Weekend Planner

Your Top 8 Things to Do: Jan. 5-11

Dirty Dancing at the Van Wezel, Thunder by the Bay, the Minnesota Orchestra and much more.

01/04/2017 By Ilene Denton

Weekend Planner

Your Top 8 Things to Do: Dec. 15-21

Sarasota Ballet presents Jewels, free screening of Frozen at Benderson Park and more.

12/14/2016 By Ilene Denton

Weekend Planner

Your Top 7 Things to Do: Nov. 17-23

The Asolo Rep season opens with Guys and Dolls, Lindy on the Lawn at Historic Spanish Point, and lots more.

11/17/2016 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

Weekend Planner

Your Top Things to Do: Oct. 27-Nov. 2

Season openers for the Sarasota Opera, Sarasota Ballet and FSU/Asolo Conservatory for Actor Training, plus Mary Chapin Carpenter and more.Il

10/26/2016 By Ilene Denton

Celebration of Two Worlds

Sarasota Ballet Announces a Special Evening of Music and Dance

The January 2017 evening brings international stars to the Sarasota Opera House.

09/30/2016 By Kay Kipling

New hires

Sarasota Ballet Picks New Director of Education

The Sarasota Ballet announced Thursday that it has appointed Christopher Hird as its new director of education and as the principal of the Margaret Barbieri Conservatory.

06/16/2016 Research by staff

Weekend Planner

Your Top 6 Things to Do: April 28-May 4

The Van Wezel presents Chris Isaak and comic Billy Gardell, Sarasota Ballet’s season-closing performances, tango fusion quintet and more.

04/28/2016 By Ilene Denton

Ballet Preview

The Sarasota Ballet 2016-17 Season Offers Premieres and Favorites

The company presents works by Ashton, Balanchine, Tudor and other choreographers.

04/26/2016 By Kay Kipling

The Weekend Starts Now

Your Top 7 Things to Do: April 7-13

Selby Gardens Music Series, Jazz in the Ballpark, graffiti art battle and more.

04/07/2016 By Ilene Denton

News

Joseph Volpe Joins the Sarasota Ballet

Former Metropolitan Opera head Joe Volpe steps into an interim Sarasota Ballet position

02/22/2016 By Ilene Denton

Routine

Local Notables Share Their Favorite Breakfasts

Here's what a congressman, an imam, a gospel singer and more eat for breakfast.

01/25/2016 By Cooper Levey-Baker and Ilene Denton

Holidays

Holiday Happenings Around Sarasota

A few of our favorite local holiday offerings to enjoy with family and friends.

12/16/2015 By Kay Kipling

Article

Top Sarasota Events Picks: December 2015

Our top picks for December.

12/01/2015 By Kay Kipling

Article

Our Top 6 Events For November

Our top picks this month.

11/03/2015 By Kay Kipling

Article

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

Article

5 Great Arts Events for October

Our must-dos this month.

10/01/2015 By Kay Kipling

Article

Sarasota Ballet Dancers Show Off This Season's Hottest Gala Fashion

Sarasota Ballet dancers take black-tie dressing to dazzling new heights.

09/01/2015 By Sarasota Magazine

Article

Can Young Creatives Find Success in Sarasota?

Seven rising talents on honing their art in Sarasota.

07/01/2015 By Sarasota Magazine

Article

Sarasota Events: Top Tickets, February 2015

Arts editor Kay Kipling's shares her top tickets this month.

01/28/2015 By Kay Kipling