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Van Wezel partners with Newtown farmer’s market for arts education

North Port hoarding house catches fire twice

Circus Arts Conservatory prevails with a special benefit show

  Sarasota Art Festival wraps up Sunday

Venice Theatre opens for spring season

Baseball fans reflect on buying tickets for spring training

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Prosecutors drop drunken driving charge against Springsteen

Grammy-winning duo Daft Punk break up after 28 years

Parton says no (for now) to statue at Tennessee Capitol

Hundreds pay respects to actor Cicely Tyson at her viewing

Ring Sarasota announces return for 11th season

Taylor Swift has finished redoing sophomore album ‘Fearless’

Jay-Z, Foo Fighters and The Go-Go’s nominated for Rock Hall

Artists are eligible for a nomination 25 years after the release of their first official recording.

‘I’m very comfortable being gay’: TJ Osborne of Brothers Osborne comes out

With the article, he becomes the only openly gay artist signed to a major country label, according to Time.

  Hillsborough County leaders preparing for increased boating traffic ahead of the Super Bowl

A safety zone put in place beginning on Friday January 29 until Super Bowl Sunday.

  Suncoast Brunch: Shrimp and Grits

Chef Nils from Element shows us how to make the delicious dish.

Tony Award-winning choreographer Bob Avian dies at 83

Oklahoma judge orders ‘Tiger King’ zoo to turn over big cats

  Suncoast Brunch: Keto tuna pizza bites

Circus Arts Conservatory cancels events for 2021 season

‘Bach Together Again’ coming to viewers online

Leslie West, guitarist of rock band Mountain, has died at 75

Mick Jagger gets some shelter, buying Florida mansion

The real estate firm that sold the home, said Jagger, 77, paid $1.9 million for it in late October.

Taylor Swift ‘folklore’ concert film coming to Disney+

The concert film will include guest appearances from Jack Antonoff, Aaron Dessner and Bon Iver — acts who all appear on Swift’s “folklore” album.

Charlotte County Imagination Library will screen Dolly Parton’s Documentary about child literacy

The film also provides a glimpse of the profound impact of the Imagination Library through original interviews with authors, policymakers, Imagination Library staff, recipients, and Parton.

John Cena marries Shay Shariatzadeh in a private ceremony in Tampa, FL

John Cena secretly says ‘I Do’ to Shay Shariatzadeh

‘Cheer’ star Jerry Harris asks for jail release until trial

A judge said Wednesday that she will decide soon whether to allow Jerry Harris to be released from jail and placed on home confinement while he awaits trial on child pornography charges.

Over 20 restaurants participate in Sarasota-Manatee Originals' Set the Bar Cocktail Week

Enjoy discounts at various Sarasota-Manatee restaurants.

The Hermitage Artist Retreat And Marie Selby Botanical Gardens Announce New Collaboration

The Hermitage Artist Retreat and Marie Selby Botanical Gardens announce a new collaboration, “Hermitage Sunsets @ Selby Gardens,” launching with a five-program series as part of the 2020-2021 season

The Sailor Circus announces seat naming opportunity

he Circus Arts Conservatory (CAC) has launched its first ever, limited-opportunity fundraising program to name seats in the newly renovated Sailor Circus Arena. This is the first such opportunity in the 71 year history of the Sailor Circus program.

Sarasota and Bradenton Regal Hollywood movie theatres will close

Regal will close hundreds of movie theatres. Those theatres include two located in Sarasota and Manatee County. The Sarasota-Manatee locations are Regal Hollywood Stadium 11 in Sarasota and Regal Oakmont 8 in Bradenton.

Taylor Swift breaks Whitney Houston’s Billboard charts record

Taylor Swift tops Whitney Houston's record for most weeks at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart.

‘The Walking Dead’ will come to an end in 2022

“The Walking Dead” will come to an end in 2022, AMC executives have announced. However, much like the zombies who roam the streets in the show, the franchise isn’t really dying.

Smile!: Katy Perry gives birth to a baby girl named Daisy

The baby is Katy Perry’s first.

