Weekend Planner

Your Top 5 Things to Do: July 18-24

Rebel Heart at the Van Wezel, more improv comedy at FST, the Smothers Brothers reunite at McCurdy’s and more.

07/18/2019 By Ilene Denton

Weekend Planner

Your Top 6 Things to Do: June 13-19

Ari and The Alibis at Selby Gardens, Father's Day "orienteering" at Oscar Scherer State Park and more.

06/13/2019 By Ilene Denton

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

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

Weekend Planner

Your Top 6 Things to Do: Dec. 27-Jan. 2

Sailor Circus Big Top Holidays, "On Your Feet!" at the Van Wezel and more.

12/27/2018 By Ilene Denton

Fresh Start

What to Do This New Year's Eve

Start the new year off with more than just a good kiss.

12/18/2018 By Giulia Heyward

Weekend Planner

Your Top 6 Things to Do: Nov. 22-28

Last chance for the Orchid Show at Selby Gardens, the mammoth Downtown Venice Holiday Parade and more.

11/20/2018 By Ilene Denton

Weekend Planner

Your Top 5 Things to Do: June 28-July 4

Sarasota Powerboat Grand Prix, Fourth of July fireworks and more.

06/28/2018 By Ilene Denton

Weekend Planner

Your Top 5 Things to Do: May 24-30

Myakka River Blues Fest, a sunset kayak tour, Memorial Day parade and more.

05/24/2018 By Ilene Denton

Preview

Players Summer Sizzler Series Bows in June

Three shows offer comedy, music and nostalgia.

05/23/2018 By Kay Kipling

Weekend Planner

Your Top 5 Things to Do: May 17-23

Battle of the Garage Bands at Historic Spanish Point, Ari and The Alibis plays Selby Gardens and more.

05/17/2018 By Ilene Denton

Preview

Urbanite Theatre's Coming Season Shines a Spotlight on New Plays

Each of the productions featured will be a regional premiere.

05/15/2018 By Kay Kipling

Preview

Florida Studio Theatre Keeps the Shows Coming This Summer

Three mainstage shows and three cabaret productions fill the schedule during the hot summer months.

05/08/2018 By Kay Kipling

From the Editor

From the Editor: The Importance of Funding the Arts

Susan Burns on the impact of lost arts funding.

04/26/2018 By Susan Burns

Weekend Planner

Your Top 10 Things to Do: April 19-25

Sarasota Magazine’s Best of Party, Shakespeare outdoors at Selby Gardens, Silk Road with Yo-Yo Ma and more.

04/19/2018 By Ilene Denton

Arts and Culture

Jim Shirley to Speak About Arts Impact

The presentation will take place Friday at Alderman Oaks.

03/19/2018 By Staff

Weekend Planner

Your Top 8 Things to Do: March 15-21

Sailor Circus Spring Show, Doug Deming and the Jewel Tones at Selby Gardens, and more.

03/15/2018 By Ilene Denton

Weekend Planner

Your Top 9 Things to Do: Feb. 15-21

Barry Manilow at the Van Wezel, Orioles Sarasota Springfest, Thunder by the Bay and lots, lots more.

02/15/2018 By Ilene Denton

Weekend Planner

Your Top 8 Things to Do: Feb. 8-14

Andy Warhol at Selby Gardens, Circus Sarasota opens and more.

02/08/2018 By Ilene Denton

Preview

SaraSolo Festival Returns for Fourth Season

Solo artists take center stage for this annual festival.

01/25/2018 By Stephanie Isaac