United in Song

Celebrate Latin Culture With More Than 80 Professional Musicians at UnidosNow's 'Noche Unidos'

On April 28, a unique blend of Latin and classical music will brighten the Van Wezel stage.

3:51pm By Staff


Future of New College to Be Discussed at Tiger Bay Forum

The panel will include Sarasota Magazine contributing editor Elizabeth Djinis, who has covered the conservative takeover at the school.

10:11am By Staff


Community Foundation Announces Dates for 2024 Giving Challenge

They are April 9-10, 2024, from noon to noon.

03/27/2023 By Staff

Wheels Up

SRQ Breaks Ground on Its New Five-Gate Terminal Expansion

The $73 million terminal will cover 75,300 square feet and include a four-lane security checkpoint and five boarding hold rooms with 970 seats. 

03/27/2023 By Staff

You Belong Among the Wildflowers

You Can Pick Your Own Flowers at Hunsader Farms Right Now

Sunflowers, zinnias and wildflowers are ready to brighten your home.

03/22/2023 By Staff

Come On Barbie, Let's Go Party

History Day in the Park Will Highlight Sarasota's Fascinating Connection to Barbie

The Edson Keith Mansion's last owner was Mae Hansen Prodie, a successful traveling toy salesperson who developed her own line of dolls.

03/22/2023 By Staff

Fast Track

S-One Labels & Packaging Names New VP of Global Sales

Plus, Sarasota County Schools honors its 2023 School-Related Employee of the Year and Mote welcomes back a veteran marketing and PR team member.

03/20/2023 By Staff

Climate Considered

These Folks Are Turning the Tide on How Climate Change Impacts Our Area

Sarasota's Climate Adaptation Center will present its inaugural awards on April 18, 2023.

03/20/2023 By Staff

Grant Report

Easterseals Southwest Florida Raises $500,000 at Annual Luncheon

Plus, the Community Foundation of Sarasota County aids Project 180 with a real estate purchase and more.

03/20/2023 By Staff


Six Architecture Firms Picked as Candidates to Design the Sarasota Performing Arts Center

The firms were selected from a pool of applicants interested in building the $275 million-$300 million center at The Bay.

03/13/2023 By Staff


The Sarasota Film Festival Is Celebrating Its 25th Anniversary This Year

The 10-day event will feature celebrity glitterati and a slate of films from March 25-April 2. Tickets will be available March 14.

03/10/2023 By Staff


Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe Announces Its 2023-24 Season

The troupe's 24th season will kick off with "Once On This Island" on Oct. 11, 2023.

03/09/2023 By Staff

Film Scene

What Not to Miss at This Year's Through Women's Eyes Film Festival

The festival's Friday evening red carpet event offers the first North American screening of a standout film.

03/08/2023 By Staff

El Fuego

Juan Montenegro Will Talk Salsa With Izzy Sanábria and Sarasota Magazine on WSLR This Friday

Sarasota Magazine managing editor Bethany Ritz will join Montenegro and Sanábria to discuss the Salsa King's influence.

03/06/2023 By Staff

A Whole New World

10 Neighborhoods Where Everything Is Changing

From new roundabouts and a downtown condo boom to expansive sprawl and new McMansions, our region’s profile is in flux.

03/03/2023 By Kim Doleatto

Grant Report

Patterson Foundation Donates $500,000 to Earthquake Relief Efforts in Turkey and Syria

Plus, Cooking for Wishes raises $650,000 and the William G. and Marie Selby Foundation awards $226,614 in Hurricane Ian relief.

02/27/2023 By Staff

Black History in Song

Charlayne Hunter-Gault to Narrate Florida's Premier of "The Children's March"

The piece tells the story of a pivotal moment in the civil rights movement.

02/24/2023 By Staff

Fast Track

Ringling College Named a Top Producer of Fulbright Awards

Plus, Nathan Benderson Park names a new COO, Boys & Girls Clubs' Youth of the Year and more.

02/20/2023 By Staff

Path of the Panther

A New Film Highlights the Plight of the Florida Panther

Wildlife photographer Carlton Ward Jr. produced the movie, which will receive a statewide theatrical release this month.

02/17/2023 By Staff

Save the Sea Cow

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Is Facing a Deadline to Increase Manatee Protections

A new petition asks the USFWS to move manatees from threatened to endangered status under the Endangered Species Act. The deadline for it to act is Feb. 20.

02/17/2023 By Staff