Weekend Planner

Your Top 5 Things to Do: May 17-23

Battle of the Garage Bands at Historic Spanish Point, Ari and The Alibis plays Selby Gardens and more.

05/17/2018 By Ilene Denton

Screen Savors

What Our Editors Are Watching This Summer

Surprise! There's not a superhero in sight.

05/16/2018 By Kay Kipling

New hires

Theater Selects New Marketing Director

Sarasota's Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe recently hired Scott Ferguson.

05/16/2018 By Staff

History

Sarasota Church Celebrates 100 Years

Truvine Missionary Baptist Church, located at 1947 31st St., Sarasota, is celebrating the 100th anniversary of its founding this month.

05/15/2018 By Staff

Preview

Urbanite Theatre's Coming Season Shines a Spotlight on New Plays

Each of the productions featured will be a regional premiere.

05/15/2018 By Kay Kipling

Limelight

Designing Daughters Bohemian Blooms Gala

Selby Gardens was the perfect setting for the boho-themed party.

05/14/2018 Photography by Lori Sax

Limelight

Dick Vitale Gala 2018

Sports stars mingled with young cancer survivors at the annual gala at the Ritz.

05/14/2018 Photography by Lori Sax

Weekend Planner

Your Top 6 Things to Do: May 10-16

The Sarasota Orchestra plays Ed Smith Stadium, Art Center Sarasota’s Beaux Arts Ball, Harvey Milk Festival and more.

05/10/2018 By Ilene Denton

Show Biz News

Sarasota's Charlie Barnett to Star in Upcoming Netflix Comedy

A locally raised actor has a new show in the works.

05/08/2018 By Jordan Noyes

Talks

Chronicling Florida’s Racist History

The author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning book Devil in the Grove will speak Thursday in Sarasota.

05/08/2018 By David Hackett

Preview

Florida Studio Theatre Keeps the Shows Coming This Summer

Three mainstage shows and three cabaret productions fill the schedule during the hot summer months.

05/08/2018 By Kay Kipling

Tarpon Time

The 88th Sarasota Tarpon Tournament Begins This Month

A near-century-old tradition brings participants to the action against the silver kings.

05/07/2018 By Jordan Noyes

Limelight

Going for the Gold: Derby Dreams

Sarasota YMCA supporters gathered at the Ritz to enjoy dinner, music, and the running of the Kentucky Derby.

05/07/2018 Photography by Lori Sax

Review

Asolo Rep's Ragtime Sees with Fresh Eyes

The panoramic American story is retold in compelling fashion.

05/06/2018 By Kay Kipling

Preview

The Ninth Annual Harvey Milk Festival Kicks Off May 10

In celebration of Harvey Milk, this year's festival promotes diversity.

05/03/2018 By Jordan Noyes

Weekend Planner

Your Top 5 Things to Do: May 3-9

Tony Danza at the Opera House, Sand Sculpting on Siesta Beach and more.

05/03/2018 By Ilene Denton

Limelight

We Are Sarasota

Guests for the event, which told the story of Sarasota's journey from the segregated 1950s to today, mingled at a VIP reception before the performance.

05/02/2018 Photography by Cliff Roles

Limelight

Visible Men Academy Shine On!

The fund-raising event benefits the all-boys, tuition-free public charter school serving K-5 students.

05/02/2018 Photography by Cliff Roles

Limelight

Best of Sarasota Party 2018: Part III

A few more pictures from our party at Selby Gardens.

04/30/2018 Photography by Cliff Roles

Arts

Theater Leaders Sign on for Five More Years

Asolo Repertory Theatre recently signed new contracts with Michael Donald Edwards and Linda DiGabriele.

04/27/2018 By Staff