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Now playing March 1-7: Book and author events

SHERRY GORE will discuss and sign copies of “Me, Myself, and Pie” at 2 p.m. March 2 in Geldbart Auditorium at Selby Library, 1331 First… Read more »

Saturday | This Weekend 

Roller Derby

Sarasota’s own North River Rolling Renegades roller derby team kicks off the 2015 season this weekend with a bout against the Thunder City Derby Sirens… Read more »

Saturday | Sunday | This Weekend 

Rowing Invitational

Going into rowing withdrawal since it’s been two weeks since the last race at Nathan Benderson Park? You can get your fix again this weekend… Read more »

Family-Friendly | Saturday | Sunday | This Weekend 

Orange Blossom Fest

Mixon Fruit Farms has mowed its fields and prepared a mess of marmalade and ambrosia for its annual Orange Blossom Festival this weekend. The World… Read more »

Music | Saturday | This Weekend 

Giacomo Gates

Giacomo Gates, winner of the 2012 Downbeat Critic’s Poll for rising star male vocalist, will perform at Glenridge Performing Arts Center this Saturday. “If the… Read more »

Family-Friendly | Saturday | Sunday | This Weekend 

Art & Bird Fest

We sometimes make fun of how many arts and crafts there are around the area, but the Sarasota Rotary Art Festival is different. The Rotary… Read more »


Now playing Feb. 22-28: Book and author events

WILLIAM HEYEN and KARLA LUINN MERRIFIELD will read from their poetry at 2 p.m. Feb. 22 at Bookstore1Sarasota, 1359 Main St., Sarasota. 365-7900; CHRISTOPHER… Read more »


Now Playing

See what’s on stage this week…. Read more »


Theater Reviews

Read Jay Handelman’s latest reviews of current productions…. Read more »

Now Playing Feb. 19-26: Classical

SARASOTA “DOCUMERICA”: A performance by the string quartet ETHEL. Feb. 20-21. Ringling Museum of Art, 5401 Bay Shore Road. 360-7399; “MUSICA SACRA CANTORUM”: The… Read more »

Now Playing Jan. 19-26: Theaters

PROFESSIONAL THEATER SARASOTA “AMERICAN PIE”: This revue celebration American pop music in the 1960s offers a generous slice of nostalgia that needs a little more… Read more »

Now Playing Feb. 19-26: Opera

SARASOTA “SARASOTA OPERA WINTER SEASON”: “Tosca,” Giacomo Puccini’s melodramma about a tempestuous diva whose jealousy leads to tragedy, runs through March 28 / “The Marriage… Read more »

Stainer's Oratorio, 'The Crucifixion,' to be presented Sunday and Monday

Musica Sacra Cantorum, Sarasota-Manatee’s only choral ensemble dedicated solely to the performance of sacred and spiritual music, is presenting two performances of the great Victorian… Read more »


Fund-raiser for SCF Foundation Saturday

Avenues des Artists, an evening of festive food and artistry showcasing the talents of State College of Florida art, theater and music students, faculty and… Read more »


Singing Tree concert Friday morning

Singing Tree, a duo made up of Lloyd Goldstein, double bass, and Ray Belanger, hammered dulcimer, will perform Friday morning at a concert hosted by… Read more »

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