Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota April 15-21

An outdoor concert at Asolo Rep, celebrating the circus at The Ringling, BBQ and bluegrass and more.

04/15/2021 By Kay Kipling

Back to the Stage

Sarasota Orchestra Announces Full, Live 2021-22 Season

Five concert series are planned in a return to normal after Covid forced musicians and audiences to mostly stay home.

04/13/2021 By Kay Kipling

Tribute

La Musica Festival's Derek Han Dead at 63

The co-founder and associate artistic director of the long-running chamber music festival, Han was respected worldwide.

04/12/2021 By Kay Kipling

Preview

Sarasota Film Festival Announces Some Upcoming Titles

A documentary on star Rita Moreno is the opening night movie for the festival, taking place April 30 through May 9.

04/12/2021 By Kay Kipling

Creative Thinking

Nancy Guth Is Crafting Her Way Through the Covid Crisis

The Sarasota photographer found a new artistic path to help her survive as a Covid "long-hauler."

04/12/2021 By Kay Kipling

Review

FSU/Asolo Conservatory's Julius Caesar Is a Very 2021 Production

Not only is it digital due to the pandemic, it does some gender role switching that may take a little getting used to.

04/08/2021 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

Preview

Ana Isabelle and Evita Team Reunite for a New Show at Asolo Rep

After spending much of the pandemic in her native Puerto Rico, Isabelle returns with a concert of some of her favorite songs.

04/05/2021 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota: April 1-7

Easter egg hunts, open-air arts shows, a Glow Table Dinner, virtual "Julius Caesar" and more.

04/01/2021 By Kay Kipling

Review

FST's Vintage POP! Is a Cabaret with Pizzazz

Songstress and co-creator Carole J. Bufford takes audiences on a perceptive journey through decades of American music.

04/01/2021 By Kay Kipling

They're Back!

Venice Theatre Announces a Full 2021-22 Season

After closing last spring due to the pandemic, VT is moving forward with a slate of shows in both its theater spaces.

03/30/2021 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota: March 25-31

A new piano show at Florida Studio Theatre, Venice Theatre reopens, concerts a-plenty and family fun outdoors

03/25/2021 By Kay Kipling

Movie News

Movie Theaters Are Reopening

Movie theaters closed or scaled back during the past year due to Covid-19. Do you feel comfortable returning?

03/22/2021 By Kay Kipling

Review

Asolo Rep's Camelot Shouldn't Be Forgot

In slimming down this Lerner-Loewe classic, the production misses none of the heart.

03/21/2021 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota: March 18-24

Asolo Rep presents Camelot, Florida Studio Theatre reopens with Vintage POP!, the Sarasota County Fair commences, and more.

03/18/2021 By Kay Kipling

Beach Chat

Hermitage Artist Retreat Event Features Sarasota Magazine's Bob Plunket and Theater Columnist Michael Riedel

The two will discuss "Storied Stories of the Creative Process."

03/17/2021 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota: March 11-17

Comedy outdoors, a fine arts show at Lakewood Ranch, and music galore.

03/11/2021 By Kay Kipling

Preview

Asolo Rep's New Camelot Heads to the Stage

This concert production may be on a smaller scale, but it still asks some big questions.

03/11/2021 By Kay Kipling

Playing It Safe

Arts Groups Come Together with #SafeArtsSarasota Safety Measures

Nine leading organizations band together on an approach to safe performing and entertainment during the pandemic.

03/11/2021 By Kay Kipling

History

Flashback: Boston Red Sox Spring Training at Payne Park, 1940

Major League baseball spring training has a long history in our area.

03/09/2021 By Kay Kipling