Activism

Planned Parenthood's Barbara Zdravecky Gears Up for Battle

With Planned Parenthood under renewed fire, regional leader Barbara Zdravecky gears up for another contentious battle.

10/30/2015 By Kim Hackett

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Seafood Shack Hosts Coastal Collaboration Dinner on Sept. 2

The dinner will feature a four-course meal by Manatee County chefs and a reading and Q&A, moderated by Sarasota Magazine web editor Megan McDonald, with author Vanessa LaFaye on the 80th anniversary of the Labor Day hurricane of 1935.

08/25/2015 By Megan McDonald

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Sarasota Hot Spot: The Tea House

In this installment of Sarasota Hot Spots, we visit a downtown oasis--The Tea House.

08/05/2015 By Chelsey Lucas

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Suncoast Waterkeeper Executive Director Justin Bloom on Our Region's Water Problems

Suncoast Waterkeeper executive director Justin Bloom shares his thoughts on the problems our Gulf and bay face.

06/11/2015 By Cooper Levey-Baker

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From Power Struggles to Power Snuggles: Sarasota Couple Gives Advice

Jon and Beverly Meyerson are marriage counselors in Sarasota who teach couples how to turn their struggles into communication.

05/26/2015 By Chelsey Lucas

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Billy Collins, Marie Howe and Tracy K. Smith on Why Poetry Matters

PoetryLife Weekend is this Friday and Saturday at Florida Studio Theatre. Here's a brief introduction to the poets Billy Collins, Marie Howe and Tracy K. Smith.

04/27/2015 By Chelsey Lucas

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Richmond Fed President Jeffrey M. Lacker Speaks at Sarasota Yacht Club

Lacker delivered a generally upbeat economic prediction.

04/10/2015 By Pam Daniel

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Neil deGrasse Tyson Speaks to Sold-Out Sarasota Audiences

The celebrity scientist was the latest in Ringling College Library Association’s Town Hall lecture series.

03/24/2015 By Megan McDonald

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Six Questions with Vaughn Dorrian of Hummingbird Fine Foods

Dorrian will be at Morton's Market today for a live demonstration and tasting.

03/20/2015 By Megan McDonald

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X Prize Founder Peter Diamandis Visits Sarasota

The author and "techno-optimist" was in town for a book signing and lecture with 350 local philanthropists and business leaders.

02/26/2015 By Tony D'Souza

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National Geographic Fellow Dan Buettner Speaks at Ringling Town Hall

The author spoke at two sold-out lectures in Sarasota today, part of the Ringling Town Hall Lecture Series.

02/23/2015 By Ilene Denton

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Mr. Chatterbox Remembers Singer Lesley Gore

Mr. Chatterbox remembers his days at Sarah Lawrence with the late singer Lesley Gore.

02/17/2015 By Robert Plunket

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Romance on the Rooftop

Despite last night’s chill, we were warmed by the scene atop the North Palm Avenue Garage: After 38 years together, Ken Shelin and Steve Stockwell took advantage of the new marriage equality laws in Florida and tied the knot.

02/13/2015 By Chelsey Lucas

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Utah Governor Jon Huntsman Speaks at Town Hall

Utah Governor Jon Huntsman was the latest speaker in Sarasota's Town Hall lecture series.

02/11/2015 By Tony D'Souza

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Exclusive: Actress Marisa Tomei Visits Ringling College of Art and Design

Actress Marisa Tomei visits Ringling College of Art and Design as part of its Digital Filmmaking Studio Lab.

01/26/2015 By Megan McDonald

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Actor Adrian Grenier Hopes to Partner with Ringling College, Mote on New Project

Actor Adrian Grenier hopes to partner with Ringling College of Art and Design and Mote Marine Labortatory on his new project, "52: The Search for the Loneliest Whale in the World."

11/20/2014 By Megan McDonald

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PINC.Sarasota Launched a Successful, Sold-out Event Last Week

Like a marathon film festival, PINC, with its almost nonstop one amazing speaker after another, left me feeling I couldn’t hold onto enough of the details.

11/10/2014 By Chelsey Lucas

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Biz(941): Off the Clock with Ironman Will Robinson

Ironman triathlete Will Robinson tells us why he loves running in Bradenton and Manatee County.

11/06/2014 By Ilene Denton

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Aubrey Plaza Visits Ringling College Studio Lab

Aubrey Plaza, zombie star in "Life After Beth," visited Ringling College Studio Lab to talk about her new movie.

10/09/2014 By Chelsey Lucas

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Ringling Underground

The Ringling hosts more than just art at Ringling Underground.

09/05/2014 By Chelsey Lucas