Performing Arts

Whole Lotta Love

Tribute Band Puts Its Spin on Led Zeppelin II at the Van Wezel This Friday

The band Classic Albums Live is known for its attention to detail in recreating the sounds of classic records.

09/21/2021 By Marc Griffin

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

Music of Now

ensembleNewSRQ Comes Back, Live

The chamber music ensemble plans a return to presenting new works, in person.

09/15/2021 By Kay Kipling

Curtain Up

Florida Studio Theatre Announces 2021-22 Season

The coming season offers music, comedy and thought-provoking dialogue.

09/14/2021 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

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota This Weekend

A new production at Manatee Performing Arts Center, an opera movie screens, art museum talk and butterfly lore.

09/09/2021 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota This Weekend

Swing into a new music revue at Florida Studio Theatre, new exhibits open at Art Center Sarasota, and more.

09/02/2021 By Kay Kipling

Ready to Play Again

Urbanite Theatre: New Season, New Goals

The downtown theater company plans a four-show season, along with a fund-raising campaign and some new ways of doing business.

09/02/2021 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

Live Onstage!

Van Wezel Season Lineup Announced for 2021-22

A packed schedule of shows, performers and entertainment is heading our way.

08/31/2021 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota This Weekend

New shows at Ringling College, a divine comedy at Venice Theatre, words and music from the Hermitage Artist Retreat and more.

08/26/2021 By Kay Kipling

Taking Up the Baton

Sarasota Orchestra Names New Music Director

Bramwell Tovey begins his role as music director designate Sept. 1.

08/24/2021 By Kay Kipling

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 This Weekend

A virtual play fest, treetops talk, summer movies and more.

08/05/2021 By Kay Kipling

Education

Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe Awards Scholarships

This year, WBTT had enough funding to provide eight young people with scholarships of $2,000 each.

08/04/2021 By Staff

Review

FST's Rounding Third Touches the Bases of Life

Richard Dresser's two-man play is a fun summertime outing.

08/01/2021 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

Review

There's Good Rockin' Tonight with FST's Great Balls of Fire

Musical memories of Jerry Lee Lewis and other early rockers provide lots of nostalgia in this five-man revue.

07/16/2021 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