Close

Sun Subscriber Website Login






 
  Let's Go News

Wed  Jul 15 2015 08:30AM
Upbeat focuses on pop and rock music of the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s. By Tom Lovasko, Sun Correspondent … Find out how to read more online.
Summer Art Camp at Art Center Sarasota
Wed  Jul 15 2015 08:30AM
Art Center Sarasota welcomes young artists to use their imagination and creativity during two summer camps. Young artists ages 6 and up explore their creativity during 12 weekly sessions. Creative … Find out how to read more online.
It’s all about the Mango
Wed  Jul 15 2015 08:30AM
This year’s 2015 MangoMania event will take place on July 18 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and July 19 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the German American Social Club, Pine Island, in Cape … Find out how to read more online.

Wed  Jul 15 2015 11:48AM
ENGLEWOOD Sizzlin’ Summer Series continues The second of three groups, Bandana, will appear on Sunday, July 19 at the Englewood Sports Complex, according to Michelle Leach, one of the program … Find out how to read more online.
Country comes to the Court Cabaret
Wed  Jul 15 2015 08:30AM
Florida Studio Theatre’s second Summer Cabaret production, “Kings of Country,” celebrates some of the most talented and respected artists in American music history. Written by Eric Scott Anthony, this toe-tapping … Find out how to read more online.
A Taste of India comes to Charlotte County
Wed  Jul 15 2015 08:30AM
On Saturday, July 25, at 6 p.m., the Fred Lang Foundation will hold its 12th annual Summer Ball at the Charlotte Harbor Event & Conference Center in Punta Gorda. Jessica … Find out how to read more online.
Realize Bradenton and the South Florida Museum Present: “Music & Movies”
Wed  Jul 15 2015 08:30AM
Realize Bradenton and the South Florida Museum present “Music & Movies,” a series featuring 10 evenings of live music performances by locally based musicians followed by movies about musicians, every … Find out how to read more online.
Prepare ye for the timeless tale of friendship, loyalty and love Summer Stock show, ‘Godspell’ opens July 23
Wed  Jul 15 2015 08:30AM
Venice Theatre’s Summer Stock program (a “boot camp” for students interested in pursuing professional theater careers) will present its ninth annual musical, the 2012 Broadway revival version of “Godspell.” The … Find out how to read more online.
Canvas for a Cause in support of the youth of AMIKids Crossroads & the Visual Arts Center
Wed  Jul 8 2015 08:30AM
Canvas for a Cause, a fundraising event in collaboration with the Visual Arts Center & AMIkids Crossroads will be an evening of canvas painting and wine taking place on July … Find out how to read more online.
Veterans continue to serve the community
Wed  Jun 24 2015 08:30AM
Fraternal/social clubs have been around this country for quite some time, but over the years, they have become so much more than places members can gather for a drink and … Find out how to read more online.
Ah, Coffee: Where to go
Wed  Jul 8 2015 08:30AM
Ah, the morning cup of Joe. Java. Bean Juice. Rocket fuel. For many people, the day can’t begin without their first cup of coffee. We asked around to find out … Find out how to read more online.
By boat, by bike, buy beer!
Wed  Jul 15 2015 08:30AM
A hand-painted wooden sign used to hang at the Matlacha bridge leading to Pine Island. “Island Time Begins Here,” it read. One native said, “It’s been there forever … I … Find out how to read more online.

Wed  Jul 15 2015 11:48AM
OPENING THIS WEEK Ant-Man Runtime: 1 hr. 57 min. | Rated PG-13 | Action/adventure family Armed with the astonishing ability to shrink in scale but increase in strength, con-man Scott … Find out how to read more online.
Katt Hefner Serves Joy with Music
Wed  Jul 15 2015 08:30AM
Local jazz celebrity, Katt Hefner, never rests on her laurels. Coming from a musical family, the only girl among five brothers, she began singing at an early age and has … Find out how to read more online.
Everyone knows your name at The Mason Jar
Wed  Jul 15 2015 08:30AM
Walking into The Mason Jar in Arcadia, located at 150 S. Polk Ave., is like walking into Cheers — everybody knows your name. What makes this local eatery special is … Find out how to read more online.
Dining Out With Dr. Tom Lane at Landy’s Restaurant
Wed  Jul 15 2015 08:30AM
From the age of 5, Dr. Tom Lane knew he wanted to be a doctor. He admired the way his family’s doctor, James Garfield, helped people and had a great … Find out how to read more online.

Wed  Jul 8 2015 08:30AM
Upbeat focuses on pop and rock music of the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s. By Tom Lovasko, Sun Correspondent … Find out how to read more online.
Coffee perfection at Black Gold Coffee Roasters
Wed  Jul 8 2015 10:37AM
For over five years, exotic coffees from Sumatra, Indonesia, Ethiopia, Costa Rica, Panama and other far-off lands have been lovingly roasted, ground, and sold at Black Gold Coffee Roasters in … Find out how to read more online.
Dubs Subs: Your neighborhood diner
Wed  Jul 8 2015 08:30AM
Separated by geography and bill of fare, Dubs Subs in Port Charlotte and Cheers in Boston have one thing in common: They’re both places “where everybody knows your name.” The … Find out how to read more online.


