If you’ve been outside the now-closed former World of Beer location on a recent Friday night, you’ve probably noticed the fire dancers. Catalyst Fire Circus had established a weekly presence at the fountain outside the ex-WoB, spinning fire and LED poi, hoops and other toys to a DJ’s music, while also creating a space for … MORE>>
The Herald-Tribune — and by extension, Unravel — has moved out of the iconic glass building at 1741 Main Street … all the way next door, to a few floors of the SunTrust building. We don’t need the space we once did, and our former owners would rather sell the building than let us squat in it, … MORE>>
The seed for Tampa Bay indie rock darlings DieAlps! was planted nearly a decade ago when Connie and Frank Calcaterra met. An Austrian native, Connie was visiting the States as an au pair, and when her year here was nearly up, she met Frank. She went back to Austria, but the two kept in touch. … MORE>>
Bicyclists can work off that Thanksgiving feast on Sunday and potentially win some sweet prizes in the process by entering Sol’s Deli-Cat, the first alleycat-style bike event Sarasota has seen in a few years. As you might guess by the name, the ride starts and ends in the parking garage of Sol’s NYC Delicatessen, next … MORE>>
UTC-area Chipotle donating portion of sales to Harvey Milk Festival on Tuesday MORE>>
Democratic State Senate candidate Frank Alcock is taking advantage of the holiday weekend to get some exercise — and promote his campaign — with a three-day, 100-mile-plus bike tour of District 23. He’s calling it “Tour de Frank,” and the ride will start in Boca Grande, take him through Englewood and Venice, and finish in … MORE>>
Have you voted yet? If not, what the hell are you waiting for? If you really want to vote on Election Day, cool*. Get to your polling place on Tuesday. But if you think you can’t vote in the primary because you’re not party-affiliated, think again. All Florida voters can weigh in on Amendment 4** … MORE>>
If you read our review of the Plump Sisters’ debut show and thought “I’d have gone, if it weren’t already over; THANKS A LOT, unravel,” well, this coming weekend is your chance to catch an encore performance of “Vaudeville’s Dead” at the Starlite Room. “Sisters” Eleanor and Ester Plump (writer/actors Parker Lawhorne and Kelly Leissler, respectively) will … MORE>>
The Plump Sisters have burst onto the Sarasota scene with “Vaudeville’s Dead,” a campy, fun musical revue that drew sold-out crowds to the dining area of the Starlite Room this weekend. The “sisters,” Eleanor and Ester (actually actors and co-writers Parker Lawhorne and Kelly Leissler), are two of a trio of performers who string together … MORE>>
“Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” was  released almost two weeks ago, and initial sales were brisk — More than 2 million copies were sold in the U.S. in its first two days of publication. But then the feedback came in, and suffice to say some fans thought the charm was a bit tarnished. The play … MORE>>