Whole Lotta Love

Tribute Band Puts Its Spin on Led Zeppelin II at the Van Wezel This Friday

The band Classic Albums Live is known for its attention to detail in recreating the sounds of classic records.

09/21/2021 By Marc Griffin

One Perfect Shot

Film Festival Challenges Directors to Make a Great Movie With Just One Shot

The free event runs Oct. 8-10.

09/21/2021 By Marc Griffin

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota This Weekend: Sept. 16-22

Arts Day LIVE, Aladdin the Ballet, a big costume sale and more.

09/16/2021 By Kay Kipling

Music of Now

ensembleNewSRQ Comes Back, Live

The chamber music ensemble plans a return to presenting new works, in person.

09/15/2021 By Kay Kipling

Q & A

New York Times Contributor Margaret Renkl Discusses Nature, Politics and Her New Book

Renkl’s new book Graceland, at Last: Notes on Hope and Heartache From the American South collects 60 of her opinion pieces.

09/14/2021 By Marc Griffin

Curtain Up

Florida Studio Theatre Announces 2021-22 Season

The coming season offers music, comedy and thought-provoking dialogue.

09/14/2021 By Kay Kipling

New Season, New Rules

Sarasota Arts Groups Announce New Indoor Safety Measures

#SafeArtsSarasota protocols have been revised for indoor shows.

09/13/2021 By Kay Kipling


Author Craig Pittman to Speak at Local Public Relations Association’s September Program

Pittman, an award-winning journalist, author and Sarasota Magazine contributor, will take attendees on a virtual journey through Florida on Sept. 21.

09/09/2021 By Staff

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota This Weekend

A new production at Manatee Performing Arts Center, an opera movie screens, art museum talk and butterfly lore.

09/09/2021 By Kay Kipling


Where to Commemorate the 20th Anniversary of 9/11 in Sarasota-Manatee

Nearly 3,000 people lost their lives in the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001. Twenty years later, local organizations are honoring them.

09/09/2021 By Staff


The Ringling, Sarasota African American Cultural Coalition Announce Collaboration

The Ringling Museum will provide temporary storage for a recent gift to SAACC.

09/08/2021 By Staff

Fright Night

'Haunted Tavern' Pop-Up Cocktail Bar Promises a Scary Good Time

The national touring event comes to Bradenton Sept. 9-11.

09/08/2021 By Marc Griffin

The Time Is Now

The City of Sarasota Has Issued a Call for a Landmark Piece of Public Art

It will be located at the city's newest completed roundabout at U.S. 41 and Fruitville Road.

09/07/2021 By Kay Kipling

What We're Watching

Everything We're Streaming This Labor Day Weekend

"White Lotus," "Only Murders in the Building," "The Chair," "Real Housewives of Potomac"—there's so much good TV right now.

09/02/2021 By The Editors

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota This Weekend

Swing into a new music revue at Florida Studio Theatre, new exhibits open at Art Center Sarasota, and more.

09/02/2021 By Kay Kipling

Ready to Play Again

Urbanite Theatre: New Season, New Goals

The downtown theater company plans a four-show season, along with a fund-raising campaign and some new ways of doing business.

09/02/2021 By Kay Kipling

Women of Influence

Women of Influence 2021 Rescheduled

Due to health restrictions, the event will be rescheduled for a later date.


A Fabulous Time

The Harvey Milk Festival Has a New Name, and It's Back and Bigger Than Ever

Now known as the Fabulous Arts Foundation, the organization's art, music, dance and film festival celebrates LGBTQ identity, representation and pride. It returns to Sarasota Sept. 23-Oct. 2.

09/01/2021 By Marc Griffin

Live Onstage!

Van Wezel Season Lineup Announced for 2021-22

A packed schedule of shows, performers and entertainment is heading our way.

08/31/2021 By Kay Kipling


Friends of the East Manatee Library at Lakewood Ranch Announces Fundraisers

Heather Graham will preview her upcoming book, The Unknown, and Mary Walton will discuss the life of suffragist Alice Paul.

08/30/2021 By Staff