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FridayFest at the Van Wezel

FridayFest at the Van Wezel

On July 15 the Van Wezel presents the sixties tribute band Yesterdayze with the legendary music that defined the decade. Guests are invited to bring blankets or lawn chairs. Local vendors offer food and beverages.  Outside food and drink is prohibited, along with coolers and weapons of any kind. FridayFest takes place in rain or […]

July 8, 2011 | Posted in In the news | Read More »

Education Center winds up 25th anniversary on high note

Education Center winds up 25th anniversary on high note

The Longboat Key Education Center celebrated its 25th anniversary in high gear with plenty of style, innovation and record-breaking attendance this season. Field trips included birding in the Everglades, touring the St. Petersburg and Tampa Museum of Fine Arts with art critic Kevin Costello, and being privy to a ballet rehearsal followed by brunch and an informal talk with artistic director Iain Webb

March 21, 2011 | Posted in Key Life, Top Box | Read More »

Key events: March 12 through March 28

Key events: March 12 through March 28

March 12 Sarasota Downtown Fine Arts & Fine Crafts Show starting at 10 a.m. Admission is free. More than 70 exhibitors will be featured. Selby Five Points Park at Main Street and Pineapple, Downtown Sarasota. Kathy Lee Sumner will be signing her Florida novel, “Captiva Island,” at 11a.m., at Circle Books on St. Armands Circle. […]

March 11, 2011 | Posted in Key Life, Top Box | Read More »

Dionne Warwick at the Van Wezel

Dionne Warwick at the Van Wezel

Winner of five Grammy Awards and one of the most successful music icons of our time, Dionne Warwick will entertain with an impressive array of hits including…

January 17, 2011 | Posted in In the news | Read More »

Opole, Philharmonic of Poland

Opole, Philharmonic of Poland

Opole, Philharmonic of Poland featuring Evgeni Mikhailov on piano will appear at the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall at 8 p.m. The performance will feature Mikhailov on piano…

January 17, 2011 | Posted in In the news | Read More »

O’Jays bring soul to Van Wezel

O’Jays bring soul to Van Wezel

The O’Jays will perform live at 8 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 15 at the Van Wezel. One of soul’s greatest vocal groups of the ’70s, The O’Jays epitomize the Philly soul sound: smooth, rich harmonies backed by elaborate arrangements, lush strings and a touch of contemporary funk…

December 31, 2010 | Posted in In the news | Read More »

Selby welcomes music to the gardens

Selby welcomes music to the gardens

The Fall Garden Music Series begins from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., Sunday, Oct 10 at Marie Selby Botanical Gardens, 811 S. Palm Ave., Sarasota. A different music style will be feartured each week. Garden Music Concerts are included in regular admission. Visit www.selby.org for complete info.

September 27, 2010 | Posted in In the news, Top Box | Read More »

Key Events: Aug. 6-Oct. 3

Key Events: Aug. 6-Oct. 3

Crosby Stills & Nash Sept. 28 at the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall, 777 N. Tamiami Trial, 8 p.m. Call 941-953-3368 for tickets.

August 5, 2010 | Posted in Key Life | Read More »

Key Events: July 31-Oct. 3

Key Events: July 31-Oct. 3

The Sarasota Jewish Chorale begins its 12th season of outreach to the Sarasota/Manatee area with rehearsals this fall at 7 p.m. Thursdays at the Hecht School, Federation Campus, 580 Macintosh Road. The Chorale entertains at schools, synagogues, churches, retirement homes and other venues in the community from October through April. Singers of all faiths are welcome.

July 30, 2010 | Posted in Key Life | Read More »

Key Events: July 27-Sept. 9

Key Events: July 27-Sept. 9

The Players Theatre announced the start of single ticket sales for the 81st Broadway Theatre Series has been moved up from Sept. 1 to Aug. 2. The box office is open Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and on Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more information, call 941-365-2494.

July 24, 2010 | Posted in Key Life, Top Box | Read More »