K&K Bakery: Food courtesy of God
Wed  Jul 8 2015 08:30AM
Generations of Ukrainian bakers have risen before dawn to prepare their traditional braided loaves, preserving a uniquely Ukrainian heritage in a land long dominated by other countries. Long before becoming … Find out how to read more online.
Venice Theatre offers two-week theatre camp July 13 -24
Wed  Jul 8 2015 08:30AM
Registration is still open for Venice Theatre’s summer classes and camps. The theater’s education and outreach department has been conducting camps and a variety of adult classes throughout the summer. … Find out how to read more online.
The Kollections — a collection of musical talent
Wed  Jul 8 2015 08:30AM
Ask Wayne Onofri of the band The Kollections where the band got its name and he offers a good-natured laugh. “We’re a collection of musicians,” Onofri said. “Good musicians. We … Find out how to read more online.
Whiskey Creek: A taste of the West in Port Charlotte
Wed  Jun 24 2015 08:30AM
A distinctive, tasty aroma wafts daily over Tamiami Trail between West Tarpon and Port Charlotte boulevards in Port Charlotte. It’s from the steaks being grilled over white oak logs at … Find out how to read more online.
What it’s like to be a father
Fri  Jun 19 2015 11:34AM
When I first heard I was going to be a father I was in awe and excited. Being a father for the first time I prayed that my son would … Find out how to read more online.
Murder, mystery and (the) moor: FST presents ‘The Hound of the Baskervilles’
Wed  Jun 24 2015 08:30AM
Who let the hound out? This summer, Sherlock Holmes attempts to solve the mystery of the moor at Florida Studio Theatre (FST). “The Hound of the Baskervilles,” by Steven Canny … Find out how to read more online.

Wed  Jun 24 2015 11:35AM
OPENING THIS WEEK Max Runtime: 1 hr. 51 min. | Rated PG | Adventure, family A precision-trained military dog, Max serves on the frontlines in Afghanistan alongside his handler, U.S. … Find out how to read more online.
Kitt Moran entertains weekly at area bistros
Wed  Jun 24 2015 08:30AM
Fans of Kitt Moran and her quartet are doubling their fun this summer. The popular jazz singer performs every Monday at Allegro Bistro in Venice and each Wednesday at JD’s … Find out how to read more online.
Stroll along Sarasota Bay at Selby Gardens
Wed  Jun 24 2015 08:30AM
After moving to Venice from Shaker Heights, Ohio, the one thing I knew was that I knew nothing about Florida gardening. Fortunately, Marie Selby Botanical Gardens was just up the … Find out how to read more online.

Wed  Jul 8 2015 12:46PM
OPENING THIS WEEK The Gallows Runtime: 1 hr. 20 min. | Rated R | Horror, suspense/thriller Twenty years after an accident caused the death of the lead actor during a … Find out how to read more online.
Cocktails and Crayons at Dana’s Gourmet Market
Wed  Jul 8 2015 08:30AM
On Wednesday, July 15, from 6-8 p.m., Dana and Julie Chase will be hosting “Cocktails and Crayons” at Dana’s Gourmet Market in Osprey. “We often host dinner parties here at … Find out how to read more online.
Road Trip: Hemingway is the draw at Key West next week
Wed  Jul 8 2015 08:30AM
By any definition of road trip or one-tank trip, Key West would fail to make the cut. It takes nearly a day of driving just to get there from Let’s … Find out how to read more online.
Art Center Sarasota presents the third annual “Florida Flavor”
Wed  Jun 24 2015 08:30AM
Art Center Sarasota presents the third annual “Florida Flavor,” a juried exhibition of works by Florida artists, July 9 through Aug. 14. The opening reception is Thursday, July 9, 5 … Find out how to read more online.
The Mystery of the Mayan Medallion
Wed  Jun 24 2015 08:30AM
Don’t miss out on the newest exhibition coming to the South Florida Museum, “The Mystery of the Mayan Medallion.” There is an opening reception on June 25 at 5:30 p.m. … Find out how to read more online.
Disco Queen sings Jazz at JD’s
Wed  Jun 24 2015 08:30AM
Known worldwide for her disco hits of the 1970s and ’80s, Evelyn Thomas is now singing jazz at JD’s Bistro & Grille in Port Charlotte. Supported by a piano, drums … Find out how to read more online.
Rock Out at Elvis Fest 7, a Tribute to the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll
Wed  Jun 24 2015 08:30AM
Seminole Casino Immokalee invites Elvis Presley enthusiasts to its Elvis Fest 7 on Saturday, June 27 and Sunday, June 28. The best Elvis tribute artists from all over the United … Find out how to read more online.
BrewBurger's — a great place to meat
Wed  Jun 24 2015 08:30AM
It’s “meat” not “meet” at BrewBurger’s where serious hamburger lovers order burgers and more burgers at two popular Venice locations: 370 Commercial Court and 525 Tamiami Trail, S. Both BrewBurger’s … Find out how to read more online.
Looking for Father’s Day Fun?
Fri  Jun 19 2015 11:36AM
The year was 1908. Sonora Smart Dodd, who was raised by her widowed father, wanted to honor him with a day similar to Mother’s Day, which had just begun to … Find out how to read more online.


ADVERTISEMENT