May 27, 2024

WBTT Presents: Juneteenth Arts Festival

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For the second year, Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe will present the Juneteenth Arts Festival, featuring live dance and music, an art exhibition, films, family-friendly activities, vendors, an…

May 24, 2024

'Clowns Like Me' returns to FSU's Cook Theatre before heading to NYC

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The one-man show tells the story of Sarasota actor Scott Ehrenpreis' struggle with mental illness. A year ago, when actor Scott Ehrenpreis and writer/director Jason Cannon staged the one-man p…

May 24, 2024

The Venice Symphony presents 'Patriotic Pops'

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WELLEN PARK The Venice Symphony is paying tribute to the nation's bravery during the outdoor event "America's Heroes Patriotic Pops Concert," followed by a fireworks display at 7:30 p.m. May 2…

May 9, 2024

Art show winners have work at Venice Art Center

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Area high school students won or placed in 12 categories and won four major awards in the South Sarasota County Schools Spring Art Show, which is being shown daily at Venice Art Center.

March 28, 2024

Sarasota Alliance for Historic Preservation's Heritage Awards Celebrated Achievements in Preservation

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The 2024 Heritage Awards, hosted by the Sarasota Alliance for Historic Preservation (SAHP) and the History & Preservation Coalition of Sarasota County (HPCOSC), at the Sarasota Art Museum…

February 15, 2024

Circus Arts Conservatory raises over $400,000 during Royal Gala

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Proceeds from CAC's annual gala will support signature youth training, education and outreach programs In early February, 350 supporters of the Circus Arts Conservatory (CAC) gathered at the…

January 17, 2024

Asolo Rep Awarded Strategic Partnership Grant from Community Foundation of Sarasota County for 2024

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(Sarasota, Fla) Asolo Repertory Theatre has received a $77,500 Strategic Partnership Grant from the Community Foundation of Sarasota County. This grant comes from the Allen Wirtz Nobbe and Jo…

December 29, 2023

The Venice Symphony awarded grant for Patriotic Pops

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The Community Foundation of Sarasota County will once again serve as Presenting Sponsor for The Venice Symphony's Patriotic Pops Concert on Memorial Day 2024 weekend, as we celebrate American…

December 28, 2023

2023: Changing of the cultural guard

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As Sarasota arts stalwarts departed, newcomers arrived and plans were made for state-of-the-art venues. There was a changing of the guard in Sarasota's arts community as several longtime cultu…