Weekend Planner

Your Top 9 Things to Do: Feb. 15-21

Barry Manilow at the Van Wezel, Orioles Sarasota Springfest, Thunder by the Bay and lots, lots more.

02/15/2018 By Ilene Denton


Van Wezel Foundation Receives $10 Million Donation

The Van Wezel Foundation recently received a $10 million legacy gift from the estate of Herta Klauser Cuneo, who died last September.

02/15/2018 By Staff


Circus Sarasota's Ovation! Entertains and Impresses

This year's show celebrates 250 years of the modern circus with a line-up of horses, dogs, trapeze artists and more.

02/15/2018 By Kay Kipling


Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe Lines Up a "Command Season"

The 2018-19 season will bring back some popular favorites.

02/13/2018 By Kay Kipling

Diversity Champions

The Unity Awards 2018

Sarasota Magazine honors its 2018 Unity Award winners.

02/13/2018 Photography by Lori Sax

Top Takeaways

Town Hall Speaker Jon Meacham on Trump, George H.W. Bush and the Nation

The historian spoke Monday in the Ringling College Library Association series.

02/12/2018 By Kay Kipling


Selby Gardens' Orchid Ball

The 37th annual ball celebrated "Warhol's Floral Playground," in connection with a current Warhol exhibit at the gardens' museum.

02/12/2018 Photography by Rebecca Baxter


Tidewell Hospice Luncheon

The sold-out Signature Luncheon featured guest speaker Will Reeve.

02/12/2018 Photography by Rebecca Baxter


Bethesda House Mardi Gras Madness

Masks, feathers and a Fat Tuesday Wine Pull were all part of the annual celebration for Catholic Charities' Bethesda House.

02/12/2018 Photography by Rebecca Baxter


Goodwill Manasota Mardi Gras Gala

The 13th annual gala featured authentic Cajun food and New Orleans-style music.

02/12/2018 Photography by Rebecca Baxter


'Entrepreneur Expo' to Be Held Feb. 21

The State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota event is designed to demonstrate the benefits of owning and managing a business.

02/11/2018 By Staff


Asolo Rep's Rhinoceros: Timely, Terrifying and Entertaining

The Ionesco classic of absurdism gets a rare and welcome staging here.

02/11/2018 By Kay Kipling

Big Moves

Mote Moves to the Mainland

The exhibits will total more than 1 million gallons and will feature sharks, coral reefs, manatees, sea turtles, otters, seahorses, jellyfish and myriad other marine species.

02/09/2018 By Isaac Eger

Weekend Planner

Your Top 8 Things to Do: Feb. 8-14

Andy Warhol at Selby Gardens, Circus Sarasota opens and more.

02/08/2018 By Ilene Denton


Warhol: Flowers in the Factory to Open at Selby Gardens

A sneak peek at the coming exhibition reveals little-seen images of Warhol himself, along with living art displays.

02/08/2018 By Kay Kipling


Mote Announces Plans for New $130 Million Aquarium

Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium plans to build a new $130 million aquarium on 5 acres of land at Nathan Benderson Park.

02/08/2018 By Staff


Library Foundation Luncheon

Superstar author James Patterson entertained a sold-out audience at the sixth annual author luncheon.

02/08/2018 Photography by Rebecca Baxter


On Pointe Luncheon

Supporters of the Sarasota Ballet's Dance--The Next Generation gathered at Michael's On East.

02/07/2018 Photography by Rebecca Baxter


Diana Krall's Van Wezel Concert Delivers a Helping of Romance

The singer-pianist and her band offered often quiet but memorable classics and more.

02/07/2018 By Kay Kipling

Public relations

Lunchtime Presentation Focuses on Crisis Communications

Joseph Grano, Jr., president and founder of Sarasota's Next-Mark, LLC, will speak to the Greater Sarasota Coaches Alliance on Monday, Feb. 19.

02/06/2018 By Staff