Review

Sarasota Film Festival: Eighth Grade Touches and Entertains

Bo Burnham's feature directorial debut tells a truthful story of a teen girl struggling to find her way.

04/18/2018 By Kay Kipling

Recap

20th Sarasota Film Festival Kicks Off Downtown

The opening night screening brought director Eric Stoltz and producer Sandy Stern to the festival.

04/14/2018 By Kay Kipling

Review

Urbanite Theatre's Women Laughing Alone with Salad Serves Up a Messy Message

Sheila Callaghan's comedy-drama veers wildly in mood.

04/12/2018 By Kay Kipling

Work in Progress

New Play Babel in Staged Reading at Florida Studio Theatre

Playwright Jacqueline Goldfinger is in town to hone her play about expectant parents facing a dilemma.

04/12/2018 By Kay Kipling

Review

Florida Studio Theatre's Honor Killing Hits Hard

This world premiere production about a journalist covering the murder of a young Pakistani woman tells a shocking story.

04/11/2018 By Kay Kipling

A Peek Inside Her Life

Actress-Author Ali Wentworth Entertains at Ringling College Library Association Town Hall

Wentworth's newest book offers "half-baked advice" from her own mistakes.

04/09/2018 By Kay Kipling

Review

Asolo Rep's Gloria Delivers a Sharp Jolt of Recognition

The play by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins offers comedy, tragedy and an incisive look at human nature.

04/09/2018 By Kay Kipling

Preview

Ringling College Library Association Town Hall Season Announced

The 2019 season will welcome Caroline Kennedy, Shaquille O'Neal and former FBI director James Comey.

04/09/2018 By Kay Kipling

Star Shine

An Evening with Beau Bridges at Ringling College

The actor-director shared stories of his long career in Hollywood and more.

04/06/2018 By Kay Kipling

Interview

Meet Greenfield Prize-Winning Playwright Martyna Majok

The Polish-born writer tells tales of the immigrant experience.

04/02/2018 By Kay Kipling

Review

Florida Studio Theatre Delivers a Powerful Story with The Things They Carried

The one-actor piece derived from Tim O'Brien's Vietnam War memoir makes for compelling viewing.

03/29/2018 By Kay Kipling

Cheers to 20 Years

Twenty Years of Sarasota Film Festival Memories

A look back at SFF highlights.

03/28/2018 By Kay Kipling

A Quick Peek

Get Ready for Van Wezel's 2018-19 Broadway, Dance and Orchestra Shows

Show titles and dates were announced Monday night at the performing arts hall.

03/27/2018 By Kay Kipling

Preview

Sarasota Film Festival Announces 2018 Film Line-Up

The 20th annual fest takes place April 13-22.

03/22/2018 By Kay Kipling

Preview

Curtain Up: Asolo Rep Announces Its 60th Anniversary Season

The 2018-19 season opens in November with the classic musical The Music Man.

03/20/2018 By Kay Kipling

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