Talk to Me

Highlights of the 2018-2019 Lecture Season

Sarasotans love to turn out for a good talk—especially if it features an expert or a celeb. Here are a few highlights of the upcoming lecture season.

10/29/2018 By Kay Kipling

Spotlight

The Naughton Sisters are Some of the Most Exciting Pianists Performing Today

The 29-year-old identical twins will perform at the Van Wezel from Nov. 30-Dec. 3.

10/29/2018 By Kay Kipling

Spotlight

Actor Noah Racey on Starring in Asolo Rep's The Music Man

“This role is so much fun, because he’s such an accomplished showman."

10/29/2018 By Kay Kipling

Season Preview

Here's What's Coming to Sarasota in 2018-2019

Carol Burnett! The Lion King! Jerry Lee Lewis! Gaugin at Selby Gardens! And much, much more.

10/29/2018 By Kay Kipling

Limelight

Mote Marine Oceanic Evening 2018

Mote Marine supporters gathered at the Ritz-Carlton for the annual gala.

10/29/2018 Photography by Lori Sax

Only in Sarasota

Only in Sarasota: Sanderling Beach Club Cabanas

The cabanas were designed in 1952 by architect Paul Rudolph.

10/29/2018 Illustrations by John Pirman

Mod World

This Year's Sarasota MOD Weekend Celebrates Architect Paul Rudolph

Pulitzer Prize-winning architecture critic Paul Goldberger headlines this year’s Sarasota MOD Weekend.

10/29/2018 Edited by Ilene Denton

On With the Show

Juliette Feld Grossman Steps Into the Spotlight as Feld Entertainment Transitions to the Third Generation

Grossman's father, Feld Enertainment CEO Kenneth Feld, prepares to pass the baton.

10/29/2018 By Susan Burns

Limelight

NAMI Out of the Blue

The National Alliance on Mental Illness event took place at Sarasota Architectural Salvage.

10/26/2018 Photography by Lori Sax

Closing Credits

Sarasota's Iconic Video Renaissance Closes Its Doors

“I accept it,” says owner Bill Woolridge. “It’s been a great run. You know when Netflix started, I thought we were going to be outta here and gone by 2003-2004.”

10/25/2018 By Isaac Eger

And the Award Goes To...

Another Ringling College Student Wins an Oscar

Shukla’s bronze makes 14 Ringling computer animation students who have won a Student Academy Award.

10/25/2018 By Susan Burns

Weekend Planner

Your Top 5 Things to Do: Oct. 25-31

Selby Gardens Spooktacular, season openers at the Opera and Ballet, and more.

10/25/2018 By Ilene Denton

Words with Friends

Sarah Gerard Wants to Build a Literary Community in Sarasota

New College of Florida's writer-in-residence is organizing several literary events in the coming weeks.

10/25/2018 By Giulia Heyward

Best of Sarasota 2019

Vote for the Best of Sarasota 2019!

As Sarasota Magazine gets ready to celebrate the city’s best food, drink, shops, entertainment and more, here's your chance to weigh in.

10/25/2018

From the Editor

From the Editor: The Restorative Tonic of the Arts

"Hope may not be at the heart of everything I pick this season—and I can’t completely avoid my phone and current events—but the arts are beautiful, tragic, poignant and ultimately a tonic for the soul."

10/25/2018 By Susan Burns

Education

Ringling College Adds New Entertainment Design Major

The program will cover design for theme parks, museums and exhibitions, zoos, retail establishments, restaurants and more.

10/24/2018 By Staff

Limelight

Arts and Cultural Alliance of Sarasota County Awards Night

A reception in the Van Wezel's Grand Foyer followed the annual arts awards evening.

10/23/2018 Photography by Lori Sax

Celebrating the Arts

Paying Tribute to Arts Leaders with a Special Night

The Arts and Cultural Alliance's annual awards night highlighted the people and organizations who keep the arts strong.

10/23/2018 By Kay Kipling

Limelight

Women's Sports Museum Gala

The third annual gala honored five trailblazers in women's sports and awarded two scholarships to young female athletes.

10/22/2018 Photography by Lori Sax

Limelight

CAN Dance

The Art Ovation Hotel was the setting for this year's dance competition, which benefits the programs of CAN Community Health.

10/22/2018 Photography by Lori Sax