Review

Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe Rouses Spirits with Your Arms Too Short to Box with God

Gospel music helps tell the story of the life and death of Jesus in this seldom-seen show.

03/02/2020 By Kay Kipling

Theater

Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe Celebrates Theater Grand Opening

WBTT's $8.7 million Heart & Soul capital campaign funded renovations to both buildings on its campus, as well as improvements to the parking lot and grounds.

02/12/2020 By Staff

Review

Westcoast Black Theatre Faces the Past—and Its Own Future—with Caroline, or Change

The musical, set in the 1960s in the South, is a complex and compelling work

01/12/2020 By Kay Kipling

Weekend Planner

Your Top 6 Things to Do: Dec. 5-11

The big downtown Sarasota Holiday Parade, Holiday Splendor at The Ringling and more.

12/05/2019 By Ilene Denton

Weekend Planner

Your Top 6 Things to Do: Oct. 17-23

Gospel concerts, Eerie Evenings at Historic Spanish Point, the annual Celebration of the Arts and more.

10/16/2019 By Ilene Denton

Weekend Planner

Your Top 7 Things to Do: Oct. 10-16

Fall festivals, the Selby Gardens Orchid Show opens, an Indian dance ensemble at The Ringling and more.

10/10/2019 By Ilene Denton

Dance Month

All Kinds of Dance Leap Onto Area Stages This Month

If there were ever a month to rejoice in what Sarasota’s dance professionals and patrons have before them, this October would seem to be it.

10/01/2019 By Kay Kipling

Preview

Sarasota Contemporary Dance's Next Season Is 'Growing Larger'

The company marks 14 years with expansions and additions.

07/30/2019 By Kay Kipling

Weekend Planner

Your Top 5 Things to Do: May 2-8

"Sweeney Todd" comes to the Asolo Rep, Gauguin Nights at Selby Gardens and more.

05/02/2019 By Ilene Denton

Weekend Planner

Your Top 5 Things to Do: Jan. 31-Feb. 6

Travis Tritt at the Van Wezel, “Knights” exhibit opens at the Ringling Museum and more.

01/31/2019 By Ilene Denton

Weekend Planner

Your Top 7 Things to Do: Dec. 6-12

Holiday Boat Parade of Lights, Brian Wilson’s Christmas show at the Van Wezel and more.

12/06/2018 By Ilene Denton

Weekend Planner

Your Top 8 Things to Do: Oct. 11-17

Eddie Izzard at the Van Wezel, Selby Gardens' Orchid Show and lots more.

10/11/2018 By Ilene Denton

Preview

Sarasota Contemporary Dance 2018-19 Season Offers New and Returning Works

The season begins in October, featuring a world premiere piece inspired by Joan of Arc.

09/24/2018 By Kay Kipling

Weekend Planner

Your Top 5 Things to Do: July 26-Aug. 1

Van Wezel Friday Fest, Sinbad at McCurdy’s and more.

07/26/2018 By Ilene Denton

Weekend Planner

Your Top 5 Things to Do: July 19-25

Star Wars Night at the Bradenton Marauders, a family-friendly WBTT musical and more.

07/19/2018 By Ilene Denton

Weekend Planner

Your Top 6 Things to Do: May 10-16

The Sarasota Orchestra plays Ed Smith Stadium, Art Center Sarasota’s Beaux Arts Ball, Harvey Milk Festival and more.

05/10/2018 By Ilene Denton

Weekend Planner

Your Top 8 Things to Do: Jan. 25-31

The Cleveland Orchestra, Sarasota Highland Games, lots of dance and more.

01/24/2018 By Ilene Denton

Weekend Planner

Your Top 10 Things to Do: Nov. 30-Dec. 6

A Sarasota Ballet world premiere, LeAnn Rimes at the Van Wezel, holiday festivities and lots, lots more.

11/30/2017 By Ilene Denton