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Your Top 6 Things to Do: Sept. 20-26

Jerry Seinfeld at the Van Wezel, Laura Benanti at the Opera House, a Historic Spanish Point Ghost Tour and more.

09/20/2018 By Ilene Denton

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Your Top 4 Things to Do: Sept. 13-19

Van Wezel Friday Fest, $7 Saturdays at Mote and more.

09/13/2018 By Ilene Denton

Preview

Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall Announces More of the Coming Season

In addition to its Broadway, dance and classical seasons, the hall offers plenty of song, thrills and comedy.

08/27/2018 By Kay Kipling

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Your Top 4 Things to Do: Aug. 16-22

Remembering Ricky Nelson, Paws at the Park at Ed Smith Stadium and more.

08/16/2018 By Ilene Denton

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Your Top 5 Things to Do: July 26-Aug. 1

Van Wezel Friday Fest, Sinbad at McCurdy’s and more.

07/26/2018 By Ilene Denton

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Your Top 4 Things to Do: June 21-27

Van Wezel’s free Friday Fest outdoor concert and more.

06/21/2018 By Ilene Denton

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Your Top 7 Things to Do: April 26-May 2

Ragtime opens at the Asolo Rep, Yanni visits the Van Wezel, Siesta Fiesta and more.

04/26/2018 By Ilene Denton

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Your Top 10 Things to Do: April 19-25

Sarasota Magazine’s Best of Party, Shakespeare outdoors at Selby Gardens, Silk Road with Yo-Yo Ma and more.

04/19/2018 By Ilene Denton

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Your Top 7 Things to Do: April 12-18

The Sarasota Film Festival opens, Wynonna Judd comes to the Van Wezel and more.

04/12/2018 By Ilene Denton

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Your Top 10 Things to Do: April 5-11

Ballet superstar Misty Copeland, “Jersey Boys,” a Jungle Jam at Big Cat Habitat and more.

04/05/2018 By Ilene Denton

A Quick Peek

Get Ready for Van Wezel's 2018-19 Broadway, Dance and Orchestra Shows

Show titles and dates were announced Monday night at the performing arts hall.

03/27/2018 By Kay Kipling

Weekend Planner

Your Top 8 Things to Do: March 23-28

Motown the Musical, Academy of St. Martin in the Fields with Joshua Bell and more.

03/22/2018 By Ilene Denton

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Your Top 8 Things to Do: March 15-21

Sailor Circus Spring Show, Doug Deming and the Jewel Tones at Selby Gardens, and more.

03/15/2018 By Ilene Denton

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Your Top 8 Things to Do: March 8-14

Daughtry comes to the Van Wezel, the Jazz Festival continues and more.

03/08/2018 By Ilene Denton

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Your Top 9 Things to Do: Feb. 15-21

Barry Manilow at the Van Wezel, Orioles Sarasota Springfest, Thunder by the Bay and lots, lots more.

02/15/2018 By Ilene Denton

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Your Top 7 Things to Do: Feb. 1-7

Balletboyz at the Van Wezel, a water circus in Ellenton, Shakespeare’s Greatest Hits and more.

02/01/2018 By Ilene Denton

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Your Top 7 Things to Do: Jan. 18-24

Taste of St. Armands, Moon Over Myakka, two new plays at FST and more.

01/18/2018 By Ilene Denton

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Your Top 9 Things to Do: Jan. 11-17

Renee Fleming, Tommy Tune and Chita Rivera at the Van Wezel; Shakespeare in Love at the Asolo Rep and lots more.

01/10/2018 By Ilene Denton

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Your Top 7 Things to Do: Jan. 4-10

Peter Cetera, Ramsey Lewis and John Pizzarelli at the Van Wezel; a Syd Solomon exhibit opens at Allyn Gallup Gallery, and more.

01/04/2018 By Ilene Denton

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Your Top 7 Things to Do: Dec. 21-27

Selby Gardens Lights in Bloom, Historic Spanish Point’s Holly Days and Mangrove Lights, and more.

12/20/2017 By Ilene Denton