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Circus of Dreams comes to Venice

Circus of Dreams comes to Venice

Venice, Florida -- International Czechoslovakian Circus, a headline attraction at the 2009 Florida State Fair, will perform in Venice, for 15 performances now through Jan. 27. 

This production is called Cir Kus Snu or Circus of Dreams in the English translation and features an array of international daredevil acts, animal trainers, acrobats, aerialists and clowns.

Doo Wop legends return to Venice Theatre

Doo Wop legends return to Venice Theatre

 

Venice, Florida -- Venice Theatre will present one of the most sought-after harmony acts in the country, The Legends of Doo Wop, on Sunday and Monday, Jan. 20 and 21, 2013.

Shows are at 8 p.m. on Sunday and 3 & 8 p.m. on Monday. Tickets are $40.

Sarasota Band Bash returns to Selby Public Library

Sarasota Band Bash returns to Selby Public Library

Sarasota, Florida -- Sarasota's Band Bash returns to the Selby Public Library on Feb. 2.

The popular teen concert returns to 1331 First St. from 5:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. with eight of the area's hottest teen bands. There will be free food, crafts, gaming (Wii, PS3, Xbox 360), a DJ, and a host of other activities and sponsors.

The band schedule is listed below:

 

Celebrate the holidays with The Venice Symphony’s pops concerts

Celebrate the holidays with The Venice Symphony’s pops concerts

Venice, Florida -- The Venice Symphony is gearing up for three performances this weekend as part of their annual holiday pops concerts.

Performances will be held on Friday, Dec. 14 at 8 p.m. and at 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 15. If you enjoy silver bells, glistening strings and joyous brass there will be light classics, carols of your childhood and uplifting music of all faiths to bring a smile to your face.

All Venice Symphony subscription performances take place at Church of the Nazarene (1535 E.Venice Avenue in Venice).  

Venice Theatre announces Spring 2013 class schedule

Venice Theatre announces Spring 2013 class schedule

Venice, Florida -- Venice Theatre has announced that registration is now open for its Spring 2013 theatre classes. The spring semester includes classes for children and adults and begins the week of Jan. 21, 2013.

Classes run five to eleven weeks and will be taught by professional instructors Brad Wages, Eric Berkel, Mary Kelly, Amy Blake, Becky Holahan, Lori Gaddis, Gladys Varga, Ronald Myroup, Peter Ivanov, Kuniko Yamamoto and Peter Madpak.

Holiday Arts and Crafts Show, Holiday Parade to be held Saturday

Holiday Arts and Crafts Show, Holiday Parade to be held Saturday

Englewood, Florida -- Unique items such as holiday-themed arts and crafts from local artisans will be center stage at Sarasota County Parks and Recreation's Holiday Arts and Crafts Show, Saturday, Dec. 1.

The event will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Englewood Sports Complex, 1300 S. River Road. Parking and admission to the show are free.

The show will feature more than 50 vendors, offering a variety of handcrafted jewelry, quilts, paintings, handbags and more.