Weekend Planner

Your Top 9 Things to Do: March 16-22

Once comes to the Van Wezel, Selby Gardens’ outdoor music series, a biocruise aboard the Carefree Learner and more.

03/16/2017 By Ilene Denton

Purple Reign

Ringling Grad Syd Weiler Is the Creator of the Insanely Popular "Trash Dove"

How a Sarasota resident designed and dealt with her internationally famous pigeon illustration.

03/16/2017 By Riley Board

Gulf Watch

Expert Says No Cure for Red Tide

Mote researcher say they're focusing on alleviating its effects.

03/15/2017 By Pam Daniel

Faith and Begorrah

Irish Bars and St. Patrick's Day Celebrations

Great spots to get your Gaelic on.

03/14/2017 By Hannah Wallace

Set the Screen

March Madness at Five Great Sarasota Sports Bars

Travel on down to these great spots for watching the NCAA basketball tournament.

03/14/2017 By David Hackett

Preview

Sarasota Film Festival 2017 On Its Way

A kickoff party Monday night revealed details of the fest's schedule and focus.

03/14/2017 By Kay Kipling Photography by Staff

The Image Maker

Photographer David Burnett Wins Greenfield Prize

Burnett's commission project will center on senior athletes in competition.

03/13/2017 By Kay Kipling Photography by David Burnett

Time Is a Lie

Ethan Hawke Discusses Success, Failure, Art at Ringling College

"Feeling like you don't belong or there isn't a place for you is very common, and it's not permission to not take a step forward."

03/09/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Local Girl Makes Good

Sarasota Magazine Contributor Wins Grant

The Creators for Creators grant will support Molly Dean's work on a new comic.

03/09/2017 By Kay Kipling Illustrations by M. Dean

Weekend Planner

Your Top 7 Things to Do: March 9-15

Kristin Chenoweth returns to the Van Wezel, Jim Breuer at McCurdy’s Comedy Theatre, Paul Duffy plays Irish music and more.

03/08/2017 By Ilene Denton

Review

Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe's Girl Groups Show Brings Back the Hits

The cast of this new revue covers music from The Supremes, Martha and the Vandellas and more.

03/08/2017 By Kay Kipling Photography by Don Daly Photo

Preview

Jewish Film Festival Promises a Varied Line-up of New Movies

The eighth annual fest kicks off March 12 and runs for an entire week.

03/07/2017 By Kay Kipling

Preview

Go Behind the Scenes at the Creators & Collectors Tour

The Fine Arts Society tour offers access to the studios and work of a number of area artists.

03/07/2017 By Kay Kipling

When the Environment Turns Extreme

Photographer James Balog Talks About Climate Change

The Pulitzer Prize winner for Distinguished Commentary, famous for his documentary, Chasing Ice, spoke as part of the Ringling College Library Association Town Hall Lecture Series.

03/06/2017 By Kay Kipling

Accolades

Siesta Key Beach Ranked No. 5 in the World by TripAdvisor

We're not just the No. 1 beach in the U.S.--we're No. 5 in the world.

03/06/2017 By Megan McDonald

Words of Wisdom

Historian David McCullough Enlightens and Entertains at Gulf Coast Community Foundation Luncheon

The author of books on Harry Truman, John Adams and more offered insights into leadership and community as well.

03/02/2017 By Kay Kipling Photography by Rebecca Baxter

Weekend Planner

Your Top 10 Things to Do: March 2-8

A jam-packed Sarasota Jazz Festival, WBTT’s newest musical revue, Fairy House Festival at Historic Spanish Point and more.

03/02/2017 By Ilene Denton

Preview

"The Teeth Beneath" Opens at Mote Marine

Mote Marine Laboratory and Aquarium's new exhibit, featuring alligators, a baby crocodile and caimans, is now open.

03/02/2017 By Jasmine Respess

Synesthetes

Chargaux Mixes Visual and Audio for One-of-a-Kind Art

The Ringling will welcome these Brooklyn-based musicians this Thursday, March 2.

02/28/2017 By Jasmine Respess