Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota: June 10-16

Florida Studio Theatre rocks out, the Sarasota Music Festival carries on, a new exhibit at Sarasota Art Museum, free hip-hop at Van Wezel and more.

06/10/2021 By Kay Kipling

Preview

Sarasota Opera Announces 2021-22 Season

After an unusual year due to the pandemic, the company plans its return to grand opera.

06/07/2021 By Kay Kipling

Review

Star Kathy Halenda Shines in Florida Studio Theatre's Ode to Sophie Tucker

The Last of the Red Hot Mamas makes a welcome return.

06/05/2021 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota: June 3-9

Pride Month celebrations, summer movies at Sarasota Opera House, a jazz brunch and more.

06/03/2021 By Kay Kipling

A Giant Leap

Local Dancer Noah Campbell Wins Big at Youth America Grand Prix

The 14-year-old Sarasota Ballet student is on his way to a full scholarship at the Royal Ballet in the fall.

05/27/2021 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota: May 27-June 2

The Myakka River Blues Festival returns, a Patriotic Pops concert, Savor Sarasota kicks off and more.

05/27/2021 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota: May 20-26

The Sarasota Ballet closes its season, downtown welcomes a seafood and music fest, a 10-minute play festival and more

05/20/2021 By Kay Kipling

Preview

Manatee Players Plans a Musical Season for 2021-22

Five shows take to the mainstage in the theater's subscription series, with a 'bonus' show scheduled as well.

05/20/2021 By Kay Kipling

Listen Up

Bradenton Blues Festival Tickets Go On Sale June 1

The popular festival tends to sell out quickly.

05/17/2021 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 May 13-19

Pink Floyd music live, a free movie, a really big estate sale for good causes, and more.

05/13/2021 By Kay Kipling

Preview

Asolo Rep Announces 2021-22 Season

After postponements due to Covid, and performances outdoors, the theater plans a return to normal.

05/13/2021 By Kay Kipling

Review

WBTT Mixes Moods and Memories with Sistas in the Name of Soul

A fast-moving 90-minute revue offers plenty of hits by female vocalists from the 1970s era.

05/12/2021 By Kay Kipling

That's a Wrap

Sarasota Film Festival Closes with Award Winners Named

This year's hybrid fest presented films both in person and online, and included a Friday night street party.

05/11/2021 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota: May 6-12

WBTT delivers soul music outdoors, the Sarasota Film Festival continues, Best of Ringling goes online, and more.

05/06/2021 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota April 29-May 5

The Sarasota Film Festival opens, Sailor Circus kids put on a show, two new dance events and more.

04/29/2021 By Kay Kipling

Preview

The Venice Symphony Plans Return to Live, In-Person Concerts in 2021-22

The orchestra has announced its upcoming season at the Venice Performing Arts Center.

04/29/2021 By Kay Kipling

Bigger and Better

Asolo Rep Breaks Ground on Koski Center Expansion Project

Part of the $21 million project: a "Super Rehearsal Hall."

04/28/2021 By Kay Kipling

Sneak Peek

What Will You Watch at the Sarasota Film Festival?

This year's event offers both virtual and in-person screenings of a range of films, including the hit My Octopus Teacher.

04/28/2021 By Kay Kipling

Preview

WBTT Announces Its 'And Still We Rise' New Season

The company presented excerpts from coming shows at its annual Hush! Hush! party Monday evening.

04/27/2021 By Kay Kipling