Review

Come From Away Rouses at the Van Wezel

The true-life Broadway musical hit takes a warm, engaging look at humanity in the dark time of 9/11.

11/24/2021 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

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota This Weekend

"Come From Away" and a Mannheim Steamroller Christmas at the Van Wezel, "Nine Sinatra Songs" from the Sarasota Ballet, a waterfest and more.

11/17/2021 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota This Weekend

Asolo Rep opens season with Hair, the Siesta Key Crystal Classic returns, fests celebrate art, music and stone crab.

11/11/2021 By Kay Kipling

Review

Florida Studio Theatre Rocks Out with Buddy--The Buddy Holly Story

Short on story but long on music, the show captures the excitement of Holly's songwriting career.

11/07/2021 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota This Weekend

Fairs and festivals, the Sarasota Orchestra's Masterworks series begins, On the Town with Choral Artists and more.

11/05/2021 By Kay Kipling

Review

FSU/Asolo Conservatory Updates Classic Morality Play Everyman with Everybody.

Branden Jacobs-Jenkins' 2018 Pulitzer Prize finalist asks eternal questions with a generous dose of wit.

11/04/2021 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 November.

11/01/2021 By Kay Kipling

Review

Urbanite Theatre's At The Wake of a Dead Drag Queen Mixes Humor and Loss

Terry Guest's two-character play welcomes Urbanite audiences back to the theater with heart.

10/31/2021 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota This Weekend

Escape to Margaritaville at Van Wezel, the Sarasota Opera opens its fall season, the Sarasota Orchestra embarks on an adventure, and much more.

10/28/2021 By Kay Kipling

Share the Shore

Nature Is on Parade in a New Show at the Conservation Foundation

An exhibition of nature photography by Mary Lundeberg opens Nov. 1 at the Conservation Foundation's Bay Preserve.

10/28/2021 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota This Weekend

The Sarasota Ballet is back live, a cookbook talk, a new night market in the Rosemary District, dinosaur adventures and more.

10/21/2021 By Kay Kipling

For the Love of Our Arts

Wellen Park Welcomes Arts Lovers and New Residents

A cocktail reception at the community's new Welcome Center presented information about the arts scene.

10/19/2021 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota This Weekend

Dance parties everywhere, new theater productions in Manatee, exhibits at Art Center Sarasota and Ringling College, and more.

10/14/2021 By Kay Kipling

Preview

Sarasota Jewish Theater Announces Coming Season

The company will present three plays in its second year of productions.

10/14/2021 By Kay Kipling

Season Preview

The Best Arts and Culture Events in Sarasota This Season

A preview of the top tickets in town.

10/13/2021 By Kay Kipling

Review

WBTT's Eubie! Gets the Party Started

Time to go back inside the theater, for a musical salute to the legendary Eubie Blake.

10/11/2021 By Kay Kipling

History

Flashback: Texas Jim Mitchell Reptile Farm, 1949

The reptile farm and tourist attraction was located at Fruitville Road and Tuttle Avenue from 1935 to 1965.

10/08/2021 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota This Weekend

A grand piano concert, high-flying orchids at Selby Gardens, new music and theater, and more.

10/07/2021 By Kay Kipling