Irma

Updates on Selby Gardens, Mote and Historic Spanish Point After Hurricane Irma

The Sarasota area is slowly coming back to life after the wildest weekend we can remember. We checked in with three cultural institutions to see how they fared.

09/12/2017 By Ilene Denton

Weekend Planner

Your Top 6 Things to Do: Sept. 7-13

Tony Bennett at the Van Wezel, Young Guns of Country and more.

09/07/2017 By Ilene Denton

On View

Salome's Sensual Dance

This Robert Henri painting at The Ringling creates quite a sensation.

09/06/2017 By Alice Murphy

Weekend Planner

Your Top 5 Things to Do: Aug. 31-Sept. 6

Free Family Day with Selby Gardens, Florida Studio Theatre and Sarasota Opera; Mote’s full moon kayak trip and more.

08/31/2017 By Ilene Denton

TV Watch

What We're Watching This Fall

Here's what our editors will be viewing this fall.

08/31/2017 By Kay Kipling

Different Strokes for Different Folks

What to Look for in the Rowing Motion

To get a sense of different stroke styles, keep an eye on the athletes’ torsos.

08/29/2017 By Hannah Wallace

Days of Heaven

How a Yale Student Learned to Love Rowing Growing Up in Sarasota

"The feeling of freedom, of finding and challenging my limits, and the beauty of those early-morning hours on Little Sarasota Bay helped form me and will follow me wherever I go."

08/28/2017 By Kate Flanders

Preview

Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall Presents Its 2017-18 Line-up

Willie Nelson, George Benson, Audra McDonald and Diana Krall are among the stars headed our way.

08/27/2017 By Kay Kipling

Way Down Low

How a Sarasota Educator Got the FBI to Investigate the Lyrics of a Rock Song

"‘Louie Louie’ leaped up the chart on the basis of a myth about its lyrics so contagious that it swept cross country quicker than bad weather.”

08/25/2017 By Craig Pittman

World Rowing Championships

The Ultimate Spectator's Guide to the World Rowing Championships

What to watch, cheer and enjoy at next month’s competition.

08/25/2017 By Hannah Wallace

Preview

The Pops Orchestra Heads Into "A Season of Celebrities"

The community orchestra offers pop, classical and jazz concerts featuring well-known names.

08/24/2017 By Kay Kipling

Life's a Circus

A Peek At What's Underneath the Big Top at Ringling's Circus Museum

Explore the rich history of the circus and its ties to Sarasota at Ringling's Circus Museum.

08/24/2017 By Stephanie Hagan

Happy Family?

A Group Portrait at The Ringling

This 16th-century painting focuses on fatherhood.

08/23/2017 By Alice Murphy

Weekend Planner

Your Top 5 Things to Do: Aug. 24-30

Reggae at the Van Wezel, a chalk fest in Englewood, Singin’ in the Rain and more.

08/23/2017 By Ilene Denton

Preview

Art Center Sarasota Promises a "New and Now" Season to Come

Installations, illustrations and more will fill the galleries for 2017-18.

08/22/2017 By Kay Kipling

Style Star

What I Wear to Work: Sarasota Ballet’s Anaïs Blake

A ballerina shares her in-studio and off-duty style.

08/18/2017 By Alicia King Robinson

Weekend Planner

Your Top 5 Things to Do: Aug. 17-23

The Greatest Show on Earth screens at the Opera House, a Woodstock Revival at the Sarasota Farmers Market and more.

08/17/2017 By Ilene Denton

Here Comes the Sun

Where to Watch the Solar Eclipse in Sarasota

On Aug. 21 the first coast-to-coast solar eclipse in 99 years will occur.

08/17/2017 By Stephanie Hagan

Party On

What's it Like to Live for a Century? Ask One of These 12 Ladies

Pines of Sarasota held its seventh annual Centenarian Celebration Tea Party this past Friday.

08/17/2017 By Stephanie Hagan

May the Force Be with You

The Sarasota Ski-A-Rees Team Wins National Waterskiing Championship with Star Wars: The Skiquel

The Sarasota Ski-A-Rees team became the first Florida team to win a national waterskiing championship.

08/16/2017 By Stephanie Hagan