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Here Are the Best Things to Do in Sarasota This Month

A lineup of exhibits, concerts, plays and more to catch during April.

04/01/2022 By Kay Kipling

Coming Soon

Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall Announces 2022-23 Broadway and Dance Performances

Sarasota premieres are included in the 10-show Broadway lineup.

03/28/2022 By Kay Kipling

Fundraising

Van Wezel Foundation Gala Raises $1.7 Million

It was also announced that the first $20 million in private funding for the future Sarasota Performing Arts Center was committed by the foundation board.

01/28/2022 By Staff

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota This Weekend

Harry Connick Jr. entertains at the Van Wezel, The Sarasota Ballet performs, Emanuel Ax plays Chopin, and more.

01/27/2022 By Kay Kipling

Top Tickets

Here Are the Best Things to Do in Sarasota This Month

A lineup of exhibits, concerts, plays and more to catch during January.

01/05/2022 By Kay Kipling

Sponsored Content

Van Wezel Announces Star-Studded Performances to Kick Off 2022

Celebrate the new year with friends and family by taking in a Broadway show, comedy, or award-winning singers at the beloved Sarasota venue.

12/21/2021

Top Tickets

Here Are the Best Things to Do in Sarasota This Month

A lineup of exhibits, concerts, plays and more to catch during December.

12/01/2021 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota Nov. 25-Dec. 1

Holiday shows and music at the Van Wezel, WBTT, Florida Studio Theatre and more.

11/23/2021 By Kay Kipling

Sponsored Content

Must-See Shows This Season in Sarasota

Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall announces their live performance schedule for 2021–2022, featuring Broadway musicals, hit singers, and top comedians.

09/27/2021

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

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: April 8-14

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

04/08/2021 By Kay Kipling

For the Love of Our Arts

Timeline: A Century of Sarasota Arts

Milestones in the making of our cultural community.

01/18/2021 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota Sept. 17-23

A bayside cabaret show, a new exhibit at The Bishop Museum of Science and Nature, and more.

09/17/2020 By Kay Kipling

Preview

Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall Announces 2020-21 Series

The hall forges ahead with a lineup of Broadway shows, classical music, dance and more.

04/27/2020 By Kay Kipling

Weekend Planner

What to Do in Sarasota This Weekend: Jan. 23-29

Loads of laughs with Steve Martin, Martin Short, Louie Anderson and Rita Rudner at the Van Wezel, and more.

01/23/2020 By Ilene Denton

Weekend Planner

What to Do in Sarasota This Weekend: Jan. 16-22

The Naked Magicians visit the Van Wezel, Mozart and Mahler with the Sarasota Orchestra and lots more.

01/16/2020 By Ilene Denton

Weekend Planner

Your Top 6 Things to Do: Nov. 28-Dec. 4

Tony Bennett at the Van Wezel, A Motown Christmas, Ai Weiwei’s “Lego Zodiac” and more.

11/28/2019 By Ilene Denton

Weekend Planner

Your Top 6 Things to Do: Nov. 21-27

Sarasota Ballet’s Symphonic Tales, the Englewood Beach Waterfest and more.

11/21/2019 By Ilene Denton

Weekend Planner

Your Top 8 Things to Do: Nov. 14-20

Dwight Yoakam and John Leguizamo at the Van Wezel, Giving Hunger the Blues and lots more.

11/14/2019 By Ilene Denton