Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Sun Coast and Manatee Technical College Launch a First of its Kind Workplace Mentoring Program


Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Sun Coast and Manatee Technical College will launch the Beyond School Walls a first of its kind workplace mentoring program in partnership with Southeast High School that will help students gain a special learning experience outside the classroom. The official launch will take place on Wednesday, April 25, on the main campus of MTC, at 6305 E State Rd 70 Bradenton, in the Wagner Auditorium.

Netflix Movie ‘Come Sunday’ Premiers at Sarasota Film Festival


What happens when a man of God, one with thousands of followers hanging on to his every word suddenly changes the message?  In a stunning tale of faith and devotion, “Come Sunday” depicts the life of Bishop Carlton Pearson, a wildly popular minister in Tulsa whose revelations from God turned him away from the teachings of the church he had believed for years and later, labeled him as a heretic. 

White Picket Produce CELEBRATES 3 years of organic Deliveries


White Picket Produce announced today that on April 26st they will celebrate 3 years of delivering 100% certified organic produce and local groceries to its customers. 

The company is offering 3 boxes for $33 special to commemorate this milestone. In addition, they have now partnered with Chef Mike Donnerstag to deliver freshly prepared organic meals.

Big Daddy Weave Bringing Mission-Minded Music To the Suncoast


Turning on morning radio in the car can be cringe-inducing if your passengers happen to be in their pubescent years.  It can go from “Hey, this is your morning wake-up call with so and so,” to prison talk in no time.  Forget about where you stand on the latest issues, topics like sex and relationships aren’t really what you want to hear in the background as you drive your kids to school. 

The Eagles and Jimmy Buffett Bring the Campfire to Orlando


On Saturday night in Orlando at Camping World Stadium, two of America’s greatest musical acts came together for one spectacular show under the stars, Florida’s adopted son Jimmy Buffett and The Eagles, Southern California’s rock royalty. Upon arrival outside the stadium, Buffett Parrotheads were tailgating and wearing their best Caribbean attire. From men wearing grass skirts to coconut shell bras and shark hats. 

WSLR is Growing Roots in the Rosemary District Sunday, April 22, 5-9pm 


If you haven’t heard the news yet – WSLR is GROWING ROOTS in the Rosemary District!  WSLR is buying the property at 525 Kumquat Court, taking over the operation of the Fogartyville Community Media and Arts Center, the publication of the Critical Times quarterly newspaper, the maintenance of the online Activist Calendar and the scheduling of Activist Tuesdays. 

arasota Burns Court Cinema: Film Screening with Ambience


They say location is everything.  Throughout Sarasota there are numerous breathtaking venues to enjoy live music, theatre, comedy and opera.  Soaking up the surrounding environment can be almost as enjoyable as the main event when you find yourself in beautiful places like Burns Court Cinema.  Screening first-run foreign, independent, and art films, Burns Court Cinema is a hub in Sarasota’s fine cultural world.  Patrons have the option of attending films at the historic Burns Court location and at Burns Court at the Ranch in Lakewood Ranch.