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Heather Graham Kicks Off Ringling College Studio Labs 'Inside the Industry' Season

Graham talked about her love for indie films and directing, sexism in the film world and more.

12/18/2019 By Kay Kipling

Review

Florida Studio Theatre Delivers a Sweet Holiday Package with Handle with Care

Jason Odell Williams' romantic comedy is a little bit funny, a little bit sad.

12/15/2019 By Kay Kipling

Preview

Syd Solomon: Concealed and Revealed Opens at The Ringling

The retrospective of the longtime Sarasota artist's work opens this weekend.

12/13/2019 By Kay Kipling

Photographs and Memories

A Major Gift to The Ringling

The gift of works by prominent photographers, and of Asian scholars' rocks, comes from Stanton and Nancy Kaplan.

12/12/2019 By Kay Kipling

Preview

The Suffragist Project Marches On

Florida Studio Theatre has announced the full event calendar for a year celebrating women's right to vote.

12/03/2019 By Kay Kipling

The Artists' Way

The Artists Who Made Sarasota Famous

For decades, visual artists have lived, worked and dreamed in Sarasota. The legacy they’ve left us is irreplaceable.

12/02/2019 By Kay Kipling

Horse Whisperers

These Three Pros Help Horses Perform Their Best

Yes, even horses need therapists.

12/02/2019 By Hannah Wallace, Kay Kipling, and Cooper Levey-Baker

A New Day for the Arts

Sarasota Art Museum Opens Its Doors to the Public

The Sarasota Art Museum opens its doors to the future in buildings reimagined from the past.

12/02/2019 By Kay Kipling

Review

Asolo Rep Makes The Sound of Music Ring

A new production of a familiar classic is lively, fun and sometimes touching.

11/17/2019 By Kay Kipling

Review

Thanksgiving Gets A Makeover in Urbanite Theatre's The Thanksgiving Play

How do you adapt a traditional pageant in today's "woke" era? Take a stab at satire.

11/10/2019 By Kay Kipling

Review

Bright Star Launches Florida Studio Theatre Season with a Country Twang

The Steve Martin-Edie Brickell musical tells a touching story mostly through song.

11/10/2019 By Kay Kipling

Chalk Up Another One

After Last Year’s Red Tide-Related Hiatus, the Chalk Festival Returns to Venice

Artists from around the world are already busy creating new work for the 2019 fest, set for Nov. 15-18.

11/04/2019 By Kay Kipling

Top Tickets

Soprano Jessica Sandidge Makes Her Sarasota Opera Debut This Season

While new to the Sarasota Opera stage, she’s worked with maestro Victor DeRenzi before, and she’s visited Sarasota to hear friends perform here.

11/01/2019 By Kay Kipling

Top Tickets

Lawyer-Playwright Christopher Demos-Brown's American Son Comes to Sarasota

"American Son" recently ran on Broadway starring Kerry Washington and will take to Florida Studio Theatre’s stage Jan. 22-March 22.

11/01/2019 By Kay Kipling

Top Tickets

Violinist Sarah Chang Will Perform With Sarasota Orchestra This Winter

Chang was only 5 when accepted to the Juilliard School, and only 10 when she recorded her first album.

11/01/2019 By Kay Kipling

Top Tickets

Blues Guitarist Toronzo Cannon Headlines the Bradenton Blues Festival

“I tell stories that make people feel ‘I’ve lived that’ or ‘I know that situation.’”

11/01/2019 By Kay Kipling

Hot Tickets

This Season's Top 24 Must-See Exhibits, Shows and Talks

World premieres, family favorites, international superstars—it’s an arts and entertainment season to celebrate. Mark your calendars now.

11/01/2019 By Kay Kipling

Review

FSU/Asolo Conservatory Finds Relevance in Greek Classic Antigone

A tale of war, death and right vs. wrong, Sophocles' ancient play still has plenty of power.

10/31/2019 By Kay Kipling