Arts & Entertainment


Bookstore1 Moves to The Mark Next Week

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

02/10/2022 By Staff

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota This Weekend

Circus Sarasota returns, the opera season opens with Tosca, work by Robert Mapplethorpe and Patti Smith on view at Selby Gardens, and more.

02/10/2022 By Kay Kipling

International Music

Historic Asolo Theater Presents 'Sharing Grandmothers'

The multidisciplinary musical event will be on stage for two nights only this weekend, as part of The Ringling’s Black History Month celebrations.

02/10/2022 By Chloé Cuyler

Skate Clips

A Documentary About Local Olympic Skateboarder Jake Ilardi Is Coming Out This Year

Nate Ilardi is filming a documentary about his brother Jake's illustrious skateboarding career.

02/08/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Walking Tour

Muralists Deliver an Explosion of Public Art in the Rosemary District

Thanks to PINCfest, the downtown Sarasota neighborhood has been transformed into an outdoor museum.

02/04/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota This Weekend

Giving Hunger the Blues, orchestral concerts, Dave Barry speaks and more.

02/03/2022 By Kay Kipling


Gershwin Musical An American in Paris Gets an Update for the Stage

Music, dance, love and art combine in a retelling of the classic film story.

02/03/2022 By Kay Kipling

Romance Reigns

Seven Valentine's Day Date Night Ideas

Looking for something to do with your sweetie besides dine this Valentine’s Day? Check out these entertainment offerings.

02/03/2022 By Kay Kipling


Visions in Black Show Includes Work by Sarasota-Based Artists

The Suncoast Black Arts Collaborative exhibition highlights the work of artists of African descent.

02/02/2022 By Kay Kipling

Top Tickets

Here Are the Best Things to Do in Sarasota This Month

A lineup of exhibits, concerts, plays and more to catch this month.

02/01/2022 By Kay Kipling

Coming To A Bookstore Near You

Add to Cart: You Can Pre-Order 'Fairy Tale,' Stephen King's New Book

"Fairy Tale" will hit shelves in September and is available now for pre-order.

01/31/2022 By Chloé Cuyler


Photos: Circus Arts Conservatory Gala Soars Once More

Under the Big Top at Nathan Benderson Park, patrons enjoyed circus performances, elegant dining and dancing.

01/31/2022 Photography by Lori Sax


Van Wezel Foundation Inspiration Gala Breaks Fund-Raising Record

Guests gathered along the hall's bayfront for cocktails before dining, bidding on auction items and enjoying the music of Harry Connick Jr.

01/31/2022 Photography by Lori Sax

Hot Chocolate and Chill

Cozy Up With a Cup of Cocoa and a Book for National Hot Chocolate Day

Curl up with a cup of cocoa and a good book at Shelf Indulgence Used Book Café on Tamiami Trail.

01/28/2022 By Chloé Cuyler

Black History Month

How to Celebrate Black History Month in Sarasota

Live music, poetry, art and discussion: Check out our roster of virtual and live events happening throughout the month of February.

01/28/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Public Art

A Colorful Coral Reef-Inspired Sculpture May Be Heading to the Fruitville Road Roundabout

The City of Sarasota Public Art Committee unanimously recommended "Dwell" to go before city commissioners for final approval.

01/28/2022 By Kim Doleatto


Here's What's On at the Sarasota Opera This Season

The Sarasota Opera winter season commences in February with four operas planned.

01/27/2022 By Samantha Lane


WBTT Approved by National Endowment for the Arts for American Rescue Plan Grant

The funding will be used to support artistic team salaries.

01/27/2022 By Staff

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota This Weekend

Harry Connick Jr. entertains at the Van Wezel, The Sarasota Ballet performs, Emanuel Ax plays Chopin, and more.

01/27/2022 By Kay Kipling


New College Foundation Lecture Series Continues With Author Tony Hiss

Hiss's talk is based on his book "Rescuing the Planet: Protecting Half the Land to Heal the Earth."

01/25/2022 By Staff