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Sneak peek: World of Beer Main Street

An exclusive look inside the downtown Sarasota pub…. Read more »


Local students earn medals in Cuba

An exchange between the Sarasota school and the Cuban National Ballet School continues…… Read more »

Arts | Featured 

Have art, will travel

Florida Teaching Artist shares her Asian dance, theater and culture with diverse audiences…… Read more »

Featured | Saturday | This Weekend 

Blythe Danner brings some 'Dreams' to Sarasota Film Festival

Tony and Emmy-winning actress stars in festival’s closing night film “I’ll See You in My Dreams.”… Read more »

Arts | Featured | Section 

Sarasota Orchestra's 2015-2016 season heavy on the world's top soloists

Anu Tali, music director and conductor for the Sarasota Orchestra, has big plans for Sarasota beyond its “happy white beaches and good food.” “The overall… Read more »


Ekmeles explores the full range of the human voice

Jeffrey Gavett, founder of vocal ensemble Ekmeles, has this advice for the audience at next Saturday’s final concert in the New Music New College lineup:… Read more »


AUDIO BOOK REVIEW: 'Big Little Lies' takes a sharp look at bullying, by kids and adults

What happens in Liane Moriarty’s best-selling novel “Big Little Lies” could happen in any upper-middle class enclave, but the Australian author has set her story… Read more »


Now playing April 19-25: Book and author events

LAURA AVERY of Selby Gallery, Ringling College of Art and Design, will discuss the Schoenberg Collection of Rare Manuscripts Pre-1600. in the Macdonald-Kelce Library at… Read more »

Featured | This Weekend 

Top 10 Weekend Events

From the SFF to Ariel Quartet, barbecue and bluegrass to the Shamrock Neighborhood Circus, plan your weekend here…. Read more »

Saturday | This Weekend 

'Singspiration' will feature Belle Canto, Sarasota Young Voices

Belle Canto, the women’s singing ensemble whose name means “beautiful singing,” will mark Women’s History Month and springtime for its fourth annual “Singspiration” concert at… Read more »

Arts | Sunday | This Weekend 

Ariel Quartet to perform Sunday

The “Hear & Now” concert series, which features the next generation of Perlman Music Program artists, will conclude its season with a performance by the… Read more »

Saturday | Section | This Weekend 

World premiere of woodwind quintet composition Saturday

“Brevities by the Bay,” a composition in four movements for woodwind quintet by American composer Gwyneth Walker, will receive its world premiere at a concert… Read more »

Arts | Saturday | Sunday | This Weekend 

Tsang and Neiman to present Artist Series Concerts

Cellist Bion Tsang and pianist Adam Neiman will present an Artist Series Concerts of Sarasota program at 7:30 p.m. April 18 and 19 that includes… Read more »

Arts | Saturday | This Weekend 

Mozart star of Key Chorale's season finale

Key Chorale will wrap up its 30th anniversary season with a program dedicated to the final works of the musical genius Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. “Mozart’s… Read more »


Asolo Rep looks for some 'Luck' and romance with Frank Loesser revue

The original revue “Luck Be a Lady” salutes the award-winning composer of songs for Broadway and movies…. Read more »

Blog | Featured | Play! | Section 

Best place to celebrate Earth Day? Sunday at Oscar Scherer State Park

Earth Day? Does anybody still care about Earth Day? And does everyone agree that the best place to celebrate this Sunday is Oscar Scherer State… Read more »

Family-Friendly | Featured | Saturday | This Weekend 

Suncoast BBQ & Bluegrass Bash

World-class bluegrass and world-champion barbecue…. Read more »


CONCERT REVIEW: La Musica Festival surges to the end

The 29th year of the La Musica Festival came to an appropriately bracing and optimistic close Wednesday night with a rambunctious performance of Johannes Brahms’s… Read more »

Drinks | Featured | Sunday | This Weekend 

Shamrock Neighborhood Circus

Live circus acts and great beer…. Read more »


Carlos Mencia

Famed (and infamous) comedian Carlos Mencia will bring his wry observations on culture, race and social class to Port Charlotte’s Visani this week. Know for… Read more »

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