Traffic being rerouted as Sarasota Police investigates a 3-car crash with serious injuries

Sarasota Police is investigating a car crash involving three vehicles with serious injuries at Main Street and U.S. 41.

DeGeneres apologizes to show’s staff amid workplace inquiry

Steps are being taken to make several staffing changes and implement other steps, Warner Bros. said, without citing specifics.

Drake bests Madonna for most Top 10 hits

Two new collaborations from Drake with DJ Khaled entered the charts at No. 3 and No. 8.

Country music reckons with racial stereotypes and its future

The country music industry has long been hesitant to address its long and complicated history with race, but the death of George Floyd in police custody and the protests it sparked in the U.S. and around the world became a sound too loud for the genre to ignore.

  Inspired Living facility helps couple celebrate 69th wedding anniversary

You’ve heard countless stories about separation because of the COVID-19 pandemic but this one is about coming together.

Billie Eilish gets 3-year restraining order for trespasser

Prenell Rousseau of Farmingville, New York, can't attempt to contact or come within 100 yards of the 18-year-old pop star or her parents.

`That 70s Show’ actor Danny Masterson charged in 3 rapes

Danny Masterson is charged with raping a 23-year-old woman in 2001, a 28-year-old woman in early 2003 and a 23-year-old woman in late 2003.

  MTV cuts ties with ‘Siesta Key’ star Alex Kompothecras

On Tuesday night, MTV announced that they would be cutting ties with popular “Siesta Key” star Alex Kompothecras and limiting his appearances in the reality show’s most recent season.

Oscars to set best picture noms at 10, commits to new phase of equity and inclusion standards

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced Friday that there will be 10 best picture nominees beginning with the 94th Academy Awards in 2022.

Kelly Clarkson seeks divorce from husband of nearly 7 years

The singer, talk show host and judge on “The Voice” filed court papers to end the marriage under her married name Kelly Blackstock on June 4 in Los Angeles.

Bonnie Pointer, early member of Pointer Sisters, dies at 69

Pointer died of cardiac arrest in Los Angeles, publicist Roger Neal said. She was 69.

Kraftwerk co-founder Florian Schneider-Esleben dies aged 73

Florian Schneider-Esleben had been suffering from cancer, German news agency dpa reported.

NASA is working with Tom Cruise to shoot a film in space

Jim Bridenstine, the head of NASA, says the space agency and actor have teamed up.

Sarasota Film Festival goes virtual for the first time ever

The novel coronavirus has caused lots of entertainment events to cancel or move online. The Sarasota Film Festival announced earlier this month that it would move its selection of films online.

  Fans struggling to get refunds from Ticketmaster on postponed concerts

Many of the vendors have given the option of refunding money back to the people. But that's not the case for some who have bought concert tickets.

Elton John postpones ‘Farewell Yellow Brick Road’ dates

If you purchased tickets for Elton John’s "Farewell Yellow Brick Road’ tour, he has postponed some dates due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Sarasota Orchestra cancels remainder of season

The Sarasota Orchestra announced that they would cancel the remainder of their 2019-2020 season out of an abundance of caution.

Tampa Bay pastor arrested for holding services announces church closure

A pastor of a Tampa Bay megachurch who was arrested for holding services during a “stay-at-home” order announced that he will close his church.

Dylan puts out 17-minute ode to Kennedy

The 78-year-old musician released a link to the song, titled "Murder Most Foul," on his website and social media.

  Coronavirus can’t stop them; Artists perform for fans online

From country to rock to opera, livestream shows are popping up everywhere.

  Circus Sarasota is back in town for its 23rd show

There are nine acts this year, from the Dominguez Poodles to the Balancing Ladder and the Double Trapeze to the Russian Barre.

Rapper Mac Miller’s posthumous album ‘Circles’ to be released

Mac Miller’s posthumous album ‘Circles” will be released on Jan. 17.

  Country music network Circle to launch with 16 shows, including ‘Opry Live’

Circle is also bringing back Hee Haw, a venerable music and comedy sketch show that aired from 1971 to 1993 and from 1996 to 1997.

