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Epiphany students to perform 'Seussical Jr.' at Venice Theatre

Epiphany students to perform 'Seussical Jr.' at Venice Theatre

Venice, Florida -- Students from Epiphany Cathedral School (ECS) in Venice will be performing the delightful musical, Seussical Jr., on the MainStage of Venice Theatre at 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 17 and 7 p.m. on Sunday, March 18 and Monday, March 19, 2012. 

Directed by Venice Theatre’s principal teacher and notable actor, director and choreographer, Brad Wages, Seussical Junior is combining the talents of the beginning and intermediate theatre students at ECS.  

Buskers to play St. Armands

Buskers to play St. Armands

Sarasota, Florida - Visit St. Armands Circle on Wednesday, March 14 and you're likely to come across a musician or a mime. The business association is starting a new tradition, by inviting buskers or street performers to the shopping and dining district.

While the preview event is March 14, beginning in April, buskers will entertain for tips on the first Wednesday of the month from 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.

This is a family-friendly event, where you can enjoy music, juggling, painting and more.

Beach and bluegrass this Saturday

Beach and bluegrass this Saturday

Sarasota, Florida -- It's billed as Bluegrass in Paradise, and what could be better than listening to bluegrass while surrounded by beautiful beach.

Local realtor Benny Kimsey started his Bluegrass Picnic at Turtle Beach in 2003 and this year the event features five bands. The picnic is this Saturday, March 10. A free lunch is served at noon and music runs until 5 p.m.

This is a day of family entertainment and Red Cross volunteers will be there to accept donations for hurricane relief.

'Ultimate Las Vegas Showman' to perform at Venice Community Center

Sarasota, Fla. -- The 'Ultimate Las Vegas Showman' is coming to the Venice Community Center.

The 2012 concert season at the Venice Community Center, 326 S. Nokomis Ave., will wrap up with a performance by Finis Henderson, one of today's most talented musical impressionists, at 7 p.m. Saturday, March 17. Henderson is known as the "Ultimate Las Vegas Showman".

Audience members will be treated to a variety of impressions, comedy and musical tributes to legendary performers, including: Frank Sinatra, Elvis Presley, Nat King Cole, Sammy Davis Jr. and more.

Leap Year party at Siesta Key Oyster Bar

Leap Year party at Siesta Key Oyster Bar

Siesta Key, Fla. -- Celebrate the extra day that only comes around every four years at the Siesta Key Oyster Bar Feb. 29!

The restaurant is featuring $4 Ketel One vodka drinks all night long, and half-price "leap year lemon" kamikazis. 

Kettle of Fish will be the band of the night playing live music out on the deck from 7 - 11 p.m.

Silver Foxes Follies comes to Venice Theatre in March

Silver Foxes Follies comes to Venice Theatre in March

Venice, Fla. -- The Silver Foxes Follies, a fun-filled variety show that plays to crowded houses each year, will be presented March 14 through March 18 at Venice Theatre.