Photos: Children First's 'Flip Flops and Fashion'

Proceeds benefited Children First, which provides Head Start and Early Head Start services in Sarasota County.

11/09/2022 Photography by Lori Sax


Photos: Children First's Rockin' Lobster Beach Party

Lobster, libations and s'mores on the Venice Fishing Pier made for a lovely evening.

11/09/2022 By Lori Sax


Gecko's Is Celebrating Its 30th Anniversary

The Sarasota chain is throwing a party to mark the occasion.

05/31/2022 By Lauren Jackson


Photos: Dick Vitale Gala

The annual event at the Ritz welcomed a host of well-known athletes and raised over $11 million for the fight against pediatric cancer.

05/09/2022 Photography by Lori Sax


Photos: Asolo Rep Gala's 'An Evening in Sherwood Forest'

Robin Hood's lore (and an upcoming production about him), Maid Marian and more led to the evening's theme.

05/02/2022 Photography by Lori Sax


CreArte Latino Cultural Center Partners with Suncoast Remake Learning Days Festival

Children and families are invited to join special arts and literacy events starting next week.

04/22/2022 By Staff


Dick Vitale Fund for Pediatric Cancer Receives $500,000 Donation

The funding comes from the Tom Gores Family Foundation.

04/19/2022 By Staff


Sarasota EDC Announces 17th Annual Economic Outlook Luncheon

Sean Snaith, director of the University of Central Florida’s Institute for Economic Competitiveness, will be the keynote speaker.

04/12/2022 By Staff


Photos: The Hermitage Greenfield Prize Dinner

The prize dinner honored this year's winner, composer Angélica Negrón, and welcomed musical artists Gavin Creel and Nick Photinos.

04/11/2022 Photography by Lori Sax


Photos: Child Protection Center's Blue Ties & Butterflies

The evening at Michael's On East benefits the CPC's programs in the community.

04/07/2022 Photography by Lori Sax


Photos: WBTT's April Fools Fete 2022

This year's edition had a theme of "Serving Country Vibes."

04/05/2022 Photography by Lori Sax


Photos: Tidewell Hospice Signature Luncheon

Actor Henry Winkler was the keynote speaker for the 13th annual luncheon.

04/04/2022 Photography by Lori Sax


V Foundation, Dick Vitale Announce 17th Annual Gala

This year's event will honor Scott Drew, Chris Evert and Keyshawn Johnson.

03/22/2022 By Staff

Goodbyes and New Adventures

Editor-in-Chief Susan Burns Says Farewell

Burns has worked at Sarasota Magazine for 34 years, since 1987.

02/18/2022 By Susan Burns


Photos: Selby Gardens' Orchid Ball 2022

"Because the Night" welcomed a crowd of 450 to Marie Selby Botanical Gardens.

02/14/2022 Photography by Lori Sax


Photos: Suncoast Black Arts Collaborative's 'Visions in Black' Opening

A reception at Art Center Sarasota welcomed visitors to Visions in Black.

02/14/2022 Photography by Lori Sax


Photos: Circus Arts Conservatory Gala Soars Once More

Under the Big Top at Nathan Benderson Park, patrons enjoyed circus performances, elegant dining and dancing.

01/31/2022 Photography by Lori Sax


Van Wezel Foundation Inspiration Gala Breaks Fund-Raising Record

Guests gathered along the hall's bayfront for cocktails before dining, bidding on auction items and enjoying the music of Harry Connick Jr.

01/31/2022 Photography by Lori Sax


CreArte Latino Cultural Center Launches English Classes for Spanish Speakers

Class starts Jan. 26 and will meet every Wednesday for five weeks, from 7-8:30 p.m., via Zoom

01/26/2022 By Staff

Unity Awards

Carolina Franco Is Building a Hub for the Spanish-Speaking Community

Franco welcomes people of all ages to CreArte Latino Cultural Center, where she serves as co-founder, president and artistic director.

01/04/2022 By Kay Kipling