Bird's Eye View

Ecologist Meg Lowman Will Discuss New Memoir at Bookstore1

Global pioneer in forest canopy ecology, author and speaker Meg Lowman, aka "Canopy Meg," will be talking about her new memoir, "The Arbornaut," next week.

08/03/2021 By Allison Forsyth


FST's Rounding Third Touches the Bases of Life

Richard Dresser's two-man play is a fun summertime outing.

08/01/2021 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota July 29-Aug. 4

The Summer Circus Spectacular, a performance by the Sarasota Cuban Ballet School, Venice Theatre's Summer Cabaret Festival and more.

07/29/2021 By Kay Kipling

Sporting Events

Bradenton Is Hosting the Cornhole World Championship This Week

A $50,000 prize awaits the cornhole champion.

07/29/2021 By Emma Moneuse

Going for Gold

A Bradenton Realtor Is Sportscasting from the Tokyo Olympics

A Bradenton real estate agent is broadcasting softball and women's basketball from the XXXII Olympiad in Tokyo, Japan.

07/27/2021 By Kim Doleatto


The Ringling Will Host 'Ecoperformance Week' in September

The field of ecoperformance looks at climate change and environmental justice as multifaceted environmental and social phenomena that can be transformed through the arts.

07/23/2021 By Staff

The Big Time

Catch Sarasota Native Greg Weeks in the Amazon Action Film The Tomorrow War

The summer blockbuster is about a war that takes place 30 years in the future.

07/23/2021 By Jessika Ward

Sneak Peek

Robert Mapplethorpe Photos, Patti Smith Lyrics Coming to Selby Gardens in February

The exhibition will also feature new horticultural installations inspired by their work.

07/22/2021 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota July 22-28

Here Comes the Sun at Art Center Sarasota, Rounding Third at FST, a family day on St. Armands and more.

07/22/2021 By Kay Kipling

Self Portrait

Using Unexpected Materials, Krystle Lemonias Contextualizes Life Through Art

Lemonias won first prize at the Suncoast Black Arts Collaborative’s 2021 Black Muse exhibition, with work that tells the story of her life.

07/20/2021 By Emma Lichtenstein

Marcella's Magic

A Documentary About Legendary Cookbook Author Marcella Hazan Is in the Works

Hazan's fascinating life story is set to be documented in a new film, if the director can raise the necessary funds.

07/20/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker


There's Good Rockin' Tonight with FST's Great Balls of Fire

Musical memories of Jerry Lee Lewis and other early rockers provide lots of nostalgia in this five-man revue.

07/16/2021 By Kay Kipling

say cheese

Meet Four Local Photographers You'll Definitely Want to Follow on Instagram

You've probably seen their work already, in fact.

07/15/2021 By Emma Lichtenstein

Things to Do

What to Do This Weekend: July 15-21

FST takes to the road with a new show, Venice Theatre offers summer cabaret, summer movies and more.

07/15/2021 By Kay Kipling

They're Back!

The Players Centre Has a New Season and a New Home

A six-show season will start in October at a new, temporary space.

07/14/2021 By Kay Kipling

Editors' Picks

What We're Watching This Month

Whether you're interested in food, sports, family drama or '80s nostalgia, this roundup has something for you.

07/13/2021 By The Editors

COVID creations

This Local Artist Created a New Painting Every Day During the Pandemic

Lisa DiFranza created 365 small paintings documenting her experience during an ever-changing time.

07/13/2021 By Emma Lichtenstein


Key Chorale Announces Season 37

The 2021-22 season kicks off with a gospel music revival in September.

07/11/2021 By Kay Kipling


FST's My Lord, What a Night Raises Some Important Questions

Based on a true story, this rolling world premiere brings together singer Marian Anderson and scientist Albert Einstein.

07/11/2021 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota: July 8-14

Florida Studio Theatre and Marie Selby Botanical Gardens both offer two new shows, plus Venice Theatre's "Young Frankenstein" and more.

07/08/2021 By Kay Kipling