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

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