Enter the Dragons

Could Soccer Be Sarasota's Next Great Investment?

According to a 2018 Gallup poll, soccer is expected to overtake baseball in spectator popularity and become the third most-watched sport in America.

08/01/2019 By Isaac Eger

Sneak Peek

Animated Film Time Spy Takes on Some Big Topics at The Ringling's Center for Asian Art

The film by Chinese artist Sun Xun deals with history, the environment and, of course, time.

08/01/2019 By Kay Kipling

Bite squad

Shark Days Return to Mote Marine

Mote scientist Robert Hueter tells us why it's actually a good sign to see sharks swimming in the Gulf.

07/31/2019 By Hanna Powers

Preview

GuitarSarasota Plans Wide-Ranging 2019-20 Season

Guitarists from around the world perform works by Bach, Scarlatti and more.

07/31/2019 By Kay Kipling

Walking With Ghosts

A Conversation With Poet Diana Khoi Nguyen

"Grief was an unpredictable, tricky thing I found myself in as I was trying to understand and make sense of my brother’s passing."

07/31/2019 By Olivia Letts

Weekly Planner

Swiss Dishes, a Musical Brunch and More of This Week's Top Food and Drink Events

Also on the menu: painting at Lucky's Market and a sauce-making class at Publix.

07/31/2019 By Hanna Powers

Preview

Sarasota Contemporary Dance's Next Season Is 'Growing Larger'

The company marks 14 years with expansions and additions.

07/30/2019 By Kay Kipling

Essential Intelligence

Sarasota's Public Art Program Helps Form Our Community Identity

Today, 86 pieces comprise the public art collection, from sculptures to fountains to wall murals, varying in price, size and origin.

07/30/2019 By Olivia Letts

Under the big top

It's Your Last Chance to See the Summer Circus Spectacular

The popular collaboration between The Ringling and The Circus Arts Conservatory ends this Saturday.

07/29/2019 By Hanna Powers

Lights, camera, action

Jason Buff Takes Portrait Photos That Are a Cut Above Your Average Headshot

The photographer has made a name for himself by capturing the spirit of his subjects.

07/29/2019 By Olivia Letts

Review

Urbanite Theatre's Scorch Packs a Big Punch in Just 60 Minutes

Stacey Gregg's play about a gender-curious teen in trouble has an impact you might not anticipate.

07/28/2019 By Kay Kipling

Weekend Planner

Your Top 7 Things to Do: July 25-31

New plays at Urbanite Theatre and FST, WBTT’s Soul Man Send-Off Soirée and more.

07/25/2019 By Ilene Denton

Book worm

A Conversation With Author Margaret Wilkerson Sexton

The National Book Award longlister is coming to Sarasota this August.

07/25/2019 By Hanna Powers

Class and Sass

Emanne Beasha Lights Up the Stage on America's Got Talent

Ten-year-old opera singer and North Port resident Emanne Beasha is the sweetest "diva" you'll ever meet.

07/25/2019 By Olivia Letts

Limelight

Sarasota Magazine's Women of Influence

The annual event welcomed dozens of women to the Ringling College campus for panels, cocktails, conversation and more.

07/23/2019 Photography by Evoke Studios

Preview

Art Center Sarasota Season Takes a Multicultural Approach

Artists from a wide range of backgrounds and experiences will be featured.

07/22/2019 By Kay Kipling

Golf

New PGA Tour Superstore to Open in Sarasota on July 27

The University Park store will be the seventh in Florida and the 41st in the U.S.

07/19/2019 By Staff

Hog U

Special Mattison's Dinner Raises Money for Farmer Scholarships

Next month's Niman Ranch Next Generation Scholarship Dinner highlights the benefits of humanely and sustainably raised livestock.

07/19/2019 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Grants

The Ringling Receives Art Conservation Grant From the Getty Foundation

The grant is in support of a major conservation treatment of the museum’s monumental oil on canvas painting, "Emperor Justinian," by Jean-Joseph Benjamin-Constant.

07/18/2019 Photography by Staff

Preview

New Season, New Works for ensembleNEWSRQ

The season celebrates past masters while introducing premieres by today's composers.

07/18/2019 By Kay Kipling