CABARET

Alan Cumming Dazzles Audiences with 'Legal Immigrant'

Celebrated actor and performer Alan Cumming brings his new show 'Legal Immigrant' to the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall on Saturday, April 20.

04/09/2019 By Giulia Heyward

AMPED UP

Homegrown Palooza Wants to Revitalize the Local Music Scene

With a roster of nine local rock n' roll acts slated to perform, the first annual HomeGrown Palooza festival will take place on April 20 at the Sarasota Fairgrounds.

04/03/2019 By Giulia Heyward

End times

Recap: MTV's Siesta Key Season 2, Episode 12: 'Cheers to the End of Summer!'

In the season finale, the producers work overtime to tie up all the loose ends.

04/03/2019 By Giulia Heyward

Eat up

An Adult Easter Egg Hunt, a Cheese Seminar and More of This Week's Best Dining Events

The 29th annual Florida Winefest Auction and a brewery drum circle are just some of this week's fun food happenings.

04/03/2019 By Giulia Heyward

PUBLIC ART

Sarasota Celebrates New Addition to Public Art Collection

Jeff Laramore's "Jumping Fish" sculpture is the 84th piece to be added to the City of Sarasota public art collection. A dedication ceremony will take place on April 8 at 5:30 p.m.

04/02/2019 By Giulia Heyward

Pins and Needles

There's a Trend in 20-Somethings Seeking Botox. Why?

With the rise of social media, and the pressure to look perfect, more and more people want a quick fix to enhance their physical appearance, no filter needed.

04/02/2019 By Giulia Heyward

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

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

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

TV RECAP

Recap: MTV's Siesta Key Season 2, Episode 10: 'I Had High Hopes for You.'

With only two episodes left before the season finale, this is truly the show that runs out my patience.

03/20/2019 By Giulia Heyward

Weekly Planner

Beer Bingo, Chicken Keeping and More Local Dining Events

Including a Meal Prep Class, Beer Garden and the Farmers Market

03/19/2019 By Giulia Heyward

Get lucky

Everything You Can Do in Sarasota on St. Patrick's Day

From pub crawls to cruises, celebrate St. Patrick's Day in style.

03/14/2019 By Giulia Heyward

Television

Recap: MTV's Siesta Key Season 2, Episode 9: 'Cheers to Sunday Funday!'

Who would have thought that the most interesting character in this show about 20-somethings on the beach would be Pauly's sweet grandmother?

03/13/2019 By Giulia Heyward

Hunger games

A Wine and Design Workshop, Craft Beer Yoga and More Top Food and Drink Events

Also on tap: a party benefiting Mote Marine Laboratory, a food truck rally and more.

03/13/2019 By Giulia Heyward

Fresh brew

Buddy Brew Coffee Now Available in Publix Stores Statewide

The Tampa-based speciality coffee chain has expanded.

03/07/2019 By Giulia Heyward

LOCAL FILM

Local Documentary Receives Three Awards at Film Festival Screenings Across the Country

Since its original test screening in Sarasota, the documentary has been shown at eight film festivals, receiving three separate awards along the way.

03/06/2019 By Giulia Heyward

WEEKLY PLANNER

Indian Cooking Classes, Russian Night and More Local Dining Events

Including a food prep class at Southern Steer and an Easter egg hunt at Fruitville Grove.

03/06/2019 By Giulia Heyward

RECAP

Recap: MTV's Siesta Key Season 2, Episode 8: 'Deflect, Deflect, Deflect'

You might be surprised that season two of Siesta Key is nearing its end. My editors are just surprised that I'm still writing about it.

03/06/2019 By Giulia Heyward

The Lion King

Actor Jared Dixon Perfects His Craft in Disney's The Lion King

Dixon stars as Simba in the Tony Award-winning musical, coming to the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall in March.

02/28/2019 By Giulia Heyward

WEEKLY PLANNER

Afternoon Tea, Berry Festivals and other Local Dining Events

Including Brunch for the Bay, a workshop on baking breads and a social hosted by the Home brewers Association of Manatee Sarasota.

02/27/2019 Photography by Giulia Heyward