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Mote Events & Experiences

By Stephannie Kettle Mote Aquarium Seas the day and check out exciting Mote events and programs to make your 2019 fintastic Mote EVENTS EDUCATION PROGRAMS AQUARIUM EXPERIENCES From shellebrations to festivals and lectures to mixers,…

Florida Showcase Glass Art Ringling Featured

Clearly, Florida Is a Showcase for Glass Art Museums and shows reflect the wide variety of a delicate craft, from Tiffany to modern artists’ highly personal works By Peter Saenger WSJ/Ringling School of Art At…

How Do You Rate Life in Sarasota…

How Do You Rate Life in Sarasota For 27 years Sarasota County has conducted a survey of how residents feel about the quality of life in Sarasota and what their concerns are. During the real…

Selby Botanical Gardens Lights In Bloom

The popular holiday light display at Marie Selby Botanical Gardens returns starting Dec. 20, 2018 and will run for 15 select nights to mark the event’s 15th anniversary. Lights in Bloom will showcase more than…

Thunder by The Bay 2019

Thunder by The Bay 2018 THUNDER BY THE BAY ANNOUNCES MUSIC LINEUP & CHANGES Thunder By The Bay’s relocation to the Sarasota Fairgrounds, and date change to mid-February, proved to be very successful this year…

South Pacific Venice Theatre

South Pacific Venice Theatre Review by Dave O'Sullivan Recently I had the opportunity to see the stage production of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s classic, South Pacific at the beautiful Venice theatre in Venice, Florida. At first…

Black Nativity WCBTT

Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe invites the community to celebrate the holiday season with Black Nativity, an inspirational gospel musical – originally penned by poet/playwright Langston Hughes – that retells the biblical Nativity story. The music…

Virgin Trains Tampa to Orlando

Virgin Trains Tampa to Orlando Richard Danielson Times Staff TAMPA — Leave it to the arrival of a visionary investor like Sir Richard Branson to help flesh out the vision for Brightline’s proposed Tampa-to-Orlando passenger…

Keeping Millennials In Florida

Keeping millennials from leaving for better jobs, preparing for automation are challenges to overcome. by: Jay Schlichter Staff Writer Florida’s population will continue to explode, technology will disrupt every industry and the best and brightest…