Music and More

Seven Valentine's Day Events to Help Set the Mood

With a mix of in-person or virtual options, there's something for everyone.

02/09/2021 By Kay Kipling

Review

Asolo Rep's Laura Osnes in Concert: A Fleeting Pleasure

The Broadway singer-actress performs two nights only, but the show offers a host of theater tunes.

02/06/2021 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota: Feb. 4-10

SaraSolo returns with a virtual festival, Shakespearean romance from The Players, love songs from Artist Series Concerts and more.

02/04/2021 By Kay Kipling

Update

The Latest on a Proposed New Artwork for Bayfront Park

Finalists for the project were in town last week to see the site and learn more about our community's diversity.

02/04/2021 By Kay Kipling

Classical Music and Conversation

Sarasota Concert Association 'Musically Speaking' Series Kicks Off Soon

The three-concert series is virtual and free.

02/03/2021 By Kay Kipling

Preview

Asolo Rep Brings Civil Rights Activist Fannie Lou Hamer to Life

Talking with the star and director of a new production.

02/02/2021 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota: Jan. 28-Feb. 3

Fun new exhibits at Mote and the Bishop, ballet and contemporary dance performances, choral concerts and more.

01/28/2021 By Kay Kipling

First Person

'I'm So Lucky': One Sarasotan's Tale of Recovering from Covid-19

Sheila Moore, owner of Allyn Gallup Contemporary Art, shares her story.

01/25/2021 By Kay Kipling

A Flash of Green

Rosemary District Park Closer to Becoming Reality

The district has raised enough money to complete the purchase of land for an open space in the growing area.

01/21/2021 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota: Jan. 21-27

A burger and beer bash, an open-air art show, outdoor concerts, provocative panel discussions and much more.

01/21/2021 By Kay Kipling

For the Love of Our Arts

Timeline: A Century of Sarasota Arts

Milestones in the making of our cultural community.

01/18/2021 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota: Jan. 14-20

Embracing Our Differences kicks off at Bayfront Park, concerts outdoors and in, Urbanite Theatre returns with a play reading and more.

01/14/2021 By Kay Kipling

Open-Air Offerings

Asolo Rep Announces Four New Outdoor Shows

The company's new Terrace Stage will welcome shows featuring music and returning stars.

01/14/2021 By Kay Kipling

No Big Top This Year

Circus Sarasota, Cirque des Voix and Annual Gala Canceled Due to Pandemic

Circus performances had been slated to take place Feb. 12 through March 7.

01/13/2021 By Kay Kipling

Unity Awards

Sarah Hernandez’s Work for Social Justice and Racial Equality Is Rooted in Her Own Heritage

“My interest has always been to be somebody who contributes to social justice,”

01/12/2021 By Kay Kipling

Unity Awards

Philip Tavill Is Dedicated to Helping Infants, Toddlers and Their Families Through Children First

“We want no wait list for care for children below the poverty line. We’ll never rest on our laurels.”

01/12/2021 By Kay Kipling

Eye on the Prize

Playwright Aleshea Harris Wins 2021 Hermitage Greenfield Prize

Hermitage Artist Retreat artistic director Andy Sandberg and jurors made the announcement Monday evening.

01/12/2021 By Kay Kipling

Centennial Celebration

New Mural on Sarasota Chamber of Commerce Building Salutes History

Like the county, the Chamber is marking 100 years in 2021.

01/12/2021 By Kay Kipling

Remembering the Jeopardy! Host

Saying Goodbye to Alex Trebek

A long time ago, in a game show galaxy not that far away, I got to meet Alex Trebek. His last show airs this week.

01/08/2021 By Kay Kipling