Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota: Oct. 22-28

The Sarasota Ballet kicks off its digital fall season, concerts of all kinds and a fiesta or two.

10/22/2020 By Kay Kipling

Take a Peek

Ringling College Students Get Creative with The Quarantine Films

With in-person classes shut down last spring by Covid-19, filmmakers took on solo works instead.

10/20/2020 By Kay Kipling

A Little Eye Candy

Meet the Florida Suncoast Watercolor Society Winners

The painting group's first exhibit of the season provides welcome colors and pleasing scenes.

10/19/2020 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota: Oct. 15-21

New art shows at Ringling College, outdoor, indoor and virtual concerts, a Zoom book chat and more.

10/15/2020 By Kay Kipling

Listen Up

Theatre Odyssey’s Ten-Minute Play Festival To Be Podcast

The company's first radio theater broadcast replaces the usual live stage presentations due to Covid-19.

10/12/2020 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota Oct. 8-14

Mars on the move, orchids galore, outdoor concerts and more.

10/08/2020 By Kay Kipling

Flowers and Females

Selby Gardens Celebrates 45 Years with a Special Orchid Show

The anniversary show will spotlight the accomplishments of women in the field of botany.

10/05/2020 By Kay Kipling

Think Smaller

New Choices for a Sarasota Orchestra Season

After postponing its original schedule of performances, the orchestra returns with a season of safer, smaller ensemble concerts.

10/02/2020 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota Oct. 1-7

It's pumpkin festival time, plus a new Bistro at the Sarasota Art Museum opens, a contemporary dance season begins, and more.

10/01/2020 By Kay Kipling

NewStart

EnsembleNEWSRQ Announces 2020-21 Season

The chamber music ensemble begins its season with an October concert streamed online.

09/28/2020 By Kay Kipling

Life of the Party

A Life Well Lived: Annie Solomon Passes Away at 102

It's a great loss for family, friends and the arts community.

09/27/2020 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota Sept. 24-30

The Fabulous Independent Film Festival returns, Venice Theatre reopens and more.

09/24/2020 By Kay Kipling

The New Guy

New Music New College’s New Artistic Director Takes Audiences on a Discovery of Exciting 'New Sounds'

“It’s a wild time to be planning a concert series,” Mark Dancigers admits.

09/22/2020 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota Sept. 17-23

A bayside cabaret show, a new exhibit at The Bishop Museum of Science and Nature, and more.

09/17/2020 By Kay Kipling

They Inspire Us

Meet Seven Bold Women With Fresh Ideas and Big Dreams

Whether they’re running a billion-dollar business or starting a nonprofit on a shoestring budget, these women are challenging and shaping what we’ve always a...

09/17/2020 By Jessika Ward, Megan McDonald, Giulia Heyward, Kay Kipling, Susan Burns, Allison Forsyth, and Ilene Denton

The Survivor

Elizabeth Melendez Fisher Good Works Tirelessly to Prevent Sex Trafficking

Melendez Fisher Good is the co-founder and CEO of Selah Freedom, one of the nations' leading anti-sex trafficking organizations.

09/17/2020 By Kay Kipling

The Latest News

A Season of Change for the FSU/Asolo Conservatory for Actor Training

The 2020-21 schedule now features only two productions, one digital and one outdoors.

09/17/2020 By Kay Kipling

Art for All

New Murals Herald the History of Lido Beach Pavilion

Work on a series of murals begins this weekend, and some community members are participating.

09/16/2020 By Kay Kipling

Moment of Joy

The Many Pleasures of Mah Jongg

I loved to play with friends. Then, due to Covid, we couldn't. But a surprise visit brought a wonderful new opportunity.

09/10/2020 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota Sept. 10-16

Outdoor fun, an art exhibition, Manatee Players' "Doubt" in drive-in format, and more.

09/10/2020 By Kay Kipling