Express Yourself

How to Stay Well Through the Arts

Some tips from educator-consultant Hedda Matza-Haughton.

04/03/2020 By Kay Kipling

Learn and Share at Home

Van Wezel Offers Arts-Based Remote Learning Opportunities

Artworks Anywhere will include live streaming and on-demand recordings of learning activities.

04/02/2020 By Kay Kipling

Media Picks

What We're Reading, Watching and Listening To

Our readers weigh in.

04/02/2020 By Ilene Denton

Funk and Soul

Erik Iglesias Rodríguez, aka Cimafunk, on Music, Freedom and Style

Rodríguez's Afro Cuban funk will make you want to get up and dance.

04/01/2020 By Allison Forsyth

Screenshot

Hollywood We’re Not, But Sarasota Attracts a Variety of Film Productions

Production companies are here all year long, filming TV shows, indie movies and commercials.

04/01/2020 By Susan Burns

Sealed With a Kiss

Alexis Fraser Is Making a Name For Herself With Art Made From Lipstick

“Once I started setting the bar high for myself, everything started to happen. My work is made with love to spread the love.”

04/01/2020 By Megan McDonald

More Time for Art

You Can Still Enjoy the Embracing Our Differences Exhibit

The show in Bayfront Park has been extended throughout April. Just make sure to practice social distancing.

04/01/2020 By Kay Kipling

Awards

Sarasota Cuban Ballet School Dancers Win Top Prizes in Major Competitions

Past YAGP winners from the Sarasota Cuban Ballet School have gone on to careers at companies such as the Royal Ballet in London, the San Francisco Ballet and Boston Ballet.

04/01/2020 By Staff

Spell check

Sarasota Native's Documentary About the National Spelling Bee Will Be Streaming on Netflix Next Month

Spelling the Dream will begin streaming on Saturday, May 23.

03/31/2020 By Allison Forsyth

Preview

Sarasota Orchestra Announces Its 2020-21 Season

Guest conductors and soloists from around the world will perform all types of music.

03/31/2020 By Kay Kipling

A Winner for Jazz

Jazz Club of Sarasota Presents Satchmo Award

Clearwater-based Arbors Records founders Rachel and Mat Domber received the honor.

03/30/2020 By Kay Kipling

Sing Out While Staying In

Key Chorale Launches Come Together Choir

Online choral rehearsals are replacing full-scale face-to-face ones due to the COVID-19 crisis.

03/26/2020 By Kay Kipling

Makeshift Music

Catch a Virtual Concert From the Lead Singer of Have Gun, Will Travel Tonight

COVID-19 has put the kibosh on most concerts in Florida, but the singer in one of the area's best bands is still putting on a show.

03/25/2020 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Rescheduled

New Dates Announced for RCLA Town Hall Lectures

Speakers Lisa Genova and Annie Leibovitz will now appear in the series this fall.

03/25/2020 By Kay Kipling

A Huge Loss

Award-Winning Playwright Terrence McNally Dies from Coronavirus Complications

The five-time Tony winner, a part-time Sarasota resident, died Tuesday at Sarasota Memorial Hospital.

03/24/2020 By Kay Kipling

Arts Update

Van Wezel, WBTT and Sarasota Orchestra Announce Changes

More cancellations and rescheduling due to COVID-19.

03/24/2020 By Kay Kipling

Book Report

What We're Reading: Books Getting Us Through These Uncertain Times

Our editors suggest some good reads.

03/23/2020 By Ilene Denton

Getting Creative

What You Can Do to Enjoy Art—Despite COVID-19

Some suggestions for your experience, as local organizations work to keep the arts coming.

03/20/2020 By Kay Kipling

Update

Asolo Rep Cancels Remainder of Season, and Other Arts-Related Closings News

All of our area's arts organizations are deeply affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

03/19/2020 By Kay Kipling

Review

Art in the Time of Corona

At Urbanite Theatre, a one-night-only show with The Feast.

03/16/2020 By Kay Kipling