Preview

Sarasota Opera Announces 2021-22 Season

After an unusual year due to the pandemic, the company plans its return to grand opera.

06/07/2021 By Kay Kipling

Review

Star Kathy Halenda Shines in Florida Studio Theatre's Ode to Sophie Tucker

The Last of the Red Hot Mamas makes a welcome return.

06/05/2021 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota: June 3-9

Pride Month celebrations, summer movies at Sarasota Opera House, a jazz brunch and more.

06/03/2021 By Kay Kipling

A Giant Leap

Local Dancer Noah Campbell Wins Big at Youth America Grand Prix

The 14-year-old Sarasota Ballet student is on his way to a full scholarship at the Royal Ballet in the fall.

05/27/2021 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota: May 27-June 2

The Myakka River Blues Festival returns, a Patriotic Pops concert, Savor Sarasota kicks off and more.

05/27/2021 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota: May 20-26

The Sarasota Ballet closes its season, downtown welcomes a seafood and music fest, a 10-minute play festival and more

05/20/2021 By Kay Kipling

Preview

Manatee Players Plans a Musical Season for 2021-22

Five shows take to the mainstage in the theater's subscription series, with a 'bonus' show scheduled as well.

05/20/2021 By Kay Kipling

Step by Step

How The Sarasota Ballet Pivoted to Digital Performances During the Pandemic—and How It Plans to Return to Normal

The company recently announced its upcoming 2021-22 season.

05/18/2021 By Kay Kipling

Listen Up

Bradenton Blues Festival Tickets Go On Sale June 1

The popular festival tends to sell out quickly.

05/17/2021 By Kay Kipling

Preview

Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall Announces Coming Broadway Series and More

After its long closure due to Covid-19, the hall has been stepping back into presenting live performances. Now take a look at what's coming.

05/17/2021 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota May 13-19

Pink Floyd music live, a free movie, a really big estate sale for good causes, and more.

05/13/2021 By Kay Kipling

Preview

Asolo Rep Announces 2021-22 Season

After postponements due to Covid, and performances outdoors, the theater plans a return to normal.

05/13/2021 By Kay Kipling

Review

WBTT Mixes Moods and Memories with Sistas in the Name of Soul

A fast-moving 90-minute revue offers plenty of hits by female vocalists from the 1970s era.

05/12/2021 By Kay Kipling

That's a Wrap

Sarasota Film Festival Closes with Award Winners Named

This year's hybrid fest presented films both in person and online, and included a Friday night street party.

05/11/2021 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota: May 6-12

WBTT delivers soul music outdoors, the Sarasota Film Festival continues, Best of Ringling goes online, and more.

05/06/2021 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota April 29-May 5

The Sarasota Film Festival opens, Sailor Circus kids put on a show, two new dance events and more.

04/29/2021 By Kay Kipling

Preview

The Venice Symphony Plans Return to Live, In-Person Concerts in 2021-22

The orchestra has announced its upcoming season at the Venice Performing Arts Center.

04/29/2021 By Kay Kipling

Bigger and Better

Asolo Rep Breaks Ground on Koski Center Expansion Project

Part of the $21 million project: a "Super Rehearsal Hall."

04/28/2021 By Kay Kipling

Sneak Peek

What Will You Watch at the Sarasota Film Festival?

This year's event offers both virtual and in-person screenings of a range of films, including the hit My Octopus Teacher.

04/28/2021 By Kay Kipling

Preview

WBTT Announces Its 'And Still We Rise' New Season

The company presented excerpts from coming shows at its annual Hush! Hush! party Monday evening.

04/27/2021 By Kay Kipling