Arts & Entertainment

Master Plan, Master Artist

An Evening at Selby Gardens: Of Money and Mapplethorpe

A Chairman's Circle Dinner was the occasion for announcing good financial news, and learning more about photographer Robert Mapplethorpe.

01/25/2022 By Kay Kipling

Review

Asolo Rep's Grand Horizons: Maybe Not So Golden Years

In Bess Wohl's comedy, 50 years of marriage may be enough for one Florida couple.

01/23/2022 By Kay Kipling

On Screen

The Historic Asolo Theater Is Celebrating Black History Month With a New Film Series

Beginning Thursday, Feb. 3, the theater will be presenting a mix of documentaries and feature films.

01/21/2022 By Chloé Cuyler

No Show

WBTT's Premiere of Ruby Latest Victim of Covid Cases

Performances will not go on as planned due to positive test results amid cast and crew.

01/20/2022 By Kay Kipling

Women in Film

Ringling College Alum Debuts 'Code Red,' a Film About Period Poverty Shot in Sarasota

"Code Red" is about a sixth-grader girl named Karman who gets her period for the first time. The film brings awareness to the scarcity of feminine products provided at schools.

01/20/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota This Weekend

PINCfest takes over the Rosemary District, Asolo Rep opens a new show, tango at the Van Wezel and more.

01/20/2022 By Kay Kipling

Review

Urbanite Theatre's The Smuggler Both Charms and Chills

This one-man play about an Irish immigrant trying to make it in America is a dark comedy with teeth.

01/16/2022 By Kay Kipling

Review

Asolo Rep's Our Town: A Play for All Times

Some contemporary touches distinguish this production of Thornton Wilder's classic, but the message is eternal.

01/15/2022 By Kay Kipling

Going Public

City of Sarasota Seeks Input for Public Art Master Plan

Beginning this month, the city’s Office of Public Art will host a series of meetings for artists, business owners and the general public.

01/13/2022 By Staff

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota This Weekend

Jay Leno at the Van Wezel, the Sarasota Seafood & Music Festival, Embracing Our Differences and more.

01/13/2022 By Kay Kipling

Spring Training

Orioles Announce 2022 Spring Training Schedule

Individual tickets go on sale Jan. 15.

01/12/2022 By Staff

Festivals

PINCfest Announces Lineup

The three-day event will be held in the Rosemary District from Jan. 20 to Jan. 22.

01/11/2022 Photography by Staff

New Music to Come

The Hermitage Greenfield Prize Winner for 2022 Is Composer Angélica Negrón

The multi-instrumentalist will compose an original work to premiere in Sarasota.

01/11/2022 By Kay Kipling

Art, Please

You're Invited: A Free Art Walk, Exhibit and Live Music

Discover the emerging artist community taking shape in Park East, Sarasota.

01/06/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Review

FSU/Asolo Conservatory's Belleville: Trouble in Paradise

For a young American couple in Paris, nothing is as it seems in this Amy Herzog play.

01/06/2022 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 during January.

01/05/2022 By Kay Kipling

Update

Shows Postponed, Canceled Due to Covid-19

Both Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe and Florida Studio Theatre have had to make changes.

01/04/2022 By Kay Kipling

Unity Awards

Carolina Franco Is Building a Hub for the Spanish-Speaking Community

Franco welcomes people of all ages to CreArte Latino Cultural Center, where she serves as co-founder, president and artistic director.

01/04/2022 By Kay Kipling

Unity Awards

Former MLB Star Ian Desmond and Biz Pro Vince Northfield Help Underserved Youth

Their nonprofit uses the sport to teach healthy living, leadership and inclusion.

01/04/2022 By Susan Burns

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota This Weekend

New Year's celebrations, Renee Fleming and Jefferson Starship at the Van Wezel, and more.

12/30/2021 By Kay Kipling