Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota This Weekend

PINCfest takes over the Rosemary District, Asolo Rep opens a new show, tango at the Van Wezel and more.

01/20/2022 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota This Weekend

Jay Leno at the Van Wezel, the Sarasota Seafood & Music Festival, Embracing Our Differences and more.

01/13/2022 By Kay Kipling

Security

Van Wezel Now Using Touch-Free Security Scanners

The walk-through scanners have been installed in both the main lobby and bayside entrances to the hall.

12/31/2021 By Staff

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota This Weekend

New Year's celebrations, Renee Fleming and Jefferson Starship at the Van Wezel, and more.

12/30/2021 By Kay Kipling

Sponsored Content

Van Wezel Announces Star-Studded Performances to Kick Off 2022

Celebrate the new year with friends and family by taking in a Broadway show, comedy, or award-winning singers at the beloved Sarasota venue.

12/21/2021

Grants

Van Wezel Foundation Receives Grant to Support Virtual Bilingual Family Art Nights

The funding comes from the Suncoast Credit Union Foundation.

12/16/2021 By Staff

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota This Weekend

Holiday lights bloom at Selby Gardens, Sarah Brightman sings Christmas at the Van Wezel, Sarasota Orchestra concerts and more.

12/09/2021 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota This Weekend

The Bradenton Blues Festival, a Siesta Beach Seafood Festival, Cinderella, a premiere at Florida Studio Theatre, and more.

12/02/2021 By Kay Kipling

Cheat Sheet

How to Sound Like a Local: A Sarasota Pronunciation Guide

Don't you dare say "Van Weasel."

11/29/2021 By Susan Burns

Review

Come From Away Rouses at the Van Wezel

The true-life Broadway musical hit takes a warm, engaging look at humanity in the dark time of 9/11.

11/24/2021 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota Nov. 25-Dec. 1

Holiday shows and music at the Van Wezel, WBTT, Florida Studio Theatre and more.

11/23/2021 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota This Weekend

"Come From Away" and a Mannheim Steamroller Christmas at the Van Wezel, "Nine Sinatra Songs" from the Sarasota Ballet, a waterfest and more.

11/17/2021 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota This Weekend

Asolo Rep opens season with Hair, the Siesta Key Crystal Classic returns, fests celebrate art, music and stone crab.

11/11/2021 By Kay Kipling

Fast Track

Van Wezel Names New Supervisor of Public Relations

Emily Kinzer was formerly a morning anchor and reporter at ABC7.

11/09/2021 By Staff

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota This Weekend

Fairs and festivals, the Sarasota Orchestra's Masterworks series begins, On the Town with Choral Artists and more.

11/05/2021 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota This Weekend

Escape to Margaritaville at Van Wezel, the Sarasota Opera opens its fall season, the Sarasota Orchestra embarks on an adventure, and much more.

10/28/2021 By Kay Kipling

The Arts

Michael Saunders & Company President Joins Van Wezel Foundation Board

Drayton Saunders was recently appointed to the position.

10/21/2021 By Staff

Top Tickets

Here Are The Best Things to Do in Sarasota This Month

A lineup of exhibits, concerts, plays and more to catch during October.

10/01/2021 By Kay Kipling

Sponsored Content

Must-See Shows This Season in Sarasota

Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall announces their live performance schedule for 2021–2022, featuring Broadway musicals, hit singers, and top comedians.

09/27/2021

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota This Weekend

The FabAF-IFF Music & Arts Festival, new shows at Selby Gardens, Venice Theatre , FST and more.

09/23/2021 By Kay Kipling