Review

FSU/Asolo Conservatory Romps Through an Outdoor As You Like It

The Selby Gardens setting is a natural for Shakespeare's romantic comedy, filled with physicality.

04/11/2019 By Kay Kipling

Weekend Planner

Your Top 9 Things to Do: April 11-17

The Sarasota Film Festival continues, a free downtown family arts fest, Second City at the Van Wezel and much more.

04/11/2019 By Ilene Denton

Weekend Planner

Your Top 9 Things to Do: March 7-13

Last chance to catch Circus Sarasota, An Evening with Judy Collins and more.

03/07/2019 By Ilene Denton

Review

FSU/Asolo Conservatory Gets Reckless with Craig Lucas Comedy

Absurdities escalate quickly in this piece about a woman on the run for her life.

02/21/2019 By Kay Kipling

Weekend Planner

Your Top 9 Things to Do: Jan. 24-30

Jerry Lee Lewis, Gladys Knight, FST’s gripping new production, an Art Battle and more.

01/24/2019 By Ilene Denton

Review

FSU/Asolo Conservatory's Ghosts Makes for a Long, Strange Trip

Henrik Ibsen's classic play keeps its emotions mostly under wraps.

01/03/2019 By Kay Kipling

Weekend Planner

Your Top 5 Things to Do: Dec. 13-19

A night of klezmer with Itzhak Perlman, WBTT’s "Black Nativity" and more.

12/13/2018 By Ilene Denton

Weekend Planner

Your Top 6 Things to Do: Nov. 15-21

The Music Man opens Asolo Rep’s season, Venice Blues Fest and more.

11/15/2018 By Ilene Denton

Review

FSU/Asolo Conservatory Takes a Tantalizing Trip to Arcadia

The Tom Stoppard play has plenty of room for thought on some complicated subjects, but offers amusement as well.

11/01/2018 By Kay Kipling

Weekend Planner

Your Top 5 Things to Do: Oct. 25-31

Selby Gardens Spooktacular, season openers at the Opera and Ballet, and more.

10/25/2018 By Ilene Denton

Preview

Sarasota Ballet Presents "A Season of Tributes"

Works by Ashton, Balanchine, Graham and Robbins are on the 2018-19 schedule.

07/03/2018 By Kay Kipling

Weekend Planner

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

Review

FSU/Asolo Conservatory's Much Ado About Nothing Offers Lively Fun

The Conservatory's second-year students tackle Shakespeare in an outdoor setting at Selby Gardens.

04/19/2018 By Kay Kipling

Review

FSU/Asolo Conservatory's The Rehearsal Has a Dark Side

The production of Jean Anouilh's 1950s play goes behind the glitter of a pleasure-seeking aristocracy.

02/22/2018 By Kay Kipling

Weekend Planner

Your Top 8 Things to Do: Jan. 25-31

The Cleveland Orchestra, Sarasota Highland Games, lots of dance and more.

01/24/2018 By Ilene Denton

Review

FSU/Asolo Conservatory Punches Hard with The Motherf***er with the Hat

Language is a weapon used powerfully by the hurting characters in this Stephen Adly Guirgis play.

01/04/2018 By Kay Kipling

Weekend Planner

Your Top 6 Things to Do: Dec. 14-20

John Ringling’s Circus Nutcracker, a holiday screening of Elf and more.

12/14/2017 By Ilene Denton

Review

A Greek Tragedy That Still Resonates

The FSU/Asolo Conservatory tackles Sophocles' Oedipus.

11/02/2017 By Kay Kipling

Preview

Sarasota Ballet's 2017-18 Season: New Works, Fewer Dancers

The season was announced about the same time that a number of dancers' contracts were not renewed.

05/17/2017 By Kay Kipling

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