Review

Asolo Rep's The Crucible Delivers High Heat

Arthur Miller's forever timely play about the Salem witch trials receives a powerful production.

01/13/2019 By Kay Kipling

Review

FSU/Asolo Conservatory's Ghosts Makes for a Long, Strange Trip

Henrik Ibsen's classic play keeps its emotions mostly under wraps.

01/03/2019 By Kay Kipling

Get Real

Ringling College’s Fashion Photography Exhibit Challenges the Industry’s Notions of Beauty

Don’t expect the usual glamorous, upscale luxury magazine fashion photos.

01/03/2019 By Kay Kipling

Sneak Peek

Fridays@5 at the Hermitage Artist Retreat

Collaborators Craig Lucas, Sean Hartley and Daniel Messe will discuss their new musical project, Prelude to a Kiss.

12/28/2018 By Kay Kipling

Review

Florida Studio Theatre Explores the Mysterious World of Straight White Men

Young Jean Lee's play is funny, sad and bound to raise discussion.

12/17/2018 By Kay Kipling

Review

WBTT Celebrates the Music of Marvin Gaye: Prince of Soul

A life tragically cut short is remembered in a reprise production of the original work.

12/05/2018 By Kay Kipling

Art of Our Time

The Ringling’s New Stages Expands to Offer More Performances, More of the Time

“By elevating New Stages into a yearlong series, we are ensuring that more members of our community can be a part of performance at The Ringling," says executive director Steven High.

11/29/2018 By Kay Kipling

Preview

Japanese Woodblock Prints On View at The Ringling

The pieces at the museum's center for Asian art date from the post World War II era.

11/19/2018 By Kay Kipling

Review

Asolo Rep Kicks Off Season with a Joyous Music Man

Rousing, colorful and nostalgic, the production touches all the right notes.

11/18/2018 By Kay Kipling

Sponsored Content

The Naughton Sisters are Some of the Most Exciting Pianists Performing Today

The 29-year-old identical twins will perform at the Van Wezel from Nov. 30-Dec. 3.

11/13/2018 By Kay Kipling

Review

Walls of the Soul Divide in Urbanite Theatre's Dike

Hannah Benitez's new play centers on sisters on different sides.

11/11/2018 By Kay Kipling

Review

FST Presents Killer Comedy with A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder

Murder and mayhem are played for laughs in this Tony-winning musical.

11/11/2018 By Kay Kipling

Take a Peek

Arcos Grand Opening Features New Daniel Arsham Sculpture

The luxury apartment development in the Rosemary District has an artistic bent.

11/09/2018 By Kay Kipling

Review

FSU/Asolo Conservatory Takes a Tantalizing Trip to Arcadia

The Tom Stoppard play has plenty of room for thought on some complicated subjects, but offers amusement as well.

11/01/2018 By Kay Kipling

Preview

A Sneak Peek at Asolo Rep's The Music Man

A "Welcome Back" party brought together the theater's supporters and stars.

10/29/2018 By Kay Kipling

Season Preview

Our Indispensable Guide to This Season's Best Shows

Our arts editor scoops up the don’t-miss tickets for the coming cultural season, from theater and music to comedy, dance and more.

10/29/2018 By Kay Kipling

Spotlight

Castro Coleman Headlines This Year's Bradenton Blues Festival

Coleman won the International Blues Challenge in 2014.

10/29/2018 By Kay Kipling

The Artful Child

7 Great Arts Experiences for Kids

Got a kid (or grandkid) itching to perform, paint or just discover the artist within? Sign ’em up for one or more of these opportunities.

10/29/2018 By Kay Kipling

Talk to Me

Highlights of the 2018-2019 Lecture Season

Sarasotans love to turn out for a good talk—especially if it features an expert or a celeb. Here are a few highlights of the upcoming lecture season.

10/29/2018 By Kay Kipling

Spotlight

The Naughton Sisters are Some of the Most Exciting Pianists Performing Today

The 29-year-old identical twins will perform at the Van Wezel from Nov. 30-Dec. 3.

10/29/2018 By Kay Kipling