Holiday Cheer

White House Decorator Coleen Christian Burke Will Speak at Selby Gardens Next Week

Coleen Christian Burke shares behind-the-scenes stories of all the "blood, sweat and glitter" involved in decorating the White House for the holidays.

12/01/2017 By Megan McDonald

Season Preview 2017

The Ultimate Guide to Sarasota's 2017 Arts and Entertainment Season

In a season packed with drama, dance, music, arts and more, the shows, festivals and concerts you must see.

10/30/2017 By Kay Kipling

The Spoils of War

Lawyer Don Burris Helps Rescue Art Looted by the Nazis

Burris helped recover an iconic Gustav Klimt painting stolen from Maria Altmann's family by the Nazis. He'll give a talk about the case on Oct. 23.

09/27/2017 By Kay Kipling

Starry Night

Explore the Universe in the Bishop Planetarium at the South Florida Museum

You can have an "off Earth" experience.

07/06/2017 By Stephanie Hagan

Review

David Sedaris' Sarasota Debut Offers Laughs and a Touch of Heart

The humorist read from his writings on the Van Wezel stage and took questions from the audience.

04/20/2017 By Kay Kipling Photography by Ingrid Christie

Preview

Feel the Beat at the Sixth Annual PoetryLife Weekend

The event welcomes both established and aspiring poets to Florida Studio Theatre.

04/18/2017 By Kay Kipling

Strictly Sedaris

David Sedaris Talks Comedy

Sedaris will give a talk April 19 at the Van Wezel.

03/29/2017 By Kay Kipling

View from Mexico

“Stronger Together”: Former Mexican President Felipe Calderon Speaks at Ringling College Town Hall

Former Mexican President Felipe Calderon lays out the case for greater cooperation between our two countries.

03/22/2017 By Ilene Denton

News

Here's Who's Speaking at the Ringling College Town Hall Lecture Series in 2018

The lineup for 2018's Town Hall Lecture Series includes the former CIA director, a cancer physician and author and the founder of Girls Who Code.

03/22/2017 By Ilene Denton

Gulf Watch

Expert Says No Cure for Red Tide

Mote researcher say they're focusing on alleviating its effects.

03/15/2017 By Pam Daniel

Chapters and Chow

New Book, Coffee, Sandwich Spot Opens Near Ringling College

A new North Trail business with a smart selection of used books and tasty snacks.

03/08/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker

When the Environment Turns Extreme

Photographer James Balog Talks About Climate Change

The Pulitzer Prize winner for Distinguished Commentary, famous for his documentary, Chasing Ice, spoke as part of the Ringling College Library Association Town Hall Lecture Series.

03/06/2017 By Kay Kipling

In Town

Geena Davis Is On a Mission for Gender Equality in the Media

In Sarasota, the Academy Award-winning actor talks movies, politics and even archery.

02/13/2017 By Ilene Denton

In Town

Talking Comedy with Steve Martin and Martin Short

The duo will appear at the Van Wezel on Feb. 10 for "An Evening You Will Forget for the Rest of Your Life."

02/01/2017 By Kay Kipling

Victory of the Violins

"Violins of Hope" Comes to the Jewish Federation of Sarasota-Manatee

Sixteen violins, played by Jewish musicians during the Holocaust, will be on display from Feb. 1-16 for public concerts, talks, exhibition and more.

01/26/2017 By Kay Kipling

A Peek Inside

New Ringling College of Art and Design Library Celebrates Opening

The 46,000-square-foot building houses everything from books to films and video games.

01/26/2017 By Kay Kipling

New Era

In Sarasota, Dick Cheney Talks Trump, Iraq, Women's March

"I think what we did in Iraq was the right thing to do. I still believe that."

01/23/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Together at Last

Two Sarasota Legends Come Together at Designing Women Boutique's Salon Series Next Week

Comedy legend Dick Smothers will give a talk and our Bob Plunket will sell his jewelry at Designing Women Boutique for a Salon Series event.

01/20/2017 By Staff

Everyday Disrupter

"Creative Trespasser" Tania Katan is Next in Sarasota Museum of Art's "Artist Talks" Series

Katan will talk about her career path, activism and her viral #ItWasNeveraDress campaign.

11/18/2016 By Riley Board

Pop Culture Picks

Watch/Listen/Love: Halloween Edition

Here are the Halloween movies, books and more our editors love.

10/27/2016 By Sarasota Magazine Staff