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Top 5 Things To Do Today 5/27

The World Series of Comedy at McCurdy’s, theater, baseball and live music. … Read more »

Drinks | Featured | Restaurants | Section | The Bar Tab 

Bar Tab: Harry’s Sports Bar & Grille

Wade Tatangelo finds good times with potent cocktails and tasty food at this open-air bar along Tamiami Trail. … Read more »

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'Red' paints a portrait of artist Mark Rothko at American Stage

John Logan’s Tony Award-winning play looks at a tense period in the life of Rothko… Read more »

Cheap Eats | Featured | Restaurants 

Cheap Eats: Inti Restaurant

Great Latin cuisine in Venice…. Read more »

Eat Near | Featured 

Eat Near: Urban Gardens Florida

“It’s more of a love offering than anything,” he says…. Read more »

Drinks | Featured | Liquid Love | Restaurants 

Liquid Love: Vodka Gimlet

A Russian break from Irish standards…. Read more »

Chef Talk | Drinks | Featured | Restaurants 

Chef Talk: Bar Chef Matthew Serrano of The Table Creekside

Innovative cocktails at a great restaurant…. Read more »


Behind the Scenes: Rediscovering the magical power of live theater

When it works, theater can take you away from your world and into another… Read more »


The world according to 'Woody' Guthrie at Asolo Rep

“Woody Sez” presents a musical biography of the legendary folk singer and songwriter… Read more »

Arts | Featured | Section 

Putting the Confederate flag to rest

John Sims plans a Memorial Day 13-state event to change the symbolism of the South’s flag…. Read more »

Cooking | Drinks | Featured | Restaurants 

BBQ and cocktail recipes from Melange and Pangea for Memorial Day

Experts at Melange and Pangea teach us how to have a delectable Memorial Day. … Read more »

Arts | Featured 

A summer of ballet on film

Bradenton theater offers “”Ballet from the Royal Opera House”…… Read more »

Family-Friendly | Featured | Saturday | Sunday | This Weekend 

Top 5 Family Friendly Events, May 21-27

From free to fun, educational to holiday, here are some great things to do with the kids this week…. Read more »

Family-Friendly | Featured | Sunday | This Weekend 

Memorial Day Events

Remember and celebrate those who gave their life in service to the country…. Read more »

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Actor whips up a storm in new one-man 'The Tempest'

freeFall’s artistic director creators a new version of Shakespeare with modern elements… Read more »

Featured | Restaurants 

What's your favorite burger? Here are some of ours...

Great burgers, many styles, from around the area. Did we miss your favorite?… Read more »

Family-Friendly | Featured | Music | Saturday | Section | Soundboard | This Weekend 

Pickin' Picnic at Bradenton Riverwalk with Have Gun, Will Travel

Have Gun, Will Travel returns with new album ready to headline fourth annual music, beer and food truck festival at Bradenton Riverwalk…. Read more »

Featured | Top 5 Today 

Top 5 Things To Do Today 5/21

Devon Allman, Cream Thursday at Ivory and more. … Read more »


Stagecraft teacher's next act: Retirement

Ken Wiegers says farewell to a 30-year career as technical director of Booker High School’s Visual and Performing Arts Center… Read more »

Featured | Soundboard 

Myakka Blues Festival

Annika Chambers headlines festival at Snook Haven in Venice. … Read more »

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