Florida Studio Theatre (FST) kicks off its 24th Winter Cabaret Season with “Unchained Melodies,” a celebration of male harmony groups beginning with doo-wop and continuing through the swingin’ sounds of the 1950s and 1960s.
Sarasota Film Festival’s education department is expanding its offerings to include afterschool filmmaking classes and film camps during school breaks for students 7-18 as well as workshops for adults.
Venice Theatre is hosting forums directly following the Sunday matinee performances of Ken Ludwig’s comedy “Lend Me a Tenor” on Sept. 23 and 30. The matinees begin at 2 p.m. and the forums will begin at about 4:15 p.m.
The Fred Astaire Dance Studio in Venice will hold an open house at its studio, 200 North Tamiami Trail at 6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 28. There will be an open bar, snacks and a dance demonstration. Photo shows dancers and instructors at a recent special event.
Fillippo and Lisa Villella recently acquired the downtown Ristorante San Marco at 305B West Venice Ave. Experienced in the hospitality industry and new to Venice, they want to personally welcome diners, encouraging them to feel like family sitting in an Italian grandma’s kitchen.
Every year, the Sarasota County Bar Association (SCBA) Diversity and Inclusion Committee sponsors an essay writing contest for high school students to honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Florida Studio Theatre (FST) announced its 2018-19 four-show weekend Children’s Theatre Season. Now in its third year, FST’s Children’s Theatre subscription series brings children and families together to explore the world of theatre arts — all for less than the price of a single movie theat…
Venice Musicale has announced its 2018-2019 concert season. Board President Mary Egbertson and Vice President and Program Chairman Dick Ansted have planned a season of seven concerts featuring a wide variety of musical styles and performers.
In the hands of humorist Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson, “Peter and the Starcatcher,” a prequel to “Peter Pan,” is a non-stop, rib tickling, fun-for-all-ages work that gives new meaning to absurdity.
For the entire month of September, real-life heroes dedicated to keeping our communities safe will receive free single-day theme park admission at Legoland Florida Resort.
The Sarasota Ballet announced the lineup of films for The Principal Film Series, inviting audiences to explore the world of ballet through film and gain a unique insight into the art form’s history.
SWAMI, the South West Area Music Industry (of Florida), will feature Grammy-nominated blues legend Bryan Lee as the guest speaker at the Sept. 17 meeting. The guest moderator will be local radio/TV personality Russ Yodice from WSLR radio 96.5 FM and ABC TV 7, Sarasota.
South Florida Museum (SFM) is a Smithsonian Affiliate, and as such will participate in Smithsonian magazine’s Museum Day — a day that allows guests to visit select museums nationwide for free.
Conservation Foundation of the Gulf Coast, Bay Preserve, 400 Palmetto Ave., Osprey, welcomes acclaimed environmental and wildlife artist Joan Lyon for the exhibition of her newest exhibit “The Living Landscape.”
BRADENTON — South Florida Museum is a Smithsonian Affiliate, and as such will participate in Smithsonian magazine’s Museum Day — a day that allows guests to visit select museums nationwide for free.
When someone says, “Let’s go to the movies,” I am there, especially if the movie is a happy, carefree musical or comedy. Oh, how I miss Nora Ephron (“Sleepless in Seattle”).
VENICE — While winter is still months away, the annual tradition of “The Nutcracker” on stage is starting with auditions in the next two weekends.
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