Listening to Diverse Voices

Restaurant Owner Poonam Maini on Finding Her Way to a New Life in Sarasota

The owner of Tandoor Fine Indian Cuisine worked to overcome an abusive marriage and build a thriving business, and now gives back to the needy in her native India.

06/06/2022 By Kay Kipling

Listening to Diverse Voices

Stacy Hanan on Being Jewish in Sarasota

The longtime resident is deeply involved in our Jewish community, which is undergoing both demographic changes and unsettling examples of anti-Semitism.

12/28/2021 By Kay Kipling

Listening to Diverse Voices

Sal Serbin on What It's Like to Be Native American in Sarasota

As a member of the Assiniboine Tribe, Sal Serbin works as an advocate for Indigenous people, bringing awareness to hardships they face.

11/23/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Get Out and Dance

Hip-Hop Artist Olmeca to Perform Live at Van Wezel

Come enjoy the music and cultural immersion of Olmeca's performance on the Van Wezel Lawn June 12.

06/02/2021 By Emma Moneuse

Local Music

Indie Band Lemón Royale Wants to Shake Up Sarasota

The newly formed band will play its first public performance at Ringling Underground tonight.

02/07/2019 By Giulia Heyward

Backyard Bedouins

Step Inside a Sarasota Couple's Kazakhstani Yurt

Wayne and Patti Eastep's backyard yurt is a reflection of their time spent with a nomadic Bedouin tribe.

06/01/2017 By Pam Daniel

Culture

New Hire to Research Possibility of Manatee County Arts, Culture and Heritage Council

A Manatee County group recently hired an independent contractor to research, develop and report on the possibility of an overarching arts, culture and heritage council for Manatee County.

07/08/2016 Research by staff

Family Fun Guide

Things to Do With Kids: Arts & Culture

From theater to the circus to the planetarium, we've got the ultimate arts and culture roundup for kids.

04/29/2016 By Ilene Denton

Article

8 Great Things to Do with Kids in Sarasota

A guide to arts, cultural and learning experiences this season for kids.

11/03/2015 By Abby Weingarten