Knowledge is Power

Facing the Medical Future with Siddhartha Mukherjee

The Pulitzer Prize-winning author and physician spoke about cancer prevention, detection and treatment in the Ringling College Library Association Town Hall series.

03/19/2018 By Kay Kipling

Review

Asolo Rep's Roe: A New Way to See a Longtime Battle

Lisa Loomer's play shuns taking an easy path, focusing on the two women at the heart of a landmark court case.

03/18/2018 By Kay Kipling

Sneak Peek

Sarasota Film Festival Announces First Films and Stars

The 20th annual event kicks off Friday, April 13.

03/16/2018 By Kay Kipling

Home Again

The Shoreline Beckons in the Art of Returning Native Son Mike Solomon

A selection of Solomon's paintings will be on exhibit at Alfstand& Contemporary Gallery through April 14.

03/15/2018 By Kay Kipling

Preview

Bradenton Blues Festival Lineup Announced

The festival takes place Dec. 1 along Bradenton's Riverwalk.

03/14/2018 By Kay Kipling

Review

Melba Moore Takes on Billie Holiday in WBTT's Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill

Lanie Robertson's play imagines one of the jazz legend's last performances.

03/08/2018 By Kay Kipling

Star Power

John Lithgow Visits Ringling College of Art and Design

Lithgow shared stories from his long career on stage and screen (and also sang a song about manatees).

03/07/2018 By Kay Kipling and Megan McDonald

Building for the Future

"The Ringling Inspires" Campaign Marks a New High

A new $5 million gift to the museum's capital and endowment campaign pushes closer to the overall $100 million goal.

03/03/2018 By Kay Kipling

Road Trips

Sanibel-Captiva’s Laid-Back Atmosphere Recalls Vacations Past

The Chamber of Commerce slogan for the islands is “250 kinds of shells, 230 kinds of birds, 15 miles of beach, zero traffic lights,” and that should give you an idea of what to expect.

03/01/2018 By Kay Kipling

Review

Florida Studio Theatre's Constellations Explores the Possibilities

In one act, with two players, Nick Payne's work tackles some big issues.

02/26/2018 By Kay Kipling

Review

FSU/Asolo Conservatory's The Rehearsal Has a Dark Side

The production of Jean Anouilh's 1950s play goes behind the glitter of a pleasure-seeking aristocracy.

02/22/2018 By Kay Kipling

Preview

Inside Toni Dove: Embodied Machines at The Ringling

The survey show of the interactive artist's work promises to intrigue and involve viewers.

02/21/2018 By Kay Kipling

Sneak Peek

Sarasota Film Festival Unveils 20th Anniversary Poster

The poster design is by Florida native and Sarasota resident Kelsey Hunt-Dolan.

02/20/2018 By Kay Kipling

Preview

Sarasota Jazz Festival "World of Jazz" Ready to Roll

Despite a change of venue for four concerts, the fest goes on March 7-10.

02/19/2018 By Kay Kipling

Ghost in the Machine

Toni Dove's New Exhibit Pushes Boundaries at The Ringling

Dove's body of work frequently focuses on how technology affects the way we interact.

02/15/2018 By Kay Kipling

Review

Circus Sarasota's Ovation! Entertains and Impresses

This year's show celebrates 250 years of the modern circus with a line-up of horses, dogs, trapeze artists and more.

02/15/2018 By Kay Kipling

Preview

Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe Lines Up a "Command Season"

The 2018-19 season will bring back some popular favorites.

02/13/2018 By Kay Kipling

Top Takeaways

Town Hall Speaker Jon Meacham on Trump, George H.W. Bush and the Nation

The historian spoke Monday in the Ringling College Library Association series.

02/12/2018 By Kay Kipling

Review

Asolo Rep's Rhinoceros: Timely, Terrifying and Entertaining

The Ionesco classic of absurdism gets a rare and welcome staging here.

02/11/2018 By Kay Kipling

Preview

Warhol: Flowers in the Factory to Open at Selby Gardens

A sneak peek at the coming exhibition reveals little-seen images of Warhol himself, along with living art displays.

02/08/2018 By Kay Kipling