Football

Billy Huthman Named Head Football Coach at North Port High School

Huthman was the North Port Bobcats; assistant football coach during the 2019-20 season and was responsible for quarterbacks and special teams.

12/27/2019 By Staff

Happy New Year!

Your Guide to Celebrating New Year's Eve in Sarasota

The best spots for fireworks, Champagne toasts and midnight smooches.

12/26/2019 By Sarafina Murphy-Gibson

Weekend Planner

Your Top 6 Things to Do: Dec. 26-Jan. 1

Sailor Circus holiday shows, the New Year’s Eve Pineapple Drop party and more.

12/26/2019 By Ilene Denton

Limelight

Debutante Ball 2019

This season, 28 new debs, their escorts and their families graced the annual event at the Sarasota Municipal Auditorium.

12/26/2019 Photography by Lori Sax

Weekend Planner

Your Top 6 Things to Do: Dec. 19-25

John Ringling’s Circus Nutcracker, the Perlman Music Program Suncoast kicks off and more.

12/19/2019 By Ilene Denton

Access Hollywood

Heather Graham Kicks Off Ringling College Studio Labs 'Inside the Industry' Season

Graham talked about her love for indie films and directing, sexism in the film world and more.

12/18/2019 By Kay Kipling

Twinkle, Twinkle

A Shining Spot, FST's Bright Star Has Been Extended to Jan. 12

A multitalented team has finessed a production with boundless creativity.

12/17/2019 By Shelby Schwartz

Flower Power

Sarasota Orchid Society Hosts Annual Orchids in Paradise Show

Orchids in Paradise is perfect for avid collectors and hobbyist alike.

12/17/2019 By Shelby Schwartz

Lectures

Former U.S. Ambassador Highlights New USF Sarasota-Manatee Diversity Lecture Series

Eric S. Rubin is the former U.S. ambassador to Bulgaria.

12/16/2019 By Staff

Future's So Pinc

PINC's Sixth Annual Event Brings Global Speakers to Sarasota

PINC stands for People, Ideas, Nature and Creativity.

12/16/2019 By Susan Burns

Limelight

Museum of Consciousness Fund Raiser

This inaugural event took place at the coming museum's site on Fruitville Road.

12/16/2019 Photography by Nancy Guth

Memory Lane

Best-Selling Author Meik Wiking on The Art of Making Memories

Wiking, hygge expert and CEO of the Happiness Research Institute in Copenhagen, has created a handbook for how to create and remember happy moments.

12/16/2019 By Heather Dunhill

Review

Florida Studio Theatre Delivers a Sweet Holiday Package with Handle with Care

Jason Odell Williams' romantic comedy is a little bit funny, a little bit sad.

12/15/2019 By Kay Kipling

Preview

Syd Solomon: Concealed and Revealed Opens at The Ringling

The retrospective of the longtime Sarasota artist's work opens this weekend.

12/13/2019 By Kay Kipling

Education

Sarasota Institute of Lifetime Learning Launches 49th Season

Speakers will explore topics including the U.S. role in the world, income inequality, climate change, migration, artificial intelligence and foreign policy.

12/12/2019 By Staff

Photographs and Memories

A Major Gift to The Ringling

The gift of works by prominent photographers, and of Asian scholars' rocks, comes from Stanton and Nancy Kaplan.

12/12/2019 By Kay Kipling

Weekend Planner

Your Top 6 Things to Do: Dec. 12-18

Lights in Bloom at Selby Gardens, "Beautiful: The Carole King Musical" at the Van Wezel, and more.

12/12/2019 By Ilene Denton

Lectures

Dr. Sylvia Earle to Speak at Gulf Coast Community Foundation Luncheon

Earle was named TIME's first “Hero for the Planet" and a “Living Legend” by the Library of Congress.

12/11/2019 By Staff

'Tis the Season

Your Ultimate Sarasota Holiday Event Calendar

Have yourself a holly-jolly winter with these top music, theater and family activities.

12/10/2019 By Sarafina Murphy-Gibson

Limelight

Celebrating Bruce

The retirement of Bruce Rodgers, executive director of the Hermitage Artist Retreat, was an occasion for remarks, videos and more.

12/10/2019 Photography by Lori Sax