Review

Dog Days Theatre Travels to Thornton Wilder's World

His novel, Theophilus North, receives a stage treatment in the company's summer season.

07/14/2019 By Kay Kipling

Review

FST's Sarasota Improv Festival Keeps the Laughs Coming

Twenty ensembles supplied the fun over the improv weekend.

07/14/2019 By Kay Kipling

Preview

Venice Symphony Announces Its 2019-20 Season

The season is the first programmed by music director/conductor Troy Quinn.

07/08/2019 By Kay Kipling

The Fabric of India

A Major Exhibition at The Ringling Explores Centuries of Textiles from the Indian Subcontinent

More than 140 textiles are on loan from London's Victoria and Albert Museum.

07/02/2019 By Kay Kipling

Flashback

Flashback: Celery Fields, 1930s

The rich muckland in east Sarasota has been important agriculturally and ecologically for more than 100 years.

06/30/2019 By Kay Kipling

Review

FST's Ethel Waters: His Eye Is on the Sparrow Heats Up the Keating

The true story of the singer-actress features more than a dozen songs and a strong performance by Jannie Jones.

06/30/2019 By Kay Kipling

Making Waves

Six Women Shaping Our Region—and Our World

We celebrate six women whose talents and accomplishments are transforming the environment, business, sports and politics here and beyond.

06/29/2019 By Pam Daniel, Susan Burns, Cooper Levey-Baker, and Kay Kipling

Herstory

Meet the Women Who Have Helped Shape Sarasota Over the Past Century

Our city wouldn't be the same without these ten powerful females.

06/28/2019 By Kay Kipling

Making Waves

Elizabeth Moore Protects Florida Lands Through Philanthropy

The conservationist and philanthropist works to ensure that children today, and in the future, can experience nature the way she did.

06/28/2019 By Kay Kipling

Preview

The Ringling's Art of Performance Showcases International Artists

Different forms of dance and music take to the stage beginning in October.

06/28/2019 By Kay Kipling

Preview

Sarasota Improv Festival Is Back to Entertain This Summer

Twenty, count 'em 20, improv troupes are coming to town over the weekend of July 12 and 13.

06/27/2019 By Kay Kipling

Preview

Key Chorale Turns 35 With Its Coming Concert Season

The ensemble teams with several other arts groups on music ranging from classical to bluegrass to gospel and more.

06/26/2019 By Kay Kipling

Preview

It's a Sweet 75 for the Sarasota Concert Association

The association celebrates its 75th anniversary with its coming 2020 season.

06/21/2019 By Kay Kipling

Preview

Choral Artists of Sarasota Presents an 'Encounter!' Season Including a World Premiere Work

The season celebrates both Earth Day and composer Stephen Sondheim.

06/20/2019 By Kay Kipling

Preview

Artists Series Concerts of Sarasota Promises 'New Faces, New Stars' in Coming Season

Audiences will also hear some returning favorites in the 24th season, starting in October.

06/18/2019 By Kay Kipling

Review

The Niceties Turns Up the Heat at Urbanite Theatre

A teacher-student conference stirs lots of emotions in Eleanor Burgess' two-character play.

06/09/2019 By Kay Kipling

Review

Asolo Rep's Around the World in 80 Days is an Exhilarating Ride

Fast, fun and creative, this adaptation of Jules Verne's classic should prove a hit.

06/09/2019 By Kay Kipling

Preview

Broadway Musicals Take the Spotlight in the Players' 90th Season

The anniversary season commences in September at the Players Centre for Performing Arts.

06/05/2019 By Kay Kipling

Preview

Sarasota Orchestra Welcomes Guest Conductors for the Coming Season

Conductors from around the country and the globe will lead the orchestra in concerts featuring Mozart, Mahler, Dvorak and more.

06/04/2019 By Kay Kipling

Preview

Bradenton Blues Festival Fills Riverwalk Once More This December

The festival weekend offers a full day of music, plus an "appetizer" concert and a blues brunch.

06/03/2019 By Kay Kipling