Review

Asolo Rep's Shakespeare in Love Offers Theatrical Fun with Flair

The stage adaptation of the hit movie entertains in a lively, flavorful production.

01/14/2018 By Kay Kipling

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

Gallery Hopping

Some Really Big Shows are Coming to Ringling College

Gallery-hopping at the ever-expanding campus.

12/27/2017 By Kay Kipling

In the Spotlight

Michael Mendez's Star Continues to Rise at Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe

Mendez has been performing in shows at WBTT for several years.

12/27/2017 By Kay Kipling

Review

Florida Studio Theatre's Heisenberg Explores the Mysteries of Attraction

The two-character play brings together an unlikely pair of lovers.

12/18/2017 By Kay Kipling

Preview

Downtown's New Art Ovation Hotel Offers Guests a Sneak Peek

The hotel on Palm Avenue aims to provide a focus on Sarasota's arts and cultural opportunities.

12/14/2017 By Kay Kipling

Insider's Guide 2017

A Look at The Ringling's New Kotler-Coville Glass Pavilion

A new pavilion showcases this popular medium—and will be free to visitors.

11/30/2017 By Kay Kipling

Into the Wild

Volunteers from All Over the Country Help Keep Myakka Running

Some are locals who sign up for a few hours or days a month; others—mainly retirees—come in their campers from all over the country and live in the park for months on end.

11/29/2017 By Pam Daniel and Kay Kipling

Into the Wild

The Making of Myakka River State Park

Generosity, vision and the Great Depression all played a role.

11/29/2017 By Kay Kipling

Review

Asolo Rep's Evita Breathes New Life into This Lloyd Webber-Rice Hit

Under the direction of Josh Rhodes, the season opening production is compelling and assured.

11/19/2017 By Kay Kipling

Review

Urbanite Theatre's Echoes Haunts with Two Dramatic Stories

Two women, decades apart, face harsh realities when they leave home on a mission.

11/19/2017 By Kay Kipling

Review

Musical Once Charms Audiences at Florida Studio Theatre

The lively, touching show draws viewers into its simple story.

11/12/2017 By Kay Kipling

Review

A Greek Tragedy That Still Resonates

The FSU/Asolo Conservatory tackles Sophocles' Oedipus.

11/02/2017 By Kay Kipling

Sneak Peek

Get Ready for Evita

Media members and production sponsors got an early look at performers in Asolo Rep's upcoming Evita.

11/02/2017 By Kay Kipling

Season Preview

Season Preview 2017-18

Your ultimate guide to Sarasota's jam-packed arts and entertainment season.

10/30/2017 By Kay Kipling

Will Travel for Art

Local Arts Groups Offer Cool Cultural Trips

From Cuba to Italy, there's a trip for every arts lover.

10/30/2017 By Kay Kipling

Machine Dreams

Toni Dove Brings Her High-Tech Approach to Art to The Ringling

Curator Matthew McLendon discusses the exhibit, which has been in the works for nearly four years.

10/30/2017 By Kay Kipling

Blues Man

Joe Louis Walker Will Headline This Year's Bradenton Blues Festival

Walker brings his scorching sound to this year's fest.

10/30/2017 By Kay Kipling

Gotta Dance

Sarasota Ballet Inspires a World Premiere by Marcelo Gomes

The ballet's passionate dancers—and Beethoven's Seventh Symphony—inspired Gomes' new work.

10/30/2017 By Kay Kipling

Season Preview 2017

The Ultimate Guide to Sarasota's 2017 Arts and Entertainment Season

In a season packed with drama, dance, music, arts and more, the shows, festivals and concerts you must see.

10/30/2017 By Kay Kipling