And...We're Rolling

Behind the Scenes of 50 Words, a New All-Local Short Film

Spending a day on-set with the creators of a new Sarasota-based short film.

12/07/2016 By Riley Board Photography by Jamie Lee Butram

Design Stars

Meet the Husband-and-Wife Team Behind Loftipop

A local couple is making a name for themselves online thanks to their rapidly growing Etsy shop.

11/11/2016 By Lana Allen Photography by Loftipop

Cultural Kiddos

How to Raise Kids Who Love the Arts

Cultivating a passion for arts and culture is easy in our region.

10/27/2016 By Abby Weingarten

Season Preview

24 Shows You Must See This Season

Our top 24 picks (in no particular order) in drama, dance, musicals, opera, art—and more

10/27/2016 By Kay Kipling

Family Fun Guide

Things to Do With Kids: Arts & Culture

From theater to the circus to the planetarium, we've got the ultimate arts and culture roundup for kids.

04/29/2016 By Ilene Denton

The Bard Rules

FSU/Asolo Conservatory Students Stage Tribute to Shakespeare

FSU/Asolo Conservatory students present "Macbeth" as a tribute to the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare's death.

03/01/2016 By Kay Kipling

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"Ma Rainey's Black Bottom" Opens at Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe This Month

Tarra Conner jones stars as Ma Rainey in Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe's production of "Ma Rainey's Black Bottom."

01/01/2016 By Kay Kipling

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Guide to Sarasota Galleries and Museums

Your guide to Sarasota's museums and art galleries.

12/01/2015 By Sarasota Magazine

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Van Wezel Ticket Sale Begins Black Friday at 10 a.m.

Van Wezel's annual Black Friday ticket sale kicks off November 27 at 10 a.m.

11/24/2015 By Ilene Denton

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Behind the Scenes of the Van Wezel With Technical Director Steve Brown

Technical director Steve Brown lifts the curtain of the Van Wezel, where he oversees 140 or so performances each season.

11/03/2015 By Megan McDonald

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8 Great Things to Do with Kids in Sarasota

A guide to arts, cultural and learning experiences this season for kids.

11/03/2015 By Abby Weingarten

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Your Guide to Sarasota's 2015-2016 Arts and Entertainment Season

Must-see shows, bright new stars and more.

11/02/2015 By Kay Kipling

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Giving Hunger the Blues Returns to Southside Village on Nov. 8

The all-day music fest Giving Hunger the Blues returns to Southside Village on November 8.

11/02/2015 By Kay Kipling

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Behind the Scenes with Van Wezel Executive Director Mary Bensel

Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall executive director Mary Bensel shares some of her most unforgettable behind-the-scenes memories.

11/02/2015 By Megan McDonald

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Portraits From a Community Theater Audition

We meet a cast of characters at The Players auditions for its 86th Broadway season.

10/30/2015 By Hannah Wallace

Mr. Chatterbox

The New York Post's Michael Riedel is Coming to Town

New York Post theater critic Michael Riedel has penned a book about Broadway and its ups and downs.

10/30/2015 By Robert Plunket

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Sarasota Culture Collective Kicks Off 2015-2016 Season

The Arts and Cultural Alliance of Sarasota County kicks off its 2015-2016 Culture Collective season on Thursday, Oct. 8.

10/06/2015 By Megan McDonald

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Circus Sarasota Shares Lessons From the Human Cannonball

How math and physics make Circus Sarasota possible.

09/01/2015 By Megan McDonald

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Downtown Sarasota Pianos Strike a Chord

The Arts and Cultural Alliance's Sarasota Keys project goes viral.

09/01/2015 By Megan McDonald

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Best of Sarasota 2015: Arts & Entertainment

Our editors' and readers' picks for the best arts and entertainment in Sarasota for 2015.

05/01/2015 By Sarasota Magazine