Preview

Venice Theatre's 2017-18 Season Celebrates American Experience

In three different series, the productions range from Steinbeck to Shakespeare and beyond.

05/16/2017 By Kay Kipling

Preview

A Full Slate for Manatee Players' 2017-18 Season

Musicals and dramas both appear in the upcoming season, on two stages.

05/08/2017 By Kay Kipling Photography by Shutterstock.com

Weekend Planner

Your Top 6 Things to Do: April 27-May 3

FST’s Comedy Lottery, Sarasota Ballet presents a Jerome Robbins classic, SARTQ’s print party and more.

04/27/2017 By Ilene Denton

Preview

New Shows, New Season for Urbanite Theatre

The downtown theater company continues to expand after initial success.

04/26/2017 By Kay Kipling Photography by Evan Sigmund

Message on a Billboard

A Look at Diversity with Embracing Our Differences

The annual outdoor exhibit at Bayfront Park brings together works from around the world.

04/25/2017 By Kay Kipling

Wild About Warhol

Selby Gardens Finds the Flowers in Pop Legend Andy Warhol's Work for a New Exhibition

The "Flowers in the Factory" show will be on exhibit at the gardens in 2018.

04/24/2017 By Kay Kipling

Preview

Gloria Musicae: A New Season--and a New Name

The long-established choral ensemble is now Choral Artists of Sarasota.

04/21/2017 By Kay Kipling

Review

David Sedaris' Sarasota Debut Offers Laughs and a Touch of Heart

The humorist read from his writings on the Van Wezel stage and took questions from the audience.

04/20/2017 By Kay Kipling Photography by Ingrid Christie

Home Sweet Home

The March for Science, Earth Fest at Oscar Scherer, a Recycled Fashion Show and More Earth Day Events

Celebrate peace, the environment and the planet this Saturday at these local events.

04/20/2017 By Hannah Wallace

Weekend Planner

Your Top 13 Things to Do: April 20-26

Our big, big Best of Sarasota party (you won't want to miss Selby Gardens' huge announcement!); Jazz in the Ballpark; Kinky Boots at the Van Wezel and more.

04/20/2017 By Ilene Denton

Preview

Feel the Beat at the Sixth Annual PoetryLife Weekend

The event welcomes both established and aspiring poets to Florida Studio Theatre.

04/18/2017 By Kay Kipling

Preview

Greenfield Prize Weekend Offers World Premiere, Award Dinner and More

A composition by Bobby Previte and a dinner honoring photographer David Burnett are highlights of the annual weekend.

04/17/2017 By Kay Kipling

Take Me Out

Six Reasons to Catch Bradenton Marauders’ Minor-League Games

Get on over to LECOM Park this summer for major baseball fun.

04/17/2017 By Hannah Wallace

Review

FSU/Asolo Conservatory Weaves a Magic Spell with A Midsummer Night's Dream

The setting of Marie Selby Botanical Gardens provides the perfect backdrop for love and comedy.

04/14/2017 By Kay Kipling Photography by Frank Atura

Review

Florida Studio Theatre's Rich Girl Asks: Love or Money?

The play by Victoria Stewart updates Henry James' classic Washington Square, with a twist.

04/13/2017 By Kay Kipling

Privacy, Please!

Love Is in the Air for the Birds

Now is peak mating/nesting time for many species of local birds.

04/13/2017 By Susan Burns

Weekend Planner

Your Top 8 Things to Do: April 13-19

World Circus Day at The Ringling, an Easter egg hunt at Sarasota Jungle Gardens, David Sedaris at the Van Wezel and more.

04/12/2017 By Ilene Denton

Preview

Take a Sneak Peek at Asolo Rep's New Beatsville: The Beatnik Musical

Cast members and show creators took the stage at the Mertz Theatre to introduce this world premiere in the making.

04/11/2017 By Kay Kipling

Recap

Sarasota Film Festival Wraps Up

The closing night included awards for filmmakers and actress Diane Lane, and a screening of Paris Can Wait.

04/10/2017 By Kay Kipling

Behind the Scenes

Conversations with Sarasota Film Festival Stars

A few words from Rosanna Arquette, Diane Lane and Stanley Tucci.

04/10/2017 By Kay Kipling