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Jazz Club of Sarasota presents February "Jazz at Two" concerts

Jazz Club of Sarasota presents February "Jazz at Two" concerts

Sarasota, Florida -- The Jazz Club of Sarasota's "Jazz at Two" 2012-2013 concert series continues in February with Skip Conkling's Dixie Mix, Sarasota Jazz Project, The Venturas and Diane Linscott & Company.

The series, which was founded in 2001, showcases the region's top jazz performers on Fridays, 2-4 p.m., at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Sarasota, 3975 Fruitville Road, Sarasota.

The Great American Trailer Park Musical to open at Venice Theatre

The Great American Trailer Park Musical to open at Venice Theatre

 

Venice, FL-- The Great American Trailer Park Musical opens on Venice Theatre’s Pinkerton Stage Wednesday, February 6, 2013.

This “colorful and frisky” musical will run through Saturday, March 9, 2013. Performances are Tuesday through Saturday evenings at 8 p.m., and Sundays at 2 p.m.

Weeknight tickets are $25 for adults and $13 for students.

Friday-Sunday tickets are $28 and $15. Tickets for The Great American Trailer Park Musical are on sale now at 941-488-1115 or at www.venicestage.com

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:

 

Poinsettia Parade & Festival

Poinsettia Parade & Festival

North Port, FL-- A Poinsettia Parade & Festival will take place in Dallas White Park next Saturday, December 8. 

Organizers say the parade will start at 5 p.m. and travel along North Port Boulevard.

The festival will start at 7 p.m. at Dallas White Park, 5900 Greenwood Avenue.

Join in on the holiday family fun! North Port's signature holiday event will feature live entertainment, photos with the Jolly Elf himself, cookie decorating, kids' activities, a real snow slide, vendors along the parade route, and much more!

Motown comes to Venice Theatre with The Sounds of Soul

Motown comes to Venice Theatre with The Sounds of Soul

Venice, Florida -- Venice Theatre invites audiences to relive the hits of Motown, and beyond, as an exciting high-energy group makes its MainStage concert debut.

The Sounds of Soul will unleash superior vocals and slick dance moves powered by pure soul for three performances at Venice Theatre. They have been delighting audiences across the nation since 1996 and is composed of six seasoned performers who have excelled as singers, dancers, songwriters and recording artists.

Showtimes are Sunday, Dec. 2 at 8 p.m. and Monday, Dec. 3 at 3 and 8 p.m.

Sarasota High students perform "Thriller" Oct. 31

Sarasota, Florida -- Prepared to be thrilled and a little bit scared on Halloween night as Sarasota High School students perform for the fourth consecutive year "Thriller" video by the late Michael Jackson.

The students will stage the dance live on St. Armands Circle on Wednesday, Oct. 31.

After spending hours in makeup and costume preparation, the students will head out into the Circle at 6:30 p.m. for a "zombie walk" where they will gather visitors to the park for their performance.