Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota April 15-21

An outdoor concert at Asolo Rep, celebrating the circus at The Ringling, BBQ and bluegrass and more.

04/15/2021 By Kay Kipling

Back to the Stage

Sarasota Orchestra Announces Full, Live 2021-22 Season

Five concert series are planned in a return to normal after Covid forced musicians and audiences to mostly stay home.

04/13/2021 By Kay Kipling

Tribute

La Musica Festival's Derek Han Dead at 63

The co-founder and associate artistic director of the long-running chamber music festival, Han was respected worldwide.

04/12/2021 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota: April 8-14

Comedian Brian Regan, the Hermitage Greenfield Prize Celebration, two more operas bow, and more.

04/08/2021 By Kay Kipling

Preview

Ana Isabelle and Evita Team Reunite for a New Show at Asolo Rep

After spending much of the pandemic in her native Puerto Rico, Isabelle returns with a concert of some of her favorite songs.

04/05/2021 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

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota: March 18-24

Asolo Rep presents Camelot, Florida Studio Theatre reopens with Vintage POP!, the Sarasota County Fair commences, and more.

03/18/2021 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota: March 11-17

Comedy outdoors, a fine arts show at Lakewood Ranch, and music galore.

03/11/2021 By Kay Kipling

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

Coming Up

Bradenton Blues Festival Returns in December, Starring Bobby Rush

The festival has announced its dates and musical lineup.

02/22/2021 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota: Feb. 18-24

A world premiere at Asolo Rep, a second production for Sarasota Opera, Thunder by the Bay weekend and more.

02/18/2021 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota: Feb. 11-17

It's opera season at last, Selby Gardens goes Pop!, WBTT lights up the night, and much more.

02/11/2021 By Kay Kipling

Music and More

Seven Valentine's Day Events to Help Set the Mood

With a mix of in-person or virtual options, there's something for everyone.

02/09/2021 By Kay Kipling

Editors' Picks

What We're Loving in Sarasota This Month

Despite the Covid-19 pandemic, there's much joy to be found.

02/06/2021 By The Editors

Review

Asolo Rep's Laura Osnes in Concert: A Fleeting Pleasure

The Broadway singer-actress performs two nights only, but the show offers a host of theater tunes.

02/06/2021 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota: Feb. 4-10

SaraSolo returns with a virtual festival, Shakespearean romance from The Players, love songs from Artist Series Concerts and more.

02/04/2021 By Kay Kipling

Classical Music and Conversation

Sarasota Concert Association 'Musically Speaking' Series Kicks Off Soon

The three-concert series is virtual and free.

02/03/2021 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: Jan. 21-27

A burger and beer bash, an open-air art show, outdoor concerts, provocative panel discussions and much more.

01/21/2021 By Kay Kipling