On With the Show

Juliette Feld Grossman Steps Into the Spotlight as Feld Entertainment Transitions to the Third Generation

Grossman's father, Feld Enertainment CEO Kenneth Feld, prepares to pass the baton.

10/29/2018 By Susan Burns

Circus Sarasota

The Lavish Life and Forgotten Legacy of John Ringling North

The story of the other circus king.

07/26/2018 By Robert Plunket

Circus City

The Ringling and Ethel's "Circus: Wandering City" Debuts Tomorrow

The Historic Asolo Theater is hosting a performance by the musical group ETHEL.

01/25/2018 By Jordan Noyes

The Funny Farm

Inside Daredevil Bello Nock's Sarasota Retreat

Superman has his Fortress of Solitude. Batman has his Batcave. And Sarasota’s own Bello Nock—who is about as close to a superhero as you can get and still be human—has his Funny Farm.

01/25/2018 By Robert Plunket

Events

Holiday Parade Celebrates Circus Legends

The Sarasota Holiday Parade is honoring the 65th anniversary of the release of the film The Greatest Show on Earth.

11/30/2017 By staff

Circus Days

Circus Arts Conservatory Goes to Washington

It stars in the 50th anniversary Smithsonian Folklife Festival through July 9.

07/05/2017 By Ilene Denton

Star Circus

Circus Sarasota Heads to the Smithsonian Folklife Festival

Our hometown troupe headlines this month’s Smithsonian Folklife Festival.

05/31/2017 By Ilene Denton

Ghosts of the Circus

All Over Our Region, Haunting Relics of the Greatest Show on Earth Remain

After a long goodbye, Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus is going out of business.

05/01/2017 By Robert Plunket

Ghosts of the Circus

All Over Our Region, Haunting Relics of the Greatest Show on Earth Remain

The door has closed on one of America’s greatest institutions.

04/26/2017 By Robert Plunket

Preview

Wise Fool's SEESAW Shines Light on the Joys and Trials of Immigration

The show heads to The Ringling's courtyard Feb. 17-18.

02/09/2017 By Jasmine Respess

Entertainment

Ringling Bros. Circus Shutting Down

The 146-year-old Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey circus will hold its final performances in May.

01/16/2017 By staff

Style Star

What I Wear to Work: Feld Entertainment's Sabrina Cullen

This PR pro gives us the skinny on her classic-yet-fashion-forward style, her favorite brands and her best shopping advice.

01/05/2017 By Alicia King Robinson

The Weekend Starts Now

Your Top 7 Things to Do: April 14-20

Sarasota Magazine's Best of Sarasota party, Suncoast BBQ & Bluegrass Bash, free admission to the Ringling Circus Museum and more.

04/14/2016 By Ilene Denton

Clowning Around

Sailor Circus Presents The Greatest "Little" Show on Earth

The Sailor Circus Academy showcases students' skills in spring performances.

03/31/2016 By Jenna Greenfield

On View

"Cirque / Cyrk / Cirkus: Circus Posters Across Europe" Opens at The Ringling

A new exhibition featuring European circus posters is on view at The Ringling.

03/09/2016 By Megan McDonald

Road Show

A History of the Ringling Circus Train

As great rail trips go, the Orient Express had nothing on the Ringling circus train.

01/25/2016 By Loomis Dean

Article

Sarasota Arts and Entertainment Guide

Your guide to Sarasota arts and entertainment.

12/01/2015 By Sarasota Magazine

Article

Sarasota Culture Collective Kicks Off 2015-2016 Season

The Arts and Cultural Alliance of Sarasota County kicks off its 2015-2016 Culture Collective season on Thursday, Oct. 8.

10/06/2015 By Megan McDonald

Article

Circus Sarasota Shares Lessons From the Human Cannonball

How math and physics make Circus Sarasota possible.

09/01/2015 By Megan McDonald

Article

For Sale: A Unique De Soto Acres Home

This week Bob Plunket takes us inside a unique Sarasota home in De Soto Acres that was rumored to be owned by a famous circus performer.

06/10/2015 By Robert Plunket