College students can now kick off the summer season with a splash at Adventure Island with a limited-time offer.
While on vacation I missed the opening of one of my favorite Stephen Sondheim musicals, “Sweeney Todd” at the Asolo, as well as “Honk” at Venice Theatre, but I was able to finally scratch a major item from my bucket list of places to visit.
Nancy Roucher of Sarasota has received the prestigious Dr. Mary Palmer Trail Blazer Award from the Florida Alliance for Arts Education.
Broadway Palm opened the deviously delicious “Little Shop of Horrors” last week in Fort Myers. Playing now through June 15, this is one of the longest running Off-Broadway shows.
Bea Holt, a member of the Venice branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW), has been elected as director for programs for the state AAUW organization.
Would you like to be entertained by local artists, enjoy fantastic food and bring your BFF (best friend forever) to an evening of fun? Then you’ll have to sign up for the second annual BFF celebration organized by Business Women of Englewood and Venice (BPWEV).
“Kinky Boots” may have closed on Broadway April 7 after 2,507 regular performances, but this week — if you can still get tickets — you can see it at The Straz Center in downtown Tampa, Friday, May 17, through Sunday, May 19.
Florida Studio Theatre (FST) has completed its lineup for the 11th Annual Sarasota Improv Festival, the premier Festival of its kind in the Southeastern United States.
A recent Venice Area Historical Society’s “Betty Intagliata Lecture Series” program addressed the “Past, Present and Future of the Seminole Indian Tribe of Florida.”
The Family Garden Club annual scholarship plant sale will be from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, May 11 with proceeds earmarked for Lemon Bay High School.
Though not a musical, the music adds much to the intrinsic value of the play “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street” at Asolo Repertory Theatre, running through June 1 in the Mertz Theatre.
Viktor Mitic, a Canadian artist and Sarasota resident, has been exhibiting his public installation sculpture in Toronto (Aug. 2018) and Chicago (Nov. 2018). The sculpture has arrived in Sarasota, where it has been mounted and installed at Siesta Key, 4809 Ocean Blvd. The artist tours his pie…
Venice Theatre’s production of “HONK!” an update of Hans Christian Anderson’s “The Ugly Duckling,” opens on the theatre's MainStage Friday, May 10 and runs Thursdays through Sundays until May 19.
Registration is open for Venice Theatre’s summer adult classes and musical theater for children and teens. Five musical theater sessions and many adult classes are being offered. Students will enjoy opportunities to sing, dance, act, and participate in technical theater.
Venice Theatre’s production of “HONK!” an update of Hans Christian Anderson’s “The Ugly Duckling,” opens on the theatre’s MainStage Friday, May 10 and runs Thursdays through Sundays until May 19.
The Sarasota Kennel Club, 5400 Bradenton Road, Sarasota, will host the last day of Live Championship Greyhound Racing after 75 years on Saturday, May 4. Doors will open at 9 a.m. and the first race will begin at 12:30 p.m.
Great food, incredible music and total relaxation are the theme of the Third Annual Venice Seafood & Music Festival on May 3-5 at Centennial Park in downtown Venice.
The final concert of the Venice Musicale concert series for this season will be tomorrow, May 2 at 3 p.m. at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 508 S. Riviera St., Venice.
Organizers of the Venice, Florida, National Day of Prayer celebration plan for its annual ceremony to be held Thursday, May 2, at 7 p.m., at the downtown Venice Centennial Park Gazebo.