Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota This Weekend

Art for sale at Selby Gardens, a musical back-to-school bash, Godspell onstage and more.

08/19/2021 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota This Weekend

"Pippin" opens in Manatee, several "last chance" opportunities, and live jazz at Fogartyville.

08/12/2021 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota July 22-28

Here Comes the Sun at Art Center Sarasota, Rounding Third at FST, a family day on St. Armands and more.

07/22/2021 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do This Weekend: July 15-21

FST takes to the road with a new show, Venice Theatre offers summer cabaret, summer movies and more.

07/15/2021 By Kay Kipling

Preview

Key Chorale Announces Season 37

The 2021-22 season kicks off with a gospel music revival in September.

07/11/2021 By Kay Kipling

Preview

Artist Series Concerts of Sarasota Tunes Up for Coming Season

The recently announced season also welcomes a new director of artist programs.

07/07/2021 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota: July 1-7

Fireworks, fireworks and more fireworks! Plus, a patriotic choral fanfare, a downtown artwalk and more.

07/01/2021 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota: June 10-16

Florida Studio Theatre rocks out, the Sarasota Music Festival carries on, a new exhibit at Sarasota Art Museum, free hip-hop at Van Wezel and more.

06/10/2021 By Kay Kipling

Preview

Sarasota Opera Announces 2021-22 Season

After an unusual year due to the pandemic, the company plans its return to grand opera.

06/07/2021 By Kay Kipling

Get Out and Dance

Hip-Hop Artist Olmeca to Perform Live at Van Wezel

Come enjoy the music and cultural immersion of Olmeca's performance on the Van Wezel Lawn June 12.

06/02/2021 By Emma Moneuse

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota: May 27-June 2

The Myakka River Blues Festival returns, a Patriotic Pops concert, Savor Sarasota kicks off and more.

05/27/2021 By Kay Kipling

Music

Dottie Kelly Headlines This Year's Myakka River Blues Festival

The party takes places on on Memorial Day, Monday, May 31.

05/25/2021 By Emma Lichtenstein

Diverse Voices

Tihda Vongkoth on Anti-Asian Hate, the Music World and the Risk of Speaking Out

'It is possible to be your authentic self, pursue the music that you really believe in and be anti-racist.'

05/25/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker

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

Listen Up

Bradenton Blues Festival Tickets Go On Sale June 1

The popular festival tends to sell out quickly.

05/17/2021 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 13-19

Pink Floyd music live, a free movie, a really big estate sale for good causes, and more.

05/13/2021 By Kay Kipling

Review

WBTT Mixes Moods and Memories with Sistas in the Name of Soul

A fast-moving 90-minute revue offers plenty of hits by female vocalists from the 1970s era.

05/12/2021 By Kay Kipling

Listening to Black Voices

EĢtienne Porter on Music, Black Lives Matter and His Humanitarian Efforts in Mozambique

"Real inclusivity is not scrambling to find it, but rather cultivating friendships with people of color in a meaningful way."

05/11/2021 By Heather Dunhill

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