Arts

New Art Gallery Opens Saturday

Gaze Modern is opening to the public this weekend at 340 Central Ave., Sarasota.

10/31/2018 By Staff

Words with Friends

Sarah Gerard Wants to Build a Literary Community in Sarasota

New College of Florida's writer-in-residence is organizing several literary events in the coming weeks.

10/25/2018 By Giulia Heyward

Arts

Opera Names New Communications Coordinator

Sarasota Opera recently hired Lana Mullen.

10/12/2018 By Staff

Arts

Ringling Museum Names New Head of Educational Programs

The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art recently promoted Laura Steefel-Moore.

10/10/2018 By Staff

Weekend Planner

Your Top 6 Things to Do: Sept. 20-26

Jerry Seinfeld at the Van Wezel, Laura Benanti at the Opera House, a Historic Spanish Point Ghost Tour and more.

09/20/2018 By Ilene Denton

Fin

Can We Save Video Renaissance’s Film Collection?

Two fans of the legendary video store are raising money to purchase its immense collection and donate it to the Sarasota County library system.

09/13/2018 By Isaac Eger

Nonprofits

Former YMCA Executive Joins Embracing Our Differences Board

Larry Lev is the former senior vice president and chief operating officer of Metropolitan YMCA of the Oranges, New Jersey's largest YMCA association.

09/11/2018 By Staff

Arts

Theater Names New Associate Artistic Director

Celine Rosenthal, previously an artistic associate and directing fellow at Asolo Rep, has joined the theater's senior leadership team.

09/10/2018 By Staff

Arts

Van Wezel Makes Three New Marketing Department Hires

Sarasota's Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall recently hired Stephen Baker, Thomas Gravelle and Natasha Herrera.

08/31/2018 By Staff

Preview

Faculty Exhibition Opens at Ringling College of Art and Design

The free, family-friendly exhibition opens with an art walk from 4 to 6 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 31.

08/27/2018 By Audrey Warne

Music

Chorus Names New Business Manager

Key Chorale recently hired Jennifer Williams.

08/16/2018 By Staff

Local Hero

New Portrait Honors Groundbreaking African-American Physician

Guests gathered at Sarasota Memorial’s Internal Medicine Practice in Newtown on Wednesday to pay tribute to the late John Chenault, M.D.

08/16/2018 By Vanessa Blankenship

Arts

Sarasota Ballet Selects New General Manager

The Sarasota Ballet recently hired Chad Morrison.

08/14/2018 By Staff

Arts

Classical Music Nonprofit Names New Development Director

The Perlman Music Program/Suncoast recently hired Kurt Rachwitz.

08/08/2018 By Staff

Arts

Embracing Our Differences Selects New Executive Director

The nonprofit recently named Sarah Wertheimer as executive director; she has served as the organization's associate executive director since 2014.

07/03/2018 By Staff

Preview

This Sarasota Group Is One of the Oldest Women's Arts Collectives in the U.S.

An exhibition of work by the Petticoat Painters opens Friday, June 29, at Ringling College’s Basch and Willis Smith Galleries.

06/28/2018 By Audrey Warne

Tourism

$2.1 Million in Tourist Tax Grants Go to 39 Arts and Cultural Organizations

The money comes from tourist tax collections and is intended to promote cultural activities that appeal to tourists.

06/22/2018 By Staff

A Land Re-Remembered

A Florida Classic Gets a Graphic Novel Remake

Sarasota's Pineapple Press recently published an illustrated version of Patrick D. Smith's well-loved Florida novel, A Land Remembered.

06/06/2018 By Vanessa Blankenship

Entertainment

Van Wezel Foundation Supports Plan for New Performing Arts Center

The future of the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall has been debated during planning for The Bay redevelopment project.

06/04/2018 By Staff

New hires

Theater Selects New Marketing Director

Sarasota's Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe recently hired Scott Ferguson.

05/16/2018 By Staff