History Lessons

Free tours of Hermitage Artist Retreat Set for Sept. 7, 14 and 21

The historic Manasota Key campus will open to the public for these rare one-hour tours.

08/23/2018 By Ilene Denton

Weekend Planner

Your Top 9 Things to Do: March 30-April 5

The Sarasota Film Festival opens, a Whiskey Obsession Festival, La Musica and more.

03/30/2017 By Ilene Denton

Weekend Planner

Your Top 5 Things to Do: July 28-August 3

Jah Movement plays Friday Fest at the Van Wezel, last chance to catch Summer Circus Spectacular and more.

07/28/2016 By Ilene Denton

Weekend Planner

Your Top 7 Things to Do: May 19-25

Blues, Brews & BBQ; Mind Games, a Pool Moon Party and more.

05/19/2016 By Ilene Denton

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Artist Felix de la Concha's Paintings on Display at Alfstad & Contemporary

Spanish artist Felix de la Concha's oil-on-linen paintings are now on display at downtown Sarasota's Alfstad & Contemporary.

03/11/2015 By Ilene Denton

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Only in Sarasota: Tom Dignam Beach Cottage, Hermitage Artist Retreat, Manasota Key

This month, John Pirman sketches the Tom Dignam Beach Cottage at Sarasota's Hermitage Artist Retreat.

12/30/2014 By John Pirman

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Only in Sarasota: Tom Dignam Beach Cottage, Hermitage Artist Retreat, Manasota Key

This month, John Pirman sketches the Tom Dignam Beach Cottage at Sarasota's Hermitage Artist Retreat.

12/01/2014 By John Pirman

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Pianist Vijay Iyer Returns to Sarasota to Premiere New Work

Vijay Iyer premieres "Bruits," inspired by the state of Florida.

04/01/2014 By Kay Kipling

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Sarasota Season Preview 2013: Sarasota Dance, Theater, Music, Visual Arts and More

Your guide to the must-see shows, stars and special events for 2013-2014.

11/01/2013 By Kay Kipling

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Insider: In Town: John Guare

Tony Award-winning playwright John Guare is in town as part of Asolo Rep's Unplugged Festival.

04/01/2013 By Megan McDonald

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What To Do in Sarasota This Weekend, 1/11/2013

Sarasota events: Check out our free Weekend Insider enewsletter for what to do in Sarasota this weekend, 1/11/2013.

01/11/2013 By Megan McDonald