Whiskey Obsession Festival Grand Tasting

Whiskey aficionados gathered at Michael's On East for the tasting and master classes.

04/16/2018 Photography by Lori Sax

Checking In

The New Art Ovation Hotel Partners with Ringling College

Paintings and sculpture by the art school’s faculty and alumni fill the hotel’s walls.

04/16/2018 By Ilene Denton


20th Sarasota Film Festival Kicks Off Downtown

The opening night screening brought director Eric Stoltz and producer Sandy Stern to the festival.

04/14/2018 By Kay Kipling

The Best of Sarasota

Sarasota Magazine Invites You to the Best Party of the Year

Join us on Tuesday, April 24, as we celebrate Sarasota's best restaurants, retailers, bars and lots, lots more.

04/13/2018 By Susan Burns


Urbanite Theatre's Women Laughing Alone with Salad Serves Up a Messy Message

Sheila Callaghan's comedy-drama veers wildly in mood.

04/12/2018 By Kay Kipling

Work in Progress

New Play Babel in Staged Reading at Florida Studio Theatre

Playwright Jacqueline Goldfinger is in town to hone her play about expectant parents facing a dilemma.

04/12/2018 By Kay Kipling


Latin Chamber of Commerce Gathers Next Week

The group meets at Darwin Evolutionary Cuisine on Wednesday, April 18.

04/12/2018 By Staff

Weekend Planner

Your Top 7 Things to Do: April 12-18

The Sarasota Film Festival opens, Wynonna Judd comes to the Van Wezel and more.

04/12/2018 By Ilene Denton


Florida Studio Theatre's Honor Killing Hits Hard

This world premiere production about a journalist covering the murder of a young Pakistani woman tells a shocking story.

04/11/2018 By Kay Kipling

A Peek Inside Her Life

Actress-Author Ali Wentworth Entertains at Ringling College Library Association Town Hall

Wentworth's newest book offers "half-baked advice" from her own mistakes.

04/09/2018 By Kay Kipling


Asolo Rep's Gloria Delivers a Sharp Jolt of Recognition

The play by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins offers comedy, tragedy and an incisive look at human nature.

04/09/2018 By Kay Kipling


Greenfield Prize Dinner

Playwright Martyna Majok, this year's prize winner, was in attendance.

04/09/2018 Photography by Rebecca Baxter


Wine Walk to Ca' d'Zan

The self-guided wine tour on the grounds of The Ringling offered food pairings, entertainment and a dance party.

04/09/2018 Photography by Rebecca Baxter


Pique-Nique at Winefest

After a year away, the New College of Florida luncheon event returned, partnered with the Florida Winefest.

04/09/2018 Photography by Rebecca Baxter


Children First Gala

The Fairytale Ball at Michael's On East featured an Aladdin theme.

04/09/2018 Photography by Rebecca Baxter


Sarasota Ballet 27th Season Gala

The evening included performances by American Ballet Theatre's Misty Copeland, Marcelo Gomes and opera star Susan Graham.

04/09/2018 Photography by Rebecca Baxter


Ringling College Library Association Town Hall Season Announced

The 2019 season will welcome Caroline Kennedy, Shaquille O'Neal and former FBI director James Comey.

04/09/2018 By Kay Kipling

Star Shine

An Evening with Beau Bridges at Ringling College

The actor-director shared stories of his long career in Hollywood and more.

04/06/2018 By Kay Kipling

On View Now

Here's a Look at This Year's Embracing Our Differences Exhibit

Students from 227 schools in 98 countries submitted thousands of artworks.

04/05/2018 By Jordan Noyes

Weekend Planner

Your Top 10 Things to Do: April 5-11

Ballet superstar Misty Copeland, “Jersey Boys,” a Jungle Jam at Big Cat Habitat and more.

04/05/2018 By Ilene Denton