Entertainment

New Participatory Drumming Center Opens on Siesta Key

Positive RePercussions, a group drumming center, recently opened at 5049 Ocean Blvd., Sarasota.

02/28/2018 By Staff

New hires

Convention and Visitors Bureau Names New Director of Cultural Affairs

The Bradenton Area Convention and Visitors Bureau recently hired Judith Tilton.

02/22/2018 By Staff

Deals

Players Theater Sells North Sarasota Property

The price was not disclosed, but the agreed-upon price is higher than the theater's $9.5 million listing price, according to a press release.

01/17/2018 By staff

Time Travel

Four Generations of Local Women Collaborate on New Book

"Everybody has a story in them. Everybody has something they can either teach or something they can tell."

01/10/2018 By Stephanie Isaac

The arts

Circus Conservatory Names New Fundraising Leader

The Circus Arts Conservatory recently hired Zoltan Karpathy as the organization's vice president of philanthropy.

01/09/2018 By staff

Tourism

Workshops for Next Round of Tourist Development Arts Grants Take Place Wednesday and Thursday

All potential applicants are strongly encouraged to attend one of the sessions.

12/01/2017 By staff

Culture

Economic Impact of the Arts the Topic at Oct. 25 Luncheon

Johnette Isham and Jim Shirley will discuss the impact of the arts, culture and creative industries on our regional economy.

10/19/2017 By staff

Planning

Grant to Help Nonprofit Plan Art and Events for Bradenton Riverwalk Expansion

The City of Bradenton recently began moving forward on an eastward expansion of the Bradenton Riverwalk.

10/11/2017 By staff

The arts

New Workshops Created to Help Artists Develop Business Skills

The Arts and Cultural Alliance of Sarasota County is hosting a series of four workshops designed to help artists build business and administrative skills.

09/01/2017 By staff

Entertainment

MTV Reality Show Set on Siesta Key Debuts

MTV's new "summer soap docuseries" Siesta Key, which was filmed in and around Sarasota, debuts at 10 p.m. Monday, July 31.

07/28/2017 By staff

Money for the Arts

The Woman's Exchange: Grants, and Good News

The longtime nonprofit organization awarded $250,000 to arts groups and students--and made plans for its expansion.

06/02/2017 By Kay Kipling

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

New hires

Venice Symphony Names New Executive Director

The Board of Directors of The Venice Symphony appointed Christine Kasten as the symphony's executive director on Sept. 1.

09/21/2016 Research by staff

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

Article

"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

Article

Sarasota Arts and Entertainment Guide

Your guide to Sarasota arts and entertainment.

12/01/2015 By Sarasota Magazine

Article

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

Article

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

Article

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