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Music in the Park at the Bradenton Riverwalk, Warhol: Flowers in the Factory continues at Selby Gardens and more.

By Ilene Denton March 29, 2018

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Music in the Park at Bradenton Riverwalk

Music in the Park

March 30

The Bradenton Riverwalk’s free, family-friendly Friday night Music in the Park series is back in the Mosaic Amphitheater through April 27; this week with the Sarasota-based reggae band Summer Survivors. Bring a picnics and enjoy the riverfront view.

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FST Improv

FST Improv: Tournament of Fools

March 31

Just in time for April Fool’s Day, FST Improv presents a one-night-only Tournament of Fools. Improvisers will compete in a battle of games, songs and scenes made up on the spot. Winners with the most audience points move on to be crowned the King and Queen of Fools; the losers—well, you’ll just have to find out for yourself. In FST’s Bowne’s Lab Theatre. 

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Emanuel Ax

Emanuel Ax

April 3

The acclaimed pianist returns to the Van Wezel to end this season’s Sarasota Concert Association’s Great Performers Series with works by Mozart, Liszt, Bach and Beethoven.

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Sarasota Ski-A-Rees

Image: Tara Ross

Sarasota Ski-A-Rees

April 1

The award-winning waterskiing team is performing its free hour-long show every Sunday afternoon through April 29 behind Mote Marine Laboratory and Aquarium.

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Warhol: Flowers at the Factory at Selby Gardens

Warhol: Flowers at the Factory continues at Selby Gardens

Through June 30

The weather outlook this weekend is picture-perfect for catching the wildly colorful “Warhol: Flowers at the Factory” exhibit at Selby Gardens.Lots of upcoming special events surrounding the exhibit, too. Check out all the details here

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New American Gothic, by Logan Lott, Valdosta Georgia

Embracing Our Differences

Opening April 4

The open-air exhibit of original art by students and adults from around the world returns to Bayfront Park through June 1 with 45 powerful billboard-sized pieces that address peace and diversity. Shown here, New American Gothic by Logan Lott of Valdosta, Georgia.

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Music in the Park at the Bradenton Riverwalk

Editor’s Pick Free Bradenton Riverwalk Pavilion

The free outdoor concert series continues with the Sarasota-based reggae band, Summer Survivors.


FST Improv: Tournament of Fools

Editor’s Pick $15 Florida Studio Theatre

Just in time for April Fool's Day, FST Improv presents a comedy battle of the most clever improvisers.

Classical Music

Emanuel Ax

Editor’s Pick Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall

The Sarasota Concert Association presents one of the world's great pianists.


Sarasota Ski-A-Rees

Editor’s Pick Free Mote Marine Laboratory and Aquarium

Free hour-long shows by the award-winning waterski team continue Sundays through April 29.