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

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

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

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

Review

After a Devastating Accident, The Circus Proves the Show Must Go On

Here's our review of Circus Sarasota's 20th anniversary performance.

02/13/2017 By Kay Kipling Photography by Ian Dean

Weekend Planner

Your Top 11 Things to Do: Feb. 9-15

Circus Sarasota, Twyla Tharp, Madama Butterfly, Chagall at Selby Gardens and so much more.

02/09/2017 By Ilene Denton

Breaking News

Five Circus Sarasota Performers Fall From High Wire

The extent of the performers' injuries is unknown at this time.

02/08/2017 By Staff

Summer Experience Series

Summer Circus Spectacular Provides Thrills for All Ages at The Ringling

Acrobatics, juggling, comedy and more fun for all ages.

07/25/2016 By Felicity Warner

Weekend Planner

Your Top 11 Things to Do: June 16-22

Louie Anderson at McCurdy’s Comedy Theatre, Summer Circus Spectacular, Maks & Val of Dancing with the Stars and more.

06/16/2016 By Ilene Denton

Circus Days

Circus Arts Conservatory Goes National

Circus Sarasota gets invited to the 2017 Smithsonian Folklife Festival in Washington, D.C.

04/21/2016 By Ilene Denton

The Weekend Starts Now

The Top 7 Things to Do This Week: March 17-23

Stomp returns to Sarasota, the Sarasota Orchestra celebrates Disney and Reverend Barry and Funktastic Soul plays the Full Moon concert at Myakka River State Park.

03/17/2016 By Sarasota Magazine Staff

Review

Circus Sarasota's Red, White & Bello!

Kay Kipling spends a night at the circus.

02/22/2016 By Kay Kipling

Hats Off to Dolly!

Circus Gala

The 2016 Circus Gala honoring circus co-founder Dolly Jacobs was held under the Big Top on Friday, Jan. 29.

02/02/2016 Photography by Rebecca Baxter

Article

Our 8 Favorite #Sarasota Photographs on Instagram This Week

This week: The circus tent goes up, lightning strikes on Lido Beach and more.

01/22/2016 By Sarasota Magazine

Article

Circus Sarasota Shares Lessons From the Human Cannonball

How math and physics make Circus Sarasota possible.

09/01/2015 By Megan McDonald

Article

Summer Circus Spectacular 2015

Arts editor Kay Kipling reviews this season's summer circus show.

06/18/2015 By Kay Kipling

Article

Circus Sarasota

Arts editor Kay Kipling heads to the Big Top.

02/09/2015 By Kay Kipling

Article

Photo of the Week: Snowy Egret

This week's Photo of the Week is a snowy egret waiting for dinner to swim by in shallow water

09/04/2014 By Bobbilynn Hollifield

Article

Top Tickets: March 2014 Sarasota Events

Arts editor Kay Kipling's top tickets for March 2014.

03/01/2014 By Kay Kipling