WBTT April Fool's Fete 2019

The family picnic-style event raised money for Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe's education programs.

04/02/2019 Photography by Lori Sax


Firefly Gala 2019

The ninth annual gala also celebrated 25 years of Forty Carrots Family Center's programs for children and parents.

04/01/2019 Photography by Lori Sax


Wine Walk to Ca' d'Zan

With the theme of the World's Fair, the seventh annual walk featured international food and wine pairing stations on The Ringling grounds.

04/01/2019 Photography by Lori Sax


Women & Medicine Educational Luncheon

Sarasota Memorial Healthcare Foundation’s Women & Medicine luncheon focused on the importance of being a partner with your doctor.

04/01/2019 Photography by Lori Sax


Legal Aid Manasota Access To Justice

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Gilbert King spoke about his latest book, Beneath a Ruthless Sun, at Legal Aid Manasota’s 2019 Access to Justice dinner at the Art Ovation Hotel.

03/29/2019 Photography by Lori Sax

Second coming

The Starlite Room Will Get a Makeover and Be Featured on the Food Network

The Starlite Room has closed, but the owner plans to reopen soon, thanks in part to a new TV deal.

03/29/2019 By Giulia Heyward


FST and Playwright Mark St. Germain Present World Premiere: Wednesday's Child

The new play, opening in April, deals with infertility, surrogacy and murder.

03/28/2019 By Kay Kipling

Weekend Planner

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Free Music in the Park with Passerine and more.

03/28/2019 By Ilene Denton


Glasser Schoenbaum Collaboration Celebration Luncheon

The luncheon at the Westin welcomed speaker urban planner Elma Felix-LaMontagne.

03/27/2019 Photography by Cliff Roles

Almost at the finish line

Recap: MTV's Siesta Key Season 2, Episode 11: 'I Want Him (Without the Cheating)'

There are only two episodes before this season is over and no one is more excited than I am.

03/27/2019 By Giulia Heyward


Artist Retreat Executive Director Will Retire

Bruce Rodgers, the founding executive director of The Hermitage Artist Retreat, will step down at the end of the year.

03/27/2019 By Staff

Full plate

A Brewery Trolley Tour, a Wine Walk and More of This Week's Top Dining Events

Hope you're hungry, because this week is packed with fun culinary events.

03/27/2019 By Giulia Heyward


Asolo Repertory Theatre Announces 2019-20 Season

Titles were also announced for Dog Days Theatre and FSU/Asolo Conservatory seasons this week.

03/26/2019 By Kay Kipling


Ringling College Avant-Garde: A Magical Evening

Guests at the party got creative with costumes including fairies, elves, wizards and more.

03/25/2019 Photography by Cliff Roles

The politics of pours

Black Bourbon Society Founder Participating in Whiskey Obsession Festival

Samara Rivers wants more diversity in the whiskey world, and she's bringing her message to Sarasota.

03/25/2019 By Cooper Levey-Baker


FST's Buyer & Cellar Both Entertains and Touches

The one-man show offers a fictional peek into the world of Barbra Streisand's Malibu basement.

03/24/2019 By Kay Kipling


Timing Is Everything with Asolo Rep's Noises Off

Michael Frayn's ever-popular farce continues to deliver.

03/24/2019 By Kay Kipling


Bike Rack Maker Partners With Pro Cycling Team

The Bradenton company SeaSucker recently partnered with the Dutch World Tour cycling team Jumbo Visma.

03/21/2019 By Staff


New Mobile Golf Cart Repair Company Launches

A Venice couple invests in a man profiled by Sarasota Magazine as part of a story about life after incarceration.

03/21/2019 By Cooper Levey-Baker


Ear Research Foundation 40th Anniversary

The Foundation's "Hear and Now" gala featured an anniversary video, live auction, testimonials and a paddle raise.

03/21/2019 Photography by Lori Sax