A Special Birthday and a Special Party

Celebrating 100 in Style with Annie Solomon

Unique, energetic and endlessly interesting, the widow of iconic Sarasota artist Syd Solomon marks a milestone.

06/19/2018 By Kay Kipling

Limelight

Sarasota Film Festival Closing Night Red Carpet

Festival awards and a screening of a documentary on NASA rounded out the event.

04/25/2018 Photography by Rod Millington

Limelight

Sarasota Film Festival Out of This World Party

The fest celebrated its 20th anniversary with a party at the Art Ovation Hotel.

04/23/2018 Photography by Rod Millington

Intimate Insights

Steve Guttenberg, Virginia Madsen: In Conversation With at the Sarasota Film Festival

The Career Achievement Award winners spoke candidly about the ups and downs of their acting careers.

04/22/2018 By Kay Kipling

Limelight

Sarasota Film Festival Opening Night

The 20th anniversary year for the festival kicked off with a movie screening with director Eric Stoltz and producer Sandy Stern among those on the red carpet.

04/17/2018 Photography by Rod Millington

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

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

Weekend Planner

Your Top 8 Things to Do: March 8-14

Daughtry comes to the Van Wezel, the Jazz Festival continues and more.

03/08/2018 By Ilene Denton

Weekend Planner

Your Top 8 Things to Do: March 1-7

A World of Jazz, the Suncoast Blues Festival, ArtSlam in downtown Bradenton and more.

03/01/2018 By Ilene Denton

Weekend Planner

Your Top 9 Things to Do: Feb. 15-21

Barry Manilow at the Van Wezel, Orioles Sarasota Springfest, Thunder by the Bay and lots, lots more.

02/15/2018 By Ilene Denton

Education

Conference Focuses on Baby Boomer Retirement

The Ringling College of Lifelong Learning is holding a conference on Thursday, Feb. 1, dedicated to issue facing Baby Boomers as they prepare to retire.

01/15/2018 By staff

Weekend Planner

Your Top 10 Events: Nov. 9-15

Evita at the Asolo Rep, Once at FST, the Chalk Festival returns to Venice and much, much more.

11/09/2017 By Ilene Denton

Weekend Planner

Your Top 7 Events: Nov. 2-8

InspireSarasota! outdoor arts festival, Taste of Manatee, the Sarasota opera season opens with "La Traviata," and more.

11/02/2017 By Ilene Denton

Weekend Planner

Your Top 7 Things to Do: March 9-15

Kristin Chenoweth returns to the Van Wezel, Jim Breuer at McCurdy’s Comedy Theatre, Paul Duffy plays Irish music and more.

03/08/2017 By Ilene Denton

Weekend Planner

Your Top 10 Things to Do: March 2-8

A jam-packed Sarasota Jazz Festival, WBTT’s newest musical revue, Fairy House Festival at Historic Spanish Point and more.

03/02/2017 By Ilene Denton

Weekend Planner

Your Top 10 Things to Do: Feb. 16-22

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Cynthia Sayer’s Hot Banjo Show, Orioles Springfest and more.

02/16/2017 By Ilene Denton

Weekend Planner

Your Top 11 Things to Do: Feb. 9-15

Circus Sarasota, Twyla Tharp, Madama Butterfly, Chagall at Selby Gardens and so much more.

02/09/2017 By Ilene Denton

Eat This Now

Where and What To Eat This Week - 10/5/16

Doughnuts, tacos and fried green tomatoes round out this week's roundup of the 5 best things we ate this week.

10/05/2016 By Eat Beat Team

Civil Discourse

Searching for Common Ground on Gun Laws

We asked State Rep. Greg Steube and Sarasota County Sheriff Tom Knight to sit down with editor Pam Daniel to discuss two proposed gun bills that failed during the recent legislative session but are expected to be filed again next year.

06/22/2016 By Pam Daniel

On the Rise

Sarasota's Amish Baking Company Has a National Following

Have doughnuts, will travel.

04/01/2016 By Megan McDonald