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

Weekend Planner

Your Top 10 Things to Do: Feb. 2-8

Sarasota Highland Games, Itzhak Perlman at the Van Wezel, Lakewood Ranch arts festival and lots more.

02/02/2017 By Ilene Denton


A Feast for the Senses to Open at The Ringling

Objects from medieval Europe help to present a different view of what many may see as a dark period.

02/01/2017 By Kay Kipling Photography by The Ringling

Coming Up

Gardening Workshops at The Ringling, Palm Springs Modernism Documentary, the Evolution of Florida Modernism Lecture

The area abounds with upcoming architecture and garden events.

01/27/2017 By Staff

Weekend Planner

Your Top 7 Things to Do: Jan. 12-18

Glee’s Matthew Morrison and Michael Bolton at the Van Wezel, Ringling by the Bay and much more.

01/12/2017 By Ilene Denton


Foundation Becomes Funding Partner for Higher Ed Consortium

The Manatee Community Foundation is joining other local foundations as a funding partner for C4, the Consortium of Colleges on the Creative Coast.

01/11/2017 By staff

Sunshine Memories

We've Always Been Driven by the Arts

Sarasota's talent and appreciation for the arts is in its DNA.


Sunshine Memories

We Were Always Working and Building

We're more than just a pretty beach town.


On the Homefront

A Venice Midcentury Modern Home Tour, Architecture in the Public Realm

Upcoming architecture events; bayfront garden tours at The Ringling.

12/02/2016 By Ilene Denton

'Tis the Season

Tonight: Holiday Splendor at The Ringling

The delightful Sarasota tradition happens again this evening.

12/01/2016 By Hannah Wallace

Spirits of Sarasota

Cocktail of the Week: Muse's Brandy Alexandro

This week: we feel fancy at the Ringling.

11/30/2016 By Hannah Wallace

Weekend Planner

Your Top 9 Things to Do: Nov. 3-9

Cine-World Festival, free family festival at Bay Preserve, the Medieval Fair opens, and lots more.

11/03/2016 By Ilene Denton

Cold War

New Soviet Scenes Exhibit Opens at The Ringling

The exhibit, which features photographs from the August Coup of 1991 and the end of World War II, runs through January 8.

11/02/2016 By Riley Board

Sneak Peek

Pathless Woods to Open at the Ringling Museum Nov. 4

The installation piece by Anne Patterson provides an immersive walk into a sensory world.

11/01/2016 By Kay Kipling

Cultural Kiddos

How to Raise Kids Who Love the Arts

Cultivating a passion for arts and culture is easy in our region.

10/27/2016 By Abby Weingarten


Our Favorite Photos on Instagram This Week - 10/13/16

From serene beaches and vibrant sunsets to a day at the Ringling, here's what we loved on Instagram this week.

10/13/2016 By Lana Allen

Weekend Planner

Your Top 7 Things to Do: Oct. 13-19

RIAF arrives; the Van Wezel, WBTT and Sarasota Contemporary Dance open their seasons; free outdoor movie at Ed Smith Stadium; and lots more.

10/13/2016 By Ilene Denton

Weekend Planner

Your Top 5 Things to Do: Sept. 22-28

Van Wezel’s last Friday Fest of the season; this Saturday’s free at South Florida Museum, Historic Spanish Point and The Ringling; and lots more.

09/22/2016 By Ilene Denton

Costume Drama

A Sarasota Theater Inspires a New York Designer's Closet

Alba Clemente's New York closet is modeled after the Historic Asolo Theater.

08/31/2016 By Kay Kipling

Weekend Planner

Your Top 5 Things to Do: Aug. 25-31

Free outdoor concert at the Van Wezel, Selby's Secret Garden and more.

08/25/2016 By Ilene Denton