Killing It

Emanne Beasha Wins the Golden Buzzer on America's Got Talent

The 10-year-old opera singer from North Port gets the Golden Buzzer from guest judge Jay Leno in the Judges' Cut round of the show.

08/12/2019 By Olivia Letts

Class and Sass

Emanne Beasha Lights Up the Stage on America's Got Talent

Ten-year-old opera singer and North Port resident Emanne Beasha is the sweetest "diva" you'll ever meet.

07/25/2019 By Olivia Letts

A Night at the Opera

Sarasota’s Own Adelaide Boedecker Makes Her Sarasota Opera Professional Debut This Month

Boedecker became involved with the Sarasota Youth Opera the summer after second grade and says, “I fell in love with it."

02/28/2019 By Kay Kipling


Van Wezel Announces 2017-18 Broadway, Classical and Dance Shows

Many of the shows and performers will be here for the first time.

04/04/2017 By Kay Kipling


Sarasota Opera's Victor DeRenzi Knighted by Italian Government

The artistic director received the title of Cavaliere dell'ordine della Stella d'Italia for his contributions toward spreading Italian culture.

06/14/2016 By Kay Kipling


Top 5 Sarasota Events for January 2016

Our top picks for January.

01/01/2016 By Kay Kipling


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


Soprano Renee Fleming to Make Sarasota Bow

Renowned soprano Renee Fleming to appear at the Van Wezel with the Sarasota Orchestra.

08/20/2015 By Kay Kipling


New York's Metropolitan Opera GM Relocates to Sarasota

Joseph Volpe, former general manager of New York's Metropolitan Opera, and his wife recently relocated to Sarasota.

01/02/2015 By Ilene Denton


Vintage Sarasota: Edwards Theatre

This week: The historical Edwards Theatre--currently the Sarasota Opera House--in 1926.

05/15/2013 By Chelsey Lucas


What to Do in Sarasota This Weekend: 2/8/2013

Sarasota events: What to do in Sarasota this weekend, 2/8/2013.

02/08/2013 By Megan McDonald


Top Tickets: February 2013

Sarasota events: February 2013's top tickets.

02/01/2013 By Megan McDonald