Sneak Preview

Florida Artists Hall of Fame Photographer Clyde Butcher Opens New Myakka Exhibit at the Bishop Museum

Butcher also will join a panel of judges for Sarasota Magazine's Earth Day Photo Contest.

02/05/2020 By Allison Forsyth


SKY Family YMCA Gala

The 33rd annual event featured dinner, dancing and both silent and live auctions.

02/03/2020 Photography by Lori Sax


Circus Arts Gala 2020

Performances from both Sailor Circus and this season's Circus Sarasota entertained the crowd under the Big Top.

02/03/2020 Photography by Lori Sax

Drinking beer for a good cause

Brewery's Shelter Dog Beers Spotlighted on National TV

Motorworks Brewery was featured on Thursday's episode of The Ellen DeGeneres Show.

01/31/2020 By Rachel Suwak


Senior Friendship Center's Blooming Friendships

Selby Gardens was the fitting backdrop for Senior Friendship Center's Blooming Friendships dinner-dance.

01/31/2020 Photography by Lori Sax


Halo Arts Project

Halo Arts Project held its first annual Angels for Artists event with a silent auction to help fund the work and advancement of local artists.

01/31/2020 Photography by Lori Sax


Generocity 2020

Sarasota Magazine's event at the Municipal Auditorium brought together more than 60 nonprofits and guests from Lakewood Ranch to Venice interested in learning about them.

01/30/2020 Photography by Lori Sax

Unity Awards

Gabriel Ortiz Changes Young Lives Through the Power of Theater

“My life is about stories, tracing one point to the next. That’s what I say to my kids: ‘How do we take over our narratives?’”

01/30/2020 By Hannah Wallace

Weekend Planner

What to Do in Sarasota: Jan. 30-Feb. 5

Kristen Chenoweth at the Van Wezel, free outdoor movie night at Nathan Benderson Park and more.

01/30/2020 By Ilene Denton

Under the Big Top

Circus Sarasota Entertains Thousands Each Season. But First, It Needs That Tent

How did the tent get there? How big is it? Who made it? We asked circus tent master Luis Garcia those questions and more.

01/30/2020 By Kay Kipling


Embracing Our Differences 2020 Annual Luncheon

Supporters of the annual outdoor art exhibit at Bayfront Park filled Michael’s On East to celebrate its mission.

01/29/2020 Photography by Lori Sax

Cat Tale

Author and Journalist Craig Pittman to Discuss the Future of the Florida Panther

Author Craig Pittman will speak about his book "Cat Tale: The Wild, Weird Battle to Save the Florida Panther" on Feb. 12 at Gulf Gate Library.

01/28/2020 By Susan Burns

Pardon my take

Mote Otters Make Super Bowl Picks

Huck, Pippi and Jane offer their takes on who's going to win Super Bowl LIV this Sunday.

01/28/2020 By Allison Forsyth


Seafood & Sailboats

Historic Spanish Point supporters gathered at the bayfront White Cottage, part of Chicago socialite Bertha Palmer’s original winter estate, to feast on smoked mullet and christen a new volunteer-built sailboat.

01/27/2020 Photography by Lori Sax


Sarasota Concert Association 75th Diamond Anniversary Celebration

The brunch at Michael's on the Bay at Selby Gardens brought together fans for festive food and the music of the Brandon Goldberg Trio.

01/27/2020 Photography by Lori Sax


Forks and Corks 2020 Grand Tasting

This year's food and wine event in the Ringling Museum courtyard was blessed with perfect weather.

01/27/2020 Photography by Lori Sax


Annual Party Celebrating Buffalo, New York, Returns in March

The party will feature food and entertainment from Buffalo and plenty of Bills jerseys.

01/27/2020 By Allison Forsyth


Florida Studio Theatre's Compelling American Son Forces Us to Live an American Nightmare

Christopher Demos-Brown's drama hits where it hurts most as a couple try to find their son.

01/26/2020 By Kay Kipling


Asolo Rep's The Lifespan of a Fact Delivers a Taut, Timely Tale

This three-character show about a writer, an editor and a fact checker will make you laugh--and think.

01/26/2020 By Kay Kipling

Tune In

Sarasota Acrobat and His Dog Will Compete on America’s Got Talent: The Champions

Christian Stoinev and his other dog, Scooby, were finalists on season nine of America’s Got Talent.

01/24/2020 By Rachel Suwak