Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota: Jan. 28-Feb. 3

Fun new exhibits at Mote and the Bishop, ballet and contemporary dance performances, choral concerts and more.

01/28/2021 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota Nov. 19-Nov. 25

Sarasota Ballet and Sarasota Contemporary Dance perform, SaraSolo fest returns virtually, walks for chocolate and fitness, and more.

11/19/2020 By Kay Kipling

Dance Celebration

Sarasota Contemporary Dance Announces Upcoming 15th Season

The 2020-21 season promises variety, along with limited seating and live streaming options.

09/01/2020 By Kay Kipling

'Don't miss an opportunity to lead'

Women's Summit Brings Together Entrepreneurs, Executives and a Soccer Legend

Keynote speakers included soccer player, Olympian and author Abby Wambach, entrepreneur and former Telemundo president Nely Galán and CNN national correspondent Natasha Chen.

02/06/2020 By Allison Forsyth

Health

New Class Teaches the Movements of Ballet to People With Parkinson's

Dancing Through Parkinson’s participants work on range of motion, strength and muscle tone, all while practicing deliberate movements and coordination.

02/06/2020 By Hannah Wallace

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

Some Like It Hot

We Tried It: Latin Dancing at The Venue

Do I have what it takes to become a salsa queen?

07/18/2019 By Olivia Letts

Twerk it out

We Tried It: Hip Hop Dance Fitness

Fly Dance Fitness is shaking up boring workout routines at its Throw Down classes.

07/08/2019 By Hanna Powers

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

Ballerino in Bronze

Sarasota Cuban Ballet School Summer Showcase Features Performance by Bronze Medalist Harold Mendez

Mendez, a student at the Sarasota Cuban Ballet School, won bronze at the 11th annual U.S.A. International Ballet Competition.

07/18/2018 By Audrey Warne

Preview

Sarasota Contemporary Dance Season Reaches for New Heights

Come fall, SCD will open a new season, and have a new studio home.

08/02/2017 By Kay Kipling

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

Weekly Planner

Your Top 10 Things to Do: Dec. 1-7

Bradenton Blues Festival, downtown Sarasota’s holiday parade, a Live Art Battle and more.

12/01/2016 By Ilene Denton

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

An Evening of Entertainment and More

Awards and Grants Winners Honored at Celebration of the Arts

The Arts and Cultural Alliance presents its annual awards show.

10/25/2016 By Kay Kipling

Weekend Planner

Your Top 6 Things to Do: Oct. 20-26

A free Celebration of the Arts, Mote Circus by the Sea, Jazz Club’s Oktoberfest Pub Crawl and more.

10/20/2016 By Ilene Denton

Review

Ringling International Arts Festival: Doug Elkins Choreography, etc.

The 2016 festival begins with performances in three venues and a Brazilian-themed party in the museum courtyard.

10/14/2016 By Kay Kipling

Weekend Planner

Your Top 7 Things to Do: Oct. 13-19

RIAF arrives; the Van Wezel, WBTT and Sarasota Contemporary Dance open their seasons; free outdoor movie at Ed Smith Stadium; and lots more.

10/13/2016 By Ilene Denton