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Thursday, February 8, 2018

Charity

Goodwill Mardi Gras Gala

6:00 PM Tickets are $200 Michaels on East

New Orleans-style fund raiser hosted by Goodwill Manasota.

Sarasota Magazine's 2018 Unity Awards

Editor’s Pick 11:30 AM $65-$600 Michael's On East

A celebration of the people, companies and projects advancing equality, diversity and inclusion in our community and around the world.

Comedy

Brian Regan

7:30 PM $62.11 Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall

The comedian comes to the Van Wezel for a night of laughter.

Special Events

Sarasota Magazine's 2018 Unity Awards

Editor’s Pick 11:30 AM $65-$600 Michael's On East

A celebration of the people, companies and projects advancing equality, diversity and inclusion in our community and around the world.

Theater

Asolo Rep presents "Rhinoceros"

Editor’s Pick 8:00 PM Asolo Rep Theatre

An illuminating new adaptation of Eugene Ionescu's classic play by two-time Tony Award-winner Frank Galati.

FST presents "Heisenberg"

Editor’s Pick 8:00 PM Florida Studio Theatre

Simon Stephens' thrilling play is part of Florida Studio Theatre's winter mainstage season.

FST presents "Native Gardens"

8:00 PM Florida Studio Theatre

Florida Studio Theatre presents this comedy about good fences and not-so-good neighbors.

Northside Hollow

8:00 PM General Admission: $18; Students: $5 with a valid I.D. Urbanite Theatre

Presented by the Urbanite Theatre.

The Manatee Performing Arts Center presents "Driving Miss Daisy"

7:30 PM Tickets range in price. Kiwanis Studio Theater

A play that follows the relationship between an elderly white Jewish woman and her African-America chauffer.

Visual Art

Alfred Eisenstaedt: Defining Moments

10:00 AM Ringling Museum

The Ringling Museum presents an exhibit of works by the great American photojournalist Alfred Eisenstaedt.

John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art Upcoming Exhibitions

10:00 AM Adult $25, Child 6-17 $5 John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art

Featuring the exhibition Circle of Animals/Zodiac Heads

Ordinary and Extraordinary – An Architecture of Heightened Awareness Exhibit

12:00 PM Free. Center for Architecture

Get an unprecedented look at the design process and the power of innovative ideas, especially those that have changed the conversation and execution of design