/2019 Photography by Lori Sax

Limelight

Women & Medicine Educational Luncheon

Sarasota Memorial Healthcare Foundation’s Women & Medicine luncheon focused on the importance of being a partner with your doctor.

04/01/2019 Photography by Lori Sax

Limelight

Legal Aid Manasota Access To Justice

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Gilbert King spoke about his latest book, Beneath a Ruthless Sun, at Legal Aid Manasota’s 2019 Access to Justice dinner at the Art Ovation Hotel.

03/29/2019 Photography by Lori Sax

Second coming

The Starlite Room Will Get a Makeover and Be Featured on the Food Network

The Starlite Room has closed, but the owner plans to reopen soon, thanks in part to a new TV deal.

03/29/2019 By Giulia Heyward

Preview

FST and Playwright Mark St. Germain Present World Premiere: Wednesday's Child

The new play, opening in April, deals with infertility, surrogacy and murder.

03/28/2019 By Kay Kipling

Weekend Planner

Your Top 4 Things to Do: March 28-April 3

Free Music in the Park with Passerine and more.

03/28/2019 By Ilene Denton