Merry Music

An Afternoon of Operetta

Sarasota Opera brings beautiful melodies to the Venice Performing Arts Center.

12/10/2018 By Pam Daniel

The Lights Before Christmas

The Venice Christmas Boat Parade Returns Dec. 1

It's the 30th annual parade.

11/27/2018 By Pam Daniel

Worth the Drive

These Sarasota Performances are Worth the Drive

Travel up the road for these compelling performances in Sarasota.

11/12/2018 By Kay Kipling

Meet the Conductor

Venice Symphony’s New Conductor Troy Quinn Takes the Baton

In Quinn’s world, works by film composers like John Williams or Danny Elfman and even a pop hit like Queen’s “Bohemian Rhapsody” mingle with more traditional programming, such as Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony.

11/12/2018 Photography by Kay Kipling

My Venice

What’s Your Favorite Holiday Tradition?

Pam Johnson asks local notables about their holiday traditions.

11/06/2018 By Pam Johnson

Art on the Beach

The Hermitage’s Fridays @ 5 Kicks off Oct. 12

Enjoy culture and sunset on Manasota Key--for free.

10/10/2018 By Pam Daniel

Cheap Eats

Englewood’s Restaurant Week Kicks Off

Enjoy discounted lunches and dinner Sept. 14-Sept. 28.

09/14/2018 By Pam Daniel

Pokémon Power

Pokémon Comes to Downtown Venice G

Get out your phones and play on Sept. 8

08/29/2018 By Scott Davis

Preview

Venice Theatre Kicks Off 2018-19 Season Next Month

Musicals, comedies and a bit of drama are in the mix.

08/15/2018 By Kay Kipling

Off-season's Greetings

Christmas in July in Downtown Venice

Venice shops and restaurants offer great deals and holiday fun on July 20 and 21.

07/17/2018 By Pam Daniel

A Fiery Fourth

Where to Watch South County Fireworks

Four top spots, from South Jetty to North Port.

06/29/2018 By Pam Daniel

On Stage

On Stage in Venice at the AACT World Fest

A look at the opening production at Venice Theatre.

06/22/2018 By Kathryn Parks

Beach Bar Bash

Sharky’s on the Pier Named Florida’s Best Beach Bar

Join the victory party on June 10.

06/06/2018 By Pam Daniel

Meet the Maestro

Troy Quinn Named Music Director for Venice Symphony

The 33-year-old conductor brings a versatile background to Venice.

06/05/2018 By Pam Daniel

The World Onstage

International Thespians Arrive for a Festival of Plays at Venice Theatre

AACT Worldfest takes place June 18-23.

06/01/2018 By Kay Kipling

Cheers!

Wine Walk Returns to Venice

Sip, shop and nibble on June 7.

05/31/2018 By Nick Sperry

Wild Child

A Fun Kids’ Scavenger Hunt at Osprey’s Bay Preserve

The Jungle in Your Backyard combines nature and art.

05/29/2018 By Pam Daniel

Concert Planner

Venice Symphony Announces 2018-2019 Season

For its 45th annual season, the symphony will present seven concerts.

05/08/2018 By Pam Daniel

Seafood Sensation

Venice Seafood & Music Festival Returns May 5 and 6

Great food and music in Centennial Park.

05/02/2018 By Pam Daniel

Smokin' Hot

Venice’s Suncoast BBQ & Bluegrass Bash Returns

Great food and music at the Venice Airport Festival grounds April 20 and 21.

04/20/2018 By Pam Daniel