Dave Grohl rocks it on Sesame Street for show’s 50th season

Big Bird, David Grohl and Elmo sing their way across America in “Here We Go Song.”

Apple TV Plus joins streaming wars

The company is reportedly spending $6 billion on content to get you to sign up for the $4.99 a month service.

It’s a Halloween miracle: My Chemical Romance announces reunion show

The band’s first concert in seven years will be Dec. 20 in Los Angeles.

  Jeers for Harvey Weinstein at NYC actors showcase

Harvey Weinstein was mocked from the stage and jeered by attendees at a New York City actors showcase this week.

Guy at Tool concert asks Eddie Van Halen to take his picture; he has no idea who it is

To be fair, at 64, the elder Van Halen is less recognizable than he was at the height of his career in the 1980s.

  Recipe: Pistachio Crusted Lamb from Pier 22

Chef Greg makes this recipe on Suncoast View.

  Recipe: Boojee Atlantic Rim Shrimp Scampi from Birdrock Taco Shack

David Shiplett makes this great recipe on Suncoast View!

Quiet Riot drummer reveals stage 4 cancer diagnosis

Frankie Banali made the announcement on the Facebook page of radio personality and podcaster Mitch Lafon.

  Vinyl records expected to outsell CDs in 2019 for the first time since 1980s

The co-owner of Roundabout Music Company said many people from various generations visit her store to buy old records.

  Recipe: Vegetable Pakora by The Indian Table

Culinary Instructor Deepa Alfano brings this recipe to Suncoast View.

  Recipe: Chicken Tinga from Reyna’s Taqueria | Suncoast View

Gino shows how to make this dish on Suncoast View.

Alex Trebek says he’s not afraid to die as he faces stage 4 cancer

Trebek, who’s hosted "Jeopardy!" for 35 years and more than 8,000 episodes, is undergoing chemotherapy for stage 4 pancreatic cancer.

.38 Special and Lynyrd Skynyrd bassist Larry Junstrom dies at 70

Larry Junstrom helped found Lynyrd Skynyrd before joining .38 Special.

Jessye Norman, international opera star, dead at 74

Jessye Norman died Monday morning from septic shock and multi-organ failure secondary to complications of a spinal cord injury she had sustained in 2015.

  Watch Our Fun Interviews with Podcasters Lulu & Alison from “10k Dollar Day!” | Suncoast View

We're celebrating International Podcast Day with two podcasters who dream of fabulous lifestyles in their comedy show, "10K Dollar Day."

Metallica’s James Hetfield enters rehab; tour dates canceled

Three of the heavy metal band's members posted a statement on Twitter Friday announcing the decision and apologizing to fans.

Third man charged with drug counts in Mac Miller’s death

Court documents show Stephen Walter is suspected of selling counterfeit oxycodone pills laced with fentanyl that Miller possessed before he died last September.

  Celebrate 25 Years of “FRIENDS” with Kaylee’s Favorite Products! | Suncoast View

How you Doin’? Our Suncoast View Producer, Kaylee Greene, is a Friends fanatic, so we asked her to find the very best products and party favors to ring in the sitcom’s 25th anniversary!

Rod Stewart reveals he battled cancer for three years

Rock star Rod Stewart is opening up about his personal life.

Singer Eddie Money dies of esophageal cancer at 70

The 70-year-old whose real name is Edward Mahoney recently had learned that his cancer had spread to his liver and lymph nodes.

  Recipe: Ginger Molasses Cookies by Oasis Cafe & Bakery | Suncoast View

Melissa Palermo makes this fun recipe on Suncoast View.

  Recipe: Sushi Rice by Fins at Sharky’s | Suncoast View

Sushi Chef Justin makes this fun summer recipe on Suncoast View.

  Recipe: Mediterranean Mosaic Salad & Grilled Baguette by Simply Gourmet Caterers | Suncoast View

Chef Larry joins Suncoast View to make this recipe!