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

Top Tickets

Here Are The Best Things to Do in Sarasota This Month

A lineup of exhibits, concerts, plays and more to catch during October.

10/01/2021 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota Sept. 30-Oct. 6

WBTT kicks off its season with Eubie!, Sarasota Orchestra is back in full, a hootenanny in old Miakka, and more.

09/30/2021 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota This Weekend

The FabAF-IFF Music & Arts Festival, new shows at Selby Gardens, Venice Theatre , FST and more.

09/23/2021 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota This Weekend: Sept. 16-22

Arts Day LIVE, Aladdin the Ballet, a big costume sale and more.

09/16/2021 By Kay Kipling

Music of Now

ensembleNewSRQ Comes Back, Live

The chamber music ensemble plans a return to presenting new works, in person.

09/15/2021 By Kay Kipling

Curtain Up

Florida Studio Theatre Announces 2021-22 Season

The coming season offers music, comedy and thought-provoking dialogue.

09/14/2021 By Kay Kipling

New Season, New Rules

Sarasota Arts Groups Announce New Indoor Safety Measures

#SafeArtsSarasota protocols have been revised for indoor shows.

09/13/2021 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota This Weekend

A new production at Manatee Performing Arts Center, an opera movie screens, art museum talk and butterfly lore.

09/09/2021 By Kay Kipling

The Time Is Now

The City of Sarasota Has Issued a Call for a Landmark Piece of Public Art

It will be located at the city's newest completed roundabout at U.S. 41 and Fruitville Road.

09/07/2021 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota This Weekend

Swing into a new music revue at Florida Studio Theatre, new exhibits open at Art Center Sarasota, and more.

09/02/2021 By Kay Kipling

Ready to Play Again

Urbanite Theatre: New Season, New Goals

The downtown theater company plans a four-show season, along with a fund-raising campaign and some new ways of doing business.

09/02/2021 By Kay Kipling

Live Onstage!

Van Wezel Season Lineup Announced for 2021-22

A packed schedule of shows, performers and entertainment is heading our way.

08/31/2021 By Kay Kipling

What I Did on My Summer Vacation

A Trip to New York Was a Welcome Break From My Laptop

One highlight: making the ascent up famed Mount Washington.

08/26/2021 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota This Weekend

New shows at Ringling College, a divine comedy at Venice Theatre, words and music from the Hermitage Artist Retreat and more.

08/26/2021 By Kay Kipling

Taking Up the Baton

Sarasota Orchestra Names New Music Director

Bramwell Tovey begins his role as music director designate Sept. 1.

08/24/2021 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota This Weekend

Art for sale at Selby Gardens, a musical back-to-school bash, Godspell onstage and more.

08/19/2021 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota This Weekend

"Pippin" opens in Manatee, several "last chance" opportunities, and live jazz at Fogartyville.

08/12/2021 By Kay Kipling