Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota: March 18-24

Asolo Rep presents Camelot, Florida Studio Theatre reopens with Vintage POP!, the Sarasota County Fair commences, and more.

03/18/2021 By Kay Kipling

Beach Chat

Hermitage Artist Retreat Event Features Sarasota Magazine's Bob Plunket and Theater Columnist Michael Riedel

The two will discuss "Storied Stories of the Creative Process."

03/17/2021 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota: March 11-17

Comedy outdoors, a fine arts show at Lakewood Ranch, and music galore.

03/11/2021 By Kay Kipling

Preview

Asolo Rep's New Camelot Heads to the Stage

This concert production may be on a smaller scale, but it still asks some big questions.

03/11/2021 By Kay Kipling

Playing It Safe

Arts Groups Come Together with #SafeArtsSarasota Safety Measures

Nine leading organizations band together on an approach to safe performing and entertainment during the pandemic.

03/11/2021 By Kay Kipling

History

Flashback: Boston Red Sox Spring Training at Payne Park, 1940

Major League baseball spring training has a long history in our area.

03/09/2021 By Kay Kipling

All for One

Talking to Anne-Marie Russell, Executive Director of the New Architecture Sarasota

Russell, the former executive director of Sarasota Art Museum, will lead the new group, a merger between Sarasota Architectural Foundation and Center for Architecture Sarasota.

03/08/2021 By Kay Kipling

Sustainable Style

How to Give New Life to Home Decor (and Help the Planet, Too)

Some tips from Sarasota Architectural Salvage owner Jesse White.

03/06/2021 By Kay Kipling

Small and Smart

Tour the Winners of Center for Architecture Sarasota's Tiny House Contest

The winning designs are ingenious, modern and affordable.

03/06/2021 By Kay Kipling and Susan Burns

Staying Afloat

Pat Ball Is Keeping Sarasota’s Rich Tradition of Boat Building Alive

Ball reflects on his lifelong friendship with legendary local boat maker George Luzier.

03/05/2021 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota: March 4-10

Circus stars perform for a benefit, the Sarasota Ballet goes outdoors, film fests, a home tour, concerts and more.

03/04/2021 By Kay Kipling

Now on View

New Shows Fill Ringling College Galleries

The work ranges from glass to paintings, photos, collage and more.

03/04/2021 By Kay Kipling

Curtain Up!

Venice Theatre Is Back in (Show) Business

After closing twice during the long pandemic year, VT reopens with several shows,starting this month.

03/04/2021 By Kay Kipling

A Modern Master

Sam Gilliam: Selections On View at The Ringling

Gilliam works from local collectors are in the spotlight for this exhibition.

03/01/2021 By Kay Kipling

Review

Urbanite Theatre's Safe House: Can You Solve the Mystery?

A new interactive work springs up out of pandemic-enforced necessity.

02/25/2021 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota: Feb. 25-March 3

Baseball is here! Plus, a world golf championship, a daredevil rally, digital ballet performances and more.

02/25/2021 By Kay Kipling

Soaring High

Circus Arts Conservatory Will Prevail with a Special Benefit Show

Many Cirque du Soleil stars will shine in the March performances.

02/23/2021 By Kay Kipling

Good News, Bad News

The Sarasota Ballet to Offer Outdoor Performances; La Musica Has to Cancel

The ballet marks a return to performing before live audiences, while Covid-19 concerns block the annual chamber music festival.

02/23/2021 By Kay Kipling

Coming Up

Bradenton Blues Festival Returns in December, Starring Bobby Rush

The festival has announced its dates and musical lineup.

02/22/2021 By Kay Kipling

Review

Asolo Rep's The Music and Life of Fannie Lou Hamer Tells a Powerful True Story

E. Faye Butler stars as the civil rights activist whose dedication to the cause was complete--and meaningful.

02/21/2021 By Kay Kipling