Grants

The Ringling Receives Grant From Manatee Community Foundation to Support New Exhibit

The $10,000 grant will help support The Ringling’s upcoming collaboration with artist Rhodnie Desir.

06/28/2021 By Staff

Grants

Sarasota Cuban Ballet Receives NEA Grant

The $10,000 grant will fund the company's 2021 On Stage live performance.

06/21/2021 By Staff

A Giant Leap

Local Dancer Noah Campbell Wins Big at Youth America Grand Prix

The 14-year-old Sarasota Ballet student is on his way to a full scholarship at the Royal Ballet in the fall.

05/27/2021 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota: May 20-26

The Sarasota Ballet closes its season, downtown welcomes a seafood and music fest, a 10-minute play festival and more

05/20/2021 By Kay Kipling

Step by Step

How The Sarasota Ballet Pivoted to Digital Performances During the Pandemic—and How It Plans to Return to Normal

The company recently announced its upcoming 2021-22 season.

05/18/2021 By Kay Kipling

Preview

Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall Announces Coming Broadway Series and More

After its long closure due to Covid-19, the hall has been stepping back into presenting live performances. Now take a look at what's coming.

05/17/2021 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota: May 6-12

WBTT delivers soul music outdoors, the Sarasota Film Festival continues, Best of Ringling goes online, and more.

05/06/2021 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota April 29-May 5

The Sarasota Film Festival opens, Sailor Circus kids put on a show, two new dance events and more.

04/29/2021 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota: April 22-28

The Suncoast Boat Show returns, WBTT unveils a new production, the Sarasota Ballet presents Ashton, and more.

04/22/2021 By Kay Kipling

Preview

The Sarasota Ballet Plans Return to Live Performances in 2021-22 Season

The just-announced season includes both world and company premieres.

04/19/2021 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota: March 25-31

A new piano show at Florida Studio Theatre, Venice Theatre reopens, concerts a-plenty and family fun outdoors

03/25/2021 By Kay Kipling

Philanthropy

Sarasota Ballet Receives $1 Million Gift

The funds come from the ballet's founder, Jean Weidner Goldstein.

03/11/2021 By Staff

Playing It Safe

Arts Groups Come Together with #SafeArtsSarasota Safety Measures

Nine leading organizations band together on an approach to safe performing and entertainment during the pandemic.

03/11/2021 By Kay Kipling

Good News, Bad News

The Sarasota Ballet to Offer Outdoor Performances; La Musica Has to Cancel

The ballet marks a return to performing before live audiences, while Covid-19 concerns block the annual chamber music festival.

02/23/2021 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota: Jan. 28-Feb. 3

Fun new exhibits at Mote and the Bishop, ballet and contemporary dance performances, choral concerts and more.

01/28/2021 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota: Dec. 31-Jan. 6

Your last chance for some holiday shows, plus the Sarasota Ballet's latest digital program and more.

12/30/2020 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota: Dec. 17-23

Asolo Rep gives us a little Christmas, it's Fiesta! Friday at Nathan Benderson Park, holiday pops ring out, and more.

12/17/2020 By Kay Kipling

The Latest Updates

Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall Postpones Broadway, Classical and Dance Seasons

Due to Covid-19, the hall, like others across the country, must reschedule a number of performances to a later season.

11/06/2020 By Kay Kipling

Dance Celebration

Sarasota Contemporary Dance Announces Upcoming 15th Season

The 2020-21 season promises variety, along with limited seating and live streaming options.

09/01/2020 By Kay Kipling

Survival of the Fittest?

Former Kennedy Center Leader and New Sarasota Resident Michael Kaiser on Arts and the Pandemic

The longtime arts administrator and consultant answers crucial questions about the future for arts organizations.

08/19/2020 By Kay Kipling