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

Limelight

Wine, Women and Shoes Luncheon

The 12th annual luncheon welcomed hundreds to the Ritz-Carlton.

11/21/2016 Photography by Cliff Roles

Review

Review: Asolo Rep's Guys and Dolls

This Broadway classic isn't gambling when it comes to entertaining.

11/21/2016 By Kay Kipling Photography by Cliff Roles

Limelight

Artful Lobster Luncheon

The annual luncheon benefits the Hermitage Artist Retreat.

11/16/2016 Photography by Cliff Roles

Art and Architecture

Victor Lundy’s Artwork Takes Center Stage at Sarasota MOD Weekend

Included were four paintings rescued from the basement of City Hall.

11/14/2016 By Ilene Denton

Limelight

MODWeekend Opening Party

Architect Victor Lundy was the guest of honor at the event that kicked off the weekend.

11/14/2016 Photography by Cliff Roles

Limelight

Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe Emerald City Ball

The event celebrated 17 years and also marked the official start of a capital campaign.

11/11/2016 Photography by Cliff Roles

Season Preview

24 Shows You Must See This Season

Our top 24 picks (in no particular order) in drama, dance, musicals, opera, art—and more

10/27/2016 By Kay Kipling

Weekend Planner

Your Top 5 Things to Do: July 28-August 3

Jah Movement plays Friday Fest at the Van Wezel, last chance to catch Summer Circus Spectacular and more.

07/28/2016 By Ilene Denton