Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota This Weekend

The Pinecraft Christmas parade, Sailor Circus returns, Selby Gardens' "Lights in Bloom" continues and more.

12/23/2021 By Kay Kipling

Sponsored Content

Circus Arts Conservatory Opens Season on December 26

Tickets are on sale now for Sailor Circus Academy's "Let It Snow," and the lineup for all 2022 CAC circus shows in their new Sarasota venue awaits!

12/07/2021

Grants

Circus Arts Conservatory Receives Arts Appreciation Grant

The $30,000 grant will support CAC's 2021-2022 events and performance season.

09/23/2021 By Staff

Playing It Safe

Arts Groups Come Together with #SafeArtsSarasota Safety Measures

Nine leading organizations band together on an approach to safe performing and entertainment during the pandemic.

03/11/2021 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota: March 4-10

Circus stars perform for a benefit, the Sarasota Ballet goes outdoors, film fests, a home tour, concerts and more.

03/04/2021 By Kay Kipling

Soaring High

Circus Arts Conservatory Will Prevail with a Special Benefit Show

Many Cirque du Soleil stars will shine in the March performances.

02/23/2021 By Kay Kipling

No Big Top This Year

Circus Sarasota, Cirque des Voix and Annual Gala Canceled Due to Pandemic

Circus performances had been slated to take place Feb. 12 through March 7.

01/13/2021 By Kay Kipling

Grants

Circus Arts Conservatory Receives Multiple Grants

The funding addresses health and safety in response to Covid-19.

12/29/2020 By Staff

One World Circus

Circus Arts Conservatory Presents a Live Virtual Show

International performers are taking part in the first-time virtual offering, May 31.

05/27/2020 By Kay Kipling

Review

Leave Your Troubles Behind With Circus Sarasota 2020

From dogs to clowns to trapeze artistry, the show takes you to another, welcome place.

02/09/2020 By Kay Kipling

Under the Big Top

Circus Sarasota Entertains Thousands Each Season. But First, It Needs That Tent

How did the tent get there? How big is it? Who made it? We asked circus tent master Luis Garcia those questions and more.

01/30/2020 By Kay Kipling

Under the big top

It's Your Last Chance to See the Summer Circus Spectacular

The popular collaboration between The Ringling and The Circus Arts Conservatory ends this Saturday.

07/29/2019 By Hanna Powers

Preview

Key Chorale Turns 35 With Its Coming Concert Season

The ensemble teams with several other arts groups on music ranging from classical to bluegrass to gospel and more.

06/26/2019 By Kay Kipling

Sneak Peek

Iconic Sailor Circus Arena Opens with Grand New Renovation

The venerable building on Bahia Vista Street now boasts expanded space, new lighting—and air conditioning.

04/10/2019 By Kay Kipling

Review

Circus Sarasota 2019 Offers Thrills, Laughs and Beauty Under the Big Top

This year's edition of the circus brings new international acts to the one-ring show.

02/24/2019 By Kay Kipling

Sailor Circus

A New Day to Dawn for Circus Arts Conservatory

The Conservatory started groundbreaking for renovations thanks to $3.6 million from a fund-raising campaign.

05/31/2018 By Vanessa Blankenship

Review

Circus Sarasota's Ovation! Entertains and Impresses

This year's show celebrates 250 years of the modern circus with a line-up of horses, dogs, trapeze artists and more.

02/15/2018 By Kay Kipling

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

Circus Days

Circus Arts Conservatory Goes to Washington

It stars in the 50th anniversary Smithsonian Folklife Festival through July 9.

07/05/2017 By Ilene Denton

Weekend Planner

Your Top 8 Things to Do: March 23-29

"Chicago" comes to the Van Wezel, Cirque des Voix in the Circus Sarasota Big Top, a free Joy of Jazz concert and more.

03/23/2017 By Ilene Denton