Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota This Weekend

The Sarasota Ballet is back live, a cookbook talk, a new night market in the Rosemary District, dinosaur adventures and more.

9:59am By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota This Weekend

Dance parties everywhere, new theater productions in Manatee, exhibits at Art Center Sarasota and Ringling College, and more.

10/14/2021 By Kay Kipling

Season Preview

The Best Arts and Culture Events in Sarasota This Season

A preview of the top tickets in town.

10/13/2021 By Kay Kipling

Top Tickets

Here Are The Best Things to Do in Sarasota This Month

A lineup of exhibits, concerts, plays and more to catch during October.

10/01/2021 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota This Weekend: Sept. 16-22

Arts Day LIVE, Aladdin the Ballet, a big costume sale and more.

09/16/2021 By Kay Kipling

New Season, New Rules

Sarasota Arts Groups Announce New Indoor Safety Measures

#SafeArtsSarasota protocols have been revised for indoor shows.

09/13/2021 By Kay Kipling

A Fabulous Time

The Harvey Milk Festival Has a New Name, and It's Back and Bigger Than Ever

Now known as the Fabulous Arts Foundation, the organization's art, music, dance and film festival celebrates LGBTQ identity, representation and pride. It returns to Sarasota Sept. 23-Oct. 2.

09/01/2021 By Marc Griffin

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