Review

Sarasota Improv Festival Ends with a Bang

The ninth annual fest at Florida Studio Theatre provided some welcome comic relief.

07/17/2017 By Kay Kipling

Review

Dog Days Theatre Entertains with Relatively Speaking

The Alan Ayckbourn comedy offers a welcome respite from the real world.

07/14/2017 By Kay Kipling

New Era Begins

Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe Raises the Roof

Work on the company's new headquarters kicks off.

07/13/2017 By Kay Kipling

Preview

New Dog Days Theatre Heats Up This Summer

Two shows in the Cook Theatre welcome actors including FSU/Asolo Conservatory grads.

07/06/2017 By Kay Kipling

Rowing Fever

The World Rowing Championships Come to Sarasota

The region's newest sports craze is fun for all.

06/30/2017 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

Things to Do in Sarasota-Manatee

Your essential guide to our region.

06/30/2017 Edited by Kay Kipling

Family Fun Guide

19 Great Things to Do With Kids in Sarasota

You won’t sweat a summer with kids with these great activities.

06/28/2017 By Kay Kipling

Review

Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe Delivers Big with Broadway in Black

The company's new production is stuffed with songs, talent and energy.

06/25/2017 By Kay Kipling

Preview

Key Chorale's 2017-18 Season Offers Musical Variety

From holiday songs to French Impressionist pieces to the work of Danny Elfman, something for everyone.

06/20/2017 By Kay Kipling

Preview

Venice Theatre Heats Up with Summer Cabaret Festival

A wide variety of styles and stars onstage all summer long.

06/16/2017 By Kay Kipling

Preview

Venice Symphony: Finding Maestro!

The orchestra's 2017-18 season will welcome seven finalists for the music director position.

06/13/2017 By Kay Kipling

Review

Urbanite Theatre's Naming True Packs Lots of Emotion

The two-character play, set in a Florida motel room, is a world premiere.

06/12/2017 By Kay Kipling

Review

Asolo Rep's Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea Takes a Multimedia Journey

Video projections, puppets and more aid the four versatile actors onstage in this re-imagining of the Jules Verne tale.

06/12/2017 By Kay Kipling

Preview

The Players Promise "Sizzle" with a Summer Series of Shows

The community theater stays busy with a three-show season of comedy and music.

06/07/2017 By Kay Kipling

The Countdown Begins

Bradenton Blues Festival 2017

The December event promises a host of blues musicians and more.

06/06/2017 By Kay Kipling

Review

Florida Studio Theatre Kicks Off Summer Season with Burt and Me

The songs of Burt Bacharach drive this show about a lifelong fan.

06/05/2017 By Kay Kipling

Money for the Arts

The Woman's Exchange: Grants, and Good News

The longtime nonprofit organization awarded $250,000 to arts groups and students--and made plans for its expansion.

06/02/2017 By Kay Kipling

Tribute

Saying Good-bye to Gregg Allman

The late, great rocker had ties to our area, and left behind lots of musical memories.

05/31/2017 By Kay Kipling

Score!

Fine Arts Society of Sarasota Hits Million Dollar Milestone

The Fine Arts Society of Sarasota puts up big numbers for student scholarships.

05/30/2017 By Kay Kipling

Heat Index

Nancy Parrish Leads a National Battle Against Sexual Harassment in the Military

"I realized all my life experience led me to this moment."

05/26/2017 By Kay Kipling