Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota: June 10-16

Florida Studio Theatre rocks out, the Sarasota Music Festival carries on, a new exhibit at Sarasota Art Museum, free hip-hop at Van Wezel and more.

06/10/2021 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota: May 6-12

WBTT delivers soul music outdoors, the Sarasota Film Festival continues, Best of Ringling goes online, and more.

05/06/2021 By Kay Kipling

Sponsored Content

Return to Music with Sarasota Orchestra’s Jubilant 2021–2022 Concert Series

The joy is palpable as musicians, guest conductors, and soloists return to full orchestra performances.

04/28/2021

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota April 15-21

An outdoor concert at Asolo Rep, celebrating the circus at The Ringling, BBQ and bluegrass and more.

04/15/2021 By Kay Kipling

Back to the Stage

Sarasota Orchestra Announces Full, Live 2021-22 Season

Five concert series are planned in a return to normal after Covid forced musicians and audiences to mostly stay home.

04/13/2021 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota: March 11-17

Comedy outdoors, a fine arts show at Lakewood Ranch, and music galore.

03/11/2021 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota: Feb. 11-17

It's opera season at last, Selby Gardens goes Pop!, WBTT lights up the night, and much more.

02/11/2021 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota: Jan. 14-20

Embracing Our Differences kicks off at Bayfront Park, concerts outdoors and in, Urbanite Theatre returns with a play reading and more.

01/14/2021 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota: Jan. 7-13

Outdoor concerts, rainforest masks for sale, astrophotography lessons and more.

01/07/2021 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota: Dec. 17-23

Asolo Rep gives us a little Christmas, it's Fiesta! Friday at Nathan Benderson Park, holiday pops ring out, and more.

12/17/2020 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota: Dec. 10-16

Selby Gardens lights up for the holidays, a Beethoven concert, Cabaret by the Bay and more.

12/10/2020 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota: Dec. 3-9

Holiday concerts and shows, college baseball, an FSU/Asolo Conservatory production and more.

12/03/2020 By Kay Kipling

Think Smaller

New Choices for a Sarasota Orchestra Season

After postponing its original schedule of performances, the orchestra returns with a season of safer, smaller ensemble concerts.

10/02/2020 By Kay Kipling

More Arts Updates

Sarasota Orchestra Postpones Scheduled Concert Season

The orchestra faces the effects of the pandemic when it comes to presenting live performances.

08/31/2020 By Kay Kipling

Tuning Up

Sarasota Orchestra Presents Music Moves Us: SMF Edition

Faculty and fellows of the canceled 2020 Sarasota Music Festival will share musical "postcards" online.

05/29/2020 By Kay Kipling

Where's the Music?

Sarasota Orchestra Cancels Remaining Season Concerts and Sarasota Music Festival

Despite the cancellations, the orchestra intends to keep the music playing with videos and recordings.

04/06/2020 By Kay Kipling

Preview

Sarasota Orchestra Announces Its 2020-21 Season

Guest conductors and soloists from around the world will perform all types of music.

03/31/2020 By Kay Kipling

Arts Update

Van Wezel, WBTT and Sarasota Orchestra Announce Changes

More cancellations and rescheduling due to COVID-19.

03/24/2020 By Kay Kipling

The T-Shirt Wars

Inside the Bitter Fight for the Future of Sarasota

A series of hard-fought conflicts has created a situation in which you can tell by the color of someone’s T-shirt whether that person is an ally or a mortal enemy.

02/03/2020 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Top Tickets

Violinist Sarah Chang Will Perform With Sarasota Orchestra This Winter

Chang was only 5 when accepted to the Juilliard School, and only 10 when she recorded her first album.

11/01/2019 By Kay Kipling