Preview

Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall Announces 2020-21 Series

The hall forges ahead with a lineup of Broadway shows, classical music, dance and more.

04/27/2020 By Kay Kipling

Update

Asolo Rep Removes a Play From 2020-21 Season

Trayf, originally set for March/April 2021, has been canceled.

04/27/2020 By Kay Kipling

From the Front

'It's Purposeful to Me': A Local Nurse's Story of COVID-19 Testing

Renee Turner shares her first-person account of helping patients at a drive-through testing site in Manatee County.

04/22/2020 By Kay Kipling

Coming Attractions

Sarasota Film Festival Announces a Virtual Movie Lineup

The shows must go on, despite COVID-19.

04/21/2020 By Kay Kipling

Preview

Sarasota Ballet Announces 30th Anniversary Season

The company will present several premieres and a few familiar favorites for 2020-21.

04/20/2020 By Kay Kipling

They Did It!

Local Couple Takes Home the Lego Masters Championship

Tyler and Amy Clites scored with their prize-winning creation Wednesday night on the season finale of the Fox TV show.

04/16/2020 By Kay Kipling

Ready Player One!

Stuck at Home Playing Video Games? Here's a Few to Try

I used to think video games were a waste of time. Now, maybe not.

04/15/2020 By Kay Kipling

Diversity Shines

Harvey Milk Festival to Continue, Virtually

Bands, visual art and advocacy are all still part of the festival.

04/15/2020 By Kay Kipling

Playing Soon

Music, Movies, and (Some of) Romeo and Juliet, All Coming Up

A virtual happy hour concert, Shakespearean monologues, and an all-new Sarasota Film Festival.

04/14/2020 By Kay Kipling

Design Duo

Local Lego Masters Pair: Building to a Big Finish

Young couple Tyler and Amy Clites head to the TV competition show's season finale next week.

04/10/2020 By Kay Kipling

Preview

The Venice Symphony Announces 2020-21 Season

Music director/conductor Troy Quinn leads the orchestra and guest soloists in 17 concerts.

04/10/2020 By Kay Kipling

Take 10

Theatre Odyssey Reschedules Ten-Minute Play Festival

Theatre Odyssey’s long-running Ten-Minute Play Festival delivers, fast.

04/09/2020 By Kay Kipling

Ready, Set, Build!

Local Couple Still Competing on TV's Lego Masters

Tyler and Amy Clites are still in the running on tonight's penultimate episode.

04/08/2020 By Kay Kipling

Watch at Home

Asolo Rep Presents 'A Night at the Bluebird Cafe' on Facebook and YouTube

Artists from the company's upcoming production of Knoxville will present a performance including original songs.

04/07/2020 By Kay Kipling

Where's the Music?

Sarasota Orchestra Cancels Remaining Season Concerts and Sarasota Music Festival

Despite the cancellations, the orchestra intends to keep the music playing with videos and recordings.

04/06/2020 By Kay Kipling

Preview

Asolo Rep Announces 2020-21 Season

The lineup will include both new works and plays originally set for the end of this season.

04/06/2020 By Kay Kipling

Express Yourself

How to Stay Well Through the Arts

Some tips from educator-consultant Hedda Matza-Haughton.

04/03/2020 By Kay Kipling

Learn and Share at Home

Van Wezel Offers Arts-Based Remote Learning Opportunities

Artworks Anywhere will include live streaming and on-demand recordings of learning activities.

04/02/2020 By Kay Kipling

More Time for Art

You Can Still Enjoy the Embracing Our Differences Exhibit

The show in Bayfront Park has been extended throughout April. Just make sure to practice social distancing.

04/01/2020 By Kay Kipling

Who We Are

Sarasota’s Demographics Have a Major Impact on Life in Our Region

That includes housing, schools, culture and services—and a political impact, some say, may not be far behind.

04/01/2020 By Dan Fost, Cooper Levey-Baker, and Kay Kipling