Sarasota Film Festival Closing Night Red Carpet

Actor Greg Kinnear made his directorial debut with Phil, the world premiere closing night film.

04/15/2019 Photography by Lori Sax


Sarasota Film Festival Closing Night Party

The party took place at Sage after awards and a world premiere film screening at the Sarasota Opera House.

04/15/2019 Photography by Lori Sax


Whiskey Obsession Festival Grand Tasting

The seventh annual festival offered attendees pours of bourbon, whiskey, Scotch and more over the weekend, including the grand tasting at the Hyatt Regency Sarasota.

04/15/2019 Photography by Lori Sax


Visible Men Academy's Shine On!

Supporters of the academy, which serves at risk elementary and middle school boys, turned up in island attire or wearing yellow for the spring fund raiser.

04/15/2019 Photography by Lori Sax


The Ringling Blossoms Garden Party

The luncheon gathering near Mable Ringling's rose garden offered mimosas, food, music and more.

04/15/2019 Photography by Lori Sax


Sarasota Crew Wins State Championship

It's the eighth consecutive year that the team has won the Team Points Trophy.

04/15/2019 By Staff


Sarasota Film Festival Wraps Up with World Premiere and Awards

Greg Kinnear's directorial debut followed the presentation of awards to Blythe Danner and Anne Heche.

04/14/2019 By Kay Kipling


Artist Series Concerts of Sarasota Gala

"With Eyes to the Future" featured dinner, a live auction, drawings and musical performances by area scholarship winners.

04/12/2019 Photography by Lori Sax


Florida Studio Theatre's Wednesday's Child: A Murder Mystery and More

Mark St. Germain's world premiere play deals with where the urge to procreate can lead us.

04/12/2019 By Kay Kipling


Ringling College Students Win 'Best Animation Series' in 39th Annual College Television Awards

Their film "In a Heartbeat" follows the adolescent struggles of Sherwin, a shy boy with a crush on the smooth, popular Jonathan.

04/12/2019 By Staff


Ringling College President Larry Thompson's 20th Anniversary Dinner

The Ringling College president was honored for his decades of leadership with a champagne toast, video tribute and more.

04/11/2019 Photography by Cliff Roles

Inside Story

Mr. Chatterbox Talks with Tovah Feldshuh

Mr. C's old college friend is onstage here with Ed Asner in The Soap Myth, Tuesday, April 16.

04/11/2019 By Robert Plunket


FSU/Asolo Conservatory Romps Through an Outdoor As You Like It

The Selby Gardens setting is a natural for Shakespeare's romantic comedy, filled with physicality.

04/11/2019 By Kay Kipling


Blue Ties & Butterflies 2019

The seventh annual gala to benefit the Child Protection Center featured dinner, a live auction, dance performance, and stories highlighting the importance of the center's work.

04/11/2019 Photography by Lori Sax


Sarasota Film Festival: Making Montgomery Clift

A documentary by the late actor's nephew offers some new insights into the man and his work.

04/11/2019 By Kay Kipling

Weekend Planner

Your Top 9 Things to Do: April 11-17

The Sarasota Film Festival continues, a free downtown family arts fest, Second City at the Van Wezel and much more.

04/11/2019 By Ilene Denton

What's going on

A Chili Cook-Off, a Whiskey Brunch and More Top Food and Drink Events

This week's calendar includes a Game of Thrones-inspired meal at Melange and Venice's first Wine Walk of the year.

04/10/2019 By Giulia Heyward

Sneak Peek

Iconic Sailor Circus Arena Opens with Grand New Renovation

The venerable building on Bahia Vista Street now boasts expanded space, new lighting—and air conditioning.

04/10/2019 By Kay Kipling

Gap year

The Director of an Oscar-Nominated Film Returns to Sarasota for a Special Screening

Filmmaker Bing Liu will be present at a showing of his documentary, Minding the Gap, at New College of Florida on Friday, April 19.

04/09/2019 By Giulia Heyward


Alan Cumming Dazzles Audiences with 'Legal Immigrant'

Celebrated actor and performer Alan Cumming brings his new show 'Legal Immigrant' to the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall on Saturday, April 20.

04/09/2019 By Giulia Heyward