RECAP

Recap: MTV's Siesta Key Season 2, Episodes 1 and 2: "Born A King"/"Your Own Hairdresser"

Giulia Heyward descends into the world of spray tans and television drama so you won’t have to.

11:09am By Giulia Heyward

Limelight

Hermitage Artist Retreat Muse Luncheon

Actor, author and activist Ali MacGraw was guest speaker for the luncheon, which benefits the Hermitage's endowment fund.

10:40am Photography by Lori Sax

Review

FST's Hand to God Tackles Serious Stuff Through Wild Comedy

Robert Askins' play uses puppets and profanity to talk about death, religion, guilt and more.

01/21/2019 By Kay Kipling

Sneak Preview

Scott Hamilton on Living Strong with Cancer

The Olympic Hall of Fame figure skater headlines the 10th annual Tidewell Hospice Signature Luncheon Feb. 8.

01/21/2019 By Ilene Denton

Limelight

Alpha Phi Alpha Foundation Dinner-Dance

The annual event at the Lakewood Ranch Country Club raises funds for African-American and Hispanic scholarships and community service projects.

01/21/2019 Photography by Lori Sax

Review

Asolo Rep's A Doll's House, Part 2 Offers Laughs and Reflection

Lucas Hnath's update of Ibsen's classic provides food for thought.

01/20/2019 By Kay Kipling

Philanthropy

Sarasota Magazine's 'Party With a Purpose' Takes Place Jan. 29

Our third annual GeneroCITY event brings together more than 50 local nonprofits.

01/18/2019 By Staff

Education

School Opens New $2.5 Million Sports Facility

The Out-of-Door Academy recently opened Fox Field House, a new 12,300-square-foot practice and competition space for the school's student athletes.

01/18/2019 By Staff

The Arts

Van Wezel Foundation Selects New CEO

Cheryl Mendelson will take on the new role next month.

01/18/2019 By Staff

Weekend Planner

Your Top 7 Things to Do: Jan. 17-23

Pilobolus returns to the Van Wezel, Emanuel Ax plays Beethoven and more.

01/17/2019 By Ilene Denton

Shaq Attaq

Shaq Kicks Off Ringling College Library Association's Town Hall Lecture Series

The four-time NBA champion, businessman and doctor of education (yep, he has an Ed.D) was the first speaker in the lecture series' 39th season.

01/17/2019 By Megan McDonald

Limelight

NCJW Women in Power Luncheon

The Sarasota-Manatee section of the National Council for Jewish Women honored four outstanding women at a luncheon at Michael's On East.

01/17/2019 Photography by Lori Sax

Goodness Gracious

Jerry Lee Lewis Brings Throwback Rock 'n' Roll and Country to the Van Wezel

The man behind "Whole Lot of Shakin' Going On," "Great Balls of Fire" and other classics performs on Sunday, Jan. 27.

01/17/2019 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Tie a Ribbon On It

Tony Orlando Heads to Sarasota for First Live Performance at the Van Wezel

The Grammy nominee will perform on Jan. 28 at the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall.

01/15/2019 By Giulia Heyward

Review

Urbanite Theatre's Apples in Winter Serves Up a Touching Story

Actress Roxanne Fay holds us throughout with her honesty in this one-woman show.

01/14/2019 By Kay Kipling

Limelight

Sarasota Memorial Healthcare Foundation Gala 2019

The glittering event took place at the Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota.

01/14/2019 Photography by Lori Sax

Review

Asolo Rep's The Crucible Delivers High Heat

Arthur Miller's forever timely play about the Salem witch trials receives a powerful production.

01/13/2019 By Kay Kipling

Technology

Three Social Media Hotshots Find Their Niche—and Their Audiences

How did fashion star Blair Eadie, comic Tiffany Jenkins and guitar man Sean Daniel become such social media powers?

01/10/2019 By Staff

Weekend Planner

Your Top 7 Things to Do: Jan. 10-16

The Righteous Brothers and Air Supply at the Van Wezel; "La La Land" in concert; A Doll’s House, Part 2 at the Asolo Rep and lots more.

01/10/2019 By Ilene Denton

Stage Act

Actor Richard Henry Dies Onstage in Record-Breaking Numbers in Killer Comedy

The actor plays all members of the D’Ysquith family in A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder at Florida Studio Theatre until Jan. 13.

01/09/2019 By Giulia Heyward