Review

Asolo Rep's Evita Breathes New Life into This Lloyd Webber-Rice Hit

Under the direction of Josh Rhodes, the season opening production is compelling and assured.

11/19/2017 By Kay Kipling

Style Star

What I Wear to Work: Photographer Cliff Roles

Photographer and man-about-town Cliff Roles shares the secrets to his practical, durable style.

11/10/2017 By Alicia King Robinson

Weekend Planner

Your Top 8 Things to Do: Oct. 19-25

Fall Garden Music concerts kick off at Selby Gardens, RIAF continues at The Ringling and more.

10/18/2017 By Ilene Denton

Preview

Annual Celebration of the Arts Coming Oct. 23

The evening at the Van Wezel highlights the artistic talent of Sarasota County.

10/17/2017 By Kay Kipling

Ready for the Road

"Hail Caesar" Continues FSU/Asolo Conservatory's Winning Formula

An FSU/Asolo Conservatory touring production of Julius Caesar aims to introduce students to Shakespeare.

10/02/2017 By Kay Kipling

Weekend Planner

Your Top 5 Things to Do: Sept. 14-20

Friday Fest at the Van Wezel, the Sarasota Opera’s Taste of Downtown and more.

09/12/2017 By Ilene Denton

Weekend Planner

Your Top 6 Things to Do: Sept. 7-13

Tony Bennett at the Van Wezel, Young Guns of Country and more.

09/07/2017 By Ilene Denton

Preview

Sarasota Contemporary Dance Season Reaches for New Heights

Come fall, SCD will open a new season, and have a new studio home.

08/02/2017 By Kay Kipling

Weekend Planner

Your Top 6 Things to Do: July 20-26

Snooty’s Birthday Bash at the South Florida Museum, Friday Fest at the Van Wezel, the Bradentucky Bombers and more.

07/20/2017 By Ilene Denton

Review

Dog Days Theatre Entertains with Relatively Speaking

The Alan Ayckbourn comedy offers a welcome respite from the real world.

07/14/2017 By Kay Kipling

Circus Days

Circus Arts Conservatory Goes to Washington

It stars in the 50th anniversary Smithsonian Folklife Festival through July 9.

07/05/2017 By Ilene Denton

Preview

Key Chorale's 2017-18 Season Offers Musical Variety

From holiday songs to French Impressionist pieces to the work of Danny Elfman, something for everyone.

06/20/2017 By Kay Kipling

Review

World Premiere Beatsville Jazzes at Asolo Rep

The new musical delivers a lot of cool in its take on Roger Corman's Bucket of Blood.

05/08/2017 By Kay Kipling Photography by Cliff Roles

Review

Asolo Rep's The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity Packs Plenty of Punch

The world of wrestling provides a forum for a bigger look at American culture.

04/10/2017 By Kay Kipling Photography by Cliff Roles

Whiskeytown

An Insightful, Fun, Somewhat Blurry Taste-Test of Downtown's Best Whiskey Drinks

Whiskey's everywhere these days, but who in Sarasota is pouring the good stuff?

03/20/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Review

Urbanite Theatre's Ideation, a Comedy-Thriller, Takes Some Drastic Turns

Kay Kipling reviews the downtown theater's new production.

02/02/2017 By Kay Kipling Photography by Cliff Roles

Limelight

NCJW Women in Power Luncheon

The annual luncheon at Michael's On East honored four women for their leadership in the community.

01/20/2017 Photography by Cliff Roles

Review

Asolo Rep's The Great Society

Carrying on the LBJ story proves a huge task.

01/16/2017 By Kay Kipling Photography by Cliff Roles

Limelight

JFCS Gala

The annual event to benefit Jewish Family & Children's Service took place at the Ritz.

12/12/2016 Photography by Cliff Roles

Limelight

High Tide at High Noon

The luncheon and fashion show at the Sarasota Yacht Club benefits Planned Parenthood.

11/21/2016 Photography by Cliff Roles