Weekend Planner

Your Top 6 Things to Do: May 23-29

Memorial Day at the Myakka River Blues Festival, Patriotic Pops at CoolToday Park and more.

05/23/2019 By Ilene Denton

Sounds of Summer

There’s Something New at This Year’s Long-Running Sarasota Music Festival

The 55th annual festival runs June 6-22, with a kickoff concert on June 1.

05/22/2019 By Kay Kipling

Weekend Planner

Your Top 5 Things to Do: May 16-22

Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe’s ‘70s Soul Party at Ed Smith Stadium, a jazzy Garden Music concert at Selby Gardens and more.

05/16/2019 By Ilene Denton

Theater

Florida Studio Theatre Celebrates the Work of Student Playwrights This Saturday

More than 6,000 students from around the world submitted plays to the theater's Young Playwrights Festival.

05/15/2019 By Olivia Letts

Weekly Planner

A Blue Crab Festival, Morton's 50th Anniversary Party and More of This Week's Best Food and Drink Events

Also happening: a walking food tour and a grand opening for the new Newtown Farmers Market location.

05/15/2019 By Giulia Heyward

Preview

Dog Days Theatre Offers Comedies This Summer

The third season for the summer company presents two shows not seen here before.

05/14/2019 By Kay Kipling

Weekend Planner

Your Top 5 Things to Do: May 9-15

Sarasota Orchestra plays Ed Smith Stadium, Harvey Milk Festival returns and more.

05/09/2019 By Ilene Denton

Newtown Nation

The Newtown Farmers Market Is Moving

And we've got the scoop on where it will set up from now on.

05/08/2019 By Giulia Heyward

Preview

Summer Sizzlers Heat Up the Stage at the Players Centre for Performing Arts

Expect comedy--and some music--tonight.

05/07/2019 By Kay Kipling

Weekend Planner

Your Top 5 Things to Do: May 2-8

"Sweeney Todd" comes to the Asolo Rep, Gauguin Nights at Selby Gardens and more.

05/02/2019 By Ilene Denton

Preview

Selby Gardens Announces Its 2020 Exhibition

The gardens will partner with the Dali Museum in St. Petersburg to present botanically themed works by Salvador Dali.

05/01/2019 By Kay Kipling

Sunday Fun Day

What to Do in Sarasota on Cinco De Mayo

$100 margaritas, golf tournaments and tons of great deals—this is your definitive guide to Cinco De Mayo in Sarasota.

05/01/2019 By Giulia Heyward

Milk Run

New Events Highlight This Year’s Harvey Milk Festival

The festival celebrates its 10th anniversary this month.

05/01/2019 By Kay Kipling

Preview

Florida Studio Theatre Reveals Its Summer Season

Get ready for cabaret revues, comedy and more.

04/29/2019 By Kay Kipling

Weekend Planner

Your Top 8 Things to Do: April 25-May 1

Sarasota Magazine's Best of Sarasota party, Rosanne Cash and Whoopi Goldberg at the Van Wezel and more.

04/25/2019 By Ilene Denton

Preview

Venice Theatre's Razzle-Dazzle 2019-20 Season

The musical Chicago is a new addition to the theater's previously announced lineup.

04/24/2019 By Kay Kipling

The Purple One

Miss Prince? Purple Reign Pays Tribute to the Legend

Jason Tenner has been imitating the inimitable in Las Vegas for 22 years. He brings his show to Sarasota on Saturday, May 4.

04/23/2019 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Best of Sarasota

Just One Week Left Until the Best Party of the Year

Here's a sneak peek at what our food and drink partners will be serving up.

04/22/2019 By Staff

Weekend Planner

Your Top 7 Things to Do: April 18-24

A mega-Easter egg hunt at Sarasota Jungle Gardens, Boz Scaggs and Alan Cumming at the Van Wezel and more.

04/18/2019 By Ilene Denton

Sneak Peek

Meet Artist Antonio Carreno at the Sarasota Trading Company

An event April 26 showcases the work of the abstract artist.

04/16/2019 By Kay Kipling