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.


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

Whole Lotta Love

Tribute Band Puts Its Spin on Led Zeppelin II at the Van Wezel This Friday

The band Classic Albums Live is known for its attention to detail in recreating the sounds of classic records.

09/21/2021 By Marc Griffin

New Season, New Rules

Sarasota Arts Groups Announce New Indoor Safety Measures

#SafeArtsSarasota protocols have been revised for indoor shows.

09/13/2021 By Kay Kipling

Fast Track

Van Wezel Announces New Marketing Team Members

They are Amy Tuten, Ellen Dyer and Lisa Tourtchenko.

09/02/2021 By Staff

Live Onstage!

Van Wezel Season Lineup Announced for 2021-22

A packed schedule of shows, performers and entertainment is heading our way.

08/31/2021 By Kay Kipling

Fast Track

Van Wezel Foundation Names Three New Board Members

Sharon Hillstrom, Rochelle Nigri and Walton Pearson were each unanimously approved to serve a three-year term.

07/19/2021 By Staff

Fast Track

Van Wezel Names Michelle Bente Director of Marketing

Bente has served as assistant director of marketing at the Van Wezel for 18 years.

06/16/2021 By Staff

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

Get Out and Dance

Hip-Hop Artist Olmeca to Perform Live at Van Wezel

Come enjoy the music and cultural immersion of Olmeca's performance on the Van Wezel Lawn June 12.

06/02/2021 By Emma Moneuse

Sponsored Content

The Box Office Is Open at the Van Wezel

As live theatre returns, early subscribers are claiming the best seats in the house.



Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall Announces Coming Broadway Series and More

After its long closure due to Covid-19, the hall has been stepping back into presenting live performances. Now take a look at what's coming.

05/17/2021 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota May 13-19

Pink Floyd music live, a free movie, a really big estate sale for good causes, and more.

05/13/2021 By Kay Kipling

Mental Health

Van Wezel Education Department Announces New 'Teen Voices' Program

The program was developed in response to the need for creative outlets for teen and young adults, particularly during the pandemic.

05/11/2021 By Staff


Van Wezel Foundation Expands Board of Directors

Four new member recently joined the organization's leadership team.

04/21/2021 By Staff

The Pandemic

All Faiths Food Bank to Hold Monthly Food Distributions at Van Wezel

The large-scale events will take place on the fourth Saturday of each month through October at the Van Wezel.

04/15/2021 By Staff


Van Wezel Will Host Community Food Drive Jan. 30

The Van Wezel, Impact100 SRQ and Mayors' Feed the Hungry are partnering in the effort.

01/21/2021 By Staff

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


Van Wezel Named a 'Top Stop' by VenuesNow

The hall was recognized as an outstanding venue with a capacity of 2,000 or fewer by the trade publication.

12/28/2020 By Staff