Review

Urbanite Theatre's Echoes Haunts with Two Dramatic Stories

Two women, decades apart, face harsh realities when they leave home on a mission.

11/19/2017 By Kay Kipling

Review

Musical Once Charms Audiences at Florida Studio Theatre

The lively, touching show draws viewers into its simple story.

11/12/2017 By Kay Kipling

Review

A Greek Tragedy That Still Resonates

The FSU/Asolo Conservatory tackles Sophocles' Oedipus.

11/02/2017 By Kay Kipling

Sneak Peek

Get Ready for Evita

Media members and production sponsors got an early look at performers in Asolo Rep's upcoming Evita.

11/02/2017 By Kay Kipling

Season Preview

Season Preview 2017-18

Your ultimate guide to Sarasota's jam-packed arts and entertainment season.

10/30/2017 By Kay Kipling

Will Travel for Art

Local Arts Groups Offer Cool Cultural Trips

From Cuba to Italy, there's a trip for every arts lover.

10/30/2017 By Kay Kipling

Machine Dreams

Toni Dove Brings Her High-Tech Approach to Art to The Ringling

Curator Matthew McLendon discusses the exhibit, which has been in the works for nearly four years.

10/30/2017 By Kay Kipling

Blues Man

Joe Louis Walker Will Headline This Year's Bradenton Blues Festival

Walker brings his scorching sound to this year's fest.

10/30/2017 By Kay Kipling

Gotta Dance

Sarasota Ballet Inspires a World Premiere by Marcelo Gomes

The ballet's passionate dancers—and Beethoven's Seventh Symphony—inspired Gomes' new work.

10/30/2017 By Kay Kipling

Season Preview 2017

The Ultimate Guide to Sarasota's 2017 Arts and Entertainment Season

In a season packed with drama, dance, music, arts and more, the shows, festivals and concerts you must see.

10/30/2017 By Kay Kipling

Bowling Them Over

Sarasota Hosts the National Lawn Bowling Championships

The Bowls USA US Open takes place Nov. 11-18.

10/30/2017 By Kay Kipling

Viva Evita

Ana Isabelle Stars in Asolo Rep's Evita

Isabelle, named one of Billboard magazine's artists to watch, will play the controversial, charismatic Eva Peron.

10/30/2017 By Kay Kipling

Limelight

Arts and Cultural Alliance Celebration of the Arts

Philanthropists, volunteers, artists and cultural champions were honored at the annual event held at the Van Wezel.

10/24/2017 By Kay Kipling Photography by Rebecca Baxter

Review

Rounding Out RIAF 2017

A lively dance and a quiet work of film both entertain.

10/22/2017 By Kay Kipling

Review

RIAF 2017 Continues with African Music, Iranian Theater and More

Nobuntu, EnsemblenewSRQ and a mysterious one-person show intrigue audiences.

10/20/2017 By Kay Kipling

Review

2017 Ringling International Arts Festival Kicks Off

The first performance of the fest features characters on the lam using a giant video screen.

10/19/2017 By Kay Kipling

Preview

Annual Celebration of the Arts Coming Oct. 23

The evening at the Van Wezel highlights the artistic talent of Sarasota County.

10/17/2017 By Kay Kipling

Review

Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe Soars with In the Heights

The company's season opener boasts strong performances, lots of energy and some new voices telling Lin-Manuel Miranda's moving story.

10/16/2017 By Kay Kipling

Preview

Fabulous Independent Film Festival Hits Town This Weekend

An opening night party and a free outdoor screening are part of the festival.

10/02/2017 By Kay Kipling

Ready for the Road

"Hail Caesar" Continues FSU/Asolo Conservatory's Winning Formula

An FSU/Asolo Conservatory touring production of Julius Caesar aims to introduce students to Shakespeare.

10/02/2017 By Kay Kipling