Weekend Planner

Your Top 5 Things to Do: May 24-30

Myakka River Blues Fest, a sunset kayak tour, Memorial Day parade and more.

05/24/2018 By Ilene Denton

Preview

Players Summer Sizzler Series Bows in June

Three shows offer comedy, music and nostalgia.

05/23/2018 By Kay Kipling

Weekend Planner

Your Top 5 Things to Do: May 17-23

Battle of the Garage Bands at Historic Spanish Point, Ari and The Alibis plays Selby Gardens and more.

05/17/2018 By Ilene Denton

Preview

Urbanite Theatre's Coming Season Shines a Spotlight on New Plays

Each of the productions featured will be a regional premiere.

05/15/2018 By Kay Kipling

Preview

Florida Studio Theatre Keeps the Shows Coming This Summer

Three mainstage shows and three cabaret productions fill the schedule during the hot summer months.

05/08/2018 By Kay Kipling

From the Editor

From the Editor: The Importance of Funding the Arts

Susan Burns on the impact of lost arts funding.

04/26/2018 By Susan Burns

Weekend Planner

Your Top 10 Things to Do: April 19-25

Sarasota Magazine’s Best of Party, Shakespeare outdoors at Selby Gardens, Silk Road with Yo-Yo Ma and more.

04/19/2018 By Ilene Denton

Arts and Culture

Jim Shirley to Speak About Arts Impact

The presentation will take place Friday at Alderman Oaks.

03/19/2018 By Staff

Weekend Planner

Your Top 8 Things to Do: March 15-21

Sailor Circus Spring Show, Doug Deming and the Jewel Tones at Selby Gardens, and more.

03/15/2018 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

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Your Top 8 Things to Do: Feb. 8-14

Andy Warhol at Selby Gardens, Circus Sarasota opens and more.

02/08/2018 By Ilene Denton

Preview

SaraSolo Festival Returns for Fourth Season

Solo artists take center stage for this annual festival.

01/25/2018 By Stephanie Isaac

Weekend Planner

Your Top 8 Things to Do: Oct. 19-25

Fall Garden Music concerts kick off at Selby Gardens, RIAF continues at The Ringling and more.

10/18/2017 By Ilene Denton

Weekend Planner

Your Top 6 Things to Do: Oct. 12-18

Willie Nelson at the Van Wezel, RIAF returns to The Ringling, the Selby Gardens Orchid Show opens and more.

10/11/2017 By Ilene Denton

Preview

The Pops Orchestra Heads Into "A Season of Celebrities"

The community orchestra offers pop, classical and jazz concerts featuring well-known names.

08/24/2017 By Kay Kipling

Weekend Planner

Your Top 5 Things to Do: Aug. 17-23

The Greatest Show on Earth screens at the Opera House, a Woodstock Revival at the Sarasota Farmers Market and more.

08/17/2017 By Ilene Denton

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Your Top 6 Things to Do: Aug. 3-9

A Dog Days Theatre opening, a back-to-school bash at Jungle Gardens and more.

08/03/2017 By Ilene Denton

Weekend Planner

Your Top 7 Things to Do: June 29-July 5

Fourth of July fireworks, the Sarasota Powerboat Grand Prix, Kevin Nealon at McCurdy’s and more.

06/29/2017 By Ilene Denton

Gardening

Five Free Summer Gardening Opportunities

Courtesy of the Sarasota County UF/IFAS Extension and Sustainability program.

06/28/2017 By Ilene Denton

Weekend Planner

Your Top 5 Things to Do: June 22-28

Diana Ross returns to the Van Wezel, Shark Days at Mote, a new exhibit at The Ringling and more.

06/22/2017 By Ilene Denton