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Top 5: Ringling Underground

Alexander and the Grapes are one of the Top 5 reasons to attend Ringling Underground…. Read more »

Beer Geek 

Beer review: Cigar City Oktoberfest

Why drink a stale German import when you can quaff a fresh Florida brew?… Read more »

Family-Friendly | Friday | Saturday 

Sahib Shrine Circus

Twice as big as in previous years, the Sahib Shrine Circus features all the contortionists, trapeze artists, quick-change experts and motorbike stunts you can handle,… Read more »

Featured | The Scenestress 

The Scenestress Takes in Some Ballroom

Inspired, perhaps thanks to a quick drink…. Read more »

Beer Geek 

Terrapin brewmaster to pour special beer at Sarasota's Shamrock Pub

Have a glass of cask-conditioned IPA with Brian “Spike” Buckowski…. Read more »

Featured | Saturday | Section 

Frank McComb returns to Blue Rooster

Internationally-acclaimed soul and jazz artist sold out The Blue Rooster in June. He returns Saturday with a local standout…. Read more »


Friday Fest w/ Adrian Ray

Van Wezel’s final Friday Fest of the season features cowboy cutie Adrian Ray playing his blue-collar, in-your-face country music on the bayside field next to… Read more »

Music | Soundboard 

BillGrass at Fogartyville

Two Florida bands will pay tribute to Bill Munroe – the Father of Bluegrass – during “BillGrass” at Fogartyville on Friday. Grandpa’s Cough Medicine, a… Read more »

Beer Geek 

Beer review: Brew Bus Last Stop IPA

A party of tropical fruit hop flavors in a can…. Read more »

Music | Section 

Motorworks Brewing's Oktoberfest

German-style beer festival is Friday through Sunday. … Read more »


Movie Review: 'The Drop'

An intriguing, atypical movie…. Read more »


Movie Review: 'This Is Where I Leave You'

No surprises, but engaging character make this movie shine…. Read more »


Movie Review: 'Maze Runner'

Another dystopian teen novel made into a new movie franchise…. Read more »

Beer Geek | Family-Friendly | Featured | Music | Music News | Saturday | Section 

Oktoberfest guide

Upcoming beer fests in Sarasota, Bradenton, St. Pete, Tampa and Munich… Read more »

Beer Geek 

Sarasota Brewing Co. releases Oktoberfest beer on Sunday

Amber lager is only available for a limited time…. Read more »

Beer Geek 

Darwin's on 4th collaborates with Cigar City and Green Bench

Tampa Bay brewers to make special beers for Sarasota brewpub…. Read more »

The Scenestress 

Dancing Disco in Gulf Gate

Go for the pizza and you may get caught up on the dancefloor…. Read more »

Featured | The Scenestress 

Happy Birthday, Black Diamond!

The Scenestress celebrates our talented g-stringed burlesque troupe…. Read more »

Beer Geek 

Beer review: JDub's Esperanza

Scotch ale aged in Siesta Key Rum barrels…. Read more »

Featured | Hot Shows | Music | Music News | Section 

Molly Hatchet headed to Siesta Key

Southern rockers famous for “Flirtin’ with Disaster” headed to Siesta Key… Read more »

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