Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota Aug. 27-Sept. 2

A concert at CoolToday Park, a Selby Gardens photo exhibit, and outdoor fun.

08/27/2020 By Kay Kipling

Music Updates

Sarasota Concert Association and Bradenton Blues Festival Make Some Changes

The blues fest has a new venue, and the concert group is shortening its season, due to Covid-19 concerns.

08/27/2020 By Kay Kipling

Toy Glory

Ringling College Gallery Opens New Photo Show, an Ode to Childhood Toys

The exhibition, featuring work by alum Ian Dean, captures memories of growing up.

08/25/2020 By Kay Kipling

Sentimental Journey

Saying Farewell to Sarasota's Players Centre for Performing Arts' Longtime Home

The Players will be moving out of the North Tamiami Trail location in just a few weeks, and several parting events are planned.

08/20/2020 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota Aug. 20-26

Concerts both live and virtual, the Suffragist Project finale and more.

08/20/2020 By Kay Kipling

Survival of the Fittest?

Former Kennedy Center Leader and New Sarasota Resident Michael Kaiser on Arts and the Pandemic

The longtime arts administrator and consultant answers crucial questions about the future for arts organizations.

08/19/2020 By Kay Kipling

The Future Was Female

Meet the Remarkable Women Who Helped Shape Sarasota

The 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment inspired us to tell the stories of some of the women in our area’s history.

08/18/2020 By Kay Kipling

Milestone Moment

Florida Studio Theatre Celebrates Women's Suffrage Centennial Aug. 20

A special online event will wrap up the communitywide Suffragist Project.

08/18/2020 By Kay Kipling

The Future Was Female

Bertha Honore Palmer Left Her Mark as a Developer, Philanthropist and Innovator in Early 20th-Century Sarasota

To mark Amendment 19's 100th anniversary of giving women the right to vote, we're telling the stories of influential local women.

08/17/2020 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota Aug. 13-19

Water park fun, two longtime attractions that are open for business, and more.

08/13/2020 By Kay Kipling

The Future Was Female

Eliza Webb Helped to Establish a Thriving Business and Winter Resort in 19th-Century Sarasota

To mark Amendment 19's 100th anniversary of giving women the right to vote, we're telling the stories of influential local women.

08/10/2020 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota Aug. 6-12

The Players celebrate 90 years, two art exhibits open, a charity trunk show and more.

08/06/2020 By Kay Kipling

Neighborhood Guide

The Players Still Plans Move to Lakewood Ranch

Its big new home will be in the Waterside Place town center.

08/04/2020 By Kay Kipling

Arts Update

More Schedule Changes as Sarasota Opera Adapts to COVID-19

The fall season now has some cancellations and possible outdoor concerts.

08/04/2020 By Kay Kipling

Update

The Sarasota Ballet's Fall Season Will Be Streamed

The first three programs of the season will be filmed, rather than taking place in theaters with patrons, due to COVID-19.

08/03/2020 By Kay Kipling

The Future Was Female

Newspaperwoman Rose Wilson Fought for Children, Sarasota County and Women's Right to Vote

To mark Amendment 19's 100th anniversary of giving women the right to vote, we're telling the stories of influential local women.

08/03/2020 By Kay Kipling

Exploring the New

New Unscripted Series Offers Peeks into the Artistic Process

The series presented by the Hermitage Artist Retreat and the Van Wezel Foundation kicked off last night.

07/31/2020 By Kay Kipling

Moments of Joy

Crossing the Ringling Bridge Remains a View to a Thrill

Seeing our city from the span never fails to please.

07/31/2020 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota: July 30-Aug. 6

Downtown’s Farmers Market reopens, fishing for fun and a good cause, a suffragist talk, and more.

07/30/2020 By Kay Kipling

Moments of Joy

A Daily Flower Show Boosts Spirits in a Difficult Time

The colors and shapes of a host of blooms fill my yard.

07/27/2020 By Kay Kipling