Rescue Mission

Mote, FWC Help Rehabilitate Distressed Smalltooth Sawfish

The two organizations stepped in after receiving reports of the animal "spinning" in Cudjoe Bay. It's the latest in a series of sightings of spinning fish in the Keys.

04/15/2024 By Staff


Sarasota Ballet Announces Its 2024-2025 Season

The ballet will offer several world premieres, play host to guest companies, and perform classics like Giselle, Romeo and Juliet and, of course, works by Sir Frederick Ashton.

04/11/2024 By Staff

Fast Track

Tonika Conaway, Kelly Romanoff Named Co-Chairs of First 1,000 Days Suncoast Initiative

Plus, new hires at Venice Theatre, The Pickleball Club and more.

04/08/2024 By Staff

The Big Give

The 2024 Giving Challenge Kicks Off April 9

The Community Foundation of Sarasota County's 24-hour challenge runs from noon to noon on April 9-10; all unique donations of $25 to $100 will be matched by The Patterson Foundation.

04/08/2024 By Staff


The Be Fabulous Music & Arts Pride Fest Returns Next Month

Formerly known as the Harvey Milk Festival, the annual event is celebrating its 14th year.

04/02/2024 By Staff


Here's What Will Be on Stage at Asolo Rep Next Season

The lineup includes a world premiere, a regional premiere and a salute to a beloved singer-songwriter.

03/27/2024 By Staff

Listening to Black Voices

Join Photographer Michael Kinsey for a Special Views From the New Horizon Artist's Talk on April 4

Kinsey will discuss his creative process, as well as his successes, challenges and inspirations at Art Center Sarasota.

03/21/2024 By Staff

Turtle Power

Mote Marine Laboratory Releases Clarice, a Rehabilitated Loggerhead Sea Turtle

Some good news for Monday.

03/18/2024 By Staff

Grant Report

Applications Open for Eleanor Merritt Fellowship at The Ringling

Plus, grants to Satchel's Last Resort, Florida Center for Early Childhood Education and more.

03/08/2024 By Staff

Read All About It!

DreamLarge Acquires Sarasota Magazine

Sarasota Magazine joins DreamLarge’s family of brands as new leadership aims to bring the magazine's voice back to its local roots.

03/07/2024 By Staff

Listening to Black Voices

Join Sarasota Magazine's Heather Dunhill for 'Listening to Black Voices' Panel Discussions March 20 and 21

The events will feature eight members of Sarasota's Black community who have been featured in Dunhill's series over the past four years.

03/06/2024 By Staff

Fast Track

Barancik Foundation's Kelly Romanoff Named Change Leaders in Philanthropy Fellow

Plus, Sarasota County Schools announces its School-Related Employee of the Year and more.

03/04/2024 By Staff

Fast Track

DD Goerke Named President of Sarasota-Manatee Human Resources Association

Plus, new board members at the Barancik Foundation and more.

02/26/2024 By Staff

Neighborhood Guide

The Best Restaurants in Downtown Sarasota

From French to Vietnamese, there's something for every palate in downtown Sarasota.

02/22/2024 By Cooper Levey-Baker and Lauren Jackson

Good News

Conservation Foundation Permanently Conserves 64 Acres Along the Manatee River

Crooked River Ranch provides opportunities for coastal resiliency, water quality protection and native habitat restoration.

02/20/2024 By Staff

Grant Report

Barancik Foundation Awards $11.8 Million in Grants

Plus, Selby Gardens is the recipient of the inaugural Virginia B. Toulmin Leadership Scholarship, and more.

02/19/2024 By Staff


Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe Announces 25th Anniversary Season

The season will feature Soul Crooners Solid Gold Edition, Fences, Five Guys Named Moe and Syncopated Avenue, plus the holiday show A Motown Christmas.

02/19/2024 By Staff

Grant Report

Conservation Foundation Receives $20,000 Grant from REI Cooperative Action Fund

Plus, Coke Florida donates laptops to Visible Men Academy for Black History Month, and more.

02/12/2024 By Staff

Grant Report

Developer Hugh Culverhouse Jr. Donates $500,000 to Church of the Redeemer

Plus, grants to Azara Ballet, Girl Scouts of Gulfcoast Florida and more.

02/05/2024 By Staff

Fast Track

Harvest House Hires New Chief Operating Officer

Plus, new board leadership at the Sarasota County Public Hospital Board, Children First and more.

01/29/2024 By Staff