Arts & Entertainment


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


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


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


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


In FST's The Play That Goes Wrong, Disaster Delivers Hilarity

The comedy was delayed by Covid-19 issues, but the laughs are worth waiting for.

02/21/2022 By Kay Kipling


Asolo Rep's The Great Leap Mixes Sports, Politics and Personal Drama

This Lauren Yee play, centered on a crucial basketball game in China, takes the ball and runs with it. It in rotating rep through April 2.

02/17/2022 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota This Weekend

Meet the champions of the Atlanta Braves, rev your motors for Thunder by the Bay, enjoy fresh seafood at a festival in Cortez, and more.

02/17/2022 By Kay Kipling

When Clydesdales Come to Town

Hang Out With the Budweiser Clydesdales at UTC’s Night Market

The once-a-month outdoor market will be held this Thursday, Feb. 17.

02/16/2022 By Chloé Cuyler

A Tribute

Patti Smith Performs at Selby Gardens and Reminisces About Photographer Robert Mapplethorpe

The one-time punk rocker spoke about her life and work with the late Robert Mapplethorpe, in connection with a Selby exhibit of their art.

02/16/2022 By Kay Kipling


Photos: Selby Gardens' Orchid Ball 2022

"Because the Night" welcomed a crowd of 450 to Marie Selby Botanical Gardens.

02/14/2022 Photography by Lori Sax


Photos: Suncoast Black Arts Collaborative's 'Visions in Black' Opening

A reception at Art Center Sarasota welcomed visitors to Visions in Black.

02/14/2022 Photography by Lori Sax

Black History Month

Cinematographer Sean Presley Shares Power of Film with the Black Community

Sean Presley Projects has created 88 promotional videos and two short films since its opening in 2020.

02/11/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Put Your Records On

Ready to Start—or Expand—Your Record Collection? Here's Where to Go

This list of record stores will help keep your collection stacked—or, if you're new to vinyl, introduce you to it for the first time.

02/11/2022 By Samantha Lane


Bookstore1 Moves to The Mark Next Week

The store plans to reopen by Friday, Feb. 18.

02/10/2022 By Staff